Nov 21, 2019  
2019-2020 Governors State University Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Governors State University Academic Catalog

Academic Calendar


2019-2020 Academic Calendar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fall Semester 2019

8/26/2019 - 12/8/2019

Intersession

12/9/2019 - 1/20/2020

Spring Semester 2020

1/21/2020 - 5/11/2020

Summer Session 2020

5/18/2020 - 8/16/2020

Registration

M 4/15/2019 - M 09/09/2019*

M 10/21/2019 - M 12/9/2019*

M 10/21/2019 - M 2/3/2020*

M 3/16/2020 - M 5/26/2020*

Payment Deadline Date
(if not enrolled in payment plan)

M 10/14/2019

M 3/2/2020

M 3/2/2020

F 6/19/2020

Smart Start
Residence Hall Move-In

Su 8/11/2019

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Early Arrival/Break Housing

Su 8/11/2019 - Sa  8/23/2019

M 12/9/2019 - Sa 1/19/2020

M 12/9/2019 - Sa 1/19/2020

M 5/12/2020 - 5/17/2020

Smart Start
Classes Begin

M 8/12/2019

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Residence Hall Move-In

New non-Smart Start students
F 8/23/2019

Returning Prairie Place residents
Su  8/25/2019

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Su 1/19/2020

Su 5/17/2020

Smart Start
Classes End

F 8/23/2019

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Term Begins

M 8/26/2019

M 12/9/2019

T 1/21/2020

M 5/18/2020

GSU Closed
Labor Day/Memorial Day

M 9/2/2019

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M 5/25/2020

Graduation Applications Due

F 9/13/2019

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F 2/7/2020 for both Spring and Summer term graduations*

Refund Deadline

Published on student class schedule in the portal for individual courses.

Last Day to Drop a Class

Published on student class schedule in the portal for individual courses.

Faculty submit incomplete
grades for prior term

Su 11/24/2019

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M 4/27/2020

Su 8/2/2020

Thanksgiving Break

GSU Open but No Classes
W 11/27/2019

GSU closed for the holiday
Th 11/28 - Su 12/1/2019

 

 

 

Term Ends

Su 12/8/2019

M 1/20/2020

M 5/11/2020

Su 8/16/2020

Residence Hall Move-Out

T 12/10/2019

 

T 5/12/2020

M 8/17/2020

Final Grades Deadline

Classes end in semester - seven days after section ends. Full-semester classes - 12/15/2019

Seven days after section ends.

Classes end in semester - seven days after section ends. Full-semester classes - 5/18/2020

Classes end in semester - seven days after section ends. Full-semester classes - 8/23/2020

GSU Closed

T 12/24/2019 - W 1/1/2020

 

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GSU Closed
Martin Luther King Holiday

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M 1/20/2020

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GSU Closed
President's Day Holiday

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M 2/17/2020

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No classes
Spring Break

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Residence Halls Closed**
Su 3/9/2020- Su 3/15/2020

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GSU Closed
Independence Day Observance

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F 7/3/2020

Commencement

May 16, 2020  (for fall 2019 graduates, and spring and summer 2020 candidates for graduation)

* check online class schedule for registration and other deadline dates for late-start classes and other special offerings.

Note: Posting of grades in student myGSU portal accounts will be done each Monday for grades submitted by faculty during the prior week.

**During times noted GSU Closed - Prairie Place Residence will remain open for those students who have contracted to remain living on campus over the specific break/closure