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Important Dates and Events

This calendar may be amended as necessary to meet University requirements. University Academic Calendars take precedence in academic matters. Academic dates listed below are for convenience only.

Fall 2021

Residence Hall Floor Meetings

  • Refer to schedule posted by residence hall staff members within your building or check directly with your resident advisor. All students should attend at least one floor meeting at the start of the semester.

Fall 2021 Move-In

  • August 14-22.

Fall 2021 Classes Begin

  • Monday, August 23, 2021

Labor Day

  • Monday, September 6, 2021
  • University Closed, no classes; however, residence halls and dining centers will remain open. Housing and Residence Life offices are closed.

Fall 2021 Break

  • Friday-Sunday, October 1-3, 2021
  • No classes; however, residence halls and dining centers will remain open.

2021-2022 Housing Application Process

  • Mid-November 2021
  • Information about next academic year's housing options will be distributed.

Living-Learning Programs (LLPs) Priority Application Process for Returning Students

  • October 1, 2021 - November 12, 2021
  • Residents will receive information about applying for membership in a living-learning program for the next academic year.
  • This applies to students who would like to:
    • Return to their current LLP
    • Switch LLPs
    • Join an LLP for the first time

Thanksgiving Break

  • Saturday-Sunday, November 20-28, 2021
  • Residence Halls in Low-Occupancy Period
    • Students staying during the break in their residence hall must register using the StarRez Portal (under Online Forms > Thanksgiving/Winter Break Plan Form). This form will open on October 25, 2021.
    • Halls close at 10:00am on Saturday, November 20, 2021 and reopen at 8:00am on Sunday, November 28, 2021.
    • Students noted in residence without an active break registration may face financial and student conduct penalties. After November 20, dining operations will be open, but limited. Access to fitness facilities will likewise be reduced.

Fall 2021 Classes End

  • Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Fall 2021 Reading Day

  • Thursday, December 9, 2021

Fall 2021 Exams

  • Friday-Thursday, December 10-15, 2021

Fall 2021 Commencement

  • Friday, December 17, 2021
  • University and Graduate School Ceremonies

Last update September 8, 2021