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Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2017-18



August 4 Tuition due by 5:00pm
August 6-18 Late Registration/Class Changes for Fall.
Payment (with 10% late fee, $100 maximum) due the day of registration
August 10 Start of faculty contracts
August 10-11 Faculty development
August 11 Move-in Day
August 11-13 New Student Orientation
August 14 Fall Classes begin
August 18 End of add/drop period
September 4 Labor Day, College Closed
September 8 Fall 2017 Late Start Registration Begins at Registrar’s Office only (no self-service registration)
October 7-10 Fall Recess—administrative offices open
October 11 Late Start Classes Begin
October 23 Spring 2018 Registration begins for currently enrolled students (tuition due January 5)
October 27 Last day to drop/audit or withdraw from College w/out academic penalty for Fall 2017
October 28 Deadline to apply for December graduation
November 6 Admissions Priority Deadline for Spring 2018 (new students)
November 22 No Classes
November 23-26 Thanksgiving Recess
November 27 Classes resume after Thanksgiving Recess (8:00am)
December 4 Last day of classes
December 5-8 Final Exam
December 11 Grades submitted by noon
Winter Intersession Term Begins
December 23 College closed for winter break



January 2, 2018
College reopens following winter break
January 5
Tuition due by 5:00pm
January 6-22 Late Registration/Class Changes for Spring.
Payment (with 10% late fee, $100 maximum) due the day of registration.
January 12 Faculty Development; Orientation
January 14 Winter Intersession Term ends
January 15 Martin Luther King Day, College Closed
January 16 Classes Begin
January 22 Last Day to Add/Drop a Course
February 5 Deadline to apply for Spring & Summer graduation
February 16 Summer Teacher Recertification Registration begins
March 9 Summer Registration Begins
March 12-16 Spring Recess
March 19 Last day to drop a class or withdraw from college without academic penalty
March 26 Fall 2018 Advising/Registration begins for continuing students
May 4 Last Class Day
May 7-10 Final exams
May 11 Grades submitted by 8am
May 12 (Saturday) Richard Bland College Commencement
May 14 Summer Classes begin
July 4 Independence Day


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