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 2019

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Spring 2019 Full 15-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Nov 1 Financial Aid Application Deadline: FAFSA & all required documents due by 4:30 PM.
Nov 5–Jan 6 Registration available via MyNSCC.
Dec 13 1st Purge: Pay Spring ‘19 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.
Dec 20 2nd Purge** Pay Spring ‘19 Fees (including deferred payment). Pay online by 8:00 PM.
Dec 25–Jan 1 All Campuses Closed. Open Jan 2.
Jan 4 Last Day to Apply for Spring ‘19 Admission.
Jan 6 3rd Purge** Pay Spring ‘19 Fees. Pay online by 8:00 PM.
Jan 7–13 Purge Nightly** Classes dropped if fees not paid same day student registers. Pay online before 8:00 PM.
Jan 7–13 Late Registration with $25 Late Fee. Registration available 6:00 AM–8:00 PM.
Jan 13 Last Day of 100% Refund.
Jan 14 Classes Begin
Jan 14 Deadline to File Spring 2019 Change of Major Form to Records by 4:30 PM.
Jan 18 Fee Waivers due by 4:00 PM
Jan 19 Weekend Classes Begin*
Jan 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday: All NSCC Campuses Closed.
Jan 22 Direct Deposit Sign-Up Deadline: Submit form by 4:00 PM to avoid refund delay.
Jan 27 Census Date: Last date to withdraw without “W” appearing on transcript.
Jan 27 Last Day of 75% Refund.
Feb 10 Last Day of 25% Refund.
Mar 4–10 Spring Break: No Classes
Mar 22 Last Day to Earn F for Attendance (FA)
Mar 22 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W”
Mar 25 Fall 2018 “I” Grades (Incompletes) Change to “F”
Mar 25 Deadline for Filing Summer 2019 Graduation Intent.
Apr 19–21 Easter Holiday: No Classes; All NSCC Campuses Closed.
Apr 28 Last Day of Regular Classes
Apr 29–May 3 Final Exams: Regular Classes
May 3 TN eCampus Grades Due 4:30 PM
May 4–5 Final Exams: Weekend Classes
May 6 Grades Due 4:30 PM
May 7 Commencement

* Weekend Class Notes (14 weekends including final exam)
1st Class – Jan 19
Weekend prior to Spring Break week – will hold classes
Weekend following Spring Break week – will not hold classes
Easter Weekend – will not hold classes
Final Exams – May 4 & 5

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

Spring 2019 First 7-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Nov 5–Jan 6 Registration available via MyNSCC. Pay fees as listed with Full Term.
Jan 7–13 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.
Jan 13 Last Day of 100% Refund.
Jan 14 Classes Begin
Jan 18 Fee Waivers due by 4:30 PM.
Jan 20 Last Day of 75% Refund.
Jan 25 Last Day of 25% Refund.
Jan 27 Census Date
Feb 24 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W”
Feb 27 Last Day to Earn F for Attendance (FA)
Mar 3 Classes and Final Exams End.
Mar 6 Grades Due 4:30 PM

Spring 2019 Second 7-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Nov 5–Mar 7 Registration available via MyNSCC.
Mar 8–10 Late Registration with $25 Late Fee.
Mar 10 Last Day of 100% Refund.
Mar 11 Classes Begin
Mar 15 Fee Waivers due by 4:30pm
Mar 17 Last Day of 75% Refund.
Mar 24 Last Day of 25% Refund.
Mar 24 Census Date
Apr 10 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W”
Apr 10 Last Day to Earn F for Attendance (FA)
May 5 Classes and Final Exams End.
May 6 Grades Due 4:30 PM

Summer 2019 Full 10-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Apr 1 Financial Aid Application Deadline: FAFSA & all required documents due by 4:30 PM.
Apr 1–May 23 Registration available via MyNSCC.
May 9 First Purge: Pay Summer ‘19 Fees. Pay online by 8pm. Purge means classes dropped if fees not paid by this time. Purge excludes balances under $200.
May 16 Second Purge** Pay Summer ‘19 Fees. Pay online by 8:00 PM.
May 20 Last Day to Apply for Summer '19 Term
May 23 Third Purge** Pay Summer ‘19 Fees. Pay online by 8:00 PM.
May 24–27 Purge Nightly** Classes dropped if fees not paid same day student registers. Pay online before 8:00 PM.
May 24–27 Late Registration with $25 Late Fee. Registration available 6:00 AM–8:00 PM.
May 25–27 Memorial Day Holiday: All NSCC Campuses Closed.
May 27 Last Day of 100% Refund.
May 28 Classes Begin
May 29 Direct Deposit Sign-up Deadline: Submit form by 4:00 PM to avoid refund delay.
May 31 Fee Waivers due by 4:00 PM.
June 3 Last Day of 75% Refund.
June 10 Census Date: Last date to withdraw without “W” appearing on transcript.
June 13 Last Day of 25% Refund.
July 4 Independence Day Holiday: All NSCC Campuses Closed.
July 10 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W”
July 10 Deadline to File Fall 2019 Graduation Intent.
July 10 Spring 2019 “I” Grades (Incompletes) Change to “F”
July 10 Last Day to Earn F for Attendance (FA)
Aug 2 Classes and Final Exams End.
Aug 5 Grades Due 4:30 PM

