Academic Calendar

  • Undergraduate

    Spring Semester 2017

    January
    3 Offices open
    5 Semester payment due date
    11 Classes begin*
    13 Board of Trustees meeting
    16 Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (no classes, offices closed)
    18 Last day to add a class for credit*
    25 Last day to drop a class with refund*
    25 Last day to turn in credit/no credit request

    February
    1 Graduation application deadline for May and August 2017 graduation
    27–Mar 3 Midterm examinations

    March
    2 Postmark deadline for FAFSA and GPA verification form (Cal Grant)
    10 Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" (no refund)*
    2024 Spring break (no classes)

    April
    14 Good Friday holiday (no classes, offices closed)
    15–17 Easter observance (classes resume at 4 p.m. April 17, offices closed)
    27May 2 Final examinations

    May
    2 Semester closes
    5 Board of Trustees meeting
    6 Commencement exercises

     

    Summer Semester 2017

    Traditional Semester

    May
    8 Semester payment due date
    8 Classes begin*
    15 Last day to add a class for credit*
    22 Last day to drop a class with refund*
    29 Memorial Day holiday (no classes, offices closed)

    July
    4 Independence Day holiday (no classes, offices closed) 
    7 Last day to withdraw from a class with "W" (no refund)*

    August
    18 Traditional semester closes
    25 Commencement exercises

    Term 1

    May
    8 Semester payment due date
    8 Classes begin* (Term 1)
    15 Last day to add a class for credit* (Term 1) 
    22 Last day to drop a class with refund* (Term 1)
    29 Memorial Day holiday (no classes, offices closed)

    June
    5 Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" (no refund)* 

    July
    1 Term 1 closes

    Term 2

    July 
    3 Classes begin* (Term 2)
    4 Independence Day holiday (no classes, offices closed) 
    10 Last day to add a course for credit* (Term 2)
    17 Last day to drop a course with refund* (Term 2)
    31 Last day to withdraw from a course with "W" (no refund)* 

    August 
    26 Term 2 closes

     

    Fall Semester 2017

    August
    9 Semester payment due date 

    September
    4 Labor Day holiday (offices open)
    5 Classes begin*
    12 Last day to add a class for credit* 
    19 Last day to drop a class with refund*
    19 Last day to turn in credit/no credit request
    29 Board of Trustees meeting 

    October
    2 Graduation application deadline for December 2017 graduation
    16–20 Midterm examinations 
    27 Last day to withdraw from a class with "W" (no refund)*

    November
    20–24 Thanksgiving holiday (no classes, offices closed at noon November 21)
    27 Classes resume, offices open 

    December
    9–14 Final examinations
    14 Semester closes 
    15 Commencement exercises
    15 Christmas holiday begins
    20 Offices closed (December 20–January 1)

     

    Spring Semester 2018

    January
    2 Offices open
    4 Semester payment due date
    9 Classes begin*
    12 Board of Trustees meeting
    15 Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (no classes, offices closed)
    16 Last day to add a class for credit*
    23 Last day to drop a class with refund*
    23 Last day to turn in credit/no credit request

    February
    1 Graduation application deadline for May and August 2018 graduation
    26–Mar 2 Midterm examinations

    March
    2 Postmark deadline for FAFSA and GPA verification form (Cal Grant)
    9 Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" (no refund)*
    19–23 Spring break (no classes)
    30 Good Friday holiday (no classes, offices closed)
    31Apr 2 Easter observance (classes resume at 4 p.m. April 2, offices closed)

    April
    3 Offices open
    26May 1 Final examinations

    May
    1 Semester closes
    4 Board of Trustees meeting
    4–5 Commencement exercises

     

    Summer Semester 2018

    Traditional Semester

    May
    7 Semester payment due date
    7 Classes begin*
    14 Last day to add a class for credit*
    21 Last day to drop a class with refund*
    28 Memorial Day holiday (no classes, offices closed)

