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2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

2020-2021 Academic Calendar (Subject to Change)



Summer 2020 Session


Summer Regular Session (6 Weeks)

May 2020
25 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
June 2020
1 Monday Last date to apply for admission for regular session
3-4 Wed-Thurs Cowboy Camp/Orientation
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
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
24-25 Wed-Thurs Cowboy Camp/Orientation
25 Thursday Mid-Term
July 2020
2 Thursday Mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
3 Friday Independence Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
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 summer degree completion 
13-14 Mon-Tues Cowboy Camp/Orientation 
16 Thursday Last date to withdraw from courses
17 Friday Classes end
20 Monday Final examinations begin
21 Tuesday Final examinations end
23 Thursday Grades due by 8:30 a.m.
23 Thursday Session ends
24 Friday Degree certifications due in the Registrar's Office by 9:00 a.m.
August 2020
14-15 Fri-Sat Cowboy Camp/Orientation 

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 9:00 a.m.
24 Wednesday Last date to withdraw from Session 3A courses
25 Thursday Session 3A classes end
26 Friday Session 3A final examinations begin
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
3 Friday Independence Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
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 from Session 3B courses
17 Friday Session 3B classes end
20 Monday Session 3B final examinations
23 Thursday Session 3B grades due by 8:30 a.m.

 

Fall 2020 Semester


Fall Regular Semester

August 2020
10 Monday Last date to apply for admission for regular session
11 Tuesday General Faculty Meeting 
13 Thursday Late registration begins
14-15 Fri-Sat Cowboy Camp/Orientation
17 Monday Classes begin
18 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make section and credit/audit changes
31 Monday Last date to file for fall degree completion
September 2020
3 Thursday Official Reporting Day (14th Class Day)
7 Monday Labor Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
11 Friday Last date to make grade appeal from previous semester
October 2020
5 Monday Mid-Term
8-9 Thurs.-Fri. Fall Break (Evening classes will meet on Wed., Oct 7. and Sat.,Oct. 10. )
13 Tuesday Mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
22 Thursday Last date for major professor to receive completed thesis for fall degree completion
November 2020
5 Thursday Last date for departments to submit comprehensive final examination approvals for fall degree completion
5 Thursday Last date to submit final thesis for binding for fall degree completion
25-27 Wed.-Fri. Thanksgiving Holiday (Night classes will not meet Tuesday, Nov. 24. Classes will not meet Saturday, Nov. 28. University offices closed Nov. 26-27.)
30 Monday Last day to withdraw from courses
December 2020
1 Tuesday Classes end
1 Tuesday Last day for faculty to remove previous semester “I” gradesfor currently enrolled students
2 Wednesday Study Day (Final examinations for evening classes begin.)
3 Thursday Final examinations begin
7 Monday Final examinations end
8 Tuesday Grades for degree candidates due by 8:00 a.m.
10 Thursday Degree certifications due to the Registrar’s Office by 10:00 a.m.
11 Friday All remaining grades due by 8:30 a.m.
11 Friday Semester ends
12 Saturday Commencement exercises
18 Friday University closes at the end of business day and re-opens on Mon., Jan. 4

Fall Session 7A (7 Weeks)

August 2020
10 Monday Last date to apply for admission for admission for Session 7A
13 Thursday Late registration begins for Session 7A
17 Monday Session 7A classes begin
18 Tuesday Last day to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 7A
September 2020
7 Monday Labor Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
9 Wednesday Session 7A Mid-Term
11 Friday Session 7A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
October 2020
1 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session 7A courses
2 Friday Session 7A classes end
5 Monday Session 7A final examinations
7 Wednesday Session 7A grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Fall Session 7B (7 Weeks)

October 2020
5 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 7B
8-9 Thurs.-Fri. Fall Break
12 Monday Session 7B classes begin
12 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, make schedule changes for Session 7B 
November 2020
3 Tuesday Session 7B mid-term
5 Thursday Session 7B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
25-27 Wed.-Fri. Thanksgiving Holiday (University offices closed Nov. 26-27.)
30 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session 7B courses
December 2020
1 Tuesday Session 7B classes end
2 Wednesday Session 7B final examinations
7 Monday Session 7B grades due by 8:30 a.m. 

Fall Session 4A (4 Weeks)

August 2020
10 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4A
17 Monday Session 4A classes begin
18 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4A
28 Friday Session 4A Mid-Term
September 2020
1 Tuesday Session 4A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
7 Monday Labor Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
10 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session 4A courses
11 Friday Session 4A classes end
14 Monday Session 4A final examinations
16 Wednesday Session 4A grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Fall Session 4B (4 Weeks)

September 2020
14 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4B
21 Monday Session 4B classes begin
21 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4B
October 2020
2 Friday Session 4B Mid-Term
6 Tuesday Session 4B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
8-9 Thurs.-Fri.  Fall Break
15 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session 4B courses
19 Monday Session 4B classes end
20 Tuesday Session 4B final examinations
22 Thursday Session 4B grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Fall Session 4C (4 Weeks)

October 2020
19 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4C
26 Monday Session 4C classes begin
26 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4C
November 2020
6 Friday Session 4C Mid-Term
10 Tuesday Session 4C mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
18 Wednesday Last date to withdraw from Session 4C courses
19 Thursday Session 4C classes end
20 Friday Session 4C final examinations
24 Tuesday Session 4C grades due by 8:30 a.m.

