Academic Calendars

 

2020-21 Academic Calendar
Term Fall 1
(2020/F1)
Fall 2
(2020/F2)
Spring 1
(2021/S1)
Spring 2
(2021/S2)
Summer
(2021)
Optional
Target Last Day
to be Notified of
Term Course Schedule
and On-Campus
Residency Option
July 15 Sept. 14 Dec. 23 Feb. 20 April 28
First Day of Term Aug. 31 Oct. 29 Feb. 1 April 1 June 7
Last Day to Add/Drop Sept. 8 Nov. 6 Feb. 8 April 9 June 11
Last Day to
Withdraw or
Elect S/D/F Grading
Sept. 25 Nov. 30 Feb. 26 April 30 July 2
Last Day of Classes Oct. 16 Dec. 17 March 19 May 20 July 23
Last Day of Exams Oct. 21 Dec. 22 March 24 May 25 July 28
Commencement       May 28  

 

The Office of the Registrar publishes five-year calendars each year. Direct questions to the Registrar.

First semester

  2021-22 2022-23 2023-24
New Student Orientation
Begins
Aug. 20 Aug. 19 Aug. 18
8 a.m. — Residence Halls
Open to Returning Students
Aug. 24 Aug. 23 Aug. 22
First Day Of Classes Aug. 26 Aug. 25 Aug. 24
Fall Break Begins —
Residence Halls Remain Open
Oct. 16 Oct. 15 Oct. 14
Classes Resume Oct. 25 Oct. 24 Oct. 23
Thanksgiving Recess —
Residence Halls Remain Open
Nov. 25 Nov. 24 Nov. 23
Classes Resume Nov. 29 Nov. 28 Nov. 27
Last Day of Classes Dec. 10 Dec. 09 Dec. 08
Exam Week Begins Dec. 13 Dec. 12 Dec. 11
Last Day of Exam Week Dec. 17 Dec. 16 Dec. 15
Noon — Residence Halls
Close for Winter Recess
Dec. 18 Dec. 17 Dec. 16

Second semester

  2021-22 2022-23 2023-24
8 a.m. — Residence Halls Open Jan. 22 Jan. 21 Jan. 20
Martin Luther King Day Jan. 17 Jan. 16 Jan. 15
First Day Of Classes Jan. 24 Jan. 23 Jan. 22
Spring Break Begins —
Residence Halls Remain Open
Mar. 19 Mar. 18 Mar. 16
Classes Resume Apr. 4 Apr. 3 Apr. 1
Last Day of Classes May 13 May 12 May 10
Exam Week Begins May 16 May 15 May 13
Last Day of Exam Week May 20 May 19 May 17
5 p.m. — Residence Halls
Close for Non-Seniors
May 21 May 20 May 18
Commencement May 23 May 22 May 20
Noon — Residence Halls
Close for Graduating Seniors
May 24 May 23 May 21
Memorial Day May 30 May 29 May 27

 

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