College of Arts and Sciences Fall 2021 Academic 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
September 28 Final day to submit Johnston regular course contracts
October 11 and 12 Study days
October 13 Final day to drop class without appearing on academic transcript
October 22 Final day to change grading options and credit value
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
November 24 to 26 Thanksgiving Break
November 29 Hanukkah Begins 
December 1 Deadline for departmental honors to be completed for Fall 2021 graduates
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