Academic Calendar 2021-2022

All Academic Calendars are available at http://www.uww.edu/registrar/calendars.

Instructional Staff Contractual Period: August 19, 2021 - May 18, 2022

Fall Term 2021

September 2 (Th) - December 17 (F), 2021

10 Administrative Days

82 Teaching Days

1 Commencement Day

5 Exam Days                          

TOTAL =  98

Winterim Term 2022

December 29-30, January 3-7, 10-14 (12 days)

Spring Term 2022

January 18 (T) - May 13 (F), 2022

5 Administrative Days          

88 Teaching Days

1 Commencement Day

5 Exam Days

TOTAL =  99

Summer Term 2022

May 23 - August 13, 2022

Session 1          May 23 - June 11

Session 2          June 13 – July 2

Session 3          July 5 - July 23

Session 4          July 25 – August 13


UW-Whitewater observes all Legal Holidays in accordance with the University of Wisconsin System policy (UPS Operational Policy: BN 2).

Fall Term 2021

Faculty/Staff Orientation/Registration August 19 (Th) – Sept 1 (W)
Classes Begin 8:00 a.m. September 2 (Th)
Labor Day September 6 (M)
First 8-week session ends October 23 (Sa)
Second 8-week session begins October 25 (M)
First 8-week grades due 4:00 p.m. October 27 (W)
Thanksgiving Recess Begins 9:00 p.m. November 23 (T)
Thanksgiving Recess Ends 8:00 a.m. November 29 (M)
Classes End December 11 (Sa)
Exam Period Begins 7:45 a.m. December 13 (M)
Exam Period Ends 9:00 p.m. December 17 (F)
Exam Period Make-ups 12:45 - 9:00 p.m. December 17 (F)
Conferral Date (End of Term) December 17 (F)
Commencement December 18 (Sa)
Grades due to Registrar by Noon December 21 (T)
Last Day of First Semester Contracts December 23 (Th)

Spring Term 2022

Faculty/Staff Orientation/Registration January 10-14 (M-F)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday January 17 (M)
Classes Begin 8:00 a.m. January 18 (T)
First 8-week session ends March 12 (Sa)
Second 8-week session begins March 14 (M)
First 8-week session grades due 4:00 p.m. March 16 (W)
Spring Recess Begins 9:00 p.m. March 18 (F)
Spring Recess Ends 8:00 a.m. March 28 (M)
Classes End May 6 (F)
Exam Period Begins 7:45 a.m. May 9 (M)
Exam Period Ends 9:00 p.m. May 13 (F)
Exam Period Make-ups 12:15 - 9:00 p.m. May 13 (F)
Conferral Date (End of Term) May 13 (F)
Commencement May 14 (Sa)
Grades due to Registrar by Noon May 17 (T)
End of Full/Second Semester Contracts May 18 (W)