Academic Calendars

Fall and Winter 2020 

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July 2020

  • July 22: ebills for Fall semester begin. Students have 2 weeks to make payment arrangements to prevent their schedules from being purged (deleted).

August 2020

  • Aug. 5: Payment due for all students; including financial aid recipients. (Regardless of receipt of bill.)
  • Aug. 8 (tentative): Late registration fee ($100) begins.
  • Aug. 10: Last day to submit Academic Suspension Appeal Form for the August hearing. 
  • Aug. 13: Academic Suspension Appeal Hearing, 9 a.m., Curris Center, Tennessee Room. 
  • Aug. 15: Residential Colleges open at 10 a.m. for new freshman and new transfers only.
    Great Beginnings!
  • Aug. 16: Residential Colleges open at noon for returning students.
  • Aug. 18: Classes begin on and off campus; including evening and web classes. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
    First half semester classes begin. 
    5A and 10W session classes begin.
    Payment due for late registrations including financial aid recipients (regardless of receipt of bill). 
  • Aug. 19: Last day to register for 5A session classes.
    Last day to drop 5A session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change 5A session class from audit to credit.
  • Aug. 20: Last day to register for first half semester and 10W session classes.
    Last day to drop first half semester and 10W session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change first half semester and 10W session classes from audit to credit.
    Last day to drop full semester classes within 100% refund period.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for 5A session classes.
  • Aug. 21: CA session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for first half semester and 10W session classes.
  • Aug. 24: Last day to register full semester and CA session classes. 
    Last day to drop full semester and CA session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change full semester and CA session classes from audit to credit.  
  • Aug. 25: Schedule change fee ($50) begins for full semester and CA session classes. 
  • Aug. 28: CB session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
  • Aug. 31: Last day to register CB session classes.
    Last day to drop CB session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change CB session classes from audit to credit.

September 2020

  • Sept. 1: Schedule change fee ($50) begins for CB session classes.
  • Sept. 7: Labor Day observed. Classed dismissed, offices closed. 
  • Sept. 15: Last day to apply on myGate for December Master's, Specialist, Doctoral degrees and Certificates. Applications submitted after today incur a late fee ($20).
    Last day to submit a Grade Appeal for Spring and Summer.
    Last day to request a change of grade submitted in error by the instructor for Spring and Summer.
  • Sept. 16: Last day to apply for a residency change.
    Last day to drop 5A session classes; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit 5A session classes.
  • Sept. 21: 5A session classes end.
    Final grades for 5A session classes due 48 hours after the final exam.
  • Sept. 22: 5B session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
  • Sept. 23: Last day to register 5B session classes.
    Last day to drop 5B session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change 5B session classes from audit to credit.
  • Sept. 24: Schedule change fee ($50) begins for 5B session classes.
  • Sept. 30: Last day to drop first half semester classes; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit first half semester classes.

October 2020

  • Oct. 1: Midterm grade submission available today through Oct. 13 via instructors' myGate.
    Midterm grades available on students' myGate Academics tab as soon as grade is submitted by instructor.
  • Oct. 7: First half semester classes end.
    Final grades due for first half semester classes 48 hours after each exam.
  • Oct. 8-9: Fall Break. Classes dismissed, offices closed.
  • Oct. 12:  Second half semester classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
    All grades for first half semester and 5A session classes due by 10 a.m.
  • Oct. 13:  Midterm grades due for all 000, 100, and 200-level classes via instructors' myGate.
    Last day to drop 10W session classes; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit 10W session classes.
  • Oct. 14: Last day to register second half semester classes.
    Last day to drop second half semester classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change second half semester classes from audit to credit.
  • Oct. 15: Last day to change a grade of I (Incomplete) received in Spring or Summer classes.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for second half semester classes.
  • Oct. 22: Last day to drop 5B session classes; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit 5B session classes.
  • Oct. 23: 10W session classes end.
    Final grades due for 10W classes 48 hours after each exam. 
  • Oct. 26: Advance scheduling begins for Winter session for ALL classifications. 
  • Oct. 27: 5B session classes end.
    Final grades due for 5B classes 48 hours after each exam. 
  • Oct. 28: 5C session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
  • Oct. 29: Last day to register 5C session classes.
    Last day to drop 5C session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change 5C session classes from audit to credit.
  • Oct. 30: Schedule change fee ($50) begins for 5C session classes.

