Academic Calendar

FALL Semester 2016 - Regular Classes

August 22 - December 16

Event Date
Tuition payment deadline: after August 1, payment is due within 24 hours of registration. Aug. 1, 2016
Classes begin Aug. 22, 2016
Last day to add a class Aug. 26
Last day to drop a class Aug. 26
Financial aid applied to student accounts for fall 2016 begins Aug. 29
Financial aid disbursement ** Sept. 2
Holiday, Labor Day, No Classes Sept. 5
No classes, faculty workshops Oct. 20-21
Spring registration begins - current students Oct. 24
Graduation application priority deadline Nov. 1
Holiday, Veterans Day Nov. 11
Last day to withdraw from full-term courses* Nov. 23
Holiday, Thanksgiving Nov. 24-25
Final Examinations Dec. 12-16

* For online, hybrid and courses that meet less than the full semester, check eServices for withdrawal deadlines.

** On financial aid disbursement day, direct deposits are sent to your bank or disbursement checks are mailed to your permanent address on file. Be sure your permanent address is current.

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FALL Semester 2016 - Weekend Classes

September 9 - December 10

Event Date
Tuition payment deadline: after Aug. 1, payment is due within 24 hours of registration. Aug. 1, 2016
Weekend Classes begin Sept. 9, 2016
Last day to add a class Sept. 12
Last day to drop a class Sept. 12
No classes, faculty workshops Oct. 21-22
Holiday, Veterans Day Nov. 11
Last day to withdraw Check e-Services
Holiday, Thanksgiving Nov. 24-26
Final Examinations December 9-10

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SPRING SEMESTER 2017 - Regular Classes

January 9 - May 12

Event Date
Tuition payment deadline: after December 15, payment is due within 24 hours of registration. Dec. 15, 2016
Classes begin Jan. 9, 2017
Last day to add a class Jan. 13
Last day to drop a class Jan. 13
Holiday, Martin Luther King Day, No Classes Jan. 16
Financial aid applied to student accounts for spring 2017 begins Jan. 17
Financial aid disbursement ** Jan. 20
Holiday, President's Day, No Classes Feb. 20
Success Day Feb. 28
Graduation application priority deadline Mar. 1
Spring Break Mar. 6-11
Summer registration begins - current students Mar. 13
Fall registration begins - current students Mar. 20
Last day to withdraw from full-term courses* Apr. 18
Final Examinations May 8-12
Commencement TBD

* For online, hybrid and courses that meet less than the full semester, check eServices for withdrawal deadlines.

** On financial aid disbursement day, direct deposits are sent to your bank or disbursement checks are mailed to your permanent address on file. Be sure your permanent address is current.

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spring Semester 2017 - Weekend Classes

January 22 - April 16

Event Date
Tuition payment deadline: after Dec. 15, payment is due within 24 hours of registration. Dec. 15, 2016
Weekend Classes begin Jan. 20, 2016
Last day to add a class Jan. 23
Last day to drop a class Jan. 23
Spring Break Mar. 6-11
Last day to withdraw Check e-Services
Final Examinations Apr. 21-22

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SUMMER SEMESTER 2017 

May 30 - June 16 (3-week classes)
May 30 - June 30 (5-week classes)
May 30 - July 14 (7-week classes)

Event Date
Tuition payment deadline: after May 8, 2017, payment is due within 24 hours of registration. May 8, 2017
First Day of Class May 30, 2017
Last day to add a class June 1
Last day to drop a class June 5
Financial aid applied to student accounts for summer 2017 begins June 6
Financial aid disbursement ** June 9
Last day to withdraw Check e-Services
3-week classes end June 16
5-week classes end June 30
Graduation application priority deadline June 30
Indepedence Day Holiday, no classes July 4
7-week classes end July 14

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June 12 - July 28 (7-week classes)

Event Date
Tuition payment deadline: after May 8, 2017, payment is due within 24 hours of registration. May 8, 2017
Financial aid applied to student accounts begins June 14
Financial aid disbursement** June 19
First day of class June 12
Last day to add a class June 13
Last day to drop a class June 13
Last day to withdraw Check e-Services
Graduation application priority deadline June 30
Indepedence Day Holiday, no classes July 4
Classes end July 28

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July 3 - August 4 (5-week classes)

Event Date
Tuition payment deadline: after May 8, 2017, payment is due within 24 hours of registration. May 8, 2017
Financial aid applied to student accounts begins July 6
Financial aid disbursement** July 10
First day of class July 3
Last day to add a class July 5
Last day to drop a class July 5
Last day to withdraw Check e-Services
Classes end August 4

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The academic calendar is subject to modification or interruption due to occurrences such as fire, flood, labor disputes and interruption of utility services. 

In the event of any such occurrences, the College will attempt to accommodate students. 

We will not, however, guarantee that courses of instruction, student activities or other College programs or events will be completed or rescheduled. 

Refunds will be made to eligible students only according to the policies adopted by the College.