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Spring 2021 Academic Calendar

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A-term calendar
B-term calendar 

Spring 2021 Full-Semester Classes

Calendar Information

Spring (Full Term) Jan. 13  - May 7

Deadline To Pay Tuition/Fees And Retain Schedule  January 13
Semester Begins (For Faculty) January 11
First Day of Classes for Freshmen:
All first-time freshmen must enroll in UNIV 100 and can begin accessing their UNIV 100 course online
including New Student Convocation and Cajun Connection) on Tuesday, Janury 12 at 8 a.m. All other classes will begin January 13.
January 12
Classes Begin ($50 late registration fee begins) January 13
Holiday: Martin Luther King Day (University Closed) January 18
Last Day for Dropping or Adding Classes
Note: Last Day for dropping a class without a grade of 'W.'
January 20
Last Day to Apply for Candidacy (Graduate School) January 22
Census Day (Spring Semester - 14th class day/A and B Term - 7th Class Day) February 2
Student Classes Dropped For Nonpayment Of Tuition/Fees February 2
Additional $100 Late Registration Fee Begins February 3
Graduate Foreign Language Examinations February 4
Holiday: Mardi Gras (Classes Do Not Meet | Administrative Offices Open February 17) February 15-17
Deadline for Spring 2021 Degree Candidates:
Last Day to Apply for Graduate Degree
Last Day to Apply for Baccalaureate Degree
March 5
Deadline for Summer/Fall 2021 Degree Candidates:
For priority registration appointment, degree candidates must submit the application for degree.
March 5
Advising Session for Summer/Fall Begins March 15-26
Registration Begins for Summer Intersession 2020, Summer 2021, and Fall 2021.
Note: Registration is available according to a student’s registration time ticket (see ULink).
March 29
Holiday: Easter (Classes Do Not Meet | Administrative Offices Open April 6) April 2-6
Last Day to Submit Defended Copy of Theses or Dissertations for Graduate School Editing and Final Approval April 12
Last Day to Change an Incomplete Grade, Earned in the Fall 2020 or Winter Intersession 2020 before it becomes a permanent grade of 'F.' April 14
Holiday: Lagniappe Day (Classes Do Not Meet) April 16
Last Day to Drop a Class or Resign from the University with a Grade of 'W.' April 23
Last Day to Submit Final Copies of Theses or Dissertations
Last Day to Complete Graduate Written and/or Oral Examinations

April 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, April 28 (8pm) - Sunday, May 2
Last Day of Classes April 30
Final Examinations
Exams
Mid-Exam Study Day
Exams Continue

May 3-4
May 5
May 6-7
Semester Ends May 7
Last Day for Faculty to Submit Final Grades to Registrar’s Office (noon deadline) May 10
Spring Commencement Exercises Friday, May 14

Spring 2021 A-Term Classes

Calendar Information

Spring (A-Term) Jan. 13  - Mar. 9

Deadline To Pay Tuition/Fees And Retain Schedule  January 13
Semester Begins (For Faculty) January 11
First Day of Classes for Freshmen:
All first-time freshmen must enroll in UNIV 100 and can begin accessing their UNIV 100 course online
including New Student Convocation and Cajun Connection) on Tuesday, January 12. All other classes will begin January 13.
January 12
Classes Begin ($50 late registration fee begins) January 13
Holiday: Martin Luther King Day (Offices Closed) January 18
Last Day for Dropping or Adding Classes
Note: Last Day for dropping a class without a grade of 'W.'
January 15
Last Day to Apply for Candidacy (Graduate School) January 22
Census Day (Spring Semester - 14th class day/A and B Term - 7th Class Day) January 22
Student Classes Dropped For Nonpayment Of Tuition/Fees January 22
Additional $100 Late Registration Fee Begins January 23
Graduate Foreign Language Examinations February 4
HolidayMardi Gras (Classes Do Not Meet | Administrative Offices Open February 17) February 15-17
Last Day to Drop a Class or Resign from the University with a Grade of 'W.' March 2
Deadline for Spring 2021 Degree Candidates:
Last Day to Apply for Graduate Degree
Last Day to Apply for Baccalaureate Degree
March 5
Deadline for Summer/Fall 2021 Degree Candidates:
For priority registration appointment, degree candidates must submit the application for degree.
March 5
Advising Session for Summer/Fall Begins March 15-26
Registration Begins for Summer Intersession 2020, Summer 2021, and Fall 2021.
Note: Registration is available according to a student’s registration time ticket (see ULink).
March 29
Holiday: Easter (Classes Do Not Meet | Administrative Offices Open April 6) April 2-6
Last Day to Submit Defended Copy of Theses or Dissertations for Graduate School Editing and Final Approval April 12
Last Day to Change an Incomplete Grade, Earned in the Fall 2020 or Winter Intersession 2020 before it becomes a permanent grade of 'F.' April 14
Holiday: Lagniappe Day (Classes Do Not Meet) April 16
Last Day to Submit Final Copies of Theses or Dissertations
Last Day to Complete Graduate Written and/or Oral Examinations

April 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, April 28 (8pm) - Sunday, May 2
Last Day of Classes March 9
Final Examinations March 9
Semester Ends March 9
Last Day for Faculty to Submit Final Grades to Registrar’s Office (noon deadline) March 11
Spring Commencement Exercises Friday, May 14

Spring 2021 B-Term Classes

Calendar Information

Spring (B-Term) Mar. 15  - May 4

Deadline To Pay Tuition/Fees And Retain Schedule  March 15
Classes Begin ($50 late registration fee begins) March 15
Last Day for Dropping or Adding Classes
Note: Last Day for dropping a class without a grade of 'W.'
March 17
Census Day (Spring Semester - 14th class day/A and B Term - 7th Class Day) March 23
Student Classes Dropped For Nonpayment Of Tuition/Fees March 23
Additional $100 Late Registration Fee Begins March 24
Deadline for Spring 2021 Degree Candidates:
Last Day to Apply for Graduate Degree
Last Day to Apply for Baccalaureate Degree
March 5
Deadline for Summer/Fall 2021 Degree Candidates:
For priority registration appointment, degree candidates must submit the application for degree.
March 5
Advising Session for Summer/Fall Begins March 15-26
Registration Begins for Summer Intersession 2020, Summer 2021, and Fall 2021.
Note: Registration is available according to a student’s registration time ticket (see ULink).
March 29
Holiday: Easter (Classes Do Not Meet | Administrative Offices Open April 6) April 2-6
Last Day to Submit Defended Copy of Theses or Dissertations for Graduate School Editing and Final Approval April 12
Last Day to Change an Incomplete Grade, Earned in the Fall 2020 or Winter Intersession 2020 before it becomes a permanent grade of 'F.' April 14
Holiday: Lagniappe Day (Classes Do Not Meet) April 16
Last Day to Drop a Class or Resign from the University with a Grade of 'W.' April 23
Last Day to Submit Final Copies of Theses or Dissertations
Last Day to Complete Graduate Written and/or Oral Examinations

April 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, April 28 (8pm) - Sunday, May 2
Last Day of Classes April 30
Final Examinations May 4
Semester Ends May 4
Last Day for Faculty to Submit Final Grades to Registrar’s Office (noon deadline) May 10
Spring Commencement Exercises Friday, May 14