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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
June 12 Sunday

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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