2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Oct 22, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

Academic Calendar


These dates apply to CMC students in all cases. Some of the other undergraduate colleges use a different calendar for their students.

Fall Semester 2020 (69 instructional days)

August

Monday, August 24
First day of classes

September

Friday, September 4
Last day to add *
All course fees become final (PE, labs, art, music)

Monday, September 7
Labor Day Holiday (classes in session)

Saturday, September 12
Saturday Instructional Day (observing normal Tuesday course schedule)

Wednesday, September 30
Low Grade Notice/Academic Advisory target date

October

Thursday, October 15
Last day to drop courses without record *

Monday, October 26
Spring 2021 course schedule available on the portal

November

Tuesday - Friday, November 10-13
Pre-registration for Spring 2021

Friday, November 13
Last day to opt for CR/NC grading in elective courses *
Last day to withdraw voluntarily from a full semester course with a grade of “W”

Saturday, November 14
Saturday Instructional Day (observing normal Friday course schedule)

Monday, November 23
Senior Theses due by 3:00p.m.

Monday and Tuesday, November 23-24
Monday and Tuesday before Thanksgiving (observing normal Wednesday and Thursday course schedule)

Tuesday, November 24
Last day of instruction

Wednesday - Sunday, November 25-29
Thanksgiving Recess (no classes in session)

Monday, November 30
Senior Thesis grades due to Registrar by 3:00p.m.

Monday - Friday, November 30-December 4
Final examinations

December

Thursday, December 10
Grades due to Registrar by noon

Tuesday, December 15
Grades visible on the student portal

Saturday - Monday, December 5 - January 18
Winter Break

 

Spring Semester 2021 (71 instructional days)

January

Sunday, January 17
Residence halls open; check in (11 a.m.-5 p.m.)

Monday, January 18
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday; staff holiday; no classes

Tuesday, January 19
First day of classes

February

Monday, February 1
Last day to add *
All course fees become final (PE, labs, art, music)

Wednesday, February 24
Low Grade Notice / Academic Advisory target date

March

Thursday, March 11
Last day to drop courses without record *
Last day to opt for CR/NC grading in elective courses *

Monday - Friday, March 15-19
Spring Break (no classes in session)

Friday, March 26
Cesar Chavez Day (observed); staff holiday; no classes

April

Monday, April 5
Fall 2021 course schedule available on the portal

Friday, April 16
Last day to withdraw voluntarily from a full semester course with a grade of “W”

Tuesday - Thursday, April 20-22
Pre-registration for Fall 2021

Monday, April 26
Senior Theses due by 3:00 p.m.

May

Monday, May 3
Senior Thesis grades due to Registrar by 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 5
Last day of CMC classes

Thursday & Friday, May 6 & 7
Reading Days

Friday, May 7
Senior grades due to Registrar by noon

Monday-Friday, May 10-14
Final examinations

Thursday & Friday, May 13 & 14
Graduation candidates pick up senior theses and final grades

Saturday, May 15
Commencement at 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 16
Residence halls close at noon

Thursday, May 20
All other grades due to Registrar by noon

Tuesday, May 25
Grades visible on the student portal

* Deadlines for half-semester (subsession) courses follow the sponsoring college’s calendar.

 

Fall Semester 2021 (69 instructional days)

August

Tuesday, August 31
First day of classes

 

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Policy Addendum

CMC will adopt changes to the Fall 2020 academic calendar:

  • First day of classes - Monday, August 24
  • Saturday instructional days - Saturday, September 12 and November 14
  • Fall break cancelled
  • Senior Thesis due date - Monday, November 23
  • Final examinations - Monday-Friday, November 30-December 4

See COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Policies  for more information.