2020-2021 12-Week Academic Calendar

Some graduate programs follow the 12-week term calendar. Consult the individual department or program for the appropriate calendar to use. Note: This calendar reflects only the holidays observed during the 12-week terms. Please see the University calendar website for the faculty/staff holiday schedule and other calendars, and the Schedule of Classes portion of Testudo for information on academic deadlines, examination schedules, etc.

Fall Term 2020

First Day of Classes August 31 (Monday)
Labor Day September 7 (Monday)
Last Day of Classes November 20 (Friday)

Winter Term 2021

Classes Begin November 30 (Monday)
Winter Break December 25-January 3 (Friday-Sunday)
Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday January 18 (Monday)
Last Day of Classes February 19 (Friday)

Spring Term 2021

First Day of Classes March 1 (Monday)
Spring Break March 14-21 (Sunday-Sunday)
Last Day of Classes May 19 (Wednesday)

Summer Term 2021

First Day of Classes June 1 (Tuesday)
Independence Day Holiday July 5 (Monday)
Last Day of Classes August 20 (Friday)

All dates are potentially subject to change.

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