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2021-2022 Academic Calendar


2021 Fall Semester Key Dates 

July 4 – 5 / Independence Day – University Holiday 

August 18 - Fall School Conference 
August 26 - Convocatum Est 

September 6 - Labor Day – University Holiday 
September 1 – 30 - Request to Remove an “I” Grade from Spring/Summer 2021 
September 23 - Fall Opening Convocation 
September 30 - Application Deadline to complete May 2022 Graduation Applications 

October 11 – 13 - Homecoming Activities 
October 14 – 16 - Homecoming – No Classes 
October 21 – 22 - Fall Break – No Classes 
October 29 - Last Day to Remove an “I” Grade for Spring/Summer 2021 

November 1 – 30 - Spring 2022 Semester Terms Advising 
November 25 – 27 - Thanksgiving – University Holiday 

December 20 – January 1 - Winter Break – No Classes 
December 24 – 25 - Christmas – University Holiday 
December 31 – January 1 - New Year’s – University Holiday 2021

Fall Semester Term Dates

Term A (Four-Week Session) 
July 12 - Term A Classes Begin 
July 17 - Term A Add/Drop Ends 
July 21 - Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term A 

August 7 - Term A Classes End 
August 8 - Term A Grades Due 

Term B (Four-Week Session)
 
August 9 - Term B Classes Begin 
August 14 - Term B Add/Drop Ends 
August 19 - Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term B 

September 4 - Term B Classes End 
September 5 - Term B Grades Due 

Term C (Eight-Week Session) 

August 16 - Term C Classes Begin 
August 21 - Term C Add/Drop Ends 

September 12 - Term C Midterm Grades Due 
September 22 - Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term C 

October 9 - Term C Classes End
October 10 - Term C Grades Due 

Term D (Sixteen-Week Session) 

August 23 - Term D Begins
August 28 - Term D Add/Drop Ends 

October 2, 4 – 8 - Term D Midterm Exams 
October 10 - Term D Midterm Grades Due

November 8 - Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term D 
November 22 - Deadline to Receive Withdrawal Grade of “WO” or “WF” for Term D 

December 6 – 11 - Term D Final Exams 
December 12 - Term D Grades Due 

Term E (Four-Week Session) 

October 18 - Term F Classes Begin 
October 23 - Term F Add/Drop Ends 
October 27 - Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term F

November 13 - Term F Classes End 
November 14 - Term F Grades Due 

Term F (Eight-Week Session) 

October 25 - Term G Classes Begin 
October 30 - Term G Add/Drop Ends 

November 21 - Term G Midterm Grades Due 
November 29 - Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term G 

December 18 - Term G Classes End 
December 19 - Term G Grades Due 

2022 Spring Semester Key Dates 

December 20 – January 1 - Winter Break – No Classes 
December 31 – January 1 - New Year’s – University Holiday 

January 17 - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday – University Holiday 

February 1 – 28 - Request to Remove an “I” Grade from
Fall 2021 Semester Terms 
February 4 - Founders’ Day Celebration 

March 7 – 12 - Spring Break – No Classes 
March 30 - Application Deadline for August 2022 Candidates 
March 30 - Last Day to Remove an “I” Grade for Fall 2021 Semester Terms 

April 1 – 30 - AY 2022-2023 Semester Terms Advising 
April 4 – 9 - PantherFest 
April 12 - Major Area Assessments/Testing Day – No Classes 
April 14 - Honors and Academic Achievement Recognition 
April 29 - Application Deadline for December 2022 Candidates 

May 6 - Baccalaureate Ceremony 
May 7 - Commencement 
May 9 - Spring School Conference 

2022 Spring Semester Term Dates Term G (Four-Week Session) 

January 3 - Term H Classes Begin 
January 8 - Term H Add/Drop Ends 
January 12 - Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term H 
January 29 - Term H Classes End 
January 30 - Term H Grades Due 

Term H (Eight-Week Session) 

January 10 - Term I Classes Begin 
January 15 - Term I Add/Drop Ends 

February 6 - Term I Midterm Grades Due 
February 14 - Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term I 

March 5 - Term I Classes End 
March 6 - Term I Grades Due 

Term I (Sixteen-Week Session) 

January 10 - Term J Begins 
January 15 - Term J Add/Drop Ends 

February 28 – March 5 - Term J Midterm Exams 
March 6 - Term J Midterm Grades Due 

April 4 - Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term J 
April 18 - Deadline to Receive Withdrawal Grade of “WO” or “WF” for Term J 
April 25 – 30 - Final Exams for Graduating Seniors 

April 30, May 2 – 6 - Term J Final Exams 
May 1 - Term J Grades Due for Graduating Seniors 
May 8 - Term J Grades Due 

Term J (Four-Week Session) 

March 14 - Term K Classes Begin 
March 19 - Term K Add/Drop Ends 
March 23 - Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term K 

April 9 - Term K Classes End 
April 10 - Term K Grades Due 

Term K (Eight-Week Session) 

March 14 - Term L Classes Begin 
March 19 - Term L Add/Drop Ends 

April 10 - Term L Midterm Grades Due 
April 20 - Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term L 

May 1 - Term L Grades Due for Graduating Seniors 
May 6 - Term L Classes End 
May 8 - Term L Grades Due 

2020-2021 Academic Calendar

2020 Fall Semester Key Dates

July 4 - Independence Day – University Holiday

August 19 - Fall School Conference
August 27 - Convocatum Est

September 7 - Labor Day, University Holiday
September 24 - Fall Opening Convocation
September 1 thru 30 - Request to Remove an “I” Grade from Spring/Summer 2020
September 8 - Early Application Deadline for May 2021 Graduation Candidates (for Fall Convocation Participation)
September 30 - Application Deadline for May 2021 Graduation Candidates

