September 30, 2023

2013 CSU Christmas & New Year’s Holiday Schedule

CSU will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 24 – Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 and will re-open Friday, Dec. 27 at 8 a.m. CST. In addition, CSU will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 and will re-open Thursday, Jan. 2. Student requests, including email and voicemail, will be promptly attended to upon our return.

Suggested Submission Deadlines for the Holiday Schedule:

The following submission deadlines are provided as a guideline to ensure your request is processed prior to holiday closure. Requests submitted after the published deadlines may not be processed until offices re-open.

Please note, students wishing to receive email responses from faculty before Dec. 25, should send their email no later than Dec. 22, 11:59 p.m. CST.

  • Course Enrollments
    • Per-Course/Open Enrollment: Dec.13.
    • Term Enrollment: Refer to the Academic Calendar for scheduled deadlines.
  • Assignment Submission
    • Per-Course/Open Enrollment
      • Students wishing to have a subjective assignment graded prior to the scheduled break should submit the assignment on or before Dec. 17. Students may continue to submit assignments; however, assignments submitted after the deadline will be graded by Sunday, January 5, 2014 11:59 p.m. CST.
    • Term Enrollment
      • Should students in Term 3B14 and 4A14 wish to work on course assignments during the scheduled break, access to Week V and Week II, respectively, will be available on Dec. 18. Assignments submitted during the break will be graded by  Jan. 5, 2014 11:59 p.m. CST.
      • Term 3B14 students should refer to the email sent on December 4th regarding specific holiday break information.
      • Term 4A14 students will receive an email with specific holiday information on December 18th, the start date of the term.
  • Success Center:
    • Writing and Math requests:
      • Students who would like to submit a writing or math assignment to the Success Center must do so by close of business Dec. 19. The Success Center will resume all duties on Dec. 27.    
    • Career Services:
      • Please follow the schedule above when requesting assistance through Career Services.
  • Incomplete Course and Final Exam Requests:  Dec. 17.

Scheduled Website/Blackboard Maintenance:

During the scheduled break, maintenance may occur on one or more Columbia Southern University systems. Please refer to review the status of any ongoing maintenance that may occur during the scheduled break.

Questions concerning the above schedule should be directed to Student Services at 800-977-8449, Ext. 6525.

Merry Christmas!

Student Services