Academic Calendar

2021 - Winter Session

All deadlines are at 12:00 midnight unless otherwise stated.
All dates and deadlines are subject to change.

(University Winter Holidays (Offices Closed): December 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, & 31)
Winter Session is a part of the Spring 2022 semester.

December 14 Classes begin Add to calendar for Classes begin 2021-12-14 06:00:00Z 2021-12-15 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes begin
December 14 Classes meet December 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31; January 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12 Add to calendar for Classes meet December 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31; January 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12 2021-12-14 06:00:00Z 2021-12-15 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes meet December 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31; January 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12
December 15 Last day to drop or add a course (2nd class day) Add to calendar for Last day to drop or add a course (2nd class day) 2021-12-15 06:00:00Z 2021-12-16 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to drop or add a course (2nd class day)
December 15 Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness (Last day to add a course) Add to calendar for Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness (Last day to add a course) 2021-12-15 06:00:00Z 2021-12-16 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness (Last day to add a course)
December 22 Classes will not meet December 22, 23, 24 Add to calendar for Classes will not meet December 22, 23, 24 2021-12-22 06:00:00Z 2021-12-23 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes will not meet December 22, 23, 24
January 5 Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (14th class day) 5:00 p.m. Add to calendar for Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (14th class day) 5:00 p.m. 2022-01-05 06:00:00Z 2022-01-06 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (14th class day) 5:00 p.m.
January 6 Last day to withdraw from the semester (5 class days remaining) Add to calendar for Last day to withdraw from the semester (5 class days remaining) 2022-01-06 06:00:00Z 2022-01-07 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to withdraw from the semester (5 class days remaining)
January 12 Classes end Add to calendar for Classes end 2022-01-12 06:00:00Z 2022-01-13 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes end
January 13 Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings) Add to calendar for Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings) 2022-01-13 06:00:00Z 2022-01-14 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings)
January 14 Final Examinations Add to calendar for Final Examinations 2022-01-14 06:00:00Z 2022-01-15 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Final Examinations
January 18 Final grades due 10:00 a.m. Add to calendar for Final grades due 10:00 a.m. 2022-01-18 06:00:00Z 2022-01-19 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Final grades due 10:00 a.m.

*Drop – If you are choosing to drop one or more classes from a specific *term while still staying enrolled in at least one course. Dropping a course will result in a grade of “W” and tuition plus addition fees will be charged.

*Withdrawal – If you are enrolled in a course/courses as of the first day of the *term and you decide not to attend, you are withdrawing from the term. A withdrawal will result in a grade of “W” and a percentage, if not all, tuition will
be owed depending on the effective withdrawal date.

*Term – Please be aware there are several parts of term for the summer. Maymester, 1 st 5 week, 2 nd 5 week and the 10 week term are each considered individual terms.