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Academic Calendar

Who, what, where, when, and why.

Our academic calendar will tell you everything you need to know about deadlines, registration, tuition due dates, holidays, and the beginning and end of each semester.

Spring 2024

Spring 2024 16-Week Session 1: 1/08/2024–5/05/2024
Date Events/Deadlines
October 1
  • Registration for Spring 2024 begins for new and currently enrolled students. Students should make an appointment with their academic advisor.
  • Spring 2024 financial aid application and scholarship priority deadline. View more information on financial aid.
January 4
  • Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 0% down and four payments.
January 3
  • Tuition deadline. Payment arrangements must be made to avoid class cancellation. A $75 reinstatement fee is assessed for students who are cancelled and re-enrolled.
January 8
  • Classwork begins.
  • Last Day for New Students to Apply.
January 14
  • Last day to withdraw and receive 100% tuition refund.
  • Last day to drop without a grade.
  • Last day to add a class.
  • Financial aid enrollment status certification date.
January 15
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (KCTCS Holiday)
January 17
  • No show date-students must attend/participate by the close of business on this date.
January 22
  • Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 25% down and three payments.
January 28
  • Financial Aid disbursement for all students enrolled in 16 week and 1st 8-week courses.
February 1
  • Financial Aid refunds begin
February 5
  • Last day to withdraw with a 50% tuition refund.
February 19
  • President's Day Holiday (Ƶ closed).
March 1
  • Last day to file an application for a Spring 2024 credential (certificate, diploma, degree) with the Registrar’s office.
  • Registration begins for currently enrolled and new students for Summer and Fall 2024.
    • Students should make an appointment with their academic advisor.
    • Students must have completed the admission process.
    • Scholarship priority deadline.
  • for 2024-2025 aid year opens.
March 4
  • Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 50% down and two payments.
March 5
  • Midterm.
  • Last day for students-at their discretion-to officially withdraw and receive a grade of ‘W’.
  • Last day to change from credit to audit.
March 4–10
  • Spring Break.
March 29
  • Good Friday Holiday ½ day (KCTCS Holiday). Campuses close at 11:45AM.
April 26
  • Last day for a student-at the discretion of the instructor to officially withdraw and receive a grade of a ‘W’.
April 29-May 3
  • Final Examinations.
May 3
  • Class Work Ends.
May 5
  • End of Spring 2024 Session
May 6
  • Last day to enter grades
Spring 2024 First 8-Week Session 8W1: 1/08/2024–3/03/2024
Date Events/Deadlines
October 1
  • Registration for Spring 2024 begins for new and currently enrolled students. Students should make an appointment with their academic advisor.
  • Spring 2024 financial aid application and scholarship priority deadline. View more information on financial aid.
January 5
  • Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 0% down and four payments.
January 3
  • Tuition deadline. Payment arrangements must be made to avoid class cancellation. A $75 reinstatement fee is assessed for students who are cancelled and re-enrolled.
January 8
  • Classwork begins.
  • Last Day for New Students to Apply.
January 11
  • Last day to withdraw and receive 100% tuition refund.
  • Last day to drop without a grade.
  • Last day to add a class.
January 14
  • Financial aid enrollment status certification date.
January 15
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (KCTCS Holiday) College closed
January 17
  • No show date-students must attend/participate by the close of business on this date.
January 22
  • Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 25% down and three payments.
January 28
  • Financial Aid disbursement for all students enrolled in 16 week and 1st 8-week courses.
January 22
  • Last day to withdraw with a 50% tuition refund.
February 1
  • Financial Aid refunds begin
February 4
  • Midterm.
  • Last day for students-at their discretion-to officially withdraw and receive a grade of ‘W’.
  • Last day to change from credit to audit.
February 19
  • President's Day Holiday (Ƶ closed).
February 22
  • Last day for a student-at the discretion of the instructor to officially withdraw and receive a grade of a ‘W’.
March 1
  • Last day to file an application for a Spring 2024 credential (certificate, diploma, degree) with the Registrar’s office.
  • Registration begins for currently enrolled and new students for Summer and Fall 2024.
    • Students should make an appointment with their academic advisor.
    • Students must have completed the admission process.
    • Scholarship priority deadline.
