Academic Schedule

Refer to this page for dates of campus closings, registration periods, and important deadlines for residency applications and planning for commencement.

Refer to the Refund and Withdraw Schedule for a comprehensive list of refund periods and percentages and last days to drop a course.

Refer to the Final Exam Schedule for the current semester’s final exam dates and times.

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EVENTDATETIME
Spring 2021 Classes BeginMonday, January 118:00 A.M.
Deadline to Submit Intent to Graduate for Spring 2021 CandidatesSunday, January 17
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - No classes and campuses are closedMonday, January 18
Deadline to Submit Spring 2021 Residency ApplicationMonday, February 14:30 P.M.
Summer 2021 Registration BeginsTuesday, February 23
Founders Day (No classes starting at or after 12:00 P.M. noon)Friday, March 5
Spring Break WeekMonday - Saturday, March 15 - 20
Fall 2021 Priority Registration BeginsMonday, March 29
Last Day to Drop Spring 2021 Classes
**EXTENDED**
Friday, April 304:30 P.M.
Spring 2021 Classes EndSaturday, May 1
Spring 2021 Final ExamsMonday - Saturday, May 3 - 8
Spring 2021 Final Grades DueTuesday, May 115:00 P.M. (CST)
Spring 2021 Commencement Ceremonies - HammondSaturday, May 1510:00 A.M. & 4:00 P.M.
Rain Date for Spring 2021 Commencement CeremoniesSunday, May 1610:00 A.M. & 4:00 P.M.

Posted 3-24-2021

This calendar was developed in advance of the 2020-21 school year. Dates are subject to change as approved by the Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate and Senior Leadership.

EVENTDATETIME
Summer 2021 12-week, 1st 6-week, and 1st 4-week Sessions BeginMonday, May 178:00 A.M.
Memorial Day Holiday - No classes and campuses are closedMonday, May 31
1st 4-week Summer 2021 Module EndsFriday, June 11
8-week and 2nd 4-week Summer 2021 Modules BeginMonday, June 148:00 A.M.
Deadline to Submit Summer 2021 Intent to GraduateSunday, June 20
1st 6-week Summer 2021 Module EndsFriday, June 25
2nd 6-week Summer 2021 Module BeginsMonday, June 288:00 A.M.
Deadline to Submit Summer 2021 Residency ApplicationFriday, July 24:30 P.M.
Independence Day Holiday - No classes and campuses are closedMonday, July 5
2nd 4-week Summer 2021 Module EndsFriday, July 9
3rd 4-week Summer 2021 Module BeginsMonday, July 128:00 A.M.
Summer 2021 Session EndsFriday, August 6
Summer 2021 Final Grades DueTuesday, August 105:00 P.M. (CST)

Posted 2-11-2021

This calendar was developed in advance of the 2020-21 school year. Dates are subject to change as approved by the Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate and Senior Leadership.

EventDateTime
Fall 2021 Classes Begin & Late Registration BeginsMonday, August 238:00 A.M. (CST)
Fall 2021 Late Registration Ends & Last Day for 100% RefundFriday, August 27
Labor Day - No Classes & Campuses are ClosedMonday, September 6
Deadline to Submit Fall 2021 Intent to GraduateSunday, September 12
Deadline to Submit Fall 2021 Residency ApplicationMonday, September 134:30 P.M. (CST)
Fall Break - No Classes but Campus Offices are OpenMonday & Tuesday, October 11 & 12
Spring 2022 Priority Registration BeginsMonday, October 25
Last Day to Drop a Fall 2021 ClassFriday, November 124:30 P.M. (CST)
Thanksgiving Break - No Classes but Campus Offices are OpenWednesday, November 24
Thanksgiving Break - No Classes & Campuses are ClosedThursday - Saturday, November 25-27
Fall 2021 Classes EndSaturday, December 11
Fall 2021 Final ExamsMonday - Saturday, December 13-18
Fall 2021 Final Grades DueTuesday, December 215:00 P.M. (CST)

Posted 3-29-2021

This calendar was developed in advance of the 2021-22 school year. Dates are subject to change as approved by the Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate and Senior Leadership.

EventDateTime
Spring 2022 Classes Begin & Late Registration BeginsMonday, January 108:00 A.M. (CST)
Spring 2022 Late Registration Ends & Last Day for 100% RefundFriday, January 14
Deadline to Submit Spring 2022 Intent to Graduate TBD
Martin Luther King, Jr Holiday - No Classes & Campuses are ClosedMonday, January 17
Deadline to Submit Spring 2022 Residency ApplicationMonday, January 314:30 P.M. (CST)
Summer 2022 Registration BeginsTuesday, February 22
Founder's Day (No classes starting at or after 12:00 P.M.)TBD
Spring Break - No Classes but Campus Offices are OpenMonday - Saturday, March 14-19
Fall 2022 Priority Registration BeginsMonday, March 28
Last Day to Drop a Spring 2022 ClassFriday, April 84:30 P.M. (CST)
Spring 2022 Classes EndSaturday, April 30
Spring 2022 Final ExamsMonday - Saturday, May 2- 7
Spring 2022 Final Grades DueTuesday, May 105:00 P.M. (CST)

Posted 2-15-2021

This calendar was developed in advance of the 2021-22 school year. Dates are subject to change as approved by the Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate and Senior Leadership.

EventDateTime
Summer 2022 First Day of Classes: 12 week, 1st 6 week, & 1st 4 week ModulesMonday, May 168:00 A.M. (CST)
Memorial Day Holiday - No Classes & Campuses are ClosedMonday, May 30
1st 4 Week Module EndsFriday, June 10
8 Week Module & 2nd 4 Week Module BeginMonday, June 13
1st 6 Week Module EndsFriday, June 24
2nd 6 Week Module BeginsMonday, June 27
Deadline to Submit Summer 2022 Intent to GraduateTBD
Deadline to Submit Summer 2022 Residency ApplicationFriday, July 14:30 P.M. (CST)
Independence Holiday - No Classes & Campuses are ClosedMonday, July 4
2nd 4 Week Module EndsFriday, July 8
3rd 4 Week Module BeginsMonday, July 11
Summer 2022 Session EndsFriday, August 5
Summer 2022 Grades DueTuesday, August 95:00 P.M. (CST)

Posted 2-15-2021

This calendar was developed in advance of the 2021-22 school year. Dates are subject to change as approved by the Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate and Senior Leadership.

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Work with your academic advisor on course selection and degree planning to stay on track for graduation.


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