Academic Calendars

Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Please note: The academic calendar for the 2021-22 year is subject to change due to COVID-19 and ongoing planning for the fall and spring semesters. Please continue to check this site for the latest updates.

Note: registration will take place entirely online

Fall 2021

  • Monday, August 23 through Wednesday, August 25

    Donning, interviews and registration

  • Thursday, August 26

    Students placed in first round courses

  • Friday, August 27

    Donning & interviews for second round registration

  • Saturday, August 28

    Students placed in second round courses

  • Thursday, September 2 and Friday, September 3

    Opening Day; new students arrive

  • Saturday, September 4 and Sunday, September 5

    Orientation and returning students arrive Students continue arrival

  • Monday, September 6

    Classes begin Beginning of add/drop period

  • Friday, September 17

    Last day to add and drop classes for fall 2021
    Late add/drop: Approval by the Dean of Studies will be granted only in exceptional circumstances and with consent of the teacher

  • Monday, October 18 and Tuesday, October 19

    October Study Days

  • Friday, October 22

    Last day to withdraw classes for fall 2021

  • Wednesday, November 24 through Sunday, November 28

    Thanksgiving break Begins after last academic appointment on Tuesday

  • Monday, December 6 through Wednesday, December 15

    Students may drop yearlong courses for spring 2022 semester

  • Friday, December 17

    Last day of classes

  • Saturday, December 18

    Residence Halls close at 10 a.m.

  • Monday, January 10, 2022

    Faculty reports due for fall 2021 semester

Spring 2022

  • Tuesday, January 18 through Wednesday, January 19

    Donning, interviews, and registration
    (Online)

  • Thursday, January 20

    Students placed in first round courses

  • Friday, January 21

    Donning & interviews for second round registration (Online)

  • Saturday, January 22

    Students placed in second round courses

  • Wednesday, January 26

    Spring classes begin
    Beginning of add/drop period

  • Wednesday, February 9

    Last day to add/drop a class for spring 2022
    Late add/drop: Approval by the Dean of Studies will be granted only in exceptional circumstances and with consent of the teacher

  • Saturday, March 12 through Sunday, March 20

    Spring Break

  • Friday, March 18

    Last day to withdraw classes for spring 2022

  • Friday, May 6

    Senior work due (faculty may establish earlier deadlines)

  • Tuesday, May 10

    Last day of classes Faculty reports for graduating seniors due

  • Wednesday, May 11

    Residence Halls close for First Years, Sophomores, and Juniors at 10 a.m.

  • Thursday, May 12

    Graduate Commencement

  • Friday, May 13

    Undergraduate Commencement Residence Halls close for seniors at 8 p.m.

  • Wednesday, June 8

    Faculty reports due for all students


Graduate Academic Calendar

Please note: The academic calendar for the 2021-22 year is subject to change due to COVID-19 and ongoing planning for the fall and spring semesters. Please continue to check this site for the latest updates.

Registration will take place entirely online. Both beginning and returning students should confirm their registration and orientation schedules with their programs.

Fall 2021

  • Monday, August 23 through Wednesday, August 25

    Advising, interviews and registration for electives in Child Development, Dance, Theatre, and Women’s History

  • Thursday, August 26

    Students placed in first round courses

  • Friday, August 27

    Advising & interviews for second round registration

  • Saturday, August 28

    Students placed in second round courses

  • Monday, September 6

    Classes begin Beginning of add/drop period

  • Friday, September 17

    Last day to add and drop classes for fall 2021 semester

  • Monday, October 18 and Tuesday, October 19

    October Study Days

  • Wednesday, November 24 through Sunday, November 28

    Thanksgiving break Begins after last academic appointment on Tuesday

  • Monday, December 6 through Wednesday, December 15

    Students may drop yearlong courses for the Spring 2022 semester

  • Friday, December 17

    Last day of classes

  • Monday, January 10, 2022

    Faculty reports due for fall 2021 semester

Spring 2022

  • Tuesday, January 18 and Wednesday, January 19

    Advising, interviews and registration for electives in Child Development, Dance, Theatre, and Women’s History

  • Thursday, January 20

    Students placed in first round courses

  • Friday, January 21

    Advising & interviews for second round registration

  • Saturday, January 22

    Students placed in second round courses

  • Monday, January 24

    Spring classes for Art of Teaching, Dance/Movement Therapy, Human Genetics, and Writing begin

  • Wednesday, January 26

    Spring classes for Child Development, Dance, Theatre, and Women’s History begin Beginning of add/drop period

  • Wednesday, February 9

    Last day to add and drop classes for spring 2022 semester

  • Saturday, March 12 through Sunday, March 20

    Spring Break

  • Sunday, May 1

    Final thesis work due to Graduate Studies

  • Friday, May 6

    Graduating student work due (faculty may establish earlier deadlines) Last day of classes for Art of Teaching, Dance/Movement Therapy, Human Genetics, and Writing

  • Tuesday, May 10

    Last day of classes for Child Development, Dance, Theatre, and Women’s History Faculty reports due for graduating students

  • Thursday, May 12

    Graduate Commencement

  • Wednesday, June 8

    Faculty reports due for all students