Three-Year Academic Calendar

See the current academic calendar.

Fall Semester

2021-22 Approved 2022-23 Approved 2023-24 Proposed
New High School students arrive Thu Aug 12 Aug 11 Aug 10
Returning High School students arrive Sat Aug 14 Aug 13 Aug 12
High School classes begin Mon Aug 16 Aug 15 Aug 14
New Graduate students arrive Mon Aug 16 Aug 15 Aug 14
New Undergraduate students arrive Tue Aug 17 Aug 16 Aug 15
High School classes held Wed Aug 18 Aug 17 Aug 16
Returning Graduate and Undergraduate students arrive Thu Aug 19 Aug 18 Aug 17
University classes begin; Special student registration Mon Aug 23 Aug 22 Aug 21
Last day to Add or Drop a fall semester class  Fri Aug 27 Aug 26 Aug 25
Labor Day (No classes held; offices closed) Mon Sep 6 Sep 5 Sep 4
Campus In-Service for faculty & students (12:30-4:30 p.m.): Classes held in the morning Tue Sep 21 Sep 20 Sep 19
Last day to withdraw from classes with grade of "W" Fri Oct 8 Oct 7 Oct 6
Fall Break Sat-Tue Oct 9-12 Oct 8-11 Oct 7-10
Thanksgiving Holiday Wed-Sun Nov 24-28 Nov 23-27 Nov 22-26
Last day of High School Academic classes and Division of Liberal Arts classes Tues Nov 30 Nov 29 Nov 28
University and High School exams Wed-Sat Dec 1-4 Nov 30-Dec 3 Nov 29-Dec 2
Last day of Arts classes Fri Dec 17 Dec 16 Dec 15
Semester ends Sat Dec 18 Dec 17 Dec 16

 

Spring Semester

2021-22 Approved 2022-23 Approved 2023-24 Proposed
Residence halls reopen Sun Jan 9 Jan 8 Jan 7
Classes begin; Special student registration Mon Jan 10 Jan 9 Jan 8
 Arts School check-in Mon Jan 10 Jan 9 Jan 8
Last day to Add or Drop a Spring semester class Fri Jan 14 Jan 13 Jan 12
Martin Luther King Jr. Day; No Classes Mon Jan 17 Jan 16 Jan 15
Campus In-Service for faculty & students (8 a.m-12 p.m.): Classes held in the afternoon Thu Feb 10 Feb 9 Feb 8
Last day to withdraw from classes with grade of "W" Fri Feb 25 Feb 24 Feb 23
Spring Break; No Classes Sat-Sun Mar 5-13 Mar 4-12 Mar 2-10
Last day of University classes Mon May 2 May 1 April 29
University exams Tue-Thu May 3-5 May 2-4 April 30-May 2
High School academic classes held Wed May 4 May 3 May 1
Last day of High School classes Thu May 5 May 4 May 2
High School exam review day Fri May 6 May 5 May 3
University Commencement (10 a.m.) Sat May 7 May 6 May 4
High School exams Mon-Wed May 9-11 May 8-10 May 6-8
High School exam makeup day  Thu May 12 May 11 May 9
High School Commencement (10 a.m.)  Sat May 14 May 13 May 11
Semester ends Sat May 14 May 13 May 11