Academic Calendar

2020-2021 Academic Calendar

SUMMER 2020

First day to use financial aid for bookstore charges . . . . . Mon, June 1
Deadline for Degree & Certificate Students to Submit Admissions Application for Summer 2020 . . . . . Thurs, June 4
Deadline to Petition to Graduate in Summer 2020 . . . . . Fri, June 5
Deadline for Non-Degree Students to Submit an Admissions Application for Summer 2020 . . . . . Thurs, June 12
REGISTRATION . . . . . Mon, April 13-Sun, June 14
CLASSES BEGIN . . . . . Mon, June 15
Last Day to Change Full-term Course Schedule (Drops/Adds only) . . . . . Wed, June 17
PAYMENT DEADLINE: pay in full, or 5% + payment plan, or be disenrolled . . . . . Fri, June 19
Last Day to Drop a Full-Term Course with 100% Refund without record . . . . . Fri, June 19
Last Day to Change Grade Option from CR-AU/AU-CR . . . . . Sun, June 21
Last Day to Receive a Refund for Texts through the Bookstore . . . . . Mon, June 22
Holiday (Independence Day) . . . . . Fri, July 3
Last Day to Withdraw from a Full-Term Course . . . . . Fri, July 24
Last Day of Term . . . . . Fri, July 31
Final Grades Due . . . . . Mon, Aug 3

FALL 2020

First day to use financial aid for bookstore charges . . . . Mon, Aug 3
Deadline for Degree & Certificate Students to Submit an Application for Fall 2020 . . . . Fri, Aug 7
Convocation. . . . . Mon, Aug 10-13
Deadline for Non-Degree Students to Submit an Application for Fall 2020 . . . . Fri, Aug 14
REGISTRATION FOR FALL . . . . Mon-Sun, April 13-Aug 16
CLASSES BEGIN . . . . Mon, Aug 17
Late Registration ($41.80 late fee required) . . . . Mon, Aug 17
PAYMENT DEADLINE: pay in full, or 5% down + plan, or be disenrolled . . . . Fri, Aug 21
Last Day for Final Payment . . . . Fri, Aug 28
Last Day to Change Full-term Course Schedule (Drops/Adds only) . . . . Fri, Aug 28
Last Day to Change Grade Option from CR-AU/AU-CR . . . . Fri, Aug 28
Last Day to Drop a Full-Term Course with 100% Refund without Record . . . . Fri, Aug 28
Last Day to Receive a Refund for Texts through the Bookstore . . . . Mon, Aug 31
Holiday (Labor Day) . . . . Mon, Sept. 7
Mid-Term Week . . . . Oct 5-9
Fall Break (no classes) . . . . Mon-Tues, Oct 12-13
Mid-Term Grades Due . . . . Wed, Oct 14
Faculty and Staff Development Day (no classes) . . . . Wed, Oct 14
REGISTRATION FOR SPRING 2021 BEGINS . . . . Mon, Oct 19
Last Day for Instructors to Initiate a Withdrawal . . . . Fri, Oct 23
Last Day to Withdraw from a Full-Term Course . . . . . Fri, Nov 6
Deadline to Petition to Graduate in Fall 2020 . . . . Fri, Nov 6
Holiday (Veterans Day) No Classes . . . . Wed, Nov. 11
Thanksgiving Break . . . . Wed-Sun , Nov 25-29
Final Exams* . . . . Sat.-Fri, Dec 6-11
*Exam make-up days in case of bad weather . . . . Fri-Sat, Dec 11-12
Last Day of Term . . . . Fri, Dec 11
Final Grades Due . . . . Mon., Dec 14
Winter Break (College Closed) . . . . Sat-Sun, Dec 20-Jan 4, 2021

