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Important Dates

This web page includes important upcoming deadlines and dates for students. Please review this information. Any additions will be announced via Red Hawk News sent to your University email account.

Last Modified: Thursday, May 13, 2021 8:56 am

Spring/Summer/Fall 2021 Important Dates
Date Description Category
January 4, 2021 University Reopens. University Offices Reopen. Academic
January 4, 2021 Spring 2021 five (5) Month Payment Plan Open for Enrollment.
Available in NEST. Deadline to apply is January 28, 2021.
Payment
January 4, 2021 Spring 2021 four (4) Month Payment Plan Open for Enrollment.
Available in NEST. Deadline to apply is February 28, 2021.
Payment
January 4, 2021 Spring 2021 three (3) Month Payment Plan Open for Enrollment.
Available in NEST. Deadline to apply is March 28, 2021.
Payment
January 11, 2021 Summer Sessions Registration Begins. Registration
January 15, 2021 Winter Session: Last Day of Classes. Academic
January 18, 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Holiday – University Closed. Calendar
January 19, 2021 Spring Semester Bills Due. Payment
February 1, 2021 Priority Filing Deadline for the 2021-2022 FAFSA. Financial Aid
February 8, 2021 Spring Semester Classes Begin. Academic
February 8, 2021 Spring Federal Work Study begins; Students May Work until Friday May 14, 2021. Financial Aid
February 8, 2021 Members of the Senior Citizen Program who Are Auditing Courses May Register. Registration
February 15, 2021 Last Day to Add a Class to Spring 2021 Schedule. Registration
February 15, 2021 Last Day to Drop a Full Semester Class at 100% Adjustment. Withdrawal
February 15, 2021 All Unresolved Fall Incomplete Grades Converted to “F”. Academic
February 15, 2021 Deadline to Apply to Graduate May 2021 (This Is Not Related to Any Commencement Ceremony). Academic
February 24, 2021 Spring 2021 Holds will be placed onto student accounts with an outstanding balance. Payment
February 28, 2021 Spring 2021 Health Insurance Waiver Deadline, Extended to March 15. aetnastudenthealth.com Insurance
March 1, 2021 Last day for Spring NJ State Grant documents required by NJ HESAA. Financial Aid
March 6, 2021 Last Day to Drop a Full Semester Class at 50% Adjustment. Withdrawal
March 15, 2021 Spring 2021 Health Insurance Waiver Deadline, Extended from February 28. aetnastudenthealth.com Insurance
March 31, 2021 Spring Semester Late Fee Assessed. Payment
April 2, 2021 Good Friday: University Open; Classes in Session. Calendar
April 5, 2021 Fall ’21 & Winter ’22 Schedules Live. Academic
April 15, 2021 Last Day to Withdraw from a Full Semester Class. Withdrawal
April 26, 2021 Registration Begins for fall 2021 and Winter 2022. Registration
May 13, 2021 Deadline to submit a Medical Withdrawal. Withdrawal
May 19, 2021 Last day to accept spring semester Stafford and PLUS loans. Financial Aid
May 21, 2021 Spring Semester Ends. Academic
May 24, 2021 First Three-Week Summer Session begins and goes through June 10, 2021. Academic
May 24, 2021 The due date for Summer Session bills is the first day of classes for the specific session in which you are registered. Academic
May 24, 2021 Five-Week Summer Session and goes through June 24, 2021. Academic
May 24, 2021 Twelve-Week Summer Session and goes through August 13, 2021. Academic
May 31, 2021 Memorial Day Holiday – University Closed; No Classes. Calendar
June 7, 2021 Commencement – Feliciano School of Business. Calendar
June 8, 2021 Commencement – College of Education and Human Services. Calendar
June 9, 2021 Commencement – College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Calendar
June 10, 2021 Commencement – College of Humanities and School of Nursing. Calendar
June 11, 2021 Commencement – The Graduate School. Calendar
June 12, 2021 Commencement – The Graduate School and the College of the Arts. Calendar
June 13, 2021 Commencement – College of Science and Mathematics. Calendar
June 14, 2021 First Four-Week Summer Session and goes through July 8, 2021. Academic
June 20, 2021 Summer Semester Immunization Submission Due Date Academic
June 28, 2021 Six-Week Summer Session and goes through August 5, 2021. Academic
July 5, 2021 Independence Day observed holiday. University closed; no classes. Calendar
July 12, 2021 Second Four-Week Summer Session and goes through August 5, 2021. Academic
August 5, 2021 Second Three-Week Summer Session and goes through August 26, 2021. Academic
August 17, 2021 Summer Semester Late Fee Assessed. Academic
August 24, 2021 Last day to accept Summer Sessions Stafford and PLUS loans. Financial Aid
August 30, 2021 Fall 2021 Bill Due Date. Payment
September 1, 2021 Opening Day No classes. Calendar
September 2, 2021 First day of classes. Academic
September 6, 2021 Labor Day Holiday, No Classes. Calendar
September 9, 2021 Last day to add or drop a full semester class. Withdrawal
September 15, 2021 Last date to apply for January 2022 graduation. Registration
October 1, 2021 2022-23 FAFSA is open at fafsa.gov Financial Aid
October 4, 2021 Registration begins for Spring 2022. Registration
November 1, 2021 Last day for fall NJ state grant documents required by NJ HESAA. Financial Aid
November 2, 2021 Fall 2021 Late Fee Applied. Payment
November 10, 2021 Last day to withdraw from a full semester class. Withdrawal
November 24, 2021 Registration begins for Summer 2022 Registration
November 25, 2021 Thanksgiving Holiday Begins through Sunday, November 28. (No classes). Calendar
December 3, 2021 Reading day No classes. Academic
December 10, 2021 Last day to work on Federal Work Study for semester. Financial Aid
December 20, 2021 Last day of classes end of fall term. Registration

