Sep 17, 2021  
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Current Academic Year

Cowley College offers a Fall Semester, Spring Semester, and Summer Session. A Winter session between the Fall and Spring Semesters also may be scheduled.

Typically, enrollment for Fall Semester and Summer Session opens in late March, and enrollment for Spring Semester opens in late October.

Below is a high-level view of the Academic Calendar for the Academic Year. A more detailed listing of weekly and monthly events can be found on the Cowley College News Web site.  

Academic Year 2019-2020


June 3 Start of 4-week and 8-week Summer sessions
June 27 End of 4-week Summer Session
July 4 & 5  Holiday - College Closed
July 25 End of 8-week Summer session

FALL 2019

August 5-6 New Faculty Orientation
August 7 Faculty Report for Duty 
August 9 Welcome Day in-service 
August 10 Dorm Storm Move-in day
August 12 New student orientation
August 13 Fall Semester Begins
August 19 Online full semester classes begin
September 2 Labor Day Holiday
September 23 No Daytime Classes-College In-service
October 11 First 8 week Session Ends
October 14 Second 8 week Session Begins
October 24-25 Fall Break
November 27-29 Thanksgiving Break
December 7-13  (Sat. finals 12/07) Final Exams 
December 13 Final Grades Due
December 13 Last Day of Semester for Faculty 
December 20 Offices Close at Noon -Start of Winter Break
December 23 - January 1 Winter Break (Offices closed)
December 16 - January 10                                 Winter Post-Session


January 2                                                                       Offices Re-open 
January 8 Faculty Report for Duty 
January 10 Welcome Day in-service 
January 20 MLK Day Holiday - College Closed
January 13 Spring Semester Begins (Online will also begin 1/13)
February 7 No Daytime Classes – College In-service
March 6 First 8 week Session Ends
March 9-13  Student Spring Break (Offices closed March 11-13)
March 16 Second 8 week Session Begins
May 2 Commencement (Faculty Work day) 
May 4-9 Final Exams
May 11 Final Grades Due
May 11-12 Faculty Development Days 
May 12 Faculty Check-out


May 25                               Memorial Day Holiday
June 1 - June 25 4-week Summer Session 
June 1 - July 23 8-Week Summer Session 
July 3 Holiday