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Student Life . Student Services . Registrar . AC 21-22 

Academic Calendar

2021–22 Academic Year

 

Fall 2021: August 23–December 11

All dates are subject to change.

August 13, Friday Tuition payment arrangements due for all residential students.
August 17–18, Tuesday & Wednesday International student orientation.
August 18, Wednesday First Year student move-in.
August 19–21, Thursday-Saturday New student orientation.
August 20, Friday Tuition payment arrangements due for all non-residential students.
August 21-22, Saturday & Sunday Upper-class student move-in.
*August 23, Monday* Fall 2021 semester begins.
August 23–27, Monday-Friday Course add/drop period AND $350 Late Registration fee assessed.
September 6, Monday Labor Day. CIA holiday. No classes. Building closed. Residence halls remain open. 
September 17, Friday Grade revisions due for Spring 2021 incomplete grades.
September 17, Friday Course proposals for new fall 2022 courses due to Curriculum Committee. 
September 24, Friday Spring 2022 courses schedule information due to Academic Affairs AND the Registrar's Office.
October 15, Friday Mid-term grades due.
October 18-19, Monday & Tuesday Residential meal plan suspension due to CWRU Fall Break.  CIA classes remain in session.
October 25, Monday  Advising for spring 2022 course scheduling begins.
October 29, Friday  Last day to withdraw from a course for the fall 2021 semester without grade penalty.
November 1, Monday Registration opens to seniors for spring 2022 course scheduling. 
November 4, Monday Registration opens to juniors for spring 2022 course scheduling.
November 8, Monday Registration opens to sophomores for spring 2022 course scheduling.
November 13, Saturday Contingency make-up day for school closing.
November 22, Monday Course evaluations open for Liberal Arts and Studio courses.
November 23, Tuesday Last day of regular classes for both Studio and Liberal Arts courses.
November 24, Wednesday  No Classes.  Offices remain open.
November 25–26, Thursday & Friday Thanksgiving. CIA holiday. Building closed. Residence halls remain open. 
November 29–December 3, Monday-Friday Exams for Liberal Arts courses, mid-year critiques for May 2022 grads and BFA Reviews & Exhibitions for Dec 2021 grads. 
 December 6-10, Monday-Friday Final critques for Studio courses.
 *December 11, Saturday* Fall semester ends.  Holiday recess begins. Residence halls close.
December 13, Monday @ 9 am Final grades due for all students by 9 am. 
December 24–January 3 CIA winter break. Building closed.

 

Spring 2022: January 10–May 7

All dates are subject to change.

January 7, Friday Tuition payment arrangements due for all students in order to begin spring classes.
January 8–9, Saturday & Sunday Returning students move into residence halls.
*January 10, Monday* Spring 2022 semester begins.
January 10–14, Monday-Friday Course add/drop period AND $350 Late Registration fee assessed.
January 17, Monday Martin Luther King Day. CIA holiday.  No classes.  Building closed. Residence halls remain open. 
February 4, Friday Grade revisions due for Fall 2021 incomplete grades.
February 4, Friday Course proposals for new spring 2023 courses due to the Curriculum Committee.
February 11, Friday Fall 2022 course schedule information due to Academic Affairs & Registrar's Office.
February 12, Saturday Contingency make-up day for school closing.
March 4, Friday  Mid-term grades due.
March 7-11, Monday-Friday Spring Break. No classes. Offices open. Residence halls remain open.
March 21, Monday Advising for fall 2022 course scheduling begins.
March 25, Friday Last day to withdraw from a course for the spring 2022 semester without grade penalty.
March 26, Saturday Contingency make-up day for school closing.
March 28, Monday Registration opens to continuing seniors and current juniors for fall 2022 course scheduling.
March 31, Thursday Registration opens to current sophomores for fall 2022 course scheduling.
April 4, Monday Registration opens to current first years for fall 2022 course scheduling.
April 18, Monday Course evaluations go live for Liberal Arts and Studio courses.
April 23, Saturday Last day of regular classes for Liberal Arts and Studio courses.
April 25–29, Monday-Friday Exams for Liberal Arts courses AND Final critiques for Studio Courses.
May 2–6, Monday-Friday BFA Reviews & Exhibitions.
*May 7, Saturday* Spring semester ends. Residence halls close at noon.
May 9, Monday by 9am Final grades due for graduating students by 9am.
May 12, Thursday Commencement rehearsal. Details TBA.
May 13, Friday Commencement. Time/Location TBA.
May 16, Monday by 9am Final grades due by 9am for all students AND final studio clean out.
May 30, Monday Memorial Day.  CIA holiday.  Building closed. 
June 20, Monday Juneteenth (Observed). CIA holiday. Building closed.
July 4, Monday Independence Day (Observed).  CIA holiday. Building closed.