Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Academic Year 2021-2022

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Fall 2021: August 23 - December 17 (Includes Finals Week)*

(Term = 1218)

DateEvent
April 5 (Mon.) - April 20 (Tues.) 2021 Priority Registration for Fall Semester 2021
April 21 (Wed.) - August 22 (Sun.) 2021 Open Registration for Fall Semester 2021
May 1 (Sat.) Last day to apply for undergraduate admissions for Summer and Fall Semester 2021
August 23 (Mon.)  Late Registration begins ($100.00 late registration fee assessed)
August 23 (Mon.)  Fall Semester begins
August 30 (Mon.) Last day for full semester course registrations and adds including adds of thesis or dissertation credits (Census Date)
August 30 (Mon.) Last day to drop a full semester course and receive 100% refund
September 3 (Fri.) Last day to drop a full semester course and receive 75% refund
September 3 (Fri.) Last day to file a drop to remove a full semester course from student’s record
September 4 (Sat.) – November 12 (Fri.) All course withdrawals noted with a grade of “W” on academic record
September 6 (Mon.) Labor Day (Student and Staff Holiday-UNL offices closed)
September 10 (Fri.) Last day to withdraw from a full semester course and receive 50% refund
September 12 (Sun.) Last day to submit tuition and fees payment without penalty
September 17 (Fri.) Last day to withdraw from a full semester course and receive 25% refund
September 17 (Fri.) Final day to apply for a degree in December  ($25.00 fee due with application)
October 15 (Fri.) Last day to change a full semester course registration to or from “Pass/No Pass”
October 18 (Mon.) - 19 (Tues.) Fall Semester Break (Student Holiday - UNL offices open)
October 25 (Mon.) - November 9 (Tue.) Priority Registration for Spring Semester 2022
November 10 (Wed.) 2021 - January 9 (Sun.) 2022 Open Registration for Spring Semester 2022
November 12 (Fri.) Last day to withdraw from one or more full semester courses for the term
November 24 (Wed.) Student Holiday (UNL offices open)
November 25 – November 28 (Thu.- Sun.) Thanksgiving Vacation (UNL offices closed)
December 1 (Wed.) Last day to apply for undergraduate admissions for Spring 2022
December 6 - 11 (Mon. - Sat.) Last week of classes**
December 11 (Sat.) Last day of classes
December 13 - 17 (Mon. - Fri.) Fall Semester Final Exams
December 17 (Fri.) Fall Semester Graduate Commencement and Doctoral Hooding Ceremony
December 18 (Sat.) Fall Semester Undergraduate Commencement
December 24 (Fri.) 2021 - January 2 (Sun.) 2022 Holiday Closedown (UNL offices closed)

Spring 2022: January 3 - May 13 (Includes Finals Week)*

(Term = 1221)

DateEvent
October 25 (Mon.) - November 9 (Tue.) 2021 Priority Registration for Spring Semester 2022 (Regular and Pre Sessions)
November 10 (Wed.) 2021 - January 2 (Sun.) 2022 Open Registration for Spring Semester 2022 (Pre-Session)
November 10 (Wed.) 2021 - January 17 (Mon.) 2022 Open Registration for Spring Semester 2022 (Regular Academic Session)
January 3 (Mon.) – January 14 (Fri.) Spring 2022 Pre-Session
January 3 (Mon.) First day UNL offices are open in 2022
January 4 (Tues.) Last day for late registrations and adds (Pre-Session)
January 4 (Tues.) Last day to drop a class and receive a full refund (Pre-Session)
January 5 (Wed.) Last day to drop a class and receive a partial refund (Pre-Session)
January 5 (Wed.) Last day to file a drop to remove course from student's record (Pre-Session)
January 6 (Thurs.) – January 12 (Wed.) All course withdrawals noted with a grade of "W" on academic record (Pre-Session)
January 7 (Fri.) Last day to change a course registration to or from "Pass/No Pass" (Pre-Session)
January 12 (Wed.) Last day to withdraw from one or more courses (Pre-Session)
January 14 (Fri.) Classes end and final examinations (Pre-Session)
January 17 (Mon.) Martin Luther King Day (Student and Staff Holiday-UNL offices closed)
January 18 (Tues.) – May 13 (Fri.) Spring 2022 Regular Academic Session
January 18 (Tues.) Late Registration begins ($100.00 late registration fee assessed)
January 24 (Mon.) Last day for full semester course registrations and adds including adds of thesis or dissertation credits (Census Date)
January 24 (Mon.) Last day to drop a full semester course and receive 100% refund
January 28 (Fri.) Last day to file a drop to remove a full semester course from student's record
January 28 (Fri.) Last day to drop a full semester course and receive 75% refund
January 28 (Fri.) Final day to apply for a degree in May ($25.00 fee due with application)
January 29 (Sat.) - April 8 (Fri.) All course withdrawals noted with a grade of "W" on academic record
February 4 (Fri.) Last day to withdraw from a full semester course and receive 50% refund
February 11 (Fri.) Last day to withdraw from a full semester course and receive 25% refund
February 12 (Fri.) Last day to submit tuition and fees payment without penalty
March 7 (Mon.) - May 15 (Sun.) Open Registration for Summer Sessions 2022
March 11 (Fri.) Last day to change a full semester course registration to or from "Pass/No Pass"
March 13 (Sun.) - March 20 (Sun.) Spring Vacation (UNL offices are open Monday through Friday)
March 28 (Mon.) - April 12 (Tue.) Priority Registration for Fall Semester 2022
April 13 (Wed.) - Aug 21 (Sun.) Open Registration for Fall Semester 2022
April 15 (Fri.) Last day to withdraw from one or more full semester courses for the term
May 1 (Sun.) Last day to apply for undergraduate admissions for Summer and Fall Semester 2022
May 1 – May 7 (Sun. - Sat.) Last Week of classes**
May 7 (Sat.) Last day of classes
May 9 – May 13 (Mon. - Fri.) Spring Semester Final Exams
May 13 (Fri.) Spring Semester Graduate Commencement and Doctoral Hooding Ceremony
May 14 (Sat.) Spring Semester Undergraduate Commencement

Summer Semester 2021*

(Term = 1225)

The Summer Semester is divided into 4 individual sessions.


