**Academic Calendar**

# Academic Calendar

The academic calendar gives the start and end dates for graduate and undergraduate semester sessions, and important deadlines for registering or withdrawing from classes. Please contact Student Central with any questions regarding the Academic Calendar.

### Spring 2021

##### Undergraduate Spring 2021

**Monday, January 25, 2021**

Traditional classes begin

**Friday, January 29, 2021**

Last day to add or drop a traditional first-half course without notation (W)

**Friday, January 29, 2021**

Attendance due – traditional courses

**Tuesday, February 2, 2021**

Last day to add or drop a traditional full semester course without notation (W)

**Friday, February 26, 2021**

Last day to withdraw from a traditional first-half course with notation (W)

**March 15 – 19**

Mid-Term Week

**Friday, March 19, 2021**

First-half courses end

**Monday, March 22, 2021**

All mid-term grades due

**Monday, March 22, 2021**

Advising begins for fall

**Monday, March 22, 2021**

Second-half courses begin

**Friday, March 26, 2021**

Last day to add or drop a second-half course without notation (W)

**Friday, March 26, 2021**

Second-Half attendance due

**Tuesday, March 30, 2021**Academic Advisement Day – No classes

**Friday, April 2, 2021**

Veteran priority registration for fall

**Friday, April 2, 2021**

Last day to withdraw from a full semester course with notation (W)

**Monday, April 5, 2021**

Holiday Break – College closed

**Tuesday, April 6, 2021**

Registration for summer opens at 12 a.m.

Registration for fall opens at 12 a.m. for Seniors and honors program students

**Wednesday, April 7, 2021**

Registration for fall opens at 12 a.m. for juniors

**Thursday, April 8, 2021**

Registration opens at 12 a.m. for fall begins for sophomores

**Thursday, April 8, 2021Grad Finale – tentative**

**Friday, April 9, 2021**

Registration opens at 12 a.m. for fall begins for freshmen

**Wednesday, April 18, 2021**

Registration begins for visiting students

**Friday, April 23, 2021**

Last day to withdraw from a second-half course with notation (W)

**Thursday, April 29, 2021**

All College Honors Convocation

**Friday, May 7, 2021**

Courses End

**May 10 – 14**

Final Exam Week

**Friday, May 14, 2021**

Master’s Hooding Ceremony

**Monday, May 17, 2021**

All spring grades due

**Monday, May 24, 2021**

Commencement

##### Graduate Spring 2021

**Monday, Jan. 18, 2021**

First half graduate classes begin

**Friday, Jan. 22, 2021**

First half attendance due

**Friday, Jan. 22, 2021**

Last day to add or drop a first half course without notation (W)

**Friday, Feb. 19, 2021**

Last day to withdraw from a first half course with notation (W)

**Friday, March 5, 2021**

First half graduate classes end

**Friday, March 12, 2021**

First half grades due

**Monday, March 22, 2021**

Advising begins for fall

**Monday, March 22, 2021**

Second half graduate classes begin

**Friday, March 26, 2021**

Last day to add or drop a second half course without notation (W)

**Friday, March 26, 2021**

Second half attendance due

**April 3 – 5**

Holiday Break – College closed

**Tuesday, April 6, 2021**

Registration for fall opens at 12 a.m. for graduates

**Thursday, April 8, 2021**

Grad Finale

**Friday, April 23, 2021**

Last day to withdraw from a second half course with notation (W)

**Friday, May 7, 2021**

Second half graduate classes end

**Monday, May 17, 2021**

Second half grades due

**Friday, May 14, 2021**

Master’s Hooding Ceremony

**Saturday, May 15, 2021**

Commencement

##### KCVC Spring 2021

**Monday, January 18, 2021**

First half KCVC classes begin

**Friday, January 22, 2021**

First half attendance due

**Friday, January 22, 2021**

Last day to drop a first half course without notation (W)

**Friday, February 19, 2021**

Last day to withdraw from a first half course with notation (W)

**Wednesday, March 10, 2021**

First half KCVC classes end

**Friday, March 12, 2021**

First half grades due

**Monday, March 15, 2021**

Second half KCVC classes begin

**Friday, March 19, 2021**

Second half attendance due

**Friday, March 19, 2021**

Last day to drop a second half course without notation (W)

