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, special events, vacations, and the beginning and end of each semester. 

Spring 2018

Academic Calendar

16-week session
Jan. 8 - May 6
Session 1
8-week session
First Bi-Term

Jan. 8 - March 4
Session M03
8-week session
Second Bi-Term

March 12 - May 6
Session M04
Class Work Begins Monday, January 8 Monday, January 8 Monday, March 12
Last day to drop and receive 100% refund Friday, January 12 Friday, January 11 Thursday, March 15
Last day to drop a course without a grade Friday, January 12 Friday, January 11 Thursday, March 15
Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday (College Closed - No Classes) Monday, January 15 Monday, January 15  
Last day to apply for a Fall Credential (Degree, Diploma or Certificate) Thursday, February 1 Thursday, February 1  
Last day to drop and receive 50% refund Tuesday, February 6 Tuesday, January 23 Monday, March 26
President's Day (College Closed - No Classes) Monday, February 19 Monday, February 19  
Midterm Monday, March 5 Monday, February 5 Monday, April 9
Last day for students to drop at their own discretion and receive a grade of "W" Monday, March 5 Monday, February 5 Monday, April 9
Last day to change from credit to audit (audit courses do not count as financial aid hours) Monday, March 5 Monday, February 5 Monday, April 9
Spring Break Monday-Sunday
March 5 - 11
   
Good Friday (Classes End & College Closes at Noon) Friday, March 30   Friday, March 30
Last day to apply for a summer credential (Degree, Diploma or Certificate) Monday, April 2 Monday, April 2 Monday, April 2
Last day to drop at the discretion of the instructor and receive a grade of "W" Friday, April 27
Saturday, April 28 - for Saturday classes only
Thursday, March 1 Friday, April 27
Saturday, April 28 - for Saturday classes only
End of Class Work Friday, April 27
Saturday, April 28 - for Saturday classes only
Thursday, March 1 Friday, April 27
Saturday, April 28 - for Saturday classes only
Final Exams Monday-Sunday
April 30 - May 6
Friday, March 2 Monday-Sunday
April 30 - May 6
Commencement Friday, May 4 Friday, May 4 Friday, May 4
Faculty Grades Due Monday, May 7 by 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 5 by 4:30 p.m. Monday, May 7 by 4:30 p.m.

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

Summer 2018

Academic Calendar

4-week session
May 14 - June 10
Session M07
6-week session
May 14 - June 24
Session M08
7-week session
June 11 - July 29
Session M32
Class Work Begins Monday, May 14 Monday, May 14 Monday, June 11
Last day to drop and receive 100% refund Monday, May 14 Wednesday, May 16 Wednesday, June 13
Last day to drop a course without a grade Monday, May 14 Wednesday, May 16 Wednesday, June 13
Memorial Day Holiday Monday, May 28 Monday, May 28  
Last day to drop and receive 50% refund Sunday, May 20 Thursday, May 24 Saturday, June 23
Independence Day Holiday (observed)     Wednesday, July 4
Midterm Tuesday, May 29 Monday, June 4 Thursday, July 5
Last day for students to drop at their own discretion and receive a grade of "W" Tuesday, May 29 Monday, June 4 Thursday, July 5
Last day to change from credit to audit (audit courses do not count as financial aid hours) Tuesday, May 29 Monday, June 4 Thursday, July 5
Last day to drop at the discretion of the instructor and receive a grade of "W" Friday, June 1 Friday, June 15 Friday, July 20
End of Class Work Thursday, June 7 Thursday, June 21 Thursday, July 26
Final Exams Friday, June 8 Friday, June 22 Friday, July 27
Faculty Grades Due Monday, June 11 by 4:30 p.m. Monday, June 25 by 4:30 p.m. Monday, July 30 by 4:30 p.m.

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

Fall 2018

Academic Calendar

16-week session
Aug. 13 - Dec. 9
Session 1
8-week session
First Bi-Term

Aug. 13 - Oct. 7
Session M03
8-week session
Second Bi-Term

Oct. 15 - Dec. 9
Session M05
Class Work Begins Monday, August 13 Monday, August 13 Monday, October 15
Last day to drop and receive 100% refund Sunday, August 19 Thursday, August 16 Thursday, October 18
Last day to drop a course without a grade Sunday, August 19 Thursday, August 16 Thursday, October 18
Labor Day Holiday Monday, September 3 Monday, September 3  
Last day to apply for a Fall Credential (Degree, Diploma or Certificate) Monday, September 4 Monday, September 4  
Last day to drop and receive 50% refund Tuesday, September 11 Monday, August 27 Monday, October 29
Fall Break Wednesday-Saturday
October 10-13
   
Midterm Monday, October 8 Monday, September 10 Monday, November 12
Last day for students to drop at their own discretion and receive a grade of "W" Monday, October 8 Monday, September 10 Monday, November 12
Last day to change from credit to audit (audit courses do not count as financial aid hours) Monday, October 8 Monday, September 10 Monday, November 12
Thanksgiving Holiday
Classes will not meet after 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday
Thursday-Saturday
November 22-24
  Thursday-Saturday
November 22-24
Last day to drop at the discretion of the instructor and receive a grade of "W" Friday, November 30 Friday, September 28 Friday, November 30
End of Class Work Friday, November 30 Thursday, October 4 Friday, November 30
Final Exams Monday-Sunday
December 3-9
Friday, October 5 Monday-Sunday
December 3-9
Faculty Grades Due Monday, December 10 by 4:30 p.m. Monday, October 8 by 4:30 p.m. Monday, December 10 by 4:30 p.m.

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