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Spring 2020 Academic Calendar

Dates in this calendar are subject to change without notice.

January 2020

January 2020 Academic Calendar
Date(s) Description
Sunday, January 5 Residence halls open at noon.
Monday, January 6 Orientation for New Freshmen and Transfer students.
Tuesday, January 7 Orientation for New Freshmen and Transfer students.
Wednesday, January 8 Spring full semester and Express I classes begin.
Friday, January 10
  • Last day of Drop/Add for Express I classes.
  • Last day for students to submit a request to Audit or apply for a Pass/Fail grade option for Express I classes.
Monday, January 13 Departmental Chairs' SZAAREG Deadline for Express I classes.
Wednesday, January 15
  • Last day of Drop/Add for full semester classes.
  • Last day for students to submit a request to Audit or apply for a Pass/Fail grade option full semester classes.
Monday, January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, observed. No classes. College closed.
Tuesday, January 21 Departmental Chairs' SZAAREG Deadline for full semester classes.
Tuesday, January 28 Last day for faculty to submit Individual Enrollment and Bachelor's Essay applications to the Registrar's Office for all full semester, Express I and Express II classes.
Wednesday, January 29 Attendance Verification for faculty opens in MyCharleston via Final Grades.

February 2020

February 2020 Academic Calendar
Date(s) Description
Saturday, February 1 Last day to submit an Undergraduate Application to Graduate in Spring 2020.
Wednesday, February 5 Attendance Verification for faculty closes at noon.
Monday, February 10 Last day for students to withdraw with a grade of "W" from Express I classes.  NOTE: Holds placed by the Treasurer's Office will prohibit students from being able to withdraw in Banner Self-Service.  Students should settle the hold with the Treasurer to be able to withdraw online or contact the Registrar's Office by this deadline to withdraw.
Tuesday, February 11
  • WA (Failure Due to Excessive Absences) form may now be submitted by faculty for Express I classes.
  • Last day for students to submit incomplete undergraduate coursework to faculty for any Fall 2019 session (Fall 60 Day Deadline). Change of grade form to be submitted by faculty.
Saturday, February 15
  • Designated Storm Make-Up Day (SD*).
  • Last day to submit a Graduate Application to Graduate in Spring 2020.
Tuesday, February 18 Undergraduate missing and incomplete grades for Fall 2019 convert to a grade of "F".
Tuesday, February 25 Last day of Express I classes.
Wednesday, February 26
  • Express I final exams for M/W classes.
  • Full semester Mid Term and Express I final grading open to faculty.
Thursday, February 27 Express I final exams for T/R classes.

March 2020


March 2020 Academic Calendar
Date(s) Description
Monday, March 2 Express II classes begin.
Wednesday, March 4
  • Last day of Drop/Add for Express II classes.
  • Last day for students to submit a request to Audit or apply for a Pass/Fail grade option for an Express II class.
Thursday, March 5 Department Chairs' SZAAREG Deadline for Express II classes.
Friday, March 6
  • Full semester Mid Term and Express I final grades due at noon.
  • Class Roll Verification for Express II opens and should be handled via Addition or Deletion from the Grade Roll form to be submitted by faculty.
Saturday, March 7 Full semester Mid Term and Express I final grades available to students on MyCharleston by this date.
Friday, March 13
  • Last day for students to withdraw with a grade of "W" from full semester classes.  NOTE: Holds placed by the Treasurer's Office will prohibit students from being able to withdraw in Banner Self-Service.  Students should settle the hold with the Treasurer to be able to withdraw online or contact the Registrar's Office by this deadline to withdraw.
  • Maymester and Summer Sessions registration begins for College of Charleston students.
Saturday, March 14 WA (Failure Due to Excessive Absences) form may now be submitted by faculty for full semester classes.
Sunday, March 15 - Saturday March 21 Spring Break.
Monday, March 23 Classes resume.
Tuesday, March 24 Fall 2020 early registration begins based on earned hours. NOTE: Holds will prohibit students from being able to register. Students should settle holds with the office that placed the hold before their opportunity to register.
Monday, March 30 Maymester and Summer Sessions registration begins for visiting students.

April 2020

April 2020 Academic Calendar
Date(s) Description
Friday, April 10 Last day for students to withdraw with a grade of "W" from Express II classes. NOTE: Holds placed by the Treasurer's Office will prohibit students from being able to withdraw in Banner Self-Service.  Students should settle the hold with the Treasurer to be able to withdraw online or contact the Registrar's Office by this deadline to withdraw.
Saturday, April 11 WA (Failure Due to Excessive Absences) form may now be submitted by faculty for Express II classes.
Wednesday, April 22 Last day of full semester and Express II classes.  Only classes that normally meet on Monday should meet on this date.
Thursday, April 23
  • Reading Day / Designated Storm Make-Up Day (SD).
  • Full semester and Express II grading open to faculty.
Friday, April 24 First day of full semester and Express II final exams.
Wednesday, April 29 Last day of full semester and Express II final exams.

May 2020

May 2020 Academic Calendar
Date(s) Description
Friday, May 1 Graduate missing and incomplete grades for Fall 2019 convert to a grade of "F".
Monday, May 4
  • Full semester and Express II final grades due at noon.  Faculty must submit a Change of Grade form after the noon deadline.
  • Final grades for full semester and Express II classes available to students on MyCharleston after 5 p.m.
Friday, May 8 Spring 2020 Commencement Ceremony: Graduate, Undergraduate School of Professional Studies, Undergraduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Saturday, May 9 Spring 2020 Commencement (2 Ceremonies): (Morning: Undergraduate School fo the Arts and School of Business) (Afternoon: Undergraduate School of Education, Health and Human Performance; Undergraduate School of Languages, Cultures and World Affairs; Undergraduate School of Sciences and Mathematics)

July 2020

July 2020 2020 Academic Calendar
Date(s) Description
Monday, July 6 Last day for students to submit incomplete undergraduate coursework to faculty for any Spring 2020 class (Spring 60 Day Deadline). Change of grade form to be submitted by faculty.
Monday, July 13 Undergraduate missing and incomplete grades for Spring 2020 sessions convert to a grade of “F”.

*SD – Storm Day Makeup (no classes unless the College deems necessary)

Note: Consistent with all applicable laws, any weekend day or designated holiday may be used as a storm makeup day.

Last Revised: 02-01-2019