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2019 -20 Academic Catalog 
    
2019 -20 Academic Catalog

Academic Calendar 2019-2020


Academic Calendar 2019 - 2020


Fall 2019 - Full 15-Week Term

August 26 - December 12, 2019

Early Registration for Fall Begins April 1, 2019
Financial Aid Priority Deadline June 28, 2019
Last Day to Pay Early Registration Fees (Registered between April 1 - August 14) August 14, 2019
Registration with Payment Due Begins August 15, 2019
Students classes will be dropped for non-payment of fees (excludes balances of under $250) August 16, 2019
Late Registration with Payment Due Begins August 17, 2019
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 100% Refund August 25, 2019
Classes Begin (Full Term) August 26, 2019
Classes Dismissed (Includes Saturday and Sunday classes) August 31 - September 2, 2019
Labor Day Holiday (Offices Closed) September 2, 2019
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 75% Refund  September 8, 2019
Students classes will be dropped for non-payment of fees (excludes balances of under $250) September 8, 2019
Professional Academic Advisors Available for Spring Advising September 16, 2019
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 25% Refund September 19, 2019
Academic Progress Report - Available to students October 5, 2019
Fall Break (Classes Dismissed/Offices Open 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) October 14 - 15, 2019
Academic Progress Report Due September 27 - October 4, 2019
Registration Begins - Spring October 21, 2019
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes with a Grade of “W”  October 31, 2019
Daylight Saving Time Ends (Fall back 1 hour) November 3, 2019
Thanksgiving Holiday Classes Dismissed November 27- December 1, 2019
Thanksgiving Holiday Offices Closed November 28 - 29, 2019
Last Day to Classes  December 4, 2019
Study Day December 5, 2019
Final Exams  December 6 - 12, 2019
Deadline to Enter Grades at 4:00 p.m. December 16, 2019
Grades Available to Students at Noon December 18, 2019
Previous Spring and Summer “I” grades change to “F” December 19, 2019

Fall 2019 - Flex 1 (First 7-Week Term)

August 26 - October 13, 2019

Early Registration for Fall Begins April 1, 2019
Financial Aid Priority Deadline June 28, 2019
Last Day to Pay Early Registration Fees (Registered between April 1 - August 14) August 14, 2019
Registration with Payment Due Begins August 15, 2019
Students classes will be dropped for non-payment of fees (excludes balances of under $250) August 16, 2019
Late Registration with Payment Due Begins August 17, 2019
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 100% Refund August 25, 2019
Classes Begin  August 26, 2019
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 75% Refund  September 1, 2019
Classes Dismissed (includes Saturday and Sunday classes) August 31 - September 2, 2019
Labor Day Holiday (Offices Closed) September 2, 2019
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 25% Refund  September 6, 2019
Students classes will be dropped for non-payment of fees (excludes balances of under $250) September 8, 2019
Professional Academic Advisors Available for Spring Advising September 16, 2019
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes with a Grade of “W”  September 25, 2019
Last Day of Classes  October 13, 2019
Fall Break (Classes Dismissed/Offices Open 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) October 14 - 15, 2019
Grades Due in Records Office at 3:00 p.m. October 15, 2019
Grades Available to Students at Noon October 16, 2019

Fall 2019 - Flex Extended Term

September 3 - December 12, 2019

Early Registration for Fall Begins April 1, 2019
Financial Aid Priority Deadline June 28, 2019
Last Day to Pay Early Registration Fees (Registered between April 1 - August 14) August 14, 2019
Registration with Payment Due Begins August 15, 2019
Students classes will be dropped for non-payment of fees (excludes balances of under $250) August 16, 2019
Late Registration with Payment Due Begins August 17, 2019
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 100% Refund  September 2, 2019
Classes Begin  September 3, 2019
Classes Dismissed (includes Saturday and Sunday classes) August 31 - September 2, 2019
Labor Day Holiday (Offices Closed) September 2, 2019
Students classes will be dropped for non-payment of fees (excludes balances of under $250) September 8, 2019
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 75% Refund  September 16, 2019
Professional Academic Advisors Available for Spring Advising September 16, 2019
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 25% Refund September 26, 2019
Academic Progress Report - Available to students October 5, 2019
Fall Break (Classes Dismissed/Offices Open 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) October 14 - 15, 2019
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes with a Grade of “W”  October 31, 2019
Daylight Saving Time Ends (Fall back 1 hour) November 3, 2019
Thanksgiving Holiday Classes Dismissed November 27 - December 1, 2019
Thanksgiving Holiday Offices Closed November 28 - 29, 2019
Last Day to Classes  December 4, 2019
Study Day December 5, 2019
Final Exams  December 6 - 12, 2019
Deadline to Enter Grades at 4:00 p.m. December 16, 2019
Grades Available to Students at Noon December 18, 2019
Previous Spring and Summer “I” grades change to “F” December 19, 2019

