2020-21 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2020 Day Date
Class work begins @ 8 a.m. Monday August 24
Labor Day Holiday (no classes) Monday September 7
Thanksgiving recess begins @ close of day* Saturday November 21
Class work resumes @ 8 a.m. Monday November 30
Class work ends @ close of day* Thursday December 10
Reading Day Friday December 11
Final examinations begin Monday December 14
Fall semester ends @ close of day* Friday December 18
Commencement Friday, Saturday & Sunday December 18, 19 & 20
Grades Due Tuesday December 22
Spring Semester 2021 Day Date
Martin Luther King Holiday (no classes) Monday January 18
Class work begins @ 8 a.m. Tuesday January 19
Spring Recess begins @ close of day* Saturday March 27
Class work resumes @ 8 a.m. Monday April 5
Class work ends @ close of day* Thursday May 6
Reading Day Friday May 7
Final examinations begin Monday May 10
Spring semester closes @ close of day* Friday May 14
Commencement Friday, Saturday & Sunday May 14, 15 & 16
Grades Due Tuesday May 18

Summer Session 2021

8-Week Session 2021 Day Date
Class work begins @ 7:30 a.m. Monday June 7
Independence Day recess (no classes) Monday July 5
8-week session ends @ close of day* Friday July 30
Grades due Tuesday August 3
First 4-Week Session 2021 Day Date
Class work begins @ 7:30 a.m. Monday June 7
First 4-week session closes @ close of day* Friday July 2
Second 4-Week Session 2021 Day Date
Independence Day Sunday July 4
Independence Day Observed (no class) Monday July 5
Class work begins @ 7:30 a.m. Tuesday July 6
Second 4-week session closes @ close of day* Friday July 30
Grades Due Tuesday August 3

*Close of day is defined as including late afternoon and evening classes.

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