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Calendars & Schedules

Academic Calendar & Class Schedules

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Academic Calendar 2020

Summer 2020 | Fall 2020

Summer Session 2020

Minimester

  • May 8              First day of Minimester classes
  • May 19          Last Day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial Aid is 100% earned.
  • May 25           Last day to self-withdraw from class without academic penalty
  • May 29            Last day of Minimester classes

Regular Session

  • June 8             First Day Of Regular Classes
  • June 17          Last day to add a class, change from credit to audit, or drop a class and receive a refund.
  • July 3              College Closed-Observance Of Independence Day
  • July 17          Last Day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial Aid is 100% earned.
  • August 13          Last Day Of Classes
  • August 14        Final Grades due for regular & Term II by 10:00 am
  • August 15.    Official grades visible in SiS

Term I (Five Week) Session

  • June 8         First Day Of Term 1 Classes
  • June 12        Last Day To Add A Class/Change From Credit To Audit/Drop A Class & Receive Tuition Refund
  • June 26      Last Day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial Aid is 100% earned.
  • July 3           College Closed-Observance Of Independence Day
  • July 9          Last Day Of Term I Classes /Grades due by 4:30 pm
  • July 10.   Official grades visible in SIS

Term II (Five Week) Session

  • July 13      First Day Of Term II Classes
  • July 17    Last day to add a class, change from credit to audit, or drop a class and receive a refund.
  • July 31    Last Day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial Aid is 100% earned.
  • August 13  Last Day Of Classes
  • August 14 . Final Grades due by 10:00 am
  • August 15.  Official grades visible in SIS

Fall Semester 2020

General

Fall Semester tuition payment is due the first day of semester for all enrolled classes.(August 24th) After the semester begins, payment is due upon enrollment.

  • August 14  Students may begin Financial Aid purchases in Bookstore
  • September 7 Labor Day Holiday
  • September 8 Last day to return books to the Bookstore
  • September 8 Last day to charge books in the Bookstore
  • September 14 Advanced Registration for Spring Begins
  • December 14-18 Final Exams
  • December 21 All Grades are Due by 10:00 am (Copies of grade rosters due in Division Office)
  • December 21 Students may view their grades via the Web by 5 pm.

Regular Session Dates

  • August 24  Classes Begin
  • August 24 First Day of Classes
  • August 28 Last day to Add Classes
  • September 7  No classes – Labor Day holiday
  • September 9 Last day to drop a course and receive tuition refund or to change from credit to audit.
  • October 29  Last Day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial Aid is 100% earned.
  • November 25  College closes at 11:45 am for Thanksgiving Holiday
  • November 26 & 27  No classes, college closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
  • December 11 Last Day of Classes

10-Week Session Dates

  • September 30 Late Start Session Begins
  • October 2   Last Day to Add 10-Week Classes
  •  October 12  Drop a course and receive tuition refund or to change from credit to audit.
  • November 13 Last Day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial Aid is 100% earned.
  • December 10  Last day of classes

8-Week 1 Session Dates

  • August 24 Classes begin
  • August 26  Last day to Add classes
  • September 1  Drop a course and receive tuition refund or change from credit to audit.
  • September 7  No classes – Labor Day holiday
  • September 28  Last Day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial Aid is 100% earned.
  • October 22  Last day of classes | Grades Due by 10:00 am

8-Week 2 Session Dates

  • October 21 Late Start 8-Week 2 Session Classes Begin
  • October 23 Last Day to Add for 8-Week 2
  • October 28 Drop a course and receive tuition refund or to change from credit to audit.
  • November 3 No classes – Election Day – College closed
  • November 23 Last Day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial Aid is 100% earned.
  • November 25   College closes at 11:45 am – Thanksgiving Holiday
  • November 26 & 27  No classes, college closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
  • December 18 Last Day of Classes

5-Week 1 Session Dates

  • August 12 Classes begin
  • August 26 Last day to Add classes
  • August 28 Last day to drop a course and receive tuition refund or to change from credit to audit.
  • September 14  Last Day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial Aid is 100% earned.
  • September 28 Last day of classes
  • September 30 Grades Due by 10:00 am

5-Week 2 Session Dates

  • September 30 Late Start 5-Week 2 Session Classes Begin
  • October 2 Last Day to Add Classes for 5- Week 2
  • October 5 Last day to drop a course and receive tuition refund or to change from credit to audit.
  • October 20 Last Day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial Aid is 100% earned.
  • November 3  Last day of classes | Grades are due by 10:00 am

5-Week 3 Session Dates

  • November 4 Late Start 5-Week 3 Session Classes Begin
  • November 6 Last Day to Add a Class for 5-Week 3
  • November 9 Last day to drop a course and receive tuition refund or to change from credit to audit.
  • November 23 Last Day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial Aid is 100% earned.
  • December 11 Last day of classes

Fall Mini-mester

  • August 10 First Day of Classes
  • August 11  Last Day to Add Classes
  • August 12 Last Day to Drop and receive tuition refund
  • August 17 Last Day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial Aid is 100% earned.
  • August 21 Last Day of Classes

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