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Catalog and Student Handbook 2018-2019

Academic Calendar 2018 – 2020

The calendar includes a traditional 15-week calendar structure in Fall and Spring for most programs. The RN-BSN program is now structured into two 7-week sessions (I and II) during Fall and Spring. BSN Session I and II dates are listed at the top of each semester section.

Summer retains its usual structure, including a combination of Summer All, Summer I and Summer I classes.

 

2018

FALL 2018 SEMESTER DATES
      Fall All: September 5 to December 17
      Fall BSN Session I: September 5 to October 24
      Fall BSN Session II: November 1 to December 17
September (M) 3 Labor Day – HOLIDAY – College closed
(Tu) 4 Pro Staff Day – No classes
(W) 5 First class day: Fall All and Fall BSN Session I
(W-W) 5 – 12 Course adjustment period: Fall All and Fall BSN Session I
  (F) 28 Last day for course withdrawal for Fall BSN Session I
October (M) 8 Columbus Day – HOLIDAY – College closed
  (W) 24 Last class day: Fall BSN Session I
November (Th) 1 First class day: Fall BSN Session II

(M) 5 Registration opens for Spring 2019
(W) 7 Scholarship Ceremony
(M) 12 Veteran’s Day (observed) – HOLIDAY – College closed
(F) 16 Last day for course withdrawal: Fall All
(W) 21 No classes – College closes at 2pm
(Th-Su) 22 – 25 Thanksgiving – HOLIDAY – College closed
  (M) 26 Last day for course withdrawal: Fall BSN Session II
December (M) 10 Last regular class day: Fall All
(Tu–M) 11 – 17 Final class week: includes classes, final exams & standardized tests
  (M) 17 Last class day: Fall All and Fall BSN Session II
(Sa–Tu)
Dec 22 – Jan 1
Christmas Holiday – College Closed

Fall faculty professional activity period: Mondays from 1:00pm – 2:00pm

The recess period between Fall and Spring semesters is December 18, 2018 – January 13, 2019

 

2019

SPRING 2019 SEMESTER DATES
     Spring All: January 14 to April 29
     Spring BSN Session I: January 14 to March 1
     Spring BSN Session II: March 11 to April 29
January (T) 1 New Year’s Day – HOLIDAY – College closed
(F) 11 Professional Staff Day – No classes
(M) 14 First class day: Spring All and Spring BSN Session I
(M-M) 14 – 21 Course adjustment period: Spring All and Spring BSN Session I
(M) 21 Martin Luther King Day – HOLIDAY – College closed
  (W) 30 Pinning Ceremony
February (F) 1 Last day for course withdrawal: Spring BSN Session I
  (M) 18  President’s Day – HOLIDAY – College closed
(Tu-Su) 19 – 24 Winter break – Recess – No classes
March (F) 1 Last class day: Spring BSN Session I
  (M) 4 Registration opens for Summer 2019
  (M) 11 First class day: Spring BSN Session II
  (M) 11 - 15  Course adjustment period: Spring BSN Session II
(F) 15 Last day for course withdrawal: Spring All
April (F) 5 Last day for course withdrawal: Spring BSN Session II
  (F-Sa) 12 - 13 PASS Program: For all Summer 2019 NUR1015 students
  (M) 15 Patriot’s Day – HOLIDAY – College closed
(Th-Su) 18 – 21 Easter Recess – No classes
(F) 19 Good Friday – HOLIDAY – College closed
(Tu-M) 23 – 29 Final class week: includes classes, final exams & standardized tests
  (M) 29 Last class day: Spring All and Spring BSN Session II
May (M) 6 Pinning Ceremony
(Sa) 11 Commencement

Spring faculty professional activity period: Mondays from 1:00pm - 2:00pm. There are commencement activities in May.
The recess period between Spring and Summer is April 30, 2019 – May 12, 2019. 

2019

SUMMER 2019 SEMESTER DATES
     Summer All: May 13 to August 18
     Summer Session I: May 13 to June 29
     Summer Session II: July 8 to August 18
May (M) 13 First class day: Summer All and Summer Session I
(M-M) 13 - 20 Course adjustment period: Summer All and Summer Session I
(M) 27 Memorial Day – HOLIDAY – College closed
June (M) 3 Registration opens for Fall 2019
(F) 7 Last day for course withdrawal: Summer Session I
(W-Su) 26 – 29 Final class week: includes classes, final exams & standardized tests
(Su) 29 Last class day: Summer Session I
July (Th) 4 Independence Day – HOLIDAY – College closed
(M) 8 First class day: Summer Session II
(M-F) 8-12 Course adjustment period: Summer Session II
(F) 12 Last day for course withdrawal: Summer All 
(F) 26 Last day for course withdrawal: Summer Session II
August (F-Sa) 2 - 3 PASS Program: For all Fall 2019 NUR1015 students
  (M-Su) 12 - 18 Final class week: includes classes, final exams & standardized tests

 

The recess period between Summer and Fall semester is August 19, 2019 – September 2, 2019. 

