Spring 2022 Academic Calendar

Full Term

Jan. 31-May 20

1st Half Term

Jan. 31-Mar. 20

2nd Half Term

Mar. 28-May 20

Five Week Terms

Jan. 31-Mar. 6
Mar. 7-Apr. 14
Apr. 19-May 20

Full-Term Hybrid

Jan. 31 - May 20

Full-Term and Half-Term Calendars

Baccalaureate, Associate & Graduate Programs Jan. 31–May 20 Jan. 31–Mar. 20 Mar. 28–May 20
Adult bachelor's students: Syllabi available for Adult bachelor's courses Jan. 10 Jan. 10 Jan. 10
Audit registration begins Jan. 10 Jan. 10 Jan. 10
Associate non-degree student registration begins Jan. 10 Jan. 10 Jan. 10
First day of classes Jan. 31 Jan. 31 Mar. 28
Last day to add a class without instructor's signature Feb. 3 Feb. 1 Mar. 29
Online registration closed as of today. All add/drops must be made through the Registrar's Office. Feb. 4 Feb. 2 Mar. 30
Last day to drop a course without a "W" appearing on your transcript.
(NOTE: This may have financial implications. See your financial aid counselor.)
Feb. 7 Feb. 4 Apr. 1
Registration deadline for maximum financial aid eligibility Feb. 7 Feb. 7 Feb. 7
Last day to add a class with an instructor's signature Feb. 11 Feb. 8 Apr. 4
Last day to designate audit grading Feb. 11 Feb. 8 Apr. 4
Summer 2022 registration begins Mar. 2 Mar. 2 Mar. 2
Spring Break Mar. 21-Mar. 27 N/A N/A
Second-half term classes begin Mar. 28 N/A Mar. 28
Full term midterm grades/First-half term final grades due Mar. 27 Mar. 27 N/A
Easter Break Apr. 15-Apr. 18* N/A Apr. 15-Apr. 18*
Last day to designate S/U grading option (undergraduate students only) Apr. 14 Feb. 25 Apr. 22
Last day to withdraw from a class Apr. 14 Feb. 25 Apr. 22
Early registration for Fall 2022 Apr. 19–Apr. 30 Apr. 19–Apr. 30 Apr. 19–Apr. 30
Petition for incomplete grade (online form on the Office of the Registrar website) due to instructor (see academic catalogs) May 13 Mar. 20 May 20
Last day of classes May 13 Mar. 20 May 20
Intent to graduate form due for December commencement May 15 May 15 May 15
Final examination period. (See Final Examination Schedules) May 16-20 N/A N/A**
Graduate and College for Adults Commencement Ceremonies May 21 May 21 May 21
College for Women Commencement May 22 May 22 May 22
Final grades due May 27 Mar. 27 May 27

Begins at 6:00 P.M., Thursday, Apr. 14

Final Examination Period

Instructors must perform some form of final assessment during the final examination period. This may take the form of an in-class exam, final project, take-home exam or final paper submitted during the final examination period. See the Final Examination Schedules on the Office of the Registrar website.

** Second-half term courses do not have a final examination period. M–Th evening courses meet as regularly scheduled; Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday courses meet online; and St. Paul campus weekday (M–F) morning and afternoon classes meet online and/or during the scheduled final examination time slot for full-term courses (see Final Examinations schedule).

Please note: If you drop or withdraw from a course, please see the University's Refund Schedule to determine tuition implications

Five-Week Term Calendars

Event 1st 5-Wk Term 2nd 5-Wk Term 3rd 5-Wk Term
Baccalaureate, Associate & Graduate Programs - St. Paul/Minneapolis Campus Jan. 31-Mar. 6 Mar. 7-Apr. 14 Apr. 19-May 20
First day of classes Jan. 31 Mar. 7 Apr. 19
Last day to add a class without instructor's signature Jan. 31 Mar. 7 Apr. 19
Online registration closed as of today. Add/drops must be made through the Registrar's Office. Feb. 1 Mar. 8 Apr. 20
Last day to add a class with instructor's signature Feb. 2 Mar. 9 Apr. 21
Last day to designate audit grading Feb. 2 Mar. 9 Apr. 21
Last day to drop a class without a "W" appearing on your transcript Feb. 2 Mar. 9 Apr. 21
Registration deadline for maximum financial aid eligibility Feb. 7 Feb. 7 Feb. 7
Second 5-Week Term: Spring Break: N/A Mar. 21-Mar. 27 N/A
Last day to designate S/U grading option (undergraduate students only) Feb. 18 Apr. 1 May 6
Last day to withdraw from a class Feb. 18 Apr. 1 May 6
Third 5-Week Term: Full-term calendar final examination period. Classes meet as regularly scheduled with some exceptions* N/A N/A May 16-20*
Petition for incomplete grade (online form on the Office of the Registrar website) due to instructor (see academic catalogs) Mar. 6 Apr. 14 May 20
Last day of classes Mar. 6 Apr. 14 May 20
Final grades due Mar. 13 Apr. 21 May 27

 

*No Scheduled Final Examination Period. During the week of May 16-20, 5-week M-Th evening courses meet as regularly scheduled; Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday courses meet online; and St. Paul campus weekday (M-F) morning and afternoon classes meet online and/or during the scheduled final examination time slot for full-term courses (see Final Examinations Schedule).

NOTE: If you drop or withdraw from a course, please see the University's Refund Schedule to determine tuition implications

Full-Term Hybrid Calendar

Event Date(s)
On-campus Jan. 31-Feb. 6
Off-campus Feb. 7-Feb. 13
On-campus Feb. 14-Feb. 20
Off-campus Feb. 21-Feb. 27
On-campus Feb. 28-Mar. 6
Off-campus Mar. 7-Mar. 13
On-campus Mar. 14-Mar. 20
Break Mar. 21-Mar. 27
On-campus Mar. 28-Apr. 3
Off-campus Apr. 4-Apr 10
On-campus Apr. 11-Apr. 14
Easter Break Apr. 15-Apr. 18*
Off-campus Apr. 19-Apr. 24*
On-campus Apr. 25-May 1
Off-campus May 2-May 8
On-campus May 9-May 15
Final Exams May 16-May 20

 

Full-term hybrid courses meet on campus the weeks noted above. Instruction may take various forms during off-campus weeks, but will always involve substantial interaction between the faculty and students.

*Easter break (Apr. 15-18) begins at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, Apr 14. Easter break falls at the end of an on-campus week. Instructors of classes that meet Thursday evening (after 6:00 p.m.), or Friday, Saturday, or Sunday, are expected to follow off-campus week protocols. Easter Monday (Apr. 18) falls on an off-campus week. Instructors are expected to follow off-campus week protocols.

Final Examination Period

Instructors must perform some form of final assessment during the final examination period. This may take the form of an in-class exam, final project, take-home exam or final paper submitted during the final examination period. See the Final Examination Schedules on the Office of the Registrar website.