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Fall 2021 Academic Calendar

Overview of Important Dates

  Full Term First 8 Weeks Second 8 Weeks

Classes Begin

Aug. 23 Aug. 23 Oct. 12

Census Day

Sep. 8 Aug. 30 Oct. 19

Last Day of Classes

Dec. 2 Oct. 11 Dec. 2
Reading Day (Friday Classes Still Meet) Dec. 3 n/a Dec. 3

Final Examinations

Dec. 3-10 Oct. 11

Dec. 3-10

Semester/Term Ends

Dec. 10 Oct. 11

Dec. 10

Commencement

Dec. 10-11 Dec. 10-11 Dec. 10-11

Grades Available

Dec. 14 Oct. 15 Dec. 14

 

 

Registration

  Full Term First 8 Weeks Second 8 Weeks
Last Day to Register with No Fee Jul. 30 Jul. 30 Jul. 30

Last Day to Register with $25 Fee

Aug. 19 Aug. 19 Oct. 13
Last Day to Register with $100 Fee Aug. 31 Aug. 24 n/a
Registration Opens for Next Term Oct. 18 Oct. 18 Oct. 18

 

 

Payments and Refunds

  Full Term First 8 Weeks Second 8 Weeks
Payment Deadline Aug. 19 Aug. 19 Aug. 19

Last Day to Drop a Course and Have Charges Removed
(but remain enrolled in at least one hour)

Sep. 8 Aug. 30 Oct. 19

 

 

Add/Drop (Changes in Schedule), Withdrawal (Dropping all Courses)

  Full Term First 8 Weeks Second 8 Weeks

Last Day to Add a Course

Aug. 31 Aug. 24

Oct. 13

Last Day to Drop a Course with No Record on Transcript Sep. 8 Aug. 30 Oct. 19
Last Day to Drop a Course with an Automatic W Grade Oct. 25 Sep. 21 Nov. 13

Last Day to Withdraw from the University

Nov. 18 Oct. 6 Nov. 18

 

 

Deadlines Related to Graduation

  Full Term First 8 Weeks Second 8 Weeks

Graduation Application Available

Aug. 23 Aug. 23

Aug. 23

Graduation Application Deadline

Oct. 1 Oct. 1

Oct. 1

Last Day for Graduation Candidates to Change Name on Diploma

Jan. 4 Jan. 4

Jan. 4

Official Graduation Date on Transcript

Dec. 11 Dec. 11

Dec. 11

Degrees Post To Transcripts

Jan. 6 Jan. 6

Jan. 6

Diplomas Mailed Out

Feb. 4 Feb. 4

Feb. 4

 

 

Holidays and Energy Conservation Days

  Full Term First 8 Weeks Second 8 Weeks

Labor Day Holiday

Sep. 6 Sep. 6

 

Thanksgiving Vacation

Nov. 24-Nov. 28  

Nov. 24-Nov. 28

Winter Break (Faculty & Staff)

TBD

 

 

 

 

Faculty Related Information

  Full Term First 8 Weeks Second 8 Weeks

Roster Certification Begins

Sep. 9 Aug. 31 Oct. 20

Roster Certification Due at Noon

Sep. 15 Sep. 3 Oct. 25
Final Grades Due at Noon Dec. 13 Oct. 14 Dec. 13