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2020-2021 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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Academic Calendar

Spring/Summer 2020

Classes begin first six and 12 weeks

May 4

Memorial Day recess

May 25

Classes end first six weeks

June 15

Examinations first six weeks

June 16-17

Classes begin second six weeks

June 22

Independence Day recess

July 3

Classes end second six and 12 weeks

July 31

Examinations second six and 12 weeks

August 3-4

Session ends

August 4

Fall Semester 2020

Convocation

August 28

Classes begin

August 31

Labor Day recess

September 6-7

Thanksgiving Day recess

November 25-29

Classes end

December 12

Commencement

December 12

Examinations

December 14-19

Semester ends

December 19

Grades due

December 22
Winter Semester 2021

Classes begin

January 19

Classes end

April 24

Examinations

April 26-May 1

Commencement

April 30 and May 1

Semester ends

May 1

Grades due

May 4

Spring/Summer Session 2021

Classes begin first six and 12 weeks

May 10

Memorial Day recess

May 31

Classes end first six weeks

June 21

Examinations first six weeks

June 22-23

Classes begin second six weeks

June 28

Independence Day recess

July 5

Classes end second six and 12 weeks

August 9

Examinations second six and 12 weeks

August 10-11

Session ends

August 11

Fall Semester 2021

Convocation

August 27

Classes begin

August 30

Labor Day recess

September 5-6

Fall break

October 24-26

Thanksgiving Day recess

November 24-28

Classes end

December 11

Commencement

December 11

Examinations

December 13-18

Semester ends

December 18

Grades due

December 21

Winter Semester 2022

Classes begin

January 10

Martin Luther King Jr. Day recess

January 17

Spring break

March 6-13

Classes end

April 23

Examinations

April 25-30

Semester ends

April 30

Commencement

April 29 and 30

Grades due

May 3

Spring/Summer Session 2022

Classes begin first six and 12 weeks

May 9

Memorial Day recess

May 30

Classes end first six weeks

June 20

Examinations first six weeks

June 21-22

Classes begin second six weeks

June 27

Independence Day recess

July 4

Classes end second six and 12 weeks

August 8

Examinations second six and 12 weeks

August 9-10

Session ends

August 10

Fall Semester 2022

Convocation

August 26

Classes begin

August 29

Labor Day recess

September 4-5

Fall break

October 23 -25

Thanksgiving Day recess

November 23- 27

Classes end

December 10

Commencement

December 10

Examinations

December 12-17

Semester ends

December 17

Grades due

December 20

Winter Semester 2023

Classes begin

January 9

Martin Luther King Jr. Day recess

January 16

Spring break

March 5-12

Classes end

April 22

Examinations

April 24-29

Commencement

April 28 and 29

Semester ends

April 29

Grades due

May 2

Spring/Summer Session 2023

Classes begin first six and 12 weeks

May 8

Memorial Day recess

May 29

Classes end first six weeks

June 19

Examinations first six weeks

June 20-21

Classes begin second six weeks

June 26

Independence Day recess

July 4

Classes end second six and 12 weeks

August 4

Examinations second six and 12 weeks

August 7-8

Session ends

August 8

Fall Semester 2023

Convocation

August 25

Classes begin

August 28

Labor Day recess

September 3-4

Fall break

October 20-22

Thanksgiving Day recess

November 22-26

Classes end

December 9

Commencement

December 9

Examinations

December 11-16

Semester ends

December 16

Grades due

December 19

Winter 2024

Classes begin

January 8

Martin Luther King Jr. Day recess

January 15

Spring break

March 3-10

Classes end

April 20

Examinations

April 22-27

Commencement

April 26 and 27

Semester Ends

April 27

Grades due

April 30



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