Fall 2019 - Flex 2 Term

October 16 - December 12, 2019

Early Registration for Fall Begins April 1, 2019
Financial Aid Priority Deadline June 28, 2019
Last Day to Pay Early Registration Fees (Registered between April 1 - August 14) August 14, 2019
Registration with Payment Due Begins August 15, 2019
Students classes will be dropped for non-payment of fees (excludes balances of under $250) August 16, 2019
Late Registration with Payment Due Begins August 17, 2019
Classes Dismissed (includes Saturday and Sunday classes) August 31 - September 2, 2019
Labor Day Holiday (Offices Closed) September 2, 2019
Students classes will be dropped for non-payment of fees (excludes balances of under $250) September 8, 2019
Professional Academic Advisors Available for Spring Advising September 16, 2019
Fall Break (Classes Dismissed/Offices Open 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) October 14 - 15, 2019
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 100%  October 15, 2019
Classes Begin  October 16, 2019
Registration Begins - Spring October 21, 2019
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 75% Refund  October 22, 2019
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 25% Refund  October 28, 2019
Daylight Saving Time Ends (Fall back 1 hour) November 3, 2019
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes with a Grade of “W”  November 17, 2019
Thanksgiving Holiday Classes Dismissed November 27- December 1, 2019
Thanksgiving Holiday Offices Closed November 28 - 29, 2019
Last Day to Classes  December 4, 2019
Study Day December 5, 2019
Final Exams  December 6 - 12, 2019
Deadline to Enter Grades at 4:00 p.m. December 16, 2019
Grades Available to Students at Noon December 18, 2019
Previous Spring and Summer “I” grades change to “F” December 19, 2019

Note: Students should use http://my.southwest.tn.edu for after-hours and weekend registration/admissions activity. 

Spring 2020 - Full 15-Week Term

January 21 - May 7, 2020

Early Registration for Spring Begins October 21, 2019
Financial Aid Priority Deadline November 29, 2019
Last Day to Pay Early Registration Fees (Registered between October 21 - January 9) January 9, 2020
Registration with Payment Due Begins January 10, 2020
Students classes will be dropped for non-payment of fees (excludes balances of under $250) January 11, 2020
Late Registration with Payment Due Begins January 12, 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 100% Refund  January 20, 2020
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Holiday (Offices Closed) January 20, 2020
Classes Begin  January 21, 2020
Students classes will be dropped for non-payment of fees (excludes balances of under $250) February 3, 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 75% Refund  February 3, 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 25% Refund February 14, 2020
Professional Academic Advisors Available for Advising - Summer and Fall February 15, 2020
Academic Progress Report Due February 21 - 28, 2020
Academic Progress Report - Available to Students February 29, 2020
Daylight Saving Time Ends (Spring forward 1 hour) March 8, 2020
Spring Break (Classes Dismissed) March 9 - 15, 2020
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes with a Grade of “W”  March 29, 2020
Registration Begins - Summer and Fall April 6, 2020
Last Day of Classes  April 29, 2020
Study Day April 30, 2020
Final Exams  May 1 - 7, 2020
Grades Due to the Records Office at 9:00 a.m. May 11, 2020
Grades Available to Students at Noon May 13, 2020
Previous Fall “I” grades change to “F” May 15, 2020
Graduation Ceremony TBA

Spring 2020 - Flex 1 (First 7-Week Term)

