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Autumn 2021 Academic Calendar

Fee Payment Deadline: Wednesday, August 25, 2021

CougarWeb will be unavailable beginning 11:00 PM on Wednesday, August 25, 2021

  • Students who have not paid all fees by the fee payment deadline are subject to having their entire schedule dropped.
  • Registration is open for a lecture course until the minute before the class meets. Registration is open for a web-based or blended
    course until the day before the course term begins.

Printable Autumn 2021 Calendar

Important dates for non-standard term class sections

* A day marked with an “*” is either a weekend day, a holiday and/or the campuses are closed.

Traditional Student Information

. Full Term First 8-week Term Second 8-week Term 15-Week Term 11-week Term (B Term) First 5-week Term Second 5-week Term Third 5-week Term
Term Begins Monday
August 30
Monday
August 30
Sunday*
October 24
Monday*
September 6
Monday
October 4
Monday
August 30
Monday
October 4
Monday
November 8
First Day of Classes Monday
August 30
Monday
August 30
Sunday*
October 24
Tuesday
September 7
Monday
October 4
Monday
August 30
Monday
October 4
Monday
November 8
Classes End Saturday*
December 18
Saturday*
October 23
Saturday*
December 18
Saturday*
December 18
Saturday*
December 18
Sunday*
October 3
Sunday*
November 7
Sunday*
December 12
Grades Due by 11:00 PM Monday
December 20
Monday
October 25
Monday
December 20
Monday
December 20
Monday
December 20
Tuesday
October 5
Tuesday
November 9
Tuesday
December 14
Last Day to Drop Without a “W” Monday
September 20
Thursday
September 9
Wednesday
November 3
Saturday*
September 25
Tuesday
October 19
Sunday*
September 5
Sunday*
October 10
Sunday*
November 14
Last Day to Drop Classes Thursday
November 4
Friday
October 1
Friday*
November 26
Sunday*
November 7
Monday
November 22
Sunday*
September 19
Sunday*
October 24
Sunday*
November 28
Last Day for 100% Refund Thursday
September 9
Friday
September 3
Thursday
October 28
Wednesday
September 15
Monday
October 11
Wednesday
September 1
Wednesday
October 6
Wednesday
November 10
Last Day for 50% Refund Monday
September 20
Thursday
September 9
Wednesday
November 3
Saturday*
September 25
Tuesday
October 19
Sunday*
September 5
Sunday*
October 10
Sunday*
November 14
Financial Aid Freeze Date Monday
September 20
Thursday
September 9
Wednesday
November 3
Saturday*
September 25
Tuesday
October 19
Sunday*
September 5
Sunday*
October 10
Sunday*
November 14

College Credit Plus (CCP) Student Information

(For High School students taking college courses)

. Full Term First 8-week Term Second 8-week Term 15-weekTerm 11-week Term (B Term)
Last Day for College Credit Plus students to drop course(s) with no financial penalty. Check with your school district regarding tuition reimbursement re-quirements for courses dropped after this date. Sunday
September 12
Sunday
September 12
Saturday
November 6
Sunday*
September 19
Sunday*
October 24
Last Day to Drop Without a “W” Monday
September 20
Thursday
September 9
Wednesday
November 3
Saturday*
September 25
Tuesday
October 19
Last Day to Drop Classes (will incur a “W”) Thursday
November 4
Friday
October 1
Friday
November 26
Sunday*
November 7
Monday
November 22

Important Dates and Closing Dates

April 19 (M) Registration Opens
July 1 (TH) Readmission Deadline for Academic Dismissal and Academic Review Autumn Semester 2021
July 16 (F) Deadline for FAFSA online application. www.fafsa.ed.gov
August 16 - 27 Higher Education Council of Columbus (HECC) Registration Period
August 26 (TH) Drop for Non-Payment at 12:01 AM (CougarWeb system will be unavailable beginning 11:00 PM on Wednesday, August 25)
August 27 (F) Convocation - Offices Open
August 30 - September 13 Good As Gold Registration Period for Full Term, First 8-week Term and First 5-week Term. Second 8-week Term, Second 5-week Term, Third 5-week Term and Flex Term registration is open up to 20% completion of the course.
September 6 (M) Labor Day Observed - Campuses Closed
September 14 (T) CougarWeb will be unavailable for payment beginning 11:00 PM on Monday, September 13. Drop for Non-Payment begins at 12:01 AM Tuesday, September 14.
September 24 (F) Graduation Application due for Autumn Semester 2021
September 28 (T) Day of Service - Offices Closed, no day classes
October 8 (F) Convocation - Offices Open
October 10 (SU) Last day to remove Incompletes (I) incurred Summer Semester 2021
November 11 (TH) Veterans Day Observed - Campuses Closed
November 18 (TH) Readmission Deadline for Academic Dismissal and Academic Review Spring Semester 2022
November 24 - 28 Thanksgiving Observed - Campuses Closed (W, TH, F, S, SU)
December 17 (F) Graduation Ceremony
December 18 (S) Autumn Semester 2021 Ends