  • for 2024-2025 aid year opens.
March 4
  • Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 50% down and two payments.
Refer to Syllabus
  • Final Examinations.
March 1
  • Class Work Ends.
March 3
  • End of Spring 2024 1st 8-week Session
March 4
  • Last day to enter grades
March 4–10
  • Spring Break.
Spring 2024 12-Week Session 12W: 2/05/2024–5/05/2024
Date Events/Deadlines
October 1
  • Registration for Spring 2024 begins for new and currently enrolled students. Students should make an appointment with their academic advisor.
  • Spring 2024 financial aid application and scholarship priority deadline. View more information on financial aid.
January 5
  • Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 0% down and four payments.
January 14
  • Financial aid enrollment status certification date.
January 22
  • Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 25% down and three payments.
January 30
  • Tuition deadline. Payment arrangements must be made to avoid class cancellation. A $75 reinstatement fee is assessed for students who are cancelled and re-enrolled.
February 5
  • Classwork begins.
  • Last Day for New Students to Apply.
February 9
  • Last day to withdraw and receive 100% tuition refund.
  • Last day to drop without a grade.
  • Last day to add a class.
February 18
  • Financial Aid disbursement for  students enrolled in 12 week courses.
February 22
  • Financial Aid refunds begin
February 26
  • Last day to withdraw with a 50% tuition refund.
March 1
  • Last day to file an application for a Spring 2024 credential (certificate, diploma, degree) with the Registrar’s office.
  • Registration begins for currently enrolled and new students for Summer and Fall 2024
    • Students should make an appointment with their academic advisor.
    • Students must have completed the admission process.
    • Scholarship priority deadline.
  • for 2024-2025 aid year opens.
March 4
  • Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 50% down and two payments.
March 4–10
  • Spring Break.
March 21
  • Midterm.
  • Last day for students-at their discretion-to officially withdraw and receive a grade of ‘W’.
  • Last day to change from credit to audit.
March 29
  • Good Friday Holiday ½ day (KCTCS Holiday). Campuses close at 11:45AM.
April 26
  • Last day for a student at the discretion of the instructor to officially withdraw and receive a grade of a ‘W’.
April 29-May 3
  • Final Examinations.
May 3
  • Class Work Ends.
May 5
  • End of Fall 2023 Session
May 6
  • Last Day to Enter Grades.
Spring 2024 Second 8-Week Session 8W3: 3/11/2024–5/5/2024
Date Events/Deadlines
October 1
  • Registration for Spring 2024 begins for new and currently enrolled students. Students should make an appointment with their academic advisor.
  • Spring 2024 financial aid application and scholarship priority deadline. View more information on financial aid.
January 5
  • Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 0% down and four payments.
 March 6
  • Tuition deadline. Payment arrangements must be made to avoid class cancellation. A $75 reinstatement fee is assessed for students who are cancelled and re-enrolled.
January 14
  • Financial aid enrollment status certification date.
January 22
  • Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 25% down and three payments.
March 1
  • Last day to file an application for a Spring 2024 credential (certificate, diploma, degree) with the Registrar’s office.
  • Registration begins for currently enrolled and new students for Summer and Fall 2024.
    • Students should make an appointment with their academic advisor.
    • Students must have completed the admission process.
    • Scholarship priority deadline.
  • for 2024-2025 aid year opens.
March 4
  • Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 50% down and two payments.
March 4-10
  • Fall Break.
March 11
  • Classwork begins.
  • Last Day for New Students to Apply.
March 14
  • Last day to withdraw and receive 100% tuition refund.
  • Last day to drop without a grade.
  • Last day to add a class.
March 20
  • No show date-students must attend/participate by the close of business on this date.
March 24
  • Financial Aid disbursement for all students in a 2nd 8 week class
March 25
  • Last day to withdraw with a 50% tuition refund.
March 28
  • Financial Aid refunds begin
March 29
  • Good Friday Holiday ½ day (KCTCS Holiday). Campuses close at 11:45AM.
April 8
  • Midterm.
  • Last day for students-at their discretion-to officially withdraw and receive a grade of ‘W’.
  • Last day to change from credit to audit.
April 26
  • Last day for a student-at the discretion of the instructor to officially withdraw and receive a grade of a ‘W’.
April 29-May 3
  • Final Examinations.
May 3
  • Class Work Ends.
May 5
  • End of Fall 2023 Session
May 6
  • Last Day to Enter Grades.

