ACCESS Academic Calendar

Fall 2024

ACCESS/Nondegree Registration Begins Aug 19
Faculty & Staff Registration Opens Aug 19
Classes Begin Aug 26
Labor Day – University Closed Sept 2
Last Day to Add Name to a Class Waitlist in Buff Portal or Class Search Sept 4
Last Day to Add a Class in Buff Portal or Class Search Sept 4
Drop a Course**, 100% Tuition Adjustment* Sept 11
Deadline to Request No-credit Status Sept 11
Deadline to Withdraw***, 60% Tuition Adjustment* Sept 25
Payment Due for New or Unpaid Charges Oct 5
Deadline to Withdraw***, 40% Tuition Adjustment* Oct 9
Deadline to Withdraw*** without Petitioning^, No Tuition Adjustment Nov 1
Deadline to Request Pass/Fail or Grade Replacement Nov 1
Deadline to Change Final Exam Schedule Nov 1
Fall Break (No Classes; University Closed Nov 28 & 29) Nov 25-29
Add a Course with Instructor Signature, Without Petitioning^ Dec 9
Last Day to Withdraw from all ACCESS Classes Dec 12
College Opportunity Fund Eligibility Deadline^^ Dec 12
Last Day to Apply for COF Dec 12
Last Day of Classes Dec 12
Reading Day Dec 13
Final Exams Dec 14-18
Last Day to Authorize COF in Buff Portal Dec 18

All times are in Mountain Time.

* Students’ eligibility for a possible tuition adjustment or refund is dependent on residency status and number of credits. Non-resident students are not eligible for a tuition adjustment if they are enrolled in 4 or more credits after dropping or withdrawing from a course or courses.
**Drop by 11:59 p.m. online using Buff Portal.
***Withdraw by 11:59 p.m. online using Buff Portal, submitting an online withdrawal form, or by email to A grade of W will appear on your transcript.
Withdraw by 11:59 p.m. by submitting an online withdrawal form or send an email to A grade of W will appear on your transcript.

^ Petitioning is designed to provide students who experience unavoidable, extenuating circumstances, the opportunity to waive a University policy that, if enforced, would result in unsatisfactory academic progress or financial consequences.
Nondegree students must petition the dean of CEPS and must have an instructor signature. Degree students must petition the dean of the college in which they are enrolled, and must have an instructor signature.

^^ If a College Opportunity Fund (COF) eligible student adds a course after this date, according to Colorado Department of Higher Education policy, the student will pay full tuition for the course, including the amount normally paid by COF, and the course will not be credited to COF hours used.

Now that you’ve selected your favorite Continuing Education courses, email or print the information, including class number, to more easily search Buff Portal and enroll. Still have questions? Contact an advisor.


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