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2020-2021 Academic Calendar

 Fall 2020

August 22- 30         Residence Hall move-in
August 24               Convocation
August 24 - 28        New Student Orientation
August 31                First day of Fall 2020 term
Aug 31 - Sept 6       Late registration (add/drop) week for fall term
September 4           First financial aid disbursement for fall term
September 6           Last day to add/drop fall classes in MyFIT (online system closes at 11:30pm)
September 7           Labor Day - College closed
September 14         Fall certification rosters open to faculty
September 18         Last day to withdraw from fall classes with a partial refund (25%)
September 18         Rosh Hashanah - No evening classes (classes suspend at 4PM)
September 19, 20     Rosh Hashanah - College closed
September 27         Yom Kippur - No evening classes (classes suspend at 4PM)
September 28         Yom Kippur - College closed
September 29         Last day for faculty to submit certification rosters
September 30         Census date
October 1                 Financial Aid (FAFSA) application available for 2021 - 2022 academic year
October 5 -9            Make-up examination period for spring 2020 incomplete grades
                                    October 5 - Related area exams
                                    October 6 - Major course exams
                                    October 7 - American History, History of Art, Philosophy, Social Science exams
                                    October 8 - English and Modern Language exams
                                    October 9 - Science and Math exams
October 15             Financial Aid (FAFSA) submission priority deadline for spring admits
October 29             Winter 2021 registration begins
November 2 - 6     Spring 2021 registration begins for currently enrolled, degree-seeking students
November 6          Spring 2021 registration begins for re-admitted degree students
November 16        Spring 2021 registration begins for non-degree students
November 25        Residence Halls close at 5pm, all students must vacate
November 26-29   Thanksgiving Recess - College closed
November 30        Last day to submit fall Course Withdrawal forms (WD grades)
November 30        Last day to submit a College Withdrawal form for fall term
December 1          Graduation application priority deadline for May/August 2021 candidates
December 7          Final grade rosters open for faculty
December 8          Spring 2021 registration begins for students admitted Spring 2021
December 8          Last day for all Tuesday classes
December 9          Last day for all Wednesday classes
December 15        Friday evening classes meet
December 16        Saturday classes meet
December 17        Last day for all Thursday classes
December 18        Last day for all Friday classes
December 19        Last day for all Saturday classes
December 21        Last day for all Monday classes
December 22        Sunday classes meet--Last day for all Sunday classes
December 23        Emergency Make-Up Day
December 23        Official last day of Fall 2020 term
January 4              Last day for faculty to submit final grades for fall

  The College will be closed from Thursday, December 24, 2020 through and including Friday, January 1, 2021.

  Winter 2021

January 1          New Year's Day - College closed
January 3          Residence halls open for students contracted for winter housing
January 4          First day of Winter 2021 term
January 4, 5      Late registration (add/drop) period for winter term
January 5          Last day to add/drop winter classes in MyFIT (online system closes at 11:30pm)
January 6          Winter certification rosters open to faculty
January 6          Last day to withdraw from winter classes with a partial refund (25%)
January 7          Last day for faculty to submit certification rosters
January 8          Census date
January 14        Last day to submit Course Withdrawal forms for winter (WD grades)
January 15        Financial Aid (FAFSA) submission priority deadline for 2021 - 2022 academic year
January 15        Final grade rosters open for faculty
January 18        Martin Luther King Jr Day - College closed
January 20        Last day of Winter 2021 term
January 22        Last day for faculty to submit final grades for winter

 Spring 2021

January 19            Residence halls open for new/entering students
January 20, 21      New student Orientation
January 21            Convocation
January 23, 24      Residence halls open for current/returning students
January 25            First day of Spring 2021 term
January 25 - 31     Late registration (add/drop) week for spring term
January 29            First financial aid disbursement for spring
January 31            Last day to add/drop classes in MyFIT (online system closes at 11:30pm)
February 8            Spring certification rosters open to faculty
February 12          Last day to withdraw from spring classes with a partial refund (25%)
February 15          Presidents Day - College closed
February 22          Last day for faculty to submit certification rosters
February 23          Census date
March 1 - 5           Make-up examination period for Fall 2020 Incomplete (IN) grades
                                    March 1 - Related area exams
                                    March 2 - Major course exams
                                    March 3 - American History, History of Art, Philosophy, Social Science exams
                                    March 4 - English and Modern Language exams
                                    March 5 - Science and Mathematics exams
March 29 - April 4     Spring Recess - No classes
March 31              Graduation application must be received for student names to be listed in Commencement program
April 2                  Good Friday - College closed
April 8                  Summer 2021 registration begins for all students
April 12 - 16         Fall 2021 registration begins for currently enrolled, degree seeking students
April 16                Fall 2021 registration begins for re-admitted degree students
April 26                Fall 2021 registration begins for non-degree students
May 1                   Graduation application priority deadline for December 2021/January 2022 candidates
April 30                 Last day to submit spring Course Withdrawal forms (WD grades)
April 30                 Last day to submit a College Withdrawal form for spring
May 10                  Final grade rosters open for faculty
May 11                  Last Day for ALL Tuesday Classes
May 12                  Fall registration begins for Bachelor students admitted Fall 2021
May 12                  Last Day for ALL Wednesday Classes
May 12 - 19         All residents must vacate residence halls by 9:00 am on the day following their last final exam, or by 5pm on May 17, whichever is earlier.  Only students registered for Commencement can remain in the halls on Commencement day.
May 13                 Last Day for ALL Thursday Classes
May 14                 Last Day for ALL Friday Classes
May 15                 Last Day for ALL Saturday Classes
May 16                 Last Day for ALL Sunday Classes
May 17                 Last Day for ALL Monday Classes
May 18, 19           Emergency Make-Up Days
May 19                 Official last day of Spring 2021 term
May 19                 Last day for faculty to submit final grades for spring
May 20                 Commencement (tentative date)
May 21                 All residents registered for Commencement must vacate the residence halls by 9am on May 21.
May 31                 Memorial Day - College closed

 Summer 2021

May 24               First day of Summer 1
May 24, 25         Late registration for Summer 1 (add/drop period)
May 25               Fall registration begins for one-year AAS students admitted Fall 2021
May 25               Last day to add/drop Summer 1 classes in MyFIT (online system closes at 11:30pm)
May 26               Fall registration begins for two-year AAS students admitted Fall 2021
May 26               Last day to withdraw from Summer 1 with a partial refund (25%)
May 26               Summer 1 certification rosters open to faculty
May 27               Last day for faculty to submit certification rosters for Summer 1
May 31               Memorial Day - College closed
June 1                Census date for Summer 1
June 15             Last day to submit Course Withdrawal forms (WD grades) for Summer 1
June 18             Juneteenth observed  - College closed
June 24             Summer 1 grade rosters open for faculty
June 28             Last day of Summer 1
June 29             First day of Summer 2
June 29, 30       Late registration for Summer 2 (add/drop period)
June 30             Last day for faculty to submit final grade rosters for Summer 1
June 30             Last day to add/drop Summer 2 classes in MyFIT (online system closes at 11:30pm)
July 1                Last day to withdraw from Summer 2 with a partial refund (25%)
July 1                Summer 2 certification rosters open to faculty
July 5                Independence Day Observed - College closed
July 6                Last day for faculty to submit certification rosters for Summer 2
July 7                Census date for Summer 2
July 21              Last day to submit Course Withdrawal forms (WD grades) for Summer 2
July 26              Final grade rosters for Summer 2 open for faculty
July 27              Last day of Summer 2
July 29              Last day for faculty to submit final grade rosters for Summer 2

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