Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2017

Monday, August 14: Faculty return
Wednesday – Friday, August 16-18: Faculty Workshops
Friday, August 18: Last Academic Orientation
Saturday, August 19: Freshman Move In/Pioneer Power-Up
Sunday, August 20: Pioneer Power-Up continues
Monday, August 21: Sophomores Return/Pioneer Power-Up Continues
Tuesday, August 22: Validation Day
Wednesday, August 23: First Day of Classes
Tuesday, August 29: Last Day to Register or Drop/Add by 3:30 PM
Monday, September 4: Labor Day Holiday – College closed
Wednesday, September 6: Convocation
Tuesday, September 26: Last Day to Withdraw from Course with a “W”
Thursday, October 12: Mid-term grades due; “I” grades cleared
Friday, October 13: Residence Halls close 5 PM
Monday – Tuesday, October 16-17: Fall Break
Tuesday, October 17: Residence Halls open Noon
Monday, October 23: Pre-registration Info Session
Monday – Friday, Oct. 23-27: Sophomore Pre-registration
Monday – Friday, Oct. 30-Nov. 3: Freshman Pre-registration
Tuesday,  November 21: Residence Halls close 5 PM
Wednesday, November 22: No classes held
Thursday – Friday November 23-24 Thanksgiving Holidays
Sunday, November 26: Residence Halls open Noon
Monday, November 27: Classes resume
Monday, December 4: Last Day to Withdraw, FA or Reinstate
Friday, December 8: Last Day of Classes
Saturday, December 9: Composition Exams
Saturday-Wednesday, December 9-13: Final Examinations
Wednesday, December 13: Residence Halls close 5 PM
Thursday, December 14: Grades Due – 12:00 noon


Spring Semester 2018

Tuesday, January: 2 College re-opens at 8:00 AM
Monday, January 8: Faculty Workshop; Orientation for new students
Monday, January 8: Students Return; Residence Halls open Noon
Tuesday, January 9: Validation Day
Wednesday, January 10: First Day of Classes
Monday, January 15: MLK, Jr. Holiday; College Closed
Tuesday, January 16: Last Day to Register or Drop/Add by 3:30 PM
Tuesday, February 13: Last Day to Withdraw from Course with a “W”
Thursday, March 1 Mid-term Grades Due; “I” Grades Cleared
Friday, March 2: Residence Halls close 5 PM
Monday – Friday, March 5-9: Spring Break
Sunday, March 11: Residence Halls open Noon
Monday, March 12: Classes Resume
Monday, March 19: Pre-registration Info Session
Monday-Tuesday, Mar. 19-27: Combined Pre-registration Sophomore/Freshman
Friday, March 30: Good Friday Holiday; College closed
Thursday, April 19: Awards Program (evening)
Monday. April 23: Last Day to Withdraw, FA or Reinstate
Friday, April 27: Last Day of Classes
Saturday, April 28: Composition exams
Saturday – Wednesday, April 28 – May 2: Final Examinations
Wednesday, May 2: Residence Halls close 5 PM
Thursday, May 3: Grades Due – 12:00 noon
Saturday, May 5: Commencement – 10:00 AM


Summer Session 2018

Tuesday, May 22: Residence Halls open 3 PM
Wednesday, May 23: First Day of Classes
Thursday, May 24: Last Day to Register or Drop/Add by 12:00 Noon
Monday, May 28: Memorial Day Holiday; College closed
Wednesday, June 13: Last Day to Withdraw with a “W”
Thursday, June 21: Last Day of Classes
Friday, June 22: Exams and Residence Halls close 5 PM
Monday, June 25: Grades Due 12:00 Noon


