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Get Started For Spring 2023

Registration is now open for Spring 2023.

Register early! Don't miss out on the classes you need to graduate. Learn more about Spring Registration! 

Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with their assigned advisor. Book an appointment through Navigate.

Registration assistance is available virtually closer to the beginning of the semester. Go to Virtual Registration Hotline to learn more. 

Haven't applied yet?

Take the next step and apply now! The deadline to apply for spring is January 7

Steps to Enroll
Curious about the steps it takes to enroll in Columbia State? Click the link below and follow the steps to begin your education at Columbia State.
Steps to Enroll
Schedule an Advising Appointment

Admitted students can schedule an appointment with their assigned advisor. 
Virtual appointments are available now through Navigate.

You are not required to make an appointment with your assigned advisor. However, you should make an appointment with an advisor from the appropriate academic division.

Virtual Registration Hotline

Need Help Registering for Classes or Changing Your Schedule?

Virtual Registration Hotline begins closer to the beginning of the semester and is available to receive assistance with registering for classes or changing your schedule. 

Please have your student ID (A#) ready.

Make a plan to register early!

Virtual Registration Hotline Info
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Plans for Spring 2023 Semester

Academic Calendar

The application deadline for the full and first terms is January 6. Classes begin January 17 and final exams will be held April 29 - May 5. View the Academic Calendar for Spring 2023.

Spring Class Schedule

The spring course schedule will include a variety of instructional formats, including in-person, live-streaming Desktop Video Conferencing (DVC) via Zoom, online, hybrid, and more. Check out the Course Delivery Methods to help you pick the type of format that's right for you.

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In-person classes are available at all campuses.

Live-Streaming Desktop Video Conferencing (DVC/Zoom) without an assigned room

Live-streaming classes are engaged live virtual learning. Students must be available to participate in class during the scheduled days and times for lecture and will submit assignments using ‘Online Campus’ or other software specific to the course. Students will be required to have a camera and microphone to participate. Computer labs will be open on every campus for student use by appointment. On the first day of class, check for an announcement in Online Campus for the Zoom link to attend class.

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Students set their schedule for completing the class (asynchronous) and do not have to log in at a certain time or day. Students are required to meet all published assignment deadlines in order to pass the course.


Hybrid courses are a blend of live learning and asynchronous. Hybrid classes are available in departments such as: ACCT, AGRI, ART, ARTP, BUSN, COMM, ESCI, ENGL, HIST, READ, THEA and more - These courses will meet via Zoom during the 1st week of the term. Students check for an announcement in Online Campus for the Zoom link to attend class. Instructors will inform students which specific class days to be on campus based on social distancing requirements in January. Some classes might require on-campus participation every meeting. Others might assign students to small groups that meet once a week or once a month. Students must be able to be on the campus on the days and times assigned and must also be able to participate in classes via Zoom for other class meetings.

Our Orientation program is designed for new degree seeking and certificate students. It provides information to support a successful transition to college.

All first-time freshman and transfer students with less than 24 earned credit hours are required to attend orientation. Only fully admitted students can sign-up for an orientation. Additionally, advising and registration for new students is now completed via individual appointments with College Success Advisors.

Orientation Information
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