Office of the University Registrar

Academic Calendar

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Academic Calendar dates are subject to change. Please check CampusNet for the most up to date information about specific course dates. Courses scheduled outside of the traditional semester schedule are indicated in CampusNet as ALT(alternative) session courses. Add/drop/withdrawal deadlines for ALT courses are adjusted according to the length of the session. 
 
The University is closed on University Holidays unless otherwise noted above. The only time Saturday classes are not held in observance of a holiday is for the Thanksgiving Recess, unless the actual holiday falls on a Saturday.
 
spring 2021

Important Dates
Priority Registration BeginsMarch 2, 2020
Open Enrollment BeginsSeptember 21, 2020
Term BeginsJanuary 9, 2021
Spring Recess
Changed from March 7-14, 2021 due to COVID-19 outbreak.
January 9-15, 2021
First Weekend Class
Changed from January 9, 2021 due to COVID-19 outbreak.
January 16, 2021
Martin Luther King Day (University Holiday)January 18, 2021
First Weekday Class
Changed from January 11, 2021 due to COVID-19 outbreak.
January 19, 2021
Last Day to Drop with Full Refund (click to view refund schedule) 
Changed from January 15, 2021 due to COVID-19 outbreak.
January 22, 2021
Last Day to Join a Course Waitlist
Changed from January 15, 2021 due to COVID-19 outbreak.
January 22, 2021
Last Day to Add (CampusNet Registration)
Changed from January 17, 2021 due to COVID-19 outbreak.
January 24, 2021
Last Day to Drop -
Changed from January 22, 2021 due to COVID-19 outbreak.
January 29, 2021
Course Withdrawal Period Begins - 'W' Grade Assigned
Changed from January 23, 2021 due to COVID-19 outbreak.
January 30, 2021
President's Day (University Holiday)February 15, 2021
Midterm Week (Monday - Sunday)March 1-7, 2021
Midterm Grading Deadline (Monday)March 8, 2021
Reading Day
Added due to COVID-19 outbreak.
March 10, 2021
Last Day to Withdraw from CoursesMarch 26, 2021
Reading Day
​​​​​​​Added due to COVID-19 outbreak.
April 8, 2021
Last Day of ClassesApril 30, 2021
Final Exam Week (Saturday through Friday)May 1-7, 2021
Commencement
Changed from May 8, 2021 due to COVID-19 outbreak.
May 15, 2021
Final Grades Submission Deadline (All Sessions)May 11, 2021
Final Grades Available to StudentsMay 12, 2021
Spring Semester Student Incomplete Work DeadlineSeptember 3, 2021
Spring Semester Incomplete Grade Submission DeadlineSeptember 7, 2021

spring 2021 final exam schedule
Class Meeting TimeFinal Exam DayTime
7:00a-7:50a (MWF)Mon3-May8:00a-10:00a
7:00a-8:15a (TTh)Tue4-May8:00a-10:00a
7:30a-8:35a (MWF) (4-credit)Mon3-May8:00a-10:00a
8:00a-9:50a (TTh) (4-credit)Tue4-May8:00a-10:00a
8:05a-8:55a (MWF)Wed5-May8:00a-10:00a
8:30a-9:45a (TTh)Thu6-May8:00a-10:00a
9:10a-10:00a (MWF)Fri7-May8:00a-10:00a
10:00a-11:15a (TTh)Tue4-May10:15a-12:15p
10:15a-11:05a (MWF)Mon3-May10:15a-12:15p
11:20a-12:10p (MWF)Wed5-May10:15a-12:15p
Free for off-grid (large class) examsThu6-May10:15a-12:15p
Free for off-grid (large class) examsFri7-May10:15a-12:15p
12:15p-1:20p (MWF) (4-credit)Mon3-May12:30p-2:30p
12:25p-1:15p (MWF)Mon3-May12:30p-2:30p
12:30p-1:45p (TTh)Tue4-May12:30p-2:30p
12:30p-2:20p (TTh) (4-credit)Tue4-May12:30p-2:30p
1:30p-2:20p (MWF)Wed5-May12:30p-2:30p
2:00p-3:50p (MW) (4-credit)Wed5-May12:30p-2:30p
2:00p-3:50p (TTh) (4-credit)Thu6-May12:30p-2:30p
2:00p-3:15p (TTh)Thu6-May12:30p-2:30p
2:35p-3:25p (MWF)Fri7-May12:30p-2:30p
4:00p-5:50p (MW) (4-credit)Mon3-May4:00p-6:00p
4:00p-5:50p (TTh) (4-credit)Tue4-May4:00p-6:00p
4:30p-5:45p (MW)Mon3-May4:00p-6:00p
4:30p-5:45p (TTh)Tue4-May4:00p-6:00p
6:00p-7:15p (MW)Wed5-May6:00p-8:00p
6:00p-7:15p (TTh)Thu6-May6:00p-8:00p
6:00p-7:50p (MW) (4-credit)Wed5-May6:00p-8:00p
6:00p-7:50p (TTh) (4-credit)Thu6-May6:00p-8:00p
8:00p-9:15p (MW)Mon3-May8:00p-10:00p
8:00p-9:15p (TTh)Tue4-May8:00p-10:00p
8:00p-9:50p (MW) (4-credit)Mon3-May8:00p-10:00p
8:00p-9:50p (TTh) (4-credit)Tue4-May8:00p-10:00p

Exams for classes that meet one day a week will be held the same day and time the class normally meets during the week of final exams.

In case of an emergency closing of the University during a final examination period, the following regulations will apply: The regular examination schedule will be observed for the day(s) remaining when the University reopens. The first missed examination day will be scheduled on the next weekday following the normal examination period, the second missed on the following weekday, etc. A missed Saturday examination will be scheduled on the following Saturday.