2019-2020 Non-Traditional Academic Calendar

Fall 2019

Date Day of Week University Events “IDEAL” (AU Term) Academic GPS AU Term Academic
8/12/19 Monday New Faculty/Staff Orientation AUFALL Term Starts AUFALL Term Starts / Classes Begin (A Start new)
8/13/19 Tuesday Faculty Meeting / Workshops
8/14/19 Wednesday Faculty/Staff Opening
8/19/19 Monday Classes Begin
8/20/19 Tuesday Opening Convocation
8/28/19 Wednesday Last Day Add,Drop,Declare P/F(?) N/A
9/2/19 Monday Labor Day, University Closed N/A Only applies to on-ground Monday classes
9/18/19 Wednesday This year, for 15 week classes(?) N/A
9/26/19 Thursday Senior Pinning (Traditional students) N/A N/A
10/7/19 Monday Pre-Registration begins (Classes – B Start new) Pre-Registration begins
10/10/19 Thursday Fall Break – University Open N/A N/A
10/11/19 Friday Fall Break – University Open N/A N/A
10/18/19 Friday Homecoming
10/19/19 Saturday Homecoming
10/20/19 Sunday Homecoming
10/24/19 Thursday Trad Registration Day, No Trad Classes, University Open N/A N/A
11/8/19 Friday Last Day to Apply for Graduation Last Day to Apply for Graduation
11/25/19 Monday N/A GPS/OL Thanksgiving Break Week
11/26/19 Tuesday N/A GPS/OL Thanksgiving Break Week
11/27/19 Wednesday N/A GPS/OL Thanksgiving Break Week
11/28/19 Thursday Thanksgiving Break, University Closed N/A GPS/OL Thanksgiving Break Week
11/29/19 Friday Thanksgiving Break, University Closed N/A GPS/OL Thanksgiving Break Week
11/30/19 Saturday N/A GPS/OL Thanksgiving Break Week
12/1/19 Sunday N/A GPS/OL Thanksgiving Break Week
12/2/19 Monday Classes Resume
12/4/19 Wednesday Last day to Withdraw “WP/WF” (For 15 week classes) N/A
12/5/19 Thursday Reading Day, No Classes, University Open N/A N/A
12/6/19 Friday End of Classes (AUFALL Term ends) End of Classes  (AUFALL Term ends)
12/12/19 Thursday Senior Grades Due 9:00 a.m. Senior Grades Due 9:00 a.m.
12/13/19 Friday NonTrad Graduation Reception GPS Graduation Reception
12/14/19 Saturday Commencement Commencement Commencement
12/17/19 Tuesday Fall Grades Due Fall Grades Due
12/20/19 Friday Non-Trad Academic Standing Non-Trad Academic Standing

Spring 2020

Date Day of Week University Events “IDEAL” (AU Term) Academic GPS AU Term Academic
1/6/20 Monday AUSPRING Term Starts / Classes Begin AUSPRING Term Starts / Classes Begin (A Start new)
1/15/20 Wednesday Last Day Add,Drop,Declare P/F (?) N/A
1/16/20 Thursday Founders’ Day
1/20/20 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
1/30/20 Thursday Spring Faculty Workshop, NO Trad Classes, University Open N/A N/A
2/5/20 Wednesday This year, for 15 week classes(?) N/A
3/2/20 Monday Spring Break, University Open N/A; Pre-Registration Begins N/A; B Start new; Pre-Registration Begins
3/3/20 Tuesday Spring Break, University Open N/A N/A
3/4/20 Wednesday Spring Break, University Open N/A N/A
3/5/20 Thursday Spring Break, University Open N/A N/A
3/6/20 Friday Spring Break, University Open N/A N/A
3/18/20 Wednesday Trad Registration Day, No Trad Classes, University Open N/A N/A
3/20/20 Friday Last Day to Apply for Graduation Last Day to Apply for Graduation
4/6/20 Monday N/A GPS/OL Easter Break
4/7/20 Tuesday N/A GPS/OL Easter Break
4/8/20 Wednesday N/A GPS/OL Easter Break
4/9/20 Thursday N/A GPS/OL Easter Break
4/10/20 Friday Good Friday, No Classes, University Closed N/A GPS/OL Easter Break
4/11/20 Saturday N/A GPS/OL Easter Break
4/12/20 Sunday Easter Sunday N/A GPS/OL Easter Break
4/22/20 Wednesday This year, for 15 week classes(?)
4/23/20 Thursday N/A N/A
4/24/20 Friday N/A N/A
4/26/20 Sunday End of Classes End of Classes
4/30/20 Thursday Determined by FIG/Syllabus and demonstration of outcomes; Senior Grades Due by 9:00 a.m. Determined by FIG/Syllabus; Course by course; Senior Grades Due by 9:00 a.m.
5/1/20 Friday NonTrad Graduation Reception?  GPS Graduation Reception
5/2/20 Saturday Commencement Commencement Commencement
5/5/20 Tuesday Spring Grades Due Spring Grades Due
5/8/20 Friday Non-Trad Academic Standing Non-Trad Academic Standing