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2019 Spring Student Handbook 
    
2019 Spring Student Handbook [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Important Dates (Academic Calendar)


Spring 2019 Semester (16 Weeks)
Spring 2019 Minimester Term A
Spring 2019 Minimester Term AB
Spring 2019 Minimester Term B

Spring 2019 Financial Aid Deadlines

 

Spring 2019 Semester (16 Weeks)

January 14 – May 16, 2019

January

  • 3 - 11, Thursday - Friday - Spring 2019 registration in person
  • 11, Friday 
    • Deadline to submit academic suspension appeals for Spring 2019
    • Payment deadline for in person regular registration
  • 13, Sunday, 12 noon - Online payment deadline - schedules must be secured and/or paid to prevent being deleted
  • 14 - 18 - Late registration online
  • 14 - 15, Monday - Tuesday - College Faculty/Staff Convocation
  • 16, 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
  • 16 -18, Wednesday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. - Late registration in person
  • 19, Saturday - CLASSES BEGIN
  • 20, Sunday, 12 noon - Online payment deadline - schedules must be secured and/or paid to prevent being deleted
  • 21, Monday - Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, no classes
  • 22 - 23, Tuesday - Wednesday, 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. - Late registration, drop/add in person 
  • 23, Wednesday, 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
  • 27, Sunday, 12 noon - Online payment deadline - schedules must be secured and/or paid to prevent being deleted
  • 28 - Feb. 4, Monday - Friday, 8 p.m. - Nightly payment deadline - schedules must be secured and/or paid to prevent being deleted
  • 29, Tuesday - Last day to use bookstore credit
  • 30, Wednesday - Deadline for 100% tuition adjustment  

February

  • 5, Tuesday - Official 14th Class (Census) Day 
    • Last day to drop without “W” on student transcripts - by 12 noon in person and 4:30 p.m. online
    • 2 p.m. - Final payment deadline - schedules must be secured and/or paid to prevent being deleted
    •  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 or withdrawal or attendance

March

  • 1, Friday, 4:30 p.m. - Second deadline to apply for May graduation - after this day a “late fee” will be assessed
  • 2 - 6, Saturday - Wednesday - Mardi Gras holiday, no classes
  • 12, Tuesday, 8 a.m. - Beginning of midterm exams
  • 15, Friday
    • 4:30 p.m. - Last day to apply for May Graduation - applications received after this day will be processed for December graduation
    • Installment payment due
  • 18, Monday - End of midterm exams 
  • 19, Tuesday, 1 p.m. - Midterm grading period ends / Final day for completion of non-traditional credits

April

  • 8, Monday, 4:30 p.m. - First priority deadline to apply for December 2019 graduation
  • 9, Tuesday, 6 p.m. - Final day for dropping Spring Semester courses with a “W” or withdrawing from College
  • 15, Monday - Installment payment due
  • 15 - May 27 - Summer/Fall 2019 registration in person and online
  • 18 - 21, Thursday - Sunday - Spring holiday, no classes
  • 29, Monday, 4:30 p.m. - Last day for reinstatement to be processed in Registrar’s office

May

  • 6, Monday - Last day of class
  • 7, Tuesday, 8 a.m. - Beginning of final exams
  • 10, Friday, 11:59 p.m. - Final grades due for final exams given on Tuesday, May 7 and Wednesday, May 8
  • 11, Saturday - Final exams for Saturday classes
  • 13, Monday, 11:59 p.m. - Final grades due for final exams given on Thursday, May 9; Friday, May 10; and Saturday, May 11
  • 14, Tuesday, 11 p.m. - End of final exams / Final grades due for online courses
  • 15, Wednesday, 1 p.m. - Final grading period ends / Final grades due for final exams given on Monday, May 13 and Tuesday, May 14 / Grade books due in divisional offices
  • 16, Thursday, 4:30 p.m. - End of Spring Semester
  • 21, Tuesday, 10 a.m. - Commencement


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

  • Through January 30 - 100% 
  • January 31 - February 5 - 50% 
  • After February 5 - NONE 

Spring 2019 Minimester Term A 

January 22 - March 12, 2019

Registration:  Follows full term registration
Classes begin:  January 22
Census Day:  January 28 
Last day to drop courses with a “W”:  February 26
Last day to reinstate a course:  
March 5
Final Exams:  March 13 - 18
Tuition Adjustment Schedule / Withdrawal from College / Reduction in Credit Hours: 

  • Through January 24 - 100% 
  • January 25 - 28 - 50% 
  • After January 28 - NONE 

Spring 2019 Minimester Term AB

March 18 - May 6, 2019

Registration:  January 9 - 18
Classes begin:  March 18
Census Day:  March 25
Last day to drop courses with a “W”:  April 17
Last day to reinstate a course:  April 24
Final Exams:  May 7 - 14

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.


Spring 2019 Minimester Term B

March 18 - May 6, 2019

Registration:  February 6 - March 11
Payment deadline 1: March 11 at 12 noon 
Late registration:  March 12 - 18
Classes begin:  March 18
Payment deadline 2: March 22 at 12 noon
Census Day:  March 25
Last day to drop courses with a “W”:  April 17
Last day to reinstate a course:  April 24
Final Exams:  May 7 - 14
Tuition Adjustment Schedule / Withdrawal from College / Reduction in Credit Hours:

  • Through March 21 - 100%
  • March 22 - 25 - 50%
  • After March 25 - NONE

Spring 2019 Financial Aid Deadlines

Spring 2019 Semester (16 Weeks) / Minimester Term A / Minimester Term AB

  • Friday, November 30, 2018 - 2018-2019 Priority FAFSA Deadline. FAFSAs submitted by this date will be reviewed before first payment deadline.
  • Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 2018-2019 Priority Financial Document Deadline. All documents submitted (including SAP appeals) by this deadline will be considered for an award letter before first payment deadline.
  • Sunday, January 13, 2019 - First Payment Deadline. 
  • Wednesday, February 6 - First Financial Aid Disbursement. The refund process takes 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.
  • Monday, February 18 - First Disbursement for First-time Loan Borrowers. Refunds can take up to 14 business days to be received.
  • Monday, March 7 - Second Disbursement of Spring only Loans. Department of Education regulations require schools disburse all one-semester loans in two disbursements.
  • Friday, April 26 - 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.
  • Monday, May 20 - Notifications for next semester Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) status available to student in LoLA.
  • Thursday, June 14 - 2018-2019 Final Document Deadline. All documents must be submitted by this date to be considered for Spring 2019 financial aid.

Spring 2019 Minimester Term B

  • Friday, February 1 - 2018-2019 Priority FAFSA Deadline. FAFSAs submitted by this date will be reviewed before first payment deadline.
  • Wednesday, February 20 - 2018-2019 Priority Financial Aid Document Deadline. All documents submitted including SAP appeals) by this deadline will be considered for an award letter before first payment deadline.
  • Monday, March 11 - First Payment Deadline.
  • Tuesday, March 26 - 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. Spring only students will receive all loan monies in two disbursement in accordance with Federal guidelines.
  • Monday, April 16 - Disbursement for First-time Loan Borrowers. Refunds can take up to 14 school 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. Spring only students will receive all loan monies in two disbursement in accordance with Federal guidelines.
  • Monday, April 29 - Second Disbursement of Spring only Loans. Department of Education regulations require schools disburse all one-semester loans in two disbursements.
  • Thursday, June 14 - 2018-2019 Final Document Deadline. All documents must be submitted by this date to be considered for Spring 2019 financial aid.