Fall 2021 Academic Calendar

Different deadlines may apply to accelerated courses spanning less than 15 weeks (E.g., Late-Start, First Half, Second Half). Scroll down to view alternate deadlines and contact the Registrar’s Office for additional information.

15-Week Full Semester Session (8/26 – 12/15/2021)

August 25 Wednesday Faculty Professional Day
August 26 Thursday Fall Full Semester Classes Begin
September 1 Wednesday Last Day to Add/Swap Full-Semester Class
September 1 Wednesday Last Day to Drop with Full Refund
September 2 Thursday Begin Late Drop Period (Flat fee per course)
September 4-5 Saturday-Sunday College Closed, No Classes Held
September 6 Monday Labor Day (College Closed, No Classes Held)
September 10 Friday Academic Engagement Deadline for Students
September 13 at noon Monday at noon Academic Engagement Assessment Deadline for Faculty
September 16 Thursday End of Late Drop Period (Flat Fee per course)
September 17 Friday Begin Course Withdrawal Period (No refunds)
September 17 Friday Constitution Day (College Open, Classes Held)
September 23 Thursday Last Day to Change to/from Audit Status
October 7 Thursday Last Day to Withdraw Without Instructor Permission
October 11 Monday Columbus Day Observed (College Open, Classes Held)
October 19 Tuesday Reading Day (College Open, No Classes Held)
October 27
Wednesday
Registration Begins for Winter 2021 & Spring 2022 (TENTATIVE)
November 4 Thursday Last day to Finish Incompletes from Spring or Summer 2021
November 11 Thursday Veterans’ Day Observed (College Open, Classes Held)
November 12
Friday Last Day to Withdraw With Instructor Permission
November 24 Wednesday College Open, No Classes Held
November 25-28
Thursday-Sunday Thanksgiving Recess (College Closed, No Classes)
December 1 Wednesday Last Day to Submit Graduation Application for December 30th Conferral
December 8
Wednesday Last Day of Fall Classes
December 9-15 Thurs- Wednesday
Final Exams
December 20 Monday Instructors’ Final Grades Due by Noon
December 22 Wednesday Final Grades Available to Students at http://my.commnet.edu > Banner Self-Service
December 24-26 Friday- Sunday Holiday (College Closed)
December 30 Thursday Certificate & Degree Conferral /Graduation (no ceremony)
CSCU Common Calendar or System-Wide Policy Dates in Italics

13-Week Late Start Session (9/9 – 12/15/2021)

September 2
Thursday BlackBoard initially available for online content
September 9
Thursday Late Start Session Begins
September 14 Tuesday Last Day to Add/Swap Late-Start Class
September 17 Friday Last Day to Drop with Full Refund
September 17 Friday Constitution Day (College Open, Classes Held)
September 18 Saturday Begin Late Drop Period (Flat Fee per course)
September 23 Thursday Academic Engagement Deadline for Students
September 23 Thursday Last Day to Change To/From Audit Status
September 24 Friday Academic Engagement Assessment Deadline for Faculty
September 27 Monday End Late Drop Period (Flat fee per course)
September 28 Tuesday Begin Course Withdrawal Period (No Refunds)
October 7 Thursday Last Day to Withdraw Without Instructor Permission
October 11 Monday Columbus Day Observed (College Open, Classes Held)
October 19 Tuesday Reading Day (College Open, No Classes Held)
October 27
Wednesday
Registration Begins for Winter 2021 & Spring 2022 (TENTATIVE)
November 4 Thursday Last day to Finish Incompletes from Spring or Summer 2021
November 11 Thursday Veterans’ Day Observed (College Open, Classes Held)
November 24
Wednesday Last Day to Withdraw With Instructor Permission
November 24 Wednesday College Open, No Classes Held
November 25-28
Thursday-Sunday Thanksgiving Recess (College Closed, No Classes)
December 1 Wednesday Last Day to Submit Graduation Application for December 30th Conferral
December 8
Wednesday Last Day of Fall Classes
December 9-15 Thurs- Wednesday
Final Exams
December 20 Monday Instructors’ Final Grades Due by Noon
December 22 Wednesday Final Grades Available to Students at http://my.commnet.edu > Banner Self-Service
December 24-26 Friday- Sunday Holiday (College Closed)
December 30 Thursday Certificate & Degree Conferral /Graduation (no ceremony)
CSCU Common Calendar or System-Wide Policy Dates in Italics

First Half Session (8/26 – 10/18/2021)

