Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Undergraduate students from the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, and Education share a common academic calendar and finals schedule.

2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Calendar (PDF)   

2023-2024 Undergraduate Academic Calendar (PDF)                     

Projected Instructional Calendar 2021-2029

2022 FALL SEMESTER

August

Aug. 20-24 Optional Voyage trips for new students
Aug. TBD International Student Orientation
Aug. 25-28 New Student Orientation
Aug. 26 Convocation
Aug. 29 First day of Fall semester courses

September

Sept. 2 Last day for New Student Registration
Sept. 2 Last day to add 1st-half-semester courses
Sept. 2 Last day to drop 1st-half-semester courses with no record
Sept. 5 Labor Day (no courses held)
Sept. 12 Last day to add full-semester courses
Sept. 12 Last day to drop full-semester courses with no record
Sept. 28 Last day to withdraw from 1st-half-semester courses
October
Oct. 7 Fall Break (no courses held)
Oct. 14 Last day of 1st-half-semester courses
Oct. 17 Advising for current students begins for Winter Term and Spring Semester
Oct. 17-18 Final Exams for 1st-half-semester courses
Oct. 18 First day of 2nd-half-semester courses
Oct. 24 Last day to add 2nd-half-semester courses
Oct. 24 Last day to drop 2nd-half-semester courses with no record
November
Nov. 4 Last day to withdraw from full-semester courses
Nov. 11 Veteran's Day (no courses held)
Nov. 11 Advising for current students ends for Winter Term and Spring Semester
Nov. 17 Last day to withdraw from 2nd-half-semester courses
Nov. 23-25 Thanksgiving Holiday (no courses held)
December
Dec. 6 Last day of courses
Dec. 7 Reading Day
Dec. 8-9 Final Exams
Dec. 12-14 Final Exams
2023 Winter Term

January

Jan. 3 First day of 4-credit courses
Jan. 5 Last day to add or drop 4-credit courses with no record
Jan. 9 First day of 2-credit courses
Jan. 10 Last day to add or drop 2-credit courses with no record
Jan. 16 Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. observed (no courses held)
Jan. 17 Last day to withdraw from courses
Jan. 23 Last day of courses
Jan. 24 Final Exams
2023 Spring Semester

January

Jan. TBA International Student Orientation
Jan. 26 New Student Orientation
Jan. 30 first day of Spring courses
February
Feb. 3 Last day for New Student Registration
Feb. 3 Last day to add 1st-half-semester courses
Feb. 3 Last day to drop 1st-half-semester courses with no record
Feb. 10 Last day to add full-semester courses
Feb. 10 Last day to drop full-semester courses with no record
March
March 1 Last day to withdraw from 1st-half-semester courses
March 13 Last day of 1st-half-semester courses
March 14-15 Final Exams for 1st-half-semester courses
March 16 First day of 2nd-half-semester courses
March 22 Last day to add 2nd-half-semester courses
March 22 Last day to drop 2nd-half-semester courses with no record
March 27-31 Spring Break (no courses held)
April
April 3 Advising for current students begins for Summer Term and Fall Semester
April 14 Last day to withdraw from full-semester courses
April 21 Advising for current students for Summer Term and Fall Semester ends
April 21 Last day to withdraw from 2nd-half-semester courses
April 26  Senior Projects Day (no courses held)
May
May 9 Last day of courses
May 10 Reading Day
May 11-13 Final Exams 
May 15-16 Final Exams
May 20 Commencement
2023 Summer Term  (Course dates vary throughout the summer term.  Check BoxerOnline for details)

Summer Holidays

May 29 Memorial Day (no courses held)
June 19 Juneteenth (no courses held)
July 4 Independence Day (no courses held)
Historical Calendars

2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Calendar (PDF)

2020-2021 Academic Calendar - REVISED | 2020-2021 Finals Schedule
2019-2020 Academic Calendar
2018-2019 Academic Calendar
2017-2018 Academic Calendar