Calendar - Important Dates and Deadlines

Spring 2020

Instructional Days & Holidays

Instructional Days & Holidays

Dates

Description

January 13, 2020

Spring classes begin

January 20, 2020

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – no classes, offices closed

February 17, 2020

Presidents’ Day – no classes, offices closed

March 16 - 20, 2020

Spring Break – no classes

May 1, 2020

Last day of regular Spring Classes

May 4 - 8, 2020

Spring Final Exams

Registration, Adding, & Dropping Classes

Registration, Adding, & Dropping Classes

Dates

Description

September 24, 2019 

Spring semester advising PINs and class schedule available.

October 21 - 25, 2019     

Spring 2020 & summer 2020 semester registration begins for continuing students according to class standing or special registration group.

October 26, 2019-

January 22, 2020

Open registration for Spring continues on CyberBear through the 7th class day. 

Summer open registration continues through the start of summer courses.  See summer page for details.

January 10, 2020

(5:00 p.m.)

 

Friday prior to start of Spring classes: 

Last day to withdraw from all classes for Spring Semester without “W”s on transcript.   See refund policy below.  Withdrawal forms available at the Registrar’s Office in the Lommasson Center or online.

January 13, 2020

Spring classes begin.

January 17, 2020

 

Residency reclassification questionnaires for Spring 2020 due, though they can be accepted up to the 15th class day.  Earlier submission is encouraged to allow time for review and correction or to turn in missing documents. Residency reclassifications may affect tuition and fee assessment.

January 22, 2020

(5:00 p.m.)

Spring Class Day 7:

Last day for students to add Spring classes via CyberBear without consent of instructor.

Jan. 23 – Feb. 3, 2020

Instructors must approve all Spring class adds via electronic override on CyberBear.

February 3, 2020

(5:00 p.m.)

Spring Class Day 15:

  • Last day to drop individual Spring classes on CyberBear with refund
  • Last day to withdraw from Spring (drop all courses) with a partial refund – see Withdrawal Policy below.
  • Last day to add Spring classes with electronic override on CyberBear.
  • Last day to change Spring credits in variable credit courses & switch grade mode in CyberBear.
  • Last day to change Spring grading option to or from audit.
  • Last day to buy or refuse UM’s student health insurance coverage.

February 4, 2020

Any student not registered for at least one course (on schedule in CyberBear) must submit a Petition to Register & Pay After the Deadline.  Petitions are reviewed weekly by committee and are not guaranteed approval.

February 4 –

March 24, 2020

(5:00 p.m.)

Through Spring Class Day 45:

  • Spring course adds & drops require instructor’s & advisor’s approval using the Course Add/Change/Drop link in CyberBear.  $10 fee applies per add or drop.
  • A ‘W’ will appear on the transcript for dropped classes.  No refunds.
  • Students can change variable credit amounts and grading options (except audit) on eligible courses using the Course Add/Change/Drop link in CyberBear.

February 18, 2020

Autumn 2020 advising for priority registration begins.

March 9 – 13, 2020

Autumn 2020 priority registration begins for continuing students according to class standing. See priority registration page for the registration timetable.

March 25 –

May 1, 2020 (5:00 p.m.)

After Spring Class Day 45:

  • Adds require instructor’s & advisor’s approval using the Course Add/Change/Drop link.  $10 fee applies.
  • Drops require instructor’s, advisor’s, & Dean’s approval via Course Add/Change/Drop link. $10 fee applies.
  • A ‘WP’ or ‘WF’ will appear on the transcript for dropped classes.  No refunds.
  • Students can change variable credit amounts, or change grading options, (except audit) using the Course Add Change Drop link in Cyberbear.

May 1, 2020

Last day of Spring instruction and last day to withdraw from Spring semester (drop all classes) by 5:00 p.m.

May 4 - 8, 2020

Spring finals week

May 15, 2020

Grades post to CyberBear and to student transcripts on or around this date.

Link to the Office of the Provost's Academic Calendar

Autumn 2020

In accordance with the Office of the President's announcement on 5/21/20, the fall dates posted below will be adjusted in the very near future.  In the meantime, please note that the new fall 2020 semester date range is August 19th, 2020 to November 25th, 2020. 

