Keep track of important academic dates and deadlines. Please note that all dates are subject to change at the university's discretion.

Fall 2020
Aug 31 Official Summer Graduation Date
Aug 31 First Day of Classes
Sep 5 - Sep 7 Labor Day Weekend - No Classes
Sep 14 Last Day to Add a Course
Sep 28 Last Day to Process Course Section Change
Sep 28 Last Day to Add Independent Study or Internship
Sep 28 Last Day to Change a Course Grading Option
Sep 28 Last Day to Drop a Course
Oct 26 Open Planning Begins for Spring 2021
Nov 2 Last Day to Withdraw
Nov 3 Election Day - No Classes
Nov 11 Graduate Registration begins for Spring 21
Nov 13 Undergraduate Registration begins for Spring 21
Nov 24 Last day of in-person instruction
Nov 25 - Nov 29 Thanksgiving Break - No Classes
Nov 25 Residence halls closed for the fall semester
Nov 25 - Nov 29 Thanksgiving Break - No Classes
Dec 14 MakeUp/Study Day
Dec 15 - Dec 21 Online/remote final exam period
Spring 2021
Jan 4 First Day of Classes - Intersession
Jan 18 Martin Luther King Jr Birthday - No Classes
Jan 22 Last Day of Classes - Intersession
Jan 26 First Day of Classes - Spring
Feb 8 Last Day to Add a Course
Feb 23 Last Day to Add an Independent Study or Internship
Feb 23 Last Day to Drop a Course
Feb 23 Last Day to Change a Course Grading Option
Feb 23 Last Day to Process Course Section Change
Mar 8 First Day of Open Planning for Sum and Fall 2021
Mar 10 No Classes, Spring Mini-Break
Mar 20 No Classes, Spring Mini-Break
Mar 21 No Classes, Spring Mini-Break
Mar 22 Registration begins for Summer 21
Mar 30 Last Day to Withdraw
Mar 31 Last Day to Apply for Graduation in order to have name appear in Commencement Program
Mar 31 Graduate registration begins for Fall 21
Apr 1 No Classes, Spring Mini-Break
Apr 5 Undergraduate registration begins for Fall 21
Apr 16 No Classes, Spring Mini-Break
Apr 27 Research and Creative Works Conference - No Classes
May 3 No Classes, Spring Mini-Break
May 11 Makeup/Study Day - No classes
May 12 Makeup/Study Day - No classes
May 13 Makeup/Study Day - No classes
May 14 - May 20 Final Exam period
May 20 Last Day of Finals - Spring 2021
May 14 - May 20 Final Exam period
May 21 Doctoral Hooding
May 24 Commencement Ceremony
Summer 2021
May 26 First day of classes - Summer 1
May 26 First day of classes - Full Summer Session
May 28 Last day to add - Summer 1
May 31 Official Graduation Date
Jun 3 Last day to add a course - Full Summer Session
Jun 4 Last day to drop a course - Summer 1
Jun 4 Last day to process course section change - Summer 1
Jun 4 Last day to add an independent study/internship - Summer 1
Jun 4 Last day to change course grading option - Summer 1
Jun 14 Last day to drop a course - Full Summer Session
Jun 14 Last day to add an independent study/internship - Full Summer Session
Jun 14 Last day to change course grading option - Full Summer Session
Jun 14 Last day to process course section change - Full Summer Session
Jun 16 Last day to withdraw - Summer 1
Jun 30 Last day of classes - Summer 1
Jun 30 Conversion day (Monday classes on Wednesday) - Summer 1
Jul 6 First day of classes - Summer 2
Jul 7 Last day to withdraw - Full Summer Session
Jul 9 Last day to add a course - Summer 2
Jul 15 Last day to change course grading option - Summer 2
Jul 15 Last day to drop a course - Summer 2
Jul 15 Last day to process course section change - Summer 2
Jul 15 Last day to add an independent study/internship - Summer 2
Aug 9 Last day of classes - Summer 2
Aug 9 Last day of classes - Full Summer Session

Those who need to be absent for religious observances, please read the Exam/Assignment Absence Policy.

Full or partial financial liability may be incurred for any drops once the semester has begun. Consult the university refund policies and procedures before dropping classes.

This calendar does not apply to Special Sessions courses or Online Programs for Sport Management and Health Informatics. For those programs, please see the following calendars:

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