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Winter Sessions

Catch Up. Get Ahead. Improve Your GPA.

Winter Sessions

Winter session is a perfect time to catch up or get ahead on credits, improve your GPA or take a course of personal interest.

Two Convenient Course Sessions

Five-week Courses: Dec. 21, 2020 – Jan. 22, 2021

Winter Session online courses will begin on Dec. 21, 2020 and end on Jan. 22, 2021; however, since some courses are fewer than three credits they can be scheduled in a variety of ways. Please refer to Banner Web for the exact course dates.

Three-week Courses: Jan. 4 – 22, 2021

Winter Session courses will be held from Jan. 4 – 22. Please refer to the Banner Web for exact course dates.

Benefit from small classes and quality time with top-notch professors.

Important Dates & Deadlines

Winter 2020-2021
Event Date and Time
Winter 2021 course advisement for matriculated students begins  Oct. 19, 2020 at 8 a.m.
Graduate and undergraduate students' Winter Session 2021 priority registration begins  Oct. 26, 2020 at 10 a.m.
Non-matriculated students' Winter Session 2021 registration begins  Nov. 2, 2020 at 10 a.m.
Winter Session five-week, online classes begin Dec. 21, 2020
Last day to register for Winter Session 2021 five-week courses  Dec. 27, 2020 at 11:30 p.m.
Winter Session three-week, on-campus classes begin Jan. 4, 2021
Last day to register for Winter Session 2021 three-week courses  Jan. 5, 2021 at 11:30 p.m.
No classes held Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 18)
Winter Session ends Jan. 22, 2021

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Winter Registration Guidebook

This guidebook provides information about all aspects of academic semesters and special sessions, including:

  • Registration
  • Tuition and fees
  • Financial aid
  • Online courses
  • Programs and course listings.

Download Winter Registration Guidebook 

Frequently Asked Questions About Winter Session

  • How Many Credits Can I Take During Winter Session?

    Answer: The maximum number of credit hours allowed during winter session is seven credits for undergraduate and graduate students.

    Students may be granted permission to exceed the maximum number of credits allowed per session by completing the Permission for Credit Overload form. This form requires written approval from the student's academic adviser and department chairperson; non-matriculated students must receive permission from the director of admissions.

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