College of Arts & Sciences Graduate 2021-2022 Academic Calendar 

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Fall 2021
March 22 to April 9 Registration and Advising Period for Fall 2021 - Returning Graduate Students
August 6 to September 6 Registration and Advising Period for Fall 2021 - New Graduate Students 
September 7 Classes begin
September 7 Add/Drop period beings 
October 22 Final day to add classes; final day to submit individualized study contracts at 5:00 p.m.
October 22 Final day to drop class without appearing on academic transcript at 5:00 p.m.
October 11 to October 12 Study Days
October 25 to November 19 Registration and Advising Period for Spring 2022 - Returning Graduate Students 
October 25 Final day to record a grade for Spring and Summer 2021 incomplete at 5:00 p.m.
November 24 to November 26 Thanksgiving Break (no classes)
December 13 Last day of classes
December 14 Study Day 
December 15 to December 18 Final Exams
December 20 Winter Break begins
December 22 Deadline for Fall 2021 grade submission: 12 midnight
Spring 20222
January 17 MLK Day (no classes)
January 18 to January 21 Registration and Advising Period for Spring 2022 - New Graduate Students 
January 18 Classes begin
January 18 Add/Drop period begins
March 4 Final day to add classes, submit individualized study contracts at 5:00 p.m.
March 4 Final day to drop class without appearing on academic transcript, change grading option and credit value at 5:00 p.m.
March 7 to March 11 Spring Break 
March 14  Classes resume 
March 18 Final day to record a grade for Fall 2021 Incomplete at 5:00 p.m.
March 21 to April 8 Registration and Advising Period for Summer 1 and Fall 2022 - Returning Graduate Students 
April 22 Last day of classes
April 24 to April 27 Final Exams
April 29 Baccalaureate 
April 29 Commencement
May 4 Deadline for Spring 2022 grade submission: 12 midnight
May 2 to May 6 Term Break
Summer 1 2022
May 9 Classes begin
May 9 Add/Drop period beings
May 13 Final day to add a class, submit individualized study at 5:00 p.m.
May 13 Final day to drop a class, change grading option and unit value at 5:00 p.m.
May 30 Memorial Day (no classes)
June 1 to June 3 Registration and Advising Period for Summer 2 2022 - Returning Graduate Students 
June 30 Last day of classes for Summer 1 Term
July 5 Deadline for Summer 1 Term 2022 grades submission: 12 midnight 
Summer 2 2022
July 1 Classes begin
July 1 Add/Drop period beings 
July 4 Forth of July Holiday (no classes)
July 8 Final day to add a class, submit individualized study at 5:00 p.m.
July 8 Final day to drop a class, change grading option and unit value at 5:00 p.m.
August 31 Last day of classes for Summer 2 Term
August 1 to September 5 Registration and Advising period for Fall 2022 - New Graduate Students 
September 7 Deadline for Summer 2 Term 2022 grades submission: 12 midnight