Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2019

April –August Fall semester registration
August 19 Weekday and evening classes begin
September 2 Labor Day holiday
September 16 Final date for filing Application for Degree in myWSU portal
October 9 Midterm point
October 12-15 Fall recess (begins at 2 p.m.)
October 29 Final date for withdrawal with nonpenalty grades
November 15 Deadline for submission of Request to Schedule Oral Defense form1
November 27 - December 1 Thanksgiving recess
November 27 Deadline for oral defense to be held1
December 5 Last day of classes
December 6 Final date to report completed degree requirements. Includes oral defense, comprehensive exam, incomplete grades, thesis. Excludes current courses. Departmental requirements must have been met.1
December 6 Study day
December 7-12 Final examinations
TBA Commencement

Spring Semester 2020

November–January Spring semester registration
January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday
January 21 Classes begin
February 17 Final date for filing Application for Degree in myWSU portal
March 11 Midterm point
March 23-29 Spring recess
April 3 Final date for withdrawal with nonpenalty grades
April 17 Deadline for submission of Request to Schedule Oral Defense form1
May 1 Deadline for oral defense to be held1
May 7 Last day of classes
May 8 Final date to report completed degree requirements. Includes oral defense, comprehensive exam, incomplete grades, thesis. Excludes current courses. Departmental requirements must have been met.1
May 8 Study day
May 9-14 Final examinations
TBA Commencement

Summer Session 2020

April–June Summer session registration
May 18-29 Pre-session (nine days)
May 25 Memorial Day holiday
June 1 Classes begin, eight-week term and first four-week term
June 15 Final date for filing Application for Degree in myWSU portal
June 29 Classes begin, second four-week term
July 2 Deadline for submission of Request to Schedule Oral Defense form1
July 3 Independence Day holiday
July 17 Deadline for oral defense to be held1
July 24 Final date to report completed degree requirements. Includes oral defense, comprehensive exam, incomplete grades, thesis. Excludes current courses. Departmental requirements must have been met.1
July 24 Summer session ends

Note: These dates are subject to change.