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Academic Calendar

Below are important dates regarding registration, course withdrawal, payment, holidays and other dates throughout the semester.

Fall Semester 2020

  • April 6 — Registration begins for veterans/ service members
  • April 13 — Registration begins for sophomores
  • April 14 — Registration begins for freshmen
  • One month before start of term — Graduation Application deadline
  • August 14
  • Last date for Payment or Payment Arrangements
    (Students without payment arrangements will be dropped from all classes)
  • Financial Aid Priority Filing Deadline
  • August 20 — Last date to Register for Courses
  • August 24
  • Semester begins
  • Residency application deadline
  • September 5 — Last date for full semester class drop with 100% refund
  • October 12-17 — Middle of Term
  • October 29 — 60% date for Return of Title IV
  • December – 5
  • Last date for official withdrawal from courses
  • Classes end
  • December 7-12 — Final Exams
  • December 12 — Semester Ends

Holidays (College Closed / No Classes)

  • September 7 — Labor Day
  • October 12 — Columbus Day
  • November 11 — Veteran's Day
  • November 25 - 28 — Thanksgiving Break
  • December 24 - January 3 — Holiday Break, all campuses closed

Spring Semester 2021

  • September 28 — Registration Begins for Veterans
  • October 5 — Registration Begins for Sophomores
  • October 6 — Registration Begins for Freshman
  • One month before start of term — Graduation Application Deadline
  • January 4
  • Last date for Payment or Payment Arrangements
    (Students without payment arrangements will be dropped from all classes)
  • Financial Aid Application Priority Filing Deadline
  • January 7 — Last date to register for classes
  • January 11
  • Semester begins
  • Residency Application Deadline
  • January 23 — Last Date for Semester Class Drop with 100% Refund
  • March 8-13 — Middle of Term
  • After March 18 — Last date for 60% Return of Title IV
  • May 1
  • Last date for official withdrawal from courses
  • Classes End
  • May 3-8 — Final Exams
  • May 7 — Graduation
  • May 8 — Semester Ends

Holidays (College Closed / No Classes)

  • December 24 - January 3 — Holiday Break, all campuses closed
  • January 18 — Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday
  • February 15 — President's Day
  • March 8 - 13 — Spring Break

Summer Semester 2021

  • February 16 — Registration Begins for Veterans
  • February 22 — Registration Begins for Sophomores
  • February 23 — Registration Begins for Freshman
  • One month before start of term — Graduation Application Deadline
  • May 14
  • Last date for Payment or Payment Arrangements (Students without payment arrangements will be dropped from all classes)
  • Financial Aid Application Priority Filing Deadline
  • May 22 — Last Date to Register for Courses
  • May 24
  • Semester begins
  • Residency Application Deadline
  • Dates Vary
  • Last Date for Semester Class Drop with 100% Refund
  • Last date for official withdrawal from courses
  • June 21-26 — Middle of Term
  • TBD — Last date for 60% Return of Title IV
  • Dates Vary
  • Classes End
  • Final Exams
  • August 3 — Semester Ends

Holidays (College Closed / No Classes)

  • May 31 — Memorial Day
  • July 2 — Independence Day

Fall Semester 2021

  • August 23 — Semester begins
  • October 11-16 — Middle of Term
  • December – 4 — Classes end
  • December 6-11 — Final Exams
  • December 11 — Semester Ends

Holidays (College Closed / No Classes)

  • September 6 — Labor Day
  • October 11 — Columbus Day
  • November 11 — Veteran's Day
  • November 24 - 27 — Thanksgiving Break
  • December 24 - January 2 — Holiday Break, all campuses closed

Spring Semester 2022

  • January 10 — Semester begins
  • March 7-12 — Middle of Term
  • April 30 — Classes End
  • May 2-7 — Final Exams
  • May 7 — Semester Ends

Holidays (College Closed / No Classes)

  • December 24 - January 2 — Holiday Break, all campuses closed
  • January 17 — Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday
  • February 21 — President's Day
  • March 7 - 12 — Spring Break

Summer Semester 2022

  • May 23 — Semester begins
  • June 20-25 — Middle of Term
  • Dates Vary
  • Classes End
  • Final Exams
  • August 2 — Semester Ends

Holidays (College Closed / No Classes)

  • May 30 — Memorial Day
  • July 4 — Independence Day