Academic Calendar: 2019-2020

Important academic and housing dates for the 2019-20 year

Fall 2019


TBD  Early arrival check-in for student-athletes
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)


715 SaturdaySunday  Spring break (classes end Friday, March 6 at 4:20 p.m., and resume Monday, March 16 at 8 a.m.)


29 Wednesday  Honors Convocation
30 Thursday  Last day of classes


13 FridaySunday  Study period
48 MondayFriday  Final examination period
16 Saturday  Commencement

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