Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

Dates and Deadlines for Fall 2021-Spring 2022 

This calendar applies to students in our campus-based academic programs, our 90% online Early Childhood Education program, and our online master's in leadership studies program. NVU Online students in our 100% online undergraduate programs should refer to the calendar in the NVU Online section of this website.

Fall 2021

Monday, August 23 First day of classes
Wednesday, August 25 Last day to add first half semester courses
Friday, August 27 Final Day to add full-semester courses without instructor permission
Sunday, August 29 Last Day to withdrawal and receive 100% Refund
Last day to drop first half courses
Monday, September 6 No classes – Labor Day
Last day to change meal plan
Final day to drop full-semester length courses and affect course load and billing
Thursday, September 23 Last day to withdraw from first half classes
Thursday, September 30 Last day to sign up for an online payment plan
Last day to waive health insurance
Monday-Friday, October 4-8 No classes - Fall break
Friday, October 15 End of first half semester classes
Monday, October 18 Start of second half semester classes
Thursday, October 21 Last day to add second half class without instructor permission
Monday, October 25 Last day to drop a second half class without instructor permission 
Sunday, October 31 Last day to withdraw from a full semester course 
Monday, November 1 Spring 2022 Pre-Registration Begins
Monday, November 22 Last day to withdraw from second half courses
Monday-Friday, November 22-26 No classes - Thanksgiving break
Friday, December 10 Last day of classes
Tuesday-Friday, December 14-17 Final examination period
Friday, December 17 Dining Hall closes with dinner
Saturday, December 18 Residence Halls close at 10 a.m.

Spring 2022

Tuesday, January 18 First day of classes
Monday-Friday, February 21-25 No classes – Winter break
Monday-Friday, April 4-8 No classes - Spring break
Friday, May 6 Last day of classes
Tuesday-Friday, May 10-13 Final examination period
Saturday, May 14 NVU-Johnson Commencement
Sunday, May 15 NVU-Lyndon Commencement

Final Exam Schedules

Fall 2021 Final Exam Schedule