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
19FridayLast day to withdraw from a spring semester class
April1ThursdayHoly Thursday - University closes at 5:00 pm (no classes after 5:00pm)
2FridayGood Friday - University is closed
5MondayEaster Monday - University is closed
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