FALL SEMESTER 2020 CALENDAR OF IMPORTANT DATES

  • This calendar may be used for planning purposes with the understanding that all dates are subject to change. Last updated 1/13/2020.
  • Final dates are published on the University Registrar’s website at www.kent.edu/registrar, or through specific correspondence from the Office of the University Registrar. 
  • Dates specific to Kent Campus activities are noted with a "KC".  All other dates and deadlines are system-wide.
  • Fee payment dates and information ($) are available at www.kent.edu/bursar/
  • All registration transactions are processed using FlashFAST via the Flashline portal at www.kent.edu.
  • NOTE: If class beginning and/or ending dates are other than the regular session dates for the Parts of Term listed, registration/schedule adjustment deadlines may be different than noted. Registration/Schedule Adjustment processing dates for courses may be found by accessing the Detailed Class Search from the Schedule of Classes Search at https://keys.kent.edu:44220/ePROD/bwlkffcs.p_adv_unsecure_sel_crse_search. Search for the course(s), then after locating the course, click on the "Registration Deadlines" link to determine course specific dates. Information may also be found by clicking the Registration Deadlines & Tuition Credit Search link under the Faculty & Advisors Category / Resources Page / Courses Section in FlashLine

 

FALL 2020 PART-OF-TERM TABLE – DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE

PART OF TERM START DATE END DATE CENSUS DATE LAST DAY FOR STUDENTS TO SELF ADD LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW MIDTERM GRADES PROCESSING FINAL GRADES SUBMISSION FROM FINAL GRADES SUBMISSION TO
Full Term - 1 - 15 weeks (202080) - 98 days (R) 27-AUG-2020 (U) 13-DEC-2020 10-SEP-2020 02-SEP-2020 04-NOV-2020 17-SEP-2020 - 14-OCT-2020 11-DEC-2020 Through 22-DEC-2020 Tuesday, 22-DEC-2020, Midnight
First 5 Weeks - F1 - 5 weeks (202080) - 32 days (R) 27-AUG-2020 (M) 28-SEP-2020 01-SEP-2020 27-AUG-2020 16-SEP-2020 NA 24-SEP-2020 Through 30-SEP-2020 Wednesday, 30-SEP-2020, Midnight
Second 5 Weeks - F2 - 5 weeks (202080) - 33 days (T) 29-SEP-2020 (W) 04-NOV-2020 05-OCT-2020 30-SEP-2020 21-OCT-2020 NA 02-NOV-2020 Through 08-NOV-2020 Sunday, 08-NOV-2020, Midnight
Third 5 Weeks - F3 - 5 weeks (202080) - 33 days (R) 05-NOV-2020 (U) 13-DEC-2020 11-NOV-2020 06-NOV-2020 28-NOV-2020 NA 11-DEC-2020 Through 22-DEC-2020 Tuesday, 22-DEC-2020, Midnight
First 7 weeks - W1 - 7 weeks (202080) - 49 days (R) 27-AUG-2020 (M) 19-OCT-2020 05-SEP-2020 29-AUG-2020 29-SEP-2020 NA 15-OCT-2020 Through 21-OCT-2020 Wednesday, 21-OCT-2020, Midnight
Second 7 weeks - W2 - 7 weeks (202080) - 49 days (T) 20-OCT-2020 (U) 13-DEC-2020 30-OCT-2020 22-OCT-2020 23-NOV-2020 NA 11-DEC-2020 Through 22-DEC-2020 Tuesday, 22-DEC-2020, Midnight
Podiatric - 1st Year - P1 (202075) (M) 03-AUG-2020 (F) 27-NOV-2020 17-AUG-2020 09-AUG-2020 15-OCT-2020 NA 27-NOV-2020 Through 15-DEC-2020 Tuesday, 15-DEC-2020, Midnight
Podiatric - 2nd Year - P2 (202075) (M) 03-AUG-2020 (F) 27-NOV-2020 17-AUG-2020 09-AUG-2020 15-OCT-2020 NA 27-NOV-2020 Through 15-DEC-2020 Tuesday, 15-DEC-2020, Midnight
Podiatric - 3rd Year - P3 (202075) (M) 15-JUN-2020 (F) 02-OCT-2020 29-JUN-2020 20-JUN-2020 23-AUG-2020 NA 02-OCT-2020 Through 20-OCT-2020 Tuesday, 20-OCT-2020, Midnight
Podiatric - 4th Year - P4 (202075) (M) 01-JUN-2020 (F) 02-OCT-2020 15-JUN-2020 07-JUN-2020 18-AUG-2020 NA 02-OCT-2020 Through 06-OCT-2020 Tuesday, 06-OCT-2020, Midnight
202080 OPEN LEARNING COURSES - Flexibly Scheduled    Grading Begins on last day of class. Tuesday, 22-DEC-2020, Midnight

