2021-22 Academic Calendar

The calendars below are for the current academic year. Links to past, future, and printable calendars are on the sidebar to the right (or at the bottom of this page on mobile devices). Click the buttons below to jump to a particular term.

Fall 2021

Date Deadline/Event
Mon, Aug 30 Fall semester begins
Mon, Sep 6 Labor Day – No classes
Tue, Sep 7 Last day to file petitions for course credit by examination
Mon, Sep 13 Courses dropped after this date will have a “W” for withdrawal recorded on the academic record. Last day to add or drop courses without additional signatures (see Adding and Dropping Courses).
Last day to place courses on Pass/Fail
Mon, Sep 20 Last day for students to make up Incomplete or Absence grades
Tue, Sep 21-Mon, Sep 27 Examinations for course credit by examination
Fri, Sep 24 Deadline to apply for graduation and to submit Final Plan of Study for conferral of a Fall 2021 degree
Tue, Sep 28 Dean’s signature required to add courses
Fri, Oct 8 Mid-semester progress reports due students from faculty
Mon, Oct 25 Registration for the Winter 2022 and Spring 2022 semester via Student Administration System begins
Mon, Nov 1 Last day to withdraw from a course
Last day to convert courses on Pass/Fail option to letter grade
Sun, Nov 21-Sat, Nov 27 Thanksgiving Recess
Fri, Dec 3 Last day for degree candidates to submit thesis and dissertation final copies to Submittable and related paperwork to Degree Audit in the Office of the Registrar for conferral of a Fall 2021 degree. It is recommended that students defend at least two weeks prior to this deadline to allow for revisions. Defense must be announced two weeks prior to defending. (Graduate students only)
Fri, Dec 10 Last day of fall semester classes
Sat, Dec 11-Sun, Dec 12 Reading Days
Mon, Dec 13 Final examinations begin
Thu, Dec 16 Reading Day
Sun, Dec 19 Final examinations end
Sun, Dec 19 Conferral date for Fall 2021 degrees
Wed, Dec 22 Semester grades due at 4 pm
Fri, Dec 31 Last day for Plan B master’s students to submit final exam paperwork to Degree Audit in the Office of the Registrar (Graduate students only)

Spring 2022

Date Deadline/Event
Tue, Jan 18 Spring semester begins
Mon, Jan 24 Last day to file petitions for course credit by examination
Mon, Jan 31 Courses dropped after this date will have a “W” for withdrawal recorded on the academic record. Last day to add or drop courses without additional signatures (see Adding and Dropping Courses).
Last day to place courses on Pass/Fail
Mon, Feb 7 Last day for students to make up Incomplete or Absence grades
Tue, Feb 8-Mon, Feb 14 Examinations for course credit by examination
Fri, Feb 11 Deadline to apply for graduation and to submit Final Plan of Study for conferral of a Spring 2022 degree
Tue, Feb 15 Dean’s signature required to add courses
Fri, Feb 25 Mid-semester progress reports due students from faculty
Tue, Mar 1 Deadline to apply for Summer 2022 graduation (it is recommended that students submit a Final Plan of Study by the end of the Spring term)
Sun, Mar 13-Sat, Mar 19 Spring Recess
Mon, Mar 21 Registration for the Summer 2022 sessions and Fall 2022 semester via Student Administration System begins
Sat, Mar 26 Emergency closing class makeup date
Mon, Mar 28 Last day to drop a course
Last day to convert courses on Pass/Fail option to letter grade
Fri, Apr 22 Last day to submit thesis and dissertation final copies to Submittable and related paperwork to Degree Audit in the Office of the Registrar for conferral of a Spring 2022 degree. It is recommended that students defend at least two weeks prior to this deadline to allow for revisions. Defense must be announced two weeks prior to defending. (Graduate students only)
Fri, Apr 29 Last day of spring semester classes
Sat, Apr 30-Sun, May 1 Reading Days
Mon, May 2-Sat, May 7 Final examinations
Sat, May 7-Sun, May 8 Undergraduate commencement ceremonies
Sat, May 7 Graduate School Master’s commencement ceremony
Sun, May 8 Conferral date for Spring 2022 degrees
Mon, May 9 Graduate School Doctoral commencement ceremony
Tue, May 10 Semester grades due at 4pm
Fri, May 20 Last day for Plan B master’s students to submit final exam paperwork to Degree Audit in the Office of the Registrar (Graduate students only)

Summer 2022

Date Deadline/Event
Wed, Aug 10 Last day to submit thesis and dissertation final copies to Submittable and related paperwork to Degree Audit in the Office of the Registrar for conferral of a Summer 2022 degree. It is recommended that students defend at least two weeks prior to this deadline to allow for revisions. Defense must be announced two weeks prior to defending. (Graduate students only)
Wed, Aug 24 Conferral date for Summer 2022 degrees
Fri, Sep 9 Last day for Plan B master’s students to submit final exam paperwork to Degree Audit in the Office of the Registrar. Final exam must be complete prior to August 24 for Summer 2022 degree conferral eligibility. (Graduate students only)