Academic Calendar

2016-2017

August
20 Residence halls open for fall semester
20-21 Freshman orientation
22 Late registration begins ($25 late registration fee assessed)
22 First semester classes begin
30 Last day to drop a full semester course and receive a 100% refund
September
2 Last day to drop a full semester course and receive a 75% refund
2 Last day to file a drop to remove course form student’s record
3 All course withdrawals noted with a grade of “W” on academic record (through 12/1)
5 LABOR DAY (Student and Staff Holiday – NCTA Offices Closed)
9 Last day to drop a full semester course and receive a 50% refund
12 Last day to submit tuition and fees payment without penalty
16 Last day to drop a full semester course and receive a 25% refund – No refund after this date
29 Last day to DROP first 8-week course
October
1 December degree applications due
14 FIRST 8-WEEK FINAL EXAMS
14 First 8-Week Session Ends
17-18 FALL BREAK (Student Holiday – NCTA Offices Open)
17-18 Residence Halls Open (Fall Break)
19 Second 8-Week Session Begins
November
10 Registration begins for Spring Semester 2017
23 Residence halls close for Thanksgiving at 10 am
24 STUDENT HOLIDAY (NCTA Offices Open)
24-25 THANKSGIVING VACATION (NCTA Offices Closed)
27 Residence Halls reopen at 10 am
28 Last day to DROP second 8-week and 16-week courses
December
12-15 FIRST SEMESTER FINAL EXAMS
15 END OF FALL SEMESTER (Student Holiday Break Begins)
16 Residence halls close for Winter Break at 10 am
26-Jan 2 HOLIDAY CLOSEDOWN (NCTA Offices Closed)
January
2 NCTA Opens from Holiday Closedown
8 Residence Halls reopen for spring semester at 10 am
9 Second Semester Classes Begin
9 Late Registration Begins ($25 late registration fee assessed)
16 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY (Student and Staff Holiday – NCTA Offices Closed)
17 Last day to drop a full semester course and receive a 100% refund
20 Last day to drop a full semester course and receive a 75% refund
20 Last day to file a drop to remove a course from student’s record
21 All course withdrawals noted with a grade of “W” on academic record (through 4/14)
27 Last day to drop a full semester course and receive a 50% refund
February
5 Last day to drop a full semester course and receive a 25% refund – No refund after this date
12 Last day to submit tuition and fees payment without penalty
15 May Degree Applications Due (also applications for August grads going through May ceremony)
17 Last day to DROP first 8-week course
March
3 FIRST 8-WEEK FINAL EXAMS
3 First 8-Week Session Ends
6 Second 8-Week Session Begins
7 Registration Begins for Summer Session 2017
17 Residence Halls close for Spring Break at 5 pm
20-24 SPRING BREAK (STUDENT HOLIDAY – NCTA Offices Open)
26 Residence Halls Reopen at 10 am
April
10 Last day to DROP second 8-week and 16-week courses
14 Registration Begins for Fall Semester 2017
27-28 SECOND SEMESTER FINALS
May
1-2 SECOND SEMESTER FINALS
4 End of Spring Semester
4 GRADUATION!!
5 Residence Halls Closed for summer at 10 am
29 MEMORIAL DAY (NCTA Offices Closes)
June
12 Summer Session Begins
15 Last day to drop a summer session course and receive a 100% refund
16 Last day to drop a summer session course and receive a 75% refund
23 Last day to drop a summer session course and receive a 50% refund
July
1 August Degree Applications Due
2 Last day to drop a summer session course and receive a 25% refund – No refund after this date
4 INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY (NCTA Offices Closed)
21 Last day to DROP an 8-Week summer session course
August
4 Summer Session Ends

Previous Calendars

2016-2017 Academic Calendar (.pdf)
2015-2016 Academic Calendar (.pdf)