Dates and Deadlines

In order to avoid paying late registration fees, students will need to register prior to the College's deadlines each semester. Deadlines vary depending on whether you are a new or returning student, so make sure to check with Registration to avoid missing critical deadlines. 

View the Registration Calendar

Beginning and End of Upcoming Terms and Sessions

Here you'll find the dates for the upcoming terms at College of DuPage, as well as information about when each session within the term begins and ends.

The college offers a wide range of options for taking courses, allowing you to more easily fit your coursework into your life. Check with the course catalog to see what courses are offered in each term and session. 

Spring 2018

The spring semester runs from Jan. 20 to May 18

  • 16-Week Session: Jan. 20 to May 18
  • 12-Week Session: Feb. 12 to May 18
  • First 8-Week Session: Jan. 20 to March 13
  • Second 8-Week Session: March 14 to May 11
  • Custom Session: Check with your instructor for start and end dates.

Summer 2018

The summer semester runs from  May 29 to Aug. 5

  • 10-Week Session: May 29 to Aug. 5 
  • 8-Week Session: June 4 to July 29
  • First 5-Week Session: May 29 to July 2
  • Second 5-Week Session: July 3 to Aug. 5 
  • Custom Session: Check with your instructor for start and end dates.


Contact Information

For additional information about dates and deadlines at the college, visit the Registration page, or contact the Registration office at (630) 942-2377 or

College of DuPage Online

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL

60137 (630) 942-2490

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