Fall Semester 2018

Monday, August 13: Faculty return
Wednesday – Friday, August 15-17: Faculty Workshops
Friday, August 17: Last Academic Orientation
Saturday, August 18: Freshman Move In/Pioneer Power-Up
Sunday, August 19: Pioneer Power-Up Continues
Monday, August 20: Sophomores Return/Pioneer Power-Up Continues
Tuesday, August 21: Validation Day
Wednesday, August 22: First Day of Classes
Tuesday, August 28: Last Day to Register or Drop/Add by 3:30 PM
Monday, September 3: Labor Day Holiday College closed
Wednesday, September 5: Convocation
Tuesday, September 25: Last Day to Withdraw from Course with a “W”
Thursday, October 11: Mid-term grades due; “I” grades cleared
Friday, October 12: Residence Halls close 5 PM
Monday – Tuesday, October 15-16: Fall Break
Tuesday October 16: Residence Halls open Noon
Monday October 22: Pre-registration Info Session
Monday – Friday, Oct. 22-26: Sophomore Pre-registration
Monday – Friday, Oct. 29-Nov. 2: Freshman Pre-registration
Friday – Saturday: TBA Homecoming/Alumni Day
Tuesday, November 20: Residence Halls close 5 PM
Wednesday, November 21: No classes held
Thursday – Friday, November 22-23: Thanksgiving Holidays
Sunday, November 25: Residence Halls open Noon
Monday, November 26: Classes resume
Monday, December 3: Last Day to Withdraw, FA, or Reinstate
Friday, December 7: Last Day of Classes
Saturday – Wednesday, December 8-12: Final Examinations
Wednesday, December 12: Residence Halls close 5 PM
Thursday, December 13: Grades Due – 12:00 noon


Spring Semester 2019

Wednesday, January 2: College re-opens at 8:00 AM
Monday, January 7: Faculty Workshop; Orientation for new students
Monday, January 7: Students Return, Residence Halls open Noon
Tuesday, January 8: Validation Day
Wednesday, January 9: First Day of Classes
Tuesday, January 15: Last Day to Register or Drop/Add by 3:30 PM
Monday, January 21: MLK, Jr. Holiday; College Closed
Tuesday, February 12: Last Day to Withdraw from Course with a “W”
Thursday, February 28: Mid-term Grades Due; “I” Grades Cleared
Friday, March 1: Residence Halls close 5 PM
Monday – Friday, March 4-8: Spring Break
Sunday, March 10: Residence Halls open Noon
Monday, March 11: Classes Resume
Monday, March 18: Pre-registration Info Session
Monday-Tuesday, Mar. 18 – 26: Combined Pre-registration Sophomore/Freshman
Thursday, April 11: Awards Program (evening)
Friday, April 19: Good Friday Holiday; College closed
Monday, April 22: Last Day to Withdraw, FA or Reinstate
Friday, April 26: Last Day of Classes
Saturday – Wednesday, April 27 – May 1: Final Examinations
Wednesday, May 1: Residence Halls close 5 PM
Thursday, May 2: Grades Due – 12:00 noon
Saturday, May 4: Commencement – 10:00 AM


Summer Session I 2019

Tuesday, May 21: Residence Halls open 3 PM
Wednesday, May 22: First Day of Classes
Thursday, May 23: Last Day to Register or Drop/Add by 12:00 Noon
Monday, May 27: Memorial Day Holiday; College closed
Wednesday, June 12: Last Day to Withdraw with a “W”
Thursday, June 20: Last Day of Classes
Friday, June 21: Exams and Residence Halls close 5 PM
Monday, June 24: Grades Due 12:00 Noon


Summer Session II 2019

Tuesday, July 2: First Day of Classes
Thursday, July 4: Independence Day Holiday; College closed
Friday, July 5: Last Day to Register of Drop/Add by 12:00 Noon
Wednesday, July 24: Last Day to Withdraw with a “W”
Thursday, August 1: Last Day of Classes
Friday, August 2: Exams
Monday, August 5: Grades Due 12:00 Noon

* If the college decides to have a Summer II Session, these would be the dates.  We do not currently have plans for a Summer II in 2018.


Questions?

Contact Sharon Wilborn, Administrative Assistant, Academic Affairs, at 864-587-4256 or via email.