January 21 - March 8, 2020

Early Registration for Spring Begins October 21, 2019
Financial Aid Priority Deadline November 29, 2019
Last Day to Pay Early Registration Fees (Registered between October 21 - January 9) January 9, 2020
Registration with Payment Due Begins January 10, 2020
Students classes will be dropped for non-payment of fees (excludes balances of under $250) January 11, 2020
Late Registration with Payment Due Begins January 12, 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 100% Refund  January 20, 2020
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Holiday (Offices Closed) January 20, 2020
Classes Begin (Flex 1) January 21, 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 75% Refund  January 27, 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 25% Refund February 1, 2020
Students classes will be dropped for non-payment of fees (excludes balances of under $250) February 3, 2020
Professional Academic Advisors Available for Advising - Summer and Fall February 15, 2020
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes with a Grade of “W”  February 24, 2020
Daylight Saving Time Ends (Spring forward 1 hour) March 8, 2020
Last Day of Classes  March 8, 2020
Grades Due to the Records Office at 9:00 a.m. March 11, 2020
Grades Available to Students at Noon March 12, 2020

Spring 2020 - Flex Extended Term

January 29 - May 7, 2020

Early Registration for Spring Begins October 21, 2019
Financial Aid Priority Deadline November 29, 2019
Last Day to Pay Early Registration Fees (Registered between October 21 - January 9) January 9, 2020
Registration with Payment Due Begins January 10, 2020
Students classes will be dropped for non-payment of fees (excludes balances of under $250) January 11, 2020
Late Registration with Payment Due Begins January 12, 2020
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Holiday (Offices Closed) January 20, 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 100% Refund  January 28, 2020
Classes Begin  January 29, 2020
Students classes will be dropped for non-payment of fees (excludes balances of under $250) February 3, 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 75% Refund  February 11, 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 25% Refund  February 20, 2020
Professional Academic Advisors Available for Advising - Summer and Fall February 15, 2020
Academic Progress Report - Available to Students February 29, 2020
Daylight Saving Time Ends (Spring forward 1 hour) March 8, 2020
Spring Break (Classes Dismissed) March 9 - 15, 2020
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes with a Grade of “W”  March 29, 2020
Registration Begins - Summer and Fall April 6, 2020
Last Day of Classes  April 29, 2020
Study Day April 30, 2020
Final Exams  May 1 - 7, 2020
Grades Due to the Records Office at 9:00 a.m. May 11, 2020
Grades Available to Students at Noon May 13, 2020
Previous Fall “I” grades change to “F” May 15, 2020

Spring 2020 - Flex 2 Term

March 16 - May 7, 2020

Early Registration for Spring Begins October 21, 2019
Financial Aid Priority Deadline November 29, 2019
Last Day to Pay Early Registration Fees (Registered between October 21 - January 9) January 9, 2020
Registration with Payment Due Begins January 10, 2020
Students classes will be dropped for non-payment of fees (excludes balances of under $250) January 11, 2020
Late Registration with Payment Due Begins January 12, 2020
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Holiday (Offices Closed) January 20, 2020
Students classes will be dropped for non-payment of fees (excludes balances of under $250) February 3, 2020
Professional Academic Advisors Available for Advising - Summer and Fall February 15, 2020
Daylight Saving Time Ends (Spring forward 1 hour) March 8, 2020
Spring Break (Classes Dismissed) March 9 - 15, 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 100% Refund March 15, 2020
Classes Begin  March 16, 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 75% Refund March 22, 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 25% Refund March 28, 2020
Registration Begins - Summer and Fall April 6, 2020
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes with a Grade of “W”  April 14, 2020
Last Day of Classes   April 29, 2020
Study Day April 30, 2020
Final Exams  May 1 - 7, 2020
Grades Due to the Records Office at 9:00 a.m. May 11, 2020
Grades Available to Students at Noon May 13, 2020
Previous Fall “I” grades change to “F” May 15, 2020

Note: Students should use http://my.southwest.tn.edu for after-hours and weekend registration/admissions activity. 

