Academic Calendar

Undergraduate

 

Summer Semester 2020

Traditional Semester

May
4 Semester Payment Due Date
11 Classes Begin*
18 Last Day to Add a Class for Credit*
25 Memorial Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
26 Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund*

July
3 Independence Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed) 
6 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with "W" (no refund)
15 Graduation Application Deadline for Fall 2020 posting date

August
14 Traditional Semester Closes
18-20 Combined Commencement Exercises for Both Spring and Summer 2020 Graduates** - Revised Due to COVID-19

Term 1

May
4 Semester Payment Due Date
4 Classes Begin* - Term 1
11 Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Term 1
18 Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Term 1
25 Memorial Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)

June
1 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with a "W" (no refund)* 
27 Term 1 Closes  

Term 2

May
4 Semester Payment Due Date

June
29 Classes Begin* - Term 2

July 
3 Independence Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed) 
6 Last Day to Add a Course for Credit* - Term 2
13 Last Day to Drop a Course with Refund* - Term 2
15 Graduation Application Deadline for Fall 2020 posting date
27 Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with "W" (no refund)*

August 
18-20 Combined Commencement Exercises for Both Spring and Summer 2020 Graduates** - Revised Due to COVID-19
22 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 2019–2020 Online and Professional Studies Calendars.

**Please note that CBU's spring commencement ceremonies originally scheduled for April 28–29 are being moved to August. The decision comes amid issuance of strict new guidelines from local, state and federal authorities to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. See here for the latest updates on CBU's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Graduate

 

Summer Semester 2020

Traditional Semester

May
4 Semester Payment Due Date
11 Classes Begin*
18 Last Day to Add a Class for Credit*
25 Memorial Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
26 Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund*

July
3 Independence Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed) 
6 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with "W" (no refund)
9 Dissertation Defense Deadline for Summer 2020 Commencement Participation
15 Graduation Application Deadline for Fall 2020 posting date

August
14 Traditional Semester Closes
18-20 Combined Commencement Exercises for Both Spring and Summer 2020 Graduates** - Revised Due to COVID-19

Term 1

May
4 Semester Payment Due Date
4 Classes Begin* - Term 1
11 Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Term 1
18 Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Term 1
25 Memorial Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)

June
1 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with a "W" (no refund)* 
27 Term 1 Closes  

Term 2

May
4 Semester Payment Due Date

June
29 Classes Begin* - Term 2

July 
3 Independence Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed) 
6 Last Day to Add a Course for Credit* - Term 2
9 Dissertation Defense Deadline for Summer 2020 Commencement Participation
13 Last Day to Drop a Course with Refund* - Term 2
15 Graduation Application Deadline for Fall 2020 posting date
27 Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with "W" (no refund)*

August 
18-20 Combined Commencement Exercises for Both Spring and Summer 2020 Graduates** - Revised Due to COVID-19
22 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 2019–2020 Online and Professional Studies Calendars.

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Undergraduate

 

Fall Semester 2020

Traditional Semester

August
12 Semester Payment Due Date
24 Classes Begin*
31 Last Day to Add a Class for Credit*

September
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7 Last Day to Turn in Credit/No Credit Request

October
30 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)*

November
16 Graduation Application Deadline for Spring 2021 posting date
19-24 Final Examinations
24 Traditional Semester Closes
24-27 Thanksgiving Holiday (offices closed at 12:00 noon)
30 Offices Open

December 
1-3 Commencement Exercises (tentative)
22 Offices Closed (December 22-January 1)

Term 1

August
12 Semester Payment Due Date
31 Classes Begin* - Term 1

September
7 Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Term 1
14 Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Term 1
28 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Term 1

October
24 Term 1 Closes

Term 2

October
26 Classes Begin* - Term 2

November 
2 Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Term 2
9 Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Term 2
16 Graduation Application Deadline for Spring 2021 posting date
23 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Term 2
26-27 Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes, offices closed at 12:00 noon on the 24th)
30 Classes Resume, Offices Open

December
1-3 Commencement Exercises (tentative)
19 Term 2 Closes

 

Spring Semester 2021

Traditional Semester

January
4 Offices Open
6 Semester Payment Due Date
11 Classes Begin*
18 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
19 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

March
2 Postmark Deadline for FAFSA (Cal Grant)
8-12 Spring Break (no classes)
15 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with "W" (no refund)*
15 Graduation Application Deadline for Summer 2021 posting date 

April
2 Good Friday Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
3-5 Easter Observance (classes resume at 4:00 p.m. on the 5th, offices closed)
6 Offices Open
20-24 Final Examinations
24 Traditional Semester Closes
27-29 Commencement Exercises (tentative)

Term 1

January
4 Classes Begin* - Term 1
6 Semester Payment Due Date
11 Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Term 1
18 Martin Luther King Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
19 Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Term 1

February
1 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Term 1
27 Term 1 Closes 

