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Auraria Campus Academic Calendar - Fall 2015 through Summer 2020 Print
FALL 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Fall Semester Begins Aug 17 Aug 22 Aug 21 Aug 20 Aug 19
Labor Day Holiday - Campus Closed Sep 7 Sep 5 Sep 4 Sep 3 Sept 7
Fall Break - No Classses - Campus Open Nov 23-29 Nov 21-27 Nov 20-26 Nov 19-25 Nov 25-Dec 1
Thanksgiving Holiday - Campus Closed Nov 26 Nov 24 Nov 23 Nov 22 Nov 28
MSU Denver/CU Denver Classes End Dec 5 Dec 10 Dec 9 Dec 8 Dec 7
CCD Classes End Dec 7 Dec 12 Dec 11 Dec 10 Dec 9
MSU Denver/CU Denver Final Exams Dec 7-12 Dec 12-17 Dec 11-16 Dec 10-15 Dec 9-14
CU Denver Commencement Dec 12 Dec 17 Dec 16 Dec 15 Dec 14
MSU Denver Commencement Dec 11 Weekend of Dec. 17 (Date TBA) Weekend of Dec 16 (Date TBA) Weekend of Dec 15 (Date TBA) Dec 15
Winter Break - Campus Closed Dec 25-Jan 1 Dec 25-Jan 1 Dec 25-Jan 2 Dec 25-Jan 1 Dec 25-Jan 1
SPRING 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Winterim Period Jan 3-17 Jan 3-15 Jan 2-14 Jan 2-17 Jan 2–19
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - Campus Open Jan 18 Jan 16 Jan 15 Jan 21 Jan 20
Spring Semester Begins Jan 19 Jan 17 Jan 16 Jan 22 Jan 21
Spring Break - NO CLASSES Campus Open Mar 21-27 Mar 20-26 Mar 19-25 Mar 25-31 Mar 23–29
MSU Denver/ CU Denver Classes End May 7 May 6 May 5 May 11 May 9
CCD Classes End May 9 May 8 May 7 May 13 May 11
MSU Denver/CU Denver Final Exam Week May 9-14 May 8-13 May 7-12 May 13-18 May 11–16
CCD Commencement May 12 TBD TBD May 16 May 14
CU Denver Commencement May 14 May 13 May 12 May 18 May 16
MSU Denver Commencement May 14 Weekend of May 13 (Date TBA) Weekend of May 12 (Date TBA) Weekend of May 18 (Date TBA) May 17
SUMMER 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Maymester Begins - MSU Denver/CU Denver May 16 May 15 May 14 May 20 May 18
Memorial Day Holiday - Campus Closed May 30 May 29 May 28 May 27 May 25
Summer Semester Begins - CCD Only May 31 May 30 May 29 May 28 May 26
Maymester Ends - MSU Denver/CU Denver Jun 2 Jun 1 May 31 Jun 6 Jun 4
Summer Semester Begins - MSU Denver/CU Denver Jun 6 Jun 5 Jun 4 Jun 10 Jun 8
Independence Day Holiday - Campus Closed July 4 July 4 July 4 Jul 4 Jul 3
Summer Semester Ends - CU Denver July 30 July 29 July 28 Aug 3 Aug 2
Summer Semester Ends - MSU Denver July 30 July 29 July 28 Aug 3 Aug 2
Summer Semester Ends - CCD Aug 8 Aug 7 Aug 6 Aug 5 Aug 2