Dates & Deadlines

Spring 2021

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Use this list to stay on track with important dates and deadlines for the semester.

Spring 2021

Dates & Deadlines

  • January 4, 2021
    Cabrillo Opens to help you prepare for spring semester

    Staff is standing by to help you select and register for classes. Connect with us:

  • January 18, 2021

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Campus Closed

  • January 24, 2021
    Self Service registration in Student Planning closes

    Last day to register for a spring 2021 section in self-service Student Planning

  • January 25, 2021
    Spring Semester begins

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

  • January 25 to February 6, 2021
    Add|Drop period for full-term sections

    Registration remains open for full term courses. 

    • To add a class section during the Add|Drop period, go to the first 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.
  • February 6, 2021
    Add|Drop Period ends

    Last day to Add or Drop full-term classes in Student Planning.   

    • 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.    
    • Last day to drop a section and receive a reversal of charges or refund of enrollment or transportation fees. (No exceptions!)    

    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SHORT TERM CLASSES (less than 16 weeks in spring and fall): course fees will be reversed only if you have officially withdrawn by 10% of the class meetings.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 7, 2021
    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 8, 2021
    Census Deadline

    Financial Aid awards are not adjusted after this date. Critical for financial aid recipients who have dropped all classes on or before this date. See Financial Aid for more information about enrollment changes, overpayment and repayment .

  • February 12, 2021

    Lincoln's Birthday observed 

    Campus Closed

  • February 15, 2021

    Washington's Birthday observed

    Campus Closed

  • February 27, 2021
    DEADLINE: Last day to request Pass|No-pass option

    Last day to request Pass|No-pass option for a full-term section. See your instructor for more information. Please note: per California education code: the decision to choose Pass|No-pass is final and may not be made, or changed, after this deadline.

  • March 22 - March 27, 2021
    Spring Break

    Classes not is session.

    Services open, some with modified hours.

  • April 16, 2021
    Final Deadline to Petition for Spring Degrees|Certificates

    Petition to graduate by this date in order to have your degree|certificate conferred.  

  • April 25, 2021
    Last day to drop from a full-term section

     A grade of "W" will appear on your transcript.

  • April 26, 2021
    Final Deadline to RSVP to participate and be recognized at the Virtual Commencement Ceremony

    Please RSVP with your graduation information and upload your photo for your Commencement slide on the Graduation/Transfer Ceremony

  • May 17 - 22, 2021
    Final Exam Week

    Your final may be scheduled at a different time that your class meets. View the Finals Schedule to make sure you know where to be on which day.

  • May 21, 2021

    Congratulations Seahawks! Watch this space for more information on the commencement ceremony

  • May 22, 2021
    Semester Ends

    Still need to pay your fees? Last day to submit a California College Promise Grant (formerly BOG) application for Spring semester.

  • May 25, 2021
    Spring Grades Available

    Check student planning to view your grades. 

  • May 31, 2021

    Memorial Day 

    Campus Closed

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