Planning Calendar

Important dates for 2021-2022 through 2023-2024

Please note: all dates are subject change.

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Regular FALL Semesters Academic Year
2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
New Faculty Orientation Monday, Aug. 23 Monday, Aug. 22 Monday, Aug. 21
College Faculty Workshop Tuesday, Aug. 24 Tuesday, Aug. 23 Tuesday, Aug. 22
University Convocation Wednesday, Aug. 25 Wednesday, Aug. 24 Wednesday, Aug. 23
Fall Semester Begins (College) Monday, Aug. 30 Monday, Aug. 29 Monday, Aug. 28
Fall Semester Term 1 Begins
(Graduate & Professional Programs)
Labor Day (No Classes) Monday, Sept. 6 Monday, Sept. 5 Monday, Sept. 4
Fall Semester Break: No classes (College) Monday, Oct. 18 - Tuesday, Oct. 19 Monday, Oct. 17 - Tuesday, Oct. 18 Monday, Oct. 16 - Tuesday, Oct. 17
Fall Semester Term 1 Ends
(Graduate & Professional Programs)
Sunday, Oct. 24 Sunday, Oct. 23 Sunday, Oct. 22
Fall Semester Term 2 Begins
(Graduate & Professional Programs)
Monday, Oct. 25 Monday, Oct. 24 Monday, Oct. 23
University Thanksgiving Holiday (offices closed) Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 24 - Sunday, Nov. 28 Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 23 - Sunday, Nov. 27 Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 22 - Sunday, Nov. 26
Thanksgiving Break: No Classes (College) Wednesday, Nov. 24 - Monday, Nov. 29 Wednesday, Nov. 23 - Monday, Nov. 28 Wednesday, Nov. 22 - Monday, Nov. 27
Thanksgiving Break: No Classes
(Graduate & Professional Programs)
Wednesday, Nov. 24 - Sunday, Nov. 28 Wednesday, Nov. 23 - Sunday, Nov. 27 Wednesday, Nov. 22 - Sunday, Nov. 26
Fall Semester Last Day of Class (College) Wednesday, Dec. 15 Wednesday, Dec. 14 Wednesday, Dec. 13
Final Exams (College) Friday, Dec. 17, Saturday, Dec. 18, Monday, Dec. 20, Tuesday, Dec. 21 Friday, Dec. 16, Saturday, Dec. 17, Monday, Dec. 19, Tuesday, Dec. 20 Friday, Dec. 15, Saturday, Dec. 16, Monday, Dec. 18, Tuesday, Dec. 19
Fall Semester Term 2 Ends
(Graduate & Professional Programs)
Sunday, Dec. 19 Sunday, Dec. 18 Friday, Dec. 17
University Christmas Holiday
(Offices Closed)
Friday, Dec. 24, Monday, Dec. 27 - Tuesday, Dec. 28 Monday, Dec. 26 - Wednesday, Dec. 28 Friday, Dec. 22, Monday, Dec. 25 - Tuesday, Dec. 26
University New Year Holiday
(Offices Closed)
Friday, Dec. 31,
Monday, Jan. 3
Thursday, Dec. 29 - Friday, Dec. 30 Friday, Dec 29,
Monday, Jan. 1
Regular SPRING Semesters Academic Year
2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Faculty Advance Day Friday, Jan. 14 Friday, Jan. 6 Friday, Jan. 5
Spring Semester Term 1 Begins
(Graduate & Professional Programs)
Monday, Jan. 3 Monday, Jan. 2 Monday, Jan. 8
Spring Semester Begins (College) Tuesday, Jan. 18 Monday, Jan. 9 Monday, Jan. 8
Martin Luther King Jr., Holiday
No Classes
Monday, Jan. 17 Monday, Jan. 16 Monday, Jan. 15
Minneapolis Commencement
(Graduate & Professional Programs)
Saturday, Jan. 22 Saturday, Jan. 21 To be determined
Spring Semester Term 1 Ends
(Graduate & Professional Programs)
Sunday, Feb. 27 Sunday, Feb. 26 Sunday, Mar. 3
Spring Semester Term 2 Begins
(Graduate & Professional Programs)
Monday, Feb. 28 Monday, Feb. 27 Monday, Mar. 4
Spring Break: No Classes (College) Saturday, Feb. 26 - Sunday, Mar. 6 Saturday, Feb. 25 - Sunday, Mar. 5 Saturday, Mar. 2 - Sunday, Mar. 10
Easter Break: No Classes (College,
Graduate & Professional Programs)
Thursday, Apr. 14 - Monday, Apr. 18 Thursday, Apr. 6 - Monday, Apr. 10 Thursday, Mar. 28 - Monday, Apr. 1
University Holiday
(Offices Closed)
Friday, Apr. 15 -
Monday, Apr. 18
Friday, Apr. 7
Monday, Apr. 10
Friday, Mar. 29,
Monday, Apr. 1
Spring Semester Term 2 Ends
(Graduate & Professional Programs)
Sunday, Apr. 24 Sunday, Apr. 23 Sunday, Apr. 28
Spring Semester Last Day of Class (College) Wednesday, Apr. 27 Friday, April 21 Friday, April 26
Final Examinations
(College)
Friday, Apr. 29,
Saturday, Apr. 30, Monday, May 2,
Tuesday, May 3
Monday, April 24, Tuesday, April 25, Wednesday, April 26, Thursday, April 27 Monday, April 29, Tuesday, April 30, Wednesday, May 1, Thursday, May 2
Winona Commencement (College) Saturday, May 7 Saturday, April 29 Saturday, May 4
Minneapolis Commencement
(Graduate & Professional Programs)
Saturday, June 4 To be determined To be determined
SUMMER Term Academic Year
2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Summer Semester Term 1 Begins (Graduate & Professional Programs) Monday, May 2 Monday, May 1 Monday, May 6
Online Summer Session Begins (College) Monday, May 16 Monday, May 8 Monday, May 13
Summer Semester Term 1 Ends
(Graduate & Professional Programs)
Sunday, June 26 Sunday, June 25 Sunday, June 30
Summer Semester Term 2 Begins (Graduate & Professional Programs) Monday, June 27 Monday, June 26 Monday, July 1
Online Summer Session Ends (College) Friday, July 15 Friday, July 7 Friday, July 12
Summer Semester Term 2 Ends
(Graduate & Professional Programs)
Sunday, Aug. 21 Sunday, Aug. 20 Sunday, Aug. 25