 

Spring 2021 Semester


Spring Regular Semester

January 2021
4 Monday University reopens 
4 Monday Last date to apply for admission for regular session
6 Wednesday Freshman Orientation, 8:00 a.m.
7 Thursday Late registration begins
11 Monday Classes begin
12 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make section and credit/audit changes
18 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (University offices closed.)
25 Monday Last date to file for spring degree completion
29 Friday Official Reporting Day (14th Class Day)
February 2021
5 Friday Last date to make grade appeal from previous semester
15-16 Mon.-Tues. Mardi Gras Holiday (University offices closed.)
March 2021
3 Wednesday Mid-Term
10 Wednesday Mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
15 Monday Last date for major professor to receive completed thesis for spring degree completion
31 Wednesday Last date to submit final thesis for binding for spring degree completion
April 2021
7 Wednesday Last date for departments to submit comprehensive final examination approvals for spring degree completion
2-9 Fri.-Fri. Spring Vacation (Evening classes will  meet on Thursday, Apr. 1, and Saturday classes will not meet on Apr. 3 or 10. University offices closed Apr. 2 and 5.)
29 Thursday Last date to withdraw from courses
30 Friday Classes end
30 Friday Last date for faculty to remove previous semester “I” grades for currently enrolled students 
May 2021
3 Monday Final examinations begin
6 Thursday Final examinations end
9 Sunday Semester ends  
10 Monday All grades due by 8:30 a.m.
12 Wednesday Degree certifications due in Registrar’s Office by 10:00 a.m.
15 Saturday Commencement exercises

Spring Session 7A (7 Weeks)

January 2021
4 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 7A
7 Thursday Late registration begins for Session 7A
11 Monday Session 7A classes begin
12 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 7A
18 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (University offices closed.)
February 2021
3 Wednesday Session 7A Mid-Term
5 Friday Session 7A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
15-16 Mon.-Tues. Mardi Gras Holiday (University offices closed.)
25 Thursday Last day to withdraw from Session 7A courses
March 2021
1 Monday Session 7A classes end
2 Tuesday Session 7A final examinations
4 Thursday Session 7A grades due by 8:30 a.m. 

Spring Session 7B (7 Weeks)

March 2021
1 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 7B
8 Monday Session 7B  classes begin
8 Monday Last date to register,add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 7B
30 Tuesday Session 7B Mid-Term
April 2021
1 Thursday Session 7B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
2-9 Fri.-Fri. Spring Vacation (University offices closed Apr. 2 and 5.)
28 Wednesday Last date to withdraw from Session 7B courses
29 Thursday Session 7B classes end
30 Friday Session 7B final examinations
May 2021
4 Tuesday Session 7B grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Spring Session 3P (3 Weeks)

December 2020
7 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 3P
14 Monday Session 3P classes begin
14 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 3P
18 Friday University offices close at the end of the business day and re-open on Monday, Jan. 4 (Classes continue to meet.)
24-25 Thurs-Fri. Christmas Holiday
22 Tuesday Session 3P Mid-Term
28 Monday Session 3P mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
31 Thursday New Year’s Eve Holiday
January 2021
1 Wednesday New Year’s Day Holiday
5 Tuesday Last date to withdraw from Session 3P courses
6 Wednesday Session 3P classes end
7 Thursday Session 3P final examinations
8 Friday Session 3P grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Spring Session 4A (4 Weeks)

January 2021
4 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4A
11 Monday Session 4A classes begin
12 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4A
18 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (University offices closed.)
25 Monday Session 4A Mid-Term
27 Wednesday Session 4A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
February 2021
4 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session 4A courses
5 Friday Session 4A classes end
8 Monday Session 4A final examinations
10 Wednesday Session 4A grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Spring Session 4B (4 Weeks)

February 2021
15 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4B
15-16 Mon.-Tues Mardi Gras Holiday (University offices closed.)
22 Monday Session 4B classes begin
22 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4B
March 2021
5 Friday Session 4B Mid-Term
9 Tuesday Session 4B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
17 Wednesday Last date to withdraw from Session 4B courses
18 Thursday Session 4B classes end
19 Friday Session 4B grades final examinations
22 Monday Session 4B grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Spring Session 4C (4 Weeks)

March 2021
22 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4C
29 Monday Session 4C classes begin
29 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4C
April 2021
2-9 Fri.-Fri Spring Vacation (University offices closed April 2 and 5.)
19 Monday Session 4C Mid-Term
21 Wednesday Session 4C mid-term grades for courses numbered numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
29 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session 4C courses
30 Friday Session 4C classes end
May 2021
3 Monday Session 4C final examinations
5 Wednesday Session 4C grades due by 8:30 a.m.

