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
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
[Deadline Extended to Monday, March 9]
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 Extended Deadline: Spring 2020 – Health Insurance Waiver Deadline. Waiver & Enrollment Site to Be Completed Online
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 4 Deadline for Spring ’20 Medical Withdrawal.
May 12 Tuesday Designated as Friday. Follow Friday Class Schedule.
May 12 Classes End. End of the Spring 2020 Semester.
TBD School of Nursing Convocation. (Postponed)
TBD College of Science and Mathematics Convocation. (Postponed)
TBD Feliciano School of Business Convocation. (Postponed)
TBD College of Education and Human Services Convocation. (Postponed)
TBD College of the Arts Convocation. (Postponed)
TBD College of Humanities and Social Sciences Convocation. (Postponed)
May 18 Registration for Summer Courses (4 Week Session) Course Schedule.
May 18 Registration for Summer Courses (6 Week Session) Course Schedule.
May 18 Registration for Summer Courses (12 Week Session) Course Schedule.
May 18 Registration for Summer Courses (15 Week Session ) Course Schedule.
TBD The Graduate School Commencement – Spring. (Postponed)
TBBD Undergraduate Commencement – Spring. (Postponed)
June 15 Registration for Summer Courses (4 Week Session) Course Schedule.
June 29 Registration for Summer Courses (6 Week Session) Course Schedule.
June 30 Last Day to File the 2019-20 FAFSA for the 2019-20 Year.
July 13 Registration for Summer Courses (4 Week Session) Course Schedule.
August 10 Registration for Summer Courses (3 Week Session) Course Schedule.

[Last update: February 11, 2020]