Fall 2021 Academic Calendar

Aug 23 - Dec 4 (All Sessions)

 

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Registration/Payment/Drop Dates

Web Registration Dates Payment Due 100% Reversal of Charges-Drop Date* 50% Reversal of Charges-Total Withdrawal Date* Final Withdrawal Date ("W" on Transcript)
4/19 to 8/ 22 July 30 Sept 1 Sept 17 Oct 29
8/23 to 8/27 Upon Registration Sept 1 Sept 17 Oct 29
Web Registration Dates Payment Due 100% Reversal of Charges-Drop Date* 50% Reversal of Charges-Total Withdrawal Date* Final Withdrawal Date ("W" on Transcript)
4/19 to 9/12 July 30 Sept 22 Oct 8 Nov 6
9/13 to 9/14 Upon Registration Sept 22 Oct 8 Nov 6
Web Registration Dates Payment Due 100% Reversal of Charges-Drop Date* 50% Reversal of Charges-Total Withdrawal Date* Final Withdrawal Date ("W" on Transcript)
4/19 to 8/23 July 30 Aug 21 Sept 3 Sept 25
Web Registration Dates Payment Due 100% Reversal of Charges-Drop Date* 50% Reversal of Charges-Total Withdrawal Date* Final Withdrawal Date ("W" on Transcript)
4/19 to 10/18 Oct 15 Oct 23 Oct 29 Nov 20
  1. Examinations will be a maximum of two hours.
  2. Examinations are in the same rooms—no room changes.
  3. Regular class sessions cannot be held during the final examination period.

Day Sessions

On a Mon-Wed-Fri & Wed-Fri patterns, starting at:

Date Time
Friday, December 10 8 am
Friday, December 10 10 am
Friday, December 10 12 pm
Friday, December 10 2 pm

Day courses on a Mon-Fri pattern, starting at:

Date Time
Monday, December 6  9 am (exam starts at 10 am)
Monday, December 6 11 am (exam starts at 12 pm)
Monday, December 6 1 pm (exam starts at 2 pm

Day courses on a Mon-Wed-Friday, or Mon-Wed or Wed-Fri patterns, starting at:

Date Time
Wednesday, December 8 9 am
Wednesday, December 8 9:30 am (exam starts at 9 am)
Wednesday, December 8 11 am
Wednesday, December 8 1 pm
Wednesday, December 8 3 pm
Wednesday, December 8 3:30 pm (exam starts at 3pm)

Day courses on a Mon-Wed and Mon-Fri patterns, starting at:

Date Time
Monday, December 6 8 am
Monday, December 6 10 am
Monday, December 6 12 pm
Monday, December 6 2 pm

Day courses on a Tuesday-Thursday pattern, starting at:

Date Time
Tuesday, December 7 8 am
Thursday, December 9 9:30 am (exam starts at 9 am
Tuesday, December 7 11 am
Tuesday, December 7 2 pm
Thursday, December 9 3:30 pm (exam starts at 3 pm)

Evening & Weekend Sessions

Meeting one day a week:

  • Mon evening Dec 6
  • Tue evening Dec 7
  • Wed evening Dec 8
  • Thu evening Dec 9
  • Fri evening Dec 10
  • Sat morning & afternoon Dec 11

Evening Courses Meeting Twice a Week, starting at:

  • 4:30 pm on Mon & Wed: Mon, Dec 6 (exam starts at 4 pm)
  • 4:30 pm on Tue & Thu: Tue, Dec 7 (exam starts at 4 pm)
  • 4:45 pm on Tue & Thu: Tue, Dec 7 (exam starts at 4 pm)
  • 5 pm or 6 pm Mon & Wed: Wed, Dec 8
  • 5 pm or 6 pm Tue & Thu: Thu, Dec 9
  • 7:30 pm on Mon & Wed: Mon, Dec 6 (exam starts at 6 pm)
  • 7:30 pm on Tue & Thu: Tue, Dec 7 (exam starts at 6 pm)
  • 5 pm or 6 pm Fri & Sat moring: Fri, Dec 10 (exam starts at 6 pm)
  • 5pm or 6 pm Wed & Fri: Fri, Dec 10
  • 7 pm or later Fri & Sat afternoon: Sat, Dec 11 (exam starts at 12 pm)

