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 27 (Thu. - Sat.) 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)

*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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