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Fall 2021 Academic Calendar

The Academic Calendar lists official university milestones and events that define the academic terms, such as exam dates, holidays, and registration deadlines. Use the controls below to display the calendar for a particular year and academic term (or part of term). You can also limit the calendar to upcoming dates or milestones of a particular category.

* Dates are subject to change as additional information becomes available regarding Covid-19.

Aug 2021

Thursday, Aug 19

 Last Day to Add to a Course Waitlist

Monday, Aug 23

 Classes Begin

Friday, Aug 27

 Last Day to Confirm Enrollment

Monday, Aug 30 to Saturday, Sep 4

 Classes cancelled due to Hurricane Ida

Sep 2021

Monday, Sep 6

 Labor Day Holiday

Tuesday, Sep 7 to Friday, Sep 10

 Classes cancelled due to Hurricane Ida

Monday, Sep 13

 Classes Resume

* Classes will be online

All Course Waitlists are Dropped

Friday, Sep 17

 Last Day to Register/Add

 Last Day to Drop with 100% Tuition & Fee Refund

Thursday, Sep 23 to Sunday, Sep 26

 FALL BREAK

Friday, Sep 24

 Last Day to Drop with 75% Tuition Refund

Monday, Sep 27

 Return to on-ground classes

Oct 2021

Friday, Oct 1

 Last Day to Drop with 50% Tuition Refund

Friday, Oct 8

 Last Day to Drop with 25% Tuition Refund

 Last Day to Drop without Record

 Last Day to Change Grading Rules to "Audit"

Saturday, Oct 23 to Sunday, Oct 24

 Designated make-up days, only used in the event of University closure.

*As of 9/10/2021 these make-up days will only be used in the event of a futrue University closure. These dates should not be used to make up classes missed between 8/30/2021 and 9/12/2021.

Wednesday, Oct 27

Mid-Term Grades Due for Undergraduate Students

Friday, Oct 29

 Last Day to Withdraw

 Last Day to Change Grading Rules other than "Audit"

Nov 2021

Monday, Nov 8

Registration for Spring 2022 Begins

Saturday, Nov 13 to Sunday, Nov 14

 Designated make-up days, only used in the event of University closure.

*As of 9/10/2021 these make-up days will only be used in the event of a future University closure. These dates should not be used to make up classes missed between 8/30/2021 and 9/12/2021.

Monday, Nov 22 to Sunday, Nov 28

 THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

Monday, Nov 29

 Classes Resume

Dec 2021

Monday, Dec 20

Thursday Classes Meet

*Classes with an assigned Thursday meeting will meet on Monday, December 20, 2021 at their regularly scheduled time and location.

Tuesday, Dec 21

Last Day of Classes

*December 22, 2021 is the latest date a faculty member may allow for the submission of papers, projects, “make up” assignments, and/or completion of take-home exams, without awarding an incomplete for the term.

Friday Classes Meet

*Classes with an assigned Friday meeting will meet on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at their regularly scheduled time and location.

Thursday, Dec 23

 Grades Due for Graduating Students

Friday, Dec 31

 FALL DEGREE CONFERRAL

Jan 2022

Wednesday, Jan 5

 Grades Due for All Students