2020-21 Academic Calendar

For planning purposes, schedules for future academic years have been projected. Dates listed below are subject to change without notice; dates appearing in registration instructions take precedence over those listed below.

NOTE: UM students taking coursework at campuses other than UM's Mountain, Missoula College, or Bitterroot College Program campuses should consult that campus' academic calendar.

The Alexander Blewett III School of Law academic calendar is available here.

Autumn Semester 2020
Date Description
Monday-Tuesday, August 17-18 New Student Orientation
Wednesday, August 19 Autumn Semester Classes Begin
Monday, September 7 Labor Day – No Classes, Offices Closed
Tuesday, November 3 Election Day – No Classes, Offices Closed
Wednesday, November 11 Veterans Day Observed – No Classes, Offices Closed
Wednesday, November 18 Last Day of Regular Classes
Thursday, November 19-Wednesday, November 25 Final Exams
Thursday, November 26 Thanksgiving – Offices Closed

 

Winter Session 2020
Date Description
Monday, November 30 First Day of Winter Session Classes
Friday, December 18 Last Day of Winter Session Classes

 

Spring Semester 2021
Date Description
Wednesday-Friday, January 6-8 New Student Orientation
Monday, January 11 Spring Semester Classes Begin
Monday, January 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day – No Classes, Offices Closed
Monday, February 15 Presidents' Day – No Classes, Offices Closed
Thursday, March 4 Student Break - No Classes
Tuesday, March 16 Student Break - No Classes
Friday, April 2 Student Break - No Classes
Friday, April 23 Last Day of Regular Classes
Monday-Friday, April 26-30 Final Exams
Saturday, May 1 Commencement

Summer Semester 2021

Summer sessions are offered in 3-week, 6-week and 12-week formats.

All formats have a session beginning in May. See below for the start dates of all summer sessions. For more information, visit the UM Summer website.

12-week Summer Sessions
Date Description
Monday, May 10 Classes Begin for 12-week Session
Monday, May 31 Memorial Day - No Classes, Offices Closed
Monday, July 5 Independence Day Observed - No Classes, Offices Closed
Friday, July 30 Last Day of Classes for 12-week Session

 

6-week Summer Sessions
Date Description
Monday, May 10 Classes Begin for 6-week Session I
Monday, May 31 Memorial Day - No Classes, Offices Closed
Friday, June 18 Last Day of Classes for 6-week Session I
Monday, June 21 Classes Begin for 6-week Session II
Monday, July 5 Independence Day Observed - No Classes, Offices Closed
Friday, July 30 Last Day of Classes for 6-week Session II

 

3-week Summer Sessions
Date Description
Monday, May 10 Classes Begin for 3-week Session I
Friday, May 28 Last Day of Classes for 3-week Session I
Tuesday, June 1 Classes Begin for 3-week Session II
Friday, June 18 Last Day of Classes for 3-week Session II
Monday, June 21 Classes Begin for 3-week Session III
Monday, July 5 Independence Day Observed - No Classes, Offices Closed
Friday, July 9 Last Day of Classes for 3-week Session III
Monday, July 12 Classes Begin for 3-week Session IV
Friday, July 30 Last Day of Classes for 3-week Session IV