Aug 25, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Academic Calendar



Fall 2019

Instruction begins Mon., Aug. 26
Labor Day (University closed) Mon., Sep. 2
Last day to add courses Fri., Sep. 6
Last day to drop courses without record of enrollment Fri., Sep. 6
Last day to change courses to Audit option Fri., Sep. 6
Graduate comprehensive examination Sat., Sep. 14
Last day to add internships, experiential learning projects, individual study, and reading and conference Fri., Sep. 27
Last day to change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Fri., Sep. 27
Last day to withdraw from courses Fri., Nov. 1
Last day to change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Fri., Nov. 1
Thanksgiving recess (Monday to Wednesday, students only, University closed Thursday and Friday) Mon.-Sat., Nov. 25-30
Deadline to apply for February 2020 graduate comprehensive examination Fri., Dec. 6
Last day of instruction Sat., Dec. 7
Final examinations Mon.-Sat., Dec. 9-14
All grades due Wed., Jan. 1

Interterm 2020

Instruction begins Mon., Jan. 6
Graduate comprehensive examination, food science only Month of January
Last day to add courses Fri., Jan. 10
Last day to drop courses without record of enrollment Fri., Jan. 10
Last day to change courses to Audit option Fri., Jan. 10
Last day to add internships, experiential learning projects, individual study, and reading and conference Tues., Jan. 14
Last day to change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Tues., Jan. 14
Deadline to file Application for Degree Conferral for May and August 2020 Wed., Jan. 15
Martin Luther King holiday (University closed) Mon., Jan. 20
Last day to withdraw from courses Thu., Jan. 23
Last day to change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Thu., Jan. 23
Last day of instruction and final examinations Sat., Feb. 1
All grades due Wed., Feb. 5

Spring 2020

Instruction begins Mon., Feb. 3
Graduate comprehensive examination Sat., Feb. 8
Last day to add courses Fri., Feb. 14
Last day to drop courses without record of enrollment Fri., Feb. 14
Last day to change courses to Audit option Fri., Feb. 14
Preferential date for filing for financial aid for 2020-2021 Mon, Mar. 2
Last day to add internships, experiential learning projects, individual study, and reading and conference Fri., Mar. 6
Last day to change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Fri, Mar. 6
Spring break (Monday through Saturday, student only) Mon.-Sat., Mar. 23-28
Deadline to apply for June 2020 graduate comprehensive examination, education only Wed., Apr. 1
Last day to withdraw from courses Fri., Apr. 17
Last day to change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Fri., Apr. 17
Last day of instruction Sat., May 16
Final examinations Mon.-Sat., May 18-23
Commencement Fri.-Sun., May 22-24
Memorial Day (University closed) Mon., May 25
All grades due Sun., May 31

Summer Session I 2020 (6 weeks)

Instruction begins Mon., Jun. 1
Graduate comprehensive examination, food science only Month of June
Last day to add courses Fri., Jun. 5
Last day to drop courses without record of enrollment Fri., Jun. 5
Last day to change courses to Audit option Fri., Jun. 5
Graduate comprehensive exam, education only Sat., Jun. 6
Last day to add internships, experiential learning projects, individual study, reading and conference Fri., Jun. 12
Last day to change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Fri., Jun. 12
Last day to withdraw from courses Fri., Jun. 26
Last day to change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Fri., Jun. 26
Independence Day observance (University closed) Fri., Jul. 3
Deadline to apply for September 2020 graduate comprehensive examination Tues., Jul. 7
Last day of instruction and final examinations Sat., Jul. 11
All grades due Wed., Jul. 15

Summer Session II 2020 (9 weeks)

Instruction begins Mon., Jun. 1
Graduate comprehensive examination, food science only Month of June
Graduate comprehensive examination, education only Sat., Jun. 6
Last day to add courses Tues., Jun. 9
Last day to drop courses without record of enrollment Tues., Jun. 9
Last day to change courses to Audit option Tues., Jun. 9
Last day to add internships, experiential learning projects, individual study, reading and conference Mon., Jun. 19
Last day to change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Mon., Jun. 19
Independence Day observance (University closed) Fri., Jul. 3
Deadline to apply for September 2020 graduate comprehensive examination Tues., Jul. 7
Last day to withdraw from courses Fri., Jul. 10
Last day to change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Fri., Jul. 10
Last day of instruction and final examinations Sat., Aug. 1
All grades due Wed., Aug. 5

Summer Session III 2020 (6 weeks)

