Academic Calendar

2020-21 ACADEMIC CALENDARStart DateEnd Date
COVID19 Testing day for faculty & staff8/13/2020
Freshman Move-in8/17/2020
Faculty MeetingsTBD
Returning Students Move-in & complete check-in8/18/2020
Fall classes begin--graduate students8/18/2020
Fall classes begin--undergraduate students8/20/2020
Last day to drop/add full semester and 1st 7-week classes8/28/2020
Labor Day (Offices closed / no classes)9/7/2020
Homecoming9/12/2020
Last day to declare pass/fail and withdraw "W" for 1st 7-week classes9/18/2020
Last day to apply for December graduation9/25/2020
Fall mid-terms9/28/202010/2/2020
First 7-week classes end10/2/2020
Second 7-week classes begin10/5/2020
Mid-term grades due by 2:00 pm10/6/2020
Last day to drop/add 2nd 7-week classes10/9/2020
Graduation Ceremony for class of 2019-2010/10/2020
Registration Reminder week (confirm Fall Intersession & Spring Registration)10/12/202010/16/2020
Last day to declare pass/fail and withdraw "W" for full semester classes10/23/2020
Last day to withdraw "W" full semester classes10/23/2020
Last day to declare pass/fail and withdraw "W" for 2nd 7-week classes11/6/2020
Last day of classes full semester and 2nd 7week - graduate students & undergraduate students11/18/2020
Final Exams11/19/202011/24/2020
Student Research Symposium11/21/2020
Official fall graduation date (Ceremony in May 2021)11/24/2020
Fall grades due by 2:00 pm12/2/2020
Fall Intersession begins (online classes only)12/7/2020
Last day to drop/add fall intersession12/11/2020
Last day to withdraw "W" fall intersession12/22/2020
College offices closed for Christmas break12/23/20201/3/2021
Fall intersession ends1/8/2021
Fall intersession grades due by 2:00 pm1/12/2021
MLK day - offices closed1/18/2021
Spring graduate classes begin1/19/2021
Spring check-in1/20/2021
Spring undergraduate classes begin1/21/2021
Last day to drop/add classes1/29/2021
Last day to apply for May & Summer graduation2/5/2021
Last day to declare pass/fail and withdraw "W" for 1st 7-week classes2/19/2021
Spring Mid-terms3/1/20213/5/2021
2nd 7-week classes begin3/8/2021
Mid-term grades due by 2:00 pm3/9/2021
Last day to drop/add 2nd 7-week classes3/12/2021
Course pre-registration week for next academic year3/22/20213/26/2021
Last day to declare pass/fail and withdraw "W" for full semester classes3/26/2021
Good Friday - no classes & offices closed4/2/2021
Last day to declare pass/fail & withdraw "W" 2nd 7-week classes4/9/2021
Last day of classes-graduate4/21/2021
Last day of classes--undergraduate4/23/2021
Student Research Symposium - no classes4/26/2021
Final Exams - undergraduates4/27/20214/30/2021
Final Exams--graduate classes4/27/20214/29/2021
Commencement (Graduation)5/1/2021
Spring grades due by 2:00 pm5/4/2021
Summer graduate classes begin5/11/2021
Summer graduate session last day to drop/add5/14/2021
Memorial Day - Offices closed5/31/2021
Summer Session - 8-week session begins (online only)6/1/2021
Summer Session - 8-week session last day to drop/add6/8/2021
Summer Session - 8-week session last day to declare pass/fail & withdraw "W"7/2/2021
Independence Day holiday--offices closed7/5/2021
Summer Session - 8-week session classes end7/23/2021
Summer Session - 8-week session grades due7/27/2021
Summer graduate classes end7/30/2021
Official Summer graduation date (ceremony in May 2020)7/30/2021
Summer graduate classes grades due8/3/2021
Summer Welcome day (new students)TBD
Summer Welcome day (new students)TBD
2021-22 ACADEMIC CALENDARStart DateEnd Date   
Advising Vikings Training (new faculty & advisors)8/12/21
Faculty meetings & workshops8/16/218/19/21
Freshman Orientation8/20/218/21/21
