Oct 28, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin

University Calendar


Note: Those using this calendar for planning purposes should check the University Calendar on the UM webpage for updates/changes.

Fall Semester 2020

 
August 21 Registration for new students
August 24 Classes begin
  Late Registration
  Payment deadline for Fall Semester registration
August 24-28 Drop/Add period
August 28 Last day for refund for dropped course(s)
September 7 Labor Day Holiday (University closed)
October 8 Founder’s Day
October 12 Mid-Semester week begins
October 26 Spring Semester and Summer term registration begins for all currently enrolled graduate students
October 28 Spring Semester and Summer term registration begins for all currently enrolled undergraduate students (by classification)
October 30 Last day for course or semester withdrawal (all students)
November 25-27 Thanksgiving holidays (University closed)
November 30 Classes resume
December 3-4 Classes meet as scheduled. However, no exams or quizzes (with the exception of make-up exams) may be administered and no other graded assignments may be due. See Fledgling for additional information.
December 7-11 Final examinations
December 11 Commencement at 5:00 pm: Degree Conferral Date
December 18 - January 4 Winter Holidays begin at 5:00 p.m.  (University closed)

 

Spring Semester 2021

 

January 4 University opens
January 8 Registration for new students
January 11 Classes begin
  Late Registration
  Payment deadline for Spring Semester registration
January 11-15 Drop/Add period
January 15 Last day for refund for dropped course(s)
January 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday (University closed)
February 10-13 College Night and Homecoming activities
February 12 No classes
March 1 Mid-Semester week begins
March 17 Last day for course or semester withdrawal (all students)
*March 19 Spring holidays for students and faculty begin at 5:00 pm
*March 29 Classes resume at 8:00 am
April 12 Fall Semester registration begins for all currently enrolled graduate students
April 14 Fall Semester registration begins for all currently enrolled undergraduate students (by classification)
April 29-30 Classes meet as scheduled. However, no exams or quizzes (with the exception of make-up exams) may be administered and no other graded assignments may be due. See Fledgling for additional information.
May 3-7  Final examinations
May 8 Commencement (TBA): Degree Conferral Date

*If Shelby County schools revises its calendar, this date will be adjusted accordingly.

Summer Semester 2021

Full Summer Term

May 10 Registration
  Classes Begin
  Payment deadline for Full Summer registration
May 14 Last day for refund for dropped course(s)
May 31 Memorial Day Holiday (University Closed
June 16 Mid-term
June 21 Last day for course or term withdrawal (all students)
July 5 Independence Day holiday (University closed)
August 5 No Classes for Full Summer, Combined, and Summer II terms. 
August 6 Final examinations
  Summer Degree Conferral Date

May Term

May 10 Registration
  Classes Begin
  Payment deadline for May Term registration
May 11 Last day for refund for dropped course(s)
May 18 Mid-term
May 19 Last day for course or term withdrawal (all students)
May 25 Final examinations
May 31 Memorial Day holiday (University closed)

Combined Summer Term

June 4 Registration
June 7 Classes Begin
  Last day to register or add courses
  Payment deadline for Combined Term registration
June 8 Last day for refund for dropped course(s)
July 5 Independance Day holiday (University closed)
July 7 Mid-Term
July 8 Last day for course or term withdrawal (all students)
August 5 No Classes for Full Summer, Combined, and Summer II terms.
August 6 Final examinations
  Summer Degree Conferral Date

Summer I

June 4 Registration
  Registration for new students for Summer I and II
June 7 Classes begin
  Payment deadline for Summer I registration
  Last day to register or add courses
June 8 Last day for refund for dropped course(s)
June 18 Mid-term
June 21 Last day for course or term withdrawal (all students)
July 1 No classes for Summer I term; Reading Day
July 2 Final examinations

Summer II

July 12 Classes begin
  Payment deadline for Summer II registration
  Last day to add courses or late registration
July 12 Last day for refund for dropped course(s)
July 13 Mid-term
July 23 Last day for course or term withdrawal (all students)
August 5 No Classes for Full Summer, Combined, and Summer II terms.
August 6 Final examinations
  Summer Degree Conferral Date