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2020 - 2021 Academic Calendar

FALL TERM 2020

FALL Regular Session 
First Day of ClassesMonday, August 24
Labor DayMonday, September 7
Census Day (12th Class Day)Wednesday, September 9
Drop with no gradeWednesday, September 9
Last Day to Drop/WithdrawMonday, November 9
Reporting Day (20th Class Day)Monday, September 21
Thanksgiving [Start]Wednesday, November 25
ThanksgivingThursday, November 26
Thanksgiving [End]Friday, November 27
​Last Day of Classes
​Tuesday, December 8
Reading Days [Start]*Wednesday, December 9
Reading Days [End]*Thursday, December 10
Departmental Exams [Start]**Wednesday, December 9
Departmental Exams [End]**Thursday, December 10
Final Exams [Start]Friday, December 11
Final Exams [End]Wednesday, December 16
Official Close of SemesterWednesday, December 16
CommencementSaturday, December 19 (tentative date)

SPRING TERM 2021

​SPRING - Winter Mini Session
First Day of ClassesMonday, December 21
Last Day of ClassesFriday, January 15
Final ExamsSaturday, January 16

SPRING - Regular Session 
First Day of ClassesMonday, January 11
MLKMonday, January 18
Census Day (12th Class Day)Monday, January 25
Drop with no gradeMonday, January 25
Reporting Day (20th Class Day)Thursday, February 4
Spring Break [Start]Monday, March 8
Spring Break [End]Friday, March 12
Last Day to Drop/WithdrawMonday, April 5
​Last Day of Classes
​Monday, May 3
Reading Days [Start]*Tuesday, May 4
Reading Days [End]*Wednesday, May 5
Departmental Exams [Start]**Tuesday, May 4
Departmental Exams [End]**Wednesday, May 5
Final Exams [Start]Thursday, May 6
Final Exams [End]Tuesday, May 11
Official Close of SemesterTuesday, May 11
CommencementSaturday, May 15 (tentative date)

SUMMER TERM 2021

SUMMER - May Mini Session
First Day of ClassesMonday, May 17
Last Day of ClassesFriday, June 4
Final ExamsSaturday, June 5

SUMMER - 6 Week 1 Session
First Day of ClassesMonday, May 17
Last Day of ClassesFriday, June 25
Final ExamsSaturday, June 26

SUMMER - 8 Week 1 Session
First Day of ClassesMonday, June 7
Independence DaySunday, July 4
UHS HolidayMonday, July 5
Last Day of ClassesFriday, July 30
Final ExamsSaturday, July 31

SUMMER - 5 Week 1 Session
First Day of ClassesMonday, June 7
Independence DaySunday, July 4
UHS HolidayMonday, July 5
Last Day of ClassesFriday, July 9
Final ExamsSaturday, July 10

SUMMER- 5 Week 2 Session
Independence DaySunday, July 4
UHS HolidayMonday, July 5
First Day of Classes (Adj)Tuesday, July 6
Last Day of ClassesFriday, August 6
Final ExamsSaturday, August 7

SUMMER - 6 Week 2 Session
First Day of ClassesMonday, June 28
Independence DaySunday, July 4
Last Day of ClassesFriday, August 6
Final ExamsSaturday, August 7


*The two days immediately preceding the final examination period are designated as Reading Days. Reading Days are for the purpose of providing students with study time prior to final examinations. Faculty members may schedule optional review or study sessions during the Reading Days.

**Departmental exams, occur when an academic unit administers a single test to students in multiple classes of the same course at the same time.

Last updated 12/11/2019 8:48 AM