2019-2020 Graduate Academic Calendar

(Please send any corrections to Kristin Scialabba.)

Fall Semester 2019

August

28 Wed. Final Registration/Fee Payment Without Penalty
29 Thurs. Late Charges Begin

September

2 Mon. Labor Day Holiday (No Classes, Offices Closed)
4 Wed. Classes Begin
12 Thurs. Mass of the Holy Spirit
13 Fri. Last Day to Enroll in Classes and to Drop a Class Without a 'W'
13 Fri. Deadline 100 Percent Tuition Refund
20 Fri. Deadline 90 Percent Tuition Refund
27 Fri. Deadline 80 Percent Tuition Refund

October

1 Tues. Financial Aid applications for Intersession 2020 Available
1 Tues. 2020/2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available
2-30 Wed.-Wed. Online Class Reservation for Intersession 2020
4 Fri. Deadline 70 Percent Tuition Refund
10 Thurs. Last day to petition for May 2020 graduation
11 Fri. Deadline 60 Percent Tuition Refund
18 Fri. Fall Holiday (no classes)
21 Mon. Deadline 50 percent tuition refund

November

1 Fri. Priority deadline for Intersession 2020 Financial Aid Applications
1 Fri. Class reservation begins for Spring 2020
1 Fri. Walk-In Registration Begins for Intersession 2020 at the One Stop Student Center
4 Mon. Deadline to Select Grade or Pass/Fail Option
12 Tues. Last Day to withdraw from classes with a "W"
12 Tues. Deadline for removal of Incompletes from prior semester/Summer Sessions
26 Tues. Deadline for completion of PHD dissertation defense for January 2020 graduation
27-29 Wed.-Fri. Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes; Offices Closed Thursday and Friday)

December

1 Sun Intersession 2020 Tuition/Fee due
13 Fri. Last day of classes
13 Fri. Deadline for online submission of master's thesis/doctoral dissertation for January 2020 graduation
14-15 Sat.-Sun. Study Days
16-20 Mon.-Fri. Final Examinations
20 Fri. Deadline to petition for August 2020 Graduation

Intersession 2020 (optional)

January

6 Mon. First day of Intersession classes
20 Mon. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (no classes, offices closed)
24 Fri. Last day of Intersession classes
30 Thurs. All-Faith Service

For specific courses, dates and registration procedures for Intersession visit www.sandiego.edu/sio

Spring Semester 2020

January

2 Thurs Fall 2019 Final Grades Due
20 Mon. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (No Classes, Offices Closed)
23 Thurs. Final registration and final fee payment deadline without penalty
24 Fri. Late Charges Begin
27 Mon. Classes Begin

February

1 Sat. Financial Aid Applications for Summer 2020 Available
5 Wed. Last Day to Enroll in Classes and to Drop a Class without a 'W'
5 Wed. Deadline 100 Percent Tuition Refund
12 Wed. Deadline 90 Percent Tuition Refund
19 Wed. Deadline 80 Percent Tuition Refund
26 Wed. Deadline 70 Percent Tuition Refund
Feb 24-Mar. 30 Mon-Mon Online Class reservation for Summer Sessions 2020

March

Feb 24-Mar. 30 Mon-Mon Online Class Reservation for Summer Sessions 2020
2-6 Mon.-Fri. Spring Break (No Classes)
11 Wed. Deadline 60 Percent Tuition Refund
17 Tues. Priority Deadline for Summer 2020 Financial Aid Applications
18 Wed. Deadline 50 percent tuition refund

April

1 Wed. Priority deadline for Graduate 2020/2021 financial aid (FAFSA) applications
2 Thurs. Walk-in registration begins for Summer Sessions 2020 at the One Stop Student Center
2 Thurs. Class Reservation Begins for Fall 2020
8 Wed. Last day to withdraw from classes with “W”
8 Wed. Deadline for Removal of Incompletes from Prior Semester and Intersession
9-13 Thurs.-Mon. Easter Break (No Classes)
24 Fri. Deadline for completion of PhD dissertation defense for May 2020 graduation

May

1 Fri. Summer 2020 tuition/fee due date
11 Mon. Deadline for online submission of master's thesis/doctoral dissertation for May 2020 graduation
13 Wed. Last Day of Classes
14 Thurs. Study Day
15-21 Fri.-Thurs. Final Examinations
17 Sun Graduate Schools Commencement Ceremony I (SOLES/PCE)
21 Thurs. Last day to petition for January 2021 graduation
23 Sat. Graduate Schools Commencement Ceremony II (CAS, PJS, SBA, Eng. Nursing)
29 Fri. Spring 2020 Final Grades Due

Summer 2020 (optional)

June, July, August

June 1 Mon. First day of Summer Sessions
July 3 Fri. Independence Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
July 24 Fri. Deadline for dissertation defense for August 2020 graduation (PhD)
Aug 10 Mon. Deadline for submission of master’s thesis/doctoral dissertation for August 2020 graduation
Aug 21 Fri. Last day of Summer Sessions

For specific courses, dates and registration procedures for Summer Sessions visit www.sandiego.edu/sio