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Academic calendars are subject to change without notice. 

The academic calendar is broken down by fall, winterspring and summer terms. 

The Religious Accommodation Policy can be invoked for those seeking excused absences from work or classes: Religious Holidays: Policy and Calendar

 

Academic Year 2020-2021

Fall Term 2020

 

Full Term August 24, 2020 - December 4, 2020

First day of class Monday, August 24, 2020
Last day for web registration Friday, August 28, 2020
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Friday, September 4, 2020
Deadline to select or cancel Pass/Fail grading Friday, September 11, 2020
Deadline to apply for January graduation Thursday, October 1, 2020
Common Hour Exams Monday, September 21, 2020; Wednesday, September 23, 2020; Tuesday, September 29, 2020; Thursday, October 1, 2020
Midterm grades due Friday, October 9, 2020
Common Hour Exams Monday, October 26, 2020; Wednesday, October 28, 2020; Tuesday, November 3, 2020; Thursday, November 5, 2020
Winter/Spring Registration Period (please follow the link for registration days and times)
Pacing Break Rescheduled Monday, November 23 - Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Last day for January doctoral and master's candidates to deliver dissertations or thesis drafts to Graduate Programs Office Friday, November 6, 2020
Last day for in-class exams Friday, November 20, 2020
Thanksgiving Break Rescheduled pacing break Monday, November 23-Tuesday, November 24, 2020 and Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - Friday, November, 27, 2020
Last day to withdraw with a W Friday, December 4, 2020
Last day of class Friday, December 4, 2020
Last day for January master's candidates to electronically upload thesis and deliver final paperwork to Registration & Academic Services Friday, December 4, 2020
Review/Consultation Days (RCS) Saturday, December 5, 2020 - Monday, December 7, 2020
Final exam period Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Grades due Saturday, December 19, 2020 @ 08:30 am
Degrees Awarded Sunday, January 24, 2021

 

First Part of Term August 24, 2020 - October 9, 2020

First day of class Monday, August 24, 2020
Last day for web registration Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Thursday, August 27, 2020
Last day to withdraw with a W Friday, September 25, 2020
Last day of class Friday, October 9, 2020
Grades Due Monday, October 12, 2020

 

Second Part of Term October 12, 2020 - December 4, 2020

First day of class Monday, October 12, 2020
Last day for web registration Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Thursday, October 15, 2020
Last day to withdraw with a W Friday, October 30, 2020
Last day of class Friday, December 4, 2020
Grades Due Monday, December 7, 2020

 

Winter Term 2020

Winter Term December 28, 2020 - January 29, 2021

First day of class Monday, December 28, 2020
Last day for web registration Tuesday, December 29, 2020
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Thursday, December 31, 2020
Last day to withdraw with a W Friday, January 15, 2021
Last day of class Friday, January 29, 2021
Grades due Monday, February 1, 2021

Please note:  Due to the shortened nature of the winter term, the dates for courses may vary from the schedule above.  Students are strongly encouraged to verify the course dates.

Spring Term 2021

 

Full Term February 1, 2021 - May 7, 2021

First day of class Monday, February 1, 2021
Last day for web registration Friday, February 5, 2021
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Friday, February 12, 2021
Deadline to apply for May graduation Monday, February 1, 2021
Deadline to select or cancel Pass/Fail grading Friday, February 19, 2021
Common Hour Exams TBD
Midterm grades due Friday, March 19, 2021
Common Hour Exams TBD
Summer/Fall Registration Period TBD
Last day for May doctoral and master's candidates to deliver dissertations or thesis drafts to Graduate Programs office Friday, April 16, 2021
Last day to withdraw with a W Friday, April 16, 2021
Last day for in-class exams Friday, April 30, 2021
Last day for May doctoral and master's candidates to upload dissertations or thesis and deliver final paperwork to RAS Friday, May 7, 2021
Last day of class Friday, May 7, 2021
Review/Consultation Days (RCS) Saturday, May 8 - Monday, May 10, 2021
Final exam period Tuesday, May 11 through Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Grades due Saturday, May 22, 2021
Doctoral Hooding Ceremony (pending) Sunday, May 23, 2021
University Commencement Ceremony (pending) Monday, May 24, 2021

 

First Part of Term February 1, 2021 - March 19, 2021

First day of class Monday, February 1, 2021
Last day for web registration Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Thursday, February 4, 2021
Last day to withdraw with a W Friday, March 5, 2021
Last day of class Friday, March 19, 2021
Grades due Monday, March 22, 2021

 

