Academic Calendar

2021–2022 Academic Calendar

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Fall 2021 Semester

August 26 Thursday   Residence halls open for new students.
  26 Thursday   Opening Convocation
  28 Saturday   Residence halls open for returning students.
  30 Monday 8 a.m. Fall classes begin.
  30 Monday 8 a.m. Add/Drop period begins.
September 3 Friday 4:30 p.m. Add/Drop period ends. Last day to drop a course without a grade of ‘W.’
  6 Monday   Labor Day—classes are in session
  24 Friday noon Quarter-term updates due for First-year undergraduate courses
October 8 Friday 5 p.m.  Fall break begins
  13 Wednesday 8 a.m. Classes resume
  13 Wednesday Noon Mid-term grades due for undergraduate classes
  15-17 Friday-Sunday   Homecoming/Family Weekend
November 5 Friday 4:30 p.m. Last day for students to change to/from pass/fail status or withdraw from a course
  5 Friday a.m. Spring 2022 registration re-opens
  12 Friday 4:30 p.m. Spring 2022 registration ends
  24 Wednesday Noon Thanksgiving Break begins
  29 Monday   Classes resume
December 10 Friday 4:30 p.m. Last day for first semester students to change to/from pass/fail status or withdraw from a course
  10 Friday   Classes end
  11-12 Saturday-Sunday   Reading Days
  13-17 Monday-Friday   Final examinations
  17 Friday 6 p.m. Residence halls close
  17 Friday   Semester ends
  21 Tuesday Noon Final grades due


Winter 2021-2022 (optional term)

December 27 Monday   Classes begin
  29 Wednesday   Last day to drop a course without a grade of "W"
January 9 Sunday   Last day to withdraw from a course
  16 Sunday   Classes end
  20 Thursday   Final grades due


Spring 2022 Semester

January 16 Sunday   Residence halls open for students.
  17 Monday 8 a.m. Classes begin.
  17 Monday 8 a.m. Add/Drop period begins.
  21 Friday 4:30 p.m. Add/Drop period ends. Last day to drop a course without a grade of ‘W.’
February 8 Tuesday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Symposium on Inclusive Excellence no day classes (including labs)
  11 Friday noon Quarter-term updates due for First-year undergraduate courses.
March 2 Wednesday noon Mid-term grades due for undergraduate classes
  4 Friday 5 p.m.  Spring vacation begins
  14 Monday 8 a.m. Classes resume
April 1 Friday 4:30 p.m. Last day for students to change to/from pass/fail status or withdraw from a course
  4 Monday a.m. Registration for Fall 2022 & Spring 2023 semesters begins
  12 Tuesday p.m. Registration for Fall 2022 & Spring 2023 semesters ends
  14 Thursday 5 p.m. Easter Break begins
  19 Tuesday 8 a.m. Classes resume
  22 Friday 4:30 p.m. Graduation Plans due for students graduating in May, August, and December 2023
  28 Thursday   Inquiry Symposium
  29 Friday   Dutchmen Day no afternoon classes except those meeting once a week
May 6 Friday 4:30 p.m. Last day for first semester students to change to/from pass/fail status or withdraw from a course
  6 Friday   Classes end
  7-8 Saturday-Sunday   Reading Days
  9-13 Monday-Friday   Final examinations
  13 Friday   Semester ends
  13 Friday   Baccalaureate Service
  14 Saturday   153rd Commencement
  14 Saturday   Residence halls close
  20 Friday noon Final grades due


2022–2023 Academic Calendar

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Fall 2022 Semester

August 25 Thursday   Residence halls open for new students.
  25 Thursday   Opening Convocation
  27 Saturday   Residence halls open for returning students.
  29 Monday 8 a.m. Fall classes begin.
  29 Monday 8 a.m. Add/Drop period begins.
September 2 Friday 4:30 p.m. Add/Drop period ends. Last day to drop a course without a grade of ‘W.’
  5 Monday   Labor Day—classes are in session
  23 Friday noon Quarter-term updates due for First-year undergraduate courses
October 7 Friday 5 p.m.  Fall break begins
  12 Wednesday 8 a.m. Classes resume
  12 Wednesday Noon Mid-term grades due for undergraduate classes
  14-16 Friday-Sunday   Homecoming/Family Weekend
November 4 Friday 4:30 p.m. Last day for students to change to/from pass/fail status or withdraw from a course
  4 Friday a.m. Spring 2023 registration re-opens
  11 Friday 4:30 p.m. Spring 2023 registration ends
  23 Wednesday Noon Thanksgiving Break begins
  28 Monday   Classes resume
December 9 Friday 4:30 p.m. Last day for first semester students to change to/from pass/fail status or withdraw from a course
  9 Friday   Classes end
  10-11 Saturday-Sunday   Reading Days
  12-16 Monday-Friday   Final examinations
  16 Friday 6 p.m. Residence halls close
  16 Friday   Semester ends
  20 Tuesday Noon Final grades due


Winter 2022-2023 (optional term)

December 26 Monday   Classes begin
  28 Wednesday   Last day to drop a course without a grade of "W"
January 8 Sunday   Last day to withdraw from a course
  15 Sunday   Classes end
  19 Thursday   Final grades due


Spring 2023 Semester

January 15 Sunday   Residence halls open for students.
  16 Monday 8 a.m. Classes begin.
  16 Monday 8 a.m. Add/Drop period begins.
  20 Friday 4:30 p.m. Add/Drop period ends. Last day to drop a course without a grade of ‘W.’
February 7 Tuesday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Symposium on Inclusive Excellence no day classes (including labs)
  10 Friday noon Quarter-term updates due for First-year undergraduate courses.
March 1 Wednesday noon Mid-term grades due for undergraduate classes
  3 Friday 5 p.m.  Spring vacation begins
  13 Monday 8 a.m. Classes resume
  27 Monday a.m. Registration for Fall 2023 & Spring 2024 semesters begins
  31 Friday 4:30 p.m. Last day for students to change to/from pass/fail status or withdraw from a course
April 4 Tuesday p.m. Registration for Fall 2023 & Spring 2024 semesters ends
  6 Thursday 5 p.m. Easter Break begins
  11 Tuesday 8 a.m. Classes resume
  21 Friday 4:30 p.m. Graduation Plans due for students graduating in May, August, and December 2024
  27 Thursday   Inquiry Symposium
  28 Friday   Dutchmen Day no afternoon classes except those meeting once a week
May 5 Friday 4:30 p.m. Last day for first semester students to change to/from pass/fail status or withdraw from a course
  5 Friday   Classes end
  6-7 Saturday-Sunday   Reading Days
  8-12 Monday-Friday   Final examinations
  12 Friday   Semester ends
  12 Friday   Baccalaureate Service
  13 Saturday   154th Commencement
  13 Saturday   Residence halls close
  19 Friday noon Final grades due