The dates, holidays and events on the Academic Calendar apply to all Howard College campuses and the Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf unless otherwise noted.  Dates specific to one location only are marked as such.

PLEASE NOTE: The length of individual courses may vary within each semester in order to meet the required number of instructional hours and/or meet student needs. Please see the course schedule for specific course information.

2018-19 Academic Calendar

 


SUMMER 1 SESSION  – June 4 – July 5, 2018


June 4 – Classes begin – Last day to use loan funds at Bookstore 


June 7 – Last day to use aid at Bookstore


June 26 – Remaining financial aid released


June 28 – Last day to drop a course


July 1 – Summer 2 online registration closes


July 2 – Last day for registered students to pay Summer 2 tuition


July 3 –  Summer 2 non-payment drop date


July 4 – Holiday/Offices closed


July 5 – Summer I session ends / final exams


SUMMER 2 SESSION – July 9 – Aug. 9, 2018


July 9 – Classes begin


July 12 – Last day to use aid at Bookstore


July 30 – Last day to apply for summer graduation


July 31 – Remaining financial aid released


August 2 – Last day to drop


August 9 – Summer 2 session ends / final exams


FALL SESSION  – Aug. 22 – Dec. 7, 2018


August 9 – Online registration closes  


August 14 – Last day to pay for registered students   –  Financial aid applied to accounts  –  Walk-in registration continues with payment due at time of registration


August 15 – First day to use aid at bookstore  –  Non-payment drop date 


August 21 – Last day to drop 16 wk & 1st 8-wk classes at 100% refund  –  Last day to register for 16 wk & 1st 8-wk classes 


August 22 – Fall 16 wk & 1st 8-wk classes begin   –  Last day to use loan funds at bookstore 


September 3 – No classes/Offices closed


September 7 – Last day to use aid at bookstore


October 4 – Remaining aid for fall released – Last day to drop 1st 8-wk classes


October 11 – 1st 8-wk classes end/final exams – Last day to register for 2nd 8-wk classes – Last day to drop 2nd 8-wk classes at 100% refund


October 12 – Mid-semester break, no classes/offices closed


October 15 – 2nd 8-wk classes begin


November 9 – Last day to drop 16 wk classes


November 16 – Last day to apply for fall graduation


November 21-23 – No classes/Offices closed


November 29 – Last day to drop 2nd 8-wk classes


December 3-6 – Final exams 16 wk classes


December 6 – 2nd 8-wk classes end/final exams


December 7 – Fall Session ends 


December 19 – Jan. 2 – Winter Break/ Offices closed


Jan. 3, 2019 – Offices open

DECEMBER MINI SESSION  – Dec. 10 – Jan. 4, 2019


August 9 – Online registration closes


December 7 – Last day to register – Last day to drop at 100% refund


December 10 – Classes begin


December 19 – Jan. 2 – Winter break/Offices closed


January 3 – Offices open – Last day to drop a class


January 4 – December Mini session ends/final exams


SPRING SESSION – JAN.14 – MAY 10, 2019


November 13 – Registration begins for spring classes


January 3 – Offices open


January 6 – Online registration closes


January 7 – Last day for registered students to pay – Financial aid applied to accounts – Walk-in registration continues with payment due at time of registration


January 8 – Non-payment drop date – First day to use aid at bookstore


January 11 – Last day to register for 16 wk & 1st 8-wk classes – Last day to drop 16 wk & 1st 8-wk classes at 100% refund


January 14 – Spring 16 wk & 1st 8-wk classes begin  – Last day to use loan funds at bookstore


January 21 – No classes/Offices closed


January 30 – Last day to use aid at bookstore


February 26 – Remaining financial aid released


February 28 – Last day to drop 1st 8-wk classes


​March 7 – 1st 8-wk classes end/final exams


March 8 – Last day to drop 2nd 8-wk classes at 100% refund – Last day to register 2nd 8-wk classes​


March 11-15 – Spring Break/Offices closed​


March 18 – 2nd 8-wk classes begin


April 5 – Last day to drop 16 wk classes


April 12 – Last day to apply for spring graduation


April 19 – No classes/Offices closed


May 2 – Last day to drop 2nd 8-wk classes


May 6-9 – Final Exams 16 wk classes


May 9 – 2nd 8-wk classes end/final exams


May 10 – Spring Session ends

MAY MINI SESSION – MAY 13 – MAY 30, 2019


November 13 – Registration begins


May 10 – Last day to register – Last day to drop at 100% refund


May 13 – Classes begin – Financial aid applied to accounts if applicable


May 27 – No classes/Offices closed


May 29 – Last day to drop classes


May 30 – May Mini Session ends/ final exams

SUMMER I SESSION – June 3 – July 3, 2019


April 9 – Registration begins


May 17 – Online registration closes (tentative)


May 27 – No classes/Offices closed


May 28 – Last day for registered students to pay – Walk-in registration continues with payment due at time of registration – Financial aid applied


May 29 – Non-payment drop date – First day to use aid at bookstore


May 30 – Last day to drop classes at 100% refund – Last day to register


June 3 – Classes begin – Last day to use loan funds at bookstore


June 6 – Last day to use aid at bookstore – Remaining financial aid released


June 27 – Last day to drop classes


July 3 – Summer I Session ends/final exams


July 4 – No classes/Offices closed


SUMMER II SESSION – July 8 – Aug. 8, 2019


April 9 – Registration begins


June 30 – Online registration closes


July 1 – Walk-in registration continues with payment due at time of registration – Last day for registered students to pay – Financial aid applied


July 2 – Non-payment drop date – First day to use aid at bookstore


July 3 – Last day to register – Last day to drop at 100% refund


July 4 – No classes/Offices closed


July 8 – Classes begin


July 11 – Last day to use aid at bookstore


July 29 – Last day to apply for summer graduation


July 30 – Remaining financial aid released


August 1 – Last day to drop classes


August 8 – Summer II Session ends/final exams