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Academic Calendar 2017-2018

Fall Semester 2017

First day of Fall registration May 1, 2017
Late Registration Begins
(Last day to enroll in a course is prior to the first class meeting)
August 14
Orientation week for faculty and staff August 16-18
First day of classes – Monday August 21
Students withdrawn for nonpayment after this date must petition to re-enroll August 21
End of ALL refunds for 16-week courses September 1
Withdrawals after this date from 16-week courses will appear on the student transcripts September 1
Labor Day break – Saturday through Monday
(Classes will not meet)
September 2-4
Weekend classes begin – Friday, 5 p.m. through Sunday September 9
Last day to claim honor student status designation in a 16-week course September 18
Mid-semester – last day to change audit enrollment status October 11
Spring semester registration begins at 8 a.m. November 6
Last day to enroll in a fall semester independent study or internship course November 6
Thanksgiving break – Monday through Sunday
(Classes will not meet)
November 20-26
Last day to withdraw from fall semester courses November 27
Semester ends December 16
Grades due – noon, Tuesday December 19

The above dates apply, in general, to traditional 16-week credit courses. Contact Registration and Records for details concerning weekend courses, TBA courses or courses shorter than 14 weeks in duration.


Spring Semester 2018

First day of Spring registration November 6, 2017
Late registration begins
(Last day to enroll in a course is prior to the first class meeting)
January 8, 2018
Orientation week for faculty and staff January 10-12
First day of classes – Tuesday January 16
Students withdrawn for nonpayment after this date must petition to re-enroll January 16
Weekend classes begin – Friday, 5 p.m. through Sunday January 19-21
End of ALL refunds for 16-week courses January 26
Withdrawals after this date from 16-week courses will appear on student transcripts January 26
Last day to claim honor student status designation in a 16-week course February 12
Summer semester registration begins at 8 a.m. March 5
Mid-semester – last day to change audit enrollment status March 7
Spring break – Monday through Sunday
(Classes will not meet)
March 12-18
Easter Sunday
(Classes will not meet)
April 1
Last day to enroll in a spring semester independent study or internship course April 2
Last day to withdraw from spring semester courses April 23
Fall semester registration begins at 8 a.m. May 7
Semester ends May 11
Commencement May 12
Grades due – noon, Tuesday May 15

The above dates apply, in general, to traditional 16-week credit courses. Contact Registration and Records for details concerning weekend courses, TBA courses or courses shorter than 14 weeks in duration.


Summer Semester 2018

First day of Summer registration March 5, 2018
First day of summer classes – Monday (check individual course)
(Last day to enroll in a course is prior to the first class meeting)
May 14
Memorial Day break – Saturday through Monday
(Classes will not meet)
May 26-28
Weekend classes begin – Friday, 5 p.m. through Sunday June 1-3
First day of regular summer session June 4
Last day to enroll in a summer semester independent study or internship course July 2
Independence Day – Wednesday
(Classes will not meet.)
July 4
Last day to withdraw from summer semester courses July 16
End of session July 28
Grades due – noon, Tuesday July 31

Mid-term determined by length (weeks) of course
Refunds
(See the Bursar Office for details)
determined by course beginning date and duration
Grades due immediately upon completion of each course

The above dates apply, in general, to traditional credit courses. Summer courses are offered with a variety of beginning and ending dates. Please refer to each individual course within the schedule for the correct beginning and ending dates. Contact Registration and Records for details.


The college is closed on the following dates:

Independence Day: Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Labor Day: Monday, September 4, 2017
Thanksgiving Holiday: Wednesday, November 22 through Sunday, November 26, 2017
Winter Holiday: 4:30 p.m., Friday, December 22, 2017 through Monday, January 1, 2018
Easter: Sunday, April 1, 2018
Memorial Day: Monday, May 28, 2018

Otherwise, the college is open and services are available during the standard hours of operation.