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2020-21 Academic Calendar:
School of Continuing Studies Adult Degree Programs

*Dates vary for accelerated-format courses; see the course schedule for details.

*The deadline to add an accelerated-format course is the first night of class. All accelerated-format sessions begin on Monday of the first week, unless otherwise noted. After the seventh calendar day of the session, any course that is dropped will be recorded on the student's transcript, and an appropriate grade will be assigned.

**For accelerated courses, the last day to file for Pass/No Credit is the end of the second week of each session. Only one Pass/No Credit is allowed in an academic year.

Fall 2020 Session Dates

Six-Week AcceleratedNine-Week AcceleratedTwelve-Week Session
Session 1: Aug. 17-Sept. 25 Session 1: Aug. 17-Oct. 16 Section "E": Sept. 28-Dec. 18
Session 2: Sept. 28-Nov. 6 Session 2: Oct. 19-Dec. 18  
Session 3: Nov. 9-Dec. 18    

Spring 2021 Session Dates

Six-Week AcceleratedNine-Week AcceleratedTwelve-Week Session
Session 1: Jan. 4-Feb. 12 Session 1: Jan. 4-March 5 Session 1: Jan. 4-March 26
Session 2: Feb. 15-March 26 Session 2: March 8-May 7 Session 2: Feb. 15-May 7
Session 3: March 29-May 7    

Summer 2021 Session Dates

Six-Week AcceleratedNine-Week Accelerated
Session 1: May 24-July 1 Session 1: May 24-July 23
Session 2: July 2-Aug. 6  

Academic Calendar for Fall 2020

2020 Fall Session 1: Six WeeksAug. 17-Sept. 25
Accelerated-format courses begin Aug. 17
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund 6 p.m., Aug. 24
Last day to file for Pass/No Credit Aug. 28
Last day to withdraw and receive a "W" grade 5 p.m., Sept. 11
Last day to withdraw 5 p.m., Sept. 18
2020 Fall Session 2: Six WeeksSept. 28-Nov. 6
Accelerated-format courses begin Sept. 28
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund 6 p.m., Oct. 5
Last day to file for Pass/No Credit Oct. 9
Last day to withdraw and receive a "W" grade 5 p.m., Oct. 23
Last day to withdraw 5 p.m., Oct. 30
2020 Fall Session 3: Six WeeksNov. 9-Dec. 18
Accelerated-format courses begin Nov. 9
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund 6 p.m., Nov. 16
Last day to file for Pass/No Credit Nov. 20
Thanksgiving Holiday (No classes Nov. 25-27; campus offices closed Nov. 26-27) Nov. 25-27
Last day to withdraw and receive a "W" grade 5 p.m., Dec. 4
Last day to withdraw 5 p.m., Dec. 11
2020 Fall Session 1: Nine WeeksAug. 17-Oct. 16
Accelerated-format courses begin Aug. 17
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund 6 p.m., Aug. 24
Last day to file for Pass/No Credit Aug. 28
Last day to withdraw and receive a "W" grade 5 p.m., Sept. 25
Last day to withdraw 5 p.m., Oct. 9
2020 Fall Session 2: Nine WeeksOct. 19-Dec. 18
Accelerated-format courses begin Oct. 19
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund 6 p.m., Oct. 26
Last day to file for Pass/No Credit Oct. 30
Thanksgiving Holiday (No classes Nov. 25-27; campus offices closed Nov. 26-27) Nov. 25-27
Last day to withdraw and receive a "W" grade 5 p.m., Nov. 30
Last day to withdraw 5 p.m., Dec. 11
2020 Section E: 12 WeeksSept. 28-Dec. 18
E courses begin Sept. 28
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund 4 p.m., Oct. 9
Last day to file for Pass/No Credit Oct. 23
Last day to withdraw and receive a "W" grade 5 p.m., Nov. 13
Thanksgiving Holiday (No classes Nov. 25-27; campus offices closed Nov. 26-27) Nov. 25-27
Last day to withdraw 5 p.m., Dec. 11

