Academic Calendar: Campus Programs

The 2021-2022 Academic Year

At the discretion of the University, changes may be made to the following.

Fall 2021 Semester (16 Weeks)

August

Sunday1Tuition & Fees Due for Fall
Thursday-Saturday12-14New Student Orientation
Saturday14Returning Students Arrive
Monday16Classes Begin; Drop/Add Period begins
Friday20Opening Convocation at 11:00 a.m.
Monday23Academic Advisor Consultation at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday24Last day to ADD a class or DROP a class without record

September

Monday6Labor Day Holiday (no classes)
Monday13Last day to submit “Intent to Graduate” forms for May 2022 graduation

October

Friday8Midterm grades due in the Office of the Registrar by 5:00 p.m.
Monday-Tuesday11-12Rest Days
Monday-Friday18-22Advising Week
Monday18Academic Advisor Consultation at 11:00 a.m.
Monday25Senior Early Registration begins at 7 a.m.
Tuesday26Junior Early Registration begins at 7 a.m.
Wednesday27Sophomore Early Registration begins at 7 a.m.
Thursday28Freshman Early Registration begins at 7 a.m.
Friday-Saturday29-30Homecoming Weekend

November

Thursday11Veterans Day Holiday (no class)
Monday15Last day to Withdraw from a Class
Wednesday-Sunday24-28Thanksgiving Holiday

December

Wednesday1Last day of classes
Thursday-Thursday2-9Final Examinations
Saturday11Commencement Ceremony
Monday13Final Grades Due

Fall Term I (8 Weeks)

MondayAug. 16Classes begin
FridayAug. 20Last day to add/drop without record (Weekday Classes)
FridayAug. 27Last day to add/drop without record (Weekend Classes)
Monday-TuesdaySept. 6-7Labor Day Holiday (no classes)
FridayOct. 1Last day to Withdraw from a Class
Wednesday-SaturdayOct. 6-9Final Exams
MondayOct. 11Final Grades Due

Fall Term II (8 Weeks)

MondayOct. 18Classes begin
FridayOct. 22Last day to add/drop without record (Weekday Classes)
FridayOct. 29Last day to add/drop without record (Weekend Classes)
ThursdayNov. 11Veterans Day Holiday
Wednesday-SundayNov. 24-28Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes)
FridayDec. 3Last day to Withdraw from a Class
Wednesday-SaturdayDec. 8-11Final Exams
SaturdayDec. 11Commencement Ceremony
MondayDec. 13Final Grades Due

Spring 2022 Semester (16 Weeks)

January

Sunday9Students Arrive/Orientation
Monday10All Classes and Drop/Add Period begin
Friday14Academic Advisor Meeting at 11:00 a.m.
Monday17Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday (no classes)
Tuesday18Last day to ADD a class or DROP a class without record

February

Monday7Spring Convocation (tentative)

March

Friday4Midterm grades due
Monday-Friday7-11Spring Break
Monday-Friday21-25Advising Week
Monday21Academic Advising Consultation at 11:00 a.m.
Monday28Senior Early Registration begins at 7 a.m.
Summer Course Early Registration begins at 7 a.m.
Tuesday29Junior Early Registration begins at 7 a.m.
Wednesday30Sophomore Early Registration begins at 7 a.m.
Thursday31Freshman Early Registration begins at 7 a.m.

April

Monday-Friday4-8Research & Creativity Week
Wednesday6Research & Creativity Symposium and Awards Day
Monday11“Intent to Graduate” forms for December 2022 graduation Due
Friday15Good Friday Holiday (no classes)
Monday19Last day to Withdraw from a Class
Wednesday27Last Day of Classes
Thursday-Thursday28-May 5Final Examinations

May

Saturday7Commencement Ceremony
Monday9Final grades due

Spring Term I (8 weeks)

MondayJan. 10Classes begin
FridayJan. 14Last day to add/drop without record (Weekday Classes)
FridayJan. 17-18Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday (no classes)
FridayJan. 21Last day to add/drop without record (Weekend Classes)
FridayFeb. 25Last day to Withdraw from a Class
Wednesday-SaturdayMar. 2-5Final Exams
MondayMar. 7Final Grades Due

Spring Term II (8 weeks)

MondayMar. 14Classes begin
FridayMar. 18Last day to add/drop without record (Weekday Classes)
FridayMar. 25Last day to add/drop without record (Weekend Classes)
Thursday-MondayApr. 14-18Easter Holiday (no classes)
FridayApr. 29Last day to Withdraw from a Class
Wednesday-SaturdayMay 4-7Final Exams
SaturdayMay 7Commencement Ceremony (Graduate and Undergraduate)
MondayMay 9Final Grades Due

Summer 2022 Sessions

Summer Session I (4 weeks)

MondayMay 16Classes begin
TuesdayMay 17Last day to add/drop without record
MondayMay 30Memorial Day Holiday (no classes)
WednesdayJun. 8Last day to Withdraw from a Class
FridayJun. 10Last day of classes, Final Exams
MondayJun. 13Final Grades (Term I) Due

Summer Session II (4 weeks)

MondayJun. 13Classes begin
TuesdayJun. 14Last day to add/drop without record
MondayJun. 20Juneteenth Holiday (tentative no classes)
MondayJul. 4Independence Day Holiday (no classes)
TuesdayJul. 5Last day to Withdraw from a Class
FridayJul. 8Last day of classes, Final Exams
MondayJul. 11Final Grades (Term II) Due

Summer Session III (4 weeks)

MondayJul. 11Classes begin
TuesdayJul. 12Last day to add/drop without record
WednesdayAug. 3Last day to Withdraw from a Class
FridayAug. 5Last day of classes
MondayAug. 8Final Grades (Term III) Due

Summer Session IV (8 weeks)

MondayMay 16Classes begin
FridayMay 20Last day to add/drop without record (Weekday Classes)
FridayMay 27Last day to add/drop without record (Weekend Classes)
Monday-TuesdayMay 30-31Memorial Day Holiday (no classes)
WednesdayJul. 1Last day to Withdraw from a Class
Wednesday-SaturdayJul. 6-9Final Exams
MondayJul. 12Final Grades (Term IV) Due

Summer Day Term V (12 weeks)

MondayMay 16Classes begin
FridayMay 20Last day to add/drop without record
FridayJul. 29Last day to drop a class with record
FridayAug. 5Last day of classes
MondayAug. 8Final Grades Due
SaturdayAug. 27Summer Degree Conferral Date