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See the drop, withdrawal and tuition refund deadlines for additional dates.

Printable versions of the 2018-2019, 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 academic calendars are available for download.

Academic Year 2018-2019

2019-2020

2020-2021
Fall semester 2018 2019 2020
Fall classes begin (Tuesday) Aug. 27 (Mon.) Aug. 26 (Mon.)

Aug. 26 (Wed.)

Mass of the Holy Spirit (No classes between 11 a.m. and noon) (Thurs.) Aug. 30 Aug. 29  TBD
Deadline for Application to Graduate N/A Sept. 9 Sept. 6
Labor Day (Mon.) Sept. 3  Sept. 2 Sept. 7
Official fall census

Sept. 10

 Sept. 9

Sept. 8

Fall mid-term exams (Mon.-Sat.) Oct. 15-20 Oct. 14-19  Oct. 19-24
Fall Break Oct. 22-23 (Mon.-Tues.) Oct. 21-22 (Mon.-Tues.) Oct. 29-30 (Thurs.-Fri.)
Fall mid-term grades due by 5 p.m. 

Oct. 23 (Tues.)

Oct. 22 (Tues.)

Oct. 27 (Tues.)

Fall mid-term conferral date (Fri.) Oct. 19 Oct. 18  Oct. 16
Thanksgiving break (Wed.-Sat.) Nov. 21-24 Nov. 27-30 Nov. 25-27
Fall classes end (Mon.) Dec. 10 Dec. 9 Dec. 11
Fall study day (Tues.) Dec. 11 Dec. 10 N/A
Fall final exams  Dec. 12-18 (Wed.-Tues.) Dec. 11-17 (Wed.-Tues.) Dec. 14-18 (Mon.-Fri.)
Fall Commencement Dec. 14 Dec. 13 Dec. 19 (Sat.)
Fall final grades due by 5 p.m.  Dec. 20 (Thurs.) Dec. 19 (Thurs.) Dec. 21 (Mon.)
Fall degree conferral (Sat.) Dec. 22 Dec. 21 Dec. 19
Winter semester 2019 2020 2021
Winter classes begin  Dec. 17  Dec. 18  Dec. 21
Winter classes end  Jan. 11  Jan. 12 Jan. 15
Winter degree conferral Jan. 11 Jan. 10 Jan. 16
Spring semester 2019 2020 2021
Spring Classes begin Jan. 14 Jan. 13 Jan. 19
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Mon.) Jan. 21 Jan. 20 Jan. 18
Deadline for Application to Graduate

Jan. 27

Jan. 26

Jan. 31

Official spring census

Jan. 28

Jan. 27

Feb. 1

Spring mid-term exams (Mon.-Sat) March 4-9 March 2-7 March 8-13
Spring break (Mon.-Sat.) March 11-16 March 9-14 March 15-20
Spring mid-term grades due by 5 p.m. (Tues.) March 12 March 10 March 16
Spring mid-term conferral date (Fri.) March 15 March 13 March 19

Easter break

  • Holy Thursday: No undergraduate day or evening classes. All other classes will be held.
  • Good Friday: Official University Holiday.  No classes.
  • Easter Monday: No undergraduate day classes.  All other classes will be held. Evening classes will be held after 5 p.m.
April 18-22 April 9-13 April 1-5
Spring classes end (Mon.) May 6 May 4 May 10
Spring study day (Tues.) May 7 May 5 May 11
Spring final exams (Wed-Tues.) May 8-14 May 6-12 May 12-18
Spring final grades due by 5 p.m. (Thurs.) May 16 May 14 May 20
Spring Commencement (Sat.) May 18 May 16 May 22
Spring degree conferral (Sat.) May 18 May 16 May 22
Summer semester 2019 2020 2021
First three, four, six, eight and twelve-week session classes begin (Mon.) May 20 May 18 May 24
Memorial Day (Mon.) - No classes May 27 May 25 May 31
Second eight-week session classes begin (Mon.)
June 17 June 15 June 21
Summer degree conferral No. 1 (Wed.) June 19 June 17 June 23
Second six-week session classes begin
July 1 June 29 July 2
Summer degree conferral No. 2 (Wed.) July 3 July 1 July 7
Fourth of July - No classes July 4 July 4 July 5
Second four-week session classes begin July 15 July 13 July 19
Summer degree conferral No. 3 (Wed.) July 17 July 15 July 21
Second three-week session classes begin July 22 July 20 July 26
Summer degree conferral No. 4 (Wed.) Aug. 14 August 12 August 18

 Printable versions of the 2018-20192019-2020 and 2020-2021 academic calendars are available for download.