Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

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Dates are important to the success of any student. Below you can find all the important academic dates for the fall, spring and summer semesters. Find TN eCampus calendar dates here.

Spring 2017

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Summer 2017 Full 10-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Apr 3 Financial Aid Application Deadline: FAFSA & all required documents due by 4:30 PM.
Apr 3–May 25 Registration available via MyNSCC.
May 11 First Purge: Pay Summer ‘17 Fees. Pay online by 8pm. Purge means classes dropped if fees not paid by this time. Purge excludes balances under $200.
May 11–12 Registration Unavailable 12:00 PM, May 11–6:00 AM, May 12.
May 18 Second Purge* Pay Summer ‘17 Fees. Pay online by 8:00 PM.
May 25 Third Purge* Pay Summer ‘17 Fees. Pay online by 8:00 PM.
May 26–29 Late Registration with $25 Late Fee. Registration available 6:00 AM–8:00 PM. Purge Nightly* Classes dropped if fees not paid same day student registers. Pay online before 8:00 PM.
May 26 Fee Waivers due by 4:00 PM.
May 29 Memorial Day Holiday: All NSCC Campuses Closed.
May 29 Last Day of 100% Refund.
May 30 Classes Begin
June 3 Weekend Classes Begin
June 6 Direct Deposit Sign-up Deadline: Submit form by 4:00 PM to avoid refund delay.
June 12 Last Day of 75% Refund.
June 12 Census Date: Last date to withdraw without “W” appearing on transcript.
June 17 Last Day of 25% Refund.
July 4 Independence Day Holiday: All NSCC Campuses Closed.
July 13 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W”
July 13 Deadline to File Fall 2017 Graduation Intent.
July 13 Spring 2017 “I” Grades (Incompletes) Change to “F”
Aug 7 Classes and Final Exams End.
Aug 8 Grades Due 4:30 PM

* Purge means classes dropped if fees not paid by this time. Excludes balances under $200.

Summer 2017 First 5-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Apr 3–May 25 Registration available via MyNSCC. Pay fees as listed with Full Term.
May 26–29 Late Registration with $25 Late Fee. Registration available 6:00 AM–8:00 PM. Classes dropped if fees not paid same day student registers. Pay online before 8:00 PM.
May 29 Last Day of 100% Refund.
May 30 Classes Begin
June 5 Last Day of 75% Refund.
June 5 Census Date
June 8 Last Day of 25% Refund.
June 19 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W”
July 2 Classes and Final Exams End.
July 5 Grades Due 4:30 PM

Summer 2017 Second 5-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Apr 3–June 29 Registration available via MyNSCC.
June 30 Fee Waivers due by 12:00 PM.
June 30–July 2 Late Registration with $25 Late Fee.
July 2 Last Day of 100% Refund.
July 3 Classes Begin
July 4 Independence Day Holiday: All NSCC Campuses Closed.
July 9 Census Date
July 9 Last Day of 75% Refund.
July 12 Last Day of 25% Refund.
July 24 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W”
Aug 6 Classes and Final Exams End.
Aug 8 Grades Due 4:30 PM

Fall 2017 Full 15-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
July 3 Financial Aid Application Deadline: FAFSA & all required documents due by 4:30 PM.
Apr 3–Aug 20 Registration available via MyNSCC.
July 17 Fall ‘17 Payment Period Begins (including deferred payment).
Aug 10 First Purge: Pay Fall ‘17 Fees (including deferred payment). Pay online by 8:00 PM. Purge means classes dropped if fees not paid by this time. Purge excludes balances under $200.
Aug 10–11 Registration Unavailable 12:00 PM, Aug 10–6:00 AM, Aug 11.
Aug 17 Second Purge** Pay Fall ‘17 Fees (including deferred payment). Pay online by 8:00 PM.
Aug 17 Last Day to Apply Online for Fall ‘17 Admission. Apply in person using paper application only starting Aug 18.
Aug 20 Third Purge** Pay Fall ‘17 Fees. Pay online by 8:00 PM.
Aug 21–27 Late Registration with $25 Late Fee. Registration available 6:00 AM–8:00 PM. Purge Nightly** Classes dropped if fees not paid same day student registers. Pay online before 8:00 PM.
Aug 25 Last Day to Apply for NSCC Admission. Apply before 4:30 PM in person only using paper application.
Aug 27 Last Day of 100% Refund.
Aug 28 Classes Begin
Aug 30 Fee Waivers due by 4:00 PM.
Sept 1 Direct Deposit Sign-Up Deadline: Submit form by 4:00 PM to avoid refund delay.
Sept 4 Labor Day Holiday: All NSCC Campuses Closed.
Sept 9 Weekend Classes Begin*
Sept 10 Last Day of 75% Refund.
Sept 10 Census Date: Last date to withdraw without “W” appearing on transcript.
Sept 24 Last Day of 25% Refund.
Oct 16–17 Fall Break: No Classes
Nov 1 Summer 2017 “I” Grades (Incompletes) Change to “F”
Nov 1 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W”
Nov 1 Deadline to File Spring 2018 Graduation Intent.
Nov 22–26 Thanksgiving Holiday Wednesday–Sunday. Wednesday: No Classes; Thursday–Sunday: All NSCC Campuses Closed.
Dec 7 Regular Classes End
Dec 8 No Classes
Dec 11–17 Final Exams
Dec 18 Grades Due 4:30 PM

* Weekend Class Notes (14 weekends including final exam)
1st Class – Sept 9
Labor Day Weekend – will not hold classes
Fall Break Weekend – will hold classes
Thanksgiving Weekend – will not hold classes
Final Exams – Dec 16 & 17

** Purge means classes dropped if fees not paid by this time. Excludes balances under $200.

Fall 2017 First 7-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Apr 3–Aug 20 Registration available via MyNSCC. Pay fees as listed with Full Term.
Aug 21–27 Late Registration with $25 Late Fee. Registration available 6:00 AM–8:00 PM. Classes dropped if fees not paid same day student registers. Pay online before 8:00 PM.
Aug 25 Fee Waivers due by 4:00 PM.
Aug 27 Last Day of 100% Refund.
Aug 28 Classes Begin
Sept 3 Last Day of 75% Refund.
Sept 8 Last Day of 25% Refund.
Sept 10 Census Date
Sept 28 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W”
Oct 15 Classes and Final Exams End.
Oct 18 Grades Due 4:30 PM

Fall 2017 Second 7-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Apr 3–Oct 12 Registration available via MyNSCC.
Oct 13–17 Late Registration with $25 Late Fee.
Oct 17 Last Day of 100% Refund.
Oct 18 Classes Begin
Oct 24 Last Day of 75% Refund.
Oct 30 Last Day of 25% Refund.
Oct 31 Census Date
Nov 17 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W”
Dec 10 Classes and Final Exams End.
Dec 18 Grades Due 4:30 PM

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