Summer 2024

Summer 2024 8-Week Session 8W2: 6/3-7/28/24
Events/Deadlines Date
Deadline for online agreement payment plan with 25% down and to qualify for 3 payments. May 3
Deadline for online agreement payment plan with 50% down and to qualify for 2 payments. May 24
Last Day for New Students to Apply. May 31
Tuition deadline. Payment arrangements must be made to avoid class cancellation. A $75 reinstatement fee is assessed for students who are cancelled and re-enrolled. June 2
Summer 2024 Classwork Begins June 3
Last Day to Add a Class.
Last Day to Drop a Course Without a Grade.
June 6
Last Day to Withdraw with a 100% Tuition Refund. June 6
No Show Date-Student Must Attend/Participate by the Close of Business on this Date. June 12
Last Day to Withdraw with a 50% Refund. June 17
Juneteenth (Ƶ closed). June 19
Last Day to Apply for Summer 2024 Credential (degree, certificate, diploma). July 1
Midterm. June 30
Last Day for Students, at their Discretion, to Officially Withdraw from a Class & Receive a Grade of ‘W’. June 30
Last Day to Change from Credit to Audit. June 30
Independence Day Holiday (Ƶ closed). July 4
Last Day for Students, at Instructor’s Discretion, to Officially Withdraw from a Class & Receive a Grade of ‘W’. July 19
Class Work Ends. July 26
Final Examinations. Refer to Syllabus
End of Summer 2024 Session. July 28
Last Day to Enter Grades. July 29
Summer 2024 First 4-Week Session M14: 6/3-6/30/24
Events/Deadlines Date
Deadline for online agreement payment plan with 25% down and to qualify for 3 payments. May 3
Deadline for online agreement payment plan with 50% down and to qualify for 2 payments. May 24
Last Day for New Students to Apply. May 31
Tuition deadline. Payment arrangements must be made to avoid class cancellation. A $75 reinstatement fee is assessed for students who are cancelled and re-enrolled. June 2
Summer 2024 Classwork Begins June 3
Last Day to Add a Class.
Last Day to Drop a Course Without a Grade.
June 3
Last Day to Withdraw with a 100% Tuition Refund. June 3
No Show Date-Student Must Attend/Participate by the Close of Business on this Date. June 7
Last Day to Withdraw with a 50% Refund. June 9
Juneteenth (Ƶ closed). June 19
Last Day to Apply for Summer 2024 Credential (degree, certificate, diploma). July 1
Midterm. June 16
Last Day for Students, at their Discretion, to Officially Withdraw from a Class & Receive a Grade of ‘W’. June 16
Last Day to Change from Credit to Audit. June 16
Independence Day Holiday (Ƶ closed). July 4
Last Day for Students, at Instructor’s Discretion, to Officially Withdraw from a Class & Receive a Grade of ‘W’. June 21
Class Work Ends. June 28
Final Examinations. Refer to Syllabus
End of Summer 2024 Session. June 30
Last Day to Enter Grades. July 1
Summer 2024 Second 4-Week Session: 7/3-7/28/24
Events/Deadlines Date
Deadline for online agreement payment plan with 25% down and to qualify for 3 payments. May 3
Deadline for online agreement payment plan with 50% down and to qualify for 2 payments. May 24
Last Day for New Students to Apply. June 28
Tuition deadline. Payment arrangements must be made to avoid class cancellation. A $75 reinstatement fee is assessed for students who are cancelled and re-enrolled. June 28
Summer 2024 Classwork Begins July 1
Last Day to Add a Class.
Last Day to Drop a Course Without a Grade.
July 1
Last Day to Withdraw with a 100% Tuition Refund. July 1
No Show Date-Student Must Attend/Participate by the Close of Business on this Date. July 5
Last Day to Withdraw with a 50% Refund. July 7
Juneteenth (Ƶ closed). June 19
Last Day to Apply for Summer 2024 Credential (degree, certificate, diploma). July 1
Midterm. July 14
Last Day for Students, at their Discretion, to Officially Withdraw from a Class & Receive a Grade of ‘W’. July 14
Last Day to Change from Credit to Audit. July 14
Independence Day Holiday (Ƶ closed). July 4
Last Day for Students, at Instructor’s Discretion, to Officially Withdraw from a Class & Receive a Grade of ‘W’. July 19
Class Work Ends. July 26
Final Examinations. Refer to Syllabus
End of Summer 2024 Session. July 28
Last Day to Enter Grades. July 29

