Spring 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.

January 2021

January 15 — Friday

Registration for undergraduate non-matriculated students (spring and summer)

Registration for graduate non-matriculated students

January 18 — Monday

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday; Community Day of Service; University closed

January 19 — Tuesday

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

January 19-25 — Tuesday-Monday

Drop/add period (full-term and sub-term A) 

Distance education orientations

January 23 — Saturday

Saturday classes begin

January 25 — Monday

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

Deadline to file FERPA hold to prevent release of student information

January 28 — Thursday

Fall 2021 pre-registration schedule of classes posted (view only)


February 2021

February 1 — Monday

Deadline to file spring 2021 graduation application without financial penalty

February  2 — Tuesday

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

February 10 — Wednesday

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

February 15 — Monday

President's Day holiday; normal campus operations

February 17 — Wednesday

Board of Trustees meeting

February 26 — Friday

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


March 2021

March 4— Thursday

Sub-term A classes end

March 5 — Friday

Sub-term B classes begin

March 5-8 — Friday-Monday

Sub-term B drop/add period

March 8 — Monday

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

March 14-21 — Sunday-Sunday

Spring break

March 22 — Monday

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

March 30 — Tuesday

Preceptorial advising day; no classes

March 31 - April 1 — Wednesday-Thursday

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


April 2021

April 2— Friday

Holiday; normal campus operations

April 5-6 — Monday-Tuesday

Juniors (with 64-95 earned credits) preregister

April 7 — Wednesday

Preceptorial Advising Day; No classes

April 8-9 — Thursday-Friday

Sophomores (with 32-63 earned credits) preregister

April 8 — Thursday

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

Final deadline to file Spring 2021 graduation application

April 12-13 — Monday-Tuesday

Freshmen (with 0-31 earned credits) preregister

April 20 — Tuesday

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

April 30 — Friday

Spring term classes end


May 2021

May 3-7 — Monday-Friday

Final week

May 5 — Wednesday

Board of Trustees meeting

May 7 — Friday

Term ends

May 10 — Monday

Grades due for graduating students by 12 noon

May 11 — Tuesday

Doctoral and Master's commencement ceremony

May 13 — Thursday

Grades due for non-graduating students 12 Noon

May 14 — Friday

Baccalaureate commencement ceremony