Academic Calendar

Semester Beginning, Ending, and Degree Dates

Summer Session 2021

Date Event
Summer Session 1 (4-Week Session)
May 17, M Instruction begins.
May 19, W Last day to complete late registration for Summer Session 1; last day to add a course(s) or make section changes; last day to drop individual Summer Session 1 courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record. Last day to Web Drop Summer Session 1 courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees.
May 31, M Memorial Day holiday. No classes
May 31, M CampusCare Waiver deadline.
June 2, W Last day for undergraduate students to use optional late drop for a Summer Session 1 course in college office and receive grade of W on academic record.
June 10, Th Instruction ends for Summer Session 1.
June 11, F Final examinations for Summer Session 1.
Summer Session 2 (8-Week Session)
June 14, M Instruction begins.
June 18, F Last day to complete late registration for Summer Session 2; last day to add a course(s) or make section changes; last day to drop individual Summer Session 2 courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record.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.
July 5, M Independence Day holiday. No classes.
July 16, F Last day for undergraduate students to use optional late drop for a Summer Session 2 course in college office and receive grade of W on academic record.
August 4, W Instruction ends for Summer Session 2.
August 5–6, Th–F Final examinations for Summer Session 2.

2021-2022 Academic Year

Fall Semester 2021

Date Event
August 23, M Instruction begins.
September 5, Su 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add a course(s) or make section changes; last day to drop individual courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record.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 12, Su CampusCare Waiver deadline.
October 29, F Last day for undergraduate students to use optional late drop in college office and receive grade of W on academic record.
November 25–26, Th–F Thanksgiving holiday. No classes.
December 3, F Instruction ends.
December 6–10, M–F Final examinations.
December 15, W Instructor grading deadline for 16-week courses (5 p.m.)
December 20, M Grades available via my.UIC.edu

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.
February 6, Su CampusCare Waiver deadline.
March 18, F Last day for undergraduate students to use optional late drop in college office and receive grade of W on academic record.
March 21–25, M–F Spring vacation. No classes.
April 29, F Instruction ends.
May 2–6, M–F Final examinations.
May 11, W Instructor grading deadline for 16-week courses (5 p.m.)
May 16, M Grades available via my.UIC.edu

Summer Session 2022

Date Event
Summer Session 1 (4-Week Session)
May 16, M Instruction begins.
May 18, W Last day to complete late registration for Summer Session 1; last day to add a course(s) or make section changes; last day to drop individual Summer Session 1 courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record. Last day to Web Drop Summer Session 1 courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees.
May 30, M Memorial Day holiday. No classes
May 30, M CampusCare Waiver deadline.
June 1, W Last day for undergraduate students to use optional late drop for a Summer Session 1 course in college office and receive grade of W on academic record.
June 9, Th Instruction ends for Summer Session 1.
June 10, F Final examinations for Summer Session 1.
Summer Session 2 (8-Week Session)
June 13, M Instruction begins.
June 17, F Last day to complete late registration for Summer Session 2; last day to add a course(s) or make section changes; 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.
July 4, M Independence Day holiday. No classes.
July 15, F Last day for undergraduate students to use optional late drop for a Summer Session 2 course in college office and receive grade of W on academic record.
August 3, W Instruction ends for Summer Session 2.
August 4–5, Th–F Final examinations for Summer Session 2.

2022-2023 Academic Year

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 12, Su CampusCare Waiver deadline.
October 28, F Last day for undergraduate students to use optional late drop in college office and receive grade of W on academic record.
November 24–25, Th–F Thanksgiving holiday. No classes.
December 2, F Instruction ends.
December 5–9, M–F Final examinations.
December 14, W Instructor grading deadline for 16-week courses (5 p.m.)
December 19, M Grades available via my.UIC.edu

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.
February 5, Su CampusCare Waiver deadline.
March 17, F Last day for undergraduate students to use optional late drop in college office and receive grade of W on academic record.
March 20–24, M–F Spring vacation. No classes.
April 28, F Instruction ends.
May 1–5, M–F Final examinations.
May 10, W Instructor grading deadline for 16-week courses (5 p.m.)
May 15, M Grades available via my.UIC.edu

Summer Session 2023

Date Event
Summer Session 1 (4-Week Session)
May 15, M Instruction begins.
May 17, W Last day to complete late registration for Summer Session 1; last day to add a course(s) or make section changes; last day to drop individual Summer Session 1 courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record. Last day to Web Drop Summer Session 1 courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees.
May 29, M Memorial Day holiday. No classes
May 29, M CampusCare Waiver deadline.
May 31, W Last day for undergraduate students to use optional late drop for a Summer Session 1 course in college office and receive grade of W on academic record.
June 8, Th Instruction ends for Summer Session 1.
June 9, F Final examinations for Summer Session 1.
Summer Session 2 (8-Week Session)
June 12, M Instruction begins.
June 16, F Last day to complete late registration for Summer Session 2; last day to add a course(s) or make section changes; 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.
July 4, Tu Independence Day holiday. No classes.
July 14, F Last day for undergraduate students to use optional late drop for a Summer Session 2 course in college office and receive grade of W on academic record.
August 2, W Instruction ends for Summer Session 2.
August 3–4, Th–F Final examinations for Summer Session 2.

