Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2017-2018

For the most up-to-date Academic Calendar, visit www.lorainccc.edu/calendar.

Fall Semester 2017-2018 – August 28 to December 17, 2017

Convocation Day limited services available Wednesday August 23
Last day for 100 percent refund for fall semester courses Sunday August 27
Fall semester full-term, first eight-week and first five-week term classes begin Monday August 28
Last day for schedule adjustments for fall semester first five-week classes1 Tuesday August 29
Senior adult learner registration fall semester first five-week classes2 Tuesday August 29
Last day for 80 percent refund for fall semester first five-week classes Wednesday August 30
Senior adult learner registration fall semester full-term and first eight-week classes2 Wednesday August 30
Last day for schedule adjustments first eight-week classes Wednesday August 30
Last day for 80 percent refund for fall semester first eight-week classes Thursday August 31
Last day to choose audit option for fall semester first five-week classes3 Thursday August 31
Last day for 40 percent refund for fall semester first five-week classes Friday September 1
Annual All College Picnic – classes in session Friday September 1
Last day to choose audit option for fall semester first eight-week classes3 Friday September 1
Last day for schedule adjustments for fall semester full-term1 Sunday September 3
Last day for 40 percent refund for fall semester first eight-week classes Sunday September 3
Labor Day Holiday – no classes, campus closed Monday September 4
Campus re-opens – classes resume Tuesday September 5
Last day for 80 percent refund for fall semester full-term classes Tuesday September 5
Last day to choose audit option for fall semester full-term classes3 Friday September 8
Financial Aid Fall Term Census Date Monday September 11
Last day for 40 percent refund for fall semester full-term classes3 Monday September 11
Patriot Day Event (Student Life) Monday September 11
Last day to choose S/U option for fall semester first five-week classes4 Friday September 15
Fall Semester financial aid ends in the bookstore Monday September 18
Last day to choose S/U option for fall semester first eight-week classes4 Friday September 22
Last day to complete withdrawal from classes and receive a W for fall semester first five-week classes5 Friday September 22
Fall semester (first five-week term) classes end (including final examination) Sunday October 1
Last day for 100 percent refund for fall semester 10-week and second five-week classes Sunday October 1
Fall semester 10-week and second five-week classes begin Monday October 2
Last day for schedule adjustments for second five-week classes1 Tuesday October 3
Senior adult learner registration fall semester, second five-week term2 Tuesday October 3
Last day for 80 percent refund for fall semester second five-week classes Wednesday October 4
Senior adult learner registration fall semester, 10-week term2 Wednesday October 4
Last day to choose audit option for second five-week classes3 Thursday October 5
Last day for schedule adjustments for 10-week classes1 Thursday October 5
Last day to complete withdrawal from classes and receive a W for fall semester first eight-week classes5 Friday October 6
Last day for 80 percent refund for fall semester 10-week classes Friday October 6
Last day for 40 percent refund for fall semester second five-week classes Friday October 6
Last day to choose audit option for fall semester 10-week classes3 Monday October 9
Last day for 40 percent refund for fall semester 10-week classes Tuesday October 10
Last day to choose S/U option for fall semester full-term and second five-week classes4 Friday October 20
Last day to appeal previous semester academic dismissal Friday October 20
Last day to apply for fall semester graduation Friday October 20
Fall semester first eight-week term ends (including final examination) Sunday October 22
Last day for 100 percent refund for fall semester second eight-week classes Sunday October 22
Fall semester second eight-week classes begin Monday October 23
Registration for spring semester begins (credit) Monday October 23
Senior adult learner tuition-free registration for second eight-week classes2 Wednesday October 25
Last day for schedule adjustments for second eight-week classes1 Wednesday October 25
Last day for 80 percent refund for fall semester second eight-week classes Thursday October 26
Last day to complete withdrawal from classes and receive a W for fall semester second five-week classes5 Friday October 27
Last day to choose audit option for second eight-week classes3 Friday October 27
Last day for 40 percent refund for fall semester second eight-week classes Sunday October 29
Last day to choose S/U option for fall semester 10-week classes4 Friday November 3
Fall semester second five-week term ends (including final examination) Sunday November 5
Last day for 100 percent refund for third five-week classes Sunday November 5
Fall semester third five-week classes begin Monday November 6
Election Day Tuesday November 7
Last day for schedule adjustments for third five-week classes1 Tuesday November 7
Senior adult learner registration fall semester for third five-week term2 Tuesday November 7
Last day for 80 percent refund for fall semester third five-week classes Wednesday November 8
Last day to choose audit option for third five-week classes3 Thursday November 9
Last day for 40 percent refund for fall semester third five-week classes Friday November 10
Last day to complete withdrawal from classes and receive a W for fall semester full-term classes5 Friday November 17
Last day to choose S/U option for fall semester second eight-week classes4 Friday November 17
Thanksgiving Holiday – no classes – campus closed Thursday-Sunday November 23-26
Last day to complete withdrawal from classes and receive a W for fall semester (10-week classes)5 Friday November 24
Last day to choose S/U option for fall semester third five-week classes4 Friday November 24
Campus re-opens – classes resume Monday November 27
Last day to complete withdrawal from classes and receive a W for fall semester second eight-week and third five-week classes5 Friday December 1
Fall semester full-term, 10-week, second eight-week and third five-week classes end (follow final examination schedule) Sunday December 10
Final examination period Monday-Sunday December 11-17
Last Day of fall semester Sunday December 17
Holidays – campus closed Saturday - Thursday December 23 - 28
Campus re-opens Friday December 29
Holidays - campus closed Saturday - Monday December 30 - January 1
Campus re-opens Tuesday January 2
Spring semester financial aid begins in the bookstore Tuesday January 2
Last day for 100 percent refund for spring semester full-term, first eight-week and first five-week courses Monday January 15
 
