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Calendars & Schedules

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Spring 2015 Schedule of Classes
Fall Continuing Education Course ScheduleFall Schedule of Classes

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Academic Calendars  2014-2016

Fall 2014Spring 2015Summer 2015- Fall 2015Spring 2016- Summer 2016

*NOTE:  Be aware that some short session (dynamic) classes may have different academic deadlines. Please consult with Admissions for dates relating to short session classes.

FALL SEMESTER 2014

      • August 25    First Day of Classes
      • September 1   Labor Day Holiday
      • September 2   Last Day to Register/Add a Class
      • September 10 Last Day to Change from Credit to Audit, Drop a Class and Receive Tuition Refund
      • October 3     Program Assessment Day – No Classes
      • November 3    Last Day to Withdraw from Class without Academic Penalty
      • November 4    Advanced Registration for Spring 2015 begins
      • November 26  Non-Instructional Day – No Classes
      • November 27-28     Thanksgiving Holidays
      • December 11  Last Day of Classes
      • December 12  No Classes-Non Instructional Day
      • December 15-18      Final Exams for Day and Night Classes
      • December 22-January 1      College Closed
    • Fall 2014 – Late Start – 10 Week Session
      • September 29  First Day of Classes for 10 Week Session
      •  October 1   Last Day to Add Classes for 10 Week Session
      •  October 9   Last Day to Change from Credit to Audit, Drop a Class and Receive Tuition Refund for 10 Week Session
      •  November 10  Last Day to Withdraw from Class without Academic Penalty for 10 Week Session

Spring Semester 2015

      • January 7    First Day of Classes
      •  January 14   Last Day to Add Classes
      • January 26   Last Day to Change from Credit to Audit, Drop a Class, and Receive Tuition Refund
      • February 18  Program Assessment Day – No Classes
      • March 9-13  Spring Break* – No Classes
      • March 16    Advanced Registration for Summer 2015 Begins
      • March 19-20 Non-Instructional Days – No Classes
      • March 20   Last Day to Withdraw from Class without Academic Penalty
      • April 6    Advanced Registration for Fall 2015 Begins
      • May 7 Last Day of Classes
      • May 11-14   Final Exams for Day and Night Classes
      • May 14     Graduation
        *Spring Break may be used as makeup days if too many instructional days are missed due to inclement weather.
    • Spring 2015 – Late Start – 10 Week Session
      • February 11  First Day of Classes for 10 Week Session
      • February 13  Last Day to Add Classes for 10 Week Session
      • February 23  Last Day to Change from Credit to Audit, Drop a Class and Receive Tuition Refund for 10 Week Session
      • March 30    Last Day to Withdraw from Class without Academic Penalty for 10 Week Session

Summer Session 2015

Regular Term Classes (10 Week Session)

      • June 4 First Day of Regular Term Classes
      • July 3  Independence Day Holiday
      • June 15    Last Day to Register for Regular Term Classes/Add a Class/Change from Credit to Audit/Drop a Class and Receive Tuition Refund
      • July 13   Last Day to Withdraw from Regular Term Classes without Academic Penalty
      • August 6  Last Day of Classes

First 5-Week Session

      • June 4 First Day of Term I Classes
      • June 8 Last Day to Register for Term I Classes/Add a Class/Change from Credit to Audit/Drop a Class and Receive Tuition Refund
      • June 23  Last Day to Withdraw from Term I Classes without Academic Penalty
      • July 3  Independence Day Holiday
      • July 7  Last Day of Term I Classes

Second 5-Week Session

      • July 8  First Day of Term II Classes
      • July 13  Last Day to Register for Term II Classes/Add a Class/Change from Credit to Audit/Drop a Class and Receive Tuition Refund
      • July 27  Last Day to Withdraw from Term II Classes without Academic Penalty
      • August 6  Last Day of Term II Classes

