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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog Archived Catalog

2019-2020 Academic Calendar



[Neumann University’s academic calendar is broadly constructed on three reporting terms that are identified as the Fall, Spring and Summer Terms. Within these reporting terms, semester calendars have been developed that incorporate course section delivery constructs of varying lengths, all of which are in total compliance with 22 Pa. Code Chapter 31 (31.21-31.22).]

2019 Fall Semester

Welcome Back Day for Faculty and Staff   Wednesday, August 21
Faculty Development Day   Thursday, August 22
Undergraduate Student Orientation   Friday, August 23 - Sunday, August 25
Day and Evening Classes Begin+   Monday, August 26
Mass of the Holy Spirit   Thursday, August 29 (3:00 PM)
Last Day to Drop/Add Courses   Friday, August 30
Labor Day Holiday   Friday, August 30 (5:00 PM) - Monday, September 2
Classes Resume   Tuesday, September 3 (8:00 AM)
Last Day to Choose Pass/Fail Option   Monday, September 9
Last Day to Make-Up Incompletes
from the 2019 Summer Sessions
  Monday, September 16
Last Day to Apply for May Graduation   Friday, September 27
St. Francis of Assisi Day   Friday, October 4
Mid-Term Assessment/Progress Reports Due   Friday, October 4
Fall Break
(ONLY Evening Nursing Major,
accelerated degree programs, and
courses at additional locations
will meet, as needed.)
  Monday, October 7 - Tuesday, October 8
[The University will be open for
business during the Fall Break.]
Classes Resume   Wednesday, October 9 (8:00 AM)
Homecoming Weekend   Thursday, October 10 - Sunday, October 13
Spring Registration   Begins Monday, October 28
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes   Friday, November 1
Thanksgiving Recess
(No classes will be held on Wednesday,
November 27th after 4:00 PM, except
for accelerated graduate courses.)
 

Thursday, November 28 -

Sunday, December 1

Classes Resume   Monday, December 2 (8:00 AM)
Last Day of Classes   Friday, December 6 [Day Classes]
Friday, December 6 [Evening Classes]
Sunday, December 8 [Weekend/Classes]
Final Examination Period Begins   Monday, December 9*
Fall Semester Ends   Sunday, December 15
Undergraduate/Graduate Commencement   Wednesday, December 18
* Specific dates and times for Final Examinations will be published at the beginning of each semester. Final Examinations for weekend classes will be arranged by the instructor. Final grades are due no later than 72 hours after the Final Examination is administered.
+ Classes that begin at 6:00 PM or later are designated as Evening classes.

 2020- Spring Semester

Day and Evening Classes Begin   Wednesday, January 15
Last Day to Drop/Add Courses   Tuesday, January 21
Last Day to Make-Up Incompletes from the 2019 Fall Semester   Monday, January 27
Last Day to Choose Pass/Fail Option   Wednesday, January 29
Mid-Term Assessment/Progress Reports Due   Friday, February 28
Spring Break
(ONLY Evening Nursing Major,
accelerated degree programs,
and courses at additional
locations will meet, as needed.)
  Monday, March 2 - Sunday, March 8
[The University will be open for
business during the Spring Break.]
Classes Resume   Monday, March 9 (8:00 AM)
Charter/Sponsorship Day   To be Announced
Summer and Fall Registration   Begins on Monday, March 30
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes   Friday, April 10
Easter Holiday   Thursday, April 9 - Monday, April 13
Classes Resume   Tuesday, April 14 (8:00 AM)
Academic Awards Convocation   Friday, April 24
Last Day to Apply for August and
December Graduation
  Friday, May 1
Last Day of Classes   Friday, May 1 [Day Classes]
Friday, May 1 [Evening Classes]
Sunday, May 3 [Weekend/Classes]
Final Examination Period Begins   Monday, May 4*
Baccalaureate Mass   Friday, May 15
Commencement   Saturday, May 16
Spring Semester Ends   Saturday, May 16

* Specific dates and times for Final Examinations will be published at the beginning of each semester. Final Examinations for weekend classes will be arranged by the instructor. Final grades are due no later than 72 hours after the Final Examination is administered.
+ Classes that begin at 6:00 PM or later are designated as Evening classes.

 2020 Summer Semester

Summer Session I: Monday, May 18 - Friday, August 21
Classes Begin   Monday, May 18
Last Day to Drop/Add Courses   Friday, May 22
Last Day to Choose Pass/Fail Option   Friday, May 22
Memorial Day Holiday (Classes Canceled)   Monday, May 25
Classes Resume   Tuesday, May 26 (8:00 AM)
Last Day to Make-Up Incompletes
for the 2020 Spring Semester
  Friday, June 5
Independence Day Holiday (Classes Canceled)   Friday, July 3 - Saturday, July 4
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes   Monday, July 6
Classes Resume   Monday, July 6 (8:00 AM)
Final Examination Period   Thursday, August 20 - Friday, August 21*
Summer Session I Ends   Friday, August 21
     
Summer Session II: Monday, May 18 - Wednesday, July 1
Classes Begin   Monday, May 18
Last Day to Drop/Add Courses   Friday, May 22
Last Day to Choose Pass/Fail Option   Friday, May 22
Memorial Day Holiday (Classes Canceled)   Monday, May 25
Classes Resume   Tuesday, May 26 (8:00 AM)
Last Day to Make-Up Incompletes
for the 2020 Spring Semester
  Friday, June 5
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes   Friday, June 5
Final Examination Period   Tuesday, June 30 - Wednesday, July 1*
Summer Session II Ends   Wednesday, July 1
     
Summer Session III: Monday, July 6 - Tuesday, August 18
Classes Begin   Monday, July 6
Last Day to Drop/Add Courses   Friday, July 10
Last Day for Pass/Fail Option   Friday, July 10
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes   Tuesday, July 28
Final Examination Period   Monday, August 17 - Tuesday, August 18*
Summer Session III Ends   Tuesday, August 18

* For Summer Sessions, Final Examinations are administered on the last day that a class meets.
  Final grades are due no later than 72 hours after the Final Examination is administered.