There are many dates and deadlines to keep track of during the semester. The timeline below may not cover everything you are looking for so be sure to check out other campus resources.

Note: These dates are for 2020.

January

Date Activity 
 Domestic Student Spring 2020 readmission request deadline
10 Last day to withdraw from the College or take a leave of absence with a full refund
14 First day of classes
20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes)
21 Last day to add a class without prior instructor permission
28

Last day to add or drop classes for Spring 2020

Last day to file an Application to Graduate for students wishing to graduate in May

February

Date Activity 
14 Priority deadline for Summer 2020 study abroad FAFSA
17 President's Day (no classes)
24 EmersonWrites Spoken Word Showcase

March

Date Activity 
1 International Student Summer 2020 to Session 1 readmission request deadline
2 to 6 Spring Break
9 Summer 2020 registration begins
13 Emerson Enhancement Fund (EEF) deadline
16 Priority deadline for the 2020 to 2021 academic year FAFSA
25 Fall 2020 registration begins

April

Date Activity 
1

Priority deadline for Summer 2020 FAFSA

International Student Summer 2020 to Session 2 readmission request deadline

10

Last day to withdraw from a Spring 2020 course with a WP/WF grade

Last day to withdraw or take a leave of absence from the College for Spring 2020

Must file the appropriate paperwork to the Registrar's Office by 5:00 p.m. (ET)

13 Deadline to apply for the Kevin Bright Scholarship Fund

May

Date Activity 
1 Last day of classes
10 Commencement (Mother's Day)
11 Non-International Student Summer 2020 readmission request deadline

July

Date Activity 
1 International Student Fall 2020 readmission request deadline

August

Date Activity 
15 Domestic Student Fall 2020 readmission request deadline
24 Non-International Student Fall 2020 readmission request deadline
31

Last day to withdraw from the College for the fall semester with a full refund

A withdrawal/leave of absence form must be filed by this date with the Office of Student Success.

September

Date Activity 
2 First Day of Classes
7 Labor Day (no classes)
9  Last day to add a class without instructor permission
16

Last day to add or drop classes for the fall semester;

Last day to file an Application to Graduate for students wishing to graduate in December

17 Course Withdrawal period begins (no tuition refund)

October

Date Activity 
12 Indigenous People's Day (no classes)
19  Advising for Spring registration begins

November

Date Activity 
11 Veterans Day (no classes)
18

Last day to withdraw from a fall course with a WF/WP grade

Last day to withdraw from the College for the fall semester

Must file the appropriate paperwork to the Office of Student Success by 5:00 p.m. (ET)

25 to 27 Thanksgiving Break (no classes)

December

Date Activity 
16 Last day of fall semester
18

Last day incomplete grades from Spring and Summer can be changed

Incomplete grades not changed become I/F (incomplete failing)

There are many dates and deadlines to keep track of during the semester. The timeline above may not cover everything you are looking for so be sure to check out other campus resources as well: