Semester Calendar for Fall 2020

August 17 - December 10

Full Semester

August 17 - October 8

First Module

September 7 - December 10

Late Start

October 12 - December 10

Second Module

Semester Calendar

March 30

Course registration begins for Summer & Fall 2020 for currently enrolled students

All outstanding balances must be paid prior to registering

April 13
Course registration begins for new, transfer, and non-degree seeking students. New students register through Orientation.
May 31
Deadline to cancel housing for $125 refund for Fall Semester
July 13
Deadline to pay Spring and Summer balances to avoid being dropped from all Fall courses
August 1
Residency Petitions for Summer due to Tuition Classification Officer in Admissions
August 3
Mandatory COVID-19 Testing begins (more info forthcoming) 
August 9
Early Start Programs for incoming students begin (e.g., FYI) 
August 12
Priority financial aid disbursement for eRefunds only
August 14

Financial aid disbursement for all refund methods

Residence Halls open

August 15

MavNation program for first-time students begins

Welcome Week begins

August 17
Full Semester and First Module begins
August 24

Last day to add or drop a First Module class

September 1

Last day to add or drop a Full Semester class

CENSUS DATE - date after which credit hours are counted in COF attempted hours

September 7

Labor Day - Campus Open - Classes in Session

September 7
Late Start Session begins
September 11

Last day to withdraw from a First Module class with a grade of "W"

September 15

Fall semester bills are due – must be paid in full or enrolled in a Semester Payment plan to avoid Late Fees.

September 17

Last day to add or drop a Late Start class

October 1 Intent to Graduate forms due for Spring and Summer 2020 graduates
October 9-11
Fall Break - NO CLASSES
October 12
Second Module begins
October 14 Last day to withdraw from a Full Semester class with a grade of "W"
October 19

Last day to withdraw from a Late Start class with a grade of "W"

Last day to add or drop a Second Module class

October 26

Course registration begins for Spring 2020 for currently enrolled students

All outstanding balances must be paid prior to registering

November 4

Last day to withdraw from a Second Module class with a grade of "W"

November 21-November 29

Thanksgiving Break - NO CLASSES

November 30-December 10
Courses resume remotely. Based on the recommendation of local health officials, CMU students will not return to campus following the Thanksgiving break, but rather will complete the remainder of the fall semester remotely.  
December 7-10

Final examinations begin (remote) 

December 11

December 2020 Commencement Ceremony (tentative)

December 13

Deadline to pay Fall balances to avoid being dropped from all Spring courses