Academic Resources

ACADEMIC CALENDAR
2017-2018
August
21 Late registration begins ($25 late registration fee assessed)
21 First semester classes begin
28 Last day to drop a full semester course and receive a 100% refund
September
1 Last day to drop a full semester course and receive a 75% refund
1 Last day to file a drop to remove course form student’s record
1 All course withdrawals noted with a grade of “W” on academic record (through 12/1)
4 LABOR DAY (Student and Staff Holiday – NCTA Offices Closed)
8 Last day to drop a full semester course and receive a 50% refund
12 Last day to submit tuition and fees payment without penalty
15 Last day to drop a full semester course and receive a 25% refund – No refund after this date
28 Last day to DROP first 8-week course
October
13 FIRST 8-WEEK FINAL EXAMS
13 First 8-Week Session Ends
16-17 FALL BREAK (Student Holiday – NCTA Offices Open)
18 Second 8-Week Session Begins
November
10 Registration begins for Spring Semester 2017
15 May/August Degree Applications Due
22 STUDENT HOLIDAY (NCTA Offices Open)
23-24 THANKSGIVING VACATION (NCTA Offices Closed)
27 Last day to DROP second 8-week and 16-week courses
December
11-14 FIRST SEMESTER FINAL EXAMS
14 END OF FALL SEMESTER (Student Holiday Break Begins)
26-Jan 2 HOLIDAY CLOSEDOWN (NCTA Offices Closed)
January
2 NCTA Opens from Holiday Closedown
8 Second Semester Classes Begin
8 Late Registration Begins ($25 late registration fee assessed)
15 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY (Student and Staff Holiday – NCTA Offices Closed)
16 Last day to drop a full semester course and receive a 100% refund
19 Last day to drop a full semester course and receive a 75% refund
19 Last day to file a drop to remove a course from student’s record
19 All course withdrawals noted with a grade of “W” on academic record (through 4/14)
26 Last day to drop a full semester course and receive a 50% refund
February
2 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
16 Last day to DROP first 8-week course
March
2 FIRST 8-WEEK FINAL EXAMS
2 First 8-Week Session Ends
5 Second 8-Week Session Begins
7 Registration Begins for Summer Session 2017
19-23 SPRING BREAK (STUDENT HOLIDAY – NCTA Offices Open)
April
10 Last day to DROP second 8-week and 16-week courses
13 Registration Begins for Fall Semester 2017
26-30 SECOND SEMESTER FINALS
May
1 SECOND SEMESTER FINALS
3 End of Spring Semester
3 GRADUATION!!
28 MEMORIAL DAY (NCTA Offices Closes)
June
11 Summer Session Begins
14 Last day to drop a summer session course and receive a 100% refund
15 Last day to drop a summer session course and receive a 75% refund
22 Last day to drop a summer session course and receive a 50% refund
29 Last day to drop a summer session course and receive a 25% refund – No refund after this date
July
1 August Degree Applications Due
4 INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY (NCTA Offices Closed)
20 Last day to DROP an 8-Week summer session course
August
3 Summer Session Ends

 

NCTA GRADING TABLE
LETTER RANGE POINTS
A+ 100.0-100.0 4.00
A 90.0-99.9 4.00
A- 86.7-90.0 3.67
B+ 83.3-86.7 3.33
B 80.0-83.3 3.00
B- 76.3-80.0 2.67
C+ 73.3-76.3 2.33
C 70.0-73.3 2.00
C- 66.7-70.0 1.67
D+ 63.3-66.7 1.33
D 60.0-63.3 1.00
F 00.0-60.0 0.00