Fall 2020 *
Events Dates Days of Week
First Day of Classes Aug 31 M
Last Day to Add Classes without Instructor Permission Sep 4 F
Labor Day Holiday Sep 7 M
Add/Drop, Pass/No Pass, Audit Deadline1 Sep 14 M
Fall Recess Oct 9** F
Last Day to Withdraw1 Nov 2 M
Thanksgiving Recess Nov 23-27 M-F
Last Day of Classes Dec 11 F
Reading Days2 Dec 12,13,16 Sa,Su,W
Exam Period Dec 14-18 M-F
Exam Days2 Dec 14,15,17,18 M,T,R,F
  1. Refund policies vary.
  2. Evening classes may have final exams scheduled during reading days.
Winter Session 2021
Events Dates Days of Week
First Day of Classes Dec 28 M
Last Day of Classes Jan 15 F

Find out more about winter session.

Spring 2021 *
Events Dates Days of Week
Martin Luther King Holiday Jan 18 M
First Day of Classes Jan 19 T
Last Day to Add Classes without Instructor Permission Jan 25 M
Add/Drop, Pass/No Pass, Audit Deadline1 Feb 1 M
Presidents' Day Holiday Feb 15 M
Town Meeting Day Recess Mar 2 T
Spring Recess Mar 8-12 M-F
Last Day to Withdraw1 Apr 5 M
Honors Day Apr 23 F
Last Day of Classes May 7 F
Reading Days2 May 8,9,12 Sa,Su,W
Exam Period May 10-14 M-F
Exam Days2 May 10,11,13,14 M,T,R,F
Commencement - Graduate May 22 Sa
Commencement - Undergraduate May 23 Su
Commencement - Medical May 23 Su
  1. Refund policies vary. 
  2. Evening classes may have final exams scheduled during reading days.
Summer 2021 *
Events Dates Days of Week
First Day of Classes May 24 M
Memorial Day Holiday May 31 M
Fourth of July Holiday (observed) Jul 5 M
Last Day of Classes Aug 13 F

*Approved by the Faculty Senate April 13, 2015
**Approved by the Faculty Senate February 25, 2019