Academic Calendar

Refer to this page for the latest details on campus closings, registration and refund periods, and planning for commencement.

Spring 2020 Semester

January 2020

EVENT

DATE

TIME

New Year’s Day – Campuses are closed

Wednesday, January 1


Registration for Spring 2020 continues through January 17

Thursday, January 2


Spring 2020 Classes Begin

Monday, January 13

8:00 A.M.

Spring 2020 Late Registration Begins

Monday, January 13

8:30 A.M.

Spring 2020 Late Registration Ends

Friday, January 17

4:00 P.M.

Last Day for 100% Refund for Spring 2020 Tuition and Fees

Friday, January 17

4:00 P.M.

Final Payment Deadline for Spring 2020 Tuition and Fees

Friday, January 17

4:00 P.M.

Dr. Marin Luther King, Jr. Holiday – No Classes and Campuses are closed

Monday, January 20


Deadline to Submit Intent to Graduate for Spring 2020 Candidates

Friday, January 24


60% Refund Ends

Monday, January 27

4:30 P.M.

February 2020

EVENTDATETIME
Deadline to submit Spring 2020 Residency ApplicationMonday, February 34:30 P.M.
40% Refund EndsMonday, February 34:30 P.M.
Summer 2020 Registration BeginsMonday, February 3
20% Refund EndsMonday, February 104:30 P.M.

March 2020

EVENTDATETIME
Fall 2020 Priority Registration BeginsMonday, March 2
Founders DayFriday, March 6
Spring Recess – No Classes, Campus Offices are openMonday, March 16
Graduation Expos at Westville CampusCancelledN/A
Graduation Expos at Hammond CampusCancelledN/A

April 2020

EVENTDATETIME
Last Day to Drop Spring 2020 ClassesFriday, April 244:30 P.M.
Deadline to purchase Cap and Gown and get Guest Tickets for Spring 2020 CommencementCanceled

May 2020

EVENTDATETIME
Spring 2020 Classes EndSaturday, May 211:00 P.M.
Spring 2020 Final Exams BeginMonday, May 48:00 A.M.
Spring 2020 PNW CommencementCanceled
Spring 2020 Final Exams EndSaturday, May 911:00 P.M.
Spring 2020 Grades DueTuesday, May 125:00 P.M. (CST)
Final Payment Deadline for Summer 2020 Classes Beginning in MayFriday, May 154 p.m.
Summer Session I Classes BeginMonday, May 188:00 A.M.
Memorial Day – No Classes and Campuses are closedMonday, May 25

Summer 2020 Semester

June 2020

EVENTDATETIME
Summer Session II Classes BeginMonday, June 158 A.M.
Summer 2020 Late Registration BeginsMonday, June 158 A.M.
Final Payment Deadline for Summer 2020 Classes Beginning in June/JulyFriday, June 194 P.M.
100% Refund Ends (Session II)Friday, June 194:30 P.M.
Summer 2020 Late Registration EndsFriday, June 194:30 P.M.
Deadline to Submit Intent to Graduate for Summer 2020 CandidatesFriday, June 19

July 2020

EVENTDATETIME
Independence Holiday – No Classes and Campuses are closedFriday, July 3
Deadline to Submit Summer 2020 Residency ApplicationMonday, July 64:30 P.M.
Summer Session III Classes BeginMonday, July 138:00 A.M.

August 2020

EVENTDATETIME
Summer 2020 Classes EndFriday, August 711:00 P.M.
Summer 2020 Grades DueTuesday, August 115:00 P.M. (CST)
Fall 2020 Classes BeginMonday, August 248:00 A.M.
Fall 2020 Late Registration BeginsMonday, August 248:30 A.M.
Fall 2020 Late Registration EndsFriday, August 284:00 P.M.
Last Day for 100% Refund for Fall 2020 Tuition and FeesFriday, August 284:00 P.M.
Deadline to Submit Intent to Graduate for Fall 2020 CandidatesFriday, August 28
Final Payment Deadline for Fall 2020 Tuition and FeesFriday, August 284:00 P.M.

This calendar was developed in advance of the 2019-20 school year. Dates are subject to change as approved by the Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate and Senior Leadership.

Fall 2020 Semester

September 2020

EVENTDATETIME
Labor Day– No Classes and Campuses are closedMonday, September 7
Deadline to Submit Fall 2020 Residency ApplicationMonday, September 144:30 P.M.
Spring 2021 Priority Registration BeginsMonday, September 14

October 2020

EVENTDATETIME
Fall BreakMonday and Tuesday, October 12 and 13

November 2020

EVENTDATETIME
Last day to drop a Fall 2020 classFriday, November 134:30 P.M.
Thanksgiving BreakWednesday - Saturday, November 25 - 28

December 2020

EVENTDATETIME
Fall 2020 Classes EndSaturday, December 12
Fall 2020 Final ExamsMonday - Saturday, December 14 -19
Fall 2020 Final Grades DueTuesday, December 225:00 P.M.

Spring 2021 Semester

January 2021

EVENTDATETIME
Spring 2021 Classes BeginMonday, January 118:00 A.M.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - No classes and campuses are closedMonday, January 18

February 2021

EVENTDATETIME
Summer 2021 Registration BeginsTuesday, February 2

March 2021

EVENTDATETIME
Fall 2021 Priority Registration BeginsMonday, March 1
Founders Day (No classes starting at or after 12:00 P.M. noon)Friday, March 5
Spring Break WeekMonday - Saturday, March 15 - 20

April 2021

EVENTDATETIME
Last Day to Drop Spring 2021 ClassesFriday, April 94:30 P.M.

May 2021

EVENTDATETIME
Spring 2021 Classes EndSaturday, May 1
Spring 2021 Final ExamsMonday - Saturday, May 3 - 8
Spring 2021 Final Grades DueTuesday, May 115:00 P.M. (CST)
Summer 2021 12-week, 1st 6-week, and 1st 4-week Sessions BeginMonday, May 178:00 A.M.
Memorial Day Holiday - No classes and campuses are closedMonday, May 31

Summer 2021 Session

June 2021

EVENTDATETIME
1st 4-week Summer 2021 Module EndsFriday, June 11
8-week and 2nd 4-week Summer 2021 Modules BeginFriday, June 118:00 A.M.
1st 6-week Summer 2021 Module EndsMonday, June 14
2nd 6-week Summer 2021 Module BeginsFriday, June 258:00 A.M.

July 2021

EVENTDATETIME
Independence Day Holiday - No classes and campuses are closedMonday, July 5
2nd 4-week Summer 2021 Module EndsFriday, July 9
3rd 4-week Summer 2021 Module BeginsMonday, July 128:00 A.M.

August 2021

EVENTDATETIME
Summer 2021 Session EndsFriday, August 6
Summer 2021 Final Grades DueTuesday, August 105:00 P.M. (CST)

Posted 3-20-2020

This calendar was developed in advance of the 2020-21 school year. Dates are subject to change as approved by the Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate and Senior Leadership.