2021-22 Academic Calendar

2021-22 Academic Calendar

*Due to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19, this calendar may be subject to change. 

 

Fall 2021

August 
Friday 6Deadline for graduate students to upload thesis and final projects for September graduation
Sunday 15Deadline for students to apply/petition for January graduation to the registrar's office
Wednesday 18New Graduate and New International Graduate Student Orientation, 1:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday 18New First-Year move in 7 a.m.- 2 p.m., New First-Year Undergraduate Student Orientation Noon - 9 p.m.
Saturday 21Returning and transfer student move in 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. 
Sunday 22Opening Convocation, 5 p.m.
Sunday 22Last day for 100% tuition refund for undergraduate students; 100% refund for graduate students continues until the first-class meeting
Monday 23First day of classes for undergraduate and graduate students
Monday 23Drop/add period begins; 80% tuition refund period begins and continues through September 1; 0% tuition refund thereafter
  
September  
Wednesday 1Drop/add ends at 5 p.m.; end 80% course refund for graduate and part-time undergraduate students; last day to declare/change S/U (undergraduate only) or audit option; last day to file for Leave of Absence
Monday 6Labor Day; no classes; offices closed
Friday 10Deadline for graduate students to submit notification for fall comprehensive exams to the registrar's office
Friday 24Last day to file for extra credit (x) study
  
October 
Monday 11 - Tuesday 12 Fall Break; no classes; offices open
Wednesday 13Classes resume
Friday 15Midterm grades due in registrar's office by 9 a.m.
Tuesday 19Term II PE begins
Saturday 30Masters' comprehensive examinations
  
November  
Monday 1Advising period begins and continues through Friday, November 12
Tuesday 2Masters' comprehensive examinations
Monday 8Last day to withdraw from undergraduate classes
Monday 15Last day to withdraw from graduate classes
Monday 15Begin spring registration for seniors and current graduate students
Monday 15Last day for undergraduates to submit petition for spring semester study abroad or study at another institution
Tuesday 16Begin spring registration for juniors
Wednesday 17Begin spring registration for sophomores
Thursday 18Begin spring registration for first-year students
Friday 19Deadline for graduate students to upload thesis and final research projects for January graduation
Monday 22Begin spring registration for new undergraduate, new graduate and non-degree students
Wednesday 24- Sunday 28Thanksgiving recess; no classes
Wednesday 24Residence halls close for Thanksgiving recess, Noon
Sunday 28Residence halls open after Thanksgiving recess, 8 a.m.
Monday 29Classes resume
  
December 
Monday 6Last day of undergraduate classes 
Monday 6 - Saturday 11Last week of graduate classes
Tuesday 7Undergraduate Reading Day
Wednesday 8 - Friday 10Undergraduate Final Exams
Saturday 11- Sunday 12Undergraduate Reading Day
Monday 13 - Tuesday 14Undergraduate Final Exams
Tuesday 14Residence halls close at Noon
Friday 17Final grades due by midnight 

 

Winter (J-Term) 2022 

January  
Sunday 2Last day for 100% tuition refund for undergraduate students; 100% tuition refund for graduate students continues until the first-class meeting (all online classes begin Monday, 1/3)
Monday 3Classes begin 
Tuesday 4Drop/add ends at 5 p.m. 
Monday 17Martin Luther King Day; no classes; offices closed
Friday 21Classes end
Tuesday 25Final grades due by 9 a.m. in the registrar's office

 

Spring 2022

January  
Saturday 15Deadline for students to apply/petition for June graduation to the registrar's office
Wednesday 19New Graduate and New International Graduate Student Orientation, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday 22 - Sunday 23Residence halls open for new and returning students 9 a.m.
Monday 24New undergraduate students arrive; orientation begins 9 a.m.
Monday 24Last day for 100% tuition refund for undergraduate students; 100% tuition refund for graduate students continues until the first-class meeting (all online classes begin on 1/25)
Tuesday 25First day of classes for undergraduate and graduate students
Tuesday 2580% tuition refund begins and continues through February 3; 0% tuition refund thereafter
  
February 
Thursday 3Drop/add ends at 5 p.m.; end 80% course refund for graduate and part-time undergraduate students; last day to declare/change S/U (undergraduate only) or audit option; last day to file for Leave of Absence
Friday 4Deadline for graduate students to submit notification of spring comprehensive exams to the registrar's office
Friday 25Last day to file for extra credit (x) study
  
March 
Friday 11Midterm grades due in registrar's office by 9 a.m.
Friday 11Residence halls close for Spring Break, 8 p.m. 
Monday 14 - Friday 18Spring Break
Tuesday 15Deadline for students to apply/petition for September graduation to the registrar's office
Sunday 20Residence halls re-open 9 a.m.
Monday 21Classes resume
Tuesday 22Term IV PE begins
  
April 
Monday 4Advising period begins and continues through April 15
Monday 11Last day to withdraw from undergraduate classes
Wednesday 13Last day to submit petition for fall study abroad or study at another institution
Friday 15Deadline for graduate students to upload thesis and final research projects for June graduation
Monday 18Last day to withdraw from graduate classes
Monday 18Begin fall and summer registration for juniors, non-graduating seniors, and current graduate students
Tuesday 19Begin fall and summer registration for sophomores
Wednesday 20Begin fall and summer registration for first-year students
Monday 25Begin fall and summer registration for new undergraduate, new graduate and non-degree students
  
May  
Monday 9Last day of undergraduate classes
Monday 9 - 14Last week of graduate classes
Tuesday 10 Undergraduate Reading Day
Wednesday 11 -Friday 13Undergraduate Final Exams
Saturday 14 - Sunday 15Undergraduate Reading Day
Monday 16- Tuesday 17Undergraduate Final Exams
Tuesday 17Residence halls close for summer (non-graduating students), 5 p.m.
Friday 20Final grades due by midnight
Saturday 21Commencement - Degree conferral will occur after confirmation of degree requirements have been met on June 15
Sunday 22Residence halls close for graduating seniors, 2 p.m.

 

Summer 2022  

May 
Monday 23Term I begins
Monday 30HOLIDAY- No classes; College closed
  
June 
Friday 24Last day to withdraw from Summer I coursework that meets the full length of the term (5/23 -7/3). For requests to withdraw from other Summer I coursework outside the standard meeting dates, contact registrar@hood.edu for information
  
July 
Sunday 3Term I ends
Monday 4HOLIDAY- No classes; College closed
Tuesday 5Term II begins
Wednesday 6Term I grades due in registrar's office by 3 p.m.
  
August 
Friday 5 Last day to withdraw from Summer II coursework that meets the full length of the term (7/5 -8/14). For requests to withdraw from other Summer I coursework outside the standard meeting dates, contact registrar@hood.edu for information
Friday 5Deadline for graduate students to upload thesis and final projects for September graduation
Sunday 14Term II ends
Wednesday 17Term II grades due in registrar's office by 3 p.m.
  

 

Withdrawal or tuition refund policy for summer terms

100 percent tuition refund before the first day of class for all sessions

80 percent tuition refund within the first two calendar days of one- and two-week sessions; zero percent tuition refunds thereafter

80 percent tuition refund within the first four calendar days of three- and four-week sessions; zero percent tuition refunds thereafter

80 percent tuition refund within the first seven calendar days of five- and six-week sessions; zero percent tuition refunds thereafter

Online coursework begins the first day of the term