Sep 23, 2020  
2020-21 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-21 Academic Catalog

Academic Calendar 2020-2021


 

Academic Calendar 2020 - 2021


FULL - Fall 2020

August 24, 2020 - December 12, 2020

Financial Aid Appeals (SAP) priority deadlines May 1, 2020
Financial Aid Priority Deadline   June 12, 2020
Registration Period April 6 ‐ August 23, 2020
Purge Date ‐ Non-Payment (Excludes Balance < $100) August 19, 2020
Late Registration Period August 20 ‐ 28, 2020
Full Term Classes Begin August 24, 2020
Labor Day Holiday (College Closed) September 5 - 7, 2020
Purge Date ‐ Non-Payment (Excludes Balance < $100) September 6, 2020
Professional Academic Advisors Available for Advising ‐ Winter 2, Spring and Summer September 15, 2020
Academic Progress Reports #1 Due September 4-11, 2020
Academic Progress Reports available to students September 12, 2020
Academic Progress Reports #2 Due October 2-9, 2020
Academic Progress Reports available to students October 10, 2020
Registration Begins ‐ Winter 2, Spring and Summer October 19, 2020
Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W” October 29, 2020
Deadline to File Fall Graduation Intent November 1, 2020
Thanksgiving Holiday (Classes Dismissed Wednesday ‐ Sunday) November 25 - 29, 2020
Thanksgiving Holiday (College Closed) November 26 - 29, 2020
Last Day of Class December 4, 2020
Study Day (No Classes) N/A
Final Exam Period December 6 - 12, 2020
Grades Due at 12 Noon December 15, 2020
Grades Available to Students at 12 Noon December 17, 2020
Spring and Summer “I” Grades (Incompletes) Change to “F” December 17, 2020

Fee Adjustment (Full Term) - Fall 2020

Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 100%  August 23, 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 75% September 6, 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 25% September 16, 2020

13 Week Term - Fall 2020

August 24, 2020 - November 22, 2020

Financial Aid Appeals (SAP) priority deadlines May 1, 2020
Financial Aid Priority Deadline June 12, 2020
Registration Period April 6 - August 23, 2020
Purge Date ‐ Non-Payment (Excludes Balance < $100)   August 19, 2020
Late Registration Period August 20 - 28, 2020
13 Week Term Classes Begin   August 24, 2020
Academic Progress Reports Due September 4-11, 2020
Academic Progress Reports available to students September 12, 2020
Labor Day Holiday (College Closed) September 5 - 7, 2020
Purge Date ‐ Non-Payment (Excludes Balance < $100) September 6, 2020
Professional Academic Advisors Available for Advising ‐ Winter 2, Spring and Summer September 15, 2020
Registration Begins - Winter 2, Spring and Summer October 19, 2020
Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W” October 22, 2020
Deadline to File Fall Graduation Intent November 1, 2020
Last Day of Classes (Final Exam Administered in Last Class) November 22, 2020
Grade Due at 12 Noon November 25, 2020
Grades Available to Students at 12 Noon November 27, 2020

Fee Adjustment (13 Week Term) - Fall 2020

Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 100%  August 23, 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 75%  September 6, 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 25%  September 16, 2020

 

SCS Term - Fall 2020

September 8, 2020 - November 22, 2020 

Financial Aid Appeals (SAP) Priority Deadline May 1, 2020
Financial Aid Priority Deadline November 8, 2020
Registration Period April 6-September 7, 2020 
Purge Date ‐ Non Payment (Excludes Balance < $100) September 6, 2020
Late Registration Period September 8-11, 2020
SCS Term Class Begin September 8, 2020
Purge Date ‐ Non Payment (Excludes Balance < $100) October 7, 2020
Academic Progress Reports #1 Due September 18-25, 2020
Academic Progress Reports #2 Due Ocotber 9-16, 2020
Fall Break (Classes Dismissed) October 12-16, 2020
Professional Academic Advisors Available for Advising ‐ Winter 2 , Spring and Summer October 18, 2020
Registration Begins ‐ Winter 2, Spring and Summer October 19 2020
Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W” October 28, 2020
Deadline to File Fall Graduation Intent November 1, 2020
Last Day of Classes (Final Exam Administered in Last Class) November 22, 2020
Grades Due at 12noon November 25, 2020
Grades Available to Students at 12noon November 27, 2020

 Fee Adjustment - SCS Term - Fall 2020

Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 100% September 7, 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 75% September 21, 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 25% November 3, 2020

