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University 2020-2021 Academic Calendar


FALL SEMESTER 2020

Classes Begin (Full Semester, 1st Bi-Term, and 5-Week Session 1) Monday, August 24
Labor Day (University open and classes in session) Monday, September 7
5-Week Session 1 Ends Friday, September 25
5-Week Session 2 Begins Monday, September 28
1st Bi-Term Ends Friday, October 9
1st Bi-Term Finals Monday-Tuesday, October 12-13
2nd Bi-Term Begins Wednesday, October 14
5-Week Session 2 Ends Monday, November 2
Election Day (University closed) Tuesday, November 3
5-Week Session 3 Begins Wednesday, November 4

Thanksgiving Holiday (University closed)

(Labor Day, Fall Break, and Thanksgiving holiday observed)

Monday-Friday, November 23-27

Classes resume, exclusively online

Monday, November 30
Final Examinations (Full Semester Classes) Monday-Friday, December 7-11
2nd Bi-Term Ends Wednesday, December 9 
Final Examinations (2nd Bi-Term Classes) Thursday – Friday, December 10-11 
5-Week Session 3 Ends Friday, December 11
Commencement Friday, April 30, 2021
College Recognition Ceremonies Saturday, May 1, 2021
Final Grades Due Tuesday, December 15 (noon)

WINTER TERM 2021

3-Week and 5-Week Classes Begin Monday, December 14
Holiday Break (University closed / Winter Session Classes in Session) December 21-January 1
No Classes Thursday-Friday, December 24-25
3-Week Classes End  Thursday, December 31
No Classes Friday, January 1
2-Week Classes Begin Monday, January 4
5-Week and 2-Week Classes End Saturday, January 16
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (University closed) Monday, January 18
Final Grades Due Tuesday, January 19 (noon)

SPRING SEMESTER 2021

Classes Begin (Full Semester, 1st Bi-Term, 5-Week Session 1) Tuesday, January 19
5-Week Session 1 Ends Friday, February 19
5-Week Session 2 Begins Monday, February 22
1st Bi-Term Ends Wednesday, March 3
1st Bi-Term Finals Thursday-Friday, March 4-5
2nd Bi-Term Begins Monday, March 8
5-Week Session 2 Ends Friday, March 26
5-Week Session 3 Begins Monday, March 29
Final Examinations (Full Semester Classes) Monday-Friday, April 26-30
2nd Bi-Term Ends Wednesday, April 28
2nd Bi-Term Finals Thursday-Friday, April 29-30
5-Week Session 3 Ends Friday, April 30
Commencement for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Friday, April 30
College Recognition Ceremonies for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Saturday, May 1
Final Grades Due Tuesday, May 4 (noon)
Spring 2020 Graduate Recognition and Celebration Friday-Saturday, May 7-8

SUMMER TERM 2021

(May 10 - August 5)

May Sessions 
Classes Begin Monday, May 10
Memorial Day (university closed) Monday, May 31
June I Sessions  
Classes Begin Tuesday, June 1
June II Sessions  
Classes Begin Monday, June 7
July I Sessions  
Independence Day observed (University closed) Monday, July 5
Classes Begin Tuesday, July 6
July II Sessions  
 Classes Begin Monday, July 12
 Summer Term Ends Thursday, August 5

 


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 Last Modified 11/11/20