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2020 Fall Semester Key Dates 

July 4 ......................................................................................... Independence Day – University Holiday
August 19 ............................................................................................................. Fall School Conference
August 27 ....................................................................................................................... Convocatum Est
September 7 ........................................................................................... Labor Day – University Holiday
September 24 .................................................................................................. Fall Opening Convocation
September 1 – 30 ........................................ Request to Remove an “I” Grade from Spring/Summer 2020
September 8 ......................................... Early Application Deadline for May 2021 Graduation Candidates
(for Fall Convocation Participation)

September 30 ............................................... Application Deadline for May 2021 Graduation Candidates

October 5 – 9 ....................................................................................................... Homecoming Activities
October 5 ................................................................................... School of Arts and Sciences Graduation
October 6 ................................................................................................. School of Business Graduation
October 7 ............................................................................................... School of Education Graduation
October 8 ................................................................................................ School of Theology Graduation
October 8 – 10 ............................................................................................... Homecoming – No Classes
October 30 ..................................................... Last Day to Remove an “I” Grade for Spring/Summer 2020

November 2 – 30 ........................................................................... Spring 2021 Semester Terms Advising
November 26 – 28 .............................................................................. Thanksgiving – University Holiday
December 24 – 25 .................................................................................. Christmas – University Holiday
December 31 – January 1 ..................................................................... New Year’s – University Holiday
December 21 – January 8 .............................................................................. Winter Break – No Classes

2020 Fall Semester Term Dates

VBL: Virtual-Based Learning / CBL: Campus-Based Learning

Term I – VBL (Four-Week Session)
July 13.................................................................................................................... Term I Classes Begin
July 15 ................................................................................................................ Term I Add/Drop Ends
July 22 .......................................... Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term I
August 7 ................................................................................................................... Term I Classes End
August 9 ................................................................................................................... Term I Grades Due

Term II – VBL (Eight-Week Session)
August 10 ............................................................................................................. Term II Classes Begin
August 13 ........................................................................................................... Term II Add/Drop Ends
September 4 ............................................................................................. Term II Midterm Grades Due
September 14 .............................. Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term II
October 2 ................................................................................................................ Term II Classes End
October 4 ................................................................................................................ Term II Grades Due

Term III – VBL (Four-Week Session)
August 17.............................................................................................................. Term III Classes Begin
August 19 .......................................................................................................... Term III Add/Drop Ends
August 26 ................................... Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term III
September 11 ......................................................................................................... Term III Classes End
September 13 ......................................................................................................... Term III Grades Due

Term IV – VBL/CBL (Sixteen-Week Session)
August 24 ....................................................................................................................... Term IV Begins
August 28 ......................................................................................................... Term IV Add/Drop Ends
October 17, 19 – 23 ......................................................................................... Term IV Midterm Exams
October 25 .............................................................................................. Term IV Midterm Grades Due
November 9 ............................... Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term IV
November 23 .............................. Deadline to Receive Withdrawal Grade of “WO” or “WF” for Term IV
December 5, 7 – 11 ................................................................................................ Term IV Final Exams
December 13 .......................................................................................................... Term IV Grades Due

Term V – VBL/CBL (Four-Week Session)
October 19............................................................................................................ Term V Classes Begin
October 21 ........................................................................................................ Term V Add/Drop Ends
October 28 .................................. Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term V
November 13 .......................................................................................................... Term V Classes End
November 15 .......................................................................................................... Term V Grades Due

Term VI – VBL/CBL (Eight-Week Session)
October 26 .......................................................................................................... Term VI Classes Begin
October 29 ....................................................................................................... Term VI Add/Drop Ends
November 20 .......................................................................................... Term VI Midterm Grades Due
November 30 ............................. Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term VI
December 18 .......................................................................................................... Term VI Classes End
December 20 .......................................................................................................... Term VI Grades Due