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Spring 2021 Academic Calendar

Overview of Important Dates

  Full Term First 8 Weeks Second 8 Weeks

Classes Begin

Jan. 19 Jan. 19 Mar. 9

Census Day

Feb. 3 Jan. 26 Mar. 23

Last Day of Classes

May 3 Mar. 8 May 3
Reading Day (Friday Only Classes Still Meet) May 4 n/a May 4

Final Examinations

May 5-12 Mar. 8

May 5-12

Semester/Term Ends

May 12 Mar. 8

May 12

Commencement

May 13-15 May 13-15 May 13-15

Grades Available

May 18 Mar. 12 May 18

 

 

Registration

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

Last Day to Register with $25 Fee

Jan. 14 Jan. 14 Mar. 10
Last Day to Register with $100 Fee Jan. 27 Jan. 20 n/a
Registration Opens for Next Term Mar. 29 Mar. 29 Mar. 29

 

 

Payments and Refunds

  Full Term First 8 Weeks Second 8 Weeks
Payment Deadline Jan. 14 Jan. 14 Jan. 14

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

Feb. 3 Jan. 26 Mar. 23

 

 

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

  Full Term First 8 Weeks Second 8 Weeks

Last Day to Add a Course

Jan. 27 Jan. 20

Mar. 10

Last Day to Drop a Course with No Record on Transcript Feb. 3 Jan. 26 Mar. 23
Last Day to Drop a Course with an Automatic W Grade Mar. 30 Feb. 16 Apr. 19

Last Day to Withdraw from the University

Apr. 22 Mar. 3 Apr. 22

 

 

Deadlines Related to Graduation

  Full Term First 8 Weeks Second 8 Weeks

Graduation Application Available

Jan. 19 Jan. 19

Jan. 19

Graduation Application Deadline

Mar. 5 Mar. 5

Mar. 5

Last Day for Graduation Candidates to Change Name on Diploma

May 21 May 21

May 21

Official Graduation Date on Transcript

May 15 May 15

May 15

Degrees Post To Transcripts

May 26 May 26

May 26

Diplomas Mailed Out

Jun. 11 Jun. 11

Jun. 11

 

 

Holidays and Energy Conservation Days

  Full Term First 8 Weeks Second 8 Weeks

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Jan. 18 Jan. 18

 

Spring Break Vacation

Mar. 14-21  

Mar. 14-21

 

 

Faculty Related Information

  Full Term First 8 Weeks Second 8 Weeks

Roster Certification Begins

Feb. 4 Jan. 27 Mar. 24

Roster Certification Due at Noon

Feb. 10 Feb. 1 Mar. 29
Final Grades Due at Noon May 17 Mar. 11 May 17