Aug 17, 2018  
2018 Fall Student Handbook 
    
2018 Fall Student Handbook [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Important Dates (Academic Calendar)


Fall 2018 Semester (16 Weeks)
Fall 2018 Term A
Fall 2018 Term AB
Fall 2018 Term B

Fall 2018 Semester (16 Weeks)

August 13 - December 13, 2018 

June

  • 28, Thursday - 2018-2019 Priority FAFSA Deadline - FAFSAs submitted by this date will be reviewed before first payment deadline

July

  • 26, Thursday - 2018-2019 Priority Financial Document Deadline - all documents submitted by this deadline will be considered for an award letter before first payment deadline

August

  • 3, Friday - Priority Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progression (SAP) Appeal Deadline - appeal and supporting documents submitted by this deadline will be reviewed before first payment deadline
  • 10, Friday - Deadline to submit Academic Suspension appeal for Fall 2018 / 3 p.m. in person payment deadline 
  • 12, Sunday, 12 noon - Online payment deadline 
  • 13 - 17, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - Late registration online 
  • 13 - 14, Monday - Tuesday - College Faculty/Staff Convocation 
  • 15, Wednesday - First day to use bookstore credit - books may be purchased using bookstore voucher for students who are eligible if financial aid has been processed and authorized for at least 48 hours
  • 15 - 17, Wednesday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. - Late registration in person
  • 18, Saturday - CLASSES BEGIN 
  • 19, Sunday, 12 noon - Online payment deadline
  • 20 - 21, Monday - Tuesday, 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. - Late registration, drop/add in person 
  • 21, Tuesday, 6 p.m. - Final day to add courses, change sections, change from credit to audit or audit to credit / Last day for admission to the College for Semester 
  • 26, Sunday, 12 noon - Online payment deadline
  • 27, Monday - Last day to use bookstore credit
  • 27 - 31, Monday - Monday, 8 p.m. - Nightly payment deadline - schedules must be secured and/or paid to prevent being deleted
  • 28, Tuesday - Deadline for 100% tuition adjustment 

September

  • 3, Monday - Labor Day holiday, no classes 
  • 4, Tuesday - Census Day
    • 2 p.m. - Final payment deadline - schedules must be secured and/or paid to prevent being deleted
    • Last day to drop without “W” on student transcripts - 12 noon in person and 4:30 p.m. online
    • Deadline for 50% tuition adjustment - after this day, no adjustments are given - students are responsible for full tuition and fee rates after this day, regardless of withdrawal or attendance 
  • 5, Wednesday - October 3 - Term B Registration
  • 6, Thursday - First Financial Aid Disbursement - refund process can take up to 14 business days to be received - federal regulations require that the College delay delivering loans to first-time borrowers until 30 days after the start of classes
  • 20, Thursday, 4:30 p.m. - Final date for dropping Term A courses with a “W”
  • 21, Friday
    • Final Satisfactory Academic Progression Appeal (SAP) Deadline - appeal and supporting documentation must be submitted by this date to be considered for Fall 2018 financial aid
    • Priority Deadline for MPN and Entrance Counseling - all loans that are not disbursed due to failure to complete MPN and Entrance Counseling will be required to be cancelled and recreated with new loan fee set by the Department of Education - this will delay the student’s loan processing
  • 24, Monday - First Disbursement for First-time Loan Borrowers - refunds can take up to 14 business days to be received
  • 28, Friday
    • LCTCS Conference, no classes
    • 4:30 p.m. - Second deadline to apply for December graduation - after this day a “late fee” will be assessed

October

  • 1 - 6, Monday - Saturday - Midterm exams 
  • 9, Tuesday, 1 p.m. - Midterm grading period ends / Final day for completion of non-traditional credits 
  • 10, Wednesday
    • Term AB classes begin
    • Term B classes begin
  • 12, Friday - 4:30 p.m. - Last day to apply for December Graduation - applications received after this day will be processed for May graduation 
  • 13 - 16, Saturday - Tuesday - Fall holiday, no classes 
  • 15, Monday
    • Installment payment due
    • Staff Convocation 

