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Important Dates

Be sure to know these dates. Dates change on a semester and yearly basis. Please check with the Office of Academic Programs (848-932-3000) if you have questions about any of these dates.

Spring 2021 Dates
Martin Luther King Day - University Closed Jan. 18, 2021
Classes Begin Jan. 19, 2021
Course Add/Drop Period Begins Jan. 21, 2021
Last Day to Withdraw from Individual Course (without a "W" grade) Jan. 26, 2021
Last Day to Add a Course Jan. 27, 2021
RU Here Confirmation Deadline Feb. 4, 2021
Spring Recess Mar. 13–21, 2021
Last Day to Withdraw from Individual Course (with a "W" grade) Mar. 22, 2021
Last Day for Complete Withdrawal from the University (all "W" grades) Apr. 19, 2021
Fall Preregistration Begins April 19, 2021
Regular Classes End May 3, 2021
Reading Days May 4–5, 2021
Exam Days May 6–12, 2021
University Commencement May 16, 2021
SEBS Convocation May 14, 2021
Fall 2021 Dates
University Closed (Labor Day) Sept. 6, 2021
Change in Designation of Class Day – Monday Classes Meet Sept. 8, 2021
Change in Designation of Class Day – Wednesday Classes Meet Nov. 29, 2021
Thanksgiving Recess Nov. 24–28, 2021
Regular Classes End Dec. 13, 2021
Reading Days Dec. 14–15, 2021
Exam Days Dec. 16–23, 2021
Winter Recess Begins Dec. 24, 2021