Academic Calendar

2021-2022

FIRST SEMESTER

August 20 1st Semester Tuition Due

August 31 New Student Orientation

September 1 Classes Begin

September 1 Final day for a full tuition refund

September 6 MSP Closed: Labor Day

September 15 Final day for a partial tuition refund

November 23 Final day to withdraw with grades of “W”*

November 24-26 MSP Closed: Thanksgiving Recess

December 6 2nd Semester Tuition Due

December 13 Classes End

SECOND SEMESTER

January 3 Classes Begin

January 3 Final day for a full tuition refund        

January 17 MSP Closed: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 18 Final day for a partial tuition refund

March 4 No classes: Professional Development Day

March 21 Final day to withdraw with grades of “W”*

March  28 3rd Semester Tuition Due

April 8 Classes End

April 8 All work due from previous semester incompletes

April 11-22 Semester Recess

THIRD SEMESTER

April 25 Classes Begin

April 25 Final day for a full tuition refund

May 9 Final day for a partial tuition refund

May 30 MSP Closed: Memorial Day   

June 20 MSP Closed: Juneteenth observed

July 4 MSP Closed: Independence Day

July 5 Final day to withdraw with grades of “W”*

July 22 Classes End

July 22 All work due from previous semester incompletes

July 26 Graduation Rehearsal

July 28 Graduation Ceremony 

*Courses that are 10 weeks in length may have an earlier withdrawal date. Please refer to the course syllabus for withdrawal dates specific for those courses.

Please Note: MSP operates on a semester credit hour model. The standard semester length is 14 weeks; when there are less than 14 weeks, the length of course meeting time is adjusted to meet the semester credit hour standards of 15 hours of instruction per credit hour awarded. This calendar is subject to change. 

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