Academics

Academic Calendar

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2017-18

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January 2018
13 New Student Welcome Day/Orientation
14 Returning students arrive
15 Spring Semester classes begin
(Add/drop period: Jan. 15-26)
26 Last day to drop or add a course
27 Central College Scholar Day
February
3 Central College Scholar Day
March
5-16 Spring Break (Mon.–Sun.)
9 Midterm
13 Midterm grades due (noon)
19 Classes resume
19 Fall 2018 advising begins
30-Apr. 2 Easter Break
April
3 Classes resume (Tues.)
4 Fall 2018 registration begins
10 Service Day
13 Last day to withdraw from a course
20-21 Board of Trustees meeting
May
3-5 Tulip Time
4 Last day to register for a summer internship
11 Last day of Spring Semester courses
14 College-wide Study Day
15-17 Final exams
18 Senior grades due (noon)
18 Residence halls closed
19 Baccalaureate/Commencement
22 Final grades due (noon)

 

2018-19

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June 2018
4 Summer 10-Week Classes Begin
4 Summer 5- Week Classes Begin
4 Upward Bound Classes Begin
4 Bridge Classes Begin
13 New Student Orientation Session #1
14 New Student Orientation Session #2
15 New Student Orientation Session #3
28 Bridge classes end
28 Upward Bound classes End
July 
 4 Independence Day (no classes/college closed)
10 Summer 5- Week Classes End
16 New Student Orientation Session #4
17 New Student Orientation Session #5
August
10 Summer 10-Week Classes End
13-14 International Students Arrive
13-15 New Faculty Workshops
15-17 New International Student Orientation
16-17 All Faculty Workshops
18 New Students Arrive
18 Welcome Week Begins
20 Returning Students Arrive
21 Enrollment Confirmation Day
22 Fall Semester Classes Begin (Wed.)
Add/Drop Period: Aug. 22 – Aug. 31
31 Last Day to Drop or Add a Course
September
7 Labor Day (no classes/college closed)
28-29 Homecoming
October
11-12 Fall Break (Thurs.- Fri.)
12 Midterm
15 Classes Resume
16 Midterm Grade Due (Noon)
17 Spring 2019 Advising Begins
26-27 Board of Trustees Meeting
29 Spring 2019 Registration Begins
November
3 Central College Scholar Day
9 Last Day to Withdraw From a Course
10 Central College Scholar Day
21-25 Thanksgiving Break (Wed. – Sun.)
26 Classes Resume
December
3 Registration for Guest Students Begins
7 Last Day of Fall Semester Classes (Fri.)
10 College-wide Study Day
11-13 Final Exams
14 Residence Halls Closed
18 Fall Semester Final Grades Due (Noon)
January 2019
12 New Student Welcome Day/Orientation
13 Returning Students Arrive
14 Spring Semester Classes Begin

(Add/Drop Period: Jan. 14- 25)
25 Last Day to Drop or Add a Course
26 Central College Scholar Day
February
2 Central College Scholar Day
March
8 Midterm
11-22 Spring Break (Mon.-Sun.)
12 Midterm Grades Due (Noon)
25 Classes Resume
25 Fall 2019 Advising Begins
April
8 Fall 2019 Registration Begins
TBA Service Day
12 Last Day to Withdraw From a Course
19-22 Easter Break
23 Classes Resume (Tues.)
26-27 Board of Trustees Meeting
May
2-4 Tulip Time
3 Last day to register for a summer internship
10 Last day of Spring Semester Courses
13 College-Wide Study Day
14-16 Final Exams
17 Senior Grades Due (Noon)
17 Residence Halls Closed
18 Baccalaureate/Commencement
21 Final Grades Due (Noon)