Fall 2021 Academic Calendar

Below is the standard University Academic Calendar. A separate academic calendar for students in the fully online M.S.N., D.N.P., Ed.D., D.B.A, ABSN programs can be found below standard Academic Calendar.

Full Semester Course First Mini-Mester Course Second Mini-Mester Course
Undergraduate Student Orientation Various Sessions from
June 14-21
Various Sessions from
June 14-21
Various Sessions from
June 14-21
Fall 2021 Tuition Due August 9 August 9 August 9
Graduate Student Orientation August 28 August 28 August 28
Classes Begin August 30 August 30 October 25
Labor Day Holiday – University Closed September 6 September 6 N/A
Last Day to Add a Class September 7 September 1 October 27
Last Day to Drop a Class without Academic Record September 7 September 3 October 29
Last Day to Drop a class with 100% refund of tuition and fees September 7 September 3-
no refunds after this date
October 29-
no refunds after this date
First day to withdraw from a class with a grade of W September 8 September 4 October 30
Mass of the Holy Spirit – No Classes between 11am and 3pm September 1 September 1 N/A
Last day to withdraw from a class with 75% tuition refund September 14 N/A N/A
Last day to withdraw from a class with 50% tuition refund September 21-
no refunds after this date
N/A N/A
Homecoming Weekend Oct 14-17 Oct 14-17 N/A
Midterm Grades – Due by 5pm October 22 September 24 November 19
Spring 2022 Registration Begins October – TBD October – TBD October – TBD
Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of W November 5 September 10 November 5
Veterans Day – University Closed November 11 N/A November 11
Make up day for Veterans Day – Thursday classes met November 16 N/A November 16
Thanksgiving Holiday – University Closed November 24-28 N/A November 24-28
Last Day of Classes December 11 October 23 December 18
Final Exam Period December 13-18 See course syllabus See course syllabus
Final Grades – Due by 12pm December 20 October 25 December 20

Fall 2021 Academic Calendar for Fully Online M.S.N., D.N.P., Ed.D., D.B.A, ABSN

 M.S.N., D.N.P., Ed.D., D.B.A ABSN
Session 1
ABSN
Session 2
ABSN
Full Semester
Fall 2021 Tuition is Due August 9 August 9 August 9 August 9
Classes Begin September 6 August 30 October 25 August 30
Labor Day Holiday – University Closed September 6 September 6 N/A September 6
Last Day to Add a Class September 13 September 1 October 27 September 7
Last Day to Drop a Class without Academic Record September 13 September 3 October 29 September 7
Last Day to Drop a class with 100% refund of tuition and fees September 13 September 3-
no refunds after this date
October 29-
no refunds after this date
September 7
First day to withdraw from a class with a grade of W September 14 September 4 October 30 September 8
Last day to withdraw from a class with 75% tuition refund September 20 N/A N/A September 14
Last day to withdraw from a class with 50% tuition refund September 27-
no refunds after this date
N/A N/A September 21-
no refunds after this date
Midterm Grades – Due by 5pm October 22 September 24 November 19 October 22
Spring 2021 Registration Begins October – TBD October – TBD October – TBD October – TBD
Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of W November 12 September 10 November 5 November 5
Veterans Day – University Closed November 11 N/A November 11 November 11
Make up day for Veterans Day – Thursday classes met November 16 N/A November 16 November 16
Thanksgiving Holiday – University Closed November 24-28 N/A November 24-28 November 24-28
Last Day of Classes December 11 October 16 December 11 December 11
Flex Week December 13-18 October 18-23 December 13-18 N/A
Final Grades – Due by 12pm December 20 October 25 December 20 December 20