DatePre-Session Event: May 16 - June 3
March 7 (Mon.) - May 15 (Sun.) Open Registration
May 1 (Sun.) Last day to apply for undergraduate admissions for Summer 2022
May 16 (Mon.) Late Registration begins
May 16 (Mon.) Classes begin*
May 17 (Tue.) Last day for late registrations and adds
May 17 (Tue.) Last day to drop a class and receive a full refund
May 20 (Fri.) Last day to drop a class and receive a partial refund
May 20 (Fri.) Last day to file a drop to remove course from student's record
May 21 (Sat.) – June 1 (Wed.) All course withdrawals noted with a grade of "W" on academic record
May 25 (Wed.) Last day to change a course registration to or from "Pass/No Pass"
May 30 (Mon.) Memorial Day (Student and Staff Holiday-UNL offices closed)
June 1 (Wed.) Last day to withdraw from one or more courses for the Pre-session
June 3 (Fri.) Classes end and final examinations
June 10 (Fri.) Final day to apply for a degree in August ($25.00 fee due with application)
June 12 (Sun.) Last day to submit tuition and fee payment without penalty
Date8-Week Session Event: May 16 - July 8
March 7 (Mon.) - May 15 (Sun.) Open Registration
May 1 (Sun.) Last day to apply for undergraduate admissions for Summer 2022
May 16 (Mon.) Late Registration begins
May 16 (Mon.) Classes begin*
May 19 (Thu.) Last day for late registrations and adds
May 19 (Thu.) Last day to drop a class and receive a full refund
May 20 (Fri.) Last day to file a drop to remove course from student's record
May 21 (Sat.) - June 24 (Fri.) All course withdrawals noted with a grade of "W" on academic record
May 30 (Mon.) Memorial Day (Student and Staff Holiday-UNL offices closed)
June 3 (Fri.) Last day to drop a class and receive a partial refund
June 10 (Fri.) Last day to change a course registration to or from "Pass/No Pass"
June 10 (Fri.) Final day to apply for a degree in August ($25.00 fee due with application)
June 12 (Sun.) Last day to submit tuition and fee payment without penalty
June 24 (Fri.) Last day to withdraw from one or more courses for the 8-Week Session
July 4 (Mon.) Student and Staff Holiday-UNL offices closed in observance of Independance Day
July 8 (Fri.) Classes end and final examinations
Date1st Five-Week Session Event: June 6 - July 8
March 7 (Mon.) - June 5 (Sun.) Open Registration
May 1 (Sun.) Last day to apply for undergraduate admissions for Summer 2022
June 6 (Mon.) Late Registration begins
June 6 (Mon.) Classes begin*
June 8 (Wed.) Last day for late registrations and adds
June 8 (Wed.) Last day to drop a class and receive a full refund
June 10 (Fri.) Last day to file a drop to remove course from student's record
June 10 (Fri.) Final day to apply for a degree in August ($25.00 fee due with application)
June 11 (Sat.) – June 29 (Wed.) All course withdrawals noted with a grade of "W" on academic record
June 12 (Sun.) Last day to submit tuition and fee payment without penalty
June 17 (Fri.) Last day to drop a class and receive a partial refund
June 21 (Tue.) Last day to change a course registration to or from "Pass/No Pass"
June 29 (Wed.) Last day to withdraw from one or more courses for the 1st Five-Week Session
July 4 (Mon.) Student and Staff Holiday-UNL offices closed in observance of Independance Day
July 8 (Fri.) Classes end and final examinations
Date2nd Five-Week Session Event: July 12 - August 11
March 7 (Mon.) – July 10 (Sun.) Open Registration
May 1 (Sun.) Last day to apply for undergraduate admissions for Summer 2022
June 11 (Fri.) Final day to apply for a degree in August ($25.00 fee due with application)
June 12 (Sun.) Last day to submit tuition and fee payment without penalty
July 11 (Mon.) Late Registration begins
July 11 (Mon.) Classes begin*
July 13 (Wed.) Last day for late registrations and adds
July 13 (Wed.) Last day to drop a class and receive a full refund
July 15 (Fri.) Last day to file a drop to remove course from student's record
July 16 (Sat.) - August 3 (Wed.) All course withdrawals noted with a grade of "W" on academic record
July 22 (Fri.) Last day to drop a class and receive a partial refund
July 26 (Tue.) Last day to change a course registration to or from "Pass/No Pass"
August 3 (Wed.) Last day to withdraw from one or more courses for the 2nd Five-Week Session
August 11 (Thu.) Classes end and final examinations
August 13 (Sat.) Summer Semester Undergraduate & Graduate Commencement and Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

*Mini Session Courses follow prorated dates for deadlines, tuition charges and refunds. For Mini Course tuition charges or refund dates, please contact Student Accounts.

**Faculty please see the 15th Week Policy regarding the last week of classes.

Academic calendars are subject to change without notice. The University reserves the right to revise or change rules, charges, fees, schedules, courses, requirements for degrees, and other regulations affecting students including, but not limited to, evaluation standards, whenever considered necessary or desirable. The University reserves the right to cancel any course for insufficient registration and to phase out any program. Registration by a student signifies an agreement to comply with all regulations of the University.

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