Academic Calendar

Spring 2021

January 4 (M)

Offices open

January 6 (W)    

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

January 7 (TH)

Registration (8:00 am - 6:00 pm) (Last Day for Online Course Registration)

January 11 (M)

Day & evening classes begin.  ONLINE CLASSES BEGIN

January 18 (M)

Martin Luther King Holiday (no classes, offices closed)

January 19 (T)   

Last day for 100% refund

January 27 (W)

Last day to complete application file for current semester/Last day for 50% refund

February 19 (F)

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

March 3, 4 (W & TH)

ONLINE Midterm Proctored Exams

March 9 (T)

Midterm advisory grades due (4:00 pm) ONLINE MIDTERM GRADES DUE

March 22-26 (M-F)

Spring Break

March 26 (F)

Spring Break Friday (no classes, offices closed)

March 29 (M)

Classes resume (8:00 am)

April 1 (TH)

Last day to drop and receive a “W”

April 5 (M)

Summer & Fall registration begins

April 22 (TH)

Last day to receive an “EW”

April 27, 28, 29 (T-TH)

ONLINE Final Proctored Exams

April 29 (TH)

Last day for classes

April 30 (F)

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

May 3, 4, 5, 6 (M-TH)

Day and evening exams begin Monday, May 3

May 6 (TH)

ONLINE GRADES DUE

May 10 (M)

Final grades due (12:00 noon)

May 13 (TH)

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

May 14 (F)

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

May 31 (M)

Memorial Day Holiday (offices closed)

Summer 2021

June 1 (T)

Last Day to Register for Online Courses

June 2 (W)

Summer I begins ONLINE CLASSES BEGIN

June 3 (TH)

Last day for 100% refund

June 24 (TH) 

Last day to drop and receive a “W”

July 1 (TH)

Last day to receive an “EW”

July 5 (M)

July 4th Holiday

July 12 (M)

Summer I ends (last day of class-final grades dues 4:30 p.m.)

July 27, 28 (W-TH) 

ONLINE Final Proctored Exams

July 30 (T)

ONLINE Final Grades Due

Summer Extended 2021

June 2 (W)

Summer I Extended begins

June 3 (TH)

Last day for 100% refund

July 5 (M)

July 4th Holiday

July 7 (W)

Last day to drop and receive a “W”

July 15 (TH)

Last day to receive an “EW”

July 22 (TH)

Summer I Extended ends (Final grades due by 4:30 p.m.)

Fall 2021

August 16 (M) Reporting day for Faculty/Staff Awards Breakfast (office closed)
August 17 (T) Registration (8:00 am - 6:00 pm)
August 17 (T) Last Day for Online Course Registration
August 18 (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 19 (TH) Orientation for all new and returning students (All Campuses) 
August 23 (M) Day & evening classes begin, Fast Track 1 begins, Online classes begin.
August 30 (M) Last day for 100% refund
September 6 (M) Labor Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
September 8 (W) Last day to complete application file for current semester/Last day for 50% refund
October 13-14 (W & TH) Online Midterm Proctored Exams & Fast Track 1 Final Exams
October 15 (F) Midterm advisory grades due (4:00 pm)
October 19 (T) Online Midterm Advisory Grades due & Fast Track 2 begins
October 22 (F) Faculty/Staff In-Service (no day classes but evening and weekend classes meet)(offices closed)
November 1 (M) Last day to drop and receive a “W”
November 8 (M) Spring registration begins
November 22-26 (M-F) Faculty and students do not report (no classes, offices open Nov. 22-24)
November 25-26 (TH & F) Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
November 29 (M) Offices open, classes resume (8:00 am)
December 2 (TH) Last day to receive an “EW”
December 6, 7, 8 (M, T, W) Online Final Proctored Exams & Fast Track 2 Final Exams
December 9 (TH) Last day for classes
December 9 (TH) Online & Fast Track 2 Grades due
December 10 (F) Study Day (Faculty will be available in their offices from 8:30 am to noon)
December 13, 14, 15, 16 (M, T, W, TH) Day, evening, and night exams begin Monday, Dec.13
December 17 (F) Final grades due (12:00 noon)
December 21 (T) December Graduation (no commencement)
December 21 (T) Offices closed from 4:30 pm until 8:00 am on 1/4/22 (T)
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