Spring Semester 2020 Calendar of Important Dates

The deadline to withdraw from Spring 2020 courses that meet the full term is 11:59PM on April 28, 2020. This deadline is prorated for flexibly scheduled sections. Please check the View or Print Course Schedule and Purchase Textbooks in the Student Category / Resources Page / Courses and Registration section in FlashLine to view your student printable schedule for deadlines for flexibly schedule courses. 

  • *Some dates on this calendar have changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • This calendar may be used for planning purposes with the understanding that all dates are subject to change.
  • Last updated 4/2/2020.
  • Final dates are published on 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.
  • Number of days in each part of term includes weekends and excludes holidays and other days classes are not in session as noted on the University Calendar.

SPRING 2020 PART-OF-TERM TABLE - DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE

PART OF TERM

START DATE

END DATE

CENSUS ONE DATE

LAST DAY FOR STUDENTS TO SELF ADD

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW

MIDTERM GRADES PROCESSING

FINAL GRADES PROCESSING

FINAL GRADES PROCESSING DEADLINES

Full Term – 1 – 15 Weeks (202010)

(M) 13-JAN-2020

(T) 28-APR-2020

27-JAN-2020

19-JAN-2020

28-APR-2020

03-FEB-2020 – 03-MAR-2020

27-APR-2020 – 11-MAY-2020

(M), 11-MAY-2020, Midnight

First 5 Weeks – F1 – 5 Weeks (202010) – 32 Days

(M) 13-JAN-2020

(S) 15-FEB-2020

18-JAN-2020

14-JAN-2020

02-FEB-2020

NA

13-FEB-2020 – 18-FEB-2020

(T), 18-FEB-2020, Midnight

Second 5 Weeks – F2 – 5 Weeks (202010) – 33 Days

(U) 16-FEB-2020

(R) 19-MAR-2020

21-FEB-2020

16-FEB-2020

07-MAR-2020

NA

17-MAR-2020 – 23-MAR-2020

(M), 23-MAR-2020, Midnight

Third 5 Weeks – F3 – 5 Weeks (202010) – 33 Days

(F) 20-MAR-2020

(T) 28-APR-2020

27-MAR-2020

21-MAR-2020

28-APR-2020

NA

27-APR-2020 – 11-MAY-2020

(M), 11-MAY-2020, Midnight

First Half Semester – H1 – 7½ weeks (202010)  – 50 Days

(M) 13-JAN-2020

(T) 03-MAR-2020

22-JAN-2020

15-JAN-2020

13-FEB-2020

NA

02-MAR-2020 – 05-MAR-2020

(R), 05-MAR-2020, Midnight

Second Half Semester – H2 – 7½ weeks (202010) – 49 Days

(W) 04-MAR-2020

(T) 28-APR-2020

14-MAR-2020

06-MAR-2020

28-APR-2020

NA

27-APR-2020 – 11-MAY-2020

(M), 11-MAY-2020, Midnight

First 7 weeks - W1 - 7 weeks (202010)  – 49 Days

(M) 13-JAN-2020

(M) 02-MAR-2020

22-JAN-2020

15-JAN-2020

13-FEB-2020

NA

27-FEB-2020 – 04-MAR-2020

(W), 04-MAR-2020, Midnight

Second 7 weeks – W2 - 7 weeks (202010)  – 50 Days

(T) 03-MAR-2020

(T) 28-APR-2020

13-MAR-2020

05-MAR-2020

28-APR-2020

NA

27-APR-2020 – 11-MAY-2020

(M), 11-MAY-2020, Midnight

Podiatric - 1st Year - P1 (202005)

(M) 06-JAN-2020

(F) 01-MAY-2020

20-JAN-2020

12-JAN-2020

19-MAR-2020

NA

01-MAY-2020 – 19-MAY-2020

(T), 19-MAY-2020, Midnight

Podiatric - 2nd Year - P2 (202005)

