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2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog

Academic Calendar


 

FALL SEMESTER 2020

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Part of Term

Classes Begin

Classes End

Final Exams

 

Full Term

 

Monday, August 24, 2020

(Admission Priority Deadline:

August 19, 2019)

Friday, December 4, 2020

Friday, December 4, 2020 (Friday Only Classes)

Saturday, December 5 - Thursday, December 10, 2020

 

1st Session

 

Monday, August 24, 2020

Friday, October 9, 2020

Last day of the class and no later than Friday, October 9, 2020

 

2nd Session

 

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Friday, December 4, 2020

Saturday, December 5 - Thursday, December 10, 2020

 

TCAT CALENDAR 2020
Part of Term Classes Begin Classes End Final Exams
Full Term Monday August 24, 2020 Wednesday, December 9, 2020 During the last week of classes
1st Session (CDL Class) Monday, August 24, 2020 Friday, October 9, 2020 During the last week of classes
2nd Session (CDL Class) Monday, October 19, 2020 Wednesday, December 9, 2020 During the last week of classes
 
ACADEMIC REGISTRATION CALENDAR 2020

Part of Term

Priority

Registration Opens

Last Registration for New,

Degree Seeking Students

Registration Opens to

Audit Classes

Add/Drop

Census Begin "W" Period for Dropped Classes

Last day to Drop with "W" or Change to Audit

 

Full Term

 

Monday

April 6, 2020

Friday

August 21, 2020

Monday

August 24, 2020

August

24, 25, 26

Sunday

September 6, 2020

Monday

September 7, 2020

Friday

October 30, 2020

 

1st Session

 

Monday

April 6, 2020

Friday

August 21, 2020

Monday

August 24, 2020

August

24, 25, 26

Sunday

September 6, 2020

Monday

September 7, 2020

Friday

September 18, 2020

2nd Session

 

Monday

April 6, 2020

Tuesday

October 13, 2020

Wednesday

October 14, 2020

 

Tuesday

October 27, 2020

Wednesday

October 28, 2020

Friday

November 13, 2020

 

TCAT REGISTRATION CALENDAR 2020

Part of Term

Registration Opens

Registration Opens

to Audit Classes

Last Registration for Classes and Audit Ends

Begin "W" Period for Dropped Classes

Last day to Drop with "W" or Change to Audit

Full Term

 

Monday

April 6, 2020

Monday

August 24, 2020

Friday

August 28, 2020

Monday

August 24, 2020

Friday

October 30, 2020

1st Session

(CDL)

 

Monday

April 6, 2020

Monday

August 24, 2020

Friday

August 28, 2020

Monday

August 24, 2020

Friday

September 18, 2020

2nd Session

(CDL)

 

Monday

April 6, 2020

Monday

October 19, 2020

Friday, August 28, 2020

Monday

October 19, 2020

Friday

November 13, 2020

 

ACADEMIC GRADES CALENDAR 2020

Part of Term

Last Day to Change Summer "I" Grade

Grades Due -- Faculty

Official Grades Available for Students

Full Term

 

Friday, November 20, 2020

10:00 a.m.

Friday, December 11, 2020

12:00 Noon EST

Friday, December 18, 2020

1st Session

 

Friday, November 20, 2020

10:00 a.m.

Sunday, October 11, 2020

12:00 Noon EST

Friday, December 18, 2020

2nd Session

 

Friday, November 20, 2020

10:00 a.m.