1

Instructional fees are waived for qualified older adults when they register for credit classes on an audit (no credit received) basis. Students must be at least 60 years old and have lived in Ohio for at least one year. Tuition fee waivers on credit courses for qualifying older adults are processed on a space-available, first come, first served basis.

2

Schedule adjustment and add/drop for a given course must be completed prior to the second meeting of that course but before the end of the schedule adjustment period.

3

Audit means to take a course without receiving college credit or a grade. Courses taken on this basis are not included in the computation of cumulative grade point average and are not applicable to graduation requirements. An audit cannot be reversed once the semester is in session. Courses taken for audit are not covered by Financial Aid or used for calculating course load.

4

A student may elect the S/U grading option in no more than three courses for the associate degree and not more than one course a semester. The S/U option cannot be reversed to a letter grade once the semester is in session. The S/U option for credit may be used only for electives within a degree or certificate program. S means satisfactory and indicates credit was earned. U means unsatisfactory and indicates no credit was earned.

5

Failure to withdraw from a course or courses will result in an F grade(s).

Note: Registration schedule may be staggered to allow easy access for all students.
 

University Partnership colleges and universities follow the academic calendar of their institution found in their individual college Catalog and website.

Spring Semester 2017-2018 – January 16 to May 11, 2018

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – campus closed Monday January 15
Spring semester for full-term, first eight-week and first five-week classes begin Tuesday January 16
Last day for schedule adjustments for first five-week classes1 Wednesday January 17
Senior adult learner registration spring semester first five-week term2 Wednesday January 17
Senior adult learner registration spring semester full-term and first eight-week classes2 Thursday January 18
Last day for 80 percent refund for spring semester first five-week classes Thursday January 18
Last day for schedule adjustments for first eight-week classes3 Thursday January 18
Last day for 80 percent refund for spring semester first eight-week classes Friday January 19
Last day to choose audit option for spring semester first five-week Friday January 19
Last day for 40 percent refund for spring semester first five-week classes Saturday January 20
Last day for schedule adjustments for full-term classes Monday January 22
Last day for 40 percent refund for spring semester first eight-week classes Monday January 22
Last day for 80 percent refund for spring semester full-term classes Tuesday January 23
Last day to choose audit option for spring semester full-term classes3 Monday January 29
Financial aid census date Monday January 29
Last day for 40 percent refund for spring semester full-term classes Tuesday January 30
Last day to choose S/U option for spring semester first five-week classes4 Friday February 2
Spring semester financial aid ends in the bookstore Monday February 5
Financial Aid release aid Thursday February 8
Last day to choose S/U option for spring semester first eight-week classes4 Friday February 9
Last day to complete withdrawal from classes and receive a W for spring semester first five-week classes5 Friday February 9
Black History Month Event Wednesday February 14
Last day for 100 percent refund for spring semester 10-week and second five-week classes Sunday February 18
Spring semester first five-week classes end (including final examination) Sunday February 18
Spring semester 10-week and second five-week classes begin Monday February 19
Senior adult learner registration for spring semester second five-week term2 Tuesday February 20
Last day for schedule adjustments for second five-week classes1 Tuesday February 20
Last day for 80 percent refund for spring semester second five-week classes Wednesday February 21
Senior adult learner registration for spring semester 10-week term2 Wednesday February 21
Last day to choose audit option for spring semester second five-week classes3 Thursday February 22
Last day for schedule adjustments for 10-week classes1 Thursday February 22
Last day to complete withdrawal from classes and receive a W for spring semester first eight-week classes5 Friday February 23
Last day for 80 percent refund for spring semester 10-week classes Friday February 23
Last day for 40 percent refund for spring semester second five-week classes Friday February 23
Last day to choose audit option for spring semester 10-week classes3 Monday February 26
