2021 Summer Session

2021 Summer Session - Important Dates

First day of classes          May 17 
Midterm         June 29 
End of summer session    August 11

2021 Summer Session Calendar

The below dates are tentative and subject to change in response to updates made to the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 calendars due to COVID-19 changes.

March

  • March 15 - Monday -- Priority filing deadline for financial aid for the 2021 Summer Session

April

  • April 1 - Thursday -- Last day for filing an application for a May 2021 or August 2021 undergraduate or graduate degree online in myUK
  • April 16 - Friday -- Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2021 Summer Session
  • April 22 - Thursday -- Deadline for submission of application and all required documents to the Office of Admissions for undergraduate admission for the 2021 Summer Session

May

  • May 10 - Monday -- Beginning of College of Pharmacy 15-week Summer Term
  • May 16 - Sunday -- Last day students enrolled in the full 12-week summer session, the first 4-week summer session, the first 6-week summer session, and/or the first 8-week summer session may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of tuition and fees
  • May 17 - Monday -- First day of classes
  • May 17-18 - Monday through Tuesday -- Late registration for returning students not already registered and new applicants cleared late for admission. A late fee is assessed to students who register late.
  • May 19 - Wednesday -- Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services for tuition waiver for the 2021 Summer Session
  • May 21 - Friday -- Payment deadline of registration fees and/or housing and dining fees -- if total amount due is not paid as indicated on the account statement, a late payment fee of 1.5 percent of the amount past due will be assessed
  • May 31 - Monday -- Memorial Day -- Academic Holiday

June

  • June 2 - Wednesday -- Last day for doctoral candidates for the August 2021 degree to submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final exam in the Graduate School
  • June 14 - Monday -- Last day students enrolled in the second 4-week summer session and/or the second 8-week summer session may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of tuition and fees
  • June 16 - Wednesday -- Deadline for submission of application and all required documents to the Office of Undergraduate Admission and University Registrar for change of residency status for the 2021 Summer Session
  • June 18 - Friday -- Juneteenth -- Academic Holiday
  • June 29 - Tuesday -- Midterm of 2021 Summer Session
  • June 29 - Tuesday -- Last day students enrolled in the second 6-week summer session may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of tuition and fees

July

  • July 5 - Monday -- Independence Day -- Academic Holiday
  • July 13 - Tuesday -- Last day students enrolled in the third 4-week summer session may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of tuition and fees
  • July 22 - Thursday -- Last day for candidates for an August degree to sit for the final examination in the Graduate School
  • July 23 - Friday -- Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2021 Fall Semester
  • July 29 - Thursday -- Last day for candidates for an August degree to submit thesis/dissertation for formal review to the Graduate School

August

  • August 2-August 13 - Monday through Friday -- Final Grading window is open. The final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is 5:00 p.m., August 13.
  • August 5 - Thursday -- Last day for candidates for an August 2021 degree to submit final revised thesis/dissertation (EDT) for acceptance by the Graduate School for those students who first submitted July 29
  • August 11 - Wednesday -- End of 2021 Summer Session
  • August 12 - Thursday -- Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program registered through August 5 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2021 Fall Semester registration and tuition waiver
  • August 13 - Friday -- Final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is 5:00 p.m.
  • August 20 - Friday -- End of College of Pharmacy 15-week Summer Term