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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 18 Advising period begins. 
October 20 First quad final grades due to Registrar by 4 p.m. 
October 21 Registration opens for Winter 2021 semester. 
October 21 Registration begins for all Insignis Senior students for Spring 2022 semester. 
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 22 Registration begins for all Senior, CE, and Graduate students for Spring 2022 semester.
October 26 Registration begins for all Junior Insignis students for Spring 2022 semester.
October 27 Registration begins for all Junior students for Spring 2022 semester.
October 29 Last day to drop a second quad class with no financial penalty.
November 2 Registration begins for all Sophomore Insignis students for Spring 2022 semester. 
November 3 Registration begins for all Sophomore students for Spring 2022 semester. 
November 5 Verification of second quad class rosters due to Registrar. 
November 9 Registration begins for all Freshman Insignis students for Spring 2022 semester. 
November 10 Registration begins for all Freshman students for Spring 2022 semester. 
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.