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FALL SESSION CALENDAR 2021
For Tenure and/or Promotion Timelines, please see timeline documents

Standing Meetings

Policy Committee: Approximately every second and fourth Tuesdays of the month from 10:00am to 11:30am, location will be 336 Social Sciences Building (SSB).

 

FALL SESSION CALENDAR 2021

M = Monday

T = Tuesday

W = Wednesday

R = Thursday

F = Friday

Sa = Saturday

Su = Sunday


Fall Semester 2021
August 14 (Sa) New Part-Time Faculty Orientation (PTO), 8:00am-12:00 noon, Zoom meeting. Link sent to registered participants.
August 17 (T) New Full-Time Faculty Orientation 8:30am-4:30p. Location TBD
August 17 (T) New Full-Time Faculty Orientation Reception, 5:30-8:00pm, Touhill Performing Arts Center, Lower Lobby.
August 18 (W)* Welcome back CAS Policy Committee meeting (* one-time W mtg; 335 SSB)
August 20 (F) Another opportunity for New Part-Time Faculty Orientation (PTO), 1:00-5:00pm, In- Person. 103 Express Scripts Hall (EH)
August 23 (M) FALL SEMESTER Classes begin, 8:00am.


August 29 (Su)
Last day student may enroll (enter a course for credit).

Last day Registrar’s Office will automatically move students from the wait list to open sections.

August 31 (T)
Campus Resource Fair, 11:00am to 2:00pm

Recreation & Wellness Center East Lawn (behind the MSC)
August 31 (T) Policy Committee Meeting, 10:00-11:30am, 336 SSB
September 6 (M) College of Arts and Sciences 2021-2022 Travel Grants due, by 5 pm
September 6 (M) No Classes, Labor Day holiday.
September 7 (T) Classes resume, 8:00 am.
September 10 (F) Writing Winning NIH Proposals (ORA sponsored), 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, in person TBD. Register by Aug. 15th   
September 10 (F) Course and Curriculum changes for approval at the October College Meeting need to be entered into CourseLeaf.
September 14 (T) Policy Committee Meeting, 10:00-11:30am, 205 SSB
September 14 (T) Chancellor’s State of the University, 3:00pm, Anheuser-Busch Performance Hall, Touhill Performing Arts Center

September 20 (M)
Last day to drop a course or withdraw from school without receiving a grade.

Last day any student may place a course on Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory basis. (16
week courses)
September 24 (F) Dept. of Defense White Paper Pitch Session (ORA sponsored), 11 am – 1:00 pm, Woods Hall 101
September 28 (T) Policy Committee Meeting, 10:00-11:30am, 336 SSB
October 8 (F) Early Career Research Symposium, 2:00pm, TBD
October 12 (T) Policy Committee Meeting, 10:00-11:30am, 336 SSB


October 18 (M)
Mid Semester.

Last day to drop a course or withdraw from school without instructor approval. EX (excused) grade will be assigned. (16 week courses)
October 20 (W) College Meeting, 2:00pm - 3:00pm, JC Penny Summit Lounge. Zoom Link
October 22 (F) Course and Curriculum changes for approval at the December College Meeting need to be entered into CourseLeaf.
October 26 (T) Policy Committee Meeting, 10:00-11:30am, 336 SSB
November 8 (M) Department Chairs upload Tenure Track (TT) Promotion Dossiers to MyVita for Dean’s Office review.
November 9 (T) Policy Committee Meeting, 10:00-11:30am, 336 SSB
November 15 (M) Last day a student may drop a course. Instructor approval is required. A grade of EX (excused) or EX-F will be assigned. (16-week courses)
November 20 (Sa) Fall Break (Thanksgiving holiday) begins, 5:00pm.
November 24 (W) No Policy Committee Meeting.
November 29 (M) Classes resume, 8:00am.
November 29 (M) Course evaluations open for student comments.
November 30 (T) Policy Committee Meeting, 10:00-11:30am, 205 SSB
December 3 (F) Asynchronous College Meeting.
December 11 (Sa) Classes end, 5:00pm.
December 12 (Su) Course evaluations close for student comments.
December 13 (M) Final Examinations begin.
December 14 (T) Policy Committee Meeting, 10:00-11:30am, 336 SSB (Final one of semester)
December 17 (F) Department Chairs upload Non-Tenure Track (NTT) Promotion Dossiers to MyVita for Dean’s Office review.
December 18 (Sa) Fall Semester closes end of day.
December 18 (Sa) Fall Commencement.
December 21 (T) Grades are due by 5:00pm.
December 21 (T) No Policy Committee Meeting.

