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2021-2022 Academic Year Calendar

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

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Fall 2021

Monday, August 2 Registration for new graduate students
Monday, August 16 – Friday, August 20 Schedule adjustment for returning undergraduate students
Saturday, August 28 & Sunday, August 29 Opening Weekend new undergraduate registration
Monday, August 30 First day of classes/Extended Campus Classes
Monday, August 30 – Tuesday, September 7 Late registration and schedule adjustment
Tuesday, September 7 Add deadline
Monday, September 6 Labor Day (no classes, University offices closed)
Monday, September 13 -Friday, September 17 Early-semester progress report
Monday, September 20 Academic/Financial deadline to drop class
Monday, September 20 Grading option deadline to elect or rescind audit
Monday, September 20 Grading option deadline to elect or rescind pass/fail
Monday, September 20 Religious observance notification deadline
Monday, October 18 Midterm
Thursday, October 14 – Sunday, October 24 Mid-semester progress report
Wednesday, November 3 – Tuesday, January 25 Registration for Spring 2022 *
Wednesday, November 3 Registration for Winterlude begins
Friday, November 19 Withdrawal deadline
Sunday, November 21 - Sunday, November 28 Thanksgiving Break (no residential classes, University offices open Monday through Wednesday)
Friday, December 10 Last day of classes
Saturday, December 11 – Sunday, December 12; Tuesday am, December 14 and Thursday am, December 16 Reading days
Monday, December 13 -Friday December 17; Tuesday and Thursday pm only Final examinations
Friday, December 17 Last day of the semester
Wednesday, December 22 Degree Award Date
Monday, December 27 Final grades due from faculty

*More detailed dates are made available to campus on the Office of the Registrar Answers site.

Winterlude 2021 (Spring Session)

Wednesday, November 3 Registration for Winterlude begins
Monday, December 20 Winterlude begins
Tuesday, December 21 Winterlude add deadline
Tuesday, December 21 Winterlude pass/fail deadline
Friday, December 24 Winterlude academic/financial drop deadline
Monday, January 10 Winterlude withdrawal deadline
Friday, January 14 Winterlude ends
Monday, January 17 Martin Luther King Junior Day (no residential classes, University offices closed)
Tuesday, January 18 Winterlude grades due

Spring 2022

Monday, January 3 Registration for new graduate students
Saturday, January 15 – Sunday, January 16 Winter Welcome new undergraduate registration
Monday, January 17 Martin Luther King Junior Day (no residential classes, University offices closed)
Tuesday, January 18 First day of classes
Tuesday, January 18 - Tuesday, January 25 Late registration and schedule adjustment
Tuesday, January 25 Add deadline
Monday, January 31 – Friday, February 4 Early-semester progress report
Tuesday, February 8 Academic/Financial deadline to drop class
Tuesday, February 8 Grading option deadline to elect or rescind audit
Tuesday, February 8 Grading option deadline to elect or rescind pass/fail
Tuesday, February 8 Religious Observance Notification Deadline
Tuesday, March 8 Midterm
Wednesday, March 9 – Wednesday, March 23 Mid-semester progress report
Sunday, March 13 – Sunday March 20 Spring Break
Wednesday, March 23 Registration for Summer 2022
Wednesday, April 6 – Wednesday, May 4 Registration for Fall 2022
Tuesday, April 12 Withdrawal deadline
Tuesday, April 26 Last day of classes
Wednesday, April 27; Saturday, April 30; Sunday, May 1 Reading days
Thursday, April 28; Friday, April 29; Monday, May 2 – Wednesday, May 4 Final examinations
Wednesday, May 4 Last day of the Semester
Saturday, May 7; Sunday, May 8 Commencement Weekend
Sunday, May 8 Degree Award Date
Wednesday, May 11 Final grades due from faculty

Summer 2022

Monday, May 9 – Friday, May 20 Maymester
Monday, May 30 Memorial Day (University offices closed)
Monday, May 16 – Friday, June 24 Six Week First Session
Monday, May 16 – Friday, August 12 Twelve Week Session
Friday, June 3 - Wednesday, June 8 Mid-semester progress report Six Week First Session
Monday, July 4 Independence Day (University offices closed)
Friday, June 24 Degree Award Date
Friday, June 24 - Friday, July 1 Mid-semester progress report Twelve Week Session
Tuesday, July 5 – Friday, August 12 Six Week Second Session
Friday, July 22 - Wednesday, July 27 Mid-semester progress report Six Week Second Session
Friday, August 26 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.