Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

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2021 Fall Semester

Faculty Workshop Aug 23-24
Residence Halls open for First Year & Transfer Students Wednesday, August 25
First Year & Transfer Lion’s Roar Aug 25 – 29
Residence Halls open for Registered Continuing Students Aug 28 – 29
Full Semester & Block 1 Classes Start 8:00 a.m. Monday, August 30
Full Semester & Block 1 Last day for add/drop,** and Internship Applications Monday, September 6
Fall Lionfest Visit Day Saturday, September 25
Last day to remove “I” Grades from 2021 SP & SU Monday, September 27
Block 1 Mid-term grades due 8:00 a.m. Monday, September 27
Block 1 Last day to withdraw from a class with grade of “W” Thursday, September 30
Last day to apply for graduation in December Friday, October 1
Bascom Lamar Lunsford & Madison County Heritage Festivals Saturday, October 2
Homecoming, Alumni Day Saturday, October 9
Block 1 Classes End Friday, October 15
Fall Break Begins Saturday, October 16
Fall Break Ends and Full Semester Classes resume, 8 a.m. Wednesday, October 20
Block 2 Classes Start 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 20
Local Lion & Tennessee Neighbor Promise Visit Day Thursday, October 21
Block 1 Final Grades posted by Faculty 8:00 a.m. Monday, October 25
Block 2 Last day for add/drop ** Wednesday, October 27
Full semester mid-term grades due, 8:00 a.m. Thursday, October 28
Spring Registration Opens Monday, November 1
Full semester Last day to withdraw from a class with grade of “W” ** Tuesday, November 2
Block 2 Mid-term grades due, 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 17
Senior Visit Day Saturday, November 20
Block 2 Last day to withdraw from a class with grade of “W” Monday, November 22
Thanksgiving holidays begin Admin Offices Close 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 23
Classes Resume/Offices reopen at 8:00 a.m. Monday, November 29
Full Semester and Block 2 Classes End Friday, December 10
Block 2 & Full Semester Final Grades posted by faculty 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 15
Graduation Exercises – Degrees Conferred 3:00 p.m. Friday, December 17
University Offices Close for Holidays – end of day Friday, December 17

 

2022 Spring Semester

Residence Halls Open for J Term (if face-to-face classes) Monday, January 3
J Term (January) Classes Start, Administrative Offices Open for Spring Semester Tuesday, January 4
J Term (January) Last Day to Add Tuesday, January 4
J Term Last Day to Drop Friday, January 7
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Special Events / Classes Suspended Monday, January 17
J Term last day for class withdrawal with grade of “W” ** Tuesday, January 18
J term (January) Classes End Tuesday, January 25
Residence Halls open for New Students Thursday, January 27
Lion’s Roar Friday, January 28
J Term Final Grades due 8:00 a.m. Friday, January 28
Residence Halls open for Registered Continuing Students Jan. 29-30
Full Semester & AGS Term 1 Classes Start at 8 a.m. Monday, January 31
Last day to drop student for non-attendance ** Friday, February 4
AGS Term 1 last day to Add Friday, February 4
AGS Term 1 last day to Drop Monday, February 7
Full semester last day to Add & Internship Applications deadline Monday, February 7
Choral Festival Fri.-Sat., Feb. 18-19
Full Semester Last day to drop ** & Last day to remove “I” Grades from 2021 Fall Monday, February 21
Majors & Minors Fair Thursday, February 24
Accepted Student Visit Day Saturday, February 26
Last day to apply for graduation in May or August Tuesday, March 1
Mid-term evaluation week Mar. 7-11
Full semester Mid-term grades due, 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 16
Local Lion & Tennessee Neighbor Visit Day Thursday, March 17
AGS Term 1 Classes End Friday, March 18
Spring Break begins Saturday, March 19
Administrative Offices reopen after spring break Wednesday, March 23
Classes Resume After Spring Break 8:00 a.m. & AGS Term 2 classes Start Monday, March 28
AGS Term 1 Final Grades due 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 29
Full Term – Last day to withdraw from a class with grade of “W” ** Wednesday, March 30
AGS term 2 last day to Add Thursday, March 31
AGS term 2 last day to Drop Monday, April 4
Summer / Fall Registration Opens Monday, April 4
Good Friday – classes suspended, University Holiday Friday, April 15
Full semester deadline for Juniors/Seniors to indicate S/U grade option Friday, April 22
Spring Lionfest Visit Day Saturday, April 23
Lion Life Saturday, April 30
SLAM – Student Liberal Arts Mosaic – Classes Suspended Tuesday, May 3
Last Day of Classes Tuesday, May 17
Residence Halls close Wednesday, May 18
Term 2 & Full Semester Final Grades posted by 8:00 a.m. Thursday, May 19
Graduation Exercises – Degrees Conferred Saturday, May 21
Faculty In-service Days May 19-27
Memorial Day Observed – University Holiday Monday, May 30

 

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