2021–22 University Academic Calendar

Due to the impact of COVID-19 and the resulting restrictions, the calendar is subject to change. Current and complete information can be found in the online University Calendar.

Summer Sessions 2021

First four-week Summer Session begins Mon, June 14
First four-week Education Graduate Session begins Mon, June 21
Summer tuition refund deadline Varies
Independence Day (holiday); no classes Mon, July 5
Second four-week Summer Session begins Mon, July 12
Last day to register for independent study,
internship, individual instruction, and dissertation
Mon, July 12
Second four-week Education Graduate Session begins Mon, July 19
Final examination or last class for all day and evening classes
Fri, Aug 13
Grades due Fri, Aug 27

Note: Graduate programs start/end dates vary by program. See the Time Schedule for specifics about your program.

Autumn Quarter 2021

Autumn registration begins for Admitted Undergraduate and Graduate/Doctoral Students currently in attendance May 10-13
Autumn registration for New Admits begins
Mon, May 24
Autumn housing deposit refund deadline for New Students Tue, Jun 1
Autumn registration for Non-Admitted Students begins Mon,
Aug 2
Autumn Quarter September Session begins
Mon, Aug 16
Labor Day (holiday) Mon, Sep 6
New International Student housing check-in
Tue, Sep 7
New International Student Orientation
Wed, Sep 8
New Student campus housing check-in 
Wed, Sep 8
New Student Orientation begins
Thu, Sep 9
Returning Student campus housing check-in (11 a.m.–5 p.m.) Sat, Sep 11
Returning Student campus housing check-in (1–5 p.m.) Sun, Sep 12
Class instruction begins Mon, Sep 13
Last day for New Autumn Admits to complete initial registration Mon, Sep 13
Waitlist ends Fri, Sep 17
Last day to register or add courses, or to apply for Audit Fri, Sep 17
Autumn Quarter 100% tuition refund deadline Fri, Sep 17
Last Day to apply for Independent Study, Internships, Individual Instruction, Pass/No Credit, and Dissertation Fri, Sep 24
Autumn Quarter 75% tuition refund deadline Fri, Sep 24
Autumn Quarter 50% tuition refund deadline Fri, Oct 1
Autumn Quarter 25% tuition refund deadline Fri, Oct 15
Mid-Autumn "No Class Day"; classes beginning at 3 p.m. or later must meet Fri, Oct 22
Winter registration for all Admitted Undergraduate and Graduate/Doctoral Students currently in attendance Mon–Thu, Nov 1–4
Last day to withdraw from courses Fri, Nov 5
Winter housing deposit refund deadline for Continuing Students Mon, Nov 8
Veterans Day (holiday)**; evening classes* still meet Thu, Nov 11
Winter registration for New Admits begins Mon, Nov 15
Last day of instruction Wed, Nov 17
Student Reading Day  Thu, Nov 18
Final examination or last meeting for all evening classes* Thu-Tue, Nov 18-23
Final examination or last meeting for all day classes Fri–Tue, Nov 19-23
Residence halls close for Christmas Break
(10 a.m.)
Wed, Nov 24
Christmas Break for Students Nov 24-Jan 3
Thanksgiving (holiday); campus closed Thu–Fri, Nov 25–26
Winter registration for Non-Admitted Students begins Mon, Nov 29
Winter Quarter December Session begins Mon, Nov 29
Winter housing deposit refund deadline for New Students Tue, Nov 30
Autumn Quarter Grades due Thu, Dec 9

