2016-17 Academic Calendar

Also see Financial Aid Calendar for important dates.

Fall Semester 2016

August 1 & 2   No registration.
August 2   Cosmetology & Most NAVIT Classes begin
August 15   College CLOSED for Convocation – No Classes
August 18   Class Cancellation – for insufficient enrollment.
August 21   Last day to register online for regular semester classes.
August 21   Last day to request 100% refund for regular semester classes
August 22
 
Regular Fall 2016 Term Classes Begin
August 22   Late Registration Fee applies on or after this day.
August 29   Students must get instructor permission to register for classes or drop classes (including Internet, but excluding "Open Entry/Exit" and noncredit) from this date forward.
Last Day of Attendance (LDA) required for all drops/withdrawals.
September 2   Last day for students to withdraw from classes without a "W" on transcript.
Last day to request 50% refund for regular semester classes.
September 5   College CLOSED for Labor Day – No Classes
September 6   Instructor AND dean's permission required for course adds.
October 4   Last Day to File for December Graduation
November 11   College CLOSED for Veteran's Day – No classes
November 14   Spring 2017 Class Schedule available online
November 24-25   College CLOSED for Thanksgiving Recess – No Classes
▶ November 28   SPRING 2017 Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
(Use online class schedule search engine to find course offerings.)
December 9   Last Day of Fall 2016 Semester
Dec. 12 - Jan. 16   Winter Break for Students
Dec. 26-30   College CLOSED for Winter Break

Spring Semester 2017

November 14   Spring 2017 Class Schedule available online
November 21   Veterans Priority Registration Day – Veterans (using their educational benefits or not), their spouses and dependents can register early, this one day, for the Spring 2017 semester.
▶ November 28   SPRING 2017 Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
Dec. 19 & 20   No registration.
Dec. 26-30   College Closed for Winter Break
January 9   College CLOSED for Convocation – No Classes
January 12   Class Cancellation – for insufficient enrollment.
January 16   Last day to register online for regular semester classes.
January 16   Last day to request 100% refund for regular semester classes
January 16   College CLOSED for Martin Luther King, Jr. Civil Rights Day – No Classes
January 17
 
Regular Spring 2017 Term Classes Begin
January 17   Late Registration Fee applies on or after this day.
January 24   Students must get instructor permission to register for classes or drop classes (including Internet, but excluding "Open Entry/Exit" and noncredit) from this date forward.
Last Day of Attendance (LDA) required for all drops/withdrawals.
January 30   Last day for students to withdraw from classes without a "W" on transcript.
Last day to request 50% refund for regular semester classes.
January 31   Instructor AND dean's permission required for course adds.
February 20   College OPEN on Presidents' Day – Classes in Session
February 21   Last Day to file Graduation Application and participate in the May ceremony
March 13–17   Spring Break: Most College Offices CLOSED – No classes
March 13   Summer 2017 Class Schedule available online
▶ March 27   SUMMER 2017 Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
(Use online class schedule search engine to find course offerings.)
▶ April 24   FALL 2017 Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. (use  online class schedule search engine
to find course offerings
May 13   Last Day of Spring 2017 Semester
May 13   Commencement Ceremony

Summer Session 2017

March 13   2017 Summer Class Schedule available online
March 24   Veterans Priority Registration Day – Veterans (using their educational benefits or not), their spouses and dependents can register early, this one day, for the Summer 2017 session.
▶ March 27   SUMMER 2017 Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
(Use online class schedule search engine to find course offerings.)
May 17   No registration.
May 29   College CLOSED for Memorial Day – No Classes
June 2   Class Cancellation - for insufficient enrollment.
June 4   Last day to register online for regular semester classes.
June 4   Last day to request 100% refund for summer classes
June 5
 
Summer 2017 Regular Session begins
June 5   Late Registration Fee applies on or after this day.
June 6   Students must get instructor signature to register for classes or drop classes (including Internet, but excluding "Open Entry/Exit" and noncredit) from this date forward.
Last Day of Attendance (LDA) required for all drops/withdrawals.
Last day for students to withdraw from classes without a "W" on transcript.
Last day to request 50% refund for summer session classes.
June 7   Instructor AND dean's permission required for course adds.
June 28   Last Day to file Summer Graduation Application
July 4   College CLOSED for Independence Day – No Classes
July 28   Last Day of the Summer 2017 Session