2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Sep 26, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog

Academic Calendar


 Spring Semester 2022 | Summer Semester 2022 | Fall Semester 2022 | Spring 2023 | Summer 2023


Spring Semester 2022

Spring Semester tuition payment is due the first day of the semester for all enrolled classes. After the semester begins, payment is due upon enrollment.

General
Date  Description
December 21 Students may begin Financial Aid charges in Bookstore
January 31 Last Day to return books to the Bookstore 
January 31 Last Day to charge books to the Bookstore
March 14 Registration for Fall and Summer Begins
March 14-18 Spring Break
May 9-13 Final Exams 
May 13 Assessment Day 
May 16 All Grades are due by 10 AM. Posted for Student view by 5 PM.
Regular Session
Date Description
January 13 First Day of Classes 
January 20 Last Day to Add Classes 
January 31 Last Day to drop a course and receive tuition refund or to change from credit to audit. 
March 29 Last Day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial Aid is 100% earned.
March 14-18 Spring Break 
May 6 Last Day of Classes 
May 16 All Grades are due by 10A.M. Posted for Student view by 5P. M. 
7 Week 1
Date  Description
January 20 First Day of Classes 
January 24 Last Day to Add Classes 
January 26 Last Day to drop a course and receive tuition refund or to change from credit to audit. 
February 17 Last Day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial Aid is 100% earned.
March 9 Last Day of Classes 
March 14  Grades are due by 10 A.M. Posted for Student view by 5 P.M.

7 Week 2

Date  Description
March 21 First Day of Classes 
March 23 Last Day to Add Classes 
March 28 Last Day to drop a course and receive tuition refund or to change from credit to audit 
April 18 Last Day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial Aid is 100% earned.
May 6 Last Day of Classes 

Summer Semester 2022

Summer Semester tuition payment is due the first day of the semester for all enrolled classes. After the semester begins, payment is due upon enrollment.

General
Date: Description:
May 17 Students may charge books in Bookstore
June 13  Last day to return books to the Bookstore for 10; (Contact Bookstore for 5-Week specifics)
June 20 Juneteenth Holiday (Observed)
July 4 July 4th Holiday (Observed)
July 15  Last day to charge books in Bookstore 
August 15 All grades are dues by 10 A.M. Posted for Students view by 5 P.M
Mini-Mester
Date: Description:
May 16 First Day of Classes 
May 16 Last Day to Add Classes 
May 17 Last Day to drop a course and receive tuition refund or to change from credit to audit. 
May 23 Last Day for student to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial Aid is 100% earned. 
May 27 Last Day of Classes 
May 30  Grades due by 10 A.M., Post for Student view by 5 P.M.

10-Week

Date: Description:
June 3 First Day of Classes 
June 9 Last Day to Add 10-Week Classes 
June 13  Last day to drop a course and receive tuition refund or to change from credit to audit. 
June 20 Juneteenth Holiday- No Classes 
July 4 July 4th Holiday- No Classes 
July 15 Last Day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial aid is 100% earned. 
August 12 Last Day of Classes 
August 15 All Grades are due by 10 A.M. Posted for Student view by 5 P.M. 
5-Week 1
Date: Description:
June 3 First Day of Classes 
June 6 Last Day to Add 5-Week 1 Classes 
June 7 Last day to drop a course and receive tuition refund or to change from credit to audit. 
June 20 Juneteenth Holiday- No Classes 
June 24 Last Day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial aid is 100% earned. 
July 4 July 4th Holiday- No Classes 
July 8 Last Day of Classes
July 11 All Grades are due by 10 A.M. Posted for Student view by 5 P.M. 
5-Week 2
Date:  Description:
July 11  First Day of Classes 
July 13 Last Day to Add 5-Week 2 Classes 
July 15 Last day to drop a course and receive tuition refund or to change from credit to audit.
August 1  Last day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial Aid is 100% earned. 
August 12 Last Day of Classes
August 15  Grades are due by 10 A.M. Posted for Student view by 5 P.M. 

 Fall Semester 2022

Fall Semester tuition payment is due the first day of the semester for all enrolled classes. After the semester begins, payment is due upon enrollment.

