2021 Fall Academic Calendar

 See five-year forecast for chronological listing of key dates.

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Academic Session Dates

Undergraduate

** Classes offered in coordination with the Department of Digital Learning.

Session 1 Session 2I Session 10Q **Session J Session N01

08/30/2021
12/11/2021
(classes end)
12/18/2021
(session ends)

08/30/2021
10/23/2021

10/25/2021
12/18/2021

12/20/2021
01/15/2022

08/23/2021
01/22/2022

Graduate School and Graduate School of Management

Session 1 Session S01 Session 2I Session 10Q Session N02 Session 1Q

08/30/2021
12/11/2021
(classes end)
12/18/2021
(session ends)

08/28/2021
12/18/2021

08/30/2021
10/23/2021

10/25/2021
12/18/2021

08/30/2021
01/22/2022

08/23/2021
12/18/2021

 Health Science Professional 

Session 1 Session 2I Session 10Q Session 1M Session 13R Session 1Q

08/30/2021
12/11/2021
(classes end)
12/18/2021
(session ends)

 08/30/2021
10/23/2021

 10/25/2021
 12/18/2021

 08/23/2021
 11/20/2021

 11/15/2021
 12/25/2021

 08/23/2021
 12/18/2021

Dental School

Session 1

08/30/2021
12/11/2021
(classes end)
12/18/2021
(session ends)

Law School

Session 1P

08/23/2021
12/02/2021
(classes end)
12/11/2021
(session ends)

Academic Integrity tutorial deadline (excludes Dental and Law)

                                                 10/01/2021

Add, Swap, Drop, Credit Change, Audit, CR/NC  Deadline (11:59pm)

 Undergraduate

Session 1

Session 2I

Session 10Q

**Session J

Session  N01

09/07/2021

09/07/2021

11/02/2021

12/22/2021

08/31/2021

 Graduate School and Graduate School of Management

Session 1

Session S01

Session 2I

Session 10Q

Session N02

Session  1Q

09/07/2021

09/07/2021

09/07/2021

11/02/2021

09/07/2021

08/31/2021

 Health Science Professional

Session 1

Session 2I

Session 10Q

Session 1M

Session 13R

Session 1Q

09/07/2021

09/07/2021

11/02/2021

08/31/2021

11/17/2021

08/31/2021

 Dental School

Session 1

09/07/2021

 Law School

Session 1P

08/31/2021

 

Advising for spring registration

                          11/01/2021 through 11/12/2021 

 

Breaks: classes excused

Labor Day: 09/06/2021
Midterm break
     Dental 10/22/2021
     Health Sciences DPT 5 & 6 and PA 10/14/2021 - 10/15/2021
     Undergraduate (Session 1 only) 10/21/2021 – 10/22/2021 
Thanksgiving Holiday: 11/24/2021 through 11/28/2021
Winter Break (no regular session classes) 12/19/2021- 1/17/2022

Comprehensive Exams results of comprehensive exams due in the Graduate School or the Graduate School of Management:

(Registration for and the taking of the comprehensive exams, and the submission of the results, are arranged between the student and his/her program or department)

                                                      11/08/2021

Diplomas

Digital diploma email notification released to a graduate's @marquette.edu email account 4 weeks after final grades are posted.

Paper diplomas will be delivered directly to a graduate's diploma mailing address within 30 days after receipt of the digital diploma email notification. 

Dissertation deadlines            

Announcement of Public Defense of Dissertation forms Deadline: 
10/25/2021

Defense Deadline:
11/08/2021

Submission to Graduate School Deadline (w/ results and signatures):
12/06/2021                                            

Enrollment/registration 

Fall 2021:
Law students register by appointment: 4/12/2021 - 4/14/2021
All other students register by appointment: 4/19/2021 - 4/30/2021
Appointment times are displayed to students in CheckMarq in mid-March.  Registration is open to all students after the last day of the appointment period, although New Freshmen register at their SPARK session.

