2020 Fall Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Academic Session Dates

  • Session 1: 8/26/2020 through 12/09/2020 (Regular Academic Session)
  • Session 2: 8/26/2020 through 10/17/2020
  • Session 3: 10/19/2020 through 12/12/2020
  • Session J: 12/14/2020 through 1/23/2021 
    ONLY Provost pre-approved courses may be offered in this session.
  • Session J2: 1/04/2021 through 1/23/2021
  • Session N01: 8/26/2020 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.

 

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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 J

Session J2 Session N01

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 J Session J2 Session N01

01/06/2021 for Sessions 1 to 3 and Sessions J and J2

N/A

Academic censure decisions released 

For summer 2020 students who appealed dismissal and wish to enroll in fall 2020

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

08/26/2020 for all sessions

For fall 2020 students who appealed dismissal and wish to enroll in spring 2021

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

01/11/2021 for all sessions

Academic Integrity tutorial deadline 

Last day for all new and readmitted students to complete

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

10/1/2020 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 J    Session J2    Session N01   

09/03/2020 

09/03/2020

10/27/2020

12/16/2020

01/06/2021

09/03/2020

Advising

For fall 2020 registration

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

03/16/2020 through 04/03/2020 for all sessions

For spring 2021 registration

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session N01

10/26/20 through 11/06/2020 for Sessions 1 to 3 and Session N01

Audit deadline

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

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

09/03/2020

09/03/2020

10/27/2020

12/16/2020

01/06/2021

09/03/2020

Census/Freeze date

Session 1 Session 2 Session Session J Session J2 Session N01

09/22/2020 for all sessions

Classes begin

 
 Session 1  Session 2  Session 3  Session J Session J2  Session N01

  08/26/2020

08/26/2020

 10/19/2020

 12/14/2020

 01/04/2021

 08/26/2020

Classes end

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

11/24/2020

10/17/2020

12/12/2020

01/23/2021

01/23/2021

01/23/2021

Classes excused

  • Labor Day: 09/07/2020
  • Midterm break Session 1: 10/16/2020 
  • Thanksgiving Holiday: 11/25/2020 through 11/29/2020
  • Christmas Holiday: No on-campus classes:
    Session 1: 12/10/2020 through 1/24/2021
    Session 3: 12/20/2020 through 1/19/2021

CR/NC grade deadline

Last day to request this grading option

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

09/03/2020

09/03/2020

10/27/2020

12/16/2020

01/06/2021

09/03/2020

Credit change deadline

Last day to adjust credits in a variable credit class

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

09/03/2020

09/03/2020

10/27/2020

12/16/2020

01/06/2021

09/03/2020

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 J Session J2 Session N01

4-6 weeks after diploma date for all sessions

End of fall term 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 J Session J2 Session N01

4-6 weeks after diploma date for all sessions

Enrollment/registration

Fall term 2020 registration by appointment (except new freshmen)

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

04/06/2020 for all sessions

Fall term 2020 registration no appointment required 

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

04/27/2020 for all sessions

Spring term 2021 registration by appointment

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

11/09/2020 for all sessions

Spring term 2021 registration no appointment required

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

11/23/2020 for all sessions

Exams

Midterm exams

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

10/09/2020
through
10/15/2020

N/A for Sessions 2, 3, J, J2 and N01

Final exams (remote)

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

12/02/2020
through
12/09/2020

Last class date for Sessions 2, 3, J, J2 and N01

Faculty grading deadlines

Last day to submit midterm grades at noon

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

10/20/2020

N/A for Sessions 2, 3, J, J2 and N01

Last day to submit final grades at noon

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

12/15/2020

10/20/2020

12/15/2020

01/26/2021

01/26/2021

01/26/2021

Faculty textbook submission deadline

Provide spring 2021 textbook information to Book Marq

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

10/19/2020 for all sessions

Grade appeal deadline

Last day to appeal a final grade assigned in all spring and summer 2020 sessions

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

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 J Session J2 Session N01

10/12/2020 for all sessions

Graduation application deadline

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 J Session J2 Session N01

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 J Session J2 Session N01

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 J Session J2 Session N01

02/12/2021 for all sessions

Incomplete grade deadline

Last day to submit spring and summer 2020 incomplete grade changes to the Office of the Registrar

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

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 J Session J2 Session N01

08/31/2020 for all sessions

Midterm break

Classes excused

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

10/16/2020

N/A for Sessions 2, 3, J, J2 and N01

New Faculty Orientation

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

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

New Student and Family Orientation

Undergraduate students

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

08/24/2020 to 08/25/2020

Nursing internal transfer deadline

Last day for current students to request a fall 2020 transfer into the College of Nursing   

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

05/01/2020 for all sessions

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 N01

One week prior to diploma date for Sessions 1 to 3 and Session N01

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 N01

01/04/2021 for Sessions 1 to 3 and Session N01

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 J Session J2 Session N01

10/01/2020 for all sessions

Readmission deadline

Last day for former students to apply 

Session 1  Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

08/19/2020

08/19/2020

10/12/2020 

12/07/2020

12/28/2020

08/19/2020

Study Days (remote)

Session 1: 11/30/2020 through 12/01/2020

Transcripts available

Final fall term 2020 degree information included

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

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 N01

Diploma date is last business day of the month; for Sessions 1 to 3 and Session N01

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 N01

01/08/2021 for Sessions 1 to 3 and Session N01 at noon

Waitlist deadline

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

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

08/31/2020

08/31/2020

10/22/2020

12/17/2020

n/a

n/a

Withdrawal from classes begins

W grade assigned

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

09/04/2020

09/04/2020

10/28/2020

12/17/2020

01/07/2021

09/04/2020

Withdrawal deadline

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

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session J Session J2 Session N01

11/13/2020

10/02/2020

11/24/20

01/04/2021

01/15/2021

12/11/2020

University offices closed

  • Labor Day: 09/07/2020
  • Thanksgiving Holiday: 11/26/2020 and 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.