Academic Calendar

2014 FALL SEMESTER

  • Aug. 23 — Saturday registration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Aug. 25 — Fall semester classes begin in credit division
  • Aug. 25 — Adult Education classes begin
  • Aug. 25, 26 — Late registration period for 16-week fall credit division classes
  • Aug. 30-Sept. 1 — Labor Day weekend—no classes; campus closed
  • Sept. 6 — Saturday courses begin
  • Sept. 17 — Constitution Day
  • Oct. 3 — Last day to withdraw with a grade of W for first eight-week session courses
  • Oct. 13 — Online preregistration for Spring 2015 begins for qualified returning students
  • Oct. 15 — Application deadline for Spring 2015 Study Abroad program
  • Oct. 20 — Fall "Second Eight-Week Session" classes begin
  • Oct. 20 — Credit division preregistration begins for spring semester. Students are encouraged to meet with their advisor before registering; new students are required to meet with an advisor.  First day to file petition for December, May, or July graduation.
  • Oct. 20 — Spring class schedule available in Student Services; Courses can be viewed online at KCConnect
  • Nov. 11 — Veterans Day—holiday for students; campus is open until 5 p.m.
  • Nov. 14 — Last day to withdraw with a grade of W for 16-week session courses
  • Nov. 26 — Last day for spring semester preregistration.  Payment for preregistered courses is due Dec. 5. Registration continues through Jan. 10.
  • Nov. 26 — Campus closes at 5 p.m. for Thanksgiving break
  • Nov. 27-30 — Thanksgiving break; campus closed
  • Dec. 1 — Last day to withdraw with a grade of W for second eight-week session courses
  • Dec. 5 — Last day for preregistered students (Spring 2015) to pay for reserved courses by 5 p.m.  Students will be dropped for failure to pay. Registration continues through Jan. 10.
  • Dec. 12 — Last day of fall semester courses; final day to petition for December graduation
  • Dec. 13 — Final exams for Saturday courses
  • Dec. 15-18 — Final exams
  • Dec. 18 — Last day of Adult Education classes
  • Dec. 19-22 — Online registration unavailable 5 p.m. Dec. 19 through 8 a.m. Dec. 22
  • Dec. 20 - Jan. 4 — Winter Break -- campus offices closed to the public

2015 SPRING SEMESTER

  • Jan. 5 — Campus reopens; credit division registration resumes
  • Jan. 5-8 — Campus is open until 7 p.m.
  • Jan. 9 — Campus is open until 5 p.m.
  • Jan. 10 — Saturday registration from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Jan. 12 — Spring semester classes begin in credit division
  • Jan. 12 — Adult Education classes begin
  • Jan. 12, 13 — Late registration period for 16-week spring credit division classes
  • Jan. 19 — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; campus closed
  • Jan. 24 — Saturday courses begin
  • Feb. 16 — Presidents Day—holiday for students; campus is open until 5 p.m.
  • Feb. 20 — Last day to withdraw with a grade of W for first eight-week session courses
  • March 9-13 — Spring break for students; campus is open until 5 p.m. 
  • March 14 — Campus closed
  • March 16 — Spring "Second Eight-Week Session" classes begin
  • March 16 — Online registration for Summer 2015 begins for qualified returning students
  • March 16 — 2015-16 college catalogs available on campus and online
  • March 23 — Summer and fall schedules available in Student Services and KCConnect
  • March 23 — Registration for summer session begins. Students are encouraged to meet with their advisor before registering.
  • April 6 — Online preregistration for Fall 2015 begins for qualified returning students
  • April 10 — Last day to withdraw with a grade of W for 16-week session courses
  • April 13 — Credit division preregistration begins for fall semester. Students are encouraged to meet with their advisors before registering; new students are required to meet with an advisor.
  • April 15 — Application deadline for Fall 2015 Study Abroad program
  • April 24 — Last day to withdraw with a grade of W for second eight-week session courses
  • May 1 — Last day for preregistered students (Summer 2015) to pay for reserved courses by 5 p.m. Students will be dropped for failure to pay. Registration continues through May 29.
  • May 6 — Final day to petition for May graduation ceremony.
  • May 8 — Last day of spring semester courses.
  • May 9 — Final exams for Saturday courses.
  • May 11-14 — Final exams.
  • May 14 — Last day of Adult Education classes.
  • May 16 — Commencement

