College of Arts and Sciences 2021-2022 Academic Calendar

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Fall 2021
August 29 Class of 2025 Students arrive/Orientation begins
August 30 Class of 2024 Students arrive/Orientation begins
August 31 Continuing students arrive
September 2 Classes begin
September 8 Check-in deadline
September 17 Final day to add classes; final day to submit individualized study contracts at 5:00 p.m.
September 24 Final day to submit Johnston regular course contracts at 5:00 p.m.
October 11 and 12 Study Days
October 18 Final day to drop class without appearing on academic transcript at 5:00 p.m.
October 26 Final day to change grading options and credit value at 5:00 p.m.
October 27 Final day to record a grade for Spring and May Term 2021 incomplete at 5:00 p.m.
October 25 to November 19 Advising and registration period for Spring and May Term 2022
November 11 Final day to withdraw from class with a mark of "W" on academic transcript at 5:00 p.m.
November 24 to 26 Thanksgiving Break
December 1 Deadline for departmental honor awards to be completed for Fall 2021 graduates at 5:00 p.m.
December 8 Last day of classes
December 9 Study Day 
December 10 to 13 Final Exams
December 14 Winter Break begins
December 18 Deadline for Fall 2021 grade submission: 12 midnight
February 6 Faculty deadline for Johnston student evaluations for Fall 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
Spring 2022
January 8 New Student Orientation
January 8 Transfer students register for classes
January 9 Continuing students arrive
January 10 Classes Begin
January 10 Add/Drop period begins
January 17 MLK Day (no classes)
January 25 Final day to add classes, submit individualized study contracts at 5:00 p.m.
February 1 Final day to drop class without appearing on academic transcript, change grading option and credit value at 5:00 p.m.
February 25 Final day to drop class without appearing on academic transcript, change grading option and credit value at 5:00 p.m.
February 28 to March 4 Spring Break 
March 1 Publication deadline for departmental honors awards to be completed for Spring 2022 graduates
March 7 Classes resume 
March 11 Final day to record a grade for Fall 2021 Incomplete at 5:00 p.m.
March 14 to April 1 Registration and Advising Period for Fall 2022
March 25 Final day to withdraw from class with a mark of "W" on academic transcript at 5:00 p.m.
April 18 Last day of classes
April 19 to April 22 Final Exams
April 22 Baccalaureate 
April 21 to April 23 Commencement Weekend
April 27 Deadline for Spring 2022 grade submission: 12 midnight
April 25 to April 29 Term Break
June 3 Faculty deadline for Johnston student evaluations for Spring 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
May Term 2022
May 2 Classes begin
May 3 Final day to add a class, submit individualized study
May 4 Final day to submit Johnston regular course contracts
May 5 Final day to drop a class, change grading option and unit value
May 25 Last day of classes
May 26 Final Exams
May 31 Deadline for May Term 2022 grade submission: 12 midnight
July 5 Faculty deadline for Johnston student evaluations for May 2022
Summer 2022
June 6 Classes begin
June 17 Final day to add a class, submit individualized study at 5:00 p.m.
June 20 Final day to submit Johnston regular course contracts at 5:00 p.m.
June 22 Final day to drop a class, change grading option and unit value at 5:00 p.m.
July 4 Independence Day Holiday (campus closed)
August 26 Last day of classes
August 27 Final Exams
August 31 Deadline for May Term 2022 grade submission: 12 midnight 
September 3 Faculty deadline for Johnston student evaluations for May Term 2022 at 5:00 p.m.