Fall 2020 Academic Calendar

Full Semester Course Calendar - Fall 2020

UPDATED July 1, 2020

DATE DAY EVENT
August 1 Saturday Deadline for readmission in good standing for Fall 2020
TBD   Fall 2020 payment due
August 7 Friday $40 late fee to register for Fall 2020 courses begins for returning students
August 24 Monday ALL CLASSES BEGIN
Please refer to campus refund policy & first half semester calendar below
Add/Drop begins - no fees charged
August 31 Monday

All Registration changes must be made through the Registrar’s Office (315) 792-7262. 
Banner Web is no longer available for Fall 2020 changes 
Add/drop fees begin 
(Students must obtain instructor’s approval to add a course) 
$40 late fee charged for ALL students registering for Fall 2020 

September 4 Friday Last day to add/register for courses 
Last day to drop courses without academic record
September 7 Monday Withdrawal (W Grade) from courses begins
October 7 Wednesday NO CLASSES mid-semester break
October 12 Monday Last day of classes for first-half semester courses
October 13 Tuesday First day of classes for second-half semester courses
October 14 Wednesday Mid-semester grades due
Incomplete grades from Spring & Summer 2020 revert to "F" grades
November 2 Monday Last day to file for May 2021 graduation
Last day to officially withdraw (W grade) from courses
November 16-20 Monday-
Friday
Advance Registration - Spring 2021
(Matriculated students: see academic department for advising schedule)
November 24 Tuesday Last on-campus class meeting for on-campus classes
November 25-29 Wednesday
Sunday
THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY RECESS
(recess begins at 8 am, Wednesday, November 25)
November 26-29 Thursday-Sunday College closed for ALL business
November 30 Monday Classes resume (ONLINE INSTRUCTION)
December 4 Friday Classes end
December 7 Monday Final exams begin
December 10 Thursday Final exams end
December 15 Tuesday

Final grades due - 5:00 PM

Deadline for Spring 2021 readmission for students in good standing

**Please Note Below the Academic Calendar Fee Structure:

  1. LATE REGISTRATION begins August 7, 2020 and a late registration fee of $40 will be charged for returning students approved to register beginning that date. Beginning August 31, 2020, the $40 late registration fee will be charged for ALL students approved to register.
  2. ADDING classes occurs through the first week without charge. Starting the second week of classes (8/31-9/4/2020), students will be charged an add fee of $20 and must also OBTAIN THE INSTRUCTOR’S SIGNATURE.
  3. DROPPING classes occurs through the first week without charge. Starting the second week of classes (8/31-9/4/2020), students will be charged a drop fee of $20. STUDENTS MAY DROP A COURSE WITHOUT ACADEMIC RECORD DURING THE FIRST TWO WEEKS OF CLASSES (through 9/4/2020).
    STUDENTS CAN NOT DROP THEIR LAST CLASS VIA BANNER WEB. DROPPING ALL CLASSES (BEGINNING ON THE FIRST DAY OF CLASSES) CONSTITUTES A WITHDRAWAL FROM SUNY POLY AND CAN ONLY BE ACCOMPLISHED BY COMPLETING THE WITHDRAWAL FORM FOUND ON THE REGISTRAR’S OFFICE FORMS PAGE AND CONTACTING THE REGISTRAR’S OFFICE IN PERSON OR VIA TELEPHONE DURING BUSINESS HOURS TO WITHDRAW FROM THE COURSES. 
  4. Officially dropping from a course beginning the third week of classes through the tenth week (9/7-11/2/20), will result in a W grade being assigned. There is a $20 fee to process a withdrawal form.
  5. See campus refund policy and half semester course calendar below.
  6. POTENTIAL DECEMBER 2020 GRADUATES SHOULD HAVE ALREADY APPLIED TO GRADUATE AS OF JUNE 1, 2020. CONTACT THE REGISTRAR’S OFFICE IMMEDIATELY IF YOU HAVE NOT YET APPLIED.

Half Semester Course Calendar - Fall 2020

First Seven Weeks

DATE DAY EVENT
TBD   Fall 2020 payment due
August 7 Friday $40 late fee to register for Fall 2020 courses begins for returning students
August 24 Monday Classes begin
Add/drop begins
August 28 Friday Last day to add/register for classes
Last day to drop courses without academic record
August 31 Monday Withdrawal (W grade) from courses begins *
Drop fees apply
September 25 Friday Last day to officially withdraw (W grade) from courses *
October 7 Wednesday NO CLASSES - Mid-semester break
October 12 Monday Last day of classes for first half semester courses

Second Seven Weeks

DATE DAY EVENT
October 13 Tuesday Classes begin
Add/drop begins
October 19 Monday Last day to add/register for courses
Last day to drop courses without academic record
Drop fees begin
October 20 Tuesday Withdrawal (W grade) from courses begins *
Drop fees apply
November 20 Friday Last day to officially withdraw (W grade) from courses *
December 5 Saturday Last day of classes for second half semester courses
December 15 Tuesday Deadline for Spring 2021 readmission application

* Add/Drop/Withdrawal fees charged

Refund Schedule for Full Semester Courses (15-week term: 8/24/20 - 12/10/20)

DATE WEEK TUITION REFUND FEE REFUND
Registration to 8/30/20 first week 100% 100%
8/31/20 to 9/6/20 second week 70% 0%
9/7/20 to 9/13/20 third week 50% 0%
9/14/20 to 9/20/20 fourth week 30% 0%
9/21/20 to End of Term   0% 0%

Refund Schedule for 1st Half Semester Courses (7-Week Term: 8/24/20 – 10/12/20)

DATE WEEK TUITION REFUND FEE REFUND
Registration to 8/30/20 first week 100% 100%
8/31/20 to 9/6/20 second week 35% 0%
9/7/20 to End of Term   0% 0%

Refund Schedule for 2nd Half Semester Courses (7-Week Term: 10/13/20 – 12/12/20)

DATE WEEK TUITION REFUND FEE REFUND
Registration to 10/19/20 first week 100% 100%
10/20/20 to 10/26/20 second week 35% 0%
10/26/20 to End of Term   0% 0%

 

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