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Academic Calendar 2016-2017

Fall Semester 2016

First day of Fall registration May 2, 2016
Late Registration Begins
(Last day to enroll in a course is prior to the first class meeting)
August 15
Orientation week for faculty and staff August 17-19
First day of classes – Monday August 22
Students withdrawn for nonpayment after this date must petition to re-enroll August 22
End of ALL refunds for 16-week courses September 2
Withdrawals after this date from 16-week courses will appear on the student transcripts September 2
Labor Day break – Saturday through Monday
(Classes will not meet)
September 3-5
Weekend classes begin – Friday, 5 p.m. through Sunday September 9-11
Last day to claim honor student status designation in a 16-week course September 19
Mid-semester – last day to change audit enrollment status October 12
Last day to enroll in a fall semester self-paced open entry course October 12
Spring semester registration begins at 8 a.m. November 7
Last day to enroll in a fall semester independent study or internship course November 7
Thanksgiving break – Monday through Sunday
(Classes will not meet)
November 21-27
Last day to withdraw from fall semester courses November 28
Semester ends December 17
Grades due – noon, Tuesday December 20

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 2017

First day of Spring registration November 7, 2016
Late registration begins
(Last day to enroll in a course is prior to the first class meeting)
January 9
Orientation week for faculty and staff January 11-13
First day of classes – Tuesday January 17
Students withdrawn for nonpayment after this date must petition to re-enroll January 17
Weekend classes begin – Friday, 5 p.m. through Sunday January 20-22
End of ALL refunds for 16-week courses January 27
Withdrawals after this date from 16-week courses will appear on student transcripts January 27
Last day to claim honor student status designation in a 16-week course February 13
Summer semester registration begins at 8 a.m. March 6
Mid-semester – last day to change audit enrollment status March 8
Last day to enroll in a spring semester self-paced open entry course March 8
Spring break – Monday through Sunday
(Classes will not meet)
March 13-19
Last day to enroll in a spring semester independent study or internship course April 3
Easter Sunday
(Classes will not meet)
April 16
Last day to withdraw from spring semester courses April 24
Fall semester registration begins at 8 a.m. May 1
Semester ends May 12
Commencement May 13
Grades due – noon, Tuesday May 16

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 2017

First day of Summer registration March 6, 2017
First day of summer classes – Monday (check individual course)
(Last day to enroll in a course is prior to the first class meeting)
May 15
Memorial Day break – Saturday through Monday
(Classes will not meet)
May 27-29
Weekend classes begin – Friday, 5 p.m. through Sunday June 2-4
First day of regular summer session June 5
Last day to enroll in a summer semester self-paced open entry course June 21
Last day to enroll in a summer semester independent study or internship course July 3
Independence Day break – Tuesday
(Classes will not meet.)
July 4
Last day to withdraw from summer semester courses July 17
End of session July 29
Grades due – noon, Tuesday August 1

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: Monday, July 4, 2016
Labor Day: Monday, September 5, 2016
Thanksgiving Holiday: Wednesday, November 23 through Sunday, November 27, 2016
Winter Holiday: 4:30 p.m., Friday, December 23, 2016 through Sunday, January 1, 2017
Easter: Sunday, April 16, 2017
Memorial Day: Monday, May 30, 2017
Independence Day: Tuesday, July 4, 2017