Academic Calendar

To view the CPS Expanded Academic Calendars in grid format, click here.

Winter 2021 Graduate Quarter

First day of registration for winter classesMonday, November 2
First day of full and first-half winter sessionsTuesday, January 19
Last day of online class add for first-half winter session classesMonday, January 25
Last day of online class add for full quarter winter session classesMonday, February 1
Last day to drop a full or first-half winter session class without a “W” gradeMonday, February 1
Presidents’ Day, no classesMonday, February 15
Last day to drop a first-half winter session class with a “W” gradeMonday, February 22
Final exams for first-half winter sessionTuesday, February 23
First day of second-half winter classesMonday, March 1
Last day of online class add for second-half winter session classesSunday, March 7
Last day to drop a second-half winter session class without a “W” gradeSunday, March 14
Care Day (USA/CAN), no classesWednesday, March 24
Last day to drop a full or second-half winter session class with a “W” gradeSunday, April 4
Final exams for full and second-half winter session classesMonday, April 5

For the CPS refund policy, click here, then select the Refunds for Withdrawal link and scroll down to the College of Professional Studies section.

Spring 2021 Undergraduate Semester

First day of registration for spring classesMonday, November 2
First day of full and first-half spring sessionsTuesday, January 19
Last day of online class add for first-half spring session classesMonday, January 25
Last day of online class add for full spring session classesMonday, February 1
Last day to drop a full or first-half spring session class without a “W” gradeMonday, February 1
Last day to drop a first-half spring session class with a “W” gradeSunday, March 7
Final exams for first-half spring sessionMonday, March 8
First day of second-half spring classesWednesday, March 10
Last day of online class add for second-half spring session classesTuesday, March 16
Last day to drop a second-half spring session class without a “W” gradeTuesday, March 23
Care Day (USA/CAN), no classesWednesday, March 24
Good Friday, no classes (Charlotte and Canada campuses only)Friday, April 2
Care Day (USA/CAN), no classesMonday, April 12
Last day to drop a full or second-half spring session class with a “W” gradeSunday, April 25
Final exams for full and second-half spring session classesMonday, April 26

For the CPS refund policy, click here, then select the Refunds for Withdrawal link and scroll down to the College of Professional Studies section.

Spring 2021 Graduate Quarter

First day of registration for spring classesMonday, February 8
Care Day (USA/CAN), no classesMonday, April 12
First day of full and first-half spring sessionsTuesday, April 13
Last day of online class add for first-half spring session classesMonday, April 19
Last day of “I Am Here” for full-quarter and first-half spring classesMonday, April 19
Last day of online class add for full spring session classesMonday, April 26
Last day to drop a full or first-half spring session class without a “W” gradeMonday, April 26
Last day to drop a first-half spring session class with a “W” gradeSunday, May 16
Final exams for first-half spring sessionMonday, May 17
First day of second-half spring classesMonday, May 24
Last day of online class add for second-half spring session classesSunday, May 30
Last day to drop a second-half spring session class without a “W” gradeMonday, June 7
Last day to drop a full or second-half spring session class with a “W” gradeSunday, June 27
Final exams for full and second-half spring session classesMonday, June 28

For the CPS refund policy, click here, then select the Refunds for Withdrawal link and scroll down to the College of Professional Studies section.

summer 2021 Undergraduate Semester

First day of registration for summer classesMonday, February 8
First day of full and first-half summer sessionsMonday, May 10
Last day of online class add for first-half summer session classesSunday, May 16
Last day of online class add for full semester summer classesSunday, May 23
Last day to drop a full or first-half summer session class without a “W” gradeSunday, May 23
First day of second-half summer classesMonday, May 24
Last day of online class add for second-half summer classesSunday, May 30
Last day of first half summer classesSaturday, June 26
Last day to drop a first-half summer class with a W gradeSunday, June 27
Final exams for first-half summer classes June 28-29
First day of second-half summer classesWednesday, June 30
Last day of online class add for second-half summer classesWednesday, July 7
Last day to drop a second-half summer class without a W gradeWednesday, July 14
Last day of full semester summer classesSaturday, August 14
Last day to drop a full-semester summer class with a W gradeSunday, August 15
First day of final exams for full semester summer classesMonday, August 16
Last day of second-half summer classesWednesday, August 18
Last day to drop a second-half summer class with a W gradeWednesday, August 18
First day of final exams for second half summer classesThursday, August 19
Final exams for full and second-half summer session classesMonday, June 28

For the CPS refund policy, click here, then select the Refunds for Withdrawal link and scroll down to the College of Professional Studies section.