College of Arts & Sciences Graduate 2019-2020 Academic Calendar 

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Fall 2019
March 18 to April 5 Registration and Advising Period for Fall 2019 - Returning Graduate Students
August 1 to September 3 Registration and Advising Period for Fall 2019 - New Graduate Students 
September 3 Classes begin
September 3 Add/Drop period beings 
October 7 to October 8 Study Days
October 18 Final day to drop class without appearing on academic transcript at 5 p.m.
October 18 Final day to add classes; final day to submit individualized study contracts at 5 p.m.
October 25 Final day to record a grade for Spring and May Term 2019 incomplete at 5:30 p.m.
October 21 to November 15 Registration and Advising Period for Spring and May Term 2020 - Returning Graduate Students 
November 27 to November 29 Thanksgiving Break
December 9 Last day of classes
December 10 Study Day 
December 11 to December 14 Final Exams
December 16 Winter Break begins
December 18 Deadline for Fall 2019 grade submission: 12 midnight
Spring 2020
January 6 Classes begin
January 6 Add/Drop period beings
January 6 to January 10 Registration and Advising Period for Spring 2020 - New Graduate Students 
February 21 Final day to drop class without appearing on academic transcript, change grading option and credit value at 5 p.m.
February 21 Final day to add classes, submit individualized study contracts at 5:30 p.m.
February 24 to February 28 Spring Break
March 2 Classes resume
March 6 Final day to record a grade for Fall 2019 Incomplete at 5 p.m.
March 9 to March 27 Registration and Advising Period for Fall 2020 - Returning Graduate Students 
April 10 Last day of classes
April 13 to April 15 Final Exams
April 17 Baccalaureate 
April 17 Commencement
April 22 Deadline for Spring 2020 grade submission: 12 midnight
April 20 to April 24 Term Break
Summer 1 2020
April 20 to April 24 Advising and registration period for Summer 1 2020
April 27 Classes begin
April 27 Add/Drop period beings
May 1 Final day to add a class, submit individualized study at 5:30 p.m.
May 1 Final day to drop a class, change grading option and unit value at 5:30 p.m.
June 1 to June 5 Registration and Advising Period for Summer 2 2020 - Returning Graduate Students 
June 30 Last day of classes for Summer 1 Term
July 7 Deadline for Summer 1 Term 2020 grades submission: 12 midnight 
Summer 2 2020
July 1 Classes begin
July 6 Add/Drop period beings 
July 10 Final day to add a class, submit individualized study at 5:30 p.m.
July 10 Final day to drop a class, change grading option and unit value at 5:30 p.m.
August 31 Last day of classes for Summer 2 Term
August 3 to September 7 Registration and Advising period for Fall 2020
September 7 Deadline for Summer 2 Term 2020 grades submission: 12 midnight