FLEX 1 (First 6 Weeks) - Fall 2020

August 24, 2020 - October 4, 2020

Financial Aid Appeals (SAP) priority deadlines May 1, 2020
Financial Aid Priority Deadline June 12, 2020
Registration Period April 6 - August 23, 2020
Purge Date ‐ Non-Payment (Excludes Balance < $100) August 19, 2020
Late Registration Period August 20 - 28, 2020
Flex 1 (First 6 Weeks) Classes Begin August 24, 2020
Labor Day Holiday (College Closed)  September 5 - 7, 2020
Purge Date ‐ Non-Payment (Excludes Balance < $100) September 6, 2020
Professional Academic Advisors Available for Advising ‐ Winter 2, Spring and Summer September 15, 2020
Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W” September 20, 2020
Last Day of Classes (Final Exam Administered in Last Class) October 4, 2020
Grades Due at 12 Noon October 6, 2020
Grades Available to Students at 12 Noon October 8, 2020

Fee Adjustment - FLEX 1 (First 6 Weeks) - Fall 2020

Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 100%  August 23, 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 75%  August 30, 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 25%  September 4, 2020

FLEX 2 (Second 6 Weeks) - Fall 2020

October 12, 2020 - November 22, 2020

Financial Aid Appeals (SAP) priority deadlines May 1, 2020
Financial Aid Priority Deadline June 12, 2020
Registration Period April 6 - October 11, 2020
Professional Academic Advisors Available for Advising ‐ Winter 2, Spring and Summer September 15, 2020
Purge Date ‐ Non-Payment (Excludes Balance < $100) October 7, 2020
Late Registration Period October 8 - 16, 2020
Flex 2 (Second 6 Weeks) Classes Begin October 12, 2020
Purge Date ‐ Non-Payment (Excludes Balance < $100) October 18, 2020
Registration Begins - Winter 2, Spring and Summer October 19, 2020
Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W” November 8, 2020
Deadline to File Fall Graduation Intent November 1, 2020
Last Day of Classes (Final Exam Administered in Last Class) November 22, 2020
Grades Due at 12 Noon November 25, 2020
Grades Available to Students at 12 Noon November 27, 2020

Fee Adjustment ‐ FLEX 2 (Second 6 Weeks) - Fall 2020

Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 100%  October 11, 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 75%  October 18, 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 25%  October 23, 2020

SWIFT 1 - Fall 2020

Classes Begin August 24, 2020
Last Day of Classes September 20, 2020
Grades Due September 25, 2020

SWIFT 2 - Fall 2020

Classes Begin September 21, 2020
Last Day of Classes October 11, 2020
Grades Due October 16, 2020

SWIFT 3 - Fall 2020

Classes Begin October 12, 2020
Last Day of Classes November 1, 2020
Grades Due November 6, 2020

SWIFT 4 - Fall 2020

Classes Begin November 2, 2020
Last Day of Classes November 22, 2020
Grades Due November 25, 2020

WINTER 1 Term - 2020

December 14, 2020 - January 9, 2021

Financial Aid Appeals (SAP) priority deadlines May 1, 2020
Financial Aid Priority Deadline June 12, 2020
Registration Period April 6, 2020 - December 13, 2020
Purge Date ‐ Non-Payment (Excludes Balance < $100) December 9, 2020
Late Registration Period December 10 - 18, 2020
Winter 1 Term Classes Begin December 14, 2020
Purge Date ‐ Non-Payment (Excludes Balance < $100) December 20, 2020
Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W” December 31, 2020
Administrative Holiday (Campus Closed - Classes Excused) December 24, 2020 - January 1, 2021
Last Day and Final Exams January 9, 2021
Grades Due at 12 Noon January 11, 2021
Grades Available to Students at 12 Noon January 13, 2021
Fee Adjustment (Winter 1 Term) - 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 100%  December 13, 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 75%  December 17, 2020
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 25%  December 18, 2020

WINTER 2 Term - 2021

January 11, 2021 - January 31, 2021

Financial Aid Appeals (SAP) priority deadlines November 1, 2020
Financial Aid Priority Deadline November 27, 2020
Registration Period October 19, 2020 ‐ January 10, 2021
Purge Date ‐ Non-Payment (Excludes Balance < $100) January 6, 2021
Late Registration Period January 7 - 15, 2021
Winter 2 Term Classes Begin January 11, 2021
MLK Day Holiday (College Closed) January 18, 2021
Purge Date ‐ Non-Payment (Excludes Balance < $100) January 17, 2021
Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W” January 24, 2021
Last Day and Final Exams January 31, 2021
Grades Due at 12 Noon February 4, 2021
Grades Available to Students at 12 Noon February 6, 2021
Fee Adjustment (Winter 2 Term) - 2021
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 100% January 10, 2021
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 75%  January 14, 2021
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 25% January 15, 2021

