2023-24 Academic Calendar

For a printable summary of important dates during the 2023-24 academic year, view the 2023-24 Academic Calendar at a Glance.

*DISCLAIMER: Please note that additional detail for this calendar may be added as it becomes available. Dates are subject to change.*

Fall Semester 2023

January 1 Sunday Graduation Application Available for Fall 2023
April 10 Monday Fall 2023 Priority Registration Begins (continuing students)
April 17 Monday Fall 2023 Open Registration Begins (new/returning students)
July 10 Monday International Student Admission Deadline1
July 29 Saturday Financial Aid Priority Deadline2
Veterans Priority Deadline3
August 12 Saturday Admission Deadline1
August 14-18 Monday-Friday Faculty In-Service Week
August 18 Friday Last Day to Register for Classes
Tuition and Fees Due
August 21 Monday Classes Begin4
August 25 Friday Last Day to Add a Class/Change Schedule (Instructor Permission Required)
September 1 Friday Last Day to Drop Classes Without a W (Census Date)5
Last Day to Change to/from Audit
Last Day to Register for Internship/Independent Study
Last Day for 100 Percent Refund of Tuition and Fees
First Disbursement of Fall 2023 Financial Aid6
September 4 Monday Labor Day (no classes, offices closed)7
September 7 Thursday Tuition and Fee Refunding Process Begins
October 9 Monday Indigenous Peoples' Day/Columbus Day (Federal) (classes in session, offices open)
November 10 Friday Veterans Day (classes in session, offices open)
November 10 Friday Last Day to Withdraw (W grades issued)
November 13 Monday Spring 2024 Priority Registration Begins (continuing students)
November 20 Monday Spring 2024 Open Registration Begins (new/returning students)
November 20-25 Monday-Saturday Fall Break (no classes, offices closed November 25-27)7
December 11-16 Monday-Saturday Final Exams/Semester End8
December 16 Saturday Last Day to Apply for Fall 2023 Graduation9
December 21 Thursday Grades Due to Registrar's Office by 8am10
December 22 Friday Fall Grades Available in myCWI10
December 22-25 Friday-Monday Winter Break Closure (offices closed)

Registration and Refund Deadlines by Class Session Dates - Fall 2023

Session Registration Deadline Class Start Drop/Refund Deadline (No W Grade Issued) Withdrawal Deadline (W Grade Issued) Class End
Regular 16 Week August 18 August 21 September 1 November 10 December 16
First 4 Week August 18 August 21 August 23 September 8 September 16
Second 4 week September 15 September 18 September 20 October 6 October 14
Third 4 Week October 13 October 16 October 18 November 3 November 11
Fourth 4 Week November 10 November 13 November 15 December 8 December 16
First 5 Week August 18 August 21 August 23 September 15 September 23
Second 5 Week September 22 September 25 September 27 October 20 October 28
Third 5 Week October 27 October 30 November 1 December 1 December 9
First 8 Week August 18 August 21 August 25 September 29 October 14
Second 8 Week October 13 October 16 October 20 December 1 December 16

Spring Semester 2024

August 1, 2023 Tuesday Graduation Application Available for Spring 2024
November 13, 2023 Monday Spring 2024 Priority Registration Begins (continuing students)
November 20, 2023 Monday Spring 2024 Open Registration Begins (new/returning students)
December 4, 2023 Monday International Student Admission Deadline1
December 16, 2023 Saturday Financial Aid Priority Deadline2
Veterans Priority Deadline3
January 1 Monday New Year’s Holiday (offices closed)7
January 6 Saturday Admission Deadline1
January 8-12 Monday-Friday Faculty In-Service Week
January 12 Friday Last Day to Register for Classes
Tuition and Fees Due
January 15 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (offices closed)7
January 16 Tuesday Classes Begin4
January 22 Monday Last Day to Add a Class/Change Schedule (Instructor Permission Required)
January 29 Monday Last Day to Drop Classes Without a W (Census Date)5
Last Day to Change to/from Audit
Last Day to Register for Internship/Independent Study
Last Day for 100 Percent Refund of Tuition and Fees
First Disbursement of Spring 2024 Financial Aid6
February 1 Thursday Tuition and Fee Refunding Process Begins
February 19 Monday Presidents’ Day (no classes, offices closed)7
February 26 Monday Summer 2024 Open Registration Begins
March 25-30 Monday-Saturday Spring Break (no classes, offices open)
April 8 Monday Fall 2024 Priority Registration Begins (continuing students)
April 12 Friday Last Day to Withdraw (W grades issued)
April 15 Monday Fall 2024 Open Registration Begins (new/returning students)
May 6-11 Monday-Saturday Final Exams/Semester End8
May 10 Friday Graduation Ceremony
May 11 Saturday Last Day to Apply for Spring 2024 Graduation9
May 16 Thursday Grades Due to Registrar's Office by 8am10
May 17 Friday Spring Grades Available in myCWI10

