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Academic Calendar

Spring 2021

Registration Begins for Spring 2021 November 2
Dr. Martin Luther King Day January 18 (University Closed)
First Day of Classes January 25*
Last Day of Drop/Add January 29 at 5 p.m.*
Graduation Application Deadline March 1 for May Conferral
Midterm March 12*
Last Day to Withdraw March 26 at 5 p.m.*
Registration Begins for Fall 2021 March 29
Easter Break April 1-5 (University Closed)
Last Day of Classes May 10*
Exams May 8, 11-14
Exam Makeup Day May 15* (Only in the event of University cancellation of exams)
Commencement Ceremony May 16
Degree Conferral Date May 16



















*Applies to regular 16-week courses



Spring Term Modules

January 11 – April 4 First 12-week module
January 25 – April 18 Second 12-week module
February 22 – May 16 Third 12-week module
January 18 – March 14 First 8-week module
March 22 – May 16 Second 8-week module
January 11 – February 21 First 6-week module
February 22 – April 4 Second 6-week module
April 5 – May 16  Third 6-week module
January 25 – February 21 First 4-week module
February 22 – March 21 Second 4-week module
March 22 – April 18 Third 4-week module
April 19 – May 16 Fourth 4-week module
January 11 – January 24 First 2-week module
May 3 – May 16‚Äč Second 2-week module

Summer 2021

First Day of Summer Term May 17
Memorial Day May 31 (University Closed)
Independence Day Break July 4 (University Closed)
Last Day to Withdraw Prior to the 2/3 point of class
Graduation Application Deadline August 15 for August Degree Conferral
Last Day of Summer Term August 15
Degree Conferral Date August 20










Summer Break is June 28 to July 4 (1 week): This break falls within some of the summer term modules


Summer Term Modules

May 17 - August 15 12-week module
May 31 - August 1 8-week module
May 17 - June 27 First 6-week module
July 5 - August 15 Second 6-week module
May 31 - June 27 First 4-week module
July 5 - August 2 Second 4-week module
August 2 - August 15 2-week module

Fall 2021

First Day of Classes August 23*
Last Day of Drop/Add August 27 at 5 p.m.*
Labor Day September 6 (University Closed)
Graduation Application Deadline October 1 for December Conferral
Stritch Service Day October 7
Midterm October 14*
Long Weekend October 15-16*
Last Day to Withdraw October 29 at 5 p.m.*
Registration Begins for Spring and Summer 2022 November 1
Thanksgiving Break November 25-November 28 (University Closed)
Last Day of Classes December 6*
Exams December 4, 7-10*
Exam Makeup Day December 11* (Only in the event of University cancellation of exams)
Degree Conferral Date December 19
Holiday Break December 24-January 3 (University Closed)





















*Applies to regular 16-week courses



Fall Term Modules

August 23 - December 12 Traditional 16-week term
August 16 - November 7 First 12-week module
August 30 - November 21 Second 12-week module
September 27 - December 19 Third 12-week module
August 23 - October 17 First 8-week module
October 25 - December 19 Second 8-week module
August 16 - September 26 First 6-week module
September 27 - November 7 Second 6-week module
November 8 - December 19 Third 6-week module
August 30 - September 26 First 4-week module
September 27 - October 24 Second 4-week module
October 25 - November 21 Third 4-week module
November 22 - December 19 Fourth 4-week module
August 16 - August 29 First 2-week module
December 6 - December 19 Second 2-week module

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2021-2022 Academic Calendar (PDF)

The University reserves the right to make changes to the calendars at any time.

Final Exam Schedules

Fall 2020 Final Exam Schedule (PDF)

Spring 2021 Final Exam Schedule (PDF)