2021-22 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2021 Day Date
Class work begins at 8 a.m. Monday August 23
Labor Day Holiday (no classes) Monday September 6
Thanksgiving recess begins at close of day* Saturday November 20
Class work resumes at 8 a.m. Monday November 29
Class work ends @ close of day* Thursday December 9
Reading Day Friday December 10
Final examinations begin Monday December 13
Fall semester closes @ close of day* Friday December 17
Commencement Friday, Saturday, Sunday December 17, 18, 19
Grades Due Tuesday December 21
Spring Semester 2022 Day Date
Martin Luther King Holiday (no classes) Monday January 17
Class work begins @ 8 a.m. Tuesday January 18
Spring Recess begins @ close of day* Saturday March 26
Class work resumes @ 8 a.m. Monday April 4
Class work ends @ close of day* Thursday May 5
Reading Day Friday May 6
Final examinations begin Monday May 9
Spring semester closes @ end of day* Friday May 13
Commencement Friday, Saturday & Sunday May 13, 14 & 15
Grades Due Tuesday May 17

Summer Session 2022

8-Week Session 2022 Day Date
Class work begins @ 7:30 a.m. Monday June 6
Independence Day recess (no classes) Wednesday July 6
8-week session closes @ 5:30 p.m. Friday July 29
Grades due Tuesday August 2
First 4-Week Session 2021 Day Date
Class work begins @ 7:30 a.m. Monday June 6
First 4-week session closes @ 5:30 p.m. Friday July 1
Second 4-Week Session 2021 Day Date
Independence Day Monday July 4
Class work begins @ 7:30 a.m. Tuesday July 5
Second 4-week session closes @ close of day* Friday July 29
Grades Due Tuesday August 2

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

Calendar approved by the MU Faculty Council on University Policy on December 5, 2019.