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Term Start Dates

Please note that the following dates are for domestic students only. If you are an international student and require a VISA to join us on campus, please see our Dates & Deadlines for Campus International Students page.

Campus (Undergraduate/Graduate)

16 week

Term Term Start
Term End
Spring 2021 (21SPDAY)
January 11, 2021 April 30, 2021
Summer 2021 (21SUDAY)
May 3, 2021 August 22, 2021

EFL, EDD

Term Application Deadline Final Check-In Date Orientation Term Start
Term End
Term 1 (20EL1) TBD TBD TBD September 21, 2020  December 16, 2020

MFA

Term Term Start
Term End
Term 2 (21SIX02)
January 9, 2021 June 12, 2021
Term 1 (21SIX01)
June 19, 2021 November 20, 2021

Campus (Undergraduate/Graduate)

8 week

Term Term Start
Term End
Term 2 (20DY02) October 26, 2020 December 20, 2020
Term 3 (21DY03) January 4, 2021 February 28, 2021
Term 4 (21DY04) March 1, 2021 April 25, 2021
Term 5 (21DY05) May 3, 2021 June 27, 2021
Term 6 (21DY06) June 28, 2021 August 22, 2021

Unit of Credit

The unit of credit at Southern New Hampshire University is the semester hour.