Academic Calendar

      Spring 2016

      Last day to drop with 100% refund in person  ................................ January 15

      Last day to drop with 100% refund, online, mail or fax*  ................. January 18

      Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, College closed  ................................. January 18

      Classes begin  .......................................................................... January 19

      Drop/Add  ................................................................................. January 19-29

      Last day to drop with 50% refund  ................................................February 1

      Spring break  ............................................................................. March 14-19

      Last Day to Drop Spring or Late Start (Beginning Feb. 8) Spring Classes with Withdraw Grade (No Refund)................................................................................ March 28

      PRIORITY Registration dates for Summer and Fall 2016

       (Priority registration is for students who attended an advisement session in March.)

           Registration begins for students with 48+ earned credits  ........April 4

           Registration begins for students with 32+ earned credits  ........April 5

           Registration begins for students with 17+ earned credits  ....... April 6

       Regular Registration dates for Summer and Fall 2016

           Registration begins for all returning students  ........................ April 7

           Open registration begins for ALL students...............................April 11

      Last day of classes  ...................................................................May 7

      Final examinations  ....................................................................May 9-14

      Academy of Culinary Arts Graduation  .........................................May 16

      Commencement  .......................................................................May 19

      Summer 2016 (There are no Friday classes.)

      Full Summer Session, 13 weeks  .............................................. May 23-August 18

      Accelerated Session "A"  ..........................................................May 23-June 9

      First session, 6 weeks  ............................................................ May 23-June 30

      Memorial Day, College closed  ..................................................May 30

      Accelerated Session "B"  ..........................................................June 13-29

      Second session, 8 weeks  ....................................................... June 27-August 18

      Independence Day, College closed  .......................................... July 4

      Third session, 6 weeks  ........................................................... July 11-August 18

      Last day to drop with 100% refund   ..................................... one day prior to start of session

      Drop/Add;  Last day to drop with 50% refund

      (accelerated session)   ............................................................ first day of session

      Drop/Add;  Last day to drop with 50% refund

      (6-, 8- and 13-week sessions)   .............................................. five days after start of session

      Last day to drop with Withdraw grade,

          6-week session (1st and 3rd sessions)   ...............................by end of third week

          8-week session (2nd session)   .......................................... by end of fourth week

          13-week session (full summer session)   .............................by end of fourth week

    • Fall 2015

      Last day to drop with 100% refund in person ...............................August 28

      Last day to drop with 100% refund, online, mail or fax...................August 30

      Classes begin............................................................................August 31

      Drop/Add...................................................................................Aug. 31-Sept. 4

      Labor Day, College closed  ....................................................... September 7

      Last day to drop with 50% refund  ...............................................September 14

      Last day to drop with Withdraw grade  ........................................ November 6

      Thanksgiving break  ...................................................................November 26-28

      PRIORITY Registration dates for Winter and Spring 2016

       (Priority registration is for students who attended an advisement session.)

           Registration begins for students with 48+ earned credits  ........November 16

           Registration begins for students with 32+ earned credits  ........November 17

           Registration begins for students with 17+ earned credits  ....... November 18

           Registration begins for returning students  ............................. November 19 & 20

           Registration begins for all pre-advised students........................November 23-25

      Regular Registration dates for Winter and Spring 2016

           Registration begins for students with 48+ earned credits  ........November 30

           Registration begins for students with 32+ earned credits  .........December 1

           Registration begins for students with 17+ earned credits  ....... December 2

           Registration begins for all returning students  ........................ December 3

           Registration begins for new students   ...................................December 7

      Last day of classes  .................................................................December 12

      Final examinations  ................................................................. December 14-19

      Academy of Culinary Arts Graduation  ....................................... December 17

      College closed..........................................................................December 24-January 1

    Winter 2016 – January 4 through 16**

        (Classes meet for 11 days. No classes will be held on Sundays.)

        Last day to drop with 100% refund in person  ..................................December 23

        Last day to drop with 100% refund, online, mail or fax*  .................. January 3

        Classes begin  ........................................................................... January 4

        Last day to drop with 50% refund  ................................................ January 4

        Last day to drop with Withdraw grade  .......................................... January 5

        Last day of classes  ................................................................... January 16**

        (**If one of the 11 days is cancelled for inclement weather, classes will meet on January 15.)