 

EVENT DESCRIPTION BEGIN DATE END DATE NOTES
Fall 2020 - Graduation Application Deadline for Undergraduate Students pursuing a bachelor degree or undergraduate certificate. July 1, 2019 Mar. 15, 2020  
Fall 2020 - Schedule Build Window Oct. 14, 2019 Nov. 21, 2019 Dates are subject to change. Schedulers will be sent updates via listserv.
Spring 2021 - Graduation Application Deadline for Undergraduate Students pursuing a bachelor degree or undergraduate certificate. Dec. 1, 2019 Sept. 15, 2020  
Fall 2020 - Graduation Application Deadline for Undergraduate Students seeking an associate degree. Mar. 1, 2020 Sept. 4, 2020  
Fall 2020 -Schedule of Classes Available in FlashFAST. Feb. 24, 2020, Mon., 8 a.m.   Dates are subject to change. Schedulers will be sent updates via listserv.
Summer 2021 - Graduation Application Deadline for Undergraduate Students pursuing a bachelor degree or undergraduate certificate. Mar. 1, 2020 Dec. 15, 2020  
Priority Registration: Protected Groups Mar. 4, 2020   Dates are subject to change.
Your Time to Register Begins: Graduate Students (Students should check their Registration Status page in FlashLine to determine their time to register and/or to see if they have an advising requirement that prevents registration.) Mar. 4, 2020   Dates are subject to change. See entry schedules on www.kent.edu/registrar. Payment deadlines are on the Bursar Website at www.kent.edu/bursar/.
Your Time to Register Begins: Seniors (Students should check their Registration Status page in FlashLine to determine their time to register and/or to see if they have an advising requirement that prevents registration.) Mar. 10, 2020   Dates are subject to change. See entry schedules on www.kent.edu/registrar. Payment deadlines are on the Bursar Website at www.kent.edu/bursar/.
Your Time to Register Begins: Juniors (Students should check their Registration Status page in FlashLine to determine their time to register and/or to see if they have an advising requirement that prevents registration.) Mar. 16, 2020   Dates are subject to change. See entry schedules on www.kent.edu/registrar.  Payment deadlines are on the Bursar Website at www.kent.edu/bursar/.
Your Time to Register Begins: Sophomores (Students should check their Registration Status page in FlashLine to determine their time to register and/or to see if they have an advising requirement that prevents registration.) Mar. 30, 2020   Dates are subject to change. See entry schedules on www.kent.edu/registrar.  Payment deadlines are on the Bursar Website at www.kent.edu/bursar/.
Your Time to Register Begins: Continuing Freshmen (Students should check their Registration Status page in FlashLine to determine their time to register and/or to see if they have an advising requirement that prevents registration.) Apr. 13, 2020   Dates are subject to change. See entry schedules on www.kent.edu/registrar.  Payment deadlines are on the Bursar Website at www.kent.edu/bursar/.
Open Registration/Schedule Adjustment: All Eligible Students Students may self-add, switch sections of courses, and drop courses during this time. Apr. 20, 2020 Sept. 2, 2020 Dates are subject to change. If class beginning and/or ending dates are other than the regular session dates for the full term, registration/ schedule adjustment deadlines may be different than noted. You may determine deadlines by accessing the Detailed Class Search from the Schedule of Classes. Search for the course(s), and after locating the course, click on the "Registration Deadlines" link to determine course specific dates.  Payment deadlines are on the Bursar Website at www.kent.edu/bursar/.
Fall 2020 - Graduation Application Deadline for Graduate Students seeking a graduate degree or graduate. Mar. 1, 2020 Sept. 4, 2020  
Fall 2020 -First Day of Classes Aug. 27, 2020    
Labor Day (No Classes, Offices Closed) Sept. 7, 2020    
$100 Late Registration Fee Assessed Sept. 3, 2020   Applicable for students registering for their first enrolled hour for the term.
Fall 2020 - Last day to drop courses that meet the full term before a grade of “W” is assigned.     Sept. 9, 2020 Dates are subject to change. If class beginning and/or ending dates are other than the regular session dates for the full term, registration/ schedule adjustment deadlines may be different than noted. You may determine deadlines by accessing the Detailed Class Search from the Schedule of Classes. Search for the course(s), and after locating the course, click on the "Registration Deadlines" link to determine course specific dates.  Payment deadlines are on the Bursar Website at www.kent.edu/bursar/.
Fall 2020 -Course Withdrawal from Any or All courses for the full term. “W” grade is assigned to dropped courses Sept. 10, 2020 Nov. 4, 2020 Weeks 3-10.  NOTE: If class beginning and/or ending dates are other than the regular session dates for a full term, deadlines may be different than noted. You may determine deadlines by accessing the Detailed Class Search from the Schedule of Classes Search.  Search for the course(s), and after locating the course, click on the "Registration Deadlines" link to determine course specific dates.
