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Calendars & Schedules

Academic Calendar & Class Schedules

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Academic Calendar 2019

 Spring 2019 | Summer 2019

Spring Semester 2019

Regular Session

  • January 2         Faculty workday
  • January 3, 4     Advisement and on-going registration
  • January 7         First day of classes
  • January 14       Last day to add classes
  • January 23       Last day to change from credit to audit, drop a class & receive tuition refund
  • February 11      Advance registration for summer semester begins
  • February 11      Advance registration for fall semester begins
  • February 15     Faculty staff in-service day
  • February 26     No classes–Program assessment day
  • March 4, 5, 6, 7, 8       No classes-faculty/student spring break
  • March 25         Last day to withdraw from class without academic penalty
  • April 1  Deadline for Graduation Application-Summer Semester
  • April 11 No classes-non instructional day
  • April 12 Faculty work day
  • May 3 Last day of classes
  • May 6, 7, 8, 9 Final exams for day and night classes
  • May 10  Graduation
  • May 10            Faculty workday
  • May 13            Faculty workday
  • May 14            Final grades due by 10:00 am/faculty workday

10-Week Session

  • February 18     Late start 10-week session begins
  • February 21     Last Day to add for 10-week classes
  • February 28     .Last day to change from credit to audit, drop a class & receive tuition refund for 10-week session
  • April 9             Last day to withdraw from class without academic penalty for 10-week session
  • May 3              Last day of classes for 10-week session
  • May 6, 7, 8, 9  Final exams for day and night classes for 10-week session

8-Week Session 1

  • January 7         Late Start 8-Week 1 Session Classes Begin
  • January 14       Last Day To Change From Credit To Audit, Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund For 8-Week 1 Session
  • February 7    Last Day To Withdraw From Class Without Academic Penalty For 8-Week 1 Session
  • March 1     Last Day of classes 8-Week 1

8-Week Session 2

  • March 11         Late Start 8-Week 2 Session Classes Begin
  • March 18         Last Day To Change From Credit To Audit, Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund For 8-Week 2 Session
  • April 11 Last Day To Withdraw From Class Without Academic Penalty For 8-Week 2 Session
  • May 3  Last Day of classes 8-Week 2

5-Week Session 1

  • January 7   Late Start 5-Week 1 Session Classes Begin
  • January 11    Last Day To Change From Credit To Audit, Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund For 5-Week 1 Session
  • January 28     Last Day To Withdraw From Class Without Academic Penalty For 5-Week 1 Session
  • February 8     Last Day of classes 5-Week 1

5-Week Session 2

  • February 11     Late Start 5-Week 2 Session Classes Begin
  • February 15.    Last Day To Change From Credit To Audit, Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund For 5-Week 2 Session
  • March 4   Last Day To Withdraw From Class Without Academic Penalty For 5-Week 2 Session
  • March 22    Last Day of classes 5-Week 2

5-Week Session 3

  • March 25   Late Start 5-Week 3 Session Classes Begin
  • April 1    Last Day To Change From Credit To Audit, Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund For 5-Week 3 Session
  • April 17    Last Day To Withdraw From Class Without Academic Penalty For 5-Week 3 Session
  • May 3  Last Day of classes 5-Week 3

Summer Session 2019

Minimester

  • May 14           First day of Minimester classes
  • May 15            Last day to change from credit to audit, drop a class & receive tuition refund
  • May 23            Last day to withdraw from class without academic penalty
  • May 29            Last day of Minimester classes

Regular Session

  • May 31            Advisement And On-Going Registration
  • June 3              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 & Receive Tuition Refund
  • July 4 & 5        College Closed-Observance Of Independence Day
  • July 15             Last Day To Withdraw From Regular Term Class Without Academic Penalty
  • August 9          Last Day Of Classes
  • August 12        Final Grades due for regular & Term II by 10:00 am

Term I (Five Week) Session

  • May 31            Advisement And On-Going Registration
  • June 3              First Day Of Term I Classes
  • June 7…           Last Day To Add A Class/Change From Credit To Audit/Drop A Class & 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 & 5        College Closed-Observance Of Independence Day

Term II (Five Week) Session

  • July 3               Advisement And Enrollment For Term II
  • July 4 & 5        College Closed-Observance Of Independence Day
  • July 8               First Day Of Term II Classes
  • July 12             Last Day To Register For Term II Classes/Add A Class/Change From Credit To Audit/Drop A Class & Receive Tuition Refund
  • July 29             Last Day To Withdraw From Term II Class Without Academic Penalty
  • August 9          Last Day Of Classes
  • August 12        Final Grades due for regular & Term II by 10:00 am

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