2020 Fall Graduate Academic Calendar

Academic Session Dates

  • Session 1: 8/24/2020 through 12/09/2020 (Regular Academic Session)
  • Session 2: 8/29/2020 through 12/09/2020
  • Session 3: 8/24/2020 through 10/10/2020
  • Session 4: 10/12/2020 through 11/24/2020
  • Session N01: 8/24/2020 through 1/23/2021 this session is to be used for practicums,
    internships and field experience when the dates are out of MU's control. (not for GSM)
  • Session EXF: 8/24/2020 through 12/12/2020

Expand all   |   Collapse all  

Academic censure appeal deadlines

Last day at noon to submit appeal for dismissed summer 2020 students enrolled in the summer term who wish to enroll in fall 2020

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4

Session N01 Session EXF

08/24/2020 for all sessions

Last day at noon to submit appeal for dismissed fall 2020 students who wish to enroll in spring 2021

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

TBD for Sessions 1 to 4 and Session N01

N/A

Academic censure decisions released 

At noon for summer 2020 students who appealed dismissal and wish to enroll in fall 2020

Session 1    Session 2     Session 3        Session 4   Session N01 Session EXF

08/26/2020

At noon for fall 2020 students who appealed dismissal and wish to enroll in spring 2021

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

TBD for all sessions

Academic Integrity tutorial deadline 

Last day for all new and readmitted students to complete

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

10/01/2020 for all sessions

Add, swap, drop or register deadline

11:59 p.m. last day to make changes to class schedule  

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

09/01/2020

09/01/2020

09/01/2020

10/20/2020

09/01/2020

09/01/2020

Announcement of Public Defense of Dissertation forms deadline: 

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

10/09/2020 for all sessions

Audit deadline

 Last day to change from credit to audit or audit to credit

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

09/01/2020

09/01/2020

09/01/2020

10/20/2020

09/01/2020

09/01/2020

Census/Freeze date

Session 1 Session 2 Session Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

09/22/2020 for all sessions

Classes begin

 
 Session 1  Session 2  Session 3  Session 4 Session N01  Session EXF

 08/24/2020

08/29/2020

08/29/2020

10/12/2020

08/24/2020

 08/24/2020

Classes end

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

11/24/2020

11/24/2020

10/10/2020

11/24/2020

01/23/2021

12/12/2020

CR/NC grade deadline

Last day to request this grading option

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

09/01/2020

09/01/2020

09/01/2020

10/20/2020

09/01/2020

09/01/2020

Credit change deadline

Last day to adjust credits in a variable credit class

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

09/01/2020

09/01/2020

09/01/2020

10/20/2020

09/01/2020

09/01/2020

Diplomas available to graduates

August 31, 2020 through November 30, 2020 graduates can pick up diplomas at Marquette Central or arrange for shipment via FedEx from the Office of the Registrar

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

4-6 weeks after diploma date for all sessions

End of fall term 2020 gradates can pick up diplomas at Marquette Central or arrange for shipment via FedEx from the Office of the Registrar

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

4-6 weeks after diploma date for all sessions

Dissertation

Last day for public defense of dissertation

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

11/20/20

Enrollment/registration

Fall term 2020 registration by appointment 

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

04/06/2020 for all sessions

 Fall term 2020 registration no appointment required 

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

04/27/2020 for all sessions

Spring term 2021 registration by appointment

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

11/09/2020 for all sessions

 Spring term 2021 registration no appointment required

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

11/23/2020 for all sessions

Final Exams (remote)

Final exams

Session 1 Session 2 Session  3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

12/02/2020
   through
12/09/2020

12/02/2020
   through
12/09/2020

Last class date for Sessions 3 to 4 and Sessions N01 and EXF

Faculty grading deadlines

Last day to submit final grades at noon

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

12/15/2020

12/15/2020

10/13/2020

12/01/2020

01/26/2021

12/15/2020

Faculty textbook submission deadline

Provide spring 2021 textbook information to Book Marq

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

10/19/2020 for all sessions

Grade appeal deadline

last day for Graduate School of Management students to appeal a final grade assigned in all spring and summer 2020 sessions; Graduate School students should view grade appeal policy in the Graduate School Bulletin

