Academic Calendar 2021 - 2022

Fall 2021 Finals Schedule

December 6th through December 12th, 2021

  1. Faculty will be required to have course-related activities take place during exam week. This might be assignments, an exam, blog posts, a project or other assessments. See your updated syllabus in Canvas and/or contact your faculty member.
  2. Faculty might use their final exam time as the deadline for materials, but faculty may use any time during exam week as the deadline for their materials. Students are encouraged to plan ahead as they prepare for exam week.
  3. The deadline for materials due during exam week will be up to each individual instructor. However, the latest deadline an instructor may use for all coursework would be 11:59 pm (CT) Sunday, December 12th, 2021, unless an earlier date/time is established by a faculty member in the updated syllabus.
  4. Specific questions about exam week for each course should be directed to the faculty member.

Spring 2022 Finals Schedule

April 25th through May 1st

  1. Faculty will be required to have course-related activities take place during exam week. This might be assignments, an exam, blog posts, a project or other assessments. See your updated syllabus in Canvas and/or contact your faculty member.
  2. Faculty might use their final exam time as the deadline for materials, but faculty may use any time during exam week as the deadline for their materials. Students are encouraged to plan ahead as they prepare for exam week.
  3. The deadline for materials due during exam week will be up to each individual instructor. However, the latest deadline an instructor may use for all coursework would be 11:59 pm (CT) Sunday, May 1st, 2022, unless an earlier date/time is established by a faculty member in the updated syllabus.
  4. Specific questions about exam week for each course should be directed to the faculty member.

August 15 – October 20

16-20 Aug: Faculty Workshop
20-22 Aug: New Student Orientation
23-Aug: 16-Week/Fall A Online classes
25-Aug: Last Day to Add Fall A Online classes
26-Aug: Opening Convocation
27-Aug: Last Day to Drop a Fall A Online class, at noon
30-Aug: Last Day to Add 16 week classes
3-Sept: Last Day to Drop 16 week classes, at noon
6-Sept: Labor Day: no classes/offices closed
17-Sept: 4-Week Grades to Registrar
26-Sept: Last Day to Withdraw from a Fall A Online
TBA Board of Trustees Meeting
2-Oct: Homecoming 2021
15-Oct: Mid-term Grades to Registrar
17-Oct: Last day of Fall A Online class
18-Oct: Fall B Online classes Begin
18-19: Oct Fall Break: classes, except Online classes
20-Oct: Last Day to Add Fall B Online classes

Oct 22 - Dec 23

22-Oct: Last Day to Drop Fall B Online classes, at noon
26-Oct: Registration Begins- Senior & Veteran Priority
28-Oct: Junior Priority Registration Begins
29-Oct: Last Day to Withdraw from a 16 week Class
1- Nov: Sophomore Priority Registration Begins
3-Nov: Freshmen and Open Registration Begins
21-Nov: Last Day to Withdraw from a Fall B Online
23-Nov: Thanksgiving Break, Instructors and Students, 5PM
24-Nov: Thanksgiving Break, Staff, 12 PM (Offices Closed)
24-26 Nov: Thanksgiving Break (Offices Close)
6-9 Dec: Final Exams
9-Dec: December Graduate Reception
9-Dec: Commencement
9-Dec: Residence Halls Close, 5 PM
12-Dec: Last day of Fall B Online class
15-Dec: Final Grades to Registrar, noon
23-Dec: Christmas/New Year’s Break (Offices Closed)

Jan 4 - March 11

4-Jan: University Offices Open for Spring Semester
9-Jan: Residence Halls Open
10- Jan: 16 Week/Spring A Online classes
12-Jan: Last Day to Add Spring A Online classes
14-Jan: Last Day to Add 16 week classes
14-Jan: Last Day to Drop Spring A Online classes, noon
17-Jan: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, No Day Classes
21-Jan: Last Day to Drop 16 Week classes, noon
TBA Board of Trustees Meeting
13-Feb: Last Day to Withdraw from a Spring A Online class
4-Mar: Mid-Term grades to the Registrar
6-Mar: Last day of Spring A Online class
7-Mar: Spring B Online classes Start
7-11 Mar: Spring Break, Residence Halls Closed
9-Mar: Last Day to Add a Spring B Online class
11-Mar: Last Day to Drop a Spring B Online class, noon

Mar 13 - May 4

13-Mar: Residence Halls Open
18-Mar: Last Day to Withdraw from a 16 Week Class
21-Mar: Registration Begins- Senior & Veteran Priority
23-Mar: Junior Priority Registration begins
25-Mar: Sophomore Priority Registrations begins
29-Mar: Freshmen and Open Registration begins
10-Apr: Last Day to Withdraw from a Spring B Online Class
15-Apr: Good Friday, No Classes, Offices Closed
21-Apr: Awards Day, 11 AM, Chapel
25-28: Apr Final Exams
TBA Board of Trustees Meeting
30-Apr: Baccalaureate 10:30 AM, Chapel
30-Apr: Commencement 1:30 PM
30-Apr: Residence Halls Close
1-May: Last day of Spring B classes
4-May: Final grades to the Registrar

