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Students who are considering dropping a course or withdrawing are encouraged to review Important Financial Dates with Student Account Services.

Summer 2021 Important Dates

Date(s) Day Event
June 7 Mon Degree Applications for Summer Graduation due in Registrar's Office or Graduate Office
Aug 2 Mon Campus Classes Grades due at 10 a.m.
Aug 13 Fri Official Graduation Date (Semester end)
Aug 16 Mon 7-Week Online Classes Grades Due at 10:00 a.m.
Aug 17 Tue Target Date for Posting ALL Summer Grades to Transcripts

Off Schedule Class Dates

Dropping Courses: A student may drop designated Off-Schedule Course during the first 80% of the length of the Off-Schedule Course.  Off-Schedule Courses must be dropped by completing forms in the Registrar's Office.  Off-Schedule Courses cannot be dropped on CatPAWS once the course has started.

Withdrawal: If a student is only enrolled in one course that is designated as Off-Schedule, the student may withdraw from the University before 80% of the length of the course has expired.  A "W" will be recorded on the transcript for the Off-Schedule course.

Refunds for Off-Schedule Courses: Off-Schedule and varying length course drop and withdrawal refund dates are prorated according to the actual length of the course and do not follow the schedules below.

1st Block Dates

Date(s) Day Event
May 6 - May 11 Thur-Tue Online Verification Available
May 11 Tue
  • 1st Block begins
  • Registration begins in Admissions Office
  • Supersede Petitions (undergraduate students) due on CatPAWS or in Registrar's Office
  • Petitions to supersede (graduate students) due in Graduate Office
  • Last date to enroll or add a 1st Block course
May 12 Wed Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a 1st Block course
May 17 Mon Last date to place a 1st Block course on audit
Last date to place a 1st Block course on pass/fail
May 28 Fri Last date to drop a 1st Block course
May 28 Fri Last date to withdraw from 1st Block
May 31 Mon Memorial Day - no classes
June 4 Fri 1st Block ends
June 7 Mon 1st Block Grades due to Registrar by 10 am

2nd Block Dates

Date(s) Day Event
May 6 - June 7 Thur-Mon Online Verification Available
June 7 Mon
  • 2nd Block begins
  • Registration begins in Admissions Office
  • Supersede Petitions (undergraduate students) due on CatPAWS or in Registrar's Office
  • Petitions to supersede (graduate students) due in Graduate Office
  • Last date to enroll or add a 2nd Block course
June 8 Tue Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a 2nd Block course
June 11 Fri Last date to place a 2nd Block course on audit
Last date to place a 2nd Block course on pass/fail
June 28 Mon Last date to drop a 2nd Block course
June 28 Mon Last date to withdraw from 2nd Block
July 2 Fri 2nd Block ends
July 5 Mon Independence Day Holiday
July 6 Tue 2nd Block Grades due to Registrar by 10 am

3rd Block Dates

Date(s) Day Event
May 6 - July 6 Thur-Tue Online Verification Available
July 6 Tue
  • 3rd Block begins
  • Registration begins in Admissions Office
  • Supersede Petitions (undergraduate students) due on CatPAWS or in Registrar's Office
  • Petitions to supersede (graduate students) due in Graduate Office
  • Last date to enroll or add a 3rd Block course
July 7 Wed Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a 3rd Block course
July 12 Mon Last date to place a 3rd Block course on audit
Last date to place a 3rd Block course on pass/fail
July 26 Mon Last date to drop a 3rd Block course
July 26 Mon Last date to withdraw from 3rd Block
July 30 Fri 3rd Block ends
Aug 2 Mon 3rd Block Grades due to Registrar by 10 am

1&2 Block Dates (8 weeks)