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

10/09/2020 for all sessions

Graduation application available

Available to candidates who will meet graduation requirements spring, summer or fall 2021

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

10/01/2020 for all sessions

Graduation application deadline (Fall)

Last day to apply to graduate in fall 2020 if did not participate in the Spring 2020 Commencement

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

10/01/2020 for all sessions

Incomplete coursework/exam deadline

Last day to submit completed coursework/exams to faculty for final incomplete grades assigned in all spring and summer 2020 sessions

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

10/09/2020 for all sessions

Last day to submit completed coursework/exams to faculty for final incomplete grades assigned in all fall 2020 sessions

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

02/12/2021 for all sessions

Incomplete grade deadline

Last day for colleges/schools to submit spring and summer 2020 incomplete grade changes to the Office of the Registrar

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

10/23/2020 for all sessions

Independent Study deadline

Last day to submit request to the college office

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

08/26/2020 for all sessions

M.S.A.E. professional project outline: due to the Graduate School of Management

                                                 09/03/20

New Faculty Orientation

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

08/17/2020 through 08/21/2020 for all sessions

 

New Student Orientation Graduate School & Graduate School of Management

Non GSM Students

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

08/21/2020 for all sessions

Orientation/Immersion: Executive MBA students

08/17/2020 through 08/22/2020

Official transcript deadline - graduation

External transcripts must arrive in the Office of the Registrar for transfer credits to affect August 31 through November 30 graduation

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

One week prior to diploma date for all sessions

External transcripts must arrive in the Office of the Registrar for transfer credits to affect end of fall term 2020 graduation

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

01/04/2021 for all sessions

Official transcript deadline - registration appointments

Last day external transcripts must arrive in the Office of the Registrar for transfer credits to affect spring registration appointments

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

                                             10/01/2020

Orientation/Immersion: Executive MBA students

                               08/17/2020 through 08/22/2020

Outlines due

thesis, professional project, dissertation outlines due to the Graduate School

                                                 10/12/2020

Study Days (remote)

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

11/30/2020
    through
12/01/2020

11/30/2020
    through
12/01/2020


 n/a

n/a

 

n/a

 

n/a

 

 

Thesis, professional project or essay deadline

Last day to submit to the Graduate School or Graduate School of Management with results and signatures

                                               TBD

Transcripts available

Final fall term 2020 degree information included

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

01/29/2021 for all sessions

Trustees' List deadline

Colleges and Schools to submit Trustees' List to the Office of the Registrar for August 31 through November 30 graduates

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

At noon the last business day of the month for all sessions.
Diploma date is last business day of the month.

Colleges and Schools to submit Trustees' List to the Office of the Registrar for end of fall term 2020 graduates

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

01/08/2021 for all sessions

Waitlist deadline

At 11:59 p.m. lists are purged and students notified by email

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

08/31/2020

08/31/2020

08/31/2020

10/15/2020

08/31/2020

08/31/2020

Withdrawal from classes begins

W grade assigned

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

09/02/2020

09/02/2020

09/02/2020

10/21/2020

09/02/2020

09/02/2020

Withdrawal deadline

Last day to withdraw from classes or the university with a grade of W

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session N01 Session EXF

11/13/2020

11/13/2020

09/25/2020

11/11/2020

12/04/2020

11/13/2020

University closed

  • Labor Day: 09/07/2020
  • Thanksgiving Holiday: 11/26/2020 through 11/27/2020
  • Christmas Holiday: 12/24/2020 through 1/01/2021

To see Spring and Summer terms, select the corresponding link:

University Holiday Schedule: Offices closed

Faculty: The dates of the 2020-2021 academic year for new and returning faculty are August 17, 2020 through May 23, 2021.