2021-22 Academic Calendar

 For a printable summary of important dates during the 2021-22 academic year, view the 2021-22 Academic Calendar at a Glance.

Fall Semester 2021

January 1 Friday Graduation Application Available for Fall 2021
April 12 Monday Fall 2021 Priority Registration Begins (continuing students)
April 19 Monday Fall 2021 Open Registration Begins (new/returning students)
July 12 Monday International Student Admission Deadline1
July 31 Saturday Financial Aid Priority Deadline2
August 14 Saturday Admission Deadline1
August 16-20 Monday-Friday Faculty In-Service Week
August 20 Friday Last Day to Register for Classes
Tuition and Fees Due
August 23 Monday Classes Begin4
August 27 Friday Last Day to Add a Class/Change Schedule (Instructor Permission Required)
September 3 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 2021 Financial Aid6
September 6 Monday Labor Day (no classes, offices closed)7
September 9 Thursday Tuition and Fee Refunding Process Begins
October 11 Monday Indigenous Peoples' Day/Columbus Day (Federal) (classes in session, offices open)
November 8 Monday Spring 2022 Priority Registration Begins (continuing students)
November 11 Thursday Veterans Day (classes in session, offices open)
November 12 Friday Last Day to Withdraw (W grades issued)
November 15 Monday Spring 2022 Open Registration Begins (new/returning students)
November 22-27 Monday-Saturday Fall Break (no classes, offices closed November 25-27)7
December 13-18 Monday-Saturday Final Exams/Semester End8
December 18 Saturday Last Day to Apply for Fall 2021 Graduation9
December 23 Thursday Grades Due to Registrar's Office by 8am10
December 24 Friday Fall Grades Available in myCWI10
December 24-27 Friday-Monday Winter Break Closure (offices closed)

REGISTRATION AND REFUND DEADLINES BY CLASS SESSION DATES - FALL 2021

Session Registration Deadline Class Start Drop/Refund Deadline (No W Grade Issued) Withdrawal Deadline (W Grade Issued) Class End
Regular 16 week August 20 August 23 September 3 November 12 December 18
First 4 week August 20 August 23 August 25 September 10 September 18
Second 4 week September 17 September 20 September 22 October 8 October 16
Third 4 week October 15 October 18 October 20 November 5 November 13
Fourth 4 week November 12 November 15 November 17 December 10 December 18
First 5 week August 20 August 23 August 25 September 17 September 25
Second 5 week September 24 September 27 September 29 October 22 October 30
Third 5 week October 29 November 1 November 3 December 3 December 11
First 8 week August 20 August 23 August 27 October 1 October 16
Second 8 week October 15 October 18 October 22 December 3 December 18
PTAE second 8 week October 15 October 18 October 22 November 26 December 11

Spring Semester 2022

August 1, 2021 Sunday Graduation Application Available for Spring 2022
November 8, 2021 Monday Spring 2022 Priority Registration Begins (continuing students)
November 15, 2021 Monday Spring 2022 Open Registration Begins (new/returning students)
December 6, 2021 Monday International Student Admission Deadline1
December 18, 2021 Saturday Financial Aid Priority Deadline2
December 31, 2021 Friday New Year’s Holiday Observed (offices closed)
January 8 Saturday Admission Deadline1
January 10-14 Monday-Friday Faculty In-Service Week
January 14 Friday Last Day to Register for Classes
Tuition and Fees Due
January 17 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (offices closed)7
January 18 Tuesday Classes Begin4
January 24 Monday Last Day to Add a Class/Change Schedule (Instructor Permission Required)
January 31 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 2022 Financial Aid6
February 3 Thursday Tuition and Fee Refunding Process Begins
February 21 Monday Presidents’ Day (no classes, offices closed)7
February 28 Monday Summer 2022 Open Registration Begins
March 21-26 Monday-Saturday Spring Break (no classes, offices open)
April 11 Monday Fall 2022 Priority Registration Begins (continuing students)
April 15 Friday Last Day to Withdraw (W grades issued)
April 18 Monday Fall 2022 Open Registration Begins (new/returning students)
May 9-14 Monday-Saturday Final Exams/Semester End8
May 13 Friday Graduation Ceremony
May 14 Saturday Last Day to Apply for Spring 2022 Graduation9
May 19 Thursday Grades Due to Registrar's Office by 8am10
May 20 Friday Spring Grades Available in myCWI10

REGISTRATION AND REFUND DEADLINES BY CLASS SESSION DATES - SPRING 2022

Session Registration Deadline Class Start Drop/Refund Deadline (No W Grade Issued) Withdrawal Deadline (W Grade Issued) Class End
Regular 16 week January 14 January 18 January 31 April 15 May 14
First 4 week January 14 January 18 January 20 February 4 February 12
Second 4 week February 11 February 14 February 16 March 4 March 12
Third 4 week March 11 March 14 March 16 April 8 April 16
Fourth 4 week April 15 April 18 April 20 May 6 May 14
First 5 week January 14 January 18 January 20 February 11 February 19
Second 5 week February 18 February 22 February 24 March 18 April 2
Third 5 week April 1 April 4 April 6 April 29 May 7
First 8 week January 14 January 18 January 24 February 25 March 12
Second 8 week March 11 March 14 March 18 April 29 May 14

Summer Semester 2022

January 1 Saturday Graduation Application Available for Summer 2022
February 28 Monday Summer 2022 Open Registration Begins
May 14 Saturday Financial Aid Priority Deadline2
May 28 Saturday Admission Deadline1
May 30 Monday Memorial Day (offices closed)7
June 3 Friday Last Day to Register for Classes
Tuition and Fees Due
June 6 Monday Classes Begin4
June 8 Wednesday Last Day to Add a Class/Change Schedule (Instructor Permission Required)
June 10 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 2022 Financial Aid6
June 16 Thursday Tuition and Fee Refunding Process Begins
June 20 Monday Juneteenth Observed (no classes, offices closed)7
July 4 Monday Independence Day (no classes, offices closed)7
July 15 Friday Last Day to Withdraw (W grades issued)
July 30 Saturday Semester End
July 30 Saturday Last Day to Apply for Summer 2022 Graduation9
August 4 Thursday Grades Due to Registrar's Office by 8am10
August 5 Friday Summer Grades Available in myCWI10

REGISTRATION AND REFUND DEADLINES BY CLASS SESSION DATES - SUMMER 2022

Session Registration Deadline Class Start Drop/Refund Deadline (No W Grade Issued) Withdrawal Deadline (W Grade Issued) Class End
Regular 8 week June 3 June 6 June 10 July 15 July 30
First 4 week June 3 June 6 June 8 June 24 July 2
Second 4 week July 1 July 5 July 7 July 22 July 30
Five week (CSEC) June 3 June 6 June 8 June 24 July 9

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.