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2021 Fall Semester

Please note: Fall 2021 dates for move-in and new student orientation will be shared when they have been scheduled.

Date Event
August 30 Classes begin.
September 6 Labor Day Holiday. No classes.
September 13 Drop/add ends. Last day to delete a course from or add to permanent registration.
October 1 Final examination schedule available online.
October 8 Fall Break begins after last class.
October 18 Fall classes resume at 8:30 a.m.
October 27 Schedule of courses and seminars for next semester available online.
November 5 Last day to declare CR/NC grading option. Last day to withdraw from a course and receive the grade notation "W."
November 1–12 Advising period.
November 15–17 Pre-enrollment for spring semester.
November 17 Pre-enrollment ends at 4 p.m.
November 24 Thanksgiving Break begins after last class.
November 29 Fall classes resume at 8:30 a.m.
December 1 Note: All accounts must show a zero or positive balance to enroll or select a room for spring semester.
December 6–8 Monday follows the “Monday” class schedule, replacing the Labor Day holiday. Tuesday follows the "Thursday" class schedule, replacing the Thursday of Thanksgiving break. Wednesday follows the “Friday” class schedule, replacing the Friday of Thanksgiving break.
December 8 Classes end. Lottery for spring housing.
December 12 Finals begin.
December 12–18 Note: Final examinations are not rescheduled to accommodate travel plans.
December 17 100-level seminars end. The fourteenth meetings of Fall 100-level seminars may meet in either the seminar format or for a final exam, up to the discretion of the professor.
December 18 Finals end at noon. Residence halls close at 6 p.m. Meal plan ends at lunch.
January 7 All Fall grades due by noon.