2021 - 2022 Academic Calendar

2021 - 2022 Academic Calendar

 

Date Deadline Event
TBD   International Student Orientation
TBD   Freshman Orientation
TBD   Transfer Orientation
August 23   Classes Begin
September 6   Labor Day Holiday
September 8 4:30pm Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of a "W"
September 9 4:30pm

Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes

Final date to petition deans' offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy

September 25   Class make-up day for Monday, August 30
October 9   Class make-up day for Tuesday, August 31
October 19 9:00am Mid-semester grades due
October 21 - 24 (Canceled)   Fall Holiday *CANCELED due to Hurricane Ida closure*
October 21   Class make-up day for Thursday, September 2. This date will be a virtual make-up class.
October 22   Class make-up day for Friday, September 3. This date will be a virtual make-up class.
October 24   Course scheduling for spring semester and summer term begins at 5:00pm
October 30   Class make-up day for Wednesday, September 1
November 5 4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses

Final date for resigning from the University

Final date to request rescheduling a final examination when three examinations are scheduled in 24
hours

November 24 - 28   Thanksgiving Holiday begins at 12:30pm on November 24
December 1 - 5   Concentrated Study Period begins- no meetings, social activities, athletic events, or other
extracurricular activities requiring student participation will be scheduled; no major examinations
will be given in academic courses other than labs
December 4   Last Day of Classes
December 6 - 11   Final Examinations
December 14 9:00am Final grades due (degree candidate)
December 15 9:00am Final grades due (non-degree candidate)
December 17   Commencement Day
    42 MWF Classes; 28 TTh Classes

Date Deadline Event
December 16   Classes Begin
December 16 4:30pm Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of a "W"
December 17 4:30pm

Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes

Final date to petition deans' offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy

December 23 - January 3  

Winter Holiday

January 5 4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses

Final date for resigning from the University

January 8  

Last Day of Classes

January 10  

Final Examinations

January 11 9:00am

Final grades due

   

11 Classes

Date Deadline Event
TBD   International Student Orientation
TBD   Freshman Orientation
TBD   Transfer Orientation
January 17   Martin Luther King Day Holiday
January 18   Classes Begin
January 26 4:30pm Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of a "W"
January 27 4:30pm

Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes

Final date to petition deans' offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy

February 28 - March 2   Mardi Gras Holiday. Classes resume at 12:30pm on March 2
March 11 9:00am Mid-semester grades due
March 14 - 18   Spring Break
March 27   Course scheduling for fall semester and wintersession begins at 5:00pm
April 14 4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses

Final date for resigning from the University

Final date to request rescheduling a final examination when three examinations are scheduled in 24
hours

April 15   Good Friday Holiday
May 4 - 8   Concentrated Study Period begins- no meetings, social activities, athletic events, or other
extracurricular activities requiring student participation will be scheduled; no major examinations
will be given in academic courses other than labs
May 7   Last Day of Classes
May 9 - 14   Final Examinations
May 17 9:00am Final grades due (degree candidate)
May 18 9:00am Final grades due (non-degree candidate)
May 20 - 21   Commencement will be held over a two-day period
    42 MWF Classes; 29 TTh Classes

First Summer (Session B)

Date Deadline Event
May 23   Classes Begin
May 25 4:30pm Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of a "W"
May 27 4:30pm

Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes

Final date to petition deans' offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy

June 8 9:00am

Mid-semester grades due

June 14 4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses

Final date for resigning from the University

June 20  

Juneteenth - No classes held

June 25 & 27  

Final classes and final examinations held

June 28 9:00am

Final grades due

August 12  

Commencement Day

   

25 Classes

 

Second Summer (Session C)

Date Deadline Event
July 5   Classes Begin
July 7 4:30pm Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of a "W"
July 8 4:30pm

Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes

Final date to petition deans' offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy

July 21 9:00am Mid-semester grades due
July 27 4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses

Final date for resigning from the University

August 6 & 8   Final classes and final examinations held
August 9 9:00am Final grades due
August 12   Commencement Day
    25 Classes