Academic Calendar

The regular academic year consists of two semesters (fall and spring) of approximately 15 weeks each. The university also holds two summer sessions of approximately five weeks each.

Fall Semester – 2019

September

 4(Wednesday)Fall classes begin

October

 14(Monday)Columbus Day – No classes
 22(Tuesday)First quarter ends
 23(Wednesday)Second quarter begins

November

 11(Monday)Veterans’ Day – No classes
 13(Wednesday)Monday class schedule (Wednesday classes will not meet on 11/13)
 27(Wednesday)Thanksgiving recess begins at the close of day classes. Evening classes will not be held.

December

 2(Monday)Classes resume
 10(Tuesday)Tuesday evening class final exam
 11(Wednesday)Fall semester day classes end
 12(Thursday)Reading Day (day classes only); Thursday evening class final exam
 13(Friday)Day class final examinations begin
 16(Monday)Monday evening class final exam
 18(Wednesday)Wednesday evening class final exam
 19(Thursday)Day class final examinations end
 
Note: Final examinations must be administered as scheduled, unless the appropriate College Dean has granted an exemption. Final grades are due by Thursday, December 26.

Spring Semester – 2020

January

 22(Wednesday)Spring classes begin

February

 17(Monday)Presidents’ Day – No classes
 19(Wednesday)Monday schedule of classes (Wednesday classes will not meet on 2/19)

March

 9(Monday)Spring break begins
 13(Friday)Spring break ends
 17(Tuesday)Third quarter ends
 18(Wednesday)Fourth quarter begins

April

 20(Monday)Patriots’ Day – No classes
 30(Thursday)Thursday evening class final exam

May

 4(Monday)Spring semester day classes end
 5(Tuesday)Reading Day (day classes only); Tuesday evening class final exam
 6(Wednesday)Day class final examinations begin; Wednesday evening class final exam
 11(Monday)Monday evening class final exam
 12(Tuesday)Day class final examinations end
 14(Thursday)Graduate Commencement
 16(Saturday)Undergraduate Commencement
 
Note: Final examinations must be administered as scheduled, unless the appropriate College Dean has granted an exemption. Final grades are due by Friday, May 15.

Summer Sessions – 2020

May

 25(Tuesday)Summer Session I classes begin
 29(Monday)Summer Session I classes ends

July

  6(Monday)Summer Session II classes begin

August

  7(Friday)Summer Session II classes end
 
Note: Summer final examinations will be given on the last scheduled meeting of the class. Final examinations must be administered as scheduled, unless the appropriate College Dean has granted an exemption. Final grades for Summer I are due by Thursday, July 2. Final grades for Summer II are due by Wednesday, August 12.

Fall Semester – 2020

September

 2(Wednesday)Fall classes begin
 7(Monday)Labor Day - No classes
 10(Thursday)Monday class schedule (Thursday classes will not meet on 9/10)

October

 12(Monday)Columbus Day – No classes
 21(Wednesday)First quarter ends
 22(Thursday)Second quarter begins

November

 11(Wednesday)Veterans’ Day – No classes
 25(Wednesday)Thanksgiving recess begins at the close of day classes. Evening classes will not be held.
 30(Monday)Classes resume

December

 8(Tuesday)Tuesday evening class final exam
 9(Wednesday)Fall semester day classes end
 10(Thursday)Reading Day (day classes only); Thursday evening class final exam
 11(Friday)Day class final examinations begin
 14(Monday)Monday evening class final exam
 16(Wednesday)Wednesday evening class final exam
 17(Thursday)Day class final examinations end
 
Note: Final examinations must be administered as scheduled, unless the appropriate College Dean has granted an exemption. Final grades are due by Tuesday, December 22.

Spring Semester – 2021

January

 20(Wednesday)Spring classes begin

February

 15(Monday)Presidents’ Day – No classes
 17(Wednesday)Monday schedule of classes (Wednesday classes will not meet on 2/17)

March

 8(Monday)Spring break begins
 12(Friday)Spring break ends
 16(Tuesday)Third quarter ends
 17(Wednesday)Fourth quarter begins

April

 19(Monday)Patriots’ Day – No classes
 29(Thursday)Thursday evening class final exam

May

 3(Monday)Spring semester day classes end
 4(Tuesday)Reading Day (day classes only); Tuesday evening class final exam
 5(Wednesday)Day class final examinations begin; Wednesday evening class final exam
 10(Monday)Monday evening class final exam
 11(Tuesday)Day class final examinations end
  TBDGraduate Commencement
 15(Saturday)Undergraduate Commencement
 
Note: Final examinations must be administered as scheduled, unless the appropriate College Dean has granted an exemption. Final grades are due by Friday, May 14.

Summer Sessions – 2021

May

 24(Monday)Summer Session I classes begin
 31(Monday)Memorial Day (observed) – no classes

June

  28(Monday)Summer Session I classes end

July

  5(Monday)Summer Session II classes begin

August

  6(Friday)Summer Session II classes end
 
Note: Final exams for summer courses will be given on the last scheduled meeting of the class.  Final examinations must be administered as scheduled unless the appropriate College Dean has granted an exemption. Final grades for Summer I are due by Thursday, July 1. Final grades for Summer II are due by Wednesday, August 11.