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University Academic Calendar

See the drop, withdrawal and tuition refund deadlines for additional dates.

Fall, Winter and Spring Semesters

See the Summer Semester Academic Calendar

Academic Year
2020-2021
Fall semester 2020
Fall classes begin

Aug. 17 (Mon.)

Deadline for Application to Graduate Aug. 28
Official fall census

Aug. 31

Mass of the Holy Spirit

Sept. 6, 8 p.m.

Labor Day (Mon.) - Classes will be held Sept. 7
Fall mid-term exams (Mon.-Sat.) Oct. 12-17
Fall Break (Tuesday) Oct. 20
Fall mid-term grades due by 5 p.m. 

Oct. 20

Fall mid-term conferral date (Fri.) TBD
 Fall classes end  Nov. 24
Fall study days   Nov. 25-29
Fall final exams (administered online) Nov. 30-Dec. 4
Fall Commencement Postponed
Fall final grades due by 5 p.m.  Dec. 8
Fall degree conferral (Sat.) Dec. 12
Winter semester 2021
Winter Session 1 begins Dec. 14
Winter Session 1 ends Jan. 10
Winter Session 2 begins Dec. 14
Winter Session 2 ends Jan. 17
Winter degree conferral Jan. 16
Spring semester 2021
Spring Classes begin Jan. 19
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Mon.) Jan. 18
Deadline for Application to Graduate

Jan. 31

Official spring census

Feb. 1

Spring mid-term exams (Mon.-Sat) March 8-13
Spring break (Mon.-Sat.) March 15-20
Spring mid-term grades due by 5 p.m. (Tues.) March 16
Spring mid-term conferral date (Fri.) March 19

Easter break

  • Holy Thursday: No undergraduate day or evening classes. All other classes will be held.
  • Good Friday: Official University Holiday.  No classes.
  • Easter Monday: No undergraduate day classes.  All other classes will be held. Evening classes will be held after 5 p.m.
April 1-5
Spring classes end (Mon.) May 10
Spring study day (Tues.) May 11
Spring final exams (Wed-Tues.) May 12-18
Spring final grades due by 5 p.m.  May 20
Spring Commencement (Sat.) May 22
Spring degree conferral (Sat.) May 22

 

Summer Semester

Academic Year
2019-2020
2020-2021
Summer semester 2020 2021
First three, four, six, eight and twelve-week session classes begin (Mon.) May 18 May 24
Memorial Day (Mon.) - No classes May 25 May 31
Second eight-week session classes begin (Mon.)
June 15 June 21
Summer degree conferral No. 1 (Wed.) June 17 June 23
Second six-week session classes begin
June 29 July 2
Summer degree conferral No. 2 (Wed.) July 1 July 7
Fourth of July - No classes July 3 (Fri.) July 5 (Mon.)
Second four-week session classes begin July 13 July 19
Summer degree conferral No. 3 (Wed.) July 15 July 21
Second three-week session classes begin July 20 July 26
Summer degree conferral No. 4 (Wed.) August 12 August 18