August 3 – 20, 2020

Registration Begins

Date Student Group

March 4

Continuing degree students
See Enrollment Dates
March 9 Readmitted degree students
New graduate degree students
Nondegree students

Session Course Schedule

Date Important Event                                                 
August 3 Classes begin
August 20 Final exams
August 20 Degree conferral date

See your syllabus for specific dates for each course.

Add/Drop/Withdrawal Deadlines

Course section numbers 050–099 or 870–879

Date Milestone Additional Information
August 3 (11:59 p.m.) Deadline to be added to a class waitlist  
August 4 (4:30 p.m.) Waitlists are canceled   
August 4 (11:59 p.m.) Deadline to change grading basis Change to pass/fail or no credit status through Buff Portal
August 4 (11:59 p.m.) Deadline to add a class  
August 4 (11:59 p.m.) Deadline to drop a class without penalty through Buff Portal  No W grade recorded or tuition assessed
August 13 (11:59 p.m.) Final deadline to drop individual classes through Buff Portal  W grade recorded and full tuition and fees assessed 
August 13 (11:59 p.m.) Last day to request grade replacement Submit an online grade replacement request
August 17 Late add deadline Contact the course department
August 19

Last day to petition to late drop individual classes

Instructor’s and dean’s signature required

August 19 Last day to reuqest a full term withdraw Submit an online withdrawal form

See the withdrawal section if you are dropping your class in Augmester.


Bills for tuition and fees are available in Buff Portal by the second Thursday of each month depending on your registration date. Payments are due on the fifth day of the following month. See the Tuition and Financial Aid section for detailed information.  

Registration for Any Session by/between Billing Available Tuition Due
May 12 May 14 June 5
May 13 – June 9 June 11 July 5
June 10 – July 7 July 9 August 5
July 8 – August 11 August 13 September 5
August 12 – September 8 September 10 October 5

Specific due dates are listed on your bill. Students can log in to Buff Portal anytime and view their billing information. See the Bursar's Office website for additional details.