August 2020

13 Degree date of August 13, 2020 for Summer/August graduates Summer session IV ends
14 Due date for departments to submit WU Achieve audits for master and D.Sc. summer graduates NOTE: Engineering-based Ph.D. student paperwork should be submitted per GSAS deadlines.

September 2020

3 Deadline for ALL engineering-based graduate students to submit thesis/dissertation in final form for August 2020 graduation (includes Ph.D. students)
7 Labor Day Holiday (No classes)
14 First day of classes for Fall 2020 semester
30 Last day to add, wait, change or drop w/D from Fall 2020 courses with no notation on permanent record

October 2020

5 Summer 2020 degrees earned begin displaying on transcripts and diplomas are available
Last day to change a fall 2020 course grade option from a credit/letter-grade to “P” or “A” (i.e. pass/fail or audit)
9 End of 4th week
26-30 Advising period for registration begins for SP2021(first week)
30 Last day to file Intent to Graduate for Fall 2020

November 2020

2-6 Advising period for registration for Spring 2021 (second week)
9 Midterm grades due
10 On-line registration begins for Spring 2021 for graduate students
26-27 Thanksgiving Break (No classes)
30 On-line registration begins for Spring 2021 for undergrads in Class of 2021 or earlier (times assigned by lottery)

December 2020

1 On-line registration begins for Spring 2021 for undergrads in Class of 2022 (times assigned by lottery)
2 On-line registration begins for Spring 2021 for undergrads in Class of 2023 (times assigned by lottery)
3 On-line registration begins for Spring 2021 for undergrads in Class of 2024 (times assigned by lottery)
4 Last day for fall 2020 course withdrawals (unless Health Services recommendation)
Last day to change fall 2020 course grade option from Pass/Fail to a “C” option (i.e. “credit/letter-grade”)
12 Recognition Ceremony at Graham Chapel for December graduates
17 Last day to file “Intent to Graduate” form for spring/May 2021 graduation via WebSTAC
18 Last day of engineering classes for Fall 2020 semester

January 2021

4 Deadline for ALL engineering-based graduate students to submit thesis/dissertation in final form for December 2020 graduation (includes PhD students)
4-10 Final exams (remote)
10 Degree date of January 10, 2021 for fall graduates
11 FL20 grades due for all students
18 Martin Luther King holiday
25 Spring 2021 semester begins