Auburn University Calendar 2019-2020

Auburn University reserves the right to make adjustments to this calendar

Undergraduate Calendar 2019-2020

2019 Summer Semester

Date Event
May 16 Classes Begin
May 20-22 Drop Course Penalty Days- Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
May 22 5th Class Day- Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. - Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
May 27 Memorial Day
Jun 18 Early Alert/Mid-Term Grade Deadline
June 19 Mid-Semester - 24th Class Day- Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. "W" assigned.
June 20 NO CLASS – Study/Reading Day for Mini-Semester I on this day
June 21 NO CLASS -­ Finals for Mini‐Semester I on this day
July 4 Independence Day
July 26 Classes End
Jul 29-30 Study/Reading Day
Jul 31-Aug 2 Final Exam Period
Aug. 3 Commencement


2019 Summer Mini-Semester I

Date Event
May 16 Classes Begin
May 20-22 Drop Course Penalty Days- Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
May 22 5th Class Day- Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. - Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
May 27 Memorial Day
June 3 Mid-Semester - 12th Class Day
Jun 19 Classes End
June 20 Study/Reading Day
June 21-22 Final Exam Period


2019 Summer Mini-Semester II

Date Event
June 24 Classes Begin
Jun 26-28 Drop Course Penalty Days- Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
June 28 5th Class Day- Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. - Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
July 4 Independence Day
July 9 Early Alert/Mid-Term Grade Deadline
July 10 Mid-Semester - 12th Class Day
July 26 Classes End
Jul 29 - 30 Study/Reading Day
Jul 31-Aug 2 Final Exam Period


2019 Fall Semester

Date Event
Aug 19 Classes Begin
Aug 26 - Sep 9 Drop Course Penalty Days- Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
Sept 2 Labor Day
Sep 9 15th Class Day- Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. - Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes
Oct. 8 Mid-Semester- 36th Class Day
Oct. 10-11 Fall Break
Oct. 17 41st Class Day- Student deadline for request to move finals to Associate Deans
Nov 1 Last Day to Withdraw- Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. "W" assigned. - Students who need to submit forms to lift holds on their accounts must submit the forms several business days ahead of the deadline to allow for processing.
Nov. 25-29 Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 6 Classes End
Dec. 7-8 Study/Reading Days
Dec. 9-13 Final Exam Period
Dec. 14 Commencement


2020 Spring Semester

Date Event
Jan. 8 Classes Begin
Jan 15-29 Drop Course Penalty Days- Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
Jan. 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Jan 29 15th Class Day- Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. - Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
Feb 27 Mid-Semester (36th Class Day)
Mar 5 41st Class Day- Student deadline for request to move finals to Associate Deans
Mar 9-13 Spring Break
Apr 24 Classes End
Apr 25-26 Study/Reading Days
Apr 27 - May 1 Final Exam Period
May 2-4 Commencements

Graduate Calendar 2019-2020

Auburn University reserves the right to make adjustments to this calendar 

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Summer 2019

Date Event
May 16 Classes begin (full semester and Mini-Semester 1)
May 20-22 Drop Course Penalty Days for full summer semester and Mini-Semester 1- Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
May 22 5th Class Day (last day to register for Summer 2018)- Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment
May 27 Memorial Day Holiday
June 19 Mid-Semester for full Summer Semester and last day to drop classes for full Summer Semester
June 19 Classes end for Mini-Semester 1
June 20 Study/Readying Days for Mini-Semester 1
Jun 21 Submission of master's thesis PDF for format check to thesis@auburn.edu
Jun 21-22 Final Exam Period for Mini-Semester 1
June 28 Last day to submit Dissertation First Submission Approval Form with University Reader info and dissertation in PDF form for format check to doctoral@auburn.edu
June 26-28 Drop Course Penalty Days for Mini-Semester 2 – Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped
July 4 Independence Day Holiday
July 10 Mid-Semester for Mini-Semester 2
July 15 Last day for Master's/Thesis students to submit Form 9 (Thesis Master's Final Examination Form), ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD
July 19 Last day for doctoral final defense and submission for Form Z; last day for Non-Thesis Masters' (Form 8) final oral examinations
July 22 Last day for PhD/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form, electronic dissertation to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
July 26 Classes end for full summer semester and Mini-Semester 2
July 29-30 Study/reading day for full summer semester and Mini-Semester 2
Jul 31 -Aug 2 Final examinations for full summer semester and Mini-Semester 2
Aug 3 Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Fall 2018 graduation


Fall 2019

Date Event
Aug 19 Classes begin
Aug 26 – Sep 9 Drop Course Penalty Days - Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
Sept 2 Labor Day Holiday
Sept 9 15th class day (last day to drop from course with no grade assignment)
Oct 8 Mid-semester and 36th class day
Oct. 10-11 Fall Break (no classes)
Oct. 14 Submission of master's thesis PDF form for format check to thesis@auburn.edu (OPTIONAL)
Oct. 21 Last day to submit Dissertation First Submission Approval Form with University Reader info and dissertation in PDF form for format check to doctoral@auburn.edu
Nov 1 Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty 'W' assigned
Nov 18 Last day for Master’s/Thesis students to submit Thesis Master’s Final Examination Form, ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD
Nov. 20 Last day for doctoral final defense and submission of Report on Final Oral Exam Form; last day for Non-Thesis Master’s Final Oral Examinations
Nov. 25-29 Thanksgiving holidays
Dec 6 Last day for PhD/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form, electronic dissertation to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
Dec. 6 Classes end for semester
Dec. 7-8 Study/reading days
Dec. 9-13 Final examinations for semester
Dec. 14 Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Spring 2019 graduation