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Academic Calendar

The William Woods University Calendar is published by the Office of Academic Affairs and lists key dates during the academic year and the Summer Session of the University. Changes may be made in this calendar without notification. Schedule modifications made subsequent to the publication of this document are announced through memoranda, newsletters, and other official documents and publications of the University.

2021-2022

Summer 2021

Summer 2021
May 3 - August 20
8-week session 1 begins May 3
Freshman Advantage June 7 - 25
8-week session 1 ends June 25
8-week session 2 begins June 28
Open Registration for Fall ends August 8
8-week session 2 ends August 20

2021-2022 Important Dates:

Fall Term – 2021

  • August 23 - First Day of On-Campus Classes
  • August 27 - Last Day to Add a course On-Campus
  • September 6 – Labor Day no classes
  • September 20 - Last day to drop an on-ground course without a grade.
  • October 18 & 19 – Fall Holiday
  • October 25 - 29 – Advising for Seniors/Honors/Juniors
  • October 29 – Last day to drop an on-ground course with a W for a grade. Last day to withdraw from the University
  • November 1 - 5 – Advising Sophomore & Freshman
  • November 24 – 26 – Thanksgiving break
  • December 6 – 10 – Final Exams
  • December 10 – Last day of on-campus classes

Spring Term – 2022

  • January 10 -First Day of On-Campus Classes
  • January 14 - Last Day to Add a course On-Campus
  • January 17 – MLK Day no classes
  • February 7 - Last day to drop an on-ground course without a grade
  • February 22 & 23 – Student Performance Reviews for Major
  • February 28 – March 4 - Advising for Seniors/Honors/Juniors
  • March 7 – 11 – Mid-Semester Break
  • March 14 - 18 - Advising for Sophomores and Freshman
  • March 18 - Last day to drop an on-ground course with a W for the grade. Last day to withdraw from the University
  • April 25 – 29 – Final Exams
  • April 29 – Last day of On-Campus classes
  • April 30 - Commencement