Academic Calendar

Registrar Academic Calendar (updated June 12, 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.

Summer 2019

May 20: Grad COB Summer trimester begins.

May 21-June 7: Mayterm begins for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.

June 10-July 12: Summer I begins for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.

July 15-August 16: 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 2019

August 5:  Online registration and verification opens for continuing students.

August 16:  Fall Romers depart.

August 16-17:  Utility shutdown.

August 21:  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 23:  Residence Halls open for new students at 8:00AM.

August 23-27:  New student orientation and registration.

August 25:  Residence Halls open for continuing students. Contract food service begins with breakfast.

August 26:  Grad COB Fall trimester begins.

August 26-September 6:  ADD/DROP period for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM graduates.

August 27:  Mass of the Holy Spirit - 5:00PM

August 28:  Fall classes begin for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.

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

September 2:  Labor Day break. No classes for undergraduates, Braniff, SOM, and Grad COB. 

September 3:  Online registration closes at 11:59pm.  .

September 4-6:  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 11:  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 (CRN 70387).

September 21:  LSAT given on campus.

September 23:  Information for spring schedule due from Departments to Registrar.

September 25:  Incomplete grades for undergraduates from Spring and Summer semesters due
(excluding students with earlier deadlines under Academic Discipline policies).

September 26: Deadline for filing application for graduation in December (undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM).

October 1:  Last day to change course registration from credit to audit.

October 3-6:  Alumni and Family Weekend

October 11:  Fall Reading Day. No classes for undergraduates, Braniff, and School of Ministry. Grad
COB classes WILL meet.

October 14-18:  Mid-semester period

October 21:  Mid-semester grades due.

October 25:  Fall Odyssey Day I

October 20-26:  Charity Week

November 8:  Last day to withdrawal from classes for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.

November 11-December 13:  Advising and online early registration for Spring 2020 and Fall Interterm for continuing undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.

November 15:  Fall Odyssey Day II

November 25-December 1:  Thanksgiving Break.  Food service ends with dinner on Nov 22. Halls will close at 10AM Nov 23. Halls reopen 8AM December 1. Food service resumes with dinner December 1.
University offices closed Nov 27-29.

December 2:  Classes resume at 8AM.

December 4:  Rome students return.

December 11:  Last day of instruction in the main Fall session for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.

December 13:  Final examinations begin

December 14:  Grad COB Fall commencement ceremony

December 18:  Final examinations end; official close of the semester; Christmas recess begins at close of  last examination period. Campus housing closes at 10AM on December 20, with last meal on December 18.

December 20:  Last day for online early registration.

December 20:  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 31-January 17:  Fall Interterm classes.  Meeting times and days may vary.

Spring 2020

December 23 - January 1: University offices closed.

January 6 - 21:  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 30 - February 1:  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 27 - 28:  Meet Us at the Tower I.

March 31 - April 3:  Housing registration for upcoming academic year.

April 3:  Last day to withdraw from classes.

April 9 - 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 7:  Convocation honoring seniors. Spring classes end for undergraduates, Braniff & SOM.

May 9 - 13:  Tentative Final Exams.

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:  Tentative Baccalaureate Mass

May 17:  Commencement

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

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