September 21, 2023

Important: Thanksgiving Closure and Adjusted Schedule

Columbia Southern University would like to wish you and your loved ones a Happy Thanksgiving. As you prepare for this holiday season, the following Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule concerning assignment submissions, course enrollment requests, and other student requests is provided.


CSU will be closing at 5:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, November 20, 2018 and will be closed Wednesday, November 21 – Friday, November 23, 2018. We will reopen Monday, November 26, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. CT. Student requests, including email and voicemail, will be promptly attended to upon our return.

Suggested Submission Deadlines:

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 reopen.

  • Course Enrollments:
    • LifePace Learning /Open Enrollment: Tuesday, November 13, 2018.
    • Term Enrollment: Refer to the Academic Calendar for scheduled deadlines.
  • Assignment Submission:
    • Assignments submitted during the closure will be graded by Friday, November 30, 2018, 11:59 p.m. CT.
  • Incomplete Course, Proctor, or Final Exam Requests: LifePace Learning/Term Incomplete for Special Circumstances need to be in by Wednesday, November 7, 2018. In addition, 2B19 Term Course Incompletes need to be in by Friday, November 9, 2018.
  • Success Center:
    • Writing and Math requests:
      • Students who would like to submit a writing or math assignment for review must do so by close of business Friday, November 16, 2018. The Success Center will resume all duties on Monday, November 26, 2018.
  • Career Services:
    • Career Counseling appointments
      • Students who would like to schedule a career counseling appointment for Monday, November 19, 2018 or Tuesday, November 20, 2018 (the week of Thanksgiving) must do so by close of business on Friday, November 16, 2018. This also includes submitting resumes for review. Career Services will resume all duties on Monday, November 26, 2018.

Questions concerning the above schedule should be directed to the Academic Advising and Student Support Center at 877-323-4471 or

Happy Thanksgiving!

Student Affairs