Academic Calendar

Welcome Back Day for Faculty and Staff: virtual session

Faculty Meeting & Development Day: to be determined

Undergraduate Student Orientation: virtual session

Day and Evening Classes Begin for Undergraduate and Graduate Students: Monday, August 31

Mass of the Holy Spirit: Thursday, September 3 (3:00 pm)

Last Day to Drop/Add Courses: Friday, September 4

Labor Day Holiday: Friday, September 4 (5:00 PM) - Monday, September 7

Classes Resume: Tuesday, September 8 (8:00 am)

Last Day to Choose Pass/Fail Option: Monday, September 14

Last Day to Make-Up Incompletes from the 2019 Summer Sessions: Monday, September 21

Early-Term Assessment/Progress Reports Due: Friday, September 25

Last Day to Apply for May Graduation: Wednesday, September 30

St. Francis of Assisi Day: Sunday, October 4

Mid-Term Assessment/Progress Reports Due: Friday, October 9

Homecoming Weekend: Thursday, October 15 - Sunday, October 18

Spring Registration: Begins Monday, November 2

Last Day to Withdraw from Classes: Friday, November 20

All classes will move to fully Online instruction: November 20, 5:00 p.m.

Thanksgiving Recess Thursday, November 26th - Sunday, November 29th

(No classes will be held on Wednesday, November 25th after 4:00 pm, except for accelerated undergraduate and graduate courses.)

Classes Resume: Monday, November 30

Last Day of Classes:

Friday, December 11 (Day Classes)
Friday, December 11 (Evening Classes)
Sunday, December 13 (Weekend Classes)

Final Examination Period Begins: Monday, December 14*

Fall Semester Ends: Sunday, December 20

Undergraduate/Graduate Commencement: To be Determined

*Specific dates and times for Final Examinations will be published at the beginning of each semester.

Final Examinations for weekend classes will be arranged by the instructor.

Final grades are due no later than 72 hours after the Final Examination is administered.

+Classes that begin at 6:00 PM or later are designated as Evening classes.

Graduate and Adult Day & Evening Classes Begin: Monday, January 11

Last Day to Drop/Add for Graduate and Adult Day & Evening Classes: Friday, January 15

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday: Monday, January 18

Undergraduate Day & Evening Classes Begin: Tuesday, January 19

Last Day to Make Up Incompletes from the 2020 Fall Semester: Sunday, January 17

Last Day to Drop/Add for Undergraduate Day & Evening Classes: Monday, January 25

Last Day to Choose Pass/Fail Option: Wednesday, January 27

Early-Term Assessment/Progress Reports Due: Friday, February 19

Mid-Term Assessment/Progress Reports Due: Tuesday, March 9

Spring Break: Monday, March 1 - Sunday, March 7

(ONLY Evening Nursing Major, accelerated degree programs, and courses at additional
locations will meet, as needed.)

The University will be open for business during the Spring Break.

Classes Resume: Monday, March 8 (8:00 a.m.)

Charter/Sponsorship Day: To be Announced

Summer and Fall Registration: Begins Monday, March 15

Last Day to Withdraw from Classes: Wednesday, March 31

Easter Holiday: Thursday, April 1 - Monday, April 5

Classes Resume: Tuesday, April 6 (8:00 a.m.)

Academic Awards Convocation: Friday, April 23

Last Day to Apply for August & December Graduation: Friday, April 30

Last Day of Classes:

Friday, April 30 [Day Classes]
Friday, April 30 [Evening Classes]
Sunday, May 2 [Weekend/Classes]

Final Examination Period Begins: Monday, May 3*

Baccalaureate Mass: Friday, May 14

Undergraduate Commencement Class of 2021/ Graduate Commencement Class of 2021: Saturday, May 15

Undergraduate Commencement Class of 2020/ Graduate Commencement Class of 2020: Sunday, May 16

Spring Semester Ends: Saturday, May 15
* Specific dates and times for Final Examinations will be published at the beginning of each semester.

