2019-2020 Academic Calendar

The dates included below are accurate as of the publication of the Catalog on 8/15/19. The official academic calendar for the 2019-2020 school year can be found online at https://www.carroll.edu/academics/academic-calendar.

Fall 2019

AUGUST

18

Sunday

Campus housing opens

 

18

Sunday

New Student Orientation begins

 

21

Wednesday

Classes begin

 

28

Wednesday

Last day to add or drop a course without a "W" on transcript, or select audit status; last day of 100% tuition refund period

 

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER

2

Monday

Labor Day, no classes

 

4

Wednesday

Census day snapshot, 5:00 p.m.

 

5

Thursday

Last day of 75% tuition refund period

 

8

Sunday

Mass of the Holy Spirit, Cathedral of St. Helena

 

12

Thursday

Last day of 50% tuition refund period; 0% refund period begins Sept 13th

 

13

Friday

Last day to designate a course as pass/fail grading

 

20-22

Fri-Sun

Homecoming and Family Weekend

 

 

 

 

OCTOBER

1

Tuesday

Senior Thesis Applications for 2019-2020 due

 

1

Tuesday

New Fall 2019 Graduation Applications due (for students walking May 2020)

 

11-15

Fri-Tue

Fall Break, no classes

 

16

Wednesday

Classes resume, with Monday classes held on Friday, meaning classes will run on a WThM schedule this week

 

17

Thursday

Mid-semester grades due from faculty, 12:00 noon

 

18

Friday

Advising for spring semester begins

 

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

4-8

Mon-Fri

Selection of spring classes begins

 

19

Tuesday

Last day to withdraw from a class with a “W"; for partial-semester courses of shorter duration, the mid-point is the last day to withdraw

 

27-29

Wed-Fri

Thanksgiving break, no classes

 

 

 

 

DECEMBER

2

Monday

Classes resume

 

5

Thursday

Graduation Applications due for Spring 2020, Summer 2020, or Fall 2020 graduates participating in May 2020 Commencement

 

6

Friday

Last day of classes; this is also the last date a student may totally withdraw from all of their classes

 

9-12

Mon-Thu

Final examinations

 

13

Friday

Campus housing closes, 12:00 noon

 

18

Wednesday

Final fall grades due from faculty, 12:00 noon

 Official term dates: 8/21/19 - 12/12/19
# Days    # Class Days & Instructional Weeks
Monday
14 (borrow 1 from Fri)  71 instructional days total
Tuesday  14
MWF: 42 class days; MW: 29 class days; TTh: 29 class days 
Wednesday  15  15 instructional weeks (not including MT at term start or W-F at Thxgiving) 
Thursday  15  1 finals week with 4 days 
Friday
13 (give 1 to Mon)  17 calendar weeks 

Spring 2020

JANUARY

12

Sunday

Campus housing opens

 

12

Sunday

New Spring Student Orientation

 

13

Monday

Classes begin

 

20

Monday

Martin Luther King Day, no classes

 

21

Tuesday

Last day to add or drop a course without a "W" on transcript, or select audit; last day of 100% tuition refund period

 

27

Monday

Census day snapshot, 5:00 p.m.

 

28

Tuesday

Last day of 75% tuition refund period

 

31

Friday

Last day to designate a course as pass/fail grading

 

 

 

 

FEBRUARY

4

Tuesday

Last day of 50% tuition refund period; 0% refund period begins Feb 5th

 

 

 

 

MARCH

2-6

Mon-Fri

Spring Break

 

9

Monday

Classes resume

 

10

Tuesday

Mid-semester grades due from faculty, 12:00 noon

 

11

Wednesday

Advising for fall semester begins

 

30-31

Mon-Tue

Selection of fall classes begins

 

 

 

 

APRIL

1-3

Wed-Fri

Selection of fall classes continues

 

9

Thursday

Last day to withdraw from a class with a “W”; for partial-semester courses of shorter duration, the mid-point is the last day to withdraw

 

10

Friday

Good Friday, no classes

 

12

Sunday

Easter Sunday

 

13

Monday

Easter Monday, no classes

 

14

Tuesday

Classes resume, with Monday classes held on Tuesday, meaning classes will run on a MWThF schedule this week

 

24

Friday

Student Undergraduate Research Festival – SURF sessions in lieu of classes

 

24

Friday

Honors Convocation, 4:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

MAY

1

Friday

Final senior theses due to Corette Library

 

1

Friday

Last day of classes; this is also the last date a student may totally withdraw from all of their classes.

 

4-7

Mon-Thu

Final examinations

 

8

Friday

Campus housing closes for non-graduates, 12:00 noon

 

9

Saturday

Baccalaureate & Commencement

 

10

Sunday

Campus housing closes for graduates, 12:00 noon

 

14

Thursday

Final spring grades due from faculty, 12:00 noon

Official term dates:1/13/20 - 5/7/20
# Days # Class Days & Instructional Weeks
Monday
14 (borrow 1 from Tue) 71 instructional days total
Tuesday 14 (give 1 to Mon)
MWF: 42 class days; MW: 29 class days; TTh: 29 class days
Wednesday 15 15 instructional weeks (not including spring break week)
Thursday 15 1 finals week with 4 days
Friday
13 (not counting SURF) 17 calendar weeks

Summer 2020

MAY

11

Monday

Graduate Session summer courses begin (specific dates will vary)

 

13

Wednesday

Final day to drop Undergrad Session 3W-1, 6W-1, and 12W courses for 100% refund

 

18

Monday

Undergrad Session 3W-1, 6W-1, and 12W courses begin – 50% refund thru first day

 

25

Monday

Memorial Day, no classes

 

 

 

 

JUNE

3

Wednesday

Final day to drop Undergrad Session 3W-2 courses for 100% refund

 

5

Friday

Undergrad Session 3W-1 courses end

 

8

Monday

Undergrad Session 3W-2 courses begin – 50% refund thru first day

 

24

Wednesday

Final day to drop Undergrad Session 3W-3 and 6W-2 courses for 100% refund

 

26

Friday

Undergrad Session 3W-2 and 6W-1 courses end

 

29

Monday

Undergrad Session 3W-3 and 6W-2 courses begin – 50% refund thru first day

 

 

 

 

JULY

3

Friday

Fourth of July holiday, no classes

 

15

Wednesday

Final day to drop Undergrad Session 3W-4 courses for 100% refund

 

17

Friday

Undergrad Session 3W-3 courses end

 

20

Monday

Undergrad Session 3W-4 courses begin – 50% refund thru first day

 

 

 

 

AUGUST

7

Friday

Undergrad Session 3W-4, 6W-2, and 12W courses end

 

12

Wednesday

Final summer grades for Undergrad Sessions due from faculty, 12:00 noon

 

14

Friday

Graduate Session summer courses end (specific dates will vary)

 

19

Wednesday

Final summer grades for Graduate Session due from faculty, 12:00 noon

Official term dates: 5/11/20 - 8/14/20
# Weeks
Undergrad Sessions 3W
3 weeks
Undergrad Sessions 6W 6 weeks
Undergrad Session 12W 12 weeks
Graduate Session 14 weeks