Academic calendars


Traditional Calendar 2021-22

Fall semester: August 30-December 9 (payment due August 13, 2021)

  • Monday, Aug. 30, 8:00 a.m. Classes begin
  • Tuesday, Sept. 7, 5 p.m.End of drop/add period (courses and grade plans)
  • Monday-Wednesday, Oct. 18-20Midterm break
  • Thursday-Friday, Nov. 4-19Academic advising period
  • Friday, Nov. 5, 5 p.m. Last day to withdraw with a “W”
  • Wednesday-Friday, Nov. 24-26Thanksgiving break
  • Friday, Dec. 3Last day of class
  • Monday, Dec. 6Reading day (no classes)
  • Tuesday-Thursday, Dec. 7-9Final exams

Spring semester: January 12-April 28 (payment due December 17, 2021)

  • Wednesday, Jan. 12, 8 a.m. Classes begin
  • Tuesday, Jan. 18, 5 p.m. End of drop/add period (courses and grade plans)
  • Monday, Jan. 17Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Study Day (evening classes meet)
  • Monday-Friday, Feb. 28-Mar. 4Midterm break
  • Thursday-Friday, Mar. 17-Apr. 1Academic advising period
  • Friday, Mar. 18, 5 p.m. Last day to withdraw with a “W”
  • Friday, Apr. 15Good Friday holiday
  • Friday, Apr. 21Last day of class
  • Monday, Apr. 25Reading day (no classes)
  • Tuesday-Thursday, Apr. 26-28Final exams
  • Sunday, May 1Baccalaureate, Commencement

May term: May 4-25 (payment due April 15, 2022)

  • Wednesday, May 4, 9 a.m. May term classes begin
  • Thursday, May 5, 5 p.m. End of drop/add period (courses and grade plans)
  • Wednesdays, May 11 & 18No class for 3-credit classes
  • Tuesday, May 17, 5 p.m. Last day to withdraw with a “W”
  • Wednesday, May 25Last day of May term classes

Summer Term: May 26-August 5 (payment due June 3, 2022)

Online classes, introductory nursing classes on campus, agroecology classes at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center, and other special courses are available during the Summer Term. See course offering list on the registrar’s web site for details.