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2020-21 Student Handbook & Calendar

Important Academic Dates

Clarksville Campus

DISCLAIMER: Calendar dates were accurate at the time of printing, but may be subject to change throughout the year.  Please visit the online academic calendar for more information. 

  • Aug. 20: Last day to pay/confirm classes for preregistered students; classes will be dropped for nonpayment and/or non-confirmation at 9 p.m.
  • Aug. 24: Classes begin *Online courses visible in the D2L online classroom
  • Aug. 24-25: Late registration
  • Aug. 25: Last day to add a class
  • Sept. 6: Last day to drop without record; Last day for 75% fee adjustment
  • Sept. 7: Labor Day Holiday: University closed
  • Oct. 2: Last day to apply for December 2020 graduation
  • Oct. 11-17: Mid-semester
  • Oct. 15: First eight-week (Session A) classes end
  • Oct.20: Last day to drop classes with an automatic “W”
  • Oct. 21: Second eight-week (Session B) classes begin *Online courses visible in learning management system
  • Oct. 26: Last day to receive a 25% fee adjustment
  • Oct. 26-30: Priority advising and preregistration begins for currently enrolled students for Spring 2021
  • Nov. 11: Veterans Day: no classes
  • Nov. 27: Last day of in-person classes/instruction
  • Nov. 26-29: Thanksgiving holiday: No Classes and University closed *Students will not return to campus after the Thanksgiving holiday and all instruction will resume online.
  • Nov. 30: Study day
  • Dec. 1-10: Final exams
  • Dec. 11: Commencement
  • Jan. 18: Last day to pay/confirm classes for preregistered students; classes will be dropped for nonpayment and/or non-confirmation at 9 p.m.; Last day to receive 100% fee adjustment; Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday: University closed
  • Jan. 19: Classes begin *Online courses visible in the D2L online classroom
  • Jan. 19-20: Late registration
  • Jan. 20: Last day to add a class
  • Feb. 1: Last day to receive 75% fee adjustment; Last day to drop a class without a record
  • Feb. 26: Last day to apply for May 2021 graduation
  • Feb. 16: Last day to receive 25% fee adjustment
  • March 7-13: Spring Break: no classes
  • March 9: First eight-week (Session A) classes end
  • March 16: Last day to drop with an automatic “W”
  • March 17: Second eight-week (Session B) classes begin *Online courses visible in learning management system
  • April 3: Last day to drop a class with a “W” or “F”
  • March 22-26: Priority advising and preregistration begins for currently enrolled students for Summer and Fall 2021
  • April 2 : Holiday: University closed
  • April 28: Last day of classes
  • April 29: Study day
  • April 30-May 6: Final exams
  • May 7: Commencement

IMPORTANT NOTE: For important fee payment dates for eight-week courses and important dates for future semesters, please visit the calendar available on the Registrar’s website at www.apsu.edu/registrar and click on Academic Calendar.