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NOTE: The fall and spring dates below pertain to full-term courses, eight-week courses, and certain mini-term courses. The summer dates pertain to the stated summer sessions. The calendar for other condensed courses may differ from what is printed below. Please reference the Condensed Courses - Registration, Drop, and Refund Dates Form (https://ssbprod.atu.edu/pls/PROD/hws9date.p_displayForm) for course and term definitions and pertinent Academic Calendar dates for courses not conforming to the beginning and ending dates outlined below.

*Holidays noted are for face-to-face classes. For web-based courses, assignment due dates may fall on a holiday.

Fall Term Opens - August 10, 2020 

Fall Term - August 19, 2020 to December 8, 2020

Updated June 17, 2020

Selected fall activities August 10 - 18
Registration August 10 - 18
Classes begin August 19
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees August 25
Last day to register and add courses/change sections August 25
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition September 2
Labor Day holiday* September 7
Deadline for degree audit (transcript evaluation), December 2021 graduates October 2
Mid-term October 7
Early registration for spring semester October 19 - December 1
Last day to drop courses with a "W" or change from credit to audit November 18
Students follow regular Wednesday class schedule Tuesday, November 24
Thanksgiving holidays* 7:00 a.m., November 25 -
7:00 a.m., November 30
Reading Day 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.,
Monday, November 30
End of course examinations (see exam week schedule) 7:00 p.m., November 30 –
5:30 p.m., December 4
Graduation December 11 - 12

Fall Term - First Eight-Week Session

Late registration for first eight-week session August 12
Classes begin August 12
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees August 14
Last day to register and add courses/change sections August 14
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition August 19
Labor Day holiday* September 7
Last day to drop courses with a "W" or change from credit to audit September 28
First eight-week session ends October 6

Fall Term - Second Eight-Week Session

Late registration for second eight-week session October 14
Classes begin October 14
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees October 16
Last day to register and add courses/change sections October 16
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition October 21
Thanksgiving holidays* 7:00 a.m., November 25 -
7:00 a.m., November 30
Last day to drop courses with a "W" or change from credit to audit November 30
Second eight-week session ends December 8

Winter Intersession – December 14, 2020 to January 1, 2021 

Late registration for winter intersession December 14
Classes begin December 14
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees December 14
Last day to register and add courses/change sections December 14
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition December 16
Christmas Day holiday* December 25
Last day to drop courses with a "W" or change from credit to audit December 28
New Year’s Day holiday* January 1
Winter intersession ends January 1

Spring Term Opens - January 4, 2021 

Spring Term - January 11, 2021 to May 4, 2021

Registration January 4 - 8
Classes begin January 11
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees January 15
Last day to register and add courses/change sections January 15
Martin Luther King Day holiday* January 18
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition January 26
Deadline for degree audit (transcript evaluation), May 2022 graduates February 26
Mid-term March 1
Early registration for summer and fall semesters and winter intersession  March 1 - April 27
Deadline for degree audit (transcript evaluation), summer 2022 graduates March 19
Spring holidays* 7:00 a.m., March 22 -7:00 a.m., March 29
Last day to drop courses with a "W" or change from credit to audit April 16
Reading Day 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.,
Monday, April 26
End of course examinations (see exam week schedule) 7:00 p.m., April 26 –
5:30 p.m., April 30
Graduation   
     Ozark Campus May 6
     Graduate College May 7
     Russellville Campus Undergraduate May 8

Spring Term - First Eight-Week Session

Late registration for first eight-week session January 6
Classes begin January 6
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees January 8
Last day to register and add courses/change sections January 8
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition January 13
Martin Luther King Day holiday* January 18
Last day to drop courses with a "W" or change from credit to audit February 22
First eight-week session ends March 2

Spring Term - Second Eight-Week Session

Late registration for second eight-week session March 10
Classes begin March 10
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees March 12
Last day to register and add courses/change sections March 12
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition March 17
Spring holidays* 7:00 a.m., March 22 -
7:00 a.m., March 29
Last day to drop courses with a "W" or change from credit to audit April 26
Second eight-week session ends May 4

Summer Term - May 10, 2021 to August 4, 2021 

May Summer Session – May 10, 2021 to May 28, 2021

Late registration for May session May 10
Classes begin May 10
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees May 10
Last day to register and add courses/change sections May 10
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition May 12
Last day to drop courses with a "W" or change from credit to audit May 24
May session ends May 28

June/July Summer Session – June 1, 2021 to July 1, 2021

Memorial Day holiday* May 31
Late registration for June/July session June 1 - 2
Classes begin June 1
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees June 2
Last day to register and add courses/change sections June 2
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition June 7
Last day to drop courses with a "W" or change from credit to audit June 25
June/July session ends (Thursday) July 1

July/August Summer Session – July 6, 2021 to August 4, 2021

Fourth of July holiday* (Monday) July 5
Late registration for July/August session July 6 - 7
Classes begin July 6
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees July 7
Last day to register and add courses/change sections July 7
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition July 12
Last day to drop courses with a "W" or change from credit to audit July 30
July/August session ends (Wednesday) August 4
Graduation August 7

