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2019-2020 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

FIRST SEMESTER

August 22 1st Semester Tuition Due

August 28 & 29 New Student Orientation

September 2 MSP Closed: Labor Day

September 4 Classes Begin

September 4 Final day for a full tuition refund

September 17 Final day for a partial tuition refund

November 15 Final day to withdraw with grades of “W”*

November 27-29 MSP Closed: Thanksgiving Recess

December 2 2nd Semester Tuition Due

December 6 Classes End

SECOND SEMESTER

January 6 Classes Begin

January 6 Final day for a full tuition refund      

January 20 MSP Closed: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 21 Final day for a partial tuition refund

March 6 Faculty Professional Development Day: No classes

March 17 Final day to withdraw with grades of “W”*

March  20 3rd Semester Tuition Due

April 3 Classes End

April 3 All work due from previous semester incompletes

April 6 – 10 Semester Recess

THIRD SEMESTER

April 13 Classes Begin

April 13 Final day for a full tuition refund

April 27 Final day for a partial tuition refund

May 25 MSP Closed: Memorial Day                                  

June 29 Final day to withdraw with grades of “W”*

July 3 MSP Closed: Independence Day (observed)

July 17 Classes End

July 17 All work due from previous semester incompletes

July 21 Graduation Rehearsal

July 23 Graduation Ceremony 

*Courses that are 10 weeks in length may have an earlier withdrawal date. Please refer to the course syllabus for withdrawal dates specific for those courses.

Please Note: MSP operates on a semester credit hour model. The standard semester length is 14 weeks; when there are less than 14 weeks, the length of course meeting time is adjusted to meet the semester credit hour standards of 15 hours of instruction per credit hour awarded. This calendar is subject to change.

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2020-2021 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

FIRST SEMESTER

August 24 1st Semester Tuition Due

September 1 New Student Orientation

September 2 Classes Begin

September 7 MSP Closed: Labor Day

September 2 Final day for a full tuition refund

September 15 Final day for a partial tuition refund

November 18 Final day to withdraw with grades of “W”*

November 25-27 MSP Closed: Thanksgiving Recess

December 1 2nd Semester Tuition Due

December 7 Classes End

SECOND SEMESTER

January 4 Classes Begin

January 4 Final day for a full tuition refund      

January 18 MSP Closed: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 19 Final day for a partial tuition refund

March 5 Faculty Professional Development Day: No classes

March 16 Final day to withdraw with grades of “W”*

March 22 3rd Semester Tuition Due

April 2 Classes End

April 2 All work due from previous semester incompletes

April 5-9 Semester Recess

THIRD SEMESTER

April 12 Classes Begin

April 12 Final day for a full tuition refund

April 26 Final day for a partial tuition refund

May 31 MSP Closed: Memorial Day                        

June 24 Final day to withdraw with grades of “W”*

July 5 MSP Closed: Independence Day (observed)

July 12 Classes End

July 12 All work due from previous semester incompletes

July 20 Graduation Rehearsal

July 22 Graduation Ceremony 

*Courses that are 10 weeks in length may have an earlier withdrawal date. Please refer to the course syllabus for withdrawal dates specific for those courses.

Please Note: MSP operates on a semester credit hour model. The standard semester length is 13 weeks; when there are less than 13 weeks, the length of course meeting time is adjusted to meet the semester credit hour standards of 15 hours of instruction per credit hour awarded. This calendar is subject to change. 

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