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2016-17 Academic Calendar

Fall 2016

August 15 (M) Reporting day for Faculty-Awards Breakfast (offices closed)
August 16 (T) Registration (8:00 am - 7:00 pm)
August 17 (W) Orientation for all new and returning students (Helena-West Helena
  Nursing orientation in Helena (All students admitted to the ADN Program
  Nursing orientation in DeWitt (All students admitted to the PN Program)
August 18 (TH) Orientation for all new and returning students (DeWitt, Helena-West Helena, Stuttgart)
*August 22 (M) Day and evening classes begin
August 29 (M) Last day for 100% refund
September 5 (M) Labor Day holiday (no classes, offices closed)
September 7 (W) Last date to complete application file for current semester
October 20 (TH) Mid-term advisory grades due (4:00 pm)
October 28 (F) Faculty/Staff inservice (no day classes, but evening and weekend classes meet) Offices closed.
November 3 (TH) Last day to drop and received a "W"
November 7 (M) Spring registration begins
November 23 (W) Faculty and students do not report (no classes, office open)
November 24-25 (TH-F) Thanksgiving holiday (no classes, offices closed)
November 28 (M) Office open, classes resume (8:00 am)
December 1 (TH) Last day to receive an "EW"
December 9 (F) Study Day (faculty will be available in their offices from 8:30 am to noon)
December 12-15 (M-TH)  Day, evening and night exams begin Monday, December 12
December 16 (F) Final grades due (12:00 noon)
December 20 (T) December Graduation (no commencement)
December 20 (T) Offices closed from 4:30 pm until 8:00 am on January 2, 2017 (T)

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)

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Fall 2016 Academic Calendar pdf 164 KB
Spring 2017 Academic Calendar pdf 172 KB