  Fall Semester 2015

      • August 17 [Mon.] Faculty/Staff In-Service
      • August 18 [Tues.] Faculty Workday
      • August 19, 20, 21 [Wed., Thurs., Fri.] Advisement And On-Going Registration
      • August 24 [Mon.] First Day Of Classes
      • August 31 [Mon.] Last Day To Add Classes
      • September 7[Mon.] College Closed-Labor Day
      • September 10 [Thurs.] Last Day To Change From Credit To Audit, Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund
      • September 28 [Mon.] Late Start 10-Week Session Begins
      • October 2 [Fri.] Program Assessment Day
      • October 9 [Fri.] Last Day To Change From Credit To Audit, Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund For 10-Week Session
      • October 30 [Fri.] Last Day To Withdraw From Class Without Academic Penalty
      • November 2 [Mon.] Advanced Registration For Spring Begins
      • November 10 [Tues.] Last Day To Withdraw From Class Without Academic Penalty For 10-Week Session
      • November 25 [Wed.] No Classes – NON-INSTRUCTIONAL DAY
      • November 26, 27 [Thurs., Fri.] College Closed-Thanksgiving Holidays
      • December 14 [Mon.] Last Day Of Classes
      • December 15, 16, 17, 18 [Tues., Wed., Thurs., Fri.] Final Exams For Day And Night Classes
      • December 21 [Mon.] Final Grades Due By 10:00 am
      • December 22, 2015 [Tues.] Through January 1, 2016 [Thurs.] College Closed

Spring Semester 2016

      • January 4 [Mon.]       Faculty Staff In-Service Day
      • January 5 [Tues.]       Faculty Workday
      • January 6, 7, 8 [Wed., Thurs., Fri.]   Advisement And On-Going Registration
      • January 11 [Mon.]     First Day Of Classes
      • January 18 [Mon.]     Last Day To Add Classes
      • January 28 [Thurs.]  Last Day To Change From Credit To Audit, Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund
      • February 15 [Mon.]  Late Start 10-Week Session Begins
      • February 19 [Fri.]     Program Assessment Day
      • February 26 [Fri.]     Last Day To Change From Credit To Audit, Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund For 10-Week Session
      • March 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 [Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs. Fri.]         No Classes-Faculty/Student Spring Break
      • March 14 [Mon.]       Advanced Registration For Summer Begins
      • March 21  [Mon.]      Last Day To Withdraw From Class Without Academic Penalty
      • March 29 [Tues.]       Last Day To Withdraw From Class Without Academic Penalty For 10-Week Session
      • April 4 [Mon.]            Preregistration For Fall Semester Begins
      • April 14, 15 [Thurs., Fri.]      No Classes – NON-INSTRUCTIONAL DAYS
      • May 5 [Thurs.]           Last Day Of Classes
      • May 6 [Fri.]    Faculty Work Day
      • May 9, 10 11, 12 [Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs.]         Final Exams For Day And Night Classes
      • May 12 [Thurs.]        Graduation
      • May 13 [Fri.]  Final Grades Due By 10:00 Am/Faculty Workday


Summer Session 2016

      • June 1 [Wed.] Advisement And On-Going Registration
      • June 2[Thurs.] First Day Of Regular Term And Term I Classes
      • June 6 [Mon.] Last Day To Register For Term I Classes/ Add A Class/Change From Credit To Audit/Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund
      • June 13 [Mon.] Last Day To Register For Regular Term Classes/Add A Class/Change From Credit To Audit/ Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund
      • June 20 [Mon.] Last Day To Withdraw From Term I Class Without Academic Penalty
      • June 30 [Thurs.] Last Day Of Term I Classes And Advisement And Enrollment For Term II
      • July 4 [Mon.] College Closed-Observance Of Independence Day
      • July 5 [Tues.] First Day Of Term II Classes
      • July 11 [Mon.] Last Day To Register For Term Ii Classes/Add A Class/Change From Credit To Audit/Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund
      • July 11 [Mon.] Last Day To Withdraw From Regular Term Class Without Academic Penalty
      • July 22 [Fri.] Last Day To Withdraw From Term Ii Class Without Academic Penalty
      • August 4 [Thurs.] Last Day Of Classes

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