Academic Calendar

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor Campus Registrar’s Office: (734) 764-6280

Fall 2020

Classes Begin

Aug 31, Monday

Labor Day (holiday)

Sept 7, Monday

Thanksgiving Recess, 5:00pm

Nov 21, Wednesday

Classes resume

Nov 30, Monday

Classes end

Dec 8, Tuesday

Study Days

Dec 9, Wednesday & Dec 12-13, Saturday-Sunday


Dec 10-11, Thursday-Friday & Dec 14-18, Monday-Friday

Fall Term ends

Dec 18, Friday



Winter 2021

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (University Symposia, No regular classes)

Jan 18, Monday

Classes Begin

Jan 19, Tuesday

Well-being Break

Feb 24, Wednesday

University Honors Convocation

Mar 14, Sunday

Well-being Break

Mar 23, Tuesday

Classes end

Apr 21, Wenesday

Study Days

Apr 21, Wednesday & Apr 24-25, Saturday-Sunday


Apr 22-23, Thursday-Friday & Apr 26-29, Monday-Thursday

Winter Term Ends

Apr 29, Thurs

Commencement Activities

Apr 29-May 2, Thursday-Sunday

Spring/Summer 2021

Classes begin

May 4, Tuesday

Memorial Day (holiday)

May 21, Monday

Classes end (Spring Half Term)

June 21, Monday

Study Days

June 22-23, Tuesday-Wednesday


June 24-25, Thursday-Friday

Spring Half Term ends

June 25, Friday

Classes begin (Summer Half Term)

June 30, Wednesday

Independence Day (holiday observed)

July 5, Monday

Classes end

Aug 17, Tuesday

Study Day

Aug 18, Wednesday


Aug 19-20, Thursday-Friday

Full & Summer Half Terms end

Aug 20, Friday

*Students enrolling in Business Administration, Dentistry, Law, Pharmacy, Social Work, and Medicine should check with their respective schools for academic calendar information including registration dates. This calendar is subject to change.

**Jewish holy days begin and end at sundown on the first and last days listed. The University’s policy concerning observance of religious holidays can be found at

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