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2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

2019-2020 Academic Calendar (Subject to Change)



Summer 2019 Session


Summer Regular Session (6 Weeks)

May 2019
15 Wednesday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference A, 8:00 a.m.
23 Thursday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference B, 8:00 a.m.
27 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
June 2019
3 Monday Last date to apply for admission for regular session
6 Thursday Late registration begins
7 Friday Summer Orientation, 8:00 a.m.
7 Friday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference C, 8:00 a.m.
10 Monday Classes begin
11 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make section and credit/audit changes
13 Thursday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference D, 8:00 a.m.
18 Tuesday Official Reporting Day (7th Class Day)
21 Friday Last date to file for summer degree completion
25 Tuesday Last date for major professor to receive completed thesis for summer degree completion
28 Friday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference E, 8:00 a.m.
27 Thursday Mid-Term
July 2019
3 Wednesday Mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
4-5 Thurs.-Fri. Independence Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
10 Wednesday Last date for departments to submit comprehensive final examination approvals for summer degree completion
10 Wednesday Last date to submit final thesis for binding for summer degree completion 
10 Wednesday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference F, 8:00 a.m.
18 Thursday Last date to withdraw from courses
22 Monday Classes end
23 Tuesday Final examinations begin
24 Wednesday Final examinations end
26 Friday Grades due by 8:30 a.m.
26 Friday Term ends
29 Monday Degree certifications due in the Registrar's Office by 10:00 a.m.
August 2019
15 Thursday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference G, 8:00 a.m.

Summer Session 3A (3 Weeks)

June 2019
3 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 3A
6 Thursday Late registration begins for Session 3A
10 Monday Session 3A classes begin
11 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 3A
18 Tuesday Session 3A Mid-Term
20 Thursday Session 3A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
26 Wednesday Last date to withdraw from Session 3A courses
27 Thursday Session 3A classes end
28 Friday Session 3A final examinations begin
July 2019
1 Monday Session 3A grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Summer Session 3B (3 Weeks)

June 2019
24 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 3B
July 2019
1 Monday Session 3B classes begin
1 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 3B
4-5 Thurs.-Fri. Independence Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
11 Thursday Session 3B Mid-Term
15 Monday Session 3B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
18 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session 3B courses
22 Monday Session 3B classes end
23 Tuesday Session 3B final examinations
26 Friday Session 3B grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Summer Session 4A (4 Weeks)

May 2019
15 Wednesday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4A
22 Wednesday Session 4A classes begin
22 Wednesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4A
27 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
June 2019
4 Tuesday Session 4A Mid-Term
6 Thursday Session 4A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
17 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session 4A courses
18 Tuesday Session 4A classes end
19 Wednesday Session 4A final examinations
21 Friday Session 4A grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Summer Session 4B (4 Weeks)

June 2019
17 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4B
24 Monday Session 4B classes begin
24 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4B
July 2019
4-5 Thurs.-Fri. Independence Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
8 Monday Session 4B Mid-Term
10 Wednesday Session 4B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
18 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session 4B courses
22 Monday Session 4B classes end
23 Tuesday Session 4B final examinations
26 Friday Session 4B grades due by 8:30 a.m.

 

Fall 2019 Semester


Fall Regular Semester

August 2019
12 Monday Last date to apply for admission for regular session
13 Tuesday General Faculty Meeting 
15 Thursday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference G, 8:00 a.m.
15 Thursday Late registration begins
19 Monday Classes begin
20 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make section and credit/audit changes
September 2019
2 Monday Labor Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
3 Tuesday Last date to file for fall degree completion
6 Friday Official Reporting Day (14th Class Day)
13 Friday Last date to make grade appeal from previous semester
October 2019
8 Tuesday Mid-Term
10-11 Thurs.-Fri. Fall Break (Evening classes will meet on Wed., Oct 9.)
15 Tuesday Mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
24 Thursday Last date for major professor to receive completed thesis for fall degree completion
November 2019
7 Thursday Last date for departments to submit comprehensive final examination approvals for fall degree completion
7 Thursday Last date to submit final thesis for binding for fall degree completion
27-29 Wed.-Fri. Thanksgiving Holiday (Night classes will meet Tuesday, Nov. 26. Classes will not meet Saturday, Nov. 30. University offices closed Nov. 28-29.)
December 2019
2 Monday Last day to withdraw from courses
3 Tuesday Classes end
4 Wednesday Study Day (Final examinations for evening classes begin.)
5 Thursday Final examinations begin
10 Tuesday Final examinations end
10 Tuesday Last date for faculty to remove previous semester I grades for currently enrolled students
11 Wednesday Grades for degree candidates due by 8:00 a.m.
12 Thursday Degree certifications due to the Registrar’s Office by 10:00 a.m.
13 Friday All remaining grades due by 8:30 a.m.
13 Friday Semester ends
14 Saturday Commencement exercises
18 Wednesday University closes at 4:30 p.m. and reopens on Thursday, Jan. 2, at 7:45 a.m.

