At GSU, the academic year starts with the fall semester.

The academic calendar is a useful document for planning purposes. The academic calendar contains:

    Start and end dates of a semester or term 
    Holidays and breaks
    Registration deadlines
    Grading deadlines


  • Spring 2021


    January 19, 2021TuesdaySpring Semester Begins
    February 5, 2021TuesdayApplications Due for Spring 2020 Graduation/Commencement
    February 15, 2021MondayPresident's Day Holiday - University Closed
    April 26, 2021MondayFall 2020 Incomplete Grades Due
    May 3, 2021MondaySpring Semester Ends
    May 10, 2021Monday

    Final Grades Due     

    Please note: In response to COVID-19, Spring Break (originally scheduled for March 15, 2021 - March 21, 2021) was eliminated from the 2020-2021 Academic Year, and the Spring 2021 semester was shortened by one week. The Spring 2021 semester will now end on May 3, 2021 (originally scheduled for May 10, 2021).

  • Summer 2021


    May 17, 2021 MondaySummer Semester Begins
    May 31, 2021MondayMemorial Day Holiday - University Closed
    July 5, 2021MondayIndependence Day Holiday (Observed) - University Closed
    August 1, 2021SundaySpring 2020 Incomplete Grades Due
    August 15, 2021SundaySummer Semester Ends
    August 22, 2021Sunday Final Grades Due

  • Intersession 2020-2021


    Intersession takes place between the fall semester and the spring semester. Courses have an "INTS1" or "INTS" section code.

    December 14, 2020MondayIntersession Begins
    January 18, 2021MondayIntersession Ends

  • Academic Calendars (pdf)


    Click on the link below