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Registrations Timelines

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 2023)

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 4 – September 10
5-Week I Session July 4 – August 6
Independence Day (US Holiday) – ObservedJuly 4
Late Registration (5-Week II)July 20 forward
Heritage Day/BC Day/Provincial Day (Canadian Holiday)August 7
5-Week II SessionAugust 14 – September 17
Labor Day (US Holiday) September 4
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (Canadian Holiday)September 30 observed on October 2

Fall Quarter (October – December 2023)

Registration is OpenAugust 1 – September 20
Late Registration (10-Week & 5-Week I)September 21 forward
10-Week SessionOctober 2 – December 10
5-Week I Session October 2 – November 5
Thanksgiving (Canadian Holiday)October 9
Late Registration (5-Week II)October 20 forward
Remembrance Day (Canadian Holiday) November 11 Observed on Nov. 13 
Veteran’s Day (US Holiday)November 10
5-Week II Session November 13 – December 13
Thanksgiving (US Holiday) November 23-24
Christmas (US & Canadian Holiday) – ObservedDecember 25
Winter RecessMonday, December 25th – Friday, December 29th, 2023

Winter Quarter (January – March 2024)

Registration is OpenNovember 1 – December 20
Late Registration (10-Week & 5-Week I)December 21 forward
New Year’s Day (US) – ObservedJanuary 1
New Year’s Day (Canadian Holiday) – ObservedJanuary 1
10-Week Session January 8 – March 17
5-Week I Session January 8 – February 11
Martin Luther King Day (US Holiday)January 15
Late Registration (5-Week II) January 20 forward
5-Week II SessionFebruary 19 – March 24
Family Day (Alberta/BC Holiday) February 19
President’s Day (US Holiday) February 19
Good Friday (Canadian Holiday) March 29 
Easter Monday (Canadian Holiday) April 1 

Spring Quarter (April – June 2024)

Registration is OpenFebruary 1 – March 20
Late Registration March 21 forward
10-Week Session April 1 – June 9
5-Week I Session April 1 – May 5
Late Registration (5-Week II) April 20 forward
5-Week II Session May 13 – June 16
Victoria Day (Canadian Holiday)May 20
Memorial Day (US Holiday) May 27
Juneteenth National Independence Day (US Holiday) June 19

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 2022)
10-Week SessionAugust 28Through July 10July 11-24July 25 & after
5-Week I SessionJuly 31Through July 4July 5-10July 11 & after
5-Week II SessionSeptember 12Through August 16August 17-22August 23 & after

Fall Quarter (October – December 2022)
10-Week SessionNovember 27Through October 9October 10-23October 24 & after
5-Week I SessionOctober 30Through October 3October 4-9October 10 & after
 5-Week II SessionDecember 11Through November 14November 15-20November 21 & after

Winter Quarter (January – March 2023)
10-Week SessionMarch 5 Through January 15January 16-29January 30 & after
5-Week I SessionFebruary 5 Through January 9January 10-15January 16 & after
5-Week II SessionMarch 19Through February 20February 21-26February 27 & after

Spring Quarter (April – June 2023)
10-Week SessionMay 28Through April 9April 10-23April 24 & after
5-Week I SessionApril 30Through April 3April 4-9April 10 & after
5-Week II SessionJune 11Through May 15May 16-21May 22 & after
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