General
Date: Description:
August 16 Students may charge books in Bookstore
September 5 Labor Day-(Observed)
September 7 Last day to return books to the Bookstore
September 15 Last day to charge books in the Bookstore
October 10 Registration for Spring begins 
November 8 Election Day- (Observed)
November 23 Thanksgiving (Half Day Observed)
November 24-25 Thanksgiving- (Observed)
December 12-16 Final Exams 
December 19 All Grades are due by 10 A.M. Posted for student view by 5 P.M 
December 23-January 1 Christmas Break 
Regular
Date: Description:
August 22 First Day of Classes 
August 26 Last Day to Add
September 5 Labor Day-(Observed)
September 7 Last day to drop a course and receive tuition refund or to change from credit to audit
October 27 Last day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial Aid is 100% earned. 
December 9 Last Day of Classes 
December 19 All grades are due by 10 A.M. Posted for student view by 5 P.M. 
7 Week 1
Date: Description:
August 29 First Day of Classes 
August 30 Last Day to Add Classes 
September 5 Labor Day-(Observed)
September 6 Last day to drop a course and receive tuition refund or to change from credit to audit
September 27 Last day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial Aid 100% earned. 
October 17 Last Day of Classes 
October 19 Grades due by 10 A.M. Post for student view by 5 P.M. 
7 Week 2
Date: Description:
October 18 First Day of Classes 
October 20 Last Day to Add Classes 
October 24 Last day to drop a course and receive tuition refund or to change from credit to audit
November 15 Last day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial Aid 100% earned. 
November 24-25 Thanksgiving- (Observed)
December 9 Last Day of Classes 
December 19 Grades due by 10 A.M. Post for student view by 5 P.M. 
Mini-Mester
Date: Description:
November 21 First Day of Classes 
November 22 Last Day to Add Classes
November 28 Last day to drop a course and receive tuition refund or to change from credit to audit
December 8 Last day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial Aid 100% earned. 
December 16 Last Day of Classes

 Spring Semester 2023

Spring Semester tuition payment is due the first day of the semester for all enrolled classes. After the semester begins, payment is due upon enrollment.

General
Date: Description:
December 20 Students may begin Financial Aid charges in Bookstore
January 30 Last Day to return books to the Bookstore 
January 30 Last Day to charge books to the Bookstore
March 13 Registration for Fall and Summer Begins
March 13-17 Spring Break
May 8-12 Final Exams 
May 12 Graduation
May 15 Assessment Day 
May 15 All Grades are due by 10 AM. Posted for Student view by 5 PM.
Regular Session
Date: Description:
January 12 First Day of Classes 
January 18 Last Day to Add Classes 
January 30 Last Day to drop a course and receive tuition refund or to change from credit to audit. 
March 13-17     Spring Break 
March 28 Last Day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial Aid is 100% earned.
May 5 Last Day of Classes 
May 15 All Grades are due by 10A.M. Posted for Student view by 5P. M. 
7 Week 1
Date: Description:
January 19 First Day of Classes 
January 23 Last Day to Add Classes 
January 25 Last Day to drop a course and receive tuition refund or to change from credit to audit. 
February 16 Last Day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial Aid is 100% earned.
March 8 Last Day of Classes 
March 10 Grades are due by 10 A.M. Posted for Student view by 5 P.M.

7 Week 2

Date: Description:
March 23 First Day of Classes 
March 27 Last Day to Add Classes 
March 30 Last Day to drop a course and receive tuition refund or to change from credit to audit 
April 24 Last Day for students to self-withdraw without academic penalty. Faculty are not to withdraw any students without documentation approved by their dean. Financial Aid is 100% earned.
May 12 Last Day of Classes 
May 15 Grades are due by 10 A.M. Posted for Student view by 5 P.M.

 Summer Semester 2023

Summer Semester tuition payment is due the first day of the semester for all enrolled classes. After the semester begins, payment is due upon enrollment.

Regular Session
Date: Description:
June 5 First Day of Classes 
August 15 Last Day of Classes

5 Week 1

Date: Description:
June 5 First Day of Classes 
July 11 Last Day of Classes
5 Week 2
Date: Description:
July 1  First Day of Classes
August 15 Last Day of Classes 
Mini-Mester
Date: Description:
May 15  First Day of Classes 
May 26 Last Day of Classes 

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