Oct 21, 2020  
2020 - 2021 Catalog 
    
2020 - 2021 Catalog

Academic Calendar


Fall 2020 Semester (Regular Term)
Fall 2020 Minimester Schedule
Fall 2020 Minisession 1
Fall 2020 Minisession 2
Fall 2020 Winter Session
Fall 2020 Tuition Adjustment Schedule At-A-Glance
Spring 2021 Semester (Regular Term)
Spring 2021 Minimester Schedule
Spring 2021 Tuition Adjustments Schedule At-A-Glance
Summer 2021 Session

Fall 2020 Semester (Regular Term)

August 15, 2020 - December 9, 2020

August

  • March 9 - August 7 - Fall 2020 Semester registration in person
  • 7, Friday - Deadline to submit academic suspension appeals 
  • 10 - 14 - Registration online
  • 10 - 11, Monday - Tuesday - College Faculty/Staff Convocation
  • 15, Saturday - CLASSES BEGIN
  • 16, Sunday - Late registration online
  • 17 - 18, Monday - Tuesday - 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Late registration, drop/add in person 
  • 18, Tuesday, 4:30 p.m. - Final day to add courses, change sections, change from credit to audit or audit to credit 
  • 25, Tuesday - Deadline for 100% tuition adjustment *Extended to Friday, August 28*
  • 31, Monday - Official Census Day *Extended to Wednesday, September 2*
    • Last day to drop without “W” on student transcripts - by 12 noon in person and 4:30 p.m. online
    • 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

September

  • 7, Monday - Labor Day holiday - no classes
  • 25, Friday, 4:30p.m. – Second deadline to apply for December graduation - after this day a “late fee” will be assessed
  • 28, Monday, 8 a.m. - Beginning of midterm exams

October

  • 6, Tuesday - Midterm grading period ends at 1 p.m. / Final day for completion of non-traditional credits
  • 8, Thursday - LCTCS Faculty/Staff Conference Day - no classes
  • 9 - January 8 - Spring 2021 Semester registration
  • 9, Friday - 4:30 p.m. - Final deadline to apply for December graduation - applications received after this day will be processed for May 2021 graduation
  • 10 - 13, Saturday - Tuesday - Fall Holiday, no classes
  • 12, Monday - Staff Convocation
  • 23, Friday - Last day for admission to the College for Semester

November

  • 4, Wednesday, 6 p.m. - Final day for dropping courses with a “W” or withdrawing from College
  • 6, Friday, 4:30 p.m. - First priority deadline to apply for May 2021 graduation
  • 17, Tuesday, 4:30 p.m. - Last day for reinstatement to be processed in Registrar’s office
  • 25 - 29 - Thanksgiving Holiday, no classes
  • 30, Monday - Last day of class

December

  • 1, Tuesday, 8 a.m. - Beginning of final exams
  • 4, Friday, 11:59 p.m. - Final grades due for final exams given on Tuesday, December 1 and Wednesday, December 2
  • 5, Saturday - Final exams for Saturday classes
  • 8, Tuesday, 11:59 p.m. - End of final exams / Final grades due for all courses
  • 9, Wednesday, 1 p.m. - End of Fall Semester / Grade books due in divisional offices
  • 15, Tuesday, 10 a.m. - Commencement

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

  • Through August 25 - 100%
  • August 26 - 31 - 50%
  • After August 31 - NONE

Fall 2020 Minimester Schedule

Minimester

Term A
August 17 - October 6

Term AB*
October 7- December 8

Term B
October 7 - December 8

Registration

Follows full term registration

August 12 - 14

September 1 - 30
*Begins September 3*

Late Registration

Follows full term registration

N/A

October 1 - 8

Classes Begin

August 17

October 7

October 7

Census Day

August 24
*Extended to August 26*

October 19

October 19

Last day to drop courses with a “W”

September 17 by 4:30 p.m.

November 10 by 4:30 p.m.

November 10 by 4:30 p.m.

Last day to reinstate course

September 24

November 17

November 17

Final Exams

September 28 - October 6

December 1 - 8

December 1 - 8

*Term AB is only available for specific programs. Please contact your division to see if this term is available for your program.


