Academic Calendar


This is the official three-year academic calendar for traditional undergraduates, community college partnerships, online degree programs, and graduate studies.

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Fall Term

2021-222022-232023-24
(Preliminary)
MAIS OrientationAug. 14, 2021Aug. 13, 2022Aug. 12, 2023
New Faculty OrientationAug. 19, 2021Aug. 15 & 17, 2022Aug. 14 & 16, 2023
Opening Assembly for faculty/staffAug. 20, 2021Aug. 16, 2022Aug. 15, 2023
Faculty DevelopmentAug. 20, 2021Aug. 16, 2022Aug. 15, 2023
Last day to add course for fall 12- or 3-week via Web4StudentAug. 29, 2021Aug. 23, 2022Aug. 22, 2023
8-week I term beginsAug. 30, 2021Aug. 24, 2022Aug. 23, 2023
12-week classes beginAug. 30, 2021Aug. 24, 2022Aug. 23, 2023
Labor Day – CAMPUS CLOSED (NO CLASSES)Sept. 6, 2021Sept. 5, 2022Sept. 4, 2023
Last day to drop 12-week course on the web with no gradeSept. 10, 2021Sept. 6, 2022Sept. 5, 2023
Last day to drop 3-week course via associate dean signature & no grade; 3-week course swap still openSept. 10, 2021Sept. 6, 2022Sept.5, 2023
Ethics Teach-In/Campus Day – NO CLASSESSept. 16, 2021Sept. 14, 2022Sept. 13, 2023
Celebration of Experiential LearningSept.28, 2021Sept. 27, 2022Sept. 26, 2023
8-week I course evaluations turned on for studentsOct. 3, 2022Oct. 2, 2023
12-week Fall WeekendOct. 8-10,2021Oct. 6-9,2022Oct. 5-8, 2023
12-week midterm grades due by 8 a.m.Oct. 11, 2021Oct. 10, 2022Oct. 9, 2023
Advising for spring registration beginsOct. 18, 2021Oct. 10, 2022Oct. 9, 2023
Board of Trustees fall meetingOct. 21-23, 2021Oct. 20-22, 2022Oct. 19-21, 2023
HomecomingOct. 23, 2021Oct. 22, 2022TBD
Last day to drop 8-week I course with grade of “W”Oct. 22, 2021Oct. 18, 2022Oct. 17, 2022
8-week I term endsOct. 24, 2021Oct. 18, 2022Oct. 17, 2023
8-week II term beginsOct. 25, 2021Oct. 19, 2022Oct. 18, 2023
Priority registration for spring beginsNov. 1, 2021Oct. 24, 2022Oct. 23, 2023
8-week I grades due by 8 a.m.Nov. 4, 2021Oct. 25, 2022Oct. 24, 2023
12-week course evaluations turned on for studentsOct. 28, 2022Oct. 27, 2023
Last day to drop 12-week course with grade of “W”Nov. 19, 2021Nov. 15, 2022Nov. 14, 2023
12-week classes endNov. 19, 2021Nov. 15, 2022Nov. 14, 2023
12-week study dayN/ANov. 16, 2022Nov. 15, 2023
12-week Final ExamsNov. 22-24, 2021Nov. 17-19, 2022Nov. 16-18, 2023
12-week Term BreakNov. 25-30, 2021Nov. 20-27, 2022Nov. 19-26, 2023
8-week II course evaluations turned on for studentsNov. 28, 2022Nov. 27, 2023
3-week classes beginDec. 1, 2021Nov. 28, 2022Nov. 27, 2023
Last day to swap a 3-week courseDec. 3, 2021Nov. 30, 2022Nov. 29, 2023
12-week grades due by 8 a.m.Dec. 6, 2021Dec. 5, 2022Dec. 4, 2023
3-week course evaluations turned on for studentsDec. 7, 2022Dec. 6, 2023
Last day to drop 8-week II course with grade of “W”Dec. 17, 2021Dec. 13, 2022Dec. 12, 2023
8-week II endsDec. 19, 2021Dec. 13, 2022Dec. 12, 2023
Last day to drop 3-week course via associate dean
signature with a grade of “W”
Dec. 21, 2021Dec. 16, 2022Dec. 15, 2023
3-week classes endDec. 21, 2021Dec. 16, 2022Dec. 15, 2023
3-week Final ExamsDec. 22, 2021Dec. 17, 2022Dec. 16, 2023
Winter BreakDec. 23, 2021 – Jan. 9, 2022Dec. 18, 2022 – Jan. 8, 2023Dec. 17, 2023 – Jan. 7, 2024
3-week grades due by 8 a.m.Dec. 29, 2021Dec. 28, 2022Dec. 27, 2023
8-week II grades due by 8 a.m.Dec. 29, 2021Dec. 28, 2022Dec. 27, 2023

