Academics Dates & Deadlines

Spring 2021

Spring Scholarship Deadline                                                                                                              January 1

Spring Scholarship Deadline                                                                                                              January 1

Last Day to Withdraw from Fall Intersession Classes                                                                  January 6

First Spring Faculty Contract Day                                                                                                     January 8

Adjunct Faculty Convocation (Burlingame)                                                                                   January 9

Payment Due for Full Semester and Session 1, 8:00 am                                                             January 12

Assessment Day                                                                                                                                     January 12

All College Convocation (Iola)                                                                                                             January 14

Fall Intersession Ends                                                                                                                           January 15

Residence Halls Open (Iola)                                                                                                                January 18

Martin Luther King Day (College Closed)                                                                                        January 18

Spring Semester and 1st 8-Week Session Classes Begin                                                             January 19

Grades due for Fall Intersession, 9:00 am                                                                                        January 19

Last Day to Add Full Semester Classes                                                                                             January 25

Last Day to Add or Drop Session 1 Classes                                                                                       January 25

100% Refund Deadline for Session 1                                                                                                   January 25

Last Day to Sign Up for Payment Plan                                                                                              January 25

Last Day to Drop Full Semester Classes                                                                                            February 1

100% Refund Deadline for Full Semester                                                                                          February 1

25% Refund Deadline for Session 1                                                                                                      February 1

25% Refund Deadline for Full Semester                                                                                             February 15

Census Day                                                                                                                                                 February 15

Last Day to Withdrawn from Session 1                                                                                               March 8

1st 8-Week Session Ends                                                                                                                         March 12

Payment Due for Session 2, 8:00 am                                                                                                  March 15

Grades due for 1st 8-Week Session, 9:00 am                                                                                     March 15

Spring Break (College Closed March 19)                                                                                            March 15-19

2nd 8-Week Session Begins                                                                                                                   March 22

Last Day to Add or Drop Session 2 Classes                                                                                        March 28

100% Refund Deadline for Session 2                                                                                                   March 28

25% Refund Deadline for Session 2                                                                                                      April 4

Summer and Fall Registration Begins                                                                                                April 12

Last Day to Withdraw from Full Semester and Session 2 Classes                                               May 3

Commencement                                                                                                                                       May 8

Final Exams (Finals start May 11 in Iola)                                                                                               May 10-14

Spring Semester and 2nd 8-Week Session End                                                                                 May 14

Last Spring Faculty Contract Day                                                                                                          May 14

Residence Halls Close (Iola)                                                                                                                     May 14

Grades due for Spring Semester and 2nd 8-Week Session, 9:00 am                                            May 17

Memorial Day (College Closed)                                                                                                               May 31

Payment Due for Summer Sessions                                                                                                     May 31


Summer 2021

Summer Sessions Begin                                                                                                                      June 7

Last Day to Add or Drop On Ground Classes                                                                                 June 7

100% Refund Deadline for On Ground Classes                                                                              June 7

Last Day to Add or Drop Online Classes                                                                                          June 13

100% Refund Deadline for Online Classes                                                                                       June 13

25% Refund Deadline for Online Classes                                                                                         June 20

Census Day                                                                                                                                              June 21

Last Day to Withdraw from On Ground Classes                                                                            June 25

Independence Day (College Closed July 5)                                                                                     July 4

On Ground Classes End                                                                                                                        July 16

Last Day to Withdraw from Online Classes                                                                                     July 19

Grades due for On Ground Classes, 9:00 am                                                                                   July 19

Online Classes End                                                                                                                                  July 30

Grades due for Online Classes, 9:00 am                                                                                            August 2 


Fall 2021

Fall Scholarship Deadline                                                                                                                       August 1

Residence Halls Open for Early Arrivals (Iola)                                                                                   August 9

First Fall Faculty Contract Day                                                                                                              August 11

All College Convocation (Iola)                                                                                                                August 12

Adjunct Faculty Convocation (Burlingame)                                                                                      August 14

Payment Due for Full Semester and Session                                                                                    August 16

Assessment Day                                                                                                                                        August 17

Residence Halls Open (Iola)                                                                                                                   August 21

Fall Semester and 1st 8-Week Session Classes Begin                                                                     August 23

Last Day to Add Full Semester Classes                                                                                               August 30

Last Day to Add or Drop Session 1 Classes                                                                                         August 30

100% Refund Deadline for Session 1                                                                                                    August 30

Last Day to Sign Up for Payment Plan                                                                                               August 30

Labor Day (College Closed)                                                                                                                   September 6

Last Day to Drop Full Semester Classes                                                                                            September 6

100% Refund Deadline for Full Semester                                                                                          September 6

25% Refund Deadline for Session 1                                                                                                      September 6

Census Day                                                                                                                                                September 20

25% Refund Deadline for Full Semester                                                                                             September 20

Last Day to Withdraw from Session 1                                                                                                  October 11

Payment Due for Session 2                                                                                                                    October 11

1st 8-Week Session Ends                                                                                                                          October 15

2nd 8-Week Session Begins                                                                                                                     October 18

Grades due for 1st 8-Week Session, 8:00 am                                                                                       October 18

Last Day to Add or Drop Session 2 Classes                                                                                         October 25

100% Refund Deadline for Session 2                                                                                                     October 25

25% Refund Deadline for Session 2                                                                                                       November 1

Spring Registration Begins                                                                                                                     November 8

Fall Break (College Closed November 24-26)                                                                                     November 22-26

Last Day to Withdraw from Full Semester and Session 2 Classes                                                December 6

Payment Due for Fall Intersession                                                                                                         December 13

Final Exams (Finals start December 14 in Iola)                                                                                   December 13-17

Fall Semester and 2nd 8-Week Session End                                                                                        December 17

Last Fall Faculty Contract Day                                                                                                                 December 17

Residence Halls Close (Iola)                                                                                                                      December 17

Grades due for Fall Semester and 2nd 8-Week Session, 8:00 am                                                   December 20

Fall Intersession                                                                                                                                           Dec 20-23 & Jan 3-14

Last Day to Add or Drop Fall Intersession Classes                                                                              December 20

100% Refund Deadline for Fall Intersession                                                                                         December 20

Offices Closed                                                                                                                                               December 24-31