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Summer calendar 2020

Link to Summer Session Policies and Information  

Summer Session 2020 on-line registration opens (Go to Arches)

Monday, April 6

Last day to apply for summer school for non-degree students#

4 p.m. Friday, May 15

All required summer school application materials due for non-degree students. Contact for more information.

4 p.m. Monday, May 20

Start of summer travel courses

Saturday, May 23

Memorial Day Holiday - Campus Offices Closed 

Monday, May 25

Last day for required virtual registration session for non-degree students

(contact the Office of the Registrar for time)

Wednesday, May 27

Last day to register on Arches

Extended to May 28 for degree-seeking students only! 

Wednesday, May 27

Thursday, May 28

Summer Session 2020                    

Monday, June 1 - Friday, June 26*

Summer Session classes begin 

Monday, June 1

Summer Session Add Period (online add form only)

Monday, June 1 - Noon, Tuesday, June 2

Transfer Student Summer Orientation & Registration

Friday, June 5

Summer Session drop deadline to avoid "W" grade (see online drop form - no refunds after this date)

Noon Friday, June 5

First Year Student Summer Orientation & Registration 

Monday, June 8 (as assigned)

First Year Student Summer Orientation & Registration

Saturday, June 13 (as assigned)

First Year Student Summer Orientation & Registration

Monday, June 15  (as assigned)

Admissions Summer Visit Day

Thursday, June 18

First Year Student Summer Orientation & Registration 

Friday, June 19 (as assigned)

Admissions Summer Visit Day

Tuesday, June 23

Final date to submit coursework to faculty for Spring incomplete grades^

Thursday, June 25

Summer Session Pass/NC Deadline and Final Drop Deadline (course receives a W grade, paper forms only) - Deadlines Extends to Last Day of Summer Session Due to Temporary COVID-19 Policies

Noon Friday, June 26

Last day of summer session classes 

Friday, June 26*

Grades due for June 1-26 Summer Session Courses

Noon Monday, June 29

Final grades for Spring Incompletes due to Office of the Registrar

Noon Thursday, July 2

Independence Day Observed - College and campus offices closed

Friday, July 3

Summer Holiday - College and campus offices closed

Monday, July 6

Summer Grades Available in Arches for completed courses

Tuesday, July 7

Admissions Summer Visit Day

Monday, July 6

Admissions Summer Visit Day

Monday, July 13

Fall Semester and J-term Open Registration Period on-line (continuing students)

(Go to Arches)

8:00 a.m. Monday, July 20 - 4:30 p.m. Friday, July 24

Admissions Summer Visit Day

Monday, July 27

Requests for classroom accommodations for entering FY and new transfer students due

Tuesday, July 28

Application deadline for fall admission for part-time non-degree students

Noon Thursday, July 30

Admissions Summer Visit Day

Thursday, July 30

First Year & Transfer Student

Summer Orientation & Registration

Monday, August 3

Admissions Summer Visit Day

Monday, August 3

Deadline to apply to be a graduate for Fall 2020

4:30 p.m. Monday, August 3

FYI faculty meetings Tuesday, August, 11
Grades due for all summer travel courses, experiential courses, research experiences, and internships Friday, August 14

End of term for travel courses

Friday, August 14

Last Day for all work to be posted for Summer Graduation

Friday, August 14

UPDATE! Deadline to post a final grade for all Spring 2020 course with an IP grade

Friday, August 14

Summer Graduation 2020 date for transcript Friday, August 14

NEWLY ADDED! Arches Open Registration Fall 2020 & J-term 2021 for continuing students

(Go to Arches)

8:00 am Mon., Aug. 17 -

4:30 pm Fri. Aug. 21

Transcripts available for summer courses

Wednesday, August 19

New Faculty Orientation

Thursday-Friday, Aug. 20-21

Campus Tour for new faculty and staff


International Parent Orientation


International Student Orientation


PACE Multicultural Mentorship Program


Sunday-Thursday, August 23-27 


International Student Registration Monday, August 24

All Campus Retreat

Monday, August 24

Faculty Retreat

Tuesday, August 25

Aug. Orientation & Registration for unregistered students only

Wednesday, August 26

Federal Deadline to Report Summer Graduates

(no summer graduates after this deadline)

Friday, August 28

Opening Convocation  


New Student Welcome Week

Friday, August 28 - Monday, August 31

Arches Open Registration

Sunday, August 30 - Wednesday Sept. 2

Fall Semester Classes begin 

7:30 a.m. Monday, August 31

Labor Day is not an obeserved holiday in 2020 - classes will meet

Monday, Sept. 7

Non-degree students and Summer graduates, last day to request free transcript in Arches Friday, September 11

^ Some faculty may require an earlier deadline for incomplete coursework. Extensions are only granted under rare circumstances and through prior petition by the Committee on Advanced Standing and Degrees.  Forms available online and in Founders Hall.

* A select number of summer session experiences, such as internships, research and foreign language study run beyond the end of June. Please see the web site for a complete list and details of the policies or contact the individual instructor for course requirements.

# *Non-degree students (including faculty, staff and dependents) must have all materials submitted for application by above deadlines (application, high school or college transcript, etc.) Registration takes place on-campus and in-person by appointment only.

Edited for updates L. Fowler 6-11-20

Senate approved 10-19-12