Academic Calendar

2021-2022 Academic Calendar Revised (June 30, 2021)
2020-2021 Academic Calendar Revised 11/17/2020

FALL 2021 SEMESTER START END
Faculty Professional Development Monday, August 9, 2021 Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Faculty Professional Development Monday, August 9, 2021 Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Residence Halls Open for Cheerleaders, Purple Marching Machine Band 9 a.m. (Band Camp starts August 1, 2021) Friday, July 30, 2021  
Residence Halls Open for Athletes (New and Returning), 9 a.m. Monday, August 2, 2021  
Residence Halls Open for New Students, 9 a.m. Monday, August 9, 2021  
REGISTRATION (new students) Thursday, August 12, 2021  
New Student Orientation Friday, August 13, 2021  
Residence Halls Open for Returning Students, 9 a.m. Friday, August 13, 2021  
REGISTRATION (onsite) Friday, August 13, 2021  
Vesper Service Sunday, August 15, 2021  
CLASSES BEGIN Monday, August 16, 2021  
Late Registration begins Monday, August 16, 2021  
Online Registration ends for Fall (last day to add a course) Sunday, August 22, 2021  
STUDENT SCHEDULE ADJUSTMENT ENDS Sunday, August 22, 2021  
List of Prospective Graduates due to the Office of Academic Records for preliminary evaluation and review. Friday, September 3, 2021  
Labor Day HOLIDAY (No Classes) Monday, September 6, 2021  
Application for Completion of Degree Requirements on ALL Prospective Graduates (December, May and July). Thursday, August 5, 2021  
Degree Plans reviewed and acceptance of “blue” forms by appointment with the Office of Academic Records between August 1st and October 31st. (December graduates) Wednesday, September 1,
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May and July graduates Thursday, October 28, 2021  
Senior EXIT Examination Friday, September 10, 2021  
Honors Week Monday, September 13, 2021 Friday, September 17, 2021
Honors Convocation Wednesday, September 15,
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CONSTITUTION DAY Thursday, September 16, 2021  
Pre-Registration for Spring Semester Monday, September 20, 2021 Friday, September 24, 2021
Homecoming Week Sunday, October 3, 2021 Saturday, October 9, 2021
FAFSA Opens (AY 2019-2020) Friday, October 1, 2021  
Mid-term Evaluation Week Monday, October 4, 2021 Thursday, October 7, 2021
Student Course Evaluation of Faculty Monday, October 11, 2021 Saturday, October 16, 2021
Mid-term Grades Due Tuesday, October 12, 2021  
Senior EXIT Examination Friday, October 15, 2021  
LAST DAY TO DROP A COURSE Friday, November 5, 2021  
Senior EXIT Examination Friday, November 12, 2021  
LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW FROM COLLEGE Friday, November 19, 2021  
Federal Direct Loan Exit counseling for graduating seniors Friday, November 19, 2021  
Thanksgiving HOLIDAY (No Classes) Wednesday, November 24,
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Saturday, November 27,
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Classes Resume Monday, November 29, 2021  
FINAL EXAMINATIONS Monday, November 29, 2021 Thursday, December 2, 2021
LAST DAY OF CLASS Friday, December 3, 2021  
Last Day to Remove Incomplete (“I”) Grades Friday, December 3, 2021  
Residence Halls Close, 3 p.m. Saturday, December 4, 2021  
Final Grades Due Tuesday, December 7, 2021  
Final Clearance for December Prospective Graduates Tuesday, December 7, 2021  
Faculty Professional Development Wednesday, December 8, 2021 Thursday, December 9, 2021
Faculty and Staff Conference Friday, December 10, 2021  
   

 