Spring 2022:  
Law students register by appointment 11/15/2021 - 11/17/2021
All other students register by appointment: 11/15/2021 -12/3/2021
Appointment times are displayed to students in CheckMarq in 
mid-October. Registration is open to all students after the last day of the appointment period.

  

Exams

 Midterm 
Undergraduate
           
                                           Session 1 
                         
10/14/2021 through 10/20/2021

Final Exams

Undergraduate

Session 1

Session 2I

Session 10Q

Session J

Session N01

12/13/2021
   through
12/18/2021

                                   Last day of class

 

Graduate School and Graduate School of Management

Session 1

Session S01

Session 2I

Session 10Q

Session N02

Session 1Q

12/13/2021
    through
12/18/2021

12/13/2021
   through
12/18/2021

Last day of class

Last day of class

Last day of class

Last day of class

 Health Science Professional

Session 1

Session 2I

Session 10Q

Session 1M

Session 13R

Session 1Q

12/13/2021
   through
12/18/2021

Last day of class

Last day of class

Last day of class

Last day of class

Last day of class

 Dental School

Session 1

12/13/2021
  through 
12/18/2021

 Law School

Session 1P

12/06/2021
   through
12/11/2021

Faculty textbook submission deadline

                                              10/25/2021

Grade appeal deadline

                                              10/08/2021

Grade deadlines (Faculty) and Availability

Midterm grades are visible to students as they are entered by faculty.  Final grades are visible to students approximately one hour after the faculty deadline

Midterm Grades

Undergraduate 

                                                    Session 1
                                              10/26/2021 @ noon
Final Grades 

Undergraduate

Session 1

Session 2I

Session 10Q

Session J

Session N01

12/21/2021
@ 12 noon

10/26/2021
@ 12 noon

12/21/2021
@ 12 noon

01/18/2022
@ 12 noon 

01/25/2022
@ 12 noon 

Graduate School and Graduate School of Management

Session 1

Session S01

Session 2I

Session 10Q

Session N02

Session 1Q

12/21/2021
@ 12 noon

12/21/2021
@ 12 noon

10/26/2021
@ 12 noon

12/21/2021
@ 12 noon

01/25/2022
@ 12 noon

12/21/2021
@ 12 noon

Health Science Professional 

Session 1

Session 2I

Session 10Q

Session 1M

Session 13R

Session 1Q

12/21/2021
@ 12 noon

10/26/2021
@ 12 noon

12/21/2021
@ 12 noon

11/23/2021
@ 12 noon

01/04/2022
@ 12 noon

12/21/2021
@ 12 noon

Dental School

Session 1

12/21/2021
@ 12 noon

 Law School

Session 1P

12/14/2021
@ 12 noon

Graduation application available (spring, summer & fall 2022)

                                                      10/11/2021                     

Graduation application deadline (Fall 2021)

 last day to apply to graduate in fall 2021 

                                                  10/01/2021

Incomplete deadlines

Spring/Summer 2021 Classes
last day for students to submit completed coursework/exams to faculty
10/8/2021

last day for faculty to submit incomplete grade changes to college offices

10/20/2021

last day for colleges to submit incomplete grade changes to the Office of the Registrar

10/22/2021

 

Fall 2021 Classes
last day for students to submit completed coursework/exams to faculty
02/18/2022

 

last day for faculty to submit grade changes to college offices
03/02/2022

last day for colleges to submit incomplete grade changes to the Office of the Registrar

03/04/2022

  

Internal Transfer Deadline

College of Nursing  12/02/2021 for spring 2022
All Other Colleges  Monday before classes start in a session

Mid-year Graduation Conferral date

                                                      01/07/2022

M.S.A.E. professional project outline: due to the Graduate School of Management

                                                   09/09/2021

Project deadline:

                                                    11/08/2021

New Faculty Orientation

                                   08/16/2021 through 08/20/2021  

New freshmen final registration (SPARK)

