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Calendars & Schedules

Academic Calendar & Class Schedules

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  • June 1  Advisement & Ongoing Registration for Summer Regular & Term 1 Sessions
  • June 2  First day of classes for Regular & Term 1 Sessions

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Academic Calendars  2016-2017

 Summer 2016 | Fall 2016 | Spring 2017 | Summer 2017

*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. See also Critical Dates for Shared Services Distance Learning (SSDL), denoted as section WS

Summer Session 2016

Regular Session Dates

      • June 1   Advisement And On-Going Registration
      • June 2  First Day Of Regular Term Classes
      • June 13   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 11   Last Day To Withdraw From Regular Term Class Without Academic Penalty
      • August 4   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 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 20    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

      • June 30   Advisement And Enrollment For Term II
      • July 4  College Closed-Observance Of Independence Day
      • July 5   First Day Of Term II Classes
      • July 11   Last Day To Register For Term II Classes/Add A Class/Change From Credit To Audit/Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund
      • July 22 Last Day To Withdraw From Term II Class Without Academic Penalty
      • August 4   Last Day Of Classes

Fall Semester 2016

Regular Session Dates

    • AUGUST 16  Faculty/staff in-service
    • AUGUST 17   Faculty workday
    • AUGUST 18, 19, 22 Advisement & Ongoing Registration
    • August 23   First day of classes
    • August 30  Last day to add classes
    • September 5  College closed-labor day
    • September 9   Last day to change from credit to audit, drop a class and receive tuition refund
    • September 30 Program Assessment Day
    • November 2   Last day to withdraw from class without academic penalty
    • November 8  Advanced registration for spring begins
    • November 23  No classes-Non instructional day
    • November 24, 25   College closed-thanksgiving holidays
    • December 13    Last day of classes
    • December 14, 15, 16, 19  Final exams for day and night classes
    • December 20  Final grades due by 10:00 am / Faculty workday
    • December 21, 2016 through January 2, 2017  COLLEGE CLOSED

10-Week Session Dates

            • September 26   Late Start 10-Week Session Classes Begin
            • October 10  Last Day To Change From Credit To Audit, Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund For 10-Week Session
            • November 16  Last Day To Withdraw From Class Without Academic Penalty For 10-Week Session


Spring Semester 2017

Regular Session Dates

  • January 3  Faculty workday
  • January 4, 5, 6   Advisement and on-going registration
  • January 9   First day of classes
  • January 16  Last day to add classes
  • January 26  ] Last day to change from credit to audit, drop a class and receive tuition refund
  • February 17  Program assessment day
  • February 24   Faculty staff in-service 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 3   Preregistration for fall semester begins
  • April 13   No classes-non instructional day
  • April 14  Faculty work day
  • May 4   Last day of classes
  • May 5   Faculty work day
  • May 8, 9 10, 11   Final exams for day and night classes
  • May 11  Graduation
  • May 12  Faculty workday
  • May 15  Final grades due by 10:00 am/faculty workday

10-Week Session Dates

            • February 20   Late start 10-week session begins
            • March 3    Last day to change from credit to audit, drop a class and receive tuition refund for 10-week session
            • April 10    Last day to withdraw from class without academic penalty for 10-week session

Summer Session 2017

Regular Session Dates

      • June 2   Advisement And On-Going Registration
      • June 5  First Day Of Regular Term Classes
      • June 13   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 110  Last Day To Withdraw From Regular Term Class Without Academic Penalty
      • August 3   Last Day Of Classes

Term I (Five Week) Session Dates

      • June 2   Advisement And On-Going Registration
      • June 5  First Day of Term I Classes
      • July 4  College Closed-Observance Of Independence Day
      • June 9   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

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 24 Last Day To Withdraw From Term II Class Without Academic Penalty
      • August 4   Last Day Of Classes

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