COVID-19 Resource Center

Fall 2021 Academic Calendar

In response to the best available information and to remain agile, Xavier has shifted the start of the semester earlier by one week, with the exception of certain specialized programs.

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 below. Students should check with their program for more information. Dates are subject to change as circumstances change.

Official dates of the semester: Monday, Aug. 16 through Friday, Dec. 3

  • Most classes start on Monday, Aug. 16.
  • Fully-online graduate programs may follow the originally scheduled dates and the dates of some accelerated programs may vary from the standard term dates.

Labor Day: No Classes on Monday, Sept. 6.

  • University is closed.

Spirit Celebration: No Classes at 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 14.

Fall Break: No Classes on Thursday-Friday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1.

  • One day a week non-lab classes meet.
  • Clinicals, practicums, student teaching, and internships may be held on these days.

Election Day: Tuesday, Nov. 2: Remote teaching day.

  • Clinicals, practicums, student teaching, and internships may be held in person on these days.

Remote classes: Monday-Wednesday, Nov. 22-24.

  • Clinicals, practicums, student teaching, and internships may be held in person on these days.

Last day of classes: Wednesday, Nov. 24.

  • Fully-online graduate programs may follow the originally scheduled dates and the dates of some accelerated programs may vary from the standard term dates.

Finals: Monday-Friday, Nov. 29-Dec. 3.

  • Finals will be remote.