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2021 – 2022 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 SessionJuly 5 – September 12
5-Week I Session July 5 – August 8
Independence Day (US Holiday) – ObservedJuly 5
Late Registration (5-Week II)July 20 forward
Heritage Day/BC Day/Provincial Day (Canadian Holiday)August 2
5-Week II SessionAugust 16 – September 19
Labor Day (US Holiday) September 6

Fall Quarter (October – December 2021)

Registration is OpenAugust 1 – September 20
Late Registration (10-Week & 5-Week I)September 21 forward
10-Week SessionOctober 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) – ObservedDecember 14

Winter Quarter (January – March 2022)

Registration is OpenNovember 1 – December 20
Late Registration (10-Week & 5-Week I)December 21 forward
New Year’s Day (US & Canadian Holiday) – ObservedJanuary 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 SessionFebruary 21 – March 27
Family Day (Alberta/BC Holiday) February 21
President’s Day (US Holiday) February 21

Spring Quarter (April – June 2022)

Registration is OpenFebruary 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.

SessionLast Day to Officially Withdraw100% Refund Due50% Refund Due0% Refund Due
Summer Quarter (July – September 2021)
10-Week SessionAugust 29Through July 11July 12-25July 26 & after
5-Week I SessionAugust 1Through July 5July 6-11July 12 & after
5-Week II SessionSeptember 12Through August 16August 17-22August 23 & after

Fall Quarter (October – December 2021)
10-Week SessionNovember 28Through October 10October 11-24October 25 & after
5-Week I SessionOctober 31Through October 4October 5-10October 11 & after
 5-Week II SessionDecember 12Through November 15November 16-21November 22 & after

Winter Quarter (January – March 2022)
10-Week SessionMarch 6 Through January 16January 17-30January 31 & after
5-Week I SessionFebruary 6 Through January 10January 11-16January 17 & after
5-Week II SessionMarch 20Through February 21February 22-27February 28 & after

Spring Quarter (April – June 2022
10-Week SessionJune 5Through April 17April 18-24April 25 & after
5-Week I SessionMay 8Through April 11April 112-17April 18 & after
5-Week II SessionJune 19Through May 23May 24-29May 30 & after
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