Academics: Academic Calendar


2020 - 2021 ACADEMIC YEAR

FALL 2020 SEMESTER

Priority Registration begins July 06
First-year orientation Aug 10 - 14
Instruction begins Aug 17
Last day to register/add Aug 21
Last day to drop course without tuition charge or "W" grade Sept 4
Payment due Sept 4
Labor Day holiday* Sept 7
Labor Day make-up day (Monday classes meet) Sept 8
60% point of term (applicable to Federal Student Aid) Oct 30
Veterans Day Nov 11
Veterans Day make-up day (Wednesday classes meet) Nov 23
Make-up day for Tuesday, Sept 8 (Tuesday classes meet) Nov 24
Instruction ends Nov 24
Study period Nov 25 - Dec 1
Thanksgiving holiday* Nov 26 - 27
Examination period (includes Saturdays & Sundays) Dec 2 - 13
Midyear Recess Dec 14 - Jan 10

SPRING 2021 SEMESTER

Priority Registration begins Nov 9
Instruction begins Jan 11
Last day to register/add Jan 15
Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday* Jan 18
Last day to drop course without tuition charge or "W" grade Jan 29
Payment due Jan 29
President's Day holiday* Feb 15
President's Day make-up (Monday classes meet) Feb 16
Mid-term examination days Mar 6
Spring recess Mar 8 - 12
60% point of term (applicable to Federal Student Aid) Mar 28
Martin Luther King, Jr. make-up day (Monday classes meet) Apr 26
Make-up day for Tue, Feb 16 (Tuesday classes meet) Apr 27
Instruction ends Apr 27
Study period Apr 28 - 30
Examination period (includes Saturdays & Sundays) May 1 - 12
Commencement (Graduation) Ceremony May 14

SUMMER 2021 SESSION

Priority Registration begins Mar 29
Instruction begins Jun 7
Last day to register/add Jun 11
Last day to drop course without tuition charge or "W" grade Jun 25
Payment due Jun 25
Independence Day holiday (observed)* Jul 5
60% point of term (applicable to Federal Student Aid) Jul 9
Independence Day make-up (Monday classes meet) Jul 23
Instruction ends (standard session) Jul 23
Study period (standard session) Jul 24 - 27
Examination period (standard session) Jul 28 - 31
1L HLP and 1st Step Programs end Aug 7

*The School of Law will be closed on these dates.

2021 - 2022 ACADEMIC YEAR

FALL 2021 SEMESTER

Priority Registration begins July 07
First-year orientation Aug 10 - 12
Instruction begins Aug 16
Last day to register/add Aug 20
Last day to drop course without tuition charge or "W" grade Sept 3
Payment due Sept 3
Labor Day holiday* Sept 6
Mid-term examination days Oct 2, 3, 9, 10
60% point of term (applicable to Federal Student Aid) Oct 26
Veterans Day Nov 11
Labor Day make-up day (Monday classes meet) Nov 22
Vetern's Day make-up day (Thursday classes meet) Nov 23
Instruction ends Nov 23
Study period Nov 24 - 30
Thanksgiving holiday* Nov 25 - 26
Examination period (includes Saturdays & Sundays) Dec 1 - 12
Midyear Recess Dec 13 - Jan 09

SPRING 2022 SEMESTER

Priority Registration begins Nov 8
Instruction begins Jan 10
Last day to register/add Jan 14
Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday* Jan 17
Last day to drop course without tuition charge or "W" grade Jan 28
Payment due Jan 28
President's Day holiday* Feb 21
President's Day make-up (Monday classes meet) Feb 22
Mid-term examination days Feb 26, 27, Mar 5, 6
Spring recess Mar 7 - 11
60% point of term (applicable to Federal Student Aid) Mar 27
Martin Luther King, Jr. make-up day (Monday classes meet) Apr 25
Make-up day for Tue, Feb 22 (Tuesday classes meet) Apr 26
Instruction ends Apr 26
Study period Apr 27 - 29
Examination period (includes Saturdays & Sundays) Apr 30 - May 11
Commencement (Graduation) Ceremony TBA

SUMMER 2022 SESSION

Priority Registration begins Mar 28
Instruction begins Jun 6
Last day to register/add Jun 10
Last day to drop course without tuition charge or "W" grade Jun 24
Payment due Jun 24
Independence Day holiday* Jul 4
60% point of term (applicable to Federal Student Aid) Jul 8
Independence Day make-up (Monday classes meet) Jul 22
Instruction ends (standard session) Jul 22
Study period (standard session) Jul 23 - 26
Examination period (standard session) Jul 27 - 30
1L HLP and 1st Step Programs end Aug 6

*The School of Law will be closed on these dates.