Academic Calendar

Fall
Semester
2020
   
August21-23New Student Orientation
24MondayFirst day of fall semester classes
28FridayLast day to add or drop fall semester and first half-term classes
Sept.7MondayLabor Day holiday - University is closed
11FridayOfficial Census Date
Oct.
2FridayLast day to withdraw from a first half-term class
5-9Mon-FriMidterm exams
7WednesdayLast day to add or drop an internship/practicum
9FridayLast day of first half-term classes
12MondayFirst day second half-term classes
16FridayLast day to add or drop second half-term classes
Nov.
20FridayLast day to request a CR/NC grade for fall term class
20FridayLast day to withdraw from a fall term class
23-24Mon-TuesThanksgiving Break - No classes
25-27Wed-FriThanksgiving Holiday - University is closed
Dec.4FridayLast day of fall semester and second half-term classes
4FridayLast day to withdraw from the university (i.e. all classes)
7-11Mon-FriFinal exams
11FridayResidential Halls close by 5pm
Spring Semester 2021   
January10SundayResidential Halls open 12:00pm
11MondayFirst day of spring semester classes
15FridayLast day to add or drop spring semester and first half-term classes
18MondayMartin Luther King Jr. Holiday - University offices closed
29FridayOfficial Census Date
February15MondayPresidents' Day Holiday - University is closed
16TuesdayEmployee Service Day - no classes
19FridayLast day to withdraw from a first half-term class
March1-5Mon-FriMidterm exams
3WednesdayLast day to add or drop internship/practicum/theatre production
5FridayLast day of first half-term classes
8-12Mon-FriSpring Break
15MondayFirst day second half-term classes
19FridayLast day to add or drop second half-term classes
April1ThursdayHoly Thursday - University closes at 5:00 pm (no classes after 5:00pm)
2FridayGood Friday - University is closed
5MondayEaster Monday - University is closed
16FridayLast day to withdraw from a spring semester class
16FridayLast day to request a CR/NC grade for a spring semester class
23FridayLast day to withdraw from a second half-term class
30FridayLast day of spring semester and second half-term classes
30FridayLast day to withdraw from the university (i.e. all classes)
May3-7Mon-FriFinal Exams
7FridayCommencement Mass
7FridayResidential Student Move-out by 5:00pm
8SaturdayCommencement Ceremony
8SaturdayResidential Graduating Student Move-out by 4:00pm
Summer
Sessions
2021
   
