Dates and Deadlines

Continuing Education Important Dates

Fall 2021

Apr 5 Continuing Education Fall Enrollment Begins
Aug 16 ACCESS/Nondegree Registration Begins
Aug 23 CE Online Flexible Enrollment Begins
Aug 30 CE Full Session/Session 1 Classes Begin
Sept 3 Nontraditional Student Fall Scholarship Deadline
Sept 6 Labor Day Holiday (University Closed)
Sept 27 CE 10-week Session Classes Begin
Oct 1 Fall Fees Waiver Form Deadline
Oct 15 Session 1 CE Online Credit Courses End
Oct 18 Session 2 CE Online Credit Courses Begin
Nov 22-26 Fall Break (No Classes)
Nov 25-26 Thanksgiving Holiday (University Closed)
Dec 10 CE Full Session/10-week Session and Session 2 Classes End

Spring 2022

Nov 1 Continuing Education Spring Enrollment Begins
Dec 13 CE Online Flexible Enrollment Begins
Dec 25-Jan 1 Winter Break (No Classes; University Closed)
Jan 3 ACCESS/Nondegree Registration Begins
Jan 17 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (No Classes; University Closed)
Jan 18 CE Full Session/Session 1 Classes Begin
Jan 21 Nontraditional Student Spring Scholarship Deadline
Feb 14 CE 10-week Session Classes Begin
Feb 25 Spring Fees Waiver Form Deadline
Mar 4 Session 1 CE Online Credit Courses End
Mar 7 Session 2 CE Online Credit Courses Begin
Mar 21-25 Spring Break (No Classes; University Closed Friday, March 25)
Apr 28 CE Full Session/10-week Session and Session 2 Classes End

Find dates and deadlines for main campus Summer Session classes.

Tuition Due Dates

Bills become available in Buff Portal (CUBill&Pay for authorized payers) by the second Thursday of each month after you register for classes. Payment is due on the 5th of the following month. Postmarks and post-dated checks are not honored. Dates may be subject to change without notice.

See the Bursar’s Office website for important dates.

Add, Drop, and Withdrawal Info

Enrolled students must add or drop courses by the dates and deadlines listed in their program’s academic calendar. You may add, drop, or withdraw via Buff Portal or Class Search using the instructions outlined under Review Your Registration Actions. You may also email to add, drop, or withdraw.

If you fail to drop by the deadline you may receive a grade of F and you may be liable for any tuition and fees. You may withdraw from a credit course after the published drop deadline. Withdrawals will result in a W on your academic record.

Administrative Drop Policy

If you do not attend your courses regularly during the first week through the last day to drop, you may be administratively dropped. Nonattendance does not constitute withdrawal. If you have questions, check with your instructor or contact us.

Grade Replacement Policy

You may be eligible for grade replacement if you are a degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate student at CU Boulder who earned a C- or lower (undergrads), or a C+ or lower (grad students) in your most recent prior attempt of a course (W grades don’t count). Law and nondegree students are not eligible for grade replacement. Learn more about CU Boulder’s grade replacement policy.

To request grade replacement, fill out a grade replacement form by the deadline listed on the academic calendar.

If you have questions about the policy, contact the CE Student Services at or schedule an appointment.

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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