Academic Calendar

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture
Academic Calendars

2015 Fall Schedule (pdf)
2015-2016 Academic Calendar (pdf)
2016-2017 Academic Calendar (pdf)

2015-2016 Academic Calendar

August

22 - Residence Halls open for fall semester at 10 am
22-23 - Freshman Orientation
24 - Late Registration Begins ($25 late registration fee assessed)
24 - First Semester Classes Begin

September

1 - Last day to drop a full semester course and receive a 100% refund
4 - Last day to drop a full semester course and receive a 75% refund
4 - Last day to file a drop to remove course form student’s record
5 - All course withdrawals noted with a grade of “W” on academic record (through 11/30)
7 - LABOR DAY (Student and Staff Holiday – NCTA Offices Closed)
11 - Last day to drop a full semester course and receive a 50% refund
12 - Last day to submit tuition and fees payment without penalty
18 - Last day to drop a full semester course and receive a 25% refund – No refund after this date

October

1 - December Degree Applications Due
2 - Last day to DROP first 8-week course
16 - FIRST 8-WEEK FINAL EXAMS
16 - First 8-Week Session Ends
19-20 - FALL BREAK (Student Holiday – NCTA Offices Open)
19-20 - Residence Halls Open (Fall Break)
21 - Second 8-Week Session Begins

November

9 - Registration Begins for Spring Semester 2016
25 - Residence Halls close for Thanksgiving at 10 am
25 - STUDENT HOLIDAY (NCTA Offices Open)
26-27 - THANKSGIVING VACATION (NCTA Offices Closed)
29 - Residence Halls reopen at 10 am
30 - Last day to DROP second 8-week and 16-week courses

December

14-17 - FIRST SEMESTER FINAL EXAMS
17 - END OF FALL SEMESTER (Student Holiday Break Begins)
18 - Residence Halls close for winter break at 10 am
24-1/3 - HOLIDAY CLOSEDOWN (NCTA Offices Closed)

January 2016

4 - NCTA Opens from Holiday Closedown
10 - Residence Halls reopen for spring semester at 10 am
11 - Second Semester Classes Begin
11 - Late Registration Begins ($25 late registration fee assessed)
18 - MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY (Student and Staff Holiday – NCTA Offices Closed)
19 - Last day to drop a full semester course and receive a 100% refund
22 - Last day to drop a full semester course and receive a 75% refund
22 - Last day to file a drop to remove a course from student’s record
23 - All course withdrawals noted with a grade of “W” on academic record (through 4/14)
29 - 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)
19 - Last day to DROP first 8-week course

March

4 - FIRST 8-WEEK FINAL EXAMS
4 - First 8-Week Session Ends
7 - Registration Begins for Summer Session 2016
7 - Second 8-Week Session Begins
18 - Residence Halls close for Spring Break at 5 pm
21-25 - SPRING BREAK (STUDENT HOLIDAY – NCTA Offices Open)
27 - Residence Halls Reopen at 10 am

April

15 - Last day to DROP second 8-week and 16-week courses
10 - Registration Begins for Fall Semester 2016
29 - SECOND SEMESTER FINALS

May

2-4 - SECOND SEMESTER FINALS
5 - End of Spring Semester
5 - GRADUATION!!
6 - Residence Halls Closed for summer at 10 am
30 - MEMORIAL DAY (NCTA Offices Closes)

June

13 - Summer Session Begins
16 - Last day to drop a summer session course and receive a 100% refund
17 - Last day to drop a summer session course and receive a 75% refund
24 - Last day to drop a summer session course and receive a 50% refund

July

1 - August Degree Applications Due
4 - INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY (NCTA Offices Closed)
3 - Last day to drop a summer session course and receive a 25% refund – No refund after this date
22 - Last day to DROP an 8-Week summer session course

August

5 - Summer Session Ends