Instruction begins Mon., Jul. 13
Last day to add courses Fri., Jul. 17
Last day to drop courses without record of enrollment Fri., Jul. 17
Last day to change courses to Audit option Fri., Jul. 17
Last day to add internships, experiential learning projects, individual study, and reading and conference Fri., Jul. 24
Last day to change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Fri., Jul. 24
Last day to withdraw from courses Fri., Aug. 7
Last day to change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Fri., Aug. 7
Deadline to file Application for Degree Conferral for January 2021 Sat., Aug. 15
Last day of instruction and final examinations Sat., Aug. 22
All grades due Wed., Aug. 26

Summer Session IV 2020 (12 weeks)

Instruction begins Mon., Jun. 1
Graduate comprehensive examination, food science only Month of June
Graduate comprehensive examination, education only Sat., Jun. 6
Last day to add courses Fri., Jun. 12
Last day to drop courses without record of enrollment Fri., Jun. 12
Last day to change courses to Audit option Fri., Jun. 12
Last day to add internships, experiential learning projects, individual study, reading and conference, dissertation research Mon., Jun. 26
Last day to change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Mon., Jun. 26
Independence Day observance (University closed) Fri., Jul. 3
Deadline to apply for September graduate comprehensive examination Tues., Jul. 7
Last day to withdraw from courses Fri., Jul. 24
Last day to change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Tue., Jul. 24
Deadline to file Application for Degree Conferral for January 2021 Sat., Aug. 15
Last day of instruction and final examinations Sat., Aug. 22
All grades due Wed., Aug. 26

Summer Session V 2020 (8 weeks)

Instruction begins Mon., Jun. 29
Independence Day observance (University closed) Fri., Jul. 3
Last day to add courses Tues., Jul. 7
Last day to drop courses without record of enrollment Tues., Jul. 7
Last day to change course to Audit option Tues., Jul. 7
Last day to add internships, experiential learning projects, individual study, reading and conference Wed., Jul. 15
Last day to change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Wed., Jul. 15
Last day to withdraw from courses Wed., Aug. 5
Last day to change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Wed., Aug. 5
Deadline to file Application for Degree Conferral for January 2021 Sat., Aug. 15
Last day of instruction and final examinations Fri., Aug. 21
All grades due Wed., Aug. 26

7½ Week Module Terms

Fall 2019 term 1: Monday, August 26 - Tuesday, October 15

Instruction begins Mon., Aug. 26
Labor Day (University closed) Mon., Sep. 2
Last day to add courses, drop courses without record of enrollment, change courses to Audit option Tue., Sep. 3
Last day to withdraw from courses or change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Thu., Sep. 12
Last day to change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Mon., Sept. 30
Last day of instruction and final examinations Tue., Oct. 15
All grades due Wed., Jan. 1

Fall 2019 term 2: Wednesday, October 16 - Saturday, December 14

Instruction begins Fri., Oct. 16
Last day to add courses, drop courses without record of enrollment, change courses to Audit option Fri., Oct. 23
Last day to withdraw from courses or change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Fri., Nov. 1
Last day to withdraw from courses and change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Tues., Nov. 19
Thanksgiving recess (Monday to Wednesday, students only, University closed Thursday and Friday Mon.-Sat., Nov. 25-30
Last day of instruction and final examinations Sat., Dec. 14
All grades due Wed., Jan. 1

Spring 2020 term 1: Monday, February 3 - Tuesday, March 31

Instruction begins Mon., Feb. 3
Last day to add courses, drop courses without record of enrollment, change courses to Audit option Mon., Feb. 10
Last day to withdraw from courses or change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Wed., Feb. 19
Preferential date for filing for financial aid for 2020-2021 Mon., Mar. 2
Last day to change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Mon., Mar. 9
Spring break (Monday through Saturday, students only) Mon.-Sat., Mar. 23-28
Last day of instruction and final examinations Tues., Mar. 31
All grades due Sun., May 31

Spring 2020 term 2: Wednesday, April 1 - Saturday, May 23

Instruction begins Wed., Apr. 1
Last day to add courses, drop courses without record of enrollment, change courses to Audit option Wed., Apr. 8
Last day to change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Fri., Apr. 17
Last day to withdraw from courses and change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Tue., May 5
Last day of instruction and final examinations Sat., May 23
Commencement Fri.-Sun., May 22-24
Memorial Day (University closed) Mon., May 25
All graded due Sun., May 31