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2020-2021 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2020
Apr 1
Begin accepting Fall Application for Degree
Apr 1-17
Fall Advising and Registration for current students
Apr 6
Begin accepting Fall Collaborative Registration Requests
May 1
Begin sending Fall New Student Registration packets to accepted students
Aug 3
Begin purchasing textbooks - check, cash or credit card
Aug 11
Begin accepting payment for all Fall courses
Aug 19
Begin charging books against financial aid, third party and collaborative students with approval from home campus
Aug 23
Residence hall move-in begins
Aug 24
Classes begin at 4 pm CT*
Aug 24
Due Date for Fall charges
- Tutition/fee charges are due the first day of course, all other charges are due at the time debt is incurred
- Late Fees - 1.75% applied to balances 30 days past due, check CampusConnection for amount due
Aug 25
First day of classes
Aug 28
Deadline for faculty to submit course cancellations due to low enrollment
Sep 1
Last day for new, returning and transfer students to complete their admissions file
- Aug 24-Dec 18 (Regular) - Must be completed as of 12 pm CT
- All other Begin Dates - Must be completed 1 day prior to the last day to add at 12 pm CT
Sep 1
Last day to declare Collaborative Status for Fall
Sep 2
Last day to charge books against financial aid or third party
Sep 2
Financial aid awards based on enrollment status as of 11:59 pm CT
Sep 4
Last day to return books for a refund
Sep 7
Labor Day Observed - No Classes - BSC Closed
Sep 10
Financial Aid begins applying aid to student accounts based on eligibility and completed files
Sep 11
Graduation Deadline - Final Day to submit Fall Application for Degree
Sep 11
Excess student account balances (financial aid/over payments) disbursed to BankMobile
- Process runs Friday's, check your Student Account balance after 4 pm CT to see if a refund was processed
Oct 12-16
Mid-Term Week
Oct 12-23
Spring 2021 Advising and Registration for current students
Oct 14
1.75% Late Fees calculated on all balances 30 days past due date
Nov 2
Begin accepting Spring 2021 Collaborative Registration Requests
Nov 2
Begin accepting Spring 2021 Application for Degree
Nov 11
Veteran's Day Observed - No Classes - BSC Closed
Nov 14
1.75% Late Fees calculated on all balances 30 days past due date
Nov 25-27
Thanksgiving Day Observed - No Classes - BSC Open Wednesday and Friday
Dec 7
*Summer Advising and Registration for All students
Dec 14
*Begin accepting Summer Collaborative Registration Requests
Dec 14
1.75% Late Fees calculated on all balances 30 days past due date
Dec 14-18
Final Exams
Dec 14-18
Bookstore Book Buyback and Rental Returns
Dec 19 - Jan 10
Winter Break - No Classes
Jan 1
Fall Final Grades, Course Repeats, President's Honor Roll and Academic Standing are posted to students official transcript
Jan 14
1.75% Late Fees calculated on all balances 30 days past due date
May 7
Deadline for students to submit coursework for an Incomplete placeholder received in Spring 2020 or Summer 2020
*Incompletes for Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 have been extended due to COVID-19
May 14
Deadline for faculty to submit final grade change for an Incomplete placeholder granted to students in Spring 2020 or Summer 2020
*Incompletes for Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 have been extended due to COVID-19


Spring Semester 2021
Oct 12-23
Spring Advising and Registration for current students
Oct 26
Begin sending Spring new student registration packets to accepted students
Nov 2
Begin accepting Spring Application for Degree
Nov 9
Begin accepting Spring Collaborative Registration Requests
Dec 1
Begin purchasing textbooks - check, cash or credit card
Dec 7
Begin accepting Summer Application for Degree
Dec 14
Begin accepting Summer Collaborative Registration Requests
Dec 19 - Jan 10
Winter Break - No Classes
Jan 1
New Year's Day Observed - BSC Closed
Jan 4
Begin accepting payment for all Spring courses
Jan 6
Begin charging books against financial aid, third party and collaborative students with approval from home campus
Jan 10
Residence hall move-in begins
Jan 11
Classes begin at 4 pm CT
Jan 11
Due Date for Spring charges
