Academic Calendar

2017-2018

August
Freshman orientation
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
1 December degree applications due
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
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
15 May Degree Applications Due (also applications for August grads going through May ceremony)
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 Registration Begins for Fall Semester 2017
13 Last day to DROP second 8-week and 16-week courses
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

Previous Calendars

2017-2018 Academic Calendar (.pdf)
2016-2017 Academic Calendar (.pdf)