Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Slippery Rock University

2021-2022 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2021

Date Event
Monday, August 16 Senior Citizens Register for Fall Classes
Sat, August 21 – Sun, August 22 Welcome Back Days
Monday, August 23 Fall Semester Classes Begin at 8:00 a.m
Monday, August 30 Drop/Add Deadline in University Offices or on MySRU – Full Semester, 1st Half, 1st 5 Week, 12 Week and 10 Week Classes
Tuesday, August 31 Course Withdrawal Period Begins (“W”) – Full Semester, 1st Half, 1st 5 Week, 12 Week and 10 Week Classes
Friday, September 3 Last Day to Add with Professor’s Approval on Add Forms & Last Day for Grade Option
Monday, September 6 Labor Day (No Day or Evening Classes)
Tuesday, September 7 Classes Resume at 8:00 a.m.
Wednesday, September 15 “W” Deadline for 1st 5 Week Classes
Monday, September 27 End 1st 5 Week Classes; “W” Deadline for 1st Half Semester Classes
Tuesday, September 28 Start 2nd 5 Week Classes
Tuesday, October 5 Drop/Add Deadline 2nd 5 Week Classes
Friday, October 8 “W” Deadline for 10 Week Classes
Sun, October 10 – Tue, October 12 Fall Break – No Day or Evening Classes
Tuesday, October 12 Professional Development Day
Wednesday, October 13 Classes Resume at 8:00 a.m.; Fall Midterm Grades Due by Noon
Friday, October 15 End 1st Half Semester Classes
Monday, October 18 Start 2nd Half Semester Classes
Wednesday, October 20 “W” Deadline for 12 Week Classes
Friday, October 22 “W” Deadline for 2nd 5 Week Classes
Monday, October 25 Drop/Add Deadline 2nd Half Semester Classes
Wednesday, November 3 “W” Deadline for Full Semester Classes; End 2nd 5 Week Classes & End 10 Week Classes
Thursday, November 4 Start 3rd 5 Week Classes
Mon, November 8-Fri, November 19 Winter 2021 and Spring 2022 Registration
Thursday, November 11 Drop/Add Deadline 3rd 5 Week Classes
Wednesday, November 17 End 12 Week Classes
Friday, November 19 “W” Deadline for 2nd Half Semester Classes
Monday, November 22 Non-Degree Student Registration for Winter/Spring
Wed, November 24 – Sun, November 28 Thanksgiving Recess (No Day or Evening Classes)
Monday, November 29 Classes Resume at 8:00 a.m
Wednesday, December 1 “W” Deadline for 3rd 5 Week Classes
Monday, December 6 Last Day of Classes (3rd 5 week & 2nd Half Classes Meet through Exam Week)
Tue, December 7 – Sat, December 11 Final Exam Week
Friday, December 10 End 3rd 5 Week Classes; End 2nd Half Classes
Saturday, December 11 Commencement 11:00 a.m
Tuesday, December 14 Final Grades Due by 3:00 p.m.

Winter Session 2021

Date Event
Wednesday, December 8 Senior Citizens Register for Winter Classes
Wednesday, December 15 Winter Session Classes Begin
Thursday, December 16 Drop/Add Deadline for Winter Session
Thursday, December 30 Winter Session Withdrawal (“W”) Deadline
Thursday, January 6 Winter Session Ends
Monday, January 10 Winter Session Grades Due by Noon

