Due to COVID-19, please be informed that the Iliff building is closed. All fall 2020, winter 2021, and spring 2021 classes are/will be 100% online. The UMC has approved continued distance learning for all new and continuing UMC students. 

We are constantly monitoring the COVID-19 developments to determine if and when further actions are needed. Please check our COVID-19 webpage for the latest updates.

Iliff Building Hours (and Ira J. Taylor Library)

During Quarter Sessions

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 4:00pm
Sunday: Closed

During Journey/ Gathering Days

Monday –  Friday: 7:30 am – 9:45 pm
Saturday: 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

During Non-Quarter Sessions

Monday – Friday : 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday – Sunday: Closed


Important Dates

Iliff’s academic calendar can keep you on track from the start of Summer classes through the Fall term.

Summer Quarter

Summer Quarter Key Dates202020212022
Classes Begin (Monday)June 8June 7June 13
Online Registration Summer Quarter EndsJune 14June 13June 19
Online Registration Fall Quarter BeginsJune 16June 15June 24
Fourth of July Holiday (Iliff Closed)July 3
July 5
July 4
Classes EndAug 14Aug 13Aug 19
Incompletes from Summer DueSept 4Sept 3Sept 9

Fall Quarter

Fall Quarter Key Dates202020212022
Labor Day (Iliff Closed)Sept 7Sept 6Sept 5
Faculty RetreatSept 8-10Sept 7-9Sept 6-8
New Student OrientationAug 31-Oct 16Sept 10TBD
Classes Begin (Monday)Sept 14Sept 13Sept 12
Last Day to Add Courses (Fall Online Ends)Sept 20Sept 19Sept 18
Fall Convocation (Wednesday)Oct 14Oct 15Oct 12
Fall Intensives-1st Yr Journey StudentsOct 11-16Oct 9-15
Gathering DaysOct 10-16Oct 10-15
Last Day to Drop CoursesOct 25Oct 24Oct 23
Online Registration Winter Quarter BeginsNov 3Nov 2Nov 1
Fall Quarter Classes EndNov 20Nov 19Nov 18
Thanksgiving (Iliff Closed)Nov 26-27Nov 25-26Nov 24-25
Winter IntertermNov 30-Dec 11Nov 29-Dec 10Nov 28-Dec 9
Incompletes from Fall DueDec 11Dec 10Dec 9

Winter Quarter

Winter Quarter Key Dates202120222023
Classes BeginJan 4Jan 10Jan 9
Last Day to Add Courses (Winter Online Ends)Jan 10Jan 16Jan 15
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Iliff Closed)Jan 18Jan 17Jan 16
Gathering DaysFeb 7-12Feb 6-11
Online Registration for Spring BeginsFeb 9Feb 15Feb 14
Last Day to Drop CoursesFeb 14Feb 20Feb 19
Online Registration for Summer BeginsMarch 2March 8March 7
Winter Quarter Classes End (Friday)March 12 March 18March 17
Spring BreakMarch 15-19March 21-25March 20-24
Incompletes from Winter DueApril 2 April 8April 7

Spring Quarter

Spring Quarter Key Dates202120222023
Classes Begin (Monday)March 22March 28March 27
Last Day to Add Courses (Spring Online Ends)March 28April 3April 2
Easter Recess (Iliff Closed)April 2-4April 15-17April 7-9
Gathering DaysN/AApril 25-30April 24-29
Honors ConvocationApril 21April 27April 26
Last Day to Drop CoursesMay 2May 8May 7
Memorial Day (Iliff Closed)May 31May 30May 29
Classes End (Friday)May 28June 3June 2
Commencement (Thursday)June 3June 3June 2
Incompletes from Spring DueJune 18June 24June 23


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