Second Part of Term March 22, 2021 - May 7, 2021

First day of class Monday, March 22, 2021
Last day for web registration Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Thursday, March 25, 2021
Last day to withdraw with a W Friday, April 23, 2021
Last day of class Friday, May 7, 2021
Grades due Monday, May 10, 2021

 

Summer Term 2021

Full Term May 25, 2021 - August 12, 2021

First day of class Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Last day for web registration Friday, May 28, 2021
Memorial Day (no classes) Monday, May 31, 2021
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Friday, June 4, 2021
Make-up day (Commencement) Friday, June 4, 2021
Last day to request or cancel Pass/Fail Wednesday, June 10, 2021
Make-up day (Memorial Day) Friday, June 11, 2021
Independence Day (celebrated, no classes) Monday, July 5, 2021
Make-up day (Independence Day) Friday, July 9, 2021
Last day to withdraw with a W Thursday, July 29, 2021
Last day of class Thursday, August 12, 2021
Final exams Friday/Saturday, August 13-14, 2021
Grades due Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Degrees Awarded Sunday, August 22, 2021

 

Summer Term I May 25, 2021 - July 1, 2021

First day of class Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Last day for web registration Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Friday, May 28, 2021
Memorial Day (no classes) Monday, May 31, 2021
Last day to request or cancel Pass/Fail Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Make-up day (Commencement) Friday, June 4, 2021
Make-up day (Memorial Day Holiday) Friday, June 11, 2021
Last day to withdraw with a W Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Last day of class Thursday, July 1, 2021
Final exams Friday/Saturday, July 2-3, 2021
Grades due Tuesday, July 6, 2021

 

Summer Term II July 6, 2021 - August 12, 2021

First day of class Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Last day for web registration Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Friday, July 9, 2021
Make-up day (Independence Day) Friday, July 9, 2021
Last day to request or cancel Pass/Fail Monday, July 12,2021
Last day to withdraw with a W Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Last day of class Thursday, August 12, 2021
Final exams Friday/Saturday, August 13-14, 2021
Grade due Tuesday, August 17, 2021

 

Academic Year 2021-2022

Fall Term 2021

Full Term August 23, 2021 - December 3, 2021

First day of class Monday, August 23, 2021
Last day for web registration Friday, August 27, 2021
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Friday, September 3, 2021
Deadline to select or cancel Pass/Fail grading Friday, September 10, 2021
Deadline to apply for January graduation Friday, October 1, 2021
Common Hour Exams TBD
Midterm grades due Friday, October 8, 2021
Common Hour Exams TBD
Winter/Spring Registration Period TBD
Pacing Break Monday/Tuesday, October 11-12, 2021
Last day to withdraw with a W Friday, November 5, 2021
Last day for January doctoral and master's candidates to deliver dissertations or thesis drafts to Graduate Programs office Friday, November 5, 2021
Last day for in-class exams Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Thanksgiving Break Wednesday-Friday, November 24-26, 2021
Last day of class Friday, December 3, 2021
Last day for January doctoral and master's candidates to upload dissertations or thesis and deliver final paperwork to Graduate Programs office Friday, December 3, 2021
Review/Consultation Days (RCS) Saturday, December 4, 2021 - Monday, December 6, 2021
Final exam period Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Grades due Saturday, December 18, 2021 @ 08:30 am

 

First Part of Term August 23, 2021 - October 8, 2021

First day of class Monday, August 23, 2021
Last day for web registration Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Thursday, August 26, 2021
Last day to withdraw with a W Friday, September 24, 2021
Last day of class Friday, October 8, 2021
Grades Due Monday, October 11, 2021

 

Second Part of Term October 13, 2021 - December 3, 2021

First day of class Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Last day for web registration Thursday, October 14, 2021
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Monday, October 18, 2021
Last day to withdraw with a W Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Last day of class Friday, December 3, 2021
Grades Due Monday, December 6, 2021

 

Winter Term 2021

Winter Term December 27, 2021 - January 21, 2022

First day of class Monday, December 27, 2021
Last day for web registration Tuesday, December 28, 2021
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Thursday, December 30, 2021
Last day to withdraw with a W Friday, January 14, 2022
Last day of class Friday, January 21, 2022
Grades due Monday, January 24, 2022

Please note:  Due to the shortened nature of the winter term, the dates for courses may vary from the schedule above.  Students are strongly encouraged to verify the course dates.

