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Important Dates

Important Dates and Academic Calendar

The SPS academic calendar, including quarter dates and registration deadlines, are detailed below. 

Quarter Dates

 
2019-20

Academic Calendar

Summer / Fall 2019


JULY 5 Registration for Fall 2019 begins
19 Last day to submit Graduation Application for August graduation
AUGUST 2 Last day to submit incomplete work for Spring 2019
31 Summer Session 2019 ends
SEPTEMBER 16 Late registration for Fall 2019 begins 12:00 a.m. CDT; $75 late registration fee applies
24 Fall 2019 quarter begins
30 Last day to add a Fall 2019 course, change to P/NP and audit, and change sections in CAESAR
OCTOBER 7 Last day to add a Fall 2019 course, change to P/NP and audit, and change sections with Change of Registration Form
NOVEMBER 1 Last day to drop a Fall 2019 course without academic penalty (withdrawals after this date will result in a “W” grade posted to the transcript. Requests for withdrawal can be initiated until the Friday before finals week.)
8 Last day to submit incomplete work for Summer 2019
8 Last day to submit Graduation Application for December graduation
  18 Registration for Winter 2020 begins at 8:30 a.m. CST
  27 Thanksgiving vacation begins; no classes through December 1
DECEMBER  2 Classes resume
  14 Fall 2019 quarter ends
16 Grades for Fall 2019 due from instructors by 3:00 p.m. CST
  17 Grades for Fall 2019 available through CAESAR
20 Fall degrees conferred
29 Registration for Winter 2020 ends at 11:59 p.m. CST
30 Late registration for Winter 2020 begins; $75 late registration fee applies

Winter 2020


JANUARY 6 Winter 2020 quarter begins
  10 Last day to add a Winter 2020 course, change to P/NP and audit, and change sections in CAESAR
  17 Last day to add a Winter 2020 course, change to P/NP and audit, and change sections with Change of Registration Form
  20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; no classes in session
FEBRUARY 14 Last day to drop a Winter 2020 course without academic penalty (withdrawals after this date will result in a “W” grade posted to the transcript. Requests for withdrawal can be initiated until the Friday before finals week.)
21 Last day to submit Graduation Application for March graduation
  21 Last day to submit incomplete work for Fall 2019
24 Registration for Spring 2020 opens at 8:30 a.m. CDT
MARCH 21 Winter 2020 quarter ends; spring break begins
22 Registration for Spring 2020 ends at 11:59 p.m. CDT
23 Late registration for Spring 2020 begins; $75 late registration fee applies
23 Grades for Winter 2020 due from instructors by 3:00 p.m. CDT
24 Grades for Winter 2020 available through CAESAR
27 Winter degrees conferred

Spring 2020


MARCH 30 Spring 2020 quarter begins
APRIL 5 Last day to add a Spring 2020 course, change to P/NP and audit, and change sections in CAESAR
  10 Last day to add a Spring 2020 course, change to P/NP and audit, and change sections with Change of Registration Form
13 Summer Session 2020 registration opens
17 Last day to submit Graduation Application for June graduation
MAY 8 Last day to drop a Spring 2020 course without academic penalty (withdrawals after this date will result in a “W” grade posted to the transcript. Requests for withdrawal can be initiated until the Friday before finals week)
  15 Last day to submit incomplete work for Winter 2020
  25 Memorial Day, no classes in session
JUNE 13 Spring 2020 quarter ends
15 Grades for Spring 2020 due from instructors by 3:00 p.m. CDT
  16 Grades for Spring 2020 available through CAESAR

Summer 2020


JUNE 19 Northwestern Commencement / School of Professional Studies Convocation
19 Spring degrees conferred
  22 Summer Session 2020 begins; late registration for Summer 2020 begins
  26 Late registration for Summer 2020 ends
 JULY
4 Independence Day, no classes in session
6 Registration for Fall 2020 opens at 8:30 a.m. CDT
17 Last day to submit Graduation Application for August graduation
AUGUST
29 Summer Session 2020 ends
SEPTEMBER
4 Summer degrees conferred
22 Fall 2020 quarter begins
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