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.

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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 8 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive "W" for 10-week class
Nov 8 Last Day to Earn F for Attendance for 10-week class
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
Aug 30 Fee waivers due by 4 PM
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

Spring 2020 Full 15-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Nov 4 – Jan 12 Registration Period
Dec 19 First Purge**
Jan 9 Second Purge**
Jan 10 Last Day to Apply for Spring 2020 Admission
Jan 12 Third Purge**
Jan 13-20 Late Registration Period (Fee waivers must be turned in by Friday, January 18)
Jan 13-20 Nightly Purge**
Jan 17 Last Day to Change Major for Spring 2020
Jan 20 Martin Luther King Day (College closed)
Jan 21 Regular Classes Begin
Jan 24 Fee waivers due by 4:00pm
Jan 25 Weekend Classes Begin*
Feb 3 Census Date (Last date to withdraw without "W" appearing on transcript)
Feb 14 10-week Class Start Date
Feb 27 Census Date for 10-week classes (Last date to withdraw without "W" appearing on transcript)
Mar 9-15 Spring Break (No classes)
Mar 27 Last Day to Earn FA for Attendance
Mar 27 Fall 2019 "I" Grades (Incompletes) Change to "F"
Mar 27 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive "W"
Mar 27 Deadline to File Summer 2020 Graduation Intent
Apr 3 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive "W" for 10-week Class
Apr 3 Last Day to Earn FA for Attendance for 10-week Class
Apr 10-12 Administrative Closing (Colleges Closed)
May 2 Last Day of Classes
May 4-8 Final Examination Period
May 8 TN eCampus Grades Due by Noon
May 9 Weekend Classes Finals
May 11 Grades Due by 4:30pm
May 12 Commencement

*Weekend Class Notes (14 weekends including final exam)
1st Class – January 25
Weekend PRIOR to Spring Break – WILL hold classes
Weekend FOLLOWING Spring Break – Will NOT Hold Classes
Easter Weekend – Will Not Hold Classes
Final Exams – May 9

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

Spring 2020 First 7-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Nov 4 – Jan 12 Registration Period
Jan 13-20 Late Registration Period (Fee waivers must be turned in by Friday, January 24)
Jan 21 Regular Classes Begin
Feb 3 Census Date (Last date to withdraw without "W" appearing on transcript)
Feb 21 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive "W"
Feb 21 Last Day to Earn FA for Attendance
Mar 6 Regular Classes and Final Examinations End
Mar 11 Grades Due by 4:30pm
Jan 24 Fee waivers due by 4:00pm

Spring 2020 Second 7-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Nov 5 – Mar 7 Registration Period
Mar 6 Last Day to Apply for 2nd Term Spring 2020
Mar 13-15 Late Registration Period (Fee waivers must be turned in by Friday, March 20)
Mar 16 Classes Begin
Mar 29 Census Date (Last date to withdraw without "W' appearing on transcript)
Apr 17 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive "W"
Apr 17 Last Day to Earn FA for Attendance
May 8 Regular Classes and Final Examinations End
May 11 Grades Due by 4:30pm

Summer 2020 Full 10-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Apr 6 – May 21 Registration Period
May 7 First Purge**
May 14 Second Purge**
May 15 Last Day to Apply for Summer 2020 Admission
May 21 Third Purge**
May 22-25 Late Registration Period (Fee waivers must be turned in on Friday, May 29)
May 22-25 Nightly Purge**
May 22 Last Day to Change Major for Summer 2020
May 26 Regular Classes Begin
May 29 Fee waivers due by 4pm
Jun 8 Census Date (Last date to withdraw without "W" appearing on transcript)
Jul 3-5 Independence Day Holiday (College Closed - No Classes)
Jul 10 Spring 2020 "I" Grades (Incompletes) Change to "F"
July 10 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive "W"
July 10 Last Day to Earn FA for Attendance
July 10 Deadline to File Summer 2020 Graduation Intent
July 31 Regular Classes and Final Examinations End
Aug 3 Grades Due by 4:30pm

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

Summer 2020 First 5-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Apr 6 – May 21 Registration Period
May 22-25 Late Registration Period (Fee waivers must be turned in on Friday, May 29)
May 26 Classes Begin
Jun 1 Census Date (Last date to withdraw without "W" appearing on transcript)
Jun 12 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive "W"
Jun 12 Last Day to Earn FA for Attendance
Jun 26 Classes and Final Exams End
June 29 Grades Due by 4:30pm

Summer 2020 Second 5-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Apr 6 – Jun 25 Registration Period
Jun 19 Last Day to Apply for 2nd Term Summer 2020 Admission
Jun 26-28 Late Registration Period (Fee waivers must be turned in on Friday, July 3)
Jun 29 Regular Classes Begin
Jul 5 Census Date (Last date to withdraw without "W" appearing on transcript)
Jul 17 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive "W"
Jul 17 Last Day to Earn FA for Attendance
Jul 31 Regular Classes and Final Examinations
Aug 3 Grades Due by 4:30pm

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