Spring Term 2022

Full Term January 24, 2022 - May 6, 2022

First day of class Monday, January 24, 2022
Last day for web registration Friday, January 28, 2022
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Friday, February 4, 2022
Deadline to apply for May graduation Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Deadline to select or cancel Pass/Fail grading Friday, February 11, 2022
Common Hour Exams TBD
Midterm grades due Friday, March 11, 2022
Spring Break

Monday, March 14 - Friday, March 18, 2022

Common Hour Exams TBD
Summer/Fall Registration Period TBD

Last day to withdraw with a W

Friday, April 8, 2022
Last day for May doctoral and master's candidates to deliver dissertations or thesis drafts to Graduate Programs office Friday, April 15, 2022
Last day for in-class exams Friday, April 29, 2022
Last day for May doctoral and master's candidates to upload dissertations or thesis and deliver final paperwork to RAS Friday, May 6, 2022
Last day of class Friday, May 6, 2022
Review/Consultation Days (RCS) Saturday, May 7 - Monday, May 9, 2022
Final exam period Tuesday, May 10 through Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Grades due Saturday, May 21, 2022
Doctoral Hooding Ceremony Sunday, May 22, 2022
University Commencement Ceremony Monday, May 23, 2022

 

First Part of Term January 24, 2022 - March 11, 2022

First day of class Monday, January 24, 2022
Last day for web registration Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Thursday, January 27, 2022
Last day to withdraw with a W Friday, February 25, 2022
Last day of class Friday, March 11, 2022
Grades due Monday, March 14, 2022

 

Second Part of Term March 21, 2022 - May 6, 2022

First day of class Monday, March 21, 2022
Last day for web registration Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Thursday, March 24, 2022
Last day to withdraw with a W Friday, April 15, 2022
Last day of class Friday, May 6, 2022
Grades due Monday, May 9, 2022

 

Summer Term 2022

Full Term May 24, 2022 - August 11, 2022

First day of class Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Last day for web registration Friday, May 28, 2022
Memorial Day (no classes) Monday, May 30, 2022
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Friday, June 3, 2022
Make-up day (Commencement) Friday, June 3, 2022
Last day to request or cancel Pass/Fail Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Make-up day (Memorial Day) Friday, June 10, 2022
Independence Day (no classes) Monday, July 4, 2022
Make-up day (Independence Day) Friday, July 8, 2022
Last day to withdraw with a W Thursday, July 28, 2022
Last day of class Thursday, August 11, 2022
Final exams Friday/Saturday, August 12-13, 2022
Grades due Tuesday, August 16, 2022

 

Summer Term I May 24, 2022 - June 30, 2022

First day of class Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Last day for web registration Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Friday, May 27, 2022
Last day to request or cancel Pass/Fail Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Make-up day (Commencement) Friday, June 3, 2022
Make-up day (Memorial Day Holiday) Friday, June 10, 2022
Last day to withdraw with a W Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Last day of class Thursday, June 30, 2022
Final exams Friday/Saturday, July 1-2, 2022
Grades due Tuesday, July 5, 2022

 

Summer Term II July 5, 2022 - August 11, 2022

First day of class Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Last day for web registration Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Friday, July 8, 2022
Make-up day (Independence Day) Friday, July 8, 2022
Last day to request or cancel Pass/Fail Monday, July 11, 2022
Last day to withdraw with a W Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Last day of class Thursday, August 11, 2022
Final exams Friday/Saturday, August 12-13, 2022
Grade due Tuesday, August 15, 2022

 

 

Academic Year 2022-2023

Fall Term 2022

Full Term August 22, 2022 - December 2, 2022

First day of class Monday, August 22, 2022
Last day for web registration Friday, August 26, 2022
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Friday, September 2, 2022
Deadline to select or cancel Pass/Fail grading Friday, September 9, 2022
Deadline to apply for January graduation Saturday, October 1, 2022
Common Hour Exams TBD
Midterm grades due Friday, October 7, 2022
Common Hour Exams TBD
Winter/Spring Registration Period TBD
Pacing Break Monday/Tuesday, October 10-11, 2022
Last day for January doctoral and master's candidates to deliver dissertations or thesis drafts to Graduate Programs office Friday, November 4, 2022

Last day to withdraw with a W

Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Last day for in-class exams Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Thanksgiving Break Wednesday-Friday, November 23-25, 2022
Last day of class Friday, December 2, 2022
Last day for January doctoral and master's candidates to upload dissertations or thesis and deliver final paperwork to Graduate Programs office Friday, December 2, 2022
Review/Consultation Days (RCS) Saturday, December 3, 2022 - Monday, December 5, 2022
Final exam period Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Grades due Saturday, December 17, 2022 @ 08:30 am

 

