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Last day to withdraw from individual course

FALL 2020 SEMESTER  October 23, Friday Last day to withdraw from a full semester individual course October 26, Monday  Students should schedule appointments with advisors to prepare for advance registration. (Required for students who have mandatory advising holds) October 26, Monday  Recommended date to apply for May 2021 graduation October 26, Monday – December 4, Friday  Complete withdrawals only November 9, Monday – November 20, Friday  Advance registration for spring semester (open only to currently enrolled students) November 13, Friday  Last day to withdraw from 2nd 8 weeks courses November 13, Friday  Approved thesis/dissertation must be submitted to the ETD website for Graduate College review November 21, Saturday, Noon  Residence halls close November 23, Monday  Advance registration for spring semester (open to admitted and readmitted students) November 23, Monday – November 27, Friday  Thanksgiving Break – classes dismissed November 26, Thursday – November 27, Friday  Thanksgiving Holida… Building: Marshall University. Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Friday, October 23, 2020. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

Recommended date to apply for May 2021 graduation

FALL 2020 SEMESTER  October 26, Monday  Students should schedule appointments with advisors to prepare for advance registration. (Required for students who have mandatory advising holds) October 26, Monday  Recommended date to apply for May 2021 graduation October 26, Monday – December 4, Friday  Complete withdrawals only November 9, Monday – November 20, Friday  Advance registration for spring semester (open only to currently enrolled students) November 13, Friday  Last day to withdraw from 2nd 8 weeks courses November 13, Friday  Approved thesis/dissertation must be submitted to the ETD website for Graduate College review November 21, Saturday, Noon  Residence halls close November 23, Monday  Advance registration for spring semester (open to admitted and readmitted students) November 23, Monday – November 27, Friday  Thanksgiving Break – classes dismissed November 26, Thursday – November 27, Friday  Thanksgiving Holiday – University closed November 29, Sunday, 9:00 a.m.  Residence halls open No… Building: Marshall University. Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Monday, October 26, 2020. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

Advance registration for spring semester

FALL 2020 SEMESTER  November 9, Monday – November 20, Friday  Advance registration for spring semester (open only to currently enrolled students) November 13, Friday  Last day to withdraw from 2nd 8 weeks courses November 13, Friday  Approved thesis/dissertation must be submitted to the ETD website for Graduate College review November 21, Saturday, Noon  Residence halls close November 23, Monday  Advance registration for spring semester (open to admitted and readmitted students) November 23, Monday – November 27, Friday  Thanksgiving Break – classes dismissed November 26, Thursday – November 27, Friday  Thanksgiving Holiday – University closed November 29, Sunday, 9:00 a.m.  Residence halls open 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 fi… Building: Marshall University. Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Monday, November 9, 2020 – Friday, November 20, 2020. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

Advance registration for spring semester (open to admitted and readmitted students)

FALL 2020 Semester November 23, Monday  Advance registration for spring semester (open to admitted and readmitted students) November 23, Monday – November 27, Friday  Thanksgiving Break – classes dismissed November 26, Thursday – November 27, Friday  Thanksgiving Holiday – University closed November 29, Sunday, 9:00 a.m.  Residence halls open 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 Win… Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Monday, November 23, 2020.

Thanksgiving Break – classes dismissed

FALL 2020 SEMESTER  November 23, Monday – November 27, Friday  Thanksgiving Break – classes dismissed November 26, Thursday – November 27, Friday  Thanksgiving Holiday – University closed November 29, Sunday, 9:00 a.m.  Residence halls open 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… Building: Marshall University. Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Monday, November 23, 2020 – Friday, November 27, 2020. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

Thanksgiving Holiday – University closed

Fall 2020 Semester November 23, Monday – November 27, Friday  Thanksgiving Break – classes dismissed November 26, Thursday – November 27, Friday  Thanksgiving Holiday – University closed 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  Fina… Building: Marshall University. Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Show on Homepage: Yes. Thursday, November 26, 2020 – Friday, November 27, 2020. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

Dead Week

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.

Classes Resume using only Online/Distance Instruction

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.

Last day to completely withdraw from fall semester

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.

Final Exams

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.

Winter Commencement

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

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.

Winter Break – University closed

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.

First day of classes - Spring 2021

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)

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

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.