Apr 13, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog-UNDER REVIEW 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog-UNDER REVIEW

Academic Calendar



Academic Calendar

For the full Academic Calendar refer to www.northwestu.edu/calendar

 

FALL SEMESTER 2021 2022
Residence Halls and Dining Hall Open (New Students) Aug 26 Aug 25
Residence Halls and Dining Hall Open (Returning Students) Aug 27 Aug 26
New Student Orientation
       CELE Program Aug 24-25 Aug 23-24
       Traditional Undergraduate Aug 26-29 Aug 25-28
First Day of Classes (Undergraduate Program) Aug 30 Aug 29
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Sep 03 Sep 02
Labor Day Holiday (University closed) Sep 06 Sep 05
Reading Days (no classes) Oct 21-22 Oct 20-21
Priority Registration for Spring Semester Opens Nov 01 Oct 31
Last Day to Withdraw from classes Nov 19 Nov 18
Board of Directors Meeting Nov 15-17 Nov 14-16
Thanksgiving Break (no classes)  Nov 24-26 Nov 23-25
Thanksgiving Holidays (University closed) Nov 25-26 Nov 24-25
Last Day of Classes Dec 13 Dec 12
Final Exams Dec 14-17 Dec 13-16
Student Semester Break (no classes) Dec 20-Jan 09 Dec 19-Jan 08
University Offices Closed Dec 24-Jan 01 Dec 24-Jan 01

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2022 2023
Residence Halls and Dining Hall Open (New Students) Jan 09 Jan 08
Residence Halls and Dining Hall Open (Returning Students) Jan 09 Jan 08
New Student Orientation
       CELE Program Jan 07-08 Jan 06-07
       Traditional Undergraduate Jan 09 Jan 08
First Day of Classes (Undergraduate Program) Jan 10 Jan 09
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Jan 14 Jan 13
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (University closed) Jan 17 Jan 16
Presidents’ Day (University closed) Feb 21 Feb 20
Spring Break (no classes) Mar 07-11 Mar 06-10
Priority Registration for Fall Semester Opens Mar 28 Mar 27
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Apr 08 Apr 07
Reading Day (no classes) Apr 14 Apr 06
Good Friday (University closed) Apr 15 Apr 07
Last Day of Classes Apr 29 Apr 28
Baccalaureate Chapel Apr 29 Apr 28
Final Exams May 02-05 May 01-04
Board of Directors Meeting May 05-06 May 04-05
Graduate Celebration May 06 May 05
Commencement May 07 May 06

 

SUMMER SEMESTER 2022 2022
Summer University: May-August Sessions May 09-Aug 19 May 08-Aug 18
Summer Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses End of the second day of scheduled classes
Memorial Day (University closed) May 30 May 29
Fourth of July (University closed) Jul 04 Jul 04
Summer University Notes: Last Day to Register and Last Day to Add/Drop Courses is the end of the second day of classes for that session; some course assignments, independent study, practicum and internship may extend through August; see applicable course schedule for exact dates.

 

Eight Week Sessions

For the full Academic Calendar refer to www.northwestu.edu/calendar

 

FALL SEMESTER 2021
Session A - First Day of Class or Educational Activity Aug 30
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses for full refund Sep 05
Labor Day Holiday (University closed) Sep 06
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Oct 15
Last Day of Class or Educational Activity Oct 18
Session B - First Day of Class or Educational Activity Oct 25
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses for full refund Oct 31
Thanksgiving Holidays (University closed) Nov 25-26
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Dec 10
Last Day of Class or Educational Activity Dec 13
University Offices Closed Dec 24-Jan 01
   
   
SPRING SEMESTER 2022
Session A - First Day of Class or Educational Activity Jan 10
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses for full refund Jan 16
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (University closed) Jan 17
Presidents’ Day (University closed) Feb 21
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Feb 25
Last Day of Class or Educational Activity Feb 28
Session B - First Day of Class or Educational Activity Mar 07
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses for full refund Mar 13
Good Friday (University closed) Apr 15
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Apr 22
Last Day of Class or Educational Activity Apr 25
Graduate Celebration May 06
Commencement May 07
   
   
SUMMER SEMESTER 2022
Session A - First Day of Class or Educational Activity May 09
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses for full refund May 16
Memorial Day (University closed) May 30
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Jun 24
Last Day of Class or Educational Activity Jun 27
Session B - First Day of Class or Educational Activity Jul 04
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses for full refund Jul 10
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Aug 19
Last Day of Class or Educational Activity Aug 22