Printable pdf's of the academic calendar can be accessed via the link on the right.

Fall Semester 2022

Friday, April 1

Registration for Fall (First) Semester 2022 begins (use Cardinal Students)

Wednesday, June 15

Tuition and fee charges for the Fall 2022 semester will begin to display in Cardinal Pay

Friday, July 1

Deadline to enroll in optional 5 month payment plan for Fall 2022 balances

Friday, July 29

Last day for Summer 2022 graduation candidates to submit diploma application in Cardinal Students

Final date to deposit theses and dissertations for August FY22

Monday, August 1

Deadline to enroll in optional 4 month payment plan for Fall 2022 balances

Tuesday, August 16

Interest assessed on balances from Summer 2022 and prior terms†

Thursday, August 25

New student orientation begins

Saturday, August 27

Degree conferral for students completing degree requirements in Summer 2022 semester

Monday, August 29

Opening of classes

Thursday, September 1

Deadline to enroll in optional 3 month payment plan for Fall 2022 balances

Thursday, September 1

Mass of the Holy Spirit - University Mass, 12:10 p.m.; No classes held between 11:50 a.m. and 2:10 p.m.

Monday, September 5

Labor Day (Holiday; No classes)

Friday, September 9

Last day to register or add regular session (i.e., full semester) courses, including comprehensive exams and internships (use Cardinal Students)*

Last day to drop a regular session (i.e., full semester) course without record or tuition charge (use Cardinal Students)*

Deadline for undergraduates to complete annual waiver of Tuition Refund Insurance Plan

Due date for fall semester student account balances (charges to accounts after this date are due upon assessment of charge)

Monday, September 12

Deadline to complete annual waiver of Student Medical Plan

Wednesday, September 14

Class of 2026 Convocation, 9:30 a.m.

Saturday, September 17

Deadline to withdraw from Fall 2021 classes with an 80% tuition refund.  Classes should be dropped in Cardinal Students by 11:59pm.  (Deadline applies to full-semester classes only; dynamically dated courses will have earlier or later deadlines depending on class dates.)

Tuesday, September 20

Monthly payment plans rebalance to cover the remaining balance due for Fall 2022

Wednesday, September 21

Interest assessed on balances from Summer 2022 and prior terms†

Late fee assessed on balances from Fall 2022†

Registration/Transcript holds assigned to accounts with unpaid Fall 2022 term balances†

Saturday, September 24

Deadline to withdraw from the university with a 50% tuition refund for the Fall 2021 term.  Classes should be dropped in Cardinal Students by 11:59pm.   (Deadline applies to full-semester classes only; dynamically dated courses will have earlier or later deadlines depending on class dates. Refund only applies if student withdraws from ALL classes.)

Monday, October 10

Columbus Day (Holiday; No classes)

Tuesday, October 11

Administrative Thursday: Classes follow a Thursday schedule this day; Tuesday classes do not meet

Tuesday, October 11 –Friday, October 14

Faculty submit interim grades for undergraduates in Cardinal Students

Friday, October 14

Midterm

Last day to resolve grades of Incomplete from the Spring 2022 semester

Last day to request Audit option (must have dean’s permission)

Monday, October 17

Interest assessed on balances from Fall 2022 and prior terms†

Monday, October 31

Pre-registration advising for Spring 2023 begins

Tuesday, November 1

All Saints Day

Wednesday, November 2

All Souls Liturgy - Memorial Mass for Deceased of the University Community

Tuesday, November 8

Registration for Spring (Second) Semester 2023 begins (use Cardinal Students); Enrollment appointment schedule can be found here

Friday, November 11

Last day to withdraw from regular session classes with a “W” grade (use Cardinal Students)*

Last day to request an academic leave for the semester

Tuesday, November 15

Interest assessed on balances from Fall 2022 and prior terms†

Tuition and fee charges for the Spring 2023 semester will begin to display in Cardinal Pay

Friday, November 18

Last day to request Pass/Fail option (undergraduates only; must have dean's permission)

Wednesday, November 23

Thanksgiving Recess begins

Monday, November 28

Classes resume

Thursday, December 1

Deadline to enroll in optional 5 month payment plan for Spring 2023

Thursday, December 8

Patronal Feast of the Immaculate Conception (Holiday and Reading Day; No classes)

Friday, December 9

Last day for Fall 2022 graduation candidates to submit diploma application in Cardinal Students

Final date to deposit theses and dissertations for January 2023 graduation

Sunday, December 12

Reading Day

Monday, December 12

Last day of classes

Tuesday, December 13 –Saturday, December 17

Final examination period

Thursday, December 15

Interest assessed on balances from Fall 2022 and prior terms†

Tuesday, December 20

All final grades due in Cardinal Students by 3:00 p.m.

Sunday, January 1, 2023

Deadline to enroll in optional 4 month payment plan for Spring 2023

Saturday, January 7, 2023

Degree conferral for students completing degree requirements in Fall 2022 semester

Spring Semester 2023

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Registration for Spring (Second) Semester 2023 begins (use Cardinal Students)

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Tuition and fee charges for the Spring 2022 semester will begin to display in Cardinal Pay

Thursday, December 1 Deadline to enroll in optional 5 month payment plan for Spring 2023
Sunday, January 1 Deadline to enroll in optional 4 month payment plan for Spring 2023

Saturday, January 7

Degree conferral for students completing degree requirements in Fall 2022 semester

Monday, January 9

Opening of classes

Monday, January 16

Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day (Holiday; No classes)

Tuesday, January 17

Interest assessed on balances from Fall 2022 and prior terms†

Friday, January 20

Last day to register or add regular session (i.e., full semester) courses, including comprehensive exams and internships (use Cardinal Students)*

Last day to drop a regular session (i.e., full semester) course without record or tuition charge (use Cardinal Students)*

March for Life; No classes between 11:00 a.m. and 3:10 p.m.