Date(s) Day Event
May 6 - May 12 Thur-Wed Online Verification Available
May 11 Tue
  • 1&2 Block (8-week) classes begin
  • Registration begins in Admissions Office
  • Supersede Petitions (undergraduate students) due on CatPAWS or in Registrar's Office
  • Petitions to supersede (graduate students) due in Graduate Office
May 12 Wed Last date to enroll or add a 1&2 Block course
May 13 Thu Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a 1&2 Block course
May 20 Thu Last date to place a 1&2 Block course on audit
Last date to place a 1&2 Block course on pass/fail
May 31 Mon Memorial Day - no classes
June 22 Tue Last date to drop a 1&2 Block course
June 22 Tue Last date to withdraw from 1&2 Block course
July 2 Fri 1&2 Block courses end
July 5 Mon Independence Day Holiday
July 6 Tue 1&2 Block Grades due to Registrar by 10 am

2&3 Block Dates

Date(s) Day Event
May 6 - June 8 Thur-Tue Online Verification Available
June 7 Mon
  • 2&3 Block (8-week) classes begin
  • Registration begins in Admissions Office
  • Supersede Petitions (undergraduate students) due on CatPAWS or in Registrar's Office
  • Petitions to supersede (graduate students) due in Graduate Office
June 8 Tue Last date to enroll or add a 2&3 Block course
June 9 Wed Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a 2&3 Block course
June 16 Wed Last date to place a 2&3 Block course on audit
Last date to place a 2&3 Block course on pass/fail
July 5 Mon Independence Day Holiday - no classes
July 20 Tue Last date to drop a 2&3 Block course
July 20 Tue Last date to withdraw from 2&3 Block course
July 30 Fri 2&3 Block courses end
Aug 2 Mon 2&3 Block Grades due to Registrar by 10 am

7W1 Block Dates  (7-Week Block 1)

Date(s) Day Event
May 6 - May 12 Thur-Wed Online Verification Available
May 11 Tue
  • 7-Week Block 1 Online classes begin
  • Registration begins in Admissions Office
  • Supersede Petitions (undergraduate students) due on CatPAWS or in Registrar's Office
  • Petitions to supersede (graduate students) due in Graduate Office
May 12 Wed Last date to enroll or add a 7-Wk Block 1 course
May 13 Thu Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a 7-Wk Block 1 course
May 20 Thu Last date to place a 7-Wk Block 1 course on audit
Last date to place a 7-Wk Block 1 course on pass/fail
May 31 Mon Memorial Day - no classes
June 16 Wed Last date to drop a 7-Wk Block 1 course
June 16 Wed Last date to withdraw from 7-Wk Block 1 course
June 25 Fri 7-Wk Block 1 courses end
July 6 Tue 7-Wk Block 1 Grades due to Registrar by 10 am

7W2 Block Dates (7-Week Block 2)

Date(s) Day Event
May 6 - June 29 Thur-Tue Online Verification Available
June 28 Mon
  • 7-Week Block 2 Online classes begin
  • Registration begins in Admissions Office
  • Supersede Petitions (undergraduate students) due on CatPAWS or in Registrar's Office
  • Petitions to supersede (graduate students) due in Graduate Office
June 29 Tue Last date to enroll or add a 7-Wk Block 2 course
June 30 Wed Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a 7-Wk Block 2 course
July 5 Mon Independence Day Holiday - no classes
July 8 Thu Last date to place a 7-Wk Block 2 course on audit
Last date to place a 7-Wk Block 2 course on pass/fail
Aug 4 Wed Last date to drop a 7-Wk Block 2 course
Aug 4 Wed Last date to withdraw from a 7-Wk Block 2 course
Aug 13 Fri 7-Wk Block 2 courses end
Aug 16 Mon 7-Wk Block 2 Grades due to Registrar by 10 am

Full Semester (12-Weeks) Dates

Date(s) Day Event
May 6 - May 14 Thur-Fri Online Verification Available
May 11 Tue
  • Full Summer Semester (12-week) classes begin 
  • Registration begins in Admissions Office
  • Supersede Petitions (undergraduate students) due on CatPAWS or in Registrar's Office
  • Petitions to supersede (graduate students) due in Graduate Office
May 14 Fri Last date to enroll or add a semester course
Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out for a semester course
May 24 Mon Last date to place a semester course on audit
May 24 Mon Last date to place a semester course on pass/fail
May 31 Mon Memorial Day - no classes
July 5 Mon Independence Day Holiday - no classes
July 15 Thu Last date to drop a semester course
July 15 Thu Last date to withdraw from a semester course
July 30 Fri Semester Campus classes end (12-week end)
Aug 2 Mon Campus Classes Grades due to Registrar by 10 am
Aug 13 Fri 7-Week Online Classes end
Aug 13 Fri Official Graduation Date
Aug 16 Mon 7-Week Online Classes Grades due to Registrar by 10 am

