by Travis Hendryx, Office of Public Relations

Spring 2020 semester classes at Sul Ross State University are scheduled to begin on Monday, January 13. Payment deadline for students who preregistered is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 10.

Lobo Days for new and transfer students are scheduled for January 10 and 11. Move-in to residence halls is also scheduled for January 10 and 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. both days.

Regular registration for the spring 2020 term ends on Sunday, January 12.

The university will close on Monday, January 20 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Midterm exams will be held on Friday, March 6. Spring break is March 9-13. The university will also close on Friday, April 10 for Good Friday as part of the three-day Easter weekend.

Spring honors convocation will be held on Monday, April 20 at 7:00 p.m. in the Marshall Auditorium. The last class day before finals is Wednesday, April 29. Final exams are scheduled for May 1, 4-6 (Friday, Monday-Wednesday).

Spring commencement for Sul Ross State University Alpine campus will be held on Friday, May 8 at 7:00 p.m. at the Pete P. Gallego Center. Sul Ross Middle Rio Grande Campuses will hold spring commencement on Saturday, May 9 at 3:30 p.m. at the International Center for Trade on the Eagle Pass campus.

SPRING 2020 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

January 10, Friday

  • Payment deadline for students who pre-registered, 4 p.m.
  • Residence Halls: New resident Move-In, 10 a.m-4 p.m.
  • Last day for students to register in Education block courses
  • Lobo Days for new and transfer students

January 11-12, Saturday & Sunday

  • Lobo Days for new and transfer students
  • Residence Halls: Move-In 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

January 12, Sunday

  • Regular registration ends

January 13, Monday

  • First day of classes, 16 week and 1st 8 week term
  • College and departmental meetings TBA by college/departments
  • Faculty Meeting, 4 p.m. Marshall Auditorium
  • Late registration and schedule changes begin
  • Residence Halls: 5 p.m. deadline to Move-In for Spring housing assignment

January 16, Thursday

  • Last day for late registration and schedule changes

January 20, Monday

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday

January 21, Tuesday

  • Last day to drop 1st 8 week course without creating an academic record

January 29, Wednesday

  • Twelfth class day, 16 week term
  • Last day to drop a 16 week term course without creating an academic record

January 31, Friday

  • Summer and Fall class schedules due to the college deans

February 2020

Curriculum Changes – President to the Texas State University System Board of Regents Meeting

February 6, Thursday

  • Last day for students enrolled in Education block courses to drop a course and receive a ‘W’
  • Academic Evaluation: Annual Report of Teaching/Job Performance, Scholarly/Artistic Activities; Form FE-3 submitted to chairs

February 7, Friday

  • Summer and Fall class schedules to the University Registrar

February 13-14, Thursday & Friday

  • Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting at Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

February 14, Friday

  • Annual Report on Teaching/Job Performance; Form FE-3 submitted to the college deans
  • Tenure and promotion review: Applications, dossiers and recommendations from the college dean and from College Review Committee to the Promotion and Tenure Council
  • Last day for students enrolled in 1st 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a ‘W’

March 2020

Curriculum Changes: Approved Changes to THECB; University Registrar implements changes into Banner; changes effective Fall 2020.

March 6, Friday

  • Tenure and promotion review: Applications, dossiers and recommendations from the Promotion and Tenure Council to the Joint Council on Faculty Affairs
  • Annual Report on Teaching/Job Performance; submitted to the EVP and Provost for Academic Affairs
  • Final exams, 1st 8 week term

March 9-13, Monday – Friday

  • Spring Break. No Classes.

March 16, Monday

  • Final grades for 1st 8 week term students submitted by noon
  • Mid Semester, 16 week term
  • Classes begin, 2nd eight week term

March 18, Wednesday

  • Last day for schedule changes, 2nd eight week term

March 23, Monday

  • Last day to drop 2nd 8 week course without creating an academic record

March 30, Monday

  • Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences. Must reach the EVP and Provost for Academic Affairs’ office by Monday, March 30 by 4 p.m.

April 3, Friday

  • SRSU Birthday – University/Community Meal on the Mall
  • Tenure and promotion review: Applications, dossiers and recommendations from the Joint Council on Faculty Affairs to the EVP and Provost for Academic Affairs
  • Last day to withdraw from the 16 week course/term with grade of ‘W’. Drops must be processed and in the University Registrar’s Office by 4 p.m.
  • Last day to apply for August graduation without a late fee
  • Last day to apply for December graduation without a late fee

April 6, Monday

  • Academic Evaluation: Completion of Student Appraisal of Faculty (Form FE-2) for Spring (to be completed 4/06-5/8)

April 9, Thursday

  • Tenure and promotion review: Applications, dossiers and recommendations from the EVP and Provost for Academic Affairs to the President (recommendations will be included in the May Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting)

April 10, Friday

  • Good Friday holiday

April 13, Monday

  • Last day for students enrolled in 2nd 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a ‘W’

April 20, Monday

  • Honors Convocation, 7 p.m., Marshall Auditorium

April 29, Wednesday

Last class day before finals, 16 week term

April 30, Thursday

  • Dead day, 16 week term

May 1, 4-6, Friday, Monday – Wednesday

  • Final Examinations – end of term, 16 week term

May 6, Wednesday

  • Final Examinations – end of term, 2nd 8 week term

May 8, Friday

  • Final grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
  • Spring Commencement Sul Ross – Alpine Campus, Pete P. Gallego Center, 7 p.m.
  • Residence Halls: Close at noon for non-graduates or extended residents

May 9, Saturday

  • Residence Halls: Close at noon for everyone except director approvals
  • Spring Commencement Sul Ross – Eagle Pass Campus, International Center for Trade, 3:30 p.m.

May 11, Monday

  • Final grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon