Important Academic Dates - Fall 2020

August 10-14Pre-term 
August 11 Degree Application Opens - Online
August 13-August 24

Add/Drop/Swap

Opens 9:00am 8/13; closes 11:59pm 8/24

August 17 Classes begin 
August 17 Non-RSPH Students Permitted to Enroll in RSPH Courses (with instructor approval if seats are available)
August 20 Fall Registration Payment Deadline
August 30 Grading Basis Change Deadline
No Labor Day Observance or previously scheduled Fall Break
September 11

Deadline to submit Degree Applications for Fall Graduation (online application closes)

Students must apply for Graduation in OPUS by the deadline.
TBD Spring 2021 Pre-registration Begins (2nd Year Students begin at 9:00 a.m.)
TBD Spring 2021 Pre-registration Begins (1st Year Students begin at 9:00 a.m.)
TBD Spring 2021 Pre-registration Ends
November 20

Last day to Withdraw from Full-Semester Fall 2020 Classes

Last Day of Classes
TBD Last day to submit Paper Degree Application for Fall 2020 Graduates
November 23-25 Reading Period
November 30-December 4 Exam period (virtual/remote) 
December 3

Deadline to submit Electronic Theses for Fall 2020 Graduates

*Departments may require earlier deadline; Contact your ADAP*
December 19  End of term 

*Classes will be held on Labor Day (9/7) and during the previously scheduled Fall Break. As additional information is available related to degree applications, pre-registration for Spring 2021 semester, etc. these dates will be added. 

Important Academic Dates - Spring 2021

Traditional Format MPH/MSPH Programs 

January 11-24Pre-term 
January 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 25 First Day of Class
March 15

Reading Day 

April 13-14 Reading Days  
May 5 Last Day of Class
May 6-12 Finals Period