Academic Calendar

Who, what, where, when, and why.

Our academic calendar will tell you everything you need to know about deadlines, registration timetables, tuition due dates, holidays, breaks, and the beginning and end of each semester. 

Fall 2018 - 16-week session - Session 1
August 13 - December 9

Sunday, August 12
Tuition Payment Deadline

Monday, August 13
Class Work Begins

Sunday, August 19
Last day to drop and receive 100% refund

Sunday, August 19
Last day to drop a course without a grade

Monday, September 3
Labor Day Holiday

Tuesday, September 4
Last day to apply for a Fall Credential (Degree, Diploma or Certificate)

Tuesday, September 11
Last day to withdraw and receive a 50% refund

Thursday, September 20
Financial Aid fall disbursements begin

Wednesday-Saturday, October 10-13          
Fall Break

Monday, October 8
Midterm

Monday, October 8
Last day for student to withdraw at their own discretion and receive a grade of “W”

Monday, October 8
Last day to change from credit to audit (audit courses do not count as financial aid hours)

Thursday – Saturday, November 22-24
Thanksgiving Holiday (Classes will not meet after 5:00 pm on Wednesday)

Friday, November 30
Last day to withdraw at the discretion of the instructor and receive a grade of “W”

Friday, November 30
End of Class Work

Monday – Sunday, December 3-9
Final Exams

Monday, December 10 (by 4:30 pm)
Faculty Grades Due 

*Note: Dates for online classes and classes at other KCTCS colleges may vary. 

Fall 2018 - first 8-week session - Session M03
August 13 - October 7

Sunday, August 12
Tuition Payment Deadline

Monday, August 13                                   
Class Work Begins

Thursday, August 16                                 
Last day to drop and receive 100% refund

Thursday, August 16                                 
Last day to drop a course without a grade

Monday, September 3                              
Labor Day Holiday

Tuesday, September 4                              
Last day to apply for a Fall Credential (Degree, Diploma or Certificate)

Monday, August 27                                   
Last day to withdraw and receive a 50% refund

Monday, September 10
Midterm

Monday, September 10                            
Last day for student to withdraw at their own discretion and receive a grade of “W”

Monday, September 10                            
Last day to change from credit to audit (audit courses do not count as financial aid hours)

Wednesday, September 19
Refunds for the fall semester

Friday, September 28                               
Last day to withdraw at the discretion of the instructor and receive a grade of “W”

Thursday, October 4                                 
End of Class Work

Friday, October 5                                      
Final Exams

Monday, October 8 (by 4:30 pm)             
Faculty Grades Due

*Note: Dates for online classes and classes at other KCTCS colleges may vary. 

Fall 2018 - second 8-week session - Session M05
October 15 - December 9

Sunday, October 14
Tuition Payment Deadline

Monday, October 15
Class Work Begins

Thursday, October 18
Last day to drop and receive 100% refund

Thursday, October 18
Last day to drop a course without a grade

Monday, October 29
Last day to withdraw and receive a 50% refund

Monday, November 12
Midterm

Monday, November 12                                
Last day for student to withdraw at their own discretion and receive a grade of “W”

Monday, November 12                                
Last day to change from credit to audit (audit courses do not count as financial aid hours)

Thursday – Saturday, November 22-24
Thanksgiving Holiday (Classes will not meet after 5:00 pm on Wednesday)

Friday, November 30
Last day to withdraw at the discretion of the instructor and receive a grade of “W”

Friday, November 30
End of Class Work

Monday – Sunday, December 3-9
Final Exams

Monday, December 10, (by 4:30 pm)
Faculty Grades Due

*Note: Dates for online classes and classes at other KCTCS colleges may vary.

Spring 2019 - 16-week session - Session 1
January 14 - May 12 

Monday, January 14                                    
Class Work Begins      

Sunday, January 20                                      
Last day to drop and receive 100% refund

Sunday, January 20                                      
Last day to drop a course without a grade

Monday, January 21                                    
Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday (College Closed – No Classes)

Friday, February 1                                        
Last day to apply for a spring credential (Degree, Diploma or Certificate)

Tuesday, February 12                                  
Last day to drop and receive a 50% refund

Monday, February 18                                  
President’s Day (College Closed – No Classes)

Monday, March 11                                      
Midterm

Monday, March 11                                      
Last day for student to drop at their own discretion and receive a grade of “W”

Monday, March 11                                      
Last day to change from credit to audit (audit courses do not count as financial aid hours)

Monday – Sunday, March 11 – 17               
Spring Break

Monday, April 1                                           
Last day to apply for a summer credential (Degree, Diploma or Certificate)

Friday, April 19                                             
Good Friday (Classes End & College Closes at Noon)

Friday, May 3                                               
Last day to drop at the discretion of the instructor and receive a grade of “W”

Friday, May 3                                               
End of Class Work

Monday – Sunday, May 6 – May 12            
Final Exams

Friday, May 10
Commencement

Monday, May 13 (by 4:30 pm)                    
Faculty Grades Due

Spring 2019 - first 8-week bi-term session - Session M03
January 14 - March 10 

Monday, January 14                                    
Class Work Begins      

Thursday, January 17                                   
Last day to drop and receive 100% refund

Thursday, January 17                                   
Last day to drop a course without a grade

Monday, January 21                                    
Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday (College Closed – No Classes)

Tuesday, January 29                                    
Last day to drop and receive a 50% refund

Friday, February 1                                        
Last day to apply for a spring credential (Degree, Diploma or Certificate)

Monday, February 11                                  
Midterm

Monday, February 11                                  
Last day for student to drop at their own discretion and receive a grade of “W”

Monday, February 11                                  
Last day to change from credit to audit (audit courses do not count as financial aid hours)

Monday, February 18                               
President’s Day (College Closed – No Classes)

Friday, March 1                                            
Last day to drop at the discretion of the instructor and receive a grade of “W”

Thursday, March 7                                       
End of Class Work

Friday, March 8                                            
Final Exams

Friday, May 10                                             
Commencement

Monday, March 11 (by 4:30 pm)                 
Faculty Grades Due

Spring 2019 - second 8-week bi-term session - Session M04
March 18 - May 12 

Monday, March 18                                      
Class Work Begins      

Thursday, March 21                                     
Last day to drop and receive 100% refund

Thursday, March 21                                    
Last day to drop a course without a grade

Monday, April 1                                           
Last day to drop and receive a 50% refund

Monday, April 1                                           
Last day to apply for a summer credential (Degree, Diploma or Certificate)

Monday, April 15                                         
Midterm

Monday, April 15                                         
Last day for student to drop at their own discretion and receive a grade of “W”

Monday, April 15                                         
Last day to change from credit to audit (audit courses do not count as financial aid hours)

Friday, April 19                                             
Good Friday (Classes End & College Closes at Noon)

Friday, May 3                                               
Last day to drop at the discretion of the instructor and receive a grade of “W”

Friday, May 3                                               
End of Class Work

Monday – Sunday, May 6 – May 12            
Final Exams

Friday, May 10                               
Commencement

Monday, May 13 (by 4:30 pm)                    
Faculty Grades Due