Department Chairs Information

Department chair meetings are held in the School of Arts and Sciences and in the School of Engineering on a separate schedule. A comprehensive calendar of these and other meetings, as well as important dates and deadlines for 2020-2021, is available below.

Resources for A&S Chairs and Directors

Date Event Location
Aug. 31, 2020
2:00-5:00pm
New Faculty Orientation Zoom TBA
Sep. 1, 2020
2:45-5:00pm
AS&E Faculty Meeting Zoom TBA
Sep. 3, 2020
12:30-1:30pm
New Faculty Teaching Orientation (CELT) Zoom TBA
Sep. 3, 2020 New Student Orientation begins; Matriculation  
Sep. 7, 2020 Labor Day (University holiday); No classes  
Sep. 8, 2020 Classes begin  
Sep. 18, 2020
3:00-4:20pm
AS&E Faculty Meeting Zoom TBA
Sep. 22, 2020 Last day for AS&E students to ADD classes by 5:00pm EST  
Sep. 25, 2020
3:00-4:20pm
A&S Department Chairs Meeting Zoom TBA
Sep. 25, 2020
3:00-4:20pm
Engineering Faculty Meeting Zoom TBA
Sep. 28, 2020 Yom Kippur (no meetings)  
Oct. 2, 2020
3:00-4:20pm
A&S Faculty Meeting Zoom TBA
Oct. 9, 2020
3:00-4:20pm
AS&E Faculty Forum Zoom TBA
Oct. 9, 2020
9:30-11:30am
New Faculty Research Orientation Zoom TBA
Oct. 11, 2020 Veterans' Day (University holiday); No classes  
Oct. 12, 2020 Indigenous Peoples' Day (University holiday); Classes held  
Oct. 16, 2020
3:00-4:20pm
AS&E Faculty Meeting Zoom TBA
Oct. 20, 2020 Last day for AS&E students to make up incomplete grades from Spring 2020 by 5:00pm EST  
Oct. 23, 2020
3:00-4:20pm
A&S Department Chairs Meeting Zoom TBA
Oct. 23, 2020
10:30-11:30am
New Chairs and Directors Orientation Zoom TBA
Oct. 30, 2020
3:00-4:20pm
A&S Faculty Meeting Zoom TBA
Nov. 6, 2020
3:00-4:20pm
AS&E Faculty Meeting Zoom TBA
Nov. 17, 2020 Last Day for all AS&E students to WITHDRAW from Courses. Through this date, Undergraduate First Year Students may DROP Courses without Record of Enrollment; all other students will receive a Grade of W upon withdrawing after the 5-week drop deadline.  
Nov. 20, 2020
3:00-4:20pm
Engineering Faculty Meeting Zoom TBA
Nov. 20, 2020
3:00-4:20pm
GSAS Meeting Zoom TBA
Nov. 25, 2020 No classes  
Nov. 26, 2020 Thanksgiving (University holiday); No classes  
Nov. 27, 2020 No classes (University holiday)  
Dec. 4, 2020
3:00-4:20pm
A&S Faculty Meeting Zoom TBA
Dec. 11, 2020
3:00-4:20pm
AS&E Faculty Meeting Zoom TBA
Dec. 11, 2020 Classes End  
Dec. 14, 2020 Reading Period Begins  
Dec. 15, 2020 Final Examinations Begin  
Dec. 18, 2020
3:00-4:20pm
A&S Department Chairs Meeting Zoom TBA
Dec. 18, 2020
3:00-4:20pm
Engineering Faculty Meeting Zoom TBA
Dec. 22, 2020 Final Examinations end  
Dec. 25, 2020 Christmas Day observed (University holiday)  
Dec. 31, 2020 New Year's Day observed (University holiday)  
Jan. 4, 2021 FALL TERM GRADES DUE ONLINE BY 9:00am EST  
Jan. 18, 2021 Martin Luther King Day (University holiday); No classes  
Jan. 29, 2021
3:00-4:20pm
A&S Faculty Meeting Zoom TBA
Jan. 29, 2021
3:00-4:20pm
Engineering Faculty Meeting Zoom TBA
Feb. 1, 2021 Classes Begin  
Feb. 5, 2021
3:00-4:20pm
AS&E Faculty Meeting Zoom TBA
Feb. 12, 2021
3:00-4:20pm
A&S Department Chairs Meeting Zoom TBA
Feb. 15, 2021 Presidents' Day observed (University holiday); No classes  
Feb. 16, 2021 Last day for AS&E students to ADD classes by 5:00pm EST  
Feb. 16, 2021 Substitute Monday's schedule on Tuesday  
Feb. 19, 2021
3:00-4:20pm
GSAS Meeting Zoom TBA
Feb. 26, 2021
3:00-4:20pm
AS&E Faculty Meeting Zoom TBA
Mar. 5, 2021
3:00-4:20pm
A&S Faculty Meeting Zoom TBA
Mar. 8, 2021 Last day for all AS&E students to DROP courses without record of enrollment by 11:59 pm EST  
Mar. 12, 2021
3:00-4:20pm
A&S Department Chairs Meeting Zoom TBA
Mar. 12, 2021
3:00-4:20pm
Engineering Faculty Meeting Zoom TBA
Mar. 15, 2021 Last day for AS&E students to make up incomplete grades from Fall 2020 by 5:00pm EST  
Mar. 19, 2021
3:00-4:20pm
AS&E Faculty Meeting Zoom TBA
Mar. 26, 2021 Spring Recess begins; Classes suspended  
Mar. 29, 2021 Spring Recess ends; Classes resume  
Apr. 2, 2021
3:00-4:20pm
AS&E Faculty Forum Zoom TBA
Apr. 12, 2021 Last Day for Undergraduate AS&E Students to WITHDRAW from Courses and Receive a Grade of W; last day for undergraduates to select PASS/FAIL option  
Apr. 16, 2021
3:00-4:20pm
A&S Department Chairs Meeting Zoom TBA
Apr. 19, 2021 Patriots' Day observed (University holiday); No classes  
Apr. 23, 2021
3:00-4:20pm
GSAS Meeting Zoom TBA
Apr. 30, 2021
3:00-4:20pm
AS&E Faculty Meeting Zoom TBA
May 5, 2021 Classes End  
May 5, 2021 Substitute Friday's schedule on Wednesday  
May 6, 2021 Reading Period Begins  
May 7, 2021 Final Examinations Begin  
May 14, 2021
3:00-4:20pm
A&S Faculty Meeting Zoom TBA
May 14, 2021 Final Examinations End  
May 17, 2021 Degree candidates' spring term grades due online by 9:00am EST (48 hours after final)  
May 17, 2021 Senior Week Begins  
May 19, 2021
12:00-1:20pm
AS&E Faculty Meeting Zoom TBA
May 20, 2021
12:00-1:20pm
A&S Faculty Honors Meeting Zoom TBA
May 20, 2021
2:30-4:00pm
Engineering Faculty Meeting Zoom TBA
May 21, 2021 Remaining grades due online by 9:00am EST  
May 21, 2021 Senior Week Ends  
May 23, 2021 Commencement  
May 26, 2021 First and 12-week Summer Sessions Begin  
May 31, 2021 Memorial Day (University holiday)  
Jul. 2, 2021 First Summer Session Ends  
Jul. 5, 2021 Independence Day Observed (University holiday)  
Jul. 6, 2021 Second Summer Session Begins  
Aug. 13, 2021 Second and 12-week Summer Sessions End