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Current Academic Calendar and Deadlines

Current Calendar*

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The Academic Calendar contains academic, registration, and graduation deadlines, which are strictly enforced by the University. Calendars contain all dates and deadlines associated with the fall, spring and summer terms, for all U.S. locations. The calendar is subject to change and students are encouraged to review it often. Revisions, corrections, and/or other changes to the calendar are posted online as they occur.  Penalties for missing some deadlines listed in the academic calendar include significant fees. It is recommended that students meet all deadlines, in order to avoid fees.

Deadlines are published in multiple locations, including this website, campus signage, and UIW email communications.  Students are responsible for adhering to all published deadlines.

>>> Important Note to Students: ALL calendar deadlines are 5 p.m. CT on the date indicated <<<

Fall 2021

Professional Program Dates:

Professional Program Dates, Fall of 201
Program Classes Begin Classes/Finals End
School of Osteopathic Medicine
First Year Monday, July 19, 2021 Friday, November 19, 2021
Second Year Monday, July 26, 2021 Friday, December 17, 2021
Third Year Monday, August 16, 2021 Friday, November 5, 2021
Fourth Year Monday, August 30, 2021 Friday, December 17, 2021
MBS students
School of Optometry

First – Third Year

Monday, August 23, 2021 Friday, December 10, 2021
Fourth Year Monday, August 23, 2021 Saturday, December 18, 2021
School of Pharmacy
P1-P4 students Monday, August 16, 2021 Friday, December 10, 2021
School of Physical Therapy
PT1 Monday, August 23, 2021 Friday, December 10, 2021
PT2 Monday, August 30, 2021 Friday, December 10, 2021
PT4 Monday, August 30, 2021 Friday, December 17, 2021

Refer to program web page for more details about their calendar and deadlines.

School of Professional Studies

SPS Program Dates, Fall of 2021
Program Classes Begin Classes/Finals End
DBA Term Monday, August 23, 2021 Friday, December 10, 2021
School of Professional Studies Term I Saturday, August 21, 2021 Friday, October 15, 2021
School of Professional Studies Term II Saturday, October 16, 2021 Friday, December 10, 2021

Refer to program web page for more details about their calendar and deadlines

Undergraduate, Graduate, and Doctorate Dates

  • August 21, 2021 Fall Mini Term I (eight weeks) begins
  • August 23, 2021 Graduate Extended Classes begin
  • August 23, 2021 Undergraduate Classes begin

Extended and Mini I

  • August 30, 2021  Fall Undergraduate/Graduate Extended and Mini Term I Registration Deadlines
    • Last day to register, add, or change schedule
    • Last day to register for independent study
    • Last day to change from graded to pass/fail
    • Last day to change from pass/fail to graded
    • Last day to change from graded to audit
    • Last day to change from audit to graded
  •   August 30, 2021  Fall Undergraduate/Graduate Extended and Mini Term I Financial Deadlines **
    • Last day to make payment arrangements
    • Last day for 100% refund
    • Last day to submit information for tuition discounts
  • August 31, 2021 Fall Confirmation of Attendance Begins
  • September 3, 2021  Undergraduate/Graduate Fall Terms Student Insurance Waiver Deadline **
    • Last day to waive student insurance
  • September 6, 2021 Labor Day Holiday (UIW Closed) No classes including Fall Mini Term I
  • October 1, 2021 Last day to apply for December 2021 for ensure publication entry
  • October 1, 2021  May 2022 Graduation Priority Deadline
  • October 1, 2021 Last day to drop with a W or withdraw from the University for Fall Mini I (week 6)
  • October 1, 2021 Early Alert grades are available in BannerWeb for 0000/1000/2000 level classes
  • October 15, 2021 Fall Mini Term I ends (Saturday classes end on October 10th)
  • October 16, 2021 Fall Mini Term II begins
  • October 19, 2021 Final grades due from faculty for Fall Mini Term I
  • October 22, 2021 Fall Mini Term I grades available to students on  after 2:00 PM
  • October 21-22, 2021 Fall Break for Undergraduate/Graduate Extended term. Fall Mini I classes meet
  • October  25, 2021  Fall Mini Term II Registration Deadlines **
    • Last day to register, add, or change schedule
    • Last day to register for independent study
    • Last day to change from graded to pass/fail
    • Last day to change from pass/fail to graded
    • Last day to change from graded to audit
    • Last day to change from audit to graded
  • October 25, 2021 Fall Mini Term II Financial Deadlines **
    • Last day to make payment arrangements
    • Last day for 100% refund
    • Last day to waive insurance
    • Last day to submit information for tuition discounts
  • November 15, 2022 Registration for Spring 2022 begins
  • November 19, 2021 Last day to drop with a W or withdraw from Undergraduate/Graduate Extended and Fall Mini Term II terms
  • November 24, 2021 In observance of Thanksgiving Holiday, No classes Wednesday
  • November 25-26, 2021 Thanksgiving Holiday.  UIW Closed.  Classes will not meet Wednesday 11/24 
  • December 6-10, 2021 Final examinations for Undergraduate/Graduate Extended and Fall Mini II Terms
  • December 10, 2021 Last day of fall Undergraduate and Graduate Extended and Mini Term II classes
  • December 10, 2021 Fall Baccalaureate Mass
  • December 11, 2021 Commencement
  • December 14, 2021 Grades due from faculty for Undergraduate and Graduate Fall Extended and Fall Mini II terms
  • December 17. 2021 Undergraduate/Graduate Extended and Fall Mini II term grades available to students on  after 2:00 PM
  • December 24, 2021 - January 1, 2022 Christmas Break - University Closed

