Important Instructional Calendar Dates

2020 FALL SEMESTER

Full Session: August 17 – December 11, 2020

(78 Instructional Days)

July 01

Priority date for Work-Study Application Award Year 2020-2021.

Aug 01

All students should have their Student Aid Report and related paperwork in the Office of Financial Aid by this date to avoid delay in clearing fees on Pell Grant.

Aug 13-14

New & returning student REGISTRATION

Aug 17

First Day of Classes, 2020 Fall Semester and Add/Drop

Aug 17-18

LATE REGISTRATION (Requires $25.00 penalty) and Faculty Days

Aug 18

Last Day to Add/Drop Full Semester or First Mini-Session Classes

Sep 07

LABOR DAY HOLIDAY (College Closed)

Oct 08-9

Registration for Second Mini-Session classes

Oct 09

The 50% point (mid-point) of the Full Semester. Grades of ‘I’ from the Summer term change to grades of ‘F’.

Oct 12

Final grades for all First Mini-Session prerequisite courses (e.g., ENG 101, ENG 102) are due in the Dean of Students’ Office not later than 10:00a.m.

Oct 12-13

LATE REGISTRATION for Second Mini-Session Classes (Requires $25.00 penalty)

Oct 22

The 61% point of the Full Semester. There is no Title IV (Pell Grant) penalty for withdrawal after this date.

Nov 12

The 80% point of the Full Semester. The last day to withdraw from any course for any reason without penalty and receive a grade of “W.”

Nov 11

HOLIDAY - Veteran's Day

Nov 23-25

Faculty Professional Development Days (Faculty present; no classes)

Nov 26-27

THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY (College Closed)

Dec 10-11

Final Exams for Full Semester and Second Mini-Session Courses

Dec 11

Last Instructional Day of the 2020 Fall Semester

Dec 14

Final Grades for all Full-Session and Mini-Session courses are due in the Dean of Students’ Office not later than 10:00 am.

Dec 23 to Jan 01

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS (College Closed)

First Mini- Session: Aug. 17 – Oct. 9, 2020

(39 Instructional Days)

First Instructional Day 08/17/2020

61% point. See full term statement 09/18/2020

80% point. See full term statement 09/29/2020

Last Exam Day 10/09/2020

Second Mini-Session: Oct. 12 – Dec. 11, 2020

(39 Instructional Days)

First Instructional Day 10/12/2020

61% point. See full term statement 11/13/2020

80% point. See full term statement 12/01/2020

Last Exam Day 12/11/2020

2021 SPRING SEMESTER

Full Session: January 06 – May 03, 2021

(78 Instructional Days)

Dec 01

All students should have their Student Aid Report and related paperwork in the Office of Financial Aid by this date to avoid delay in clearing fees on Pell Grant for the 2021 Spring Semester.

Jan 04-05

New & returning student REGISTRATION

Jan 04-05

Faculty Duty Days

Jan 06

First Day of Classes, 2021 Spring Semester and Late Registration/Add/Drop

Jan 06-07

LATE REGISTRATION (Requires $25.00 penalty) and Faculty Duty

Jan 07

Last Day to Register/Add/Drop Full Semester or First Mini-Session Classes

Jan 18

HOLIDAY: Martin Luther King’s (College Closed)

Mar 01-02

Registration for Second Mini-Session classes

Mar 02

The 50% point (mid-point) of the Full Semester. Grades of ‘I’ from the Fall term change to grades of ‘F.’

Mar 03

Final grades for all First Mini-Session prerequisite courses (e.g., ENG 101, ENG 102) are due in the Dean of Students’ Office not later than 10:00a.m.

Mar 03

LATE REGISTRATION for Second Mini-Session Classes (Requires $25.00 penalty)

Mar 15

The 61% point of the Full Semester. There is no Title IV (Pell Grant) penalty for withdrawal after this date.

Mar 22-26

Spring Break for Students

Mar 22-26

Faculty Professional Development (Non-Instructional Duty Days)

Apr 09

The 80% point of the Full Semester. The last day to withdraw from any course for any reason without penalty and receive a grade of ‘W.’

Apr 08

Honors Ceremony

Apr 29-May 03

Final Exams for Full Semester and Second Mini-Session Courses

May 03

Last Instructional Day of the 2021 Spring Semester

May 04

Final Grades for all Full-Session and all Mini-Session courses are due in the Dean of Students’ Office not later than 10:00 am.

May 07

Graduation

First Mini- Session: Jan 06 – Mar 02, 2021

(39 Instructional Days)

First Instructional Day 01/06/2021

61% point. See full term statement 02/09/2021

80% point. See full term statement 02/18/2021

Last Exam Day 03/02/2021

Second Mini-Session: Mar 03 – May 03, 2021

(39 Instructional Days)

First Instructional Day 03/03/2021

61% point. See full term statement 04/12/2021

80% point. See full term statement 04/21/2021

Last Exam Day 05/03/2021

2021 SUMMER SEMESTER

Full Session: May 26 – August 05, 2021

(50 Instructional Days)

May 09

All students should have their Student Aid Report and related paperwork in the Office of Financial Aid by this date to avoid delay in clearing of fees on Pell Grant for the 2021 Summer Semester.

May 24-25

New & returning student REGISTRATION

May 20-25

Faculty Duty Days

May 31

HOLIDAY - Memorial Day (College Closed)

May 26

First day of Classes, 2021 Summer Semester

May 26-27

LATE REGISTRATION (Requires $25.00 penalty) and Faculty Duty

May 27

Last Day to Add/Drop Full Semester or First Mini-Session Classes

Jun 29-30

Registration for Second Mini-Session Classes

June 30

The 50% point (mid-point) of the Full Semester. Grades of ‘I’ from the 2021 Spring term change to grades of ‘F.’

July 01

Final grades for all First Mini-Session prerequisite courses (e.g., ENG 101, ENG 102) are due in the Dean of Students’ Office not later than 10:00a.m.

July 05

HOLIDAY - Independence Day (College Closed)

July 09

The 61% point of the Full Semester. There is no Title IV (Pell Grant) penalty for withdrawal after this date.

July 22

The 80% point of the Full Semester. The Last day to withdraw from any course for any reason without penalty and receive a grade of ‘W.’

Aug 04-05

Final Exams for Full Semester and Second Mini-Session Courses

Aug 05

End of 2021 Summer Semester

Aug 06

Final grades for all Full Session and all Mini-Session courses are due in the Dean of Students’ Office not later than 10:00a.m.

First Mini- Session: May 26 – June 30, 2021

(25 Instructional Days)

First Instructional Day 05/26/2021

61% point. See full term statement 06/15/2021

80% point. See full term statement 06/23/2021

Last Exam Day 06/30/2021

Second Mini-Session: July 01 – Aug. 05, 2021

(25 Instructional Days)

First Instructional Day 07/01/2021

61% point. See full term statement 07/22/2021

80% point. See full term statement 07/29/2021

Last Exam Day 08/05/2021