Oct 21, 2020  
2015 - 2016 Catalog 
    
2015 - 2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Academic Calendar


Note: Please also check the student handbooks each semester for additional dates and deadlines. Select a publication from the drop down menu at the top right corner and click “GO.”

  

 Fall Semester 2015


August 10, 2015 – December 10, 2015


August


7 Friday Deadline to submit academic suspension appeals for Fall 2015
10 - 18 Begins Monday 8 a.m. Online late registration
10 - 11 Monday – Tuesday College Faculty/Staff Convocation
12 - 14 Wednesday - Friday
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
In person registration
15 Saturday CLASSES BEGIN
17 - 18 Monday - Tuesday
1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Late registration, drop/add in person
18 Tuesday, 6 p.m. Final date to register, add courses, change sections, change from credit to audit, or audit to credit. Last date for admission to the College for the semester.
31 Monday

4:30 p.m.

 
Official Fourteenth Class Day

Last date to drop without “W” on student transcript

 

September


1 - October 7 Monday - Friday Second Start Registration
7 Monday Labor Day holiday, no classes
17 Thursday, 4:30 p.m. Final day for dropping Minisession One courses with a “W”
25 Friday, 4:30 p.m. Second deadline to apply for December graduation. After this date a “late fee” will be assessed.
28 Monday, 8 a.m. Beginning of midterm exams

October 


3 Saturday End of midterm exams
6 Tuesday, 1 p.m. Midterm grading period ends
Final date for completion of non-traditional credits for semester
7 Wednesday Minisession Two classes begin
Second Start classes begin
9 Friday. 4:30 p.m. Last day to apply for December graduation. Applications received after this date will be processed for May graduation.
10 - 13 Saturday - Tuesday Fall holiday, no classes
12 Monday Staff Convocation
19 - Jan. 8
19 - Dec. 11
Begins Monday 8 a.m. Spring 2016 registration online
Spring 2016 registration in person

November


4 Wednesday, 6 p.m. Final day for dropping Fall Semester courses with a “W” or withdrawing from College
6 Friday, 4:30 p.m. First priority deadline to apply for May 2016 graduation
10 Tuesday, 6 p.m. Final day for dropping Minisession Two and Second Start courses with a “W”
17 Tuesday, 6 p.m. Last day for reinstatements to be processed in Registrar’s Office
25 – 29 Wednesday – Sunday Thanksgiving holidays, no classes
30 Monday Last day of class

December


1 Tuesday, 8 a.m. Beginning of final exams (including Minisession Two and Second Start)
4 Friday, 12 midnight Final grades due for final exams given on Tuesday, Dec. 1 and Wednesday, Dec. 2
5 Saturday Final exams for Saturday classes
7 Monday, 12 midnight Final grades due for final exams given on Thursday, Dec. 3; Friday, Dec. 4; and Saturday, Dec. 5
8 Tuesday, 11 p.m. End of final exams
9 Wednesday, 1 p.m. Final grading period ends; final grades due for final exams given on Monday, Dec. 7 and Tuesday, Dec. 8; grade books due in divisional offices
10 Thursday, 4:30 p.m. End of Fall Semester
15 Tuesday, 10 a.m. Commencement


Fall 2015 Minisessions

Session 1: August 17 – October 2

Registration: August 12 – 14
Last day to drop courses with a “W”: September 17
Final Exams: October 2
Tuition Adjustment Schedule / Withdrawal from College / Reduction in Credit Hours:
Through August 20 - 100%
August 21 - 24 - 50%
After August 24 - NONE

Session 2: October 7 – November 30

Registration: August 12 – 14 and September 28 – October 2
Last day to drop courses with a “W”: November 10
Final Exams: December 1
Tuition Adjustment Schedule / Withdrawal from College / Reduction in Credit Hours:
Through October 14 - 100%
October 15-17 - 50%
After October 17 - NONE


Fall Semester Tuition Adjustment Schedule

Withdrawal From College/Reduction in Credit Hours
Through August 25 100%
August 26 – 31 50%
After August 31 NONE


Fall 2015 Second Start Session

Session: October 7 - December 10

Registration: September 1 - October 7
Last day to drop courses with a “W”: November 10
Final Exams: December 1 - 8

Fall Second Start Tuition Adjustment Schedule

Withdrawal From College/Reduction in Credit Hours
Through October 14 100%
October 15 - 17 50%
After October 17 NONE

 

Spring Semester 2016


January 11, 2016 – May 12, 2016


January


4 - 8 Monday – Friday Spring 2016 registration in person
8 Friday Deadline to submit academic suspension appeals for Spring 2016
11 - 20 Begins Monday 8 a.m. Online late registration
11 - 12 Monday - Tuesday College Faculty/Staff Convocation
13 - 15 Wednesday – Friday
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
In person registration
16 Saturday CLASSES BEGIN
18 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, no classes
19 - 20 Tuesday - Wednesday
1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Late registration, drop/add in person
20 Wednesday, 6 p.m. Final date to add courses, change sections, change from credit to audit or audit to credit. Last date for admission to the College for semester.

