Important Campus Dates

(Visit the 2021–22 University Academic Calendar for the complete list of important dates.)

  • Sept. 7 New international student check-in
  • Sept. 8 New student campus housing check-in; New international student Orientation
  • Sept. 9 New student Orientation
  • Sept. 11–12 Returning student campus housing check-in
  • Sept. 13 Autumn Quarter begins
  • Sept. 17 Last day to register or add classes without a late fee, or apply for audit
  • Sept. 24 Last day to apply for independent study, internships, individual instruction, dissertation, and pass/no credit
  • Oct. 22 Mid-Autumn "No Class Day;" classes beginning at 3 p.m. and later will meet
  • Nov. 11 Veterans Day (holiday). Evening classes beginning at 4 p.m. and later will meet. Offices closed.
  • Nov. 17 Last day of instruction
  • Nov. 18 Student Reading Day
  • Nov. 18–23 Final exams
  • Nov. 24 Residence halls close for Christmas break  (10 a.m.)
  • Nov. 24–Jan. 3 Christmas break for students
  • Nov. 25–28 Thanksgiving (holiday). Campus closed.
  • Jan. 3 Residents halls open
  • Jan. 4 Winter Quarter begins