Current Academic Calendar

Calendar 2020-2021 Academic Year

Fall Term 2020

New faculty orientation Mon-Tue Aug 10-11
New students arrive Tue - Thu Aug 11-13
Faculty meetings Wed Aug 12
Fall welcome week kick off Thu Aug 13
Regular class schedule begins Mon   Aug 17
Labor Day, University open for classes Mon Sep 7
Last day of classes Fri Nov 20
Thanksgiving break begins, 8:00 a.m. Mon Nov 23
Final exams - Virtual Mon-Fri Nov 30-Dec 4
Graduate Commencement TBD TBD
Undergraduate Commencement TBD TBD
*The fall semester has one less Monday day/evening class--made up at the discretion of faculty.

Winter Term 2020

 Session opens  Mon  Dec 14
 Session ends  Fri  Jan 15

Revised Spring Semester 2021

(as of January 7, 2021)
New student orientation Tue Jan 19

Regular class schedule begins
-Remote delivery of classes – February 4 – 19
-Face to face and hybrid delivery of classes – begins February 22

Thu Feb 4
New students arrive Thu-Sat Feb 18-20
Raider Rest Day - no classes Thr March 25
Raider Rest Day - no classes Fri April 23
Last day of classes Fri May 14
Final exams Mon - Fri May 17-21
Graduate Commencement   TBD
Undergraduate Commencement   TBD
*Please note: Given the uncertainty of the pandemic landscape, this academic calendar is subject to change.
*Inclement Weather Make-Up Days - Saturday, March 27 and April 17

Summer Term A 2021 

Session opens Mon May 24
Memorial Day, University closed  Mon May 31
Special make-up for Memorial Day Sat Jun 5
Session ends Fri Jul 2

Summer Term B 2021 

University Closed in Observance of July 4th  Mon Jul 5
Session opens Tue jul 6
Special make-up for July 4th Sat Jul 10
Session ends Fri Aug 13
Approved by EMT - 01/07/21