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2020-2021 Academic Year Calendar

The academic calendar lists important dates and deadlines for the fall and spring semesters, as well as summer sessions.

Summer 2020

Monday, May 11 - Friday, May 22
Maymester
Monday, May 18 - Friday, June 26
Summer Session I
Monday, May 18 - Friday, August 7
Combined Summer Session
Monday, May 25
Memorial Day (no classes, University offices closed)
Friday, June 5 – Thursday, June 11
Mid-semester progress report Summer Session I
Friday, June 26
Degree Award Date
Friday, June 26 – Friday, July 3
Mid-semester progress report Combined Summer Session
Friday, July 3
Independence Day (no classes, University offices closed)
Monday, June 29 - Friday, August 7
Summer Session II
Friday, July 17 – Wednesday, July 22
Mid-semester progress report Summer Session II
Friday, August 21
Degree Award Date

Fall 2020

Monday, August 3
Registration for new graduate students
Monday, August 3 – Friday, August 14
Schedule adjustment for returning undergraduate students
Saturday, August 22 and Sunday, August 23
Opening Weekend new undergraduate registration
Monday, August 24
First day of classes/Extended Campus Classes
Monday, August 24 - Monday, August 31
Late registration and schedule adjustment
Monday, August 31
Add deadline
Saturday, September 5
September 5 (Saturday) Wednesday classes meet on normal schedule
Monday, September 7
Labor Day (classes in session)
Monday, September 7 - Friday, September 11
Early-semester progress report
Monday, September 7
Grading option deadline to elect audit
Monday, September 14
Academic/Financial deadline to drop class
Monday, October 5
Midterm
Thursday, October 8 - Sunday, October 18
Mid-semester progress report
Monday, October 19
Grading option deadline to elect or rescind pass/fail
Sunday, October 25
October 25 (Sunday) Thursday classes meet on normal schedule
Wednesday, November 4 - Tuesday, January 26
Registration for Spring 2021
Wednesday, November 4 - Tuesday, December 22
Registration for Winterlude
Sunday, November 8
November 8 (Sunday) Friday classes meet on normal schedule
Wednesday, November 18
Withdrawal deadline
Tuesday, November 24
Last day of classes
Wednesday, November 25 - Sunday, November 29
Thanksgiving Break (no residential classes, University offices open Monday through Wednesday)
Monday, November 30 – Wednesday, December 2; Saturday, December 5 – Sunday, December 6
Reading days
Thursday, December 3 – Friday, December 4; Monday, December 7 – Wednesday, December 9
Final examinations
Wednesday, December 9
Last day of the semester
Monday, December 21
Final grades due from faculty
Monday, December 21
Winterlude begins
Tuesday, December 22
Winterlude add deadline
Tuesday, December 22
Degree Award Date
Monday, December 28
Winterlude Academic/Financial drop deadline

Spring 2021

Monday, January 4
Registration for new graduate students
Monday, January 11
Winterlude withdrawal deadline
Friday, January 15
Winterlude ends
Saturday, January 16
Winter Welcome new undergraduate registration
Monday, January 18
Martin Luther King Junior Day (no residential classes, University offices closed)
Tuesday, January 19
First day of classes/Extended Campus Classes
Tuesday, January 19 -Tuesday, January 26
Late registration and schedule adjustment
Tuesday, January 19
Winterlude grades due
Tuesday, January 26
Add deadline
Monday, February 1
Grading option deadline
Monday, February 1 - Friday, February 5
Early-semester progress report
Monday, February 8
Academic/Financial deadline to drop class
Tuesday, March 9
Midterm
Wednesday, March 10 – Wednesday, March 24
Mid-semester progress report
Sunday, March 14 - Sunday, March 21
Spring Break (no residential classes, University offices open)
Wednesday, March 24
Registration for Summer 2021
Wednesday, April 7 - Wednesday, May 5
Registration for Fall 2021
Tuesday, April 13
Withdrawal deadline
Tuesday, April 27
Last day of classes
Wednesday, April 28; Saturday May 1; Sunday May 2
Reading days
Thursday April 29; Friday April 30; Monday May 3 Wednesday May 5
Final examinations
Wednesday, May 5
Last day of the Semester
Thursday, May 6
Last day of Extended Campus classes
Saturday, May 8; Sunday, May 9
Commencement Weekend
Sunday, May 9
Degree Award Date
Wednesday, May 12
Final grades due from faculty

Summer 2021

Monday, May 10 - Friday, May 21
Maymester
Monday, May 17 - Friday, June 25
Six Week First Session
Monday, May 17 - Friday, August 13
Twelve Week Session
Monday, May 31
Memorial Day (no residential classes, University offices closed)
Friday, June 4 – Thursday, June 10
Mid-semester progress report Six Week First Session
Friday, June 25
Degree Award Date
Friday, June 25 – Friday, July 2
Mid-semester progress report Twelve Week Session
Monday, July 5
Independence Day (no residential classes, University offices closed)
Tuesday, July 6 - Friday, August 13
Six Week Second Session
Friday, July 16 – Wednesday, July 21
Mid-semester progress report Six Week Second Session
Friday, August 27
Degree Award Date

*Classes that do not follow the regular semester calendar may have deadlines that vary from these dates. Contact the appropriate department that offers these classes or programs for additional information. All dates may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.