Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, our faculty and staff are finding innovative ways to serve our students, conduct research, and partner successfully with the Huntsville community while ensuring the safety of our campus. Our record Fall 2020 enrollment is a tremendous point of pride for the entire UAH family.

As we look to the Spring semester, we are making strategic adjustments to our academic calendar, as are UA and UAB. 

Key Facts:

  • Faculty and students will receive an extra week of Winter Break, with classes beginning January 13, 2021.
  • There will be no Spring Break 2021 in accordance with the guidance from public health and infectious disease experts.
  • The Spring semester will end as planned on May 4, 2021 with Commencement on May 5, 2021.
  • Staff may use the five “Spring Break” holidays on a flexible basis between January 4 and May 4, 2021.

If you have any questions regarding the Spring 2021 Academic Calendar, please contact the Office of Academic Affairs at 256.824.6337 or