Fall Term 2020

 

Dates are subject to change without notice

First-half Semester - FH (1st 8 weeks)

Aug. 17 – Oct. 9, 2020     

Second-half Semester - SH (last 8 weeks)

Oct. 5 – Nov. 25, 2020

Full semester - FULL (15 weeks)

Aug. 17 – Nov. 25, 2020

 

Date                                        Description

Jul. 26, Sunday - Beginning class lists available on AccessPlus

Aug. 1, Saturday - University bills with Fall 2020 tuition and fees charges available on AccessPlus, http://accessplus.iastate.edu.

Aug. 7, Friday - Deadline for Fall 2020 course cancellations due to low enrollment.

Aug. 7, Friday - Undergraduate applications for graduation for Fall 2020 are due. Submit via AccessPlus (student tab, graduation, application).

Aug. 7, Friday - Graduate College: Last day to have POSC approved by Graduate College for Fall 2020 graduation.

Aug. 14, Friday - Last Day to initiate registration in person without a late registration fee in the Registrar's Student Scheduling Office (10 Enrollment Services Center) by 5 p.m. Registration may be initiated using AccessPlus until 11 p.m. on Aug. 16, without a late registration fee. 

Aug. 16, Sunday - Last day to initiate registration through AccessPlus without a late registration fee. Registration must be completed by 11 p.m.

Aug. 16, Sunday - Last day to cancel registration on AccessPlus for fall to avoid tuition assessment. All courses must be dropped on AccessPlus by 11 p.m.

Aug. 17, Monday - Coursework begins.

Aug. 20, Thursday - Fee Payment deadline for fall. First payment (minimum due) or payment in full on AccessPlus.

Aug. 21, Friday - Last day to initiate registration through AccessPlus. A late registration fee applies.

Aug. 21, Friday - Last day to process most schedule changes or to add/drop a course without signatures of instructor and adviser (full-semester courses and first half-semester courses). See the tuition adjustment schedule for financial deadlines and the Schedule of Classes for exceptions. http://www.registrar.iastate.edu/fees/tuition-adj

Aug. 21, Friday - Last day to drop full-semester or first half-semester courses without the drop appearing on the permanent record or counting toward the limit of dropped courses.

Aug. 21, Friday - Last day to process a schedule change for fall through AccessPlus registration.

Aug. 21, Friday - Last day to change a full semester course from audit to credit basis.

Aug. 22, Saturday - Last day to return textbooks for refund to University Book Store. Exclusions apply. See www.isubookstore.com for details.

Aug. 28, Friday - Last day to receive a tuition and fee adjustment for full-semester courses when dropping below full-time status. No refunds for full-semester courses after day 10 of the semester.

Aug. 28, Friday - Last day to elect to audit a course for fall. The instructor of the course must approve an audit.

Sep. 8, Tuesday - Distribute original course offerings for Summer 2021.

Sep. 11, Friday - Graduate College: Last day for graduate students to apply for Fall 2020 graduation through AccessPlus.

Sep. 16, Wednesday - Last day to change degree audit information for fall semester.

Sep. 18, Friday - Last day to add/drop a first half-semester course without extenuating circumstances.

Sep. 18, Friday - Last day to change a first half-semester course to or from Pass/Not Pass.

Sep. 18, Friday - Last day to file a Designation of Repeated Course form for a first half-semester course that is not an automatic designated repeat.

Sep. 20, Sunday - Fee payment deadline for fall semester. Second payment (minimum due) on AccessPlus.

Sep. 21, Monday - Departments should begin approval process for new Summer 2021 experimental courses.

Sep. 25, Friday - Registration Authorization Numbers for colleges are available on AccessPlus and ADIN for Spring 2021.

Sep. 26, Saturday - Departments begin submitting midterm grades.

Sep. 26, Saturday - Schedule of Classes for Spring 2021 available for viewing on the Web at http://classes.iastate.edu/

Oct. 1, Thursday - Final deadline for submitting approved, new experimental course proposal forms for Spring 2021 in CIMX.

Oct. 1, Thursday - Textbook & Supply requisitions for spring classes due to University Bookstore.

Oct. 5, Monday - Second half-semester courses begin.

Oct. 9, Friday - Midterm grade reports due from all departments on Canvas and AccessPlus by 2:15 PM.

Oct. 9, Friday - First half-semester courses end.

Oct. 9, Friday - Last day to process most schedule changes for a second half-semester course without signatures of instructor and adviser for Fall 2020. See the tuition adjustment schedule for financial deadlines. http://www.registrar.iastate.edu/fees/tution-adj.

