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This is the academic schedule for both Illinois and Florida campuses. Please note that these dates may be subject to change. Abbreviations used: CAHS (College of Allied Health Sciences), CPS (College of Professional Studies).

Spring 2021 Trimester

DateEvent
Jan. 8New Student Orientation - Illinois
Jan. 11New Student Orientation - Florida
Jan. 11Start of Spring Trimester
Jan. 15Last day to add classes. No admission to classes after this date.
Jan. 18Martin Luther King Day holiday
Feb. 15President’s Day holiday
Feb. 19Last day to drop CAHS Session I courses (by 5:00 p.m. CST)
March 1-2CAHS Spring I accelerated courses final exams
March 3CAHS Spring II accelerated courses start
March 10Registration for Summer Trimester begins
April 2Last day to drop 15-week courses (by 5:00 p.m. CST)
April 16Last day to drop CAHS Session II courses (by 5:00 p.m. CST)
April 21-22CAHS Spring II accelerated courses final exams
April 23Commencement
April 23End of Trimester
April 27End of Trimester grades due

Summer 2021 Trimester

DateEvent
May 7New Student Orientation - Illinois
May 10New Student Orientation - Florida
May 10Start of Summer Trimester
May 14 Last day to add classes. No admission to classes after this date
May 31Memorial Day holiday
June 18Last day to drop CAHS Session I courses (by 5:00 p.m. CST)
June 28-29CAHS Summer I accelerated courses final exams
June 30CAHS Summer II accelerated courses start
July 5Independence Day holiday
July 12Registration for Fall Trimester begins
July 30 Last day to drop 15-week courses (by 5:00 p.m. CST)
Aug. 13 Last day to drop CAHS Session II courses (by 5:00 p.m. CST)
Aug. 18-19CAHS Summer II accelerated courses final exams
Aug. 20Commencement
Aug. 20End of Trimester
Aug. 24End of Trimester grades due

Fall 2021 Trimester

DateEvent
Sept. 3New Student Orientation – Illinois
Sept. 6 Labor Day holiday
Sept. 7New Student Orientation – Florida
Sept. 7Start of Fall Trimester
Sept. 10Last day to add classes. No admission to classes after this date
Oct. 15Last day to drop CAHS Session I courses (by 5:00 p.m. CST)
Oct. 25-26CAHS Fall I accelerated courses final exams
Oct. 27CAHS Fall II accelerated courses start
Nov. 8Registration for Spring Trimester begins
Nov. 11Veterans Day holiday
Nov. 25-26Thanksgiving holiday
Nov. 26Last day to drop 15-week courses (by 5:00 p.m. CST)
Dec. 10Last day to drop CAHS Session II courses (by 5:00 p.m. CST)
Dec. 15-16CAHS Fall II accelerated courses final exams
Dec. 17Commencement
Dec. 17End of Trimester
Dec. 21End of Trimester grades due

* Please note that these dates may be subject to change.

Spring 2022 Trimester

DateEvent
Jan. 7New Student Orientation - Illinois
Jan. 10New Student Orientation - Florida
Jan. 10Start of Spring Trimester
Jan. 14Last day to add classes. No admission to classes after this date.
Jan. 17Martin Luther King Day holiday
Feb. 18President’s Day holiday
Feb. 21Last day to drop CAHS Session I courses (by 5:00 p.m. CST)
Feb. 28 - Mar. 1CAHS Spring I accelerated courses final exams
March 2CAHS Spring II accelerated courses start
March 14Registration for Summer Trimester begins
April 1Last day to drop 15-week courses (by 5:00 p.m. CST)
April 15Last day to drop CAHS Session II courses (by 5:00 p.m. CST)
April 21-22CAHS Spring II accelerated courses final exams
April 22Commencement
April 22End of Trimester
April 26End of Trimester grades due

Summer 2022 Trimester

DateEvent
May 6New Student Orientation - Illinois
May 9New Student Orientation - Florida
May 9Start of Summer Trimester
May 13 Last day to add classes. No admission to classes after this date
May 30Memorial Day holiday
June 17Last day to drop CAHS Session I courses (by 5:00 p.m. CST)
June 27-28CAHS Summer I accelerated courses final exams
June 29CAHS Summer II accelerated courses start
July 4Independence Day holiday
July 11Registration for Fall Trimester begins
July 29 Last day to drop 15-week courses (by 5:00 p.m. CST)
Aug. 12 Last day to drop CAHS Session II courses (by 5:00 p.m. CST)
Aug. 18-19CAHS Summer II accelerated courses final exams
Aug. 19Commencement
Aug. 19End of Trimester
Aug. 23End of Trimester grades due

Fall 2022 Trimester

DateEvent
Sept. 2New Student Orientation – Illinois
Sept. 5 Labor Day holiday
Sept. 6New Student Orientation – Florida
Sept. 6Start of Fall Trimester
Sept. 9Last day to add classes. No admission to classes after this date
Oct. 14Last day to drop CAHS Session I courses (by 5:00 p.m. CST)
Oct. 24-25CAHS Fall I accelerated courses final exams
Oct. 26CAHS Fall II accelerated courses start
Nov. 7Registration for Spring Trimester begins
Nov. 11Veterans Day holiday
Nov. 24-25Thanksgiving holiday
Nov. 25Last day to drop 15-week courses (by 5:00 p.m. CST)
Dec. 9Last day to drop CAHS Session II courses (by 5:00 p.m. CST)
Dec. 15-16CAHS Fall II accelerated courses final exams
Dec. 16Commencement
Dec. 16End of Trimester
Dec. 20End of Trimester grades due

* Please note that these dates may be subject to change.

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