UIC Academic Calendar

Summer Session 2020

Summer Session 1 (4-Week Session)

Date Event
May 18, M Instruction begins.
May 20, W Last day to complete late registration for Summer Session 1; last day to drop or add a course(s) online or make section changes for Summer Session 1; last day to drop individual courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record for Summer Session 1. Last day to Web Drop courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees.
May 25, M Memorial Day holiday. No classes.
June 11, Th Instruction ends for Summer Session 1.
June 12, F Final examinations for Summer Session 1.

Summer Session 2 (8-Week Session)

Date Event
June 15, M Instruction begins.
June 19, F Last day to complete late registration for Summer Session 2; last day to drop or add a course(s) online or make section changes for Summer Session 2; last day to drop individual Summer Session 2 courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record. Last day to Web Drop courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees if registered only for Summer Session 2.
June 26, F Last day to file for graduation this term.
July 3, F Independence Day holiday. No classes.
July 24, F Last day to submit approved thesis/dissertation to Graduate College for graduation this term.
August 5, W Instruction ends for Summer Session 2.
August 6–7, Th–F Final examinations for Summer Session 2.
August 7, F Last day for Graduate College to receive certificates of approval for master’s and professional doctorate projects for graduation this term.

Fall Semester 2020

Date Event
August 24, M Instruction begins.
September 4, F Last day to complete late registration; last day to add a course(s) or make section changes; last day to drop individual courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record. Last day to Web Drop courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees.
September 7, M Labor Day holiday. No classes.
September 11, F Last day to file for graduation this term.
November 3, T Election Day holiday. No classes.
November 6, F Last day to submit approved thesis/dissertation to Graduate College for graduation this term.
November 26–27, Th–F Thanksgiving holiday. No classes.
December 4, F Instruction ends.
December 7–11, M–F Final examinations.
December 11, F Last day for Graduate College to receive certificates of approval for master’s and professional doctorate projects for graduation this term.
December 12, Sat Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 Commencement ceremonies.

Spring Semester 2021

Date Event
January 11, M Instruction begins.
January 18, M Martin Luther King, Jr., Day. No classes.
January 22, F Last day to complete late registration; last day to add a course(s) or make section changes; last day to drop individual courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record. Last day to Web Drop courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees.
January 29, F Last day to file for graduation this term.
March 19, F Last day to submit approved thesis/dissertation to Graduate College for graduation this term.
March 22–26, M–F Spring vacation. No classes.
April 30, F Instruction ends.
May 3–7, M–F Final examinations.
May 7, F Last day for Graduate College to receive certificates of approval for master’s and professional doctorate projects for graduation this term.
May 6–10, Th–M Commencement ceremonies by disciplinary college.

Summer Session 2021

Summer Session 1 (4-Week Session)

Date Event
May 17, M Instruction begins.
May 19, W Last day to complete late registration for Summer Session 1; last day to drop or add a course(s) online or make section changes for Summer Session 1; last day to drop individual courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record for Summer Session 1. Last day to Web Drop courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees.
May 31, M Memorial Day holiday. No classes.
June 10, Th Instruction ends for Summer Session 1.
June 11, F Final examinations for Summer Session 1.

Summer Session 2 (8-Week Session)

Date Event
June 14, M Instruction begins.
June 18, F Last day to complete late registration for Summer Session 2; last day to drop or add a course(s) online or make section changes for Summer Session 2; last day to drop individual Summer Session 2 courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record. Last day to Web Drop courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees if registered only for Summer Session 2.
June 25, F Last day to file for graduation this term.
July 5, M Independence Day holiday. No classes.
July 23, F Last day to submit approved thesis/dissertation to Graduate College for graduation this term.
August 4, W Instruction ends for Summer Session 2.
August 5–6, Th–F Final examinations for Summer Session 2.
August 6, F Last day for Graduate College to receive certificates of approval for master’s and professional doctorate projects for graduation this term.

Fall Semester 2021

Date Event
August 23, M Instruction begins.
September 3, F Last day to complete late registration; last day to add a course(s) or make section changes; last day to drop individual courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record. Last day to Web Drop courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees.
September 6, M Labor Day holiday. No classes.
September 10, F Last day to file for graduation this term.
November 5, F Last day to submit approved thesis/dissertation to Graduate College for graduation this term.
November 25–26, Th–F Thanksgiving holiday. No classes.
December 3, F Instruction ends.
December 6–10, M–F Final examinations.
December 10, F Last day for Graduate College to receive certificates of approval for master’s and professional doctorate projects for graduation this term.
December 11, Sat Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 Commencement ceremonies.

