Academic Calendar

Spring 2019

Spring 2019 Academic Calendar Dates
Date(s) Event
January 3 - 25             Winter Session              
(Residence Halls open for Winter Session on January 2 )
(Drop WS course without record: January 5; January 7)         
(Drop WS course with automatic W: January 9; January 11)
January 25 Spring Faculty Workshop
January 24 New First-Year and Transfer Students Arrive
January 25 New Student Orientation
January 26 Residence Halls open at 10:00 a.m. for returning students
January 28 Classes Begin
February 1 & 2 EWP Classes Begin
March 18 - 22 Spring Break                           
March 25 Classes Resume
March 27 Mid-Semester Progress Reports Available on WebAdvisor
April 1 - 12 Advising Weeks for Fall Registration
April 1-5 EWP Advising/Registration for Summer & Fall Begins
April 8 Advance Registration for Summer & Fall Begins
April 12 Last day for dropping a course with automatic W
April 12 - 13
Spring Alumni Weekend
April 21 Easter 
April 22 Easter Monday Holiday
(Monday labs meet another day-TBA)
April 26 Graduates Approved at Faculty Assembly
May 2 Port Day
May 3 Spring Honors Convocation & Academic Fair
May 8 Classes End     
May 8 - 14 EWP Final Examinations
May 9 Reading Day
(also Faculty Retirement Reception & Tree Planting Day)
May 10-11 & 13-14 Final Examinations
May 14 Residence Halls close at 5:00 p.m., except for graduates
May 17 Baccalaureate 
May 18 Commencement
May 18 Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony
May 20 Online Summer Session Begins
May 28 Traditional Summer Session Begins

Summer 2019

Summer 2019 Academic Calendar Dates
Date(s) Event
May 28 - June 24 Summer Session 1
4 weeks
May 20 - Aug 23 Summer Session
14 weeks (INFORMATIONAL ITEM ONLY)
May 28 - Aug 16 Summer Session  2
12 weeks
July 8 - Aug 16 Summer Session 3
6 weeks
May 20 - July 5 Summer Session 4 Online/Graduate -
7 weeks
July 8 - Aug 23 Summer Session 5 Online/Graduate -
7 weeks
June 12 Summer Session 1
Last Day of dropping a course with automatic W
July 15 Summer Session 2
Last Day of dropping a course with automatic W
July 30 Summer Session 3
Last Day of dropping a course with automatic W
June 17 Summer Session 4
Last Day of dropping a course with automatic W
Aug 6 Summer Session 5
Last Day of dropping a course with automatic W

Fall 2019

Fall 2019 Academic Calendar Dates
Date(s) Event
June 21, June 24 Orientation for First Year Students, Marlin Nation Orientation
TBA Fall Student Athletes arrive
Aug 23 Fall Faculty Workshop
(Batten Honors College Matriculation Ceremony)
Aug 25 New Students Arrive
(Batten Honors College New Students Arrive August 23, 2019 and August 21, 2020)
Aug 25 August Orientation for First Year Students begins
Aug 26 New Resident Transfer Students arrive
Aug 27 Transfer Student Orientation
Aug 27 Residence Halls open at 10:00 a.m. for returning students
Aug 28 Day and Evening Classes begin
Sept 2 Labor Day  (classes held)
Sept 5 Founders Day Convocation 
Sept 6-7 Weekend classes begin 
Oct 4 - 6 Homecoming/Family Weekend
Oct 14 - Oct 15 Fall Break
(Evening & Weekend classes will NOT meet during fall break)*
Oct 18 Mid-semester Progress Reports due
Oct 28 - Nov 1 Evening & Weekend Advising/Registration for Spring 
Oct 28 - Nov 8 Advising Weeks for Spring  Registration
Nov 4 Advance Registration for Spring Semester begins
Nov 8 Last day for dropping a course with automatic W
Nov 27 - Nov 29 Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec 2 Classes resume 
Dec 3 PORT DAY
Dec 8 December Graduates' Recogniton Ceremony & Reception
Dec 10 Classes end 
(evening classes end December 9, 2019 and December 8, 2020)
Dec 11 Reading Day
Dec 11 - 17 Evening Final Examinations
(Weekend Final Exams Dec 9, 2019 and Dec 8, 2020)
Dec 12, 13, 16, 17 Final Examinations 
Dec 17 Residence halls close at 5:00 p.m.

Spring 2020

Spring 2020 Academic Calendar Dates
Date(s) Event
Jan 23 New Resident First Year and Residnet Transfer Students Arrive
Jan 24 Spring Faculty Workshop
Jan 24 New Student Orientation
Jan 26 Residence Halls open at 10:00 a.m. for returning students
Jan 27 Day and Evening Classes begin
Jan 31, Feb 1 Weekend Classes Begin
Mar 16-20 Spring Break                           
Mar 23 Classes resume
Mar 25 Mid-Semester Progress Reports available on WebAdvisor
Mar 30 - Apr 10 Advising Weeks for Fall Registration
Mar 30 - Apr 3 EWP Advising/Registration for Summer &Fall begins
April 3 - 4 Spring Alumni Weekend
Apr 6 Advance Registration for Summer & Fall  begins
Apr 10 Last day for dropping a course with automatic W
Apr 12 Easter Sunday
Apr 13 Easter Monday Holiday
(Monday labs meet another day-TBA)
Apr 24 Faculty Assembly-Faculty approve graduates
Apr 30 PORT DAY
May 1 Spring Honors Convocation & Academic Fair
May 6 Classes end 
(Evening Classes end May 5, 2020)
May 6-12 Evening Final Examinations
(Weekend Final Exams May 8-9, 2020)
May 7 Reading Day
May 8, 9, 11, & 12 Final Examinations 
May 12 Residence halls close at 5:00 p.m., except for graduates
May 16 Commencement
May 18 Online Summer Session Begins
May 26 Traditional Summer Session Begins
Aug 21 Summer Session Ends

Summer 2020

Summer 2020 Academic Calendar Dates
Date(s) Event
May 26 - June 25 Summer Session 1        
4 weeks
May 18 - Aug 21 Summer Session 
14 weeks (INFORMATIONAL ITEM ONLY)
May 26 - Aug 14 Summer Session   2
12 weeks
July 6 - Aug 14 Summer Session 3   
6 weeks
May 18 - July 2 Summer Session 4 Online/Graduate
7 weeks
July 6 - Aug 21 Summer Session 5 Online/Graduate
7 weeks
June 10 Summer Session 1
Last Day of dropping a course with automatic W
July 13 Summer Session 2
Last Day of dropping a course with automatic W
July 28 Summer Session 3
Last Day of dropping a course with automatic W
June 15 Summer Session 4
Last Day of dropping a course with automatic W
Aug 4th Summer Session 5
Last Day of dropping a course with automatic W