November 2020

  • Nov. 1: Last day to apply on myGate for May Associate and Baccalaureate degrees and Certificates. Applications submitted after today incur a late fee ($20).
  • Nov. 3: Presidential Election. Classes dismissed; University Closed.
  • Nov. 9: Advance scheduling begins for Spring semester.
  • Nov. 17: Senior Breakfast for all December baccalaureate and graduate degree candidates.
  • Nov. 20: Last day to drop full semester, CA and CB session classes; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit full semester, CA and CB session classes.
  • Nov. 25-27: Thanksgiving holiday. Classes dismissed, offices closed.
  • Nov. 27: Last day to drop any second half semester class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit second half semester classes. 
  • Nov. 29: Last day to drop any 5C session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit any 5C session class. 

December 2020

  • Dec. 2: Advance scheduling for Winter ends. 
  • Dec. 3: Winter registration continues through Dec. 14th; payment due; contact Office of Registrar for assistance.
  • Dec. 4: Fall semester classes end.
  • Dec. 5: Payment due today for Winter classes including financial aid recipients (regardless of receipt of bill).
    Final exams begin. See Final Exam schedule on myGate.
  • Dec. 6: Winter scheduled purged (deleted) for non-payment.
  • Dec. 11: Final exams end.
  • Dec. 12: Commencement, CFSB Center, Times to be determined.
    Residential Colleges close at noon.
  • Dec. 14:  Final grades due by instructor for Fall no later than 10 a.m.
    Winter session classes begin.
    Last day to register for Winter session classes.
    Last day to withdraw from Winter session classes with no grade. 
  • Dec. 15: Fall grades available on students' myGate Academics tab.
    Winter late registration fee ($100) begins.
  • Dec. 17-31: Holiday break. Offices closed. No Winter classes on Dec. 24, 25, and 31. 

January 2021

  • Jan. 1-3: Holiday break. Offices closed. No Winter classes on Jan. 1.
  • Jan. 3: Last day to withdraw from Winter session.
  • Jan. 4: University re-opens, 8 a.m.
    Last day to submit Academic Suspension Appeal form for the January hearing.
  • Jan. 6: Winter classes end.
  • Jan. 7: Academic Appeal Hearing, Curris Center, Tennessee Room, 9 a.m.
  • Jan. 8: Final Winter grades due via instructors' myGate no later than 10 a.m.
  • Jan. 9: Winter grades available on students' myGate Academics tab.

 

Spring 2020

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November 2019

  • Nov. 4: Advance Scheduling begins. See the Advance Scheduling Timetable.

December 2019

  • Dec. 19-Dec. 31: Holiday Break. Winter classes only, offices closed. No winter class meetings on December 24, 25, and 31.

January 2020

  • Jan. 1: Holiday Break. Offices closed. No winter class meetings on January 1.
  • Jan. 3: Late registration fee ($100) begins.
  • Jan. 5: Payment due today for ALL students; including financial aid recipients (regardless of receipt of bill). See website for refund information.
  • Jan. 6: University offices re-open, 8 a.m.
    Last day to submit Academic Suspension Appeal Form for the January 9th hearing.
  • Jan. 9: Academic Suspension Appeal Hearing, 9 a.m., Curris Center, Tennessee Room.
  • Jan. 10: Spring schedules purged (deleted) for non-payment.
  • Jan. 13: Classes begin on and off campus; including evening and web classes. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
    First half semester classes begin. 
    5A session classes begin.
    10W session classes begin.
    Payment due for late registrations including financial aid recipients (regardless of receipt of bill). 
  • Jan. 14: Last day to register for 5A session classes.
    Last day to drop 5A session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change 5A session class from audit to credit.
  • Jan. 15: Last day to register for first half semester and 10W session classes.
    Last day to drop first half semester and 10W session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change first half semester and 10W session classes from audit to credit.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for 5A session classes.
  • Jan. 16: Schedule change fee ($50) begins for first half semester and 10W session classes.
  • Jan. 17: CA session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
    Last day to register for full semester classes.
    Last day to drop any full semester class with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change any full semester class from audit to credit.
  • Jan. 18: Schedule change fee ($50) begins for full semester classes.
  • Jan. 20: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observed. University closed.
    Last day to register for CA session classed.
    Last day to drop any CA session class with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change any CA session class from audit to credit.
  • Jan. 21: Schedule change fee ($50) begins for CA session classes.
  • Jan. 24: CS session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
  • Jan. 27: Last day to register for CB session classes.
    Last day to drop any CB session class with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change any CB session class from audit to credit. 
  • Jan. 28: Schedule change fee ($50) begins for CB session classes.