**Monday, March 22, 2021**

Advising begins for fall

**April 3 – 5Holiday Break – College closed**

**Tuesday, April 6, 2021**

Registration for fall opens at 12 a.m. for KCVC Students

**Thursday, April 8, 2021**

Grad Finale – tentative

**Friday, April 16, 2021**

Last day to withdraw from a second half course with notation (W)

**Wednesday, May 5, 2021**

Second half KCVC classes end

**Friday, May 7, 2021**

Second half grades due

**Friday, May 14, 2021**

Master’s Hooding Ceremony

**Saturday, May 15, 2021**

Commencement

### Summer 2021

##### May Intersession 2021

**Wednesday, May 26, 2021**

Last day to add or drop without notation (W) Thursday,

**May 27, 2021**

Attendance due

**Monday, May 31, 2021**

Memorial Day – College closed

**Friday, May 28, 2021**

Last day to withdraw with notation (W)

**Monday, June 7, 2021**

Grades due

##### Undergraduate Summer 2021

Summer Session I |
5 week on campus (face to face) classes |
7 week on-line (ONL) classes |
10 week on-line or on campus classes |

June 7 – July 9, 2021 | June 7 – July 23, 2021 | June 7 – Aug. 13, 2021 | |

Last day to add or drop without notation (W) | June 9 | June 11 | June 14 |

Attendance due | June 11 | June 11 | June 11 |

Independence Day Observed – No classes | July 5 | July 5 | July 5 |

Last day to withdraw with notation (W) | June 30 | July 9 | July 23 |

Grades due | July 12 | July 26 | Aug 16 |

Summer Session II |
5 week on campus (face to face) classes |
7 week on-line (ONL) classes |

July 12 – Aug. 13, 2021 | June 28– Aug. 13, 2021 | |

Last day to add or drop without notation (w) | July 14 | July 2 |

Attendance due | July 16 | July 2 |

Last day to withdraw with notation (w) | Aug. 4 | July 30 |

Grades due | Aug. 16 | Aug. 16 |

##### Graduate - Summer 2021

**May 25, 2021**

First half courses begin

**June 1, 2021**7-week courses begin

**May 28, 2021**

First half attendance due

**June 4, 2021**

7 week attendance due

**May 28, 2021**

Last day to add or drop a first half course without notation (W)

**June 7, 2021**

Last day to add or drop a 7-week course without notation

**June 18, 2021**

Last day to withdraw from a first half course with notation (W)

**July 2, 2021**

Last day to withdraw from a 7-week course with notation (W)

**July 2, 2021**

First half courses end

**July 5, 2021**

First half grades due

**July 5, 2021**

Independence Day Observed

**July 5, 2021**

Second half courses begin

**July 8, 2021**

Last day to add or drop a second half course without notation (W)

**July 9, 2021**

Second half attendance due

**July 16, 2021**

7-week courses end

**July 19, 2021**

7-week grades due

**July 30, 2021**

Last day to withdraw from a second half course with notation (W)

**Aug. 13, 2021**

Second half courses end

**Aug. 16, 2021**

Second half grades due

##### KCVC - Summer 2021

**Monday, May 17, 2021**

First half courses begin

**Friday, May 21, 2021**

First half attendance due

**Friday, May 21, 2021**

Last day to drop a first half course without notation (W)

**Monday, May 31, 2021**

Memorial Day – College closed

**Friday, June 18, 2021**

Last day to withdraw from a first half course with notation (W)

**Friday, July 2, 2021**

First half courses end

**Monday, July 5, 2021**

First half grades due

**Monday, July 5, 2021**

Independence Day – College closed

**Monday, July 5, 2021**

Second half courses begin

**Friday, July 9, 2021**

Second half attendance due

**Friday, July 9, 2021**

Last day to drop a second half course without notation (W)

**Friday, Aug. 6, 2021**

Last day to withdraw from a second half course with notation (W)

**Friday, Aug. 20, 2021**

Second half courses end

**Monday, Aug. 23, 2021**

Second half grades due

### Fall 2021

##### Undergraduate Fall 2021

**Monday, Aug. 30, 2021**

Traditional classes begin

** Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021**

Convocation

**Friday, Sept. 3, 2021**

Last day to add or drop a traditional first-half course without notation (W)

**Friday, Sept. 3, 2021**

Traditional attendance due

**Monday, Sept. 6, 2021**

Labor Day – College closed

**Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021**

Last day to add or drop a traditional full semester course without notation (w)

**Friday, Oct. 1, 2021**

Last day to withdraw from a traditional first-half course with notation (w)

**Oct. 11 – 15**Mid-Term week

**Friday, Oct. 15, 2021**

Traditional first-half classes end

**Oct. 15 at noon**

Fall recess begins

**Oct. 18 – Classes resume 5 p.m.**Fall recess ends

**Monday, Oct. 18, 2021**

Traditional second-half courses begin

**Monday, Oct. 18, 2021**

All mid-term grades due

**Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021**Advising begins for spring

**Friday, Oct. 22, 2021**

Last day to add or drop a second-half course without notation (w)

**Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021**

Academic Advisement Day – Classes suspended until 5 p.m.

