2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Aug 10, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue

Academic Calendar


Calendar Subject to Change

Summer Sessions 2020

May 2020
21 Mail-In Registration ends for first Summer Session
21 Web Registration ends for first Summer Session
22-25 Memorial Day Observed (University Closed)
27 Course Withdrawal Period ends for Maymester; last day to withdraw with a grade of W
28 First Summer Session Begins
28 Applications due for September 2020 Graduation
28,29, 6/1 Late Registration for first Summer Session
 
June 2020
2 Course Withdrawal Period begins for first Summer Session
17 Course Withdrawal Period ends for first Summer Session; last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of W
   
July 2020
1 Last day to obtain a partial refund of Tuition Deposit for cancellation of Fall 2020 registration (full-time students)
2-3 Independence Day Observed (University Closed)
6 Web Registration ends for second Summer Session
9 First Summer Session ends
10 Mail-In Registration ends for second Summer Session
13 WebAdvisor Add/Drop Period begins for Fall 2020 Semester for the Class of 2024 only
13 Second Summer Session begins
13-14 Late Registration for second Summer Session
13-23 WebAdvisor Add/Drop Period for the Fall 2020 Semester for the Class of 2024 only
14 Last day for students with approved withdrawals for alternate Summer Session internships to obtain a full tuition refund
15 Course Withdrawal Period begins for second Summer Session
27 WebAdvisor Add/Drop Period begins for Fall 2020 Semester
30 Course Withdrawal Period ends for second Summer Session; last day to withdraw with a grade of W
   
August 2020
20 Second Summer Session ends
24 Mail-In Registration ends for Fall 2020 Semester (part-time students)

Fall Semester 2020

August 2020
31 Fall Semester begins
31 Applications due for January 2021 Graduation
31, 9/3 Late Registration: In-Person Add/Drop Period
   
September 2020
3 Add/Drop Period ends for Fall Semester
4 Course Withdrawal Period begins for Fall Semester
4-13 Initium Activities
7 Labor Day (No Classes)
13 Mass of the Holy Spirit
18 Applications due for May 2021 Graduation (full-time students)
   
October 2020
16 Midsemester Holiday
16 Midterm grades due in Records Office by 3:00 p.m.*
21 WebAdvisor Registration for Spring 2021 Semester (Class of 2021)
28 WebAdvisor Registration for Spring 2021 Semester (Class of 2022)
   
November 2020
1 All Saints Day
4 WebAdvisor Registration for Spring 2021 Semester (Class of 2023)
9 Course Withdrawl Period ends for Fall Semester; last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of W
11-12 WebAdvisor Registration for Spring 2021 Semester (Class of 2024)
16 WebAdvisor Add/Drop Period begins for Spring 2021 Semester
24 Thanksgiving Break begins after last class
25-29 Thanksgiving Break (No Classes)
26-29 Thanksgiving Break (University Closed)
30 Classes Resume
   
December 2020
8 Feast of the Immaculate Conception
9 Last day of classes for Fall Semester
10 Study Day
11-19 Exams and close of Fall Semester; including Saturday, December 12 and Saturday, December 19
23-1/3 Christmas Break (University Closed)

Spring Semester 2021 

January 2021
4 University Opens
4 Mail-In Registration ends for Spring Semester (part-time students)
17 Resident students report to residence halls
18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (University Closed)
19 Spring Semester begins
19 Applications due for May 2021 Graduation (part-time students)
19-22 Late Registration: In-Person Add/Drop Period
22 Add/Drop Period ends for Spring Semester
23 Course Withdrawal Period begins for Spring Semester
   
February 2021  
17 Ash Wednesday
22 Web and Mail-In Registration begin for Summer 2021 Sessions
   
March 2021
5 Midterm grades due in Records Office by 3:00 p.m.*
17 WebAdvisor Registration for Fall 2021 Semester (Class of 2022)
19 Maryland Day Celebration
24 WebAdvisor Registration for Fall 2021 Semester (Class of 2023)
29-4/5 Extended Easter Break (No Classes)
   
April 2021
2-5 Easter Break (Offices Closed)
6 Classes Resume
6 Course Withdrawal Period ends for Spring Semester; last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of W
14 WebAdvisor Registration for Fall 2021 Semester (Class of 2024)
   
May 2021
3 Last day of classes for Spring Semester
4 Study Day
5-13 Exams and close of Spring Semester; including Saturday, May 8
21 Academic Honors and Departmental Awards Ceremony: McManus Theatre, 11 a.m.
21 Baccalaureate Mass: Reitz Arena, 1:30 p.m.
22 Commencement: Royal Farms Arena, 11 a.m.

* Midterm grades are available on WebAdvisor once they are processed. Midterm grades are mailed to the student's permanent address only.