Instructional Days & Holidays

Instructional Days & Holidays

Dates

Description

August 31, 2020

Autumn classes begin

September 7, 2020

Labor Day Holiday – no classes, offices closed

November 3, 2020

Election Day – no classes, office closed

November 11, 2020

Veterans Day Observed – no classes, offices closed

November 25, 2020

Student Travel Day – no classes

November 26 – 27, 2020

Thanksgiving Break – no classes, offices closed

December 11, 2020

Last day of regular Autumn classes

December 14 – 18, 2020

Autumn Final Examinations

Registration, Adding, & Dropping Classes

Registration, Adding, & Dropping Classes

Dates

Description

February, 2020 

Autumn 2020 semester advising PINs and class schedule available.

March 9 – 13, 2020        

Autumn 2020 semester registration begins for continuing students according to class standing or special registration group.  See Priority Registration Timetable webpage for specifics.

March 14, 2020-

September 9, 2020

Open registration for Autumn 2020 continues on CyberBear through the 7th class day. 

 

August 28, 2020

(5:00 p.m.)

 

Friday prior to start of classes: 

Last day to withdraw from all classes without “W”s on transcript.   See withdrawal refund policy linked below.  Withdrawal forms available at the Student Accounts Office in the Lommasson Center or online.

August 31, 2020

Autumn 2020 classes begin.

September 4, 2020

 

Residency reclassification requests for Autumn 2020 due, though they can be accepted up to the 15th class day.  Earlier submission is encouraged to allow time for review and correction or to turn in missing documents. Residency reclassifications may affect tuition and fee assessment.

September 9, 2020

(5:00 p.m.)

Class Day 7:

Last day for students to add classes via CyberBear without consent of instructor.

Sept. 10 – 21, 2020

Instructors must approve all class adds via electronic override on CyberBear.

September 21, 2020

(5:00 p.m.)

Class Day 15:

  • Last day to drop individual classes on CyberBear with refund
  • Last day to withdraw from (drop all courses) with a partial refund – Withdrawal Policy linked below.
  • Last day to add classes with electronic override on CyberBear.
  • Last day to change credits in variable credit courses & switch grade mode in CyberBear.
  • Last day to change grading option to or from audit.
  • Last day to buy or refuse UM’s student health insurance coverage.

September 22, 2020

Any student not registered for at least one course (on schedule in CyberBear) must submit a Petition to Register & Pay After the Deadline.  Petitions are reviewed weekly by committee and are not guaranteed approval.

September 22 –

November 2, 2020

(5:00 p.m.)

Through Class Day 45:

  • Course adds & drops require instructor’s & advisor’s approval using the Course Add/Change/Drop link in CyberBear.  $10 fee applies per add or drop.
  • A ‘W’ will appear on the transcript for dropped classes.  No refunds.
  • Students can change variable credit amounts and grading options (except audit) on eligible courses using the Course Add/Change/Drop link in CyberBear.

October 5, 2020

Spring 2021 advising for priority registration begins.

October 26 - 30, 2020

Spring 2021 priority registration begins for continuing students according to class standing. See priority registration page for the registration timetable.

November 3 –

December 11, 2020 (5:00 p.m.)

After Class Day 45:

  • Adds require instructor’s & advisor’s approval using the Course Add/Change/Drop link.  $10 fee applies.
  • Drops require instructor’s, advisor’s, & Dean’s approval via Course Add/Change/Drop link. $10 fee applies.
  • A ‘WP’ or ‘WF’ will appear on the transcript for dropped classes.  No refunds.
  • Students can change variable credit amounts, or change grading options, (except audit) using the Course Add Change Drop link in Cyberbear.

December 11, 2020

Last day of Autumn instruction and last day to withdraw from Autumn semester (drop all classes) by 5:00 p.m.

December 14 - 18, 2020

Finals week

December 25, 2020

Grades post to CyberBear and to student transcripts on or around this date.

Link to the Office of the Provost's Academic Calendar

Summer 2020

Instructional Days & Holidays

Summer sessions are offered in 3-week, 6-week and 12-week formats. See below for the start dates of all Summer sessions. 

12-week Summer Session Description
Dated  12- week Summer Session Description
Monday, May 11 Begin for 12-week Session Classes
Monday, May 25 Memorial Day - No Classes, Offices Closed
Friday, July 3 Independence Day - No Classes, Offices Closed
Friday, July 31 Last Day of Classes for 12-week Session
Thursday, August 20 Grades post to student transcripts on or around this date, regardless of session.

