2021-2022 Catalog

Academic Calendar

City University of Seattle operates unique sessions within each academic quarter (also referred to as terms).

  • Session: The period of time between the start and end dates of a specific course. Note: the first date of instruction for online courses is typically the first date of the session. The first date of scheduled instruction for in-person, mixed-mode, or other delivery methods may occur after the first date of the session.
  • Quarter: The 3-month period of time during which class sessions of different lengths are scheduled. Sometimes referred to as the term. Summer Quarter/Term is always July 1 - September 30, Fall Quarter/Term is always October 1 - December 31, Winter Quarter/Term is always January 1 - March 31, Spring Quarter/term is always April 1 - June 30.

 

Summer Quarter (July - September 2021)
Registration is Open  May 1 - June 20 
Late Registration (10-Week & 5-Week I) June 21 forward
Canada Day (Canadian Holiday) July 1
10-Week Session July 5 - September 12
5-Week I Session  July 5 - August 8
Independence Day (US Holiday) - Observed July 5
Late Registration (5-Week II) July 20 forward
Heritage Day/BC Day/Provincial Day (Canadian Holiday  August 2
5-Week II Session August 16 - September 19
Labor Day (US Holiday)  September 6

 

Fall Quarter (October - December 2021)
Registration is Open August 1 - September 20
Late Registration (10-Week & 5-Week I) September 21 forward
10-Week Session October 4 - December 12
5-Week I Session  October 4 - November 7
Thanksgiving (Canadian Holiday) October 11
Late Registration (5-Week II) October 20 forward
Remembrance Day (Canadian Holiday)  November 11
Veteran's Day (US Holiday) November 11
5-Week II Session  November 15 - December 19
Thanksgiving (US Holiday)  November 25-27
Christmas (US & Canadian Holiday) - Observed December 24

 

Winter Quarter (January - March 2022)
Registration is Open November 1 - December 20
Late Registration (10-Week & 5-Week I) December 21 forward
New Year's Day (US & Canadian Holiday) - Observed January 3
10-Week Session  January 10 - March 20
5-Week I Session  January 10 - February 13
Martin Luther King Day (US Holiday) January 17
Late Registration (5-Week II)  January 20 forward
5-Week II Session February 21 - March 27
Family Day (Alberta/BC Holiday)  February 21
President's Day (US Holiday)  February 21

 

Spring Quarter (April - June 2022)
Registration is Open February 1 - March 20
Late Registration  March 21 forward
10-Week Session  April 11 - June 19
5-Week I Session  April 11 - May 15
Good Friday (Canadian Holiday)  April 15
Late Registration (5-Week II)  April 20 forward
5-Week II Session  May 23 - June 26
Victoria Day (Canadian Holiday) May 23
Memorial Day (US Holiday)  May 30

 

Last Day to Officially Withdraw from Class & Refund Schedule (General)

The last day to officially withdraw from class is based on the 80% mark of a course session. Students must contact their advisor on or before this date to qualify for an official withdrawal from their course.

See the full Refund Policy in the Financial Policies and Financial Assistance section of this catalog for the complete policy, including adjusted refund schedules for students in Oregon or Europe, and students receiving military tuition assistance.

 

Session Last Day to Officially Withdraw 100% Refund Due 50% Refund Due 0% Refund Due
Summer Quarter (July - September 2021)
10-Week Session August 29 Through July 11 July 12-25 July 26 & after
5-Week I Session August 1 Through July 5 July 6-11 July 12 & after
5-Week II Session September 12 Through August 16 August 17-22 August 23 & after
 Fall Quarter (October - December 2021)
10-Week Session November 28 Through October 10 October 11-24 October 25 & after
5-Week I Session October 31 Through October 4 October 5-10 October 11 & after
 5-Week II Session December 12 Through November 15 November 16-21 November 22 & after
 Winter Quarter (January - March 2022)
10-Week Session March 6  Through January 16 January 17-30 January 31 & after
5-Week I Session February 6  Through January 10 January 11-16 January 17 & after
5-Week II Session March 20 Through February 21 February 22-27 February 28 & after
Spring Quarter (April - June 2022 
10-Week Session June 5 Through April 17 April 18-24 April 25 & after
5-Week I Session May 8 Through April 11 April 112-17 April 18 & after
5-Week II Session June 19 Through May 23 May 24-29 May 30 & after