Friday, December 11, 2020

12:00 Noon EST

Friday, December 18, 2020

 

TCAT GRADES CALENDAR 2020

Part of Term

Grades Due -- Faculty

Official Grades Available for Students

Full Term

 

Friday, December 11, 2020

12:00 Noon EST

Friday, December 18, 2020

1st Session (CDL)

 

Sunday, October 11, 2020

  12:00 Noon EST

Friday, December 18, 2020

2nd Session (CDL)

 

Friday, December 11, 2020

12:00 Noon EST

Friday, December 18, 2020

 

FINANCIAL AID CALENDAR 2020-2021

Fall 2020 Semester

Priority Financial Aid Application and SAP Appeals Deadline July 1, 2020

Spring 2021 Semester

Priority Financial Aid Application and SAP Appeals Deadline December 1, 2020
Summer 2021 Semester

Priority Financial Aid Application and SAP Appeals Deadline

April 1, 2021

 

ACADEMIC and TCAT TUITION and FEES CALENDAR

Late Registration Fee Assessment begins Monday, August 24, 2020

Refund Information (Policies, Deadlines, and Fee Adjustment Dates) may be viewed at:  https://www.chattanoogastate.edu/financial/tuition-fees/refunds

 

PAYMENT DEADLINE / DELETION DATES

 

Credit and TCAT - Excludes TN Promise, TN Reconnect, Early College

 

 

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 6:00 pm Eastern Time

 

Credit and TCAT - All Students (Census)

 

Sunday, September 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time

 

All Credit Students Only

 

Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 5:30 pm Eastern Time

 

All TCAT Students Only

 

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 5:30 pm Eastern Time

Credit and TCAT - All Students (Census)

 

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 5:30 pm Eastern Time

 

ACADEMIC AND TCAT CLASS HOLIDAYS and CAMPUS CLOSINGS CALENDAR

Holiday: Labor Day (Campus Closed)

 

Monday, September 7, 2020

 

Fall Break (Classes do not meet; offices open)

 

Monday-Tuesday, October 12-13, 2020

 

Holiday: Thanksgiving (Classes do not meet; offices open)

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

 

Holiday: Thanksgiving (Campus Closed)

 

Thursday-Sunday, November 26-29, 2020

 

 

Seasonal Holiday (Campus Closed)

 

Monday, December 21, 2020 - Friday, January 4, 2021*

*(December 21-23 Employees report or use annual Leave)

 

ACADEMIC AND TCAT INTENT TO GRADUATE CALENDAR

Graduation Semester

*Priority Deadline

Final Deadline

Fall (December 2020)

May 1, 2020

September 30, 2020

Spring (May 2021)

October 1, 2020

January 29, 2021

Summer (August 2021)

February 1, 2021

May 31, 2021

 

* If student misses the courtesy review deadline, then there is no guaranteed name in the commencement program, no guaranteed honors cord, no guaranteed walking with majors, and no guaranteed graduation analysis prior to the final semester before graduation.  If submitted by final deadline, the student will be provided with a cap and gown and allowed to participate in the ceremony.

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2021
Academic Calendar

Part of Term

Classes Begin

Classes End

Final Exams

 

Full Term

 

 

Tueday, January 19, 2021

(Admissions Priority Deadline:

January 14, 2020)

Friday, April 30, 2021

Friday, April 30, 2021 (Friday Only Classes)

Saturday, May 1, 2021-Thursday, May 6, 2021

1st Session

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Friday, March 5, 2021

 Last day of class and no later than

Friday, March 5, 2021

 

2nd Session

 

Monday, March 15, 2021

Friday, April 30, 2021

 

Saturday, May 1, 2021-Thursday, May 6, 2021

 

 

TCAT CALENDAR Spring 2021

Part of Term

Classes Begin

Classes End

Final Exams

 

Full Term

 

 

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

(Admissions Priority Deadline:

January 12, 2021)

Friday, April 30, 2021

During the last week of classes

 

1st Session

 

 

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

 

 

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

 

During the last week of classes

 

2nd Session

 

Monday, March 15, 2021

Friday, April 30, 2021

During the last week of classes

 
ACADEMIC REGISTRATION CALENDAR Spring 2021

Part of Term

Priority

Registration Opens

Last Registration for New, Degree Seeking Students

Registration Opens

to Audit Classes

Add/Drop

Census

Begin “W” Period for Dropped Classes

Last day to Drop with “W” or Change to Audit

 

Full Term

 

