Fall 2020

Fall 2020

Event Date
Fall international student orientation Wed, Aug 19, 2020
Fall graduate student orientation Thu-Fri, Aug 20-21, 2020
University convocation Mon, Aug 24, 2020
KSU Kickoff Mon-Wed, Aug 24-26, 2020
Fall classes begin Thu, Aug 27, 2020
Deadline for associate degree candidates to apply for December 2020 graduation Fri, Sep 4, 2020
Deadline for master's and doctoral degree and certificate candidates to apply for December 2020 graduation Fri, Sep 4, 2020
Labor Day (note 1) Mon, Sep 7, 2020
Deadline for bachelor's degree and undergraduate certificate candidates to apply for May 2020 graduation Tue, Sep 15, 2020
Fall classes end for third- and fourth-year Podiatric Medicine students Fri, Oct 2, 2020
Fall final examinations for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon-Fri, Oct 5-16, 2020
Spring classes begin for fourth-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon, Oct 5, 2020
Fall break (note 2) Thu-Sun, Oct 15-18, 2020
Spring classes begin for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon, Oct 19, 2020
Veterans Day observed (note 1) Wed, Nov 11, 2020
Final date for oral examination of master's and doctoral degree candidates for December 2020 graduation Fri, Nov 6, 2020
Thanksgiving break (note 3) Wed-Sun, Nov 25-29, 2020
Thanksgiving Day (note 1) Thu, Nov 26, 2020
Columbus Day observed (note 4) Fri, Nov 27, 2020
Fall classes end for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine students Fri, Nov 27, 2020
Deadline for master's thesis or doctoral dissertation to be filed in college office for December 2020 graduation Mon, Nov 30, 2020
Fall final examinations for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon-Fri, Nov 30-Dec 11, 2020
Fall classes end Sun, Dec 13, 2020
Fall final examinations Mon-Sun, Dec 14-20, 2020
Fall commencements Fri-Sat, Dec 18-19, 2020
Deadline for bachelor's degree and undergraduate certificate candidates to apply for August 2020 graduation Tue, Dec 15, 2020
Holiday schedule (note 5) TBA
Presidents Day observed (note 6) Thu, Dec 24, 2020
Christmas day (note 1) Fri, Dec 25, 2020
New Year’s Day (note 1) Fri, Jan 1, 2020

Calendar Notes

  1. Observed state-designated holiday; no classes are scheduled, and university offices are closed.
  2. No classes during break; university campuses and offices are open.
  3. Thanksgiving break: no classes are scheduled Wednesday through Sunday; offices are closed Thursday and Friday.
  4. Columbus Day is a movable state-designated holiday, observed the day after Thanksgiving; no classes are scheduled, and university offices are closed.
  5. Kent State may operate on a holiday schedule during the last part of December. When that occurs, information will be communicated to faculty and staff by the Division of Human Resources.
  6. Presidents Day is a movable state-designated holiday, observed contiguous with Christmas Day; no classes are scheduled, and university offices are closed.