Dec 06, 2023  
2021 - 2022 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
2021 - 2022 Cowley College Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Current Academic Year

Cowley College offers a Fall Semester, Spring Semester, and Summer Semester. A Winter session between the Fall and Spring Semesters also may be scheduled that is tied to the Fall semester, as well as a Spring Post session between Spring and Summer semesters that is tied to the Spring Semester.

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 2021-2022

(Cowley offices close at noon on Fridays in June/July) 

May 28 - May 31 Memorial Day Holiday
June 7 - July 1 4-week Summer Session
June 7 - July 29 8-week Summer session
July 5 Holiday Observed

FALL 2021

August 9 New Faculty Orientation
August 10 Faculty Report for Duty 
August 13 Welcome Day in-service 
August 14 Dorm Storm Move-in day
August 16 New student orientation
August 17 Fall Semester Begins
August 23 Online full semester classes begin
September 6 Labor Day Holiday
October 15 First 8 week Session Ends
October 18 Second 8 week Session Begins
October 29 Fall Break (No Classes)
November 24-26 Thanksgiving Break
December 6-10 Final Exams 
December 13 Final Grades Due
December 22 Offices Close -Start of Winter Break
December 22 - January 3 Winter Break (Offices closed)
December 13 - January 11                              Winter (Post-Session)


January 4                                                                      Offices Re-open 
January 11 Faculty Report for Duty 
January 14 Welcome Day in-service 
January 17 MLK Jr. Day Holiday - College Closed
January 18 Spring Semester & Online Begins (Monday Night may begin Jan. 17)
March 11 First 8 week Session Ends
March 14 - 18 Student Spring Break  (College Closed March 16 -18)
March 21 Second 8 week Session Begins
May 7 Commencement (Faculty Work day) 
May 9 - 14 Final Exams
May 16 Final Grades Due
May 17 Full Time Faculty Last Day/Checkout
May 9 - June 5 May Session (Post-Session)

(Cowley Offices close at noon on Fridays in June/July)

May 30                                 Memorial Day Holiday
June 6 - June 30 4-week Summer Session 
June 6 - July 28 8-Week Summer Session
July 4 Holiday