(M) 06-JAN-2020

(F) 01-MAY-2020

20-JAN-2020

12-JAN-2020

19-MAR-2020

NA

01-MAY-2020 – 19-MAY-2020

(T), 19-MAY-2020, Midnight

Podiatric - 3rd Year - P3 (202005)

(M) 14-OCT-2019

(F) 07-FEB-2020

28-OCT-2019

20-OCT-2019

26-DEC-2019

NA

07-FEB-2020 – 25-FEB-2020

(T), 25-FEB-2020, Midnight

Podiatric - 4th Year - P4 (202005)

(M) 07-OCT-2019

(F) 31-JAN-2020

21-OCT-2019

13-OCT-2019

19-DEC-2019

NA

31-JAN-2020 – 04-FEB-2020

(T), 04-FEB-2020, Midnight

202010 - OPEN LEARNING COURSES - Flexibly Scheduled

Grading Begins on the last day of class.

(M), 11-MAY-2020, Midnight

 
 
EVENT DESCRIPTION
BEGIN DATE
END DATE
NOTES
202010/202005-Update Schedule Events Maintenance Table in SSB with midterm and final grades processing windows for all parts of term.
Mar. 11, 2019, Mon.
 
 
202010: Update Schedule Events Maintenance Table in SSB with FEEPUB date provided by Bursar.
Apr. 9, 2019, Mon.
 
FEEPUB date: Dec. 3, 2019
Schedule Build Window (DCU)
Apr. 16, 2019, Tues.
May 17, 2019, Fri.
Dates are subject to change. Schedulers will be sent updates via list serve.
Timetable produced and uploaded to Banner
May 20, 2019, Mon.
July 12, 2019, Fri.
Dates are subject to change. Schedulers will be sent updates via list serve.
Schedule Adjustment in Banner/Workflow
July 15, 2019, Mon.
Aug. 16, 2019, Fri.
Dates are subject to change. Schedulers will be sent updates via list serve.
202010-Schedule of Classes and Registration Information Available in FlashFAST.
Aug. 19, 2019, Mon.
 
Dates are subject to change. Schedulers will be sent updates via list serve.
202010-Graduation Application Deadline for Undergraduate Students Seeking a Bachelor Degree or Undergraduate Certificate
Dec. 1, 2018, Tues.
Sep. 15, 2019, Sun.
 
202010-Graduation Application Deadline For Undergraduate Students Seeking an Associate Degree
Oct. 1, 2019, Tues.
Jan. 17, 2020, Fri.
 
202010-Graduation Application Deadline For Graduate Students Seeking a Graduate Degree or Graduate Certificate
Oct. 1, 2019, Tues.
Jan. 17, 2020, Fri.
 
Priority Registration Begins: Protected Groups
Sep. 25, 2019, Wed.
 
 
My 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.)
Sep. 30, 2019
 
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/.
My 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.)
Oct. 1, 2019
 
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/.
My 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.)
Oct. 14, 2019
 
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/.
My 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.)
Oct. 28, 2019
 
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/.
My 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.)
Nov. 12, 2019, Tues.
 
Veterans Day observed Mon. Nov. 11, 2019
 
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/.
Registration/Schedule Adjustment Begins: All Eligible Students
(Instructor approval required when adding classes after the first week of classes or the prorated equivalent for flexibly scheduled courses)
Nov. 19, 2019
Jan. 26, 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/.
202010-First Day of Classes
Jan. 13, 2020, Mon.
 
 
Martin Luther King Day (No Classes, Offices Closed) Jan. 20, 2020, Mon.    
$100 Late Registration Fee Assessed
Jan. 20, 2020, Mon.
 
