May 11 – May 29, 2020

Registration Begins

Date Student Group

March 4

Continuing degree students
See Enrollment Dates
March 9 Readmitted degree students
New graduate degree students
Nondegree students

Session Course Schedule

Date Important Event
May 11 Classes begin
May 25 Memorial Day, CU Boulder closed
May 29 Final exams
August 20 Degree conferral date

See your syllabus for specific dates for each course.

Add/Drop/Withdrawal Deadlines

Course section numbers 001–049 or 800–809

Date Milestone Additional Information
May 11 (11:59 p.m.) Deadline to be added to a class waitlist  
May 12 (4:30 p.m.) Waitlists are canceled   
May 12 (11:59 p.m.) Deadline to change grading basis Change to pass/fail or no credit status through Buff Portal
May 12 (11:59 p.m.) Deadline to add a class  
May 12 (11:59 p.m.) Deadline to drop a class without penalty through Buff Portal No W grade recorded or tuition assessed
May 21 (11:59 p.m.) Final deadline to drop individual classes through Buff Portal W grade recorded and full tuition and fees assessed 
May 21 (11:59 p.m.) Last day to request grade replacement Submit an online grade replacement request
May 26 Late add deadline Contact the course department
May 28

Last day to petition to late drop individual classes

Instructor’s and dean’s signature required

May 28 Last day to request a full term withdraw  Submit an online withdrawal form

See the withdrawal section if you are dropping your class in Maymester.


Bills for tuition and fees are available in Buff Portal by the second Thursday of each month depending on your registration date. Payments are due on the fifth day of the following month. See the Tuition and Financial Aid section for detailed information.  

Registration for Any Session by/between Billing Available Tuition Due
May 12 May 14 June 5
May 13 – June 9 June 11 July 5
June 10 – July 7 July 9 August 5
July 8 – August 11 August 13 September 5
August 12 – September 8 September 10 October 5

Specific due dates are listed on your bill. Students can log in to Buff Portal anytime and view their billing information. See the Bursar's Office website for additional details.