May 17, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar



Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2023 (202310)

Date Description
August 3-18 (Th-F) Faculty Workdays
August 12 (S) Adjunct Faculty Orientation
August 14 (M) New Student Orientation
August 15 (T) New Student Orientation
August 17 (Th) New Student Orientation
August 18 (F) Late Registration
August 19 (S) New Student Orientation
Fall Semester - 16 Weeks  
August 21 (M) Classes Begin
August 21-25 (M-F) Drop/Add Period
September 4 (M) Labor Day (College Closed) No Classes
September 25 (M) Registration Open for Spring Semester
October 10 (T) Midterm Grades Due at Noon
October 12-13 (Th-F) No Classes -Fall Break Faculty Workdays/Inservice
October 14 (S) No Saturday Class for Fall Break
November 8 (W) Last Day to Withdraw with “W”
November 10 (F) Veterans’ Day/No Classes
November 22-24 (W-F) Thanksgiving Holidays (College Closed)
December 1 (F) Graduation Application Deadline
December 2 (S) Saturday Classes End
December 6 (W) Classes End
December 7-13 (Th-W) Fall Semester Exams
December 14 (Th) Faculty Workday
December 15 (F) Faculty Workday/Grades Due at Noon
December 18-29 (F-F) Faculty Christmas Holidays
Fall Minimester I - 8 Weeks  
August 21 (M) Classes Begin for Fall Minimester I
August 21-23 (M-W) Drop/Add Period
September 4 (M) Labor Day (College Closed) No classes
September 14 (Th) Midterm Grades Due at Noon
September 25 (M) Registration Open for Spring Semester
September 28 (Th) Last Day to Withdraw with “W”
October 10 (T) Classes End - Exams During Regular Class Times
October 11 (W) Grades Due for Fall Minimester I at Noon
Fall Minimester II - 8 Weeks  
October 16 (M) Classes Begin for Fall Minimester II
October 16-18 (M-W) Drop/Add Period
November 6 (M) Midterm Grades Due at Noon
November 10 (F) Veterans’ Day (No Classes)
November 21 (T) Last Day to Withdraw with “W”
November 22-24 (W-F) Thanksgiving Holidays (College Closed)
December 1 (F) Graduation Application Deadline
December 6 (W) Classes End for Fall Minimester II
December 7-13 (Th-W) Exams for Fall Minimester II
December 14 (Th) Faculty Workday
December 15 (F) Faculty Workday/Grade for Fall Due at Noon
Fall 5M1 - 5 Weeks  
August 21 (M) Classes Begin for Fall 5M1
August 21-23 (M-W) Drop/Add Period
September 4 (M) Labor Day (College Closed) No Classes
September 12 (T) Last Day to Withdraw with “W”
September 21 (Th) Classes End for 5M1-Exams During Regular Class Time
September 22 (F) Grades Due for 5M1 at Noon
Fall 5M2 - 5 Weeks  
September 25 (M) Classes Begin for Fall 5M2
September 25-27 (M-W) Drop/Add Period
September 25 (M) Registration Open for Spring Semester
October 12-13 (Th-F) No Classes - Fall Break Faculty Workdays/Inservice
October 18 (W) Last Day to Withdraw with “W”
October 26 (Th) Classes End for 5M2-Exams During Regular Class Time
October 27 (F) Grades Due for 5M2 at Noon
Fall 5M3 - 5 Weeks  
October 30 (M) Classes Begin for Fall 5M3
October 30-November 1 (M-W) Drop/Add Period
November 10 (F) Veterans’ Day (No Classes)
November 22-24 (W-F) Thanksgiving Holidays (College Closed)
November 27 (M) Last Day to Withdraw with “W”
December 1 (F) Graduation Application Deadline
December 6 (W) Classes End for 5M3
December 7-13 (Th-W) Exams for 5M3-During Regular Class Time
December 14 (Th) Faculty Workday
December 15 (F) Faculty Workday/Grades Due at Noon
10-Week Session  
September 25 (M) Registration Open for Spring Semester
September 26 (T) Classes Begin for 10-Week Session
September 26-28 (T-Th) Drop/Add Period
October 12-13 (Th-F) No Classes-Fall Break Faculty Workdays/Inservice
October 31 (T) Midterm Grades Due at Noon
November 10 (F) Veterans’ Day (No Classes)
November 16 (Th) Last Day to Withdraw with “W”
November 22-24 (W-F) Thanksgiving Holidays (College Closed)
December 1 (F) Graduation Application Deadline
December 6 (W) Classes End for 10-Week Session
December 7-13 (Th-W) Exams for 10-Week Session
December 14 (Th) Faculty Workday
December 15 (F) Faculty Workday/Grades Due at Noon
Weekend College WE  
August 25 (F) Classes Begin for Weekend College
August 25-29 (F-T) Drop/Add Period
September 1-2 (F-S) Labor Day (No Classes)
September 25 (M) Registration Open for Spring Semester
October 13 (F) Midterm Grades Due at Noon
October 13-14 (F-S) No Classes-Fall Break
November 9 (Th) Last Day to Withdraw with “W”
November 10 (F) Veterans’ Day (N Classes)
November 24-25 (F-S) Thanksgiving Holidays (College Closed)
December 1 (F) Graduation Application Deadline
December 1-2 (F-S) Classes End for Weekend College
December 8-9 (F-S) Exams for Weekend College
December 14 (Th) Faculty Workday
December 15 (F) Faculty Workday/Grades Due at Noon