Applicable for students registering for their first enrolled hour for the term.
202010-Course Withdrawal from Any or All courses for the full term. “W” grade is assigned to dropped courses
Jan. 27, 2020, Mon.
Apr. 28, 2020, Sun.
Weeks 3-10NOTE: If class beginning and/or ending dates are other than the regular session dates for a full term, 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 located on the Registrar’s Web site 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.   
202010-Registration Deadline for State Subsidy (15th Day), 5 pm
Jan. 27, 2020, Mon.
 
 
202010-Midterm Grading Begins in FlashFAST for students enrolled in Full Term 00000-29999 courses. (weeks 4-7)
Feb. 3, 2020, Mon.
Mar. 3, 2020, Tues.
 
202010-College/Campuses Review Graduation Lists
Feb. 10, 2020, Mon.
May 21, 2020, Thur.
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 list serve.
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.
Mar. 2, 2020, Mon.
Mar. 4, 2020, Wed.
 
 
Midterm Grades Officially Available in FlashFAST (week 8)
Mar. 4, 2020, Wed.
 
 
Spring Recess (No Classes, Offices Open)
Mar. 23, 2020, Mon.
Mar. 29, 2020, Sun.
 
Last Day to Submit Grade Changes for IN Grades Received: (Undergrad: 201980; Grad: 201910)
 
Apr. 24, 2020, Fri.
 
202010-Classes Officially End
Apr. 28, 2020, Tues.
 
 
202010-Final Examination Period
Apr. 30, 2020, Thur.
May 7, 2020, Thur.
 
202010-Deadline for PhD/AUD Degree Clearance
 
May 1, 2020, Fri.
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 the Graduation_Processing list serve.
Remembrance Day (No final exams scheduled) May 4, 2020, Mon.   Consult the Final Exam Schedule for more information.
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.
May 8, 2020, Mon.
May 12, 2020, Tues.
 
202010-Commencement(s) (KC)
 
TBD
Dates are subject to change; determined by Commencement.  Access the Official University Academic Calendar from the Calendars link on www.kent.edu for information.
202010-Registrar’s Office Runs End of Term Final Grades Processing Jobs
 
May 12, 2020, Tues.
See Base Part of Term Table on Page 1 for Grading Deadlines for All Parts of Term and Open Learning Courses
Default Grades Posted for Outstanding IN Grades Received: (Undergrad: 201980; Grad: 201910)
 
May 12, 2020, Tues.
 
Final Grades Officially Available in FlashFAST
May 13, 2020, Wed.
 
 
Registrar inactivates SGASTDN records for all pending Spring 2020 graduates May 13, 2020, Wed.    
202010-Lists of students that were dismissed for Spring 2020 will be provided to advising offices.
May 13, 2020, Wed.
 
 
202010-Regional Campuses-Opt Out Deadline for Auto Awarded AA/AS May 15, 2020, Fri.    
202010-Deadline for Degree Clearance-All Other Degrees*
 
May 29, 2020, Fri.
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 the Graduation_Processing listserve.
202010-Registrar’s Office Begins Degree Posting in Banner*
June 1, 2020, Mon.
 
Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via the Graduation_Processing listserve.
202010-Degrees Available in FlashFAST*
June 5, 2020, Fri.
 
Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via the Graduation_Processing listserve.
202010-Degree Verification and Grads Only Enrollment files sent to Clearinghouse*
June 8, 2020, Mon.
 
 
202010-Final Graduation List Available in Cognos*
June 8, 2020, Mon.
 
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 the Graduation_Processing listserve.
202010-Registrar’s Office Diploma Production*
June 5, 2020, Fri.
June 12, 2020, Fri.
Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via the Graduation_Processing listserve.
202010-Diplomas/Certificates Available for Pick-up at the Registrar’s Office
June 15, 2020, Mon.
June 17, 2020, Wed.
Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via the Graduation_Processing listserve.
202010-Remaining Diplomas/Certificates will be Mailed to Permanent or Diploma Address Listed in Student’s FlashLine Account
June 18, 2020, Thur.
 
Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via the Graduation_Processing listserve.