Engineering Academic Calendar

January 2020

3 Deadline for ALL engineering-based graduate students to submit thesis/dissertation in final formfor December 2019 graduation (includes Ph.D. students)
13Spring 2020 semester begins
20Martin Luther King Holiday (no classes)
23
Last day to add, change sections, waitlist or drop a course and it will not display on a transcript
24
All courses dropped on this date through April 3 are assigned the grade of “W” for withdraw

February 2020

28
Last day to change the grade option on a course *FROM* Credit (C) *TO* Pass/Fail (P) or Audit (A)

March 2020

8-14
Spring Break (No classes)
25
Summer 2020 registration begins

April 2020

3
Last day for Course Withdrawals/ Last day to change the grade option on a course *FROM* Pass/Fail (P) *TO* Credit (C)
9
Online registration begins for Engineering Graduate students for Fall 2020 courses
14
Online registration begins for Engineering Undergraduates in the graduation class of 2020 or earlier
15
Online registration begins for Undergraduates in the graduation class of 2021 (times assigned by lottery)
16
Online registration begins for Undergraduates in the graduation class of 2022 (times assigned by lottery)
17
Online registration begins for Undergraduates in the graduation class of 2023 (times assigned by lottery)
20
Deadline for all graduate students to submit theses/dissertations in final form for Spring 2020 graduation (includes PhD students)
24
Last day of classes
27-May 6
Reading and exams

May 2020

1-6
Reading and exams
7
Grades Due for Degree Candidates (Due for everyone on May 8)
14
Engineering Recognition Ceremony
15
Commencement
18
First Summer Session begins
25
Memorial Day (no classes)

August 2020

13
Degree date of August 13, 2020 for Summer/August graduates Summer session IV ends
14Due 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.
24First day of Fall semester classes

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) - Last day to add, wait, change or drop w/D from Fall 2020 courses with no notation on permanent record
4 All drops will be assigned a "W" (withdrawal) grade from this date through November 13th
7Labor Day Holiday (No classes)
18End of 4th week

October 2020

1 Last day to file Intent to Graduate for December 2020
5 Summer 2020 degrees earned begin displaying on transcripts and diplomas are available
9Last day to change a Fall 2020 course grade option from a credit/letter-grade to "P" or "A" (i.e. pass/fail or audit)
12-13Fall Break (No classes)
19Midterm grades due
26-30Advising period for registration begins for SP2021(first week)

November 2020

2-6 Advising period for registration for Spring 2021 (second week)
10
On-line registration begins for Spring 2021 for graduate students
13
On-line registration begins for Spring 2021 for undergrads in Class of 2021 or earlier (times assigned by lottery)
Last day for Fall 2019 course withdrawals (unless Health Services recommendation)
Last day to change Fall 2019 course grade option from Pass/Fail to a “C” option (i.e. “Credit/letter-grade”)
16
On-line registration begins for Spring 2021 for undergrads in Class of 2022 (times assigned by lottery)
17
On-line registration begins for Spring 2021 for undergrads in Class of 2023 (times assigned by lottery)
18
On-line registration begins for Spring 2021 for undergrads in Class of 2024 (times assigned by lottery)
25-27
Thanksgiving Break (No classes)

December 2020

4
Last day of Engineering classes for Fall 2020 semester
12
Recognition Ceremony at Graham Chapel for December graduates
7-9
Reading Period for Engineering students
10
Final exams begin for Engineering students
16
Final exam period ends for Engineering students
Degree date of December 16, 2020 for Fall/December graduates
17
Final grades due for all students Last day to file "Intent to Graduate" form for Spring/May 2021 graduation via WebSTAC
18
Due date for departments to submit ALL final paperwork for Masters and D.Sc. December graduates

January 2021

3 Deadline for ALL engineering-based graduate students to submit thesis/dissertation in final form for December 2020 graduation (includes Ph.D. students)
18
Martin Luther King holiday
19
Spring 2021 semester begins