Oct 19, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Academic Calendar


 

Fall Semester 2019

Check-in and Advising. Residence Halls Open August 26, Monday
Opening Convocation (All are Expected to Attend) August 27, Tuesday
Classes Begin August 28, Wednesday
Last Day to Add Classes September 3, Tuesday
Last Day to Drop First 1/2 Semester Classes September 11, Wednesday
Last Day to Drop Without Penalty (Census) September 13, Friday
Homecoming Weekend October 12, Saturday

Last Day of First 1/2 Semester Classes; Mid-term Grades Due

October 16, Wednesday, (Grades due by 5:00 p.m.)
Fall Break Begins After the Last Class on Wednesday October 17 through 20, Thursday through Sunday
Classes Resume and First Day of Second 1/2 Classes October 21, Monday
Last Day to Add Second 1/2 Semester Classes October 25, Friday
Ferrum Folklife Festival 10:00am - 5:00pm October 26, Saturday
Advising Week October 28 through November 1, Monday through Friday
Last Day to Drop Without Penalty 1/2 Semester Classes November 1, Friday
Registration Week for 2020 Spring Semester November 4 through November 8, Monday through Friday
Last Day to Drop with a “WP” or “WF” November 6, Wednesday
Veteran’s Day Program November 11, Monday (Special Events Schedule)
Thanksgiving Break (starts after Friday classes) November 23 through December 1, Saturday through Sunday
Classes Resume December 2, Monday
Last Day of Classes December 10, Tuesday
Reading Day December 11, Wednesday
Exam Period (Student Leave after Their Last Exam) December 12 through December 16, Friday through Monday
Final Grades Due by Noon. Residence Halls Close December 17, Tuesday 

Winter Term (Online only)

Classes Begin, Last Day to Add, Last Day to Drop December 18, Wednesday
Last Day of Classes January 8, Wednesday
Grades Due by Noon January 9, Thursday

Spring Semester 2020

Check-in and Advising Day January 14, Tuesday
Classes Begin January 15, Wednesday
Martin Luther King Day January 20, Monday (Special Events Schedule)
Last Day to Add Classes January 21, Tuesday
Last Day to Drop First 1/2 Semester Classes January 29, Wednesday
Last Day to Drop without Penalty (Census) January 31, Friday
Last Day of First 1/2 Semester Classes; Mid-term Grades Due February 28, Friday (Grades due by 5:00 p.m.)
Spring Break Begins After the Last Class on Friday February 29 through March 8, Saturday through Sunday
Classes Resume & First Day of Second 1/2 Semester Classes March 9, Monday
Last Day to Add Second 1/2 Semester Classes March 13, Friday
Last Day to Drop without Penalty 1/2 Semester Classes March 20, Friday
Advising Week March 23 through March 27, Monday through Friday
Registration Week for 2020 Fall Semester March 30 through April 3, Monday through Friday
Last Day to Drop Classes with a WP/WF April 1, Wednesday
Easter Break Begins After Classes on Thursday April 10 through April 13, Friday through Monday 
Classes Resume April 14, Tuesday
Last Day of Classes April 28, Tuesday
Reading Day April 29, Wednesday
Final Exams April 30 through May 4, Thursday through Monday
Final Grades Due May5, Tuesday (Grades due by 9:00 a.m.)
Baccalaureate 7:30 p.m. in Vaughn Chapel May 8, Friday
Commencement 10:00 a.m. May 9, Saturday

Three Week Terms (E-Term and May Term)

Check-in for E-Term and May Term May 11, Monday
Classes Begin May 12, Tuesday
Last Day of Classes May 29, Friday
Grades Due by Noon June 2, Tuesday