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2021-2022 Academic Calendar

Approved February 25, 2020


SUMMER TERM 2021 - Revised April 1, 2021
June 21 Monday Beginning of university year
Beginning of summer term - classes begin
July 2 Friday End of second week of instruction
July 5 Monday Academic holiday - Independence Day
July 12 Monday End of third week of instruction - Census date
August 9 Monday End of seventh week of instruction
August 27 Friday Last day of classes for 10-week session
August 30 - September 3 Monday-Friday Final examination period for 10-week session
September 3 Friday End of summer term
September 4 - 12 Saturday-Sunday Academic holiday

 

FALL TERM 2021 - Revised April 1, 2021
September 13 Monday Beginning of fall term (faculty only)
September 20 Monday Fall term classes begin
October 1 Friday End of second week of instruction
October 8 Friday End of third week of instruction - Census date
November 5 Friday End of seventh week of instruction
November 11 Thursday Academic holiday - Veterans Day Observed

November 22 - 28

Monday-Sunday Academic holiday - Thanksgiving
December 3 Friday Last day of classes
December 4 Saturday Common final exams (optional)
December 6 - 10 Monday-Friday Final examination period
December 11 Saturday Mid-Year Commencement

December 13

Monday

Evaluation Day (faculty workday, no classes)

December 14 Tuesday

Grades Due (faculty workday, no classes),

End of fall term

December 15 - January 2 Wednesday-Sunday Academic Holiday

 

WINTER TERM 2022 - Revised April 1, 2021
January 3 Monday Beginning of winter term - classes begin
January 14 Friday End of second week of instruction
January 17 Monday Academic holiday - Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday observed
January 18 Tuesday Classes follow a Monday schedule
January 24 Monday End of third week of instruction - Census date
February 18 Friday End of seventh week of instruction
February 21 Monday Academic holiday -  Washington's Birthday observed
March 11 Friday Last day of classes
March 12 Saturday Common final exams (optional)
March 14 - 18 Monday-Friday Final examination period
March 21 Monday

Evaluation Day (faculty workday, no classes), End of winter term

March 22 - 27 Tuesday-Sunday Academic holiday

 

SPRING TERM 2022
March 28 Monday Beginning of spring term - classes begin
March 31 Thursday Academic holiday - César Chavez's Birthday observed
April 11 Monday End of second week of instruction
April 18 Monday End of third week of instruction - Census date
May 16 Monday End of seventh week of instruction
May 30 Monday Academic holiday - Memorial Day observed
June 3 Friday Last day of classes
June 4 Saturday Common final exams (optional)
June 6 - 10 Monday-Friday Final examination period
June 11 - 12 Saturday-Sunday Commencement
End of spring term
End of university year (faculty only)
SUMMARY OF CALENDAR DAYS
Academic Year (fws)
  Summer 2021 Fall 2021 Winter 2022 Spring 2022
Beginning Year/Term -- 5 -- --
MWF Days 29 30 29 29
TR Days 20 19 19 19
Total Qtr Instructional Days 49 49 48 48
Final Exams TBD* 5 5 5
Commencement -- 1 -- 1
Evaluation Day -- 1 1 --
Grades Due -- 1 -- --
Total Qtr Academic Work Days 49* 62 54 54
  • Total Academic Year Instructional Days (F-W-Sp) = 145
  • Total Academic Year Work Days (F-W-Sp) = 170

*Final exam periods for summer term are determined by the number and length of sessions offered.

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