Academic Calendar

SPRING SEMESTER, 2014

  • Jan. 2 — Campus reopens; credit division registration resumes
  • Jan. 2-3 — Campus is open until 5 p.m.
  • Jan. 6-9 — Campus is open until 7 p.m.
  • Jan. 10 — Campus is open until 5 p.m.
  • Jan. 11 — Saturday registration from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Jan. 13 — Spring semester classes begin in credit division
  • Jan. 13 — Adult Education classes begin
  • Jan. 13, 14 — Late registration period for 16-week spring credit division classes
  • Jan. 18 — Saturday courses begin.
  • *Jan. 20 — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; campus closed
  • Feb. 7 — Midterm for first eight-week session courses
  • *Feb. 17 — Presidents Day—holiday for faculty and students; campus is open until 5 p.m.
  • Feb. 21 — Last day to withdraw with a grade of W for first eight-week session courses
  • March 7 — Midterm for 16-week credit division courses; grades submitted on KCConnect by noon
  • March 10-14 — Spring break for faculty and students; campus is open until 5 p.m. 
  • March 15 — Campus closed
  • March 17 — Spring "Second Eight-Week Session" classes begin
  • March 17 — Online registration for Summer 2014 begins for qualified returning students
  • March 17 — 2014-15 college catalogs available on campus and online
    March 21 — Summer and fall schedules available in Student Services
    March 24 — Registration for summer session begins.  Students are encouraged to meet with their advisor before registering.
  • April 4 — Last day to withdraw with a grade of W for 16-week session courses
  • April 7 — Online preregistration for Fall 2014 begins for qualified returning students
  • April 11 — Midterm for second eight-week session courses
  • April 14 — Credit division preregistration begins for fall semester. Students are encouraged to meet with their advisors before registering.
  • April 15 — Application deadline for Fall 2014 Study Abroad program
  • April 25 — Last day to withdraw with a grade of W for second eight-week session courses
  • May 7 — Final day to petition for May graduation ceremony
  • May 9 — Last day of spring semester courses
  • May 10 — Final exams for Saturday courses
  • May 12-15 — Final exams
  • May 17 — Commencement
  • May 19— Final grades submitted on KCConnect by 8 a.m.

SUMMER SESSION, 2014

  • May 2 — Last day for preregistered students (Summer 2014) to pay for reserved courses by 5 p.m.  Students will be dropped for failure to pay.  Registration continues through May 30.
  • May 19 — Adult Education classes begin
  • *May 23-26 — Memorial Day weekend; campus closed
  • May 27 — Six-week session courses begin
  • May 27, 28 — Late registration for six-week session courses
  • May 31- June 1 — Campus closed
  • June 2-5 — Final week of eight-week summer session registration
  • June 6-8 — Campus closed
  • June 9 — Eight-week summer session classes begin
  • June 9, 10 — Late registration for eight-week session
  • June 12 — Midterm for six-week session courses
  • June 12 — GED Completion Ceremony
  • June 13-15 — Campus closed except for Saturday ACT testing and Driver Improvement Program will be held.
  • June 20-22 — Campus closed
  • June 27-29 — Campus closed
  • June 30 — Last day to withdraw with a grade of W for six-week session courses
  • July 3 — Last day of six-week session courses
  • July 3 — Midterm for eight-week session courses
  • *July 4-6 — Independence Day weekend—no classes and offices closed
  • July 7 — Six-week session course final grades submitted on KCConnect by noon
  • July 16 — Fall class schedule available in Student Services; Courses can be viewed online at KCConnect
  • July 11-13 — Campus closed
  • July 18-20 — Campus closed
  • July 21 — Last day to withdraw with a grade of W for eight-week session courses
  • July 25-27 — Campus closed
  • July 31 — Last day of eight-week session courses
  • July 31 — Final day to petition for July graduation
  • July 31 — Last day for fall semester preregistration.  Payment for preregistered courses is due by August 8.  Registration continues through August 23.
  • July 31 — Last day of Adult Education classes
  • Aug. 4 — Final grades submitted on KCConnect by 8 a.m. 
  • Aug. 8 — Last day for preregistered students (Fall 2014) to pay for reserved courses by 5 p.m.  Students will be dropped for failure to pay.  Registration continues through August 23.

FALL SEMESTER, 2014

  • 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
  • Sept. 19 — Midterm for first eight-week session courses
  • 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. 17 — Midterm for 16-week credit division courses; grades submitted on KCConnect by noon
  • 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 faculty and 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. 14 — Midterm for second eight-week session courses
  • Nov. 26 — Last day for spring semester preregistration.  Payment for preregistered courses is due December 5.  Registration continues through January 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 January 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 — Final grades submitted on KCConnect by 8 a.m. 
  • Dec. 22 — Campus is open until 5 p.m.
  • Dec. 23 — Campus offices close at noon
  • Dec. 24-Jan. 2 — Winter break; campus closed

SPRING SEMESTER, 2015

  • 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. to 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. 6 — Midterm for first eight-week session courses
  • *Feb. 16 — Presidents Day—holiday for faculty and 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 6 — Midterm for 16-week credit division courses; grades submitted on KCConnect by noon
  • March 9-13 — Spring break for faculty and 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; Courses can be viewed online at 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 10 — Midterm for second eight-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 15 — Final grades submitted on KCConnect by 8 a.m. 
  • May 16 — Commencement

SUMMER SESSION, 2015 (Tentative)

  • May 18 — Adult Education classes begin
  • *May 22-25 — Memorial Day weekend; campus closed
  • May 26 — Six-week session courses begin
  • May 26, 27 — Late registration for six-week session courses
  • May 30, 31 — Campus closed
  • June 1-4 — Final week of eight-week summer session registration
  • June 5-7 — Campus closed
  • June 8 — Eight-week summer session classes begin
  • June 8, 9 — Late registration for eight-week session
  • June 11 — Midterm for six-week session courses
  • June 11 — GED Completion Ceremony
  • June 12-14 — Campus closed except for Saturday ACT testing and Driver Improvement Program will be held.
  • June 19-21 — Campus closed
  • June 26-28 — Campus 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 2 — Midterm for eight-week session courses
  • *July 3-5 — Independence Day weekend—no classes and offices closed
  • July 6 — Six-week session course final grades submitted on KCConnect by noon
  • July 10-12 — Campus closed
  • July 17-19 — Campus closed
  • July 20 — Last day to withdraw with a grade of W for eight-week session courses
  • July 20 — Fall class schedules available in Student Services; Courses can be viewed online at KCConnect
  • July 24-26 — Campus closed
  • July 30 — Last day of eight-week session courses
  • July 30 — Last day for fall semester preregistration.  Payment for preregistered courses is due by August 7.  Registration continues through August 22.
  • July 30 — Final day to petition for July graduation
  • July 30 — Last day of Adult Education classes begin
  • July 31-Aug. 2 — Campus closed
  • Aug. 3 — Final grades submitted on KCConnect by 8 a.m. 
  • Aug. 7 — Last day for preregistered students (Fall 2015) to pay for reserved courses by 5 p.m.  Students will be dropped for failure to pay.  Registration continues through August 22.

Holidays for students are marked with an asterisk (*).

Tentative start date for the Fall 2015 semester: August 24, 2015.