Winter Session 2024
Course section numbers 013W – 014W
|Oct. 10||Winter Session courses available to search||CU Boulder Class Search|
|Oct. 30 (12:01 a.m.)||Winter Session registration opens||
All current students may enroll in Continuing Education (CE) classes, which includes Winter Session, starting on this date, regardless of your assigned Main Campus enrollment dates.
|Dec. 18 (11:59 p.m.)||Last day to join a waitlist||Use CU Boulder Class Search|
|Dec. 18 (11:59 p.m.)||Last day to add a class||Use CU Boulder Class Search|
|Dec. 18 (11:59 p.m.)||Last day for waitlist auto-enrollment||
The system will auto-enroll students in their waitlisted course if a seat becomes available, they are eligible, and next on the waitlist prior to this deadline.
Starting Dec. 19 at 12:01 a.m., students on the waitlist are no longer auto-enrolled in the course and will need to fill out a CE Course Request form with attached instructor approval to be added to the course if space becomes available.
|Dec. 19 (12:01 a.m.)||Winter Session courses are viewable in Canvas for waitlisted and enrolled students|
|Dec. 19 (12:01 a.m.)||Process to request to add a course late begins||
Contact the course instructor. Attach emailed approval to a CE Course Request form.
|Dec. 20||Class waitlists are canceled||Waitlisted students lose access to online course materials within 48 hours of being dropped.|
|Dec. 21 (12:01 a.m.)||Classes begin|
|Dec. 22 (4:30 p.m.)||Last day to submit instructor approval for a late add||Contact the course instructor. Attach emailed approval to a CE Course Request form.|
|Dec. 22 (11:59 p.m.)||Last day to drop an individual class without penalty*|
|Dec. 24 (11:59 p.m.)||Last day to drop with 60% tuition adjustment*||Use CU Boulder Class Search or Buff Portal; a W grade is recorded and 60% tuition refunded|
|Dec. 31 (11:59 p.m.)||Last day to drop a Winter Session class via Buff Portal**||Use CU Boulder Class Search or Buff Portal; a W grade is recorded and full tuition and fees are assessed|
|Dec. 31 (11:59 p.m.)||Last day to change a class's grade mode to or from pass/fail||This change can be made using CU Boulder Class Search, Buff Portal, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Jan. 10 (11:59 p.m.)||Last day to withdraw from all courses in the session^||Students can submit their request via the online withdrawal form or by emailing email@example.com; a W grade is recorded and full tuition and fees are assessed. Important: If you are only in one Winter Session class, this is the most common action.|
|Jan. 10 (11:59 p.m.)||Last day to petition to drop individual classes late||
A W grade is recorded and full tuition and fees are assessed.
Students with questions about petitioning should connect with their college and academic advisor, or schedule an appointment with a CE Academic Advisor to discuss further.
Important: This is uncommon, and only applies if you are in more than one Winter Session course.
|Jan. 11||Classes end|
Important: If you are having trouble dropping a course in Buff Portal, please forward your drop request to firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
* Students may be eligible for a possible tuition adjustment or refund.
** Drop by 11:59 p.m. online using Buff Portal. If you are concerned that your drop request on Buff Portal may not have gone through correctly, please email email@example.com before the deadline to request to be dropped from your course. A grade of W will appear on your transcript.
^ Withdraw from all Winter Session courses between Jan. 1 through Jan. 10, 2024 (11:59 p.m.) by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or submitting the online withdrawal form. A grade of W will appear on your transcript and there is no refund.
Petitioning is designed to provide students who experience unavoidable, extenuating circumstances, the opportunity to waive a University policy that, if enforced, would result in unsatisfactory academic progress or financial consequences. Students with questions about petitioning should connect with a CE Academic Advisor to discuss further. Students who withdrew due to extenuating circumstances may be eligible to petition for financial consideration and should connect with a CE Academic Advisor to discuss further.
Grade replacement is applied automatically at the end of each term for eligible courses and students. More information on retaking a course for grade replacement can be found on the Office of the Registrar’s site here.