Academic Calendar

Summer 2020 Academic Calendar1

Summer Orientation 2020

June 8 - July 31 Pre-orientation webinars offered weekly2
August First-year student orientation2

Summer I Term 2020

May 18 Monday Undergraduate and graduate classes begin. All Summer I classes delivered via online instruction
May 19 Tuesday Add/drop registration period ends
May 25 Monday Memorial Day – university holiday; no classes3
June 5 Friday Last day to withdraw from 5-week courses (May 18 – June 19) with a grade of W4
June 15 Monday Last day to withdraw from 7-week courses (May 18 – July 2) with a grade of W4
June 19 Friday Undergraduate and graduate classes end (5-week courses)
June 22 Monday Final grades due (5-week courses)
July 2 Friday Undergraduate and graduate classes end (7-week courses)
July 3-4 Fri-Sat Independence Day — university holiday; no classes3
July 6 Monday Last day to withdraw from 12-week courses (May 18 – Aug 7) with a grade of W4
Final grades due (7-week courses)
August 7 Friday Undergraduate and graduate classes end (12-week courses)
August 10 Monday Final grades due (12-week courses)

Summer II Term 2020

July 6 Monday Undergraduate and graduate classes begin
July 7 Tuesday Add/drop registration period ends
July 24 Friday Last day to withdraw from 5-week courses (July 6 – Aug 7) with a grade of W4
August 3 Monday Last day to withdraw from 7-week courses (July 6 – Aug 21) with a grade of W4
August 7 Friday Undergraduate and graduate classes end (5-week courses)
August 10 Monday Final grades due (5-week courses)
August 21 Friday Undergraduate and graduate classes end (7-week courses)
August 24 Monday Final grades due (7-week courses)

2020–21 Academic Calendar1

Fall 2020

August 17 Monday Graduate Pathways to Success Program5
August 24 Monday Undergraduate and graduate classes begin; online classes begin. All classes will be delivered via online instruction for the first week or two. Once all students complete state-required COVID testing, on-ground classes will begin6
August 25 Tuesday Add/drop registration period ends for first 7-week online courses (Aug 24 – Oct 10)
August 28 Friday Add/drop registration period ends for undergraduate and graduate 15-week courses (Aug 24 – Dec 12)
September 7 Monday Labor Day — classes will be held. On-ground instruction begins by this date, if not before, assuming that testing has been completed for all students
September 18 Friday Last day to withdraw from first 7-week online courses (Aug 24 – Oct 10) with a grade of W4
September 28 Monday Yom Kippur — university holiday; no classes
October 4 Sunday Open House for prospective undergraduate students
October 5–10 Mon–Sat Midterm examination period for 100-level courses
October 9-10 Fri-Sat Alumni Weekend
October 10 Saturday Online classes end for first 7-week online courses (Aug 24 – Oct 10)
October 16-18 Fri-Sun Parents and Family Weekend
October 19 Monday Online classes begin for second 7-week online courses (Oct 19 – Dec 12)
October 20 Tuesday Add/drop registration period ends for second 7-week online courses (Oct 19 - Dec 12)
October 21 Wednesday Midterm grades due for 100-level courses
October 25 Sunday Open House for prospective undergraduate students
October 30 Friday Last day to withdraw from undergraduate and graduate 15-week courses (Aug 24 – Dec 12) with a grade of W4
November 8 Sunday Open House for prospective undergraduate students
November 13 Friday Last day to withdraw from second 7-week online courses (Oct 19 – Dec 12) with a grade of W4
November 23-24 Mon-Tue Classes will be held
November 24 Tuesday Students depart for Thanksgiving break and do not return to campus for the remainder of the term
November 25-28 Wed–Sat No classes
November 26–27 Thurs–Fri Thanksgiving holiday — university closed
November 30 Monday Classes resume and are delivered online only
December 5 Saturday Undergraduate and graduate classes, which are normally delivered on-ground, end
December 7–12 Mon–Sat Final examination period — online exams for undergraduate and graduate classes, which are normally delivered on-ground
December 12 Saturday Online classes end
December 14 Monday Final grades due
December 24–January 1 Thurs–Fri University closed for Winter Break

January Term 2021

January 4 Monday Undergraduate and graduate classes begin
January 5 Tuesday Add/drop registration period ends
January 11 Monday Last day to withdraw with a grade of W4
January 15 Friday Classes end; final examinations
January 18 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day — university holiday; no classes3
January 19 Tuesday Final grades due

