Academic Calendar 2021-22

Fall 2021

Organization of Sessions Typical Date Range
(individual courses may vary)
Fall Session 01: Courses span most or all of the fall term (including finals week) Aug. 30 – Dec. 21
Fall Session 02: Courses span the first half of the fall term Aug. 30 – Oct. 18
          Session 02 Drop/Add Aug. 30 – Sep. 3
          Session 02 Withdrawal (W) Sep. 4 – Oct. 11
          Session 02 Withdrawal by petition (WP/WF if approved) Oct. 12 – Oct. 18
Fall Session 03: Courses span the second half of the fall term Oct. 19 – Dec. 13 (no class Oct. 25 - 26)
          Session 03 Drop/Add Oct. 19 – Oct. 27
          Session 03 Withdrawal (W) Oct. 28 – Dec. 6
          Session 03 Withdrawal by petition (WP/WF if approved) Dec. 7 – Dec. 13
Fall Semester Date
Fall semester class dates (including finals week) Aug. 30 – Dec. 21
Labor Day – All classes canceled Sep. 4 - 6
Course changes-drop/add * Aug. 30 – Sept. 13
Last day to add courses to Session 01 (end of drop/add period) * Sept. 13
Undergraduate course withdrawal with adviser's approval (W) Sept. 14 – Nov. 9
Graduate course withdrawal (W) Sept. 14 – Nov. 9
Undergraduate pass/fail course request deadline Sept. 20
Undergraduate sixth week evaluations due Oct. 11
Session 02 ends Oct. 18
Session 03 begins Oct. 19
Mid-semester Oct. 19
Fall Break - no classes or examinations Oct. 25 - 26
Deadline for removal of pass/fail option Nov. 1
Priority registration for Spring 2022 Nov. 8 - 19
Undergraduate course withdrawal permitted with extenuating circumstances (WP/WF if approved) Nov. 10 – Dec. 21
Graduate course withdrawal permitted with extenuating circumstances (WP/WF if approved) Nov. 10 – Dec. 21
Thanksgiving vacation Nov. 24 - 28
Summer 2022 registration opens for all students Dec. 6
Session 03 ends Dec. 13
Reading day (8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.) - no classes or final examinations Dec. 14
Final Examinations Dec. 14 (4 p.m.) – Dec. 21 (4 p.m.)

Spring 2022

Organization of Sessions Typical Date Range
(individual courses may vary)
Spring Session 01: Courses span most or all of the spring term (including finals week) Jan. 18 – May 10
Spring Session 02: Courses span the first half of the spring term Jan. 18 – Mar. 7
          Session 02 Drop/Add Jan. 18 – 24
          Session 02 Withdrawal (W) Jan. 25 – Feb. 28
          Session 02 Withdrawal by petition (WP/WF if approved) Mar. 1 – 7
Spring Session 03: Courses span the second half of the spring term Mar. 8 – May 2
          Session 03 Drop/Add Mar. 8 – 21
          Session 03 Withdrawal (W) Mar. 22 – Apr. 25
          Session 03 Withdrawal by petition (WP/WF if approved) Apr. 26 – May 2
Spring Semester Date
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No classes Jan. 17
Spring semester class dates (including finals week) Jan. 18 – May 10
Doctor of Physical Therapy Commencement TBD
Course changes-drop/add* Jan. 18 – 31
Last day to add courses to Session 01 (end of drop/add period) * Jan. 31
Undergraduate course withdrawal with adviser's approval (W) Feb. 1 – Apr. 11
Graduate course withdrawal (W) Feb. 1 – Apr. 11
Undergraduate pass/fail course request deadline Feb. 7
Undergraduate sixth week evaluations due Feb. 28
Session 02 ends Mar. 7
Session 03 begins Mar. 8
Mid-semester Mar. 8
Spring vacation/Preview Mar. 12 – 20
Deadline for removal of pass/fail option Mar. 21
Honors Convocation Mar. 26
Priority registration for Fall 2022 Mar. 28 – Apr. 8
Undergraduate course withdrawal permitted with extenuating circumstances (WP/WF if approved) Apr. 12 – May 10
Graduate course withdrawal permitted with extenuating circumstances (WP/WF if approved) Apr. 12 – May 10
Thesis day - Reserved for thesis presentations; no undergraduate instruction scheduled Apr. 29
Session 03 ends May 2
Reading day (8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.) - no classes or final examinations May 3
Final Examinations May 3 (4 p.m.) –
May 10 (4 p.m.)
Graduate Commencement May 19
Undergraduate Commencement May 20

Summer Sessions 2022

Session 01 - Entire Summer Date(s)
Courses in Session 01 typically span the entire summer. Please verify each course's specific start and end dates. May 23  – Aug. 19 
(No class May 28 - 30, Jul. 3 - 5)
Session 02 - First Half of Summer (previously identified as 'Summer I')
Undergraduate Session May 23  – Jun. 29  
(No class May 28 - 30)
Undergraduate Science (BI, CH, ID, PH) May 31 – Jun. 30
Graduate Session May 23 – Jun. 29 
(No class May 28 - 30)
Session 03 - Second Half of Summer (previously identified as 'Summer II')
Undergraduate Session  Jul. 5 – Aug. 10
Undergraduate Science (BI, CH, ID, PH)  Jul. 5 – Aug. 4
Graduate Session  Jul. 5 – Aug. 10
Session 04 - Intensive Programming (previously identified as 'Summer III')
Graduate Session Aug. 1 – Aug. 19
Accelerated Online Summer Programming
First half of summer May 23 – Jul. 8  
(No class May 28 - 30, Jul. 2 - 4)
Second half of summer Jul. 11 – Aug. 24

* New courses may not be added to Session 02 or Session 03 after the first week of classes (7 calendar days) or to Session 01 after drop/add (two weeks) without the approval of the instructor or department chair for the course.

** Special Note: Courses less than 15 weeks in length are subject to registration, drop/add, withdrawal, and billing dates that may differ from those appearing in the traditional academic calendar. More information on non-traditional courses