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

Important Dates

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

Date Deadline
November 18 Winter 2020 Bills on NEST
November 26 Spring 2020 Bills on NEST
November 28 – December 1 Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes).
Week of December 16 Spring 2020 Health Insurance Waiver & Enrollment Site Opens
December 16 Payment due for the Winter 2020 semester. View Payment Options.
December 18 Wednesday designated as Friday. Follow Friday Class Schedule.
December 19 Classes end. End of the fall 2019 semester.
December 20 Last day to register for Winter Session.
December 20 – January 17 Winter Session.
December 21 Deadline to apply for the May 2020 graduation.
January 2 – January 29 Spring 2020 five (5) Month Payment Plan Available in NEST.
January 2 – February 29 Spring 2020 four (4) Month Payment Plan Available in NEST.
January 2 – March 29 Spring 2020 three (3) Month Payment Plan Available in NEST.
January 6 Payment due for the Spring 2020 semester. View Payment Options.
January 7 Fall semester grades posted.
January 17 The Graduate School Commencement – Winter
January 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. (University Closed; No Classes)
January 21 Spring semester begins.
January 22 Winter Session grades posted.
January 28 Last day to add a full-term class to your Spring 2020 schedule.
January 28 Drop deadline for 100% refund/adjustment. Final day for students to drop a spring 2020 semester course(s) resulting in 100% refund/adjustment of tuition. Courses dropped at 100% may be processed either through NEST or by submitting written notice to the Office of the Registrar. (See: Withdrawal Procedures, Deadlines & Refund Policy)
February 1 Priority deadline for filing the 2020-21 FAFSA.
February 15 First time students – last day to file the 2019-20 FAFSA or NJ Alternative application for Dreamers for financial aid to be considered for NJ State grant funding for Spring 2020.
February 18 Withdrawal deadline 50% refund/adjustment. Final day for students to withdraw from a full-term Spring 2020 semester course(s) resulting in a grade of WD and a 50% refund/adjustment of tuition. Withdrawals may be processed either through NEST or by submitting written notice to the Office of the Registrar. No refund/adjustment issued after this date. (See: Withdrawal Procedures, Deadlines & Refund Policy)
February 24 Spring 2020 – Health Insurance Waiver Deadline. Waiver & Enrollment Site to be completed online
March 1 Spring term ONLY students – last day to complete the NJ state additional questions, submit documents to NJ HESAA or update your College Code on the NJ HESAA website for state grant funding.
March 9-15 Spring Break
March 31 Spring 2020 Late Fees Applied
April 7 Withdrawal deadline no refund/adjustment. Final day for students to withdraw from full-term Spring 2020 semester course(s) resulting in a grade of WD and no refund/adjustment of tuition. No course withdrawal permitted after this date. (See: Withdrawal Procedures, Deadlines & Refund Policy)
April 10-12 Easter Holiday. (No Classes)
April 15 First day of Fall 2020 registration.
April 15 Returning students – deadline to file the 2020-21 FAFSA for NJ State grant consideration.
May 12 Wednesday designated as Friday. Follow Friday Class Schedule.
May 12 Classes end. End of the spring 2020 semester.
May 13 School of Nursing Convocation.
May 14 College of Science and Mathematics Convocation.
May 14 Feliciano School of Business Convocation.
May 15 College of Education and Human Services Convocation.
May 15 College of the Arts Convocation.
May 16 College of Humanities and Social Sciences Convocation.
May 19 The Graduate School Commencement – Spring.
May 22 Undergraduate Commencement – Spring.
June 30 Last day to file the 2019-20 FAFSA for the 2019-20 year.

[Last update: November 26, 2019]