• 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.

    Duration of Blocks for the Fall/Spring/Summer Semesters
    Block A
    7 Weeks
    Block B
    7 Weeks
    Block C*
    7 Weeks
    Block 1
    5 Weeks
    Block 2
    5 Weeks
    Block 3
    5 Weeks
    Block 4*
    5 Weeks

    * Block 4 and Block C occur in the Fall Semester only.


    2015-16 Academic Year | 2014-15 Academic Year

    Fall Semester | Spring Semester | Summer Semester

    FALL SEMESTER 2015
    Fall Semester Begins August 17
    Payment Arrangements Due August 17
    Block 1 August 17 - September 20
    Block A August 17 - October 4
    Labor Day - no classes September 7
    Block 2 September 21 - October 25
    Block B October 5 - November 22
    Spring Registration Opens October 19
    Block 3 October 26 - November 29
    Thanksgiving Break - No classes November 26 - November 29
    Thanksgiving - University Closed November 26 - 27
    Block C November 23 - January 10
    Block 4 November 30 - January 10
    Fall Graduation (No Commencement Ceremony) December 19
    Christmas Break - No classes December 21 - December 27
    Christmas & New Years - University Closed December 24 - January 1
    Fall Semester Ends January 10, 2016
    SPRING SEMESTER 2016
    Spring Semester Begins January 11
    Payment Arrangements Due January 11
    Block 1 January 11 - February 14
    Block A January 11 - February 28
    Summer Registration Opens February 1
    Block 2 February 15 - March 20
    Block B February 29 - April 17
    Block 3 March 21 - April 24
    Good Friday - University closed March 25
    Good Friday/Easter - no classes March 25-27
    Spring Semester Ends April 24
    Spring Graduation (Commencement) May 7
    SUMMER SEMESTER 2016
    Summer Semester Begins April 25
    Payment Arrangements due April 25
    Block 1 April 25 - May 29
    Block A April 25 - June 12
    Fall Registration Opens May 23
    Memorial Day - no classes May 30
    Block 2 May 30 - July 3
    Block B June 13 - August 7
    Summer Break - no classes July 4-10
    4th of July Holiday - University Closed July 4
    Block 3 July 11 - August 14
    Summer Semester Ends August 14
    Summer Graduation (No Commencement Ceremony) August 20

    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.