2021-2022 Academic Calendar

(This calendar does not pertain to the Law School or the Online Graduate Courses Calendar)

This calendar is subject to revision based on COVID-19 - related circumstances.

Fall Semester 2021

Date

New Faculty Orientation Thursday, August 19 and Friday, August 20
Fall Faculty Conference Thursday, August 26
School/College/Department Meetings (as applicable)  Friday, August 27

Residence Halls Open (New Students)

Contact Housing & Residence Life for Specific Information 

Friday, August 27 and Saturday, August 28

Residence Halls Open (Returning Students)

Contact Housing & Residence Life for Specific Information 

Sunday, August 29
New Student Orientation Friday, August 27 – Monday, August 30
President’s Reception and Welcome Mass Sunday, August 29
Academic Convocation Monday, August 30
New Students Meet with Assigned Advisors Monday, August 30
Monday ONLY Classes Begin Monday, August 30
Classes Begin Tuesday, August 31
Labor Day Holiday Monday, September 6
Last Day to Add Wednesday, September 8
Last Day to Drop Friday, September 10
Mass of the Holy Spirit at 10 a.m. Tuesday, September 14 (The only classes canceled are those conflicting with Mass & lunch following – labs that meet once per week are not canceled)
Incompletes Revert to Provisional Grades Friday, October 1
Fall Family Weekend Friday, October 8 – Sunday, October 10
Founder’s Day Holiday Monday, October 25
Mid-Semester Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Tuesday, October 26
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course Friday, November 12
Thanksgiving Holiday Wednesday, November 24 - Friday, November 26
Reading/Study Days Saturday, December 11 - Monday, December 13
Last Week of the Semester Tuesday, December 14 - Friday, December 17
Christmas Holiday Begins Monday, December 20
Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Wednesday, December 22

Spring Semester 2022

Date

Residence Halls Open Sunday, January 9
New Student Orientation Monday, January 10
Spring Faculty Conference Monday, January 10
Monday ONLY Classes Begin Monday, January 10
Classes Begin Tuesday, January 11
Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday Monday, January 17
Last Day to Add Wednesday, January 19
Last Day to Drop Friday, January 21
Learning Assessment Day (LeAD)  Friday, January 28 (2 -5pm) Classes not canceled
Incompletes Revert to Provisional Grades Friday, February 11
Presidents’ Day Holiday Monday, February 21
Spring Vacation Monday, March 7 - Friday, March 11
Mid-semester Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Tuesday, March 8
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course Thursday, April 1
Good Friday Holiday Friday, April 15
Easter Holiday Monday, April 18
Academic Honors Convocation Tuesday, April 19 (Process 3:15pm, Ceremony 3:30pm)
Reading/Study Days Saturday, April 30 – Monday, May 2
Last Week of Semester Tuesday, May 3 - Friday, May 6
Commencement Mass Saturday, May 7
Graduate School Commencement Saturday, May 7
Undergraduate Commencement Sunday, May 8
Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Wednesday, May 11

Summer 2022

Date

First Session Begins Monday, May 16
First Session Ends Friday, June 24
Second Session Begins Monday, June 27
Second Session Ends Friday, August 5
Summer Begins Monday, May 16
Summer Ends Friday, August 5

Approved by Academic Council 11-27-2017