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Academic Calendar

Arts, Sciences and Engineering*

The Undergraduate Studies Bulletin is compiled well in advance of the academic year it covers. Changes in the academic calendar may occur. All dates should be verified with the Office of the University Registrar calendar.

*Eastman School of Music and School of Nursing calendars differ slightly.

Fall Semester 2021
August 25 (Wednesday)Classes begin at the College.
September 6 (Monday)Labor Day observed (no classes).
September 15 (Wednesday)Last date for students in the College to add independent study courses.
September 22 (Wednesday)Last date for students in the College to add or drop courses in current schedule.
October 11 – 12Fall term break (no classes).
October 13 (Wednesday)Classes resume.
November 12 (Friday)Last day to declare S/F or withdraw from courses for undergraduates in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering.
November 24 (Wednesday)Thanksgiving recess begins at noon.
November 29 (Monday)Classes resume.
December 1 (Wednesday)Last date for first semester first-year or transfer students in the College to declare the S/F option or withdraw from a course.
December 8 (Wednesday)Classes end.
December 9 – 11Reading period.
December 12 – 17Final examinations.
December 17 (Friday)Winter recess begins at end of examinations.
Spring Semester 2022
January 12 (Wednesday)Classes begin at the College.
January 17 (Monday)Martin Luther King Day observed (no classes).
February 2 (Wednesday)Last date for students in the College to add independent study courses.
February 12 (Wednesday)Last date for students in the College to add or drop courses in current schedule.
March 5 (Saturday)Spring recess begins.
March 14 (Monday)Classes resume.
April 8 (Friday)Last date to withdraw from courses for undergraduates in Arts, Sciences and Engineering.
April 20 (Wednesday)Last date for first semester first-year or transfer students in the College to declare the S/F option or withdraw from a course.
April 27 (Wednesday)Classes end.
April 28 – May 1Reading period.
May 2 – 8Final examinations.
May 13 – 15Commencement Weekend.
Summer 2022
May 16 – August 5Full summer session (12 weeks).
May 16 – June 10First four-week session.
May 16 – June 24First six-week session.
May 30 (Monday)Memorial Day observed (no classes).
June 27 – July 22Second four-week session.
June 27 – August 5Second six-week session.
July 4 (Monday)Independence Day observed (no classes).
Fall Semester 2022
August 31 (Wednesday)Classes begin.
September 5 (Monday)Labor Day observed (no classes).
September 21 (Wednesday)Last date for students in the College to add independent study courses.
September 28 (Wednesday)Last date for students in the College to add or drop courses in current schedule.
October 10 – 11Fall term break (no classes).
October 12 (Wednesday)Classes resume.
November 18 (Friday)Last day to declare S/F or withdraw from courses for undergraduates in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering.
November 23 (Wednesday)Thanksgiving recess begins at noon.
November 28 (Monday)Classes resume.
December 7 (Wednesday)Last date for first semester first-year or transfer students in the College to declare the S/F option or withdraw from a course.
December 14 (Wednesday)Classes end.
December 15 – 17Reading period.
December 18 – 22Final examinations.
December 22 (Thursday)Winter recess begins at end of examinations.
Spring Semester 2023
January 11 (Wednesday)Classes begin at the College.
January 16 (Monday)Martin Luther King Day observed (no classes).
February 1 (Wednesday)Last date for students in the College to add independent study courses.
February 8 (Wednesday)Last date for students in the College to add or drop courses in current schedule.
March 4 (Saturday)Spring recess begins.
March 13 (Monday)Classes resume.
April 7 (Friday)Last date for continuing students in the College to declare the S/F option or withdraw.
April 19 (Wednesday)Last date for first semester first-year or transfer students in the College to declare the S/F option or withdraw from a course.
April 26 (Wednesday)Classes end.
April 27 – 30Reading period.
May 1 – 8Final examinations.
May 12 – 14Commencement Weekend.
Summer 2023
May 15 – August 4Full summer session (12 weeks).
May 15 – June 9First four-week session.
May 15 – June 23First six-week session.
May 29 (Monday)Memorial Day observed (no classes).
June 26 – July 21Second four-week session.
June 26 – August 4Second six-week session.
July 4 (Tuesday)Independence Day observed (no classes).