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Auraria Campus Academic Calendar - Fall 2017 through Summer 2022 Print
FALL 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Fall Semester Begins Aug 21 Aug 20 Aug 19 Aug 17 Aug 23
Labor Day Holiday - Campus Closed Sep 4 Sep 3 Sept 7 Sep 7 Sep 6
Fall Break - No Classses - Campus Open Nov 20-26 Nov 19-25 Nov 25-Dec 1 Nov 23–29 Nov 22-28
Thanksgiving Holiday - Campus Closed Nov 23-24 Nov 22 Nov 28 Nov 26 Nov 25
MSU Denver/CU Denver Classes End Dec 9 Dec 8 Dec 7 Dec 5 Dec 11
CCD Classes End Dec 11 Dec 10 Dec 9 Dec 7 Dec 13
MSU Denver/CU Denver Final Exams Dec 11-16 Dec 10-15 Dec 13 Dec 7–12 Dec 13-18
CU Denver Commencement Dec 16 Dec 15 Dec 14 Dec 19 Dec 18
MSU Denver Commencement Weekend of Dec 16 (Date TBA) Dec 14 Dec 15 Dec 11 Dec 17
Winter Break - Campus Closed Dec 25-Jan 1 Dec 25-Jan 1 Dec 25-Jan 1 Dec 25–Jan 1 Dec 25-Jan 1
SPRING 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Winterim Period Jan 2-14 Jan 2-17 Jan 2–19 Jan 4-17  
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - Campus Open Jan 15 Jan 21 Jan 20 Jan 18  
Spring Semester Begins Jan 16 Jan 22 Jan 21 Jan 19  
Spring Break - NO CLASSES Campus Open Mar 19-25 Mar 25-31 Mar 23–29 Mar 22-28  
MSU Denver/ CU Denver Classes End May 5 May 11 May 9 May 8  
CCD Classes End May 7 May 13 May 11 May 10  
MSU Denver/CU Denver Final Exam Week May 7-12 May 13-18 May 11–16 May 10-15  
CCD Commencement TBD TBD TBD May 13  
CU Denver Commencement May 12 May 18 May 16 May 15  
MSU Denver Commencement May 11 May 17 May 15 May 14  
SUMMER 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Maymester Begins - MSU Denver/CU Denver May 14 May 20 May 18 May 17  
Memorial Day Holiday - Campus Closed May 28 May 27 May 25 May 31  
Summer Semester Begins - CCD Only May 29 May 28 May 26 Jun 1  
Maymester Ends - MSU Denver/CU Denver May 31 Jun 6 Jun 4 Jun 3  
Summer Semester Begins - MSU Denver/CU Denver Jun 4 Jun 10 Jun 8 Jun 7  
Independence Day Holiday - Campus Closed July 4 Jul 4 Jul 3 Jul 2  
Summer Semester Ends - CU Denver July 28 Aug 3 Aug 2 Aug 1  
Summer Semester Ends - MSU Denver July 28 Aug 3 Aug 2 Aug 1  
Summer Semester Ends - CCD Aug 6 Aug 5 Aug 2 Aug 8