Academic Calendar

2021-2022 Academic Calendars

Students with 16-week classes:

Traditional

Students with 8-week classes:

8-Week

Students with 5-week classes:

5-Week

Updated September 15, 2021


2021- 2022 Academic Calendar (Traditional 16-week)

Full-Term Traditional and Graduate Degree Programs

Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate Degree Class Schedule

Fall 2021

Fall Term: 08/16/21 - 12/09/21

Date

Event

Aug. 6 All Employee Conference
Aug. 12 - 13 Fall Registration
Aug. 16 First day of classes
Aug. 20 Last day to add a class
Aug. 29 Last day to drop a class with 100% tuition refund and no grade assignment
Sep. 5 Last day to drop a class with 50% tuition refund
Sep. 6 Labor Day - No Classes - All Offices Closed
Oct. 7 Faulkner University's Annual Benefit Dinner
Oct. 12 Mid-term grades posted
Oct. 15 Graduation application deadline for December
Oct. 18 Registration begins for spring classes
Nov. 2 Last day to drop a class with a grade of "W"
Nov. 5 - 7 Homecoming activities
Nov. 22 - 26 Thanksgiving Break - No Classes
Nov. 24 - 26 Thanksgiving Break - All Offices Closed
Dec. 6 - 9 Final Exam
Dec. 14 End of term grades posted
Dec. 13 - Jan. 7 Christmas Break - No Classes
Dec. 20 - 31 University Offices Closed

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Spring 2022

Spring Term: 01/10/22 - 05/05/22

Date

Event

Jan. 3 University offices open for the spring semester
Jan. 6 - 7 Spring Registration
Jan. 10 First day of classes
Jan. 14 Last day to add a class
Jan. 17 MLK/REL Day – No Classes – All Offices Closed
Jan. 23 Last day to drop a class with 100% tuition refund and no grade assignment
Jan. 30 Last day to drop a class with 50% tuition refund
Feb. 15 Graduation application deadline for May
Feb. 18 Marketplace Faith Friday Forums
Mar. 8 Mid-term grades posted
Mar. 14 Registration begins for summer and fall classes
Mar. 14 - 18 Spring Break
Apr. 1 - 2 Jamboree
Apr. 5 Last day to drop a class with a grade of “W”
May 2 - 5 Final Exams
May 6 Annual Commencement Exercises
May 10 End of term grades posted

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Summer 2022

Summer Term 1: 05/16/22 – 06/23/21
Summer Term 2: 06/27/21 - 08/04/22

Date

Event

May 12 - 13 Late registration for summer sessions
May 16 Summer Session I - First day of classes
May 19 Last day to add a class
May 22 Last day to drop a class with 100% tuition refund and no grade assignment
May 29 Last day to drop a class with 50% tuition refund
May 30 Memorial Day - No Classes - All Offices Closed
Jun. 14 Last day to drop a class with a grade of "W"
Jun. 23 Finals for first summer session
Jun. 27 Summer Session II – First day of classes
Jun. 28 Grades posted for first summer session
Jun. 30 Last day to add a class
Jul. 3 Last day to drop a class with 100% tuition refund and no grade assignment
Jul. 4 Independence Day – No Classes – All Offices Closed
Jul. 10 Last day to drop a class with 50% tuition refund
Jul. 15 Graduation application deadline for August
Jul. 26 Last day to drop a class with a grade of “W”
Aug. 4 Finals for second summer session
Aug. 9 Grades posted for second summer session

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2021- 2022 Eight-Week Modular Calendar

All Campuses

(Applicable Undergraduate Programs)

Executive One-Year; Online; and Traditional Programs

Fall 2021

Module

Term Dates

Module 1 Course Term: 08/23/21 - 10/17/21
Module 2 Course Term: 10/18/21 - 12/12/21

Spring 2022

Module

Term Dates

Module 1 Course Term: 01/10/22 - 03/06/22
Module 2 Course Term: 03/07/22 - 05/1/22

Summer 2022

Module

Term Dates

Module 1 Course Term: 05/2/22 - 06/26/22
Module 2 Course Term: 06/27/22 - 08/21/22

Important Dates

  • Each 8-week Module starts on Monday and ends on Sunday. Online courses end on Sunday; however, on-ground courses will end earlier as indicated on individual syllabi.
  • Students may drop a class with 100% tuition refund through the Sunday following the start of the term.
  • Students may drop a class with 50% tuition refund through the second Sunday following the start of the term.
  • Tuesday of the 5th week in each term is the last day to drop a class with a grade of “W”.
  • Final exams will be held during the last scheduled class in each Module. This date varies for different courses.
  • Thanksgiving Break – All offices will be closed November 24 – 26.
  • Christmas Break – No classes will be held December 13, 2021 through January 7, 2022.
  • University offices closed December 20 – 31.
  • Annual commencement ceremonies will be held on Friday, May 6, 2022.
  • October 15 is the graduation application deadline for December graduates.
  • February 15 is the graduation application deadline for May graduates.
  • July 15 is the graduation application deadline for August graduations.
  • Go to Graduation Information to apply for graduation.

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2021- 2022 Five-Week Graduate Calendar

Master Degree Programs

Business Administration; Education; Justice Administration; Management

One-Year Programs ~ Five-Week Courses ~ Ten Entry Points

Fall 2021

Course Number

Term Dates

Course 1 Course Term: 09/06/21 - 10/10/21
Course 2 Course Term: 10/11/21 - 11/14/21
Course 3 Course Term: 11/15/21 - 12/19/21

Spring 2022

Course Number

Term Dates

Course 1 Course Term: 01/03/22 - 02/06/22
Course 2 Course Term: 02/07/22 - 03/13/22
Course 3 Course Term: 03/14/22 - 04/17/22
Course 4 Course Term: 04/18/22 - 05/22/22

Summer 2022

Course Number

Term Dates

Course 1 Course Term: 05/23/22 - 06/26/22
Course 2 Course Term: 06/27/22 - 07/31/22
Course 3 Course Term: 08/01/22 - 09/04/22

Important Dates

  • Students may begin any of the programs indicated above on any one of the ten course start dates.
  • Each 5-week course starts on Monday and ends on Sunday.
  • Students may drop a class with 100% tuition refund through the Sunday following the start of the term.
  • Students may drop a class with 50% tuition refund through the second Sunday following the start of the term.
  • Tuesday of the 4th week in each course is the last day to drop with a grade of “W”.
  • No classes are offered and all offices are closed from December 20 through 31 for the holidays.
  • Annual commencement ceremonies will be held on Friday, May 6, 2022.
  • October 15 is the graduation application deadline for December graduates.
  • February 15 is the graduation application deadline for May graduates.
  • July 15 is the graduation application deadline for August graduations.
  • Go to Graduation Information – to apply for graduation.

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