Last day for 40 percent refund for spring semester 10-week classes Tuesday February 27
Last day to appeal previous semester academic dismissal Friday March 9
Last day to choose S/U option for spring semester full-term and second five-week classes4 Friday March 9
Last day to apply for spring semester graduation Friday March 9
Spring Break – no classes – campus open Sunday-Saturday March 11-17
Campus re-opens – classes resume Sunday March 18
Last day for 100 percent refund for spring semester second eight-week classes Sunday March 18
Spring semester first eight-week classes end (including final examination) Sunday March 18
Spring semester second eight-week classes begin Monday March 19
Registration for summer 2017 and fall 2017 semesters begin (credit) Monday March 19
Senior adult learner registration spring semester second eight-week term2 Wednesday March 21
Last day for schedule adjustments for second eight-week classes1 Wednesday March 21
Last day for 80 percent refund for spring semester second eight-week classes Thursday March 22
Last day to complete withdrawal from classes and receive a W for spring semester second five-week classes5 Friday March 23
Last day to choose audit option for second eight-week classes3 Friday March 23
Last day for 40 percent refund for spring semester second eight-week classes Sunday March 25
Last day to choose S/U option for spring semester 10-week classes4 Friday March 30
Last day for 100 percent refund for spring semester third five-week courses Sunday April 1
Spring semester second five-week classes end (including final examination) Sunday April 1
Spring semester third five-week classes begin Monday April 2
Last day for schedule adjustments for third five-week classes1 Tuesday April 3
Senior adult learner registration spring semester third five-week term2 Tuesday April 3
Last day for 80 percent refund for spring semester third five-week classes Wednesday April 4
Last day to choose audit option for spring semester third five-week classes3 Thursday April 5
Last day for 40 percent refund for spring semester third five-week classes Friday April 6
Last day to complete withdrawal from classes and receive a W for spring semester full-term classes5 Friday April 13
Last day to choose S/U option for spring semester second eight-week classes4 Friday April 13
Spring Fling Wednesday April 18
Last day to choose S/U option for spring semester third five-week classes4 Friday April 20
Last day to complete withdrawal from classes and receive a W for spring semester (10-week classes)5 Friday April 20
Last day to complete withdrawal from classes and receive a W for spring semester second eight-week classes and third five-week classes5 Friday April 27
Spring semester full-term, 10-week, second eight-week, and third five-week classes end (follow regular examination schedule) Friday May 4
Final examination period Saturday-Friday May 5-11
Spring semester ends Friday May 11
Commencement Saturday May 12
Summer semester financial aid begins in the bookstore Thursday May 17
Last day for 100 percent refund for summer first-term courses (5A, 10–week and 12-week) Sunday May 20
 
1

Instructional fees are waived for qualified older adults when they register for credit classes on an audit (no credit received) basis. Students must be at least 60 years old and have lived in Ohio for at least one year. Tuition fee waivers on credit courses for qualifying older adults are processed on a space-available, first come, first served basis.

2

Schedule adjustment and add/drop for a given course must be completed prior to the second meeting of that course but before the end of the schedule adjustment period.

3

Audit means to take a course without receiving college credit or a grade. Courses taken on this basis are not included in the computation of cumulative grade point average and are not applicable to graduation requirements. An audit cannot be reversed once the semester is in session. Courses taken for audit are not covered by Financial Aid or used for calculating course load.

4

A student may elect the S/U grading option in no more than three courses for the associate degree and not more than one course a semester. The S/U option cannot be reversed to a letter grade once the semester is in session. The S/U option for credit may be used only for electives within a degree or certificate program. S means satisfactory and indicates credit was earned. U means unsatisfactory and indicates no credit was earned.

5

Failure to withdraw from a course or courses will result in an F grade(s).

Note: Registration schedule may be staggered to allow easy access for all students.

University Partnership colleges and universities follow the academic calendar of their institution found in their individual college Catalog and website.