Fall 2020 8-week term dates

First 8-Week Term
Classes Begin
Mon, Aug 17

Last Day to Drop a Course with 100% Refund without Record
Sun, Aug 23

Last Day to Withdraw from a Course
Sun, Oct 4

Last Day of Term
Sun, Oct 18

Second 8-Week Term
Classes Begin
Mon, Oct 19

Last Day to Drop a Course with 100% Refund without Record
Sun, Oct 25

Last Day to Withdraw from a Course
Sun, Nov 29

SPRING 2021

First day to use financial aid for bookstore charges . . . . . Mon, Jan 4
Deadline for Degree & Certificate Students to Submit Admissions Application for Spring 2021 . . . . . Fri, Jan 8
Convocation . . . . . Mon, Jan 11-13
Deadline for Non-Degree Students to Submit an Admissions Application for Spring 2021 . . . . . Fri, Jan 15
PAYMENT DEADLINE pay in full, or 5% down + plan, or be disenrolled . . . Fri, Jan 22
REGISTRATION FOR SPRING 2021 . . . . . Mon, Oct 19 - Fri, Jan 29
Holiday (Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday) . . . . . Mon, Jan 18
CLASSES BEGIN. . . . . Tues, Jan 19
Late Registration (one day only, $41.80 late fee required) . . . . . Fri, Jan 29
Last Day to Change Full-term Course Schedule (Drops/Adds only) . . . . . Fri, Jan 29

Last Day for Final Payment . . . . . Fri, Jan 29
Last Day to Drop a Full-Term Course with 100% Refund without record . . . . . Fri, Jan 29
Last Day to Change Grade Option from CR-AU/AU-CR . . . . . Fri, Jan 29
Last Day to Receive a Refund for Text through the Bookstore . . . . . Mon, Feb 1
Curricular Assessment Day . . . . . Fri, Feb 19
Mid-Term Week . . . . . March 8-12
Mid-Term Grades Due . . . . . Tues, March 16
Spring Break . . . . . Mon-Sun, March 15-21
Last Day for Instructors to Initiate a Withdrawal . . . . . Fri, March 26

Deadline to Petition to Graduate in Spring 2021. . . . . Fri, April 2
Holiday (Good Friday) . . . . . April 2
Last Day to Withdraw from a Full-Term Course . . . . . Fri, April 16
REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER AND FALL 2021 Begins. . . . . Mon, April 12
Final Exams* . . . . . Sun-Fri, May 9-14
Commencement Rehearsal. . . . . Thurs, May 13
Last Day of Term . . . . . Fri, May 14
*Exam make-up day in case of bad weather. . . . . Sun, May 16
COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY . . . . . Sat, May 15
Final Grades Due . . . . . Mon, May 17
Deadline to Petition to Graduate in Summer 2021 . . . . . Fri, June 4

SUMMER 2021

Deadline for Degree & Certificate Students to Submit Admissions Application for Summer 2021 . . . . . Fri, May 28
First day to use financial aid for bookstore charges . . . . . Mon, May 31
Deadline for Non-Degree Students to Submit an Admissions Application for Summer 2021 . . . . . Fri, June 4
Deadline to Petition to Graduate in Summer 2021 . . . . . Fri, June 4
CLASSES BEGIN . . . . . Mon, June 7
PAYMENT DEADLINE: pay in full, or 5% + payment plan, or be disenrolled . . . . Fri, June 11                                                                                           
REGISTRATION . . . . . Mon, April 12-Fri, June 11
Last Day to Change Full-term Course Schedule (Drops/Adds only) . . . . . Fri, June 11
Last Day to Change Grade Option from CR-AU/AU-CR . . . . . Fri, June 11
Last Day to Drop a Full-Term Course with 100% Refund without record . . . . . Fri, June 11
Last Day to Receive a Refund for Texts through the Bookstore . . . . . Mon, June 14
Last Day for Final Payment . . . . . Fri, June 18
Holiday (Independence Day) . . . . . Mon, July 5
Last Day to Withdraw from a Full-Term Course . . . . . Fri, July 16
Last Day of Term . . . . . Fri, July 30
Final Grades Due . . . . . Mon, Aug 2
Deadline to Petition to Graduate in Fall 2021 . . . . . Fri, Nov 6

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