Fall 2024

Fall 2024 16-Week Session 1: 8/19–12/15/2024
Events/Deadlines Date
Registration for Fall 2024 begins for new and currently enrolled students. Students should make an appointment with their academic advisor. March 1
Fall 2024 financial aid application and scholarship priority deadline. View more information on financial aid. March 1
College-wide in-service; all campuses closed to the public. TBD
Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 0% down and four payments. August 9
Tuition deadline. Payment arrangements must be made to avoid class cancellation. A $75 reinstatement fee is assessed for students who are cancelled and re-enrolled. August 14
Classwork begins. Last Day for New Students to Apply. August 19
Last day to withdraw and receive 100% tuition refund. Last day to drop without a grade. Last day to add a class. August 23
Financial aid enrollment status certification date. TBD
No show date-students must attend/participate by the close of business on this date. August 28
Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 25% down and three payments. August 30
Financial Aid disbursement for all students enrolled in 16 week and 1st 8-week courses. September 8
Labor Day Holiday (Ƶ closed). September 2
Financial Aid refunds begin TBD
Last day to withdraw with a 50% tuition refund. September 16
Last day to file an application for a Spring 2025 credential (certificate, diploma, degree) with the Registrar’s office. October 1

Registration begins for currently enrolled and new students for Spring 2025. Students should make an appointment with their academic advisor.

Students must have completed the admission process. Scholarship priority deadline.

October 1
FAFSA for 2025-2026 aid year opens. October 1
Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 50% down and two payments. October 11
Midterm. Last day for students-at their discretion- to officially withdraw and receive a grade of ‘W’. Last day to change from credit to audit. October 14
Fall Break. October 14–18
Spring 2025 financial aid priority deadline. TBD
Thanksgiving Holiday (Ƶ closed). November 28–29
Last day for a student-at the discretion of the instructor to officially withdraw and receive a grade
of a ‘W’.
December 6
Class Work Ends. December 13
Final Examinations. Refer to Syllabus
End of Fall 2024 Session December 15
Last Day to Enter Grades. December 16
End of Fall 2024 Semester December 15
Christmas Break (Ƶ closed). December 23–January 3
Fall 2024 First 8-Week Session 8W1: 8/19–10/13/2024
Events/Deadlines Date
Registration for Fall 2024 begins for new and currently enrolled students. Students should make an appointment with their academic advisor. March 1
Fall 2024 financial aid application and scholarship priority deadline. View more information on financial aid. March 1
College-wide in-service; all campuses closed to the public. TBD
Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 0% down and four payments. August 9
Tuition deadline. Payment arrangements must be made to avoid class cancellation. A $75 reinstatement fee is assessed for students who are cancelled and re-enrolled. August 14
Classwork begins. Last Day for New Students to Apply. August 19
Last day to withdraw and receive 100% tuition refund. Last day to drop without a grade. Last day to add a class. August 21
Financial aid enrollment status certification date. TBD
No show date-students must attend/participate by the close of business on this date. August 28
Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 25% down and three payments. August 30
Financial Aid disbursement for all students enrolled in 16 week and 1st 8-week courses. September 8
Labor Day Holiday (Ƶ closed). September 2
Financial Aid refunds begin TBD
Last day to withdraw with a 50% tuition refund. September 2
Last day to file an application for a Spring 2025 credential (certificate, diploma, degree) with the Registrar’s office. October 1

Registration begins for currently enrolled and new students for Spring 2025. Students should make an appointment with their academic advisor.

Students must have completed the admission process. Scholarship priority deadline.

