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university holidays

Printable PDF of the University Holidays
TO: University Employees
FROM: Carlos Vargas, President
DATE: May
SUBJECT: University Holidays for Fiscal Year 2022

University Holidays

For planning purposes, the University offices will be closed and staff will observe the following holidays for 2021-2022.

  • July 5, Independence Day
  • September 6, Labor Day
  • November 24, (afternoon hours), Thanksgiving Holiday
  • November 25, 26 Thanksgiving Holiday
  • December 24, 27 Christmas Holiday
  • December 31, January 3 New Year’s Holiday
  • January 17, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • April 15, Designated Holiday
  • May 30, Memorial Day

In addition, the University will be closed December 28, 29, and 30, 2021, for energy conservation and will be paid time off days. Office hours for March 14 - 18, 2022, and May 16 through August 12, 2022, will be 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

University Calendar Highlights

 2021

  • August 23,Fall 2021 Classes Begin
  • September 6, Labor Day (Closed)
  • September 25-26, Family Weekend
  • October 7-8, Fall Break
  • October 30, Homecoming
  • November 24-26, Thanksgiving Break
  • December 13-17, Fall Final Exams
  • December 18, Fall Commencement
  • December 20, Winter Intersession Classes Begin

2022

  • January 17, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Closed)
  • January 18, Spring 2022 Classes Begin
  • January 26, Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Dinner
  • March 14-18, Spring Break
  • April 15, Designated Holiday (Closed)
  • May 9-13, Spring Final Exams
  • May 14, Spring Commencement
  • May 17, Summer 2022 Classes Begin
  • August 22, Fall 2022 Classes Begin

Contact

president@semo.edu
Academic Hall 144
Office of the President
One University Plaza, MS 3300
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701