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2020-21

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***CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE PENDING FINAL APPROVAL OF UNIVERSITY CALENDAR***

Summer Institutes

 

Begin Tuesday, May 26

Registration Begins for Summer Institute Term
Tuesday, February 11

Registration Ends for Summer Institute Term
Varies per institute course

Part-time/Online MPH NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION
Sunday, May 31

 

Summer Term

Monday, July 1 - Friday, August 23 (39 class days)

Registration Begins for Summer Term
Thursday, April 2

Registration Ends for Summer Term
Friday, June 26

NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION/REGISTRATION
Monday, June 29- Tuesday, June 30

Instruction Begins for Summer Term
Wednesday, July 1

INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY RECESS
Friday, July 3

Add/Drop Period for Summer Term
Wednesday, July 1- Wednesday, July 8 (for full term courses only)

Last Day to Make Schedule Changes for Summer Term (Course withdrawal deadline)
Wednesday, August 12 (for full term courses only)

Last Day of Class for Summer Term
Wednesday, August 26

1st Term 

Monday, August 31 - Monday, October 26 (40 class days)

Registration Begins for 1st Term for Continuing Students & Special Students
Monday, April 27

1st Term Registration Ends for Continuing Students & Special Student
Tuesday, August 25

NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION / REGISTRATION
Wednesday, August 26 - Friday, August 28

Instruction Begins for 1st Term
Monday, August 31

Add/Drop Period
TBD

LABOR DAY RECESS
Monday, September 7

Last Day to Make Schedule Changes for 1st Term (Course withdrawal deadline)
Monday, October 12

Last Day of Class for 1st Term
Monday, October 26

 

2nd Term 

Tuesday, October 27 - Wednesday, December 23 (39 class days)

Registration Begins for 2nd Term
Monday, April 27

2nd Term Registration Ends
Friday, October 23

Instruction Begins for 2nd Term
Tuesday, October 27

Add/Drop Period
TBD

THANKSGIVING RECESS
Wednesday, November 25 - Sunday, November 29

Last Day to Make Schedule Changes for 2nd Term (Course withdrawal deadline)
Wednesday, December 9

Last Class Day of 2nd Term
Wednesday, December 23

 

Winter Intersession

Monday, January 4 - Friday, January 15

Registration Begins for Winter Intersession
Thursday, October 1

Registration Ends for Winter Intersession
Wednesday, December 30

Part-time/Online MPH NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION
Sunday, January 3

**Add/Drop Period and Last Day to Make Schedule Changes for Winter Intersession varies per course

 

3rd Term 

Monday,  January 25 - Friday, March 19 (39 class days)

Registration Begins for 3rd Term
Monday, November 2

3rd Term Registration Ends
Friday, January 22

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. HOLIDAY RECESS
Monday, January 18

Instruction Begins for 3rd Term
Monday, January 25

Add/Drop Period
TBD

Last Day to Make Schedule Changes for 3rd Term (Course withdrawal deadline)
Friday, March 5

Last Day of Class for 3rd Term
Friday, March 19

 

4th Term 

Monday,  March 29 - Friday, May 21 (40 class days)

Registration Begins for 4th Term
Monday, November 2

4th Term Registration Ends
Friday, March 26

SPRING RECESS
Monday, March 22 - Friday, March 26

Instruction Begins for 4th Term
Monday, March 29

Add/Drop Period
TBD

Last Day to Make Schedule Changes for 4th Term (Course withdrawal deadline)
Friday, May 7

Last Day of Class for 4th Term
Friday, May 21

PUBLIC HEALTH CONVOCATION CEREMONY
Tuesday, May 25

UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY
Thursday, May 27

RESIDENCY PROGRAM ENDS
Wednesday, June 30