Fall 2020 Minisession 1

September 21 - October 16, 2020

  • September 1 - 18 - Online registration *Begins September 3*
  • September 18 - Friday, 12 noon - Last day to register 
  • September 21 - Monday - Classes begin 
  • September 23 - Census Day / Last day to withdraw without a “W”
  • October 7 - Wednesday, 4:30 p.m. - Last day to drop courses with a “W”
  • October 9 - Friday, 4:30 p.m. - Last day to reinstate a course
  • October 10 - 13 - Fall holiday, no classes
  • October 14 - Wednesday - Last day of class
  • October 15 - Thursday - Final Exams
  • October 16 - Friday, 4:30 p.m. - Final grades due

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

  • Through September 22 - 100%
  • September 23 - 50%
  • After September 23 - NONE

Fall 2020 Minisession 2

October 26 - November 18, 2020

  • October 1 - 23 - Online registration *Begins September 3*
  • October 23 - Friday, 12 noon - Last day to register 
  • October 26 - Monday - Classes begin 
  • October 28 - Census Day / Last day to withdraw without a “W”
  • November 11 - Wednesday, 4:30 p.m. - Last day to drop courses with a “W”
  • November 13 - Friday, 4:30 p.m. - Last day to reinstate a course
  • November 16 - Monday - Last day of class
  • November 17- Tuesday - Final Exams
  • November 18 - Wednesday, 4:30 p.m. - Final grades due

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

  • Through October 27 - 100%
  • October 28 - 50%
  • After October 28 - NONE

Fall 2020 Winter Session

December 14, 2020 - January 13, 2021 

October 

  • October 26 - December 11 - Online registration 

December 

  • December 4 - Friday - Financial aid deadline - all documents must be submitted to be considered for financial aid
  • December 11 - Friday, 12 noon - Last day to register / 4 p.m. - Payment deadline 
  • December 14 - Monday - Classes begin / Deadline for 100% tuition adjustment 
  • December 16 - Wednesday - Census Day / Deadline for 50% tuition adjustments / Last day to withdraw without a “W”
  • December 24 - January 3 - No classes

January 

  • January 5 - Tuesday, 4:30 p.m. - Last day to drop courses with a “W”
  • January 7 - Thursday, 4:30 p.m. - Final day for reinstatement to be processed in the Registrar’s office
  • January 11 - Monday - Last day of class
  • January 12 - Tuesday - Final Exams
  • January 13 - Wednesday, 4:30 p.m. - Final grades due

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

  • Through December 14 - 100%
  • December 15 - 16 - 50%
  • After December 16 - NONE

Fall 2020 Tuition Adjustment Schedule At-A-Glance

Semester / Term

Fall 2020 
Semester

Fall 2020
Minimester
Term A

Fall 2020
Minimester
Term AB

Fall 2020
Minimester
Term B

Fall 2020
Minisession 1

Fall 202
Minisession 2
Fall 2020
Winter Session

Start Date

August 15

August 17

October 7

October 7

September 21 October 26 December 14

100% Tuition Adjustment

Through August 25

Through August 19

Through August 25

Through October 14

Through September 22 Through October 27 Through December 14

50% Tuition Adjustment

August 26 - 31

August 20 - 24

August 26 - 31

October 15 - 19

September 23 October 28 December 15 - 16 

No Tuition Adjustment

After August 31

After August 24

After August 31

After October 19

After September 23 After October 28 After December 16

After tuition adjustment period, students are responsible for full tuition and fee rates, regardless of withdrawal or attendance.


Spring 2021 Semester (Regular Term)

January 11 - May 13, 2021

January

  • 4 - 8 - Spring 2021 Semester registration in person
  • 8, Friday, 4:30 p.m. - Deadline to submit academic suspension appeals 
  • 11 - 15, Monday - Friday - Late registration online
  • 11 - 12, Monday - Tuesday - College Convocation
  • ​13 - 15, Wednesday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. - Late registration in person
  • 16, Saturday - CLASSES BEGIN
  • 18, Monday - Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, no classes
  • 19 - 20, Tuesday - Wednesday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. - Late registration, drop/add in person 
  • 20, 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, Wednesday - Deadline for 100% tuition adjustment 

February

  • 2, Tuesday - Official Fourteenth Class Day 
    • Last day to drop without “W” on student transcripts - by 12 noon in person and 4:30 p.m. online
    • 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
  • 13- 17, Saturday - Wednesday - Mardi Gras Holiday, no classes
  • 26, Friday, 4:30 p.m. - Second deadline to apply for May graduation - after this day a “late fee” will be assessed