6-week Summer Session Description
Dated 6-week Summer Sessions Description
Monday, May 11 Classes Begin for 6-week Session I
Monday, May 25 Memorial Day - No Classes, Offices Closed
Friday, June 19 Last Day of Classes for 6-week Session I
Friday, July 3 Independence Day - No Classes, Offices Closed
Monday, July 6 Begin for 6-week Session II Classes
Friday, August 14 Last Day of Classes for 6-week Session II
Thursday, August 20 Grades post to student transcripts on or around this date, regardless of session.

3-week Summer Session Description
Dated 3-week Summer Sessions Description
Monday, May 11 Classes Begin for 3-week Pre-Session
Friday, May 29 Last day of classes for 3-week Pre-Session
Monday, May 25 Memorial Day - No Classes, Offices Closed
Monday, June 1 Begin for 3-week Session II Classes
Friday, June 19 Last Day of Classes for 3-week Session II
Friday, July 3 Independence Day - No Classes, Offices Closed
Monday, July 6 Begin for 3-week Session III Classes
Friday, July 24 Last Day of Classes for 3-week Session III
Monday, July 27 Classes Begin for 3-week Session IV
Friday, August 14 Last Day of Classes for 3-week Session IV
Thursday, August 20 Grades post to student transcripts on or around this date, regardless of session.
Saturday-Saturday, August 22-29 New Student Orientation for Autumn 2020

Link to the Office of the Provost's Academic Calendar

Finals Week Schedules

SPRING 2020

REGULAR FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE
Spring 2020 Final Exam Schedule

 Hour on which class has met during the semester:

 If the class meets daily, 4 times a week, or M, MWR, MWF, MF, MW, MTW, WF, TWF, MR, TW, TWR,WR, W, F or MT, the final exam will be held at this time:

If the class meets TR, T, R, MTR, RF, TRF, R, or TRS, the final exam will be held at this time: 

Meeting date for the final exam: 

11:00 am

10:10-12:10

8:00-10:00

Monday, May 4

12:00 pm

10:10-12:10

8:00-10:00

Tuesday, May 5

8:00 am

10:10-12:10

8:00-10:00

Wednesday, May 6

9:00 am

10:10-12:10

8:00-10:00

Thursday, May 7

10:00 am

10:10-12:10

8:00-10:00

Friday, May 8

4:00 pm

3:20-5:20

1:10-3:10

Monday, May 4

3:00 pm

3:20-5:20

1:10-3:10

Tuesday, May 5

2:00 pm

3:20-5:20

1:10-3:10

Wednesday, May 6

1:00 pm

3:20-5:20

1:10-3:10

Thursday, May 7

EVENING FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE
Evening classes meet the same day during finals week as they met during the semester.
Spring 2020 Evening Final Exam Schedule
Hour on which class has met during the semester: Time of final exam:
5:00 pm 5:30pm-7:30 pm
6:00 pm 7:40pm-9:40 pm
7:00 pm 7:40pm-9:40 pm
8:00 pm 7:40pm-9:40 pm

AUTUMN 2019

REGULAR FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE
Autumn 2019 Final Exam Schedule

 Hour on which class has met during the semester:

 If the class meets daily, 4 times a week, or M, MWR, MWF, MF, MW, MTW, WF, TWF, MR, TW, TWR,WR, W, F or MT, the final exam will be held at this time:

If the class meets TR, T, R, MTR, RF, TRF, R, or TRS, the final exam will be held at this time: 

Meeting date for the final exam: 

12:00 pm

 8:00-10:00 

10:10-12:10

Monday, December 9

8:00 am

8:00-10:00

10:10-12:10

Tuesday, December 10

9:00 am

8:00-10:00

10:10-12:10

Wednesday, December 11

10:00 am

8:00-10:00

10:10-12:10

Thursday, December 12

11:00 am

8:00-10:00

10:10-12:10

Friday, December 13

3:00 pm

1:10-3:10

3:20-5:20

Monday, December 9

2:00 pm

1:10-3:10

3:20-5:20

Tuesday, December 10

1:00 pm

1:10-3:10

3:20-5:20

Wednesday, December 11

4:00 pm

1:10-3:10

3:20-5:20

Thursday, December 12

EVENING FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE
Evening classes meet the same day during finals week as they met during the semester.
Autumn 2019 Evening Final Exam Schedule
Hour on which class has met during the semester: Time of final exam:
5:00 pm 5:30pm-7:30 pm
6:00 pm 7:40pm-9:40 pm
7:00 pm 7:40pm-9:40 pm
8:00 pm 7:40pm-9:40 pm