February 2020

  • Feb. 7: Last day to submit a Grade Appeal for Fall.
    Last day to request a change of grade submitted in error by the instructor for Fall and Winter.
  • Feb. 10: Last day to drop any 5A session class, W grade assigned. 
    Last day to audit any 5A session class. 
  • Feb. 11: Last day to apply for a residency change.
  • Feb. 15: Last day to apply on myGate for May Master's, Specialist, Doctoral degrees and Certificates. Applications submitted after today incur a late fee ($20).
  • Feb. 16: 5A session classes end.
    Final grades for 5A session classes due 48 hours after the final exam.
  • Feb. 17: 5B session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
  • Feb. 18: Last day to register for 5B session classes.
    Last day to drop any 5B session class with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change any 5B session class from audit to credit.
  • Feb. 19: Schedule change fee ($50) begins for 5B session classes.
  • Feb. 27: Last day to drop any first half semester class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit any first half semester class.
  • Feb. 28: Midterm grade submission available today through Mar. 11 via instructors' myGate. 
    Midterm grades available on students' myGate Academics tab as soon as grade is submitted by instructor.

March 2020

  • Mar. 1: Last day to apply on myGate for August Associate and Baccalaureate degrees and Certificates. Applications submitted after today incur a late fee ($20).
  • Mar. 4: First half semester classes end.
    Final grades due for first half semester classes 48 hours after each exam.
  • Mar. 5: Second half semester classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
  • Mar. 9: All grades for first half semester and 5A session classes due by 10 a.m.
    Last day to register second half semester classes.
    Last day to drop second half semester classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change second half semester classes from audit to credit.
  • Mar. 10: Schedule change fee ($50) begins for second half semester classes.
  • Mar. 11: Midterm grades due for all 000, 100, and 200-level classes via instructors' myGate.
  • Mar. 15: Last day to apply on myGate for August Master's, Specialist, Doctoral degrees and Certificates. Applications submitted after today incur a late fee ($20).
  • Mar. 16: Last day to change a grade of I (Incomplete) received in Fall or Winter classes.
  • Mar. 16-17: Spring Break. Classes dismissed. offices open.
  • Mar. 18-20: Spring Break. Classes dismissed, offices closed.
  • Mar. 19: Last day to drop 10W session classes; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit 10W session classes.
  • Mar. 21: Last day to drop 5B session classes; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit 5B session classes.
  • Mar. 23: Offices reopen 8 a.m.
  • Mar. 27: 5B session classes end.
    Final grades due for 5B classes 48 hours after each exam. 
  • Mar. 28: 5C session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
  • Mar. 29: Last day to register 5C session classes.
    Last day to drop 5C session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change 5C session classes from audit to credit.
  • Mar. 30: Schedule change fee ($50) begins for 5C session classes.