FULL - Spring 2021

January 19, 2021 - May 7, 2021

Financial Aid Appeals (SAP) priority deadlines November 1, 2020
Financial Aid Priority Deadline November 27, 2020
Registration Period October 19, 2020 ‐ January 18, 2021
Purge Date ‐ Non-Payment (Excludes Balance < $100) January 13, 2021
MLK Day Holiday (College Closed) January 18, 2021
Late Registration Period   January 14 ‐ 22, 2021
Full Term Classes Begin January 19, 2021
Purge Date ‐ Non-Payment (Excludes Balance < $100) February 1, 2021
Professional Academic Advisors Available for Advising ‐ Fall and Winter 1 February 15, 2021
Academic Progress Reports Due February 19 - 26, 2021
Academic Progress Reports available to students February 27, 2021
Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W”   March 28, 2021
Deadline to File Spring Graduation Intent April 1, 2021
Registration Begins ‐ Fall and Winter 1 April 5, 2021
Last Day of Classes April 28, 2021
Study Day (No Classes) April 29, 2021
Final Exam Period April 30 - May 7, 2021
Grades Due at 12 Noon May 11, 2021
Grades Available to Students at 12 Noon May 13, 2021
Fall “I” Grades (Incompletes) Change to “F”   May 11, 2021
Graduation Ceremony TBA

Fee Adjustment (Full Term) - Spring 2021

Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 100% January 18, 2021
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 75% February 1, 2021
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 25% February 11, 2021

13 Week Term - Spring 2021

January 19, 2021 - April 18, 2021

Financial Aid Appeals (SAP) priority deadlines November 1, 2020
Financial Aid Priority Deadline November 27, 2020
Registration Period October 19, 2020 ‐ January 18, 2021
Purge Date ‐ Non-Payment (Excludes Balance < $100)   January 13, 2021
MLK Day Holiday (College Closed) January 18, 2021
Late Registration Period   January 14 - 22, 2021
13 Week Term Classes Begin January 19, 2021
Purge Date ‐ Non-Payment (Excludes Balance < $100)   February 1, 2021
Professional Academic Advisors Available for Advising ‐ Fall and Winter 1 February 15, 2021
Academic Progress Reports Due   February 19 - 26, 2021
Academic Progress Reports available to students   February 27, 2021
Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W”   March 19, 2021
Deadline to File Spring Graduation Intent   April 1, 2021
Registration Begins - Fall and Winter 1 April 5, 2021
Last Day of Classes (Final Exam Administered in Last Class) April 18, 2021
Grades Due at 12 Noon April 20, 2021
Grades Available to Students at 12 Noon   April 22, 2021

Fee Adjustment (13 Week Term) - Spring 2021

Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 100% January 18, 2021
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 75% February 1, 2021
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 25% February 11, 2021

FLEX 1 (First 6 Weeks) ‐ Spring 2021

January 19, 2021 - March 1, 2021

Financial Aid Appeals (SAP) priority deadlines November 1, 2020
Financial Aid Priority Deadline November 27, 2020
Registration Period October 19, 2020 ‐ January 18, 2021
Purge Date ‐ Non-Payment (Excludes Balance < $100) January 13, 2021
MLK Day Holiday (College Closed) January 18, 2021
Late Registration Period January 14 - 22, 2021
Flex 1 (First 6 Weeks) Classes Begin January 19, 2021
Purge Date ‐ Non-Payment (Excludes Balance < $100) February 1, 2021
Professional Academic Advisors Available for Advising ‐ Fall and Winter 1 February 15, 2021
Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W” February 15, 2021
Last Day of Classes (Final Exam Administered in Last Class) March 1, 2021
Grades Due at 12 Noon March 3, 2021
Grades Available to Students at 12 Noon March 5, 2021

Fee Adjustment ‐ FLEX 1 (First 6 Weeks) - Spring 2021

Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 100% January 18, 2021
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 75% January 24, 2021
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 25% January 29, 2021

FLEX 2 (Second 6 Weeks) ‐ Spring 2021

March 22, 2021 - May 2, 2021

Financial Aid Appeals (SAP) priority deadlines November 1, 2020
Financial Aid Priority Deadline November 27, 2020
Registration Period October 25, 2020 ‐ March 21, 2021
Professional Academic Advisors Available for Advising ‐ Fall February 15, 2021
Purge Date ‐ Non-Payment (Excludes Balance < $100) March 17, 2021
Late Registration Period March 18 - 26, 2021
Flex 2 (Second 6 Weeks) Classes Begin March 22, 2021
Purge Date ‐ Non-Payment (Excludes Balance < $100) March 28, 2021
Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W” April 18, 2021
Deadline to File Spring Graduation Intent April 1, 2021
Registration Begins - Fall and Winter 1 April 5, 2021
Last Day of Classes (Final Exam Administered in Last Class) May 2, 2021
Grades Due at 12 Noon May 4, 2021
Grades Available to Students at 12 Noon May 6, 2021

