• Academic Calendar for the College of Adult and Graduate Studies

    Want to know all the important dates for CCU students in our College of Adult and Graduate Studies? Curious to find out how college semester schedules work at Colorado Christian? This page has those answers and more. Use the academic year calendar below whenever you have questions regarding school-specific dates like graduation, semester and holiday breaks, and registration and payment deadlines.

    2016-17 Academic Year

    Blocks 1, 2, 3 – five weeks
    Blocks A, B – seven weeks



    SUMMER SEMESTER 2016

    Summer Semester Begins May 2
    Payment Arrangements due May 2
    Block 1 May 2 - June 12
    Block A May 2 - June 26
    Fall Registration Opens June 20
    Memorial Day Break - no classes May 30 - June 5
    Memorial Day - University closed May 30
    Block 2 June 13 - July 24
    Block B June 27 - August 21
    Independence Day Break - no classes July 4 - 10
    Independence Day - University closed July 4
    Block 3 July 25 - August 28
    Summer Semester Ends August 28
    Summer Graduation (No Commencement Ceremony) August 20

    FALL SEMESTER 2016

    Fall Semester Begins August 29
    Payment Arrangements Due August 29
    Block 1 August 29 - October 9
    Block A August 29 - October 23
    Labor Day Break - no classes September 5 - 11
    Labor Day - University closed September 5
    Block 2 October 10 - November 13
    Block B October 24 - December 18
    Spring Registration Opens October 24
    Block 3 November 14 - December 25
    Thanksgiving Break - No classes November 21 - November 27
    Thanksgiving - University Closed November 24 - 25
    Fall Graduation (No Commencement Ceremony) December 17
    Fall Semester Ends December 25
    Christmas Break - No classes December 26 - January 8
    Christmas & New Years - University Closed December 24 - January 1

    SPRING SEMESTER 2017

    Spring Semester Begins January 9
    Payment Arrangements Due January 9
    Block 1 January 9 - February 12
    Block A January 9 - February 26
    Summer Registration Opens February 20
    Block 2 February 13 - March 19
    Block B March 6 - April 23
    Spring Break March 20 - 26
    Block 3 March 27 - April 30
    Good Friday - University closed April 14
    Good Friday/Easter - no classes April 14 - 16
    Spring Semester Ends April 30
    Spring Graduation (Commencement) May 13

    Any registered course dropped before the first session and up to seven days after the start of the class or before the second session - whichever comes first - may qualify for a full reversal of tuition and fees. For semester long courses the drop deadline for the course is 21 days after the start of the course to receive a full reversal of tuition and fees. Books may be returned to the CCU Bookstore for credit on account if students drop courses within the designated drop period. Please see Using Financial Aid in the CCU Bookstore for more information.

    If you have questions about the start dates for Colorado Christian University online and adult students, refer to the calendars above or contact us at your convenience.