Academic Calendar

For specific information regarding add, drop and withdrawal dates not listed below, please refer to the Dates & Deadlines section.

FALL 2020
Date Day Event
Aug. 3 Mon. Overload Request Form for Fall 2020 undergraduate courses opens
Aug. 24 Mon. Courses begin
Aug. 28 Fri. Last day to change sections or add any undergraduate course
Aug. 29 Sat. Last day to change sections or add any graduate course
Sept. 7 Mon. Labor Day Holiday - no courses meet
Sept. 9 Wed.

Official headcount day and last day for unrecorded drop - undergraduate, graduate full-term

Last day to apply to graduate in Fall 2020

Sept. 11 Fri. Deadline for all St. Edward's credits and Summer 2020 transfer credits required for Summer 2020 graduation to be received in the Office of the Registrar
Oct. 1 Thur.

Deadline to convert Summer 2020 incomplete grades, initiate Spring and Summer 2020 grade appeals

Deadline for Fall 2020 graduation candidates to submit official transcripts and exam scores for courses completed in prior terms

Oct. 5 Mon.

Fall 2020 graduation certifications due in the Office of the Registrar

Mid-semester - graduate full-term

Oct. 12 Mon.

Last day to file or withdraw Pass/No Pass Declarations - undergraduate

Mid-semester - undergraduate

Oct. 15 Thur. Spring 2021 Course Schedule available
Oct. 16 Fri. Founder's Day Holiday - no courses meet
Nov. 3 Tue. Last day to withdraw from any course
Nov. 11 Wed.

Spring 2021 registration opens for continuing Graduate Students

Spring 2021 waitlist option opens

Nov. 12 Thur. Spring 2021 registration opens for continuing Seniors and Post Graduate students
Nov. 13 Fri. Spring 2021 registration opens for continuing Juniors
Nov. 16 Mon. Spring 2021 registration opens for continuing Sophomores
Nov. 17 Tue. Spring 2021 registration opens for continuing Freshmen
Nov. 18 Wed. Spring 2021 registration opens for new first-year, transfer and graduate students - by appointment
Nov. 23 Mon. Spring 2021 waitlist option closes at 11:59PM
Nov. 24 Tue. Graduate courses do not meet

Nov. 25 - 29

Wed. - Sun. Thanksgiving break - no courses meet
    Post-Thanksgiving Plans: As part of the university's plan to ensure the safety of our students and campus community this fall, the final week of classes and final exams will be completed remotely (except for experiential learning courses). Campus housing will remain open until the end of the semester.
Nov. 30 - Dec. 5 Mon. - Sat. Exam/test week - graduate
Dec. 4 Fri. All students remaining on a Spring 2021 waitlist will be dropped from waitlists by noon.
Dec. 7 Mon. Overload Request Form for Spring 2021 undergraduate courses opens - access via MyHilltop
Dec. 7 Dec. - 10 Mon. - Thur. Exam/test week - undergraduate
Dec. 10 Thur. End of semester
Dec. 12 Sat. Official degree date for Fall 2020 graduates
Dec. 16 Wed. Final grades due by 9 AM
Dec. 17 Thur. Final submission for Fall 2020 to National Student Clearinghouse
Spring 2021
Date Day Event
Jan. 8 Fri.

Deadline for all St. Edward's University credits and Fall 2020 transfer credits required for Fall 2020 graduation to be received in the Office of the Registrar

Jan. 11 Mon.

Graduate courses begin; late registration period begins

Jan. 16 Sat. Last day to change sections or add any course - graduate full-term
Jan. 18 Mon. Martin Luther King Day - no courses meet
Jan. 19 Tues. Undergraduate courses begin; late registration period begins
Jan. 25 Mon. Last day to change sections or add any course - undergraduate full-term
Jan. 27 Wed.

Official headcount day and last day for unrecorded drop - graduate full-term

Feb. 3 Wed.

Official headcount day and last day for unrecorded drop - undergraduate full-term

Last day to apply to graduate in Spring 2021

Last day for Summer 2021 graduation candidates to request to participate in the May 2021 Commencement ceremony.

Feb. 11 Thur. Student wellness day - no undergraduate classes meet
Feb. 22 Mon.

Mid-semester - graduate full-term

Mar. 1 Mon.

Deadline to convert Fall 2020 incomplete grades and initiate grade appeals

Deadline for Spring 2021 graduation candidates to submit official transcripts for courses completed in prior terms

Fall and Summer 2021 Course Schedules available

Mar. 2 Tues. Spring graduation certifications due in the Office of the Registrar
Mar. 9 Tues.

Last day to file or withdraw Pass/No Pass Declarations - undergraduate

Mid-semester - undergraduate

Mar. 10 Wed. Student wellness day - no undergraduate classes meet
Mar. 13 - 19 Sat. - Fri. No graduate courses meet
Mar. 29 Mon. Last day to withdraw from any graduate course
Mar. 31 Wed.

Last day to withdraw from any undergraduate course

Apr. 1 Thur.

No graduate courses meet

No evening undergraduate courses meet (4:00 p.m. and later)

Apr. 2 - 4 Fri. - Sun. Easter Break - no courses meet
Apr. 26 - May 1 Mon. - Sat. Exam/test week - graduate
Apr. 30 Tues. Wellness day - no undergraduate classes meet
May 3 - 6 Mon. - Thur. Exam/test week - undergraduate
May 6 Thur. End of semester
May 8 Sat.

Commencement

Official degree date for Spring 2021 graduates

May 12 Wed. Final grades due by 9AM
Summer 2021
Date Day Event
May 10 Mon. 7 week courses begin
May 17 Mon. Summer I, Summer 12-Week and graduate full-term courses begin
May 19 Wed.

Last day to change sections or add a course for Summer I

Summer 2021 first enrollment submission to National Student Clearinghouse

May 21 Fri.

Last day to change sections or add a course for Summer 12-Week

Official headcount day and last day for unrecorded drop for Summer I

May 22 Sat. Last day to change sections or add a course for graduate full-term
May 28 Fri.

Official headcount and last day for unrecorded drop for Summer 12-Week and graduate full-term

Last day to apply to graduate in Summer 2021

May 31 Mon. Memorial Day holiday - no courses meet
Jun. 7 Mon. Last day to file or withdraw Pass/No Pass Declarations for Summer I courses
Jun. 14 Mon. Last day to withdraw from any Summer I course
Jun. 18 Fri.

Last day to file or withdraw Pass/No Pass Declarations for Summer 12-Week courses

Summer 2021 graduation certifications due in the Office of the Registrar

Jun. 28 Mon. Last day of Summer I courses
Jun. 29 - Jul. 5 Tue. - Mon. Summer Break - no undergraduate 12-Week or graduate full-term courses meet
Jul. 6 Tue. Summer II courses begin, 12-Week and graduate full-term resume
Jul. 8 Thu. Last day to change sections or add a course for Summer II
Jul. 12 Mon. Official headcount day and last day for unrecorded drop for Summer II
Jul. 19 Mon. Last day to withdraw from any Summer 12-Week or graduate full-term course
Jul. 26 Mon. Last day to file or withdraw Pass/No Pass Declarations for Summer II
Aug. 2 Mon. Last day to withdraw from any Summer II course
Aug. 16 Mon. Last day of Summer courses
Aug. 18 Wed. Final grades due by 9AM
Aug. 21 Sat. Official degree date for Summer 2021 graduates