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Academic Calendar

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) 

Spring 2018

January 3 (W) Office Open
January 8 (M) Reporting day for Faculty (8:00 am); Faculty/Staff In-service
January 9 (T) Registration (8:00 am - 6:00 pm)
*January 10 (W) Day and evening classes begin
January 15 (M) Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
January 18 (TH) Last day for 100% refund
February 1 (TH) Last day to complete application file for current semester
February 16 (F) Faculty/Staff in-service (no day classes but extended day and evening classes meet)
March 15(TH) Mid-term advisory grades due (4:00 pm)
March 16 (F) Spring Break begins at 4:30 pm (no classes, offices open)
March 19-23 Spring Break
March 23 (F) Spring Break Friday (no classes, offices closed)
March 26 (M) Classes resume (8:00 am)
March 27 (T) Last day to drop and receive a "W"
April 2 (M) Summer and Fall registration begins
April 24 (T) Last day to receive an "EW"
April 27 (F) Study Day (Faculty will be available in their offices from 8:30 am to noon)
April 30, May 1-3 (M-TH) Day and evening exams begin Monday, April 30
May 7 (M) Final grades due (12:00 noon)
May 10 (TH) Graduation Arkansas County at Grand Prairie Center (7:00 pm)
May 11 (F) Graduation Phillips County at PCCUA Fine Arts Center Lily Peter Auditorium (7:00 pm)
May 28 (M) Memorial Day holiday (offices closed)

Summer Terms 2018

Summer I

June 4 (M) Summer I begins
June 5 (T) Last day for 100% refund
June 21 (TH) Last day to drop adn receive a "W"
June 28 (TH) Last day to receive an "EW
July 4 (W) July 4 Holiday
July 5 (TH) Summer I ends (Final grades due 4:30 p.m.)

Summer I Extended

June 4 (M) Summer I Extended begins
June 5 (T) Last day for 100% refund
July 4 (W) 4th of July Holiday
July 5 (TH) Last day to drop and receive a "W"
July 12 (TH) Last day to receive an "EW"
July 19 (TH) Summer I Extended ends (Final grades due 4:30 p.m.)

Summer II

July 9 (M) Summer II begins
July 10 (T) Last day for 100% refund
July 26 (TH) Last day to drop and receive a "W"
August 2 (TH) Last day to receive an "EW"
August 9 (TH) Summer II ends (Final grades due 4:30 p.m.)
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