OFFICIAL ACADEMIC CALENDAR
2020-2021

Fall 2020 Spring 2021 Summer I  2021 Summer 2021 - 12-Week
Fall 2020 - 8-Week Spring II 2021 Summer II  2021 Summer 2021 - 15-Week
Winter Interim 2020  Spring Interim 2021 Summer 2021 - 10-Week  

 

FALL 2020

August 24, 2020 – December 10, 2020

 

August 12-14         

  • New Employee Orientation

August 13                       

  • Fall Payment Due by 3:00 p.m.

 August 17                       

  • Faculty Reports
  • Committee and Faculty Meetings
  • Registration (All Campuses) 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 August 18-20                 

  • Registration (All Campuses)  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

 August 20                       

  • Residence Halls Open – Levelland Campus 9:00 a.m. 

August 21                       

  • Registration (All Campuses) 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

 August 23                       

  • Last Day 100% Refund

August 24                       

  • First Class Day

 August 24–27                 

  • Add/Drop/Late Registration (All Campuses)8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

 August 28                       

  • Add/Drop/Late Registration (All Campuses) 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

September 7                   

  • Labor Day Holiday 

September 9                   

  • 12th Class Day 

September 10                 

  • Begin to Certify Class Rosters 

September 14                 

  • Last Day 70% Refund 

September 15                 

  • Certified Class Rosters Due 10:00 a.m. 

September 21                 

  • Last Day 25% Refund 

October 16                     

  • SPC Fall Break

 November 6                   

  • Online Registration Opens for Winter Interim 2020 and Spring 2021 at 8:00 a.m.

November 19                 

  • Last Day to Drop Fall Semester Courses 

November 25                 

  • Residence Halls Close for Thanksgiving Holiday at 9:00 a.m. 

November 25-27             

  • Thanksgiving Holiday 

November 29                 

  • Residence Halls Open at 1:00 p.m. 

November 30                 

  • Classes Resume 

December 1                     

  • Fall Graduation Application Deadline 

December 4                     

  • Grading for Fall Opens at 8:00 a.m. 

December 7-10               

  • Fall Finals Week 

December 10, 2020                  

  • Last Class Day 

December 11                 

  • Residence Halls Close for Holiday Break at 9:00 a.m. 

 December 11                   

  • Fall Final Grades Due 10:00 a.m. 

 December 14-January 1, 2021  

  • Holiday Break - Administrative Offices Closed

 

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FALL 2020 8-WEEK

October 19, 2020 – December 10, 2020

 

September 21                  

  • Registration Opens at 8:00 a.m.

October 14              

  • Payment is due by 3:00 p.m.

October 18

  • Last Day 100% Refund

October 19

  • First Class Day

October 19-20

  • Add/Drop/Late Registration (All Campuses)

October 26

  • Official Census Date

October 28

  • Last Day 70% Refund

 October 28

  • Certified Rosters due by 10:00 a.m.

October 30

  • Last Day 25% Refund

December 1

  • Last Day to Drop

December 10

  • Finals
  • Last Class Day

December 11

  • Fall 8-week Final Grades Due 10:00 a.m.

 

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WINTER INTERIM 2020

December 14, 2020 – January 4, 2021

 

November 6                   

  • Registration opens at 8:00 a.m.

December 8                   

  • Registration closes at 2:00 p.m.
  • Payment is due by 2:00 p.m.

December 14                 

  • Classes Begin

December 15                 

  •  Official Census Date

 December 16                   

  • Last Day 70% Refund

 December 17                 

  • Certified Class Rosters Due at 10:00 a.m.
  • Last Day 25% Refund

 January 1

  • Last Day to Drop

 January 4                         

  • Finals                    
  • Last Class Day

 January 5                       

  • Winter Interim Grades Due 10:00 a.m.

 

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SPRING 2021

January 11, 2021 – May 6, 2021

 

January 4                     

  • Administrative Offices Open 8:00 a.m. 
  • Faculty Reports
  • Committee and Faculty Meetings
  • Registration (All Campuses) 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

January 5-7                 

  • Registration (All Campuses) 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

January 7                       

  • Residence Halls Open – Levelland Campus 9:00 a.m. 

January 7                     

  • Spring Payment Due by 3:00 p.m. 

January 8                       

  • Registration (All Campuses) 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

January 10                       

  • Last Day 100% Refund 

January 11                       

  • First Class Day 

January 11-14                 

  • Add/Drop/Late Registration (All Campuses) 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

January 15                     

  • Add/Drop/Late Registration (All Campuses) 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

January 18                     

  • Martin Luther King Holiday 

January 27                       

  • 12th Class Day

January 28                       

  • Begin to Certify Class Rosters 

February 1                       

  • Last Day 70% Refund 

February 1                    

  • Certified Class Rosters Due 10:00 a.m. 

February 8           

  • Last Day 25% Refund 

March 10                         

  • May Graduation Application Deadline 

March 13                         

  • Residence Halls Close for Spring Break at 9:00 a.m. 

March 15-19                   

  • Spring Break 

March 21                       

  • Residence Halls Open at 1:00 p.m. 

March 22                         

  • Classes Resume 

April 2                           

  • Easter Break 

April 12                         

  • Online Registration Opens for Spring Interim 2021, Summer 2021, Fall 2021 at 8:00 a.m.

April 22                         

  • Last Day to Drop Spring Semester Courses

April 30                           

  • Grading for Spring Opens at 8:00 a.m.

May 3-6                         

  • Spring Finals Week

May 6                           

  •  Last Class Day

May 7

  •   63rd Commencement Ceremony

                     9:30 a.m.  By Major

                     1:00 p.m.  By Major

  • Residence Halls Close at 5:00 p.m.

May 10

  • Spring Final Grades Due 10:00 a.m.

