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.

Fall 2018

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Fall 2018 Full 15-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
July 2 Financial Aid Application Deadline: FAFSA & all required documents due by 4:30 PM.
Apr 2–Aug 19 Registration available via MyNSCC.
July 9 Fall ‘18 Payment Period Begins (including deferred payment).
Aug 9 First Purge: Pay Fall ‘18 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 15 All NSCC Campuses Closed for Faculty/Staff Convocation: No Business Operations or Student Services Available.
Aug 16 Second Purge** Pay Fall ‘18 Fees (including deferred payment). Pay online by 8:00 PM.
Aug 16 Last Day to Apply Online for Fall ‘18 Admission.
Aug 19 Third Purge** Pay Fall ‘18 Fees. Pay online by 8:00 PM.
Aug 20–26 Purge Nightly** Classes dropped if fees not paid same day student registers. Pay online before 8:00 PM.
Aug 20–26 Late Registration with $25 Late Fee. Registration available 6:00 AM–8:00 PM.
Aug 26 Last Day of 100% Refund.
Aug 27 Classes Begin
Aug 27 Deadline to File Fall 2018 Change of Major Form to Records by 4:30 PM.
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 1–3 Labor Day Weekend: All NSCC Campuses Closed.
Sept 8 Weekend Classes Begin*
Sept 9 Last Day of 75% Refund.
Sept 9 Census Date: Last date to withdraw without “W” appearing on transcript.
Sept 23 Last Day of 25% Refund.
Oct 15–16 Fall Break: No Classes
Oct 31 Summer 2018 “I” Grades (Incompletes) Change to “F”
Oct 31 Deadline to File Spring 2019 Graduation Intent.
Nov 2 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W”
Nov 2 Last Day to Earn F for Attendance (FA)
Nov 21–25 Thanksgiving Holiday Wednesday–Sunday. Wednesday: No Classes; Thursday–Sunday: All NSCC Campuses Closed.
Dec 6 Regular Classes End
Dec 7 No Classes
Dec 10–16 Final Exams
Dec 13 TN eCampus Grades Due 12:00 PM
Dec 17 Grades Due 4:30 PM

* Weekend Class Notes (14 weekends including final exam)
1st Class – Sept 8
Labor Day Weekend – will not hold classes
Fall Break Weekend – will hold classes
Thanksgiving Weekend – will not hold classes
Final Exams – Dec 15–16

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

Fall 2018 First 7-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Apr 2–Aug 19 Registration available via MyNSCC. Pay fees as listed with Full Term.
Aug 20–26 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 26 Last Day of 100% Refund.
Aug 27 Classes Begin
Aug 30 Fee Waivers due by 4:00 PM.
Sept 2 Last Day of 75% Refund.
Sept 7 Last Day of 25% Refund.
Sept 9 Census Date
Sept 28 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W”
Sept 28 Last Day to Earn F for Attendance (FA)
Oct 14 Classes and Final Exams End.
Oct 17 Grades Due 4:30 PM

Fall 2018 Second 7-Week Term

Date(s) Event/Deadline
Apr 2–Oct 11 Registration available via MyNSCC.
Oct 12–16 Late Registration with $25 Late Fee.
Oct 16 Last Day of 100% Refund.
Oct 17 Classes Begin
Oct 18 Fee Waivers due by 4:00 PM
Oct 23 Last Day of 75% Refund.
Oct 30 Last Day of 25% Refund.
Oct 30 Census Date
Nov 16 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive “W”
Nov 16 Last Day to Earn F for Attendance (FA)
Dec 9 Classes and Final Exams End.
Dec 17 Grades Due 4:30 PM

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 Online 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 23 Third Purge** Pay Summer ‘18 Fees. Pay online by 8:00 PM.
May 24 Fee Waivers due by 4:00 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
June 2 Last Day of 75% Refund.
May 29 Direct Deposit Sign-up Deadline: Submit form by 4:00 PM to avoid refund delay.
June 10 Census Date: Last date to withdraw without “W” appearing on transcript.
June 14 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 24 Fee Waivers due by 4:30 PM.
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
June 2 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 28 Fee Waivers due by 4:30 PM.
June 28–30 Late Registration with $25 Late Fee.
June 30 Last Day of 100% Refund.
July 1 Classes Begin
July 4 Independence Day Holiday: All NSCC Campuses Closed.
July 7 Census Date
July 7 Last Day of 75% Refund.
July 9 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

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