August 19
Thursday BlackBoard initially available for online content
August 26
Thursday First Half Session Begins
August 30 Monday Last Date to Add/Swap First-Half Class
August 30 Monday Last Day to Drop with Full Refund
August 31 Tuesday Begin Late Drop Period (Flat Fee Per Course)
September 4-5 Saturday – Sunday College Closed
September 6 Monday Labor Day (College Closed, No Classes Held)
September 7 Tuesday End of Late Drop Period (Flat Fee Per Course)
September 8 Wednesday Begin Course Withdrawal Period (No refunds)
September 10
Friday Academic Engagement Deadline for Students
September 10 Friday Last Day to Change To/From Audit Status
September 13 at noon Monday at noon Academic Engagement Assessment Deadline for Faculty
September 16 Thursday Last Day to Withdraw Without Instructor Permission
September 17
Friday Constitution Day (College Open, Classes Held)
October 7 Thursday Last Day to Withdraw With Instructor Permission
October 11
Monday
Columbus Day Observed (College Open, Classes Held)
October 12-18 Tuesday – Monday Last Classes/ Final Exams
October 20 Wednesday Instructors’ Final Grades Due by 12 Noon
October 22
Friday Final Grades Available to Students at http://my.commnet.edu > Banner Self-Service
October 27 Wednesday Registration Begins for Winter 2021 & Spring 2022 (TENTATIVE)
December 1 Wednesday Last Day to Submit Graduation Application for December 30th Conferral
December 30 Thursday Certificate & Degree Conferral /Graduation (no ceremony)
CSCU Common Calendar or System-Wide Policy Dates in Italics

Second Half Session (10/21 – 12/15/2021)

October 14 Thursday BlackBoard initially available for online content
October 21 Thursday Second Half Session Begins
October 25 Monday Last Day to Add/Swap Second-Half Classes
October 26 Tuesday Last Day to Drop with Full Refund
October 27 Wednesday Registration Begins for Winter 2021 & Spring 2022 (TENTATIVE)
October 27 Wednesday Begin Late Drop Period (Flat Fee per Course)
October 28 Thursday Last Day to Change To/From Audit Status
November 1 Monday End Late Drop Period (Flat Fee per Course)
November 2 Tuesday Begin Course Withdrawal Period (No refunds)
November 4 Thursday Academic Engagement Deadline for Students
November 4 Thursday Last Day to Withdraw Without Instructor Permission
November 4 Thursday Last day to Finish Incompletes from Spring or Summer 2021
November 5 Friday Academic Engagement Assessment Deadline for Faculty
November 11 Thursday Veterans’ Day Observed (College Open, Classes Held)
November 24 Wednesday College Open, No Classes Held
November 25-28 Thursday-Sunday Thanksgiving Recess (College Closed, No Classes)
December 1 Wednesday Last Day to Submit Graduation Application for December 30th Conferral
December 3 Friday Last Day to Withdraw With Instructor Permission
December 13-15
Monday-Wednesday
Last Classes/ Final Exams
December 20 Monday Instructors’ Final Grades Due by Noon
December 22 Wednesday Final Grades Available to Students at http://my.commnet.edu > Banner Self-Service
December 24-26 Friday- Sunday Holiday (College Closed)
December 30 Thursday Certificate & Degree Conferral /Graduation (no ceremony)
CSCU Common Calendar or System-Wide Policy Dates in Italics

Accelerated Winter Session 2021

October 27 Wednesday Winter 2021 Registration Opens (TENTATIVE)
December 27 Monday Winter Session Begins
December 28 Tuesday Last Day to Add/Swap a Winter Class
December 28 Tuesday Last Day to Drop with Full Refund
December 29 -30 Wednesday – Thursday Late Drop Period (Flat Fee per Course)
December 31 Friday Begin Course Withdrawal Period (No Refunds – No Instructor Permission)
December 31 – January 2 Friday – Sunday Holiday (College Closed)
January 3 Monday Last Day to Change to/from Audit Status
January 7 Friday Academic Engagement Deadline for Students
January 10 Monday Last Day to Withdraw –  Instructor Permission Not Required
January 10 Monday Academic Engagement Assessment Deadline for Faculty
January 14 Friday Winter Classes and Exam Period Ends
January 18 Tuesday Instructors’ Final Grades Due by Noon
January 20 Thursday Final Grades Available at http://my.commnet.edu
CSCU Common Calendar or System-Wide Policy Dates in Italics

 Spring 2022 Academic Calendar

Different deadlines may apply to accelerated courses spanning less than 15 weeks (E.g., Late-Start, First Half, Second Half). Scroll down to view alternate deadlines and contact the Registrar’s Office for additional information.