Fall Session 7A (7 Weeks)

August 2019
12 Monday Last date to apply for admission for admission for Session 7A
15 Thursday Late registration begins for Session 7A
19 Monday Session 7A classes begin
20 Tuesday Last day to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 7A
September 2019
2 Monday Labor Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
11 Wednesday Session 7A Mid-Term
13 Friday Session 7A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
October 2019
3 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session 7A courses
4 Friday Session 7A classes end
7 Monday Session 7A final examinations
9 Wednesday Session 7A grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Fall Session 7B (7 Weeks)

October 2019
7 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 7B
10-11 Thurs.-Fri. Fall Break
14 Monday Session 7B classes begin
15 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, make schedule changes for Session 7B 
November 2019
5 Tuesday Session 7B mid-term
7 Thursday Session 7B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
27-29 Wed.-Fri. Thanksgiving Holiday (University offices closed Nov. 28-29.)
December 2019
2 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session 7B courses
3 Tuesday Session 7B classes end
4 Wednesday Session 7B final examinations
9 Monday Session 7B grades due by 8:30 a.m. 

Fall Session 4A (4 Weeks)

August 2019
12 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4A
19 Monday Session 4A classes begin
20 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4A
30 Friday Session 4A Mid-Term
September 2019
2 Monday Labor Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
4 Wednesday Session 4A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
12 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session 4A courses
13 Friday Session 4A classes end
16 Monday Session 4A final examinations
18 Wednesday Session 4A grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Fall Session 4B (4 Weeks)

September 2019
16 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4B
23 Monday Session 4B classes begin
23 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4B
October 2019
4 Friday Session 4B Mid-Term
8 Tuesday Session 4B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
10-11 Thurs.-Fri.  Fall Break
17 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session 4B courses
21 Monday Session 4B classes end
22 Tuesday Session 4B final examinations
24 Thursday Session 4B grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Fall Session 4C (4 Weeks)

October 2019
21 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4C
28 Monday Session 4C classes begin
28 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4C
November 2019
8 Friday Session 4C Mid-Term
12 Tuesday Session 4C mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
20 Wednesday Last date to withdraw from Session 4C courses
21 Thursday Session 4C classes end
22 Friday Session 4C final examinations
December 2019
3 Tuesday Session 4C grades due by 8:30 a.m.

 

Spring 2020 Semester


Spring Regular Semester

January 2020
2 Thursday University reopens at 7:45 a.m.
6 Monday Last date to apply for admission for regular session
8 Wednesday Freshman Orientation, 8:00 a.m.
9 Thursday Late registration begins
13 Monday Classes begin
14 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make section and credit/audit changes
20 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (University offices closed.)
27 Monday Last date to file for spring degree completion
31 Friday Official Reporting Day (14th Class Day)
February 2020
7 Friday Last date to make grade appeal from previous semester
24-26 Mon.-Wed. Mardi Gras Holiday (University offices closed.)
March 2020
5 Thursday Mid-Term
12 Thursday Mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
16 Monday Last date for major professor to receive completed thesis for spring degree completion
April 2020
1 Wednesday Last date to submit final thesis for binding for spring degree completion
8 Wednesday Last date for departments to submit comprehensive final examination approvals for spring degree completion
10-17 Fri.-Fri. Spring Vacation (Evening classes will not meet on Thursday, Apr. 9, and Saturday classes will not meet on Apr. 11. University offices closed Apr. 10 and 13.)
30 Thursday Last date to withdraw from courses
May 2020
1 Friday Classes end
4 Monday Final examinations begin
7 Thursday Final examinations end
7 Thursday Last date for faculty to remove previous semester I grades for currently enrolled students 
11 Monday All grades due by 8:30 a.m.
11 Monday Semester ends
12 Tuesday Degree certifications due in Registrar’s Office by 10:00 a.m.
16 Saturday Commencement exercises

Spring Session 7A (7 Weeks)

January 2020
6 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 7A
9 Thursday Late registration begins for Session 7A
13 Monday Session 7A classes begin
14 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 7A
20 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (University offices closed.)
February 2020
5 Wednesday Session 7A Mid-Term
7 Friday Session 7A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
24-26 Mon.-Wed. Mardi Gras Holiday (University offices closed.)
March 2020
2 Monday Last day to withdraw from Session 7A courses
3 Tuesday Session 7A classes end
4 Wednesday Session 7A final examinations
6 Friday Session 7A grades due by 8:30 a.m. 

