Feb 04, 2023  
2023 Spring Student Handbook 
    
2023 Spring Student Handbook

Important Dates (Academic Calendar)


Spring 2023 Semester (Regular Term)
Spring 2023 12-Week Session
Spring 2023 8-Week Session Schedule
MaySession 2023
Spring 2023 Tuition Adjustment Schedule At-A-Glance
Spring 2023 Financial Aid Deadlines

Spring 2023 Semester (Regular Term)

January 9 - May 12, 2023

January

  • 6, Friday, 4:30 p.m. - Deadline to submit academic suspension appeals for Spring 2023
  • 9 - 10, Monday - Tuesday - College Convocation
  • 14, Saturday - Classes begin / Late registration begins
  • 15, Sunday, 9 a.m. - Spring payment deadline #2
  • 16, Monday - Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, no classes
  • 18, Wednesday, 6 p.m. - Late registration ends / 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
  • 22, Sunday, 9 a.m. - Spring payment deadline #3
  • 25, Wednesday - Deadline for 100% tuition adjustment
  • 31, Tuesday - Official Census Day
    • Payment deadline #4 - 1 p.m.
    • 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

February

  • 18 - 22, Saturday - Wednesday - Mardi Gras Holiday, no classes
  • 24 Friday, 4:30 p.m. - Second deadline to apply for May graduation - after this day a “late fee” will be assessed

March

  • 7, Tuesday, 8 a.m. - Beginning of midterm exams
  • 10, Friday, 4:30 p.m. - Final deadline to apply for May graduation
  • 13, Monday - End of midterm exams
  • 14, Tuesday, 1 p.m. - Midterm grading period ends
  • 17, Friday - Summer/Fall 2023 online registration continues

April

  • 3, Monday, 4:30 p.m. - First priority deadline to apply for December 2023 graduation
  • 4, Tuesday - Final day for dropping courses with a “W” or withdrawing from College by 4:30 p.m. in person and 12 midnight online
  • 6 - 9, Thursday - Sunday - Spring Holiday, no classes
  • 24, Monday, 4:30 p.m. - Last day for reinstatements to be processed in Registrar’s office

May

  • 1, Monday - Last day of class / 4:30 p.m. - Final day for completion of Prior Learning Credits (non-traditional credits) for semester 
  • 2, Tuesday, 8 a.m. - Beginning of final exams
  • 5, Friday, 11:59 p.m. - Final grades due for final exams given on Tuesday, May 2 and Wednesday, May 3
  • 6, Saturday - Final exams for Saturday classes
  • 8, Monday, 11:59 p.m. - Final grades due for final exams given on Thursday, May 4; Friday, May 5; and Saturday, May 6
  • 9, Tuesday, 11 p.m. - End of final exams / Final grades due for online courses
  • 10, Wednesday, 1 p.m. - Final grading period ends / Final grades due for final exams given on Monday, May 8 and Tuesday, May 9 / Grade books due in divisional offices
  • 11, Thursday, 4:30 p.m. - End of Spring Semester 
  • 16, Tuesday, 10 a.m. - Commencement 

Spring 2023 12-Week Session

February 13 - May 10, 2023

February

  • 1 -12, Monday - Friday - Registration
  • 6, Monday, 4 p.m. - Payment deadline
  • 8, Wednesday - Bookstore credit begins
  • 13, Monday - Classes begin / Late registration begins
  • 15, Wednesday, 6 p.m. - Late registration ends / Final day to add courses, change sections, change from credit to audit or audit to credit / Bookstore credit ends
  • 16, Thursday - Deadline for 100% tuition adjustment / Last day for Course Complete opt-out
  • 18 - 22, Saturday - Wednesday - Mardi Gras Holiday, no classes
  • 24, Friday
    • Official Census Day
    • Deadline for 50% tuition adjustment
    • Last day to drop without “W” on student transcripts - by 12 noon in person and 4:30 p.m. online

March

  • 27, Monday, 8 a.m. - Beginning of midterm exams
  • 29, Wednesday - End of midterm exams
  • 30, Thursday, 1 p.m. - Midterm grading period ends

April

  • 6 - 9, Thursday - Sunday - Spring Holiday, no classes
  • 11, Tuesday - Final day for dropping courses with a “W” or withdrawing from College by 4:30 p.m. in person and 12 midnight online
  • 24, Monday, 4:30 p.m. - Last day for reinstatements to be processed in Registrar’s office

May

  • 1, Monday - Last day of class
  • 2, Tuesday, 8 a.m. - Beginning of final exams
  • 9, Tuesday, 11 p.m. - End of final exams
  • 10 Wednesday, 1 p.m. - Final grading period ends / Grade books due in divisional offices

Spring 2023  8-Week Session Schedule

Session

8-Week Session 1
January 17 - March 14

8-Week Session 2
March 15 - May 10

Registration

Follows full term registration

February 1 - March 14

Late Registration

Follows full term registration

March 15 - 16

Classes Begin

January 17

March 15

100% Tuition Adjustment January 20 March 18
50% Tuition Adjustment January 24 March 22

Census Day

January 24

March 22

Last day to drop courses without a “W”

January 24

March 22

Last day to drop courses with a “W” February 23 by 4:30 p.m. April 12 by 4:30 p.m.

