2023 Fall Semester

August 14

Faculty Return
August 14

NPS Program Start Date

August 15 All Campus Convocation
August 17 New Students Arrive - Rangely Campus  
August 17-19 Mandatory New Student Orientation - Rangely Campus  
August 18 Mandatory New Student Orientation - Craig Campus
August 19 Returning Students Arrive
August 21 Classes Begin
August 23 Last day to register for semester-length class
September 4 Labor Day – no class, college closed
September 6 Last day to Drop semester-length class
October 9-13 Mid-terms
October 30 Spring pre-registration begins
November 16 Last day to withdraw from semester-length class
November 20-24 Fall Break for Faculty/Students Residence halls closed, college administrative offices open
November 23 Thanksgiving Day – college closed
December 8 NPS Program End Date
December 9 NPS Academy Graduation
December 11-13 Finals
December 14 Residence Halls close at 1:00pm
December 15 Grades due by 12:00pm
December 16-January 15 Winter Break for students
December 25 - January 1 College closed

2024 Spring Semester

January 2 Staff Return
January 11 Faculty Return; All students arrive-Rangely Campus
January 12 New student advising/registration
January 16 NPS Program Start Date
January 16 Classes Begin
January 18 Last day to register for semester-length class
January 31 Last day to Drop on-campus semester-length class
March 4-8 Mid-terms
March 11 Summer & Fall Preregistration Begins
March 11-15 Spring Break for Faculty/Students Residence halls closed. College Administrative offices open
April 2 Honors Banquet, Rangely Campus at 6:00pm
April 4 Honors Banquet, Craig Campus at 6:00 pm
April 11 Last day to withdraw from on-campus semester-length class
May 6-8 Finals
May 9 Residence Halls close at 1:00pm (unless graduating)
May 9 NPS Program End Date
May 10 NPS Academy Graduation
May 10 Grades due by 12:00pm
May 10 Nursing Pinning Ceremony, Craig Campus at 6:00pm
May 10 Aviation Technology Wings Ceremony - Rangely Campus at 7:00pm
May 11 Dental Hygiene Pinning Ceremony Rangely High School 9:00am
May 11 Faculty/Staff Awards Luncheon at 11:30 am
May 11 Commencement at Rangely Campus at 2:00pm

* These dates are subject to change. Please contact CNCC's Registration Office for the current academic calendar.

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About CNCC

Colorado Northwestern is one college in two Colorado communities. Depending on what you want to study, CNCC has the perfect surroundings and facilities to meet your needs. Founded in 1962 as “Rangely College,” CNCC now serves nearly 1,600 students on two campuses, two service centers and online. Our two campuses are located in Craig and Rangely and are 90 miles apart in the mountains and canyons of Northwestern Colorado.