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The Academic Calendar provides key academic dates that help students, faculty and staff stay updated throughout the academic year.


Academic Calendar -

Fall 2021


Note: Review the Short, Internet and Outreach Class Schedules to determine the unique drop/add and refund deadlines for these courses. Additional deadlines apply to graduate students. See the Graduate College Academic Calendar.


August 2-13

Fall pre-session (two weeks)

 

Tuesday, August 10
Instructors may begin submitting final grades for fall pre-session classes

 

Friday, August 13
Late enrollment fee assessed if initial enrollment occurs after this date (details)

 

Monday, August 16
Class work begins

 

Monday, August 23
100% Refund, Nonrestrictive Drop/Add Deadline (details)

 

Friday, August 27
Partial Refund, Restrictive Drop/Add Deadline (details)

 

Monday, September 6
University Holiday

 

Friday, September 10

Excessive absence alerts due from instructors (details)

 

Tuesday, September 21
Instructors may begin submitting six week grades

 

Wednesday, September 29 (noon)
Six week grades due by noon from faculty

 

Tuesday, October 5
Instructors may begin submitting final grades for first eight week classes

 

Monday, November 1
Deadline to file graduation application (for name to appear in the fall commencement program)

 

Friday, November 5
W Drop/Withdrawal Deadline (details)

 

Friday, November 19
Assigned W or F Drop/Withdrawal Deadline (details)

 

Monday-Wednesday, November 22-24
Students’ Fall Break (No Classes)

 

Thursday-Friday, November 25-26
University Holiday

 

Monday-Friday, November 29-December 3
Pre-Finals Week

 

Tuesday, November 30
Instructors may begin submitting final grades for all fall classes

 

Friday, December 3
Class work ends

 

Monday-Friday, December 6-10
Finals Week

 

Friday, December 10
Graduate Commencement

 

Saturday, December 11
Undergraduate Commencement

 

Wednesday, December 15 (noon)
Final grades due by noon electronically from faculty

 

Friday, December 17

Final grades for all fall courses available on official transcripts

 

Friday, December 24 - Friday, December 31
University Holiday

 

A University Holiday falls within the semester. If the scheduled classes do not meet, additional class time or assignments may make up the difference.

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