Key dates & deadlines:

Fall 2020

Tues Sept 8
Opening Convocation at noon EDT.
Wed Sept 9
Classes of the fall term begin. (Online format only)
Tues Sept 22
After 5:00 PM EDT, all course adds require Instructor override.
Wed Oct 7 - Wed Nov 4
Mid term grades entry enabled in Self-Service Banner.
Fri Oct 16 Mid-semester deadline. 
Fri Oct 23 Course proposal deadline for Graduate level courses to be submitted and department approived for Grad Council to review for Spring 2021 pre-registration.
Fri Oct 30 Date by which advisors must approve sophomore submitted concentrations in ASK to avoid having a "No Concentration" hold placed against the student's Banner registration. (5:00 pm EDT deadline).
Mon Nov 30 - Wed  Jan 6, 2021 Final grades open for entry.
Mon Nov 30 - Fri Dec 4
Remote Reading Period (optional and at the discretion of the instructor).
Fri Dec 4 Classes end for courses not observing the Remote Reading Period. Last day to request an incomplete from an instructor.  Last day for advisors to approve second concentrations in ASK for students in their penultimate semester who are declaring a second/third concentration. (5:00 p.m. EST deadline).
Mon Dec 7
Course proposal deadline for Graduate level courses to be submitted and department approved for Grad Council to review for Spring 2021 semester.
Mon Dec 7  -  Fri Dec 11 Remote Final Examination Period.
NOTE: We kindly ask all instructors to submit final grades by 5pm EST on Monday December 14 (i.e. by 72 hours after the end of the final examination period)
  Spring 2021
Wed Jan 20
Classes of the spring term begin. 
Tues Feb 2
After 5:00 PM EST, all course adds require Instructor override. 
Thurs Feb 18- Tues Mar 16
Mid term grades entry enabled in Self-Service Banner.
Fri Mar 5
Mid-semester deadline. 
Mon Apr 5 Final grades open for entry.
Mon Apr 12 - Fri Apr 16
Remote Reading Period (optional and at the discretion of the instructor). 
Fri Apr 16
Classes end for courses not observing the Reading Period. Last day to request an incomplete from an instructor. Last day for advisors to approve second concentrations in ASK for students in their penultimate semester who are declaring a second/third concentration. (5:00 p.m. EDT deadline). 
Mon Apr 19- Fri Apr 23
Remote Final Examination Period.  
NOTE: 

Grades for graduating seniors are due in Banner 48 hours after the date of the scheduled final exam (irrespective if you are having a formal in class final).  For courses in which the exam period is Friday Apr 23, those graduating student grades are due on Saturday Apr 24 at 5:00  PM EST.  (Final grades for all other students must be submitted within 72 hours of the scheduled exam and no later than 5pm EST on Sunday Apr 25, 2021.) 

Sun May 2 Commencement Class of 2021
                                 Summer 2021
  Wed May 12 Classes of the summer term begin.
Tues May 25
 After 5:00 PM EDT, all course adds require Instructor override.
TBD Mid term grades entry enabled in Self-Service Banner.
Fri June 25 Mid-semester deadline.
Mon Aug 2 - Fri Aug 6 Remote Reading Period (optional and at the discretion of the instructor).
TBD  Final grades open for entry.
 Fri Aug 6 Classes end for courses not observing the Reading Period. Last day to request an incomplete from an instructor.
Mon Aug 9 - Fri Aug 13 Remote Final Examination Period.