Academic Calendar

Campus Academic Calendar

NEW Semester Calendar

Spring Semester 2021

January 4 Campus Open
January 18 End intersession break
January 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day | NO CLASSES
January 19* First day of classes
January 26 Add/Drop deadline @5:00 pm CST
April 12 – 18 Spring Break | NO CLASSES
April 19 Last day to withdraw with a “W” grade
May 3 Regular session classes end
May 4 – 10 Final exams
May 10 Last day of Spring Semester
May 11 – 28 Intersession break | NO CLASSES

Summer Semester 2021

May 17 – 21 Ore-Orientation Workshops
May 26 The Community Experience
May 27 The Chicago Experience
May 29 – 31 Memorial Day | NO CLASSES
June 1* First day of classes
June 8 Add/Drop deadline @5:00 pm CST
June 19 Juneteenth | NO CLASSES
July 5 Independence Day (Observed) | NO CLASSES
July 26 Last day to withdraw with a “W” grade
August 9 Last day of summer semester
August 10 – 27 Intersession break | NO CLASSES

Fall Semester 2021

August 30 First day of classes
September 4 – 6 Labor Day | NO CLASSES
September 7 Add/Drop deadline @5:00 pm CST
November 24 – 28 Thanksgiving Holiday | NO CLASSES
November 29** Last day to withdraw with a “W” grade
December 11 Regular session classes end
December 13 – 18 Final exams
December 18 Last day of fall semester
December 19 Begin Intersession break | NO CLASSES
December 23 – Jan 3, 2022 Holiday Closing | NO CLASSES

Quarter Calendar

Winter Quarter 2021

January 19* First day of Winter Quarter 2021 classes
January 26 Add/Drop deadline @5:00 pm
March 19 Last day to withdraw with a “W” grade
April 3 Last day of Winter 2021 classes
April 5 – 9 Spring break/Orientation I Campus open

Spring Quarter 2021

April 12 First day of Spring Quarter 2021 classes
April 19 Add/Drop deadline @5:00 pm
May 31 Memorial Day | NO CLASSES
June 11 Last day to withdraw with a “W” grade
June 26 Last day of Spring Quarter 2021 classes
June 28 – July 2 Summer break / Graduation / Orientation | Campus Open
July 5 Independence Day (Observed) | NO CLASSES

Summer Quarter 2021

July 6* First day of Summer Quarter 2021 classes
July 13 Add/Drop deadline @5:00 pm CST
September 3 Last day to withdraw with a “W” grade
September 6 Labor Day | NO CLASSES
September 18 Last day of Summer Quarter 2021 classes
September 20 – 24 Summer break / Orientation | Campus Open

Fall Quarter 2021

September 27 First day of Fall Quarter 2021 classes
October 4 Add/Drop deadline @5:00 pm CST
November 11 Veteran’s Day | Campus closed
November 24 Thanksgiving break (students) | Campus open
November 25 – 28 Thanksgiving break | Campus closed
November 29** Last day to withdraw with a “W” grade
December 11 Last day of Fall Quarter 2021 classes
December 13 – 17 Winter break (students) | Campus open
December 18 – January 2, 2022 Winter break | Campus closed
January 3 – Jan 7, 2022 Orientation | Campus open

*Monday of the 1st or 2nd week of the quarter is a national holiday.
**Due to the Thanksgiving break, the withdrawal deadline is extended to Monday, November 29th

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