Monday,

November 2, 2020

Friday

January 15, 2021

Tuesday,

January 19, 2021

January

19, 20

Monday

February 1, 2021

Tuesday

February 2, 2021

Friday

March 26, 2021

1st Session

 

Monday, November 2, 2020

Friday

January 15, 2021

Tuesday

January 19, 2021

January

19, 20

 

Monday

February 1, 2021

Tuesday

February 2, 2021

Monday February 15, 2021

 

2nd Session

 

Monday, November 2, 2020

Friday

March 12, 2021

Monday,

March 15, 2021

January

19, 20

Sunday

March 28, 2021

Monday

March 39, 2021

Monday April 12, 2021

 

TCAT REGISTRATION CALENDAR Spring 2021
Part of Term

Registration Opens

Registration Opens

to Audit Classes

Last Registration for Classes and Audit Ends

Begin “W” Period for Dropped Classes

Last day to Drop with “W” or Change to Audit

Full Term

 

Monday

November 2, 2020

 

Wednesday

January 13, 2021

 

Friday

January 15, 2021

Wednesday

January 13, 2021

Friday

March 26, 2021

1st Session

(CDL)

 

Monday

November 2, 2020

 

Wednesday

January 13, 2021

 

Friday,

 January 15, 2021

Wednesday,

January 13, 2021

Monday,

February 15, 2021

2nd Session

(CDL)

Monday, November 2, 2020

Monday,

March 15, 2021

Friday,

 January 15, 2021

Monday

March 15, 2021

Monday,

April 12, 2021

 

ACADEMIC GRADES CALENDAR Spring 2021

Part of Term

Last Day to Change Fall “I” Grade

Grades Due – Faculty

Official Grades Available for Students

 

Full Term

 

Friday, April 16, 2021

10:00 a.m.

Friday, May 7, 2021

12:00 Noon Eastern time

Monday, May 17, 2021

 

1st Session

 

Friday, April 16, 2021

10:00 a.m.

Sunday, March 7, 2021

12:00 Noon  Eastern time

Monday, May 17, 2021

 

2nd Session

 

Friday, April 16, 2021

10:00 a.m.

Friday, May 7, 2021

12:00 Noon Eastern time

Monday, May 17, 2021

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TCAT GRADES CALENDAR Spring 2021

 

Part of Term

Grades Due – Faculty

Official Grades Available for Students

 

Full Term

 

 

Friday, May 7, 2021

12:00 Noon Eastern time

 

Monday, May 17, 2021

 

1st Session (CDL)

 

 

Sunday, March 7, 2021

12:00 Noon Eastern time

 

Monday, May 17, 2021

 

2nd Session (CDL)

 

 

Friday, May 7, 2021

12:00 Noon Eastern time

Monday, May 17, 2021

 

FINANCIAL AID CALENDAR Spring 2021

Spring 2021 Semester

Priority Financial Aid Application and SAP Appeals Deadline

December 1, 2020

Summer 2021 Semester

Priority Financial Aid Application and SAP Appeals Deadline

April 1, 2021

 

ACADEMIC AND TCAT TUITION and FEES CALENDAR Spring 2021

Late Registration Fee Assessment begins Monday, January 21, 2021

Refund Information (Policies, Deadlines, and Fee Adjustment Dates) may be viewed at:

https://www.chattanoogastate.edu/financial/tuition-fees/refunds

PAYMENT DEADLINE / DELETION DATES Spring 2021

 

All Credit and TCAT - All Students - (includes Financial Aid)

 

Monday, January 11, 2021 at 6:00 pm Eastern Time

 

All Credit and TCAT Students (includes Financial Aid)

(1st Census)

Monday, February 1, 2021 at 6:00 pm Eastern Time

 

All Credit and TCAT Students (includes Financial Aid)

 

Friday, March 10, 2021 at 5:30 pm Eastern Time

Credit and TCAT Students (includes Financial Aid)

(2nd Census)

Sunday, March 28, 2021 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time

 

ACADEMIC AND TCAT CLASS HOLIDAYS and CAMPUS CLOSINGS CALENDAR Spring 2021

 

