College of Arts and Sciences 2021-2022 Academic Year Calendar

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Fall 2021
September 1 New students arrive
September 1 to September 6 New Student Orientation
September 5 Continuing students arrive
September 6 Labor Day (no classes)
September 7 Classes begin
September 10 Check-in deadline
September 21 Final day to add classes; final day to submit individualized study contracts at 5:30 p.m.
September 28 Final day to submit Johnston regular course contracts at 5:30 p.m.
October 11 and 12 Study Days
October 13 Final day to drop class without appearing on academic transcript at 5:30 p.m.
October 22 Final day to change grading options and credit value at 5 p.m.
October 25 Final day to record a grade for Spring and May Term 2021 incomplete at 5:30 p.m.
October 25 to November 19 Advising and registration period for Spring and May Term 2022
November 8 Final day to withdraw from class with a mark of "W" on academic transcript at 5:30 p.m.
November 24 to 26 Thanksgiving Break
November 29 Hanukkah Begins 
December 1 Deadline for departmental honor awards to be completed for Fall 2021 graduates at 5:30 p.m.
December 6 Hanukkah Ends
December 13 Last day of classes
December 14 Study Day 
December 15 to 18 Final Exams
December 20 Winter Break begins
December 22 Deadline for Fall 2021 grade submission: 12 midnight
February 4 Faculty deadline for Johnston student evaluations for Fall 2021 at 5 p.m.
Spring 2022
January 15 New Student Orientation 
January 15 Transfer students register for classes
January 16 Continuing students arrive
January 17 MLK Day (no classes)
January 18 Classes begin
February 1 Final day to add classes, submit individualized study contracts at 5:30 p.m.
February 8 Final Day to submit Johnston regular course contracts at 5:30 p.m.
March 1 Publication deadline for departmental honors awards to be completed for Spring 2022 graduates
March 4 Final day to drop class without appearing on academic transcript, change grading option and credit value at 5 p.m.
March 7 to 11 Spring Break
March 14 Classes resume
March 18 Final day to record a grade for Fall 2021 Incomplete at 5 p.m.
March 21 to April 8 Advising and registration period for Fall 2022
April 1 Final day to withdraw from class with a mark of "W" on academic transcript at 5 p.m.
April 15 Passover Holiday Begins
April 15 Good Friday 
April 17 Easter Sunday 
April 22 Last day of classes
April 23 Passover Holiday Ends
April 24 to 27 Final Exams
April 29 Baccalaureate 
April 29 Commencement
May 2 to 6 May Term Break
May 4 Deadline for Spring 2022 grade submission: 12 midnight
June 10 Faculty deadline for Johnston student evaluations for Spring 2022 at 5 p.m.
May Term 2022
May 9 Classes begin
May 10 Final day to add a class, submit individualized study at 5:30 p.m.
May 11 Final day to submit Johnston regular course contracts at 5:30 p.m.
May 12 Final day to drop a class, change grading option and unit value at 5:30 p.m.
May 30 Memorial Day (no classes)
June 1 Last day of classes
June 3 Final Exams
June 7 Deadline for May Term 2022 grade submission: 12 midnight 
July 4 Faculty deadline for Johnston student evaluations for May Term 2022 at 5:30 p.m.