Graduate Arts & Sciences

Academic Calendar Dates

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Spring 2020
January 6 New student registration begins
January 17 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)
January 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes, offices closed)
January 22

First day of classes

NDS student registration begins

January 31 Add/Drop Period ends
February 1 Withdrawal period begins (see graduate registrar)
March 7-15 Spring Break
March 16

Classes resume from Spring Break

Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 registration begins for continuing students

March 23 Withdrawal period ends (see graduate registrar)
May 1 Last day of classes
May 2-3 Reading Period
May 4-8

Exam Period

May 9-10 Reading Period
May 11-13 Exam Period
May 13 Spring grades due at 12 p.m. for graduating graduate students
May 16-17 Spring Degree Conferral & Commencement Ceremony
May 20 Spring grades due at 9 a.m. for continuing students

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Summer 2020
Summer Session 1
March 16 Summer registration begins
May 25 Memorial Day (offices closed)
June 1

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

June 5

Last day to add/drop

June 6

Withdrawal period begins

June 19

Last day to withdraw

July 3

Last day of classes

Independence Day (offices closed, classes in session)

July 10

Final grades due at 12 p.m.

August 21

Summer graduation (degree conferral date, no ceremony)

Summer Session 2
March 16 Summer registration begins
July 3

Independence Day (offices closed)

July 6

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

July 10

Last day to add/drop

July 11

Withdrawal period begins

July 24

Last day to withdraw

August 7

Last day of classes

August 14

Final grades due at 12 p.m.

August 21

Summer graduation (degree conferral date, no ceremony)

Summer Session 3
March 16 Summer registration begins
May 25 Memorial Day (offices closed)
June 1

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

June 12 Last day to add/drop
June 13 Withdrawal period begins
July 3 Independence Day (offices closed, classes in session)
July 10 Last day to withdraw
August 7 Last day of classes
August 14 Final grades due at 12 p.m.
August 21 Summer graduation (degree conferral date, no ceremony)

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