Dates & Deadlines

Spring 2022

April 29, 2022 is the DEADLINE Spring 2022 Graduates & Transfer Students to RSVP to participate in the Commencement Ceremony
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Plan for Success

Read through this list to stay on track with important milestones and deadlines. Dates for the semester are broken into two phases:

  1. Get Ready! Before the Semester Starts: application in October to the MLK Holiday in January. Includes registration dates and everything else you need to know before the semester begins.

  2. Stay Ready! During the Semester: Beginning of the term in January to the end of the term in May. Prepare for critical deadlines to add, drop, petition to graduate and so much more!

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Spring Semester 2022

Application to MLK Holiday

Spring 2022

First Day of Classes to the End of Term

  • January 24, 2022
    Spring Semester begins

    Connect with your instructor to learn more about class meeting details.   

  • January 24 - 26, 2022
    Student Planning OPEN for registration

    Self-service Student Planning remains OPEN. Register, add to a waitlist or drop a class as needed on your own. No add authorizations required. 

  • January 27 - February 5, 2022
    Add|Drop period for full-term sections

    Self-service closes but registration remains open for full term courses. Here's what you need to do:

    • To add a class section during the Add|Drop period, go to the class meeting or email the instructor to ask for an add authorization. Once you have authorization from the instructor, register through Student Planning.

    • To drop a class during the Add|Drop period go to Student Planning, select the drop option for the section.

  • February 5, 2022
    Add|Drop Period ends

    Last day to add or drop full-term classes in Student Planning. Specifically, this is the last day to:

    • add a class with an add authorization; you must use add authorizations by this day or you will no longer be able to register for the class

    • drop a section and receive a reversal of charges or refund of enrollment

    • request a reversal of transportation and other student services fees

    • return a parking permit for a refund

    Please Note: for SHORT TERM CLASSES (less than 16 weeks in spring and fall): course fees will be reversed only if you have officially withdrawn by 10% of the class meetings. This deadline is often the day the class first meets. For dates specific for your class, please connect with your instructor.

  • February 6, 2022
    Withdrawal Deadline

    Last day to drop a full-term class without a "W" being notated on your academic record. You will still be charged for the all units.

  • February 7, 2022
    Census Deadline
    • Faculty: Are you new to this process? Need help? Connect with your Division Office.

    • Students: Make sure you're registered in your classes and showing on the class rosters because your Financial Aid award will not be adjusted after this date.

    Critical Notes:

    • for Financial Aid recipients who have dropped all classes on or before this date - connect with Financial Aid for more information about enrollment changes, overpayment and repayment.

    • if you drop yourself or an instructor drops you from a class on Census, you will receive a “W” and be charged for the units.

  • February 18, 2022

    Lincoln's Birthday observed 

    Campus Closed

  • February 21, 2022

    Washington's Birthday observed

    Campus Closed

  • March 2, 2022
    GPAs sumitted to California Student Aid Commission for Cal Grant

    Cabrillo College will automatically transmit GPAs for students who have completed at least 16 transferable units at Cabrillo College to the California Student Aid Commission for Cal Grant.

  • March 21 - March 26, 2022
    Spring Break

    Classes not is session.

    Services open, some with modified hours.

  • April 8, 2022
    DEADLINE: Graduation and Commencement

    Petition to graduate for your AA or AS degree and/or certificates by this date in order to have your degree|certificate conferred for spring 2022 graduation. Includes: Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Science (AS) and Associate Degree for Transfer (AA-T or AS-T) and Certificates.

    Avoid delays, update all your information now. Cabrillo will use all the information listed in your record to:

    1. populate your name on your diploma

    2. send you an email notification of any certificates that will be auto-awarded

    3. send you an invitation and RSVP information to participate in the 2022 Commencement Ceremony via text and email

    4. mail your diploma to the address on file

    Watch this space for more information about the Spring 2022 Commencement Ceremony.

  • April 14, 2022
    Last day to drop a full-term section

     A grade of "W" will appear on your transcript. If you remain enrolled in a section after this date you will receive a letter grade.

  • May 16 - 21, 2022
    Final Exam Week

    Your final for each class may be scheduled at a different time than when your class meets. View the Finals Schedule to make sure you know where to be, when and on which day.

  • May 20, 2022
    Graduation Commencement Ceremony

    Congratulations Seahawks! Watch this space for more information on the Commencement Ceremony.

  • May 21, 2022
    Semester Ends|DEADLINE to request Pass|No-pass
    • Last day to request Pass|No-pass option for a full-term section. See your instructor for more information and then submit this eForm. Please note: per California education code: the decision to choose Pass|No-pass is final and may not be changed after this deadline.

  • May 23, 2022
    Due Date for Faculty to submit final grades
  • May 23, 2022
    Deadline to register to vote for the June Primary Election
  • May 24, 2022
    Spring Grades Available

    Check student planning to view your grades. 

  • May 27, 2022
    Transcripts Available
  • May 30, 2022

    Memorial Day 

    Campus Closed

  • June 7, 2022
    Election Day

    This is a Primary Election

    Polls open at 7am and close at 8pm

    Vote-by-mail ballots must be postmarked on or before June 7, or turned in at a polling place by 8pm

Registration for summer 2022 opens in May 2022
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