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To view a list of important undergraduate dates by semester, go to Academic Calendars & Schedules.

Fall Semester
2021 2022  2023   
August 29  August 28  August 27  Open registration ends.
August 30 August 29  August 28 - Fall Semester begins.
- Late registration and registration change period begins.
- Late registration fees apply.
September 3 September 2 September 21 Labor Day weekend begins; classes that begin at 4:15pm or later do not meet.
September 6 September 5 September 4 Labor Day, classes do not meet.
September 7 September 6 Semptember 5
- Classes resume after Labor Day. 
- Late and change registration ends.               
 - Last day to withdraw without a "W" grade.
September 12 TBD TBD
Last day to withdraw from class(es) with a Bursar credit of 100% - dates maintained by Bursar.
September 13 September 12 September 121 - Last day to convert from credit to audit or vice versa. 
- Last day to request or cancel pass/no pass option.
September 26 TBD  TBD Last day to withdraw from class(es) with a Bursar credit of 50% - dates maintained by Bursar.
October 1 October 1  October 1 - Last day to submit Ed.D. dissertation for initial format check for December degree conferral.
- Last day to file for graduation, for UNDERGRADUATE degrees being awarded at the end of the Spring Term and Summer Term.
October 3 TBD TBD Last day to withdraw from class(es) with a Bursar credit of 20%, zero credit thereafter - dates maintained by Bursar.
October 8 October 7  October 6 Last day for students to submit assignments to change an "I" mark, from the preceding Spring and Summer terms, to a letter grade. Faculty may set earlier deadlines.
October 11-12 October 10-11 October 9-10 Mid-semester break: No classes.
October 13 October 12 October 11 Classes resume after mid-semester break.
November 1 TBD TBD Last day to submit Final Approved PDF of EdD dissertation for December degree conferral.
November 4 TBD TBD GRADUATE Registration for Spring semester begins
November 12 November 4 November 3 Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W"; after this date the penalty grade of "WF" is assigned
November 15 November 7  November 7 UNDERGRADUATE Registration for Spring semester begins. (Early Registration begins November 11th)
November 24-27 November 23-26 November 22-25 Thanksgiving Break: No classes
November 29 November 28  November 27 Classes resume. 
*Classes resume online and remain online for the remainder of the fall 2020 semester.
December 1 TBD TBD  - Last day to submit graduation applications for May Graduate degree conferral. (Applications for August Graduate degree conferral will be February 1).
- Extension of Time Requests for Spring term due. 
December 11 December 10  December 19 Fall semester classes end.
December 13-18 December 12-17  December 11-16 Final examinations.
*Study Day Wednesdays: No daytime exams will be held. 
* Evening classes meeting at 4:15pm or later will hold exams as scheduled.
Spring Semester
2022 2023 2024   
January 16 January 15 January 14 Open registration ends at midnight.
January 17 January 16 January 15 Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday; No classes.
January 18 January 17 January 16 - Spring semester begins. 
- Late and change registration begins. 
- Late registration fees apply.
January 24 January 23 January 22 - Late and change registration ends. 
- Last day to withdraw without a "W" grade.
February 1 TBD TBD

- Last day to drop class(es) with a Bursar credit of 100%. - dates mainatined by the Bursar 

- Last day to submit graduation application for August Graduate degree conferral. 

