You may be wondering what your student's academic calendar will look like. When do they have classes? When is the semester over? When will they have holiday breaks?

We've laid out the academic calendars for the next few semesters.

The calendars below pertain to the following schools:

  • School of Arts, Sciences, and Professional Studies
  • School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
  • School of Health Sciences and Rehabilitation Studies

Spring Semester 2020

Spring Semester 2020
New Student Orientation To Be Announced
Residence halls open for new students spring semester (Traditional schools only) Monday, 1/20, noon
Residence halls open for returning students for spring semester (Traditional schools only) Tuesday, 1/21, noon
Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No classes Monday, 1/20
Last day to register without a late fee Tuesday, 1/21
Classes begin Wednesday, 1/22
Last day to add first half activity courses (Traditional schools only) Thursday, 1/23
Last day to add full semester courses Tuesday, 1/28
Last day to drop first half activity course without withdrawal grade (Traditional schools only) Tuesday, 1/28
Degree Applications due in Registrar's Office for August 2020 Saturday, 2/1
Last day to drop full semester course without withdrawal grade Tuesday, 2/4
Last day to withdraw from 1st half activity courses (Traditional schools only) Tuesday, 2/25
Mid-semester grades due from faculty (Traditional schools only) Monday- Sunday, 3/9-3/15
First half activity courses end (Traditional schools only) Tuesday, 3/10
Second half activity courses start (Traditional schools only) Wednesday, 3/11
Last day to add second half activity courses (Traditional schools only) Thursday, 3/12
Residence halls close for Spring Break (Traditional schools only) Friday, 3/13, 5 p.m.
Spring Break Monday-Friday, 3/16-3/20
Residence halls re-open (Traditional schools only) Sunday, 3/22, noon
Classes resume Monday, 3/23
Fall Semester Advising Period begins Monday, 3/23
Last day to drop second half activity courses without a withdrawal grade (Traditional schools only) Tuesday, 3/24
Fall/summer semester early registration period (Traditional schools only) Monday, 4/6
Last day to withdraw from spring full semester courses Friday, 4/10
Last day to withdraw from second half activity courses (Traditional schools only) Tuesday, 4/14
Classes End Tuesday, 5/5
Reading Days Wednesday, 5/6
End of Term (Regional and On-Line programs) Tuesday, 5/12
Exams Thursday-Friday, 5/7-5/8; Monday-Tuesday, 5/11-5/12
Residence halls close Tuesday, 5/12, 5 p.m.
Final date for submission of spring grades from faculty for graduating students Thursday, 5/14
Baccalaureate Saturday, 5/16
Graduate Commencement Saturday, 5/16
Undergraduate Commencement Sunday, 5/17
(All graduating seniors must check out of their residence hall and return their keys to their respective halls by 4 p.m.) (Traditional schools only) Sunday, 5/17, 4 p.m.
Final date for submission of spring grades from faculty for all students Monday, 5/18

Summer Semester 2020

Summer Semester 2020
Summer early registration period  Monday, 4/6/20
Memorial Day (no classes) Monday, 5/25
Classes begin for full semester and Session 1 courses Tuesday, 5/26
Last day to add Session 1 courses Wednesday, 5/27
Last day to add full semester courses     Sunday, 5/31
Last day to drop Session 1 course without withdrawal grade Monday, 6/1
Last day to drop full semester course without withdrawal grade Saturday, 6/6
Degree applications due in Registrar's Office for August 2020 Monday, 6/15
Last day to withdraw from Session 1 courses Wednesday, 6/24
Classes end for Session 1 courses Thursday, 7/2
Independence Day observed (no classes) Friday, 7/3
Independence Day (no classes) Saturday, 7/4
Mid-semester grades due from faculty Saturday, 7/4 - Sunday, 7/12
Classes begin for Session 2 courses Monday, 7/6
Last day to add Session 2 courses Tuesday, 7/7
Final grades due for Session 1 courses Thursday, 7/9
Last day to drop Session 2 courses without withdrawal grade Sunday, 7/12
Last day to withdraw from full semester courses Saturday, 8/1
Last day to withdraw from Session 2 courses Wednesday, 8/5
Classes end for Session 2 courses Friday, 8/14
Classes end for full semester courses Sunday, 8/16
Final grades due for Session 2 courses Friday, 8/21
Final grades due for full semester courses Sunday, 8/23
August Degree Conferral Date Monday, 8/31

