Catalog 2013-2014

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Calendar Event

Fall 2013

June 15

Registration Begins

August 9

Staff General Assembly-College Closed

August 19-24

Late Registration – All Campuses 

August 19

Faculty In-Service

August 26

Classes Begin

August 26 & 27

Add/Drop for Current Students Only* (Online courses are unavailable during the Add/Drop Period)

September 2

Labor Day Holiday – College Closed

September 9

Official Date of Record

November 16

Last day to drop a class with a “W”

November 27

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

November 28 -
November 30

Thanksgiving Holiday - College Closed

December 2

Classes Resume after Thanksgiving Holiday

December 7

Final exams for Saturday courses

December 9-12

Final exams (see final exam schedule)

December 12 & 13

Commencement Ceremonies

December 13

Term Ends

December 16

Final Grades, Attendance Rosters & Grade Rolls due at Noon

December 18

Christmas & New Year's Holiday - College will close at 3:00 p.m Except for Corinth and Flower Mound Campuses

December 19 -
January 1

Christmas & New Year’s Holiday – College Closed Except for Corinth and Flower Mound Campuses

*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 2013

June 15

Registration Begins

December 9-14

Late Registration – All Campuses

December 16

Classes Begin

December 17

Official Date of Record

December 18

Official Date of Record for online courses 

December 25

Christmas Holiday Observed-College Closed

December 28

Last  day to drop with a "W"

December 31

Final Exams - administered during class; Term ends

January 2

Final Grades, Attendance Rosters & Grade Rolls due at Noon

January 10

Final Exams - online classes; Term ends

January 13

Final Grades online classes, Attendance Rosters & Grade Rolls due at Noon 

Calendar Event

Spring 2014

November 15

Registration Begins

January 1

New Year’s Holiday Observed – College Closed

January 6-11

Late Registration – All Campuses

January 13

Classes begin

January 13 & 14

Add/Drop for Current Students Only* (Online courses are unavailable during the Add/Drop period)

January 20

Martin Luther King Holiday Observed

January 27

Official Date of Record

March 10 - 16

Spring Break – College Closed

April 12

Last day to drop a class with a “W”

May 3

Final exams for Saturday courses

May 5-8

Final exams (see final exam schedule)

May 8 & 9 

Commencement Ceremonies

May 9

 Term Ends

May 12

Final Grades, Attendance Rosters & Grade Rolls due at Noon

*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

May-Mester 2014

November 15

Registration Begins

May 5-10

Late Registration – All Campuses

May 12

Classes Begin

May 13

Official Date of Record

May 24

Last day to drop with a “W

May 26

Memorial Day Holiday - Classes Dismissed – College Closed

May 28

Final Exams – administered during class; Term ends

May 29

Final Grades, Attendance Rosters & Grade Rolls due at Noon

Calendar Event

Summer I 2014 (5-Week Session)

April 15

Registration Begins

May 27-31

Late Registration – All Campuses

June 2

Classes Begin

June 5

Official Date of Record

June 28

Last day to drop with a “W”

July 2

Final exams administered during class; Term ends

July 3

4th of July Holiday Observed-College Closed

July 7

Final Grades, Attendance Rosters & Grade Rolls due at Noon

Calendar Event

Summer II 2014 (5-Week Session)

April 15

Registration Begins

June 30-July 5

Late Registration – All Campuses

July 3

4th of July Holiday Observed- College Closed

July 7

Classes Begin

July 10

Official Date of Record

August 2

Last day to drop with a “W”

August 7

Final exams administered during class; Term ends

August 11

Final Grades, Attendance Rosters & Grade Rolls due at Noon

Calendar Event

Summer III 2014 (10-Week Session)

April 15

Registration Begins

May 27-31

Late Registration – All Campuses

June 2

Classes Begin

June 17

Official Date of Record

July 3

4th of July Holiday Observed – College Closed

July 26

Last day to drop with a “W”

August 7

Final exams administered during class; Term ends

August 11

Final Grades, Attendance Rosters & Grade Rolls due at Noon