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Master Academic Calendars

Traditional (SEM), Modular Adult (MOD, AAGE), and 8 Week Online Delivery Formats

Download 2019-2020 Calendar PDF

Download 2020-2021 Calendar PDF

SUMMER 2020

May
11
Mon
MOD 7, AAGE 7 and Online Session 5 BEGIN
14
Thu
End of Add/Drop Course Chanes and Late Registration for Online Session 5 Classes
17
Sun
End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for AAGE 7 classes
25
Mon
Memorial Day; all University offices closes; no MOD classes
June
7
Sun
Last day to withdraw from AAGE 7 classes
8
Mon
SEM SUMMER and SUMMER Session I BEGIN
14
Sun
MOD 7 and AAGE 7 END; End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for SEM 10 week and Summer Session 1 classes
15
Mon
MOD 8 and AAGE 8 BEGIN
21
Sun
Last day to withdraw from Online Session 5 classes; End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for AAGE 8 classes
July
3-4
Fri-Sat
Independence Day Observance no SEM/MOD classes all University offices closed
5
Sun
Online Session 5 ENDS; Last day to withdraw from SUMMER Session I classes
6
Mon
Online Session 6 BEGINS
9
Thu
End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for Online Session 6 classes
12
Sun
SUMMER Session I ENDS; Last day to withdraw from AAGE 8 classes
13
Mon
SUMMER Session II BEGINS
19
Sun
MOD 8 and AAGE 8 END; End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for SUMMER Session II classes
20
Mon
MOD 9 and AAGE 9 BEGIN
26
Sun
Last day to withdraw from SEM 10 week classes; End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for AAGE 9 classes
August
9
Sun
Last day to withdraw from SUMMER Session II classes
16
Sun
SEM SUMMER and SUMMER Session II ENDS; Last day to withdraw from Online Session 6 classes; Last day to withdraw from AAGE 9 classes
23
Sun
MOD 9 and AAGE 9 END
30
Sun
Onlline Session 6 ENDS
31
Mon
August Degree Conferral

FALL 2020

August
27-29
Thu-Sat
New Student Orientation - Ben Beginnings
31
Mon
SEM FALL MOD 1 and Online Session 1 BEGIN
September
3
Thu
Opening Liturgy; no SEM/MOD classes between 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; all University offices open; End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for Online Session 1 classes
6
Sun
End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for SEM 15 week classes
7
Mon
Labor Day; no SEM/MOD classes; all University offices closed
11
Fri
Last Day to Add SEM 15 week classes by Special Permission
October
4
Sun
MOD 1 ENDS
5
Mon
MOD 2 BEGINS
11
Sun
Last Day to withdraw from Online Session 1 classes
15
Thu
Application Deadline for Graduation for May 2021 Degree/Certificate Recipients
25
Sun
Online Session 1 ENDS
26
Mon
Online Session 2 BEGINS
29
Thu
End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for Online Session 2 classes
November
8
Sun
MOD 2 ENDS' Last day to withdraw from SEM 15 week classes
9
Mon
Spring 2021 Term Registration Begins; MOD 3 BEGINS
20
Fri
Last Day to file application for Fall 2021 Student Teaching
25-27
Wed-Fri
Thanksgiving Holidays; no SEM/MOD classes
26-27
Thu-Fri
Thanksgiving Holidays; all University offices closed
30
Mon
Last Day to file application for Spring 2021 Pre-clinicals
December
6
Sun
Last Day to withdraw from Online Session 2 classes
13
Sun
MOD 3 ENDS
14-18
Mon-Fri
SEM FALL Official Final Exam Period
20
Sun
SEM FALL and Online Session 2 END
24-31
Thu-Thu
Christmas Holiday; all University offices closed; no classes
31
Thu
December Degree Conferral

SPRING 2021

January
1
Fri
New Year's Holiday; all University offices closed; no classes
11
Mon
MOD 4 and Online Session 3 BEGIN
14
Thu
End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for Online Session 3 classes
18
Mon
Celebration of Martin Luther King Day; no SEM/MOD classes; all University offices open
19
Tue
SEM SPRING BEGINS
25
Mon
End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for SEM 15 week classes
29
Fri
Last Day to Add SEM 15 week classes by Special Permission
February
14
Sun
MOD 4 ENDS
15
Mon
MOD 5 BEGINS; Application Deadline for Graduation for August 2021 Degree/Certificate Recipients
21
Sun
Last Day to withdraw from Online Session 3 classes
March
1
Mon
Summer 2021 Term Registration Begins
7
Sun
Online Session 3 ENDS
8
Mon
Online Session 4 BEGINS
11
Thu
End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for Online Session 4 classes
15
Mon
Application Deadline for Graduation for December 2021 Degree/Certificate Recipients
21
Sun
MOD 5 ENDS
22-28
Mon-Sun
Spring Break; no SEM/MOD classes; all University offices open
29
Mon
MOD 6 BEGINS
April
2-3
Fri-Sat
Good Friday and Holy Saturday; no SEM/MOD classes all University offices closed
4
Sun
Easter Sunday; no SEM/MOD classes; all University offices closed; Last day to withdraw from SEM 15 week classes
5
Mon
Easter Monday; MOD classes in session; no SEM classes; all University offices closed
6
Tue
Fall 2021 Term Registration Begins
18
Sun
Last Day to withdraw from Online Session 4 classes
30
Fri
Last Day to file for Fall 2021 Pre-clinicals; Last Day to file application for Spring 2022 Student Teaching
May
2
Sun
MOD 6 and Online Session 4 END
10-14
Mon-Fri
SEM Spring Official Final Exam Period
14
Fri
Interfaith Hooding Ceremony
15
Sat
Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement Ceremony
16
Sun
SEM SPRING ENDS
31
Mon
May Degree Conferral

