Academic Calendar

Summer 2024

DATE INFORMATION
Summer 1 2024
May 29 (W) Last day to register for online courses
May 29 (W) Summer I begins and Online classes begin
May 30 (TH) Last day for 100% refund
June 19 (W) Juneteenth - College Celebration - College open
June 20 (TH) Last day to drop and received a "W"
June 24 (M) Last day to receive an "EW"
July 3 (W) Last day of classes for Summer 1; Face-to face summer classes end
July 3 (W) Summer face-to-face class grades due by 4:30 pm; Online courses continue
July 4 (TH) July 4th Holiday (college closed)
July 10 (W) Last day to receive an
July 17 (W) Online final grades due
Summer 1 Extended 2024
May 29 (W) Summer Extended begins
June 19 (W) Juneteenth - College Celebration (college open)
June 20 (TH) Last day to drop and receive a "W"
June 27 (TH) Last day for 100% refund
July 4 (TH) July 4th Holiday (college closed)
July 10 (W) Last day to receive an "EW"
July 17 (W) Summer 1 Extended ends (Final grades due by 4:30 pm)
Summer II 2024
July 8 (M) Summer II begins
July 9 (T) Last day for 100% refund
July 25 (TH) Last day to drop and receive a "W"
August 1 (TH) Last day to receive an "EW"
August 5 (M) Summer II ends; Final grades due by 4:30 pm

Fall 2024

Date Information
August 12 (M) Reporting day for Faculty/Staff-Awards Breakfast (offices closed)
August 13 (T) Registration (8:00 am - 6:00 pm)
August 13 (T) Last Day for Online Course Registration
August 14 (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 15 (TH) Orientation for all new and returning students (Arkansas County Campuses Only); Technology Orientation (Helena Campus)
August 19 (M) Day & evening classes begin, Fast Track 1 begins, Online classes begin
August 26 (M) Last day for 100% refund
September 2 (M) Labor Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
September 4 (W) Last day to complete application file for current semester/Last day for 50% refund
October 14-15 (M & T) Online Midterm Proctored Exams & Fast Track 1 Final Exams
October 15 (T) Online Midterm Advisory Grades due & Fast Track 1 ends
October 16 (W) Fast Track 2 Begins
October 25 (F) Faculty/Staff In-Service (no day classes but evening and weekend classes meet) (offices closed)
November 1 (F) Last day to drop and receive a “W”
November 4 (M) Spring registration begins
November 25-29 (M-F) Faculty and students do not report (no classes, offices open Nov. 25-27)
November 28-29 (TH & F) Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
December 2 (M) Offices open, classes resume (8:00 am)
December 2 (M) Last day to receive an “EW”
December 4, 5, 6 (W, TH, F) Online Final Proctored Exams & Fast Track 2 Final Exams
December 5 (TH) Last day for classes
December 6 (F) Study Day (Faculty will be available in their offices from 8:30 am to noon)
December 9-12 (M, T, W, TH) Day, evening, and night exams begin
December 17 (T) End of Term (additional work must be completed, Independent Study and Incomplete forms must be on file)
December 19 (TH) Final grades due (12:00 noon)
December 20 (F) December Graduation (no commencement)
December 20 (F) Offices closed from 4:30 pm until 8:00 am on 1/3/25 (F)

Spring 2025

Date Information
January 3 (F) Offices open
January 8 (W) Reporting day for faculty (8:00 am); Faculty/Staff In-Service
January 9 (TH) Registration (8:00 am - 6:00 pm); Last day for online course registration
January 13 (M) Day and evening classes begin; Online and Fast Track 1 classes begin
January 20 (M) Martin Luther King Holiday (no classes, office closed)
January 21 (T) Last day for 100% refund
January 29 (M) Last day to complete application file for current semester/Last day for 50% refund
February 21 (F) Faculty/Staff In-service (no day classes but extended day and evening classes meet)
March 6 & 10 (TH & M) Online Midterm Proctored Exams & Fast Track 1 Final Exam
March 11 (T) Midterm advisory grades due; Online Midterm grades due (4:00 pm); Fast Track 1 ends
March 12 (W) Fast Track 2 begins
March 24-28 (M-F) Spring Break
March 28 (F) Spring Break Friday (no classes, office closed)
March 31 (M) Classes resume (8:00 am)
April 3 (TH) Last day to drop and receive a "W"
April 3 (TH) Summer and Fall registration begins
April 24 (TH) Last day to receive an "EW"
May 1 (TH) Last day for classes
May 2 (F) Study Day (Faculty will be available in their office from 8:30 am to noon
May 5 & 6 (M & T) Online and Fast Track 2 final proctored exams
May 5-8 (M-TH) Day and evening exams begin
May 8 (TH) End of Term (Additional work must be completed; Independent Study and Incomplete forms must be on file)
May 12 (M) Final grades due (12:00 noon)
May 15 (TH) Graduation Arkansas County at the Grand Prairie Center (7:00 pm)
May 16(F) Graduation Phillips County at the Hendrix Fine Arts Center Lily Peter Auditorium (7:00 pm)
May 26 (M) Memorial Day Holiday (office closed)