 

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SPRING II 2021

March 22, 2021 - May 6, 2021

 

February 9                  

  • Registration Opens at 8:00 a.m.

March 11              

  • Payment is due by 3:00 p.m.

March 15-19                   

  • Spring Break 

March 21

  • Last Day 100% Refund

March 22

  • First Class Day

March 22-23

  • Add/Drop/Late Registration (All Campuses)

March 26

  • Official Census Date

March 31

  • Last Day 70% Refund

March 31

  • Certified Rosters due by 10:00 a.m.

April 2                           

  • Easter Break 

 April 5

  • Last Day 25% Refund

April 27

  • Last Day to Drop

May 6

  • Finals
  • Last Class Day

May 7

  • Final Grades Due 10:00 a.m.

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SPRING INTERIM 2021

May 10, 2021 – May 29, 2021

 

April 12                         

  • Registration opens at 8:00 a.m.

May 4                             

  • Payment is due by 2:00 p.m. 

May 9                             

  • Registration closes                         
  • Last Day 100% Refund

May 10                           

  • Classes Begin

May 11                           

  • Official Census Date

May 12                           

  • Last Day 70% Refund

May 13                         

  • Last Day 25% Refund

May 13                           

  • Certified Class Rosters Due at 10:00 a.m. 

May 25                           

  • Last Day to Drop Classes

May 28                           

  • Finals for Face to Face Classes

May 29                           

  • Finals for Internet Classes

May 31                           

  • Memorial Day Holiday

June 1                           

  • Grades Due at 10:00 a.m.

 

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SUMMER I 2021 (5 week courses)

June 1, 2021 – July 6, 2021

 

April 12                       

  • Registration opens at 8:00 a.m.

May 20                       

  •  Summer I Payment Due by 3:00 p.m. 

May 31                         

  • Last Day 100% Refund 

May 31                           

  • Memorial Day Holiday 

June 1

  • Summer I - Move in- Only Smallwood Apartments Open 9:00 a.m.
  • Summer I First Class Day

June 1-2                         

  • Add/Drop/Late Registration 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 June 4

  • Summer I 4th Class Day

 June 7

  • Begin to Certify Class Rosters
  • Last Day 70% Refund

 June 8

  • Last Day 25% Refund

 June 9 

  • Certified Class Rosters Due 10:00 a.m. 

June 28

  • Last Day to Drop Summer I 

July 2

  • Grading for Summer I Opens at 8:00 a.m. 

July 5

  • Independence Day Holiday 

July 6

  • Summer I Finals 

July 7

  • Summer I Final Grades Due 10:00 a.m.

 

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SUMMER II 2021 (5 week courses)

July 8, 2021 – August 12, 2021

 

April 12                           

  • Registration opens at 8:00 a.m.

June 29                           

  • Summer II Payment Due by 3:00 p.m. 

July 7                             

  • Last Day 100% Refund 
  • Summer II – Move in Only Smallwood ApartmentsOpen 9:00 a.m.

July 8

  • Summer II First Class Day

July 8-9

  • Add/Drop/Late Registration
  • Hours 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

July 13

  • 4th Class Day

July 14

  • Last Day 70% Refund
  • Begin to Certify Class Rosters

 July 15

  • Last Day 25% Refund

July 16

  • Certified Class Rosters Due 10:00 a.m.

August 3

  • Last Day to Drop Summer II

August 11

  • Grading for Summer II Opens at 8:00 a.m.

August 12

  • Summer II Finals

 August 13

  • Move-out - Smallwood Apartments close at 9:00 a.m.
  • Summer II Final Grades Due 10:00 a.m.

 

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Summer 2021 - 10-week (Math co-requisite and Allied Health courses) 

June 1, 2021 – August 10, 2021

 

April 12

  • Registration opens at 8:00 a.m.

May 20

  • 10-week Payment Due by 3:00 p.m.

May 31

  • Last Day 100% Refund

 June 1

  • First Class Day

June 11

  • Last Day 70% Refund

June 16

  • 12th Class day
  • Last Day 25% Refund

June 17

  • Begin to Certify Class Rosters

June 22

  • Certified Class Rosters Due 10:00 a.m. 

August 3

  • Last Day to Drop 10-week Courses

August 10

  • 10-Week Finals

August 11

  • 10-Week Final Grades Due 10:00 a.m.

 

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Summer 2021 - 12-week (Cosmetology, Welding courses) 

May 17, 2021 – August 6, 2021

 

April 12

  • Registration opens at 8:00 a.m.

 May 13

  • 12-week Payment Due by 3:00 p.m.

May 16

  • Last Day 100% Refund 

 May 17

  • First Class Day

 June 2

  • 12th class day

 June 2

  • Last Day 70% Refund

 June 3

  • Begin to Certify Class Rosters

 June 7

  • Last Day 25% Refund

 June 8

  • Certified Class Rosters Due 10:00 a.m

 July 27

  • Last Day to Drop 12-week Courses

 August 6

  • 12-Week Finals

 August 9

  • 12-Week Grades Due 5:00 p.m.

  

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Summer 2021 - 15-week (Law Enforcement Academy and LVN courses)

Term: May 10, 2021 – August 20, 2021

 

April 12

  • Registration opens at 8:00 a.m.

May 6

  • 15-week Payment Due by 3:00 p.m.

 May 9

  • Last Day 100% Refund

 May 10

  • First Class Day

May 25

  • 12th class day

 May 26

  • Begin to Certify class rosters

 May 27

  • Last Day 70% Refund 

June 1

  • Certified Class Rosters due 10:00 a.m.

 June 4

  • Last Day 25% Refund

 August 10

  • Last Day to Drop 15-week Courses

August 20

  • 15-week Finals
  • 15-week Grades Due 5:00 p.m.

 

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