Spring Session 7B (7 Weeks)

March 2020
2 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 7B
9 Monday Session 7B  classes begin
9 Monday Last date to register,add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 7B
31 Tuesday Session 7B Mid-Term
April 2020
2 Thursday Session 7B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
10-17 Fri.-Fri. Spring Vacation (University offices closed Apr. 10 and 13.)
29 Wednesday Last date to withdraw from Session 7B courses
30 Thursday Session 7B classes end
May 2020
1 Friday Session 7B final examinations
6 Wednesday Session 7B grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Spring Session 3P (3 Weeks)

December 2019
9 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 3P
16 Monday Session 3P classes begin
17 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 3P
18 Wednesday University offices close at 4:30 p.m. and re-open on Thursday, Jan. 2, at 7:45 a.m. (Classes continue to meet.)
24-25 Tues.-Wed. Christmas Holiday
26 Thursday Session 3P Mid-Term
27 Friday Session 3P mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
31 Tuesday New Year’s Eve Holiday
January 2020
1 Wednesday New Year’s Day Holiday
7 Tuesday Last date to withdraw from Session 3P courses
8 Wednesday Session 3P classes end
9 Thursday Session 3P final examinations
10 Friday Session 3P grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Spring Session 4A (4 Weeks)

January 2020
6 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4A
13 Monday Session 4A classes begin
14 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4A
20 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (University offices closed.)
27 Monday Session 4A Mid-Term
29 Wednesday Session 4A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
February 2020
6 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session 4A courses
7 Friday Session 4A classes end
10 Monday Session 4A final examinations
12 Wednesday Session 4A grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Spring Session 4B (4 Weeks)

February 2020
10 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4B
17 Monday Session 4B classes begin
17 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4B
24-26 Mon.-Wed. Mardi Gras Holiday (University offices closed.)
March 2020
4 Wednesday Session 4B Mid-Term
6 Friday Session 4B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
16 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session 4B courses
17 Tuesday Session 4B classes end
18 Wednesday Session 4B grades final examinations
20 Friday Session 4B grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Spring Session 4C (4 Weeks)

March 2020
23 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4C
30 Monday Session 4C classes begin
30 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4C
April 2020
10-17 Fri.-Fri Spring Vacation (University offices closed April 10 and 13.)
20 Monday Session 4C Mid-Term
22 Wednesday Session 4C mid-term grades for courses numbered numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
30 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session 4C courses
May 2020
1 Friday Session 4C classes end
4 Monday Session 4C final examinations
6 Wednesday Session 4C grades due by 8:30 a.m.

 

Summer 2020 Session


Summer Regular Session (6 Weeks)

May 2020
13 Wednesday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference A, 8:00 a.m.
21 Thursday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference B, 8:00 a.m.
25 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
June 2020
1 Monday Last date to apply for admission for regular session
3 Wednesday Summer Orientation, 8:00 a.m.
3 Wednesday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference C, 8:00 a.m.
4 Thursday Late registration begins
8 Monday Classes begin
9 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make section and credit/audit changes
11 Thursday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference D, 8:00 a.m.
16 Tuesday Official Reporting Day (7th Class Day)
19 Friday Last date to file for summer degree completion
23 Tuesday Last date for major professor to receive completed thesis for summer degree completion
25 Thursday Mid-Term
25 Thursday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference E, 8:00 a.m.
July 2020
2 Thursday Mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
8 Wednesday Last date for departments to submit comprehensive final examination approvals for summer degree completion
8 Wednesday Last date to submit final thesis for binding for completion of degree requirements in summer
8 Wednesday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference F, 8:00 a.m.
15 Wednesday Last date to withdraw from courses
16 Thursday Classes end
17 Friday Final examinations begin
20 Monday Final examinations end
22 Wednesday Grades due by 8:30 a.m.
22 Wednesday Term ends
23 Thursday Degree certifications due in the Registrar’s Office by 10:00 a.m.
August 2020
13 Thursday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference G, 8:00 a.m.

