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2019-2020 Academic Calendar


The Academic Calendar is approved by the Deans of the colleges within the university. Start dates, end dates, and breaks within the semester may vary by program. Certain clinical courses within some professional programs may overlap semesters.  The dates shown for orientation, drop/add, state and federal holidays and commencement are valid throughout the university. 

Fall 2019

University Orientation August 14, 2019

Fall Semester Begins August 15, 2019

Last Day for Drop/Add August 29, 2019

Labor Day (campus closed) September 2, 2019

Research Day (no classes or tests scheduled) November 1, 2019

Thanksgiving Day (campus closed) November 28-29, 2019

Christmas (campus closed) December 24-26, 2019

Fall Semester Ends December 31, 2019

Spring 2020

Spring Semester Begins January 2, 2020

Interprofessional Day January 10, 2020

Last Day for Drop Add January 17, 2020

Dr. Martin Luther King Day (campus closed) January 20, 2020

Spring Semester Ends April 30, 2020

Commencement May 16, 2020

Summer 2020

University Orientation April 30, 2020

Summer Semester Begins May 1, 2020

Last Day for Drop Add May 29, 2020

Memorial Day (campus closed) May 25, 2020

Independence Day (campus closed) July 3, 2020

Summer Semester Ends August 14, 2020