Holiday: Martin Luther King, Jr.  (Campus Closed)

 

Monday, January 18, 2021

 

Spring Break (Classes do not meet; offices open)

 

Monday-Sunday, March 8-14, 2021

 

ACADEMIC INTENT TO GRADUATE CALENDAR Spring 2021

Graduation Semester

*Priority Deadline

Final Deadline

Spring (May 2021)

October 1, 2020

January 29, 2021

Summer (August 2021)

February 1, 2021

May 31, 2021

Fall (December 2021)

May 3, 2021 September 30, 2021
 

* If student misses the courtesy review deadline, then there is no guaranteed name in the commencement program, no guaranteed honors cord, no guaranteed walking with majors, and no guaranteed graduation analysis prior to the final semester before graduation.  If submitted by final deadline, the student will be provided with a cap and gown and allowed to participate in the ceremony.

SUMMER SEMESTER 2021

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

 

Part of Term

Classes Begin

Classes End

Final Exams

Full Session

13 Weeks

 

Monday, May 10, 2021

(Admissions Priority Deadline:

May 3, 2021)

Friday, August 6, 2021

During last week of classes

Mini Session

3 Weeks

Monday, May 10, 2021

Friday, May 28, 2021

During last week of classes

10 Week Session

Monday, June 1, 2021

Friday, August 6, 2021

During last week of classes

1st 5 Week Session

Monday, June 1, 2021

Friday, July 2, 2021

During last week of classes

2nd 5 Week Session

Monday, July 6, 2021

Friday, August 6, 2021

During last week of classes

 

TCAT CALENDAR Summer 2021

Part of Term

Classes Begin

Classes End

Final Exams

Full Session

 

 

Monday, May 10, 2021

 (Admissions Priority Deadline:  May 3, 2021)

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

During last week of classes

1st Session

 

Monday, May 10, 2021

Monday, June 21, 2021

During last week of classes

2nd Session

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

During last week of classes

 

ACADEMIC REGISTRATION CALENDAR Summer 2021

Part of Term

Priority

Registration Opens

Last Registration for New, Degree Seeking Students

Registration Opens

to Audit Classes

Add/Drop

Census

Begin “W” Period for Dropped Classes

Last day to Drop with “W” or Change to Audit

Full Session

13 Week

Monday

April 5, 2021

Friday

May 7, 2021

Monday

May 10, 2021

May 10, 11

Sunday

May 23, 2021

Monday

May 24, 2021

Thursday July 1, 2021

12:00 pm

Mini Session

3 Weeks

Monday

April 5, 2021

Friday

May 7, 2021

Monday

May 10, 2021

 

Sunday

May 23, 2021

Monday

May 17, 2021

Friday

May 21, 2021

10 Week Session

Monday

April 5, 2021

Friday

May 28, 2021

Monday

June 1, 2020

 

Sunday

June 14, 2020

Tuesday

June 15, 2020

Monday

July 13, 2020

1st 5 Week Session

Monday

April 5, 2021

Friday

May 28, 2021

Tuesday

June 1, 2021

 

Monday

June 14, 2021

Tuesday

June 15, 2021

Friday

June 18, 2021

2nd 5 Week Session

Monday

April 5, 2021

Friday

July 2, 2021

Monday,

July 6, 2021

 

Sunday

July 19, 2021

Monday

July 20, 2021

 

Friday

July 23, 2021

 

             

TCAT REGISTRATION CALENDAR Summer 2021

Part of Term

Registration Opens

Registration Opens

to Audit Classes

Census

Begin “W” Period for Dropped Classes

Last day to Drop with “W” or Change to Audit

Full Term

13 Week

Monday

April 5, 2021

Monday

May 10, 2021

Sunday

May 23, 2021

Monday

May 10, 2021

Thursday

July 2, 2021

12:00 pm

1st Session

 

