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Fall 2022 (Archive)

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  • Read through this list to stay on track with important milestones and deadlines.

  • Includes registration dates and everything else you need to know before the semester begins.

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  • Before registration opens, use self-service Student Planning to plan your courses and select your sections to build your schedule.

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    Dates and Deadlines Fall 2022

    October 2021 - March 2022

    • October 1, 2021
      Summer Application Open

      Applications for fall admissions open and being accepted. Allow 48 hours for processing to create your account.

    • October 1, 2021
      Financial Aid Application Open

      Financial Aid application is open and being accepted. Submit your FAFSA or California Dream Act Application before March 2, 2022 for priority review.

    • October 2021 - April 8, 2022
      Earn an Earlier Registration Date

      All students have the opportunity to earn an earlier registration date by completing these activities:

      ProTip: your registration will not be blocked if these activities are not completed; you will be assigned a later registration date.

    • March 2, 2022
      Due Date: submit FAFSA or California Dream Act Application for priority review.

      Applications submitted by this date will be reviewed and these students notified first.

      Miss this date? No problem, apply now to see what aid is available. It's never too late to apply!

    Dates and Deadlines Fall 2022

    April 2022

    • April 4, 2022
      Schedule of Classes posted

      Create your schedule and be ready to register when your registration opens

    • April 8, 2022
      Due Date: complete activities to earn an earlier registration date.

      Complete placement, submit the orientation eForm, and plan some classes to earn an earlier registration date.

      Miss this date? Not a problem! You will not be blocked from registering. Keep going - your registration date will be in mid-May. Registration is open all summer.

    • April 18, 2022
      Registration Dates Posted

      Check My Registration Date to see your calculated registration date and ranking. If you think your registration date is wrong, let us know. Submit this eForm to appeal.

    • April 25, 2022
      DEADLINE: to appeal your calculated registration date

      If you think your registration date is wrong, let us know. Submit this eForm by 5pm to appeal.

    Dates and Deadline Fall 2022

    May 2022

    Dates and Deadline Fall 2022

    June - July 2022

    • June 7, 2022
      Primary Election Day

      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

    • June 18, 2022
      Holiday | Cabrillo College Closed


    • July 4, 2022
      Holiday | Cabrillo College Closed

      Independence Day

    Dates and Deadlines Fall 2022

    August - September 2022

    • August 29, 2022
      Fall Semester begins

      First day of classes. Connect with your instructor to learn more about class meeting details.   

    • August 29 - 31, 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.

    • September 1 - 10, 2022
      Add|Drop period for full-term sections begins

      Self-service closes.

      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.

    • September 2, 2022
      GPAs submitted 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.

    • September 5, 2022
      Holiday | Cabrillo College Closed

      Labor Day

    • September 9, 2022
      DEADLINE: return parking permit for a refund

      Last day to return parking permits to receive a refund.

    • September 10, 2022
      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.

    • September 11, 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.

    • September 12, 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 your are 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, you may be required to repay disbursed finds; are encouraged to connect with Financial Aid for more information about enrollment changes, over payment 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.

    Dates and Deadline Fall 2022

    October - November 2022

    • October 28, 2022
      DEADLINE: Petition to Graduate For Fall

      Petition to graduate by this date in order to have your Degree|Certificate conferred for fall 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. 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 Commencement Ceremony (held in spring) via text and email.

      4. mail your diploma to the address on file

      View what is currently on file and update all your information with this eForm.

      Exciting note: fall graduates are welcome to participate in the Spring Commencement Ceremony. Watch this space for more information.

    • November 11, 2022
      Holiday | Cabrillo College Closed

      Veterans Day

    • November 15, 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.

    • November 24 - 25, 2022
      Holiday | Cabrillo College Closed


    Dates and Deadline Fall 2022

    December 2022

    • December 12 - 17, 2022
      Final Exams

      The final for each class may be at a different time than your class meets. See the Finals Schedule for the date and time for each of your finals

    • December 17, 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.

      • Still need to pay your fees? Last day to submit a California College Promise Grant application for spring semester.

    • December 19, 2022
      DEADLINE: Faulty to Submit Grades
    • December 20, 2022
      Grades Available

      Check student planning to view your grades.

    • December 23, 2022
      Transcripts Available to Order
    • December 23, 2022 - January 2, 2023
      Cabrillo College Closed for Winter Break

      Online Services Open 24/7

      Application, registration in Self-Service Student Planning and all other online services, like Placement and Ordering Transcripts are open.

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