Graduate Academic Calendar

2020-2021 Graduate Academic Calendar

Due to COVID-19, dates for 2020–2021 academic year are subject to change.

Fall Semester 2020

Date Day Event
August 7-16 Fri–Sun Check-in process for all students
August 10 Monday Classes begin at 8 a.m.
August 16 Sunday Last day to add classes on PRISM (11:59 p.m.)
September 11 Friday Last day to drop classes
October 26 Monday Pre-registration for spring semester in PRISM 2021 begins
November 12 Thursday Last class day
November 13-15 Fri–Sun Study days (no examinations)
November 16-20 Mon–Fri Final examinations
November 24 Tuesday All grades due in PRISM by 12 noon

Spring Semester 2021

Date Day Event
January 8-17 Fri–Sun Enrollment for all students
January 11 Monday Classes begin at 8 a.m.
January 17 Sunday Last day to add classes on PRISM (11:59 p.m.)
January 18 Monday Martin Luther King Day no classes
February 12 Friday Last day to drop classes
March 1 Sunday Deadline for 2020–21 Financial Aid application
March 7–15 Sat–Sun Mid-semester break
March 16 Monday Classes resume at 8 a.m./Advance registration begins
April 6 Monday Pre-registration for fall semester 2020 begins
April 10–13 Fri–Mon Easter Holiday
April 14 Tuesday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
April 29 Thursday Last class day
April 30-May2 Fri–Sun Study days (no examinations)
May 3-7 Mon–Fri Final examinations
May 11 Tuesday All grades due in PRISM by 12 noon
May 15 Saturday Commencement

Summer Session 2021

Date Day Event
May 17 Monday Classes begin
May 17 Monday Last day to add classes on PRISM
August 6 Friday Last class day
August 10 Tuesday All grades due by noon
August 19 Thursday Official date of completion for August graduates

2021-2022 Graduate Academic Calendar

Dates for semesters beyond the 2021–2022 academic year are provided for reference and should be considered tentative.

Fall Semester 2021

Date Day Event
August 22-29 Sun–Sun Enrollment for all students
August 23 Monday Classes begin at 8 a.m.
August 25 Wednesday Mass of the Holy Spirit (no classes between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.)
August 29 Sunday Last day to add classes on PRISM (11:59 p.m.)
September 24 Friday Last day to drop classes
October 16-24 Sat–Sun Mid-semester break
October 25 Monday Classes resume at 8 a.m./Advance registration begins
November 15 Monday Pre-registration for spring semester 2021 begins
November 24-28 Wed–Sun Thanksgiving Holiday
November 29 Monday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
December 9 Thursday Last class day
December 10-12 Fri–Sun Study days (no examinations)
December 13-17 Mon–Fri Final examinations
December 21 Tuesday All grades due in PRISM by 12 noon

Spring Semester 2022

Date Day Event
January 9-16 Sun–Sun Enrollment for all students
January 10 Monday Classes begin at 8 a.m.
January 16 Sunday Last day to add classes on PRISM (11:59 p.m.)
January 17 Monday Martin Luther King Day no classes
February 11 Friday Last day to drop classes
March 1 Monday Deadline for 2021-22 Financial Aid application
March 5-13 Sat–Sun Mid-semester break
March 14 Monday Classes resume at 8 a.m./Advance registration begins
April 15-18 Fri-Mon Easter Holiday
April 19 Tuesday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
April 11 Monday Pre-registration for fall semester 2021 begins
April 28 Thursday Last class day
April 29–May 1 Fri-Sun Study days (no examinations)
May 2-6 Mon-Fri Final examinations
May 10 Tuesday All grades due in PRISM by 12 noon
May 14 Saturday Commencement

Summer Session 2022

Date Day Event
May 16-23 Sun-Sun Enrollment for all students
May 16 Monday Classes begin
May 16 Monday Last day to add classes on PRISM
August 5 Friday Last class day
August 9 Tuesday All grades due by noon
August 18 Thursday Official date of completion for August graduates