Registration and Refund Deadlines by Class Session Dates - Spring 2024

Session Registration Deadline Class Start Drop/Refund Deadline (No W Grade Issued) Withdrawal Deadline (W Grade Issued) Class End
Regular 16 Week January 12 January 16 January 29 April 12 May 11
First 4 Week January 12 January 16 January 18 February 2 February 10
Second 4 Week February 9 February 12 February 14 March 1 March 9
Third 4 Week March 8 March 11 March 13 April 5 April 13
Fourth 4 Week April 12 April 15 April 17 May 3 May 11
First 5 Week January 12 January 16 January 18 February 9 February 17
Second 5 Week February 16 February 20 February 22 March 15 March 23
Third 5 Week March 29 April 1 April 3 April 26 May 4
First 8 Week January 12 January 16 January 22 February 23 March 9
Second 8 Week March 8 May 11 March 15 April 26 May 11

Summer Semester 2024

January 1 Monday Graduation Application Available for Summer 2024
February 26 Monday Summer 2024 Open Registration Begins
May 11 Saturday Financial Aid Priority Deadline2
Veterans Priority Deadline3
May 25 Saturday Admission Deadline1
May 27 Monday Memorial Day (offices closed)7
May 31 Friday Last Day to Register for Classes
Tuition and Fees Due
June 3 Monday Classes Begin4
June 5 Wednesday Last Day to Add a Class/Change Schedule (Instructor Permission Required)
June 7 Friday Last Day to Drop Classes Without a W (Census Date)5
Last Day to Change to/from Audit
Last Day to Register for Internship/Independent Study
Last Day for 100 Percent Refund of Tuition and Fees
First Disbursement of Summer 2024 Financial Aid6
June 13 Thursday Tuition and Fee Refunding Process Begins
June 19 Wednesday Juneteenth (no classes, offices closed)7
July 4 Thursday Independence Day (no classes, offices closed)7
July 12 Friday Last Day to Withdraw (W grades issued)
July 27 Saturday Semester End
July 27 Saturday Last Day to Apply for Summer 2024 Graduation9
August 1 Thursday Grades Due to Registrar's Office by 8am10
August 2 Friday Summer Grades Available in myCWI10

Registration and Refund Deadlines by Class Session Dates - Summer 2024

Session Registration Deadline Class Start Drop/Refund Deadline (No W Grade Issued) Withdrawal Deadline (W Grade Issued) Class End
Regular 8 Week May 31 June 3 June 7 July 12 July 27
First 4 Week May 31 June 3 June 5 June 21 June 29
Second 4 Week June 28 July 1 July 3 July 19 July 27

Academic Calendar Footnotes 

1

All admission requirements must be submitted by this date; international students are only admitted for fall and spring semesters.

2

Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and submit all required documentation by this date in order for financial funding to be available for the first scheduled disbursement date each semester.

3

Veterans, dependents, reservists or active duty members using educational benefits are guaranteed submission of enrollment verification before the start of the upcoming semester, if they have submitted the required documentation by the priority deadline date.

4

The academic calendar reflects regular 16-week session dates; please refer to the Registration and Refund Deadlines by Class Session Dates section (located beneath each semester) for important dates applicable to shorter sessions taught during the regular semester.

5

Add/drop and refund deadlines vary for classes with start/end dates that are different from the regular semester dates. Please refer to the Registration and Refund Deadlines by Class Session Dates section (located beneath each semester) for applicable deadlines.

6

Financial aid disbursements are credited to student accounts. After all institutional charges are paid, any credit balance available will be refunded.

7

Some CWI offices may be closed over holiday weekends; see office hours published on CWI’s website

8

Final exams are administered during regularly scheduled class times. Final exams for Friday and Saturday classes are administered on Friday and Saturday of finals week. 

9

Refer to the Graduation page on CWI’s website for the deadline that students must meet in order to have their name appear in the program at May’s commencement ceremony. 

10

myCWI is an online portal providing self-services to students and faculty such as registration, student account payments, financial aid, grades, and faculty grading.