Four-year Planning Calendar

Important dates for the 2020-2021 through 2023-2024 academic years.

This calendar is provided for planning for the upcoming academic years. Please note: all dates are subject to change.

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Fall Semester

College Faculty Workshop

Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020

Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022

Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2023

University Convocation

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020

Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021

Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022

Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023

Fall Semester Begins (College)

Monday, Aug. 24, 2020

Monday, Aug. 30, 2021

Monday, Aug. 29, 2022

Monday, Aug. 28, 2023

Labor Day (No Classes)

Monday, Sept. 7, 2020
College classes in session

Monday, Sept. 6, 2021

Monday, Sept. 5, 2022

Monday, Sept. 4, 2023

Fall Semester Term 1 Begins (Graduate & Professional Programs)

Monday, Aug. 31, 2020

Monday, Aug. 30, 2021

Monday, Aug. 29, 2022

Monday, Aug. 28, 2023

Commencement (Graduate & Professional Programs)

Moved to Jan. 23, 2021
due to COVID
(Virtual)

Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022

Saturday, Oct. 14, 2023

Fall Semester Break: No classes (College)

No Fall Semester Break for 2020

Monday, Oct. 18 - Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021

Monday, Oct. 17 - Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022

Monday, Oct. 16 - Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023

Fall Semester Term 1 Ends (Graduate & Professional Programs)

Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020

Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021

Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022

Sunday, Oct. 22, 2023

Fall Semester Term 2 Begins (Graduate & Professional Programs)

Monday, Oct. 26, 2020

Monday, Oct. 25, 2021

Monday, Oct. 24, 2022

Monday, Oct. 23, 2023

University Thanksgiving Holiday

Wednesday, Nov. 25 - Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020

Wednesday, Nov. 24 - Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021

Wednesday, Nov. 23 - Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022

Wednesday, Nov. 22 - Sunday, Nov. 26, 2023

Thanksgiving Break (College)

Wednesday, Nov. 25 - Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020

Wednesday, Nov. 24 - Monday, Nov. 29, 2021

Wednesday, Nov. 23 - Monday, Nov. 28, 2022

Wednesday, Nov. 22 - Monday, Nov. 27, 2023

Thanksgiving Break (Graduate & Professional Programs)

Wednesday, Nov. 25 - Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020

Wednesday, Nov. 24 - Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021

Wednesday, Nov. 23 - Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022

Wednesday, Nov. 22 - Sunday, Nov. 26, 2023

Fall Semester Classes End (College)

Friday, Dec. 4, 2020

Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022

Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2023

Final Exams (College)

Monday, Nov. 30 - ,
Friday, Dec. 4, 2020
(online)

Friday, Dec. 17,
Saturday, Dec. 18,
Monday, Dec. 20,
Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021

Friday, Dec. 16,
Saturday, Dec. 17,
Monday, Dec. 19,
Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022

Friday, Dec. 15,
Saturday, Dec. 16,
Monday, Dec. 18,
Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2023

Fall Semester Term 2 Ends (Graduate & Professional Programs)

Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020

Sunday, Dec. 19, 2021

Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022

Sunday, Dec. 17, 2023

University Christmas Holiday (Offices Closed)

Thursday, Dec. 24 - Friday, Dec. 25,
Monday, Dec. 28, 2020

Friday, Dec. 24,
Monday, Dec. 27 - Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021

Monday, Dec. 26 - Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2022

Friday, Dec. 22, Monday, Dec. 25 - Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2023

University New Year Holiday (Offices Closed)

Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020 - Friday, Jan. 1, 2021

Friday, Dec. 31, 2021 - Monday, Jan. 3, 2022

Thursday, Dec. 29 - Friday, Dec. 30, 2022

Friday, Dec. 29, 2023 - Monday, Jan. 1, 2024

Spring Semester

Faculty Advance Day (College)

Friday, Jan. 8, 2021

Friday, Jan. 14, 2022

Friday, Jan. 13, 2023

Friday, Jan. 12, 2024

Spring Semester Begins (College)

Monday, Jan. 11, 2021

Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022

Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023

Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2024

Spring Semester Term 1 Begins (Graduate & Professional Programs)

