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Dead Week

Academic Fall 2020 Semester November 30, Monday  Classes resume using only online/distance instruction November 30, Monday – December 4, Friday  Dead week December 4, Friday  Last class day Last day to completely withdraw from fall semester December 5, Saturday  Exam day for Saturday classes – exams will be held ONLINE Some common finals December 7, Monday  Exam day – exams will be held ONLINE December 8, Tuesday  Exam day – exams will be held ONLINE December 9, Wednesday  Study day Exams resume at 3:00 p.m. for Wednesday evening classes December 10, Thursday  Exam day – exams will be held ONLINE December 11, Friday  Exam day – exams will be held ONLINE December 12, Saturday, TBD Winter Commencement, Big Sandy Superstore Arena Official December graduation date December 13, Sunday, Noon  Residence halls close December 14, Monday, Noon  Final grades due ETD must be approved by the Graduate College and all other requirements must be met for degree completion December 23, 2020, Wednesday – January 1, 2021, Fr… Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Monday, November 30, 2020 – Friday, December 4, 2020. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

Gro Marshall

Student Affairs Gro is a community, which encourages personal healing through connection to nature.  The group is open to everyone interested bolstering mental health and resilience and encourages cultivating natural beauty, healthy foods and neighborly service. Join our virtual meeting on Zoom every Monday at 12pm.  To receive the secure meeting link, email: harrison58@marshall.edu. Room: Zoom. Event Type: Diversity, Equality & Inclusion. General. Student Events. Calendar: Community Engagement. Diversity, Equality & Inclusion. Student Activities. Student Health. Contact Email: harrison58@marshall.edu. Sponsor: MU Wellness Center, MU Sustainability Department, Collegiate Recovery Community and Gro, Inc. Monday, November 30, 2020, 12:00 PM. Zoom.

Classes Resume using only Online/Distance Instruction

Academic Fall 2020 Semester November 30, Monday  Classes resume using only online/distance instruction November 30, Monday – December 4, Friday  Dead week December 4, Friday  Last class day Last day to completely withdraw from fall semester December 5, Saturday  Exam day for Saturday classes – exams will be held ONLINE Some common finals December 7, Monday  Exam day – exams will be held ONLINE December 8, Tuesday  Exam day – exams will be held ONLINE December 9, Wednesday  Study day Exams resume at 3:00 p.m. for Wednesday evening classes December 10, Thursday  Exam day – exams will be held ONLINE December 11, Friday  Exam day – exams will be held ONLINE December 12, Saturday, TBD Winter Commencement, Big Sandy Superstore Arena Official December graduation date December 13, Sunday, Noon  Residence halls close December 14, Monday, Noon  Final grades due ETD must be approved by the Graduate College and all other requirements must be met for degree completion December 23, 2020, Wednesday – January 1, 2021,… Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Monday, November 30, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

Happy Herd Hour: Trivia from Home

Student Activities Play trivia from home! -Live hosts - including President Gilbert -Be automatically entered to win Herd Points and Marshall swag bags -Winners can receive textbooks, iPads, AirPods and more! Visit Herdlink for event details. Tag public, social posts with #marshallulife to be entered to win Marshall gear! Room: Virtual. Event Type: Student Events. Calendar: Student Activities. Monday, November 30, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Virtual.

Free, confidential HIV testing on World AIDS Day

School of Medicine Marshall Health coordinating free, confidential HIV testing on World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, Marshall Health, in collaboration with the Cabell-Huntington Health Department and the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (WV DHHR), will offer free and confidential HIV testing Tuesday, Dec. 1, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the health department at 703 7th Ave. in Huntington. “Increased testing, education and resources for those with positive tests and community prevention are vital to decreasing the spread of HIV,” said Jessica Ford, D.O. event organizer and pediatric hospitalist fellow at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. “We hope many will join us to recognize World AIDS day, unite in the fight against HIV/AIDS and get tested!” HIV is a virus that can lead to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) if not treated. HIV is preventable and those at high risk may benefit from taking medication referred to as PrEP.  HIV/AIDS cannot be cured, but it can be treated. Getting tested is… Event Type: Academic. Calendar: School of Medicine. Sponsor: Marshall Health, Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Cabell-Huntington Health Department, West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Health Department - 703 7th Ave. in Huntington.

