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The Office of Registrar is responsible for the accuracy and integrity of all student records.

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Full Academic Calendar

2019-2020 Important Dates 

Sun Aug-25 Last day to add or drop a fall full-term class online
Mon Aug-26 Start of fall semester
Fri Aug-30 Last day to add a fall full-term class
Fri Aug-30 Summer term final grades due by 10:00am*
Mon Sep-2 Labor Day (university closed; classes do not meet)
Tue Sep-3 Midterm grading opens (due Mon, Oct 21, 10:00am)
Mon Sep-9 Last day to drop a fall full-term class without a "W" on transcript
Tue Oct-1 Spring 2020 schedule of classes available
Mon-Tue Oct 14-15 Fall break
Mon Oct-14 Graduation applications due for anticipated December graduates
Wed Oct-16 Fall semester midpoint
Mon Oct-21 Fall semester midterm grades due by 10:00am
Mon Oct-28 Deadline by which field-of-study changes must be made to be considered for spring registration
Mon Oct-28 Last day to drop a fall full-term class
Fri Nov-1 Final grading opens (due Wed, Dec 18, 10:00am)
Mon Nov-4 Spring 2020 registration begins (see registration page for detailed schedule)
Mon Nov-18 Field-of-study restrictions removed from set of restricted courses
Wed Nov-20 Spring 2020 registration opens for non-degree-seeking students
Wed Nov-13 Waitlist automation begins for spring 2020 classes
Tue Nov-26 Thanksgiving break begins after evening classes
Wed-Fri Nov 27-29 University closed
Mon Dec-2 University reopens; classes resume
Fri Dec-6 Day free for study
Mon-Fri Dec 9-13 Final evaluations
Fri Dec-13 End of fall semester
Sat Dec-14 Commencement
Wed Dec-18 Fall semester final grades due by 10:00am
Mon Dec-23 Winter break begins (University closed)
Thurs Jan-2 University reopens
Mon Jan-6 J-term begins
Tue Jan-7 Last day to add or drop a J-term class (without a "W" on transcript)
Wed Jan-15 Last day to drop a J-term class (with a "W" on transcript)
Mon Jan-20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (university closed; classes do not meet)
Wed Jan-22 Waitlist automation for spring 2020 classes stops
Fri Jan-24 J-term ends
Sun Jan-26 Last day to add or drop a spring full-term class online
Mon Jan-27 Start of spring semester
Fri Jan-31 Last day to add a spring full-term class
Fri Jan-31 Midterm grading opens (due Wed, Mar 25, 10:00am)
Mon Feb-3 Deadline by which December graduates' requirements must be met to be considered a December graduate
Wed Feb-5 J-term final grades due by 10:00am
Fri Feb-7 Last day to drop a fall full-term class without a "W" on transcript
Fri Feb-14 Graduation applications due for anticipated May and August graduates
Tue Mar-3 Summer 2020, Fall 2020, and 2021 J-term schedule of classes available
Fri Mar-13 Spring semester midpoint
Mon-Fri Mar 16-20 Spring break
Wed Mar-25 Midterm grades due by 10:00am
Mon Mar-30 Deadline by which field-of-study changes must be made to be considered for summer/fall/J-term registration
Wed Apr-1 Last day to drop a spring full-term class
Mon Apr-6 Final grading opens (due Wed, May 20, 10:00am)
Mon Apr-6 Summer 2020, fall 2020, and 2021 J-term registration begins (see page for detailed schedule)
Mon Apr-13 Field-of-study restrictions removed from set of restricted courses
Wed Apr-15 Summer 2020, fall 2020, and 2021 J-term registration opens for non-degree-seeking students
Wed Apr-15 Waitlist automation begins
Wed-Sat Apr 22-Apr 25 Drake Relays
Fri Apr-24 Undergraduate classes dismissed at 1:50pm
Fri May-8 Day free for study
Mon-Fri May 11-15 Final evaluations
Fri May-15 End of spring semester
Sat May-16 CPHS Doctoral Hooding and Commencement Ceremony
Sun May-17 Commencement
Wed May-20 Spring final grades due by 10:00am

*Final grades for summer courses are based on the end date of the course; however, the latest date by which summer grades can be submitted is Aug 30.  See Section 2.135 of the Faculty Manual for more details.

 

Drake Online 2019-2020 Important Dates

Mon Aug-19 Courses open in Blackboard (Preview Week begins)
Mon Aug-19 Last day to add first fall six-week session class online
Sun Aug-25 Last day to drop first fall six-week session class online
Mon Aug-26 Start of first fall six-week session classes
Tue Aug-27 Last day to drop first fall six-week session class with a full refund
Wed Aug-28 Last day to drop first fall six-week session class without a W
Mon Sep-16 Last day to drop first fall six-week session class without extenuating circumstances
Tue Oct-1 Spring 2020 schedule of classes available
Sun Oct-6 End of first fall six-week session classes
Fri Oct-11 First fall six-week session final grades due
Mon-Tue Oct 14-15 Fall break
Mon Oct-14 Courses open in Blackboard (Preview Week begins)
Mon Oct-14 Last day to add second fall six-week session class online
Mon Oct-14 Graduation applications due for anticipated December graduates
Sun Oct-20 Last day to drop second fall six-week class onlne
Mon Oct-21 Start of second fall six-week session classes
Tue Oct-22 Last day to drop a second fall six-week session class with a full refund
Wed Oct-23 Last day to drop second fall six-week session class without a W
Mon Nov-4 Spring 2020 registration begins (see registration page for detailed schedule)
Mon Nov-11 Last day to drop a second fall six-week session class without extenuating circumstances
Wed-Fri Nov 27-29 University closed
Sun Dec-1 End of second fall six-week session classes
Fri Dec-6 Second fall six-week session final grades due
Sat Dec-14 Commencement
Mon Dec-23 Winter break begins (University closed)
Thurs Jan-2 University reopens
Mon Jan-20 Last day to add first spring six-week session class online
Mon Jan-27 Start of first spring six-week session classes
Tue Jan-28 Last day to drop first spring six-week session class with a full refund
Wed Jan-29 Last day to drop first spring six-week session class without a W
Mon Feb-3 Deadline by which December graduates' requirements must be met to be considered a December graduate
Fri Feb-14 Graduation applications due for anticipated May and August graduates
Mon Feb-17 Last day to drop a first spring six-week session class
Tue Mar-3 Summer 2020, Fall 2020, and 2021 J-term schedule of classes available
Sun Mar-8 End of first spring six-week session classes
Fri Mar-13 First spring six-week session final grades due
Mon Mar-16 Last day to add second spring six-week session class online
Sun Mar-22 Last day to drop second spring six-week session class online
Mon Mar-23 Start of second spring six-week session classes
Tue Mar-24 Last day to drop second spring six-week session class with a full refund
Wed Mar-25 Last day to drop first spring six-week session class without a W
Mon Apr-6 Summer and fall 2020 registration begins (see page for detailed schedule)
Mon Apr-13 Last day to drop a second spring six-week session class
Sun May-3 End of second spring six-week session classes
Fri May-8 Second spring six-week session final grades due
Sun May-17 Commencement

*Final grades for summer courses are based on the end date of the course; however, the latest date by which summer grades can be submitted is Aug 30.  See Section 2.135 of the Faculty Manual for more details.

 

Law School 2019-2020 Important Dates

 

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