Fee Adjustment‐ FLEX 2 (Second 7 Weeks) - Spring 2021

Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 100% March 21, 2021
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 75% March 28, 2021
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 25% April 2, 2021

SWIFT 1 - Spring 2021

Classes Begin January 19, 2021
Last Day of Classes February 7, 2021
Grades Due February 12, 2021

SWIFT 2 - Spring 2021

Classes Begin February 8, 2021
Last Day of Classes February 28, 2021
Grades Due March 5, 2021

SWIFT 3 - Spring 2021

Classes Begin March 22, 2021
Last Day of Classes April 11, 2021
Grades Due April 16, 2021

SWIFT 4 - Spring 2021

Classes Begin April 12, 2021
Last Day of Classes May 2, 2021
Grades Due May 7, 2021

MayMester - Summer 2021

May 10, 2021 - May 28, 2021

Financial Aid Appeals (SAP) priority deadlines March 1, 2020
Financial Aid Priority Deadline No Aid Available
Registration Period October 19, 2020 ‐ May 9, 2021
Registration Begins ‐ Fall April 5, 2021
Purge Date ‐ Non-Payment (Excludes Balance < $100) May 5, 2021
Classes Begin May 10, 2021
Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of ‘W’ May 24, 2021
Holiday‐Memorial Day (College Closed) May 31, 2021
Last Day of Classes and Final Exams May 28, 2021
Grades Due in Records Office at 10 am June 1, 2021
Grades Available to Students at Noon June 3, 2021

Fee Adjustment (MayMester) - Summer 2021

Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 100%  May 9, 2021
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 75% May 13, 2021
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 25% May 14, 2021

First Summer Term - 2021

June 1, 2021 - July 2, 2021

Financial Aid Appeals (SAP) priority deadlines March 1, 2020
Registration Begin - Fall April 5, 2021
Financial Aid Priority Deadline   April 29, 2021
Registration period October 19, 2020 ‐ May 31, 2021
Students anticipating receiving financial aid should register for all summer classes during the first summer registration period.
Purge Date ‐ Non-Payment (Excludes Balance < $100) May 26, 2021
Holiday‐Memorial Day (College Closed) May 31, 2021
Classes Begin June 1, 2021
Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W” June 23, 2021
Holiday‐Independence Day (College Closed) July 4 ‐ 5, 2021
Last Day of Classes and Final Exams July 2, 2021
Grades Due in Records Office at 10 am July 6, 2021
Grades Available to Students at Noon July 8, 2021

Fee Adjustment ‐ First Summer Term 2021

Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 100% May 31, 2021
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 75% June 7, 2021
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 25% June 9, 2021

 Second Summer Term ‐ 2021

July 6, 2021 - August 6, 2021

Financial Aid Appeals (SAP) priority deadlines March 1, 2020
Registration Begins ‐ Fall April 5, 2021
Financial Aid Priority Deadline April 29, 2021
Registration Period October 19, 2020 ‐ July 5, 2021
Students anticipating receiving financial aid should register for all summer classes during the first summer registration period.
Purge Date ‐ Non-Payment (Excludes Balance < $100) June 30, 2021
Classes Begin July 6, 2021
Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W” July 28, 2021
Last Day of Classes and Final Exams August 6, 2021
Grades Due in Records Office at 10 am August 9, 2021
Grades Available to Students at Noon August 11, 2021

Fee Adjustment ‐ Second Summer Term 2021

Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 100% July 5, 2021
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 75% July 13, 2021
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 25% July 15, 2021

Summer Extended ‐ 2021

June 1, 2021 - August 6, 2021

Financial Aid Appeals (SAP) priority deadlines March 1, 2020
Financial Aid Priority Deadline April 29, 2021
Registration Period October 19, 2021 ‐ May 31, 2021
Students anticipating receiving financial aid should register for all summer classes during the first summer registration period.
Purge Date ‐ Non-Payment (Excludes Balance < $100) May 26, 2021
Registration Begin - Fall April 5, 2021
Holiday‐Memorial Day (College Closed) May 31, 2021
Classes Begin June 1, 2021
Holiday‐Independence Day (College Closed) July 4 ‐ 5, 2021
Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W” July 16, 2021
Last Day of Classes and Final Exams August 6, 2021
Grades Due in Records Office at 10 am August 9, 2021
Grades Available to Students at Noon August 11, 2021

Fee Adjustment ‐ Extended Summer 2021

Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 100% May 31, 2021
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 75% June 14, 2021
Last Day to Drop/Withdraw with 25% June 17, 2021

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