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Fall 2021 Academic Calendar

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Fall Full-term calendar
Fall A-term calendar
Fall B-term calendar 

Fall 2021 Full-Semester Classes

Calendar Information

Fall (Full Term) Aug. 23  - Dec. 10

First-time freshmen must enroll in UNIV 100 and can begin accessing their UNIV course (including Cajun Connection) on Moodle beginning August 16 at 8:00pm. All other classes begin August 23. August 16
Semester Begins (For Faculty) August 18
All first-time freshmen are required to attend New Student Convocation at 7:00pm in the Cajundome. August 22
Deadline To Pay Tuition/Fees And Retain Schedule  August 23
Student Classes Dropped For Nonpayment Of Tuition/Fees September 13
Classes Begin ($50 late registration fee begins) August 23
Last Day for Dropping or Adding Classes
Note: Last Day for dropping a class without a grade of 'W.'
August 27
Holiday: Labor Day (University Closed) September 6
Last Day to Apply for Candidacy (Graduate School) September 10
Census Day (Fall/Spring Semester - 14th class day/A and B Term - 7th Class Day) September 13
Additional $100 Late Registration Fee Begins September 14
Graduate Foreign Language Examinations September 20
Deadline for Fall 2021 Degree Candidates:
Last Day to Apply for Graduate Degree
Last Day to Apply for Baccalaureate Degree
September 24
Deadline for Spring 2022 Degree Candidates:
For priority registration appointment, degree candidates must submit the application for degree.
September 24
Holiday: Fall Holiday (Classes Do Not Meet) October 7-8
Advising Session for Spring Begins October 18
Registration Begins for Winter Intersession 2021 and Spring 2022.
Note: Registration is available according to a student’s registration time ticket (see ULink).
November 1
Last Day to Drop a Class or Resign from the University with a Grade of 'W.' November 4
Last Day to Change an Incomplete Grade earned in Spring 2021, Summer Intersession 2021, or Summer 2021 before it becomes a permanent grade of 'F.' November 4
Last Day to Submit Defended Copy of Theses or Dissertations for Graduate School Editing and Final Approval November 8
Last Day to Submit Final Copies of Theses or Dissertations
Last Day to Complete Graduate Written and/or Oral Examinations
November 22
Holiday: Thanksgiving (University Closed) November 25-26
Dead Days: No organized activities scheduled by any campus organization and no examinations in classes except for make-up exams and finals in laboratory courses, which consists of laboratory experience only.  Wednesday, December 1 (8pm) - Sunday, December 5
Last Day of Classes December 3
Final Examinations
Exams
Mid-Exam Study Day
Exams Continue

December 6-7
December 8
December 9-10
Semester Ends December 10
Last Day for Faculty to Submit Final Grades to Registrar’s Office (noon deadline) December 13
Fall Commencement Exercises Friday, December 17 and Saturday, December 18

Fall 2021 A-Term Classes

Calendar Information

Fall (A-Term) Aug. 23  - Oct. 12

First-time freshmen must enroll in UNIV 100 and can begin accessing their UNIV course (including Cajun Connection) on Moodle beginning August 16 at 8:00pm. All other classes begin August 23. August 16
Semester Begins (For Faculty) August 18
All first-time freshmen are required to attend New Student Convocation at 7:00pm in the Cajundome. August 22
Deadline To Pay Tuition/Fees And Retain Schedule  August 23
Student Classes Dropped For Nonpayment Of Tuition/Fees September 1
Classes Begin ($50 late registration fee begins) August 23
Census Day (Fall/Spring Semester - 14th class day/A and B Term - 7th Class Day) September 1
Additional $100 Late Registration Fee Begins September 2
Holiday: Labor Day (University Closed) September 6
Last Day to Apply for Candidacy (Graduate School) September 10
Last Day to Drop a Class or Resign from the University with a Grade of 'W.' September 15
Graduate Foreign Language Examinations September 20
Deadline for Fall 2021 Degree Candidates:
Last Day to Apply for Graduate Degree
Last Day to Apply for Baccalaureate Degree
September 24
Deadline for Spring 2022 Degree Candidates:
For priority registration appointment, degree candidates must submit the application for degree.
September 24
Holiday: Fall Holiday (Classes Do Not Meet) October 7-8
Last Day of Classes October 12
Final Examinations October 12
Semester Ends October 12
Last Day for Faculty to Submit Final Grades to Registrar’s Office (noon deadline) October 14
Fall Commencement Exercises Friday, December 17 and Saturday, December 18

Fall 2021 B-Term Classes

Calendar Information

Fall (B-Term) Oct. 18  - Dec. 7

Deadline To Pay Tuition/Fees And Retain Schedule  October 18
Student Classes Dropped For Nonpayment Of Tuition/Fees October 26
Classes Begin ($50 late registration fee begins) October 18
Last Day for Dropping or Adding Classes
Note: Last Day for dropping a class without a grade of 'W.'
October 20
Census Day (Fall/Spring Semester - 14th class day/A and B Term - 7th Class Day) October 26
Additional $100 Late Registration Fee Begins October 27
Holiday: Fall Holiday (Classes Do Not Meet) October 7-8
Advising Session for Spring Begins October 18-29
Registration Begins for Winter Intersession 2021 and Spring 2022.
Note: Registration is available according to a student’s registration time ticket (see ULink).
November 1
Last Day to Change an Incomplete Grade earned in Spring 2021, Summer Intersession 2021, or Summer 2021 before it becomes a permanent grade of 'F.' November 4
Last Day to Drop a Class or Resign from the University with a Grade of 'W.' November 8
Last Day to Submit Defended Copy of Theses or Dissertations for Graduate School Editing and Final Approval November 8
Last Day to Submit Final Copies of Theses or Dissertations
Last Day to Complete Graduate Written and/or Oral Examinations
November 22
Holiday: Thanksgiving (University Closed) November 25-26
Dead Days: No organized activities scheduled by any campus organization and no examinations in classes except for make-up exams and finals in laboratory courses, which consists of laboratory experience only.  Wednesday, December 1 (8pm) - Sunday, December 5
Last Day of Classes December 7
Final Examinations December 7
Semester Ends December 7
Last Day for Faculty to Submit Final Grades to Registrar’s Office (noon deadline) December 13
Fall Commencement Exercises Friday, December 17 and Saturday, December 18