Fall 2016

August 15 through December 16
August 15, 2016 Fall Semester Begins
August 21, 2016** LAST DAY TO ADD FULL TERM CLASSES WITH ADD CODES at www.cos.edu 
August 26, 2016 First Day "No Show" Rosters are Due for Full Term Classes
August 28, 2016** ​LAST DAY TO DROP FULL TERM CLASSES WITH A REFUND AND NO "W" at www.cos.edu
September 5, 2016 Labor Day Holiday - NO CLASSES - All Offices Closed
September 6, 2016 Admissions Applications Begin for Spring 2017
September 9, 2016 Permanent Rosters Due for Full Term Classes
October 20, 2016 Last Day to File for an Associate Degree for Fall 2016
October 21, 2016** ​FINAL DROP DATE: LAST DAY TO DROP FULL TERM CLASSES WITH A "W" ON TRANSCRIPTS         AND NO REFUND at www.cos.edu
​November 11, 2016 Veterans' Day Holiday - NO CLASSES - All Offices Closed​
​November 23 - 25, 2016 ​Thanksgiving Day Holiday - NO CLASSES - All Offices Closed
​December 12 - 16, 2016 ​Fall Final Exams
​December 16, 2016 ​Fall Semester Ends; Last day to make up Incomplete "I" grades for Fall 2015
 
SHORT TERM CLASSES: For late registration, add codes are required beginning the 1st day of the class and are valid 1-3 days only. View add, drop, and refund dates on Banner Class Search.
 
*  For more information on STEPS, please contact the Welcome Center at 730-3702.
** These add/drop dates do not apply to short-term classes. Each short-term class has its own add & drop date.


Spring 2017: January 18 - May 25

Spring 2017 - Registration Information
September 6, 2016 Admission Applications Begin for Spring 2017 at www.cos.edu
Starting November 7, 2016 Priority Registration: Per AP 5055, students owing any money for prior or current semesters will be denied registration unless on a current payment plan.
November 28, 2016 Registration for New Students who have completed ALL matriculation.
​November 30, 2016​ ​Registration for Early College High Schools (VTEC / UPHS)
Dec. 5, 2016 - Jan. 17, 2017 OPEN Registration - all Eligible Students - Registration continues through 11 pm of the day prior to the start of each semester.
Dec. 12, 2016 - Jan. 17, 2017 Registration for Concurrently Enrolled High School Students
January 11, 2017 Registration for Students who have accumulated 100 or more units at COS with the exception of those in the Nursing Program, Public Training Safety Academies and those who petition for an exception per AP 5055.
January 18 - 24, 2017 Late Registration with Add Codes: Per AP 5073, students must be in attendance the first day of instruction in order to obtain an add code from the instructor.
   

Spring 2017 - Important Dates
January 16, 2017 ​Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
January 18, 2017  Spring Semester Begins
January 24, 2017* LAST DAY TO ADD FULL-TERM CLASSES WITH ADD CODES at www.cos.edu
January 27, 2017 First Day "No Show" Rosters are Due for Full Term Classes
January 30, 2017* LAST DAY TO DROP FULL TERM CLASSES WITH A REFUND AND NO "W" at www.cos.edu
February 10, 2017 Permanent Rosters are Due for Full Term Classes
February 17, 2017 Lincoln Day Holiday - NO CLASSES and Offices Closed
February 20, 2017 Presidents' Day Holiday - NO CLASSES and Offices Closed
February 23, 2017 Last Day to File for an Associate Degree for Spring 2017
March 2, 2017 2017-18 Cal Grant Deadline for New/Transferring Students
March 24, 2017* FINAL DROP DATE: LAST DAY TO DROP CLASSES WITH A "W" ON TRANSCRIPT AND NO REFUND at www.cos.edu
April 10-14, 2017 Spring Break - NO CLASSES; Offices open April 10 - 12; closed April 13 - 14
April 30, 2017 2017-18 Financial Aid Priority Deadline
May 19 - 25, 2017 Spring Final Exams
May 25, 2017 Commencement Ceremony
May 25, 2017 Spring Semester Ends; Last Day to Make up Incomplete 'I' Grades for Spring 2016 

 SHORT TERM CLASSES: For late registration, add codes are required beginning the 1st day of the class and are valid 1-3 days only. View add, drop, and refund dates on Banner Class Search.
 
* These add/drop dates do not apply to short-term classes. Each short-term class has its own add & drop date. 
 

Last Updated: 10/10/2016 9:19 AM