April 2020

  • Apr. 1: Last day to apply on myGate for December Associate and Baccalaureate degrees and Certificates. Applications submitted after today incur a late fee ($20).
  • Apr. 6: Advance scheduling begins for Summer and Fall semesters.
  • Apr. 17: Last day to drop CA and CB session classes; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit full semester, CA and CB session classes.
    New Freshman Honor's Orientation - Cancelled
  • Apr. 18: New Freshman Summer Orientation - Cancelled
  • Apr. 24: Last day to drop full semester classes; W grade assigned.
  • Apr. 25: Last day to drop any second half semester or 5C session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit second half semester or 5C session class. 
  • Apr. 29: Senior Breakfast for all May baccalaureate and graduate degree candidates. - Cancelled

May 2020

  • May 1: Fall semester classes end. Final grades due for classes 48 hours after each exam. 
  • May 2: Final exams begin. See Final Exam schedule on myGate.
  • May 8: Final exams end.
  • May 9: Commencement, CFSB Center, Times to be determined. - Postponed
    Residential Colleges close at noon.
  • May 11: Final grades due by instructor for Spring no later than 10 a.m.
    Summer session classes begin.
  • May 12: Spring grades available on students' myGate Academics tab.

 

Summer 2020

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May 2020

  • May 11: SA session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
    Last day to register for SA session classes.
    Last day to drop SA session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change SA session classes from audit to credit.
  • May 12: Late registration fee ($100) begins for SA session classes, if applicable.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for SA session classes, if applicable.
  • May 18: Last day to submit Academic Suspension Appeal form for the May hearing.
  • May 20: Last day to drop any SA session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit SA session classes.
  • May 21: Academic Appeal Hearing, Curris Center, Tennessee Room, 9 a.m.
  • May 22: Last day of SA session classes.
    Final grades for SA session classes due 48 hours after the final exam. 
  • May 25: Memorial Day observed. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
  • May 26: SF and SK session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
  • May 27: Last day to register for SF session classes.
    Last day to drop SF session classes with no grade assigned. 
    Last day to change SF session classes from audit to credit.
    Classes meet today for all SF session classes.
  • May 28: Last day to register for SK session classes.
    Last day to drop SK session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change SK session classes from audit to credit.
    Late registration fee ($100) begins for SF session classes, if applicable.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for SF session classes, if applicable.
    All SA session final grades due by 10 a.m.
  • May 29: Late registration fee ($100) begins for SK session classes, if applicable.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for SK session classes, if applicable.

June 2020

  • June 10: Last day to apply for a residency change. 
  • June 15: SB session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
    Last day to register for SB session classes.
    Last day to drop SB session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change SB session classes from audit to credit.
  • June 16: Late registration fee ($100) begins for SB session classes, if applicable.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for SB session classes, if applicable.
  • June 21: Last day to drop any SF session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit SF session classes.
  • June 24: Last day to drop any SB session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit SB session classes.
  • June 26: Last day of SB and SF session classes.
    Final grades for SB and SF session classes due 48 hours after the final exam.

July 2020

  • July 1: SH session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
    Classes meet today for all SH session classes.
  • July 2: Last day to register for SH session classes.
    Last day to drop SH session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change SH session classes from audit to credit.
    All SB and SF session final grades due by 10 a.m.
  • July 3: Late registration fee ($100) begins for Ssession classes, if applicable.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for SH session classes, if applicable.
    July 4th Holiday observed. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
  • July 13: SC session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
    Last day to register for SC session classes.
    Last day to drop SC session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change SC session classes from audit to credit.
  • July 14: Late registration fee ($100) begins for SC session classes, if applicable.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for SC session classes, if applicable.
  • July 22: Last day to drop any SC session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit SC session classes.
  • July 24: Last day of SC session classes.
    Final grades for SC session classes due 48 hours after the final exam.
  • July 26: Last day to drop any SK session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit SK session classes.
  • July 30: Last day to drop any SH session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit SH session classes.

August 2020

  • Aug. 4: SH and SK session classes end.
  • Aug. 6: Final grades for SC, SH and SK session classes due by 10 a.m.
  • Aug. 7: Final summer grades available on student myGate Academics tab.
  • Aug. 10: Last day to submit Academic Suspension Appeal form for the August hearing.
  • Aug. 13: Academic Appeal hearing, Curris Center, Tennessee Room, 9 a.m.