2019-20 Academic Calendar | Webster University

2019-20 Academic Calendar

U.S. Campuses

Undergraduate

Graduate (MA/MS/MBA/MHA/MPA/DMgt)

Graduate (School of Education MA/MAT/MET/EdS/EdD; MFA/MM/MSN)


UNDERGRADUATE
Summer 2019
Feb. 26 Registration begins for Summer 2019 classes
March 12 Registration for Summer 2019 classes opens to new transfer students
May 13-May 31 May term
May 17 May term drop deadline
May 24 May term withdrawal deadline
May 27 Memorial Day
May 27 First 5-week session begins
May 31 First 5-week session drop deadline
May 31 May term classes end
May 31^ Final Day to register for Summer online classes
May 31 First Day to log into Summer online classes
June 3 Summer session begins
June 7 May term grades due from faculty
June 14 Summer session drop deadline (8-week session)
June 17 Summer session Petition to Graduate due
June 20 First 5-week session withdrawal deadline
June 28 First 5-week session ends
July 1 Second 5-week session begins
July 4 U.S. Independence Day Observed (campuses closed)
July 5 Second 5-week session drop deadline
July 5 First 5-week session grades due from faculty
July 12 Summer session withdrawal deadline (8-week session)
July 25 Second 5-week session withdrawal deadline
July 26 Summer session ends
Aug. 2 Second 5-week session ends
Aug. 2 Summer session grades due from faculty (8-week session)
Aug. 3 Summer Graduation Date*
Aug. 9 Second 5-week session grades due from faculty

PLEASE NOTE: If you are planning to graduate at the end of the summer session, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by June 17.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


UNDERGRADUATE
Fall 2019
April 1 Registration begins for Fall 2019 classes for St. Louis-area Seniors
April 2 Registration begins for Fall 2019 classes for St. Louis-area Juniors
April 3 Full Registration begins for Fall 2019 classes
April 16 Registration for Fall 2019 classes opens to new transfer students
Aug. 23^ Final day to register for Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 23 First day to log into Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 26 Fall 1 classes start
Aug. 26 Fall Semester classes start
Sept. 2 Labor Day Holiday
Sept. 6 Fall Semester/Fall 1 drop deadline
Oct. 2 Webster Works Worldwide
Oct. 4 Fall 1 withdrawal deadline
Oct. 7 Fall Semester Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 18 Fall 1 classes end
Oct. 21-25 Fall Break
Oct. 25^ Final day to register for Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 25 First day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 25 Fall 1 grades due from faculty
Oct. 28 Fall 2 classes start
Nov. 4 Registration begins for Spring 2020 classes for St. Louis-area Seniors
Nov. 5 Registration begins for Spring 2020 classes for St. Louis-area Juniors
Nov. 6 Full Registration begins for Spring 2020 classes
Nov. 8 Fall 2 drop deadline
Nov. 22 Fall Semester withdrawal deadline
Nov. 28-29 Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 6 Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Dec. 16-20 Final Exam Period
Dec. 20 Fall 2 classes end
Dec. 20 Fall Semester classes end
Dec. 21 Fall Semester Graduation Date*
Dec. 31 Fall Semester/Fall 2 grades due from faculty

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the semester, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by Oct. 7.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


UNDERGRADUATE
Spring 2020
Nov. 4 Registration begins for Spring 2020 classes for St. Louis-area Seniors
Nov. 5 Registration begins for Spring 2020 classes for St. Louis-area Juniors
Nov. 6 Full Registration begins for Spring 2020 classes
Nov. 19 Registration for Spring 2020 classes opens to new transfer students
Jan. 10^ Final day to register for Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 10 First day to log into Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 13 Spring Semester classes start
Jan. 13 Spring 1 classes start
Jan. 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan. 24 Spring Semester/Spring 1 drop deadline
Feb. 14 Spring Semester Petition to Graduate due
Feb. 21 Spring 1 withdrawal deadline
March 3 Registration begins for Summer 2020 classes
March 6 Spring 1 classes end
March 9-13 Spring Break
March 13^ Final day to register for Spring 2 online classes
March 13 First day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 13 Spring 1 grades due from faculty
March 16 Spring 2 classes start
March 27 Spring 2 drop deadline
April 6 Registration begins for Fall 2020 for St. Louis-area Seniors
April 7 Registration begins for Fall 2020 for St. Louis-area Juniors
April 8 Full Registration begins for Fall 2020 classes
April 10 Spring Semester withdrawal deadline
April 24 Spring 2 withdrawal deadline
May 8 Spring Semester/Spring 2 classes end
May 9 Commencement Ceremony
May 15 Spring Semester/Spring 2 grades due from faculty
May 16 Spring Graduation Date*

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the semester, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by Feb. 14.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.