November

  • 7, Wednesday, 6 p.m. - Final day for dropping Fall Semester courses with a “W” or withdrawing from College 
  • 9, Friday, 4:30 p.m. - First priority deadline to apply for May 2019 graduation 
  • 12 - January 6, 2019, Monday - Sunday, 24/7 - Spring 2019 registration online 
  • 12 - December 7, Monday - Friday - Spring 2019 registration in person 
  • 13, Tuesday, 4:30 p.m. - Final date for dropping Term AB and Term B courses with a “W”
  • 15, Thursday - Final installment payment due
  • 20, Tuesday, 6 p.m. - Last day for reinstatement to be processed in Registrar’s office 
  • 21 - 25, Wednesday - Sunday - Thanksgiving holiday, no classes
  • 30, Friday - Final Deadline to accept loans, and complete your Master Promissory Note and Entrance Counseling - students who miss this deadline must complete a loan revision form to have loans considered to be reinstated

December

  • 3, Monday - Last day of class 
  • 4, Tuesday, 8 a.m. - Beginning of final exams 
  • 7, Friday, 11:59 p.m. - Final grades due for final exams given on Tuesday, December 4 and Wednesday, December 5 
  • 8, Saturday - Final exams for Saturday classes 
  • 11, Tuesday - Final exams end / 11:59 p.m. - Final grades due for all courses 
  • 13, Thursday, 4:30 p.m. - End of Semester/Grade books due in divisional offices 
  • 17, Monday - Notifications for next semester Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) status available to student in LoLA
  • 18, Tuesday, 10 a.m. - Commencement 

January

  • 25, Friday - 2018-2019 Final Fall Document Deadline - all documents must be submitted by this date to be considered for Fall 2018 financial aid

 

Fall Semester Tuition Adjustment Schedule / Withdrawal from College/Reduction in Credit Hours: 

  • Through August 28 - 100% 
  • August 29 – September 4 - 50% 
  • After September 4  -NONE 

Fall 2018 Term A

August 20 - October 6 

Registration: Follows full term registration
Classes begin: August 20
Census Day: August 27
Last day to drop courses with a “W”: September 20
Last day to reinstate course: September 27
Final Exams: October 1 - 6

Tuition Adjustment Schedule / Withdrawal from College / Reduction in Credit Hours: 

  • Through August 22 - 100% 
  • August 23 - 27 - 50% 
  • After August 27 - NONE 

Fall 2018 Term AB

October 10 - December 11

Registration: August 15 - 17
Classes begin: October 10 
Census Day: October 22 
Last day to drop courses with a “W”: November 13 
Last day to reinstate course: November 20 
Final Exams: December 3 - 11

This term is only available for specific Programs. Please contact your division to see if this term is available for your program.

Tuition Adjustment Schedule / Withdrawal from College / Reduction in Credit Hours: 

Follows full term adjustment schedule.  Bundled session, registration is completed at the beginning of the semester.


Fall 2018 Term B 

October 10 – December 11, 2018 

Registration: September 5 - October 3
Payment deadline: October 3 at 12 noon
Late registration: October 4 - October 10
Classes begin: October 10
Payment deadline: October 12 at 12 noon
Official Census Day: October 22
Last day to drop courses with a “W”: November 13 by 4:30 p.m. 
Last day to reinstate course: November 20 
Final Exams: December 3 - 11

Tuition Adjustment Schedule / Withdrawal from College / Reduction in Credit Hours: 

  • Through October 17 - 100% 
  • October 18 - 22 - 50% 
  • After October 22 - NONE 

Financial Aid Deadlines:

  • August 21 - Financial Aid begins to accept (SAP) Appeals - continuing students should not submit a SAP appeal until they violate the SAP Policy
  • August 31 - 2018-2019 Priority FAFSA Deadline - FAFSAs submitted by this date will be reviewed before first payment deadline
  • Septmber 14 - 2018-2019 Priority Financial Aid Document Deadline - all documents submitted by this deadline will be considered for an award letter before first payment deadline
  • September 26 - Priority Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic (SAP) Progression Appeal Deadline - appeal and supporting documents submitted by this deadline will be reviewed before first payment deadline
  • October 22 - First Financial Aid Disbursement - refund process can take up to 14 business days to be received - federal regulations require that the College delay delivering loans to first-time borrowers until 30 days after the start of classes
  • November 9 - Final Satisfactory Academic Progression Appeal (SAP) Deadline - appeal and supporting documentation must be submitted by the deadline to be considered for Second Start financial aid funding
  • November 12 - Disbursement for First-time Loan Borrowers - refunds can take up to 14 school days to be received
  • January 25 - 2018-2019 Final Fall Document Deadline - all documents must be submitted by this date to be considered for Fall 2018 financial aid