- Tuition/fee charges are due the first day of course, all other charges are due at the time debt is incurred
- Late Fees - 1.75% applied to balances 30 days past due, check CampusConnection for amount due
Jan 12
First day of classes
Jan 15
Deadline for faculty to submit course cancellations due to low enrollment
Jan 18
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observed - No Classes - BSC Closed
Jan 20
Last day to charge books against financial aid or third party
Jan 20
Last day to declare Collaborative Status for Spring
Jan 21
Financial aid awards based on enrollment status as of 11:59 pm CT
Jan 22
Last day to return books for a refund
Jan 28
Financial Aid begins applying aid to student accounts based on eligibility and completed files
Jan 29
Excess student account balances (financial aid/over payments) disbursed to BankMobile
Feb 14
1.75% Late Fees calculated on all balances 30 days past due date
Feb 15
Graduation Deadline - Final Day to submit Spring Application for Degree
Feb 15
President's Day Observed - No Classes - BSC Closed
Mar 1-5
Mid-Term Week
Mar 14
1.75% Late Fees calculated on all balances 30 days past due date
Mar 15-19
Spring Break - No Classes - BSC Open
Mar 19
Graduation Deadline - Final Day to submit Summer Application for Degree for name in Commencement Program
Apr 1
Begin accepting Fall Application for Degree
Apr 1-16
Fall Advising and Registration for current students
Apr 2
Good Friday Observed - No Classes - BSC Closed
Apr 5
Easter Monday Observed - No Classes - BSC Open
Apr 6
Begin accepting Fall Collaborative Registration Requests
Apr 14
1.75% Late Fees calculated on all balances 30 days past due date
Apr 21
Student Recognition Ceremony
May 7
4pm-Deadline for students to submit coursework for an Incomplete placeholder received in Spring and Summer 2020 Extended due to COVID-19
May 10-14
Bookstore Book Buyback and Rental Returns
May 10-14
Final Exams
May 14
Deadline for faculty to submit final grade change for an Incomplete placeholder granted to students in Spring and Summer 2020 Extended due to COVID-19
May 14
BSC 81st Commencement Ceremony
May 14
1.75% Late Fees calculated on all balances 30 days past due date
May 28
Spring Final Grades, Course Repeats, President's Honor Roll and Academic Standing are posted to students official transcript


Summer Session 2021
Dec 7
Begin accepting Summer Application for Degree
Dec 7
Summer Advising and Registration for All students
Dec 14
Begin accepting Summer Collaborative Registration Requests
Apr 1
Begin accepting Fall Application for Degree
Apr 1-16
Fall Advising and Registration for current students
Apr 6
Begin accepting Fall Collaborative Registration Requests
May 3
Begin purchasing textbooks - check, cash or credit card
May 6
Begin accepting payment for all Summer courses
May 17
Summer 2021 session begins
May 17
Due Date for Summer charges
- Tuition/fee charges are due the first day of course, all other charges are due at the time debt is incurred
- Late Fees - 1.75% applied to balances 30 days past due. Check CampusConnection for amount due
May 31
Memorial Day Observed - No Classes - BSC Closed
Jun 2
Begin charging books against financial aid, third party & collaborative students with approval from home campus
Jun 7
Last day to declare Collaborative Status for Summer
Jun 7
Deadline for faculty to submit course cancellations due to low enrollment
Jun 9
Last day to charge books against financial aid or third party
Jun 11
Financial aid awards based on enrollment status as of 11:59 pm CT
Jun 11
Last day to return books for a refund
Jun 14
1.75% Late Fees calculated on all balances 30 days past due date
Jun 17
Financial Aid begins applying aid to student accounts based on eligibility and completed files
Jun 18
Excess student account balances (financial aid/over payments) disbursed to BankMobile
- Process runs Friday's, check your Student Account balance after 4 pm CT to see if a refund was processed
Jul 4
Independence Day
Jul 5
Independence Day Observed - No Classes - BSC Closed
Jul 14
1.75% Late Fees calculated on all balances 30 days past due date
Aug 14
1.75% Late Fees calculated on all balances 30 days past due date
Aug 21
Summer Final Grades, Course Repeats, President's Honor Roll and Academic Standing are posted to students official transcript