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Academic Calendar

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.)

Summer 2016

May 16  (Monday)Summer/Fall enrollment begins for currently enrolled students
May 23  (Monday)Summer Quarter books available online and in-store
May 25  (Wednesday)Summer/Fall open enrollment begins
June 2  (Thursday)Summer Quarter tuition due
June 17  (Friday)Last day for 100% refund for Summer Quarter (campus)  (See note below)
June 19  (Sunday)Last day for 100% refund for Summer Quarter (online)  (See note below)
June 20  (Monday)Summer Quarter classes begin
June 20  (Monday)Summer hours begin—college closed on Fridays
June 21  (Tuesday)Last day to register without instructor signature  (See note below)
June 21  (Tuesday)Last day to access web registration for Summer classes
June 23  (Thursday)Last day for 80% refund (See note below)
June 30  (Thursday)Last day to add credit classes (Instructor signature required)  (See note below)
Last day to drop a class with no grade reported  (No instructor signature required)  (See note below)
July 4  (Monday)Independence Day observed—college closed
July 5  (Tuesday)Last day for 40% refund  (See note below)
July 12  (Tuesday)Last day to choose “S/U” option  (See note below)
July 13  (Wednesday)Last day to change audit status  (See note below)
July 26  (Tuesday)Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W”  (See note below)
August 8-11Last week of Summer Quarter classes
Note:  Final exams (if applicable) will be held on the last scheduled day for
each class
August 11  (Thursday)Summer Quarter book buy-back
August 11  (Thursday)Summer Quarter degree applications due
August 16  (Tuesday)Grades available on web

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

Fall 2016

August 22  (Monday)Fall Quarter books available online and in-store
September 1  (Thursday)Fall Quarter tuition due
September 16  (Friday)Last day for 100% refund for Fall Quarter (campus)  (See note below)
September 18  (Sunday)Last day for 100% refund for Fall Quarter (online)  (See note below)
September 19  (Monday)Fall Quarter classes begin
September 21  (Wednesday)Last day to register without instructor signature  (See note below)
September 21  (Wednesday)Last day to access web registration for Fall classes
September 23  (Friday)Last day for 80% refund  (See note below)
September 30  (Friday)Last day to add credit classes (Instructor signature required)  (See note below)
Last day to drop a class with no grade reported (No instructor signature required)  (See note below)
October 7  (Friday)Last day for 40% refund  (See note below)
October 7  (Friday)Last day to choose “S/U” option  (See note below)
October 18  (Tuesday)Last day to change audit status  (See note below)
October 18  (Tuesday)Educational Planning Day—No daytime classes--Classes starting at 3:00 or after will meet
October 31  (Monday)Winter quarter registration begins for currently enrolled students
November 7  (Thursday)Winter Quarter open enrollment begins
November 11  (Friday)Veterans Day observed—NO CLASSES—COLLEGE CLOSED
November 14  (Monday)Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (Instructor signature required) (See note below)
November 23-25Thanksgiving Break—NO CLASSES
Offices open November 23—NO CLASSES
COLLEGE CLOSED NOVEMBER 24-25
December 2  (Friday)Last day of Fall Quarter classes
December 5-8Fall Quarter final exams
December 7-9Fall Quarter book buy-back
December 8  (Thursday)Fall Quarter degree applications due
December 13  (Tuesday)Grades available on web
January 3  (Tuesday)Winter Quarter classes begin

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

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