Academic Calendar

Registrar Academic Calendar (updated December 19, 2019)

For Undergraduate, Braniff Graduate School, and Ann & Joe O. Neuhoff School of Ministry

Click here for the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business calendar.

Spring 2020

December 23 - January 1: University offices closed.

December 31 -  January 17 : Fall Interterm

January 6 - 31:  Registration and verification for Spring classes.  ADD/DROP for continuing students.

January 17:  Grades due for removal of Incompletes for Braniff Liberal Arts Fall 2019.

January 19:  All residence halls re-open for Spring term at 8AM.  Food service resumes with dinner in Haggar cafeteria.

January 20:  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No Classes.  University offices closed.

January 21:  Spring registration and Fall Interterm grades due to the Registrar.
                      Graduate COB Spring classes begin.

January 22:  Spring classes begin for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.

January 28:  Final registration day.

January 31 - February 2:  Groundhog Weekend

January 31:  Last day courses may be added (signature of course instructor required in addition to                department chair beginning January 29.)  Last day course may be dropped without record.
See Withdrawal Policy for drops after this date.

February 5:  Final day to verify Spring class registration.

February 12:  Grades for removal of Fall 2019 incompletes for undergraduates due to Registrar.

February 17:  Spring Crusader Preview Day

February 25 - 26:  Students graduating in May 2020 verify at Registrar's Office.

March 9 - 13:  Spring mid-terms exams.

March 14 - 22:  Spring Break for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.

March 23:  Classes resume.  Mid-semester grades due.

March 26 - 27:  Meet Us at the Tower I.

April 6 - April 9:  Housing registration for upcoming academic year.

April 7:  Last day to withdraw from classes.

April 9 - April 13 : Easter Recess.

April 14 - May 15:  Advising & Fall 2020 Pre-Registration for continuing undergraduates, Braniff & SOM.

April 17 - 18:  Meet us at the Tower II.

May 4: Rome Students Return.

May 7:  Convocation honoring seniors 3:30pm. Spring classes end for undergraduates, Braniff & SOM.

May 9: Final Exams Begin.

May 13:  Final Exams End.

May 14:  Final grades must be turned into Registrar by noon for May graduates.

May 15:  Last day for Fall semester early online registration; official close of Spring semester.  The residence  halls close for everyone but graduates at 10:00AM Friday and dinner Thursday is last contract meal. 

May 16:  Baccaluareate Mass 6pm.

May 17:  Commencement 10am.

May 19:  All remaining Spring grades due in Registrar's office by noon. 

Summer 2020

May 20: Grad COB Summer trimester begins.

May 19-June 5: Mayterm begins for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.

June 8 -July 10: Summer I begins for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.

July 3: Independence Day Observed; university closed.

July 13-August 14: Summer II begins for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.

July 16: Grad COB Fall registration begins.

August 15: Grad COB Summer trimester ends.

August 31: August conferral of degree date for all programs. No ceremony.

Fall 2020

August 3:  Online registration and verification opens for continuing students.

August 14:  Fall Romers depart.

August 15-16:  Utility shutdown. (Tentative)

August 19:  Faculty Day. Opening of academic year for faculty. Grades for removal of incompletes for  Braniff Graduate Students from spring and summer semesters due in Registrar's Office. Grad COB Fall new student orientation.

August 21:  Residence Halls open for new students at 8:00AM.

August 21-25:  New student orientation and registration.

August 23:  Residence Halls open for continuing students. Contract food service begins with breakfast.

August 24:  Grad COB Fall trimester begins.

August 24 -September 4:  ADD/DROP period for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM graduates.

August 25:  Mass of the Holy Spirit - 5:00PM

August 26:  Fall classes begin for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.

August 31:  August conferral of degree date for all programs. No ceremony.  

September 1:  Online registration closes at 11:59pm.  .

September 2-4:  Last days to add a course.  Must be completed by the Registrar's Office and the ADD/DROP Form must have signature of Department Chair and Course Instructor.

September 7:  Labor Day break. No classes for undergraduates, Braniff, SOM, and Grad COB.

September 15:  Last day to file "Request to Prevent Disclosure of Directory Information." See Registrar's  Office for details. Last day to verify Fall classes by removing from schedule in Banner VVV-V000-7VE .

September 21:  Information for spring schedule due from Departments to Registrar.

September 23:  Incomplete grades for undergraduates from Spring and Summer semesters due
(excluding students with earlier deadlines under Academic Discipline policies).

September 24 : Deadline for filing application for graduation in December (undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM).

September 29:  Last day to change course registration from credit to audit.

October 9:  Fall Reading Day. No classes for undergraduates, Braniff, and School of Ministry. Grad 
COB classes WILL meet.

October 12-16:  Mid-semester period.

October 16-18: Alumni and Family Weekend.

October 21:  Mid-semester grades due.

October 18-24:  Charity Week.

October 30:  Fall Odyssey Day I.

November 6:  Last day to withdrawal from classes for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.

November 9 - December 18:  Advising and online early registration for Spring 2020 and Fall Interterm for continuing undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.

November 13:  Fall Odyssey Day II

November 23 -November 29:  Thanksgiving Break.  Food service ends with dinner on Nov 22. Halls will close at 10AM Nov 23. Halls reopen 8AM November 29. Food service resumes with dinner November 29. 
University offices closed Nov 25-27.

November 30:  Classes resume at 8AM.

December 2:  Rome students return.

December 5:  Grad COB Fall commencement ceremony

December 9 :  Last day of instruction in the main Fall session for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.

December 11:  Final examinations begin

December 16:  Final examinations end; official close of the semester; Christmas recess begins at close of  last examination period. Campus housing closes at 10AM on December 18, with last meal on December 16.

December 18:  Last day for online early registration ; Fall grades due to Registrar for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.

December 23-January 2:  University offices closed.

December 31:  December conferral of degree date for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.  No ceremony. 

December 30-January 15:  Fall Interterm classes.  Meeting times and days may vary.


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