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Academic Calendar

2020-2021

2018-19 | 2019-20 | 2020-21 | 2021-22

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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

Wednesday, July 1 - Wednesday, August 26 (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 Period for Summer Term
Wednesday, July 1- Wednesday, July 8 (for full term courses only)

Drop Period for Summer Term
Wednesday, July 1- Tuesday, July 14 (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 WELCOME SESSION
Friday, August 28

Instruction Begins for 1st Term
Monday, August 31

Add Period
Monday, August 31 - Sunday, September 6

Drop Period
Monday, August 31 - Sunday, September 13

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 Period
Tuesday, October 27 - Monday, November 2

Drop Period
Tuesday, October 27 - Monday, November 9

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 22

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 (40 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 Period
Monday, January 25 - Sunday, January 31

Drop Period
Monday, January 25 - Sunday, February 7

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

Tuesday,  March 23 - Friday, May 21 (40 class days)

Registration Begins for 4th Term
Monday, November 2

4th Term Registration Ends
Friday, March 19

BREAK DAYS (no classes held)

  • Monday, March 22
  • Tuesday, March 30
  • Wednesday, April 14
  • Thursday, April 22 (Earth Day)
  • Friday, April 30

Instruction Begins for 4th Term
Tuesday, March 23

Add Period
Tuesday, March 23 - Monday, March 29

Drop Period
Tuesday, March 23 - Monday, April 5

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