Fall Term 2021 Academic Calendar

Changes may be made in the following calendar, which is not official and should not be used for planning purposes, until it is approved by the Board of Trustees on February 24, 2021.

August 2021

August 5 — Thursday

Registration and orientation for new graduate students

August 12 — Thursday

Registration for graduate non matriculated students

August 23 — Monday

Late registration and orientation for new first-year and transfer students


September 2021

September 1 — Wednesday

Fall faculty conference

September 3 — Friday

 

Registration for undergraduate non matriculated students

 

September 6 — Monday

Labor Day Holiday

September 7 — Tuesday

Classes begin (full-term and sub-term A)

September 7-13 — Tuesday-Monday

Drop/add period (full-term)

September 11 — Saturday

Saturday classes begin

 

September 13 — Monday

Deadline to file FERPA hold to prevent release of student information

Deadline to drop full-term and sub-term A course(s) with a 100% refund

September 16 — Thursday

Deadline to withdraw from sub-term A course(s) with a 50% refund (part-time students only)

September 22 — Wednesday

Board of Trustees meeting

September 24 — Friday

Deadline to withdraw from a full-term course(s) with a 50% refund (part-time students only)


October 2021

October 1 — Friday

Deadline to file fall 2021 graduation application without financial penalty

October 6 — Thursday

Deadline to withdraw from sub-term A course(s) with W grade

October 11 — Monday

Holiday; normal campus operations

October 14 — Thursday

Sub-term A classes end

October 15 — Friday

Spring 2022 pre-registration schedule of classes posted (view only)

October 18 — Monday

Sub-term B classes begin

October 18-20 — Monday-Wednesday

Sub-term B drop/add period

October 20 — Wednesday

Deadline to drop sub-term B course(s) with a 100% refund

October 26 — Tuesday

Preceptorial advising day; no classes

October 27-28 — Wednesday-Thursday

Seniors (with 96+ earned credits) and matriculated graduate students preregister

October 30 — Friday

Deadline to withdraw from sub-term B course(s) with a 50% refund (part-time students only)

October 29 - November 1 — Friday-Monday

Juniors (with 64-95 earned credits) preregister


November 2021

November 2 — Tuesday

Election Day holiday; normal campus operations

November 3— Wednesday

Preceptorial advising day; classes begin 3:25PM

November 4-5 — Thursday-Friday

Sophomores (with 32-63 earned credits) preregister

November 8-9 — Monday-Tuesday

Freshmen (0-31 earned credits) preregister

November 11 — Thursday

Veterans Day holiday; normal campus operations

November 15 — Monday

Deadline to withdraw from full-term course(s) with a W grade

November 24 — Wednesday

Classes end at 3:25PM

Deadline to withdraw from sub-term B course(s) with a W grade

November 25 — Thursday

Thanksgiving holiday; University closed

November 26 — Friday

No classes

November 27 — Saturday

No Saturday classes


December 2021

December 6 — Monday

 Graduate Research Symposium; Graduate classes scheduled only on Monday evenings from 6-9:50PM do not meet

December 8 — Wednesday

Board of Trustees meeting

December 10 — Friday

Fall term classes end

December 13-17 — Monday-Friday

Final week

December 17 — Friday

Term ends

December 20— Monday

Grades due for graduating students by 12 noon

December 22 — Wednesday

Grades due for non-graduating students by 5PM

December 24-January 2— Friday-Sunday

Holiday break; University closed

December 31 — Friday

New Year's Day Holiday