Office of Registration & Scheduling Services

Academic Calendar

Class information is based on full-semester classes. Non-standard dated class information can be found on MaineStreet.

2020/2021 Academic Calendar

Fall 2020 Full Semester Dates: August 31 - December 18
Classes Begin Monday, August 31
Labor Day (No Classes) Monday, September 7
Last Day to Drop for 100% Refund (Classes 12 Weeks or Longer) Sunday, September 13
Indigenous Peoples' Day (No Classes) Monday, October 12
University Convocation Day Tuesday, October 13
Registration for Winter Session 2020/2021 Begins Monday, October 19
Priority Registration for Spring 2021 Monday, November 2 - Friday, November 13
Last Day to Drop for a Grade of "W" (Courses 12 Weeks or Longer) Extended to December 11 (Original Date: November 4)
Veterans' Day (No Classes) Wednesday, November 11
Open Registration for Spring 2021 Begins Monday, November 23
Last Day of On-Campus Instruction Tuesday, November 24
Thanksgiving Break (No Classes) Wednesday, November 25 - Sunday, November 29
Classes Resume (Remotely) Monday, November 30
Last Day of Classes Friday, December 11
Final Exams Saturday, December 12 - Friday, December 18
Winter Break Begins Saturday, December 19
Grade Submission Deadline Monday, December 28

 

Winter 2020/2021  
Registration for Winter Session Begins Monday, October 19
Classes Begin Monday, December 21
Administrative Holiday (University Closed) Thursday, December 24
Christmas Day (University Closed) Friday, December 25
Last Day to Drop for 100% Refund *Extended to Monday, December 28* (Original: 12/24/2020)
Administrative Holiday (University Closed) Thursday, December 31
New Years Day (University Closed) Friday, January 1, 2021
Last Day to Drop for a Grade of "W" Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Last Day of Classes Friday, January 15, 2021
Grade Submission Deadline Monday, January 25, 2021
Spring 2021 Full Semester Dates: January 25 - May 7
Classes Begin Monday, January 25
Last Day to Drop for 100% Refund (Classes 12 Weeks or Longer) *Extended to Monday, February 8* (Original: 2/7/21)
Presidents Day (No Classes) Monday, February 15
Priority Registration for Summer 2021 Monday, March 1 & Tuesday, March 2
Open Registration for Summer 2021 Begins Wednesday, March 3
March Mini-Break (No Classes) Wednesday, March 24
Last Day to Drop for a Grade of "W" (Classes 12 Weeks or Longer) *Extended to Friday, April 9* (Original: 3/26/21)
Priority Registration for Fall 2021 Monday, April 5 - Friday, April 16
Patriots Day (Classes in Session, Some Offices Closed) Monday, April 19
Open Registration for Fall 2021 Begins Monday, April 26
Last Day of Classes Friday, April 30
Final Exams Saturday, May 1 - Friday, May 7
Commencement Saturday, May 8
Grade Submission Deadline Monday, May 17

 

Priority Registration (Matriculated USM/UMS students) March 1, 2021 & March 2, 2021
Open Registration March 3, 2021
Session 1 & Regular Academic Session Begins (4-week, 7-week, 14-week) May 17, 2021
Holiday - University Closed (Memorial Day) May 31, 2021
Session 1 Ends July 2, 2021
Holiday - University Closed (Independence Day Observed) July 5, 2021
Session 2 Begins (4-week, 7-week) July 6, 2021
Session 2 & Regular Academic Session Ends August 20, 2021

2021/2022 Academic Calendar

Fall 2021 August 30, 2021 - December 17, 2021
Classes Begin August 30, 2021
Labor Day (No Classes) September 6, 2021
Last day to drop for 100% refund (Classes 12 weeks or Longer) September 13, 2021

Fall Break (No Classes)

October 11 & 12, 2021
Registration for Winter Session 21/22 Begins October 18, 2021
Priority Registration for Spring 2022 November 1 - 12, 2021
Last day to drop for a grade of "W" (Classes 12 Weeks or Longer) November 12, 2021
Veterans' Day (No Classes) November 11, 2021
Open Registration for Spring 2022 Begins November 22, 2021
Thanksgiving Break (No Classes) November 24 - 28, 2021
Classes Resume November 29, 2021

Last Day of Classes

December 10, 2021

Final Examinations Begin

December 11, 2021

Last Day of Final Examinations

December 17, 2021

Winter Break begins

December 18, 2021

Grade Submission Deadline

December 27, 2021

 

Registration for Winter Session Begins October 18, 2021
Winter Session Classes Begin December 20, 2021
Last day to drop for 100% refund December 23, 2021
Last day to drop for a grade of "W" January 4, 2022
Last Day of Winter Session Classes January 14, 2022
Grade Submission Deadline January 24, 2022
Classes Begin January 18, 2022
Last day to drop 100% refund (Classes 12 Weeks or Longer) January 31, 2022
Presidents Day (No Classes) February 21, 2022
Priority Registration for Summer 2022 March 1 & 2, 2022
Open Registration for Summer 2022 Begins March 3, 2022
Spring Break (No Classes) March 14 - 18, 2022
Last day to drop for a grade of "W" (Classes 12 Weeks or Longer) April 1, 2022
Priority Registration for Fall 2022 April 4 - 15, 2022
Patriots Day (Classes in session, some offices closed) April 18, 2022
Open Registration for Fall 2022 Begins April 25, 2022
Last Day of Classes April 29, 2022
Final Examinations Begin April 30, 2022
Last Day of Final Examinations May 6, 2022
Commencement May 7, 2022
Grade Submission Deadline May 17, 2022

 

Full Summer Session May 16 - August 19, 2022
Session I Begins (4-week & 7-week) May 16, 2022
Memorial Day (No Classes) May 30, 2022
Last Day of 4-week Session I June 10, 2022
Last Day of 7-week Session I July 1, 2022
Independence Day (No Classes) July 4, 2022
Session II Begins (4-week & 7-week) July 5, 2022
Last Day of 4-week Session II July 29, 2022
Last Day of 7-week Session II August 19, 2022
Last Day of 14-week Session August 19, 2022
Grade Submission Deadline August 29, 2022

 

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