2019-2020 UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC CATALOG 
    
    Oct 15, 2019  
2019-2020 UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC CATALOG

Academic Calendar 2019-2020


Fall 2019 Semester

August

M 12 Opening School Year Mass (Abbey Church:  10:00 a.m.)  
T 13 International Students - Arrival  
W 14 International Students - Orientation  
TH 15 Holy Day of Obligation: Assumption of Mary Mass (Abbey Church:  10:00 a.m.)  
TH 15 New Students - Arrival (a.m.)  
TH 15 Welcome to the Pride! (3 p.m. Marion Bowman Activities Center)  
TH - M 15 - 19 New Student Orientation  
F 16 Convocation (2:30 p.m. Marion Bowman Activities Center)  
SU 18 Residence Halls open for returning students  
M 19 Academic Affairs Student Advising and Registration  (Fall 2019)  
T 20 Classes Begin - Mandatory attendance*  
M 26 Last Day to Add/Drop Courses  
TH 29  Holy Spirit/Convocation Mass (Abbey Church 11 a.m.
     (Classes will follow a modified schedule)  
 

September

M 2 Labor Day
     (No Classes / University Offices Closed)
 

October

M 7 Mid-Term Grades Due   
F 11 Presidential Inauguration
     (Classes will follow a modified schedule)  
 
F - SU 11 - 13 Fall Family Festival  
SA 26 Community Service Day/Make a Difference  
M 28 Registration for Spring 2020  

November

F 1 Holy Day of Obligation: All Saints Day Mass (Abbey Church 10 a.m.; Chapel:  11:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.)  
F 1 Graduation applications due for participation in May 2020 Commencement  
F - SU 1 - 3 Homecoming  
M 4 Last Day to Withdraw from Courses without failure  
TH 7 Feast of Saint Leo / Mass (Abbey Church 10 a.m.)
     (Classes will follow a modified schedule)  
 
M 11 Veterans Day Observation
     (No Classes / University Service Day)
 
F 22 Last Day of Regular Class Schedule  
M - F 25 - 29 Thanksgiving Break
     (No Classes / University Offices Closed 11/27 - 11/29 only)
 

December

M 2 Students Return / Study Day for Final Exams  
T - F 3 - 6 Final Exam Schedule  
TH 5 Last Day to Withdraw from University without failure  
TH 5 Last Day to Remove Incompletes from Spring/Summer 2019  
SA 7 Residence Halls Close at (11 a.m.)  
M 9 Observed:  Immaculate Conception Mass (Abbey Church 10 a.m.)  
M 9 Final Grades Due  
M - T 23 - 31 Christmas Break
     (University Closed)
 
 
 

Spring 2020 Semester

January

W 1 New Year's Day
     (University Closed)
 
W 1 Holy Day of Obligation: Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God  
SA 11 New Students - Arrival and Orientation  
SU 12 Returning Students - Arrival  
M 13 Academic Affairs Student Advising and Registration  
T 14 Classes Begin - Mandatory Attendance*  
M 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
      (No Classes / University Service Day)
 
T 21 Last Day to Add/Drop Courses  

February

M 17 President's Day
     (No Classes / University Offices Closed)
 
W 26 Ash Wednesday Mass (Abbey Church 12 p.m.; Chapel:  11:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.)  
F - SA  28 - 29 Spring Fling   
SA 29 Anniversary of the Abbey Church consecration, Mass (Abbey Church 10 a.m.)  

March

M 2 Mid-Term Grades Due  
W 4 Advance Registration for Summer and Fall 2020  
M - F 9 - 13 Spring Break  
16 Classes Resume  
SA 21 Solemnity of the Death of Saint Benedict, Mass (Abbey Church 10 a.m.)  

April

TH 2 Celebration of Academic Excellence
     (Classes will follow a modified schedule)  
 
SU 5 Palm Sunday - Mass (Chapel:  7:00 p.m.)  
M 6 Last Day to Withdraw from Courses without failure  
TH 9 Holy Thursday - Mass (7:00 p.m.)  
F 10 Good Friday - Liturgy:  The Celebration of The Passions of The Lord (3:00 p.m.)
     (No Classes / University Offices Closed)
 
SA 11 Holy Saturday - Mass (8:30 p.m.)  
SU 12 Easter Sunday  
M 20 Last Day to Remove Incompletes from Fall 2019  
M 20 Last Day to Withdraw from University without failure  
W 22 Last Day of Regular Class Schedule  
TH - F 23 - 24 Final Exam Schedule  
M - T 27 - 28 Final Exam Schedule  
W 29 Residence Halls Close for Non-Graduates (11 a.m.)  
W - TH 29 - 30 Senior Days  

May

F 1 Senior Days  
F 1 Final Grades Due  
F 1 Baccalaureate Mass  
F 1 Saint Leo Under the Stars  
SA 3 Commencement  
SU 3 Residence Halls Close for Graduates  
M 25 Memorial Day
     (University Offices Closed)
 
   
   
*Attendance at your first class meeting in each course is mandatory.  
The Academic Calendar is subject to change.  
  The updated version is posted on the Saint Leo University website at:  
http://www.saintleo.edu/resources/academic-catalogs-schedules-calendars.aspx