2020-2021 Traditional Academic Calendar

Fall 2020

Date Day of Week University Events Traditional Academic
8/10/20 Monday New Faculty/Staff Orientation )
8/11-12/20 Tuesday Faculty Workshops/Opening Faculty Meeting
8/18/20 Tuesday Opening Convocation
8/19/20 Wednesday Classes Begin
8/26/20 Wednesday Last Day Add,Drop,Declare P/F; Census Day
9/7/20 Monday Labor Day, University Closed No Classes
9/18/20 Friday Last Day to Withdraw “W”
9/23/20 Wednesday Early Assessment Reports
9/24/20 Thursday Senior Pinning (Traditional students) Senior Pinning
9/25/20 Friday Text book Orders Due
10/8/20 Thursday Fall Break – University Open No Classes
10/9/20 Friday Fall Break – University Open No Classes
10/12/20 Monday Classes Resume/Mid-term grades due
10/16/20 Friday Homecoming
10/17/20 Saturday Homecoming
10/18/20 Sunday Homecoming
10/22/20 Thursday Trad Advising Day, No Trad Classes, University Open Advising Day, No Classes
10/26/20 Monday Pre-Registration begins
11/4/20 Friday Last Day to Apply for Graduation w/o fee
11/25/20 Wednesday Thanksgiving Break, No Classes
11/26/20 Thursday Thanksgiving Break, University Closed Thanksgiving Break, No Classes
11/27/20 Friday Thanksgiving Break, University Closed Thanksgiving Break, No Classes
11/30/20 Monday Classes Resume
12/2/20 Wednesday Last day to Withdraw “WP/WF Last day of classes
12/3/20 Thursday Reading Day, No Classes, University Open Reading Day, No Classes, University Open
12/4/20 Friday Exams
12/7/20 Monday Exams
12/8/20 Tuesday Exams
12/9/20 Wednesday Exams/Residence Halls Close (Winter Break)  (FALL Term ends)
12/10/20 Thursday Senior Grades Due 9:00 a.m.
12/12/20 Saturday Commencement Commencement
12/15/20 Tuesday Fall Grades Due 9 a.m.
12/17/20 Thursday Trad Academic Council Meeting
12/18/20 Friday GPS Academic Council Meeting

Spring 2021

Date Day of Week University Events Traditional Academic
1/4/21 Monday New Student Registration
1/6/21 Wednesday Classes Begin (SPRING Term Starts)
1/13/21 Wednesday Last day to Add/Drop, Declare P/F
1/18/21 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
1/21/21 Thursday Founders Day
1/27/21 Wednesday Spring Faculty Workshop, NO Trad Classes, University Open Spring Faculty Workshop, NO Classes, University Open
2/3/21 Wednesday Last Day for “W”
2/10/21 Wednesday Early Assessment reports
3/1/21 Monday Spring Break, University Open No Classes
3/2/21 Tuesday Spring Break, University Open No Classes
3/3/21 Wednesday Spring Break, University Open No Classes
3/4/21 Thursday Spring Break, University Open No Classes
3/5/21 Friday Spring Break, University Open No Classes
3/8/21 Monday Classes Resume Mid-term grades due by Noon
3/16/21 Tuesday Textbook Orders Due
3/18/21 Wednesday Trad Advising Day, No Trad Classes, University Open Advising Day, No Classes
3/22/21 Monday Pre-Registration Begins
4/2/21 Friday Good Friday, No Classes, University Closed No Classes
4/5/21 Monday Last Day to Apply for Graduation w/o fee
4/21/21 Wednesday Last Day WP/WF Last day of classes
4/22/21 Thursday Reading Day, No Classes, University Open
4/23/21 Friday Exams
4/26/21 Monday Exams
4/27/21 Tuesday Exams
4/28/21 Wednesday Exams
4/29/21 Thursday Senior Grades Due by 9:00 a.m.
4/30/21 Friday GPS Reception
5/1/21 Saturday Commencement Commencement
5/4/21 Tuesday Spring Grades Due 9am
5/6/21 Thursday Academic Council Meeting
5/7/21 Friday GPS Academic Council Meeting