Fall 2021 Academic Calendar

Tuesday, Aug. 17 
Orientation Program for First Year Students
Wednesday, Aug. 18
Orientation Program for First Year Students.
Thursday, Aug. 19 
Orientation Service Day (tentative; conditional on COVID-19 conditions)
Monday, Aug. 23 
CLASSES RESUME. FIRST DAY OF CLASSES FOR ALL STUDENTS.
Tuesday, August 31 
LAST DAY TO REGISTER, ADD any course. LAST DAY TO DROP any course without a 'W' (withdrawal) and
without the approval of the Academic Affairs office
Thursday, Sept. 2
Mass of the Holy Spirit. University Mass (12:10 p.m.; no classes between 11:50 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.).
Monday, Sept. 6 Labor Day – NO CLASSES Labor Day – NO CLASSES 
Friday, Oct. 8 • Last day to resolve grades of incomplete from the
previous semester.
• Last day to request (to registrar and professor) a change of a class to audit status.
• Last day to request (to Academic Affairs office) withdrawal from a class.
• For full-time, day division students, last day to change externship credit allocation
Monday, Oct. 11 Columbus Day – NO CLASSES
Tuesday, Oct. 12 Administrative Monday: Monday, not Tuesday, classes meet.
Monday, Nov. 1 All Saints Day
Tuesday, Nov. 2 All Souls Liturgy
Wed., Nov. 3 Registration for Spring 2022 semester begins at 8 a.m. for 3D, 4E, LLM and MLS students.
Friday, Nov. 5 Registration for Spring 2022 semester begins at 8 a.m. for2D, 2E and 3E students.
Saturday, Nov. 20

Rescheduled class Saturday. Reserved for rescheduling of classes cancelled earlier in the semester.

Sunday, Nov. 21 Rescheduled class Sunday. Reserved for rescheduling of classes cancelled earlier in the semester
Wednesday, Nov. 24- Friday, Nov. 26 NO CLASSES — Thanksgiving recess.
Friday, Dec. 3 LAST DAY OF CLASSES
Monday, Dec. 6 Reading day
Tuesday, Dec. 7 Reading day
Wednesday, Dec. 8 Reading day; Patronal Feast of the Immaculate Conception.
Thursday, Dec. 9 - Monday, Dec. 20 FINAL EXAMINATION PERIOD.
Monday, Dec. 20 Seminar and Directed Research papers due by 9:00 a.m. (unless earlier date set by instructor). Last day for
submission of take-home exams (by 9:00 a.m.)
Monday, January 10 Fall 2021 grades are due (all grades except 1L year-long course grades)
Tuesday, January 18 Fall 2021 1L year-long course grades are due