2015 SUMMER SESSION

  • May 1 – Preregistered students (Summer 2015) must pay for reserved courses by 5 pm; students will be dropped for failure to meet this deadline; registration continues through May 29
  • May 16 – Commencement.
  • May 18 – Adult Education classes begin.
  • May 22-25 – Memorial Day weekend; college closed.
  • May 26 – Six-week session courses begin.
  • May 26-27 – Late registration for six-week session.
  • May 30-31 – College closed.
  • June 1 – Eight-week summer session classes begin.
  • June 1-2 – Late registration for eight-week session.
  • June 5-7 – College closed.
  • June 11 – Midterm for six-week session courses; GED Completion Ceremony.
  • June 12-14 – College closed; ACT testing and Driver Improvement Program will be held.
  • June 19-21 – College closed.
  • June 25 – Midterm for eight-week session courses.
  • June 26-28 – College closed.
  • June 29 – Last day to withdraw with a grade of W for six-week session courses.
  • July 2 – Last day of six-week session courses.
  • July 3-5 – Independence Day weekend; college closed.
  • July 10-12 – College closed.
  • July 13 – Last day to withdraw with a grade of W for eight-week session courses.
  • July 15 – Fall class schedule available in Student Services; courses can be viewed online at KCConnect.
  • July 17-19 – College closed.
  • July 23 – Last day of eight-week session courses.
  • July 24-26 – College closed.
  • July 30 – Final day to petition for July graduation; last day of Adult Education classes; preregistered students (Fall 2015) must pay for reserved courses by 5 pm; students will be dropped for failure to meet this deadline; registration continues through Aug. 15; college closes at 5 p.m.
  • July 31 - Aug. 2 – College closed.

2015 FALL SEMESTER

  • Aug. 15 – Saturday registration from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Aug. 17 – Fall semester classes begin in credit division; Adult Education classes begin.
  • Aug. 17-18 – Late registration period for 16-week fall credit division classes.
  • Aug. 22 – Saturday courses begin.
  • Sept. 5-7 Labor Day Weekend; college closed.
  • Sept. 11 – Midterm for first eight-week session courses.
  • Sept. 17 – Constitution Day.
  • Sept. 25 – Last day to withdraw with a grade of W for first eight-week session courses.
  • Oct. 9 – Midterm for 16-week credit division courses.
  • Oct. 12 – Online preregistration for Spring 2016 begins for qualified returning students; Fall "Second Eight-Week Session" classes begin.
  • Oct. 15 – Application deadline for Spring 2016 Study Abroad Program.
  • Oct. 19 – Credit division preregistration begins for Spring semester; students are encouraged to meet with their advisor before registering; new students are required to meet with an advisor; first day to file petition for December, May, July graduation; Spring class schedule available in Student Services; courses can be viewed online at KCConnect.
  • Nov. 6 – Last day to withdraw with a grade of W for 16-week session courses; midterm for second eight-week session courses.
  • Nov. 11 – Veterans Day; no classes; college is open until 5 p.m.
  • Nov. 20 – Last day to withdraw with a grade of W for second eight-week session courses.
  • Nov. 25 – College closes at 5 pm for Thanksgiving Break.
  • Nov. 26-29 – Thanksgiving Break; college closed.
  • Dec. 4 – Preregistered students (Spring 2016) must pay for reserved courses by 5 p.m.; students will be dropped for failure to meet this deadline; registration continues through Jan. 8; last day of Fall semester courses; final day to petition for December graduation.
  • Dec. 5, 7-10 – Final exams
  • Dec. 10 – Last day of Adult Education classes.
  • Dec. 11 – Emergency alternative exam date. If the college closes due to an emergency, this could be announced as the alternate exam date.
  • Dec. 14 – Emergency alternative exam date. If the college closes due to an emergency, this could be announced as the alternate exam date.
  • Dec. 21 – College is open until 5 p.m.
  • Dec. 22 – College offices close at noon.
  • Dec. 23 - Jan. 3 – Winter Break; college closed