**Friday, Oct. 29, 2021**

Veteran priority registration begins

**Monday, Nov. 1, 2021**

Spring registration begins for seniors and honors program students

**Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021**

Spring registration begins for juniors

**Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021**

Spring registration begins for sophomores

**Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021**

Spring registration begins for freshmen

**Friday, Nov. 5, 2021**

Last day to withdraw from a traditional full semester course with notation (w)

**Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021**Registration begins for visiting students

**Friday, Nov. 19, 2021**

Last day to withdraw from a traditional second-half course with notation (w)

**Nov. 24 – 28**

Thanksgiving Break – College closed

**Friday, Dec. 10, 2021**

Traditional classes end

**Dec. 13 – 17**

Traditional Final Exam week

**Dec. 20 by noon**

All final grades due

**Dec. 24 – Jan. 2**

Holiday Break – College closed

##### Graduate Fall 2021

**Monday, Aug. 30, 2021**

First-half graduate classes begin

**Friday, Sept. 3, 2021**

Last day to add or drop a first half course without notation (w)

**Friday, Sept. 3, 2021**

First-half attendance due

**Monday, Sept. 6, 2021**

Labor Day – College closed

**Friday, Oct. 1, 2021**

Last day to withdraw from a first half course with notation (w)

**Friday, Oct. 15, 2021**

First-half graduate classes end

**Monday, Oct. 18, 2021**

First-half grades due

**Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021**

Advising begins for spring

**Monday, Oct. 25, 2021**

Second-half graduate classes begin

**Friday, Oct. 29, 2021**

Second-half attendance due

**Friday, Oct. 29, 2021**

Last day to add or drop a second-half course without notation (w)

**Monday, Nov. 1, 2021**

Registration for spring begins

**Nov. 24 – 28**

Thanksgiving Break – College closed

**Monday, Nov. 29, 2021**

Last day to withdraw from a second-half course with notation (w)

**Friday, Dec. 10, 2021**

Second-half graduate classes end

**Dec. 20 by noon**

Second-half grades due

**Dec. 24 – Jan. 2**

Holiday Break – College closed

##### KCVC Fall 2021

**Monday, Aug. 30, 2021**

First half KCVC classes begin

**Friday, Sept. 3, 2021**

First half attendance due

**Friday, Sept. 3, 2021**

Last day to drop a first half course without notation (w)

**Monday, Sept. 6, 2021**

Labor Day – College closed

**Friday, Oct. 1, 2021**

Last day to withdraw from a first half course with notation (w)

**Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021**

First-half KCVC classes end

**Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021**Advising begins for spring and summer

**Monday, Oct. 25, 2021**

First-half grades due

**Monday, Oct. 25, 2021**

Second-half KCVC classes begin

**Friday, Oct. 29, 2021**

Last day to drop a second half course without notation (w)

**Friday, Oct. 29, 2021**

Second-half attendance due

**Monday, Nov. 1, 2021**

Registration for spring begins

**Nov. 24 – 28**

Thanksgiving Break – College closed

**Monday, Nov. 29, 2021**

Last day to withdraw from a second half course with notation (w)

**Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021**

Second-half KCVC classes end

**Dec. 20 by noon **

Second-half final grades due

**Dec. 24 – Jan. 2**

Holiday Break – College closed

##### Winter and January Intersession 2021-2022

**Winter Intersession **

**Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021**

Last day to add or drop a winter intersession course without notation (w)

**Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021 **

Winter intersession attendance due

**Friday, Jan. 7, 2022 **

Last day to withdraw from winter intersession with notation (W)

**Monday, Jan. 17, 2022**

Winter intersession grades due

**January Intersession**

**Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022**

January intersession attendance due

**Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022**

Last day to add or drop a January intersession course without notation (w)

**Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022**

Last day to withdraw from a January intersession course with notation (w)

**Monday, Jan. 17, 2022**

January intersession grades due