Academic Calendar

2020 - Winter Session

All deadlines are at 12:00 midnight unless otherwise stated.
All dates and deadlines are subject to change.

*Winter Session is a part of the spring 2021 semester*
(12/1/2020 - 1/4/2021)

December 1 Classes begin Add to calendar for Classes begin 2020-12-01 06:00:00Z 2020-12-02 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes begin
December 1 Classes meet December 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 28, 29, 30, 31 Add to calendar for Classes meet December 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 28, 29, 30, 31 2020-12-01 06:00:00Z 2020-12-02 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes meet December 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 28, 29, 30, 31
December 2 Last day to drop or add a course (2nd class day) Add to calendar for Last day to drop or add a course (2nd class day) 2020-12-02 06:00:00Z 2020-12-03 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to drop or add a course (2nd class day)
December 2 Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness via myState (2nd class day) 5:00 p.m. Add to calendar for Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness via myState (2nd class day) 5:00 p.m. 2020-12-02 06:00:00Z 2020-12-03 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness via myState (2nd class day) 5:00 p.m.
December 18 Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (14th class day) 5:00 p.m. Add to calendar for Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (14th class day) 5:00 p.m. 2020-12-18 06:00:00Z 2020-12-19 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (14th class day) 5:00 p.m.
December 21 Last day to withdraw from the University (5 class days remaining) Add to calendar for Last day to withdraw from the University (5 class days remaining) 2020-12-21 06:00:00Z 2020-12-22 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to withdraw from the University (5 class days remaining)
December 22 Classes will not meet December 22, 23, 24, 25, nor January 1 Add to calendar for Classes will not meet December 22, 23, 24, 25, nor January 1 2020-12-22 06:00:00Z 2020-12-23 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes will not meet December 22, 23, 24, 25, nor January 1
December 31 Classes end Add to calendar for Classes end 2020-12-31 06:00:00Z 2021-01-01 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes end
January 2 Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings) Add to calendar for Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings) 2021-01-02 06:00:00Z 2021-01-03 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings)
January 4 Final Examinations Add to calendar for Final Examinations 2021-01-04 06:00:00Z 2021-01-05 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Final Examinations
January 6 Final grades due 10:00 a.m. Add to calendar for Final grades due 10:00 a.m. 2020-01-06 06:00:00Z 2020-01-07 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Final grades due 10:00 a.m.

*Drop – If you are choosing to drop one or more classes from a specific *term while still staying enrolled in at least one course. Dropping a course will result in a grade of “W” and tuition plus addition fees will be charged.

*Withdrawal – If you are enrolled in a course/courses as of the first day of the *term and you decide not to attend, you are withdrawing from the term. A withdrawal will result in a grade of “W” and a percentage, if not all, tuition will
be owed depending on the effective withdrawal date.

*Term – Please be aware there are several parts of term for the summer. Maymester, 1 st 5 week, 2 nd 5 week and the 10 week term are each considered individual terms.