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2016-17 Academic Calendar

Spring 2017

January 3 (T)

Office Open

January 11 (W)

Reporting day for Faculty (8:00 am); Faculty/Staff In-Service

January 12 (TH)

Registration (8:00 am – 7:00 pm)

January 16 (TH)

Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (no classes, offices closed)

*January 17 (T)

Day and evening classes begin

January 24 (T)

Last day for 100% refund

February 2 (TH)

Last day to complete application file for current semester

February 17 (F)

Faculty/Staff In-Service (no day classes but extended day and evening classes meet

March 16 (TH)

Mid-term advisory grades due (4:00 pm)

March 17 (F)

Spring Break begins at 4:30 pm (no classes, office open)

March 20-24 (M-F)

Spring Break

March 24 (F)

Spring Break Friday (no classes, offices closed)

March 27 (M)

Classes resume (8:00 am)

March 28 (T)

Last day to drop and receive a “W”

April 3 (M)

Summer and Fall registration begins

May 2 (T)

Last day to receive an “EW”

May 5 (F)

Study Day (faculty will be available in their offices from 8:30 am till noon)

May 8-11 (M-TH)

Day and evening exams begin Monday , May 8

May 15 (M)

Final grades due (12:00 noon)

May 18 (TH)

Graduation Arkansas County at Grand Prairie Center (7:00 pm)

May 19 (F)

Graduation Phillips County at PCCUA Fine Arts Center, Lily Peter Auditorium (7:00 pm)

May 29 (M)

Memorial Day holiday (offices closed)

Summer I 2017

June 5 (M) Summer I begins
June 6 (T) Last day for 100% refund
June 22 (TH) Last day to drop and received a "W"
June 29 (TH) Last day to receive an "EW"
July 4 (T) July 4 Holiday
July 6 (TH) Summer I ends (Final grades due at 4:30 pm)

Summer II 2017

July 10 (M) Summer II begins
July 11 (T) Last day for 100% refund
July 27 (TH) Last day to drop and receive a "W"
August 3 (TH) Last day to receive an "EW"
August 10 (TH) Summer II ends (Final grades due by 4:30 pm)

Summer I Extended 2017

June 5 (M) Summer I Extended begins
June 6 (T) Last day for 100% refund
July 4 (T) July 4 Holiday
July 6 (TH) Last day to drop and receive a "W"
July 13 (TH) Last day to receive an "EW"
July 20 (TH) Summer I Extended ends (Final grades due by 4:30 pm)

Fall 2017

August 14 (M) Reporting day for Faculty-Awards Breakfast (office closed)
August 15 (T) Registration (8:00 am - 6:00 pm)
August 16 (W) Orientation for all new and returning students (Helena-W.Helena) 
  Nursing Orientation in Helena (All students admitted to the ADN Program.)
  Nursing Orientation in DeWitt (All students admitted to the PN Program.)
August 17 (TH) Orientation for all new and returning students (DeWitt, Helena-W.Helena, Stuttgart) 
*August 21 (M) Day & evening classes begin
August 28 (M) Last day for 100% refund
September 4 (M) Labor Day holiday (no classes, offices closed)
September 6 (W) Last date to complete application file for current semester
October 19  (TH) Mid-term advisory grades due (4:00 pm)
October 27 (F) Faculty/Staff In-Service (no day classes but evening and weekend classes meet)  Offices Closed.
November 2 (TH) Last day to drop and receive a “W”
November 6 (M) Spring registration begins
November 22 (W) Faculty and students do not report (no classes, offices open)
November 23-24 (TH-F) Thanksgiving holiday (no classes, offices closed)
November 27 (M) Offices open, classes resume (8:00 am)
November 30 (TH) Last day to receive an “EW”
December 8 (F) Study Day (faculty will be available in their offices from 8:30 am to noon)
December 11, 12, 13, 14,  (M-TH) Day, evening, and night exams begin Monday, December 11.
December 15 (F) Final grades due (12:00 noon)
December 20 (W) December Graduation (no commencement)
December 20 (W) Offices closed from 4:30 pm until 8:00 am on 1/3/18(W) 
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