Dec 12, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Academic Calendar



Academic Calendar

For the full Academic Calendar refer to www.northwestu.edu/calendar

 

FALL SEMESTER 2019 2020
Residence Halls and Dining Hall Open (New Students) Aug 22 Aug 27
Residence Halls and Dining Hall Open (Returning Students) Aug 23 Aug 28
New Student Orientation
       CELE Program Aug 21-22 Aug 26-27
       Traditional Undergraduate Aug 22-25 Aug 27-30
First Day of Classes (Undergraduate Program) Aug 26 Aug 31
Academic Convocation Aug 28 Sep 02
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Aug 30 Sep 04
Labor Day Holiday (University closed) Sep 02 Sep 07
Reading Days (no classes) Oct 17-18 Oct 22-23
Priority Registration for Spring Semester Opens Oct 28 Nov 02
Last Day to Withdraw from classes Nov 15 Nov 20
Board of Directors Meeting Nov 21-22 Nov 19-20
Thanksgiving Break (no classes)  Nov 27 Nov 25
Thanksgiving Holidays (University closed) Nov 28-29 Nov 26-27
Last Day of Classes Dec 09 Dec 14
Final Exams Dec 10-13 Dec 15-18
Student Semester Break (no classes) Dec 14-Jan 12 Dec 21-Jan 10
University Offices Closed Dec 24-Jan 01 Dec 24-Jan 01

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2020 2021
Residence Halls and Dining Hall Open (New Students) Jan 12 Jan 10
Residence Halls and Dining Hall Open (Returning Students) Jan 12 Jan 10
New Student Orientation
       CELE Program Jan 09-11 Jan 07-09
       Traditional Undergraduate Jan 12 Jan 10
First Day of Classes (Undergraduate Program) Jan 13 Jan 11
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Jan 17 Jan 15
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (University closed) Jan 20 Jan 18
Presidents’ Day (University closed) Feb 17 Feb 15
Spring Break (no classes) Mar 09-13 Mar 08-12
Priority Registration for Fall Semester Opens Mar 30 Mar 29
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Apr 10 Apr 09
Reading Day (no classes) Apr 09 Apr 01
Good Friday (University closed) Apr 10 Apr 02
Last Day of Classes May 01 Apr 30
Baccalaureate Chapel May 01 Apr 30
Final Exams May 04-07 May 03-06
Board of Directors Meeting May 07-08 May 06-07
Graduate Celebration May 08 May 07
Commencement May 09 May 08

 

SUMMER SEMESTER 2020 2021
Summer University: May-August Sessions May 12-Aug 21 May 11-Aug 20
Summer Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses End of the second day of scheduled classes
Memorial Day (University closed) May 25 May 31
Fourth of July (University closed) Jul 3 Jul 5
Summer University Notes: Last Day to Register and Last Day to Add/Drop Courses is the end of the second day of classes for that session; some course assignments, independent study, practicum and internship may extend through August; see applicable course schedule for exact dates.

Eight Week Sessions

For the full Academic Calendar refer to www.northwestu.edu/calendar

FALL SEMESTER 2019 2020
Session “A”    
First Day of Classes (undergrad/grad) Sep 02 Aug 31
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Sep 08 Sep 06
Last Day to Withdraw from classes (undergrad) Oct 18 Oct 16
Last Day of Classes (undergrad) Oct 21 Oct 19
Last Day to Withdraw from classes (grad) Oct 25 Oct 23
Last Day of Classes (grad) Oct 27 Oct 25
Session “B”    
First Day of Classes (undergrad/grad) Oct 28 Oct 26
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Nov 03 Nov 01
Last Day to Withdraw from classes (undergrad) Dec 13 Dec 11
Last Day of Classes (undergrad) Dec 16 Dec 14
Last Day to Withdraw from classes (grad) Dec 20 Dec 18
Last Day of Classes (grad) Dec 22 Dec 20
     
SPRING SEMESTER 2020 2021
Session “A”    
First Day of Classes (undergrad/grad) Jan 13 Jan 11
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Jan 19 Jan 17
Last Day to Withdraw from classes (undergrad) Feb 28 Feb 26
Last Day of Classes (undergrad) Mar 02 Mar 01
Last Day to Withdraw from classes (grad) Mar 06 Mar 05
Last Day of Classes (grad) Mar 08 Mar 07
Session “B”    
First Day of Classes (undergrad/grad) Mar 09 Mar 08
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Mar 15 Mar 14
Last Day to Withdraw from classes (undergrad) Apr 24 Apr 23
Last Day of Classes (undergrad) Apr 27 Apr 26
Last Day to Withdraw from classes (grad) May 01 Apr 30
Last Day of Classes (grad) May 03 May 02
     
SUMMER SEMESTER 2020 2021
Session “A”    
First Day of Classes (undergrad/grad) May 04 May 03
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses May 10 May 09
Last Day to Withdraw from classes (undergrad) Jun 19 Jun 18
Last Day of Classes (undergrad) Jun 22 Jun 21
Last Day to Withdraw from classes (grad) Jun 26 Jun 25
Last Day of Classes (grad) Jun 28 Jun 27
Session “B”    
First Day of Classes (undergrad/grad) Jul 06 Jul 05
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Jul 12 Jul 11
Last Day to Withdraw from classes (undergrad) Aug 21 Aug 20
Last Day of Classes (undergrad) Aug 24 Aug 23
Last Day to Withdraw from classes (grad) Aug 28 Aug 27
Last Day of Classes (grad) Aug 30 Aug 29