schedules

Schedules, catalogs, and dates

Students should use the Searchable Quarterly Class Schedule to see up to date class offerings (please select Cascadia College when using for the first time).


Choosing Courses

Please use this FAQ about choosing courses, section coding, knowing the types of classes, and class notes to help determine the modality of a class that is offered in the schedule and how the class content will be delivered.


Types of Classes

Asynchronous Class

  • Learning occurs independently online, on student’s own time with professor-designed content and lessons
  • No specific days and times are scheduled for student participation
  • These classes have no live class instruction
  • All course content is available is online
  • Students are responsible for completing all required coursework on their own time
  • Students are still required to adhere to posted assignment deadlines and due dates

Synchronous Class

  • Learning happens in real time with the class, using a live conferencing tool such as Zoom
  • Students are required to log in on specific days/times as listed in the class schedule
  • These classes will have real-time, live instruction when students are required to log in at specific days and times to receive real-time course content or to interact with the instructor and/or other students
  • Students are required to meet virtually with regular days and times as listed on the class schedule

To find our which type of class (asynchronous or synchronous), check Class Notes by clicking on the right arrow of the class in the Class Schedule.


Class Codes

Section Code

What it Means…

01-99

Standard class section, usually face-to-face on campus, but during Covid restrictions these classes are fully online. When Covid restrictions are lifted, these classes will come back to campus.

*These can be Synchronous or Asynchronous- see class notes.

OL_

Fully online class sections that would have been online even without Covid restrictions.

*Online classes can be Synchronous or Asynchronous- see below for those definitions.

H__

Hybrid classes with H in the section code have some required time ON CAMPUS even during Covid restrictions.

*Hybrid classes can be Synchronous or Asynchronous- see class notes.

__L

Lab component of a course - Labs are always linked to a lecture component and students are automatically enrolled in both components. 

*Labs can be Synchronous or Asynchronous- see class notes.

__P

Performance  component of a course - Performance components are always linked to a lecture component and students are automatically enrolled in both components.

*Performance components can be Synchronous or Asynchronous- see class notes.

LC_

Learning Community combining two courses together for a total of 10.0 credits. Students are required to select and register in both classes at the same time.

*Learning Communities can be synchronous or asynchronous- see class notes.

IL_

Integrated Learning sections meet the IL requirement on the AIS degree.  Sometimes linked to another class, and sometimes stand-alone.

*Integrated Learning can be Synchronous or Asynchronous- see class notes.

   
   
   
   


Winter 2021

Dates

October 1

Quarterly Class Schedule Available Online

November 2

Continuing Priority Student (DSS, Worker Retraining and Veterans) Registration Begins

November 4

Continuing Students with 60+ Credits Registration Begins

November 5

Continuing Students with 30-59 Credits Registration Begins

November 6

Continuing Students with 0-29 Credits Registration Begins

November 9

All New Student Registration Begins

December 2

Tuition Due

December 4

New Running Start Application Deadline (includes admissions, qualifying scores, and contract)

December 11

Underage Admissions Deadline (by 12:00 noon)

December 11

Adult High School Completion Application Deadline (by 12 noon)

January 3

Waitlist Closes

January 4

First Day of Winter Quarter

January 4

Space Available Registration Begins (Senior Citizen and State Employee: Tuition Waivers Registration requires instructor’s signature and completed tuition waiver forms)

January 5

Online Registration Closes

January 6 - 15

Late Registration (instructor’s permission required)

January 8

100% Refund Deadline (for continuous enrollment classes, students will receive a 100% refund if they drop the class within 2 business days of enrolling)

January 15

Last Day to ADD Classes (instructor’s permission required)

January 15

Last Day to DROP Classes

January 15

Last Day to Change to/from Audit Status (without instructor’s permission)

January 16 – February 17

Online Withdrawal Dates

January 18

Holiday – Martin Luther King Jr. Day (college closed)

January 25

50% Refund Deadline (for continuous enrollment classes, students will receive a 50% refund if they drop the class within 4 business days of enrolling)

January 28

Non-Instructional Day (no classes / offices closed)

February 15

Holiday – President’s Day (college closed)