Final Examinations for weekend classes will be arranged by the instructor.

Final grades are due no later than 72 hours after the Final Examination is administered.

+Classes that begin at 6:00 p.m. or later are designated as Evening classes.

Summer Session I: Monday, May 17 - Friday, August 20

Classes Begin: Monday, May 17

Last Day to Drop/Add Courses: Friday, May 21

Last Day to Choose Pass/Fail Option: Friday, May 21

Memorial Day Holiday (Classes Canceled): Monday, May 31

Classes Resume: Tuesday, June 1 (8:00 a.m.)

Last Day to Make-Up Incompletes for the 2021 Spring Semester: Friday, June 4

Independence Day Holidays (Classes Canceled): Sunday, July 4 - Monday, July 5

Classes Resume: Tuesday, July 6(8:00)

Last Day to Withdraw from Classes: Friday, July 9

Last Day of Classes: Friday, August 20

Summer Session I Ends: Friday, August 20

Summer Session II: Monday, May 17 - Wednesday, June 30

Classes Begin: Monday, May 17

Last Day to Drop/Add Courses: Friday, May 21

Last Day for Pass/Fail Option: Friday, May 21

Memorial Day Holiday (Classes Canceled): Monday, May 31

Classes Resume: Tuesday, June 1 (8:00 a.m.)

Last Day to Make-Up Incompletes for the 2020 Spring Semester: Friday, June 4

Last Day to Withdraw from Classes: Friday, June 4

Last Day of Classes: Wednesday, June 30*

Summer Session II Ends: Wednesday, June 30

Summer Session III: Tuesday, July 6 - Tuesday, August 18

Classes Begin: Tuesday, July 6

Last Day to Drop/Add Courses: Monday, July 12

Last Day for Pass/Fail Option: Monday, July 12

Last Day to Withdraw from Classes: Wednesday, July 28

Last Day of Classes: Wednesday, August 18

Summer Session III Ends: Wednesday, August 18


* For Summer Sessions, Final Examinations are administered on the last day that a class meets.

Final grades are due no later than 72 hours after the Final Examination is administered.

Welcome Back Day for Faculty and Staff: Wednesday, August 25

Faculty Meeting & Development Day: Thursday, August 26

Undergraduate Student Orientation: Friday, August 27 - Sunday, August 29


Day and Evening Classes Begin for Undergraduate and Graduate Students: Monday, August 30

Mass of the Holy Spirit: Thursday, September 2 (3:00 pm)

Last Day to Drop/Add Courses: Friday, September 3

Labor Day Holiday: Friday, September 3 (5:00 PM) - Monday, September 6

Classes Resume: Tuesday, September 7 (8:00 am)

Last Day to Choose Pass/Fail Option: Monday, September 13

Last Day to Make-Up Incompletes from the 2021 Summer Sessions: Monday, September 20

Early-Term Assessment/Progress Reports Due: Friday, September 24

Last Day to Apply for May Graduation: Wednesday, September 29

St. Francis of Assisi Day: Monday, October 4

Mid-Term Assessment/Progress Reports Due: Friday, October 8

Fall Break (Only Evening Nursing Major, accelerated degree programs, and courses at additional locations will meet, as needed.):
Monday, October 11 - Tuesday October 12 

The University will be open for business during the Fall Break.

Classes Resume: Wednesday, October 13 (8:00 am)

Homecoming Weekend: Thursday, October 14 - Sunday, October 17

Spring Registration: Begins Monday, November 1

Last Day to Withdraw from Classes: Friday, November 5

Thanksgiving Recess (No classes will be held on Wednesday, November 24th after 4:00 pm, except for accelerated undergraduate and graduate courses.):
Thursday, November 25 - Sunday, November 28

Classes Resume: Monday, November 29 (8:00 am)

Last Day of Classes:

Friday, December 10 (Day Classes)
Friday, December 10 (Evening Classes)
Sunday, December 12 (Weekend Classes)

Final Examination Period Begins: Monday, December 13*

Fall Semester Ends: Sunday, December 19

Undergraduate/Graduate Commencement: Wednesday, December 22

*Specific dates and times for Final Examinations will be published at the beginning of each semester.

