Academic Calendar

Session : 
Fall 2019
Session Begins: 
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Session Ends: 
Saturday, December 21, 2019
All Federal Financial Aid Materials (FAFSA) Due
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Tuition Due or First Payment (if on payment plan)
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Residence Hall Move-In
Saturday, August 24, 2019
New Student Orientation (Mandatory and Optional Diagnostics)
Monday, August 26, 2019
New Student Orientation (Mandatory)
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
First day of instruction
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Add/Drop Deadline
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Second Tuition Payment Due
Sunday, September 15, 2019
Midterm testing/grading 10/14 -10/19
Monday, October 14, 2019
Third Tuition Payment Due
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Administrative Tuesday, All classes cancelled
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
LCAD Open House
Sunday, November 3, 2019
Withdrawal deadline = last day to receive prorated tuition refund
Monday, November 4, 2019
Online Registration for Spring 2020 11/4/19 - 11/15/19
Monday, November 4, 2019
Thanksgiving holiday 11/27/19 - 12/1/19
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Final Exams 12/16/19 - 12/21/19
Monday, December 16, 2019
Last day of classes
Saturday, December 21, 2019
Winter Holiday: No Classes
Sunday, December 22, 2019
Final grades due
Monday, January 6, 2020
Session : 
Spring 2020
Session Begins: 
Monday, January 27, 2020
Session Ends: 
Monday, May 18, 2020
All Federal Financial Aid Materials (FAFSA) Due
Sunday, December 15, 2019
Tuition Due or First Payment (if on payment plan)
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Spring New Student Orientation (mandatory) 1/22/20 - 1/23/20
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
First day of instruction
Monday, January 27, 2020
Add/Drop Deadline
Monday, February 4, 2019
Second Tuition Payment Due
Saturday, February 8, 2020
President’s Day holiday
Monday, February 17, 2020
Third Tuition Payment Due
Sunday, March 8, 2020
LCAD Open House
Sunday, March 8, 2020
Midterm testing/grading 3/9/20 - 3/14/20
Monday, March 9, 2020
Spring Break 3/15/20 - 3/22/20
Sunday, March 15, 2020
Online Registration for Fall 2020 3/30/20 - 4/10/20
Monday, March 30, 2020
Admitted Student’s Day
Saturday, April 4, 2020
Withdrawal deadline = last day to receive prorated tuition refund
Monday, April 6, 2020
Final Exams 5/12/20 - 5/18/20
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Last day of classes
Monday, May 18, 2020
Final grades due for Graduating Students
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Graduating Student Reception + Exhibition
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Final grades due for all other students
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Final grades due for all other students
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Commencement @ 4pm
Friday, May 22, 2020
Session : 
Fall 2020
Session Begins: 
Monday, August 31, 2020
Session Ends: 
Saturday, December 19, 2020
All Federal Financial Aid Materials (FAFSA) Due
Saturday, August 1, 2020
Tuition Due or First Payment (if on payment plan)
Saturday, August 15, 2020
Residence Hall Move-In
Saturday, August 22, 2020
New Student Orientation (Mandatory and Optional Diagnostics)
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
New Student Orientation (Mandatory)
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
First day of instruction
Monday, August 31, 2020
Labor Day holiday
Monday, September 7, 2020
Add/Drop Deadline
Monday, September 9, 2019
Second Tuition Payment Due
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Third Tuition Payment Due
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Midterm testing/grading October 12 – October 17
Monday, October 12, 2020
Administrative Tuesday, All classes cancelled
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Withdrawal deadline = last day to receive prorated tuition refund
Sunday, November 1, 2020
Online Registration for Spring 2021 November 2 – 13
Monday, November 2, 2020
LCAD Open House
Sunday, November 8, 2020
Thanksgiving holiday November 25 – November 29
Monday, November 25, 2019
Final Exams December 14 - December 19
Monday, December 14, 2020
Last day of classes
Saturday, December 19, 2020
Final grades due
Saturday, January 4, 2020
Winter Holiday: No Classes December 20 – January 24
Friday, December 20, 2019
Session : 
Spring 2021
Session Begins: 
Monday, January 25, 2021
Session Ends: 
Monday, May 17, 2021
Tuition Due or First Payment (if on payment plan)
Friday, January 8, 2021
Spring New Student Orientation (mandatory) January 20-21
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
First day of instruction
Monday, January 25, 2021
Add/Drop Deadline
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Second Tuition Payment Due
Monday, February 8, 2021
President’s Day holiday
Monday, February 15, 2021
LCAD Open House
Sunday, March 7, 2021
Third Tuition Payment Due
Monday, March 8, 2021
Midterm testing/grading March 8 – March 13
Monday, March 8, 2021
Spring Break March 14 – March 21
Sunday, March 14, 2021
Online Registration for Fall 2021
Monday, March 29, 2021
Admitted Student’s Day
Saturday, April 3, 2021
Withdrawal deadline = last day to receive prorated tuition refund
Monday, April 5, 2021
Final Exams May 11 – May 17
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Last day of classes
Monday, May 17, 2021
Final grades due for Graduating Students
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Graduating Student Reception + Exhibition
Thursday, May 20, 2021
Commencement @ 4PM
Friday, May 21, 2021
Final grades due for all other students
Monday, May 24, 2021