Office of the Registrar

Academic Calendar 2020-2021

Fall Semester 2020 (updated May 28, 2020)

*Please note that fully online graduate programs may be following the originally scheduled dates and the dates of some accelerated programs may vary from the standard term dates published here.  Please check with your program for more information.

 

Fall Academic Calendar
Date Event
August 17 Classes begin.
August 23 Last day for late registration or changes in registration for full-term classes.
September 7 Labor Day Holiday, classes in session.
September 15 Academic Holiday, no classes in session. Offices are open. Clinicals/practicums/student teaching and internships may be held.
September 25 Deadline to submit Application for Graduation for Fall 2020 graduation.
October 21 Academic Holiday, no classes except once a week classes.  Please check your syllabus.  Offices are open. Clinicals/practicums/student teaching and internships may be held.
November 3 Election Day. Classes are in session remotely. Clinicals/practicums/student teaching and internships may be held.
November 10 Final day for withdrawal from full-term classes for Undergraduate students.
November 25 - 29 Thanksgiving Holiday, classes do not meet.
November 26 - 29 Thanksgiving Holiday, University closed.
November 24 Last day of full-term classes. Final day for withdrawal from full-term classes for Graduate students.
November 28-29 Study Weekend.
November 30 - December 4 Finals Week (Remote).
December 4 Last day of Fall Semester. Official Fall 2020 graduation date.
December 8 Final grades due.


Spring Semester 2021 (updated September 21, 2020)

Spring Academic Calendar
Date Event
January 1 New Year's Holiday, University closed.
January 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, University closed.
January 19 Full-term classes begin
January 25 Last day for late registration or changes in registration for full-term classes.
January 29 Deadline to submit Application for Graduation for Spring 2021 graduation.
February 9 Academic Holiday. No day or evening classes. Offices are open.
March 10 Academic Holiday.  No day or evening classes.  Offices are open.
April 1 - 2

Easter Holiday. University closes at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 1. No classes starting at 2:30 p.m. or later; all classes must end by 3:00 p.m., with the exception of clinicals.

April 13 Final day for withdrawal from full-term classes for Undergraduate students.
April 12 - 13 Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Site Visit
April 15 Academic Holiday. No day classes.  Once a week classes meeting after 4 PM still meet.  Offices are open.
April 30 Last day of full-term classes. Final day for withdrawal from full-term classes for graduate students.
May 1- 2 Study Weekend
May 3 - 7 Final examinations.
May 7 Last day of Spring Semester. Official Spring 2021 graduation date.
May 11 Final grades due.
May 15 Commencement


Summer Semester 2021

Summer Academic Calendar
Date Event
May 17 Summer sessions begin.
May 29 Deadline to submit Application for Graduation for Summer 2021 graduation.
May 31 Memorial Day Holiday, University closed.
June 29 1st session final grades due.
July 4 Independence Day Holiday, University closed.
August 6 Official Summer 2021 graduation date.
August 10 2nd session final grades due.

 

The University reserves the right to change these dates as deemed necessary.