2020-2021 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

14           Academic Committee

15           Deans Council

16           Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes

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 2020

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
3 Deans Council
9 Academic Committee
10 Deans Council
17 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
1
Promotion Materials due to Faculty Rank Committee
Last Date to File Diploma Card for May 2021 Graduation
1 Deans Council
5 Academic Advising Begins for Spring and May Term
8 Deans Council
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
22 Deans Council
28 Faculty Meeting
29 Deans Council
November
3 Advance Registration for Spring Semester
5 Deans Council
6-8 Homecoming
10 11th Week Grade Reports Due
11 Academic Committee
12 Deans Council
18 Faculty Meeting
19 Deans Council
23 Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes
25-27 Thanksgiving Holidays
30 Classes Resume
December
3 Deans Council
7-10 Final Exams
10 Deans Council
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
21 Deans Council
27 Faculty Meeting
28 Deans Council
February
4 Deans Council
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
18 Deans Council
24 Faculty Meeting
25 Deans Council
March
1 Last Date to File a Diploma Card for August and December 2021
4 Deans Council
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
8 Deans Council
14 Academic Committee
15 Deans Council
16 Last Date to Drop/Withdraw from Classes
22 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