Academic Calendar

2020-2021 calendar

Fall semester 2020

Monday, August 31, 2020 Faculty returns to campus. Community Day.
Saturday, September 5, 2020 New student orientation.
Monday, September 7, 2020 Last day to WITHDRAW with no financial penalty.
Monday, September 7, 2020 Labor Day. No classes. University is closed.
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 Fall semester begins. ESL day and evening classes begin.
Monday, September 14, 2020 Last day to ADD a first module course.
Monday, September 21, 2020 Last day to ADD a 15-week course for approved courses only.
Monday, September 21, 2020 Last day to WITHDRAW from a 15-week or first module course without academic penalty, but with financial penalty. (See refund policy)
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 Faculty Census Day (first module and 15-week courses).
Monday, October 12, 2020 Indigenous Peoples' Day. No classes. University is open.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Last day to WITHDRAW from a first module course with academic and financial penalty. (See refund policy)
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Last day to WITHDRAW from a second module course without financial penalty. (See refund policy)
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 First module ends. ESL day classes end.
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 Second module begins. ESL day classes begin.
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Last day to ADD a second module course.
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 Last day to WITHDRAW from a second module course with financial penalty. (See refund policy)
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 Veterans Day (observed). No classes. University is open.
Thursday, November 12, 2020 Faculty Census Day (second module courses).
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 University will close at 3 p.m. No evening classes.
Thurs–Fri, November 26–27, 2020 Thanksgiving holiday. No classes. University is closed.
Sat–Sun, November 28–29, 2020 Thanksgiving holiday weekend. No classes. University is open.
Monday, December 7, 2020 Last day to WITHDRAW from a 15-week or second module course with academic and financial penalty (See refund policy)
Sunday, December 20, 2020 Fall semester ends. ESL day and evening classes end.
Friday, December 25, 2020 Christmas Day (observed). University is closed.

Winter break

December 21, 2020–January 10, 2021 Winter break for students.

Spring semester 2021

Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year's Day. University is closed.
Monday, January 4, 2021 Faculty returns to campus. Community Day.
Saturday, January 9, 2021 New student orientation.
Sunday, January 10, 2021 Last day to WITHDRAW with no financial penalty.
Monday, January 11, 2021 Spring semester begins. ESL day and evening classes begin.
Sunday, January 17, 2021 Last day to ADD a first module course.
Monday, January 18, 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. No classes. University is closed.
Sunday, January 24, 2021 Last day to ADD a 15-week course for approved courses only.
Monday, January 25, 2021 Last day to WITHDRAW from a 15-week or first module course without academic penalty, but with financial penalty (See refund policy)
Monday, January 25, 2021 Faculty Census Day (first module and 15-week courses).
Monday, February 15, 2021 Presidents Day. No classes. University is open.
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 Last day to WITHDRAW from a first module course with academic and financial penalty. (See refund policy)
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 Last day to WITHDRAW from a first second course without financial penalty. (See refund policy)
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 First module ends. ESL day classes end.
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 Second module begins. ESL day classes begin.
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 Last day to ADD a second module course.
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 Last day to WITHDRAW from a second module course with financial penalty. (See refund policy)
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 Faculty Census Day (second module courses).
Friday-Saturday, April 2–3, 2021 Good Friday and Easter weekend. No classes. University is open.
Sunday, April 4, 2021 Easter Sunday. No classes. University is closed.
Monday, April 12, 2021 Last day to WITHDRAW from a second module or 15-week course with academic and financial penalty. (See refund policy)
Sunday, April 25, 2021 Spring semester ends. ESL day and evening classes end.

Spring break

April 26–May 9, 2021 Spring break for students.

Summer semester 2021

Monday, May 3, 2021 Faculty returns to campus. Community Day.
Saturday, May 8, 2021 New student orientation
Sunday, May 9, 2021 Last day to WITHDRAW with no financial penalty.
Monday, May 10, 2021 Summer semester begins. ESL day and evening classes begin.
Sunday, May 16, 2021 Last day to ADD a first module course
Sunday, May 23, 2021 Last day to ADD a 15-week course for approved courses only
Monday, May 24, 2021 Last day to WITHDRAW from a 15-week or first module course without academic penalty, but with financial penalty. (See refund policy)
Monday, May 24, 2021 Faculty Census Day (first module and 15-week courses).
Monday, May 31, 2021 Memorial Day. No classes. University is closed.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 Last day to WITHDRAW from a first module course with academic and financial penalty. (See refund policy)
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 Last day to WITHDRAW from a second module course without financial penalty. (See refund policy)
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 First module ends. ESL day classes end.
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 Second module begins. ESL day classes begin.
Sun–Mon, July 4–5, 2021 Independence Day (observed). No classes. University is closed.
Tuesday, July 6, 2021 Last day to ADD a second module course.
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Last day to WITHDRAW from a second module course with financial penalty. (See refund policy)
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Faculty Census Day (second module courses).
Monday, August 9, 2021 Last day to WITHDRAW from a 15-week or second module course with academic and financial penalty. (See refund policy)
Sunday, August 22, 2021 Summer semester ends. ESL day and evening classes end.

Summer break

August 23–September 6, 2021 Summer break for students.