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Academic Calendar

FALL 2021

First day to use financial aid for bookstore charges . . . . . Mon, Aug 2
Deadline for Degree & Certificate Students to Submit an Application for Fall 2021 . . . . . Fri, Aug 6
Convocation . . . . . Mon, Aug 9-12
Deadline for Non-Degree Students to Submit an Application for Fall 2021 . . . . . Fri, Aug 13
REGISTRATION FOR FALL . . . . . April 12-Aug 15
CLASSES BEGIN . . . . . Mon, Aug 16
Late Registration (late fee required) . . . . . Mon, Aug 16-Fri, Aug 27
PAYMENT DEADLINE: pay in full, or 5% down + plan, . . . . . Fri, Aug 20
Disenrollment–Students who have missed the payment deadline . . . . . Fri, Aug 20
Last Day for Final Payment . . . . . Fri, Aug 27
Last Day to Change Full-term Course Schedule (Drops/Adds only) . . . . . Fri, Aug 27
Last Day to Change Grade Option from CR-AU/AU-CR . . . . . Fri, Aug 27
Last Day to Drop a Full-Term Course with 100% Refund without Record . . . . . Fri, Aug 27
Last Day to Receive a Refund for Texts through the Bookstore . . . . . Mon, Aug 30
Holiday (Labor Day) . . . . . Mon, Sept. 6
Mid-Term Week . . . . . Mon, Oct 4-Fri, Oct 8
Fall Break (no classes) . . . . . Mon-Tues, Oct 11-12
Mid-Term Grades Due . . . . . Wed, Oct 13
Faculty and Staff Development Day (no classes) . . . . . Wed, Oct 13
REGISTRATION FOR SPRING 2022 BEGINS . . . . . Mon, Oct 18
Last Day for Instructors to Initiate a Withdrawal . . . . . Fri, Oct 22
Last Day to Withdraw from a Full-Term Course . . . . . Fri, Nov 5
Deadline to apply to Graduate in Fall 2021 . . . . . Fri, Nov 5
Holiday (Veterans Day) No Classes. . . . . Thu, Nov. 11
Thanksgiving Break. . . . . Wed-Sun , Nov 24-28
Final Exams*. . . . . Sat.-Fri, Dec 4-10
*Exam make-up days in case of bad weather Fri-Sat, Dec 10-11
Last Day of Term . . . . . Fri, Dec 10
Final Grades Due . . . . . Mon, Dec 13
Winter Break (College Closed) . . . . . Sat-Sun, Dec 18-Jan 2, 2022