    July
    4 Independence Day holiday (no classes, offices closed) 
    6 Last day to withdraw from a class with "W" (no refund)*

    August
    17 Traditional semester closes
    24 Commencement exercises

    Term 1

    May
    7 Semester payment due date
    7 Classes begin* (Term 1)
    14 Last day to add a class for credit* (Term 1) 
    21 Last day to drop a class with refund* (Term 1)
    28 Memorial Day holiday (no classes, offices closed)

    June
    4 Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" (no refund)*
    30 Term 1 closes  

    Term 2

    July 
    2 Classes begin* (Term 2)
    4 Independence Day holiday (no classes, offices closed) 
    9 Last day to add a course for credit* (Term 2)
    16 Last day to drop a course with refund* (Term 2)
    30 Last day to withdraw from a course with "W" (no refund)* 

    August 
    25 Term 2 closes

     

    *For courses with alternate begin and end dates, please see InsideCBU for alternate add, drop and withdraw dates. For Online and Professional Studies semester dates, please refer to the Online and Professional Studies calendar.

  • Graduate

    Spring Semester 2017

    Traditional Semester

    January
    3 Offices open
    5 Semester payment due date
    11 Classes begin*
    13 Board of Trustees meeting
    16 Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (no classes, offices closed)
    18 Last day to add a class for credit*
    25 Last day to drop a class with refund*

    February
    1 Graduation application deadline for May and August 2017 graduation

    March
    10 Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" (no refund)*
    20–24 Spring break (no classes)

    April
    14 Good Friday holiday (no classes, offices closed)
    15–17 Easter observance (classes resume at 4 p.m. April 17, offices closed)
    18 Offices open

    May
    2 Traditional semester closes
    5 Board of Trustees meeting
    6 Commencement exercises

    Term 1

    January
    5 Semester payment due date
    9 Classes begin* (Term 1)
    16 Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (no classes, offices closed)
    17 Last day to add a class for credit* (Term 1)
    23 Last day to drop a class with refund* (Term 1)

    February
    6 Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" (no refund)* 

    March
    4 Term 1 closes

    Term 2

    March
    6 Classes begin* (Term 2)
    13 Last day to add a course for credit* (Term 2)
    20 Last day to drop a course with refund* (Term 2)

    April
    3 Last day to withdraw from a course with "W" (no refund)* 
    14 Good Friday holiday (no classes, offices closed)
    15–17 Easter observance (classes resume at 4 p.m. April 17, offices closed)
    18 Offices open
    29 Term 2 closes

     

    Summer Semester 2017

    Traditional Semester

    May
    8 Semester payment due date
    8 Classes begin*
    15 Last day to add a class for credit*
    22 Last day to drop a class with refund*
    29 Memorial Day holiday (no classes, offices closed)

    July
    4 Independence Day holiday (no classes, offices closed) 
    7 Last day to withdraw from a class with "W" (no refund)*

    August
    18 Traditional semester closes
    25 Commencement exercises

    Term 1

    May
    8 Semester payment due date
    8 Classes begin* (Term 1)
    15 Last day to add a class for credit* (Term 1) 
    22 Last day to drop a class with refund* (Term 1)
    29 Memorial Day holiday (no classes, offices closed)

    June
    5 Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" (no refund)* 

    July
    1 Term 1 closes

    Term 2

    July 
    3 Classes begin* (Term 2)
    4 Independence Day holiday (no classes, offices closed) 
    10 Last day to add a course for credit* (Term 2)
    17 Last day to drop a course with refund* (Term 2)
    31 Last day to withdraw from a course with "W" (no refund)* 

    August 
    26 Term 2 closes

     

    Fall Semester 2017

    Traditional Semester

    August 
    9 Semester payment due date

    September
    4 Labor Day holiday (offices open)
    5 Classes begin*
    12 Last day to add a class for credit*
    19 Last day to drop a class with refund*
    29 Board of Trustees meeting 

