College of Arts and Sciences 2021-2022 Academic Year 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 5:30 p.m.
September 24 Final day to submit Johnston regular course contracts at 5:30 p.m.
October 11 and 12 Study Days
October 18 Final day to drop class without appearing on academic transcript at 5:30 p.m.
October 26 Final day to change grading options and credit value at 5 p.m.
October 27 Final day to record a grade for Spring and May 2021 incomplete at 5:30 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 5:30 p.m.
November 24 to 26 Thanksgiving Break
December 1 Deadline for departmental honor awards to be completed for Fall 2021 graduates at 5:30 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 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 17 Martin Luther King Jr. Day- No Classes
January 25 Final day to add classes, submit individualized study contracts at 5:30 p.m.
February 1 Final Day to submit Johnston regular course contracts at 5:30 p.m.
February 25 Final day to drop class without appearing on academic transcript, change grading option and credit value at 5 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 p.m.
March 14 to April 1 Advising and registration period for Fall 2022
March 25 Final day to withdraw from class with a mark of "W" on academic transcript at 5 p.m.
April 18 Last day of classes
April 19 to 22 Final Exams
April 22 Baccalaureate 
April 23 Commencement
May 4 Deadline for Spring 2022 grade submission: 12 midnight
April 25 to April 29 May Term Break
June 3 Faculty deadline for Johnston student evaluations for Spring 2022 at 5 p.m.
May Term 2022
May 2 Classes begin
May 3 Final day to add a class, submit individualized study at 5:30 p.m.
May 4 Final day to submit Johnston regular course contracts at 5:30 p.m.
May 5 Final day to drop a class, change grading option and unit value at 5:30 p.m.
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 Term 2022 at 5:30 p.m.
Summer 2022
June 6 Classes begin
June 17 Final day to add a class, submit individualized study
June 20 Final day to submit Johnston regular course contracts
June 22 Final day to drop a class, change grading option and credit value
July 4 Independence Day Holiday (campus closed)
August 26 Last day of classes
August 27 Final exams
August 31 Deadline for Summer 2022 grade submission: 12 midnight
September 3 Faculty deadline for Johnston student evaluations for Summer 2022