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Winter Session

Taking accelerated online courses over your winter break can be a good way to catch up, get ahead or stay on track for your graduation.

Our Next Winter Session: Dec. 30, 2019 - Jan. 19, 2020


2019 Winter Session Quick Facts

The last winter session occurred over a three week period: January 2-20, 2019.

Previous Courses

Our previous Winter Session schedule included the following courses:


Registering for Winter Session

Earn three credit hours during winter break with one of our accelerated online courses. Registration for winter session will open in the fall.

When it's time to register:

1. Go to
2. View Spring 2020 classes. 
3. Choose advanced search.
4.  Select Part of Term “Columbia Winter Session.”

Winter Classes Can Be Taken Off-Campus
All winter break courses are 100% online. You can take them anywhere you have an internet connection.

Tips For Winter Session Success

Read our guide, "15 Tips For Success" to get the most from your three-week online winter courses.

I like that I can receive credit for a class while I have free time. It makes my winter break feel more productive and helped me maintain credit hour requirements for my scholarships.

Winter Session 2019 student