Fall Check-in and confirm registration8/23/21
Fall classes begin--undergraduate students8/24/21
Fall classes begin--graduate students8/24/21
Last day to drop/add full semester and 1st 8-week classes8/31/21
Fall Convocation9/2/21
Labor Day (Offices closed / no classes)9/6/21
Last day to apply for December graduation9/17/21
Family Weekend9/18/21
Last day to declare pass/fail and withdraw "W" for 1st 8-week classes10/1/21
Fall mid-terms10/11/2110/15/21
Homecoming10/15/2110/17/21
First 8-week classes end10/15/21
2nd 8-week classes begin10/18/21
Mid-term grades due by 2:00 pm10/19/21
Fall Break (no classes / offices closed)10/21/2110/22/21
Last day to drop/add 2nd 8-week classes10/25/21
Last day to declare pass/fail and withdraw "W" for full semester classes10/29/21
Registration Reminder week (confirm Fall Intersession & Spring Registration)11/1/2111/5/21
Thanksgiving Break (no classes & offices closed)11/24/2111/28/21
Last day to declare pass/fail and withdraw "W" for 2nd 8-week classes11/26/21
Last day of classes--graduate & undergraduate12/3/21
Student Research Symposium - no classes12/6/21
Final Exams12/7/2112/10/21
Official December graduation date (Ceremony in May 2020)12/10/21
Fall grades due by 2:00 pm12/14/21
Fall Intersession begins (online classes only)12/16/21
Last day to drop/add fall intersession12/20/21
College offices closed for Christmas break12/22/2112/31/21
Last day to withdraw "W" fall intersession12/30/21
Fall intersession ends1/7/22
Spring check-in and confirm registration1/10/22
Spring New Student Orientation1/10/22
Fall intersession grades due by 2:00 pm1/11/22
Spring undergraduate and graduate classes begin; 1st 8 & full semester1/11/22
No classes & offices closed for MLK holiday1/17/22
Last day to drop/add classes1/18/22
Last day to apply for May & Summer graduation2/11/22
Last day to withdraw "W"1st 8-week classes2/18/22
Spring Mid-terms2/28/223/4/22
Spring Break3/7/223/11/22
Mid-term grades due by 2:00 pm3/8/22
Offices closed for spring break3/10/223/11/22
2nd 8-week classes begin3/14/22
Last day to drop/add 2nd 8-week classes3/18/22
Course pre-registration week for next academic year3/21/223/25/22
Last day to declare pass/fail and withdraw "W" for full semester classes3/25/22
Good Friday - no classes & offices closed4/15/22
Last day to declare pass/fail & withdraw "W" 2nd 8-week classes4/22/22
Last day of classes-graduate4/28/22
Last day of classes--undergraduate4/29/22
Student Research Symposium - no classes5/2/22
Final Exams - undergraduates5/3/225/6/22
Final Exams--graduate classes5/3/225/6/22
Commencement (Graduation)5/7/22
Summer graduate classes begin5/9/22
Summer Session - 1st 6-week classes begin5/9/2022
Spring grades due by 2:00 pm5/10/22
Summer graduate session last day to drop/add5/19/22
Memorial Day - Offices closed5/30/22
Summer Session - 1st 6-week last day to drop/add6/3/2022
Summer Session - 1st 6-week last day to declare pass/fail & withdraw "W"6/3/2022
Summer Session - 8-week session begins (online only)6/6/20227/29/22
Summer Session - 8-week session last day to drop/add6/10/22
Summer Session - 1st 6-week classes end6/17/2022
Summer session - 2nd 6-week classes begin6/20/2022
Independence Day holiday--offices closed7/4/22
Summer Session - 2nd 6-week last day to declare pass/fail & withdraw "W"7/15/2022
Summer Session - 8-week session last day to declare pass/fail & withdraw "W"7/15/22
Summer graduate classes end7/29/22
Official Summer graduation date (ceremony in May 2020)7/29/22
Summer Session - 8-week session classes end7/29/22
Summer session - 2nd 6-week classes end7/29/2022
Summer graduate & undergraduate classes grades due8/2/22