Summer Session 3A (3 Weeks)

June 2020
1 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 3A
4 Thursday Late registration begins for Session 3A
8 Monday Session 3A classes begin
9 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 3A
16 Tuesday Session 3A Mid-Term
18 Thursday Session 3A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
24 Wednesday Last date to withdraw from Session 3A courses
25 Thursday Session 3A classes end
26 Friday Session 3A final examinations
29 Monday Session 3A grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Summer Session 3B (3 Weeks)

June 2020
22 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 3B
29 Monday Session 3B classes begin
29 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 3B
July 2020
7 Tuesday Session 3B Mid-Term
9 Thursday Session 3B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
15 Wednesday Last date to withdraw form Session 3B courses
16 Thursday Session 3B classes end
17 Friday Session 3B final examinations
22 Wednesday Session 3B grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Summer Session 4A (4 Weeks)

May 2020
19 Tuesday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4A
25 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
26 Tuesday Session 4A classes begin 
27 Wednesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4A 
June 2020
8 Monday Session 4A Mid-Term
10 Wednesday Session 4A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
18 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session 4A courses
19 Friday Session 4A classes end
22 Monday Session 4A final examinations
24 Wednesday Session 4A grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Summer Session 4B (4 Weeks)

June 2020
17 Wednesday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4B
24 Wednesday Session 4B classes begin
24 Wednesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4B
July 2020
7 Tuesday Session 4B Mid-Term
9 Thursday Session 4B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
16 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session 4B courses
20 Monday Session 4B classes end
21 Tuesday Session 4B final examinations
22 Wednesday Session 4B grades due by 8:30 a.m.

 

Online RN-to-BSN Program

 

Summer 2019 Session


Summer Session OB

June 2019
7 Friday Last date to apply for admission for Session OB
26 Wednesday Last date to register or add courses for Session OB
July 2019
1 Monday Session OB classes begin
8 Monday Last date to drop courses for Session OB
23 Tuesday Session OB Mid-Term
25 Thursday Session OB mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
August 2019
15 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session OB courses
18 Sunday Session OB ends
19 Monday Session OB grades due by 8:30 a.m.

 

Fall 2019 Semester


Fall Session OA

August 2019
2 Friday Last date to apply for admission for Session OA
21 Wednesday Last date to register or add courses for Session OA
26 Monday Session OA classes begin
September 2019
2 Monday Last date to drop courses for Session OA
17 Tuesday Session OA Mid-Term
25 Thursday Session OA mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
October 2019
10 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session OA courses
13 Sunday Session OA ends
14 Monday Session OA grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Fall Session OB

September 2019
27 Friday Last date to apply for admission for Session OB
October 2019
16 Wednesday Last date to register or add courses for Session OB
21 Monday Session OB classes begin
28 Monday Last date to drop courses for Session OB
November 2019
12 Tuesday Session OB Mid-Term
14 Thursday Session OB mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
December 2019
5 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session OB courses
8 Sunday Session OB ends
10 Tuesday Session OB grades due by 8:30 a.m.

 

Spring 2020 Semester


Spring Session OA

December 2019
27 Friday Last date to apply for admission for Session OA
January 2020
15 Wednesday Last date to register or add courses for Session OA
20 Monday Session OA classes begin
27 Monday Last date to drop courses for Session OA
February 2020
11 Tuesday Session OA Mid-Term
13 Thursday Session OA mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
March 2020
5 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session OA courses
8 Sunday Session OA ends
9 Monday Session OA grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Spring Session OB

February 2020
21 Friday Last date to apply for admission for Session OB
March 2020
11 Wednesday Last date to register or add courses for Session OB
16 Monday Session OB classes begin
23 Monday Last date to drop courses for Session OB
April 2020
7 Tuesday Session OB Mid-Term
9 Thursday Session OB mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
30 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session OB courses
May 2020
3 Sunday Session OB ends
4 Monday Session OB grades due by 8:30 a.m.

 

Summer 2020 Session


Summer Session OA

April 2020
17 Friday Last date to apply for admission for Session OA
May 2020
6 Wednesday Last date to register or add courses for Session OA
11 Monday Session OA classes begin
18 Monday Last date to drop courses for Session OA
June 2020
2 Tuesday Session OA Mid-Term
4 Thursday Session OA mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
25 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session OA courses
28 Sunday Session OA ends
29 Monday Session OA grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Summer Session OB

June 2020
5 Friday Last date to apply for admission for Session OB
24 Wednesday Last date to register or add courses for Session OB
29 Monday Session OB classes begin
July 2020
6 Monday Last date to drop courses for Session OB
21 Tuesday Session OB Mid-Term
23 Thursday Session OB mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
August 2020
13 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session OB courses
16 Sunday Session OB ends
17 Monday Session OB grades due by 8:30 a.m.