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Winter Break

Columbus State will be closed over the holidays - contact us today to get your questions answered before the break.

Winter BreakCampus Winter Break is Saturday, December 24, through Monday, January 2.

Offices will close at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 23.

Offices reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

  • The college is closed, and there will be no on-campus, in-person, or telephone student services available during the Winter Break.
  • Online registration and fee payment via CougarWeb will be available.
  • Avoid the holiday rush and register NOW for Spring Semester. Classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017.


Winter Break FAQs

Are services for students closed on all campuses and Regional Learning Centers?

Yes. Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, January 3.

What WILL I be able to access online during the Winter Break?

Can I register for Spring Semester classes during this period?

Yes, using CougarWeb, you can log on and register for classes and pay fees.  You can also access the Spring Semester Class Schedule to search for your classes. The fee payment deadline for Spring Semester is Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at 11 p.m.

What if I discover a restriction on my registration during this period and am unable to register?

If you have a financial restriction such as an unpaid fee, parking ticket, etc., you can pay it online; however, you may not be able to immediately register for classes. Other restrictions that require personal assistance—such as an academic restriction or financial aid restriction—may have to wait until January 3 or later to be resolved.

Can I call or email someone if I need help?

During the Winter Break, you may receive a bounce-back message to your email, which will be answered when the college reopens. The Telephone Information Center will also have a Winter Break message, instructing you to call back on January 3.  

When is the best time to register or pay my fees?

Register now! 

You have until December 23 to select your Spring Semester classes and get answers to all your questions. If you encounter a problem or restriction registering for Spring Semester during the holiday period, wait until January 3, when all Student Services will be open to help you.  The last day to pay fees for Spring Semester is Wednesday, January 11, 2016 by 11 p.m. Classes begin January 17, 2017!