First Part of Term August 22, 2022 - October 7, 2022

First day of class Monday, August 22, 2022
Last day for web registration Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Thursday, August 25, 2022
Last day to withdraw with a W Friday, September 23, 2022
Last day of class Friday, October 7, 2022
Grades Due Monday, October 10, 2022

 

Second Part of Term October 12, 2022 - December 2, 2022

First day of class Monday, October 12, 2022
Last day for web registration Tuesday, October 13, 2022
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Monday, October 17, 2022
Last day to withdraw with a W Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Last day of class Friday, December 2, 2022
Grades Due Monday, December 5, 2022

 

Winter Term 2022

Winter Term December 26, 2022 - January 20, 2023

First day of class Monday, December 26, 2022
Last day for web registration Tuesday, December 27, 2022
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Thursday, December 29, 2022
Last day to withdraw with a W Friday, January 13, 2023
Last day of class Friday, January 20, 2023
Grades due Monday, January 23, 2023

Please note:  Due to the shortened nature of the winter term, the dates for courses may vary from the schedule above.  Students are strongly encouraged to verify the course dates.

Spring Term 2023

Full Term January 23, 2023 - May 5, 2023

First day of class Monday, January 23, 2023
Last day for web registration Friday, January 27, 2023
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Friday, February 3, 2023
Deadline to apply for May graduation Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Deadline to select or cancel Pass/Fail grading Friday, February 10, 2023
Common Hour Exams TBD
Midterm grades due Friday, March 10, 2023
Spring Break Monday, March 13 - Friday, March 17, 2023
Common Hour Exams TBD
Summer/Fall Registration Period TBD

Last day to withdraw with a W

Friday, April 14, 2023
Last day for May doctoral and master's candidates to deliver dissertations or thesis drafts to Graduate Programs office TBD
Last day for in-class exams Friday, April 28, 2023
Last day for May doctoral and master's candidates to upload dissertations or thesis and deliver final paperwork to RAS TBD
Last day of class Friday, May 5, 2023
Review/Consultation Days (RCS) Saturday, May 6 - Monday, May 8, 2023
Final exam period Tuesday, May 9 through Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Grades due Saturday, May 20, 2023
Doctoral Hooding Ceremony TBD
University Commencement Ceremony Sunday, May 21, 2023

 

First Part of Term January 23, 2023 - March 10, 2023

First day of class Monday, January 23, 2023
Last day for web registration Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Thursday, January 26, 2023
Last day to withdraw with a W Friday, February 24, 2023
Last day of class Friday, March 10, 2023
Grades due Monday, March 13, 2023

 

Second Part of Term March 20, 2023 - May 5, 2023

First day of class Monday, March 20, 2023
Last day for web registration Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Thursday, March 23, 2023
Last day to withdraw with a W Friday, April 21, 2023
Last day of class Friday, May 5, 2023
Grades due Monday, May 8, 2023

 

Summer Term 2023

Full Term May 22, 2023 - August 10, 2023

First day of class Monday, May 22, 2023
Last day for web registration Friday, May 26, 2023
Memorial Day (no classes) Monday, May 29, 2023
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Friday, June 2, 2023
Last day to request or cancel Pass/Fail Friday, June 9, 2023
Make-up day (Memorial Day) Friday, June 2 2023
Independence Day (no classes) Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Make-up day (Independence Day) Friday, July 7, 2023
Last day to withdraw with a W Thursday, July 27, 2023
Last day of class Thursday, August 10, 2023
Final exams Friday/Saturday, August 11-12, 2023
Grades due Tuesday, August 15, 2023

 

Summer Term I May 22 2023 - June 29, 2023

First day of class Monday, May 22, 2023
Last day for web registration Wednesday, May 23, 2023
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Thursday, May 25, 2023
Memorial Day (no classes) Monday, May 29, 2023
Last day to request or cancel Pass/Fail Thurssday, June 1, 2023
Make-up day (Memorial Day Holiday) Friday, June 2, 2023
Last day to withdraw with a W Thursday, June 15, 2023
Last day of class Thursday, June 29, 2023
Final exams Friday/Saturday, June 30 - July 1, 2023
Grades due Wednesday, July 5, 2023

 

Summer Term II July 5, 2021 - August 12, 2021

First day of class Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Last day for web registration Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Last day to add w/ instructor permission Friday, July 8, 2022
Make-up day (Independence Day) Friday, July 8, 2022
Last day to request or cancel Pass/Fail Monday, July 11,2022
Last day to withdraw with a W Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Last day of class Thursday, August 11, 2022
Final exams Friday/Saturday, August 12-13, 2022
Grade due Tuesday, August 15, 2022