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Academic Calendar

Registrar Academic Calendar 

For Undergraduate, Braniff Graduate School, and Ann & Joe O. Neuhoff School of Ministry

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Summer 和彩彩票

May 20: Grad COB Summer trimester begins.

May 19 -June 5: Mayterm begins for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM. (Online Only)

June 8 -July 10: Summer I begins for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM. (Online Only)

July 3 - July 6: Independence Day Observed; university closed.

July 13 - August 14: Summer II begins for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM. (Online Only)

August 31: August conferral of degree date for all programs. No ceremony.

Fall 和彩彩票

August 3:  Online registration and verification opens for continuing students.

August 15 - August 16:  Utility shutdown. (Tentative)

August 19:  Faculty Day. Opening of academic year for faculty. Grades for removal of incompletes for  Braniff Graduate Students from spring and summer semesters due in Registrar's Office. Grad COB Fall new student orientation.

August 21:  Residence Halls open for new students at 8:00AM.

August 21-25:  New student orientation and registration.

August 23:  Residence Halls open for continuing students. Contract food service begins with breakfast.

August 24 -September 4:  ADD/DROP period for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM graduates.

August 25:  Mass of the Holy Spirit - 5:00PM

August 26:  Fall classes begin for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.

August 31:  August conferral of degree date for all programs. No ceremony.  

September 1:  Online registration closes at 11:59pm.  .

September 2- September 4:  Last days to add a course.  Must be completed by the Registrar's Office and the ADD/DROP Form must have signature of Department Chair and Course Instructor.

September 7:  Labor Day break. No classes for undergraduates, Braniff, SOM, and Grad COB.

September 15:  Last day to file "Request to Prevent Disclosure of Directory Information." See Registrar's  Office for details. Last day to verify Fall classes by removing from schedule in Banner VVV-V000-7VE .

September 21:  Information for spring schedule due from Departments to Registrar.

September 23:  Incomplete grades for undergraduates from Spring and Summer semesters due
(excluding students with earlier deadlines under Academic Discipline policies).

September 24 : Deadline for filing application for graduation in December (undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM).

September 29:  Last day to change course registration from credit to audit.

October 9:  Fall Reading Day. No classes for undergraduates, Braniff, and School of Ministry. 

October 12- October 16:  Mid-semester period.

October 16- October 18: Alumni and Family Weekend.

October 18 : Rescheduled Commencement for Spring 和彩彩票 Graduates .

October 21:  Mid-semester grades due.

October 18- October 24:  Charity Week.

October 30:  Fall Odyssey Day I.

November 6:  Last day to withdrawal from classes for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.

November 9 - December 18:  Advising and online early registration for Spring 和彩彩票 and Fall Interterm for continuing undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.

November 13:  Fall Odyssey Day II

November 23 -November 29:  Thanksgiving Break.  Food service ends with dinner on Nov 22. Halls will close at 10AM Nov 23. Halls reopen 8AM November 29. Food service resumes with dinner November 29. 
University offices closed Nov 25-27.

November 30:  Classes resume at 8AM.

December 5:  Grad COB Fall commencement ceremony

December 9 :  Last day of instruction in the main Fall session for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.

December 11:  Final examinations begin

December 16:  Final examinations end; official close of the semester; Christmas recess begins at close of  last examination period. Campus housing closes at 10AM on December 18, with last meal on December 16.

December 18:  Last day for online early registration ; Fall grades due to Registrar for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.

December 23-January 2:  University offices closed.

December 31:  December conferral of degree date for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.  No ceremony. 

December 30-January 15:  Fall Interterm classes.  Meeting times and days may vary.

Spring 2021

January 4 – January 29 :  Registration and verification for Spring classes.  ADD/DROP for continuing students.

January 15:  Grades due for removal of Incompletes for Braniff Liberal Arts Fall 2019.

January 17:  All residence halls re-open for Spring term at 8AM.  Food service resumes with dinner in Haggar cafeteria.

January 18:  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No Classes.  University offices closed.

January 19:  Spring registration and Fall Interterm grades due to the Registrar. 

January 19:  Spring classes begin for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.

January 29: Last day courses may be added (signature of course instructor required in addition to department chair beginning January 27.)  Last day course may be dropped without record. See Withdrawal Policy for drops after this date.

January 29 – January 31 : Groundhog Weekend .

February 3:  Final day to verify Spring class registration.

February 10:  Grades for removal of Fall 2019 incompletes for undergraduates due to Registrar.

February 15:  Spring Crusader Preview Day .

February 23 – February 24:  Students graduating in May 和彩彩票 verify at Registrar's Office.

February 23 : Last day to change course registration from credit to audit.

March 1 – March 5 :  Spring mid-terms exams.

March 6 – March 14:  Spring Break for undergraduates, Braniff, & SOM.

March 15:  Classes resume.  Mid-semester grades due.

March 26 – March 27:  Meet Us at the Tower I.

April 6:  Last day to withdraw from classes. 

April 1 - April 5 : Easter Recess. University Offices Closed April 3 - April 5 . 

April 13 - May 14:  Advising & Fall 和彩彩票 Pre-Registration for continuing undergraduates, Braniff & SOM.

April 16 – April 17:  Meet us at the Tower II. 

May 6:  Convocation. Spring classes end for undergraduates, Braniff & SOM. 

May 8: Final Exams Begin.

May 12:  Final Exams End.

May 13:  Final grades must be turned into Registrar by noon for May graduates.

May 14:  Last day for Fall semester early online registration; official close of Spring semester.  

May 15:  Baccaluareate Mass.

May 16:  Commencement.

May 18:  All remaining Spring grades due in Registrar's office by noon. 

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