    October
    2 Graduation application deadline for December 2017 graduation
    3 Last day to withdraw from a class with "W" (no refund)*

    November 
    20–24 Thanksgiving holiday (no classes, offices closed at noon on November 21)
    27 Classes resume, offices open

    December
    14 Traditional semester closes
    15 Commencement exercises
    20 Offices closed (December 20–January 1)

    Term 1

    August
    9 Semester payment due date

    September 
    5 Classes begin* (Term 1)
    12 Last day to add a class for credit* (Term 1)
    19 Last day to drop a class with refund* (Term 1)

    October 
    3 Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" (no refund)* 
    28 Term 1 closes

    Term 2

    October
    30 Classes begin* (Term 2)

    November 
    6 Last day to add a course for credit* (Term 2)
    13 Last day to drop a course with refund* (Term 2)
    23–26 Thanksgiving holiday (no classes, offices closed at noon on November 21)
    27 Last day to withdraw from a course with "W" (no refund)* 
    27 Classes resume, offices open

    December 
    23 Term 2 closes

     

    Spring Semester 2018

    Traditional Semester

    January
    2 Offices open
    4 Semester payment due date
    9 Classes begin*
    12 Board of Trustees meeting
    15 Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (no classes, offices closed)
    16 Last day to add a class for credit*
    23 Last day to drop a class with refund*

    February
    1 Graduation application deadline for May and August 2018 graduation

    March
    9 Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" (no refund)*
    19–23 Spring break (no classes)
    30 Good Friday holiday (no classes, offices closed)
    31–Apr 2 Easter observance (classes resume at 4 p.m. April 2, offices closed)

    April
    3 Offices open

    May
    1 Traditional semester closes
    4 Board of Trustees meeting
    4–5 Commencement exercises

    Term 1

    January
    4 Semester payment due date
    8 Classes begin* (Term 1)
    15 Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (no classes, offices closed)
    16 Last day to add a class for credit* (Term 1)
    22 Last day to drop a class with refund* (Term 1)

    February
    5 Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" (no refund)* 

    March
    3 Term 1 closes

    Term 2

    March
    5 Classes begin* (Term 2)
    12 Last day to add a course for credit* (Term 2)
    19 Last day to drop a course with refund* (Term 2)
    30 Good Friday holiday (no classes, offices closed)
    31–Apr 2 Easter observance (classes resume at 4 p.m. April 2, offices closed)

    April
    2 Last day to withdraw from a course with "W" (no refund)* 
    3 Offices open
    28 Term 2 closes

     

    Summer Semester 2018

    Traditional Semester

    May
    7 Semester payment due date
    7 Classes begin*
    14 Last day to add a class for credit*
    21 Last day to drop a class with refund*
    28 Memorial Day holiday (no classes, offices closed)

    July
    4 Independence Day holiday (no classes, offices closed) 
    6 Last day to withdraw from a class with "W" (no refund)*

    August
    17 Traditional semester closes
    24 Commencement exercises

    Term 1

    May
    7 Semester payment due date
    7 Classes begin* (Term 1)
    14 Last day to add a class for credit* (Term 1) 
    21 Last day to drop a class with refund* (Term 1)
    28 Memorial Day holiday (no classes, offices closed)

    June
    4 Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" (no refund)*
    30 Term 1 closes  

    Term 2

    July 
    2 Classes begin* (Term 2)
    4 Independence Day holiday (no classes, offices closed) 
    9 Last day to add a course for credit* (Term 2)
    16 Last day to drop a course with refund* (Term 2)
    30 Last day to withdraw from a course with "W" (no refund)* 

    August 
    25 Term 2 closes

     

     

    *For courses with alternate begin and end dates, please see InsideCBU for alternate add, drop and withdraw dates. For Online and Professional Studies semester dates, please refer to the Online and Professional Studies calendar.