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Fall 2015

Continues through first class meeting

August 17
Faculty return for fall 2015 semester

August 24
Fall 2015 semester classes begin

August 31
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements

September 7
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 20
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record* (See Withdrawal From Classes for more information.)

September 21
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses*

October 4
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.**  

October 9
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions

October 25
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after October 25.

November 11
Veterans' Day holiday. College closed.

November 18
Registration opens for spring 2016 semester

November 26, 27
Thanksgiving Recess. College closed.

November 28, 29
Thanksgiving Recess. No classes, College open.
(Most offices closed.)

December 15, 16
Evaluation Days 

December 16
Last day of student attendance

December 17
Grading Day
Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

December 18
Grades due

December 24 - January 3
College closed



*Consult the Enrollment Center for deadlines on classes meeting less than 16 weeks.

**Students must make arrangements with individual faculty members regarding deadlines to submit required work for incomplete (I) grades.

Two days to be used for instruction, final student evaluations or culminating course activities. Classes not scheduled to meet on these days and classes which do not meet for the duration of a semester will ordinarily use the last class session(s) for instruction, final student evaluations or culminating course activities.

Academic Program

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