Summer 2021 Online Professional Dates

Online Professional Block 1 Dates

Date(s) Day Event
Apr 21 Wed Undergraduate application and application payment deadline
Apr 27 Tue Undergraduate document deadline
Apr 27 Tue Graduate application and application payment deadline
May 3 Mon Graduate document deadline
May 4 Tue Last date to add or enroll in an Online Professional Block 1 (OP1) course
May 6 Thu Payment Deadline
May 7 Fri Drop for non-payment
May 11 Tue Online Professional Block 1 (OP1) courses begin
May 31 Mon Memorial Day -- no classes
Jun 16 Wed Last date to drop an Online Professional Block 1 (OP1) course
Jun 16 Wed Last date to withdraw from Online Professional Block 1 (OP1) course(s) - (when enrolled in OP1 courses ONLY)
Jun 25 Fri Online Professional Block 1 (OP1) courses end
Jul 6 Tue Final Grades due in Registrar's Office by 10 am for OP1 courses

Online Professional Block 2 Dates

Date(s) Day Event
Jun 8 Tue Undergraduate application and application payment deadline
Jun 14 Mon Undergraduate document deadline
Jun 14 Mon Graduate application and application payment deadline
Jun 18 Fri Graduate document deadline
Jun 21 Mon Last date to add or enroll in an Online Professional Block 2 (OP2) course
Jun 23 Wed Payment deadline
Jun 24 Thu Drop for non-payment 
Jun 28 Mon Online Professional Block 2 (OP2) courses begin
Jul 5 Mon Independence Day Holiday -- no classes
Aug 4 Wed Last date to drop an Online Professional Block 2 (OP2) course
Aug 4 Wed Last date to withdraw from Online Professional Block 2 (OP2) course(s) - (when enrolled in OP2 courses ONLY)
Aug 13 Fri Online Professional Block 2 (OP2) courses end
Aug 16 Mon Final Grades due by 10 am for OP2 courses

