Fall 2021

16-Week Session: Tuesday, Aug. 17 through Friday, Dec. 10
First 8-Week Session: Tuesday, Aug. 17 through Friday, Oct. 8
Second 8-Week Session:
Monday, Oct. 11 through Friday, Dec. 10

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 fall registration begins April 4 (Su) April 4 (Su) April 4 (Su)
Juniors fall registration begins April 5 (M) April 5 (M) April 5 (M)
Sophomores fall registration begins April 6 (T) April 6 (T) April 6 (T)
Continuing freshmen fall registration begins April 7 (W) April 7 (W) April 7 (W)
New freshmen and transfers fall registration begins
May 10 (M) May 10 (M) May 10 (M)
First day of classes Aug 17 (T) Aug 17 (T) Oct 11 (M)
Late registration/Drop and add Aug 17–24 (T–T) Aug 17–24 (T–T) Oct 11–18 (M–M)
Last day to drop and add Aug 24 (T) Aug 24 (T) Oct 18 (M)
Last day to make payment arrangements Aug 24 (T) Aug 24 (T) Oct 24 (M)
Labor Day holiday
(University closed)
Sep 6 (M) Sep 6 (M)  Sept 6 (M)
100% tuition and fees refund for class withdrawals Through Aug 24 (T) Through Aug 24 (T) Through Oct 18 (M)
90% tuition and fees refund for class withdrawals Through Aug 31 (T) N/A N/A
50% tuition and fees refund for class withdrawals Through Sep 7 (T) Through Aug 31 (T) Through Oct 25 (M)
25% tuition and fees refund for class withdrawals Through Sep 14 (T) Through Sep 7 (T) Through Nov 1 (M)
Last day to apply for graduation
(graduation application info)
Oct 31 (Su) Oct 31 (Su) Oct 31 (Su)
Midterms Oct 4–8 (M–F) N/A N/A
Registration for spring semester begins Oct 31 (Su) Oct 31 (Su) Oct 31 (Su)
Last day to withdraw Nov 5 (F) Sep 10 (F) Nov 5 (F)
Thanksgiving holiday
(University closed)
Nov 24–26 (W–F) Nov 24–26 (W–F) Nov 24–26 (W–F)
Last day of classes Dec 3 (F) Oct 8 (F) Dec 3 (F)
Final exams
(final exam schedule)
Dec 6–10 (M–F) Oct 7–8 (R–F) Dec 9–10 (R–F)
2021 Fall Commencement
(Commencement information)
Dec 11 (S) Dec 11 (S) Dec 11 (S)

Fall 2021 Graduate School Dates to Remember

TaskDate
Thesis reading copy due Nov 5 (F)
Report of Comprehensive Exams to Graduate School Nov 19 (F)
Final copy of thesis due Nov 29 (M)

Spring 2022

16-Week Session: Tuesday, Jan. 18 through Friday, May 6
First 8-Week Session: Tuesday, Jan. 18 through Friday, March 11
Second 8-Week Session: Monday, March 21 through Friday, May 6

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 Oct 31 (Su) Oct 31 (Su) Oct 31 (Su)
Juniors spring registration begins Nov 1 (M) Nov 1 (M) Nov 1 (M)
Sophomores spring registration begins Nov 2 (T) Nov 2 (T) Nov 2 (T)
Continuing freshmen spring registration begins Nov 3 (W) Nov 3 (W) Nov 3 (W)
New freshmen/transfers spring registration begins Dec 6 (M) Dec 6 (M) Dec 6 (M)
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
(University closed)
Jan 17 (M) Jan 17 (M) N/A
First day of classes Jan 18 (T) Jan 18 (T) March 21 (M)
Late registration/Drop and add Jan 18–25 (T–T) Jan 18–25 (T–T) March 21–28 (M–M)
Last day to drop and add Jan 25 (T) Jan 25 (T) March 28 (M)
Last day to make payment arrangements Jan 25 (T) Jan 25 (T) March 28 (M)
100% tuition and fees refund for class withdrawals Through Jan 25 (T) Through Jan 25 (T) Through March 28 (M)
90% tuition and fees refund for class withdrawals Through Feb 1 (T) N/A N/A
50% tuition and fees refund for class withdrawals Through Feb 8 (T) Through Feb 8 (T) Through April 4 (M)
25% tuition and fees refund for class withdrawals Through Feb 15 (T) Through Feb 15 (T) Through April 11 (M)
President's Day holiday
(University closed)
Feb 21 (M) Feb 21 (M) N/A
Last day to apply for graduation
(graduation application info)
March 31 (R) March 31 (R) March 31 (R)
Midterms March 7–11 (M–F) N/A N/A
Spring Break
(No classes)
March 14–18 (M–F) N/A N/A
Registration for summer/fall semester begins April 3 (Su) April 3 (Su) April 3 (Su)
Student Research and Creativity Conference
(Classes dismissed)
April 6 (W) N/A April 6 (W)
Last day to withdraw April 8 (F) Feb 11 (F) April 8 (F)
Scholarship/Department Award Assembly
(Classes dismissed 3–5 p.m.)
Apr 26 (T) N/A Apr 26 (T)
Last day of classes May 6 (F) March 11 (F) May 6 (F)
Final exams
(final exams schedule)
May 9–13 (M–F) March 7–11 (M–F) May 9–13 (M–F)
2022 Spring Commencement
(Commencement information)
May 14 (S) May 14 (S) May 14 (S)

Spring 2022 Graduate School Dates to Remember

TaskDate
Thesis reading copy due April 8
Report of comprehensive exams to Graduate School April 22
Final copy of thesis due May 2

Summer 2022

8-Week Session: Monday, June 6 through Friday, July 29
First 4-Week Session: Monday, June 6 through Friday, July 1
Second 4-Week Session: Tuesday, July 5 through Friday, July 29

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

 8-Week SessionFirst 4-Week SessionSecond 4-Week Session
Fall registration begins (see fall calendar for details) April 3 (Su) April 3 (Su) April 3 (Su)
Graduates, seniors summer registration begins April 3 (Su) April 3 (Su) April 3 (Su)
Juniors summer registration begins April 4 (M) April 4 (M) April 4 (M)
Sophomores summer registration begins April 5 (T) April 5 (T) April 5 (T)
Continuing freshmen summer registration begins April 6 (W) April 6 (W) April 6 (W)
New freshmen, transfers summer registration begins May 9 (M) May 9 (M) May 9 (M)
Classes begin June 6 (M) June 6 (M) July 5 (T)
Late registration/Last day to drop and add
June 8 (W) June 8 (W) July 7 (R)
Last day to make payment arrangements June 8 (W) June 8 (W) July 7 (R)
100% tuition and fees refund for class withdrawals Through June 8 (W) Through June 8 (W) Through July 6 (W)
50% tuition and fees refund for class withdrawals Through June 15 (W) N/A N/A
Last day to apply for graduation
(Graduation application info)
July 1 (F) July 1 (F) July 1 (F)
Independence day July 4 (M) N/A July 4 (M)
Last day to withdraw July 15 (F) June 17 (F) July 15 (F)
Required extra meeting
(Second 4-week session)
N/A N/A July 23 (S)
Final exams
(final exams schedule)
July 28–29 (R–F) June 30–July 1 (R–F) July 28–29 (R–F)

Summer 2022 Graduate School Dates to Remember

TaskDate
Thesis reading copy due July 1 (F)
Report of comprehensive exams to Graduate School July 15 (F)
Final copy of thesis due July 25 (M)