The Difference Between CE Term-Based and CE Online Flexible Courses

CE Term-based courses follow structured academic calendars and holiday schedules in full-semester, 10-week, and 7-week sessions. Courses may have unique start and end dates, drop deadlines, and refund schedules listed under dates and deadlines.

CE Online Flexible courses offer ultimate flexibility; you may enroll any time and finish in less than a semester or up to 6 months. You take exams and finish projects when you have time to focus on them as long as it fits the course time limits and deadlines.

Learn more about these two online course options on our CE Online Credit page.

CE Online Flexible Expiration Date

Your CE Online Flexible class expires six months after your enrollment date. If you need to verify your enrollment date, go to Buff Portal and look at Your Classes card. If you have trouble finding the date or have additional questions, please contact Enrollment Services at 303-492-5148 or

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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