Happy Herd Hour: Trivia from Home

Student Activities Play trivia from home! -Live hosts - including President Gilbert -Be automatically entered to win Herd Points and Marshall swag bags -Winners can receive textbooks, iPads, AirPods and more! Visit Herdlink for event details. Tag public, social posts with #marshallulife to be entered to win Marshall gear! Room: Virtual. Event Type: Student Events. Calendar: Student Activities. Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Virtual.

Career Ed: LIVE!

Career Education The Office of Career Education presents Join us for topics like how to ace an interview or best practices on resume development. October 14 - Critical Thinking/Digital Technology November 11 - Professionalism/Career Management December 2 - Leadership/Teamwork January 27 - Communication/Global and Intercultural Fluency RSVP to daugherty18@marshall.edu to save your spot! Learn more by visiting www.marshall.edu/careereducation/. Event Type: Academic. General. Student Events. Alumni. Calendar: Career Education. Contact Name: Denny Daugherty. Contact Email: daugherty18@marshall.edu. Sponsor: Office of Career Education. Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

Happy Herd Hour: Trivia from Home

Student Activities Play trivia from home! -Live hosts - including President Gilbert -Be automatically entered to win Herd Points and Marshall swag bags -Winners can receive textbooks, iPads, AirPods and more! Visit Herdlink for event details. Tag public, social posts with #marshallulife to be entered to win Marshall gear! Room: Virtual. Event Type: Student Events. Calendar: Student Activities. Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Virtual.

Happy Herd Hour: Trivia from Home

Student Activities Play trivia from home! -Live hosts - including President Gilbert -Be automatically entered to win Herd Points and Marshall swag bags -Winners can receive textbooks, iPads, AirPods and more! Visit Herdlink for event details. Tag public, social posts with #marshallulife to be entered to win Marshall gear! Room: Virtual. Event Type: Student Events. Calendar: Student Activities. Thursday, December 3, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Virtual.

National Stuttering Association Chapter Meeting

College of Health Professions If you stutter, you're not alone. Join our NSA chapter at Marshall to learn more about stuttering and explore new ways to cope with stuttering in a safe environment. Event Type: Academic. Diversity, Equality & Inclusion. General. Student Events. Alumni. Calendar: College of Health Professions. Contact Name: Jamie Maxwell. Contact Email: maxwellja@marshall.edu. Sponsor: Department of Communication Disorders / MUSHC. Thursday, December 3, 2020, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

University Chorus Concert

School of Music This concert will be livestreamed through the College of Arts and Media YouTube Channel. Event Type: Academic. Calendar: College of Arts and Media-School of Music. Contact Phone: 304-696-3117. Contact Email: music@marshall.edu. Sponsor: Marshall University School of Music. Thursday, December 3, 2020, 7:15 PM – 8:15 PM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

Last day to completely withdraw from fall semester

Academic FALL 2020 SEMESTER  December 4, Friday  Last class day Last day to completely withdraw from fall semester December 5, Saturday  Exam day for Saturday classes – exams will be held ONLINE Some common finals December 7, Monday  Exam day – exams will be held ONLINE December 8, Tuesday  Exam day – exams will be held ONLINE December 9, Wednesday  Study day Exams resume at 3:00 p.m. for Wednesday evening classes December 10, Thursday  Exam day – exams will be held ONLINE December 11, Friday  Exam day – exams will be held ONLINE December 12, Saturday, TBD Winter Commencement, Big Sandy Superstore Arena Official December graduation date December 13, Sunday, Noon  Residence halls close December 14, Monday, Noon  Final grades due ETD must be approved by the Graduate College and all other requirements must be met for degree completion December 23, 2020, Wednesday – January 1, 2021, Friday  Winter Break – University closed. Building: Marshall University. Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Friday, December 4, 2020. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

"The Nation's Doctor" featuring U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams

The Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum at Marshall University will host a virtual presentation by U.S. Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4. Entitled "The Nation's Doctor," the presentation is open to all and can be seen at https://tinyurl.com/y48dkmdo. Professor Burnis Morris, director of The Woodson Lyceum, said the surgeon general’s presentation comes at a time when our region and state are most concerned about health-related issues. “As the nation’s doctor, Dr. Adams is busy with the pandemic and other issues, but he chose to spend his afternoon with us,” Morris said. “I first invited Dr. Adams more than a year ago, having seen him preside at a Black History Month event at the White House that was broadcast on C-SPAN. He was scheduled to speak in February during our Black History Month program, but he was stuck at the airport and couldn’t get a flight out. However, he generously put us back on the schedule, probably during his busiest time.” The Woodson Lyceum and its cosponsors, M… Friday, December 4, 2020, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit tinyurl.com.