 Spring 2021

January 15 Friday New undergraduate student orientation
January 18 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day — university holiday; no classes3
January 19 Tuesday Undergraduate and graduate classes begin; online classes begin
January 20 Wednesday Add/drop registration period ends for first 7-week online courses (Jan 19 – March 6)
January 25 Monday Add/drop registration period ends for undergraduate and graduate 15-week courses (Jan 19 – May 8)
February 12 Friday Last day to withdraw from first 7-week online courses (Jan 19 – March 6) with a grade of W4
February 28 Sunday Open House for prospective undergraduate students
March 1–6 Mon–Sat Midterm examination period for 100-level courses
March 6 Saturday Online classes end for first 7-week online courses (Jan 19 – March 6)
March 8–13 Mon–Sat Undergraduate and graduate spring recess
March 15 Monday Online classes begin for second 7-week online courses (March 15 – May 1)
March 16 Tuesday Add/drop registration period ends for second 7-week online courses (March 15 – May 1)
March 17 Wednesday Midterm grades due for 100-level courses
March 20–21 Sat–Sun Admitted Student Days
March 26 Friday Last day to withdraw from undergraduate and graduate 15-week courses (Jan 19 – May 8) with a grade of W4
April 2 Friday Good Friday — university holiday; no classes3
April 9 Friday Last day to withdraw from second 7-week online courses (March 15 – May 1) with a grade of W4
May 1 Saturday Undergraduate and graduate classes end; online classes end
May 3–8 Mon–Sat Final examination period — undergraduate and graduate on-campus classes
May 7–8 Fri–Sat Graduate, Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, and School of Law Commencement3
May 10 Monday Final grades due
May 15–16 Sat–Sun Undergraduate Commencement3

Summer Orientation and Open House 2021

May 17 Monday Graduate Pathways to Success Program5
May 31 Monday Memorial Day — university holiday; no classes3
June 6 Sunday Open House for prospective undergraduate students
June 10–11 Thurs–Fri First-year student orientation, session I
June 14–15 Mon–Tues First-year student orientation, session II
June 17–18 Thurs–Fri First-year student orientation, session III
June 21–22 Mon–Tues First-year student orientation, session IV
June 23 Wednesday Transfer student welcome, session I
June 24–25 Thurs–Fri First-year student orientation, session V

Summer I Term 2021

May 17 Monday Undergraduate and graduate classes begin
May 18 Tuesday Add/drop registration period ends
May 31 Monday Memorial Day – university holiday; no classes3
June 4 Friday Last day to withdraw from 5-week courses (May 17 – June 18) with a grade of W4
June 11 Friday Last day to withdraw from 7-week courses (May 17 – July 2) with a grade of W4
June 18 Friday Undergraduate and graduate classes end (5-week courses)
June 21 Monday Final grades due (5-week courses)
July 2 Friday Undergraduate and graduate classes end (7-week courses)
July 5 Monday Independence Day — university holiday; no classes3
July 6 Tuesday Last day to withdraw from 12-week courses (May 17 – Aug 6) with a grade of W4
Final grades due (7-week courses)
August 6 Friday Undergraduate and graduate classes end (12-week courses)
August 9 Monday Final grades due (12-week courses)

Summer II Term 2021

July 6 Tuesday Undergraduate and graduate classes begin
July 7 Wednesday Add/drop registration period ends
July 26 Monday Last day to withdraw from 5-week courses (July 6 – Aug 6) with a grade of W4
July 30 Friday Last day to withdraw from 7-week courses (July 6 – Aug 20) with a grade of W4
August 2 Monday Undergraduate and graduate classes end (5-week courses)
August 9 Monday Final grades due (5-week courses)
August 20 Friday Undergraduate and graduate classes end (7-week courses)
August 23 Monday Final grades due (7-week courses)

2021–22 Academic Calendar1

Fall 2021

August 23 Monday Graduate Pathways to Success Program5
August 25-26 Wed–Thurs First-year student orientation, session VI
August 27 Friday Transfer student welcome, session II
August 27-29 Fri–Sun Welcome Weekend
August 30 Monday Undergraduate and graduate classes begin; online classes begin
August 31 Tuesday Add/drop registration period ends for first 7-week online courses (Aug 30 – Oct 16)
September 3 Friday Add/drop registration period ends for undergraduate and graduate 15-week courses (Aug 30 – Dec 18)
September 6 Monday Labor Day — university holiday; no classes3
September 16 Thursday Yom Kippur — university holiday; no classes
September 24 Friday Last day to withdraw from first 7-week online courses (Aug 30 – Oct 16) with a grade of W4
September 25 Saturday Open House for prospective undergraduate students
October 11-16 Mon–Sat Midterm examination period for 100-level courses
October 16 Saturday Online classes end for first 7-week online courses (Aug 30 - Oct 16)
October 24 Sunday Open House for prospective undergraduate students
October 25 Monday Online classes begin for second 7-week online courses (Oct 25 – Dec 18)
October 26 Tuesday Add/drop registration period ends for second 7-week online courses (Oct 25 - Dec 18)
October 27 Wednesday Midterm grades due for 100-level courses
November 5 Friday Last day to withdraw from undergraduate and graduate 15-week courses (Aug 30 – Dec 18) with a grade of W4
November 7 Sunday Open House for prospective undergraduate students
November 19 Friday Last day to withdraw from second 7-week online courses (Oct 25 – Dec 18) with a grade of W4
November 22–27 Mon–Sat No classes
November 25–26 Thurs–Fri Thanksgiving holiday — university closed
December 5 Sunday Open House for prospective undergraduate students
December 11 Saturday Undergraduate and graduate on-campus classes end
December 13-18 Mon–Sat Final examination period — undergraduate and graduate on-campus classes
December 18 Saturday Online classes end
December 20 Monday Final grades due
December 24–January 1 Fri-Sat University closed for Winter Break