Fourteen Week
Summer Session
May10MondayFirst day of 14-week summer session
21FridayLast day to add or drop a 14-week summer session class
31MondayMemorial Day observed - University is closed
June18FridayJuneteenth Observation - University is closed
23Last day to add or drop an internship or practicum
July5MondayIndependence Day Observed - University is closed
16FridayLast day to withdraw from a 14-week summer session class
August13FridayLast day of 14-week summer session
Twelve Week
Summer Session [Graduate]
May23SundayResidential Move-in for Summer classes starting 5/24
24MondayFirst day of 12-week graduate summer session
28FridayLast day to add or drop a 12-week graduate summer session class
31MondayMemorial Day observed - University is closed
June18FridayJuneteenth Observation - University is closed
July5MondayIndependence Day Observed - University is closed
16FridayLast day to withdraw from a 12-week graduate summer term class
August13FridayLast day of 12-week graduate summer session
13FridayResidential Move-out for Summer classes ending 8/13
Eight Week
Summer Session
June18FridayJuneteenth Observation - University is closed
20SundayResidential Move-in for Summer Session classes starting 6/21
21MondayFirst day of 8-week summer session classes
22TuesdayLast day to add or drop an 8-week summer session class
July5MondayIndependence Day Observed - University is closed
30FridayLast day to withdraw from an 8-week summer session class
August13FridayLast day of 8-week summer session
13FridayResidential Move-out for Summer classes ending 8/13
FALL 2021, SPRING 2022 and SUMMER 2022             
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Number of instructional days, including finals
Fall Semester 202113 Mon15 Tues15 Wed15 Thur15 Fri
August20FridayNew Student Orientation
21SaturdayResidential Student move-in
23MondayFirst day of fall semester classes
27FridayLast day to add or drop fall semester and first half-term classes
Sept.6MondayLabor Day holiday - University is closed
10FridayOfficial Census Date
Oct.
1FridayLast day to withdraw from a first half-term class
4-8Mon-FriMidterm exams
6WednesdayLast day to add or drop an internship/practicum
8FridayLast day of first half-term classes
11MondayFall break - no classes; Faculty/staff workshops
12TuesdayFirst day second half-term classes
15FridayLast day to add or drop second half-term classes
Nov.19FridayLast day to withdraw from or request CR/NC for a full semester or second half-term class
22-23Mon-TuesThanksgiving Break - No classes
24-26Wed-FriThanksgiving Holiday - University is closed
Dec.3FridayLast day of fall semester and second half-term classes
3FridayLast day to withdraw from the university (i.e. all classes)
6-10Mon-FriFinal exams
10FridayResidential Halls close by 5pm
Number of instructional days, including finals
Spring Semester 202213 Mon15 Tues16 Wed16 Thur15 Fri
January9SundayResidential Halls open 12:00pm
10MondayFirst day of spring semester classes
14FridayLast day to add or drop spring semester and first half-term classes
17MondayMartin Luther King Jr. Holiday - University offices closed
28FridayOfficial Census Date
February18FridayLast day to withdraw from a first half-term class
21MondayPresidents' Day Holiday - University is closed
22TuesdayEmployee Service Day - no classes
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March2/28-3/4Mon-FriMidterm exams1970-01-01 00:00:00
2WednesdayLast day to add or drop internship/practicum/theatre production1970-01-01 00:00:00
4FridayLast day of first half-term classes1970-01-01 00:00:00
7-11Mon-FriSpring Break1970-01-01 00:00:00
14MondayFirst day second half-term classes1970-01-01 00:00:00
18FridayLast day to add or drop second half-term classes
April14ThursdayHoly Thursday - University closes at 5:00 pm (no classes after 5:00pm)
15FridayGood Friday - University is closed
18MondayEaster Monday - University is closed
22FridayLast day to withdraw from a second half-term class
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29FridayLast day of spring semester and second half-term classes
29FridayLast day to withdraw from the university (i.e. all classes)
May2-6Mon-FriFinal Exams
6FridayCommencement Mass
6FridayResidential Student Move-out by 5:00pm
7SaturdayCommencement Ceremony
7SaturdayResidential Graduating Student Move-out by 4:00pm
Fourteen Week Summer Session
May9MondayFirst day of 14-week summer session
13FridayLast day to add or drop a 14-week summer session class
30MondayMemorial Day observed - University is closed
June22WednesdayLast day to add or drop an internship or practicum
July4MondayIndependence Day - University is closed
15FridayLast day to withdraw from a 14-week summer session class
August12FridayLast day of 14-week summer session
Twelve Week Summer Session [Graduate]
May22SundayResidential Move-in for Summer classes starting 5/23
23MondayFirst day of 12-week graduate summer session
27FridayLast day to add or drop a 12-week graduate summer session class
30MondayMemorial Day observed - University is closed
June
July4MondayIndependence Day - University is closed
15FridayLast day to withdraw from a 12-week graduate summer session class
August12FridayLast day of 12-week graduate summer session
12FridayResidential Move-out for Summer classes
Eight Week Summer Session
June19SundayResidential Move-in for Summer Session classes starting 6/20
20MondayFirst day of 8-week summer session classes
21TuesdayLast day to add or drop an 8-week summer session class
July4MondayIndependence Day - University is closed
29FridayLast day to withdraw from an 8-week summer session class
August12FridayLast day of 8-week summer session1970-01-01 00:00:00
12FridayResidential Move-out for Summer classes1970-01-01 00:00:00