2019

Fall 2019 SEMESTER DATES
Fall All: September 4 - December 16
Fall Session I: September 4 to October 22
Fall Session II: October 23 to December 16
September (M) 2 Labor Day  – HOLIDAY – College closed
(Tu) 3 Pro Staff Day – No classes
  (W) 4 First class day: Fall All and Fall Session I
  (W-Tu) 4 - 10 Course adjustment period: Fall All and Fall Session I
  (W) 25 Pinning Ceremony
October (F) 4 Last day for course withdrawal: Fall Session I
  (M) 14 Columbus Day – HOLIDAY – College closed
  (W-Tu) 16 - 22 Fall Session I Exam Week
  (Tu) 22  Last day: Fall Session I
  (W) 23  First class day: Fall Session II
  (W-Tu) 23 - 29 Course adjustment period: Fall Session II
November  (M) 4 Registration opens for Spring 2020
  (F) 8 Last day to withdraw from Fall All courses
  (M) 11 Veteran's Day (Observed) – HOLIDAY – College closed
(F-Sa) 22 - 23 PASS Orientation for Spring 2020 NUR 1015 students
  (Tu) 26 Last day to withdraw from Fall Session II with a W
  (Th-Su) 28 - Dec. 1  Thanksgiving – HOLIDAY – College closed
December 
(Tu-M) 10 - 16 Final class week: includes classes, final exams & standardized tests
  (Tu-Su) Dec. 17 - Jan.12 Christmas RECESS – No classes
  (Tu-W) 24 - 25 Christmas Eve/Christmas Day – HOLIDAY – College closed
  (Tu-W) 31 - Jan.1 New Year's Eve/Day – HOLIDAY – College closed


The recess period between Fall and Spring semester is December 17, 2019 - January 12, 2020. 

2020

SPRING 2020 SEMESTER DATES
Spring All: January 13 to April 27
Spring Session I: January 13 to March 8
Spring Session II: March 9 to April 27
January (W) 1 New Year’s Day – HOLIDAY – College closed
(F) 10 Professional Staff Day – No classes
(M) 13 First class day: Spring All and Spring Session I
(M-Tu) 13 – 22 Course adjustment period: Spring All and Spring Session I
(M) 20 Martin Luther King Day – HOLIDAY – College closed
(W) 29 Pinning Ceremony
February (F) 7 Last day for course withdrawal: Spring Session I
(M) 17 President’s Day – HOLIDAY – College closed
(Tu-Su) 18 – 23 Winter break – Recess – No classes
March (M) 2 Registration opens for Summer 2020
(M-Su) 2 - 8 Exam week: Spring Session I
  (F) 6 Last day for course withdrawal: Spring All
  (Su) 8 Last day of classes: Spring Session I
(M) 9 First class day: Spring Session II
(M-M) 9 - 16 Course adjustment period: Spring Session II
  (W) 11 Scholarship Ceremony
April (F) 3 Last day for course withdrawal: Spring Session II
(F-Sa) 3 - 4 PASS Orientation for Summer 2020 NUR1015 students
  (Th-Su) 9 - 12 Easter RECESS– No classes (Holy Thursday, Good Friday - Easter)
  (F-Su) 10 - 12 Easter – HOLIDAY – College closed
(M) 20 Patriot’s Day – HOLIDAY – College closed
(Tu-M) 21 - 27 Final class week: includes classes, final exams & standardized tests
(Tu-Su) 28 - May 10 Spring RECESS - No classes
May (W) 6 Pinning Ceremony
(Sa) 16 Commencement


The recess period between Spring and Summer is April 28, 2020 – May 10, 2020. 

2020

SUMMER 2020 SEMESTER DATES
Summer All: May 11 to August 24
Summer Session I: May 11 to June 29
Summer Session II: July 6 to August 24
May (M) 11 First class day: Summer All and Summer Session I 
  (M-M) 11 - 18 Course adjustment period: Summer All and Summer Session I
  (M) 25 Memorial Day – HOLIDAY – College closed
June
(M) 1
Registration begins for Fall 2020
  (F) 5 Last day for course withdrawal: Summer Session I
  (Tu-M) 22 - 29 Summer Session I Exam Week
  (M) 29

Last day of Summer Session I

July
(F) 3  Independence Day Observed – College closed
  (Sa) 4  Independence Day – HOLIDAY – College closed
  (M) 6 First class day Summer Session II
  (M-M) 6 - 13 Course adjustment period for Summer Session II
  (F) 10 Last day for course withdrawal for Summer All
  (F) 31  Last day for course withdrawal for Summer Session II
August
(F-Sa) 7 - 8 PASS Orientation for Fall 2020 Nursing 1015 students
  (Tu-M) 18 - 24 Final class week: includes classes, final exams & standardized tests
  (Tu-W) 25 - 8 Summer RECESS – No classes


The recess period between Summer and Fall is August 25, 2020 – September 8, 2020.