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Important Dates & Deadlines

Registration, Tuition and Exams

Learn about upcoming dates and deadlines regarding registration, tuition and exams.

Registration, Tuition, Refunds and Withdrawals

Registration

Consult with an advisor before you register for classes in myService. Registering for courses not required for your program of study will not be approved by Financial Aid or Veterans benefits and could delay program completion.

New students: Please complete our online COA Connect session before registering for classes.

Registration Dates
Veterans March 27 – Aug. 12
Priority registration for all currently enrolled students March 30 – Aug. 12
Open registration April 6 – Aug. 12
Student Orientation August

Tuition Payment

Tuition is due on the due date by 4 p.m. in the Cashier’s Office or by midnight online through My Service or payment plan. Nonpayment of tuition and/or fees by the due date will result in the deletion of your schedule.

Tuition Payment Date/Deadline
If you register between March 27 and July 16 July 16
If you register on or after July 16 On the day you register

Refunds

Refunds — No Exceptions Date
100% refund (16-week/1st 8-week) Aug. 16
75% refund (1st 8-week) Aug. 20
75% refund (16-week) Aug. 26
100% refund [14-week (early end): Aug. 17 – Nov. 30] Aug. 16
75% refund [14-week (early end): Aug. 17 – Nov. 30] Aug. 25
100% refund [12-week (early end): Aug. 17 – Nov. 11] Aug. 16
75% refund [12-week (early end): Aug. 17 – Nov. 11] Aug. 24
100% refund [14-week (late start): Aug. 31 – Dec. 14] Aug. 30
75% refund [14-week (late start): Aug. 31 – Dec. 14] Sep. 9
100% refund [12-week (late start): Sep. 15 – Dec. 14] Sep. 14
75% refund [12-week (late start): Sep. 15 – Dec. 14] Sep. 22
100% refund (2nd 8-week) Oct. 14
75% refund (2nd 8-week) Oct. 20

Semester

Semester Date
Classes begin — 16-week/14-week (early end)/12-week (early end)/1st 8-week Aug. 17
Classes begin — 14-week (late start) Aug. 31
Labor Day (college is closed) Sep. 7
Classes begin — 12-week (late start) Sep. 15
Classes end — 1st 8-week Oct. 14
Classes begin — 2nd 8-week Oct. 15
Professional Development (no classes) Oct. 12 and 13
Classes end — 12-week (early end) Nov. 11
Classes end — 14-week (early end) Nov. 30
Fall break (college is closed) Nov. 25 – 27
Classes end Dec. 7
Exam week Dec. 8 – 14
Semester ends Dec. 14

Withdrawal

Withdrawal Deadlines (to receive a grade of “W”) Deadline
1st 8-week Sep. 29
12-week (early end) Oct. 22
14-week (early end) Nov. 2
16-week Nov. 12
14-week (late start) Nov. 16
12-week (late start) Nov. 19
2nd 8-week Dec. 1

Financial Aid

Eligible financial aid students who register by Aug. 16, 2020, will be able to charge fall tuition, fees and books, provided their award is sufficient to cover expenses. Enrollment will be calculated on Aug. 26, 2020. Contact the Financial Aid Office to determine whether classes added after this date can be included to calculate financial aid awards.

Registration

Consult with an advisor before you register for classes in myService. Registering for courses not required for your program of study will not be covered by financial aid or Veterans benefits and could delay program completion.

Status Registration Begins
Veterans Oct. 23
Priority registration for all currently enrolled students Oct. 26
Open registration Nov. 2

Tuition Payment

Tuition is due on the due date by 4 p.m. in the Cashier’s office or by midnight online through myService or payment plan. Non-payment of tuition and/or fees by the due date will result in the deletion of your schedule.

Tuition Payment Date/Deadline
If you register between Oct. 23 and Dec. 4 Dec. 4
If you register on or after Dec. 4 On the day you register

Refunds*

*Please refer to the course schedule for actual refund dates.

Refunds — No Exceptions Date
100% refund (16-week/1st 8-week) — begins Jan. 8 Jan. 7
75% refund (1st 8-week) Jan. 13
75% refund (16-week) Jan. 20
100% refund (14-week) — begins Jan. 8 Jan. 7
75% refund (14-week) Jan. 19
100% refund (12-week) — begins Jan. 8 Jan. 7
75% refund (12-week) Jan. 15
100% refund (14-week) — begins Jan. 25 Jan. 24
75% refund (14-week) Feb. 2
100% refund (12-week) — begins Feb. 8 Feb. 7
75% refund (12-week) Feb. 15
100% refund (2nd 8-week) — begins March 8 March 7
75% refund (2nd 8-week) March 11

Semester

Semester Date
Classes begin — 16-week/1st 8-week Jan. 8
Classes begin — 14-week/12-week (early end) Jan. 8
Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (college is closed) Jan. 18
Classes begin — 14-week (late start) Jan. 25
Classes begin — 12-week (late start) Feb. 8
Classes end — 1st 8-week March 5
Classes begin — 2nd 8-week March 8
Easter holiday (college is closed) April 2
Spring break — no classes (college is open) April 5 – 9
Classes end May 3
Exam week May 4 – 10
Semester ends May 10

Withdrawal

Withdrawal Deadlines (to receive a grade of “W”) Deadline
1st 8-week Feb. 22
12-week (early end) March 15
14-week (early end) March 24
16-week April 13
14-week (late start) April 15
12-week (late start) April 20
2nd 8-week April 27

Attention: Students Seeking Financial Aid

Eligible financial aid students who register by Jan. 7, 2021 will be able to charge spring tuition, fees and books, provided their award is sufficient to cover expenses. Enrollment will be calculated on Jan. 20, 2021. Contact the Financial Aid office to determine whether classes added after this date can be included to calculate financial aid awards.

Registration

Consult with an advisor before you register for classes in myService. Registering for courses not required for your program of study will not be covered by financial aid or Veterans benefits and could delay program completion.

Registration Dates
Veterans Oct. 23 – May 16
Priority registration for all currently enrolled students Oct. 26 – May 16
Open registration Nov. 2 – May 16

Tuition Payment

Tuition is due on the due date by 4 p.m. in the Cashier’s office or by midnight online through myService or payment plan. Non-payment of tuition and/or fees by the due date will result in the deletion of your schedule.

Tuition Payment Date/Deadlines
If you register between Oct. 23 and April 9 April 9
If you register on or after April 9 On the day you register

Refunds*

*Please refer to the course schedule for actual refund dates.

Refunds — No Exceptions Date
100% refund (10-week/1st 5-week) May 16
75% refund (1st 5-week) May 18
75% refund (10-week) May 20
100% refund (2nd 5-week) June 21
75% refund (2nd 5-week) June 23

Semester

Semester Date
Classes begin — 10-week/1st 5-week May 17
Memorial Day (college is closed) May 31
Classes end — 1st 5-week June 21
Classes begin — 2nd 5-week June 22
Independence Day holiday (college is closed) July 5
Classes end — 10-week/2nd 5-week July 27

Withdrawal

Withdrawal Deadlines (to receive a grade of “W”) Deadlines
1st 5-week June 14
10-week July 12
2nd 5-week July 20

Attention: Students Seeking Financial Aid

Eligible financial aid students who register by May 16, 2021 will be able to charge summer tuition, fees and books, provided their award is sufficient to cover expenses. Enrollment will be calculated on May 20, 2021. Contact the Financial Aid office to determine whether classes added after this date can be included to calculate Financial Aid Awards.