2022 Fall Semester

August 15

Faculty Return
August 15

NPS Program Start Date

August 16 All Campus Convocation
August 18 New Students Arrive - Rangely Campus  
August 18-20 Mandatory New Student Orientation - Rangely Campus  
August 20 Mandatory New Student Orientation - Craig Campus
August 20 Returning Students Arrive
August 22 Classes Begin
August 24 Last day to register for semester-length class
September 5 Labor Day – no class, college closed
September 6 Last day to Drop semester-length class
October 10-14 Mid-terms
October 17 Spring pre-registration begins
November 15 Last day to withdraw from semester-length class
November 21-25 Fall Break for Faculty/Students Residence halls closed, college administrative offices open
November 24 Thanksgiving Day – college closed
December 9 NPS Program End Date
December 10 NPS Academy Graduation
December 12-14 Finals
December 15 Residence Halls close at 1:00pm
December 16 Grades due by 12:00pm
December 16 - January 8 Winter Break for students
December 26 - January 2 College closed

2023 Spring Semester

January 3 Staff Return
January 5 Faculty Return; All students arrive-Rangely Campus
January 6 New student advising/registration
January 9 NPS Program Start Date
January 9 Classes Begin
January 11 Last day to register for semester-length class
January 24 Last day to Drop on-campus semester-length class
February 27 - March 3 Mid-terms
March 13 Summer & Fall Preregistration Begins
March 13-17 Spring Break for Faculty/Students Residence halls closed. College Administrative offices open
April 4 Honors Banquet, Rangely Campus at 4:00pm
April 7 Honors Banquet, Craig Campus at 1:00 pm
April 10  Last day to withdraw from on-campus semester-length class
May 1-3 Finals
May 2 NPS Program End Date
May 4 NPS Academy Graduation
May 4 Residence Halls close at 1:00pm (unless graduating)
May 5 Grades due by 12:00pm
May 5 Nursing Pinning Ceremony, Craig Campus at 6:00pm
May 6 Dental Hygiene Pinning Ceremony Rangely High School 9:00am
May 6 Commencement at Rangely Campus at 2:00pm

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