Summer Semester 2017-2018 – May 21 to July 29, 2018

Summer semester financial aid begins in the bookstore Thursday May 17
First five-week, 10-week and 12-week summer semester classes begin Monday May 21
Senior adult learner registration summer semester first five-week classes1 Tuesday May 22
Schedule adjustment ends for summer semester first five-week classes2 Tuesday May 22
Last day for 80 percent refund for summer semester first five-week classes Wednesday May 23
Senior adult learner registration summer semester 10-week and 12-week classes1 Wednesday May 23
Last day to choose audit option for summer semester first five-week classes3 Thursday May 24
Last day for schedule adjustments for summer semester 10-week classes2 Thursday May 24
Last day for schedule adjustments for summer semester 12-week classes2 Friday May 25
Last day for 80 percent refund for summer semester 10-week classes Friday May 25
Last day for 40 percent refund for summer semester first five-week classes Friday May 25
Last day for 80 percent refund for summer semester 12-week classes Saturday May 26
Memorial Day – no classes – campus closed Monday May 28
Campus re-opens Tuesday May 29
Last day to choose audit option for summer semester 10-week classes3 Tuesday May 29
Last day for 40 percent refund for summer semester 10-week classes Tuesday May 29
Last day to choose audit option for summer semester 12-week classes3 Wednesday May 30
Last day for 40 percent refund for summer semester 12-week classes Thursday May 31
Summer semester (8A) classes begin Monday June 4
Financial aid census date Monday June 4
Senior adult learner registration summer semester eight week (8A) classes1 Wednesday June 6
Schedule adjustment end for summer semester eight week (8A) classes2 Wednesday June 6
Last day for 80 percent refund for summer semester eight week (8A) classes Thursday June 7
Last day to choose S/U option for summer semester first five-week classes4 Friday June 8
Last day to choose audit option for summer semester (8A) classes3 Friday June 8
Last day for 100 percent refund for summer semester seven-week classes Sunday June 10
Last day for 40 percent refund for summer semester full-term (8A) classes Sunday June 10
Summer semester seven-week classes begin Monday June 11
Summer semester financial aid ends in the bookstore Monday June 11
Senior adult learner registration summer semester seven-week classes1 Wednesday June 13
Last day for schedule adjustments for summer semester seven-week classes2 Wednesday June 13
Last day for 80 percent refund for summer semester seven-week classes Thursday June 14
Last day to choose audit option for summer semester seven-week classes3 Friday June 15
Last day to complete withdrawal from classes and receive a W for summer semester first five-week classes5 Friday June 15
Last day for 40 percent refund for summer semester seven-week classes Sunday June 17
Last day to choose S/U option for summer semester 10-week classes4 Friday June 22
Summer semester first five-week classes end Sunday June 24
Last day for 100 percent refund for summer semester second five-week classes Sunday June 24
Classes begin – summer semester second five-week classes begin Monday June 25
Last day for schedule adjustments for summer semester second five-week classes2 Tuesday June 26
Senior adult learner registration summer semester second five-week classes1 Tuesday June 26
Last day for 80 percent refund for summer semester second five-week classes Wednesday June 27
Last day to choose audit option for summer semester second five-week classes3 Thursday June 28
Last day to choose S/U option for summer semester full-term (8A) and 12-week classes4 Friday June 29
Last day for 40 percent refund for summer semester second five-week classes Friday June 29
Financial aid release aid Monday July 2
Campus closed Wednesday July 4
Campus re-opens – classes resume Thursday July 5
Last day to choose S/U option for summer semester seven-week classes4 Friday July 6
Last day to apply for summer semester graduation Friday July 13
Last day to complete withdrawal from classes and receive a W for summer semester eight-week and 10-week classes5 Friday July 13
Last day to choose S/U option for summer semester second five-week classes4 Friday July 13
Last day to complete withdrawal from classes and receive a W for summer semester 12-week, seven-week and second five-week classes5 Friday July 20
Summer semester eight-week, 10-week, seven-week and second five-week classes end Sunday July 29
Summer semester 12-week classes end Sunday August 12
 
1

Instructional fees are waived for qualified older adults when they register for credit classes on an audit (no credit received) basis. Students must be at least 60 years old and have lived in Ohio for at least one year. Tuition fee waivers on credit courses for qualifying older adults are processed on a space-available, first come, first served basis.

2

Schedule adjustment and add/drop for a given course must be completed prior to the second meeting of that course but before the end of the schedule adjustment period.

3

Audit means to take a course without receiving college credit or a grade. Courses taken on this basis are not included in the computation of cumulative grade point average and are not applicable to graduation requirements. An audit cannot be reversed once the semester is in session. Courses taken for audit are not covered by Financial Aid or used for calculating course load.

4

A student may elect the S/U grading option in no more than three courses for the associate degree and not more than one course a semester. The S/U option cannot be reversed to a letter grade once the semester is in session. The S/U option for credit may be used only for electives within a degree or certificate program. S means satisfactory and indicates credit was earned. U means unsatisfactory and indicates no credit was earned.

5

Failure to withdraw from a course or courses will result in an F grade(s).

University Partnership colleges and universities follow the academic calendar of their institution found in their individual college catalog and website.