Final Exams

Academic FALL 2020 SEMESTER  December 4, Friday  Last class day Last day to completely withdraw from fall semester December 5, Saturday  Exam day for Saturday classes – exams will be held ONLINE Some common finals December 7, Monday  Exam day – exams will be held ONLINE December 8, Tuesday  Exam day – exams will be held ONLINE December 9, Wednesday  Study day Exams resume at 3:00 p.m. for Wednesday evening classes December 10, Thursday  Exam day – exams will be held ONLINE December 11, Friday  Exam day – exams will be held ONLINE December 12, Saturday, TBD Winter Commencement, Big Sandy Superstore Arena Official December graduation date December 13, Sunday, Noon  Residence halls close December 14, Monday, Noon  Final grades due ETD must be approved by the Graduate College and all other requirements must be met for degree completion December 23, 2020, Wednesday – January 1, 2021, Friday  Winter Break – University closed. Building: Marshall University. Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Show on Homepage: Yes. Saturday, December 5, 2020 – Friday, December 11, 2020. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

Marshall Football vs Rice

Athletics There are a limited number of single game tickets available. All tickets will be assigned seating in 2020. No general admission tickets are available this season. All Marshall Football tickets will be digital only in 2020. One must have a valid email on a smartphone to receive tickets. The Marshall University Athletic Department announced guidelines for fans to attend home games in 2020. Beginning with the season opener, and in order to comply with social distancing guidelines, stadium capacity will be reduced. Season ticket holders seats will be relocated throughout Joan C. Edwards Stadium. All attendees are required to follow all safety protocols in place while in attendance. These include the wearing of masks, social distancing, queuing and signage. Properly worn masks are required at all times while inside the stadium. Individuals who do not comply with any of the safety protocols in place will not be admitted to the venue. In addition, if an individual has been admitted and fails to follow these… Building: Joan C. Edwards Football Stadium. Event Type: Athletic. General. Show on Homepage: Yes. Saturday, December 5, 2020. For more info visit herdzone.com.

3rd Avenue Concert

School of Music This concert will be livestreamed through the College of Arts and Media YouTube Channel. Event Type: Academic. Calendar: College of Arts and Media-School of Music. Contact Phone: 304-696-3117. Contact Email: music@marshall.edu. Sponsor: Marshall University School of Music. Saturday, December 5, 2020, 7:15 PM – 8:15 PM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

Gro Marshall

Student Affairs Gro is a community, which encourages personal healing through connection to nature.  The group is open to everyone interested bolstering mental health and resilience and encourages cultivating natural beauty, healthy foods and neighborly service. Join our virtual meeting on Zoom every Monday at 12pm.  To receive the secure meeting link, email: harrison58@marshall.edu. Room: Zoom. Event Type: Diversity, Equality & Inclusion. General. Student Events. Calendar: Community Engagement. Diversity, Equality & Inclusion. Student Activities. Student Health. Contact Email: harrison58@marshall.edu. Sponsor: MU Wellness Center, MU Sustainability Department, Collegiate Recovery Community and Gro, Inc. Monday, December 7, 2020, 12:00 PM. Zoom.