Monday, Jan. 4, 2021

Monday, Jan. 3, 2022

Monday, Jan. 2, 2023

Monday, Jan. 8, 2024

Martin Luther King Jr., Holiday, No Classes

Monday, Jan. 18, 2021

Monday, Jan. 17, 2022

Monday, Jan. 16, 2023

Monday, Jan. 15, 2024

Commencement (Graduate & Professional Programs)

Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021 (virtual)

Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022

Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023

Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024

Spring Semester Term 1 Ends (Graduate & Professional Programs)

Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021

Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2023

Sunday, Mar. 3, 2024

Spring Semester Term 2 Begins (Graduate & Professional Programs)

Monday, Mar. 1, 2021

Monday, Feb. 28, 2022

Monday, Feb. 27, 2023

Monday, Mar. 4, 2024

Spring Break: No Classes (College)

Saturday, Feb. 27 - Sunday, Mar. 7, 2021

Saturday, Feb. 26 - Sunday, Mar. 6, 2022

Saturday, Feb. 25 - Sunday, Mar. 5, 2023

Saturday, Mar. 2 - Sunday, Mar. 10, 2024

Easter Break: No Classes (College)

Thursday, Apr. 1 - Monday, Apr. 5, 2021

Thursday, Apr. 14 - Monday, Apr. 18, 2022

Thursday, Apr. 6 - Monday, Apr. 10, 2023

Thursday, Mar. 28 - Monday, Apr. 1, 2024

Easter Break: No Classes (Graduate & Professional Programs)

Thursday, Apr. 1 - Monday, Apr. 5, 2021

Thursday, Apr. 14 - Monday, Apr. 18, 2022

Thursday, Apr. 6 - Monday, Apr. 10, 2023

Thursday, Mar. 28 - Monday, Apr. 1, 2024

University Holiday (Offices Closed)

Friday, Apr. 2 - Monday, Apr. 5, 2021

Friday, Apr. 15 - Monday, Apr. 18, 2022

Friday, Apr. 7 - Monday, Apr. 10, 2023

Friday, Mar. 29 - Monday, Apr. 1, 2024

Spring Semester Term 2 Ends (Graduate & Professional Programs)

Sunday, Apr. 25, 2021

Sunday, Apr. 24, 2022

Sunday, Apr. 23, 2023

Sunday, Apr. 28, 2024

Spring Semester Classes End (College)

Wednesday, Apr. 28, 2021

Wednesday, Apr. 27, 2022

Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Final Examinations (College)

Friday, Apr. 30,
Saturday, May 1,
Monday, May 3,
Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Friday, Apr. 29,
Saturday, Apr. 30,
Monday, May 2,
Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Friday, May 5,
Saturday, May 6,
Monday, May 8,
Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Friday, May 3,
Saturday, May 4,
Monday, May 6,
Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Winona Commencement (College/Graduate & Professional Programs)

Saturday, May 8, 2021

Saturday, May 7, 2022

Saturday, May 13, 2023

Saturday, May 11, 2024

Commencement (Graduate & Professional Programs)

Saturday, June 5, 2021

Saturday, June 4, 2022

Saturday, June 3, 2023

Saturday, June 1, 2024

Summer Term

Summer Semester Term 1 Begins (Graduate & Professional Programs)

Monday, May 3, 2021

Monday, May 2, 2022

Monday, May 1, 2023

Monday, May 6, 2024

Online Summer Course Session Begins (College)

Monday, May 17, 2021

Monday, May 16, 2022

Monday, May 15, 2023

Monday, May 20, 2024

Summer Semester Term 1 Ends (Graduate & Professional Programs)

Sunday, June 27, 2021

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Sunday, June 25, 2023

Sunday, June 30, 2024

Summer Semester Term 2 Begins (Graduate & Professional Programs)

Monday, June 28, 2021

Monday, June 27, 2022

Monday, June 26, 2023

Monday, July 1, 2024

Online Summer Course Session Ends (College)

Friday, July 16, 2021

Friday, July 15, 2022

Friday, July 14, 2023

Friday, July 19, 2024

Summer Semester Term 2 Ends (Graduate & Professional Programs)

Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021

Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022

Sunday, Aug. 20, 2023

Sunday, Aug. 25, 2024