Oct. 9, Friday - Last day to drop a second half-semester course without the drop appearing on the permanent record or counting toward the limit of dropped courses for Fall 2020.

Oct. 10, Saturday - Midterm Grade reports available on AccessPlus.

Oct. 12, Monday - Advising period for Spring 2021 registration begins.

Oct. 12, Monday - Distribute to departments original course offerings for Fall 2021.

Oct. 19, Monday - Departments should begin approval process for new Fall 2021 experimental courses.

Oct. 19, Monday - Last day for departments to make Spring 2021 course offering changes before registration begins (Room Scheduling must approve course limits of 35 and greater).

Oct. 20, Tuesday - Fee payment deadline for fall. Final payment due on AccessPlus.

Oct. 21, Wednesday - Seniors graduating Spring 2021 should submit a Graduation Application to the Registrar’s Graduation Office after registering for final course work. Submit via AccessPlus (student tab, graduation, application).

Oct. 23, Friday - Last day to add/drop full-semester courses or withdraw without extenuating circumstances.

Oct. 23, Friday - Last day to change a full-semester course to or from Pass/Not Pass.

Oct. 23, Friday - Last day to file a Designation of Repeated Course form for a full-semester or second half-semester course that is not an automatic designated repeat.

Oct. 26, Monday - Registration period for Spring 2021 begins.

Oct. 26, Monday - First day of assigned Spring 2021 registration dates for students in the College of Veterinary Medicine and students in the Graduate College. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday—Saturday, and most Sundays.

Oct. 28, Wednesday - First day of assigned Spring 2021 registration dates for students projected as seniors. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday—Saturday, and most Sundays.

Oct. 28, Wednesday - Summer 2021 course offerings due from departments to Registrar's Office and Room Scheduling.

Nov. 2, Monday - Preliminary room assignments for Spring 2021 distributed to departments from Room Scheduling.

Nov. 4, Wednesday - First day of assigned Spring 2021 registration dates for students projected as juniors. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday—Saturday, and most Sundays.

Nov. 4, Wednesday - Graduate College: Last day for graduate students to cancel fall graduation through AccessPlus.

Nov. 4, Wednesday - Graduate College: Last day for final oral exam request to be received by Graduate College to avoid cancellation of Fall 2020 graduation.

Nov. 9, Monday - First day of assigned Spring 2021 registration dates for students projected as sophomores. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday—Saturday, and most Sundays.

Nov. 12, Thursday - First day of assigned Spring 2021 registration dates for students continuing as freshmen. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday—Saturday, and most Sundays.

Nov. 13, Friday - Last day to add/drop a second half-semester course without extenuating circumstances.

Nov. 13, Friday - Last day to change a second half-semester course to or from Pass/Not Pass.

Nov. 13, Friday - Departments begin submitting final grades

Nov. 18, Wednesday - End of term textbook buyback begins at University Bookstore.

Nov. 18, Wednesday - Preliminary room assignments for Spring 2021, with changes, due back to Room Scheduling from departments by 4:00 PM.

Nov. 20, Friday - Undergraduate graduation applications for Spring 2021 are due. Submit via AccessPlus (student tab, graduation, application)

Nov. 21, Saturday and Monday, Nov. 23 - Nov. 25, Wednesday - Final examinations.

Nov. 25, Wednesday - Graduate College: Last day for final oral examinations. Open your account in ProQuest and enter the name of your thesis/dissertation.

Nov. 25, Wednesday - Fall semester ends.

Nov. 26, Thursday and Nov. 27, Friday - University holidays—offices closed.

Nov. 28, Saturday - Graduate College Commencement: www.graduation.iastate.edu

Nov. 28, Saturday - Undergraduate Commencement: www.graduation.iastate.edu

Nov. 30, Monday - Fall 2021 course offerings due in Registrar's Office and Room Scheduling (by noon).

Dec. 1, Tuesday - Graduate College: Last day to submit signed Graduate Student Approval Form

Dec. 2, Wednesday - Last day for end of term rental book return without penalty to the University Bookstore

Dec. 3, Thursday - Graduate College: Last day to submit creative component to the ISU Digital Repository.

Dec. 3, Thursday - Graduate College: Last day to upload and submit electronic thesis/dissertation to ProQuest for Thesis Office review.

Dec. 5, Saturday - Beginning class lists available on AccessPlus for Spring 2021.

Dec. 5, Saturday - Spring 2021 room assignments for courses displayed in the online Schedule of Classes at http://classes.iastate.edu.

Dec. 5, Saturday - Spring 2021 course enrollment tally by college and year available electronically by department.

Dec. 9, Wednesday - Final grades due on Canvas and AccessPlus by 2:15 PM.