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Graduate Academic Calendar

Fall 2020

August 31 Semester starts
September 7 Labor Day – no classes
November 13 Fiesta Holiday - no classes (rescheduled)
November 26-27 Thanksgiving Break - no classes
December 13 Semester ends
December 14 - January 3, 2021 Winter Break - no classes

Spring 2021

January 4 Semester start for first 10-week flex
January 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - no classes
February 10 Mid-term grades/evaluations for first 10-week flex
February 12 Last day to withdraw with a “W” for first 10-week flex
March 8-14 Spring Break - no classes
March 21 Completion of first 10-week flex
March 22 Classes begin for second 5-week flex
April 12 Mid-term grades/evaluations for second 5-week flex
April 14 Last day to withdraw with a “W” for second 5-week flex
April 23 Fiesta Holiday - no classes
April 25 Semester Ends
April 26 - May 2 Semester Break - no classes

Summer 2021

May 3 Semester starts for first 5-weeks flex
May 24 Mid-term grades/evaluations for 5-week flex
May 26 Last day to withdraw with a “W” for 5-week flex
May 31 Memorial Day - no classes
June 6 Completion of 5-week flex
June 7-13 Mid-Summer Break - no classes
June 14 Classes begin for 5-week flex
July 5 Independence Day (observed) - no classes
July 6 Mid-term grades/evaluations for 5-week flex
July 7 Last day to withdraw with a “W” for 5-week flex
July 18 Completion of second 5-week flex
July 19 Classes begin for third 5-week flex
August 9 Mid-term grades/evaluations for third 5-week flex
August 11 Last day to withdraw with a “W” for third 5-week flex
August 22 Semester ends
August 23-29 Summer Break - no classes

An academic year is equal to a minimum of 900 clock hours and/or 24 semester credit hours and 30 weeks.
One semester hour credit is equal to 15 clock hours of lecture or 30 clock hours of lab or 45 clock hours of
clinical/externship

NOTE: The academic calendar and the schedule of classes have been carefully prepared to ensure that all information is accurate and
as complete as possible. However, the school reserves the right to make changes that may result in deviation from the information
provided in the schedule (i.e., emergencies, changes in instructors, class locations, and class deletions due to insufficient enrollment).