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Important Dates

Be sure to know these dates. Dates change on a semester and yearly basis. Please check with the Office of Academic Programs (848-932-3000) if you have questions about any of these dates.

Fall 2020 Dates
Course Add/Drop Period Begins (First-Year Students) Aug. 25, 2020
Classes Begin Sept. 1, 2020
Course Add/Drop Period Begins (All Students) Sept. 1, 2020
University Closed (Labor Day) Sept. 7, 2020
Change in Designation of Class Day – Monday Classes Meet Sept. 8, 2020
Last Day to Add a Course Sept. 14, 2020
Last Day to Drop a Course via webreg (without a "W" grade) Sept. 14, 2020
Last Day for Complete Withdrawal from the University and receive 100% refund Sept. 14, 2020
Change in Designation of Class Day – Friday Classes Meet Nov. 25, 2020
Thanksgiving Recess Nov. 26–29, 2020
Last Day to Drop a Course (with a "W" grades) Nov. 30, 2020
Last Day Withdraw from School Nov. 30, 2020
Regular Classes End Dec. 10, 2020
Reading Days Dec. 11–14, 2020
Exam Days Dec. 15–22, 2020
Winter Recess Begins Dec. 23, 2020
Spring 2021 Dates
Martin Luther King Day - University Closed Jan. 18, 2021
Classes Begin Jan. 19, 2021
Course Add/Drop Period Begins Jan. 21, 2021
Spring Recess Mar. 13–21, 2021
Regular Classes End May 3, 2021
Reading Days May 4–5, 2021
Exam Days May 6–12, 2021
University Commencement May 16, 2021