Academic Planning Calendar

Academic Calendar 2020-2021

August 

11           Living Areas Open for Approved Select Groups

17           Living Areas Open – New Students

17-23     Stampede

18           Faculty Report

19-20     Faculty Conferences

21           Registration for Fall

23           Living Areas Open – Returning Students

24           Fall Semester Classes Begin

27           Deans Council

31           Last Date to Register or Change Classes/Last Date to Change from Credit to Audit

September        

3              Convocation

9              Academic Committee

10           Deans Council

15-17     Cornerstone

23           Faculty Meeting

25           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes with Grade of “W”

October              

1              Deadline for Submitting Sabbatical Proposals for Faculty Development Committee

1            Promotion Materials due to Faculty Rank Committee

1           Last Date to File Diploma Card for May 2021 Graduation

1              Deans Council

5              Academic Advising Begins for Spring and May Term

14           Academic Committee

15           Deans Council

16           “B.W. Aston” Fall Break

20           8th Week Progress Report Grades due by Noon (in HSU Central)

21           8th Week Progress Reports Available to Students

28           Faculty Meeting

29           Deans Council

November

3              Advance Registration for Spring Semester

6-8          Homecoming

10           11th Week Grade Reports Due

11           Academic Committee

12           Deans Council

18           Faculty Meeting

23           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes

25-27     Thanksgiving Holidays

30           Classes Resume

December          

3              Deans Council

7-10       Final Exams

11           Commencement – 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m./Residence Halls Close

Spring 2021

January

10           Living Areas Open

11           Registration for Spring Semester/Classes Begin

13           Academic Committee

14           Deans Council

18           Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

19           Last Date to Register or Change Classes/Last Date to Change from Credit to Audit

27           Faculty Meeting

28           Deans Council

February             

10           Academic Committee

11           Deans Council

15           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes with a Grade of “W”

15           Academic Advising for May Term, Summer and Fall

24           Faculty Meeting

25           Deans Council

March  

1              Last Date to File a Diploma Card for August and December 2021

5              Deans Notify Eligible Faculty of Promotion/Faculty Contracts to Faculty

8-12       Spring Break

15           Classes Resume

16           8th Week Progress Reports Due by Noon (in HSU Central)

17           8th Week Progress Reports Available to Students/Academic Committee

18           Deans Council

24           Faculty Meeting

25           Deans Council

April     

1              Deans Council

2              Easter Holiday

6              Academic Advising and Advance Registration for May, Summer and Fall

6              11th Week Grade Reports

12           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes

14           Academic Committee

15           Deans Council

28           Faculty Meeting

29           Deans Council

May

3-6          Final Exams for Spring Semester

7              Commencement – 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m./Living Areas Close

May/Summer I/Summer II 2021

May      

10           Living Areas Open for May Term

11           Last Date to Register for May Term/May Term Classes Begin

13           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from May Term Classes with a Grade of “W”

24           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from May Term Classes

28           Final Exams for May Term/Living Areas Close for May Term

31           Memorial Day Holiday/Living Areas Open for Summer I

June     

1              Registration for Summer I/Summer I Classes Begin

2              Last Date to Register for Credit for Summer I/Last Date to Add a Summer I Course

8              Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Summer I Classes with Grade of “W”

28           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Summer I Classes

July       

1              Final Exams for Summer I/Living Areas Close for Summer I

5              July 4th Holiday

5              Living Areas Open for Summer II

6              Registration for Summer II

S              Summer II Classes Begin

7              Last Date to Register for Credit for Summer II/Last Date to Add a Summer II Course

13           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes with Grade of “W”

August 

2              Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Summer II Classes

5              Final Exams for Summer II/Living Areas Close

 Fall 2021

August  

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Living Areas Open for Approved Select Groups
17 Living Areas Open – New Students
17-22 Stampede
17 Faculty Report
18-19 Faculty Conferences
20 Registration for Fall
22 Living Areas Open – Returning Students
23 Fall Semester Classes Begin
26 Deans Council
30 Last Date to Register or Change Classes

Last Date to Change from Credit to Audit

September  
2 Convocation
8 Academic Committee
9 Deans Council
14-16 Cornerstone
22 Faculty Meeting
23 Deans Council
24 Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes with Grade of “W”
October  
1 Deadline for Submitting Sabbatical Proposals for Faculty Development Committee
1 Promotion Materials due to Faculty Promotion Committee
1 Last Date to File Diploma Card for May 2022 Graduation
4 Academic Advising Begins for Spring and May Term
7 Deans Council
13 Academic Committee
15 “B.W. Aston” Fall Break
19 8th Week Progress Report Grades due by Noon (in HSU Central)
20 8th Week Progress Reports Available to Students
21 Deans Council
21-24 Homecoming
27 Faculty Meeting
November  
2 Advance Registration for Spring Semester
3 Academic Committee
4 Deans Council
9 11th Week Grade Reports Due
17 Faculty Meeting
18 Deans Council
15 Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes
24-26 Thanksgiving Holidays
29 Classes Resume
December  
2 Deans Council
6-9 Final Exams
10 Commencement – 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
  Residence Halls Close
 

Spring 2022

January  
16 Living Areas Open
17 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
18 Registration for Spring Semester
  Classes Begin
19 Academic Committee
25 Last Date to Register or Change Classes
25 Last Date to Change from Credit to Audit
26 Faculty Meeting
27 Deans Council
February  
9 Academic Committee
10 Deans Council
21 Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes with a Grade of “W”
  Academic Advising for May Term, Summer and Fall
23 Faculty Meeting
24 Deans Council
March  
1 Last Date to File a Diploma Card for August and December 2022
9 Academic Committee
10 Deans Council
11 Deans Notify Eligible Faculty of Promotion
11 Faculty Contracts to Faculty
14-18 Spring Break
21 Classes Resume
23 Faculty Meeting
22 8th Week Progress Reports Due by Noon (in HSU Central)
23 8th Week Progress Reports Available to Students
31 Deans Council
April  
5 Academic Advising and Advance Registration for May, Summer and Fall
5 11th Week Grade Reports
13 Academic Committee
14 Deans Council
15 Easter Holiday
18 Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes
27 Faculty Meeting
28 Deans Council
May  
9-12 Final Exams for Spring Semester
13 Commencement – 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
  Living Areas Close
 

May/Summer I/Summer II 2022

May  
16 Living Areas Open for May Term
17 Last Date to Register for May Term
  May Term Classes Begin
19 Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from May Term Classes with a Grade of “W”
30 Memorial Day Holiday
  Living Areas Open for Summer I
31 Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from May Term Classes
June  
3 Final Exams for May Term
5 Living Areas Close for May Term
6 Registration for Summer I
6 Summer I Classes Begin
7 Last Date to Register for Credit for Summer I
  Last Date to Add a Summer I Course
13 Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Summer I Classes with Grade of “W”
30 Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Summer I Classes
July  
4 July 4th Holiday
7 Final Exams for Summer I
  Living Areas Close for Summer I
10 Living Areas Open for Summer II
11 Registration for Summer II
11 Summer II Classes Begin
12 Last Date to Register for Credit for Summer II
  Last Date to Add a Summer II Course
18 Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes with Grade of “W”
August  
4 Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Summer II Classes
10 Final Exams for Summer II
  Living Areas Close