Academic Calendar

Spring 2021 Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar for All Undergraduates** and for Graduate Programs in Children's Literature, Education, Gender and Cultural Studies, Health Professions Education, History, Library and Information Science, Nutrition, Public Policy, and the campus-based graduate Social Work program.

January 2021

DateDescription
4University reopens from winter break
18University closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

February 2021

DateDescription
1Classes begin
12Last day to add or drop a class on AARC
19University closed (no classes) - long weekend break

March 2021

DateDescription
5Last day to add a course with instructor permission and completed Add/Drop form sent to [email protected]. Undergraduate students need advisor permission as well.
5Last day to drop a course without receiving a "W" on transcript. Email completed Add/Drop form to [email protected]. Graduate students should email requests to [email protected].
5Last day to audit a course. Completed Audit form with all signatures submitted to [email protected].
5Last day to declare a course Pass/Fail. Completed Pass/Fail form with all signatures submitted to [email protected].
15-16University closed (no classes) - long weekend break
26Last day for undergraduate students to withdraw from a course without submitting a Petition to the Administrative Board. Completed Add/Drop form with all signatures submitted to [email protected].

April 2021

DateDescription
15"Administrative Monday" - Monday Classes Held
19University closed for Patriot's Day

May 2021

DateDescription
18Last day of undergraduate classes
19Reading and Review
20-22Final examinations
24Spring 2021 final grade submission (May graduates) - Due at 10:00am
28Commencement
31Memorial Day - University closed

June 2021

DateDescription
1Spring 2021 final grade submission (non-May graduates) - Due at 10:00am

Fall 2021 Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar for All Undergraduates** and for Graduate Programs in Children's Literature, Education, Gender and Cultural Studies, Health Professions Education, History, Library and Information Science, Nutrition, Public Policy, and the campus-based graduate Social Work program.

September 2021

DateDescription
1First day of classes
6Labor Day, University closed
10Last day to Add or Drop a course
24Last day to add a course with instructor permission and completed Add/Drop form sent to [email protected]. Undergraduate students need advisor permission as well. / Last day to drop a course without receiving a "W" on transcript. Email completed Add/Drop form to [email protected]. Graduate students should email requests to [email protected]. / Last day to audit a course. Completed Audit form with all signatures submitted to [email protected]. / Last day to declare a course Pass/Fail. Completed Pass/Fail form with all signatures submitted to [email protected]

October 2021

DateDescription
22Last day for undergraduate students to withdraw from a course without submitting a Petition to the Administrative Board. Completed Add/Drop form with all signatures submitted to [email protected].

November 2021

DateDescription
9Administrative Wednesday - Wednesday classes meet
11Veteran's Day, University closed
24-26Thanksgiving Holiday, University closed

December 2021

DateDescription
14Last day of undergraduate classes
15Reading and Review
16-20Fall 2021 Final Exam Period

Term Dates

Spring 2021 Terms

(SP1) For @Behavior Analysis, @Nursing, and @Social Work

  • January 18 - Term Start
  • January 31 - Add/Drop Ends
  • March 14 - Withdrawal (W with Grade) ends
  • April 25 - Term End

(SP3) For @Nursing and @Social Work

  • March 15 - Term Start
  • March 28 - Add/Drop Ends
  • May 9 - Withdrawal (W with Grade) ends
  • June 20 - Term End

(MP4) For @MPH Program

  • April 12 - Term Start
  • April 25 - Add/Drop Ends
  • June 6 - Withdrawal (W with Grade) ends
  • June 27 - Term End

Summer 2021 Terms

(MU3) For @MPH and @MBA Programs

  • (MU3) July 12, 2021 - September 26, 2021

Summer SU1 Term for Behavior Analysis, Social Work, and Nursing

  • May 17, 2021 - August 22, 2021

Summer SU3 Term for @Social Work and @Nursing

  • July 12, 2021 - October 17, 2021

Summer Terms for all Other Programs:

  • SU I May 24 - July 9, 2021
  • SU II July 12,2021 - August 28, 2021
  • Full Summer Session May 24, 2021 - August 28, 2021

Fall 2021 Terms

Please note: public health conditions may necessitate revision of these dates.

Fall FA1 Term for @Behavior Analysis, @Social Work, and @Nursing

  • September 13, 2021 - December 19, 2021

Fall FA3 Term for @Social Work and @Nursing

  • November 1, 2021 - February 20, 2022

Fall MF2 Term for @MPH

  • October 4, 2021 - December 19, 2021

All Other Programs

  • September 1, 2021 - December 20, 2021