January Term 2022

January 3 Monday Undergraduate and graduate classes begin
January 4 Tuesday Add/drop registration period ends
January 13 Thursday Last day to withdraw with a grade of W4
January 17 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day — university holiday; no classes3
January 21 Friday Classes end; final examinations
January 24 Monday Final grades due

 Spring 2022

January 21 Friday New undergraduate student orientation
January 24 Monday Undergraduate and graduate classes begin; online classes begin
January 25 Tuesday Add/drop registration period ends for first 7-week online courses (Jan 24 – March 12)
January 28 Friday Add/drop registration period ends for undergraduate and graduate 15-week courses (Jan 24 – May 14)
February 18 Friday Last day to withdraw from first 7-week online courses (Jan 24 – March 12) with a grade of W4
March 6 Sunday Open House for prospective undergraduate students
March 7-12 Mon–Sat Midterm examination period for 100-level courses
March 12 Saturday Online classes end for first 7-week online courses (Jan 24 – March 12)
March 14-19 Mon–Sat Undergraduate and graduate spring recess
March 21 Monday Online classes begin for second 7-week online courses (March 21 – May 7)
March 22 Tuesday Add/drop registration period ends for second 7-week online courses (March 21 – May 7)
March 23 Wednesday Midterm grades due for 100-level courses
April 1 Friday Last day to withdraw from undergraduate and graduate 15-week courses (Jan 24 – May 14) with a grade of W4
April 2-3 Sat–Sun Admitted Student Days
April 14 Thursday Last day to withdraw from second 7-week online courses (March 21 – May 7) with a grade of W4
April 15 Friday Good Friday — university holiday; no classes3
May 7 Saturday Undergraduate and graduate classes end; online classes end
May 9-14 Mon–Sat Final examination period — undergraduate and graduate on-campus classes
May 13-14 Fri–Sat Graduate, Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, and School of Law Commencement3
May 16 Monday Final grades due
May 21-22 Sat–Sun Undergraduate Commencement3

Summer Orientation and Open House 2022

May 23 Monday Graduate Pathway to Success Program5
May 30 Monday Memorial Day — university holiday; no classes3
June 5 Sunday Open House for prospective undergraduate students
June 9-10 Thurs–Fri First-year student orientation, session I
June 13-14 Mon–Tues First-year student orientation, session II
June 16-17 Thurs–Fri First-year student orientation, session III
June 20-21 Mon–Tues First-year student orientation, session IV
June 22 Wednesday Transfer student welcome, session I
June 23-24 Thurs–Fri First-year student orientation, session V

Summer I Term 2022

May 23 Monday Undergraduate and graduate classes begin
May 24 Tuesday Add/drop registration period ends
May 30 Monday Memorial Day – university holiday; no classes3
June 10 Friday Last day to withdraw from 5-week courses (May 23 – June 24) with a grade of W4
June 17 Friday Last day to withdraw from 7-week courses (May 23 – July 8) with a grade of W4
June 24 Friday Undergraduate and graduate classes end (5-week courses)
June 27 Monday Final grades due (5-week courses)
July 4 Monday Independence Day — university holiday; no classes3
July 8 Friday Undergraduate and graduate classes end (7-week courses)
July 11 Monday Last day to withdraw from 12-week courses (May 23 – Aug 12) with a grade of W4
Final grades due (7-week courses)
August 12 Friday Undergraduate and graduate classes end (12-week courses)
August 15 Monday Final grades due (12-week courses)

 Summer II Term 2022

July 11 Monday Undergraduate and graduate classes begin
July 12 Tuesday Add/drop registration period ends
July 29 Friday Last day to withdraw from 5-week courses (July 11 – Aug 12) with a grade of W4
August 5 Friday Last day to withdraw from 7-week courses (July 11 – Aug 26) with a grade of W4
August 12 Friday Undergraduate and graduate classes end (5-week courses)
August 15 Monday Final grades due (5-week courses)
August 26 Friday Undergraduate and graduate classes end (7-week courses)
August 29 Monday Final grades due (7-week courses)

The university reserves the right to revise this calendar.