Spring 2016: January 11
 - May 19
   

Spring 2016 - Important Dates
January 11, 2016 Spring Semester Begins
January 18, 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - NO CLASSES and Offices Closed
January 19, 2016* LAST DAY TO ADD FULL-TERM CLASSES WITH ADD CODES at www.cos.edu
January 22, 2016 First Day "No Show" Rosters are Due for Full Term Classes
January 25, 2016* LAST DAY TO DROP FULL TERM CLASSES WITH A REFUND AND NO "W" at www.cos.edu
February 8, 2016 Permanent Rosters are Due for Full Term Classes
February 12, 2016 Lincoln Day Holiday - NO CLASSES and Offices Closed
February 15, 2016 Presidents' Day Holiday - NO CLASSES and Offices Closed
February 25, 2016 Last Day to File for an Associate Degree for Spring 2016
March 2, 2016 2016-17 Cal Grant Deadline for New/Transferring Students
March 18, 2016* FINAL DROP DATE: LAST DAY TO DROP CLASSES WITH A "W" ON TRANSCRIPT AND NO REFUND at www.cos.edu
March 21 - 25, 2016 Spring Break - NO CLASSES; Offices open March 21 - 23; closed March 24 - 25
April 30, 2016 2016-17 Financial Aid Priority Deadline
May 13 - 19, 2016 Spring Final Exams
May 19, 2016 Commencement Ceremony
May 19, 2016 Spring Semester Ends; Last Day to Make up Incomplete 'I' Grades for Spring 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.
 
* These add/drop dates do not apply to short-term classes. Each short-term class has its own add & drop date. 


Summer and Fall 2016

Summer and Fall 2016 - Registration Information
September 8, 2015 Admission Applications Begin for Summer and Fall 2016 at www.cos.edu
Starting March 28, 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.
April 22 - 23, 2016*​ ​Registration for Students who have completed STEPS
May 2, 2016 Registration for New Students who have completed ALL matriculation
May 3, 2016​ ​Registration for Early College High Schools (VTech/UPHS)
Starting May 4, 2016 OPEN Registration - all Eligible Students - Registration continues through 11 pm of the day prior to the start of each semester.
May 16, 2016 Summer Registration for Concurrently Enrolled High School Students
May 25, 2016​ Summer 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.​

​Please see the Important
Summer Dates Below

Summer 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.​
July 1, 2016 Payment Deadline: Students must pay Fall fees by July 1st or 2 weeks after registration (whichever is later) to avoid the possibility of being dropped from classes
July 25, 2016 Fall Registration for Concurrently Enrolled High School Students 
​August 10, 2016 Fall 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.
​August 15 - 21, 2016 Fall 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.
   

Summer 2016 - Important Dates
Summer Session 1: May 31 through June 24
Summer Session 2: June 13 through July 21
Summer Session 3: July 5 through July 29
May 31, 2016 Summer Session 1 Begins: Late Registration with Add Codes
June 1, 2016 Summer Session 1: Last Day for Add Codes and to Drop w/Refund and no "W" at www.cos.edu
June 3, 2016 First Day "No Show" Rosters are Due for Summer Session 1 Classes
June 10, 2016 Permanent Rosters are Due for Summer Session 1 Classes
June 13 , 2016 Summer Session 2 Begins: Late Registration with Add Codes
June 14, 2016 Summer Session 1 Final Drop Date - "W" and no Refund at www.cos.edu
June 14, 2016 Summer Session 2: Last Day for Add Codes and to Drop w/Refund and no "W" at www.cos.edu
June 17, 2016 First Day "No Show" Rosters are Due for Summer Session 2 Classes
June 24, 2016 Permanent Rosters are Due for Summer Session 2 Classes
July 4, 2016 Independence Day Holiday - NO CLASSES - All Offices Closed
July 5, 2016 Summer Session 3 Begins: Late Registration with Add Codes
July 6, 2016 Summer Session 3: Last Day for Add Codes and to Drop w/Refund and no "W" at www.cos.edu
July 6, 2016 Summer Session 2 Final Drop Date - "W" and no Refund at www.cos.edu
July 8, 2016 First Day "No Show" Rosters are Due for Summer Session 3 Classes
July 15, 2016 Permanent Rosters are Due for Summer Session 3 Classes
July 19, 2016 Summer Session 3 Final Drop Date - "W" and no Refund at www.cos.edu

Fall 2016 - Important Dates
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. 

Last Updated: 2/19/2016 12:23 PM