8-Week Sessions

8-Week Sessions

Accelerate your education with intensity and focus. Designed with you in mind, 8-week sessions are all about empowering you to succeed!

Optimize Focus

  • Experience a fast-paced, immersive learning environment
  • Take fewer classes at a time

Boost Flexibility

  • Start classes when you are ready 
  • Fit classes into your schedule with more opportunities to jump in or out when your family, career, or life needs your attention

Drive Your Degree

  • Stay on track to reach your goals
  • Cover the same material and earn the same number of credits in half the time

 

Questions?

View Frequently Asked Questions below, or contact us at 208.562.3000, email onestop@cwi.edu, or visit us One Stop Student Services.

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Fall 2022 Semester

Second 8-Week Session
Oct. 17  – Dec. 17, 2022
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  • Aug. 1 – Registration Begins 8-week calendar icon
  • Oct. 8 – Admission Deadline
    • When completing the Admission Application, select 2022 Fall as the term you are planning to attend.  
  • Oct. 14 – Last Day to Register

For additional dates, please see the 2022-2023 Academic Calendar.

Fall 2022 8-Week Session Class Schedule

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Courses

The following courses are currently available to take during 8-week sessions: 

  • AGRI 109/109L Principles of Animal Science
  • AGRI 120 Global Food Perspectives – Farm to Plate
  • BUSA 101 Introduction to Business
  • COMM 101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication
  • CWI 101 Connecting With Ideas
  • ENGL 101 Writing and Rhetoric I
  • EXHS 155 Health and Wellness
  • HIST 101 World History I
  • HLTH 101 Medical Terminology
  • MATH 122/123P Math in Modern Society Plus
  • MATH 123 Math in Modern Society
  • PHIL 103 Introduction to Ethics
  • POLS 101 American National Government
  • PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology
  • SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish I

8-Week Session Class Schedule

19304 What can I expect during an 8-week class?

Classes taken during an 8-week session cover the same amount of content and have the same workload as traditional 16-week classes at an accelerated pace. This means you can expect to spend at least 15 hours per week on a 3-credit lecture course taught over 8 weeks.

Classes taken during an 8-week session cover the same amount of content and have the same workload as traditional 16-week classes at an accelerated pace. This means you can expect to spend at least 15 hours per week on a 3-credit lecture course taught over 8 weeks.

19385 Which classes are available during 8-week sessions?

At this time, a select number of academic courses are currently offered during 8-week sessions. A majority of these classes are being offered in online and hybrid course delivery styles.

19384 How many credits I can take during each 8-week session?

A student should not take more than 10 credits during each 8-week session. Students wishing to register for more than 20 credits during a fall or spring semester will need the approval of their Student Success Advisor. This limitation is based on the expectation that each credit in which you are enrolled in during an 8-week session will require up to 5 hours per week to complete. Taking 10 credits during an 8-week session will require approximately 50 hours of time each week.

19383 Can I take an 8-week class in the same semester I am taking 16-week classes?

Yes, classes can be taken in an 8- and 16-week session simultaneously. Prior to registering for classes, be sure to determine the total number of hours you need each week to complete coursework.

For example, if you are taking 12 credits during a traditional 16-week semester, you can expect to spend approximately 30 hours on coursework each week during a 16-week period.

If you are taking 12 credits during a traditional 16-week semester, you can expect to spend approximately 30 hours on coursework each week during an 8-week period.

If you take 12 credits with 6 credits as part of the traditional 16-week semester and 6 credits as part of an 8-week session simultaneously, you can expect to spend approximately 45 hours on coursework per week during that 8-week period.

If you take 12 credits with 6 credits as part of the traditional 16-week semester and 6 credits as part of an 8-week session simultaneously, you can expect to spend approximately 45 hours on coursework per week during that 8-week period.

19335 How will 8-week classes affect my financial aid?

Financial aid is awarded based on the number of credit hours per semester. To maximize your federal financial aid, be sure to register for 8-week session classes prior to the Census Date specified for each semester. Contact financialaid@cwi.edu with questions. 

View the 2022-2023 Academic Calendar for dates specific to the Fall 2022 semester.  

19386 If I would like to drop or withdraw from a class I am registered for during the traditional 16-week semester, am I able to register for the same class during the Second 8-Week Session?

If you are able to drop the class prior to the Last Day to Drop Classes for that particular semester, you will be able to register for the same class in the Second 8-Week Session.

If you withdraw from a 16-week class, you may be able to register for the same class during the Second 8-Week Session of the same semester. Please contact your Student Success Advisor to discuss your options.

Contact financialaid@cwi.edu to discuss how these scenarios may impact your financial aid.