Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Nov 29, 2022  
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendars



The traditional undergraduate programs operate on a two-semester plus 12-week summer academic calendar. The academic year consists of an early fall semester that ends before the Christmas holidays and a spring semester that concludes in early May. Summer courses may be used to lighten the course load during the regular academic semesters, to enrich and broaden the educational experience or to accelerate the student's progress toward graduation.

Degree completion programs operate on a two-semester system. The fall semester runs from July through December. The spring semester runs from January through June.

Traditional Undergraduate Academic Calendar: Fall and Spring

The traditional undergraduate programs operate on a two-semester plus 12-week summer academic calendar. The academic year consists of an early fall semester that ends before the Christmas holidays and a spring semester that concludes in early May. Summer courses may be used to lighten the course load during the regular academic semesters, to enrich and broaden the educational experience or to accelerate the student's progress toward graduation.

  Summer 2021 Fall 2021  Spring 2022
 Admissions Application      

Priority Application  Deadline 1

Contact Admission Office for

more information.

 December 1, 2020  December 1,2021

  Priority        Application  Deadline 2 

 

03/01/2021

 

N/A
Regular Application    08/01/2021 01/02/2022
Semester dates      
Full Semester

 5/24/21 – 8/15/21

  08/23/21 – 12/9/21  1/10/2022-05/05/2022
Session 1  5/24/21 – 7/2/21  N/A N/A
Session 2  7/6/21 – 8/15/21   N/A N/A
Registration      
Online registration opens  11/2/2020  March 15, 2021  March 15, 2021
Register online, no late fees through week 1 : last day

Session 1: 5/30/21

Session 2: 7/11/21

 August 29,2021  January 16,2022
 Week 2- Register online, $50 late fee per course with faculty consent 

Session 1: 5/31 – 6/6/21

Session 2: 7/12 – 7/18/21

 8/31/2021 - 9/ 6/2021  January 17- 23, 2022
 Week 3 or later-  Register with faculty and dean consent, SFS approval via late registration e-form: $100 late registration  fee per course

 

Session 1: 6/7/21 Session 2: 7/19/21

 September 6,2021  January 24, 2022 
 Grading   

 

 
 Apply for special grading option, last day:

Full: 6/6/21

Session 1: 5/30/21

Session 2: 7/11/21

09/5/21  01/24/2022
Withdrawal from courses with a grade of W, last day:

Full: 7/18/21

Session 1: 6/20/21

Session 2: 8/1/21

 10/31/2021  03/ 27/ 2022

 Last day to accept student assignments

Full & Session2: 8/13/21

Session 1: 7/2/21

 

 12/10/21  05/05/2022

Apply for an Incomplete, last day 

 

Full & Session 2: 8/13/21 Session 1: 7/2/21 

   12/10/21

 

05/05/2022

Last day of Class 

     
 

Full & Session 2: 8/13/21 Session 1: 7/4/21

 

 12/3/21

04/29/2022

 

Finals 

     
         Last day of classes  12/06/2021-12/9/2021 5/2/22 – 5/5/22

 

Commencement

     
          Priority registration deadline for participation N/A  June 30, 2021  November 30, 2021
     Ceremony N/A  December 11, 2021  May 7, 2022
 Holidays      
          Mid-term break; no classes  N/A  10/14 – 10/15/21  3/7/22 – 3/11/22
Offices  closed; no classes 07/05/2021

9/6/21

11/25/21 – 11/26/21

12/24/21 – 1/1/22
 
 

1/17/22

 2/21/22

 4/15/22

Degree Completion Academic Calendar: Fall, Summer and Spring

Degree completion programs operate on a two semester system. The fall semester runs from July through December. The spring semester runs from January through June. Groups of students begin in January and July.

Degree Completion 6-

   week course

   

Summer 2021

Fall 2021

Spring2022 

Semester Dates      
Term begins 

05/17/2021

 08/16/2021 01/17/2022
Term ends  08/15/2021  12/19/2021  05/22/2022
Sessions      
      Session 1 begins/ ends  5/17/2021 – 6/27/2021 8/16/2021- 9/26/2021 1/17/2022 –2/27/2022
       Session 2 begins/ ends  7/5/2021 – 8/15/2021 9/27/2021 - 11/7/2021 2/28/2022 – 4/10/2022
       Session 3 begins/ ends  N/A

11/8/2021 - 12/19/2021

 

4/11/2022 –5/22/2022

 

 

Registration

     

Opens

11/2/202 03/15/2021 03/15/2021

Registration online, no late fees: last day 

 

Through 1st day of class

Through 1st day of class

 

 

 

Through 1st day of class 

 

 

Register online, $50 late fee After 1st meeting day and before 2nd meeting day

After 1st meeting day and before 2nd meeting day

 

After 1st meeting day and before 2nd meeting day

 

No further registration After 2nd meeting day After 2nd meeting day After 2nd meeting day
       Grading       
 Withdraw from a course with a grade of W; last day  Sunday of 3rd week  Sunday of 3rd week  Sunday of 3rd week 
  Last day to accept student assignments Three days after last day of class Three days after last day of class Three days after last day of class
 Grades due 2nd Monday after the session has ended  2nd Monday after the session has ended  2nd Monday after the session has ended 
 Commencement       
          Priority registration deadline for participation N/A  June 30, 2021  November 30, 2020
          Ceremony N/A December 11, 2021  May 7,2022
 Holidays      
  Mid-term break; no classes 06/28/2021-07/02/2021 N/A  N/A
Offices closed; classes meet 5/31/2021

 9/6/2021

2/21/2022

Offices closed; no classes

 

7/5/21

 

11/25 11/26/2021 12/24/2021 – 1/1/2022

 

1/17/2022

4/15/2022

 

Christmas break N/A 12/20/2021 – 1/14/2022

N/A