Spring Semester 2022

Date Event
Tuesday, January 11 Senior Citizens Register for Spring Classes
Tuesday, January 18 Spring Semester Classes Begin at 8:00 a.m
Tuesday, January 25 Drop/Add Deadline in a University office or on MySRU – Full Semester, 1st Half, 1st 5 Week, 12 Week and 10 Week Classes
Wednesday, January 26 Course Withdrawal “W” Period Begins— Full Semester, 1st Half, 1st 5 Week, 12 Week and 10 Week Classes
Monday, January 31 Last Day to Add with Professor’s Approval on Add Forms & Last Day for Grade Option
Wednesday, February 9 “W” Deadline for 1st 5 Week Classes
Monday, February 21 End 1st 5 Week Classes & “W” Deadline 1st Half Semester Classes
Tuesday, February 22 Start 2nd 5 Week Classes
Tuesday, March 1 Drop/Add Deadline 2nd 5 Week Classes
Thursday, March 3 Midterm Grades Due by Noon
Friday, March 4 “W” Deadline for 10 Week Classes
Wednesday, March 9 End of 1st Half Semester Classes
Thursday, March 10 Start of 2nd Half Semester Classes
Sun, March 13 – Sun, March 20 Spring Break
Monday, March 21 Classes Resume at 8:00 a.m.; “W” Deadline 12 Week Classes
Wednesday, March 23 “W” Deadline for 2nd 5 Week Classes
Thursday, March 24 Drop/Add Deadline 2nd Half Semester Classes
Mon, April 4 – Fri, April 15 Summer/Fall 2022 Registration
Monday, April 4 “W” Deadline for Full Semester Classes; End 2nd 5 Week Classes & End 10 Week Classes
Tuesday, April 5 Start 3rd 5 Week Classes
Tuesday, April 12 Drop/Add Deadline 3rd 5 Week Classes
Monday, April 18 End 12 Week Classes, Non-Degree Students Register for Summer
Wednesday, April 20 “W” Deadline for 2nd Half Semester Classes
Wednesday, April 27 “W” Deadline for 3rd 5 Week Classes
Monday, May 2 Last Day of Classes (3rd 5 Week and 2nd Half Semester Classes Meet through Exam Week)
Tue, May 3 – Sat, May 7 Final Exam Week
Friday, May 6 Commencement at 7:00 p.m. for all Graduate students (Masters and Doctorate)
Saturday, May 7 Commencement at 10:00 am for the Colleges of Health, Engineering & Science and Liberal Arts & Commencement at 2:00 pm for the Colleges of Business and Education
Tuesday, May 10 Final Spring Grades Due by 3:00 p.m.

Summer Session 2022

Date Event
Wednesday, May 4 Senior Citizens Register for Summer Classes
Monday, May 9 Extended Full Summer Term Begins
Wednesday, May 11 Pre-Session, Full Summer, and Post Session Terms Begin
Thursday, May 12 Pre-Session Drop/Add Deadline
Wednesday, May 18 Full Summer & Extended Full Summer Drop/Add Deadline
Friday, May 20 Pre-Session Withdrawal (“W”) Deadline
Thursday, May 26 Pre-Session Ends
Monday, May 30 Memorial Day (No Day or Evening Classes)
Tuesday, May 31 Session I and Summer Term Begin; Pre-Session Grades Due by Noon
Wednesday, June 1 Session I Drop/Add Deadline
Friday, June 3 Summer Term Drop/Add Deadline
Wednesday, June 15 Deadline to Register for an Internship
Thursday, June 16 Session I Withdrawal (“W”) Deadline
Monday, June 27 Session I Ends
Tuesday, June 28 Session II Begins
Wednesday, June 29 Session II Drop/Add Deadline; Session I Grades Due by Noon
Thursday, June 30 Full Summer Withdrawal (“W”) Deadline
Friday, July 1 Non Degree Student Registration for Fall Classes
Monday, July 4 Independence Day Observed (No Day or Evening Classes)
Tuesday, July 5 Classes Resume at 8:00 a.m
Thursday, July 7 Summer Term Withdrawal (“W”) Deadline; Extended Full Summer Term Withdrawal (“W”) Deadline
Friday, July 15 Session II Withdrawal (“W”) Deadline
Tuesday, July 26 Session II/Summer Term/Post Session/Full Summer End
Monday, August 1 Session II/Post-Session/Full Summer/Summer Term Grades Due by Noon
Monday, August 8 Extended Full Summer Term Ends
Monday, August 11 Extended Full Summer Grades Due by Noon
Monday, August 15 Senior Citizens Register for Fall Classes
Sat August 20 – Sun August 21 Welcome Back Days for Fall 2022 - Tentative
Monday, August 22 Fall Semester 2022 Classes Begin at 8:00 a.m

*All dates are as of 06/01/2020 and subject to change.