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 Dates201920202021
Classes Begin (Monday)June 10June 8June 7
Online Registration Summer Quarter EndsJune 16June 14June 13
Online Registration Fall Quarter BeginsJune 18June 16June 15
Fourth of July Holiday (Iliff Closed)July 4 (Thurs)July 3 (Fri)July 5 (Mon)
Classes EndAug 16Aug 14Aug 13
Incompletes from Summer DueSept 6Sept 4Sept 3

Fall Quarter

Fall Quarter Key Dates201920202021
Labor Day (Iliff Closed)Sept 2Sept 7Sept 6
Faculty RetreatSept 3-5Sept 8-10Sept 7-9
New Student OrientationSept 6Aug 31-Oct 16Sept 10
Classes Begin (Monday)Sept 9Sept 14Sept 13
Last Day to Add Courses (Fall Online Ends)Sept 15Sept 20Sept 19
Fall Convocation (Wednesday)Oct 9Oct 14Oct 13
Fall Intensives-1st Yr Journey StudentsOct 6-12Oct 11-16
Gathering DaysOct 8-12Oct 10-16
Last Day to Drop CoursesOct 18Oct 25Oct 24
Online Registration Winter Quarter BeginsOct 29Nov 3Nov 2
Fall Quarter Classes EndNov 15Nov 20Nov 19
Thanksgiving (Iliff Closed)Nov 28-29Nov 26-27Nov 25-26
Winter IntertermDec 2-15Nov 30-Dec 11Nov 29-Dec 10
Incompletes from Fall DueDec 6Dec 11Dec 10

Winter Quarter

Winter Quarter Key Dates202020212022
Classes BeginJan 6Jan 4Jan 3
Last Day to Add Courses (Winter Online Ends)Jan 10Jan 10Jan 9
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Iliff Closed)Jan 20Jan 18Jan 17
Gathering DaysFeb 4-8Jan 21-Feb 5
Online Registration for Spring BeginsFeb 11Feb 9Feb 8
Last Day to Drop CoursesFeb 14Feb 14Feb 13
Online Registration for Summer BeginsMarch 3March 2March 1
Winter Quarter Classes End (Friday)March 13March 12 March 11
Spring BreakMarch 16-20March 15-19March 14-18
Incompletes from Winter DueApril 3April 2 April 1

Spring Quarter

Spring Quarter Key Dates202020212022
Classes Begin (Monday)March 23March 22March 21
Last Day to Add Courses (Spring Online Ends)March 27March 28March 27
Easter Recess (Iliff Closed)April 10-12April 2-4April 15-17
Gathering DaysApril 21-25April 20-24April 18-23
Honors ConvocationApril 22April 21April 20
Last Day to Drop CoursesMay 3May 2May 1
Memorial Day (Iliff Closed)May 25May 31May 30
Classes End (Friday)May 29May 28May 27
Commencement (Thursday)June 4June 3June 2
Incompletes from Spring DueJune 19June 18June 17


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