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

Summer 2019 First 5-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Apr 1–May 23 Registration available via MyNSCC. Pay fees as listed with Full Term.
May 20 Last Day to Apply for 2019 First 5-Week Term
May 24–27 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.
May 27 Last Day of 100% Refund.
May 28 Classes Begin
May 31 Fee Waivers due by 4:30 PM.
June 3 Last Day of 75% Refund.
June 3 Census Date
June 4 Last Day of 25% Refund.
June 17 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W”
June 17 Last Day to Earn F for Attendance (FA)
June 28 Classes and Final Exams End.
July 1 Grades Due 4:30 PM

Summer 2019 Second 5-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Apr 1–June 27 Registration available via MyNSCC.
June 24 Last Day to Apply for Summer '19 Second 5-Week Term
June 28–30 Late Registration with $25 Late Fee.
June 30 Last Day of 100% Refund.
July 1 Classes Begin
July 3 Fee Waivers due by 4:30 PM.
July 4 Independence Day Holiday: All NSCC Campuses Closed.
July 7 Census Date
July 7 Last Day of 75% Refund.
July 8 Last Day of 25% Refund.
July 22 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W”
July 22 Last Day to Earn F for Attendance (FA)
Aug 2 Classes and Final Exams End.
Aug 5 Grades Due 4:30 PM

Fall 2019 Full 15-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Apr 1–Aug 18 Registration available via MyNSCC.
Aug 8 First Purge** Pay Fall '19 fees by 8:00 PM
Aug 14 All NSCC Campuses Closed for Faculty/Staff Convocation: No Business Operations or Student Services Available.
Aug 15 Second Purge** Pay Fall '19 Fees by 8:00 PM
Aug 16 Last Day to Apply for Fall ‘19 Admission.
Aug 18 Third Purge** Pay Fall '19 Fees by 8:00 PM
Aug 19–25 Late Registration with $25 Late Fee. Registration available 6:00 AM–8:00 PM. (Fee waivers must be turned in by August 30)
Aug 19–25 Nightly Purge** Pay Fall '19 Fees by 8:00 PM
Aug 23 Deadline to File Fall 2019 Change of Major Form to Records by 4:30 PM.
Aug 25 Last day of 100% Refund
Aug 26 Regular Classes Begin
Aug 30 Fee Waivers due by 4 PM
Aug 31–Sept 2 Labor Day Weekend: All NSCC Campuses Closed.
Sept 7 Weekend Classes Begin*
Sept 8 Census Date: Last date to withdraw without “W” appearing on transcript.
Sept 8 Last Day of 75% Refund
Sept 22 Last Day of 25% Refund
Oct 14–15 Fall Break: No Classes
Nov 1 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W”
Nov 1 Last Day to Earn F for Attendance (FA)
Nov 1 Summer 2019 “I” Grades (Incompletes) Change to “F”
Nov 1 Deadline to File Spring 2020 Graduation Intent.
Nov 27–Dec 1 Thanksgiving Holiday Wednesday–Sunday. Wednesday: No Classes; Thursday–Sunday: All NSCC Campuses Closed.
Dec 6 No Classes
Dec 7 Last Day of Classes
Dec 9–13 Final Exam Period
Dec 13 TN eCampus Grades Due by Noon
Dec 14 Weekend Classes Finals
Dec 16 Grades Due 4:30 PM

* Weekend Class Notes (14 weekends including final exam)
1st Class – Sept 7
Labor Day Weekend – will not hold classes
Fall Break Weekend – will hold classes
Thanksgiving Weekend – will not hold classes
Final Exams – Dec 14–15

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

Fall 2019 First 7-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Apr 1–Aug 18 Registration available via MyNSCC. Pay fees as listed with Full Term.
Aug 19–25 Late Registration with $25 Late Fee. Registration available 6:00 AM–8:00 PM. (Fee waivers must be turned in by Friday, September 6)
Aug 25 Last day of 100% refund
Aug 26 Classes Begin
Sept 1 Last Day of 75% Refund
Sept 6 Last Day of 25% Refund
Sept 8 Census Date: Last Day to Withdraw without "W" appearing on transcript.
Sept 27 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W”
Sept 27 Last Day to Earn F for Attendance (FA)
Oct 11 Classes and Final Exams End.
Oct 16 Grades Due 4:30 PM

Fall 2019 Late Start 10-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Sept 22 Last Day of 100% Refund
Sept 30 Last Day of 75% Refund
Oct 14 Last Day of 25% Refund

Fall 2019 Second 7-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Apr 1–Oct 10 Registration available via MyNSCC.
Oct 4 Last Day to Apply for 2nd Term Fall '19 Admission
Oct 11–15 Late Registration with $25 Late Fee. (Fee waivers must be turned in by Friday, October 18).
Oct 15 Last Day of 100% Refund
Oct 16 Classes Begin
Oct 22 Census Date: Last day to withdraw without "W" appearing on transcript.
Oct 22 Last Day of 75% Refund
Oct 28 Last Day of 25% Refund
Nov 15 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W”
Nov 15 Last Day to Earn F for Attendance (FA)
Dec 6 Classes and Final Exams End.
Dec 16 Grades Due 4:30 PM

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