March

  • 9, Tuesday, 8 a.m. - Beginning of midterm exams
  • 12, Friday, 4:30 p.m. - Final deadline to apply for May graduation
  • 15, Monday - End of midterm exams
  • 16, Tuesday, 1 p.m. - Midterm grading period ends
  • 19, Friday - Summer/Fall 2021 Semester online registration begins

April

  • 1 - 4, Thursday - Sunday - Spring Holiday, no classes
  • 5, Monday, 4:30 p.m. - First priority deadline to apply for December graduation
  • 6, Tuesday - Final day for dropping courses with a “W” or withdrawing from College (4:30 p.m. in person; 12 midnight online)
  • 26, Monday, 4:30 p.m. - Last day for reinstatement to be processed in Registrar’s office

May

  • 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, May 4 and Wednesday, May 5
  • 8, Saturday - Final exams for Saturday classes
  • 10, Monday, 11:59 p.m. - Final grades due for final exams given on Thursday, May 6; Friday, May 7; and Saturday, May 8
  • 11, Tuesday, 11 p.m. - End of final exams; final grades due for online courses
  • 12, Wednesday, 1 p.m. - Final grading period ends; final grades due for final exams given on Monday, May 10 and Tuesday, May 11; grade books due in divisional offices 
  • 13, Thursday, 4:30 p.m. - End of Spring Semester
  • 18, Tuesday, 10 a.m. - Commencement 

Spring 2021 Minimester Schedule

Minimester

Term A
January 19 - March 16

Term AB*
March 16 - May 11

Term B
March 16 - May 11 

Registration

Follows full term registration

January 4 - 15

February 3 - March 8

Late Registration

Follows full term registration

N/A

March 9 - 16

Classes Begin

January 19

March 16

March 16

Census Day

January 26

February 2

March 23

Last day to drop courses with a “W”

February 25 by 4:30 p.m.

April 14 by 4:30 p.m.

April 14 by 4:30 p.m.

Last day to reinstate course

March 2

April 21

April 21

Final Exams

March 10 - 16

May 4 - 11

May 4 - 11

*Term AB is only available for specific programs. Please contact your division to see if this term is available for your program.


Spring 2021 Tuition Adjustments Schedule At-A-Glance

Semester / Term

Spring 2021 
Semester

Spring 2021
Minimester
Term A

Spring 2021
Minimester
Term AB

Spring 2021
Minimester
Term B

Start Date

January 16

January 19

March 16

March 16

100% Tuition Adjustment

Through January 27

Through January 21

Through January 27

Through March 19

50% Tuition Adjustment

January 28 - February 2

January 22 - 26

January 28 - February 2

March 20 - 23

No Tuition Adjustment

After February 2

After January 26

After February 2

After March 23

After tuition adjustment period, students are responsible for full tuition and fee rates, regardless of withdrawal or attendance.


Summer 2021 Session

June 2 - July 28, 2021

May

  • 31 - June 1, Monday - Tuesday - 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. - Late registration

June

  • 2, Wednesday - CLASSES BEGIN
  • 2 - 3, Wednesday - Thursday,  8 a.m. - 6 p.m. - Late registration, drop/add online
  • 3, Thursday, 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 Session
  • 8, Tuesday - Deadline for 100% tuition adjustment
  • 14, Monday - Census Day - Last date to drop without “W” on student transcripts by 12 noon in person or 4:30 p.m. online / Deadline for 50% tuition adjustment
  • 23, Tuesday, 8 a.m. - Beginning of midterm exams
  • 28, Monday - End of midterm exams
  • 30, Wednesday 
    • 1 p.m. - Midterm grading period ends
    • 6 p.m. - Final day for completion of non-traditional credits for session

July

  •  6, Tuesday, 6 p.m. - Final day for dropping courses with a “W” or withdrawing from College  (6 p.m. in person; 12 midnight online)
  • 13, Tuesday, 6 p.m. - Last date for reinstatement to be processed in Registrar’s office
  • 20, Tuesday - Last day of class
  • 21, Wednesday, 8 a.m. - Beginning of final exams
  • 26, Monday, 11:59 p.m. - Final grades due for final exams given on Wednesday, July 21 and Thursday, July 22
  • 27, Tuesday - End of final exams; final grades due at 11:59 p.m. for final exams given on Monday, July 26
  • 28, Wednesday
    • 1 p.m. - Final grading period ends; all final grades due; grade books due in divisional offices
    • 4:30 p.m. - End of Summer Session

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

  • Through June 8 - 100%
  • June 8 - 14 - 50%
  • After June 14 - NONE