Preparing for Spring 2021

Academic Schedule 

The health and safety of our campus community is our priority. Our modified Spring 2021 calendar provides sustained academic continuity while adhering to contact hour requirements.  

Key Dates

  • The semester will start on Monday, February 1, 2021. 
  • There will be no Spring Break or Reading Day. However, classes will be suspended on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, and Tuesday, April 6, 2021. 

  • The last day of classes will be Tuesday, May 11, 2021. 

  • Final exams will be held on the following days: 

    • Wednesday, May 12, 2021 

    • Thursday, May 13, 2021 

    • Friday, May 14, 2021 

    • Saturday, May 15, 2021 

View the full academic calendar for Spring 2021. All courses, including those scheduled online, will conform to the new academic calendar.

Students should also take note of the Financial Liability Dates for Dropping Courses and contact the Office of Student Accounts with any questions.


Advance Registration 

Advance Registration began on Friday, November 13, 2020. Be sure to connect with your Academic Advisor to discuss your options for the spring.

Search the Spring 2021 Schedule of Classes.

Please visit the Registrar’s website for additional information about Advance Registration


Course Delivery   

For safety and flexibility, the University is delivering courses in four broad categories: 100% in-person, mixed in-person, hybrid/blended and 100% online.  

Please visit our Returning to Classrooms & Research page for detailed information on each of the four course delivery options. 

Instructors should visit our Resources for Instructors page for detailed information on course development, technology use and available support. 


International Students 

International students should visit the International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) website for additional information, including guidance and the answers to frequently asked questions.  

If you have a specific question or concern related to the Spring 2021 semester, please contact ISSS at