Fall Term Opens - August 9, 2021 (dates are subject to change)

Fall Term - August 18, 2021 to December 7, 2021

Selected fall activities August 9 -17
Registration August 9 - 17
Classes begin August 18
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees August 24
Last day to register and add courses/change sections August 24
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition September 1
Labor Day holiday* September 6
Deadline for degree audit (transcript evaluation), December 2022 graduates October 1
Mid-term October 6
Fall break October 14 - 15
Early registration for spring semester October 18 - November 30
Last day to drop courses with a "W" or change from credit to audit November 17
Thanksgiving holidays*

7:00 a.m., November 24 -
7:00 a.m., November 29

Students follow regular Monday class schedule

Monday, November 29

Students follow regular Wednesday class schedule

Tuesday, November 30

Reading Day

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.,
Wednesday, December 1

End of course examinations (see exam week schedule)

7:00 p.m., December 1 -
5:30 p.m., December 7

Graduation

December 10 - 11

Fall Term - First Eight-Week Session

Late registration for first eight-week session August 11
Classes begin August 11
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees August 13
Last day to register and add courses/change sections  August 13
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition August 18
Labor Day holiday September 6
Last day to drop courses with a "W" or change from credit to audit September 27
First eight-week session ends October 5

Fall Term - Second Eight-Week Session

Late registration for second eight-week session October 13
Classes begin October 13
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees October 15
Last day to register and add courses/change sections October 15
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition  October 20
Thanksgiving holidays* 7:00 a.m., November 24 - 
7:00 a.m., November 29
Last day to drop courses with a "W" or change from credit to audit November 29
Second eight-week session ends December 7

Winter Intersession - December 13, 2021 to December 31, 2021 (dates are subject to change)

Late registration for winter intersession December 13
Classes begin December 13
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees December 13
Last day to register and add courses/change sections December 13
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition December 15
Christmas Day holiday* December 25
Last day to drop courses with a "W" or change from credit to audit December 27
Winter intersession ends December 31

Spring Term Opens - January 3, 2022 (dates are subject to change)

Spring Term - January 10, 2022 to May 3, 2022 

Registration January 3 - 7
Classes begin January 10
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees January 14
Last day to register and add courses/change sections January 14
Martin Luther King Day holiday* January 17
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition January 25
Deadline for degree audit (transcript evaluation), May 2023 graduates February 25
Mid-term February 28
Early registration for summer and fall semesters and winter intersession March 1 - April 26
Deadline for degree audit (transcript evaluation), summer 2023 graduates March 18
Spring holidays* 7:00 a.m., March 21 -
7:00 a.m., March 28
Last day to drop courses with a "W" or change from credit to audit April 15
Students follow regular Monday class schedule Monday, April 25
Students follow regular Wednesday class schedule Tuesday, April 26
Reading Day 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.,
Wednesday, April 27
End of course examinations (see exam week schedule) 7:00 p.m., April 27 –
5:30 p.m., May 3
Graduation (all ceremonies in Tucker Coliseum)  
     Ozark Campus May 5
     Graduate College May 6
     Russellville Campus Undergraduate May 7

Spring Term - First Eight-Week Session

 
Late registration for first eight-week session January 5
Classes begin January 5
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees January 7
Last day to register and add courses/change sections January 7
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition January 12
Martin Luther King Day holiday* January 17
Last day to drop courses with a "W" or change from credit to audit February 21
First eight-week session ends March 1

Spring Term - Second Eight-Week Session

 
Late registration for second eight-week session March 9
Classes begin March 9
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees March 11
Last day to register and add courses/change sections March 11
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition March 16
Spring holidays* 7:00 a.m., March 21 -
7:00 a.m., March 28
Last day to drop courses with a "W" or change from credit to audit April 25
Second eight-week session ends May 3

Summer Term - May 9, 2022 to August 3, 2022 (dates are subject to change)

May Summer Session – May 9, 2022 to May 27, 2022

Late registration for May session May 9
Classes begin May 9
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees May 9
Last day to register and add courses/change sections May 9
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition May 11
Last day to drop courses with a "W" or change from credit to audit May 23
May session ends May 27

June/July Summer Session – May 31, 2022 to June 30, 2022

Memorial Day holiday* May 30
Late registration for June/July session May 31 - June 1
Classes begin May 31
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees June 1
Last day to register and add courses/change sections June 1
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition June 6
Last day to drop courses with a "W" or change from credit to audit June 24
June/July session ends (Thursday) June 30

July/August Summer Session – July 5, 2022  to August 3, 2022 

Fourth of July holiday* (Monday) July 4
Late registration for July/August session July 5 - 6
Classes begin July 5
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees July 6
Last day to register and add courses/change sections July 6
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition July 11
Last day to drop courses with a "W" or change from credit to audit July 29
July/August session ends (Wednesday) August 3
Graduation August 6