Final Examinations for weekend classes will be arranged by the instructor.

Final grades are due no later than 72 hours after the Final Examination is administered.

+Classes that begin at 6:00 PM or later are designated as Evening classes.

Day & Evening Classes Begin: Monday, January 10

Last Day to Drop/Add: Friday, January 14

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday: Monday, January 17

Last Day to Make Up Incompletes from the 2021 Fall Semester: Monday, January 24

Last Day to Choose Pass/Fail Option: Wednesday, January 26

Early-Term Assessment/Progress Reports Due: Friday, February 11

Mid-Term Assessment/Progress Reports Due: Friday, February 25

Spring Break: Monday, February 28 - Sunday, March 6

(ONLY Evening Nursing Major, accelerated degree programs, and courses at additional
locations will meet, as needed.)

The University will be open for business during the Spring Break.

Classes Resume: Monday, March 7 (8:00 a.m.)

Charter/Sponsorship Day: To be Announced

Summer and Fall Registration: Begins Monday, March 14

Last Day to Withdraw from Classes: Wednesday, March 30

Easter Holiday: Thursday, April 14 - Monday, April 18

Classes Resume: Tuesday, April 19 (8:00 a.m.)

Academic Awards Convocation: Friday, April 22

Last Day to Apply for August & December Graduation: Friday, April 29

Last Day of Classes:

Friday, April 29 [Day Classes]
Friday, April 29 [Evening Classes]
Sunday, May 1 [Weekend/Classes]

Final Examination Period Begins: Monday, May 2*

Baccalaureate Mass: Friday, May 13

Undergraduate Commencement / Graduate Commencement: Saturday, May 14

Spring Semester Ends: Saturday, May 14 
* Specific dates and times for Final Examinations will be published at the beginning of each semester.

Final Examinations for weekend classes will be arranged by the instructor.

Final grades are due no later than 72 hours after the Final Examination is administered.

+Classes that begin at 6:00 p.m. or later are designated as Evening classes.

Summer Session I: Monday, May 16 - Friday, August 19

Classes Begin: Monday, May 16

Last Day to Drop/Add Courses: Friday, May 20

Last Day to Choose Pass/Fail Option: Friday, May 20

Memorial Day Holiday (Classes Canceled): Monday, May 30

Classes Resume: Tuesday, May 31 (8:00 a.m.)

Last Day to Make-Up Incompletes for the 2020 Spring Semester: Friday, June 3

Independence Day Holidays (Classes Canceled): Monday, July 4 - Tuesday, July 5

Classes Resume: Wednesday, July 6 (8:00)

Last Day to Withdraw from Classes: Friday, July 8

Last Day of Classes: Friday, August 19

Summer Session I Ends: Friday, August 19

Summer Session II: Monday, May 16 - Wednesday, June 29

Classes Begin: Monday, May 16

Last Day to Drop/Add Courses: Friday, May 20

Last Day for Pass/Fail Option: Friday, May 20

Memorial Day Holiday (Classes Canceled): Monday, May 30

Classes Resume: Tuesday, May 31 (8:00 a.m.)

Last Day to Make-Up Incompletes for the 2020 Spring Semester: Friday, June 3

Last Day to Withdraw from Classes: Friday, June 3

Last Day of Classes: Wednesday, June 29*

Summer Session II Ends: Wednesday, June 29 

Summer Session III: Wednesday, July 6 - Thursday, August 18

Classes Begin: Wednesday, July 6

Last Day to Drop/Add Courses: Tuesday, July 12

Last Day for Pass/Fail Option: Tuesday, July 12

Last Day to Withdraw from Classes: Thursday, July 28

Last Day of Classes: Thursday, August 18

Summer Session III Ends: Thursday, August 18


* For Summer Sessions, Final Examinations are administered on the last day that a class meets.

Final grades are due no later than 72 hours after the Final Examination is administered.