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
June 25 – August 25 Fall 2019 five (5) Month Payment Plan Available in NEST.
June 25 – September 25 Fall 2019 four (4) Month Payment Plan Available in NEST.
June 25 – October 25 Fall 2019 three (3) Month Payment Plan Available in NEST.
June 30 Last day to file a FAFSA for 2018-2019.
Week of July 15 Fall 2019 Health Insurance Waiver  & Enrollment Site Opens.
July 30 Official bill for the fall 2019 semester available in NEST.
August 12 Payment due for the fall 2019 semester. View Payment Options.
August 12 – 29 Three-Week Summer Session (No Friday Classes; 12 class meetings M-R).
August 19 Late fee applied for Summer Session 2019 bills.
August 23 Last day to apply for a PLUS Loan for 2018-2019 and assure that it is received by Financial Aid for processing.
August 26 Last chance to accept loans for the summer term.
August 30 – September 1 Move-In Weekend for Residence Halls.
August 30 Dining Halls open starting with lunch.
September 2 Labor Day Holiday (No Classes).
September 3 Red Hawk Day (No Classes).
September 4 Classes Begin for the fall 2019 semester.
September 11 Last day to add a class to your fall 2019 schedule.
September 11 Drop deadline for 100% refund/adjustment. Final day for students to drop a fall 2019 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)
September 30 Fall 2019 Health Insurance Waiver Deadline.
October 1 Withdrawal deadline 50% refund/adjustment. Final day for students to withdraw from a full-term fall 2019 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)
October 1 Deadline to submit graduation application for January 2020. (Completing requirements in either fall 2019 or winter 2020)
October 1 Spring 2020 course schedule available online.
October 14 Winter Session Registration Begins.
October 28 Fall 2019 late fees applied.
November 6 Registration for the spring 2020 semester begins on NEST depending on your registration time.
November 13 Withdrawal deadline no refund/adjustment. Final day for students to withdraw from full-term fall 2019 semester course(s) resulting in a grade of WD and no refund/adjustment of tuition. No course withdrawal permitted after this date.
November 28 – December 1 Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes).
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 21 Deadline to apply for the May 2020 graduation.
January 17, 2020 The Graduate School Commencement – Winter
April 15 First day of fall 2020 registration
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 Undergraduate Commencement – Spring (Date to be determined)

[Last update: August 19, 2019]