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Important Dates for Fall 2021

Academic Calendar

ALL DATES TENTATIVE

Event SHORT SESSION I FULL SESSION SHORT SESSION II
Advising for Currently Enrolled Students FEB 8 – MAR 5, 2021 FEB 8 – MAR 5, 2021 FEB 8 – MAR 5, 2021
Regular Registration MAR 8 – JUL 28, 2021 * MAR 8 – JUL 28, 2021 * MAR 8 – SEP 30, 2021 *
Web Registration System Closed for Drop for Non-Payment JUL 29 JUL 29 OCT 1
Late Registration ($50 late fee begins on first day of classes)
JUL 29 –
AUG 12 *
JUL 29 –
AUG 16 *
OCT 1 –
OCT 7 *
Classes Begin AUG 11 AUG 11 OCT 6
Drop/Add (Only for students with existing schedules) AUG 11-12 AUG 11-16 OCT 6-7
Web Registration System
Closed for Drop for Non-Payment
AUG 17 AUG 17 OCT 8
University Holidays SEPT 6 SEPT 6 
NOV 22-28
NOV 22-28
Midterm Grades Due SEPT 1 OCT 6 NOV 3
Last Day to Withdraw with a “W” Grade SEPT 3 OCT 13 NOV 5
Advising for Spring/Summer 2021 Currently Enrolled Students SEPT 13 – OCT 8, 2021 SEPT 13 – OCT 8, 2021 SEPT 13 – OCT 8, 2021
Regular Registration for Spring/Summer 2021 (Tentative) OCT 11 – DEC 10, 2021 OCT 11 – DEC 10, 2021 OCT 11 – DEC 10, 2021
Last Day of Classes SEPT 29 DEC 1 NOV 30
Final Exams SEPT 30 & OCT 1 DEC 2-3 & 6-7 DEC 1-2
Grades Due OCT 5
Noon
DEC 8 
Noon
DEC 6 
Noon
Commencement Ceremony December 9 & 10

* Registration closes at midnight on the final day of regular and late registration.
All campuses close at noon on Friday, Spring and Fall semesters. Summer semester closed on Fridays.

Business Calendar

ALL DATES TENTATIVE

Calendar Event Date
Fall Semester Priority Deadline for Submitting the Completed and Signed FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA to the federal processor 3/12/2020
Priority Registration for Enrolled Students 3/11-14/2020
Fall Semester Deadline for Submitting All Supporting Documentation requested by the Office Of Financial Aid 4/26/2020
New Student Orientation Begin for Spring Click Here
Priority Graduate Admission Deadline Click Here
Late Graduate Admission Deadline Click Here
Priority Undergraduate Admission Completion Deadline 7/13/2021
Payment Deadline for Full and Session I and eCore Full and Session I Regular Registration 7/28/2021
Drop for Non-Payment for Regular Registration (Web Registration System is Closed) 7/29/2021
Senior Citizens 62 and over/TAP Registration Begin Date 7/29/2021
Last Day for Accuplacer retake for Admission Decision 8/4/2021
Bookstore Charges Open for Financial Aid 8/4/2021
Last Day for New Students to Register for Full Session 8/10/2021
Residence Hall Move in days Macon, Cochran and Eastman Campuses 8/6/21 - 8/10/21
Payment Deadline for Full and Session I and eCore Full and Session I Late Registration and Drop/Add 8/16/2021
Drop for Non-Payment for Late Registration and Drop/Add (Web Registration System is Closed) 8/17/2021
First Financial Aid Refund Date 9/8/2021
Payment Deadline for Session II and eCore Session II Regular Registration 10/6/2021
Payment Deadline for Session II & eCore Session II Drop/Add 10/7/2021
Drop for Non-Payment for late registration & drop/add Session II & eCore Session II 10/8/2021
New Student Orientation Begin for Summer Click Here
Grades Available in SWORDS 12/15/2021