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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Spring 2017 Full 15-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Nov 1 Financial Aid Application Deadline: FAFSA & all required documents due by 4:30 PM.
Nov 7–Jan 8 Registration available via MyNSCC.
Dec 15 1st Purge: Pay Spring ‘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.
Dec 15–16 Registration Unavailable 12:00 PM, Dec 15–6:00 AM, Dec 16.
Dec 22 2nd Purge** Pay Spring ‘17 Fees (including deferred payment). Pay online by 8:00 PM.
Dec 24–Jan 2 All Campuses Closed. Open Jan 3.
Jan 6 Last Day to Apply Online for Spring ‘17 Admission. Apply in person using paper applications only starting Jan 9.
Jan 8 3rd Purge** Pay Spring ‘17 Fees. Pay online by 8:00 PM.
Jan 9–16 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.
Jan 16 Last Day of 100% Refund.
Jan 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday: All NSCC Campuses Closed.
Jan 17 Classes Begin
Jan 19 Fee Waivers due by 4:00 PM
Jan 21 Weekend Classes Begin*
Jan 23 Direct Deposit Sign-Up Deadline: Submit form by 4:00 PM to avoid refund delay.
Jan 30 Census Date: Last date to withdraw without “W” appearing on transcript.
Jan 30 Last Day of 75% Refund.
Feb 12 Last Day of 25% Refund.
Mar 6–10 Spring Break: No Classes
Mar 27 Fall 2016 “I” Grades (Incompletes) Change to “F”
Mar 27 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W”
Mar 27 Deadline for Filing Summer 2017 Graduation Intent.
Apr 14–16 Easter Holiday: No Classes; All NSCC Campuses Closed.
Apr 29–May 5 Final Exams
May 8 Grades Due 4:30 PM
May 9 Commencement

* Weekend Class Notes (14 weekends including final exam)
1st Class – Jan 21
Weekend prior to and following Spring Break week – will hold classes
Easter Weekend – will not hold classes
Final Exams – Apr 29 & 30

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

Spring 2017 First 7-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Nov 7–Jan 8 Registration available via MyNSCC. Pay fees as listed with Full Term.
Jan 9–16 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 Fee Waivers due by 4:30 PM.
Jan 16 Last Day of 100% Refund.
Jan 17 Classes Begin
Jan 23 Last Day of 75% Refund.
Jan 28 Last Day of 25% Refund.
Jan 30 Census Date
Feb 16 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W”
Mar 5 Classes and Final Exams End.
Mar 8 Grades Due 4:30 PM

Spring 2017 Second 7-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Nov 7–Mar 9 Registration available via MyNSCC.
Mar 10–12 Late Registration with $25 Late Fee.
Mar 10 Fee Waivers due by 4:30pm
Mar 12 Last Day of 100% Refund.
Mar 13 Classes Begin
Mar 19 Last Day of 75% Refund.
Mar 24 Last Day of 25% Refund.
Mar 26 Census Date
Apr 12 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W”
Apr 30 Classes and Final Exams End.
May 8 Grades Due 4:30 PM

Summer 2017 Full 10-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Apr 1 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 29 Memorial Day Holiday: All NSCC Campuses Closed.
May 29 Last Day of 100% Refund.
May 30 Classes Begin
June 1 Fee Waivers due by 4:00 PM.
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

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