Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2020

August
17 Monday CPS Fall Term 1 (8-week) classes begin.
17 Monday Fall semester begins.
19 Wednesday CPS Fall Term 1 (8-week) classes last day to register, drop, add course(s).
21 Friday Last day to register and add course(s) to schedule.
26 Wednesday Last day to drop individual course(s) from schedule.
September
7 Monday Labor Day Holiday. No classes.
9 Wednesday Mass of the Holy Spirit. 11am, St. John's Church. 11:00am classes canceled.
11 Friday Last day to change from credit to audit. Last day to apply for Pass/No Pass status.
25 Friday CPS Fall Term 1 (8-week) classes last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of "W".
October
10 Saturday CPS Fall Term 1 (8-week) classes end.
15 Thursday Last day to file online Degree Application for December degree conferral.
21 Monday CPS Fall Term 2 (8-week) classes begin.
21 Wednesday CPS Fall Term 2 (8-week) classes last day to register, drop, add.
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.
27 Friday CPS Fall Term 2 (8-week) classes last day to Withdraw with a grade of "W".
December
12 Saturday CPS Fall Term 2 (8-week) classes end. Degree conferral date.
12 Saturday December degree conferral date.

Winter Term 2020-2021

December
Dates to be Determined
January

Spring Semester 2021

January
11 Monday CPS Spring Term 1 (8-week) classes begin.
13 Wednesday Spring semester classes begin.
13 Wednesday CPS Spring Term I (8-week) classes last day to register, drop, add.
19 Tuesday Last day to register, add course(s) to schedule.
22 Friday Last day for dropping individual course(s) from schedule.
February
9 Tuesday Last day to apply for Pass/No Pass status. Last day to change from credit to audit.
15 Monday Last day to submit online Degree Application for May degree conferral.
19 Friday CPS Spring Term I (8-week) classes last day to Withdraw from a course with a grade of "W".
March
6 Saturday CPS Spring Term I (8-week) classes end.
7-14 Sunday-Sunday Spring Recess. No classes.
15 Monday Last day to file online Degree Application for August or next December degree conferral if attending May Commencement.
15 Monday CPS Spring Term 2 (8-week) classes begin.
17 Wednesday CPS Spring Term 2 (8-week) classes last day to register, drop, add.
April
1 Thursday Last day to withdraw from semester courses with a grade of "W."
1-5 Thursday-Monday Holy Thursday. Easter Recess: No classes beginning at 5:00 pm Holy Thursday through 5:00 pm Easter Monday.
5 Monday Easter Monday. Classes resume 5:00pm.
23 Friday CPS Spring Term 2 (8-week) last day to Withdraw from course with a grade of "W".
May
3-8 Monday-Saturday Final semester examinations.
8 Saturday CPS Spring Term 2 (8-week) classes end.
14 Friday Baccalaureate Mass and other Graduation Events.
15 Saturday University Commencement.

Summer Session 2021

NOTE:  Please see the Summer School schedule for complete listing of terms, offerings, and deadlines.
May
10 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 Summer Session 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 Tuesday Last day to withdraw from course with a grade of "W".
July
10 Saturday Classes end.
August
15 Saturday August Degree Conferral Date.