Academic Calendar

The dates, holidays and events on the Academic Calendar apply to all Howard College campuses and the Southwest College 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.

June 2021

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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  • Remaining loans released-Summer I
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  • Remaining financial aid released-Summer I
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  • Last day to drop-Summer I
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  • Last day to drop and receive 100% refund-Summer II
  • Last day to pay for registered students-Summer II
  • Summer I ends/finals (19 days M-TR)
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  • Summer break-no classes/offices closed
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  • Summer break-no classes/offices closed
30
  • Summer break-no classes/offices closed

Academic Calendar

Spring - 2021

November 10 – Registration begins (online and walk-in) for spring classes (regular, flex and May mini)


January 10 – Online registration closes 


January 11 – Last day to pay for registered students (extended)


January 11 – Financial aid applied to accounts 


January 11 – Walk-in registration continues (payment due at time of registration) 


January 12 – First day to use aid at bookstore 


January 12 – Last day to pay for registered students 


January 12 – Non-payment drop date


January 14 – SWCD on-site registration


January 15 – Last day to drop and receive 100% refund – 16-wk and 1st 8-wk classes


January 15 – Last day to register – 16-wk and 1st 8-wk classes


January 18 – MLK day, no classes/offices closed


January 19 – Classes begin (16-wk and 1st 8-wk classes)


January 19 – Last day to use loan funds at bookstore


January 26 – Census date – 1st 8-wk classes


February 3 – Last day to use aid at bookstore 


March 1 – Last day to drop – 1st 8-wk classes


March 2 – Remaining financial aid released 


March 10 – Last day to drop and receive 100% refund – 2nd 8-wk classes


March 11 – 1st 8-wk classes end/final exams (31 days M-TR)


March 12 – Last day to register – 2nd 8-wk classes


March 15-19 – Spring Break, no classes/offices closed


March 22 – 2nd 8-wk classes begin


April 2 – Holiday, no classes/offices closed


April 20 – Registration (online and walk-in) begins – all summer and fall classes


April 21 – Last day to drop – 16-wk classes


May 3 – Last day to drop – 2nd 8-wk classes


May 5-6 – Final Exams-BS, LA, and SA


May 10-11 – Final Exams-BS, LA, and SA


May 10-13 – Final Exams-SW


May 11 – 2nd 8-wk classes end (30 day M-TR)


May 12 – Final grades for district-wide courses due by noon


May 13 – San Angelo graduation


May 14 – SWCD and Big Spring graduations


May 14 – Spring semester ends – Final grades posted