15-Week Full Semester Session (1/21/2022 – 5/16/2022)

October 27, 2021 Wednesday Spring 2022 Registration Begins (TENTATIVE)
January 17, 2022
Monday Martin Luther King Day (College Closed)
January 19 & 20 Wednesday & Thursday Professional Days for Faculty, Instructors, and Staff
January 21 Friday Full-Semester Spring Sessions Begins
January 27 Thursday Last Day to Add/Swap Full-Semester Classes
January 27 Thursday Last Day to Drop with Full Refund
January 28 – Feb. 11 Friday – Friday Late Drop Period (Flat Fee per Course)
February 7 Monday Student Deadline for Academic Engagement
February 8 Tuesday Academic Engagement Assessment Deadline for Faculty
February 12 Saturday Begin Course Withdrawal Period (No Refunds – No Instructor Permission Required)
February 17 Thursday Last Day to Change To/From Audit Status
February 18 – 21
Friday – Monday
Presidents’ Recess (College Closed, No Classes Held)
March 4 Friday Last  Day to Withdraw WITHOUT Instructor Permission
March 14 – 20 Monday – Sunday Spring Break (College Open, No Classes Held)
April 1 Friday Last Day to Finish Incompletes from Fall and Winter 2021
April 1 Friday Last Day to Submit Graduation Application for May 26th Conferral
April 4 Monday Summer and Fall 2022 Registration Begins (TENTATIVE)
April 14 Thursday Last Day to Withdraw WITH Instructor Permission
April 15
Friday Day of Reflection (College Closed, No Classes Held)
April 16-17
Saturday – Sunday College Closed, No Classes Held
May 5 Thursday Awards Ceremony
May 9 Monday Last Day of Classes
May 10-16 Tuesday-Monday Final Exams
May 19 Thursday Instructors’ Final Grades Due by Noon
May 23 Monday Final Grades Available to Students at http://my.commnet.edu > Banner Self-Service
May 26 Thursday Commencement / Graduation/ Degree & Certificate Conferral
CSCU Common Calendar or System-Wide Policy Dates in Italics

“Late Start” 13-Week  Session (2/04/2022 – 5/16/2022)

October 27, 2021 Wednesday Spring 2022 Registration Begins (TENTATIVE)
February 4, 2022 Friday Late Start 13-Week Spring Classes Begin
February 14 Monday Last Day to Add/Swap 13-week Classes
February 14 Monday Last Day to Drop with Full Refund for 13-week class
February 15-23 Tuesday – Wednesday Late Drop Period for 13-week class(Flat Fee per Course)
February 17 Thursday Student Deadline for Academic Engagement (13-week classes)
February 18 – 21
Friday – Monday
Presidents’ Recess (College Closed, No Classes Held)
February 22 at 12PM Tuesday at Noon Noon Academic Engagement Assessment Deadline for Faculty
February 24 Thursday Begin 13-week Course Withdrawal Period (No Refunds – No Instructor Permission Required)
February 28 Monday Last Day to Change To/From Audit Status
March 14 – 20 Monday – Sunday Spring Break (College Open, No Classes Held)
March 25 Friday Last Day to Withdraw WITHOUT Instructor Permission
April 1 Friday Last Day to Finish Incompletes from Fall and Winter 2021
April 1 Friday Last Day to Submit Graduation Application for May 26th Conferral
April 4 Monday Summer and Fall 2022 Registration Begins (TENTATIVE)
April 15
Friday Day of Reflection (College Closed, No Classes Held)
April 16-17
Saturday – Sunday College Closed, No Classes Held
April 29 Friday Last Day to Withdraw WITH Instructor Permission
May 5 Thursday Awards Ceremony
May 9 Monday Last Day of Classes
May 10-16 Tuesday-Monday Final Exams
May 19  – 12 PM Thursday at Noon Instructors’ Final Grades Due by Noon
May 23 Monday Final Grades Available to Students at http://my.commnet.edu > Banner Self-Service
May 26 Thursday Commencement / Graduation/ Degree & Certificate Conferral
CSCU Common Calendar or System-Wide Policy Dates in Italics

“First Half” Accelerated 7-Week Session (1/21/2022 – 3/11/2022)

