Sep 17, 2021  
2015 Fall Student Handbook 
    
2015 Fall Student Handbook [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Important Dates (Academic Calendar)


Fall 2015 Registration

March 16 - May 22, 2015 - Registration for Fall 2015 in person

March 16 - August 7, 2015  - Registration for Fall 2015 online

August 12 - 14, 2015 - Late registration for Fall 2015 in person

August 17 - 18, 2015 - Late registration for Fall 2015 online

Financial Aid Deadlines for Fall 2015 Semester

  • 2015-2016 Federal Student Loans: To apply for an educational loan to help pay the cost of attending school, in the Fall of 2015, you must have received a response to your FAFSA. The priority deadline to apply for a loan is April 15, 2015.
  • Fall 2015-2016 First Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progression Appeal Deadline: June 16 - July 20, 2015 - Appeal and supporting documentation must be submitted by deadline in order to be reviewed in time to secure classes.
  • Fall 2015-2016 Last date Satisfactory Academic Progression Financial Aid Appeal Deadline: September 25, 2015 - Appeal and supporting documentation must be submitted by deadline in order to be considered. Students who miss the priority or first appeal deadline must be prepared to pay the entire balance out of pocket, but can be reimbursed if financial aid appeal is approved and processed.

 

FALL 2015 SEMESTER

August 10, 2015 – December 10, 2015


AUGUST


7 Friday

3 p.m. - In person regular registration payment deadline

Deadline to submit Academic Suspension appeals for Fall 2015

FAFSA application deadline for new, continuing, transfer, and re-admit students

9 Sunday, 12 noon Online payment deadline – schedules must be secured and/or paid to prevent being deleted.
10 - 18 Begins Monday 8 a.m. Online late registration
10 - 11 Monday - Tuesday College Faculty/Staff Convocation
12 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.
12 - 14 Wednesday – Friday,
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
In person late registration
14 Friday, 6 p.m. In person late registration payment deadline
15 Saturday CLASSES BEGIN
16 Sunday, 12 noon Online payment deadline – schedules must be secured and/or paid to prevent being deleted.
17 Tuesday Minisession One begins
17 - 18 Monday - Tuesday,              1 p.m. – 6 p.m. Late registration, drop/add in person
18 Tuesday, 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.
21 Friday, 6 p.m. In person last chance registration payment deadline
23 Sunday, 12 noon Online payment deadline – schedules must be secured and/or paid to prevent being deleted.
24 Monday Last day to use bookstore credit
24 - 31 Monday - Monday, 8 p.m. Nightly schedule purges – schedules must be secured and/or paid to prevent being deleted.
25 Tuesday Deadline for 100% tuition adjustment
31 Monday

Official Fourteenth Class Day

4:30 p.m. - Last date to drop without “W” on student transcripts

 

Deadline for 50% tuition adjustment. After this date, no adjustments are given. Students are responsible for full tuition and fee rates after this date, regardless of withdrawal or attendance.

Payment plan installment payment due.

SEPTEMBER


1 Tuesday Payment plan installment due
1 - October 7   Fall 2015 SECOND START registration
2 Wednesday

First financial aid disbursement to LoLA student accounts - refund process begins. The expected HigherOne refund date for this disbursement is September 11; however, refunds can take up to 14 days to process.

Federal regulations require that the College delay delivering the proceeds of educational loans to first-time borrowers until 30 days after the start of classes. Therefore, student loan funds for first-time borrowers will not be disbursed to their accounts until September 21, 2015.

Last date to submit Satisfactory Academic Progression Appeal Application - transfer and late registration students - no more appeals will be taken after this date.

7 Monday Labor Day holiday, no classes
8 Tuesday Accepting Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progression for the FALL SECOND START - appeal and supporting documentation must be submitted in order to be reviewed in time to secure classes (no bookstore credit).
17 Thursday, 4:30 p.m. Final day for dropping Minisession One courses with a “W”
21 Monday First-time borrower disbursements to LoLA student accounts - refund process begins. The expected HigherOne refund date for this disbursement is October 2; however, refunds can take up to 14 days to process.
25 Friday, 4:30 p.m. Second deadline to apply for May graduation. After this date a “late fee” will be assessed.

Last date for Satisfactory Academic Progression Financial Aid Appeal Deadline FALL SECOND START – Students can submit their Satisfactory Academic Progression Appeal Application; however, in order to secure classes, students will need to pay out of pocket. If the student is denied, he/she will have to continue to pay any scheduled payments on the payment plan. If students are approved, they will need to continue to pay any scheduled payments on the payment plan until funding is posted to student account.
28 Monday, 8 a.m. Beginning of midterm exams

OCTOBER


1 Thursday Payment plan installment due
2 Friday Minisession One final exams
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 date 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 Monday

Initial disbursement date for SECOND START - refund process begins. The expected HigherOne refund date for this disbursement is October 23; however, refunds can take up to 14 days to process.

Federal regulations require that the College delay delivering the proceeds of educational loans to first-time borrowers until 30 days after the start of classes. Therefore, student loan funds for first-time borrowers will not be disbursed to their accounts until November 6, 2015 .
19 - December 11 Begins Monday 8 a.m. Spring 2016 registration in person
19 - January 8, 2016

Begins Monday 8 a.m.

Spring 2016 registration online

NOVEMBER


1 Sunday Payment plan installment due
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 date for reinstatement to be processed in Registrar’s Office
25 - 29 Wednesday - Sunday Thanksgiving holiday, no classes
30 Monday Last day of class
Minisession Two ends

DECEMBER


1 Tuesday, 8 a.m. Final payment plan installment due

Beginning of final exams
Minisession Two final exams
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

MINISESSION 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:   100% through August 20
                                                         50% though August 21 - 24
                                                         NONE after August 24

MINISESSION 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:   100% through October 14
                                                         50% though October 15 - 17
                                                         NONE after October 17

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


Tuition Adjustment Schedule:   100% through October 14
                                                         50% though October 15 - 17
                                                         NONE after October 17

 

THINK AHEAD! SPRING 2016 REGISTRATION

October 19 - December 11, 2015 - Spring 2016 in person

October 19, 2015 - January 8, 2016  - Spring 2016 online