Dates to know for Fall Semester

While slowly adapting to coursework, changing social lives and constant trips to campus, it can be difficult to remember just how much is happening on campus at Colorado State University.

There are a hefty amount of dates to remember for the fall semester, and here are some need-to-know dates for the 2014 fall semester at CSU.


Academic Dates to Know

Aug. 25: Fall 2014 Classes Begin
Aug. 29: Restricted Drop Deadline
Aug. 31: Add Without Override Ends
Sep. 1: University Holiday – No Classes
Sep. 1: Holiday – University Offices Closed
Sep. 10: Registration Closes for Most Courses
Sep. 10: End Course Drop (“D”) Period
Oct. 3: Spring 2015 Class Schedule Available on Web
Oct. 20: End Course Withdrawal (“W”) Period
Oct. 27: Spring 2015 Registration Access begins for Continuing Students
Nov. 24-28: Fall Recess, No Classes
Nov. 24: Spring 2015 Registration Access begins for New Students
Dec. 12: Classes End
Dec. 15-19: Final Examinations
Dec. 23: Grades Due

Short courses at the TILT Building

The TILT Building offers different short courses each week for CSU students.

The TILT website states, “College coursework can be difficult; quite a bit different from high school, Advanced Placement courses included … Developed just for CSU undergraduates, we’re here to help you meet your new academic challenges, achieve your learning goals, and reach your highest potential.”

College Etiquette: Aug. 25, 26 and 28
Getting Organized: Sep. 2 and 4
Time Management for Busy Students: Sep. 8, 9 and 11
Taking Great Notes: Sep. 15, 16 and 18
Study Smarter: High Impact Learning Strategies: Sep. 22, 23 and 25
Memory and Concentration: Sep. 28, 29 and Oct. 2
Mindfully Managing Stress: Oct. 20 and 23
Reading Skills: Oct. 27, 28 and 30
Test Anxiety: Nov. 3 and 6
Motivation and Goal-Setting: Nov. 10, 11 and 13
Overcoming Procrastination: Nov. 17, 18 and 20
Final Exam Prep: Dec. 8, 9 and 11

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