February


2 Tuesday

4:30 p.m.
Official Fourteenth Class Day

Last date to drop without “W” on student transcripts
3 - March 14 Monday - Friday Second Start Registration
6 - 10 Saturday - Wednesday Mardi Gras holidays, no classes
23 Tuesday, 6 p.m. Final day for dropping Minisession One courses with a “W”
26 Friday, 4:30 p.m. Second deadline to apply for May graduation. After this date a “late fee” will be assessed.

March


8 Tuesday, 8 a.m. Beginning of midterm exams
11 Friday, 4:30 p.m. Last date to apply for May graduation. Applications received after this date will be processed for December graduation.
14 Monday End of midterm exams
Minisession Two classes begin
Second Start classes begin
15 Tuesday, 1 p.m. Midterm grading period ends
Final date for completion of non-traditional credits for semester
21 - May 29 Begins Monday 8 a.m. Summer 2016 registration online
21 - August 7 Begins Monday 8 a.m. Fall 2016 registration online
21 - May 27 Begins Monday 8 a.m. Summer 2016 registration in person
21 - August 5 Begins Monday 8 a.m. Fall 2016 registration in person
24 - 27 Thursday - Sunday Spring holiday, no classes

April


4 Monday, 4:30 p.m. First priority deadline to apply for December 2016 graduation
5 Tuesday, 6 p.m. Final day for dropping Spring Semester courses with a “W” or withdrawing from College
13 Wednesday, 6 p.m. Final day for dropping Minisession Two and Second Start courses with a “W”
15 Friday LCTCS Faculty/Staff Conference day, no classes
25 Monday, 4:30 p.m. Last date for reinstatement to be processed in Registrar’s Office
29 Friday Minisession Two ends

May


2 Monday Last day of class
3 Tuesday, 8 a.m. Beginning of final exams
6 Friday, 12 midnight Final grades due for final exams given on Tuesday, May 3 and Wednesday, May 4
7 Saturday Final exams for Saturday classes
9 Monday, 12 midnight Final grades due for final exams given on Thursday, May 5; Friday, May 6; and Saturday, May 7
10 Tuesday, 11 p.m. End of final exams
11 Wednesday, 1 p.m. Final grading period ends; final grades due for final exams given on Monday, May 9 and Tuesday, May 10; grade books due in divisional offices
12 Thursday, 4:30 p.m. End of Spring Semester
17 Tuesday, 10 a.m. Commencement
30 Monday Memorial Day holiday, College closed

 

Spring 2016 Minisessions

Session 1: January 19 – March 9

Registration: January 13 – 15
Last day to drop courses with a “W”:  February 23
Final Exams: March 9
Tuition Adjustment Schedule / Withdrawal from College / Reduction in Credit Hours:
Through January 22 - 100%
January 23 - 26 - 50%
After January 26 - NONE

Session 2: March 14 – May 2

Registration: January 13 – 15 and March 7 – 11
Last day to drop courses with a “W”: April 13
Final Exams: May 2
Tuition Adjustment Schedule / Withdrawal from College / Reduction in Credit Hours:
Through March 17 - 100%
March 18-21 - 50%
After March 21 - NONE


Spring Semester Tuition Adjustment Schedule
Withdrawal From College/Reduction in Credit Hours
Through January 27 100%
January 28 – February 2 50%
After February 2 NONE


Spring 2016 Second Start Session

Session: March 14 - May 12

Registration: February 3 - March 14
Last day to drop courses with a “W”: April 13
Final Exams: May 3 - 10

Spring Second Start Tuition Adjustment Schedule

Withdrawal From College/Reduction in Credit Hours
Through March 17 100%
March 18 - 21 50%
After March 21 NONE


Summer Session 2016


May 31, 2016 – August 1, 2016


May


31  Tuesday
   8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
   9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Online late registration
In person late registration

 June


1 Wednesday Classes begin
1 - 2 Wednesday - Thursday
   8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
   1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  

Late registration, drop/add online
Late registration, drop/add in person
2 Thursday Final date to register, add courses, change sections, change from credit to audit, or audit to credit. Last date for admission to the College for the session.
13

Monday

4:30 p.m.

Official Seventh Class Day

Last date to drop without a “W” on student transcripts

20 - August 7 Begins Monday 8 a.m. Fall 2016 registration in person or online
21 Tuesday, 8 a.m. Beginning of midterm exams
24 Friday End of midterm exams
29 Wednesday, 1 p.m. Midterm grading period ends

July


4 Monday Independence Day holiday, no classes
5 Tuesday, 6 p.m. Final day for dropping courses with a “W” or withdrawing from College
12 Tuesday, 6 p.m. Last date for reinstatements to be processed in Registrar’s Office
20 Wednesday Last day of class
21 Thursday, 8 a.m. Beginning of final exams
25 Monday, 12 midnight Final grades due for final exams given on Thursday, July 21
27 Wednesday, 12 midnight End of final exams; final grades due for final exams given on Monday, July 25
28 Thursday, 12 midnight Final grades due for final exams given on Tuesday, July 26

August


1 Monday
   1 p.m.

   4:30 p.m.

Final grading period ends; final grades due for final exams given on Wednesday, July 27; grade books due in divisional offices

End of Summer Session

Summer Session Tuition Adjustment Schedule

Withdrawal From College/Reduction in Credit Hours
Through  June 7 100%
June 8 - 13 50%
After June 13 NONE