Spring 2022

Professional Program Dates

Professional Program Dates, Spring 2022
Program Classes Begin Classes/Finals End
School of Osteopathic Medicine
First Year Monday, November 22, 2021 Friday, April 8, 2022
Second Year Monday, January 3, 2021 Friday, May 6, 2022
Third Year Monday, November 8, 2021 Friday, April 8, 2022
Fourth Year Monday, January 3, 2022 Friday, May 6, 2022
MBS students
School of Optometry
First - Third Year Monday, January 3, 2022 Friday, May 6, 2022
Fourth year Monday, January 3, 2022 Saturday, April 30, 2022
School of Pharmacy
P1-P4 students Monday, January 3, 2022 Friday, May 6, 2022
School of Physical Therapy
PT1 Tuesday, January 4, 2022 Friday, April 29, 2022
PT3 Tuesday, January 4, 2022 Friday, April 1, 2022
PT4 Monday, January 10, 2022 Friday, April 15, 2022

Refer to program web page for more details about their calendar and deadlines

School of Professional Studies Dates

SPS Dates, Spring 2022
Program Classes Begin Classes/Finals End
Winter Term Monday, December 13, 2021 Friday, January 7, 2022
DBA Term Monday, January 10, 2022 Friday, April 29, 2022
School of Professional Studies Term I Saturday, January 8, 2022 Friday, March 4, 2022
School of Professional Studies Term II Saturday, March 5, 2022 Friday, April 29, 2022

Refer to program web page for more details about their calendar and deadlines

Undergraduate, Graduate, and Doctorate Dates:

  • January 8, 2022 Spring Mini Term I begins
  • January 10, 2022 Graduate Spring Extended Classes begin
  • January 10, 2022 Undergraduate Spring Extended Classes begin

Extended and Spring Mini I terms

  • January 17, 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. No classes.
  • January 18, 2022  Spring Undergraduate/Graduate Extended and Mini Term I Registration Deadlines
    • Last day to register, add, or change schedule
    • Last day to register for independent study
    • Last day to change from graded to pass/fail
    • Last day to change from pass/fail to graded
    • Last day to change from graded to audit
    • Last day to change from audit to graded
  •   January  18, 2022  Spring Undergraduate/Graduate Extended and Mini Term I Financial Deadlines **
    • Last day to make payment arrangements
    • Last day to submit information for tuition discounts
    • Last day for 100% refund
  • January 19, 2022 Spring Confirmation of Attendance Begins
  • January  21, 2022  Undergraduate/Graduate Spring Terms student insurance waiver deadline**
    • Last day to waive student insurance
  • February 18, 2022 Last day to drop a course with a W or withdraw from the University for the Spring Mini I term
  • February 25, 2022 Early Alert grades are available on BannerWeb for 0000/1000/2000 level classes
  • March 1, 2022 Last day to apply for May 2022 for ensured publication entry
  • March 1, 2022 Last day August 2022 graduation candidates to apply for participation in May 2022 commencement
  • March 2, 2022 Ash Wednesday
  • March 4, 2022 Spring Mini Term I ends (Saturday classes end on February 26)
  • March 7-11, 2022 Spring Break
  • March 8, 2022 Grades due from faculty for the Spring Mini I term
  • March 11, 2022 Spring Mini I term Grades available to students after 2:00 PM
  • March 12, 2022 Spring Mini Term II begins
  • March  21, 2022  Spring Mini II term Registration deadlines **
    • Last day to register, add, or change schedule
    • Last day to register for independent study
    • Last day to change from graded to pass/fail
    • Last day to change from pass/fail to graded
    • Last day to change from graded to audit
    • Last day to change from audit to graded
  • March  21, 2022  Spring Mini Term II Financial Deadlines **
    • Last day to make payment arrangements
    • Last day to waive insurance
    • Last day to submit information for tuition discounts
    • Last day for 100% refund
  • April 7-14, 2022 Online Registration begins for Summer/Fall 2022
  • April 8, 2022 Fiesta Battle of Flowers  
  • April 11-15, 2022 Holy Week
  • April 14, Holy Thursday-Day classes meet, evening classes do not
  • April 15, 2022 Good Friday; UIW Closed–no classes
  • April 17, 2022 Easter Sunday!
  • April 18, 2022 Easter Monday - Evening classes meet, day classes do not
  • April 22, 2022 Last day to drop a course with a W or withdraw from the University for the Spring Mini II and UG/GR Extended terms
  • May 1, 2022  Priority deadline for December 2022 Graduation Priority Deadline
  • May 2-6, 2022 Final examinations for Undergraduate and Graduate Extended and Spring Mini II Terms
  • May 6, 2022 Last day of UG/GR Extended and Spring Mini II Terms (Saturday classes end May 1)
  • May 6, 2022 Baccalaureate Mass
  • May 7, 2022 Commencement
  • May 10, 2022 Grades due from faculty for Spring UG/GR Extended and Mini II terms
  • May 13, 2022 UG/GR and Spring Mini term II grades available to students after 2 p.m.