2023-2024 Academic Year

Fall Semester 2023

Date Event
August 21, M Instruction begins.
September 1, 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 4, M Labor Day holiday. No classes.
September 12, T CampusCare Waiver deadline.
October 27, F Last day for undergraduate students to use optional late drop in college office and receive grade of W on academic record.
November 23–24, Th–F Thanksgiving holiday. No classes.
December 1, F Instruction ends.
December 4–8, M–F Final examinations.
December 13, W Instructor grading deadline for 16-week courses (5 p.m.)
December 18, M Grades available via my.UIC.edu

Spring Semester 2024

Date Event
January 8, M Instruction begins.
January 15, M Martin Luther King, Jr., Day. No classes.
January 19, 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.
February 4, Su CampusCare Waiver deadline.
March 15, F Last day for undergraduate students to use optional late drop in college office and receive grade of W on academic record.
March 18–22, M–F Spring vacation. No classes.
April 26, F Instruction ends.
April 29–May 3, M–F Final examinations.
May 8, W Instructor grading deadline for 16-week courses (5 p.m.)
May 13, M Grades available via my.UIC.edu

Summer Session 2024

Date Event
Summer Session 1 (4-Week Session)
May 13, M Instruction begins.
May 15, W Last day to complete late registration for Summer Session 1; last day to add a course(s) or make section changes; last day to drop individual Summer Session 1 courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record. Last day to Web Drop Summer Session 1 courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees.
May 27, M Memorial Day holiday. No classes
May 27, M CampusCare Waiver deadline.
May 29, W Last day for undergraduate students to use optional late drop for a Summer Session 1 course in college office and receive grade of W on academic record.
June 6, Th Instruction ends for Summer Session 1.
June 7, F Final examinations for Summer Session 1.
Summer Session 2 (8-Week Session)
June 10, M Instruction begins.
June 14, F Last day to complete late registration for Summer Session 2; last day to add a course(s) or make section changes; 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.
July 4, Th Independence Day holiday. No classes.
July 12, F Last day for undergraduate students to use optional late drop for a Summer Session 2 course in college office and receive grade of W on academic record.
July 31, W Instruction ends for Summer Session 2.
August 1–2, Th–F Final examinations for Summer Session 2.

2024-2025 Academic Year

Fall Semester 2024

Date Event
August 26, M Instruction begins.
September 2, M Labor Day holiday. No classes.
September 6, 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 12, Th CampusCare Waiver deadline.
November 1, F Last day for undergraduate students to use optional late drop in college office and receive grade of W on academic record.
November 28–29, Th–F Thanksgiving holiday. No classes.
December 6, F Instruction ends.
December 9–13, M–F Final examinations.
December 18, W Instructor grading deadline for 16-week courses (5 p.m.)
December 23, M Grades available via my.UIC.edu

Spring Semester 2025

Date Event
January 13, M Instruction begins.
January 20, M Martin Luther King, Jr., Day. No classes.
January 24, 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.
February 9, Su CampusCare Waiver deadline.
March 21, F Last day for undergraduate students to use optional late drop in college office and receive grade of W on academic record.
March 24–28, M–F Spring vacation. No classes.
May 2, F Instruction ends.
May 5–9, M–F Final examinations.
May 14, W Instructor grading deadline for 16-week courses (5 p.m.)
May 19, M Grades available via my.UIC.edu

Summer Session 2025

Date Event
Summer Session 1 (4-Week Session)
May 19, M Instruction begins.
May 21, W Last day to complete late registration for Summer Session 1; last day to add a course(s) or make section changes; last day to drop individual Summer Session 1 courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record. Last day to Web Drop Summer Session 1 courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees.
May 26, M Memorial Day holiday. No classes
June 2, M CampusCare Waiver deadline.
June 4, W Last day for undergraduate students to use optional late drop for a Summer Session 1 course in college office and receive grade of W on academic record.
June 12, Th Instruction ends for Summer Session 1.
June 13, F Final examinations for Summer Session 1.
Summer Session 2 (8-Week Session)
June 16, M Instruction begins.
June 20, F Last day to complete late registration for Summer Session 2; last day to add a course(s) or make section changes; 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.
July 4, F Independence Day holiday. No classes.
July 18, F Last day for undergraduate students to use optional late drop for a Summer Session 2 course in college office and receive grade of W on academic record.
August 6, W Instruction ends for Summer Session 2.
August 7–8, Th–F Final examinations for Summer Session 2.