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Academic Calendar

College Calendar 2016-2017

The academic year begins in September and ends in August of the following year. The major semesters, fall and spring, are 15 weeks in length. The fall semester begins in September, and the spring semester begins in January. Summer terms are held between May and August.

This calendar reflects major term dates and activities scheduled primarily at the Main Campus and the Regional Centers. Term start and end dates, refund periods, the final day to drop course(s) without penalty of "F" grade(s), and deadlines to change "I" grades vary for all terms.

The College is closed on Sundays and, additionally, on Fridays and Saturdays during the summer.

View the previous College Calendar from April through August 2016.

College Calendar 2016-2017

September 2016 Event
September 5, Monday Labor Day - College Closed
September 6, Tuesday Fall 2016 (15-week) term begins

 

October 2016 Event
October 4, Tuesday Fall 2016 (10-week) term begins
October 17, Monday  Priority web registration begins for eligible students for Spring 2017 
October 24, Monday Registration begins for continuing students for Spring 2017

 

November 2016 Event

November 2, Wednesday

Deadline to submit application for financial aid reinstatement for Spring 2017 semester

Deadline to submit all required financial aid documents and resolve all financial aid issues to hold Spring 2017 classes

November 14, Monday

Priority deadline to submit application for academic reinstatement for Spring 2017 semester

 
November 24-26, Thursday-Saturday Thanksgiving Holiday — College closed

 

December 2016 Event
December 6, Tuesday Professional Development Day (Potential Emergency Closing make-up day)
December 7, Wednesday

Deadline for full payment of tuition and fees for all students registered by this date for Spring 2017 semester

Professional Development Day/Study Day (Potential Emergency Closing make-up day)

December 10, Saturday Final day of classes for Fall 2016 semester
December 12-17, Monday-Saturday Final examinations, Fall 2016 semester
December 17, Saturday Final day to resolve all outstanding financial aid issues for Fall 2016 semester
December 19, Monday Deadline for faculty submission of grades for Fall 2016 (15-week and 10-week) terms
December 23, Friday Winter Break — College closed at noon
December 24-31, Saturday-Saturday Winter Break — College closed

2017

January 2017 Event
January 2, Monday New Year’s Day Holiday — College closed
January 6, Friday Final deadline to submit application for academic reinstatement for Spring 2017 semester
January 16, Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday — College closed
January 17, Tuesday Spring 2017 (15-week) term begins

 

February 2017 Event
February 14, Tuesday Spring 2017 (10-week) term begins

 

March 2017 Event
March 6-11, Monday-Saturday Spring Break — College Closed
March 15, Wednesday

Deadline to submit application for financial aid reinstatement for Summer 2017

Deadline to submit all required financial aid documents and resolve all financial issues to hold Summer 2017 classes

March 20, Monday Priority web registration begins for eligible students for Summer/Fall 2017
March 27, Monday Registration begins for continuing students for Summer/Fall 2017

 

April 2017 Event
April 12, Wednesday Deadline for full payment of tuition and fees for all students registered by this date for Early Summer 2017
April 18, Tuesday Priority deadline for Fall 2017 for financial aid
April 24, Monday Final day of classes for Spring 2017 semester
April 25-26, Tuesday-Wednesday Professional Development Day (Potential Emergency Closing make-up day)
April 27, Thursday Professional Development Day/Study Day (Potential Emergency Closing make-up day)
   
April 28-29, Friday-Saturday Final examinations, Spring 2017 semester

 

May 2017 Event
May 1-4, Monday-Thursday Final examinations, Spring 2017 semester
May 1, Monday

2017-2018 PHEAA grant filing deadline for all renewal applicants

Final day to resolve all outstanding financial aid issues for the Spring 2017 semester

May 6, Saturday Commencement
May 7, Sunday Deadline for faculty submission of grades for Spring 2017 (15-week and 10-week) terms
May 8, Monday Summer four-day work week begins — College closed on Fridays
May 15, Monday Early Summer 2017 7-week (term code 7A) and 14-week (term code 14A) terms begin
May 29, Monday Memorial Day Holiday — College Closed

 

June 2017 Event
June 13, Tuesday Deadline for full payment of tuition and fees for all students registered by this date for Late Summer 2017
June 27, Tuesday Final day of classes for Early Summer 2017 7-week (term code 7A) term
June 28-29 , Wednesday-Thursday Final examination days for Early Summer 2017 7-week (term code 7A) term

 

July 2017 Event
July 1, Saturday Deadline for faculty submission of grades for Early Summer 2017 7-week (term code 7A) term
July 4, Tuesday Independence Day Holiday — College closed
July 5, Wednesday

Deadline to submit application for financial aid reinstatement for Fall 2017 semester

Deadline to submit all financial aid documents and resolve all financial issues to hold Fall 2017 classes

Priority deadline to submit application for academic reinstatement for Fall 2017 semester

July 5-6, Wednesday-Thursday No classes for 14-week (term code 14A) term
July 11, Tuesday Late Summer 2017 7-week (term code 7N) term begins

 

August 2017 Event
August 1, Tuesday 2017-2018 PHEAA grant filing deadline for all new applicants
August 3, Thursday Final deadline to submit application for academic reinstatement for Fall 2017 semester
Auguest 9, Tuesday Deadline for full payment of tuition and fees for all students registered by this date for Fall 2017 semester
August 18, Friday End of summer four-day work week — College closed
August 22, Tuesday Final day of classes for Early Summer 2017 14-week (term code 14A) and Late Summer 2017 7-week (term code 7N) terms
August 23-24 , Wednesday-Thursday Final examination days, Early Summer 2017 14-week (term code 14A) and Late Summer 2017 7-week (term code 7N) terms
August 25, Friday Deadline to settle all outstanding financial aid matters for the current year (2016-2017); all aid will be canceled after this date
August 26, Saturday Deadline for faculty submission of grades for Early Summer 2017 14-week (term code 14A) and Late Summer 2017 7-week (term code 7N) terms