June 1 – August 6, 2021
 

Registration Begins

Date Student Group
March 3 Continuing degree students
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March 8 Readmitted degree students
New undergraduate degree students
New graduate degree students
Nondegree students

Session Course Schedule

Date Important Event
May 31 Memorial Day, CU Boulder closed
June 1 Classes begin
July 5 Independence Day observed, CU Boulder closed
August 6 Final exams
August 19 Degree conferral date

See your syllabus for specific dates for each course.


Add/Drop/Withdrawal Deadlines

Course section numbers 400–499 or 840–849
Note: Section numbers 900–999 (independent study, thesis, and doctoral dissertation hours) use the session B deadlines

Date Milestone Additional Information
June 2 (11:59 p.m.) Last day to join a waitlist Use CU Boulder Class Search
June 3 (4:30 p.m.) Class waitlists are canceled  Waitlisted students lose access to online course materials
June 10 (11:59 p.m.) Last day to add a class Use CU Boulder Class Search
June 10 (11:59 p.m.) Last day to drop an individual class without penalty Use CU Boulder Class Search or Buff Portal; no W grade is recorded or tuition assessed
June 10 (11:59 p.m.) Last day to request to take a class for no credit (audit) Submit an online no-credit request
July 14 (11:59 p.m.) Last day to drop an individual class Use CU Boulder Class Search or Buff Portal; a W grade is recorded and full tuition and fees are assessed 
July 14 (11:59 p.m.) Last day to change a class's grade mode to or from pass/fail Use CU Boulder Class Search or Buff Portal 
July 14 (11:59 p.m.) Last day to request grade replacement if retaking a course Submit an online grade replacement request
August 2 Last day to petition to add a class late Contact the course department
August 5

Last day to petition to drop individual classes late

Instructor’s and dean’s signatures required; a W grade is recorded and full tuition and fees are assessed

August 5 Last day to request a full term withdrawal  Submit an online withdrawal form

See the withdrawal section if you are dropping all of your classes in Session D.


Tuition

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 11 May 13 June 5
May 12 – June 8 June 10 July 5
June 9 – July 13 July 15 August 5
July 14 – August 10 August 12 September 5
August 17 – September 7 September 9 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.