Undergraduate

Graduate

Spring 2021

16-Week Session: Tuesday, Jan. 19 through Friday, May 7
First 8-Week Session: Tuesday, Jan. 19 through Friday, March 12
Second 8-Week Session: Monday, March 22 through Friday, May 14

Key: M = Monday | T = Tuesday | W = Wednesday | R = Thursday | F = Friday | S = Saturday | Su = Sunday

 16-Week SessionFirst 8-Week SessionSecond 8-Week Session
Graduates, seniors spring registration begins Nov 1 (Su) Nov 1 (Su) Nov 1 (Su)
Juniors spring registration begins Nov 2 (M) Nov 2 (M) Nov 2 (M)
Sophomores spring registration begins Nov 3 (T) Nov 3 (T) Nov 3 (T)
Continuing freshmen spring registration begins Nov 4 (W) Nov 4 (W) Nov 4 (W)
New freshmen/transfers spring registration begins Dec 7 (M) Dec 7 (M) Dec 7 (M)
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
(University closed)
Jan 18 (M) Jan 18 (M) N/A
First day of classes Jan 19 (T) Jan 19 (T) March 22 (M)
Late registration/Drop and add Jan 19–26 (T–T) Jan 19–26 (T–T) March 22–29 (M–M)
Last day to drop and add Jan 26 (T) Jan 26 (T) March 29 (M)
Last day to make payment arrangements Jan 26 (T) Jan 26 (T) March 29 (M)
100% tuition and fees refund for class withdrawals Through Jan 26 (T) Through Jan 26 (T) Through March 29 (M)
90% tuition and fees refund for class withdrawals Through Feb 2 (T) N/A N/A
50% tuition and fees refund for class withdrawals Through Feb 9 (T) Through Feb 2 (T) Through April 5 (M)
25% tuition and fees refund for class withdrawals Through Feb 16 (T) Through Feb 9 (T) Through April 12 (M)
President's Day holiday
(University closed)
Feb 15 (M) Feb 15 (M) N/A
Last day to apply for graduation
(graduation application info)
March 31 (W) March 31 (W) March 31 (W)
Midterms March 8–12 (M–F) N/A N/A
Spring Break
(No classes)
March 15–19 (M–F) N/A N/A
Registration for summer/fall semester begins April 4 (Su) April 4 (Su) April 4 (Su)
Student Research and Creativity Conference
(Classes dismissed)
April 7 (W) N/A April 7 (W)
Last day to withdraw April 9 (F) Feb 12 (F) April 9 (F)
Scholarship/Department Award Assembly
(Classes dismissed 3–5 p.m.)
Apr 20 (T) N/A Apr 20 (T)
Last day of classes May 7 (F) March 12 (F) May 14 (F)
Final exams
(final exams schedule)
May 10–14 (M–F) March 11–12 (R–F) May 13–14 (R–F)
2021 Spring Commencement
(Commencement information)
May 15 (S) May 15 (S) May 15 (S)

Spring 2021 Graduate School Dates to Remember

TaskDate
Thesis reading copy due April 9
Report of comprehensive exams to Graduate School April 23
Final copy of thesis due May 3