Winter Commencement

Academic Marshall University announced Monday, Oct. 5 that its annual winter commencement is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 12, and will be virtual because of continuing COVID-19 concerns. Two separate ceremonies, one at 9 a.m. and the other at noon, will recognize the university’s graduates from Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 and Winter 2020, respectively.  Both events will be livestreamed at https://livestream.com/marshallu. Individual student names will be read in each ceremony. 9 a.m. ceremony: The graduation exercise, celebrating Spring 2020 graduates, will include the awarding of an honorary degree to Robert “Bob” Simpson, former interim dean of the Lewis College of Business. The event’s guest speaker will be announced later. Noon ceremony: The noon ceremony will recognize Summer 2020 and Winter 2020 graduates.  The speaker will be announced later.  A posthumous honorary degree will be awarded in honor of jazz great Ellis Marsalis. Marsalis passed in April but was to have been honored at Marshall’s May… Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Saturday, December 12, 2020. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

Residence Halls Close

Academic FALL 2020 SEMESTER  December 13, Sunday, Noon  Residence halls close December 14, Monday, Noon  Final grades due ETD must be approved by the Graduate College and all other requirements must be met for degree completion December 23, 2020, Wednesday – January 1, 2021, Friday  Winter Break – University closed. Building: Marshall University. Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Sunday, December 13, 2020. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

Gro Marshall

Student Affairs Gro is a community, which encourages personal healing through connection to nature.  The group is open to everyone interested bolstering mental health and resilience and encourages cultivating natural beauty, healthy foods and neighborly service. Join our virtual meeting on Zoom every Monday at 12pm.  To receive the secure meeting link, email: harrison58@marshall.edu. Room: Zoom. Event Type: Diversity, Equality & Inclusion. General. Student Events. Calendar: Community Engagement. Diversity, Equality & Inclusion. Student Activities. Student Health. Contact Email: harrison58@marshall.edu. Sponsor: MU Wellness Center, MU Sustainability Department, Collegiate Recovery Community and Gro, Inc. Monday, December 14, 2020, 12:00 PM. Zoom.

Gro Marshall

Student Affairs Gro is a community, which encourages personal healing through connection to nature.  The group is open to everyone interested bolstering mental health and resilience and encourages cultivating natural beauty, healthy foods and neighborly service. Join our virtual meeting on Zoom every Monday at 12pm.  To receive the secure meeting link, email: harrison58@marshall.edu. Room: Zoom. Event Type: Diversity, Equality & Inclusion. General. Student Events. Calendar: Community Engagement. Diversity, Equality & Inclusion. Student Activities. Student Health. Contact Email: harrison58@marshall.edu. Sponsor: MU Wellness Center, MU Sustainability Department, Collegiate Recovery Community and Gro, Inc. Monday, December 14, 2020, 12:00 PM. Zoom.

Winter Break – University closed

Academic December 23, 2020, Wednesday – January 1, 2021, Friday  Winter Break – University closed. Building: Marshall University. Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Wednesday, December 23, 2020 – Friday, January 1, 2021. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

National Stuttering Association Chapter Meeting

College of Health Professions If you stutter, you're not alone. Join our NSA chapter at Marshall to learn more about stuttering and explore new ways to cope with stuttering in a safe environment. Event Type: Academic. Diversity, Equality & Inclusion. General. Student Events. Alumni. Calendar: College of Health Professions. Contact Name: Jamie Maxwell. Contact Email: maxwellja@marshall.edu. Sponsor: Department of Communication Disorders / MUSHC. Thursday, January 7, 2021, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

First day of classes - Spring 2021

Academic SPRING 2021 SEMESTER  January 4, Monday  University reopens January 4, Monday – January 8, Friday  Registration/schedule adjustments January 10, Sunday, 9 a.m.  Residence halls open January 11, Monday, 8 a.m.  First day of classes January 11, Monday – January 15, Friday  Late registration/schedule adjustment (add-drop period) January 15, Friday  Last day to add a class January 18, Monday  Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday-University closed January 19, Tuesday  Withdrawal ("W") period begins February 5, Friday  Applications for May graduation due in academic Dean’s office February 12, Friday  Last day to withdraw from a 1st 8 weeks courses February 22, Monday, Noon  Freshmen/Sophomore midterm grades due February 26, Friday 1st 8 weeks courses end March 1, Monday  2nd 8 weeks courses begin March 8, Monday  Students should schedule appointments with advisors to prepare for advance registration for summer and fall. (Required for students with mandatory advising holds.) March 12, Friday  Last day to w… Building: Marshall University. Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Monday, January 11, 2021. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

Late registration/schedule adjustment (add-drop period)

