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Academic Calendar

Fall 2019  
August 20 Tuesday Online MSW Orientation - Academic Affairs
August 22 Thursday On-campus MSW & MS/DRLA Orientation & Online MSW Orientation - Student Affairs 
August 23 Friday MS/DRLA Orientation
August 26 Monday Classes & Field begin
August 30 Friday Last Day to confirm registration
September 2 Monday LABOR DAY HOLIDAY (University Closed)
September 6 Friday Last day to drop/add, last day 100% tuition & fees refund
September 13 Friday Last day for 75% tuition refund
September 20 Friday Last day for 50% tuition refund
September 27 Friday Last day for 25% tuitition refund
October 8 Tuesday YOM KIPPUR HOLIDAY BEGINS @ 6pm
October 9 Wednesday YOM KIPPUR HOLIDAY* / CLASSES RESUME @ 7pm
October 10-13 Thursday-Sunday Fall Break (4th Semester students go to field on Friday
October 14 Monday Class and Field resume
November 4 Monday Priority Registation for Spring 2020 Begins
November 27-Dec 1 Wednesday-Friday THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY for students
December 2 Monday Classes and Field resume
December 5 Thursday Last day of class for Graduating students
December 7 Saturday Deadline for Graduating student grades
December 11 Wednesday Last day of Field for Graduating students
December 13 Friday Last day of Field for Continuing students
December 13 Friday Classes end for Continuing students
December 13 Friday Social Work Commencement
December 18 Wednesday Deadline for Coninuing Student Grades


Spring 2020


January 7 Tuesday Online MSW Orientation 
January 9 Thursday On-campus Advanced Standing MSW Orientation 
January 13 Monday First Day of Class
January 20 Monday MLK Day - No Classes
January 24 Friday Last day for 100% refund
January 24 Friday Last Day to add a course
February 1 Saturday Last day for 75% refund
February 7 Friday Last day for 50% refund
February 14 Friday Last day for 25% refund
February 14 Friday

Last day to drop without record.1

February 24 & 25 Monday & Tuesday Mardi Gras Break - No Classes
February 26 Wednesday Classes resume
February 29 Saturday

Last day to drop wtihout academic penalty. 2

April 6 to 13 Monday to Monday Spring Break - No Classes
April 14 Wednesday-Friday Classes resume
April 15 Wednesday Registration opens for Summer and Fall 2020
May 1 Friday Last day of class
TBD   Final grades due
May 16 Saturday Unified Commencement



1. After this point, a withdraw/W will appear on the student's transcript.

2. After this point, a withdraw fail/wf will appear on the student's transcript, and the failing grade will affect the student's GPA.