Campus in the fall with multicolored leaves and landscaping by Kasser Theater.

Important Dates

This web page includes important upcoming deadlines and dates for students. Please review this information. Any additions will be announced via Red Hawk News sent to your University email account.

Please Note: Some dates are listed as estimated.


Date Deadline
Week of July 20 Fall 2020 Health Insurance Waiver website opens.
July 21 – August 25 Fall 2020 five (5) Month Payment Plan Open for Enrollment. Available in NEST.
July 21 – September 25 Fall 2020 four (4) Month Payment Plan Open for Enrollment. Available in NEST.
July 21 – October 25 Fall 2020 three (3) Month Payment Plan Open for Enrollment. Available in NEST.
August 24 Opening Day (No Classes).
August 25 Classes Begin.
September 7 Labor Day Holiday (No Classes).
September 8 Last Day to Add a Class to Fall Schedule.
September 8 Last Day to Withdraw from Classes with a 100% adjustment (full-term courses).
September 22 Last Day to Withdraw from Classes with a 50% adjustment (full-term courses).
September 23 Fall 2020 Holds applied to Outstanding Bills.
October 1 2021-2022 FAFSA now available.
October 5 Registration begins for Winter 2021.
October 5 Registration for Spring 2021 is Open for All students.
October 12 Health Insurance Waiver deadline. (Extended from September 28) (Note: This is applicable to full-time enrolled students for fall 2020. Students who will be newly full-time in spring 2021 will receive waiver information, once available for the spring semester.)
October 14 University Day. (No Classes)
October 28 Fall 2020 Late Fees Applied.
November 1 Last day for Fall NJ State Grant Documents Required by NJ HESSA.
November 3 Last Day to Withdraw from a Full Semester Class (full-term courses).
November 17 Winter Session Bills Posted via NEST.
November 24 Spring 2021 Bills Posted via NEST.
November 26-29 Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes – University Closed).
November 30 All Remaining Coursework Will Be Done Remotely.
December 2 Undergraduate Pass/Fail Submission Deadline
December 4 Deadline for submission for Medical Withdrawal
December 8 Reading Day (No Classes)
December 14 Last Day of Classes. End of Fall Term.
December 15 Winter Session: First Day of Classes.
December 15 Winter Session Bills Due.
December 17 Fall 2020 grades via NEST after 3 p.m.
December 25 – January 3, 2021 Winter Break – University Closed
December 31 Deadline to Apply for January 2021 Graduation.
January 4 University Reopens.
January 15 Winter Session: Last Day of Classes.
January 18 Martin Luther King Holiday – University Closed.
January 19 Spring Semester Bills Due.
January 29 Deadline to Apply for the May 2021 Graduation.
February 1 Priority Filing Deadline for the 2021-2022 FAFSA.
February 8 Spring Semester Classes Begin.
February 8 Senior Citizen Program Registration Begins.
March 1 Last day for Spring NJ State Grant documents required by NJ HESAA.
April 2-4 Easter Holiday (No Classes).
April 19 Registration begins for Fall 2021 and Winter 2022.
Week of May 24 Spring Semester Ends.

Last Modified: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 2:34 pm