Spring Semester 2022 

Date Event
January 10, M Instruction begins.
January 17, M Martin Luther King, Jr., Day. No classes.
January 21, F Last day to complete late registration; last day to add a course(s) or make section changes; last day to drop individual courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record. Last day to Web Drop courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees.
January 28, F Last day to file for graduation this term.
March 18, F Last day to submit approved thesis/dissertation to Graduate College for graduation this term.
March 21–25, M–F Spring vacation. No classes.
April 29, F Instruction ends.
May 2–6, M–F Final examinations.
May 6, F Last day for Graduate College to receive certificates of approval for master’s and professional doctorate projects for graduation this term.
May 5–9, Th–M Commencement ceremonies by disciplinary college.

Summer Session 2022

Summer Session 1 (4-Week Session)

Date Event
May 16, M Instruction begins.
May 18, W Last day to complete late registration for Summer Session 1; last day to drop or add a course(s) online or make section changes for Summer Session 1; last day to drop individual courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record for Summer Session 1. Last day to Web Drop courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees.
May 30, M Memorial Day holiday. No classes.
June 9, Th Instruction ends for Summer Session 1.
June 10, F Final examinations for Summer Session 1.

 Summer Session 2 (8-Week Session)

Date Event
June 13, M Instruction begins.
June 17, F Last day to complete late registration for Summer Session 2; last day to drop or add a course(s) online or make section changes for Summer Session 2; last day to drop individual Summer Session 2 courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record. Last day to Web Drop courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees if registered only for Summer Session 2.
June 24, F Last day to file for graduation this term.
July 4, M Independence Day holiday. No classes.
July 22, F Last day to submit approved thesis/dissertation to Graduate College for graduation this term.
August 3, W Instruction ends for Summer Session 2.
August 4–5, Th–F Final examinations for Summer Session 2.
August 5, F Last day for Graduate College to receive certificates of approval for master’s and professional doctorate projects for graduation this term.

Fall Semester 2022

Date Event
August 22, M Instruction begins.
September 2, F Last day to complete late registration; last day to add a course(s) or make section changes; last day to drop individual courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record. Last day to Web Drop courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees.
September 5, M Labor Day holiday. No classes.
September 9, F Last day to file for graduation this term.
November 4, F Last day to submit approved thesis/dissertation to Graduate College for graduation this term.
November 24–25, Th–F Thanksgiving holiday. No classes.
December 2, F Instruction ends.
December 5–9, M–F Final examinations.
December 9, F Last day for Graduate College to receive certificates of approval for master’s and professional doctorate projects for graduation this term.
December 10, Sat Summer 2022 and Fall 2022 Commencement ceremonies.

Spring Semester 2023 

Date Event
January 9, M Instruction begins.
January 16, M Martin Luther King, Jr., Day. No classes.
January 20, F Last day to complete late registration; last day to add a course(s) or make section changes; last day to drop individual courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record. Last day to Web Drop courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees.
January 27, F Last day to file for graduation this term.
March 17, F Last day to submit approved thesis/dissertation to Graduate College for graduation this term.
March 20–24, M–F Spring vacation. No classes.
April 28, F Instruction ends.
May 1–5, M–F Final examinations.
May 5, F Last day for Graduate College to receive certificates of approval for master’s and professional doctorate projects for graduation this term.
May 4–8, Th–M Commencement ceremonies by disciplinary college.

Summer Session 2023

Summer Session 1 (4-Week Session)

Date Event
May 15, M Instruction begins.
May 17, W Last day to complete late registration for Summer Session 1; last day to drop or add a course(s) online or make section changes for Summer Session 1; last day to drop individual courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record for Summer Session 1. Last day to Web Drop courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees.
May 29, M Memorial Day holiday. No classes.
June 8, Th Instruction ends for Summer Session 1.
June 9, F Final examinations for Summer Session 1.

Summer Session 2 (8-Week Session)

Date Event
June 12, M Instruction begins.
June 16, F Last day to complete late registration for Summer Session 2; last day to drop or add a course(s) online or make section changes for Summer Session 2; last day to drop individual Summer Session 2 courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record. Last day to Web Drop courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees if registered only for Summer Session 2.
June 24, F Last day to file for graduation this term.
July 4, F Independence Day holiday. No classes.
July 21, F Last day to submit approved thesis/dissertation to Graduate College for graduation this term.
August 2, W Instruction ends for Summer Session 2.
August 3–4, Th–F Final examinations for Summer Session 2.
August 4, F Last day for Graduate College to receive certificates of approval for master’s and professional doctorate projects for graduation this term.