Fall 2020 - Registration Deadline for State Subsidy (15th Day), 5 pm Sept. 10, 2020    
Fall 2020 - College/Campuses Review Graduation Reports Sept. 17, 2020 Jan. 12, 2021 SAAR-232 Graduation List (status = PN) Public Folders > Kent State University > Student > Official > Student Records (Registrar) > College Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via Graduation_Processing listserv.
Fall 2020 - Midterm Grading Begins in FlashFAST for students enrolled in lower division (00000, 10000, 20000 level) Full-Term Courses (Weeks 4-7) Sep. 172, 2020 Oct. 14, 2020 Midterms Grades Process and Dates Subject to Change
Spring 2021 - Graduation Application Deadline for Undergraduate Students seeking an associate degree. Oct. 1, 2020 Jan. 22, 2021  
Spring 2021 - Graduation Application Deadline for Graduate Students seeking a graduate degree. Oct. 1, 2020 Jan. 22, 2021  
Columbus Day (observed Fri., Nov. 27, 2020) Oct. 12, 2020    
Missing and Partially-Graded Midterm Grade Rosters Updated on the Secured Extranet Sharepoint Site. Access the rosters through the Faculty and Staff Portal on the Registrar’s Office home page. Oct. 12, 2020 Oct. 14, 2020 Midterms Grades Process and Dates Subject to Change
Midterm Grades Officially Available to all students enrolled in lower division (00000, 10000, 20000 level) courses in FlashFAST (week 8) Oct. 15, 2020   Midterms Grades Process and Dates Subject to Change
Fall Break Oct. 15, 2020 Oct. 18, 2020  
Veterans Day Observed (No Classes, Offices Closed) Nov. 11, 2020    
Thanksgiving Recess Nov. 25, 2020 Nov. 29, 2020 Classes recessed Wednesday through Sunday; offices closed Thursday and Friday.
Fall 2020 - Deadline for PhD/AUD/DNP Degree Clearance   Dec. 11, 2020 Colleges will update SHADEGR (graduation status = 5) for those candidates who have completed ALL graduation requirements.  Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via Graduation_Processing listserv.
Last Day to Submit Grade Changes for IN Grades Received: (Undergrad: 202010, 202060; Grad: 201980) Dec. 11, 2020    
Fall 2020 - Classes Officially End Dec. 13, 2020    
Fall 2020 - Final Examination Period Dec. 14, 2020 Dec. 20, 2020  
Fall 2020 - Commencement(s) (KC)     See Commencement website or the Official University Academic Calendar for dates.
Missing and Partially-Graded Final Grade Rosters Updated on the Secured Extranet SharePoint Site. Access the rosters through the Faculty and Staff Portal on the Registrar’s Office home page. Dec. 21, 2020 Dec. 23, 2020  
Default Grades Posted for Outstanding IN Grades Received: (Undergrad: 202010, 202060; Grad: 201980) Dec. 23, 2020    
Fall 2020 - Registrar’s Office Runs End of Term Final Grades Processing Jobs. Dec. 23, 2020   See Base Part of Term Table on Page 1 for Grading Deadlines for All Parts of Term and Open Learning Courses.
Fall 2020 - Final Grades Officially Available in FlashFAST Dec. 24, 2020    
Holiday Observance TBA   See University Academic Calendar for dates.
Fall 2020 - Lists of students that were dismissed for 201980 will be provided to advising offices. Dec. 28, 2020    
Fall 2020 - Deadline for Degree Clearance – All Other Degrees   Jan. 12, 2021 Colleges will update SHADEGR (graduation status = 5) for those candidates who have completed ALL graduation requirements.  Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via Graduation_Processing listserv.
Fall 2020 - Registrar’s Office Begins Degree Post in Banner Jan. 13, 2021   Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via Graduation_Processing listserv.
Fall 2020 - Degrees Available in FlashFAST Jan. 15, 2021   Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via Graduation_Processing listserv.
Fall 2020 - Final Graduation List Available in Cognos Jan. 18, 2020   SAAR-232 Graduation List (status = AW) Public Folders > Kent State University > Student > Official > Student Records (Registrar) > College. Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via Graduation_Processing listserv.
Fall 2019 - Registrar’s Office Diploma Production Jan. 18, 2021 Jan. 29, 2021 Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via Graduation_Processing listserv.
Fall 2020- Degree Verification and Grads Only enrollment files sent to Clearinghouse Jan. 20, 2021    
Fall 2020 - Diplomas/Certificates available for pick-up at the Registrar’s Office Jan. 30, 2021 Feb. 3, 2021 Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via Graduation_Processing listserv.
Fall 2020 - Diplomas/Certificates will be mailed to permanent or diploma address listed in student’s FlashLine account Feb. 4, 2021   Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via Graduation_Processing listserv.