Academic Calendars and Critical Dates

The NSCS prepares five years of academic calendars and two years of academic affairs critical dates for our Colleges and academic leads. 

Academic Calendars

Board Policy 4001 states that all units of the Nebraska State College System will utilize the same semester calendar. Below is the academic calendar schedule to be observed by each College for the upcoming five-year period.

2021-2022 Academic Calendar

Download 2021-22 Academic Calendar

 Fall SemesterSpring Semester
Faculty OrientationAugust 20N/A
Classes BeginAugust 23January 10
Labor Day HolidaySeptember 6N/A
Mid-Term BreakOctober 18-19March 7-11
Fall/Spring BreakNovember 24-26April 18
Last Day of ClassesDecember 13May 2
Exam WeekDecember 14-17May 3-6
CommencementDecember 17May 7