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Important Dates and Deadlines

For more information, refer to the current semester Academic Calendar.

EventFall 2019Spring 2020Summer 2020
First day of the termAug. 19, 2019Jan. 13, 2020Summer Session start dates vary:

Early session: May 11, 2020
Financial Aid (FAFSA) Priority Application Deadline

Students’ eligibility for the Stafford loan and Pell Grant programs will continue to be reviewed if students file the FAFSA after the priority deadline. Learn more about financial aid.
Current students:
Nov. 30, 2018

New students:
Jan. 31, 2019
Current students:
Nov. 30, 2018

New students:
Jan. 31, 2019
Current students:
Nov. 30, 2018

New students:
Jan. 31, 2019
Undergraduate Degree-Seeking Admission ApplicationsCLOSEDOPEN OPEN
Undergraduate Admissions Application DeadlineJuly 19, 2019
(transcripts must be received by
Aug. 2)
Dec. 13, 2019
(transcripts must be received by
Dec. 20)
To start classes on May 11, 2020:
April 24, 2020
Non-Degree Undergraduate Admissions Application DeadlineAug. 21, 2019Jan. 13, 2020May 11, 2020
Former Student Reinstatement DeadlineAug. 2, 2019Dec. 20, 2019May 29, 2020
Tuition Due DateAug. 19, 2019Jan. 13, 2020May 11, 2020 (session start dates and tuition deadlines vary)
Registration DatesApril 8–Aug. 19, 2019Nov. 4, 2019–Jan. 12, 2020March 9–June 22, 2020
Graduation Application Deadline (after this date late fees apply)Oct. 4, 2019March 6, 2020TBD
CommencementDec. 7, 2019May 9, 2020No summer commencement ceremony
Graduation Clearing DatesJan. 31, 2020June 19, 2020TBD
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