Fall Semester 2020

Fall Semester 2020
Fall early registration period (Traditional programs) Friday, 4/6
Fall early registration period (Regional and on-line campus programs) To Be Announced
Residence Halls open for First-Year move-in only Friday, 9/4, 8 a.m. to noon
Residence Halls open for returning students Sunday, 9/6, 9 a.m. to noon
Monday, 9/7, 9 a.m. to noon
Last day to register without a late fee Monday, 9/7
Labor Day - No Classes Monday, 9/7
Classes Begin Tuesday, 9/8
Last day to add first half activity courses (Traditional programs only) Wednesday, 9/9
Last day to add full semester courses Monday, 9/14
Last day to drop first half activity course without withdrawal grade (Traditional programs only) Monday, 9/14
All College Meeting To Be Announced
Last day to drop full semester course without withdrawal grade Monday, 9/21
Degree applications due in Registrar's Office for December 2020 Thursday, 10/1
Indigenous Peoples Day - No Classes Monday, 10/12
Last day to withdraw from first half activity courses (Traditional programs) Friday, 10/16
Spring semester early registration period (Regional and on-line campus programs) Monday, 10/19
Mid-semester grades due from faculty Monday, 10/19 - Sunday, 10/25
First half activity courses end (Traditional programs) Tuesday, 10/27
Second half activity courses start (Traditional programs) Wednesday, 10/28
Last day to add second half activity courses (Traditional programs) Thursday, 10/29
Spring Semester Advising period begins Monday, 11/2
Last day to drop second half activity courses without a withdrawal grade (Traditional programs) Monday, 11/2
Spring semester early registration period (Traditional programs) Monday, 11/16
Last day to withdraw from Fall full semester courses Tuesday, 11/24
Residence halls close for Thanksgiving break Tuesday, 11/24, 5:00 p.m.
Thanksgiving break begins Tuesday, 11/24, 4:00 p.m. (no evening classes)
Residence halls re-open Sunday, 11/29, noon
Classes resume Monday, 11/30
Degree Applications due in Registrar's Office for May 2021 graduates Tuesday, 12/1
Last day to withdraw from second half activity courses (Traditional programs) Wednesday, 12/9
Classes end (Traditional programs) Thursday, 12/17
Reading Days Friday a.m., Saturday a.m., and Sunday, Dec. 18-20
Final Exams and End of Term (Traditional programs) Friday p.m., Saturday p.m., Monday, and Tuesday, Dec. 18-22
Residence halls close for semester break Tuesday, 12/22 (5:00 p.m.)
End of term (Regional and on-line campus programs) Tuesday, 12/22
Final date for submission of fall grades from faculty Monday, 1/4/2021(5:00 p.m.)
December Degree Conferral Date Thursday, 12/31/2020

Spring Semester 2021

Spring Semester 2021
New Student Orientation To Be Announced
Residence halls open for new students spring semester (Traditional programs) Monday, 1/18, 12:00 noon
Residence halls open for returning students for spring semester (Traditional programs) Tuesday, 1/19, 12:00 noon
Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No classes Monday, 1/18
Last day to register without a late fee Tuesday, 1/19
Classes begin Wednesday, 1/20
Last day to add first half activity courses (Traditional programs) Thursday, 1/21
Last day to add full semester courses Tuesday, 1/26
Last day to drop first half activity course without withdrawal grade (Traditional programs) Tuesday, 1/26
Degree Applications due in Registrar's Office for August 2021 Monday, 2/1
Last day to drop full semester course without withdrawal grade Tuesday, 2/2
Last day to withdraw from 1st half activity courses (Traditional programs) Tuesday, 2/23
Mid-semester grades due from faculty (Traditional programs) Monday- Sunday, 3/8-3/14
First half activity courses end (Traditional programs) Tuesday, 3/9
Second half activity courses start (Traditional programs) Wednesday, 3/10
Last day to add second half activity courses (Traditional programs) Thursday, 3/11
Residence halls close for Spring Break (Traditional programs) Friday, 3/12, 5:00 p.m.
Spring Break Monday-Sunday, 3/15-3/21
Residence halls re-open (Traditional programs) Sunday, 3/21, 12:00 noon
Classes resume Monday, 3/22
Summer and Fall Semester Advising Period begins (Traditional Students) Monday, 3/22
Summer Semester Advising Period begins (Regional and Online Students) Monday, 3/22
Last day to drop second half activity courses without a withdrawal grade (Traditional programs) Tuesday, 3/23
Fall/summer semester early registration period (Traditional Students) Monday, 4/5
Summer semester early registration period (Regional and online students) Monday, 4/5
Last day to withdraw from spring full semester courses Friday, 4/9
Last day to withdraw from second half activity courses (Traditional programs) Tuesday, 4/13
Classes End (Traditional programs) Tuesday, 5/4
Reading Days Wednesday, 5/5
End of Term (Regional and On-Line programs) Tuesday, 5/11
Final Exams and End of Term (Traditional programs) Thursday-Friday, 5/6-5/7; Monday-Tuesday, 5/10-5/11
Residence halls close Tuesday, 5/11, 5:00 p.m.
Final date for submission of spring grades from faculty for graduating students Thursday, 5/13
Baccalaureate Saturday, 5/15
Graduate Commencement Saturday, 5/15
Undergraduate Commencement Sunday, 5/16
(All graduating seniors must check out of their residence hall and return their keys to their respective halls by 4 p.m.) (Traditional programs) Sunday, 5/16, 4:00 p.m.
Final date for submission of spring grades from faculty for all students Monday, 5/17

Summer Semester 2021

Summer Semester 2021
Summer early registration period (Traditional programs) Monday, 3/22/21
Summer early registration period (Regional and on-line campus programs) To Be Announced
Classes Begin Monday, 5/24
Last day to add full semester courses Sunday, 5/30
Memorial Day (no classes) Monday, 5/31
Last day to drop full semester course without withdrawal grade Saturday, 6/5
Degree applications due in Registrar's Office for August 2020 Tuesday, 6/15
First 6 week session classes end Friday, 7/2
Independence Day (no classes) Sunday, 7/4
Independence Day observed (no classes) Monday, 7/5
Second 6 week session classes begin Tuesday, 7/6
Mid-semester grades due from faculty Monday, 7/5 - Sunday, 7/11
Last day to withdraw from Summer full semester courses Saturday, 7/31
Classes end (Traditional programs) Friday, 8/13
Classes end (Regional and on-line campus programs) Sunday, 8/15
Final date for submission of summer grades from faculty Wednesday, 8/18
August Degree Conferral Date Tuesday, 8/31
Step Two: Health Forms and Insurance
Step Four: Campus Services