Past Important Dates for Your Reference
Date Description
July 20, 2020 Fall 2020 Health Insurance Waiver website opens.
July 21, 2020 Fall 2020 five (5) Month Payment Plan Open for Enrollment. Available in NEST. Deadline to apply is August 25, 2020.
July 21, 2020 Fall 2020 four (4) Month Payment Plan Open for Enrollment. Available in NEST. Deadline to apply is September 25, 2020.
July 21, 2020 Fall 2020 three (3) Month Payment Plan Open for Enrollment. Available in NEST. Deadline to apply is October 25, 2020.
August 24, 2020 Opening Day (No Classes).
August 25, 2020 Classes Begin.
September 7, 2020 Labor Day Holiday (No Classes).
September 8, 2020 Last Day to Add a Class to Fall Schedule.
September 8, 2020 Last Day to Withdraw from Classes with a 100% adjustment (full-term courses).
September 22, 2020 Last Day to Withdraw from Classes with a 50% adjustment (full-term courses).
September 23, 2020 Fall 2020 Holds applied to Outstanding Bills.
October 1, 2020 2021-2022 FAFSA now available.
October 5, 2020 Registration begins for Winter 2021.
October 5, 2020 Registration for Spring 2021 is Open for All students.
October 12, 2020 Health Insurance Waiver deadline. (Extended from September 28) (Note: This is applicable to full-time enrolled students for fall 2020. Students who will be newly full-time in spring 2021 will receive waiver information, once available for the spring semester.)
October 14, 2020 University Day. (No Classes)
October 28, 2020 Fall 2020 Late Fees Applied.
November 1, 2020 Last day for Fall NJ State Grant Documents Required by NJ HESSA.
November 3, 2020 Last Day to Withdraw from a Full Semester Class (full-term courses).
November 17, 2020 Winter Session Bills Posted via NEST.
November 26, 2020 Thanksgiving Holiday begins and goes through November 29, 2020 (No Classes – University Closed).
November 30, 2020 All Remaining Coursework Will Be Done Remotely.
December 8, 2020 Spring 2021 Bills Posted via NEST (TBD).
December 2, 2020 Undergraduate Pass/Fail Submission Deadline
December 4, 2020 Deadline for Submission for Medical Withdrawal
December 8, 2020 Reading Day (No Classes)
December 11, 2020 Last day to accept fall semester Stafford and PLUS loans
December 14, 2020 Spring 2021 Health Insurance Waiver Site Opens: aetnastudenthealth.com
December 14, 2020 Last Day of Classes. End of Fall Term.
December 15, 2020 Winter Session: First Day of Classes.
December 15, 2020 Winter Session Bills Due.
December 17, 2020 Fall 2020 grades via NEST after 3 p.m.
December 25, 2020 Winter Break begins and goes through January 3, 2021 – University Closed
December 31, 2020 Deadline to Apply for January 2021 Graduation. (This Is Not Related to Any Commencement Ceremony).