January 31 January 30 January 29 - Last day to request or cancel pass/no-pass option
- Last day to convert from credit to audit or vice versa.
TBD TBD  TBD Last day to withdraw from class(es) with a Bursar credit of 50% - dates maintained by Bursar.
February 14 February 13 February 12 Summer registration begins.
March 2 February 22 February 14 Ash Wednesday (46 days before Easter). 
*Classes meet except when this holiday falls during Spring Break.
TBD TBD TBD Last day to withdraw from class(es) with a Bursar credit of 20%, zero credit thereafter - dates maintained by Bursar. 
March 1 February 28 February 27 - Last day to submit Ed.D. dissertations for initial format check for May degree conferral. 
- Last day for students to submit assignments to change an "I" grade, from preceding fall semester and the preceding "J" term to a letter grade; Faculty may set an earlier deadline. 
March 7-12 March 6-11  March 4-9 Spring Break: No classes.
March 14 March 13  March 11 Classes resume after Spring Break.
TBD TBD  TBD GRADUATE Fall Registration begins.
March 29 March 28 March 27 Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W", after this date, the penalty grade of "WF" is assigned.
April 1 TBD  TBD Last day to submit Final Approved PDF of Ed.D. dissertations for May degree conferral. 
(All other degree requirements MUST be met by this date, excluding pending Spring semester final grades).
April 15 April 7  March 29 Good Friday, no classes (offices closed). 
April 14-18 April 6-10  March 28 - April 1 Easter Holiday: No classes Thursday evening (classes that start 4:15pm or later are canceled) through Monday afternoon (classes beginning on or after 4:00pm will be held).
April 1-7 TBD TBD Last day to submit Ed.D. dissertations for initial format check for August (Summer Option 1) degree conferral
April 4 April 17 April 15 UNDERGRAD Fall Registration begins
April 29 April 28  April 26 Spring semester classes end. 
By Last Friday before Commencement By Last Friday before Commencement By Last Friday before Commencement Last day to submit Final Approved PDF of Ed.D. dissertations for August (Summer Option 1) degree conferral.
May 1 TBD  TBD  Last day to submit dissertations for initial format check for Ed.D. August (Summer Option 2) degree conferral.
May 3-8 May 2-7  May 1-6 Final examinations.
TBD TBD  TBD 

SOE Doctoral Celebration at 5:30pm CST

TBD TBD  TBD  SOE Undergraduate Honors Celebration at 11:00am
May 10 TBD TBD  Commencement Ceremony hosted at 10:00am CST in Gentile Arena (more information forthcoming);
Ph.D. & M.A. degrees are conferred at the Graduate School's ceremony 
Summer Semesters

2021

 2022   

 

May 24     Early Summer Session (4-Week Session) and Summer Session A (First 6-Week Session) begin. 
May 24-25     Early Summer Session (4-Week Session) and Summer Session A (First 6-Week Session): 
- Late registration (fee applies).
- Late registration ends at midnight (second day of the session). 
May 25      Early Summer Session (4-Week Session) and Summer Session A (First 6-Week Session):
- Last day to drop a course without a grade of "W"; midnight
May 28     Session A (First 6-Week Session):
- Last day to convert from credit to audit or vice versa.
- Last day to request or cancel pass/no pass option.
May 31     Memorial Day observed; No classes, Offices closed.
June 1     Last day to submit final approved PDF of Ed.D. dissertation for August (Summer Option 2) degree conferral.  
June 4     Early Summer Session (4-Week Session) and Summer Session A (First 6-Week Session):
- Makeup day for Memorial Day holiday.
June 7     Summer Session C (8-Week Session) begins.
June 7-8     Summer Session C (8-Week Session): 
- Late registration (fee applies)
- Late registration ends at midnight (second day of the session).
June 8     Summer Session C (8-Week Session): 
-Last day to drop a course without a grade of "W". 
June 11      Early Summer Session (4-Week Session):
- Last day to withdraw from session without a penalty grade of "WF"; midnight.
Summer Session C (8-Week Session):
-Last day to convert from credit to audit or vice versa. Last day to request or cancel pass/no pass option.
June 18     Early Summer Session (4-Week Session) ends.
June 19     Juneteenth - no classes, office closed.
June 25     Summer Session A (First 6-Week Session):
- Last day to withdraw from session without a penalty grade of "WF"; midnight. 
July 2     Summer Session A (First 6-Week Session) ends.
July 4-5     Independence Day Celebrated: No classes. 
July 6     Summer Session B (Second 6-Week Session) begins.
July 6-7     Summer Session B (Second 6-Week Session):
- Late registration (fees applies).
- Late registration ends at midnight (second day of the session).
July 7     Summer Session B (Second 6-Week Session): 
- Last day (midnight) to drop a course without a grade of "W". 
July 9      Makeup day for Independence Day.
July 12     Summer Session B (Second 6-Week Session): 
- Last day to convert from credit to audit or vice versa. 
- Last day to request or cancel pass/no pass option. 
July 16     Summer Session C (8-Week):
- Last day to withdraw from session without a penalty grade of "WF", midnight.
July 30     Summer Session C (8-Week Session) ends.
August 1     - Last day to submit graduation applications for December degree conferral. 
- Last day to submit applications for comprehensive for Fall. 
August 6     Summer Session B (Second 6-Week Session): 
- Last day to withdraw from session without a penalty grade of "WF"; midnight.
August 13     Summer B session (Second 6-Week Session) ends.