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Academic Calendar

2021-22

First Semester - 2021

DateDescription

August 14 (Saturday 8 a.m.)

Residence halls open for new students

Aug. 14-Aug. 21 (Saturday-Sunday)

New Student Week

August 19 (Thursday)

College Fall Conference

August 21 (Saturday 8 a.m.)

Residence halls open for returning students

August 23 (Monday)

Instruction begins: Block 1 (10:30 a.m.)

August 23 (Monday 9 a.m.)

Opening Convocation

                                 (10:30 a.m.)

Classes

September 15 (Wednesday)

End of Block 1

September 20 (Monday)

Beginning of Block 2

September 20-October 1 (Mon.-Fri.)

New student registration for Blocks 3-8

September 24-26 (Friday-Sunday)

Family Weekend

October 8-10 (Friday-Sunday)

Homecoming Weekend

October 13 (Wednesday)

End of Block 2

October 18 (Monday)

Beginning of Block 3

November 10 (Wednesday)

End of Block 3

November 15 (Monday)

Beginning of Block 4 (one week occurs before fall break) 

November 22-26

Fall Break including Thanksgiving

December 15

End of Block 4 at noon; Beginning of Winter Break

December 16 (Thursday)

Residence halls close at noon

Second Semester - 2022

DateDescription

January 2 (Sunday, 8 a.m.)

Residence Halls open

January 3-13 (Monday-Thursday)

Half-block

January 8 (Saturday)

Winter-starts move in residence halls

January 8 -15 (Saturday-Saturday)

Winter-start orientation

January 17 (Monday)

Registration for all students

January 17 (Monday)

Beginning of Block 5

February 9 (Wednesday)

End of Block 5

February 14 (Monday)

Beginning of Block 6

March 9 (Wednesday)

End of Block 6

March 10 (Thursday)

Beginning of Spring Break; Residence halls close at noon

March 20 (Sunday, 8 a.m.)

Residence halls open

March 21 (Monday)

Beginning of Block 7

March 21-April 1 (Monday-Friday)

Preregistration for all students

April 13 (Wednesday)

End of Block 7

April 18 (Monday)

Beginning of Block 8

May 3 (Tuesday)

Honors Convocation

May 11 (Wednesday)

End of Block 8

May 12 (Thursday)

Residence halls close at 5:00pm

May 14 (Saturday)

Baccalaureate

May 15 (Sunday)

Commencement