February 17

Last Day to Change to/from Audit Status (instructor’s permission required)

February 17

Last Day to WITHDRAW

March 19

Last Day of Winter Quarter

March 25

Grades Available Online


Winter 2021 Quarterly Registration & General Information

Winter 2021 Quarterly Registration & General Information


Featured courses

  • Research Methods - Psych 209, TH 11:00am-12:30pm, synchronous
    • conduct your own research on a topic of your choosing
    • use credit in this course to satisfy the University of Washington's three-course requirement for admission into the psych major
  • Social Problems - SOC 201, asynchronous
    • The focus on 'Hunger and Poverty
    • includes issues like Economy, Aging, Health, Housing, Education, Crime and more
    • Meets EDP, GS, SS requirements
  • Gender and Society - SOC 231, asynchronous
    • Explore the performance of femininity and masculinity in contemporary society, including how it relates race, class, and sexuality.
    • EDP, SS credit
  • Contemporary Japan - GS 230, TH 11:00am-12:30pm synchronous
    • Watch movies, read news articles and interact with Japanese students
    • Use interdisciplinary perspectives to develop a comprehensive overview of contemporary Japanese society.
    • No prior knowledge of Japanese
  • State and Local Government - PoliSci 206, M/W 11:00am-1:05pm synchronous
    • Craft Washington state's budget in a hands on simulation
    • Meet with state and local elected officials through Zoom
    • Offered Winter only
  • Gender and Society - SOC 231, asynchronous
    • Investigate: Impacts of social and economic inequalities on health.
    • Question: How to distribute scarce resources fairly.
    • Explore: Appropriate role of government in promoting public health: e.g., vaccine policy, mask mandates, quarantines.
    • Perfect for pre-medical field majors but designed for everyone


Spring 2021

Dates

January 29

Quarterly Class Schedule Available Online

February 8

Continuing Priority Student (DSS, Worker Retraining and Veterans) Registration Begins

February 10

Continuing Students with 60+ Credits Registration Begins

February 11

Continuing Students with 30-59 Credits Registration Begins

February 12

Continuing Students with 0-29 Credits Registration Begins

February 16

All New Student Registration Begins

February 26

New Running Start Application Deadline (by 2:00pm; includes admissions, qualifying scores, and contract)

March 3

Tuition Due

March 5

Underage Admissions Deadline (by 12:00 noon)

March 5

Adult High School Completion Application Deadline (by 12 noon)

March 28

Waitlist Closes

March 29

First Day of Spring Quarter

March 29

Space Available Registration Begins (Senior Citizen and State Employee: Tuition Waivers Registration requires instructor’s signature and completed tuition waiver forms)

March 30

Online Registration Closes

March 31 - April 9

Late Registration (instructor’s permission required)

April 2

100% Refund Deadline (for continuous enrollment classes, students will receive a 100% refund if they drop the class within 2 business days of enrolling)

April 9

Last Day to ADD Classes (instructor’s permission required)

April 9

Last Day to DROP Classes

April 9

Last Day to Change to/from Audit Status (without instructor’s permission)

April 10 - May 10

Online Withdrawal Dates

April 19

50% Refund Deadline (for continuous enrollment classes, students will receive a 50% refund if they drop the class within 4 business days of enrolling)

April 27

Non-Instructional Day (no classes / offices closed)

May 10

Last Day to Change to/from Audit Status (instructor’s permission required)

May 10

Last Day to WITHDRAW

May 12

Non-Instructional Day (no classes / offices closed)

May 31

Holiday – Memorial Day (college closed)

June 11

Last Day of Spring Quarter

June 11

Graduation

June 17

Grades Available Online


Annual Planning Guide

The Annual Course Planning Guide show Cascadia’s tentative plan for classes and the quarters in which they are offered. It is intended for planning purposes only, and should not be considered a guarantee of class offerings. Actual quarterly sections may be changed, added, or removed. Students should use the Searchable Quarterly Class Schedule to see up to date class offerings.


College Catalog

Cascadia College Catalog 2020-21


Continuing Education

For information about our non-credit classes, please see Continuing Education.