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Academic Calendar

The academic calendar includes dates such as the beginning and end of each semester, recesses from instruction, final exam periods, and major holidays that impact whether or not students should report to campus. 

NOTE: View important dates and deadlines for adding classes, dropping classes, and refund policies by clicking the "more details" links for each semester.



Ranger Welcome Sep 1
Instruction Begins Sep 2
Labor Day - NO CLASSES Sep 7
Winterim Registration Begins Nov 9
Spring Registration Begins

Nov 9

Thanksgiving Recess


    No classes start after 4 pm (Wed)

Nov 25

    No classes (Thu-Sat)

Nov 26-28
Graduation Application Deadline  

    For Spring 2021 Graduation

Dec 1
Final Exam, Common Math (Sat) Dec 5
Instruction Ends (Monday) Dec 7
Final Exams  Dec 8-11
Commencement Ceremonies Dec 10-12
Final Grades Due, 4:30 pm (Wed) Dec 16




Instruction Begins Jan 4
Martin Luther King Day (no classes) Jan 18
Instruction Ends Jan 29
Final Grades Due, 4:30 pm (Wed) Feb 3





Instruction Begins Feb 1
Summer Registration Begins Mar 8
Spring Break Begins Mar 22
     Classes Resume Mar 29
Fall Registration Begins Apr 12
Graduation Application Deadline  
    For Fall 2021 Graduation May 1

Final Exam, Common Math (Sat)

May 8
Instruction Ends (Monday) May 10
Instruction Ends, Second 7-Week May 14
Final Exams  May 11-14
Commencement Ceremony (Sat) May 15
Final Grades Due, 4:30 pm (Wed) May 19




Instruction Begins May 24
Memorial Day (no classes) May 31
1st 4-Week Session Ends

June 18

2nd 4-Week Session Begins June 21
2nd 8-Week Session Begins

June 21

Independence Day (no classes) July 4
1st 8-Week Session Ends July 16
2nd 4-Week Session Ends July 16
3rd 4-Week Session Begins July 19
Graduation Application Deadline  
    For August 2021 Graduation Aug 1
Instruction Ends Aug 13
Final Grades Due, 4:30 pm (Wed) Aug 18


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