Catalog 2012-2013

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Calendar Event

Fall 2012

June 15

Registration Begins

August 17

General Assembly & In-Service

August 24

Late Registration – All Campuses 

August 27

Classes Begin

August 27 & 28

Add/Drop for Current Students Only*

September 3

Labor Day Holiday – College Closed

September 10

Official Date of Record



November 17

Last day to drop a class with a “W”

November 21

Thanksgiving Holiday – College closes at 3:00 p.m.

November 22 -
November 25

Thanksgiving Holiday - College Closed

November 26

Classes Resume after Thanksgiving Holiday

December 8

Final exams for Saturday courses

December 10-13

Final exams (see final exam schedule)

December 14

Commencement Ceremony

December 17

Final Grades, Attendance Rosters & Grade Rolls due at Noon

December 19 -
January 1

Christmas & New Year’s Holiday – College Closed Except for Corinth Campus

*Add/Drop period is officially scheduled for Monday and Tuesday of the first week of classes. However, extensions may be granted to students who meet pre-approved causes for exceptions: (1) a course has not yet met; (2) NCTC error; (3) student formerly attended another higher education institution but was not allowed to re-enroll for academic reasons, or (4) student is admitted and eligible to enroll at NCTC. Any extension request for reasons other than these listed requires approval by an instructional dean or Vice President of Instruction.

Calendar Event      

Mini-Mester 2012

June 15

Registration Begins

December 14

Late Registration – All Campuses

December 17

Classes Begin

December 18

Official Date of Record

December 25

Christmas Holiday Observed-College Closed

December 27

Last  day to drop with a "W"

January 2

Final Exams – administered during class; Term ends

January 3

Final Grades, Attendance Rosters & Grade Rolls due at Noon

January 11

Online Courses Final Exams; Term ends

Calendar Event

Spring 2013

November 15

Registration Begins

January 1

New Year’s Holiday Observed – College Closed

January 11

Late Registration – All Campuses

January 14

Classes begin

January 14 & 15

Add/Drop for Current Students Only*

January 21

Martin Luther King Holiday Observed

January 28

Official Date of Record

March 11 - 17

Spring Break – College Closed

April 13

Last day to drop a class with a “W”

May 4

Final exams for Saturday courses

May 6 - 9

Final exams (see final exam schedule)

May 9 - 10

Commencement Ceremonies

May 13

Final Grades, Attendance Rosters & Grade Rolls due at Noon

*Add/Drop period is officially scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday of the first week of classes. However, extensions may be granted to students who meet pre-approved causes for exceptions: (1) a course has not yet met; (2) NCTC error; (3) student formerly attended another higher education institution but was not allowed to re-enroll for academic reasons, or (4) student is admitted and eligible to enroll at NCTC. Any extension request for reasons other than these listed requires approval by an instructional dean or Vice President of Instruction.

Calendar Event

May-Mester 2013

November 15

Registration Begins

May 10

Late Registration – All Campuses

May 13

Classes Begin

May 14

Official Date of Record

May 24

Last day to drop with a “W”

May 27

Memorial Day Holiday - Classes Dismissed – College Closed

May 29

Final Exams – administered during class; Term ends

May 30

Final Grades, Attendance Rosters & Grade Rolls due at Noon

Calendar Event

Summer I 2013 (5-Week Session)

April 15

Registration Begins

May 30

Late Registration – All Campuses

June 3

Classes Begin

June 6

Official Date of Record

June 29

Last day to drop with a “W”

July 3

Final exams administered during class; Term ends

July 4

4th of July Holiday Observed-College Closed

July 8

Final Grades, Attendance Rosters & Grade Rolls due at Noon

Calendar Event

Summer II 2013 (5-Week Session)

April 15

Registration Begins

July 3

Late Registration – All Campuses

July 4
 4th of July Holiday Observed- College Closed

July 8

Classes Begin

July 11

Official Date of Record

August 3

Last day to drop with a “W”

August 8

Final exams administered during class; Term ends

August 12

Final Grades, Attendance Rosters & Grade Rolls due at Noon

Calendar Event

Summer III 2013 (10-Week Session)

April 15

Registration Begins

May 30

Late Registration – All Campuses

June 3

Classes Begin

June 18

Official Date of Record

July 4

4th of July Holiday Observed – College Closed

July 27

Last day to drop with a “W”

August 8

Final exams administered during class; Term ends

August 12

Final Grades, Attendance Rosters & Grade Rolls due at Noon