Fall 2021 Important Dates

Date(s) Day Event
Aug 13-18 Fri-Wed Online Verification Available
Aug 13 Fri Textbook Pickup -- The Station, times to be announced
Aug 14 Sat Textbook Pickup -- The Station, times to be announced
Aug 15 Sun Textbook Pickup -- The Station, times to be announced
Aug 16 Mon Textbook Pickup -- The Station, times to be announced
Aug 17 Tue Textbook Pickup -- The Station, times to be announced
Aug 17 Tue General Registration -- Administration Building, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Aug 18 Wed
  • Classes begin
  • Textbook Pickup -- The Station, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Degree applications (December) to be filed with Registrar's Office or Graduate Office
  • Supersede Petitions (undergraduate students) due on CatPAWS or in Registrar's Office
  • Petitions to supersede (graduate students) due in Graduate Office
Aug 19 Thu Last date to add or enroll in a first-block or 7-Wk Block 1 course
Aug 24 Tue Last date to establish credit by departmental test-out and receive 100% refund
Aug 24 Tue Last day to add or enroll in a semester course
Late registration ends
Aug 27 Fri Last date to place a first-block or 7-Wk Block 1 course on pass/fail
Last date to change a first-block or 7-Wk Block 1 course to audit
Sept 6 Mon Labor Day -- no classes
Sept 8 Wed Last date to change a semester course to audit
Sept 13 Mon 5-Week Grade Assessments due by 10 a.m.
Sept 28 Tue Last date to drop a first-block or 7-Wk Block 1 course
Sept 28 Tue Last date to withdraw from 7-Wk Block 1 course(s)  (when 7W1 courses ONLY)
Sept 29 Wed Last date to place a semester course on pass/fail
Sept 27 - Oct 1 Mon-Fri Midterm examinations
Oct 4 Mon Midterm Grades due by 10 a.m.
Oct 8 Fri First block ends
Oct 8 Fri 7-Wk Block 1 ends
Oct 11 Mon Second block begins
Oct 12 Tue First block, 7-Wk Block 1 and OP1 Final Grades due by 10 am to Registrar
Oct 12 Tue Last day to add or enroll in a second-block course
Oct 18 Mon Preregistration for Spring 2022 begins
Oct 18 Mon 7-Wk Block 2 begins
Oct 19 Tue Last date to enroll or add a 7-Wk Block 2 course
Oct 20 Wed Last date to place a second-block course on pass/fail
Last date to change a second-block course to audit
Oct 27 Wed Last date to place a 7-Wk Block 2 course on pass/fail
Last date to place a 7-Wk Block 2 course on audit
Oct 29 Fri Walkout Day - No Campus Classes
Oct 30 Sat Homecoming
Nov 1 Mon 11-Week Grade Assessments due by 10 am
Nov 8 Mon Last date to drop a semester course
Nov 8 Mon Last date to withdraw from the University
Nov 12 Fri Preregistration appointments for Spring 2022 end
Nov 17 Wed Last date to drop a second-block course
Nov 22-26 Mon-Fri Thanksgiving Break
Nov 25-26 Thu-Fri Thanksgiving Break (7-Week Online Classes Only)
Nov 30 Tue Last date to drop a 7-Wk Block 2 course
Nov 30 Tue Last date to withdraw from 7-Wk Block 2 course(s)  (when 7W2 courses ONLY)
Dec 3 Fri Classwork ends
Dec 3 Fri Second Block ends
Dec 6-10 Mon-Fri Final Exams
Dec 10 Fri
  • Semester Ends
  • 7-Wk Block 2 courses end
  • Undergraduate incomplete grades from Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 due in Registrar's Office
Dec 10 Fri Commencement Ceremonies
Dec 13 Mon Final Grades due by 10 a.m. (includes Second Block, 7-Wk Block 2, OP2)

Fall 2021 Online Professional Dates

Online Professional Block 1 Dates

Date(s) Day Event
Jul 29 Thu Undergraduate application and application payment deadline
Aug 4 Wed Undergraduate document deadline
Aug 4 Wed Graduate application and application payment deadline
Aug 10 Tue Graduate document deadline
Aug 11 Wed Last date to add or enroll in an Online Professional Block 1 (OP1) course
Aug 13 Fri Payment Deadline
Aug 16 Mon Drop for non-payment
Aug 18 Wed Online Professional Block 1 (OP1) courses begin
Sept 6 Mon Labor Day -- no classes
Sept 28 Tue Last date to drop an Online Professional Block 1 (OP1) course
Sept 28 Tue Last date to withdraw from Online Professional Block 1 (OP1) course(s) - (when enrolled in OP1 courses ONLY)
Oct 8 Fri Online Professional Block 1 (OP1) courses end
Oct 12 Tue Final Grades due in Registrar's Office by 10 am for OP1 courses

Online Professional Block 2 Dates

Date(s) Day Event
Sept 28 Tue Undergraduate application and application payment deadline
Oct 4 Mon Undergraduate document deadline
Oct 4 Mon Graduate application and application payment deadline
Oct 8 Fri Graduate document deadline
Oct 11 Mon Last date to add or enroll in an Online Professional Block 2 (OP2) course
Oct 13 Wed Payment deadline
Oct 14 Thu Drop for non-payment 
Oct 18 Mon Online Professional Block 2 (OP2) courses begin
Nov 25-26 Thu-Fri Thanksgiving Break
Nov 30 Tue Last date to drop an Online Professional Block 2 (OP2) course
Nov 30 Tue Last date to withdraw from Online Professional Block 2 (OP2) course(s) - (when enrolled in OP2 courses ONLY)
Dec 10 Fri Online Professional Block 2 (OP2) courses end
Dec 10 Fri Commencement Ceremonies
Dec 13 Mon Final Grades due by 10 am for OP2 courses