Monday

April 5, 2021

Monday

May 10, 2021

Sunday

May 23, 2021

Monday

May 10, 2021

Friday

May 28, 2021

2nd Session

Monday

April 5, 2021

Tuesday

June 22, 2021

Sunday

July 19, 2021

Tuesday

June 22, 2021

Tuesday

July 13, 2021

 

 

ACADEMIC GRADES CALENDAR Summer 2021

Part of Term

Last Day to Change Spring “I” Grade

Grades Due – Faculty

Official Grades Available for Students

Full Session

13 Weeks

Friday, July 23, 2021, 10:00 am

Monday, August 9, 2021

12:00 noon

Monday, August 16, 2021

Mini Session

3 Weeks

Friday, July 23, 2021, 10:00 am

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

12:00 noon

Monday, August 16, 2021

10 Week Session

Friday, July 23, 2021, 10:00 am

Monday, August 9, 2021

12:00 noon

Monday, August 16, 2021

 

1st 5 Week Session

 

Friday, July 23, 2021, 10:00 am

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

12:00 noon

Monday, August 16, 2021

 

2nd 5 Week Session

 

Friday, July 23, 2021, 10:00 am

 

Monday, August 9, 2021

12:00 noon

Monday, August 16, 2021

 

TCAT GRADES CALENDAR Summer 2021

Part of Term

Grades Due – Faculty

Official Grades Available for Students

 

Full Term

 

 

Monday, August 9, 2021

 

Monday, August 16, 2021

 

1st Session

 

 

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

 

Monday, August 16, 2021

2nd Session

 

Monday, August 9, 2021

 

Monday, August 16, 2021

 

FINANCIAL AID CALENDAR Summer 2021

Fall 2020 Semester

Priority Financial Aid Application and SAP Appeals Deadline

April 1. 2021

Spring 2020 Semester

Priority Financial Aid Application and SAP Appeals Deadline

July 1, 2021

Summer 2021 Semester

Priority Financial Aid Application and SAP Appeals Deadline

December 1, 2021

ACADEMIC AND TCAT TUITION and FEES CALENDAR Summer 2021

Late Registration Fee Assessment begins Monday, May 11, 2021

Refund Information (Policies, Deadlines, and Fee Adjustment Dates) may be viewed at:

https://www.chattanoogastate.edu/financial/tuition-fees/refunds

PAYMENT DEADLINE / DELETION DATES Summer 2021

 

All Credit and TCAT Students (includes Financial Aid)

 

Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 5:30 pm Eastern Time

 

All Credit and TCAT Students (includes Financial Aid) (1st Census)

 

Sunday, May 23, 2021 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time

 

All TCAT  Students Only (includes Financial Aid)

 

Thursday, June 17, 2021, 5:30 pm Eastern Time

 

All  Credit and TCAT Students (includes Financial Aid)

 

Monday, June 28, 2021 at 12:00 pm  Eastern Time

All Credit Students and TCAT Students (includes Financial Aid)

(2nd Census)

 

Sunday, July 19, 2021 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time

 

 
CLASS HOLIDAYS and CAMPUS CLOSINGS CALENDAR Summer 2021

Holiday: Memorial Day  (Campus Closed)

Monday, May 31, 2021

Holiday: Independence Day (Campus Closed)

Monday, July 5, 2021

ACADEMIC INTENT TO GRADUATE CALENDAR Summer 2021

Graduation Semester

*Priority Deadline

Final Deadline

Summer (August) 2020

February 1, 2021

May 28, 2021

Fall (December) 2020

May 3, 2021

September 30, 2021

Spring (May) 2021

October 1, 2021

January 31, 2021

* If student misses the courtesy review deadline, then there is no guaranteed name in the commencement program, no guaranteed honors cord, no guaranteed walking with majors, and no guaranteed graduation analysis prior to the final semester before graduation.  If submitted by final deadline, the student will be provided with a cap and gown and allowed to participate in the ceremony.

The Academic Calendar is subject to change at any time prior to or during an academic term due to emergencies or causes beyond the reasonable control of the institution, including severe weather, loss of utility services, or orders by federal or state agencies.