October 27, 2021 Wednesday Spring 2022 Registration Begins (TENTATIVE)
January 21, 2022 Friday “1st Half” Accelerated 7-Week Spring Classes Begin
January 25 Tuesday Last Day to Add/Swap 1st Half 7-week Classes
January 25 Tuesday Last Day to Drop 1st Half 7-week Class with Full Refund
January 26 – 31 Wednesday – Monday Late Drop Period for 1st Half 7-week (Flat Fee per Course)
February 1 Tuesday Begin 1st Half 7-week Class Withdrawal Period (No Refunds – No Instructor Permission Required)
February 4 Friday Last Day to Change To/From Audit Status
February 7 Monday Student Deadline for Academic Engagement (1st Half 7-week classes)
February 8 at 12PM Tuesday at Noon Noon Academic Engagement Assessment Deadline for Faculty
February 11 Friday Last Day to Withdraw WITHOUT Instructor Permission
February 18 – 21
Friday – Monday
Presidents’ Recess (College Closed, No Classes Held)
March 4 Friday Last Day to Withdraw WITH Instructor Permission
March 11 Friday Last Day of Classes/ Exams
March 14 – 20 Monday – Sunday Spring Break (College Open, No Classes Held)
March 22 at 12PM Tuesday at Noon Instructors’ Final Grades Due by Noon
March 24 Thursday Final Grades Available to Students at http://my.commnet.edu > Banner Self-Service
April 1 Friday Last Day to Submit Graduation Application for May 26th Conferral
April 4 Monday Summer and Fall 2022 Registration Begins (TENTATIVE)
May 26 Thursday Commencement / Graduation/ Degree & Certificate Conferral
CSCU Common Calendar or System-Wide Policy Dates in Italics

“Second Half” Accelerated 7-Week Session (3/28/2022 – 5/16/2022)

October 27, 2021 Wednesday Spring 2022 Registration Begins (TENTATIVE)
March 28, 2022 Monday 2nd-Half 7-Week Spring Classes Begin
April 1 Friday Last Day to Add/Swap “2nd Half” 7-week Class
April 1 Friday Last Day to Drop “2nd Half” 7-week Class with Full Refund
April 1 Friday Last Day to Finish Incompletes from Fall and Winter 2021
April 1 Friday Last Day to Submit Graduation Application for May 26th Conferral
April 2 – 7 Saturday – Thursday Late Drop Period for “2nd Half” 7-week Class (Flat Fee per Course)
April 4 Monday Summer and Fall 2022 Registration Begins (TENTATIVE)
April 8 Friday Begin “2nd Half” 7-week Class Withdrawal Period (No Refunds – No Instructor Permission Required)
April 8 Friday Student Deadline for Academic Engagement (“2nd Half” 7-week Classes)
April 11 at 12PM Monday at Noon Noon Academic Engagement Assessment Deadline for Faculty
April 11 Monday Last Day to Change To/From Audit Status
April 15
Friday Day of Reflection (College Closed, No Classes Held)
April 16-17
Saturday – Sunday College Closed, No Classes Held
April 18 Monday Last Day to Withdraw WITHOUT Instructor Permission
May 5 Thursday Awards Ceremony
May 6 Friday Last Day to Withdraw WITH Instructor Permission
May 16 Monday Last Day of Classes / Exams
May 19 at 12PM Thursday at Noon Instructors’ Final Grades Due by Noon
May 23 Monday Final Grades Available to Students at http://my.commnet.edu > Banner Self-Service
May 26 Thursday Commencement / Graduation/ Degree & Certificate Conferral
CSCU Common Calendar or System-Wide Policy Dates in Italics

Summer 2021 Academic Calendar


Most summer courses fall within one of the following sessions. Scroll down to view important dates. Contact the Registrar’s Office for specific deadlines for classes designated as Late-Start, Accelerated, or 4-Weeks in length. Note that most classes specific to Manufacturing and Medical programs begin May 24th.

6-Week Standard Session

June 2 Wednesday First Day of Summer Classes
June 2 Wednesday Last Day to Add a Course without Instructor Permission
June 3 Thursday Last Day to Add a Course with Instructor Permission
June 4 Friday Last Day to Drop with Full Refund
June 5-10 Sat-Thursday Late Drop Period (Flat fee per course)
June 11 Friday Begin Course Withdrawal Period (No refunds)
June 15 Tuesday Academic Engagement Deadline for Students
June 17 Tuesday Academic Engagement Assessment Deadline for Instructors
June 18 Friday Last Day to change to/from Audit Status
July 3-5 Sat-Monday College Closed, No Classes – Independence Day Holiday Observed
July 6 Tuesday Last Day to Withdraw, No Instructor Permission Required for Summer
July 13 Tuesday Last Day of Tuesday/Thursday Classes; Exams Held on Last Day of Class
July 14 Wednesday Last Day of Monday/Wednesday/Online Classes; Exams Held on Last Day of Class
July 16 Friday Instructors’ Final Grades Due By Noon
July 20 Tuesday Final Grades Available to Students on http://my.commnet.edu > Banner Self-Service
August 2 Monday Graduation Applications Due for August 30th Conferral (no ceremony)

