Academic Calendar

SPRING 2021

First day to use financial aid for bookstore charges . . . . . Mon, Jan 4
Deadline for Degree & Certificate Students to Submit Admissions Application for Spring 2021 . . . . . Fri, Jan 8
Convocation . . . . . Mon, Jan 11-13
Deadline for Non-Degree Students to Submit an Admissions Application for Spring 2021 . . . . . Fri, Jan 15
Holiday (Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday) . . . . . Mon, Jan 18
CLASSES BEGIN. . . . . Tues, Jan 19
PAYMENT DEADLINE pay in full, or 5% down + plan, or be disenrolled . . . Fri, Jan 22
Last Day to Change Full-term Course Schedule (Drops/Adds only) . . . . . Fri, Jan 22
REGISTRATION FOR SPRING 2021 . . . . . Mon, Oct 19 - Fri, Jan 22

Late Registration ($41.80 late fee required) . . . . . Fri, Jan 22
Last Day for Final Payment . . . . . Fri, Jan 29
Last Day to Drop a Full-Term Course with 100% Refund without record . . . . . Fri, Jan 29
Last Day to Change Grade Option from CR-AU/AU-CR . . . . . Fri, Jan 29
Last Day to Receive a Refund for Text through the Bookstore . . . . . Mon, Feb 1
Curricular Assessment Day . . . . . Fri, Feb 19
Mid-Term Week . . . . . March 8-12
Mid-Term Grades Due . . . . . Tues, March 16
Spring Break . . . . . Mon-Sun, March 15-21
Last Day for Instructors to Initiate a Withdrawal . . . . . Fri, March 26
Deadline to Petition to Graduate in Spring 2021. . . . . Fri, April 2
Holiday (Good Friday) . . . . . April 2
Last Day to Withdraw from a Full-Term Course . . . . . Fri, April 16
REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER AND FALL 2021 Begins. . . . . Mon, April 12
Final Exams* . . . . . Sun-Fri, May 9-14
Commencement Rehearsal. . . . . Thurs, May 13
Last Day of Term . . . . . Fri, May 14
*Exam make-up day in case of bad weather. . . . . Sun, May 16
COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY . . . . . Sat, May 15
Final Grades Due . . . . . Mon, May 17
Deadline to Petition to Graduate in Summer 2021 . . . . . Fri, June 4

SUMMER 2021

Deadline for Degree & Certificate Students to Submit Admissions Application for Summer 2021 . . . . . Fri, May 28
First day to use financial aid for bookstore charges . . . . . Mon, May 31
Deadline for Non-Degree Students to Submit an Admissions Application for Summer 2021 . . . . . Fri, June 4
Deadline to Petition to Graduate in Summer 2021 . . . . . Fri, June 4
CLASSES BEGIN . . . . . Mon, June 7
PAYMENT DEADLINE: pay in full, or 5% + payment plan, or be disenrolled . . . . Fri, June 11                                                                                           
REGISTRATION . . . . . Mon, April 12-Fri, June 11
Last Day to Change Full-term Course Schedule (Drops/Adds only) . . . . . Fri, June 11
Last Day to Change Grade Option from CR-AU/AU-CR . . . . . Fri, June 11
Last Day to Drop a Full-Term Course with 100% Refund without record . . . . . Fri, June 11
Last Day to Receive a Refund for Texts through the Bookstore . . . . . Mon, June 14
Last Day for Final Payment . . . . . Fri, June 18
Holiday (Independence Day) . . . . . Mon, July 5
Last Day to Withdraw from a Full-Term Course . . . . . Fri, July 16
Last Day of Term . . . . . Fri, July 30
Final Grades Due . . . . . Mon, Aug 2
Deadline to Petition to Graduate in Fall 2021 . . . . . Fri, Nov 6

Spring 2021 8-week term dates

First 8-Week Term
Classes Begin
Tues, Jan 19

Last Day to Drop a Course with 100% Refund without Record
Wed, Jan 27

Last Day to Drop a Course with 50% Refund without Record
Thurs, Feb 4

Last Day to Withdraw from a Course
Thurs, Feb 4

Last Day of Term
Fri, Mar 19

Second 8-Week Term
Classes Begin
Mon, Mar 22

Last Day to Drop a Course with 100% Refund without Record
Sun, Mar 28

Last Day to Drop a Course with 50% Refund without Record
Sun, April 4

Last Day to Withdraw from a Course
Fri, April 30

Last Day of Term
Fri, May 14

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