2019-2020 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester

Date Event
Sunday, August 25 Freshman Move In Day
Monday, August 26 First Day of Freshman Orientation and Convocation
Thursday, August 29 Returning/Study Away Move In Day
Friday, August 30 First Day of Study Away Orientation
Monday, September 2 Fall Semester Classes Begin/ 1st 7-week Classes Begin
Friday, September 6  Add and Drop Course Deadline - 1st 7-week
Friday, September 13  Mid-Autumn Festival
Monday, September 16  Add and Drop Course Deadline - Fall full term
Sunday, September 22 ( classes meet on a Friday Schedule)  Legislative Day
Friday, September 27  Course Withdrawal & Pass/Fail Option Deadline - 1st 7-wk
Monday, September 30 - Friday, October 4 National Day Holiday: Fall Break
Friday, October 25 Last Day of 1st 7-week Classes
Monday, October 28 2nd 7-week Classes Begin
Friday, November 1  Midterm Grades Deadline - Fall full term
Friday, November 1  Add and Drop Course Deadline - 2nd 7-week
Friday, November 8 Course Withdrawal & Pass/Fail Option Deadline - Fall full term
Week of November 11-15 Registration for Spring Semester 2020 Begins
Friday, November 22  Course Withdrawal & Pass/Fail Option Deadline - 2nd 7-wk 
Sunday, November 24 (classes meet on a Thursday Schedule)  Legislative Day
Thursday, November 28 -Friday, November 29  Thanksgiving Holiday
Sunday, December 1 (classes meet on a Friday Schedule)  Legislative Day
Friday, December 13 Last Day of Fall Semester Classes/Last Day of 2nd 7-week Classes
Saturday, December 14  Reading Day
Monday, December 16 - Friday, December 20  Final Exams
Saturday, December 21 Fall Move Out (Study Away & Fall term-only students)
Grades are due 72 hours after the scheduled final exam date  Final Grades Deadline

Winter Break

Date Event
Saturday, December 21, 2019 -Sunday, February 2, 2020 Winter Break (Includes Spring Festival Holiday)

Optional January Term

Date Event
Sunday, January 5  January Term Move-in
Monday, January 6 January Term Classes Begin
Monday, January 6 Add and Drop Course Deadline
Thursday, January 16 Course Withdrawal & Pass/Fail Option Deadline
Thursday, January 23 Last Day of January Term Classes
Friday, January 24 January Term Move-out

Spring Semester

Date Event
Friday, January 31 Study Away Students Move In Day
Saturday, February 1 First Day of Study Away Student Orientation
Monday, February 3  Spring Semester Classes Begin/ 1st 7-week Classes Begin
Friday, February 7 Add and Drop Course Deadline - 1st 7-week
Friday, February 14  Add and Drop Course Deadline - Spring full term
Friday, February 28  Course Withdrawal & Pass/Fail Option Deadline - 1st 7-week
Friday, March 20  Last Day of 1st 7-week Classes
Monday, March 23 - Friday, March 27 Spring Recess
Friday, March 27 Midterm Grades Deadline
Monday, March 30 2nd 7-week Classes Begin
Friday, April 3 Add and Drop Course Deadline - 2nd 7-week
Saturday, April 4 Qingming Holiday
Friday, April 10 Course Withdrawal & Pass/Fail Option Deadline - Spring full term
Week of April 20-24 (Tentative) Registration for Fall Semester 2020 Begins
Friday, April 24 Course Withdrawal & Pass/Fail Option Deadline - 2nd 7-week
Friday, May 1 China Labor Day Holiday
Sunday, May 10 (classes meet on a Friday Schedule)  Legislative Day
Friday, May 15 Last Day of Spring Semester Classes/Last Day of 2nd 7-week Classes
Saturday, May 16 Reading Day
Monday, May 18 - Friday, May 22 Final Exams
Saturday, May 23 Spring Move Out (all except Summer Session & graduating seniors)
Grades are due 72 hours after the scheduled final exam date Final Grades Deadline
TBD   Commencement
TBD  Spring Move Out (graduating seniors)

Optional Summer Term

Date Event
Monday, May 25 Summer Session I Classes Begin 
Friday, May 29 Add and Drop Course Deadline - Summer Session I
Wednesday, June 17  Course Withdrawal & Pass/Fail Option Deadline - Summer Session I 
Thursday, June 25  Dragon Boat Festival (Duanwu Festival)
Sunday, June 28 (classes meet on a Thursday Schedule)  Legislative Day
Friday, July 3 Last Day of Summer Session I Classes
Monday, July 6  Summer Session II Classes Begin
Friday, July 10 Add and Drop Course Deadline - Summer Session II
Wednesday, July 29 Course Withdrawal & Pass/Fail Option Deadline - Summer Session II 
Friday, August 14 

Last Day of Summer Session II Classes

Calendars

 

  2020-2021 Academic Calendar

 

  2018-2019 Academic Calendar

 

2017-2018 Academic Calendar

 

2016-2017 Academic Calendar

 

2015-2016 Academic Calendar

 
Final Grades Deadline Grades are due 72 hours after the scheduled final exam date