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2021 Family Calendar
Date Time Event Description Calendar
July 1, 2021 OneCard photo due to ensure that AUID cards are ready by move-in One Card
July 15, 2021 Immunization forms due All new students must upload immunization records in their health portal Student Health Center
July 21, 2021 Meal plan enrollment opens meal plans are required for all first- and second-year residential students Dining Services
August 17, 2021 COVID vaccination documentation due Students should upload documentation to their health portal. Student Health Center
August 18, 2021 Ashura Religious Holiday - students can request accommodations Religious Accommodations
August 22 - 24, 2021 Move-in for upper-class students sophomores, juniors, seniors and transfers Housing and Residential Life
August 23, 2021 Deadline for tuition insurance (optional) Last day to enroll in tuition refund insurance with GradGuard GradGuard
August 25 -27, 2021 Move-in for first-year students first-year and transfer students Housing and Residential Life
August 30, 2021 Fall classes begin Academic Calendar
September 3, 2021 Late registration ends for fall classes Academic Calendar
September 6, 2021 Labor Day no classes, university offices closed Academic Calendar
September 7 - 8, 2021 Rosh Hashana Religious Holiday Religious Accommodations
September 10, 2021 Ganesh Chaturi Religious Holiday Religious Accommodations
September 13, 2021 Add/drop ends last day to add a fall course, last day to drop with a 100% refund Academic Calendar
September 16, 2021 Yom Kippur Religious Holiday Religious Accommodations
September 17, 2021 Last day to request a health insurance waiver requests to waive the student health insurance and fee cannot be accepted after this date Student Health Center
September 21 - 22, 2021 First and Second Days of Sukkot Religious Holiday Religious Accommodations
September 28 Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah Religious Holiday Religious Accommodations
October 1-3, 2021 Family Weekend on-campus families are invited to campus Parent and Family Engagement
October 1, 2021 FAFSA opens the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form becomes available Federal Student Aid
October 4, 2021 Schedule of classes published expected release of spring course schedule Academic Calendar
October 6, 2021 Navaratri Begins Religious Holiday Religious Accommodations
October 14, 2021 Vijaya Dashami Religious Holiday Religious Accommodations
October 15, 2021 Fall break no classes, university offices open, halls remain open Academic Calendar
October 31, 2021 Last day to apply for fall graduation Academic Calendar
November 1, 2021 Spring registration begins priority registration for undergraduates Academic Calendar
November 4, 2021 Diwali Religious Holiday Religious Accommodations
November 6, 2021 Birth of Bab Religious Holiday Religious Accommodations
November 7, 2021 Birth of Bahu'u'llah Religious Holiday Religious Accommodations
November 23, 2021 Class schedule change Tuesday classes cancelled; Friday classes meet Academic Calendar
November 24, 2021 Thanksgiving holiday no classes, university offices open halls remain open Academic Calendar
November 25, 2021 Thanksgiving holiday no classes, university offices closed, halls remain open Academic Calendar
November 26, 2021 Thanksgiving holiday no classes, university offices closed, halls remain open Academic Calendar
December 10, 2021 Fall classes end Academic Calendar
December 11, 2021 Fall study days no classes Academic Calendar
December 12, 2021 Fall study days no classes Academic Calendar
December 13 - 18, 2021 Fall final exams note: exam schedule is not the same as the class schedule Academic Calendar
December 19, 2021 Fall Commencement ceremony for August and December graduates Commencement
December 20, 2021 Residence halls close halls close at 12pm Housing and Residential Life
December 24, 2021 - January 2, 2022 Winter break university offices closed, halls closed
December 25, 2021 Christmas Religious Holiday Religious Accommodations
January 2, 2022 Residence halls open halls open at 3pm Housing and Residential Life
January 6, 2022 Payment due student bills for fall tuition and fees Tuition and Fees
January 10, 2022 Spring classes begin Academic Calendar
January 17, 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day no classes, university offices open, halls remain open Academic Calendar
February 1, 2022 Last day to apply for spring graduation Academic Calendar
March 6-13, 2022 Spring break no classes, university offices open, halls remain open Academic Calendar
April 25, 2022 Spring classes end
April 26, 2022 Spring study day no classes
May 5, 2022 Residence halls close halls close at 12pm Housing and Residential Life
May 6 - 8, 2022 Commencement Weekend activities Commencement