2016 SPRING SEMESTER

  • Jan. 4 – College reopens; credit division registration resumes.
  • Jan. 4-7 – New full-time faculty report on Monday; college is open until 7 p.m.
  • Jan. 5-8 – Full-time faculty return; instructional preparation days; faculty in-service program.
  • Jan. 9 – Saturday registration from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Jan. 11 – Spring semester classes begin in credit division; Adult Education classes begin.
  • Jan. 11-12 – Late registration period for 16-week Spring credit division classes.
  • Jan. 18 – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; college closed.
  • Jan. 23 – Saturday courses begin.
  • Feb. 5 – Midterm for first eight-week session courses.
  • Feb. 15 – President’s Day; no classes; college is open until 5 p.m.
  • Feb. 19 – Last day to withdraw with a grade of W for first eight-week session courses.
  • March 4 – Midterm for 16-week credit division courses.
  • March 7-11 – Spring break; no classes; college is open until 5 p.m.
  • March 12 – College closed.
  • March 14 – Credit division online preregistration begins for the Summer 2016 term and continues through April 29 for qualified returning students; 2016-17 college catalogs available on campuses and online; Summer and Fall schedules available in Student Services; courses can be viewed online at KCConnect; students are encouraged to meet with their advisor before registering; Spring "Second Eight-Week Session" classes begin
  • April 1 – Last day to withdraw with a grade of W for 16-week session courses.
  • April 4 – Online preregistration for Fall 2016 begins for qualified returning students.
  • April 8 – Midterm for second eight-week session courses.
  • April 11 – Credit division preregistration begins for Fall semester; students are encouraged to meet with their advisors before registering; new students are required to meet with an advisor.
  • April 15 – Application deadline for Fall 2016 Study Abroad Program.
  • April 22 – Last day to withdraw with a grade of W for second eight-week session courses.
  • April 29 – Preregistered students (Summer 2016) must pay for reserved courses by 5 pm; students will be dropped for failure to meet this deadline; registration continues through June 3.
  • May 4 – Final day to petition for May graduation ceremony.
  • May 6 – Last day of Spring semester courses.
  • May 7, 9-12 – Final exams
  • May 12 – Last day of Adult Education classes.
  • May 13 – Emergency Alternative Exam Date. If the college closes due to an emergency, this could be announced as the alternate exam date.
  • May 14 – Commencement.
  • May 16 – Emergency Alternative Exam Date: If the college closes due to an emergency, this could be announced as the alternate exam date.  

2016 SUMMER SESSION (Tentative)

  • May 16 – Adult Education classes begin
  • May 20-22 – College closed
  • May 23 – Six-week session courses begin
  • May 23-24 – Late registration for six-week session courses
  • May 27-30 – Memorial Day Weekend; college closed
  • May 31-June 3 – Final week of eight-week summer session registration
  • June 4-5 – College closed
  • June 6 – Eight-week summer session classes begin
  • June 6-7 – Late registration for eight-week session
  • June 9 – Midterm for six-week session courses; GED Completion Ceremony
  • June 10-12 – College closed
  • June 17-19 – College closed; ACT testing and Driver Improvement Program will be held
  • June 24-26 – College closed
  • June 27 – Last day to withdraw with a grade of W for six-week session courses
  • June 30 – Last day of six-week session courses; midterm for eight-week session courses
  • July 1-4 – Independence Day; college closed
  • July 9-10 – College closed
  • July 15-17 – College closed
  • July 18 – Last day to withdraw with a grade of W for eight-week session courses; Fall class schedules available in Student Services; courses can be viewed online at KCConnect
  • July 22-24 – College closed
  • July 28 – Last day of eight-week session courses; last day for Fall semester preregistration; payment for preregistered courses is due by August 5; registration continues through August 20; final day to petition for July graduation; last day of Adult Education classes
  • July 29-31 – College closed
  • Aug 5 – Preregistered students (Fall 2016) must pay for reserved courses by 5 pm; students will be dropped for failure to meet this deadline; registration continues through August 20

*Tentative starting date for the Fall 2016 Semester:  August 22, 2016

*Dates may be subject to change