Provost & Academic Vice President

Academic Calendar 2020-2021

Fall Semester, 2020

  • August 24, Mon. -- Classes Begin
  • August 28, Fri. -- Open Registration Ends  (FL 2020)
  • August 31 - September 4, Mon.-Fri. -- Restricted Registration  (FL 2020)
  • September 7, Mon. -- Labor Day -- No Classes/University Closed
  • September 8, Tues. -- Classes Resume
  • October 2, Fri. -- Fall Break -- No Classes
  • October 5, Mon. -- Classes Resume
  • November 1, Sun. -- Last Day to Drop Classes or Withdraw from the University
  • November 2, Mon. -- Advanced Registration Begins  (SP 2021)
  • November 13, Fri. -- Advanced Registration Ends  (SP 2021)
  • November 16, Mon. -- Open Registration Begins  (SP 2021)
  • November 23-25, Mon.-Wed. -- Thanksgiving Break -- No Classes
  • November 26-27, Thurs.-Fri. -- Holiday -- University Closed
  • November 30, Mon. -- Classes Resume
  • December 14-18, Mon.-Fri. -- Final Exam Week
  • December 19, Sat. -- Commencement

Spring Semester, 2021

  • January 18, Mon. -- Dr. Martin Luther King Day -- No Classes/University Closed
  • January 19, Tues. -- Classes Begin
  • January 25, Mon. -- Open Registration Ends  (SP 2021)
  • January 26 - February 1, Tues.-Mon. -- Restricted Registration  (SP 2021)
  • February 12, Fri. -- Lincoln's Birthday -- No Classes/University Closed
  • February 15, Mon. -- Classes Resume
  • March 15-19, Mon.-Fri. -- Spring Break -- No Classes
  • March 22, Mon. -- Classes Resume
  • April 1, Thur. -- Advanced Registration Begins  (SU/FL 2021)
  • April 4, Sun. -- Last Day to Drop Classes or Withdraw from the University
  • April 9, Fri. -- Advanced Registration Ends  (SU/FL 2021)
  • April 12, Mon. -- Open Registration Begins  (SU/FL 2021)
  • May 10-14, Mon.-Fri. -- Final Exam Week
  • May 14, Fri. -- Graduate Commencement
  • May 15, Sat. -- Undergraduate Commencement
  • May 16, Sun. -- WIU-Quad Cities Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement

Summer Session, 2021

Summer session open registration, restricted registration, and withdrawal dates vary.  Check STARS Course Search for details.
 
  • May 17, Mon. -- Pre-Session Begins
  • May 31, Mon. -- Memorial Day -- No Classes/University Closed
  • June 1, Tues. -- Pre-Session Classes Resume
  • June 4, Fri. -- Pre-Session Ends
  • June 7, Mon. -- 8-Week, 6-Week, and 1st 4-Week Sessions Begin
  • July 2, Fri. -- 1st 4-Week Session Ends
  • July 5, Mon. -- Independence Day Observed -- No Classes/University Closed
  • July 6, Tues. -- Classes Resume
  • July 6, Tues. -- 2nd 4-Week Session Begins
  • July 16, Fri. -- 6-Week Session Ends
  • July 30, Fri. -- All Remaining Sessions End