                                                         TBA

Official transcript deadline - graduation

  Received in the Office of Registrar one week prior to diploma date

 

Official transcript deadline - registration appointments

 Last day external transcripts must arrive in the Office of the Registrar for transfer credits to affect spring registration appointments

                                          10/01/2021

Orientation

Undergraduate
New Student and Family Orientation
  08/25/2021 – 08/29/2021                                             

Graduate School students (non-GSM)
08/27/2021

Orientation/Immersion: Executive MBA students

                               08/16/2021 through 08/21/2021

Outlines due to the Graduate School

                                             10/08/2021

Readmission deadline

                           Monday before classes begin in a session.

Thesis, professional project or essay deadline

                                                11/19/2021

Transcripts available

                        3 weeks after the Trustee list is received

Trustees' List deadline

Colleges and Schools to submit Trustees' List to the Office of the Registrar for August 31 through November 30 graduates
                            Diploma date is last business day of the month

Colleges and Schools to submit Trustees' List to the Office of the Registrar for end of fall term 2021 graduates

                                       01/07/2022 @ 12 noon

 

Waitlist deadline

 

Undergraduate

Session 1

Session 2I

Session 10Q

Session J

Session N01

09/02/2021

09/02/2021

10/28/2021

12/21/2021

08/26/2021

Graduate School and Graduate School of Management

Session 1

Session S01

Session 2I

Session 10Q

Session N02

Session 1Q

09/02/2021

09/02/2021

09/02/2021

10/28/2021

08/26/2021

 08/26/2021

Health Science Professional 

Session 1

Session 2I

Session 10Q

Session 1M

Session 13R

Session 1Q

09/02/2021

09/02/2021

10/28/2021

08/26/2021

11/16/2021

08/26/2021

White Coat Ceremony D1 students

                                                 08/27/2021

Withdrawal from classes begins

 

Undergraduate

Session 1

Session 2I

Session 10Q

Session J

Session N01

09/08/2021

09/08/2021

11/03/2021

12/23/2021

09/01/2021

Graduate School and Graduate School of Management

Session 1 Session S01 Session 2I Session 10Q Session N02 Session 1Q

09/08/2021

09/08/2021

09/08/2021

11/03/2021

09/08/2021

 09/01/2021

 Health Science Professional

Session 1

Session 2I

Session 10Q

Session 1M

Session 13R

Session 1Q

09/08/2021

09/08/2021

11/03/2021

09/01/2021

11/18/2021

 09/01/2021

Dental School

Session 1

09/08/2021

Law School

Session 1P

09/01/2021

 

Withdrawal deadline

 

Undergraduate

Session 1

Session 2I

Session 10Q

Session J

Session N01

11/19/2021

10/08/2021

12/03/2021

01/07/2022

12/17/2021

Graduate School and Graduate School of Management

Session 1

Session S01

Session 2I

Session 10Q

Session N02

Session 1Q

11/19/2021

11/19/2021

10/08/2021

12/03/2021

11/19/2021

 11/26/2021

Health Science Professional

Session 1

Session 2I

Session 10Q

Session 1M

Session 13R

Session 1Q

11/19/2021

10/08/2021

12/03/2021

10/29/2021

12/10/2021

11/26/2021

Dental School

Session 1

11/19/2021

Law School

Session 1P

10/01/2021

University Census Freeze Date

 09/28/2021 

 University offices closed

 

Monday, September 6, 2021

Labor Day

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Thanksgiving Holiday

Friday, November 26, 2021

Thanksgiving Holiday

Friday, December 24, 2021 through Saturday, January 1, 2022

Christmas Eve through New Year's Day Holiday (Gift of Time)

 To see Spring and Summer terms, select the corresponding link:

Faculty: The dates of the 2021-2022 academic year for faculty are August 16, 2021 through May 22, 2022 for newly hired faculty and August 23, 2021 through May 22, 2022 for returning faculty.