October 1
FAFSA for 2025-2026 aid year opens. October 1
Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 50% down and two payments. October 11
Midterm. Last day for students-at their discretion- to officially withdraw and receive a grade of ‘W’. Last day to change from credit to audit. September 15
Fall Break. October 14–18
Spring 2025 financial aid priority deadline. TBD
Thanksgiving Holiday (Ƶ closed). November 28–29
Last day for a student-at the discretion of the instructor to officially withdraw and receive a grade
of a ‘W’.
October 4
Class Work Ends. October 11
Final Examinations. Refer to Syllabus
End of Fall 2024 Session October 13
Last Day to Enter Grades. October 14
End of Fall 2024 Semester December 15
Christmas Break (Ƶ closed). December 23–January 3
Fall 2024 12-Week Session 12W: 9/16–12/15/2024
Events/Deadlines Date
Registration for Fall 2024 begins for new and currently enrolled students. Students should make an appointment with their academic advisor. March 1
Fall 2024 financial aid application and scholarship priority deadline. View more information on financial aid. March 1
College-wide in-service; all campuses closed to the public. TBD
Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 0% down and four payments. August 9
Tuition deadline. Payment arrangements must be made to avoid class cancellation. A $75 reinstatement fee is assessed for students who are cancelled and re-enrolled. September 11
Classwork begins. Last Day for New Students to Apply. September 16
Last day to withdraw and receive 100% tuition refund. Last day to drop without a grade. Last day to add a class. September 18
Financial aid enrollment status certification date. TBD
No show date-students must attend/participate by the close of business on this date. September 29
Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 25% down and three payments. August 30
Financial Aid disbursement for all students enrolled in 16 week and 1st 8-week courses. September 29
Labor Day Holiday (Ƶ closed). N/A
Financial Aid refunds begin TBD
Last day to withdraw with a 50% tuition refund. October 7
Last day to file an application for a Spring 2025 credential (certificate, diploma, degree) with the Registrar’s office. October 1

Registration begins for currently enrolled and new students for Spring 2025. Students should make an appointment with their academic advisor.

Students must have completed the admission process. Scholarship priority deadline.

October 1
FAFSA for 2025-2026 aid year opens. October 1
Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 50% down and two payments. October 11
Midterm. Last day for students-at their discretion- to officially withdraw and receive a grade of ‘W’. Last day to change from credit to audit. October 27
Fall Break. October 14–18
Spring 2025 financial aid priority deadline. TBD
Thanksgiving Holiday (Ƶ closed). November 28–29
Last day for a student-at the discretion of the instructor to officially withdraw and receive a grade
of a ‘W’.
December 6
Class Work Ends. December 13
Final Examinations. Refer to Syllabus
End of Fall 2024 Session December 15
Last Day to Enter Grades. December 16
End of Fall 2024 Semester December 15
Christmas Break (Ƶ closed). December 23–January 3
Fall 2024 Second 8-Week Session: 10/21–12/15/2024
Events/Deadlines Date
Registration for Fall 2024 begins for new and currently enrolled students. Students should make an appointment with their academic advisor. March 1
Fall 2024 financial aid application and scholarship priority deadline. View more information on financial aid. March 1
College-wide in-service; all campuses closed to the public. TBD
Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 0% down and four payments. August 9
Tuition deadline. Payment arrangements must be made to avoid class cancellation. A $75 reinstatement fee is assessed for students who are cancelled and re-enrolled. October 16
Classwork begins. Last Day for New Students to Apply. October 21
Last day to withdraw and receive 100% tuition refund. Last day to drop without a grade. Last day to add a class. October 18
Financial aid enrollment status certification date. TBD
No show date-students must attend/participate by the close of business on this date. November 3
Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 25% down and three payments. August 30
Financial Aid disbursement for all students enrolled in 16 week and 1st 8-week courses. October 29
Labor Day Holiday (Ƶ closed). N/A
Financial Aid refunds begin TBD
Last day to withdraw with a 50% tuition refund. October 30
Last day to file an application for a Spring 2025 credential (certificate, diploma, degree) with the Registrar’s office. October 1

Registration begins for currently enrolled and new students for Spring 2025. Students should make an appointment with their academic advisor.

Students must have completed the admission process. Scholarship priority deadline.

October 1
FAFSA for 2025-2026 aid year opens. October 1
Last day to enroll online in a payment plan with 50% down and two payments. October 11
Midterm. Last day for students-at their discretion- to officially withdraw and receive a grade of ‘W’. Last day to change from credit to audit. November 17
Fall Break. October 14–18
Spring 2025 financial aid priority deadline. TBD
Thanksgiving Holiday (Ƶ closed). November 28–29
Last day for a student-at the discretion of the instructor to officially withdraw and receive a grade
of a ‘W’.
December 6
Class Work Ends. December 13
Final Examinations. Refer to Syllabus
End of Fall 2024 Session December 15
Last Day to Enter Grades. December 16
End of Fall 2024 Semester December 15
Christmas Break (Ƶ closed). December 23–January 3

Students who are already registered are subject to cancellation if they have not enrolled in the payment plan by the cancellation date(s) on the academic calendar.

NOTE: All down payments are processed immediately and scheduled monthly payments are processed on the 20th of each month.