Important Dates

Important Dates

For Master's Students Only

Admissions Deadlines

Fall 2020 Application Deadline: July 1, 2020
Spring 2021 Application Deadline: December 1, 2020
International students are encouraged to start their admission application by March 15 (for fall) and August 15 (for spring).

Scholarship Deadlines

Scholarship Applications Submissions for Fall 2020 (new and continuing students)

  • Early scholarship deadline: March 1, 2020
  • General scholarship deadline: May 1, 2020
  • Late scholarship deadline: July 1, 2020
Scholarship Application Submissions for Spring 2021 (new starts)
  • General scholarship deadline: November 1, 2020
  • General scholarship deadline: December 1, 2020 (if scholarships are still available)

Academic Life Dates

New Student Orientation
  • Fall 2019: August 23, 2019
  • Spring 2020: January 24, 2020
Class Dates
  • Summer 2020: May 18 - August 21, 2020
  • Fall 2020: August 24 – December 11, 2020
Student Breaks
  • Spring Break: March 23 - 27, 2020
  • Memorial Day: May 25, 2020
  • Labor Day: September 7, 2020
  • Thanksgiving Break: November 24-27, 2020

Other Important Dates

Open Registration (Continuing Students)
  • Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 Late registration fee for continuing students
    Spring 2020: Begins December 16, 2019
    Summer 2020: Begins April 6, 2020
  • 2020/2021 Academic Year: April 6-10, 2020
    Students should register before July 13 to avoid a late registration fee
Open Registration (Incoming Students)
  • 2019/2020 Academic Year (Summer courses): April 13, 2020
  • 2020/2021 Academic Year – Early Registration: April 13, 2020
    Incoming students can participate in early registration by making a $250 registration deposit. The deposit is refundable until June 15th, and will be credited toward the student’s tuition.

  • 2020/2021 Academic Year – Open Registration: June 15, 2020

Last Day to Add Classes
  • Fall 2020: August 28, 2020
Payment Arrangement Deadlines
All funds due at noon
  • Summer 2020: May 8, 2020
  • Fall 2020: August 14, 2020
Graduation
  • May 2020 Commencement: Postponed. Please check our COVID-19 webpage for more details and updates. 
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