Academic Calendar

Summer 2021

Event Date
Summer classes begin for second-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon, May 17, 2021
Summer intersession classes begin Thu, May 20, 2021
Summer classes begin for first-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon, May 24, 2021
Summer classes end for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Fri, May 28, 2021
Memorial Day (note 1) Mon, May 31, 2021
Summer intersession classes end Wed, Jun 9, 2021
Summer I classes begin Thu, Jun 10, 2021
Summer II classes begin Thu, Jun 10, 2021
Summer classes end for second-year Podiatric Medicine students Fri, Jun 11, 2021
Deadline for associate degree candidates to apply for August 2021 graduation Fri, Jun 18, 2021
Deadline for master's and doctoral degree and certificate candidates to apply for August 2021 graduation Fri, Jun 18, 2021
Juneteenth National Independence Day observed (note 1) Mon, Jun 21, 2021
Summer classes end for first-year Podiatric Medicine students Fri, Jul 2, 2021
Independence Day observed (note 1) Mon, Jul 5, 2021
Summer final examinations for first-year Podiatric Medicine students Tue-Mon, Jul 6-12, 2021
Summer I classes end Wed, Jul 14, 2021
Summer III classes begin Thu, Jul 15, 2021
Summer II classes end Wed, Aug 4, 2021
Summer III classes end Wed, Aug 18, 2021
Summer commencement Sat, Aug 21, 2021

Calendar Notes

  1. Observed state-designated holiday; no classes are scheduled, and university offices are closed.

Fall 2021

Event Date
Fall international student orientation Wed, Aug 18, 2021
Fall graduate student orientation Thu-Fri, Aug 19-20, 2021
University convocation Mon, Aug 23, 2021
KSU Kickoff Mon-Wed, Aug 23-25, 2021
Fall classes begin Thu, Aug 26 2021
Deadline for associate degree candidates to apply for December 2021 graduation Fri, Sep 3, 2021
Deadline for master's and doctoral degree and certificate candidates to apply for December 2021 graduation Fri, Sep 3, 2021
Labor Day (note 1) Mon, Sep 6, 2021
Deadline for bachelor's degree and undergraduate certificate candidates to apply for May 2021 graduation Wed, Sep 15, 2021
Fall classes end for third- and fourth-year Podiatric Medicine students Fri, Oct 1, 2021
Fall final examinations for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon-Fri, Oct 4-15, 2021
Spring classes begin for fourth-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon, Oct 4, 2021
Fall Break (note 2) Thu-Sun, Oct 14-17, 2021
Spring classes begin for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon, Oct 18, 2021
Veterans day observed (note 1) Thu, Nov 11, 2021
Thanksgiving Break (note 2) Wed-Sun, Nov 24-28, 2021
Fall classes end for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine students Wed, Nov 24, 2021
Thanksgiving Day (note 1) Thu, Nov 25, 2021
Columbus Day observed (note 3) Fri, Nov 26, 2021
Fall final examinations for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon-Fri, Nov 29-Dec 10, 2021
Fall classes end Sun, Dec 12, 2021
Fall final examinations Mon-Sun, Dec 13-19, 2021
Deadline for bachelor's degree and undergraduate certificate candidates to apply for August 2021 graduation Wed, Dec 15, 2021
Fall commencement Fri-Sat, Dec 17-18, 2021
Holiday schedule (note 4) TBA
Presidents Day observed (note 5) Thu, Dec 23, 2021
Christmas Day observed (note 1) Fri, Dec 24, 2021
New Year’s Day (note 1) Fri, Dec 31, 2021

Calendar Notes

  1. Observed state-designated holiday; no classes are scheduled, and university offices are closed.
  2. No classes are scheduled during break; university campuses and offices are open.
  3. Columbus Day is a movable state-designated holiday, observed the day after Thanksgiving; no classes are scheduled, and university offices are closed.
  4. Kent State may operate on a holiday schedule during the last part of December. When that occurs, information will be communicated to faculty and staff by the Division of Human Resources.
  5. Presidents Day is a movable state-designated holiday, observed contiguous with Christmas Day; no classes are scheduled, and university offices are closed.

Spring 2022

Event Date
Spring classes begin for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon, Jan 3, 2022
Spring graduate student orientation Fri, Jan 14, 2022
Martin Luther King Jr Day (note 1) Mon, Jan 17, 2022
Spring classes begin Tue, Jan 18, 2022
Deadline for associate degree candidates to apply for May 2021 graduation Fri, Jan 21, 2022
Deadline for master's and doctoral degree and certificate candidates to apply for May graduation Fri, Jan 21, 2022
Spring classes end for fourth-year Podiatric Medicine students Fri, Jan 28, 2022
Summer classes begin for fourth-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon, Jan 31, 2022
Spring classes end for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Fri, Feb 11, 2022
Spring final examinations for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon-Fri, Feb 14-25, 2022
Summer classes begin for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon, Feb 28, 2022
Deadline for bachelor's degree candidates to apply for December 2021 graduation Tue, Mar 15, 2022
Spring break (note 2) Mon-Sun, Mar 28-Apr 3, 2022
Spring classes end for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine students Fri, Apr 29, 2022
Spring final examinations for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon-Fri, May 2-13, 2022
Spring classes end Tue, May 3, 2022
Remembrance Day (note 3) Wed, May 4, 2022
Reading Day Wed, May 4, 2022
Spring final examinations Thu-Wed, May 5-11, 2022
Summer classes end for fourth-year Podiatric Medicine students Sat, May 7, 2022
Spring commencements Fri-Sat, May 13-14, 2022
Summer classes begin for second-year Podiatric Medicine students Mon, May 16, 2022
Spring commencement for College of Podiatric Medicine Fri, May 20, 2022

Calendar Notes

  1. Observed state-designated holiday; no classes are scheduled, and university offices are closed.
  2. No classes during break; university campuses and offices are open.
  3. Remembrance Day (May 4, 1970): no final exams, classes or parts of classes are scheduled from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.