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Catalog and Student Handbook 2020 - 2021

Academic Calendar 2020 - 2021

The calendar follows a trimester system. Each trimester contains an All, Session I, and Session II. All refers to a traditional 14-week calendar, while Sessions I and II follow a 7-week calendar. Session dates are listed at the top of each semester. 

Faculty professional activity period for Fall and Spring is on Mondays from 1pm - 2pm.

The last week of classes includes classes, final exams, and standardized tests.  

2020

FALL 2020 SEMESTER DATES
Fall All: September 9 - December 15
Fall Session I: September 9 to October 26
Fall Session II: November 2 to December 15
 
September (M) 7 Labor Day  – HOLIDAY – College closed
(Tu) 8 Professional Staff Day – No classes
  (W) 9 First class day: Fall All and Fall Session I
  (W-Tu) 9 - 15 Course Adjustment Period: Fall All and Fall Session I
  TBD Pinning Ceremony
October (F) 9 Last day to withdraw from a Fall Session I course
  (M) 12 Columbus Day – HOLIDAY – College closed
  (Tu-M) 20 - 26 Fall Session I Finals Week
November  (M) 2 First Class Day: Fall Session II
  (M) 2 Registration begins for Spring 2021
  (M - Su) 2 - 8 Course Adjustment Period: Fall Session II
  (W) 11 Veteran's Day – HOLIDAY – College closed
(F) 13 Last day to withdraw from a Fall All course
  (W) 25 College Closes at 2PM
   (Th-F) 26 - 27 Thanksgiving – HOLIDAY – College closed
  (Sa - Su) 28 - 29 College open - No Classes
  (M) 30 Last day to withdraw from a Fall Session II course
December 
(W - Tu) 9 - 15 Fall All & Fall Session II Finals Week
  (W - W) 16 - 23 College Open during Christmas RECESS – No classes
  (Th - Su) Dec. 24 - Jan. 3 Christmas through New Year's – HOLIDAY – College closed


The recess period between Fall and Spring semester is December 16, 2020 - January 10, 2021. 

2021

SPRING 2021 SEMESTER DATES
Spring All: January 11 to April 26
Spring Session I: January 11 to February 28
Spring Session II: March 8 to April 26
 
January (M - Su) 4 - 10 College Open during RECESS - No Classes 
(F) 8 Professional Staff Day – No classes
(M) 11 First class day: Spring All and Spring Session I
(M - Su) 11 –17 Course Adjustment Period: Spring All and Spring Session I
(M) 18 Martin Luther King Day – HOLIDAY – College closed
TBD Pinning Ceremony
February (M) 8 Last day to withdraw from a Spring Session I course
(M) 15 President’s Day – HOLIDAY – College closed
(Sa - F) 13 –19

Winter Recess – No classes for Spring All classes
Spring Session I courses are not on recess, and will meet as scheduled

  (Sa) 20 Spring All classes and clinicals resume
  (M - Su) 22 - 28 Spring Session I Finals Week 
March (M) 8 First class day: Spring Session II
(M-Sa) 8 - 14 Course Adjustment Period: Spring Session II
  (M) 15 Registration begins for Summer 2021
(F) 19 Last day to withdraw from a Spring All course
April (Th) 1 Holy Thursday – No classes - College open
  (F - Su) 2 - 4 Easter – HOLIDAY – College closed
(F) 8 Last day to withdraw from a Spring Session II course
(M) 19 Patriot’s Day – HOLIDAY – College closed

(Tu - M) 20 - 26 Spring All and Spring Session II Finals Week

(Tu - Su) Apr 27 - May 16 Spring RECESS – No classes - College open


The recess period between Spring and Summer is April 27, 2021 – May 16, 2021. 

2021

SUMMER 2021 SEMESTER DATES
Summer All: May 17 to August 23
Summer Session I: May 17 to July 3
Summer Session II: July 6 to August 23
 
May (M) 17 First class day: Summer All and Summer Session I 
  (M - Su) 17 - 23 Course Adjustment Period: Summer All and Summer Session I
  TBD Pinning Ceremony
  (Sa) 22 Commencement
  (M) 31 Memorial Day – HOLIDAY – College closed
June
(M) 7
Registration begins for Fall 2021
  (F) 11 Last day to withdraw from a Summer Session I course
  (F) 18 Juneteenth Observed - College closed
  (Su - Sa) June 27 - July 3 Summer Session I Finals Week
July
(M) 5 Independence Day Observed – College closed
  (Tu) 6 First class day: Summer Session II
  (Tu - M) 6 - 12 Course Adjustment Period: Summer Session II
  (M) 19 Last day to withdraw from a Summer All course
August
(M) 9 Last day to withdraw from a Summer Session II course
  (Tu-M) 17 - 23 Summer All and Summer Session II Finals Week
  (Tu - Su) Aug. 24 - Sept. 5 Summer RECESS – No classes - College open
September
(M) 6 Labor Day  – HOLIDAY – College closed
  (Tu) 7 Professional Staff Day - No classes


The recess period between Summer and Fall is August 24, 2021 – September 6, 2021. 

Fall 2021 classes will begin Wednesday, September 8, 2021.