Tuition and Deadlines

Fall 2022

May 2 Monday Fall 2022 Mentoring/Advising Period Begins
May 23 Monday Fall 2022 Registration Begins (Continuing Students)
July 5 Tuesday Payment period begins and tuition statements are available online
August 11 Thursday Tuition Payment Deadline, after this date your account will be placed on a registration hold and assessed a $200.00 late fee
August 16 Tuesday Fall 2022 Registration Begins (New Students)
September 3 – 11 Saturday – Sunday New Student Orientation
September 5 Monday Labor Day Holiday (administrative offices closed)
September 6 Tuesday Classes Removed due to balance due on account
September 8 Thursday Course Advising Day
September 12 Monday Fall 2022 Classes Begin
September 12 – 23 Monday – Friday Fall Add/Drop Period
September 16 Friday Final tuition payment deadline
October 10 Monday Indigenous People’s Day (Institute closed)
November 1 Monday Payment period begins and tuition statements are available online
November 18 Friday Deadline for Course Withdrawals (‘W’ on transcript)
November 24 – November 25 Thursday–Friday Fall Break (Institute closed)
December 16 Friday Tuition Payment Deadline, after this date your account will be placed on a registration hold and assessed a $200.00 late fee
December 18 Sunday Fall 2022 Semester Classes End
December 26 Monday Fall 2022 Grades Due

 

Winter Session 2023

December 5 Monday Winter Session 2023 Mentoring/Advising Period Begins
December 20 Tuesday Winter Session 2023 Registration Begins
January 4 Wednesday New Student Orientation
January 5 Thursday Course Advising Day
January 9 Monday Winter Session 2023 Classes Begin
January 9 – January 13 Monday – Friday Winter Session Add/Drop Period
January 16 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Institute closed)
January 16 Monday Winter Session 2023 Grading Opens
January 20 Friday Winter Session 2023 Classes End
January 30 Monday Winter Session 2023 Grades Due

 

Spring 2023

December 5 Monday Spring 2023 Mentoring/Advising Period Begins
December 20 Tuesday Spring 2023 Registration Begins
January 4 Wednesday New Student Orientation
January 4 Wednesday Classes Removed due to balance due on account
January 5 Thursday Course Advising Day
January 13 Friday Final tuition payment deadline
January 23 Monday Spring 2023 Classes Begin
January 23 – February 3 Monday-Friday Spring 2023 Add/Drop Period
February 20 Monday President’s Day (Institute closed)
March 25 – April 2 Saturday – Sunday Spring Break 2023
April 7 Friday Deadline for Course Withdrawals (‘W’ on transcript)
May 1 Monday Fall 2023 Mentoring/Advising Period Begins
May 7 Sunday Spring 2023 Classes End
May 8 – May 12 Monday – Friday Spring 2023 Métier Review/Presentation Week
May 8 Monday Spring 2023 Grading Opens
May 12 Friday Graduation Ceremony
May 22 May 22 Spring 2023 Grades Due
June 1 Thursday 2022-2023 Mentor Reports/Graduation Reviews Due

Summer 2023

March 27 – April 28 Monday Summer 2023 Priority Registration Period
April 29 – May 19 Saturday – Friday Summer 2023 Late Registration Period
May 30 Tuesday Summer 2023 Classes Begin
June 2 Friday Summer 2023 Drop Period Ends
June 28 Thursday Deadline for Course Withdrawals (‘W’ on transcript)
July 21 Friday Summer 2023 Classes End
July 31 Monday Summer 2023 Grades Due

Tuition Refund Policy

Tuition for students who withdraw from CalArts or take a leave of absence for the term are adjusted according to the following schedule. Fees are non-refundable. 

Students are responsible for any outstanding balance remaining after tuition adjustment. If you are receiving financial aid, your leave/withdrawal may affect your financial aid for the current and/or future terms.

You can find the Leave of Absence and Withdrawal forms here.

Tuition Refund Schedule

Timing Refund Percentage
Before Classes Begin 100%
Leave/Withdraw during 1st Week 90%
Leave/Withdraw during 2nd Week 75%
Leave/Withdraw during 3rd Week 50%
Leave/Withdraw during 4th Week 25%
Leave/Withdraw after 4th Week 0%