Graduate Academic Calendar

2019-2020 Graduate Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2019

Date Day Event
August 25–Sept. 1 Sun–Sun Enrollment for all students
August 26 Monday Classes begin at 8 a.m.
August 28 Wednesday Mass of the Holy Spirit (no classes between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.)
September 1 Sunday Last day to add classes on PRISM (11:59 p.m.)
September 27 Friday Last day to drop classes
October 19–27 Sat–Sun Mid-semester break
October 28 Monday Classs resume at 8 a.m./Advance registration begins
November 18 Monday Pre-registration for spring semester 2020 begins
November 27–Dec. 1 Wed–Sun Thanksgiving Holiday
December 2 Monday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
December 12 Thursday Last class day
December 13–15 Fri–Sun Study days (no examinations)
December 16–20 Mon–Fri Final examinations
December 23 Monday All grades due in PRISM by 12 noon

Spring Semester 2020

Date Day Event
January 12–19 Sun–Sun Enrollment for all students
January 13 Monday Classes begin at 8 a.m.
January 19 Sunday Last day to add classes on PRISM (11:59 p.m.)
January 20 Monday Martin Luther King Day no classes
February 14 Friday Last day to drop classes
March 1 Sunday Deadline for 2020–21 Financial Aid application
March 7–15 Sat–Sun Mid-semester break
March 16 Monday Classes resume at 8 a.m./Advance registration begins
April 6 Monday Pre-registration for fall semester 2020 begins
April 10–13 Fri–Mon Easter Holiday
April 14 Tuesday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
April 30 Thursday Last class day
May 1–3 Fri–Sun Study days (no examinations)
May 3 Sunday Convocation
May 4–8 Mon–Fri Final examinations
May 12 Tuesday All grades due in PRISM by 12 noon
May 16 Saturday Commencement

Summer Session 2020

Date Day Event
May 17–24 Sun–Sun Classes begin
May 18 Monday Classes begin
May 18 Monday Last day to add classes on PRISM
August 7 Friday Last class day
August 11 Tuesday All grades due by noon
August 20 Thursday Official date of completion for August graduates

2020-2021 Graduate Academic Calendar

Dates for semesters beyond the 2020–2021 academic year are provided for reference and should be considered tentative.

Fall Semester 2020

Date Day Event
August 23–30 Sun–Sun Enrollment for all students
August 24 Monday Classes begin at 8 a.m.
August 26 Wednesday Mass of the Holy Spirit (no classes between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.)
August 30 Sunday Last day to add classes on PRISM (11:59 p.m.)
September 25 Friday Last day to drop classes
October 17–25 Sat–Sun Mid-semester break
October 26 Monday Classes resume at 8 a.m./Advance registration begins
November 16 Monday Pre-registration for spring semester 2021 begins
November 25–29 Wed–Sun Thanksgiving Holiday
November 30 Monday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
December 10 Thursday Last class day
December 11–13 Fri–Sun Study days (no examinations)
December 14–18 Mon–Fri Final examinations
December 22 Tuesday All grades due in PRISM by 12 noon

Spring Semester 2021

Date Day Event
January 10–17 Sun–Sun Enrollment for all students
January 11 Monday Classes begin at 8 a.m.
January 17 Sunday Last day to add classes on PRISM (11:59 p.m.)
January 18 Monday Martin Luther King Day no classes
February 12 Friday Last day to drop classes
March 1 Monday Deadline for 2021-22 Financial Aid application
March 6–14 Sat–Sun Mid-semester break
March 15 Monday Classes resume at 8 a.m./Advance registration begins
April 2–5 Fri-Mon Easter Holiday
April 6 Tuesday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
April 12 Monday Pre-registration for fall semester 2021 begins
April 29 Thursday Last class day
April 30–May 2 Fri-Sun Study days (no examinations)
May 2 Sunday Convocations
May 3–7 Mon-Fri Final examinations
May 11 Tuesday All grades due in PRISM by 12 noon
May 15 Saturday Commencement

Summer Session 2021

Date Day Event
May 16-23 Sun-Sun Enrollment for all students
May 17 Monday Classes begin
May 17 Monday Last day to add classes on PRISM
August 6 Friday Last class day
August 10 Tuesday All grades due by noon
August 19 Thursday Official date of completion for August graduates