May 08, 2021  
2016 Fall Student Handbook 
    
2016 Fall Student Handbook [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Important Dates (Academic Calendar)


Fall 2016 Registration

March 21 - August 7, 2016 - Spring 2016 online

March 21 - August 5, 2016 - Spring 2016 in person 

Financial Aid Deadlines for Fall 2016 Semester

  • 2016-2017 Federal Student Loans - To apply for an educational loan to help pay the cost of attending school- priority deadline to apply for a loan is April 15, 2016.
  • 2016-2017 Priority FAFSA Fall Document Deadline July 15, 2016.  All documents must be submitted by this date to be considered for an award letter and eligible for a bookstore credit.
  • Fall 2016-2017 Priority Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progression Appeal Timeline - April 18 - July14, 2016 - Appeal and supporting documentation must be submitted by deadline in order to be reviewed in time to secure classes.
  • Fall  2016-2017 Last date to submit Satisfactory Academic Progression Financial Aid Appeal – Friday, September 2, 2016 - Appeal and supporting documentation must be submitted by  in order to be considered for Fall 2016 financial aid funding. Students who miss the priority appeal deadline must be prepared to pay the entire balance out of pocket, but can be reimbursed if financial aid appeal is approved and all other required documents are processed. Students will not be eligible for a bookstore credit.

 

FALL 2016 SEMESTER

August 8, 2016 – December 8, 2016


August


5 Friday

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

Deadline to submit academic suspension appeals for Fall 2016

Last date to submit Satisfactory Academic Progression Financial Aid Appeal Application. Appeal and supporting documentation must be submitted. Students who miss the priority or first appeal deadline date of December 11, 2016 must be prepared to pay the entire balance out of pocket, but can be reimbursed if financial aid appeal is approved and all other required documents are processed. Students will not be eligible for a bookstore credit.

7 Sunday, 12 noon Online payment deadline - schedules must be secured and/or paid to prevent being deleted.
8 - 16 Begins Monday 8 a.m. Online late registration
8 - 9 Monday - Tuesday College Faculty/Staff Convocation
10 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.
10 - 12 Wednesday – Friday
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
In person late registration
13 Saturday CLASSES BEGIN
14 Sunday, 12 noon Online payment deadline - schedules must be secured and/or paid to prevent being deleted.
15 - 16 Monday - Tuesday
1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Late registration, drop/add in person
16 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 Sunday, 12 noon Online payment deadline - schedules must be secured and/or paid to prevent being deleted.
22 - 28 Monday - Sunday, 8 p.m. Nightly schedule purges - schedules must be secured and/or paid to prevent being deleted.
22 Monday Last day to use bookstore credit.
23 Tuesday Deadline for 100% tuition adjustment.
29 Monday Official Fourteenth Class Day

3 p.m. - Schedules must be secured and/or paid to prevent being deleted.​

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.
30 - October 5 Monday - Friday Second Start registration
30 Tuesday

First Financial Aid Disbursement to LoLA student accounts to begin refund process. The expected BankMobile (formerly HigherOne) refund date for this disbursement is September 9; 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 13, 2016

September


2 Friday Last date to submit Satisfactory Academic Progression Appeal Application - transfer and late registration students-no more appeals will be taken after this date.
5

Monday

Labor Day holiday, no classes
13 Tuesday First-time borrower disbursements to LoLA student accounts to begin refund process. The expected BankMobile (formerly HigherOne)
refund date for this disbursement is September 23, 2016, however, refunds can take up to 14 days to process.
15 Thursday

 
4:30 p.m. - Final day for dropping Minisession One courses with a “W”

Payment Plan installment due.
20 Monday Accepting Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progression Applications for the FALL 2016 SECOND START- appeal and supporting documentation must be submitted in order to be reviewed in time to secure classes (no bookstore credit).
23 Friday, 4:30 p.m. Second deadline to apply for December graduation. After this date a “late fee” will be assessed.
26 Monday, 8 a.m. Beginning of midterm exams
28 Wednesday, 12 noon Second Start Payment Deadline - Schedules must be secured and/or paid to prevent being deleted.
29 - October 4 Thursday, 8 a.m. Second Start Late Registration add/drop in person and online.
30 Friday, 4:30 p.m. Last date for Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progression Appeal Application - FALL 2016 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.