SPRING 2022 SEMESTER START END
New Year’s HOLIDAY Saturday, January 1, 2022  
College Opens from Holiday break Monday, January 3, 2022  
Faculty Professional Development Monday, January 3, 2022 Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Residence Halls Open for New Students, 9 a.m. Wednesday, January 5, 2022  
New Student Orientation Wednesday, January 5, 2022 Sunday, January 9, 2022
REGISTRATION (new students) Wednesday, January 5, 2022  
REGISTRATION onsite Thursday, January 6, 2022 Friday, January 7, 2022
Residence Halls Open for Returning Students, 9 a.m. Thursday, January 6, 2022  
Vesper Service Sunday, January 9, 2022  
CLASSES BEGIN Monday, January 10, 2022  
Late Registration begins Monday, January 10, 2022  
Online Registration ends for Spring (last day to add a course) Sunday, January 16, 2022  
STUDENT SCHEDULE ADJUSTMENT ENDS Sunday, January 16, 2022  
Martin Luther King, Jr., HOLIDAY (No Classes) Monday, January 17, 2022  
Application for Completion of Degree Requirements on ALL Prospective Graduates (May and July). Degree Plans reviewed and acceptance of “blue” forms by appointment with the Office of Academic Records between January 6 and January 31 [applications after the deadline will transfer to the next graduation period]. Monday, January 3, 2022  
Degree Plans reviewed and acceptance of “blue” forms by appointment with the Office of Academic Records between January 6 and January 31 [applications after the deadline will transfer to the next graduation period]. Friday, January 28, 2022  
Senior EXIT Examination Friday, February 4, 2022  
Pre-Registration for Summer and Fall Semesters Monday, February 21, 2022 Friday, February 25, 2022
Mid-term Evaluation Week Monday, February 28, 2022 Friday, March 4, 2022
Mid-term Grades Due Tuesday, March 8, 2022  
Founder’s Day Convocation Friday, March 11, 2022  
CME Spring Convocation Friday, March 11, 2022 Saturday, March 12, 2022
Senior EXIT Examination Friday, March 11, 2022  
SPRING BREAK [Residence Halls Close] Sunday, March 20, 2022 Saturday, March 26, 2022
LAST DAY TO DROP A COURSE Friday, April 1, 2022  
Religious Emphasis Week Monday, March 28, 2022 Friday, April 1, 2022
Federal Direct Loan exist counseling for graduating seniors Friday, April 8, 2022  
Senior EXIT Examination Friday, April 8, 2022  
Graduating Seniors Final Exams Friday, April 15, 2022 Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Senior Grades Due, 5 p.m. [hard copy submission] Wednesday, April 20, 2022  
SPRING ARTS FESTIVAL WEEK Monday, April 18, 2022 Friday, April 22, 2022
Last Day to Remove Incomplete (“I”) Grade Friday, April 22, 2022  
LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW FROM COLLEGE Friday, April 22, 2022  
Graduating Seniors Final Exams Saturday, April 23, 2022 Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Senior Grades Due, 5 p.m. Thursday, April 28, 2022  
Final Examination for ALL Saturday classes (non-weekend) Saturday, April 23, 2022  
FINAL EXAMINATIONS Monday, May 2, 2022 Thursday, May 5, 2022
LAST DAY OF CLASS Friday, May 6, 2022  
Residence Halls Close, 5 p.m. Friday, May 6, 2022  
BACCALAUREATE SERVICE Friday, May 7, 2022  
COMMENCEMENT EXCERCISES Saturday, May 8, 2022  
Final Grades Due Tuesday, May 10, 2022  
   
SUMMER SESSION A 2021 SEMESTER START END
Courses are scheduled on a 4-day week (Monday – Thursday)    
REGISTRATION (ON SITE) Wednesday, May 25, 2022 Saturday, May 28, 2022
Residence Halls Open, 9 a.m. Sunday, May 29, 2022  
MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY (NO CLASSES) Monday, May 30, 2022  
CLASSES BEGIN Tuesday, May 31, 2022  
Late Registration Tuesday, May 31, 2022 Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Online Registration ends for Fall (last day to add a course) Wednesday, June 1, 2022  
STUDENT SCHEDULE ADJUSTMENT (DROP/ADD) ENDS Wednesday, June 1, 2022  
Application for Completion of Degree Requirements on ALL Prospective Graduates (December, May and July). Tuesday, May 31, 2022 Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Senior EXIT Examination Thursday, June 9, 2022  
Mid-term Evaluation Week Wednesday, June 15, 2022 Thursday, June 16, 2022
Student Course Evaluation of Faculty Monday, June 20, 2022 Thursday, June 23, 2022
Mid-term Grades Due Tuesday, June 21, 2022  
LAST DAY TO DROP A COURSE Friday, June 24, 2022  
LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW FROM COLLEGE Friday, June 24, 2022  
INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY
(No Classes)
Monday, July 4, 2022  
FINAL EXAMINATIONS Thursday, July 7, 2022 Friday, July 8, 2022
LAST DAY OF CLASS Friday, July 8, 2022  
Last Day to Remove Incomplete (“I”) Grades Friday, July 8, 2022  
Residence Halls Close, 12 p.m. Saturday, July 9, 2022  
Final Grades Due Tuesday, July 12, 2022  
REGISTRATION (ON SITE) Wednesday, May 25, 2022 Saturday, May 28, 2022
SUMMER SESSION B 2021 SEMESTER START END
Courses are scheduled on a 5-day week (Monday – Friday)    
Registration for Jump Start Session B Thursday, May 26, 2022  
Residence Halls Open (Jump Start), 9 a.m. Thursday, May 26, 2022  
Jump Start Orientation Friday, May 27, 2022  
MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY (NO CLASSES) Monday, May 30, 2022  
CLASSES BEGIN Tuesday, May 31, 2022  
Late Registration for Jump Start Session B Tuesday, May 31, 2022 Wednesday, June 1, 2022
STUDENT SCHEDULE ADJUSTMENT (DROP/ADD) ENDS Wednesday, June 1, 2022  
Mid-term Evaluation Week Friday, June 17, 2022 Thursday, June 16, 2022
Student Course Evaluation of Faculty Monday, June 20, 2022 Thursday, June 23, 2022
Mid-term Grades Due Wednesday, June 22, 2022  
LAST DAY TO DROP A COURSE Friday, June 24, 2022  
LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW FROM COLLEGE Friday, June 24, 2022  
INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY
(No Classes)
Monday, July 4, 2022  
FINAL EXAMINATIONS Friday, July 8, 2022  
LAST DAY OF CLASS Friday, July 8, 2022  
Residence Halls Close, 12 p.m. Saturday, July 9, 2022  
Final Grades Due Tuesday, July 12, 2022