 

SPRING SESSION CALENDAR 2022
For Tenure and/or Promotion Timelines, please see timeline documents

Standing Meetings
Policy Committee: Approximately every second and fourth Tuesdays of the month from 10:00am to 11:30am, location for Spring TBD after class schedule completed (mid-Oct) [336 Social Sciences Building (SSB) if available].

Spring Semester 2022
January 17 (M) No Classes, Dr. Martin Luther King holiday.
January 18 (T) SPRING SEMESTER Classes begin 8:00am.
January 21 (F) Course and Curriculum changes for approval at the February College Meeting need to be entered into CourseLeaf.

Curriculum changes entered in CourseLeaf after this date will not be considered by the Faculty Senate Curriculum & Instruction Committee until fall.
January 25 (T) Policy Committee Meeting, 10:00-11:30am, location TBD
February 8 (T) Policy Committee Meeting, 10:00-11:30am, location TBD
February 22 (T) Policy Committee Meeting, 10:00-11:30am, location TBD
February 24 (Th) College Meeting, location TBD
February 24-26 (Th-Sa)

UMSL Homecoming

March 1 (T)
Course and Curriculum changes for approval at the April College Meeting need to be entered into CourseLeaf.

Curriculum changes entered in CourseLeaf after this date may not be considered by the College Curriculum & Instruction Committee until fall.
March 8 (T) Policy Committee Meeting, 10:00-11:30am, location TBD
March 22 (T) Policy Committee Meeting, 10:00-11:30am, location TBD
March 25 (F) Promotion Review letters for all Assistant Professors, Associate Professors, Assistant Teaching Professors, and Associate Teaching Professors due to the Dean’s Office.
March 26 (Sa) Spring Recess begins 5:00pm.
March 29 (T) NO Policy Committee Meeting.
April 4 (M) Classes resume 8:00am.
April 12 (T) Policy Committee Meeting, 10:00-11:30am, location TBD
April 25 (M) Course evaluations open for student comments.
April 26 (T) Policy Committee Meeting, 10:00-11:30am, location TBD
April 27 (W) Policy Committee Meeting, 10:00-11:30am, location will be a Zoom meeting.
April 28 (Th) Faculty and Staff annual reviews, signed effort reports, signed evaluations, and recommended salary increases (if % known) due to the Dean’s Office.
April 29 (F) Asynchronous College Meeting.
May 7 (Sa) Classes end 5:00pm.
May 8 (Su) Course evaluations close for student comments.
May 9 (M) Final Examinations begin.
May 10 (T) Policy Committee Meeting, 10:00-11:30am, location will be a Zoom meeting.
May 15 (Sa) Spring Semester closes end of day.
May 14 & 15
(Sa & Su)

Spring Commencement.
May 17 (T) Grades are due by 5:00pm.
May 24 (T) Policy Committee Meeting, 10:00-11:30am, location TBD (Final meeting of the semester)

Summer Semester 1 (4 Weeks) - 2022
May 16 (M) SUMMER SESSION Classes begin 8:00am.
May 30 (M) No Classes, Memorial Day holiday.
May 31 1 (T) Classes resume 8:00am.
June 11 (Sa) Summer Session I closes end of day.
June 14 (T) Grades are due by 5:00pm.
Summer Semester 2 (4 Weeks) - 2022
June 13 (M) Classes begin 8:00am.
July 4 (M) No Classes, Independence Day holiday (observed).
July 5 (T) Classes resume 8:00am.
July 9 (Sa) Summer Session II closes end of day.
July 12 (T) Grades are due by 5:00pm.
Summer Semester 3 (4 Weeks) - 2022
July 11 (M) Classes begin 8:00am.
August 6 (Sa) Summer Session III closes end of day.
August 9 (T) Grades are due by 5:00pm.
Final examinations are held during the last class meeting of Summer Sessions 1, 2, & 3
Summer Semester 4 (8 Weeks) - 2022
May 16 - July 9
(M - Sa)
(Summer Sessions I & II, above).
July 6, 7, 8, & 9,
(W, Th, F, & Sa)

Final Examinations.
July 12 (T) Grades are due by 5:00pm.
Summer Semester 5 (8 Weeks) - 2022
June 13 - August 6
(M - Sa)

(Summer Sessions II & III, above).

August 3, 4, 5, & 6
(W, R, F, & Sa)

Final Examinations.
August 9 (T) Grades are due by 5:00pm.
Summer Semester 6 (12 Weeks) - 2022
May 17 - August 7
(M - Sa)

(Summer Sessions I, II, & III, above).
August 4, 5, 6, & 7
(W, Th, F, & Sa)

Final Examinations.
August 9 (T) Grades are due by 5:00pm.