Academic Calendar

FallSpringSignificance of Date
August 5thJanuary 2nd - 3rdPayment due to hold position in classes. Failure to make this payment will result in cancellation of preregistration and the student will need to register again.
August 6thFall Institute, Part I
August 15thJanuary 28thOpening Academic Convocation / Founder’s Day
August 15th - 17thNew Freshman Orientation
August 10thJanuary 5thFall/Spring semester begins for BUonline
August 18thJanuary 6thFirst day of regular on-campus classes
August 25thJanuary 14thLast day to add/drop a regular class on campus
January 20thMLK Holiday — University Closed
August 18th - October 19thJanuary 6th - March 16thWITHDRAW period with "W" entered on the transcript for on-campus and full-semester online courses
September 2ndLabor Day — University Closed
September 11thFebruary 7thDeadline for withdrawals (with “W” on transcript) from Mods #1 / #3 in BU Online classes = before 4th chat session
February 1stFinal date for Application for Diploma to graduate in 2019
October 3rdEnd of Mod #1
February 29thEnd of Mod #3
October 5th - 9thMarch 9thBU Online Mods #2 / #4 begins. Last day to DROP = before 1st chat session
April 1stKentucky State Grant deadline for FAF. Kentucky Teachers Scholarship deadline
November 6thApril 10thDeadline for withdrawals (with “W” on transcript) from Mod #2 / #4 BU Online classes = before 4th chat session
April 19thHonors Convocation
November 28thMay 2ndEnd of Fall / Spring Semesters and Mod #2 / Mod #4
November 28thMay 2ndBU Online homework completed by midnight
May 2ndCommencement
Summer 2020
STARTMay 11th, 2020Online classes begin this week, starting Monday, May 12th.
WITHDRAWJune 17, 2019WITHDRAW period with "W" entered on the transcript for on-campus and full-semester online courses
ENDJuly 4th, 2020All work must be completed by midnight on Saturday, July 6th.