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Vaccine Requirement

All UHart students must be vaccinated against COVID-19 by the fall. Students should submit vaccine information by Aug. 15. Learn more about the vaccine requirement

Academic Calendar

Full Academic Calendar

For a complete listing of all academic dates and deadlines (powered by 25Live), you can visit our full academic calendar.

Below are key dates and deadlines for the 2020–21 academic year.

Please note, dates may be subject to change.

Summerterm 2021

Mayterm
May 17 Classes begin
May 31 Memorial Day*
June 1 Classes end*
Session 1
May 17 Classes begin
May 31 Memorial Day*
June 28 Classes end (6-week session)
Session 2
July 6 Classes begin
August 16 Classes end
Virtual Campus (CapEd Programs)
May 17 Virtual Campus Session 1 begin
July 2 Virtual Campus Session 1 end
July 6 Virtual Campus Session 2 end
August 20 Virtual Campus Session 2 end

Fall 2021

Date
Aug. 15–16 Virtual Orientation
Aug. 20 Final registration
Aug. 20-22 Residence halls open for move in
Aug. 20–22 First-year student: Start Strong Sessions 1 and 2
Aug. 23 Classes begin
Sep. 6 Labor Day - University holiday
Oct. 15–17 Hawktober Weekend
Nov. 20 Thanksgiving recess begins*
Nov. 29 Classes resume
Dec. 6 Classes end
Dec. 7 Reading Day
Dec. 8 Final examinations begin**
Dec. 14 Final examinations end
Dec. 15 Residence halls close

Winter 2022

Date
Jan. 3 Winterterm begins
Jan. 14 Winterterm ends

Spring 2022

Date
Jan. 16 Residence halls open
Jan. 17 Martin Luther King Day – University Holiday
Jan. 18 Final registration
Jan. 19 Classes begin
Mar. 12 Spring recess begins*
Mar. 21 Classes resume
May 3 Classes end
May 4 Reading Day
May 5 Final examinations begin**
May 11 Final examinations end

Below are more important dates to help you plan ahead.

Date
May 16–July 1 Summer Session I
July 5–August 15 Summer Session CVV

 

Date
Aug. 19 Final registration
Aug. 19-20 Preview Session 5
Aug. 20 Residence halls open for new students only
Aug. 20 First-year student orientation: Liftoff
Aug. 20 University Convocation
Aug. 20 Residence halls open for returning students
Aug. 22 Classes begin
Sep. 5 Labor Day – University Holiday
Nov. 19 Thanksgiving recess begins*
Nov. 28 Classes resume
Dec. 5 Classes end
Dec. 6 Reading Day
Dec. 7 Final examinations begin**
Dec. 13 Final examinations end
Dec. 14 Residence halls close
Date
Jan. 15 Residence halls open
Jan. 16 Martin Luther King Day – University Holiday
Jan. 17 Final registration
Jan. 18 Classes begin
Mar. 11 Spring recess begins*
Mar. 20 Classes resume
May 2 Classes end
May 3 Reading Day
May 4 Final examinations begin**
May 10 Final examinations end

Please note, dates may be subject to change.