Academic Calendar

Academic calendar for

  • Undergraduate Residential and Commuter
  • MBU Online undergraduate
  • College of Education online and graduate
  • Susan Nolan Palmer MBA
  • Shakespeare and Performance graduate

The Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences calendars are here.

2020 - 21 Academic Year

Fall 2020
August 24, 2020 First Day of Classes
October 2 Term I ends
October 6 Apple Day (regular class schedule)
October 15 Term II begins
November 20 Last day of in-seat instruction, Term II ends
November 23 – 24 Reading Days (limited options for in-seat final exams)
November 25 – 29 Thanksgiving Break
November 30 – December 4 Remote Exams
December 5 – January 10, 2021 Winter Break
December 21 December Degree Conferral (no ceremony)
Spring 2021*
January 11, 2021 Spring Semester begins; Spring Subterm A begins
January 18, 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes)
February 26 Spring Subterm A ends
March 2 Spring Subterm B begins
April 19 Spring Semester ends; Spring Subterm B ends
April 13 – 19 Exams
April 20 Pre-May Term Break
April 21 May Term begins
May 11 May Term ends
May 16 Commencement
*No Spring Break
Summer 2021
May 17, 2021 Summer full term begins; Summer Subterm A begins
July 2 Summer Subterm A ends
July 5 Summer Subterm B begins
August 20 Summer full term ends; Summer Subterm B ends
August 25 August Degree Conferral (no ceremony)

2021 - 22 Academic Year

Fall 2021
August 30, 2021 First Day of Classes
October 5 Apple Day
October 22 Fall Subterm A ends
October 25 Fall Subterm B begins
October 15 – 18 Fall Break (for full semester courses)
November 24 – 28 Thanksgiving Break
December 10 Fall Semester ends; Fall Subterm B ends
December 6 – 10 Exams
December 11 – January 5, 2022 Winter Break
December 20 December Degree Conferral (no ceremony)
Spring 2022
January 6, 2022 Spring Semester begins; Spring Subterm A begins
February 25 Spring Subterm A ends
February 28 Spring Subterm B begins
March 7 – 11 Spring Break (for full semester courses)
April 18 Spring Semester ends; Spring Subterm B ends
April 11 – 18 Exams
April 19 Pre-May Term Break
April 20 May Term begins
May 10 May Term ends
May 15 Commencement
Summer 2022
May 17, 2022 Summer full term begins; Summer Subterm A begins
July 1 Summer Subterm A ends
July 5 Summer Subterm B begins
August 19 Summer full term ends; Summer Subterm B ends
August 26 August Degree Conferral (no ceremony)

2022 - 23 Academic Year

Fall 2022
August 29, 2022 First Day of Classes
October 4 Apple Day
October 21 Fall Subterm A ends
October 24 Fall Subterm B begins
October 14 – 17 Fall Break (for full semester courses)
November 23 – 27 Thanksgiving Break
December 9 Fall Semester ends; Fall Subterm B ends
December 5 – 9 Exams
December 10 – January 4, 2023 Winter Break
December 16 December Degree Conferral (no ceremony)
Spring 2023
January 5, 2023 Spring Semester begins; Spring Subterm A begins
February 24 Spring Subterm A ends
February 27 Spring Subterm B begins
March 6 – 10 Spring Break (for full semester courses)
April 21 Spring Semester ends; Spring Subterm B ends
April 17 – 21 Exams
April 24 Pre-May Term Break
April 25 May Term begins
May 16 May Term ends
May 21 Commencement
Summer 2023
May 23, 2023 Summer full term begins; Summer Subterm A begins
June 30 Summer Subterm A ends
July 3 Summer Subterm B begins
August 18 Summer full term ends; Summer Subterm B ends
August 23 August Degree Conferral (no ceremony)