MayMester 2020

                                 May 11 - June 1, 2020

Early Registration for Summer and Fall Begins October 21, 2019
Students anticipating receiving financial aid should register for all summer classes during the first summer registration period
Financial Aid Priority Deadline No Aid Available
Registration with Payment Due Begins May 7, 2020
Students classes will be dropped for non-payment of fees (excludes balances of under $250) May 8, 2020
Late Registration with Payment Due Begins May 9, 2020
Last Day to Drop Classes or Withdraw with 100% Refund May 10, 2020
Classes Begin May 11, 2020
Last Day to Drop Classes or Withdraw with 75% Refund  May 14, 2020
Last Day to Drop Classes or Withdraw with 25% Refund May 15, 2020
Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W” May 25, 2020
Holiday - Memorial Day (Offices Closed)  May 25, 2020
Last Day of Classes and Final Exams  June 1, 2020
Grades Due to the Records Office at 4:00 p.m. June 2, 2020
Grades Available to Students at Noon June 4, 2020

Summer I - 2020

June 2 - July 6, 2020

Early Registration for Summer and Fall Begins October 21, 2019
Students anticipating receiving financial aid should register for all summer classes during the first summer registration period  
Financial Aid Application Deadline Summer April 30, 2020
Holiday - Memorial Day (Offices Closed) May 25, 2020
Registration with Payment Due Begins May 26, 2020
Students classes will be dropped for non-payment of fees (excludes balances of under $250) May 27, 2020
Late Registration with Payment Due Begins May 28, 2020
Last Day to Drop Classes or Withdraw with 100% Refund June 1, 2020
Classes Begin June 2, 2020
Last Day to Drop Classes or Withdraw with 75% Refund June 8, 2020
Last Day to Drop Classes or Withdraw with 25% Refund June 10, 2020
Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W” June 24, 2020
Holiday - Independence Day (Classes Dismissed/Offices Closed) July 3, 2020
Last Day of Classes and Final Exams July 6, 2020
Grades due in the Records Office at 9:00 a.m. July 8, 2020
Grades Available to Students at 9:00 a.m. July 10, 2020

Summer II - 2020

July 8 - August 10, 2020

Early Registration for Summer and Fall Begins October 21, 2019
Students anticipating receiving financial aid should register for all summer classes during the first summer registration period  
Financial Aid Application Deadline Summer April 30, 2020
Registration with Payment Due Begins July 6, 2020
Students classes will be dropped for non-payment of fees (excludes balances of under $250) July 7, 2020
Late Registration with Payment Due Begins July 8, 2020
Last Day to Drop Classes or Withdraw with 100% Refund July 7, 2020
Holiday - Independence Day (Classes Dismissed/Offices Closed) July 3, 2020
Classes Begin July 8, 2020
Last Day to Drop Classes or Withdraw with 75% Refund July 14, 2020
Last Day to Drop Classes or Withdraw with 25% Refund July 16, 2020
Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W” July 29, 2020
Last Day of Classes and Final Exams August 10, 2020
Grades Due in the Records Office at Noon August 12, 2020
Grades Available to students at 9:00 a.m. August 14, 2020

Extended Summer 2020

June 2 - August 10, 2020

Early Registration for Summer and Fall Begins October 21, 2019
Students anticipating receiving financial aid should register for all summer classes during the first summer registration period  
Financial Aid Application Deadline Summer April 30, 2020
Holiday - Memorial Day (Offices Closed) May 25, 2020
Registration with Payment Due Begins May 26, 2020
Students classes will be dropped for non-payment of fees (excludes balances of under $250) May 27, 2020
Late Registration with Payment Due Begins May 28, 2020
Last Day to Drop Classes or Withdraw with 100% Refund June 1, 2020
Classes Begin June 2, 2020
Last Day to Drop Classes or Withdraw with 75% Refund June 15, 2020
Last Day to Drop Classes or Withdraw with 25% Refund June 18, 2020
Holiday - Independence Day (Classes Dismissed/Offices Closed) July 3, 2020
Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W” July 17, 2020
Last Day of Classes and Final Exams August 10, 2020
Grades Due in Records Office at Noon August 12, 2020
Grades Available to students at 9:00 a.m. August 14, 2020
   

Note: Students should use http://my.southwest.tn.edu for after-hours and weekend registration/admissions activity.