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Academic Calendar

Fall 2019

August 14 (W) Reporting day for Faculty-Awards Breakfast (office closed)
August 15 (TH) Registration (8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
August 19 (M) Last day for online Registration
August 19 (M) Orientation for all new and returning students (Helena-West Helena)
  Nursing Orientation in Helena (All students admitted to ADN Program)
  Nursing Orientation in DeWitt (All students admitted to the PN Program)
August 20 (T) Orientation for all new and returning students (DeWitt, H-W.Helena, Stuttgart)
August 21 (W) Day and evening classes begin - Online classes begin
August 28 (W) Last day for 100% refund
September 2 (M) Labor Day holiday (no classes, office closed)
September 9 (M) Last date to complete app file for current semester; Last day for 50% refund
October 17 (TH) Mid-term advisory grades due (4:00 p.m.)
October 16, 17 (W, TH) Online mid-term proctored exams
October 22 (T) Online mid-term advisory grades due
October 25 (F) Faculty/Staff in-service (no day classes but evening and weekend classes meet); Offices closed.
November 4 (M) Last day to drop and receive a "W"
  Spring registration begins
November 27 (W) Faculty and students do not report (no classes, offices open)
November 28-29 (TH-F) Thanksgiving holiday (No classes, offices closed)
December 2 (M) Offices open, classes resume (8:00 a.m.)
December 5 (TH) Last day to receive an "EW"
December 9, 10, 11 (M-W) Online final proctored exams
December 6 & 13 (F) Study Days (faculty will be available in their offices from 8:30 a.m.-Noon)
December 10 (T) Last day for classes
December 13 (F) Online grades due
December 11, 12, 16, 17 (W-TH, M-T) Day, evening, and night exams begin Wednesday, December 11
December 18 (W) Final grades due (12:00 noon)
December 19 (TH) December graduation (no commencement)
December 20 (F) Offices closed from 4:30 p.m. until 8:00 a.m. on January 6, 2020 (M)

Spring 2020

January 3 (F)


Offices Open

January 6 (M)


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

January 7 (T)


Registration (8:00 am-6:00 pm) (Last day for online registration)

January 8 (W)


Day and evening classes begin; Online classes begin

January 15 (W)


Last day for 100% refund

January 20 (M)


Martin Luther King holiday (No classes, offices closed)

January 27 (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 4-5 (W-TH)


Online Mid-term proctored exams

March 10 (T)


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

March 23-27 (M-F)


Spring Break

March 27 (F)


Spring Break Friday (no classes, offices closed)

March 30 (M)


Classes resume (8:00 am)

April 2 (TH)


Last day to drop and receive a "W"

April 6 (M)


Summer & Fall registration begins

April 23 (TH)


Last day to receive an "EW"

April 27-29 (M-W)


Online final proctored exams

April 30 (TH)


Last day for classes

May 1 (F)


Study Day (faculty will be available in their offices from 8:30 am to noon) Online grades due

May 4-7 (M-TH)


Day and evening exams begin Monday, May 4

May 11 (M)


Final grades due (12:00 noon)

May 14 (TH)


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

May 15 (F)


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

May 25 (M)


Memorial Day Holiday (offices closed)

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Fall 2019 Academic Calendar pdf 175 KB
Spring 2020 Academic Calendar pdf 188 KB