Academic Calendar

Here you will find the Academic Calendars and final exam schedule. 

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Five-Year At-a-Glance Academic Calendar

Spring 2021 Academic Calendar

All dates subject to change. 

Date Day Event
Nov. 16-Dec. 31, 2020 Mon.-Fri. Open Registration – Continuing Students
Nov. 16-Jan. 17, 2021 Mon.- Fri. Open Registration – New Students
Jan. 1- Feb. 1 Mon.-Fri. Late Registration – All Continuing Students
Jan. 11 Mon. New Faculty Orientation
Jan. 12 Tues. FT Faculty Retreat
Jan. 18 Mon. Last day to receive a 100% refund.
Jan. 18 Mon. Martin Luther King Day – Campus Holiday
Jan. 19 Tues. First Day of Classes
Feb. 1 Mon. Last Day to Add or Drop a Class without a "W" grade & with 75% Refund.
Feb. 15 Mon. President's Day – Campus Holiday
Feb. 16 Tues. Census Day
Feb. 16 Tues. Last day to register for Internships
Mar. 8-12 Mon.-Fri. Spring Break – Academic Holiday
Mar. 12 Fri. Spring Break Day – Campus Holiday
Mar. 15 Mon. Mid-Term Deficiency Reports due to Registrar
Mar. 15 Mon.-Fri. Advising begins for Summer and Fall 2021
Mar. 31 Wed. Cesar Chavez Day Observed – Campus Holiday
Apr. 2 Fri. Good Friday - Campus Holiday
Apr. 5 Mon. Last day to drop a class with a grade of "W"
Apr. 12-15 Mon.-Thur. Priority Registration for Summer and Fall 2021
Apr. 16 Fri. Deadline to file for Fall 2021 Graduation. Open Registration Begins – New & Continuing Students
Apr. 21 Wed. University Conference (virtual)
May 3 Mon. "Incomplete" work from the previous semester due to instructor
May 4 Tues. Last Day of Classes
May 5 Wed. Study Day
May 6-12 Thur.-Wed. Final Examinations
May 15 Sat. Commencement – Graduate & Undergraduate
May 19 Wed. Final Grades Due in Registrar's Office – Grades Posted in Self Service

Summer 2021 Academic Calendar

All dates subject to change. 
 

Date Day Event
Apr 16-May 21 Mon.-Fri. Open Registration – Continuing Students
May 23 Sun. Last Day for 100% Refund
May 24 Mon. First Day of Term. Class starts may vary by course. Check Self Service
May 31 Mon. Memorial Day (campus holiday)
June 1 Tues. Deadline to Add or Drop a Class (75% Refund)
June 18 Fri. Juneteenth (campus holiday)  
July 2-5 Fri. & Mon. Fourth of July Holiday Observed
July 6 Tues. Deadline to Withdraw from a Class with a Grade of 'W' for 10-week courses
July 30 Fri. Last Day of Class
August 6 Fri. Grades Due & Posted

Fall 2021 Academic Calendar

All dates subject to change. 
 

Date Day Event
April 16-June 30 Mon.-Fri. Open Registration – Continuing Students
April 16-Sept. 7 Mon.-Fri. Open Registration – New Students
July 1-Sept. 7 Mon.-Fri. Late Registration – All Continuing Students
TBA TBA President Pitchford's State of the University Address
TBA TBA Academic Retreat
TBA TBA New Faculty Orientation
TBA TBA General Orientation Session for New Students.
Aug. 22 Sun.  Last Day to receive 100% tuition refund.
Aug. 23 Mon. First Week of Classes, Traditional Programs. Graduate Programs May Vary. Check Self Service.
Sept. 6 Mon. Labor Day – Campus Closed
Sept. 7 Tues. Last Day to Add or Drop a Class without a "W" grade & with 75% Refund
Sept. 15 Wed. Census Day
Sept. 15 Wed. Last Day to Register for Internships.
TBA TBA Convocation
TBA TBA Family Weekend
Oct. 15 Fri. Fall Break Day
Oct. 15 Fri. Mid-Term Deficiency Reports due to Registrar
Oct. 18-Nov. 12 Mon.-Fri. Academic Advising for Spring 2022
Nov. 5 Fri. Last Day to Drop a Class With a Grade of "W"
Nov. 15-18 Mon.-Thurs. Priority Registration for Spring 2022
Nov. 19 Fri. Deadline to file Graduation (May and Aug 2021)
Open Registration Begins – New & Continuing Students
Nov. 24 Wed. Academic Holiday
Nov. 25-26 Thurs.-Fri. Thanksgiving Holiday – Campus Closed
Dec. 1 Wed. "Incomplete" Work From Previous Semester Due to Instructor
Dec. 3 Fri. Last Day of Classes
Dec. 6-10 Mon.-Fri. Final Examinations
Dec. 16 Thurs. Final Grades Due in Registrar's Office —Grades Posted in Self Service
Dec. 22-31 Wed.-Fri. Winter Break – Campus Closed

Final Exam Week

Here you will find details about Final Exam Week and your final exam schedule. 

  • During final exam week, all regular class are subject to the final exam schedule.
  • Final exams are held in the same classroom in which the class has met all semester.
  • Final exams are not optional.
  • Final exam week is considered the final week of instruction in the semester.
  • Final exam week period will meet week 16 of the term. Fall (Monday-Friday) and spring (Thursday-Wednesday)  Please see Academic Calendar for exact dates.
  • All classes that give a final exam will meet at only one of their regularly scheduled times during final exam week to administer the exam.   
  • Classes that meet once a week will hold the final at their normal weekly day/time during final exam week.

Please note — If your class only meets one day a week, then your final exam is at your regularly scheduled time.

If your class meets Mondays and Wednesdays: 

Time block start time: Final exam day:
    
8:30 a.m.
Monday
10:20 a.m.  Wednesday
noon (lunch) Wednesday
12:30 p.m. Monday
    
2:20 p.m.
Wednesday
4:10 p.m.  Monday
5:50 p.m. (dinner) Monday
6:20 p.m. Wednesday
8:10 p.m. Monday 

 

If your class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays: 

Time block start time: Final exam day:
    
8:00 a.m.
Tuesday
9:00 a.m.  Thursday
10:50 a.m. Tuesday
12:30 a.m. (lunch) Tuesday
1 p.m. Thursday
2 p.m. Tuesday
3:50 p.m. Thursday
5:30 p.m. (dinner) Thursday
6 p.m. Tuesday
7:50 p.m.  Thursday
9:40 p.m.  Tuesday

Please always confirm final exam schedule with your instructor or syllabus.  

Questions about the academic calendar or final exam schedule? Please contact us!