Auburn University Calendar 2021-2022

Auburn University reserves the right to make adjustments to this calendar

Undergraduate Calendar 2021-2022

2021 Summer Semester - Full Term

Date Event
May 19 Classes Begin
May 20 Last Day to Add Course
May 21-June 2 Drop Course Penalty Days - Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
June 2 10th Class Day - Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. - Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
May 31 Memorial Day
June 22 Early Alert/Mid-Term Grade Deadline
June 22 Mid-Semester - 24th Class Day
June 23 NO CLASS – Study/Reading Day for Mini-Semester I
June 24-25 NO CLASS -­ Finals for Mini‐Semester I
July 4-5 Independence Day
July 30 Classes End
July 30 Last Day to Withdraw - Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. "W" assigned. - Students who need to submit forms to lift holds on their accounts must submit the forms several business days ahead of the deadline to allow for processing.
Aug 2-3 Study/Reading Days
Aug 4-6 Final Exam Period
Aug. 7 Commencement


2021 Summer Mini-Semester I

Date Event
May 19 Classes Begin
May 20 Last Day to Add Course
May 21-25 Drop Course Penalty Days - Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
May 25 5th Class Day - Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. - Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
May 31 Memorial Day
June 4 Early Alert/Mid-Term Grade Deadline
June 4 Mid-Semester - 12th Class Day
June 22 Last Day to Withdraw - Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. "W" assigned. - Students who need to submit forms to lift holds on their accounts must submit the forms several business days ahead of the deadline to allow for processing.
June 22 Classes End
June 23 Study/Reading Day
June 24-25 Final Exam Period


2021 Summer Mini-Semester II

Date Event
June 28 Classes Begin
June 29 Last Day to Add Course
June 30 - July 2 Drop Course Penalty Days - Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
July 2 5th Class Day - Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. - Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
July 4-5 Independence Day
July 14 Early Alert/Mid-Term Grade Deadline
July 14 Mid-Semester - 12th Class Day
July 30 Last Day to Withdraw - Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. "W" assigned. - Students who need to submit forms to lift holds on their accounts must submit the forms several business days ahead of the deadline to allow for processing.
July 30 Classes End
Aug 2-3 Study/Reading Days
Aug 4-6 Final Exam Period
Aug 7 Commencement


2021 Fall Semester

Date Event
Aug 16 Classes Begin
Aug 16 - Sept 3 Resignation Fee - Dropping all courses during this period will result in a $100 resignation fee.
Aug 20 Last Day to Add Course
Aug 21 - Sept 3 Drop Course Penalty Days - Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
Aug 27 10th Class Day - Last day to request a meal plan change.
Sept 3 15th Class Day - Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. - Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
Sept 6 Labor Day
Oct 5 Early Alert/Mid-Term Grade Deadline
Oct 5 Mid-Semester - 36th Class Day
Oct 7-8 Fall Break
Oct 14 41st Class Day - Student deadline for request to move finals to Associate Deans
Nov 22-26 Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec 3 Classes End
Dec 4-5 Study/Reading Days
Dec 6-10 Final Exam Period
Dec 11 Commencement


2022 Spring Semester

Date Event
Jan 12 Classes Begin
Jan 12 - Feb 2 Resignation Fee - Dropping all courses during this period will result in a $100 resignation fee.
Jan 17 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Jan 19 Last Day to Add Course
Jan 20 - Feb 2 Drop Course Penalty Days - Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
Jan 26 10th Class Day - Last day to request a meal plan change
Feb 2 15th Class Day - Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. - Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes
Mar 3 Early Alert/Mid-Term Grade Deadline
Mar 3 Mid-Semester (36th Class Day)
Mar 7-11 Spring Break
Mar 17 41st Class Day - Student deadline for request to move finals to Associate Deans
Apr 29 Last Day to Withdraw - Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. "W" assigned. - Students who need to submit forms to lift holds on their accounts must submit the forms several business days ahead of the deadline to allow for processing.
Apr 29 Classes End
Apr 30 - May 1 Study/Reading Days
May 2-6 Final Exam Period
May 7-9 Commencement

2022 Summer Semester - Full Term

Date Event
May 18 Classes Begin
May 19 Last Day to Add Course
May 20-June 1 Drop Course Penalty Days - Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
May 30 Memorial Day
June 1 10th Class Day - Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. - Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
June 21 Early Alert/Mid-Term Grade Deadline
June 21 Mid-Semester - 24th Class Day
June 22 NO CLASS – Study/Reading Day for Mini-Semester I
June 23-24 NO CLASS -­ Finals for Mini‐Semester I
July 4 Independence Day
July 29 Last Day to Withdraw - Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. "W" assigned. - Students who need to submit forms to lift holds on their accounts must submit the forms several business days ahead of the deadline to allow for processing.
July 29 Classes End
Aug 1-2 Study/Reading Days
Aug 3-5 Final Exam Period
Aug 6 Commencement