Term 2

March
1 Classes Begin* - Term 2
8 Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Term 2
15 Graduation Application Deadline for Summer 2021 posting date
15 Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Term 2
29 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Term 2

April
2 Good Friday Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
3-5 Easter Observance (classes resume at 4:00pm on the 5th, offices closed)
6 Offices Open
24 Term 2 Closes
27-29 Commencement Exercises (tentative)

 

Summer Semester 2021

Traditional Semester

May
3 Semester Payment Due Date
10 Classes Begin*
17 Last Day to Add a Class for Credit*
24 Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund*
31 Memorial Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)

July
5 Independence Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
15 Graduation Application Deadline for Fall 2021 posting date
16 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)*

August 
13 Traditional Semester Closes
18-19 Commencement Exercises (tentative)

Term 1

May
3 Semester Payment Due Date
3 Classes Begin* - Term 1
10 Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Term 1
17 Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Term 1
31 Memorial Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)

June
1 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Term 1
26 Term 1 Closes

Term 2

June
28 Classes Begin* - Term 2

July
5 Independence Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Term 2
12 Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Term 2
15 Graduation Application Deadline for Fall 2021 posting date
26 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Term 2

August
18-19 Commencement Exercises (tentative)
21 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 2020-2021 Online and Professional Studies Calendar.

Graduate

 

Fall Semester 2020

Traditional Semester

August
12 Semester Payment Due Date
24 Classes Begin*
31 Last Day to Add a Class for Credit*

September
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7 Last Day to Turn in Credit/No Credit Request

October
28 Dissertation Defense Deadline for Fall 2020 Commencement Participation
30 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)*

November
16 Graduation Application Deadline for Spring 2021 posting date
24 Traditional Semester Closes
24-27 Thanksgiving Holiday (offices closed at 12:00 noon)
30 Offices Open

December 
1-3 Commencement Exercises (tentative)
22 Offices Closed (December 22-January 1)

Term 1

August
12 Semester Payment Due Date
31 Classes Begin* - Term 1

September
8 Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Term 1
14 Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Term 1
28 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Term 1

October
24 Term 1 Closes

Term 2

October
26 Classes Begin* - Term 2

November 
2 Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Term 2
4 Dissertation Defense Deadline for Fall 2020 Commencement Participation
9 Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Term 2
16 Graduation Application Deadline for Spring 2021 posting date
23 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Term 2
26-27 Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes, offices closed at 12:00 noon on the 24th)
30 Classes Resume, Offices Open

December
1-3 Commencement Exercises (tentative)
19 Term 2 Closes

 

Spring Semester 2021

Traditional Semester

January
4 Offices Open
6 Semester Payment Due Date
11 Classes Begin*
18 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
19 Last Day to Add a Class for Credit*
25 Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund*

March
8-12 Spring Break (no classes)
15 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with "W" (no refund)*
15 Graduation Application Deadline for Summer 2021 posting date
16 Dissertation Defense Deadline for Spring 2021 Commencement Participation

April
2 Good Friday Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
3-5 Easter Observance (classes resume at 4:00 p.m. on the 5th, offices closed)
6 Offices Open
20-24 Final Examinations
24 Traditional Semester Closes
27-29 Commencement Exercises (tentative)

Term 1

January
4 Classes Begin* - Term 1
6 Semester Payment Due Date
11 Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Term 1
18 Martin Luther King Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
19 Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Term 1

February
1 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Term 1
27 Term 1 Closes 

Term 2

March
1 Classes Begin* - Term 2
8 Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Term 2
15 Graduation Application Deadline for Summer 2021 posting date
15 Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Term 2
16 Dissertation Defense Deadline for Spring 2021 Commencement Participation
29 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Term 2

April
2 Good Friday Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
3-5 Easter Observance (classes resume at 4:00pm on the 5th, offices closed)
6 Offices Open
24 Term 2 Closes
27-29 Commencement Exercises (tentative)

 

Summer Semester 2021

Traditional Semester

May
3 Semester Payment Due Date
10 Classes Begin*
17 Last Day to Add a Class for Credit*
24 Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund*
31 Memorial Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)

July
5 Independence Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
7 Dissertation Defense Deadline for Summer 2021 Commencement Participation
15 Graduation Application Deadline for Fall 2021 posting date
16 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)*

August 
13 Traditional Semester Closes
18-19 Commencement Exercises (tentative)

Term 1

May
3 Semester Payment Due Date
3 Classes Begin* - Term 1
10 Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Term 1
17 Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Term 1
31 Memorial Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)

June
1 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Term 1
26 Term 1 Closes

Term 2

June
28 Classes Begin* - Term 2

July
2 Independence Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Term 2
7  Dissertation Defense Deadline for Summer 2021 Commencement Participation
12 Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Term 2
15 Graduation Application Deadline for Fall 2021 posting date
26 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Term 2

August
18-19 Commencement Exercises (tentative)
21 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 2020-2021 Online and Professional Studies Calendar.

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