Graduate Academic Calendar

Graduate School

Fall 2020

August
17 Monday Fall semester begins.
21 Friday Last day to register, add, and drop course(s).
September
2 Wednesday Mass of the Holy Spirit, 11am, St. John's Church. 11am classes cancelled.
7 Monday Labor Day Holiday. No classes.
October
15 Thursday Last day to file online Degree Application for December degree conferral (all programs).
28 Wednesday Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of "W".
November
17 Tuesday Last day of classes.
19-20 Thurs-Fri Final semester examinations begin.
23-25 Monday-Wednesday Final semester examinations continue.
30 Monday Final copy of Master's Thesis/Doctoral Dissertation due in Graduate School Office for December degree conferral candidates.
December
12 Saturday December Degree Conferral Date.
TBD
Graduate School and Graduate Business Hooding Ceremony.
College of Nursing Hooding/Pinning Graduation Ceremony.

Spring 2021

January
27 Wednesday Spring semester begins.
February
2 Tuesday Last day to register, drop and add semester classes.
15 Monday Last day to submit online Degree Application for May Degree Conferral.
March
April
2 Friday Good Friday. No classes.
9 Friday Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of "W".
May
6-7 Thursday-Friday Final semester examinations begin.
10-12 Monday-Wednesday Final semester examinations continue.
13 Thursday Final copy of Master's Thesis/Doctoral Dissertation due in Graduate School Office for May degree conferral candidates.
15 Saturday May Degree conferral date.
TBD University Commencement, Baccalaureate Mass, and Hooding/Pinning Ceremonies.

Summer 2021

May
17 Monday Classes begin.
31 Monday Memorial Day. No classes.
June
15 Tuesday Last day to file Degree Application for August Degree Conferral.
July
5 Monday Independence Day (Observed). No classes.
August
14 Saturday Summer Session ends.
16 Monday Final copy of Master's Thesis/Doctoral Dissertation due in Graduate School Office for August degree conferral candidates.
21 Saturday August Degree Conferral Date.