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Academic Calendar & Class Schedules

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Academic Calendar 2019 – 2020

Fall 2019 | Spring 2020 | Summer 2020

Fall Semester 2019

Regular Session

  • August 16        Faculty & Staff In-service
  • August 19- 20     Advisement and on-going registration
  • August 21         First day of classes
  • August 28       Last day to add regular session classes
  • September 2    College closed for Labor Day
  • September 6       Last day to change from credit to audit, drop a class & receive tuition refund
  • October 11     No classes–Program assessment day
  • October 28        Last day to withdraw from class without academic penalty
  • November 4   Deadline for Graduation Application-Fall Semester
  • November 5   Advanced Registration for Spring Begins
  • November 27    No classes-non instructional day; College closes at 11:45 am
  • November 28 & 29  College closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
  • December 5   Deadline for Graduation Application – Spring Semester
  • December 9   Last day of classes
  • December 10-13, 16   Final exams for day and night classes
  • December 17 & 18    Faculty workdays
  • December 18    Final grades due by 4:30 pm/faculty workday
  • December 20, 2019 through January 1, 2020   College closed for holidays

Minimester

  • August 12  Classes Begin for Fall Minimester
  • August 13   Last day to change from credit to audit, drop a class & receive tuition refund
  • August 16   Last day to withdraw from class without academic penalty
  • August 20  Last day of Minimester classes

10-Week Session

  • September 25     Late Start 10-Week Session Classes Begin
  • September 30    Last Day to add for 10-week classes
  • October 7       Last Day To Change From Credit To Audit, Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund For 10-Week Session
  • November 11    Last Day To Withdraw From Class Without Academic Penalty For 10-Week Session
  • December 9     Last day of classes
  • December 10, 11, 12, 16   Final exams for day and night classes

8-Week Session 1

  • August 21       Late Start 8-Week 1 Session Classes Begin
  • August 23      Last Day to add for 8-week Session 1 classes
  • August 28        Last Day To Change From Credit To Audit, Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund For 8-Week 1 Session
  • September 23 Last Day To Withdraw From Class Without Academic Penalty For 8-Week 1 Session
  • October 14      Last Day of classes 8-Week 1

8-Week Session 2

  • October 15      Late Start 8-Week 2 Session Classes Begin
  • October 17      Last Day to add for 8-week Session 2 classes
  • October 22      Last Day To Change From Credit To Audit, Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund For 8-Week 2 Session
  • November 15  Last Day To Withdraw From Class Without Academic Penalty For 8-Week 2 Session
  • December 11  Last Day of classes 8-Week 2

5-Week Session 1

  • August 21        Late Start 5-Week 1 Session Classes Begin
  • August 22        Last Day to add for 5-week Session 1 classes
  • August 26        Last Day To Change From Credit To Audit, Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund For 5-Week 1 Session
  • September 11 Last Day To Withdraw From Class Without Academic Penalty For 5-Week 1 Session
  • September 25 Last Day of classes 5-Week 1

5-Week Session 2

  • September 26 Late Start 5-Week 2 Session Classes Begin
  • September 27        Last Day to add for 5-week Session 2 classes
  • September 30        Last Day To Change From Credit To Audit, Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund For 5-Week 2 Session
  • October 17      Last Day To Withdraw From Class Without Academic Penalty For 5-Week 2 Session
  • October 31      Last Day of classes 5-Week 2

5-Week Session 3

  • November 4 Late Start 5-Week 3 Session Classes Begin
  • November 5        Last Day to add for 5-week Session 3 classes
  • November 8    Last Day To Change From Credit To Audit, Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund For 5-Week 3 Session
  • November 22  Last Day To Withdraw From Class Without Academic Penalty For 5-Week 3 Session
  • December 9  Last Day of classes 5-Week 3

