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Spring 2020 Academic Calendar

Dates on this calendar are subject to change.

Key Dates Actions
Jan 8-10 W-F

Orientation, Academic Advising and Registration

Jan 13 M CLASSES BEGIN
Jan 17 F Last day to confirm registration
Jan 17 F All wait lists dropped
Jan 20 M MARTIN LUTHER KING HOLIDAY (University closed)
Jan 22 W Last day for 100% refund for PERIOD I classes
Jan 24 F FALL 2019 INCOMPLETES CONVERT TO "F"
Jan 24 F Last day to register/add classes
Jan 24 F Last day for 100% refund for full semester classes
Jan 29 W Last day for 75% refund for PERIOD I classes
Jan 31 F Last day for 75% refund for full semester classes
Feb 5 W Last day for 50% refund for PERIOD I classes
Feb 7 F Last day for 50% refund for full semester classes
Feb 12 W Last day for 25% refund for PERIOD I classes
Feb 12 W Last day to drop without record for PERIOD I classes
Feb 14 F Last day for 25% refund for full semester classes
Feb 14 F Last day to drop without record for full semester classes
Feb 14 F Last day to change grading rules for Audit
Feb 24-25 M-Tu MARDI GRAS HOLIDAYS (University closed)
Feb 26 W CLASSES RESUME
Mar 4 W

PERIOD I ENDS

Mar 5 Th

PERIOD II BEGINS

Mar 13 F

Last day to add PERIOD II CLASSES

Mar 13 F Last day for 100% refund for PERIOD II CLASSES
Mar 17 Tu Last day to submit notice of dissertation defense to Dean's office for Spring 2020 graduation
Mar 20 F Last day for 75% refund for PERIOD II classes
Mar 25 W Last day to change grading rules other than Audit - NOTE: Change for Spring 2020!
Mar 27 F Last day for 50% refund for PERIOD II classes
Mar 31 Tu Last day to defend dissertation for Spring 2020 graduation
Apr 3 F Last day for 25% refund for PERIOD II classes
Apr 3 F Last day to drop without record for PERIOD II classes
Apr 5-13 Su-M SPRING/EASTER BREAK (NO CLASSES)
Apr 8 Th Last day to drop for full semester classes and receive a "W".  All drops after this date must receive a letter grade or a "WF". NOTE: Change for Spring 2020!
Apr 10 F GOOD FRIDAY HOLIDAY (University closed)
Apr 14 Tu

CLASSES RESUME

Apr 15 W PRIORITY registration begins for Summer and Fall 2020 (All students: Watch for your designated date and time thru Gibson)
Apr 15 W Last day to submit final dissertation for Spring 2020 graduation
Apr 28 Tu LAST DAY OF CLASS - last day to submit Practicum Form E and Culminating Completion Form to Student Affairs. Check with your department for earlier deadlines
Apr 29-30 W-Th Study Period

May 1-9 F-Sa

EXAM PERIOD - 2020 Final Exam Room Schedule
May 15 F SPHTM Awards Ceremony - 1:00p.m. Tidewater Building, 1440 Canal Street – First Floor Diboll Auditorium
May 16 Sa COMMENCEMENT: Degrees will be conferred this May, regardless of the status of the ceremony. At this time, we cannot confirm if there will be a traditional graduation ceremony this year. We will keep you up-to-date as decisions are made. Our graduation is still reserved at the location planned, in the event, we are able to have a ceremony.