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SMU Guildhall Academic Calendar

Fall 2020

July 16 First Day to Enroll
Aug 19 Cohort 30 Orientation
Aug 20 First Day of Class
Aug 26 Last Day to enroll, add a course, or drop a course without tuition
billing while remaining enrolled for the term
Sept 2
Last Day to drop a course without academic record (tuition charges apply)
or withdraw from university without academic record (withdrawal refund
schedule applies)

Oct 23 60% Date
Oct 30 Last Day to drop a course (grade of W)
Nov 17 Last Day to withdraw from the University
Nov 25
No Classes
Nov 26-27
Thanksgiving Break
Nov 30-Dec 2
Final Exams
Dec 4 Faculty Planning Day

Jan Term 2021 (for C30 Students who were online-only in Fall 2020)

Nov 16
First Day to Enroll
Jan 4   First Day of Class
Jan 4   Last Day to add/drop, enroll
Jan 12   Last Day to drop a course/withdraw from university (grade of W)
Jan 12
  60% Date
Jan 16   Last Day of Class
Jan 16   Final Exams

Spring 2021

Nov 16
First Day to Enroll
Jan 18   University Holiday (MLK Day)
Jan 19

First Day of Class
Jan 25   Last Day to enroll, add a course, or drop a course without tuition
billing while remaining enrolled for the term
Feb 1   Last Day to drop a course without academic record (tuition charges apply)
or withdraw from university without academic record (withdrawal refund
schedule applies)
Mar 15-21
  Spring Break
Mar 28   60% Date
Apr 2
  University Holiday (Good Friday)
Apr 8   Last Day to drop a course (grade of W) 
Apr 26   Last Day to withdraw from the University
May 5
  Reading Day
May 6-11
  Final Exams
May 13-14
  Faculty Planning Days
May 15
  May Commencement Convocation & Guildhall Graduate Reception

Summer 2021

Apr 26   First Day to Enroll
May 24
  First Day of Class
May 27
  Last Day to add, drop, or enroll
May 31   University Holiday (Memorial Day)
June 29   60% Date
July 5
  University Holiday (Independence Day)
July 7   Last Day to drop a course (grade of W) or withdraw from the University
July 19-21
  Final Exams
July 22   Faculty Planning Day (IE)
Aug 4
  Degree Conferrals
     
     




Payment Due Dates: See Bursar website

More information is available in our Course Catalog

See our Event Calendar for more important dates