Spring Semester 2024 (202320)

Date Description
January 1 (M) College Closed Holiday
January 2-9 (T-T) College Reopens - Faculty Workdays
January 9 (T) Late Registration
January 6 (S) New Student Orientation
Spring Semester-16 Weeks  
January 10 (W) Classes Begin
January 10-16 (W-T) Drop/Add Period
January 15 (M) Martin Luther King Holiday (College Closed) (Faculty/Staff Holiday)
February 26 (M) Registration Open for Summer Semester
February 28 (W) Midterm Grades Due at Noon
March 4-8 (M-F) Spring Break (No Classes) - Faculty Holidays
March 27 (W) Last Day to Withdraw with “W”
April 1 (M) Graduation Application Deadline
April 1 (M) Registration Open for Fall Semester
April 24 (W) Classes End for Spring Semester
April 25-May 1 (Th-W) Spring Semester Exams
May 2 (Th) Faculty Work Day/Grades Due by 12 Noon
May 3 (F) Faculty Work Day/Graduation 
Sumter County Civic Center
Spring Minimester I-8 Weeks  
January 10 (W) Classes Begin
January 10-12 (W-F) Drop/Add Period
January 15 (M) Martin Luther King Holiday (College Closed) (Faculty/Staff Holiday)
February 5 (M) Midterm Grades Due at Noon
February 15 (Th) Last Day to Withdraw with “W”
February 26 (M) Registration Open for Summer Semester
February 28 (W) Classes End for Spring Minimester I
February 27-28 (T-W) Exams for Spring Minimester I–During regular class time
February 29 (Th) Grades Due Spring Minimester I
Spring Minimester II-8 Weeks  
March 11 (M) Classes Begin for Spring Minimester II
March 11-13 (M-W) Drop/Add Period
April 1 (M) Graduation Application Deadline
April 1 (M) Midterm Grades Due at Noon
April 1 (M) Registration Open for Fall Semester
April 11 (Th) Last Day to Withdraw with “W”
April 24 (W) Classes End for Spring Minimester II
April 25-May 1 (Th-W) Exams for Spring Minimester II
May 2 (Th) Grades Due Spring Minimester II at 12 Noon
May 3 (F) Graduation - Sumter County Civic Center
Spring 5M1-5 Weeks  
January 10 (W) Classes Begin
January 10-12 (W-F) Drop/Add Period
January 15 (M) Martin Luther King Holiday (College Closed) (Faculty/Staff Holiday)
February 1 ( Th) Last Day to Withdraw with “W”
February 13 (T) Classes End for Spring 5M1-Exams During Regular Class Time
February 14 (W) Grades Due for Spring 5M1 at Noon
Spring 5M2-5 Weeks  
February 15 (Th) Classes Begin for Spring 5M2
February 15-19 (Th-M) Drop/Add Period
February 26 (M) Registration Open for Summer Semester
March 4-8 (M-F) Spring Break (No Classes) Faculty Holidays
March 14 (Th) Last Day to Withdraw with “W”
March 26 (T) Classes End for Spring 5M2-Exams During Regular Class Time
March 27 (W) Grades Due for Spring 5M2 at Noon
Spring 5M3-5 Weeks  
March 28 (Th) Classes Begin for Spring 5M3
March 28- April 1 (Th-M) Drop/Add Period
April 1 (M) Graduation Application Deadline
April 1 (M) Registration Open for Fall Semester
April 22 (M) Last Day to Withdraw with “W”
April 30 (T) Classes End for Spring 5M3
May 1 (W) Exams for Spring 5M3
May 2 (Th) Grades Due for Spring 5M3 at Noon
May 3 (F) Graduation - Sumter County Civic Center
10-Week Session  
February 12 (M) Classes Begin for 10-Week Session
February 12-14 (M-W) Drop/Add Period
February 26 (M) Registration Open for Summer Semester
March 4-8 (M-F) Spring Break (No Classes) Faculty Holidays
March 21 (Th) Midterm Grades Due at Noon
April 1 (M) Graduation Application Deadline
April 1 (M) Registration Open for Fall Semester
April 10 (W) Last Day to Withdraw with “W”
April 24 (W) Classes End for 10-Week Session
April 25-May 1 (Th-W) Exams for 10-Week Session
May 2 (Th) Grades Due for 10-Week Session at Noon
May 3 (F) Graduation - Sumter County Civic Center
Weekend College WE  
January 26 (F) Classes Begin for Weekend College
Jan 26-30 (F-T) Drop/Add Period
February 26 (M) Registration Open for Summer Semester
March 8-9 (F-S) Spring Break (No Classes) - Faculty Holidays
March 12 (T) Midterm Grades Due at Noon
March 25 (M) Last Day to Withdraw with “W”
April 1 (M) Graduation Application Deadline
April 1 (M) Registration Open for Fall Semester
April 26-27 (F-S) Exams for Weekend College
May 2 (Th) Grades Due for Weekend College at Noon
May 3 (F) Graduation - Sumter County Civic Center