 

8-Week Standard Session

June 2 Wednesday First Day of Summer Classes
June 2 Wednesday Last Day to Add a Course without Instructor Permission
June 3 Thursday Last Day to Add a Course with Instructor Permission
June 7 Monday Last Day to Drop Class with Full Refund
June 8-11 Tues-Friday Late Drop Period (Flat Fee per Course)
June 12 Saturday Begin Course Withdrawal Period (No refunds)
June 15 Tuesday Academic Engagement Deadline for Students
June 17 Thursday Academic Engagement Assessment Deadline for Instructors
June 18  Friday Last Day to change to/from Audit Status
July 3-5 Sat- Monday College Closed, No Classes – Independence Day Holiday Observed
July 16 Friday Last Day to Withdraw, No Instructor Permission Required for Summer
July 27 Tuesday Last Day of Tuesday/Thursday Classes, Exams Held on Last Day of Class
July 28 Wednesday Last Day of Monday/Wednesday/ Online Classes, Exams Held on Last Day of Class
July 30 Friday Instructors’ Final Grades Due by Noon
July 31 Saturday Final Grades Available to Students on http://my.commnet.edu > Banner Self-Service
August 2 Monday Graduation Applications due for August 30th Conferral (no ceremony)

 

8-Week Medical Course Session

May 24 Monday First Day of Classes
May 24 Monday Last Day to Add a Course without Instructor Permission
May 26 Wednesday Last Day to Add a Course with Instructor Permission
May 28 Friday Last Day to Drop Class with Full Refund
May 29 Saturday Begin Late Drop Period (Flat Fee per Course)
May 29-31 Sat – Monday Memorial Day Holiday, College Closed
June 3 Thursday Last Day for Late Drop (Flat fee per course)
June 4 Friday Begin Course Withdrawal Period (No refunds)
June 8 Tuesday Academic Engagement Deadline for Students
June 10 Thursday Academic Engagement Assessment Deadline for Instructors
June 18 Friday Last Day to change to/from Audit Status
July 3-5 Sat- Monday College Closed, No Classes – Independence Day Holiday Observed
July 8 Thursday Last Day to Withdraw, No Instructor Permission Required for Summer
July 15 Thursday Last Day of Tuesday/Thursday Classes, Exams Held on Last Day of Class
July 19 Monday Last Day of Monday/Wednesday/ Online Classes, Exams Held on Last Day of Class
July 21 Wednesday Instructors’ Final Grades Due by Noon
July 23 Friday Final Grades Available to Students on http://my.commnet.edu > Banner Self-Service
August 2 Monday Graduation Applications due for August 30th Conferral (no ceremony)

 

12-Week Manufacturing Session

May 24 Monday First Day of Classes
May 24 Monday Last Day to Add a Course without Instructor Permission
May 26 Wednesday Last Day to Add a Course with Instructor Permission
May 29-31 Sat – Monday Memorial Day Holiday, College Closed
June 1 Tuesday Last Day to Drop Class with Full Refund
June 2-8 Wed-Tuesday Late Drop Period (Flat Fee per Course)
June 8 Tuesday Academic Engagement Deadline for Students
June 9 Wednesday Begin Course Withdrawal Period (No refunds)
June 10 Thursday Academic Engagement Assessment Deadline for Instructors
June 18 Friday Last Day to change to/from Audit Status
July 3-5 Sat- Monday College Closed, No Classes – Independence Day Holiday Observed
July 28 Wednesday Last Day to Withdraw, No Instructor Permission Required for Summer
August 2 Monday Graduation Applications due for August 30th Conferral
August 10 Tuesday Last Day of Classes
August 11-16 Wed-Monday Final Exam Period
August 18 Wednesday Instructors’ Final Grades Due by Noon
August 20 Friday Final Grades Available to Students on http://my.commnet.edu > Banner Self-Service
August 30 Monday Degree & Certificate Conferral / Graduation (no ceremony)