Spring Term

2021-222022-232023-24
(Preliminary)
Last day to add course for spring 12- or 3-week via Web4StudentJan. 9, 2022Jan. 8, 2023Jan. 7, 2024
12-week classes beginJan. 10, 2022Jan. 9, 2023Jan. 8, 2024
8-week I term beginsJan. 10, 2022Jan. 9, 2023Jan. 8, 2024
Martin Luther King Jr. Day – NO CLASSESJan. 17, 2022Jan. 16, 2023Jan. 15, 2024
Last day to drop 12-week course with no gradeJan. 21, 2022Jan. 20, 2023Jan. 19, 2024
Last day to drop 3-week course via associate dean
signature & no grade (students still able to swap 3-week courses)
Jan. 21, 2022Jan. 20, 2023Jan. 19, 2024
Board of Trustees winter meetingJan. 27-29, 2022March 2-4, 2023Feb. 29–Mar. 2, 2024
12-week February Break – NO CLASSESFeb. 10, 2023Feb. 9, 2024
8-week I course evaluations turned on for studentsFeb. 18, 2022Feb. 17, 2023Feb. 16, 2024
Spring midterm grades due 8 a.m.Feb. 21, 2022Feb. 20, 2023Feb. 19, 2024
8-week I make-up week (if needed)Feb. 28–Mar. 5, 2022Feb. 27–Mar. 4, 2023Feb. 26–Mar. 2, 2024
Last day to drop 8-week I course with grade of “W”March 4, 2022March 3, 2023March 1, 2024
8-week I term endsMarch 6, 2022March 5, 2023March 3, 2024
Spring BreakMar. 7-13, 2022Mar. 6-12, 2023Mar. 4-10, 2024
8-week I grades due 8 a.m.March 14, 2022March 13, 2023March 11, 2024
8-week II term beginsMarch 14, 2022March 13, 2023March 11, 2024
Advising for fall registration beginsMarch 14, 2022March 13, 2023March 11, 2024
12-week course evaluations turned on for studentsMarch 25, 2022March 22, 2023March 20, 2024
Priority registration for fall beginsMarch 28, 2022March 27, 2023March 25, 2024
Sugar Day – 12-week CLASSES WILL NOT MEETApril 7, 2022April 6, 2023April 4, 2024
Last day to drop 12-week course with grade of “W”April 8, 2022April 7, 2023April 5, 2024
12-week classes endApril 8, 2022April 7, 2023April 5, 2024
Final ExamsApril 11-13, 2022April 10-12, 2023April 8-10, 2024
12-week Term BreakApril 14-19, 2022April 13-18, 2023April 11-16, 2024
3-week classes beginApril 20, 2022April 19, 2023April 17, 2024
8-week II course evaluations turned on for studentsApril 22, 2022April 21, 2023April 19, 2024
Last day to swap a 3-week courseApril 22, 2022April 21, 2023April 19, 2024
12-week grades due by 8 a.m.April 25, 2022April 24, 2023April 22, 2024
3-week course evaluations turned on for studentsApril 29, 2022April 28, 2023April 26, 2024
Last day to drop 8-week II course with grade of “W”May 6, 2022May 5, 2023May 3, 2024
8-week II term endsMay 8, 2022May 7, 2023May 5, 2024
Last day to drop 3-week course with grade of “W”May 10, 2022May 9, 2023May 7, 2024
3-week classes endMay 10, 2022May 9, 2023May 7, 2024
3-week Final ExamsMay 11, 2022May 10, 2023May 8, 2024
Honors ConvocationMay 11, 2022May 10, 2023May 8, 2024
Board of Trustees spring meetingMay 12-14, 2022May 11-13, 2023May 9-11, 2024
CommencementMay 14, 2022May 13, 2023May 11, 2024
3-week grades due by 8 a.m.May 16, 2022May 15, 2023May 13, 2024
8-week II grades due by 8 a.m.May 16, 2022May 15, 2023May 13, 2024
Professional Development DaysMay 17-18, 2022May 16-17, 2023May 14-15, 2024

Summer Term

2021-222022-232023-24
(Preliminary)
Summer I term beginsMay 16, 2022May 15, 2023May 13, 2024
Memorial Day – CAMPUS CLOSEDMay 30, 2022May 29, 2023May 27, 2024
Alumni WeekendJune 17-19, 2022June 16-18, 2023June 14-16, 2024
Juneteenth – CAMPUS CLOSEDJune 19, 2022June 19, 2023June 19, 2024
Summer II term beginsJune 20, 2022June 12, 2023June 17, 2024
Summer I course evaluations turned on for studentsJune 23, 2023June 21, 2024
Independence Day – CAMPUS CLOSEDJuly 4, 2022July 4, 2023July 4, 2024
Last day to drop 8-week I course with grade of “W”July 8, 2022July 7, 2023July 5, 2024
Summer I term endsJuly 10, 2022July 9, 2023July 7, 2024
Board of Trustees summer retreatJuly 20-21, 2022July 19-20, 2023July 17-18, 2024
Summer I grades due by noonJuly 14, 2022July 13, 2023July 11, 2024
Summer II course evaluations turned on for studentsJuly 21, 2023July 26, 2024
Last day to drop 8-week II course with grade of “W”Aug. 12, 2022Aug. 4, 2023Aug. 9, 2024
Summer II term endsAug. 14, 2022Aug. 6, 2023Aug. 11, 2024
Summer II grades due by noonAug. 18, 2022Aug. 10, 2023Aug. 15, 2024