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 6
Online Registration Summer Quarter EndsJune 14June 13June 12
Online Registration Fall Quarter BeginsJune 16June 15June 14
Fourth of July Holiday (Iliff Closed)July 3
July 5
July 4
Classes EndAug 14Aug 13Aug 12
Incompletes from Summer DueSept 4Sept 3Sept 2

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 13Oct 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 3Jan 3
Last Day to Add Courses (Winter Online Ends)Jan 10Jan 9Jan 8
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Iliff Closed)Jan 18Jan 17Jan 16
Gathering DaysJan 21-Feb 5Jan 30-Feb 4
Online Registration for Spring BeginsFeb 9Feb 8Feb 7
Last Day to Drop CoursesFeb 14Feb 13Feb 12
Online Registration for Summer BeginsMarch 2March 1Feb 28
Winter Quarter Classes End (Friday)March 12 March 11March 10
Spring BreakMarch 15-19March 14-18March 13-17
Incompletes from Winter DueApril 2 April 1March 31

Spring Quarter

Spring Quarter Key Dates202120222023
Classes Begin (Monday)March 22March 21March 20
Last Day to Add Courses (Spring Online Ends)March 28March 27March 26
Easter Recess (Iliff Closed)April 2-4April 15-17April 7-9
Gathering DaysApril 20-24April 18-23April 17-22
Honors ConvocationApril 21April 20April 19
Last Day to Drop CoursesMay 2May 1April 30
Memorial Day (Iliff Closed)May 31May 30May 29
Classes End (Friday)May 28May 27May 26
Commencement (Thursday)June 3June 2June 1
Incompletes from Spring DueJune 18June 17June 16


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