 

Summer 2021 Session


Summer Regular Session (6 Weeks)

May 2021
31 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
31 Monday Last date to apply for admission for regular session
June 2021
2-3 Wed-Thurs Cowboy Camp/Orientation
3 Thursday Late registration begins
7 Monday Classes begin
8 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make section and credit/audit changes
15 Tuesday Official Reporting Day (7th Class Day)
18 Friday Last date to file for summer degree completion
22 Tuesday Last date for major professor to receive completed thesis for summer degree completion
23-24 Wed-Thurs Cowboy Camp/Orientation
24 Thursday Mid-term 
July 2021
1 Thursday Mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
5 Monday Independence Hoilday
7 Wednesday Last date for departments to submit comprehensive final examination approvals for summer degree completion
7 Wednesday Last date to submit final thesis for binding for completion of degree requirements in summer
12-13 Mon-Tues Cowboy Campa/Orientation 
15 Thursday Last date to withdraw from courses
16 Friday Classes end
19 Monday Final examinations begin
20 Tuesday Final examinations end
20 Tuesday Term ends
22 Thursday Grades due by 8:30 a.m.
23 Friday Degree certifications due in the Registrar’s Office by 10:00 a.m.
August 2021
13-14 Fri-Sat Cowboy Camp/Orientation 

Summer Session 3A (3 Weeks)

May 2021
31 Monday Memorial Day Hoilday (University offices closed.)
31 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 3A
June 2021
3 Thursday Late registration begins for Session 3A
7 Monday Session 3A classes begin
8 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 3A
15 Tuesday Session 3A Mid-Term
17 Thursday Session 3A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
23 Wednesday Last date to withdraw from Session 3A courses
24 Thursday Session 3A classes end
25 Friday Session 3A final examinations
28 Monday Session 3A grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Summer Session 3B (3 Weeks)

June 2021
21 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 3B
28 Monday Session 3B classes begin
28 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 3B
July 2021
5 Monday Independence Holiday observed
7 Wednesday Session 3B Mid-Term
9 Friday Session 3B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
15 Thursday Last date to withdraw form Session 3B courses
16 Friday Session 3B classes end
19 Monday Session 3B final examinations
22 Thursday Session 3B grades due by 8:30 a.m.

 

Online RN-to-BSN Program

 

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
18 Tuesday Session OB grades due by 8:30 a.m.

 

Fall 2020 Semester


Fall Session OA

July 2020
31 Friday Last date to apply for admission for Session OA
August 2020
19 Wednesday Last date to register or add courses for Session OA
24 Monday Session OA classes begin
31 Monday Last date to drop courses for Session OA
September 2020
15 Tuesday Session OA Mid-Term
17 Thursday Session OA mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
October 2020
8 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session OA courses
11 Sunday Session OA ends
13 Tuesday Session OA grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Fall Session OB

September 2020
25 Friday Last date to apply for admission for Session OB
October 2020
14 Wednesday Last date to register or add courses for Session OB
19 Monday Session OB classes begin
26 Monday Last date to drop courses for Session OB
November 2020
10 Tuesday Session OB Mid-Term
12 Thursday Session OB mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
December 2020
3 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session OB courses
6 Sunday Session OB ends
8 Tuesday Session OB grades due by 8:30 a.m.

 

Spring 2021 Semester


Spring Session OA

December 2020
25 Friday Last date to apply for admission for Session OA
January 2021
13 Wednesday Last date to register or add courses for Session OA
18 Monday Session OA classes begin
25 Monday Last date to drop courses for Session OA
February 2021
9 Tuesday Session OA Mid-Term
11 Thursday Session OA mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
March 2021
4 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session OA courses
7 Sunday Session OA ends
9 Tuesday Session OA grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Spring Session OB

February 2021
19 Friday Last date to apply for admission for Session OB
March 2021
10 Wednesday Last date to register or add courses for Session OB
15 Monday Session OB classes begin
22 Monday Last date to drop courses for Session OB
April 2021
6 Tuesday Session OB Mid-Term
8 Thursday Session OB mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
29 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session OB courses
May 2021
2 Sunday Session OB ends
4 Tuesday Session OB grades due by 8:30 a.m.

 

Summer 2021 Session


Summer Session OA

April 2021
16 Friday Last date to apply for admission for Session OA
May 2021
5 Wednesday Last date to register or add courses for Session OA
10 Monday Session OA classes begin
17 Monday Last date to drop courses for Session OA
June 2021
1 Tuesday Session OA Mid-Term
3 Thursday Session OA mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
24 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session OA courses
27 Sunday Session OA ends
28 Monday Session OA grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Summer Session OB

June 2021
4 Friday Last date to apply for admission for Session OB
23 Wednesday Last date to register or add courses for Session OB
28 Monday Session OB classes begin
July 2021
5 Monday Last date to drop courses for Session OB
20 Tuesday Session OB Mid-Term
22 Thursday Session OB mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
August 2021
12 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session OB courses
15 Sunday Session OB ends
17 Tuesday Session OB grades due by 8:30 a.m.