Academic Calendar

Some dates are subject to change. Refer to quarterly schedule of classes for recent changes related to holiday observances, registration deadlines, and commencement ceremonies. This is not to be construed as an employee work calendar. For purposes of degree evaluation, the academic year is defined as Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer quarters. The timelines of M.A. programs are given in the academic calendar as follows.

Winter Quarter, 2021

December 21-23 New student orientation and registration for continuing students.
December 28 Beginning of quarter for faculty
December 28 Instruction begins, first day of classes for all students
January 08 Last day to add classes or register late
January 15 Last day to drop classes without penalty and courses being recorded
March 1-5 Final examinations
January 01 New Year’s Day- Academic holidays
January 18 Martin Luther King’s Day- Academic holidays
February 15 Presidents’ Day- Academic holidays
March 12 All grades due to office of admission & records commencement time

Spring Quarter, 2021

March 22-26 New student orientation and registration for continuing students.
March 29 Beginning of quarter for faculty
March 29 Instruction begins, first day of classes for all students
April 02 Last day to add classes or register late
April 9 Last day to drop classes without penalty and courses being recorded
June 7-11 Final examinations
April 4 Easter- Academic holidays
May 31 Memorial Day- Academic holidays
June 18 All grades due to office of admission & records commencement time

Summer Quarter, 2021

June 21-25 New student orientation and registration for continuing students.
June 28 Beginning of quarter for faculty
June 28 Instruction begins, first day of classes for all students
July 02 Last day to add classes or register late
July 9 Last day to drop classes without penalty and courses being recorded
September 6-10 Final examinations
July 04 Independence Day- Academic holidays
September 06 Labor Day- Academic holidays
September 17 All grades due to office of admission & records commencement time

Fall Quarter, 2021

September 20-24 New student orientation and registration for continuing students.
September 27 Beginning of quarter for faculty
September 27 Instruction begins, first day of classes for all students
October 01 Last day to add classes or register late
October 08 Last day to drop classes without penalty and courses being recorded
December 6-10 Final examinations
October 11 Columbus Day- Academic holiday
November 11 Veteran’s Day- Academic holiday
November 25 Thanksgiving Day-Academic holiday
December 25 Christmas Day- Academic holiday
December 17 All grades due to office of admission & records commencement time