2022 Summer Mini-Semester I

Date Event
May 18 Classes Begin
May 19 Last Day to Add Course
May 20-24 Drop Course Penalty Days - Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
May 24 5th Class Day - Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. - Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
May 30 Memorial Day
June 3 Early Alert/Mid-Term Grade Deadline
June 3 Mid-Semester - 12th Class Day
June 21 Last Day to Withdraw - Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. "W" assigned. - Students who need to submit forms to lift holds on their accounts must submit the forms several business days ahead of the deadline to allow for processing.
June 21 Classes End
June 22 Study/Reading Day
June 23-24 Final Exam Period

2022 Summer Mini-Semester II

Date Event
June 27 Classes Begin
June 28 Last Day to Add Course
June 29 - July 1 Drop Course Penalty Days - Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
July 1 5th Class Day - Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. - Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
July 4 Independence Day
July 13 Mid-Semester - 12th Class Day
July 13 Early Alert/Mid-Term Grade Deadline
July 29 Last Day to Withdraw - Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. "W" assigned. - Students who need to submit forms to lift holds on their accounts must submit the forms several business days ahead of the deadline to allow for processing.
July 29 Classes End
Aug 1-2 Study/Reading Days
Aug 3-5 Final Exam Period
Aug 6 Commencement

Graduate Calendar 2021-2022

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Summer 2021: Full, Mini-Semester I, Mini-Semester II

Date Event
May 19 Classes Begin for Summer Full and Mini-Semester I
May 20 Last Day to Add Course for Full and Mini-Semester I
May 21-May 25 Drop Course Penalty Days for Mini-Semester I. Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
May 21-June 2 Drop Course Penalty Days for Full Semester. Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
May 25 5th Class Day for Mini-Semester I. Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes
May 31 Memorial Day
June 2 10th Class Day for Full Semester. Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes
June 4 Mid-Semester – 12th Class Day for Mini-Semester I
June 22 Last Day to Withdraw from Mini-Semester I. - Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. “W” assigned
June 22 Mid-Semester for Full Semester – 24th Class Day
June 22 Classes End for Mini-Semester I
June 23 Study/Readying Day for Mini-Semester I
June 24-25 Final Exam Period for Mini-Semester I
June 25 Last day to submit Dissertation First Submission Approval Form and submit dissertation in PDF file format for format check to doctoral@auburn.edu
June 28 Classes Begin for Mini-Semester II
June 29 Last Day to Add Course for Mini-Semester II
June 30 - July 2 Drop Course Penalty Days for Mini-Semester II. Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
July 3 5th Class Day for Mini-Semester II. Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
July 4-5 Independence Day Holiday
July 12 Last day for Master's Thesis students to submit Final Examination Report and ETD Approval Form and electronic thesis to AUETD
July 14 Mid-Semester for Mini-Semester II - 12th Class Day
July 16 Last day for Master’s Non-Thesis/EDS students to submit Comprehensive Examination Form
July 16 Last day for completion of Doctoral Final Oral Exam and Report Form
July 19 Last day for completion of Doctoral ETD Approval Form. Last day for Doctoral students to submit electronic dissertation to AUETD system for approval and complete the Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED).
July 30 Last Day to Withdraw for Full and Mini-Semester II. Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. “W” assigned.
July 30 Classes End for Full and Mini-Semester II
Aug 2-3 Study/Reading day for Full and Mini-Semester II
Aug 4-6 Final Exam Period for Full and Mini-Semester II
Aug 7 Commencement. Last day for students to request graduation applications and certificate completion requests for Spring and submit the Committee Selection Form.


Fall 2021

Date Event
Aug 12 Graduate Student Welcome Breakfast & Resource Fair
Aug 16 Classes Begin
Aug 16 - Sept 3 Resignation Fee. Dropping all courses during this period will result in a $100 resignation fee.
Aug 20 Last Day to Add Course
Aug 21 - Sept 3 Drop Course Penalty Days - Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
Sept 3 15th Class Day. Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes
Sept 6 Labor Day
Oct 5 Mid-Semester and 36th Class Day
Oct 7-8 Fall Break (no classes)
Nov 1 Last day to submit Dissertation First Submission Approval Form and submit dissertation in PDF file format for format check to doctoral@auburn.edu
Nov 19 Last day for Master's/Thesis students to submit Master's Thesis Final Examination Report and ETD Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD
Nov 19 Last day for Master's Non-Thesis/EDS students to submit Comprehensive Examination Form
Nov 19 Last day for completion of Doctoral Final Oral Examination and Report Form
Nov 22-26 Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 29 Last day for completion of Doctoral ETD Approval Form. Last day for Doctoral students to submit electronic dissertation to AUETD system for approval and complete the Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED).
Dec 3 Classes End
Dec 4-5 Study/Reading Days
Dec 6-10 Final Exam Period
Dec 11 Commencement. Last day for students to request graduation applications for degrees and graduate certificates for Spring and submit the Committee Selection Form


