Get a jump start on 2022 by enrolling in Winter Term!

Take advantage of your winter break and register now to earn extra college credit during our exclusive Winter Term.

How do I register?

Winter Term 2021 and Spring 2022 priority advising and registration has begun for currently enrolled students. Students interested in registering for the Winter Term should speak directly with their academic advisor. The last day to register for the Winter Term is December 3, 2021. 

New students must apply to the university by November 30, 2021 to enroll in the Winter Term.

About Winter Term

Winter Term offers undergraduate students the opportunity to complete college courses in just 5 weeks.

  • All courses delivered fully online via Zoom and CANVAS. CANVAS is the online course management tool that professors will utilize through the winter term
  • Current students can register for Winter Term classes at the same time you register for Spring ‘22 classes
  • Courses taken in Winter Term can serve as pre-requisites for courses student wishes to take in the Spring ‘22 semester
  • Limited time discounted tuition rate – $507 per credit hour for undergraduate courses plus the course access fee
  • Choose from a total of 35 online courses

View Winter Term 2021 Course Offerings

Important Dates

December 6, 2021 – January 7, 2022

  • December 3 – Confirmation and payment deadline
  • December 6 – First day of classes
  • December 10 – Last day to add or drop without penalty
  • December 17 –  Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W”; student responsible for 50% of charges
  • December 23 – Last day to withdraw with a “WP” or “WF” by noon; student responsible for 75% of charges

What else you should know

How Many Classes Can I Take?

It is recommended students take no more than two courses during the winter term.


Courses taken during the winter term can serve as a pre-requisite for a course student wishes to take in the spring semester. Please contact your advisor for questions or assistance with scheduling.

Campus Closing

On dates the university is closed for year-end holidays, students will have limited support from campus offices. No classes will meet from Dec. 24 – Jan. 3.

Cost and Financial Aid

There is no financial aid available to students for the winter term. We’re committed to doing all that we can to ensure Cumberland is affordable and that we deliver a great educational value. To help offset the cost of tuition, we have discounted the winter term tuition rates by 50%. Undergraduate tuition costs will cost $507 per credit hour plus the access fee for the winter term. Some additional course fees may apply. All books and supplies are additional out of pocket expenses.

For questions regarding winter term tuition please contact Student Services at

Winter Term Student Resources

Questions? We’re here to guide you through your next steps.

If you are currently a student and have any questions or need any help through the next steps of Winter Term enrollment, please contact your academic advisor.

If you are new to CU and have questions or need any help through the Winter Term enrollment process, please contact:

The Office of Admissions


Thank you for choosing Cumberland University. We look forward to helping you get ahead in your academic journey.