SUMMER 2021

May
3
Mon
MOD 7 and Online Session 5 BEGIN
6
Thu
End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for Online Session 5 classes
31
Mon
Memorial Day; all University offices closed; no MOD classes
June
6
Sun
MOD 7 ENDS
7
Mon
SEM SUMMER and SUMMER Session I BEGIN
13
Sun
End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for SEM 10 week classes and Summer Session I classes; Last day to withdraw from Online Session 5 classes
14
Mon
MOD 8 BEGINS
27
Sun
Online Session 5 ENDS
28
Mon
Online Session 6 BEGINS
July
1
Thu
End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for Online Session 6 classes
4
Sun
Last Day to withdraw from SUMMER Session I classes
5
Mon
Independence Day Observance; no SEM/MOD classes; all University offices closed
11
Sun
SUMMER Session I ENDS
12
Mon
SUMMER Session II BEGINS
18
Sun
MOD 8 ENDS; End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for SUMMER Session II classes
19
Mon
MOD 9 BEGINS
25
Sun
Last Day to withdraw from SEM 10 week classes
August
8
Sun
Last Day to withdraw from SUMMER Session II and Online Session 6 classes
15
Sun
SEM SUMMER and SUMMER Session II ENDS
22
Sun
MOD 9 and Online Session 6 END
31
Tue
August Degree Conferral

Doctoral and Graduate Quarter (QTR) and Online Delivery Formats

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Download 2020-2021 Calendar PDF

SUMMER 2020

May
11
Mon
Online Session 5 BEGINS
14
Thu
End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for Online Session 5 classes
June
8
Mon
SUMMER QTR BEGINS
21
Sun
Last Day to withdraw from Online Session 5 classes
July
3-4
Fri-Sat
Independence Day Observance; no QTR classes; all University offices closed
5
Sun
Online Session 5 ENDS
6
Mon
Online Session 6 BEGINS
9
Thu
End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for Online Session 6 classes
August
16
Sun
SUMMER QTR ENDS; Last day to withdraw from Online Session 6 classes
30
Sun
Online Session 6 ENDS
31
Mon
August Degree Conferral

FALL 2020

August
31
Mon
Online Session 1 BEGINS
September
3
Thu
Opening Liturgy; all University offices open; End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for Online Session 1 classes
7
Mon
Labor Day; all University offices closed
October
4
Sun
FALL QTR ENDS
11
Sun
Last Day to withdraw from Online Session 1 classes
15
Thu
Application deadline for Graduation for March/June 2021 Degree/Certificate Recipients
25
Sun
Online Session 1 ENDS
26
Mon
Online Session 2 BEGINS
29
Thu
End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for Online Session 2 classes
November
9
Mon
Winter and Spring 2021 Term Registration Begins
25-27
Wed-Fri
Thanksgiving Holidays; no QTR classes
26-27
Thu-Fri
Thanksgiving Holidays; all University offices closed
December
6
Sun
Last Day to withdraw from Online Session 2 classes
13
Sun
FALL QTR ENDS
20
Sun
Online Session 2 ENDS
24-31
Thu-Thu
Christmas Holiday; all University offices closed; no classes
31
Thu
December Degree Conferral

WINTER 2021

January
1
Fri
New Year's Holiday; all University offices closed; no classes
11
Mon
WINTER QTR and Online Session 3 BEGIN
14
Thu
End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for Online Session 3 classes
18
Mon
Celebration of Martin Luther King Day; No QTR classes; all University offices open
February
15
Mon
Application Deadline for Graduation for August 2021 Degree/Certificate Recipients
21
Sun
Last Day to withdraw from Online Session 3 classes
March
1
Mon
Summer 2021 Term Registration Begins
7
Sun
Online Session 3 ENDS
15
Mon
Application Deadline for Graduation for December 2021 Degree/Certificate Recipients
21
Sun
WINTER QTR ENDS
22-28
Mon-Sun
Spring Break; no QTR classes; all University offices open
31
Wed
March Degree Conferral