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April 2021
Apr 19 Priority registration for Regular Session (16-weeks) and Special Session (12-weeks) begins
  Enrollment opens for payment plans. Please visit Bursar’s page for more information.
July 2021
Jul 30 Deadline to either pay in full for Fall 2021, set up a payment plan, or verify payment source (i.e.how you plan to pay for classes). Please visit Bursar’s page for more information.
August 2021
Aug 1 to 22 Registration continues for Regular Session (16-weeks). Students may add/drop courses online during this period.
Aug 2 First drop for non-payment date. If a student has not verified their payment source (e.g. Financial Aid, scholarships/grants, payment plan, etc.) by this date they will be dropped. Subsequent drops for non-payment will be made weekly on Mondays. If a drop has already occurred, when a student re-registers, they must either pay in-full, make a down-payment, or enroll in a payment plan. Please visit Bursar’s page for more information.
Aug 18 Residence Halls move-in date for Freshman and New Students in on-campus housing.
Aug 19 Fall 2021 registration will close and will resume Friday, August 20.
Aug 20-22 Residence Halls opening weekend for returning students to move-in to on-campus housing.
Aug 23 Regular (16-weeks) Session and first 8 Week classes begin. New students may request a Ventra card; returning students can request their Ventra card be activated. See Cashier’s Office page for more details
Aug 23-27 Late Registration period for the Regular session (16-weeks). All first-time registrations processed after August 22 will incur a one-time $100 late registration fee. Payment is due at the time of registration.
Aug 27 Last day to drop a first 8 Week class online for 100% reversal of tuition and refundable fees (note: students may not drop their last class online after August 13. To drop their last class, students must submit the online “Complete Withdrawal Form” located on the “student” tab of Cougar Connect).
Aug 30 First E-Bill posted for Fall 2021. Subsequent E-Bills will be sent monthly.
September 2021
Sept 1-12 Registration continues for Special Session (12-weeks) courses. Students may add/drop Special Session coursework online during this period.
Sept 1

Last day to drop a Regular (16-weeks) Session class online for 100% reversal of tuition and refundable fees when registered for 15 hours or less or upon complete withdrawal from all courses.

Deadline to submit proof of required immunizations to the Health & Wellness Center to avoid a $25 non-compliance fee.

Sept 6 Labor Day Holiday (No classes)
Sept 9 Fall 2021 registration for special session will close and resume Friday, September 10.
Sept 10 Late payment fee charge date for a past due balance. Students will be assessed 1.5% of their past due balance (note: the late payment fee will be charged monthly).
Sept 13 Special Session (12-weeks) Day and Evening classes begin.
Sept 13-14 Late registration period for Special Session (12-weeks) courses. All first time registrations processed after September 12 will incur a one-time $100 late registration fee.
Sept 13-18 First academic warning submission period.
Sept 15 Financial Holds will be applied to student accounts with past due balances.
Sept 17 Last day to Completely Withdraw from Regular Session (16-weeks) and receive a 50% reversal of tuition and fees (note: 50% reversal of charges only applies to Complete Withdrawals. To drop their last class for a Complete Withdrawal, students must submit the online “Complete Withdrawal Form” located on the “student” tab of Cougar Connect).
Sept 22 Last day to drop a Special (12-weeks) Session class online for 100% reversal of tuition and refundable fees (note: students may not drop their last class online after August 13. To drop their last class, students must submit the online “Complete Withdrawal Form” located on the “student” tab of Cougar Connect).
Sept 25 Last day to withdraw from a first 8 Weeks class and receive a “W” on the transcript. Charges are not reversed.
October 2021
Oct 1 Last day to order a Ventra card for the semester.
Oct 8 Last day to completely withdraw from Special Session (12-weeks) and receive a 50% reversal of tuition and fees (note: a 50% reversal of charges only applies to complete withdrawals. To drop their last class, students must submit the online “Complete Withdrawal Form” located on the “student” tab of Cougar Connect).
Oct 11-16 Second academic warning submission period.
Oct 18 Second 8 Weeks classes begin.
Oct 22 Last day to drop a second 8 Weeks class online for 100% reversal of tuition and refundable fees.
Oct 29

Undergraduate students: deadline to submit undergraduate graduation application online for August 2021 degree conferment.

Graduate students: deadline to submit advisor - approved graduation applications to ADM 129 to participate in Fall 2021 Commencement and/or degree conferral.

Last day to withdraw from a Regular (16-weeks) Session class and receive a “W” on the transcript. Charges are not reversed.

November 2021
Nov 6 Last day to withdraw from a Special Session (12-weeks) class and receive a “W” on the transcript. Charges are not reversed.
Nov 8 Advance Registration for Spring 2022 begins.
Nov 8-13 Third academic warning submission period.
Nov 12 Graduate Students: deadline to submit an academic petition for extension of an existing Incomplete Grade Contracts for “I” grades received for Spring or Summer 2021 terms.
Nov 20 Last day to withdraw from a second 8 Weeks class and receive a “W” on the transcript. Charges are not reversed.
Nov 25-27 Thanksgiving Holiday (No classes)
December 2021
Dec 4 Last day of class before final examination period.
Dec 6-11 Final examination period.
Dec 12 Move-out date for Residence Halls (close at 12 pm).
Dec 14 Faculty deadline to submit a change of grade form to the Office of the Registrar for removal of an Incomplete "I" grade issued in Spring and Summer 2021 for undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty deadline to submit an Incomplete Contract for an “I” grade for Fall 2021. (The contract form must be signed by the student, faculty and chairperson and emailed to CSU- Registrar@csu.edu).
Dec 16 Fall 2021 Commencement Ceremony.
Dec 17 Fall 2021 term ends.
After Dec 20 Fall 2021 grades are available in CSU X-Press.

Fall 2021 degree postings are available in CSU X-Press.