Winter Quarter 2022


Winter registration for all Admitted Undergraduate and Graduate/Doctoral Students currently in attendance
Mon-Th Nov 1–4
Winter housing deposit refund deadline for Continuing Students Mon, Nov 8
Winter registration for New Admits begins Mon, Nov 15
Winter registration for Non-Admitted Students begins Mon, Nov 29
Winter Quarter December Session begins Mon, Nov 29
Winter housing deposit refund deadline for New Students Tue, Nov 30
December Session ends Thu, Dec 23
December Session grades due
Mon, Jan 3
Residence halls open (1 p.m.; New Student check-in 1–4 p.m.)
Mon, Jan 3
Class instruction begins
Tue, Jan 4
Last Day for New Winter Admits to complete initial registration
Tue, Jan 4
Waitlist ends Mon, Jan 10
Last day to register or add courses, or to apply for Audit
Mon, Jan 10
Winter Quarter 100% tuition refund deadline Mon, Jan 10
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (holiday)**; Monday-only evening classes* must meet
Mon, Jan 17
Last day to apply for Independent Study, Internships, Individual Instruction, Dissertation, and Pass/No Credit Tue, Jan 18
Winter Quarter 75% tuition refund deadline
Tue, Jan 18
Winter Quarter 50% tuition refund deadline
Tue, Jan 25
Winter Quarter 25% tuition refund deadline
Tue, Feb 8
Mid-Winter "No Class Day"; classes beginning at 3 p.m. or later must meet
Fri, Feb 11
All classes meet as scheduled on Presidents' Day; no holiday
Mon, Feb 21
Spring registration for all Admitted Undergraduate and Graduate/Doctoral Students currently in attendance Mon-Thu,
Feb 21–24
Last day to withdraw from courses Fri, Feb 25
Spring housing deposit refund deadline for Continuing Students Mon, Mar 7
Spring registration for New Admits begins
Mon, Mar 7
Last day of instruction
Fri, Mar 11
Student Reading/Faculty In-Service Day
Mon, Mar 14
Spring registration for Non-Admitted Students begins
Mon, Mar 14
Final examination or last meeting for all evening classes*
Mon–Thu, Mar 14–17
Final examination or last meeting for all day classes
Tue–Thu, Mar 15–17
Residence halls close for Spring Break (10 a.m.)
Fri, Mar 18
Spring housing deposit refund deadline for New Students Fri, Mar 18
Spring Vacation for Students
Mar 18–27
Grades due
Wed, Mar 23

Spring Quarter 2022

Spring registration for all Admitted Undergraduate and Graduate/Doctoral Students currently in attendance Mon–Thu,
Feb 21–24
Spring housing deposit refund deadline for Continuing Students Mon, Mar 7
Spring registration for New Admits begins Mon, Mar 7
Spring registration for Non-Admitted Students begins Mon, Mar 14
Spring housing deposit refund deadline for New Students Fri, Mar 18
Residence halls open (1 p.m.; New Student check-in 1–4 p.m.)
Sun, Mar 27
Class instruction begins
Mon, Mar 28
Last Day for New Spring Admits to complete initial registration
Mon, Mar 28
Waitlist ends Fri, Apr 1
Last day to register or add courses, or to apply for Audit
Fri, Apr 1
Spring Quarter 100% tuition refund deadline Fri, Apr 1
Last day to apply for Independent Study, Internships, Individual Instruction, Dissertation, and Pass/No Credit Fri, Apr 8
Spring Quarter 75% tuition refund deadline
Fri, Apr 8
Good Friday (holiday); no classes
Fri, Apr 15
Easter Monday (half-day student holiday); class instruction begins at 12:30 p.m.
Mon, Apr 18
Spring Quarter 50% tuition refund deadline
Mon, Apr 18
Spring Quarter 25% tuition refund deadline
Mon, May 2
Summer registration begins Mon, May 2
Autumn registration for all Admitted Undergraduate and Graduate/Doctoral Students currently in attendance Mon-Thu,
May 16-19
Last day to withdraw from courses
Fri, May 20
Memorial Day (holiday)**; evening classes* still meet Mon, May 30
Autumn registration for New Admits begins
Tue, May 31
Last day of instruction Fri, Jun 3
Student Reading/Faculty In-Service Day Mon, Jun 6
Final examination or last meeting for all evening classes* Mon-Thu, Jun 6–9
Final examination or last meeting for all day classes Tue-Thu, Jun 7–9
Residence halls close for Summer Break (4:00 p.m.) Fri, Jun 10
Ivy Cutting Fri or Sat, Jun 10 or 11
Graduate Commencement Fri or Sat, Jun 10 or 11
Undergraduate Commencement Sat or Sun, Jun 11 or 12
Graduating seniors vacate housing (time TBD) Sun or Mon, Jun 12 or 13
Grades due Mon, Jun 20

*Evening classes include all classes that begin at 4 p.m. or later.

**Monday evening classes will meet on Veterans Day, Martin Luther King, Jr Day and Memorial Day in order to provide the required class sessions.

Evening classes are those beginning 4 p.m. or later

Monday evening classes must meet on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to have the required quarterly class sessions. All day and evening classes meet on Presidents Day.

Registration late fees

You will be charged a late fee if registration occurs after the fifth day of the quarter. You must process a registration petition with supporting statements from each instructor to be considered for later registration.

Withdrawing from campus housing

If you withdraw from campus housing after the beginning of the contract period, you will forfeit your room deposit and will receive a refund of room and meal plan charges based on the date you sign the checkout form, according to the following schedule:

  • First week of quarter: 90%
  • Second week of quarter: 75%
  • Third week of quarter: 50%
  • Fourth/fifth week of quarter: 25%
  • Sixth week of quarter and following: 0%