Fall 2021 Academic Calendar

Date Activity or Event

August 25 (Wednesday)

Faculty and Staff Convocation
Professional Development Day

August 26 (Thursday), August 27 (Friday)

Last two Days of Registration

August 30 (Monday)

Classes begin

September 3 (Friday)

*Last day for in-person schedule changes (5 PM)

September 5 (Sunday)

*Last day for electronic schedule changes (11:59 PM)

September 6 (Monday)

No Classes Labor Day

September 10 (Friday)

*Last Day for schedule changes for Accelerated Saturday classes

September 11 (Saturday)

Regular Saturday classes begin
Accelerated Saturday classes begin

September 28 (Tuesday)

AM Governance Meeting
No classes prior to 12pm

October 12 (Tuesday)

Last day to submit a grade OR
grade extension for incompletes (for Spring semester or Summer)

October 28 (Thursday)

Last day to withdraw

November 2 (Tuesday)

PM Governance Meeting
No classes after 12pm

November 14 (Sunday)

Open House

November 20 (Saturday)

Accelerated Saturday classes end (exam session)

November 24-27 (Wednesday-Saturday)

No Classes (Thanksgiving Break)

December 10 (Friday)

Last day of classes

December 13 (Monday)

**Study Day/Make-Up Day

December 14 – 20 (Tuesday-Monday)

Final Exam/Evaluation Period

December 18 (Saturday)

Saturday classes end (exam session)


December 20 (Monday)

Semester Ends

To be announced


Accelerated Saturday classes meet 11 times and meet for 68 minutes for each hour of instruction. Saturday classes meet 14 times during the semester and meet for 54 minutes for each hour of instruction.

Regular classes meet 15 times and meet for 50 minutes for each hour of instruction.

Online and hybrid classes contain the same amount of academic activity as provided in a traditional setting and in accordance with the credits assigned.

Special arrangements must be made between a student and instructor, or between a faculty or staff member and their department chair or supervisor, for religious observances.

*For the Financial Refund schedule, refer to the Student Accounts Web page.

**December 13th may be utilized as a campus study day/make-up day, at the discretion of the campus administration. An individual make-up day may be utilized at the discretion of an individual instructor.