CURRENT 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 07, 2019  
CURRENT 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

2019-2020 Academic Calendar


Fall 2019

         
August 16   Friday   Residence halls open
August 19   Monday   All classes begin (8:00 AM)
August 30   Friday   University census date (5:00 PM)
September 2   Monday   Labor Day (No classes)
September 20   Friday   Deadline to apply to graduate in December
September 23   Monday   Fifth week grades due (5:00 PM)
October 14-18   Monday-Friday   Fall Break
October 25   Friday   Last day to drop with a “W”
October 26   Saturday   Homecoming
October 29   Tuesday    Advising Day (No classes or faculty meetings)
October 30   Wednesday   Registration begins for Spring 2020
October 30   Wednesday   Online graduation application opens for Spring 2020
November 27-29   Wednesday - Friday   Thanksgiving (No classes)
December 6   Friday   Last day of classes
December 7 -13   Saturday - Friday   Final exams (Saturday- Friday)
December 14   Saturday   Commencement Ramsey Center (time TBD)
December 16   Monday   All grades due (10:00 AM)

Fall 8 Week Session Dates

August 19 Monday First 8 Week Begins
September 13 Friday Last Day to Withdraw
October 11 Friday First 8 Week Ends
October 14 Monday Last 8 Week Begins
November 8 Friday Last Day to Withdraw
December 6 Friday Last 8 Week Ends

 

 

 

 

 

*8 Week Session students do not observe Fall Break

Spring 2020

January 10   Friday   Orientation & Registration
January 10       Friday        Residence halls open
January 13   Monday   All classes begin (8:00 AM)
January 20   Monday   Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday (No classes)
January 24   Friday   University census date (5:00 PM)
February 1   Friday   Deadline to apply to graduate in May
February 17   Monday    Fifth week grades due (5:00 PM)
February 25   Tuesday   Advising Day (No Classes)
February 26   Wednesday   Registration begins for Summer/Fall 2020
February 26   Wednesday   Online graduation application opens for Summer 2020 and Fall 2020
March 9-12   Monday - Friday   Spring Break
March 20   Friday   Last day to drop with a “W”
April 8-10   Wednesday - Friday   No classes
May 1   Friday   Last day of classes
May 2-8   Saturday - Friday   Final exams
May 8   Friday   Commencement Ramsey Center (time TBD)
May 9   Saturday   Commencement Ramsey Center (time TBD)
May 11   Monday   All grades due (10:00 AM)

Spring 8 Week Session Dates

January 13 Monday First 8 Week Begins
February 7 Friday Last Day to Withdraw
March 6 Friday First 8 Week Ends
March 9 Monday Last 8 Week Begins
April 3 Friday Last Day to Withdraw
May 1 Friday Last 8 Week Ends

 

 

 

 

* 8 Week Session students do not observe Spring Break

Summer 2020

NOTE: Pay close attention to start and end dates of various summer courses. Summer session term dates can be found on the Registrar’s web page.

May 11-26   Monday - Tuesday   Minimester term
May 11 - July 2   Monday - Thursday * Assisted registration for Asheville, Suite 355 Biltmore Park
June 1 - 2   Monday - Tuesday   Registration in Cullowhee
June 3   Wednesday   Classes begin for 9 and first 4.5-week term (8:00 AM)
June 3 - August 4   Wednesday - Tuesday   9-week term
June 3 - July 1   Wednesday - Wednesday   First 4.5-week term
July 3   Friday   Observation of Independence Day Holiday (University closed)
July 6   Monday   Registration (Second 4.5-week term)
July 6   Monday   Classes begin for second 4.5-week term (8:00 AM)
July 5   Friday   Deadline to apply to graduate in August
July 6 - August 4   Monday - Tuesday   Second 4.5-week term
Various Dates   Last day of each course  

Final exams