Fall 2018: August 13 - December 14

 Important Dates
August 13, 2018 Fall Semester Begins
August 19, 2018** LAST DAY TO ADD FULL-TERM CLASSES WITH ADD CODES at www.cos.edu
August 24, 2018 First Day "No Show" Rosters are Due for Full Term Classes
August 26, 2018** LAST DAY TO DROP FULL TERM CLASSES WITH A REFUND AND NO "W" at www.cos.edu
September 3, 2018 Labor Day Holiday - NO CLASSES
September 4, 2018 WEB Admission Application Begin for Spring 2019 at www.cos.edu
​September 7, 2018 ​Permanent Rosters are Due for Full Term Classes
October 18, 2018 Last Day to File for an Associate Degree for Fall 2018
October 19, 2018** FINAL DROP DATE: LAST DAY TO DROP CLASSES WITH A "W" ON TRANSCRIPT AND NO REFUND at www.cos.edu
November 12, 2018 Veterans' Day Holiday - NO CLASSES
November 21 - 23, 2018 Thanksgiving Day Holiday - NO CLASSES - Offices Closed
December 10 - 14, 2018 Fall Final Exams
December 14, 2018 Fall Semester Ends; Last Day to Make up Incomplete 'I' Grades for Fall 2017

 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. 
 

Spring 2019: January 14 - May 22

Registration Information
September 4, 2018 Admission Applications Begin for Spring 2019 at www.cos.edu
Starting November 5, 2018 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 26, 2018 Registration for New Students who have completed ALL matriculation.
​November 27, 2018 ​Registration for Early College High Schools (VTECH/UPHS)
Dec. 3, 2018 - Jan. 13, 2019 OPEN Registration - all Eligible Students - Registration continues through 11 pm of the day prior to the start of each semester.
Dec. 10, 2018 - Jan. 13, 2019 Registration for Concurrently Enrolled High School Students
January 2 - 13, 2019 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 14 - 21, 2019 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.
   

Important Dates
January 14, 2019 Spring Semester Begins
January 21, 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - NO CLASSES and Offices Closed
January 21, 2019* LAST DAY TO ADD FULL-TERM CLASSES WITH ADD CODES at www.cos.edu
January 25, 2019 First Day "No Show" Rosters are Due for Full Term Classes
January 28, 2019* LAST DAY TO DROP FULL TERM CLASSES WITH A REFUND AND NO "W" at www.cos.edu
​January 31, 2019 ​2019-20 Financial Aid Priority Deadline
February 8, 2019 Permanent Rosters are Due for Full Term Classes
February 15, 2019 Lincoln Day Holiday - NO CLASSES and Offices Closed
February 18, 2019 Presidents' Day Holiday - NO CLASSES and Offices Closed
February 21, 2019 Last Day to File for an Associate Degree for Spring 2019
March 2, 2019 2019-20 Cal Grant Deadline for New/Transferring Students
March 22, 2019* FINAL DROP DATE: LAST DAY TO DROP CLASSES WITH A "W" ON TRANSCRIPT AND NO REFUND at www.cos.edu
April 15 -19, 2019 Spring Break - NO CLASSES; Offices open April 15 - 17; closed April 18 - 19
May 16 - 22, 2019 Spring Final Exams
May 22, 2019 Spring Semester Ends; Last Day to Make up Incomplete 'I' Grades for Spring 2018 
May 23, 2019 Commencement Ceremony

 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: 10/3/2018 1:41 PM