First Fall 2021 8-week Term

Classes Begin, Mon, Aug 16

Last Day to Drop/Add a Course with 100% Refund without Record, Fri, Aug 20

Last Day to Drop a Course with 50% Refund without Record, Fri, Aug 27

Last Day for Instructors to Initiate a Withdrawal, Sun, Sep 19

Last Day to Withdraw from a Course, Sun, Sep 26

Last Day of Term, Fri, Oct 8

Final Grades Due, Mon, Oct 11

Second Fall 2021 8-Week Term

Classes Begin, Mon, Oct 18

Last Day to Drop/Add a Course with 100% Refund without Record, Fri, Oct 22

Last Day to Drop a Course with 50% Refund without Record, Fri, Oct 29

Last Day for Instructors to Initiate a Withdrawal, Fri, Nov 19

Last Day to Withdraw from a Course, Fri, Nov 26

Last Day of Term, Fri, Dec 10

Final Grades Due, Mon, Dec 13

SPRING 2022

First day to use financial aid for bookstore charges . . . . . Mon, Jan 3
Deadline for Degree & Certificate Students to Submit an Application for Spring 2022 . . . . . Fri, Jan 7
Convocation . . . . . Mon, Jan 10-12
Deadline for Non-Degree Students to Submit an Application for Spring 2022 . . . . . Fri, Jan 14
REGISTRATION FOR SPRING 2022 . . . . . Mon, Oct 18-Fri, Jan 21
HOLIDAY (Martin Luther King Jr’s. Birthday) . . . . . Mon, Jan 17
CLASSES BEGIN . . . . . Tues, Jan 18
Late Registration (late fee required) . . . . . Tues, Jan 18
PAYMENT DEADLINE: pay in full, or 5% down + plan, . . . . . Fri, Jan 21
Disenrollment of Students who have missed the payment deadline . . . . . Fri, Jan 21
Last Day to Change Full-term Course Schedule (Drops/Adds only) . . . . . Fri, Jan 28
Last Day to Change Grade Option from CR-AU/AU-CR . . . . . Fri, Jan 28
Last Day to Drop a Full-Term Course with 100% Refund without Record . . . . . Fri, Jan 28
Last Day to Receive a Refund for Texts through the Bookstore . . . . . Mon, Jan 31
Registration Census date for Financial Aid eligibility determination . . . . .Fri, Feb 4
Curriculum Assessment Day . . . . . Fri, Feb 18
Mid-Term Week . . . . . Mon, March 7-Fri, March 11
Mid-Term Grades Due . . . . . Tues, March 15
SPRING BREAK . . . . . Mon, March 14-Sun, March 20
Last Day for Instructors to Initiate a Withdrawal . . . . . Fri, March 25
Deadline to apply to Graduate in Spring 2022 . . . . . Fri, April 1
REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER AND FALL 2022 BEGINS . . . . . Mon, April 11

Last Day to Withdraw from a Full-Term Course . . . . . Fri, April 15
Holiday (Good Friday) No Classes . . . . . Fri, April 15
Final Exams* . . . . . Sun, May 8-Fri, May 13
Commencement Rehearsal . . . . . Thurs, May 12
Last Day of Term . . . . . Fri, May 13
Final Exams make-up day in case of bad weather . . . . . Sun, May 15
Final Grades Due . . . . . Mon, May 16
Deadline to Apply to Graduate in Summer 2022 . . . . . Fri, June 3


SUMMER 2022

Deadline to Submit Degree/Certificate Application for Summer 2022 . . . . . Fri, May 27
First Day to use financial aid for bookstore charges . . . . . Mon, May 30
Deadline to Submit Non-Degree Application for Summer 2022 . . . . . Fri, June 3
Deadline to Apply to Graduate in Summer 2022 . . . . . Fri, June 3
CLASSES BEGIN . . . . . Mon, June 6
PAYMENT DEADLINE: Pay in full, or 5% + payment plan,… . . . . . Fri, June 10
Disenrollment–Students who have missed the payment deadline . . . . . Fri, June 10
REGISTRATION . . . . . Mon, April 11-Fri, June 10
Last Day to Change Full-term Course Schedule (Drops/Adds only) . . . . . Fri, June 10
Last Day to Change Grade Option from CR-AU/AU-CR . . . . . Fri, June 10
Last Day to Drop a Full-Term Course with 100% Refund without record . . . . . Fri, June 10
Last Day to Receive a Refund for Texts through the Bookstore . . . . . Mon, June 13
Last Day for Final Payment . . . . . Fri, June 17
Holiday (Independence Day) . . . . . Mon, July 4
Last Day to Withdraw from a Full-Term Course . . . . . Fri, July 15
Last Day of Term . . . . . Fri, July 29
Final Grades Due . . . . . Mon, Aug 1
Deadline to Apply to Graduate in Fall 2022 . . . . . Fri, Nov 4

First Spring 2022 8-week term

Classes Begin, Tues, Jan 18

Last Day to Drop/Add a Course with 100% Refund without Record, Sun, Jan 23

Last Day to Drop a Course with 50% Refund without Record, Sun, Jan 30

Last Day for Instructors to Initiate a Withdrawal, Fri, Feb 18

Last Day to Withdraw from a Course, Fri, Feb 25

Last Day of Term, Fri, March 11

Final Grades Due, Mon, March 14

Second Spring 2022 8-Week Term

Classes Begin, Mon, March 21

Last Day to Drop/Add a Course with 100% Refund without Record, Sun, March 27

Last Day to Drop a Course with 50% Refund without Record, Sun, April 3

Last Day for Instructors to Initiate a Withdrawal, Fri, April 22

Last Day to Withdraw from a Course, Fri, April 29

Last Day of Term, Fri, May 13

Final Grades Due, Mon, May 16

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