 

GRADUATE (MA/MS/MBA/MHA/MPA/DMgt)
Summer 2019
Feb. 28 Registration begins for Summer 2019 classes**
May 24^ Final day to register for Summer online classes
May 24 First day to log into Summer online classes
May 27 Memorial Day
May 27 Summer session begins
June 7 Summer session drop deadline
June 10 Summer Petition to Graduate forms due
July 4 U.S. Independence Day Observed (campuses closed)
July 5 Summer session withdrawal deadline
July 26 Summer session ends
Aug. 2 Final grades due from faculty
Aug. 3 Summer Graduation Date*

**If you are registering for your last term, you should fill out a Petition to Graduate.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


GRADUATE (MA/MS/MBA/MHA/MPA/DMgt)
Fall 2019
April 8 Registration begins for Fall 2019 classes**
Aug. 12 Fall 1 Petition to Graduate due
Aug. 16^ Final day to register for Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 16 First day to log into Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 19 Fall 1 classes start
Aug. 30 Fall 1 drop deadline
Sept. 2 Labor Day Holiday
Sept. 27 Fall 1 withdrawal deadline
Oct. 2 Webster Works Worldwide
Oct. 7 Fall 2 Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 18 Fall 1 classes end
Oct. 18^ Final day to register for Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 18 First day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 19 Fall 1 Graduation Date
Oct. 21 Fall 2 classes start
Oct. 25 Fall 1 grades due from faculty
Oct. 28 Registration begins for Spring 2020 classes**
Nov. 1 Fall 2 drop deadline
Nov. 28-29 Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 29 Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Dec. 20 Fall 2 classes end
Dec. 21 Fall 2 Graduation Date*
Dec. 31 Fall 2 grades due from faculty

**If you are registering for your last term, you should fill out a Petition to Graduate.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


GRADUATE (MA/MS/MBA/MHA/MPA/DMgt)
Spring 2020
Oct. 28 Spring Registration begins for Spring 2020 classes**
Jan. 3^ Final day to register for Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 3 First day to log into Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 6 Spring 1 classes start
Jan. 7 Spring 1 Petition to Graduate due
Jan. 17 Spring 1 drop deadline
Jan. 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Feb. 14 Spring 2 Petition to Graduate due (All participants in St. Louis Commencement)
Feb. 14 Spring 1 withdrawal deadline
March 2 Spring 2 Petition to Graduate due
March 5 Registration begins for Summer 2020 classes**
March 6 Spring 1 classes end
March 7 Spring 1 Graduation Date
March 9-13 Spring Break
March 13^ Final day to register for Spring 2 online classes
March 13 First day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 13 Spring 1 grades due from faculty
March 16 Spring 2 classes start
March 27 Spring 2 drop deadline
April 13 Registration begins for Fall 2020 classes**
April 24 Spring 2 withdrawal deadline
May 9 Commencement Ceremony
May 15 Spring 2 classes end
May 16 Spring 2 Graduation Date*
May 22 Spring 2 grades due from faculty

**If you are registering for your last term, you should fill out a Petition to Graduate.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


 

GRADUATE (School of Education MA/MAT/MET/EdS; MFA/MM/MSN)
Summer 2019
Feb. 28 Registration begins for Summer 2019 classes
May 27 Memorial Day
May 31^ Final day to register for Summer online classes
May 31 First day to log into Summer online classes
June 3 Summer session begins
June 14 Summer session drop deadline
June 17 Summer Petition to Graduate forms due
July 4 U.S. Independence Day Observed (campuses closed)
July 12 Summer session withdrawal deadline
July 26 Summer session ends
Aug. 2 Final grades due from faculty
Aug. 3 Summer graduation date*

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the summer session, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by June 17.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


GRADUATE (School of Education MA/MAT/MET/EdS; MFA/MM/MSN)
Fall 2019
April 8 Registration begins for Fall 2019 classes
Aug. 23^ Final day to register for Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 23 First day to log into Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 26 Fall 1 classes start
Aug. 26 Fall Semester classes start
Sept. 2 Labor Day Holiday
Sept. 6 Fall Semester/Fall 1 drop deadline
Oct. 2 Webster Works Worldwide
Oct. 4 Fall 1 withdrawal deadline
Oct. 7 Fall Semester Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 18 Fall 1 classes end
Oct. 21-25 Fall Break
Oct. 25^ Final day to register for Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 25 First day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 25 Fall 1 grades due from faculty
Oct. 28 Fall 2 classes start
Oct. 28 Registration begins for Spring 2020 classes
Nov. 8 Fall 2 drop deadline
Nov. 22 Fall Semester withdrawal deadline
Nov. 28-29 Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 6 Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Dec. 20 Fall 2 classes end
Dec. 20 Fall Semester classes end
Dec. 21 Fall Semester Graduation Date*
Dec. 31 Fall Semester/Fall 2 grades due from faculty

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the semester, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by Oct. 7.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


GRADUATE (School of Education MA/MAT/MET/EdS; MFA/MM/MSN)
Spring 2020
Oct. 28 Registration begins for Spring 2020 classes
Jan. 10^ Final day to register for Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 10 First day to log into Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 13 Spring Semester classes start
Jan. 13 Spring 1 classes start
Jan. 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan. 24 Spring Semester/Spring 1 drop deadline
Feb. 14 Spring Semester Petition to Graduate due
Feb. 21 Spring 1 withdrawal deadline
March 5 Registration begins for Summer 2020 classes
March 6 Spring 1 classes end
March 9-13 Spring Break
March 13^ Final day to register for Spring 2 online classes
March 13 First day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 13 Spring 1 grades due from faculty
March 16 Spring 2 classes start
March 27 Spring 2 drop deadline
April 10 Spring Semester withdrawal deadline
April 13 Registration begins for Fall 2020 classes
April 24 Spring 2 withdrawal deadline
May 8 Spring 2 classes end
May 8 Spring Semester classes end
May 9 Commencement Ceremony
May 15 Spring Semester/Spring 2 grades due from faculty
May 16 Spring Graduation Date*

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the semester, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by Feb. 14.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.