Academic Calendar Fall 2024

Important Registration Dates

Certain classes meet outside of the regular semester dates. Drop and withdrawal dates vary for each of these classes, depending on the starting date and the length of the class. Check your detailed student schedule for drop and withdrawal dates. Courses are subject to change without notice.  Click here for instructions on how to find registration deadlines for a specific course. 

Fall 2024 Registration begins

March 11, 2024

15-week session begins* (other classes begin throughout the fall semester)

August 19, 2024

Deadline for changing your registration status to audit for 15-week classes

September 4, 2024

Last day to drop 15-week classes (After this date you will be responsible for full payment)

September 4, 2024

Last day to withdraw from 15-week classes (You will be responsible for full payment)

November 14, 2024

Fall session ends

December 10,  2024

Full-term Fall grades are due

December 13, 2024

Terminology

  • Drop a class – The last day a student can remove him/herself from a class without having to pay for the class and without the class showing on his/her permanent student record.
  • Withdraw from a class – The last day a student can remove him/herself from a class and receive a “W” for the class instead of a grade. The student is responsible for payment.

College Dates

Fall 2024 Registration begins

March 11, 2024

Extended Hours - General Student Services  TBD
Lakewood campus 
Arvada campus 

TBD

Extended Hours - General Student Services  TBD

International Student Orientation

TBD

No classes after 5:00 p.m. August 30, 2024
No classes; Labor Day Weekend (both campuses closed) August 31 - September 2, 2024
Deadline to change declared program of study  September 4, 2024

Application deadline for Fall Graduation 

September 4, 2024

Deadline to petition for residency reclassification 

September 4, 2024

No classes; All-College Development Day

October 15, 2024

Spring 2025 Registration begins

October 28, 2024

No classes; Fall Break 

November 25- December 1, 2024

Thanksgiving Holiday (both campuses closed)

November 28, 2024

Both Campuses closed: Winter Break December 25, 2024 - January 1, 2025

Payment Dates

Due dates are based on when you register and NOT when the class starts.  If you register after the full term drop date, payment is due the 5th of the month following registration. 

Fall payment plan opens (No down payment required)

TBD

Payment Due Date - Failure to pay your bill in full or set up an alternative payment arrangement (NBS Payment Plan, Financial Aid, or Third-Party) will result in late fee assessment. 

TBD

Late fees added to accounts with outstanding balances 

TBD

Last day to sign up for the payment plan without a down payment

TBD

Payment Due Date (Balances incurred in previous month)

TBD

Late fees added to accounts with outstanding balances

TBD

Holds placed on accounts with outstanding balances and not on a payment plan 

TBD

Payment Due Date (Balances incurred in previous month) TBD
Late fees added to accounts with outstanding balances TBD
Last day to sign up for the payment plan (Down payment required) TBD
Final Payment Due Date TBD
Accounts with outstanding balances will be subject to collection action  TBD

If you have signed up for the payment plan and it becomes delinquent a hold will be placed on your account and any future registrations will be dropped. 

 

Financial Disclaimer for the 2024-25 School Year: During the 2024-25 academic year, some or all of the instructional formats may change due to an emergency situation affecting college operations, public safety, or public health, including the COVID-19 pandemic. Tuition and fees are charged at the beginning of the semester and will remain in place regardless of any changes in instructional format. Tuition and fees will not be refunded in the event the curriculum delivery format changes for any part of the 2024-25 academic year.