Academic SPRING 2021 SEMESTER  January 4, Monday  University reopens January 4, Monday – January 8, Friday  Registration/schedule adjustments January 10, Sunday, 9 a.m.  Residence halls open January 11, Monday, 8 a.m.  First day of classes January 11, Monday – January 15, Friday  Late registration/schedule adjustment (add-drop period) January 15, Friday  Last day to add a class January 18, Monday  Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday-University closed January 19, Tuesday  Withdrawal ("W") period begins February 5, Friday  Applications for May graduation due in academic Dean’s office February 12, Friday  Last day to withdraw from a 1st 8 weeks courses February 22, Monday, Noon  Freshmen/Sophomore midterm grades due February 26, Friday 1st 8 weeks courses end March 1, Monday  2nd 8 weeks courses begin March 8, Monday  Students should schedule appointments with advisors to prepare for advance registration for summer and fall. (Required for students with mandatory advising holds.) March 12, Friday  Last day to w… Building: Marshall University. Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Monday, January 11, 2021 – Friday, January 15, 2021. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday-University closed

Academic SPRING 2021 SEMESTER  January 18, Monday  Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday-University closed January 19, Tuesday  Withdrawal ("W") period begins February 5, Friday  Applications for May graduation due in academic Dean’s office February 12, Friday  Last day to withdraw from a 1st 8 weeks courses February 22, Monday, Noon  Freshmen/Sophomore midterm grades due February 26, Friday 1st 8 weeks courses end March 1, Monday  2nd 8 weeks courses begin March 8, Monday  Students should schedule appointments with advisors to prepare for advance registration for summer and fall. (Required for students with mandatory advising holds.) March 12, Friday  Last day to withdraw from a full semester individual course March 15, Monday  Recommended date to apply for July/August 2021 graduation March 15, Monday – March 19, Friday  Advance registration for summer sessions (open only to currently enrolled students) March 15, Monday – March 19, Friday  Spring break-classes dismissed March 22, Monday  Classes resume March… Building: Marshall University. Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Show on Homepage: Yes. Monday, January 18, 2021. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

Career Ed: LIVE!

Career Education The Office of Career Education presents Join us for topics like how to ace an interview or best practices on resume development. October 14 - Critical Thinking/Digital Technology November 11 - Professionalism/Career Management December 2 - Leadership/Teamwork January 27 - Communication/Global and Intercultural Fluency RSVP to daugherty18@marshall.edu to save your spot! Learn more by visiting www.marshall.edu/careereducation/. Event Type: Academic. General. Student Events. Alumni. Calendar: Career Education. Contact Name: Denny Daugherty. Contact Email: daugherty18@marshall.edu. Sponsor: Office of Career Education. Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

National Stuttering Association Chapter Meeting

College of Health Professions If you stutter, you're not alone. Join our NSA chapter at Marshall to learn more about stuttering and explore new ways to cope with stuttering in a safe environment. Event Type: Academic. Diversity, Equality & Inclusion. General. Student Events. Alumni. Calendar: College of Health Professions. Contact Name: Jamie Maxwell. Contact Email: maxwellja@marshall.edu. Sponsor: Department of Communication Disorders / MUSHC. Thursday, February 4, 2021, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

Applications for May graduation due

Academic SPRING 2021 SEMESTER  February 5, Friday  Applications for May graduation due in academic Dean’s office February 12, Friday  Last day to withdraw from a 1st 8 weeks courses February 22, Monday, Noon  Freshmen/Sophomore midterm grades due February 26, Friday 1st 8 weeks courses end March 1, Monday  2nd 8 weeks courses begin March 8, Monday  Students should schedule appointments with advisors to prepare for advance registration for summer and fall. (Required for students with mandatory advising holds.) March 12, Friday  Last day to withdraw from a full semester individual course March 15, Monday  Recommended date to apply for July/August 2021 graduation March 15, Monday – March 19, Friday  Advance registration for summer sessions (open only to currently enrolled students) March 15, Monday – March 19, Friday  Spring break-classes dismissed March 22, Monday  Classes resume March 22, Monday  Advance registration for summer sessions begin (open to admitted/readmitted students) March 22, Monday  Recomme… Building: Marshall University. Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Friday, February 5, 2021. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.