October


1 Saturday End of midterm exams
4 Tuesday 12 noon - Second Start Late Registration Payment Deadline - Schedules must be secured and/or paid to prevent being deleted.

1 p.m. - Midterm grading period ends

Final date for completion of non-traditional credits for semester
5 Wednesday Minisession Two classes begin
Second Start classes begin
7 Friday

12 noon - Second Start Late Registration Final Payment Deadline - Schedules must be secured and/or paid to prevent being deleted.

4:30 p.m. - Last date to apply for December graduation. Applications received after this date will be processed for May graduation.

4 Tuesday, 1 p.m. Midterm grading period ends
Final date for completion of non-traditional credits for semester
Payment Plan installment due
8 - 11 Saturday - Tuesday Fall holiday, no classes
10 Monday Staff Convocation
15 Saturday Payment Plan installment due
17 - January 6 Begins Monday 8 a.m. Spring 2017 registration online
17 - December 9  Begins Monday 8 a.m. Spring 2017 registration in person
17

 

Monday

Second Start disbursements to LoLA student accounts to begin refund process. The expected BankMobile (formerly HigherOne) refund date for this disbursement is October 28; 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 4, 2016.

November


2 Wednesday, 6 p.m. Final day for dropping Fall Semester courses with a “W” or withdrawing from College
4 Friday, 4:30 p.m. First priority deadline to apply for May 2017 graduation

Second Start First-time borrower disbursements to LoLA student accounts to begin refund process. Refunds can take up to 14 days to process.
8 Tuesday, 6 p.m. Final day for dropping Minisession Two and Second Start courses with a “W”
 

 

 
15

Tuesday, 6 p.m.
Final Payment Plan installment due

Last date for reinstatement to be processed in Registrar’s Office
23 - November 27 Wednesday - Sunday Thanksgiving holiday, no classes
28

 
Monday

 
Minisession Two ends

Last day of class
29 Tuesday, 8 a.m. Beginning of final exams

December


2 Friday, 12 midnight Final grades due for final exams given on Tuesday, November 29 and Wednesday, November 30
3 Saturday Final exams for Saturday classes
5 Monday, 12 midnight Final grades due for final exams given on Thursday, December 1; Friday, December 2; and Saturday, December 3
6 Tuesday, 11 p.m. End of final exams; final grades due for online courses
7 Wednesday, 1 p.m. Final grading period ends; final grades due for final exams given on Monday, December 5 and Tuesday, December 6; grade books due in divisional offices
8 Thursday, 4:30 p.m. End of Fall Semester
8 - 16 Friday, 12 noon Accepting Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progression Applications for the Spring  2017 - appeal and supporting documentation must be submitted in order to be reviewed in time to secure classes.
13 Tuesday, 10 a.m. Commencement
 
Fall 2016 Semester Tuition Adjustment Schedule
Withdrawal From College/Reduction in Credit Hours
Through August 23 100%
August 24 - 29 50%
After August 29 NONE

 


Fall 2016 Minisessions

Session 1: August 15 - September 30

Registration: August 9 - 11
Last day to drop courses with a “W”: September 15
Final Exams: October 3
Tuition Adjustment Schedule / Withdrawal from College / Reduction in Credit Hours: 
     Through August 17       100%
     August 18 - 20                 50%  
     After August 20           NONE

Session 2: October 5 - November 28

Registration: August 10 - 12 and September 26 - 30
Last day to drop courses with a “W”: November 8
Final Exams: November 29 - December 6
Tuition Adjustment Schedule / Withdrawal from College / Reduction in Credit Hours: 
     
Through October 12       100%
     October 13 - 15                50%
     After October 15          NONE


Fall 2016 Second Start Session

Session: October 5 - November 28

Registration: August 30 - October 5
Last day to drop courses with a “W”: November 8
Final Exams: November 29 - December 6
Tuition Adjustment Schedule / Withdrawal from College / Reduction in Credit Hours:
     Through October 12        100%
     October 13 - 15                  50%
     After October 15            NONE