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
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;
High School Residence Halls close at noon Oct. 9 and reopen at noon Oct. 12.
Mon-Fri, Oct 25-29 Course planning for spring semester
Mon-Fri, Nov 1-12 Registration for spring semester
Wed-Sun, Nov. 24-28 Thanksgiving holiday break;
High School Residence Halls close at noon Nov. 24 and reopen at noon Nov. 28.
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
Sat, Dec 18 College and High School residence halls close at noon Dec. 18 for Winter Break and will reopen at noon Sunday Jan. 9. 

 

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 17 No classes. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
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);
High School and College residence halls close for Spring Break at noon March 5 and reopen on at noon on March 13.
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;
College residence halls and apartments close at noon for non-graduating students.
Sat, May 7 College and Graduate Commencement
Mon-Wed, May 9-11 High School Academic Program exams;
College residence halls and apartments close at noon for graduating students.
Thu, May 12 High School Academic Program make-up exams
Fri, May 13 High School Residence Halls close at noon for non-graduating students.
Sat, May 14 High School Commencement; Residence halls close at noon for graduating students.