Academic Calendar

The formula for the Academic Calendar is approved by the Faculty Senate. The dates based on this formula that comprise the Academic Calendar each year are approved by both the Faculty Senate and Board of Trustees. The formula contains basic rules and is not comprehensively applied to all schools, programs, courses, and teaching formats. For more information about the formula, please see Academic Calendar Construction Rules. For other dates, deadlines, events, policies and university holidays, please see additional links on the right.

For university policy information related to religious holidays, please see the Faculty Handbook (p. 165). For undergraduate policy information related to religious holidays, please refer to the Attendance section within "Office of Undergraduate Studies", "Academic Policies and Procedures" of the University General Bulletin.

FALL 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26
Registration (and Drop/Add) Begin (UG) Apr 26 Apr 4 Apr 10 Apr 8 Apr 7
Classes Begin Aug 23 Aug 29 Aug 28 Aug 26 Aug 25
Late Registration Fee ($25) Begins Aug 24 Aug 30 Aug 29 Aug 27 Aug 26
Labor Day Holiday Sep 6 Sep 5 Sep 4 Sep 2 Sep 1
Late Registration and Drop/Add End Sep 3 Sep 9 Sep 8 Sep 6 Sep 5
Deadline Credit/Audit (UG) Sep 3 Sep 9 Sep 8 Sep 6 Sep 5
Fall Break Oct 18/19 Oct 24/25 Oct 23/24 Oct 21/22 Oct 20/21
Mid-Semester Grades Due (UG) Oct 18 Oct 24 Oct 23 Oct 21 Oct 20
Deadline, prior term I grade removal (UG, G) Nov 5 Nov 11 Nov 10 Nov 8 Nov 7
Deadline Credit/Audit (G) Nov 5 Nov 11 Nov 10 Nov 8 Nov 7
Deadline For Class Withdrawal and P/NP (upperclass UG) Nov 5 Nov 11 Nov 10 Nov 8 Nov 7
Registration for Spring Begins (UG) Nov 8 Nov 14 Nov 13 Nov 11 Nov 10
Thanksgiving Holidays Nov 25/26 Nov 24/25 Nov 23/24 Nov 28/29 Nov 27/28
Deadline for Class Withdrawal and P/NP (first year UG) Dec 3 Dec 9 Dec 8 Dec 6 Dec 5
Last Day of Class Dec 3 Dec 9 Dec 8 Dec 6 Dec 5
Reading Days Dec 6, 10 Dec 12, 16 Dec 11, 15 Dec 9, 13 Dec 8, 12
Final Exams Begin Dec 7 Dec 13 Dec 12 Dec 10 Dec 9
Final Exams End Dec 15 Dec 21 Dec 20 Dec 18 Dec 17
Final Grades Due by 11:00 am Dec 17 Dec 23 Dec 22 Dec 20 Dec 19
Fall Awarding of Degrees Jan 14 (2022) Jan 20 (2023) Jan 19 (2024) Jan 17 (2025) Jan 16 (2026)

 

SPRING 2022 2023 2024 2025 2026
Registration (and Drop/Add) Begin (UG) Nov 8 (2021) Nov 14 (2022) Nov 13 (2023) Nov 11 (2024) Nov 10 (2025)
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Jan 17 Jan 16 Jan 15 Jan 20 Jan 19
Classes Begin Jan 10 Jan 17 Jan 16 Jan 13 Jan 12
Late Registration Fee ($25) Begins Jan 11 Jan 18 Jan 17 Jan 14 Jan 13
Late Registration and Drop/Add End Jan 21 Jan 27 Jan 26 Jan 24 Jan 23
Deadline Credit/Audit (UG) Jan 21 Jan 27 Jan 26 Jan 24 Jan 23
Mid-Semester Grades Due (UG) Mar 7 Mar 13 Mar 11 Mar 10 Mar 9
Spring Break Mar 7-11 Mar 13-17 Mar 11-15 Mar 10-14 Mar 9-13
Deadline, prior term I grade removal (UG, G) Mar 25 Mar 31 Mar 29 Mar 28 Mar 27
Deadline Credit/Audit (G) Mar 25 Mar 31 Mar 29 Mar 28 Mar 27
Deadline for Class Withdrawal and P/NP (upperclass UG) Mar 25 Mar 31 Mar 29 Mar 28 Mar 27
Open registration for Summer Begins (UG) Mar 28 Apr 3 Apr 1 Mar 31 Mar 30
Open registration for Fall Begins (UG) Apr 4 Apr 10 Apr 8 Apr 7 Apr 6
Deadline for Class Withdrawal and P/NP (first year UG) Apr 25 May 1 Apr 29 Apr 28 Apr 27
Last Day of Class Apr 25 May 1 Apr 29 Apr 28 Apr 27
Reading Days Apr 26/27 May 2/3

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May 1

Apr 29/30 Apr 28/29
Final Exams Begin Apr 28 May 4 May 2 May 1 Apr 30
Final Exams End May 5 May 11 May 9 May 8 May 7
Final Grades Due by 11:00 am May 7 May 13 May 11 May 10 May 9
University Commencement May 15 May 21 May 19 May 18 May 17

 

SUMMER 2022 2023 2024 2025 2026
Classes Begin Jun 6 Jun 5 Jun 3 Jun 2 Jun 1
Independence Day Holiday Jul 4 Jul 4 Jul 4 Jul 4 Jul 3
Classes End Aug 1 Jul 31 Jul 29 Jul 28 Jul 27
Final Grades Due 12:00 noon Aug 3 Aug 2 Jul 31 Jul 30 Jul 29
Summer Awarding of Degrees Aug 19 Aug 18 Aug 16 Aug 15 Aug 14

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