Academic Calendar

Also refer to the three-year academic calendar.

Fall 2021 semester

Date Event
Wed, Jul 28 E-Z Arts opens for incoming college freshman (C1) course registration (Arts and Division of Liberal Arts classes) and incoming year-one graduate students (G1)
Mon, Aug 2 E-Z Arts opens for schedule changes for returning students
Wed-Thu, Aug 11-12 New high school students arrive
Fri-Sat, Aug 13-14 Returning high school students arrive
Mon, Aug 16

High school classes begin;
New graduate students arrive. Specific D&P graduate students arrive early. Refer to Incoming graduate students webpage for details.

Aug 17-18 New undergraduate students arrive
Wed, Aug 18 High school classes are held
Aug 19-20 Returning undergraduate and graduate students arrive
Fri, Aug 20 Arts schools check-in
Mon, Aug 23 Undergraduate and graduate classes begin; Special student registration
Fri, Aug 27 Last day to add or drop a fall semester class by 5 p.m.
Fri, Sep 3 Census
Mon, Sep 6 Labor Day Holiday. No classes; offices closed
Tue, Sep 21 Campus In-Service for faculty and students (12:30-4:30 p.m.); classes are held in the morning
Fri, Oct 8 Last day to withdraw from fall classes with grade of "W" by 5 p.m.; High School midterm
Sat-Tue, Oct 9-12 Fall Break
Mon-Fri, Oct 25-29 Course planning for spring semester
Mon-Fri, Nov 1-12 Registration for spring semester
Wed-Fri, Nov. 24-28 Thanksgiving holiday break
Tue, Nov 30 Last day of High School Academic Program (HSAP) and Division of Liberal Arts (DLA) classes; fall grading opens
Wed-Sat Dec 1-4 HSAP and DLA exams until 3 p.m.; High school arts activities 3:30-6 p.m.; College arts activities 3:30-8 p.m.
Fri, Dec 17 Last day of Arts classes and activities

 

Spring 2022 semester

Date Event
Mon, Jan 3 E-Z Arts opens for late registration and schedule changes
Mon, Jan 10 Classes begin; check-in begins; special student registration
Fri, Jan 14 Last day to add or drop a spring class by 5 p.m.
Mon, Jan 24 Census
Thu, Feb 10 Campus In-Service for faculty and students (8 a.m.-noon); classes are held in the afternoon and evening
Fri, Feb 25 Last day to withdraw from spring classes with grade of "W" by 5 p.m.
Fri, Mar 4 High school midterm
Sat-Sun, Mar 5-13 Spring Break (no classes)
Mon-Fri, Mar 21-25 Course Planning for fall semester 
Mon-Fri, Mar 28-Apr 8 Registration for fall semester
Mon, May 2 Last day of graduate and undergraduate (Arts and DLA) classes; Spring grading opens
Tue-Thu, May 3-5 DLA final exams; grades due for graduating students within 24 hours of scheduled exam; Thursday exams due by 8 p.m.
Wed, May 4 High School Academic Program classes are held
Thu, May 5 Last day of High School Academic Program classes
Fri, May 6 High School Academic Program exam review day
Sat, May 7 College and Graduate Commencement
Mon-Wed, May 9-11 High School Academic Program exams
Thu, May 12 High School Academic Program make-up exams
Sat, May 14 High School Commencement