Academic Year 2019-2020

Fall 2019

Tuesday, Aug. 20-Friday, Aug. 23
International Student Orientation

Saturday, Aug. 24
College Houses open for First Year Students; 8:30 a.m.

Saturday, Aug. 24-Tuesday, Aug. 27
New Student Orientation

Sunday-Tuesday, Aug. 25-27
College Houses & Theme Houses open for Upper Class Students; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 27
Convocation; 10 a.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 28
Fall semester classes begin; 8 a.m.

Saturday, August 31
Degree conferral date for summer graduates

Monday, Sept. 2
Labor Day (classes in session; administrative offices closed for the federal holiday)

Friday, Oct. 4
Fall break begins; 4:30 p.m

Wednesday, Oct. 9
Fall break ends; 8 a.m.

Friday, Oct. 25-Sunday, Oct. 27
Homecoming Weekend and Family Weekend

Tuesday, Nov. 26
Thanksgiving recess begins; 6:05 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 2
Thanksgiving recess ends; 8 a.m

Friday, Dec. 6
Fall semester classes end; 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 7-Tuesday, Dec.10
Reading days

Wednesday, Dec. 11
Final examinations begin

Sunday, Dec. 15
Final examinations end; Winter recess begins

Monday, Dec. 16
College Houses & Theme Houses close; 11 a.m.

Spring 2020

Sunday, Jan. 19
College Houses & Theme Houses open, 8:30 a.m.

Monday, Jan. 20
Martin Luther King Day (offices open)

Tuesday, Jan. 21
Spring semester classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Friday, Jan. 31
Degree conferral date for fall and winter graduates

Friday, March 13
Spring recess begins, 4:30 p.m.

Monday, March 23
Spring recess ends, 8:00 a.m.

Thursday, April 30
Spring semester classes end, 6:05 p.m.

Friday-Monday, May 1-4
Reading Days

Tuesday, May 5
Final examinations begin

Saturday, May 9
Final examinations end

Sunday, May 10
College Houses & Theme Houses close, 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, May 16
Commencement

 

2020 Summer Sessions 

Summer Session I
(
5 Weeks,  June 8 - July 7, 2020)


Friday, May 22, 2020
Registration Deadline

Sunday, June 7, 2020
Housing opens for Session I, noon

Monday, June 8, 2020
Session I classes begin

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Session I deadline for course changes or withdrawing without record by 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Session I grading option (P/NP) deadline

Friday, July 3, 2020
Session I deadline to withdraw with record

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Session I classes end

Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Students in residence must vacate their rooms by 4:00 p.m.

Summer Session II
(5 weeks, July 13 - August 11, 2020) 


Friday, June  26, 2020
Registration Deadline

Sunday, July 12, 2020
Housing opens for Session II, noon

Monday, July 13, 2020
Session II classes begin

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Session II deadline for course changes or withdrawing without record by 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 20, 2020
Session II grading option (P/NP) deadline

Friday, August 7, 2020
Session II deadline to withdraw with record

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Session II classes end

Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Students in residence must vacate their rooms by 4:00 p.m.

Academic Year 2020-2021

Fall 2020

Wednesday, Aug. 26-Friday, Aug. 28
International Student Orientation

Saturday, Aug. 29
College Houses open for First Year Students; 8:30 a.m.

Saturday, Aug. 29-Tuesday, Sept. 1
New Student Orientation

Sunday, Aug. 30-Tuesday, Sept. 1
College Houses & Theme Houses open for Upper Class Students; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 31
Degree conferral date for summer graduates

Tuesday, Sept. 1
Convocation; 10:00 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 2
Fall semester classes begin; 8:00 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 7
Labor Day (classes in session; administrative offices closed for the federal holiday)

Friday, Oct. 9
Fall break begins; 4:30 p.m

Wednesday, Oct. 14
Fall break ends; 8:00 a.m.

Friday, Oct. 30-Sunday, Nov. 1
Homecoming Weekend and Family Weekend

Tuesday, Nov. 24
Thanksgiving recess begins; 6:05 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 30
Thanksgiving recess ends; 8:00 a.m

Friday, Dec. 11
Fall semester classes end; 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 12-Tuesday, Dec.15
Reading days

Wednesday, Dec. 16
Final examinations begin

Sunday, Dec. 20
Final examinations end; Winter recess begins

Monday, Dec. 21
College Houses & Theme Houses close; 11 a.m.

Spring 2021

Sunday, Jan. 17
College Houses & Theme Houses open, 8:30 a.m.

Monday, Jan. 18
Martin Luther King Day (offices open)

Tuesday, Jan. 19
Spring semester classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Sunday, Jan. 31
Degree conferral date for fall and winter graduates

Friday, March 12
Spring recess begins, 4:30 p.m.

Monday, March 22
Spring recess ends, 8:00 a.m.

Thursday, April 29
Spring semester classes end, 6:05 p.m.

