College of Arts and Sciences Academic Calendars

Fall 2019

August 28 New students arrive
August 28 to September 2 New student orientation
September 2 Continuing students arrive
September 3 Classes begin
September 6 Check-in deadline
September 17 Final day to add classes, final day to submit individualized study contracts
September 24 Final day to submit Johnston regular course contracts
October 7 and 8 Study days
October 9 Final day to drop class without appearing on academic transcript
October 18 Final day to change grading options and credit value
October 21 to November 15 Advising and registration period for Spring and May Term 2020
October 25 Final day to record a grade for Spring 2019 incomplete
November 4 Final day to withdraw from class with a mark of "W" on academic transcript
November 27 to 29 Thanksgiving Break
December 2 Deadline for departmental honors to be completed for Fall 2019 graduates
December 9 Last day of classes
December 10 Study day
December 11 to 14 Final exams
December 16 Winter Break begins
December 18 Deadline for Fall 2019 grade submission: 12 midnight
January 31

Faculty deadline for Johnston student evaluations for Fall 2019

Spring 2020

January 4

Transfer Student Orientation (TSO)

January 4 Transfer students register for classes
January 5 Continuing students arrive
January 6 Classes begin
January 21 Final day to add classes, submit individualized study contracts
January 28 Final day to submit Johnston regular course contracts
February 14

Final day to drop class without appearing on academic transcript, change grading option and credit value

February 24 to 28

Spring Break

March 2

Classes resume

March 6 Final day to record a grade for Fall 2019 Incomplete
March 1 Publication deadline for departmental honors awards completion for Spring 2020 graduates
March 13 Final day to withdraw from class with a mark of "W" on academic transcript
March 9 to March 27 Advising and registration for Fall 2020
April 10 Last day of classes
April 13 to 15 Final exams
April 17 Baccalaureate
April 17 Commencement
April 22 Deadline for Spring 2020 grade submission: 12 midnight
April 20 to April 24 May Term Break
May 22 Faculty deadline for Johnston student evaluations for Spring 2020

May Term 2020

April 27 Classes begin
April 28 Final day to add a class, submit individualized study contracts
April 29 Final day to submit Johnston regular course contracts
April 30 Final day to drop a class, change grading option and unit value
May 20 Last day of classes
May 21 Final exams
May 26 Deadline for May Term 2020 grade submission: 12 midnight
June 29 Faculty deadline for Johnston student evaluations for May Term 2020