Important Dates

These calendars are subject to change at any time prior to or during an academic term due to emergencies or causes beyond the reasonable control of the institution, including severe weather, loss of utility services or orders by federal or state agencies.


Spring Semester 2015

  • Academic Calendar

    Part of Term in Class Schedule
    Classes Begin
    Classes End
    Last Day to Apply for New Students
    Last Day to Apply for Returning Students
    Final Exams
     Full Term
     Jan. 20
     May 1
     Jan. 9
     Jan. 12
    May 2-8
     1st 5 Weeks
     Jan. 20
     Feb. 21
     Jan. 9
     Jan. 12
    Final Exams in short terms are given on the last day of class.
     1st 7 Weeks
     Jan. 20
     Mar. 7
    Jan. 9
     Jan. 12
     2nd 5 Weeks
     Feb. 23
     April 4
     Feb. 9
     Feb. 16
     2nd 7 Weeks
     Mar. 16
     May 8
     Mar. 2
     Mar. 9
     3rd 5 Weeks
     April 6
     May 8
     Mar. 23
     Mar. 30

    Dates for all parts of term are posted online at http://www.columbiastate.edu/refunds-drops-withdrawals. To be eligible for application deadline extension, returning students can have no new transfer college coursework since last attending Columbia State. Final grades for the Spring 2015 semester will be available in myChargerNet on May 18.

  • Registration Calendar

    Priority Registration for currently enrolled students is November 10-16. Registration for Spring 2015 opens November 17 for all admitted students. Register early to ensure class availability.

    Spring 2015 Part of Term
    Last Day to Register without Late Fee
    Last Day to Add a Class during this Part of Term
    Last Day to Drop, Withdraw or Change to Audit
     Full Term
     Jan. 13
     Jan. 21
     April 2
     1st 5 weeks
     Jan. 13
     Jan. 20
     Feb. 10
     1st 7 weeks
     Jan. 13
     Jan. 20
     Feb. 19
     2nd 5 weeks
     Feb. 23
     Feb. 23
     March 21
     2nd 7 weeks
     March 16
     March 16
     April 20
     3rd 5 weeks
     April 6
     April 6
     April 27
  • Tuition and Fees Calendar

     Spring 2015 Part of Term
    Payment Due
     Refunds
     100% 75%
    25%
     Full Term
     Jan. 7
     Jan. 19
     Feb. 2
     Feb. 15
     1st 5 weeks
     Jan. 7
     Jan. 19
     Jan. 23
     Jan. 27
     1st 7 weeks
     Jan. 7
     Jan. 19
     Jan. 25
     Jan. 31
     2nd 5 weeks
     Feb. 20
     Feb. 22
     Feb. 27
     Mar. 4
     2nd 7 weeks
     Mar. 13
     Mar. 15
     Mar. 22
     Mar. 29
     3rd 5 weeks
     April 3
     April 5
     April 9
     April 13
  • Financial Aid Calendar

    Priority Financial Aid Processing for Spring 2015 semester is November 25. If your financial aid forms are not complete by this time you should be prepared to pay your tuition and fees by the payment deadline to maintain your class schedule.

    Spring 2015 Part of Term
    Awards Posted
    Disbursements Available No Later Than:
     Full Term
     Feb. 3
     Feb. 17
     1st 5 weeks
     Feb. 3
     Feb. 17
     1st 7 weeks
     Feb. 3
     Feb. 17
     2nd 5 weeks
     March 9
     March 23
     2nd 7 weeks
     March 30
     April 13
     3rd 5 weeks
     April 20
     May 4

    Posting and disbursement dates are contingent on faculty confirming enrollment by verifying student participation in a class prior to census date. Students must attend on the fist day of class in order to receive disbursements according to this schedule.

  • Class Holidays and Campus Closings

     Dec. 24-Jan. 1
     Seasonal Holiday (Campus closed)
     Jan. 12
     Convocation (All offices closed)
     Jan. 19
     Holiday: Martin Luther King Day (Campus closed)
     March 9-15
     Spring Break (Classes do not meet)
  • Graduation Dates

     May 2015 Graduation
    Feb. 9
    Submit Intent to Graduate IF you wish to participate in the May ceremony. Those not participating in the ceremony must still file an Intent and are encouraged to file early to ensure awareness of requirements before your final semester.
     May 9 at 10 a.m.
    Graduation Ceremony

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