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Academic Calendar

Academic Schedules

2020 - 2021 Academic Calendar
For add/drop and withdrawal dates for all courses, please refer to the Registrar’s Office, the University catalog, financial policies or your specific course syllabus.

Download the 2020-2021 Academic Schedule (PDF) for our programs. For course offerings, descriptions and availability, view our course schedule.

Schedule for Undergraduate Day and Online, MSAT, MSBC
Six-week block schedule

Sessions/Breaks

Dates

Session 1 Mon., Aug. 24 – Fri., Oct. 2, 2020
Academic Break Sat., Oct. 3 – Sun., Oct. 11, 2020
Session 2 Mon., Oct. 12 – Fri., Nov. 20, 2020
Academic Break Sat., Nov. 21 – Sun., Nov. 29, 2020
Session 3 Mon., Nov. 30 – Fri., Jan. 22, 2021
Winter Holiday Break Sat., Dec. 19, 2020 – Sun., Jan. 3, 2021
Academic Break Sat., Jan 23 – Sun., Jan. 31, 2021
Session 4 Mon., Feb. 1 – Fri., Mar. 12, 2021
Academic Break Sat., Mar. 13 – Sun., Mar. 21, 2021
Session 5 Mon., Mar. 22 – Fri., Apr. 30, 2021
Academic Break Sat., May 1 – Sun., May 9, 2021
Session 6 Mon., May 10 – Fri., June 18, 2021
Academic Break Sat., June 19 – Sun, June 27, 2021
Session 7 Mon., June 28 – Fri., Aug. 6, 2021
Academic Break Sat., Aug. 7 – Sun., Aug. 22, 2021
Schedule for Graduate and Doctoral Programs
Semester schedule

School/Program

Fall

Spring

Summer

Education – Master’s Level 8/24 – 12/17/2020 2/1 – 6/18/2021 6/28 – 8/6/2021
Education – Doctorate 8/21 – 12/18/2020 1/8 – 5/7/2021 N/A
Creative & Professional Writing – Campus Residency 11/13 – 11/22/2020 in Louisville 5/21 – 5/30/2021 in Louisville Dates and location TBD
Nursing – MSN-FNP 8/24 – 12/17/2020 1/4 – 4/30/2021 5/10 – 8/6/2021
Nursing Practice – Doctorate 8/24 – 12/17/2020 1/4 – 4/30/2021 5/10 – 8/6/2021
Occupational Therapy – Doctorate 8/24 – 12/17/2020

Holidays: 9/7, 11/25 – 29

1/4 – 4/30/2021

Holidays: 1/18, 2/15, 4/2

5/10 – 8/6/2021

Holidays: 5/31, 7/5

Psychology – Doctorate 8/24 – 12/17/2020 1/4 – 4/30/2021 5/10 – 8/6/2021
Social Work – Master’s Level 8/24 – 12/17/2020 1/4 – 4/30/2021 5/10 – 8/6/2021
2021 - 2022 Academic Calendar

For add/drop and withdrawal dates for all courses, please refer to the Registrar’s Office, the University catalog, financial policies or your specific course syllabus.

Download the 2021-2022 Academic Schedule (PDF) for our programs. For course offerings, descriptions and availability, view our course schedule.

Schedule for Undergraduate Day and Online, MSAT, MSBC
Six-week block schedule

Sessions/Breaks

Dates

Session 1 Mon., Aug. 23 – Fri., Oct. 1, 2021
Academic Break Sat., Oct. 2 – Sun., Oct. 10, 2021
Session 2 Mon., Oct. 11 – Fri., Nov. 19, 2021
Academic Break Sat., Nov. 20 – Sun., Nov. 28, 2021
Session 3 Mon., Nov. 29, 2021 – Fri., Jan. 21, 2022
Winter Holiday Break Sat., Dec. 18, 2021 – Sun., Jan. 2, 2022
Academic Break Sat., Jan 22 – Sun., Jan. 30, 2022
Session 4 Mon., Jan. 31 – Fri., Mar. 11, 2022
Academic Break Sat., Mar. 12 – Sun., Mar. 20, 2022
Session 5 Mon., Mar. 21 – Fri., Apr. 29, 2022
Academic Break Sat., Apr. 30 – Sun., May 8, 2022
Session 6 Mon., May 9 – Fri., June 17, 2022
Academic Break Sat., June 18 – Sun, June 26, 2022
Session 7 Mon., June 27 – Fri., Aug. 5, 2022
Academic Break Sat., Aug. 6 – Sun., Aug. 21, 2022
Schedule for Graduate and Doctoral Programs
Semester schedule

School/Program

Fall

Spring

Summer

Clinical Mental Health Counseling – Master’s Level 8/23 – 12/16/2021 1/3 – 4/28/2022 5/9 – 8/4/2022
Creative & Professional Writing – Residency 11/13 – 11/20/2021 in Louisville Residency in Louisville TBD Residency Abroad TBD
Education – Master’s Level 8/23/2021 – 1/21/2022 1/31 – 6/17/2022 6/27 – 8/5/2022
Education – Doctorate 8/21 – 12/17/2021 1/7 – 5/6/2022 N/A
Nursing – Master’s Level 8/23 – 12/16/2021 1/3 – 4/28/2022 5/9 – 8/4/2022
Nursing Practice – Doctorate 8/23 – 12/16/2021 1/3 – 4/28/2022 5/9 – 8/4/2022
Occupational Therapy – Doctorate 8/23 – 12/17/2021 1/3 – 4/28/2022 5/9 – 8/26/2022
Psychology – Doctorate 8/23 – 12/16/2021 1/3 – 4/28/2022

Spring break: 3/14 – 4/18

5/9 – 8/4/2022
Social Work – Master’s  8/23 – 12/16/2021 1/3 – 4/28/2022 5/9 – 8/4/2022

Holidays

Campus is closed for these holidays:

Holiday

Date(s)

Fourth of July Monday, July 5, 2021
Labor Day Monday, Sept. 6, 2021
Thanksgiving Holiday Wed., Nov. 24 – Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021
Holiday Break Sat., Dec. 18, 2021 – Sun., Jan. 2, 2022
M.L. King, Jr. Day Monday, Jan. 17, 2022
President’s Day Monday, Feb. 21, 2022
Good Friday Friday, April 15, 2022
Oaks Day Friday, May 6, 2022
Memorial Day Monday, May 30, 2022
Juneteenth Monday, June 20, 2022