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SMU Guildhall Academic Calendar

Fall 2019

July 18         First Day to Enroll
Aug 23   Cohort 29 Orientation
Aug 26   First Day of Class
Aug 30   Last Day to enroll, add a course, or drop a course without tuition
billing while remaining enrolled for the term
Sept 2
  University Holiday (Labor Day)
Sept 9   Last Day to drop a course without academic record (tuition charges apply)
or withdraw from university without academic record (withdrawal refund
schedule applies)
Oct 14-15
  Fall Break
Nov 1   60% Date
Nov 8   Last Day to drop a course (grade of W)
Nov 26   Last Day to withdraw from the University
Nov 27
  No Classes
Nov 28-29
  Thanksgiving Break
Dec 10-11
  Reading Days
Dec 12-13
  Final Exams
Dec 16   Faculty Planning Day

Spring 2020

Nov 11
First Day to Enroll
Jan 17   First Day of Class
Jan 20

University Holiday (MLK Day)
Jan 24   Last Day to enroll, add a course, or drop a course without tuition
billing while remaining enrolled for the term
Jan 31   Last Day to drop a course without academic record (tuition charges apply)
or withdraw from university without academic record (withdrawal refund
schedule applies)
Mar 16-20
  Spring Break
Mar 25   60% Date
Apr 7   Last Day to drop a course (grade of W)
Apr 10
  University Holiday (Good Friday)
Apr 24   Last Day to withdraw from the University
May 5
  Reading Day
May 6-7
  Final Exams
May 13-14
  Faculty Planning Days
May 15
  Exhibition & Graduate Celebration (Tentative)
May 16
  Commencement (with University)

Summer 2020

Apr 27   First Day to Enroll
May 25
  University Holiday (Memorial Day)
May 26
  First Day of Class
May 28   Last Day to add, drop, or enroll
June 30   60% Date
July 3
  University Holiday (Independence Day)
July 8   Last Day to drop a course (grade of W) or withdraw from the University
July 20-22
  Final Exams
TBD
  Faculty Planning Day
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