2020 - 2021 Accelerated Sessions Academic Calendar

2020-2021 Accelerated Sessions Calendar

 

First Fall

Date Deadline Event
August 24   Classes Begin
August 26 4:30pm Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of a "W"
August 28 4:30pm Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes
September 7   Labor Day Holiday
September 28 4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses

Final date for resigning from the University

October 9   Last Day of Classes
October 12   Final Examinations
October 13 9:00am Final grades due

 

Second Fall

Date Deadline Event
October 19   Classes Begin
October 21 4:30pm Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of a "W"
October 23 4:30pm Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes
November 23 4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses

Final date for resigning from the University

November 25 - 29   Thanksgiving Holiday begins at 12:30pm on November 25
December 4   Last Day of Classes
December 7   Final Examinations
December 15 9:00am Final grades due (degree candidate)
December 16 9:00am Final grades due (non-degree candidate)
December 18   Commencement Day

 

*NOTE* Holidays are listed, however classes may be held remotely on these days

Additionally, accelerated session courses may be held remotely during periods of physical campus closure

First Spring 

 
Date Deadline Event
January 11   Classes Begin
January 13 4:30pm Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of a "W"
January 15 4:30pm Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes
January 18   Martin Luther King Day Holiday
February 12 4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses

Final date for resigning from the University

February 16   Mardi Gras Holiday
February 26   Last Day of Classes
March 1   Final Examinations
March 2 9:00am Final grades due

Second Spring

Date Deadline Event
March 15   Classes Begin
March 17 4:30pm Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of a "W"
March 19 4:30pm Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes
March 25   March Break
April 2   Good Friday Holiday
April 19 4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses

Final date for resigning from the University

April 30   Last Day of Classes
May 3   Final Examinations
May 4 9:00am Final grades due (degree candidate)
May 5 9:00am Final grades due (non-degree candidate)
May 7 - 8   Commencement will be held over a two-day period

 

*NOTE* Holidays are listed, however classes may be held remotely on these days

Additionally, accelerated session courses may be held remotely during periods of physical campus closure

First Summer

Date Deadline Event
May 24   Classes Begin
May 26 4:30pm Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of a "W"
May 28 4:30pm

Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes

Final date to petition deans’ offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy

June 9 9:00am

Mid-term grades due

June 15 4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses

Final date for resigning from the University

June 18  

Juneteenth Holiday – no classes held

June 26 & 28  

Final classes and final examinations held

June 29 9:00am

Final grades due

August 13  

Commencement Day

   

25 Classes

 

Second Summer

Date Deadline Event
July 6   Classes Begin
July 8 4:30pm Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of a "W"
July 9 4:30pm

Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes

Final date to petition deans’ offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy

July 22 9:00am

Mid-term grades due

July 28 4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses

Final date for resigning from the University

August 7 & 9  

Final classes and final examinations held

August 10 9:00am

Final grades due

August 13  

Commencement Day

   

25 classes