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Academic Calendar 2019-2020 MA

Revised 6/10/19

Fall Term 2019-2020

September

01    Fall term begins

02    Labor Day—no classes, offices closed

03    Payment due to Bursar: Fall 2019

03    Last day to submit application for degree/certificate for Fall 2019

03    Session A Online (OL)* courses begin

08    Last day to Add/Drop Session A Online (OL)* courses

09    Fall term classes begin

09    Last day: admissions acceptance for Fall 2019

10    Late payment fee applied (weekly thereafter)

12    Last day to waive health insurance for the Fall 2019 only

16    LAST DAY to ADD/DROP

 

October

03    Registration hold applied for non-payment

14    Columbus Day—classes held, offices closed

15    Financial aid—final deadline for all Fall 2019 documents

18    Intent to graduate forms for January graduates due to Registrar

27    Last day: Session A Online (OL) courses end

28    Session B Online (OL) courses begin

 

November

01    Registration opens for spring (9:00 am)

03    Last day to Add/Drop Session B Online (OL) courses

04    Financial aid—FAFSA priority deadline for Spring 2020

11    Veterans Day—classes held, offices closed

19    Undergraduate—last day for portfolio submission

28-29    Thanksgiving Holiday—no classes, offices closed

 

December

06    ILP/ARP and Capstone due to faculty

14    Bursar statements mailed: Spring 2020

19    Last day of graduate classes

22    Last day of undergraduate classes

22    Last day: Session B Online (OL) courses end

Dec. 23-Jan. 12 Winter recess

Dec. 25-Jan. 1 no classes, offices closed

 

January

13    Fall term ends

13    Fall term degree conferral

 

Spring Term 2020

January

14    Spring term begins

14    Last day to submit application for degree/certificate for Spring 2020

15    Payment due to Bursar: Spring 2020

20    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—no classes, offices closed

21    Last day for acceptance into degree/certificate for Spring 2020

21    Spring term classes begin

21    Session A Online (OL) courses begin

22    Late payment fee applied (weekly thereafter)

26    Last day to Add/Drop Session A Online (OL) courses

28    LAST DAY to ADD/DROP

31    Last day to waive health insurance for Spring 2020 only

 

February

10    Financial aid—final deadline for all Spring 2020 documents

14    Intent to Graduate forms for June graduates due to Registrar

15    Registration hold applied for non-payment

17    Presidents’ Day—classes held, offices closed

 

March

15    Last day: Session A Online (OL) courses end

16    Session B Online (OL) courses begin

22    Last day to Add/Drop Session B Online (OL) classes

30    Financial aid—FAFSA priority deadline for Summer 2020

 

April

01    Registration opens for summer (9:00 am)

10    Undergraduate—last day for portfolio submission

11    ILP/ARP and Capstone due to faculty

20    Patriots’ Day—some classes held, offices closed

20-24    Spring break—some classes held, offices open

 

May

03    Bursar statements mailed: Summer 2020

04    Last day of graduate classes

10    Last day: Session B Online (OL) courses end

11    Last day of undergraduate classes

25    Memorial Day—no classes, offices closed

 

June

07    Spring term ends

07    Spring term degree conferral

14    Commencement exercises

 

Summer Term 2020

June

08    Financial aid—final deadline for all Spring 2020 documents

08    Summer term begins

09    Last day to submit application for degree/certificate for Summer 2020

10    Payment due to Bursar: Summer 2020

12    Last day to waive health insurance for Summer 2020 only

15    Last day for acceptance into degree/certificate Summer 2020

15    Summer term classes begin

15    Online (OL) courses begin

17    Late payment fee applied (weekly thereafter)

21    Last day to Add/Drop Online (OL) courses

22    LAST DAY to ADD/DROP

22    Summer Institutes: Online course work begins

25    Intent to Graduate forms for August graduates due to Registrar

 

July

01    Registration opens for Fall 2020 (9:00 am)

04    Independence Day—no classes, offices closed

05    Summer Institutes: Residency begins, new student orientation

06    Summer Institutes: New student in-seat classes begin

09    Financial aid—FAFSA priority deadline for Fall 2020

10    Registration hold applied for non-payment

10    Undergraduate—last day for portfolio submission

16    ILP/ARP and Capstone due to faculty

19    Summer Institutes: Returning student in-seat classes begin

25    Summer Institutes: Last day of in-seat classes

26    Summer Institutes: Residency ends

 

August

09    Last day: Online (OL) courses end

09    Last day of graduate classes

10    Summer Institutes: Online course work ends

16    Last day of undergraduate classes

31    Summer term degree conferral

31    Summer term ends

 

*Please note: Online (OL) refers only to courses offered online as part of our fully-online degree programs.

 

International Students Only

September 2019

20    Graduate students in final term Fall 2019: first day to apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT)

23    Undergraduate students in final term Fall 2019: first day to apply for OPT

 

February 2020

04    Graduate students in final term Spring 2020: first day to apply for OPT

11    Undergraduate students in final term Spring 2020: first day to apply for OPT

17    Graduate students in final term Fall 2019: OPT application deadline

20    Undergraduate students in final term Fall 2019: OPT application deadline

 

May 2020

11    Graduate students in final term Summer 2020: first day to apply for OPT

18    Undergraduate students in final term Summer 2020: first day to apply for OPT

 

July 2020

03    Graduate students in final term Spring 2020: OPT application deadline

10    Undergraduate students in final term Spring 2020: OPT application deadline