Summer Semester 2024 (202330)*

Date Description
May 6-14 (M-T) Faculty Workdays
May 14 (T) Late Registration
Summer Session 10WK  
April 1 (M) Graduation Application Deadline
May 15 (W) Classes Begin
May 15-17 (W-F) Drop/Add Period
May 27 (M) Memorial Day - College Closed
May 31 (F) Faculty Workday
June 17 (M) Midterm Grades Due at Noon
July 1-5 (M-F) Summer Break - (No Classes) Faculty Holidays
July 16 (T) Last Day to Withdraw with “W”
July 30 (T) Classes End for Summer Session
July 31 (W) Faculty Workday/Grades Due at Noon
Summer Session - 8WK  
May 29 (W) Classes Begin for Summer Session - 8wk
May 29-31 (W-F) Drop/Add Period
June 25 (T) Midterm Grades Due at Noon
July 1-5 (M-F) Summer Break - (No classes) Faculty Holidays
July 18 (Th) Last Day to Withdraw with “W”
July 30 (T) Classes End for Summer Session
July 31 (W) Faculty Workday/Grade Due at Noon
Summer Session I - 5 WK  
May 15 (W) Classes Begin for Summer Session I
May 15-17 (W-F) Drop/Add Period
May 27 (M) Memorial Day/No Classes (College Closed)
May 31 (F) Faculty Workday
June 12 (W) Last Day to Withdraw with “W”
June 19 (W) Classes End for Summer Session I
June 20 (Th) Grades Due for Summer Session I 12:00 Noon
Summer Session II - 5 WK  
June 24 (M) Classes Begin for Summer Session II
June 24-26 (M-W) Drop/Add Period
July 1-5 (M-F) Summer Break (No Classes) Faculty Holidays
July 23 (T) Last Day to Withdraw with “W”
July 30 (T) Classes End for Summer Session II
July 31 (W) Faculty Work Day/Grades Due at Noon
*Summer Exams During Last Day of Class
5M1 Exam Time Exam Date
Regular Class Period Regular Class Time Wednesday, June 19

 

10wks, 8wks, and 5M2 Exam Time Exam Date
Monday/Wednesday Classes Regular Class Time Monday, July 29
Tuesday/Thursday Classes Regular Class Time Tuesday, July 30