October 5 thru 9 - Homecoming Activities
October 5 - School of Arts and Sciences Graduation
October 6 - School of Business Graduation
October 7 - School of Education Graduation
October 8 - School of Theology Graduation
October 8 thru 10 - Homecoming, No Classes
October 30 - Last Day to Remove an “I” Grade for Spring/Summer 2020

November 2 thru 30 - Spring 2021 Semester Terms Advising
November 26 thru 28 - Thanksgiving – University Holiday

December 24 thru 25 - Christmas, University Holiday
December 31 thru January 1 - New Year’s, University Holiday
December 21 thru January 8 - Winter Break, No Classes


2020 Fall Semester Term Dates
VBL: Virtual-Based Learning / CBL: Campus-Based Learning

Term I – VBL (Four-Week Session)

July 13 - Term I Classes Begin
July 15 - Term I Add/Drop Ends
July 22 - Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term I

August 7 - Term I Classes End
August 9 - Term I Grades Due

Term II – VBL (Eight-Week Session)

August 10 - Term II Classes Begin
August 13 - Term II Add/Drop Ends

September 4 - Term II Midterm Grades Due
September 14 - Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term II

October 2 - Term II Classes End
October 4 - Term II Grades Due

Term III – VBL (Four-Week Session)

August 17 - Term III Classes Begin
August 19 - Term III Add/Drop Ends
August 26 - Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term III

September 11 - Term III Classes End
September 13 - Term III Grades Due

Term IV – VBL/CBL (Sixteen-Week Session)

August 24 - Term IV Begins
August 28 - Term IV Add/Drop Ends

October 17, 19 thru 23 - Term IV Midterm Exams
October 25 - Term IV Midterm Grades Due

November 9 - Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term IV
November 23 - Deadline to Receive Withdrawal Grade of “WO” or “WF” for Term IV

December 5, 7 thru 11 - Term IV Final Exams
December 13 - Term IV Grades Due

Term V – VBL/CBL (Four-Week Session)

October 19 - Term V Classes Begin
October 21 - Term V Add/Drop Ends
October 28 - Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term V

November 13 - Term V Classes End
November 15 - Term V Grades Due

Term VI – VBL/CBL (Eight-Week Session)

October 26 - Term VI Classes Begin
October 29 - Term VI Add/Drop Ends

November 20 - Term VI Midterm Grades Due
November 30 - Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term VI

December 18 - Term VI Classes End
December 20 - Term VI Grades Due

2021 Spring Semester Key Dates

December 21 thru January 8 - Winter Break, No Classes

January 1 - New Year’s, University Holiday
January 18 - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday, University Holiday

February 1 thru 26 - Request to Remove an “I” Grade from Fall 2020 Semester Terms
February 5 - Founders’ Day Celebration

March 26 - Application Deadline for August 2021 Candidates
March 31 - Deadline to Begin May 2022 Graduation Applications (Submit initial paperwork to Advisor)
March 31 - Last Day to Remove an “I” Grade for Fall 2020 Semester Terms

April 1 thru 30 - AY 2021-2022 Semester Terms Advising
April 5 thru10 - PantherFest
April 13 - Major Area Assessments/Testing Day – No Classes
April 15 - Honors and Academic Achievement Recognition
April 31 - Application Deadline for December 2021 Candidates

May 8 - Commencement
May 10 - Spring School Conference
May 14 - Deadline to complete May 2022 Graduation Applications (Submit completed paperwork to Registrar)
May 31 - Memorial Day, University Holiday

July 4 thru 5 - Independence Day – University Holiday


2021 Spring Semester Term Dates
VBL: Virtual-Based Learning / CBL: Campus-Based Learning

Term I thru VBL (Eight-Week Session)

January 11 - Term I Classes Begin
January 17 - Term I Add/Drop Ends

February 5 - Term I Midterm Grades Due
February 15 - Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term I

March 5 - Term I Classes End
March 7 - Term I Grades Due

Term II – VBL (Sixteen-Week Session)

January 11 - Term II Begins
January 17 - Term II Add/Drop Ends

March 1 thru 6 - Term II Midterm Exams
March 7 - Term II Midterm Grades Due

April 5 - Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term II
April 19 - Deadline to Receive Withdrawal Grade of “WO” or “WF” for Term II
April 24, 26 thru 30 -Term II Final Exams

May 2 - Term II Grades Due
Term III – VBL (Four-Week Session)

January 25 - Term III Classes Begin
January 31 - Term III Add/Drop Ends

February 3 - Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term III
February 19 - Term III Classes End
February 21 -. Term III Grades Due

Term IV – VBL/CBL (Four-Week Session)

March 15 - Term IV Classes Begin
March 21 - Term IV Add/Drop Ends
March 24 - Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term IV

April 9 - Term IV Classes End
April 11 - Term IV Grades Due

Term V – VBL/CBL (Eight-Week Session)

March 15 - Term V Classes Begin
March 21 - Term V Add/Drop Ends

April 9 - Term V Midterm Grades Due
April 19 - Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term V

May 2 - Term V Grades Due for Graduating Seniors
May 7 - Term V Classes End
May 9 - Term V Grades Due

Term VI – VBL/CBL (Four-Week Summer Session)

May 17 - Term VI Classes Begin
May 23 - Term VI Add/Drop Ends
May 26 - Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term VI

June 11 - Term VI Classes End
June 13 - Term VI Grades Due

Term VII – VBL/CBL (Six-Week Summer Session)
May 17 - Term VII Classes Begin
May 23 - Term VII Add/Drop Ends

June 3 - Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W” for Term VII
June 25 - Term VII Classes End
June 27 - Term VII Grades Due
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