Academic Calendar

Who, what, where, when, and why.

Our academic calendar will tell you everything you need to know about deadlines, registration, tuition due dates, holidays, and the beginning and end of each semester.

 

Fall 2018 Academic Calendar

Date Description
March 1 Registration for Fall 2018 begins for new* and currently enrolled students. Students should make an appointment with their academic advisor.
March 1 Fall 2018 financial aid application and scholarship priority deadline. View more information on financial aid.
July 20 Priority admission application deadline for Fall 2018.
July 27 Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with no required down payment and to qualify for paying in 4 payments.
August 6 College wide In-Service,all campuses closed to the public.
*August 8 Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 25% down and to qualify for paying in three payments. After this date, students must satisfy balance or set up payment plan at time of registration. Students with a balance will be cancelled from classes.
Aug 2 – Aug 2;
Aug 7 – Aug 10
Registration continues for all students who have met admission requirements and have made payment arrangements.
August 12 Fall 2018 tuition deadline; payment arrangements must be made to avoid class cancellation.
August 13 Fall 2018 classes begin.
August 19 **For 16-week classes: Last day to withdraw and receive 100% tuition refund. Last day to drop without a grade. Last day to add a class.
August 22 No show date-students must attend/participate by the close of business on this date.
September 3 Labor Day Holiday (college closed)
September 10 Last day to withdraw with a 50% tuition refund.
September 17 Last day to file an application for a Fall 2018 credential (certificate, diploma, degree) with the Registrar’s office.
October 1 – October 5 *Priority registration begins for currently enrolled and new students for Spring 2019. Students should make an appointment with their academic advisor. Students must have completed the admission process.
October 8 **For 16-week classes: Midterm. Last day for students-at their discretion-to officially withdraw and receive a grade of ‘W’. Last day to change from credit to audit.
*October 11 Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 50% down and to qualify for paying in three payments. Students with a balance will be cancelled from classes.
October 8 – October 14 Fall Break
October 15 – October 26 *Priority registration begins for currently enrolled and new students for Spring 2019. Students should make an appointment with their academic advisor. Students must have completed the admission process.
October 30 Spring 2019 financial aid and scholarship application priority deadline.
November 22 – November 23 Thanksgiving Holiday (college closed)
November 30 **For 16-week classes: Last day for a student-at the discretion of the instructor-to officially withdraw and receive a grade of a ‘W’. Last day to enroll in payment plan with 25% down payment. After this date, students must pay or setup payment plan.
November 30 Class work ends.
December 1 Last day to pay Spring 2019 tuition or make payment arrangements to avoid cancellation of Spring classes.
December 3 - December 7 Final examinations.
December 7 Spring 2019 admission application deadline.
December 7 End of Fall 2018 semester.
December 10 Last day to enter grades.
December 22 - January 6 Christmas Break (college closed)
*Students who are already registered are subject to cancellation if they haven't enrolled in the payment plan by the cancellation date(s) on the academic calendar. 
NOTE: All down payments are processed immediately and scheduled monthly payments are processed on the 20th of each month.


1st 8 Weeks Fall 2018 1st and 2nd Eight-Week Sessions 2nd 8 Weeks
August 10 Last day for new students to apply*. October 15
August 13 Classwork begins 15
August 16 Last day to add a class. Last day to withdraw and receive a 100% tuition refund. October 16
August 16 Last day to drop a course without a grade. October 18
August 22 No show date. Students must attend/participate by the close of business on this date. October 19
August 27 Last day to withdraw and receive a 50% tuition refund. October 29
September 10 Midterm. Last day for students, at their discretion to officially withdraw and receive a grade of W. Last day to change from credit to audit. November 12
September 28 Last day for students, at the discretion of the instructor, to officially withdraw and receive a grade of W. November 30
October 5 Classwork ends. December 7
Refer to Syllabus Final examinations. Refer to Syllabus
October 8 End of session. December 9
October 7 Last day to enter grades. December 10

 

Final Exam Schedule for Fall 2018

 

Spring 2019 Academic Calendar 

DATE

DESCRIPTION

October 2

Registration for Spring 2019

October 2

2019-20 FAFSA now available for students to apply for financial aid for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020. www.fafsa.ed.gov

December 22, 2018 - January 6, 2019

Institutional closing (KCTCS Holiday); college closed.

December 28

Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 0% down and four payments.

*January 9

Spring 2019 tuition deadline; payment arrangements must be made to avoid class cancellation. After this date, students must satisfy balance or set up payment plan at time of registration. Students with a balance will be cancelled from classes.

January 14

Spring 2019 classes begin

January 20

**For 16-week classes: Last day to withdraw and receive 100% tuition refund. Last day to drop without a grade. Last day to add a class.

January 20

Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 25% down and three payments.

January 21

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (KCTCS Holiday-college closed)

January 23

No show date-students must attend/participate by the close of business on this date.

January 25

 College wide in service 8:00AM – 1:00PM; all campuses closed to the public.

February 11

Last day to withdraw with a 50% tuition refund.

February 15

Last day to file an application for a Spring 2019 credential (certificate, diploma, degree) with the Registrar’s office.

February 18

President's Day Holiday (KCTCS Holiday)

March 1

Scholarship priority deadline for Fall 2019. 

March 4

 Registration for Summer and Fall 2019 begins.

March 11

**For 16-week classes: Midterm.

March 11

Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 50% down and to qualify for paying in two payments. Students with a balance will be cancelled from classes.

March 11

Last day for students-at their discretion-to officially withdraw and receive a grade of ‘W’. Last day to change from credit to audit.

March 11 - March 17

Spring Break

April 19

Good Friday Holiday ½ day (KCTCS Holiday). Campuses close at 11:45AM.

May 3

**For 16-week classes: Last day for a student-at the discretion of the instructor-to officially withdraw and receive a grade of a ‘W’.

May 4

Class work ends.

May 6- May 10

Final examinations.

May 12

End of Spring 2019 semester.

May 13

Last day to enter grades.

*Students who are already registered are subject to cancellation if they have not enrolled in the payment plan by the cancellation date(s) on the academic calendar. 

NOTE: All down payments are processed immediately and scheduled monthly payments are processed on the 20th of each month.

 

1ST 8 WEEKS

Spring 2019 1ST AND 2ND EIGHT-WEEK SESSIONS

2ND 8 WEEKS

January 9

Spring 2019 tuition deadline.  Payment arrangements must be made to avoid being cancelled from classes.

March 13

January 14

Last day for new students to apply*.

March 18

January 14

Class Begins

March 18

January 17

Last day to add a class. Last day to withdraw and receive a 100% tuition refund.

March 21

January 20

Last day to drop a course without a grade.

March 21

January 23

No show date. Students must attend/participate by the close of business on this date.

March 27

January 28

Last day to withdraw and receive a 50% tuition refund.

April 1

February 11

Midterm. Last day for students, at their discretion to officially withdraw and receive a grade of W. Last day to change from credit to audit.

April 15

March 1

Last day for students, at the discretion of the instructor, to officially withdraw and receive a grade of W.

May 3

March 9

Classwork ends.

May 4

Refer to  Syllabus

Final examinations.

Refer to Syllabus

March 10

End of session.

May 12

March 11

Last day to enter grades.

May 13