Friday-Monday, April 30-May 3
Reading Days

Tuesday, May 4
Final examinations begin

Saturday, May 8
Final examinations end

Sunday, May 9
College Houses & Theme Houses close, 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, May 15
Commencement

 

Academic Year 2021-2022

Fall 2021

Wednesday, Aug. 25-Friday, Aug. 27
International Student Orientation

Saturday, Aug. 28
College Houses open for First Year Students; 8:30 a.m.

Saturday, Aug. 28-Tuesday, Aug. 31
New Student Orientation

Sunday, Aug. 29-Tuesday, Aug. 31
College Houses & Theme Houses open for Upper Class Students; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 31
Convocation; 10:00 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 1
Fall semester classes begin; 8:00 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 6
Labor Day (classes in session; administrative offices closed for the federal holiday)

Friday, Oct. 8
Fall break begins; 4:30 p.m

Wednesday, Oct. 13
Fall break ends; 8:00 a.m.

Friday, Oct. 29-Sunday, Oct. 31
Homecoming Weekend and Family Weekend

Tuesday, Nov. 23
Thanksgiving recess begins; 6:05 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 29
Thanksgiving recess ends; 8:00 a.m

Friday, Dec. 10
Fall semester classes end; 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 11-Tuesday, Dec.14
Reading days

Wednesday, Dec. 15
Final examinations begin

Sunday, Dec. 19
Final examinations end; Winter recess begins

Monday, Dec. 20
College Houses & Theme Houses close; 11 a.m.

Spring 2022

Sunday, Jan. 16
College Houses & Theme Houses open, 8:30 a.m.

Monday, Jan. 17
Martin Luther King Day (offices open)

Tuesday, Jan. 18
Spring semester classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Friday, March 11
Spring recess begins, 4:30 p.m.

Monday, March 21
Spring recess ends, 8:00 a.m.

Thursday, April 28
Spring semester classes end, 6:05 p.m.

Friday-Monday, April 29-May 2
Reading Days

Tuesday, May 3
Final examinations begin

Saturday, May 7
Final examinations end

Sunday, May 8
College Houses & Theme Houses close, 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, May 14
Commencement

Academic Year 2022-2023 

Fall 2022

Wednesday, Aug. 24-Friday, Aug. 26
International Student Orientation

Saturday, Aug. 27
College Houses open for First Year Students; 8:30 a.m.

Saturday, Aug. 27-Tuesday, Aug. 30
New Student Orientation

Sunday, Aug. 28-Tuesday, Aug. 30
College Houses & Theme Houses open for Upper Class Students; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 30
Convocation; 10:00 a.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 31
Fall semester classes begin; 8:00 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 5
Labor Day (classes in session; administrative offices closed for the federal holiday)

Friday, Oct. 7
Fall break begins; 4:30 p.m

Wednesday, Oct. 12
Fall break ends; 8:00 a.m.

Friday, Oct. 21-Sunday, Oct. 23
Homecoming Weekend and Family Weekend

Tuesday, Nov. 22
Thanksgiving recess begins; 6:05 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 28
Thanksgiving recess ends; 8:00 a.m

Friday, Dec. 9
Fall semester classes end; 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 10-Tuesday, Dec.13
Reading days

Wednesday, Dec. 14
Final examinations begin

Sunday, Dec. 18
Final examinations end; Winter recess begins

Monday, Dec. 19
College Houses & Theme Houses close; 11 a.m.

Spring 2023

Sunday, Jan. 15
College Houses & Theme Houses open, 8:30 a.m.

Monday, Jan. 16
Martin Luther King Day (offices open)

Tuesday, Jan. 17
Spring semester classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Friday, March 10
Spring recess begins, 4:30 p.m.

Monday, March 20
Spring recess ends, 8:00 a.m.

Thursday, April 27
Spring semester classes end, 6:05 p.m.

Friday-Monday, April 28-May 1
Reading Days

Tuesday, May 2
Final examinations begin

Saturday, May 6
Final examinations end

Sunday, May 7
College Houses & Theme Houses close, 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, May 13
Commencement

Religious Holidays 2019-2020 

See also Interfaith Calendar

August 12-15
Eid-al-Adha (Islamic)

Sept. 2
Ganesh Charturthi (Hindu)

Sept. 30 - Oct. 1
Rosh Hashana (Jewish)

Oct. 9
Yom Kippur (Jewish)

Oct. 20
Last day of Sukkot (Jewish)

Nov. 1 
All Saints' Day (Christian)

Dec. 23-30
Hanukkah (Jewish)

Dec. 25
Christmas (Christian)

Dec. 26-Jan. 1
Kwanzaa (Interfaith)

Jan. 6
Epiphany (Christian)

Feb. 8
Nirvana Day (Buddhist)

February 26
Ash Wednesday (Christian)

April 9 
Pesach (Passover) begins (Jewish)

April 10
Good Friday (Christian)

April 12 Easter (Christian)

April 19
Easter (Orthodox) 

April 24
Ramadan begins (Islamic)

June 5-7 
Ramadan ends with Eid-al-Fitr (Islamic)