Summer A Term

May 2 – Jun 26

2-May: Start of Classes (1st Day A)
4-May: Last Day to Add A-Term
6-May: Last Day to Drop A-Term, at noon
30-May: Memorial Day
5-Jun: Summer A Withdrawal Deadline
26-Jun: Last Day of A-Term Classes
1-Jul: Grades to Registrar

Summer B Term

Jun 27 – Aug 21

27-Jun: Start of Classes (1st Day B)
29-Jun: Last Day to Add B-Term
1-Jul: Last Day to Drop B-Term, at noon
4-Jul: Independence Day/Offices Closed
31-Jul: Summer B Withdrawal Deadline
21-Aug: Last Day of B-Term Classes
26-Aug: Grades to Registrar

Summer M Term

Jun 6 – Jul 31

6-Jun: Start of Classes (1st Day M)
8-Jun: Last Day to Add B-Term
10-Jun: Last Day to Drop B-Term, at noon
4-Jul: Independence Day/Offices Closed
10-Jul: Summer B Withdrawal Deadline
31-Jul: Last Day of B-Term Classes
3-Aug: Grades to Registrar

Academic Calendar 2022 - 2023

Aug 14-Oct 18

15-19 Aug Faculty Workshop
15-17 Aug International student airport pick up dates
19-21 Aug New Student Orientation
22-Aug 16 Week/Fall A online classes
24-Aug Last day to add Fall A online classes
25-Aug Opening Convocation
26-Aug Last day to drop a Fall A online class
29-Aug Last day to add 16 week classes
5-Sept Labor day: no classes/offices closed
6-Sept Last day to drop 16 week classes
16-Sept 4 week grades to registrar
23-Sept Last day to withdraw from a fall A online class
28-Sept Last day to sign up for May/August graduation
14-Oct Mid-term grades to registrar
16-Oct Last day of Fall A online class
17-Oct Fall B online classes Begin
17-18 Oct Fall Break: classes, except online classes

Oct 19-Dec 22

19-Oct Last day to add Fall B online classes
20-Oct Last day to drop Fall B online classes
25-Oct Last day to withdraw from a 16-week Class
25-Oct Registration begins-Senior & Veteran Priority
27-Oct Junior Priority Registration Begins
31-Oct Sophomore Priority Registration B
2-Nov Freshmen and Open Registration Begins
18-Nov Last day to withdraw from a Fall B class
23-25 Nov Thanksgiving Break (Offices Closed) *For Students, Faculty, and Staff
5-11 Dec Final Exam Week
8-Dec December Graduation Reception
11-Dec Residence Halls Close, 5 PM
11-Dec Last day of Fall B online class
14-Dec Final Grades to Registrar, noon
22-Dec Christmas/New Year’s Break (Offices Closed)

Jan 3-March 13

3-Jan University Offices Open for Spring Semester
8-Jan Residence Halls Open
6-8 Jan International student airport pick up dates
9-Jan 16 Week/Spring A online classes
11-Jan Last day to add Spring A online classes
13-Jan Last day to drop Spring A online classes
13-Jan Last day to add 16 week classes
16-Jan MLK, Jr. Day, No Classes (Offices Closed)
20-Jan Last day to drop 16 Week classes
25-Jan December graduation applications due
10-Feb Last day to withdraw from a Spring A online clas
3-Mar Mid-Term grades to the Registrar
5-Mar Last day of Spring A online class
6-10 Mar Spring Break, Residence Halls Closed
11-Mar Residence Halls Open
13-Mar Spring B online classes start

March 15-May 10

15-Mar Last day to add a Spring B online class
17-Mar Last day to drop a Spring B online class
20-Mar Registration Begins – Senior & Veteran Priority
20-Mar Last day to withdraw from a 16 week class
22-Mar Junior Priority Registration begins
24-Mar Sophomore Priority Registration begins
29-Mar Freshmen and Open Registration begins
7-Apr Good Friday, no day classes
14-Apr Last day to withdraw from a Spring B online class
27-Apr Awards Day, 11 AM Chapel
1-7 May May final exam week
6-May Baccalaureate 10:30 AM, Chapel
6-May Commencement 1:30 PM
6-May Residence Halls Close
7-May Last Day of Spring B online classes
10-May Final grades to the Registrar

Summer A Term

May 8 – Jul 5

8-May Start of Classes (1st Day A)
10-May Last Day to Add A – Term
12-May Last Day to Drop A – Term
2-Jun Summer A Withdrawal Deadline
19-Jun Juneteenth, No Classes (Offices Closed)
2-Jul Last Day of A – Term Classes
5-Jul Grades to Registrar

Summer B Term

Jun 26 – Aug 23

26-Jun Start of Classes (1st Day B)
28-Jun Last Day to Add B – Term
30-Jun Last Day to Drop B – Term
4-Jul Offices Closed
28-Jul Summer B Withdrawal Deadline
20-Aug Last Day of B – Term Classes
23-Aug Grades to Registrar

Summer M Term

Jun 5 – Aug 2

5-Jun Start of Classes (1st Day M)
7-Jun Last Day to Add M-Term
9- Jun Last Day to Drop M-Term
7-Jul Last Day to Withdraw M-Term
30-Jul Last Day of M-Term Class
2-Aug Grades to Registrar

*Calendars subject to change based off of approval from the Provost