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2019-2020 Administrative Calendar

July 1

Travel Grants, Call #1 due
   

August 16

Learning Symposium 9-4pm
August 20

A&S Department Chair's Retreat, 1-4pm

August 22 New Student Move-In
August 23 A&S New Faculty Orientation
August 26 Fall Term begins
August 30 Last day to add a class
   
September 1
Travel Grants, Call #2 Due
Stalnaker Lecturer, Centennial Scholar, and Distinguished
Engagement Nominations are due. 
September 2

Labor Day: University Closed

September 3

Departmental Assessment reports due to the Dean's Office

September 6

Office and Class Schedule forms due

September 9

Last day to drop a class without a "W"

September 20

Spring 2020 schedule entry completed to be reviewed by the A&S Dean's Office.

   
October 1
P&T Candidate 2019 recommendations due to the Dean
Intent to apply for promotion to professor in Fall 2020 due to
Dean/Chair
Friends of Drake Arts grant applications due (Fine Arts Faculty only)
October 14-15 Fall Break
October 16 Midpoint of the semester
October 21 Midterm grades due by 10 a.m.
October 23
Last day for student major/minor changes before registration
Last day to drop a class without extenuating circumstances
October 24 2019 Stalnaker Lecture: Tim Knepper, 6:30pm, Sussman Theatre
October 25 Faculty Development Grant applications for Spring 2020 due
   
November 1
Final grade entry available for faculty
Sabbatical Leave Applications due to the Dean
November 4 Spring 2020 course registrarion begins
November 15 Second-year faculty reviews due to the Dean
November 26 Thanksgiving recess begins after evening classes
November 27-28 University closed beginning at noon
   
December 1 Travel Grant, Call #3 due
December 6 Free day of study
December 9-13 Final evaluation period
December 13 Fall 2019 term ends
December 14 December Commencement Ceremony
December 18 Fall semester grades due by 10 a.m.
December 20 University closed after 4:30 p.m.
   
January 2 Campus reopens after holiday break
January 6 J-Term begins
January 17 Senior Scholar Status requests due
January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr Day: University closed
January 24 End of J-Term
January 27
Spring 2020 term begins
PARs due to Department Chairs
January 29
College Elections begin
January 31
Last day to add a class
   
February 7 Last day to drop a class without a "W"
February 15
First, third, fourth, fifth-year tenure-track faculty reviews due to the Dean
Tenured faculty PAE's due from chairs to Dean
Graduation applications due for May 2020 graduates
February 21
Fall & Summer 2020 and J-Term 2021 class schedule entry completed to be
reviewed by A&S Dean's Office.
   
March 13 Midpoint of semester
March 16-20 Spring Break
March 25
Midterm grades due by 10am
March 27
Faculty Development Grant applications for Fall 2020 due to the Dean
   
April 1
Student Award forms due to Dean's Office
Last day to drop a Spring 2020 class without extenuating circumstances
April 6 Registration for Fall & Summer 2020 and J-Term 2021 begins
April 9 A&S Student Honors Ceremony (TBD)
April 16 DUCURS
April 25-27 Drake Relays (classed dismissed at 1:50 p.m. on Friday)
   
May 8 Free day for study
May 11-15 Final evaluation period
May 15
Spring 2020 term ends
Honor Awards Ceremony (Honors Program)
May 17 Spring Commencement Ceremony
May 20 Spring 2020 grades due to Registrar's Office
May 25 Memorial Day; University closed
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