Deadline for new undergraduates (admitted Spring 2023) to waive Tuition Refund Insurance Plan

Due date for Spring 2023 balances (charges to accounts after this date are due upon assessment of charge)

Saturday, January 21

Monthly payment plans rebalance to cover the remaining balance due for Spring 2023

Thursday, January 26

Patronal Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas – University Mass, 12:10 p.m.; No classes held between 11:50 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, January 28

Deadline to withdraw from Spring 2023 classes with an 80% tuition refund.  Classes should be dropped in Cardinal Students by 11:59pm.  (Deadline applies to full-semester classes only; dynamically dated courses will have earlier or later deadlines depending on class dates.)

Wednesday, February 1

Deadline to enroll in optional 3 month payment plan for Spring 2023

Thursday, February 2

Late fee assessed on balances from Spring 2023†

Registration/Transcript holds assigned to accounts with unpaid Spring 2023 term balances†

Saturday, February 4

Deadline to withdraw from the university with a 50% tuition refund for the Spring 2023 term.  Classes should be dropped in Cardinal Students by 11:59pm.  (Deadline applies to full-semester classes only; dynamically dated courses will have earlier or later deadlines depending on class dates. Refund only applies if student withdraws from ALL classes.)

Tuesday, February 8

Deadline to waive Student Medical Plan (applies only to students who were not enrolled in Fall 2022 semester)

Wednesday, February 15

Interest assessed on balances from Spring 2023 and prior terms†

Monday, February 20 – Friday, February 24

Faculty submit interim grades for undergraduates in Cardinal Students

Tuesday, February 21

Administrative Monday: Classes follow a Monday schedule this day; Tuesday classes do not meet

Wednesday, February 22

Ash Wednesday

Friday, February 24

Midterm

Last day to resolve grades of Incomplete from the Fall 2022 semester

Last day to request Audit option (must have dean’s permission)

Friday, March 3

Last day for Spring 2023 graduation candidates to submit diploma application in Cardinal Students

Monday, March 6

Spring Recess begins

Monday, March 13

Classes resume

Wednesday, March 15

Interest assessed on balances from Spring 2023 and prior terms†

Monday, March 27

Pre-registration advising for Fall 2022 begins

Wednesday, March 29

Last day to withdraw from regular session classes with a “W” grade (use Cardinal Students)*

Tuesday, April 4

Registration for Summer Sessions 2022 and Fall (First) Semester 2022 begins (use Cardinal Students); Enrollment appointment schedule can be found here

Wednesday, April 5

Last day to request Pass/Fail option (undergraduates only; must have dean’s permission)

Thursday, April 6

Holy Thursday (Holiday: No classes); Easter Recess begins

Friday, April 7

Good Friday

Sunday, April 9

Easter Sunday

Monday, April 10

Easter Monday

Monday, April 10

Founders Day

Tuesday, April 11

Classes resume

Monday, April 17

Interest assessed on balances from Spring 2023 and prior terms†

Tuition and fee charges for the Summer 2023 semester will begin to display in Cardinal Pay

Thursday, April 20

University Research Day; Undergraduate/Graduate classes canceled through 5:00pm, Law classes canceled through 3:30pm

Wednesday, April 26

Reading Day (No classes)**

Friday, April 28

Final date to deposit theses and dissertations for May 2023 graduation

Saturday, April 29

Last day of classes

Sunday, April 30 – Monday, May 1

Reading period**

Tuesday, May 2 – Saturday, May 6

Final examination period

Monday, May 8

Final grades for graduating students due in Cardinal Students by noon

Tuesday, May 9

All other final grades due in Cardinal Students by 3:00 p.m.

Friday, May 12

Baccalaureate Mass

University Honors Convocation

Saturday, May 13

Commencement Exercises

Degree conferral for students completing degree requirements in Spring 2023 semester

Monday, May 15

Interest assessed on balances from Spring 2023 and prior terms†

Friday, May 19

Columbus School of Law Commencement Exercises

Monday, May 8 – Saturday, August 12

Summer Sessions

*Courses offered in dynamically dated sessions (those which do not extend the full length of the semester) may have earlier or later deadlines. These deadlines may be viewed in Cardinal Students by following these instructions:

  1. Log into Cardinal Students and select the Manage Classes tile
  2. Select the menu option for View My Classes
  3. Select the term for which you wish to view deadlines
  4. Select the Enrollment Deadlines hyperlink near the bottom of the class listing
  5. The pertinent academic deadlines will display as follows:
    • Drop – Retain Record: Last day to register or add courses for credit; Last day to drop courses without record or tuition charge
    • Drop with Penalty: Last day to withdraw with a W grade

**May be used as a make-up class date if needed.

Interest, late fees, and registration/transcript holds will apply to the outstanding balance less pending financial aid (aid that has been approved/accepted but has not yet disbursed) and budgeted payment plan payments.  Students using financial aid and/or the payment plan are responsible for ensuring pending payments are sufficient to cover their balance due.