Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Undergraduate

Fall Semester 2020

August
17 Monday Fall semester begins.
21 Friday Last day to register and add course(s) to schedule.
26 Wednesday Last day to drop individual course(s) from schedule.
September
2 Wednesday Mass of the Holy Spirit. 11am, St. John's Church. 11:00am classes canceled.
7 Monday Labor Day Holiday. No classes.
11 Friday Last day to change from credit to audit. Last day to apply for Pass/No Pass status.
October
15 Thursday Last day to file online Degree Application for December degree conferral.
28 Wednesday Last day to withdraw from courses with a grade of "W."
November
17 Tuesday Last day of classes.
18 Wednesday Reading Day. No classes.
19-20; 23-25 Thurs-Fri; Mon-Wed Final semester examinations.
December
12 Saturday December degree conferral date.

Winter Term 2020-2021

December
14 Monday Winter term classes begin.
15 Tuesday Last day to register or drop classes.
January
2 Saturday Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W".
11 Monday Winter term classes end.

Spring Semester 2021

(Revised 10/2020 due to Covid-19)

January
27 Wednesday Spring semester classes begin.
February
2 Tuesday Last day to register, add course(s) to schedule.
5 Friday Last day to drop individual course(s) from schedule.
15 Monday Last day to submit online Degree Application for May degree conferral.
23 Tuesday Last day to apply for Pass/No Pass status. Last day to change from credit to audit.
March
15 Monday Last day to file online Degree Application for August or next December degree conferral if attending May Commencement.
April
2 Friday Good Friday. No classes.
9 Friday Last day to withdraw from courses with a grade of "W."
May
4 Tuesday Last day of classes.
6-7; 10-12 Thursday-Friday; Monday-Wednesday Final semester examinations.
15 Saturday May Degree conferral date.
TBD
University Commencement, Baccalaureate Mass and other Graduation Ceremonies & Events.

Summer Session 2021

NOTE:  Please see the Summer School schedule for complete listing of terms, offerings, and deadlines.

May
17 Monday Summer classes begin.
31 Monday Memorial Day Recess. No classes.
June
15 Tuesday Last day to file online Degree Application for August degree conferral
July
5 Monday Independence Day (Observed). No classes.
August
14 Saturday Summer Session ends.
21 Saturday August Degree Conferral Date.
 

CPS 2020-2021 online 8-week programs

Fall Term 1: August 17 - October 10, 2020

August
17 Monday Classes begin.
19 Wednesday Last day for registration, add/drop courses.
September 25 Friday
25 Friday Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W".
October
10 Saturday Classes end.
15 Thursday Last ady to file online Degree Application for December degree conferral.

Fall Term 2: October 19 - December 12, 2020

October
19 Monday Classes begin.
21 Wednesday Last day for registration, adding and dropping courses.
November
27 Friday Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W".
December
12 Saturday Classes end. December Degree conferral date.

 Spring Term 1: January 11 - March 6, 2021

January
11 Monday Classes begin.
13 Wednesday Last day for registration, adding and dropping courses.
February
15 Monday Last day to file online Degree Application for May degree conferral.
19 Friday Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W".
March
6 Saturday Classes end.

 Spring term 2: March 15 - May 8, 2021

March
15 Monday Classes begin.
17 Wednesday Last day for registration, adding and dropping courses.
April
23 Friday Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W".
May
8 Saturday Classes end.
15 Saturday May Degree conferral date.

 Summer session: May 17 - July 10, 2021

May
17 Monday CPS Summer classes begin.
19 Wednesday Last day for registration, adding and dropping courses.
June
15 Tuesday Last day to file online Degree Application for August degree conferral.
25 Friday Last day to withdraw from course with a grade of "W".
July
10 Saturday Classes end.
August
21 Saturday August Degree Conferral Date.