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Academic Calendar Fall 2017


Preferred Date for Guaranteed Financial Aid Processing for Fall Semester. Financial Aid will be processed for Fall after this date!   Guaranteed Financial Aid ready for Fall if all aspects of financial aid are in place by this date June 1
Registration for Fall 2017  June 24-August 27
New Student Orientation  (online available at Orientation Page, in person June 30th and August 4th) 
Faculty and Staff Official Opening Day of Semester August 21

 *Final Registration  ($25.00  final registration fee will be assessed)

 August 23-27 Waived Fall Semester 2017
College Convocation, 9:00 a.m. August 25
Cafeteria and Dormitories Open (check website and  Housing Page for times) August 27    September 4 & 5
16  15 Week and First 8 7 Week Classes Begin August 28    September  6
**Schedule Changes ONLY (no new student registration during this time) August 28- 29September 6-7
Saturday Classes Begin September 2September 9
Labor Day Holiday Observed (no classes; offices and library closed) September 4
14 Week Classes Begin September 11
Official Census Date (1615 week classes ONLY) September 13September 20
Constitution Day Observed (classes meet as scheduled) September 18
1st  7 week classes end October 20 
Mid-Semester October 23
Second 8 Week Classes Begin October 23
Fall Break (no classes,offices & library closed) October 27
Last Day to Drop 16 Week Classes ONLY with grade of "W" November 17
Thanksgiving Holiday Begins at 4:00 p.m. (offices, library, and cafeteria close at 4:00 p.m., residence halls close at 5:00 p.m.)

All Tuesday classes will meet regardless of class time
November 21
Dormitories Open (check website  and Housing Page for times) November 26
Thanksgiving Holiday Ends, Classes Resume November 27

Final Exams and Book Buy-Back at Bookstore 

December 7-14

Final Exams End

December 14
Grades Are Due No Later Than 11 am December 15
Cafeteria and Dormitories Close After Lunch December 15
Semester Ends December 15
Winter Break (college offices and library closed) December 18 - January 2

 Winter Mini-Term Begins, 8:00 a.m. 

**Schedule Changes First Day of Class ONLY

No Classes 12/25 and 1/1

 December 18
Winter Mini Finals January 4
 Grades Due No Later Than Noon January  5
*Final Registration Fee $25 (will be assessed 24 hours after registration)
**Schedule Change Fee $15 . Schedule Change Fee will be assessed at time of schedule change.
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