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Academic Calendar 2020-2021

  • August (Block 8), December (Block 12) and February (Block 2) blocks end at noon. All other blocks end at 3:15 p.m. Some programs may have class or holidays at times other than those listed here. Please consult your Program Director for the calendar appropriate to your program.
  • Graduating students may remain in residence halls until Monday, June 21 (noon).

2020 Summer TermBeginsEnds
JULY (Block 7)Monday, Jun. 22Thursday, Aug. 13

2020 Fall Arrival and Registration
Arrival Days for New International StudentsSunday, August 09 and Monday, August 10
Arrival Day for New U.S. StudentsMonday, August 10 and Tuesday, August 11
New Student OrientationMonday, August 10 – Sunday, August 16
Arrival Day for Continuing StudentsFriday, August 14 or Saturday, August 15
FALL REGISTRATION — All new and readmitted studentsWednesday, August 12
FALL REGISTRATION — All continuing studentsFriday, August 14 or Saturday, August 15
INTRODUCTORY COURSES — New Undergraduate StudentsMonday, August 17 to Thursday, September 24
INTRODUCTORY COURSES — New Graduate StudentsMonday, August 17 to end date that varies by program

2020 Fall Courses & Important DatesBeginsEnds
AUGUST (Block 8)Monday, Aug. 17Friday, Aug. 28 i
Block ends at 12:00 pm
SEPTEMBER (Block 9)Monday, Aug. 31Thursday, Sep. 24
OCTOBER (Block 10)Monday, Sept. 28Thursday, Oct. 22
NOVEMBER (Block 11)Monday, Oct. 26Thursday, Nov. 19
Last Day to Apply for Fall GraduationSunday, Nov. 1
Thanksgiving HolidayWednesday, Nov. 25Sunday, Nov. 29
DECEMBER (Block 12)Monday, Nov. 23Saturday, Dec. 19 i
Block ends at 12:00 pm
Fall 2020 Graduation Date i
No ceremony
Saturday, Dec. 19
Winter Holiday i
Residence halls closed
Saturday, Dec. 19Friday, Jan. 8
Residence Halls Close for Winter HolidaySaturday, Dec. 19

Winter SessionBeginsEnds
JANUARY (Block 1)Monday, Jan. 11Thursday, Feb. 4
Registration is Friday, Jan. 8 or Saturday, Jan. 9
First block of spring semester for continuing students

2021 Spring Arrival and Registration
Arrival Days for New International StudentsSunday, January 31 and Monday, February 1
Arrival Day for New U.S. StudentsMonday, February 1 and Tuesday, February 2
New Student OrientationMonday, February 1 – Sunday, February 7
Arrival Day for Continuing StudentsFriday, February 5
SPRING REGISTRATION — All new and readmitted studentsWednesday, Feb. 3
SPRING REGISTRATION — All continuing studentsFriday, February 5 or Saturday, February 6
INTRODUCTORY COURSES — New undergraduatesMonday, February 8 to Thursday, March 18
INTRODUCTORY COURSES — New graduate studentsMonday, February 8 to end date that varies by program

2021 Spring Courses & Important DatesBeginsEnds
FEBRUARY (Block 2)Monday, Feb. 8Friday, Feb. 19 i
Block ends at 12:00 pm
MARCH (Block 3)Monday, Feb. 22Thursday, Mar. 18
Spring BreakFriday, Mar. 19Sunday, Mar. 28
APRIL (Block 4)Monday, March 29Thursday, Apr. 22
Last day to apply for Spring graduationThursday, Apr. 15
MAY (Block 5)Monday, Apr. 26Thursday, May 20
JUNE (Block 6)Monday, May 24Thursday, Jun. 17
CommencementSaturday, June 19, 1:00 p.m.
Residence Halls Closed for Summer HolidaySaturday, June 19, 5:00 p.m. i
Graduating students may remain in residence halls until Monday, June 21 (noon).
Summer BreakFriday, June 18 to Thursday, August 12

2021 Summer TermBeginsEnds
JULY (Block 7)Monday, Jun. 21Thursday, Aug. 12