Students in a First-Year Writing Seminar

Spring 2022 Semester Calendar

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Indispensable Reference

 

2021-22 Academic Calendar

2021-2022 Key Academic Dates

with a Sample Schedule for Drafts


Week 1, Jan. 25-28
Essay 1 draft or preparatory writing. Guidelines for Diagnostic Essay

Week 2, Jan. 31- Feb. 4
Essay 1 (2–3 pages ungraded): a “trial” essay.

FWS Instructor Referral if any.
Deadline for Instructor Referral: Thursday, February 3
CU Add Deadline for Regular Classes: Tuesday, February 8

Begin Essay 2.

Week 3, Feb 7-11
Essay 2 preparatory writing/workshop

Week 4, Feb 14-18
Essay 2 drafting work.  (Style/language work?)

Week 5, Feb 21-25
Essay 2 revision work.  (Peer review, conferences?)

February Break: Feb. 26- March 1

Week 6, March 2-4
Essay 2 final (4-5 pages).
Begin Essay 3.

Week 7, March 7-11
Essay 3 preparatory writing/proposal/workshop.

Optional Mid-Term Evaluation.

Week 8, March 14-18
Essay 3 drafting work.  (Style/language work?)
Begin Essay 4.

Students of Concern mid-term outreach: Protocols and Procedures

Week 9, March 21-25
Essay 4 preparatory writing/proposal/workshop.
Conferences?

CU Drop Deadline for Regular Classes: Tuesday, March 22

Week 10, March 28- April 1
Essay 3 revision.  (Style/language work? Peer review, etc.?)

Spring Break: April 2-10

Week 11, April 11-15
Essay 3 final (5-7 pages).   
Essay 4 drafting work.

Week 12, April 18-22
Essay 4 drafting work.  (Style/language work?)

Week 13, April 25-29
Essay 4 revision.  (Conferences? Student presentations?)

Week 14, May 1-6
Essay 4 final (6-8 pages)--or no earlier than College-approved date?
Student presentations?
Course-Teacher Evaluations (online).

Week 15, May 9-10 (May 10 Last day of Classes)
Any final projects, further revisions, or portfolios due no earlier than College-approved date.

Week 16, No classes meet May 14-21 (Final Exams)
No final exams in First-Year Writing Seminars