Spring 2022

Date Event
Jan 12 Classes Begin
Jan 12 - Feb 2 Resignation Fee. Dropping all courses during this period will result in a $100 resignation fee.
Jan 17 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Jan 19 Last Day to Add Course
Jan 20 - Feb 2 Drop Course Penalty Days. Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
Feb 2 15th Class Day. Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes
Mar 3 Mid-Semester - 36th Class Day
Mar 7-11 Spring Break
Mar 12 Last day to submit Dissertation First Submission Approval Form and submit dissertation in PDF file format for format check to doctoral@auburn.edu
Apr 22 Last day for Master's Thesis students to submit Final Examination Report and ETD Approval Form and electronic thesis to AUETD
Apr 22 Last day for Master's Non-Thesis/EDS students to submit Comprehensive Examination Form
Apr 22 Last day for Doctoral Final Oral Examination and Report Form
Apr 29 Last Day to Withdraw. Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. "W" assigned.
Apr 29 Classes End
Apr 30 - May 1 Study/Reading Days
May 2 Last day for Doctoral students to submit Doctoral ETD Approval Form. Last day for Doctoral students to submit electronic dissertation to AUETD system for approval and complete the Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED).
May 2-6 Final Exam Period
May 7-9 Commencement. Last day for students to request graduation applications for Summer 2022, submit the committee selection form, and request certificates completion for Spring 2022.

Summer 2022: Full, Mini-Semester I, Mini-Semester II

Date Event
May 18 Classes Begin for Full Semester and Mini-Semester I
May 19 Last Day to Add Course for Full and Mini-Semester I
May 20-24 Drop Course Penalty Days for Mini-Semester I. Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
May 20-June 1 Drop Course Penalty Days for Full Semester. Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
May 24 5th Class Day for Mini-Semester I. Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
May 30 Memorial Day
June 1 10th Class Day for Full Semester. Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
June 3 Mid-Semester - 12th Class Day for Mini-Semester I
June 21 Classes End for Mini-Semester I. Last Day to Withdraw for Mini-Semester I. Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. "W" assigned
June 21 Mid-Semester for Full Semester - 24th Class Day
June 22 Study/Reading Day for Mini-Semester I
June 23-24 Final Exam Period for Mini-Semester I
June 27 Classes Begin for Mini-Semester II
June 28 Last Day to Add Course for Mini-Semester II
June 28 Last day to submit Dissertation First Submission Approval Form and submit dissertation in PDF File format for format check to doctoral@auburn.edu
June 29 - Jul 1 Drop Course Penalty Days for Mini-Semester II. Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
July 1 5th Class Day for Mini-Semester II. Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
July 4 Independence Day Holiday
July 13 Mid-Semester for Mini-Semester II - 12th Class Day
July 27 Last day for Master's Thesis students to submit Final Examination Report and ETD Approval Form and electronic thesis to AUETD
July 27 Last day for Master's Non-Thesis/EDS students to submit Comprehensive Examination Form
July 27 Last day for completion of Doctoral Final Oral Exam and Report Form
July 29 Last Day to Withdraw for Full or Mini-Semester II. Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. "W" assigned
July 29 Classes End for Full and Mini-Semester II
Aug 1-2 Study/Reading Days for Full and Mini-Semester II
Aug 3 Last day for completion of Doctoral ETD Approval Form, electronic dissertation to AUETD system for approval, and complete the Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
Aug 3-5 Final Exam Period for Full and Mini-Semester II
Aug 6 Commencement. Last day for students to request graduation applications for Fall 2022, submit the committee selection form, and request certificates completion for Summer 2022

Online Calendar 2021-2022

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Summer 2021

Date Event
May 19 Classes Begin
May 20 Last Day to Add Course
May 27 Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
June 22 Last Day to Withdraw - Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. “W” assigned. – Students who need to submit forms to lift holds on their accounts must submit the forms several business days ahead of the deadline to allow for processing.
July 14 Classes End
Aug 7 Commencement

Fall 2021 Term A 

Date Event
Aug 16 Classes Begin
Aug 17 Last Day to Add Course
Aug 24 Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
Sept 20 Last Day to Withdraw - Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. “W” assigned. – Students who need to submit forms to lift holds on their accounts must submit the forms several business days ahead of the deadline to allow for processing.
Oct 7 Classes End

 Fall 2021 Term B

Date Event
Oct 11 Classes Begin
Oct 12 Last Day to Add Course
Oct 19 Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
Nov 15 Last Day to Withdraw - Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. “W” assigned. – Students who need to submit forms to lift holds on their accounts must submit the forms several business days ahead of the deadline to allow for processing.
Dec 3 Classes End
Dec 11 Commencement

Spring 2022 Term A

Date Event
Jan 12 Classes Begin
Jan 13 Last Day to Add Course
Jan 20 Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
Feb 16 Last Day to Withdraw - Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. “W” assigned. – Students who need to submit forms to lift holds on their accounts must submit the forms several business days ahead of the deadline to allow for processing.
Mar 3 Classes End

Spring 2022 Term B 

Date Event
Mar 7 Classes Begin
Mar 8 Last Day to Add Course
Mar 15 Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
Apr 11 Last Day to Withdraw - Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. “W” assigned. – Students who need to submit forms to lift holds on their accounts must submit the forms several business days ahead of the deadline to allow for processing.
Apr 25 Classes End
May 7-9 Commencement