Academic Calendar

Important dates for the 2019-2020 year.

Next Year's Calendar

To see the dates for the 2020-2021 academic year, please click here.

Fall 2019


22 Thursday  New residential and commuter students arrive (both first-year and transfer)
22–25 Thursday–Sunday  Orientation
25 Sunday All returning residential students arrive
26 Monday  Classes begin, 8 a.m.; Opening Convocation, 7:30 p.m.


58 SaturdayTuesday  Fall break (classes end Friday, Oct. 4 at 4:20 p.m., and resume Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 8 a.m.)
25–27 Friday–Sunday  Friends and Family Weekend 2019


27–Dec. 1 WednesdaySunday  Thanksgiving break (classes end Tuesday, Nov. 26 at 9:50 p.m., and resume Monday, Dec. 2 at 8 a.m.)


6 Friday  Last day of classes
79 Saturday–Monday  Study period
1013 TuesdayFriday  Final examination period

Intersession 2019–2020

Dec. 14  Jan. 15

Spring 2020*


15 Wednesday  Returning and new students arrive
16 Thursday  Classes begin, 8 a.m. (following a Monday schedule)
20 Monday  Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (No classes; offices closed)


722 SaturdaySunday  Spring break (classes ended Friday, March 6 at 4:20 p.m., and resumed Monday, March 23 at 8 a.m. via remote instruction.)


29 Wednesday  Honors Convocation (tentative)
30 Thursday  Last day of classes


13 FridaySunday  Study period
48 MondayFriday  Final examination period
16 Saturday  Commencement (tentative)

*NOTE: The spring 2020 calendar was last updated on March 23, 2020.

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