Important Dates

Listed below are all important dates and holidays for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Fall 2020

  • Wednesday, 8/26: Classes Begin; Registration Changes Accepted; Monday classes meet on first day of classes.
  • Monday, 9/7: No classes (Labor Day).
  • Friday, 9/4: Last day for registration changes.
  • Monday, 10/12: No classes (Mid-semester holiday).
  • Thursday, 11/19: Last day for graduate students to withdraw from classes.
  • Thursday, 11/26 – Friday, 11/27: No classes (Thanksgiving).
  • Monday, 12/7: Last day of classes.
  • Thursday, 12/10 – Friday, 12/18: Exam period.
  • Monday, 1/4/21: Grades due for graduate students.

Spring 2021

  • Wednesday, 1/13: Classes Begin; Add/Drop Continues; Monday classes meet on first day of classes.
  • Monday, 1/18: No class (Martin Luther King Day).
  • Wednesday, 1/20: No class (Inauguration Day).
  • Friday, 1/22: Add/Drop Ends; Last Day for Late Registration.
  • Monday, 2/15: No class (Presidents’ Day).
  • Tuesday, 2/16: Classes follow Monday schedule.
  • Friday, 2/26: Spring break begins after last class.
  • Monday, 3/8: Classes resume.
  • Wednesday, 3/31: Easter break begins after last class.
  • Tuesday, 4/6: Classes resume.
  • Wednesday, 4/21: Last day for graduate students to withdraw from a course.
  • Wednesday, 5/5: Last day of classes.
  • Saturday, 5/8 – Saturday, 5/15: Exam period.
  • Monday, 5/17: Grades due for graduating students.
  • Friday, 5/21: Commencement.
  • Monday, 5/24: Grades due for graduate students.