College of Arts and Sciences 2020-2021 Fall Calendar

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Fall 2020
August 22 to August 23 New students arrive
August 22 to August 25 New student orientation
August 25 Continuing students arrive
August 26 Classes begin
August 31 Check-in deadline
September 9 Final day to add classes, final day to submit individualized study contracts at 5:30 p.m.
September 16 Final day to submit Johnston regular course contracts at 5:30 p.m. 
September 30 Final day to drop class without appearing on academic transcript at 5:30 p.m.
October 9 Final day to change grading options and credit value at 5 p.m.
October 26 to November 6 Advising and registration period for Spring and May Term 2021
October 16 Final day to record a grade for Spring and May Term 2020 incomplete at 5 p.m.
October 26 Final day to withdraw from class with a mark of "W" on academic transcript at 5:30 p.m.
November 17 Deadline for departmental honors to be completed for Fall 2020 graduates at 5:30 p.m.
November 25 to November 27 Thanksgiving Break 
November 30 Last day of classes (online only)
December 1 Study Day
December 2 to December 5 Final Exams (finals may happen before Thanksgiving)
December 7 Winter Break begins
December 11 Deadline for Fall 2020 grade submission:  12 midnight
February 5

Faculty deadline for Johnston student evaluations for Fall 2020 at 5 p.m.