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Important Dates

FALL 2021

  • August 19: Recommended Arrival Date for New International Students
  • August 20: New Student Move-in; Meal Plan Services Begin (lunch) for New Students
  • August 20-23: New Student Orientation and Ozarks Experience
  • August 22: Returning Student Move-in
  • August 23: Opening Convocation
  • August 24: Classes begin
  • August 27: Last day to change meal plan for the semester
  • August 30: Last Day to register/add a class
  • September 6: Labor Day; No classes; Offices closed
  • September 8: Last day to drop a class without a ‘W’ 
  • October 4-10: Homecoming
  • October 15: Mid-Term
  • October 21-22: Fall Break; Dining Services Closed
  • November 5-22: Student Self-Serve Registration
  • November 9: Last day to withdraw from a class 
  • November 24-26: Thanksgiving Break; Dining Services Closed; Offices Closed
  • November 30-December 4: Spring Room-Change Requests Accepted
  • December 8: Last day of classes
  • December 10-15: Final exams
  • December 11: Approved Spring Room Changes Must Be Complete
  • December 15: Last Day of Dining Service for the Semester
  • December 18: Commencement 

SPRING 2021

  • January 20: Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Campus Offices Open, Day of Service
  • January 23: New Student Move-In; Meal Plan Services Begin for New Students
  • January 23-25: New Student Orientation
  • January 26: First Day of Classes
  • January 29: Last Day to Change Meal Plan for the Semester
  • May 5: Last Day of Classes
  • May 6: Study Day
  • May 7-12: Final Exams (spring housing closes on last exam day)
  • May 13: Last Day of Dining Service for the Semester
  • May 13: Residence Halls Close for Semester (Check-Out by 10:00 AM)
  • May 14: Baccalaureate
  • May 15: Commencement
  • May 17: Residence Halls Close for Graduating Seniors (Check-Out by 10:00 AM)