The Faculty Senate meets to discuss and approve a five-year academic calendar. This calendar displays the start and end of classes and holidays that impact classes.  

If you are looking for the full list of University Holidays, please visit the President’s website. 

Faculty Senate Bill 20-A-5 

Approved by the Faculty Senate March 11, 2020 

Five-Year Academic Calendar 2019-2024 

Be it resolved that the following calendar be adopted for Southeast Missouri State University. 

Fall Semester 

2020  2021  2022  2023  2024 
Start of Classes  Aug. 24  Aug. 23  Aug. 22 Aug. 21  Aug.19 
Labor Day (no classes)  Sept.6 Sept. 5  Sept. 4  Sept. 2 
Fall Break (no classes)  - Oct. 7- 8 Oct. 13-14  Oct. 12-13  Oct.10-11 
Second 8-week Term Begins  Oct. 14  Oct. 18  Oct. 17  Oct. 16  Oct. 14 
Thanksgiving Break 
(no classes, University remains open Mon.-Wed. in 2018, and on Wed. in subsequent years) 
Nov. 25-27  Nov. 24-26  Nov. 23-25  Nov.22-24  Nov.27-29 
Final Examinations  Dec. 7-11  Dec. 13-17  Dec. 12-16  Dec.11-15  Dec. 9-13 
Commencement 

Nov.14,

Nov.21 

Dec.18  Dec. 17  Dec.16  Dec.14 

Spring Semester

2021  2022  2023  2024  2025 
Wintersession begins  Dec. 21, 2020  Dec. 20, 2021  Dec. 19, 2022  Dec.  18, 2023  Dec.16, 2024 
Final Exams  Jan. 15  Jan. 14  Jan. 13 Jan. 12  Jan. 10 
MLK Day (no classes, University closed)  Jan. 18  Jan. 17  Jan. 16  Jan. 15  Jan.20 
Start of Classes  Jan. 19  Jan. 18  Jan. 17  Jan. 16  Jan. 13 
Second 8-week Term Begins  March. 11  March. 10  March .9  March. 7  March .6 
Spring Break (no classes, University remains open)  - March. 14-18  March. 13-17  March. 11-15  March.10-14 
Designated Holiday (no classes, University closed)  April. 2  April. 15  April. 7  March.29  April. 18 
Final Exams  May. 10-14  May. 9-13  May.  8-12  May. 6-10  May. 5-9
Commencement  May 15  May 14  May 13  May 11  May 10 

Summer Semester

2021  2022  2023  2024  2025
Start of 1st 4, 1st 6 and 12 week sessions  May. 18  May. 17  May. 16  May. 14  May. 12 
End of 1st 4 week session  June. 11  June. 10  June. 9  June. 7  June. 5 
Start of 2nd 4 and 8-week sessions  June. 15  June. 14  June. 13  June.11  June. 9 
End of 1st 6 week session  June. 25  June. 24  June. 23  June.21  June.19 
Start of 2nd 6 week session  June. 29  June. 28  June. 26  June.25  June.23 
Independence Day (no classes, University closed) 

Monday(observed) 

Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday
2nd 4, 2nd 6, 8 and 12 week session classes meet Monday due to Independence Day _________  _________  June.26  July. 1  _________  
End of 2nd 4 week session  July. 9  July. 8  July. 7  July. 5  July. 3 
Start of 3rd 4 week session July. 13 July. 12  July. 11  July. 9  July. 7 
Final Exams for 3rd 4, 2nd 6, 8 and 12 week sessions  Aug. 5-6  Aug. 4-5  Aug. 3-4  Aug. 1-2 July. 30-31 

Action 

Introduced to Senate – 3/31/2021 

Faculty Senate Vote – 3/31/2021 

President’s Review – 4/23/2021 

Board of Regents Action - None

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