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Calendars & Schedules

Academic Calendar & Class Schedules

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Summer 2017 Schedule
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Academic Calendars  2017 – 2018

 Summer 2017 | Fall 2017 | Spring 2018 | Summer 2018

*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.

Summer Session 2017

Regular Session Dates

  • June 1   Advisement And On-Going Registration
  • June 2  First Day Of Regular Classes
  • June 12   Last Day To Register For Regular Term Classes/Add A Class/Change From Credit To Audit/ Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund
  • July 3 & 4  College Closed-Observance Of Independence Day
  • July 10  Last Day To Withdraw From Regular Term Class Without Academic Penalty
  • August 3   Last Day Of Classes

Term I (Five Week) Session Dates

  • June 1   Advisement And On-Going Registration
  • June 2  First Day of Term I Classes
  • July 3 & 4  College Closed-Observance Of Independence Day
  • June 6   Last Day To Register For Term I Classes/ Add A Class/Change From Credit To Audit/Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund
  • June 19    Last Day To Withdraw From Term I Class Without Academic Penalty
  • June 30   Last Day Of Term I Classes

Term II (Five Week) Session Dates

  • July 3   Advisement And Enrollment For Term II
  • July 3 & 4  College Closed-Observance Of Independence Day
  • July 5   First Day Of Term II Classes
  • July 10   Last Day To Register For Term II Classes/Add A Class/Change From Credit To Audit/Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund
  • July 24 Last Day To Withdraw From Term II Class Without Academic Penalty
  • August 3   Last Day Of Classes

Fall Semester 2017

Regular Session Dates

    • AUGUST 16  Faculty/staff in-service
    • AUGUST 17   Faculty workday
    • AUGUST 18, 21, 22 Advisement & Ongoing Registration
    • August 23   First day of classes
    • August 30  Last day to add classes
    • September 4  College closed-labor day
    • September 11   Last day to change from credit to audit, drop a class and receive tuition refund
    • October 3  Program Assessment Day
    • November 1   Last day to withdraw from class without academic penalty
    • November 8  Advanced registration for spring begins
    • November 22  No classes-Non instructional day
    • November 23, 24   College closed-thanksgiving holidays
    • December 12    Last day of classes
    • December 13, 14, 15, 18  Final exams for day and night classes
    • December 19  Final grades due by 4:30 pm / Faculty workday
    • December 20, 2017 through January 1, 2018  COLLEGE CLOSED

10-Week Session Dates

            • September 26   Late Start 10-Week Session Classes Begin
            • September 29  Last Day to add for 10-week classes
            • October 9  Last Day To Change From Credit To Audit, Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund For 10-Week Session
            • November 14  Last Day To Withdraw From Class Without Academic Penalty For 10-Week Session

Spring Semester 2018

Regular Session Dates

  • January 2  Faculty workday
  • January 3. 4, 5   Advisement and on-going registration
  • January 8   First day of classes
  • January 15  Last day to add classes
  • January 26  ] Last day to change from credit to audit, drop a class and receive tuition refund
  • February 16   Faculty staff in-service day
  • February 27  Program assessment day
  • March 6, 7, 8, 9, 10   No classes-faculty/student spring break
  • March 13   Advanced registration for summer begins
  • March 23 Last day to withdraw from class without academic penalty
  • April 2   Preregistration for fall semester begins
  • April 12   No classes-non instructional day
  • April 13  Faculty work day
  • May 4   Last day of classes
  • May 5   Faculty work day
  • May 7, 8, 9 10   Final exams for day and night classes
  • May 10  Graduation
  • May 11  Faculty workday
  • May 14  Final grades due by 10:00 am/faculty workday

10-Week Session Dates

  • February 19   Late start 10-week session begins
  • March 2    Last day to change from credit to audit, drop a class and receive tuition refund for 10-week session
  • April 9   Last day to withdraw from class without academic penalty for 10-week session

Summer Session 2018

Regular Session Dates

      • June 1   Advisement And On-Going Registration
      • June 4  First Day Of Regular Classes
      • June 12   Last Day To Register For Regular Term Classes/Add A Class/Change From Credit To Audit/ Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund
      • July 4  College Closed-Observance Of Independence Day
      • July 10  Last Day To Withdraw From Regular Term Class Without Academic Penalty
      • August 3   Last Day Of Classes
      • August 6 Final Grades due for regular & Term II by 10:00 am

Term I (Five Week) Session Dates

      • June 1   Advisement And On-Going Registration
      • 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 21    Last Day To Withdraw From Term I Class Without Academic Penalty
      • July 3   Last Day Of Term I Classes
      • July 4  College Closed-Observance Of Independence Day

Term II (Five Week) Session Dates

      • July 3   Advisement And Enrollment For Term II
      • July 4  College Closed-Observance Of Independence Day
      • July 5   First Day Of Term II Classes
      • July 10   Last Day To Register For Term II Classes/Add A Class/Change From Credit To Audit/Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund
      • July 23 Last Day To Withdraw From Term II Class Without Academic Penalty
      • August 3   Last Day Of Classes
      • August 6 Final Grades due for regular & Term II by 10:00 am

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