Spring Semester 2020

Regular Session

  • January 2         Faculty workday
  • January 3, 6-8     Advisement and on-going registration
  • January 9          First day of classes
  • January 14       Last day to add classes
  • January 27       Last day to change from credit to audit, drop a class & receive tuition refund
  • March 9-13       No classes-faculty/student spring break
  • March 16         Advanced registration for summer begins
  • March 23         Last day to withdraw from class without academic penalty
  • April 1             Deadline for Graduation Application-Summer Semester
  • April 2             Advanced registration for fall semester begins
  • April 16           No classes-non instructional day
  • April 17           Faculty work day
  • May 1              Last day of classes
  • May 4-8          Final exams for day and night classes
  • May 11-15       Faculty workdays
  • May 14            Assessment Day
  • May 14            Final grades due by 10:00 am/faculty workday
  • May 15            Graduation

10-Week Session

  • February 13     Late start 10-week session begins
  • February 18     Last Day to add for 10-week classes
  • February 24     .Last day to change from credit to audit, drop a class & receive tuition refund for 10-week session
  • April 8            Last day to withdraw from class without academic penalty for 10-week session
  • May 1              Last day of classes for 10-week session
  • May 4-8  Final exams for day and night classes for 10-week session

8-Week Session 1

  • January 9         Late Start 8-Week 1 Session Classes Begin
  • January 14       Last Day to Add 8-Week Session 1 classes
  • January 17      Last Day To Change From Credit To Audit, Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund For 8-Week 1 Session
  • February 11    Last Day To Withdraw From Class Without Academic Penalty For 8-Week 1 Session
  • March 4     Last Day of classes 8-Week 1

8-Week Session 2

  • March 5        Late Start 8-Week 2 Session Classes Begin
  • March 19         Last Day to Add 8-Week Session 2 classes
  • March 23         Last Day To Change From Credit To Audit, Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund For 8-Week 2 Session
  • April 16 Last Day To Withdraw From Class Without Academic Penalty For 8-Week 2 Session
  • May 8  Last Day of classes 8-Week 2

5-Week Session 1

  • January 9  Late Start 5-Week 1 Session Classes Begin
  • January 10    Last Day to Add 5-Week Session 1 classes
  • January 13    Last Day To Change From Credit To Audit, Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund For 5-Week 1 Session
  • January 30     Last Day To Withdraw From Class Without Academic Penalty For 5-Week 1 Session
  • February 12     Last Day of classes 5-Week 1

5-Week Session 2

  • February 13     Late Start 5-Week 2 Session Classes Begin
  • February 18    Last Day to Add 5-Week Session 2 classes
  • February 21    Last Day To Change From Credit To Audit, Drop A Class And Receive Tuition Refund For 5-Week 2 Session
  • March 6   Last Day To Withdraw From Class Without Academic Penalty For 5-Week 2 Session
  • March 25    Last Day of classes 5-Week 2

5-Week Session 3

  • March 26   Late Start 5-Week 3 Session Classes Begin
  • March 31    Last Day to Add 5-Week Session 3 classes
  • April 3   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 1  Last Day of classes 5-Week 3

Summer Session 2020

Minimester

  • May 18           First day of Minimester classes
  • May 19            Last day to change from credit to audit, drop a class & receive tuition refund
  • May 25           Last day to withdraw from class without academic penalty
  • June 1            Last day of Minimester classes

Regular Session

  • June 1 -5            Advisement And On-Going Registration
  • June 8             First Day Of Regular Classes
  • June 17            Last Day To Register For Regular Term Classes/Add A Class/Change From Credit To Audit/ Drop A Class & Receive Tuition Refund
  • July 3              College Closed-Observance Of Independence Day
  • July 17            Last Day To Withdraw From Regular Term Class Without Academic Penalty
  • August 14          Last Day Of Classes
  • August 14        Final Grades due for regular & Term II by 4:30 PM

Term I (Five Week) Session

  • June 1-5      Advisement And On-Going Registration
  • 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 To Withdraw From Term I Class Without Academic Penalty
  • July 3           College Closed-Observance Of Independence Day
  • July 10          Last Day Of Term I Classes

Term II (Five Week) Session

  • July 1, 2    Advisement and Enrollment For Term II
  • July 3        College Closed-Observance Of Independence Day
  • July 13      First Day Of Term II Classes
  • July 17      Last Day To Register For Term II Classes/Add A Class/Change From Credit To Audit/Drop A Class & Receive Tuition Refund
  • July 31      Last Day To Withdraw From Term II Class Without Academic Penalty
  • August 14  Last Day Of Classes

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