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

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