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Registrar at Aquinas College

Academic Calendar

Fall 2021

Directed Study Dates: 8/27 and 8/28; 9/10 and 9/11; 10/1 and 10/2; 10/29 and 10/30; 11/12 and 11/13 

August 25 GE 100 First Year Experience sections meet. First quad and semester-long evening courses begin at 6 p.m.
August 26 Day classes begin. 
September 3 Last day to add a first quad or semester-long class. Attendance is required in the first week of all 8-week quadmester courses in order to enroll.
September 3  Last day to drop a first quad class or semester-long class with no financial penalty. 
September 3 Last day to drop a Directed Study class no financial penalty. 
September 6 Labor Day. The College is closed. No classes. 
September 10 Verification of first quad and semester-long class rosters due to Registrar. 
September 17 Last day to drop a first quad class with no academic penalty. 
October 8 Semester progress reports for all semester-long undergraduate courses due to Registrar. 
October 15 First quad ends. 
October 18 Second quad begins. 
October 20 First quad final grades due to Registrar by 4 p.m. 
October 21 and 22 Semester break. No classes. College offices are open. 
October 22 Last day to add a second quad class. Attendance is required in the first week of all 8-week quadmester courses in order to enroll.
October 22 Last day to drop a semester-long or directed study class with no academic penalty.
October 29 Last day to drop a second quad class with no financial penalty.
November 5 Verification of second quad class rosters due to Registrar. 
November 12 Last day to drop a second quad class with no academic penalty.
November 24-28 Thanksgiving Break.
November 29 Classes resume. 
December 6-10 Final examinations according to posted schedule.
December 10 Second quad ends.
December 15 Final grades due to Registrar by 4 p.m.  

Winter 2021

December 13 Classes begin. 
December 17 Last day to add a class.
December 17 Last day to drop a class with no financial penalty.
December 24 Last day to drop a class with no academic penalty.
January 7 Classes end.
January 12 Grades due to Registrar by 4 p.m. 

Spring 2022

Directed Study Dates:  1/14 and 1/15; 2/4 and 2/5; 2/25 and 2/26; 3/18 and 3/19; 4/8 and 4/9 

January 10 Classes begin. 
January 14  Last day to add a third quad or semester-long class. Attendance is required in the first week of all 8-week quadmester courses in order to enroll.
January 17 Daytime classes are cancelled for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observance activities. Evening classes meet beginning at 6 p.m.
January 21 Last day to drop a third quad, semester-long, or directed study class with no financial penalty. 
January 28 Verification of third quad and semester-long class rosters due to Registrar. 
February 4 Last day to drop a third quad class with no academic penalty. 
February 25  Semester progress reports for all semester-long undergraduate courses due to Registrar.
March 4  Third quad ends. 
March 5-13 Spring Break. 
March 9  Third quad final grades due to Registrar by 4pm. 
March 14  Classes resume. Fourth quad begins. 
March 18 Last day to add a fourth quad class. Attendance is required in the first week of all 8-week quadmester courses in order to enroll.
March 18 Last day to drop a semester-long class with no academic penalty. 
March 25  Last day to drop a fourth quad class with no financial penalty. 
April 1 Verification of fourth quad class rosters due to Registrar. 
April 8 Last day to drop a fourth quad class with no academic penalty. 
April 14  Easter vacation begins after the last class. 
April 18 Classes resume at 6 p.m. 
April 27 Last day of classes.
April 28 No daytime classes. Final exams for Thursday evening courses begin at 6 p.m.
April 28-May 4 Final examinations according to posted schedule. 
May 4  Fourth quad ends. 
May 7 Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement. 
May 11  Final grades due to Registrar by 4 p.m. 

Summer 2022

May 16 Classes begin.
May 16-July 8 8-Week Summer Session.
May 16-July 22 10-Week Summer Session.
May 27 Last day to drop 8-week and 10-week courses with no financial penalty.
June 10 Last day to drop 8-week courses with no academic penalty.
June 17  Last day to drop 10-week courses with no academic penalty.
July 27 Final grades due to Registrar by 4 p.m.