Academic Calendar

For other academic calendars, refer to the Academic Calendar section of the COS webpage.   

Fall Semester 2018

August 13, 2018 - December 14, 2018

Sept 5, 2017 WEB Admission Applications Begin for Summer/Fall 2018 at www.cos.edu
Starting April 2 Fall WEB Registration for Priority Registration/Continuing Students
Apr 27 - 28 Fall Registration for Students who have completed STEPS
April 30 Fall Registration for Students who have completed ALL Matriculation
May 1 Fall Registration for Early College High Schools (VTEC/UPHS)
May 2 Fall WEB OPEN Registration for Eligible Students
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 23 Fall Registration for Concurrently Enrolled High School Students
July 30 Fall Registration for Students who have completed 100 or more units at COS
Aug 10 FLEX Day; Registration is available at www.cos.edu
Aug 13 Fall Semester Begins
Aug 13 - 19 Fall Late WEB Registration With Instructor Add Codes
Aug 26 Last Day to Drop a Class Without a "W" and be Eligible for a Refund
Sept 3 Labor Day Holiday (no classes)
Oct 18 Last Day to File for Associate Degree for Fall 2018
Oct 19 Fall Final Drop Date - Drop Classes on the WEB; this drop date does not apply to short-term classes as each short-term class has its own drop date
Nov 12 Veterans' Day Holiday (no classes)
Nov 21 - 23 Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes); Offices closed November 21 - 23
Dec 10 - 14 Fall Final Exams
Dec 14 Fall Semester Ends
Dec 14 Last Day to Make Up Incomplete "I" Grades for Fall 2017 Semester
Dec 15 - Jan 13 Break Between Semesters

Spring Semester 2019

January 14, 2019 - May 22, 2019

Sept 4, 2018 WEB Admission Applications Begin for Spring 2019 at www.cos.edu
Starting Nov 5 Spring WEB Registration for Priority Registration/Continuing Students
Nov 26 Spring Registration for students who have completed ALL matriculation
Nov 27 Spring Registration for Early College High Schools (VTEC/UPHS)
Dec 3 Spring WEB OPEN Registration for Eligible Students
Dec 10 Spring WEB Registration for Concurrently Enrolled High School Students
Jan 2 Spring Registration for Students who have completed 100 or more units at COS
Jan 11 FLEX Day; Registration is available at www.cos.edu
Jan 14 Spring Semester Begins
Jan 14 - 21 Spring Late WEB Registration With Instructor Add Codes
Jan 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday; Registration is available at www.cos.edu
Jan 28 Last Day to Drop a Class Without a "W" and Eligible for a Refund
Feb 15 Lincoln Day Holiday (no classes)
Feb 18 Presidents' Day Holiday (no classes)
Feb 21 Last Day to File for Associate Degree for Spring 2019
Mar 22 Spring Final Drop Date - Drop Classes on the WEB; this drop date does not apply to short-term classes as each short-term class has its own drop date
April 15-19 Spring Break (no classes); Offices closed April 18-19
May 16 - 22 Spring Final Exams
May 22 Spring Semester Ends; Last Day to Make Up Incomplete “I” Grades for Spring 2018 Semester
May 23 Commencement Ceremony