Academic Calendar for Spring 2021

2021 Spring Session 1: Six WeeksJan. 4-Feb. 12
Accelerated-format courses begin Jan. 4
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund 6 p.m., Jan. 11
Last day to file for Pass/No Credit Jan. 15
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (No classes; campus offices closed) Jan. 18
Last day to withdraw and receive a "W" grade 5 p.m., Jan. 29
Last day to withdraw 5 p.m., Feb. 5
2021 Spring Session 2: Six WeeksFeb. 15-March 26
Accelerated-format courses begin Feb. 15
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund 6 p.m., Feb. 22
Last day to file for Pass/No Credit Feb. 26
Last day to withdraw and receive a "W" grade 5 p.m., March 12
Last day to withdraw 5 p.m., March 19
2021 Spring Session 3: Six WeeksMarch 29-May 7
Accelerated-format courses begin March 29
Good Friday (No classes; campus offices closed)  April 2
Easter Holiday (No classes; campus offices closed)  April 5
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund 6 p.m., April 6
Last day to file for Pass/No Credit April 12
Last day to withdraw and receive a "W" grade 5 p.m., April 23
Last day to withdraw 5 p.m., April 30
2021 Spring Session 1: Nine WeeksJan. 4-March 5
Accelerated-format courses begin Jan. 4
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund 6 p.m., Jan. 11
Last day to file for Pass/No Credit Jan. 15
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (No classes; campus offices closed) Jan. 18
Last day to withdraw and receive a "W" grade 5 p.m., Feb. 12
Last day to withdraw 5 p.m., Feb. 26
2021 Spring Session 2: Nine WeeksMarch 8-May 7
Accelerated-format courses begin March 8
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund 6 p.m., March 15
Last day to file for Pass/No Credit March 19
Good Friday (No classes; campus offices closed) April 2
Easter Holiday (No classes; campus offices closed) April 5
Last day to withdraw and receive a "W" grade 5 p.m., April 16
Last day to withdraw 5 p.m., April 30
2021 Session 1: 12 WeeksJan. 4-March 26
E courses begin Jan. 4
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund 4 p.m., Jan. 15
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (No classes; campus offices closed) Jan. 18
Last day to file for Pass/No Credit  Jan. 29
Last day to withdraw and receive a "W" grade  Feb. 19
Last day to withdraw   March 19
2021 Session 2: 12 WeeksFeb. 15-May 7
E courses begin Feb. 15
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund 4 p.m., Feb. 26
Last day to file for Pass/No Credit March 12
Good Friday (No classes; campus offices closed) April 2
Easter Holiday (No classes; campus offices closed) April 5
Last day to withdraw and receive a "W" grade 5 p.m., April 6
Last day to withdraw 5 p.m., April 30

Academic Calendar for Summer 2021

2021 Summer Session 1: Six WeeksMay 24-July 1
Accelerated-format courses begin May 24
Memorial Day Holiday (No classes; campus offices closed) May 31
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund 6 p.m., June 1
Last day to file for Pass/No Credit June 4
Last day to withdraw and receive a "W" grade 5 p.m., June 18
Last day to withdraw 5 p.m., June 25
2021 Summer Session 2: Six WeeksJuly 2-Aug. 6
Accelerated-format courses begin July 2
Independence Day Holiday (No classes; campus offices closed) July 5
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund 6 p.m., July 12
Last day to file for Pass/No Credit July 16
Last day to withdraw and receive a "W" grade 5 p.m., July 23
Last day to withdraw 5 p.m., July 30
2021 Summer Session 1: Nine WeeksMay 24-July 23
Accelerated-format courses begin May 24
Memorial Day Holiday (No classes; campus offices closed) May 31
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund 6 p.m., June 1
Last day to file for Pass/No Credit June 4
Last day to withdraw and receive a "W" grade 5 p.m., July 2
Independence Day Holiday (No classes; campus offices closed) July 5
Last day to withdraw 5 p.m., July 16