Academic Calendar

2020 Academic Calendar
Revised due to NM Governor's Covid-19 guidelines

SPRING 2020

Deadline to Petition to Graduate in Spring 2020. . . . . Fri, Nov 15
Deadline for Degree & Certificate Students to Submit Admissions Application for Spring 2020 . . Mon, Dec 30
PAYMENT DEADLINE for Spring 20: pay in full, or 5% down + payment plan, or be disenrolled . . . . . Fri, Jan 10
REGISTRATION FOR SPRING 2020 . . . . . Mon, Oct 21 - Mon, Jan 20
Convocation . . . . . Mon, Jan 13
First day to use financial aid for bookstore charges . . . . . Mon, Jan 13
Deadline for Non-Degree Students to Submit an Admissions Application for Spring 2020 . . . Thurs, Jan 16
Holiday (Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday . . . . . Mon, Jan 20
CLASSES BEGIN. . . . . Tues, Jan 21
Late Registration (one day only, $41.80 late fee required) . . . . . Tues, Jan 21
Last Day to Change Full-term Course Schedule (Drops/Adds only) . . . . . Fri, Jan 24
Last Day to Drop a Full-Term Course with 100% Refund without record . . . . . Fri, Jan 31
Last Day to Change Grade Option from CR-AU/AU-CR . . . . . Mon., Feb 3
Last Day to Receive a Refund for Text through the Bookstore . . . . . Mon., Feb 3
Curricular Assessment Day . . . . . Fri, Feb 21
Mid-Term Week . . . . . March 9-13
Mid-Term Grades Due . . . . . Tues, March 17
Spring Break . . . . . Mon-Sun, March 16 – April 5
Last Day for Instructors to Initiate a Withdrawal . . . . . Fri, April 10
Holiday (Good Friday) . . . . . April 10
REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER AND FALL 2020 Begins. . . . . Mon, April 13
Last Day to Withdraw from a Full-Term Course . . . . . Fri, May 22
Deadline to Petition to Graduate in Summer 2020 . . . . . Fri, June 5
Final Exams* . . . . . Fri-Fri, May 22-29
Last Day of Term . . . . . Fri, May 29
*Exam make-up day in case of bad weather. . . . . Fri, May 29
COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY . . . . . Postponed until further notice
Final Grades Due . . . . . Mon, June 1

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

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