Deadlines for adding, dropping, and withdrawing from summer courses, including refund dates for these actions, are posted with each course in the Schedule of Classes. Each course has different dates and deadlines. To view these deadlines, visit the Class Schedule and find the course, then click on the CRN of the course (the five-digit number that is underlined) to get to the detail page about the course.

See the Final Exam Schedule for exam information. Summer term final exams are held on the last scheduled class meeting for each course.

Choose a term or semester

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April 24, 2020

Deadline to apply for fall re-enrollment in order to register during the May 18–May 28 initial registration period.

June 2, 2020 to June 11, 2020

Initial registration for Fall 2020.

August 1, 2020

Fall registration and waitlisting are closed to continuing students during IntroDUCKtions. 

September 8, 2020

Fall registration and waitlisting re-opens at 8:00am.

September 19, 2020

Financial aid disbursement begins

September 21, 2020 to September 27, 2020

Week of Welcome; International Student Orientation activities

September 25, 2020

Undergraduates may enroll for more than 18 credits and graduate students may enroll for more than 16 credits

September 26, 2020

Community Education Program (CEP) registration opens at 9 a.m. (See Community Education Program.)

September 27, 2020

Last day to process a complete drop (all courses), no "W" recorded. Tuition refund: 100%

September 28, 2020

No classes held in observance of Yom Kippur.

September 29, 2020

Fall classes begin

September 30, 2020

Waitlisting ends at 9:00 a.m.

October 1, 2020

Fall 2020 tuition due (assessed tuition, plus current and past-due balance)

October 3, 2020

Last day to process a complete drop (all courses), no "W" recorded. Tuition refund: 90%.

October 3, 2020

Last day to reduce credits (partial drop), no"W" recorded. Tuition refund: 100%.

October 3, 2020

After this date, "W" is recorded for partial and complete withdrawal.

October 4, 2020

Last day to process a complete withdrawal (all courses), "W" recorded. Tuition refund: 90%

October 4, 2020

Last day to reduce credits (partial withdrawal), "W" recorded. Tuition refund: 100%

October 5, 2020

Last day to add a class/register via DuckWeb; includes AUDIT registrations.

October 5, 2020

Financial Aid Census date – Financial Aid is finalized based on registered number of credits

October 9, 2020

Last day to apply for Fall 2020 graduate degrees (apply on the web)

October 11, 2020

Last day to process a complete withdrawal or reduce credits, "W" recorded. Tuition refund: 75%

October 18, 2020

Last day to process a complete withdrawal or reduce credits, "W" recorded. Tuition refund: 50%

October 25, 2020

Last day to process a complete withdrawal or reduce credits, "W" recorded. Tuition refund: 25%

October 25, 2020

Last day to apply for Fall 2020 undergraduate degrees in DuckWeb

October 30, 2020

Deadline to apply for undergraduate winter re-enrollment in order to register during the initial registration period

November 4, 2020

Last day to submit doctoral final oral defense application to the Graduate School

November 15, 2020

Last day to withdraw from a class, "W" recorded, no refund. 

November 15, 2020

Last day to change variable credits

November 16, 2020

Course offerings for Winter 2021 available

November 23, 2020 to December 4, 2020

Initial Registration for Winter 2021

November 25, 2020

Last day to hold final oral defense of doctoral dissertations

November 26, 2020 to November 27, 2020

Thanksgiving holiday; no classes are held

December 6, 2020

Last day to process a complete withdrawal from all courses

December 7, 2020

Last day to submit Doctoral/Masters theses and dissertations to the Graduate School

December 7, 2020

Last day to submit Certificate of Completion of Doctoral Degree to the Graduate School (see Doctoral Policies and Procedures)

December 7, 2020 to December 11, 2020

Final Examinations

December 15, 2020

Deadline for instructors to submit Fall 2020 grades (Tuesday, noon)

December 21, 2020

Last day to submit Master's Statement of Completion to the Graduate School (see Doctoral Policies and Procedures).

December 21, 2020

Last day to change grade options (Graded or P/NP) for graduating students. (Deadline extended due to COVID-19)

January 4, 2021

Winter 2021 classes begin

January 16, 2021

Last day to change grade options (Graded or P/NP) (Deadline extended due to COVID-19)

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