Last day to reinstate course

March 2

April 19

Last Day of Class March 7 May 1

Final Exams

March 8 - 13

May 2 -9

Grades Due March 14 by 1 p.m. May 10 by 11:59 p.m.

MaySession 2023

May 13 - 30, 2023

May

  • 12, Friday, 12 noon - Last day to register / 4 p.m. - Payment deadline
  • 13, Saturday - Classes begin
  • 15, Monday - Deadline for 100% tuition adjustment 
  • 16, Tuesday - Census Day / Deadline for 50% tuition adjustments / Final day for dropping courses without a “W”
  • 23, Tuesday, 4:30 p.m. - Final day for dropping courses with a “W”
  • 25, Thursday, 4:30 p.m. - Final day for reinstatement to be processed in the Registrar’s Office
  • 26, Friday - Last day of class
  • 27, Saturday - Final exams
  • 29, Monday - Memorial Day Holiday - no class
  • 30, Tuesday, 4:30 p.m. - Final grades due

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

  • Through May 15 - 100%
  • May 16 - 50%
  • After May 16 - NONE

Spring 2023 Tuition Adjustment Schedule At-A-Glance

Semester / Session

Spring 2023
Semester

Spring 2023
12-Week Session

Spring 2023
8-Week Session 1

Spring 2023
8-Week Session 2

MaySession 2023

Start Date

January 14

February 13

January 17

March 15

May 13

100% Tuition Adjustment

Through January 25

Through February 16

Through January 20

Through March 18

May 15

50% Tuition Adjustment

January 26 - 31

February 24

January 21 - 24

March 19 - 22

May 16

No Tuition Adjustment

After January 31

After February 24

After January 24

After March 22

After May 16

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


Spring 2023 Financial Aid Deadlines

The Financial Aid Spring Payment Period includes Regular Term, 8-Week Session 1, 8-Week Session 2, and Maymester.

Friday, December 2, 2022 - 2022-2023 Priority FAFSA Deadline for Regular Term and 8-Week Session 1 - FAFSAs submitted by this date will be reviewed before the first payment deadline.

Thursday, December 15, 2022 - 2022-2023 Priority Financial Document Deadline for Regular Term and 8-Week Session 1 - All documents submitted by this deadline will be reviewed prior to the first payment deadline.

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

  • Pell Recalculation Date (PRD) for Regular Term, F06 Term, and 8-Week Session 1 - Any student adding courses to Regular Term or 8-Week Session 1 will not receive Pell funding if added after the established PRD. Delgado disburses Pell Grant to students based on the number of credit hours the student is actively participating in (enrollment status) as of the PRD. Dropping from courses effects the amount of Pell Grant that will be disbursed to student’s accounts. Students are encouraged to see the Answer Center or Financial aid office prior to dropping any courses to understand the effect this will have on their Pell Grant. Please note: Students must be enrolled in 6 hours at the time their loan is disbursed. The PRD does not affect a student’s enrollment status for loan purposes.
     
  • Initial Disbursement Date for Regular Term, F06 Term, and 8-Week Session 1 - Refund process can take up to 14 business days before students receive refund. Federal regulations require that the College delay delivering loans to first-time borrowers until 30 days after the start of the payment period.
     
  • R2T4 Freeze Date for Regular Term, F06 Term, and 8-Week Session 1 - Financial aid will include all of the terms above when calculating a student’s total number of days in the enrollment period (the denominator of the Percentage of Aid Earned calculation) as long as the student has begun courses in these terms by this date. If a student enrolled in these terms after this date the term cannot be counted.

Monday, February 13, 2023 - First Disbursement for First-time Loan Borrowers Enrolled in and attended 6 Hours for the Spring Payment Period - Refunds take up to 14 business days before students receive refund.

Friday, February 24, 2023 - Final Deadline to Accept Loans and Complete Master Promissory Note and Entrance Counseling for Regular Term and 8-Week Session 1 - Students who miss this deadline must complete a loan revision form to have loans considered to be reinstated

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

  • Pell Recalculation Date (PRD) for 8 Week Session 2 and F05 Term - Any student adding courses will not receive Pell funding if added after the established PRD. Delgado disburses Pell Grant to students based on the number of credit hours the student is actively participating in (enrollment status) as of the PRD. Dropping from courses affects the amount of Pell Grant that will be disbursed to student’s accounts. Students are encouraged to see the Answer Center or Financial aid office prior to dropping any courses to understand the effect this will have on their Pell Grant. Please note: Students must be enrolled in 6 hours at the time their loan is disbursed. The PRD does not affect a student’s enrollment status for loan purposes.
     
  • R2T4 Freeze Date for 8 Week Session 2 - Financial aid will include all of the terms above when calculating a student’s total number of days in the enrollment period (the denominator of the Percentage of Aid Earned calculation) as long as the student has begun courses in these terms by this date. If a student enrolled in these terms after this date the term cannot be counted

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 - Initial Disbursement Date for 8 Week Session 2 and F05 Term - Refund process can take up to 14 business days before students receive refund. Federal regulations require that the College delay delivering loans to first-time borrowers until 30 days after the start of the payment period.

Wednesday, April 12, 2023 - Second Disbursement for Spring Payment Period Only Loan Funds - Refunds can take up to 14 business days before students receive refund.

Monday, May 1, 2023 - 2022-2023 Final Spring Document Deadline - All documents must be submitted by this date to be considered for Spring financial aid.