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Academic Calendar

Fall 2015

August 24  (Monday)Fall Quarter books available online and in-store
September 14  (Monday)Fall Quarter tuition due
September 18  (Friday)Last day for 100% refund for Fall Quarter (See note below)
September 20  (Sunday)Last day for 100% refund for Fall Quarter (Online classes only) (See note below)
September 21  (Monday)Fall Quarter classes begin
September 23  (Wednesday)Last day to register without instructor signature (See note below)
September 23  (Wednesday)Last day to access web registration for Fall classes
September 25  (Friday)Last day for 80% refund (See note below)
October 2  (Friday)Last day to add credit classes (Instructor signature required)
Last day to drop a class with no grade reported (No instructor signature required)
(See note below)
October 9  (Friday)Last day for 40% refund (See note below)
October 9  (Friday)Last day to choose “S/U” option (See note below)
October 19  (Monday)Last day to change audit status (See note below)
October 20  (Tuesday)Educational Planning Day—No daytime classes
Classes starting at 3:00 or after will meet
November 2  (Monday)Winter quarter registration begins for currently enrolled students
November 11  (Wednesday)Veterans Day observed—NO CLASSES--COLLEGE CLOSED
November 12  (Thursday)Winter Quarter open enrollment begins
November 13  (Friday)Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (Instructor signature required)
(See note below)
November 25-27Thanksgiving Break—NO CLASSES
Offices open November 25—NO CLASSES
COLLEGE CLOSED NOVEMBER 26-27
December 4  (Friday)Last day of Fall Quarter classes
December 7-10Fall Quarter final exams
December 9-11Fall Quarter book buy-back
December 10  (Thursday)Fall Quarter degree applications due
December 15  (Tuesday)Grades available on web
January 4  (Monday)Winter Quarter classes begin

(Note:  Early/late starting and short courses have pro-rated deadlines.  Check with Enrollment Services, Bldg. 7, for details.)

Winter 2016

November 2  (Monday)Winter Quarter enrollment begins for currently-enrolled students
November 12  (Thursday)Winter Quarter open enrollment begins
December 7  (Monday)Winter Quarter books available online and in-store
December 17  (Thursday)Winter Quarter tuition due
December 31  (Thursday)Last day for 100% refund for Winter Quarter (campus)
(See note below)
January 3  (Sunday)Last day for 100% refund for Winter Quarter (online)
(See note below)
January 4  (Monday)Winter Quarter classes begin
January 6  (Wednesday)Last day to register without instructor signature
(See note below)
January 6  (Wednesday)Last day to access web registration for Winter classes
January 8  (Friday)Last day for 80% refund
January 15  (Friday)Last day to add credit classes (Instructor signature required)
Last day to drop a class with no grade reported (No instructor signature required)
(See note below)
January 18  (Monday)Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday—NO CLASSES--COLLEGE CLOSED
January 22  (Friday)Last day for 40% refund
(See note below)
January 25  (Monday)Last day to choose “S/U” option
(See note below)
February 2  (Tuesday)Last day to change audit status
(See note below)
February 4 (Thursday)Educational Planning Day—NO DAYTIME CLASSES
Classes starting at 3:00 or after will meet
February 15  (Monday)Presidents Day observed—NO CLASSES--COLLEGE CLOSED
February 16  (Tuesday)Spring Quarter enrollment begins for currently enrolled students
February 25  (Thursday)Spring Quarter open enrollment begins
February 26  (Friday)Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W”
(See note below)
March 14  (Monday)Last day of Winter Quarter classes
March 15-18Winter Quarter final exams
March 16-18Winter Quarter book buyback
March 18  (Friday)Winter Quarter degree applications due
March 22  (Tuesday)Winter Quarter grades available on web
March 28  (Monday)Spring Quarter classes begin

(Note:  Early/late starting and short courses have pro-rated deadlines.  Check with Enrollment Services, Building 7, for details.)

Spring 2016

February 16  (Tuesday)Spring Quarter enrollment begins for currently enrolled students
February 25  (Tuesday)Spring Quarter open enrollment begins
February 29  (Monday)Spring Quarter books available online and in-store
March 10  (Thursday)Spring  Quarter tuition due
March 25  (Friday)Last day for 100% refund for Spring Quarter (campus)
(See note below)
March 27  (Sunday)Last day for 100% refund for Spring Quarter (online)
(See note below)
March 28  (Monday)Spring Quarter classes begin
March 30  (Wednesday)Last day to register without instructor signature
(See note below)
March 30  (Wednesday)Last day to access web registration for Spring classes
April 1  (Friday)Last day for 80% refund
April 8  (Friday)Last day to add credit classes (Instructor signature required)
Last day to drop a class with no grade reported (No instructor signature required)
(See note below)
April 15  (Friday)Last day for “S/U” option
(See note below)
April 18  (Monday)Last day for 40% refund
(See note below)
April 22  (Friday)Faculty & Staff Professional Development Day—NO CLASSES
April 26  (Tuesday)Last day to change audit status
(See note below)
April 28  (Thursday)Spring Quarter degree applications due
May 4  (Wednesday)Educational Planning Day—NO DAYTIME CLASSES
Classes starting at 3:00 or after will meet
May 16  (Monday)Summer and Fall registration begins for currently enrolled students
May 23  (Monday)Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (Instructor signature required)
May 25  (Wednesday)Summer and Fall Quarter open enrollment begins
May 30  (Monday)Memorial Day observed—NO CLASSES--COLLEGE CLOSED
June 6  (Monday)Last day of Spring Quarter classes
June 7-10Spring Quarter final exams
June 8-10Spring Quarter book buyback
June 11  (Saturday)TCC Commencement—Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center—10 am
June 14  (Tuesday)Grades available on web

(Note:  Early/late starting and short courses have pro-rated deadlines.  Check with Enrollment Services, Bldg. 7, for details.)

 

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