SPRING 2021

March
8
Mon
Online Session 4 BEGINS
11
Thu
End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for Online Session 4 classes
29
Mon
SPRING QTR BEGINS
April
2-3
Fri-Sat
Good Friday and Holy Saturday; no QTR classes; all University offices closed
4
Sun
Easter Sunday; all University offices closed
5
Mon
Easter Monday; QTR classes in session; all University offices closed
6
Tue
Fall 2021 Term Registration Begins
18
Sun
Last Day to withdraw from Online Session 4 classes
May
2
Sun
Online Session 4 ENDS
31
Mon
Memorial Day; all University offices closed; no QTR classes
June
5
Sat
Commencement Mass and Commencement Ceremony
6
Sun
SPRING QTR ENDS
30
Wed
June Degree Conferral

Doctoral and Graduate Semester (GSEM) and Online Programs

Download 2019-2020 Calendar PDF

Download 2020-2021 Calendar PDF

SUMMER 2020

May
11
Mon
Online Session 5 BEGINS
14
Thu
End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for Online Session 5 classes
25
Mon
Memorial Day; all University offices closed; no GSEM classes
June
8
Mon
GSEM SUMMER BEGINS
21
Sun
Last day to withdraw from Online Session 5 classes
July
3-4
Fri-Sat
Independence Day Observance; no GSEM classes; all University offices closed
5
Sun
Online Session 6 BEGINS
6
Mon
Online Session 6 BEGINS
9
Thu
End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for Online Session 6 classes
August
16
Sun
GSEM SUMMER ENDS; Last day to withdraw from Online Session 6 classes
30
Sun
Online Session 6 ENDS
31
Mon
August Degree Conferral

FALL 2020

August
31
Mon
GSEM FALL and Online Session 1 BEGIN
September
3
Thu
Opening Liturgy; no GSEM classes between 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; all University offices open; End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for Online Session 1 classes
7
Mon
Labor Day; no GSEM classes; all University offices closed
October
11
Sun
Last Day to withdraw from Online Session 1 classes
15
Thu
Application deadline for Graduation for March/June 2021 Degree/Certificate Recipients
25
Sun
Online Session 1 ENDS
26
Mon
Online Session 2 BEGINS
29
Thu
End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for Online Session 2 classes
November
9
Mon
Spring 2021 Term Registration Begins
25-27
Wed-Fri
Thanksgiving Holidays; no GSEM classes
26-27
Thu-Fri
Thanksgiving Holidays; all University offices closed
December
6
Sun
Last Day to withdraw from Online Session 2 classes
14-18
Mon-Fri
GSEM FALL Official Final Exam Period
20
Sun
GSEM FALL and Online Session 2 END
24-31
Thu-Thu
Christmas Holiday; all University offices closed; no classes
31
Thu
December Degree Conferral

SPRING 2021

January
1
Fri
New Year's Holiday; all University offices closed; no classes
11
Mon
Online Session 3 BEGINS
14
Thu
End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for Online Session 3 classes
18
Mon
Celebration of Martin Luther King Day; no GSEM classes; all University offices open
19
Tue
GSEM SPRING BEGINS
February
15
Mon
Application Deadline for Graduation for August 2021 Degree/Certificate Recipients
21
Sun
Last Day to withdraw from Online Session 3 classes
March
1
Mon
Summer 2021 Term Registration Begins
7
Sun
Online Session 3 ENDS
8
Mon
Online Session 4 BEGINS
11
Thu
End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for Online Session 4 classes
15
Mon
Application Deadline for Graduation for December 2021 Degree/Certificate Recipients
22-28
Mon-Sun
Spring Break; no GSEM classes; all University offices open
April
2-3
Fri-Sat
Good Friday and Holy Saturday; no GSEM classes; all University offices closed
4
Sun
Easter Sunday; no GSEM classes; all University offices closed
5
Mon
Easter Monday; GSEM classes in session; all University offices closed
6
Tue
Fall 2021 Term Registration Begins
18
Sun
Last Day to withdraw from Online Session 4 classes
May
2
Sun
Online Session 4 ENDS
10-14
Mon-Fri
GSEM Spring Official Final Exam Period
16
Sun
GSEM SPRING ENDS
31
Mon
May Degree Conferral
June
5
Sat
Commencement Mass and Commencement Ceremony

SUMMER 2021

May
3
Mon
Online Session 5 BEGINS
6
Thu
End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for Online Session 5 classes
31
Mon
Memorial Day; all University offices closed; no GSEM classes
June
7
Mon
GSEM SUMMER BEGINS
13
Sun
Last Day to withdraw from Online Session 5 classes
27
Sun
Online Session 5 ENDS
28
Mon
Online Session 6 BEGINS
July
1
Thu
End of Add/Drop Course Changes and Late Registration for Online Session 6 classes
5
Mon
Independence Day Observance; no GSEM classes; all University offices closed
August
8
Sun
Last Day to withdraw from Online Session 6 classes
15
Sun
GSEM SUMMER ENDS
22
Sun
Online Session 6 ENDS
31
Tue
August Degree Conferral