Summer 2022

Professional Program Dates

Professional Program Dates, Summer 2022
Program Classes Begin Classes/Finals End
School of Osteopathic Medicine
First Year Monday, April 11, 2022 Friday, June 3, 2022
Second Year N/A N/A
Third Year Monday, April 11, 2022 Friday, July 8, 2022
Fourth Year N/A N/A
School of Optometry
First - Third Year Monday, May 16, 2022 Saturday, August 13, 2022
Fourth Year In-House - Monday, May 9, 2022
Externship - Monday, May 16, 2022
Saturday, August 13, 2022
School of Pharmacy
P1-P4 students Monday, May 9, 2022 Friday, August 12, 2022
School of Physical Therapy
PT2 Monday, May 9, 2022 Friday, August 19, 2022
PT3 Monday, April 11, 2022 Saturday, September 9, 2022

Refer to program web page for more details about their calendar and deadlines

School of Professional Studies Dates

SPS Program Dates, Summer 2022
Program Classes Begin Classes/Finals End
DBA Term Monday, May 2, 2022 Friday, August 19, 2022
School of Professional Studies Term I Saturday, April 30, 2022 Friday, June 24, 2022
School of Professional Studies Term II Saturday, June 25, 2022 Friday, August 19, 2022

Refer to program web page for more details about their calendar and deadlines

Undergraduate, Graduate, and Doctorate Dates

May Term 2022

  • May 9, 2021 First day of Maymester
  • May 9, 2022 Registration Deadlines for Maymester
    • Last day to register, add, or change schedule
    • Last day to register for independent study
    • Last day to change from graded to pass/fail
    • Last day to change from pass/fail to graded
    • Last day to change from graded to audit
    • Last day to change from audit to graded
  • May 9, 2022 Financial Deadlines for Maymester**
    • Last day to make payment arrangements
    • Last day to waive insurance
    • Last day to submit information for tuition discounts
    • Last day for 100% refund
  • May 13, 2022 Last day to drop a course with a W or withdraw from the University for Maymester
  • May 27, 2022 Last day of Maymester
  • May 30, 2022 Memorial Day Holiday. UIW closed.
  • May 31, 2022 Grades due from faculty for the Maymester term

Summer I 2022

  • May 31, 2022 Summer I begins
  • May 31, 2022 Extended Summer Term begins
  • June  3, 2022  Registration Deadlines for Summer I and Summer Extended terms **
    • Last day to register, add, or change schedule
    • Last day to register for independent study
    • Last day to change from graded to pass/fail
    • Last day to change from pass/fail to graded
    • Last day to change from graded to audit
    • Last day to change from audit to graded
  • June  3, 2022  Financial Deadlines for Summer I and Summer Extended terms **
    • Last day to make payment arrangements
    • Last day to waive insurance
    • Last day to submit information for tuition discounts
    • Last day for 100% refund
  • June 17, 2022 Last day to drop a course with a W or withdraw from the University for Summer I
  • June 20, 2022 Juneteenth (June 19) Holiday observed; No classes. UIW Closed
  • July 1, 2022 Summer I ends
  • July 4, 2022 Independence Day; No classes. UIW Closed.
  • July 5, 2022 Summer I grades due from faculty
  • July 8, 2022 Summer I Term grades available to students on  after 2 p.m.

Summer II 2022

  • July 5, 2022 Summer II begins
  • July 8, 2022 Summer II Registration Deadlines **
    • Last day to register, add, or change schedule
    • Last day to register for independent study
    • Last day to change from graded to pass/fail
    • Last day to change from pass/fail to graded
    • Last day to change from graded to audit
    • Last day to change from audit to graded
  • July 8, 2022  Financial Deadlines for Summer II **
    • Last day to make payment arrangements
    • Last day to waive insurance
    • Last day to submit information for tuition discounts
    • Last day for 100% refund
  • July 22, 2022 Last day to drop a course with a W or withdraw from the University - Summer II
  • July 22, 2022 Last day to drop a course with a W or withdraw from the University - Extended Summer term
  • August 5, 2022 Summer terms ends
  • August 8, 2022 Final grades due from faculty for Summer courses
  • August 12, 2022 Summer grades available to students on after 2 p.m.

Log of UPDATES to the 2021-2022 Academic Calendar

  • 6/30/2021-Juneteenth Holiday observance added

Future Calendar

  • 2022-2023 Academic Calendar COMING SOON

Past Calendars