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View our academic calendars below for all important dates and deadlines. For help understanding the setup of our Fall semesters at NCC, view the Semester Snapshot. You can also download the PDF

Fall 2021

Tuition/Fee Date Tuesday, August 17
New faculty orientation Monday- Tuesday, August 23-24
Opening Days for Faculty and Staff Thursday- Friday, August 26-27
Classes Begin Monday, August 30
Last day for full tuition/fee refund Friday, September 3
Last day to add classes (A class may be added if that class has not met for more than the equivalent of one week’s classes) Friday, September 3
Labor Day Holiday – College Closed Saturday–Monday, September 4-6
Last day for 50% tuition/fee refund Monday, September 20
Last day to drop classes Monday, September 20
Withdrawal period begins - a W will appear on transcript. Tuesday, September 21-Friday, December 3
Fall Break – No Monday or Tuesday day classes or Tuesday evening classes held; Monday evening classes meet Monday-Tuesday, October 11-12
Mid-semester Progress notices due Wednesday, October 20, noon
Early Access Priority Registration for Veterans for Spring Monday, October 25
Priority Registration for current students for Spring Monday, November 1
Registration for New and Re-Admit students begins for Spring Monday, November 15
Calendar Adjustment: Wednesday day and evening classes not held, but Monday day classes meet on Wednesday Wednesday, November 24
Thanksgiving Holiday – College Closed 5pm Wednesday-Sunday, November 24-28
Early Access Registration for veterans begins for Summer Monday, December 6
Last day to withdraw from classes Friday, December 3
Registration for Current, New, and Re-Admit students begins for Summer Monday, December 13
Classes End Saturday, December 11
Reading Day Monday, December 13
Final written work and projects due Tuesday, December 14, noon
Examination Period (Monday for Monday evening classes only) Monday-Saturday, December 13-18
Final Grades due Tuesday, December 21, noon
Last day to apply for December graduation Thursday, December 23
Incomplete Deadline Friday, May 20, 2022

*The College may schedule make-up days to recover lost instructional time in the event that closures for inclement weather and/or other circumstances result in the loss of more than one week of instructional time in campus-based courses.
** Reference to “evening classes” denotes any course with a start time of 5 pm or later.


Mid-Fall 2021

Tuition/Fee Date* Monday, September 20
Classes Begin Monday, October 4
Last day for full tuition/fee refund Thursday, October 7
Last day to add classes Thursday, October 7
Fall Break – No Monday or Tuesday day classes or Tuesday evening classes held; Monday evening classes meet Monday-Tuesday, October 11-12
Last day for 50% tuition/fee refund Friday, October 15
Last day to drop classes Friday, October 15
Withdrawal Period - a W will appear on transcript. No refunds. Saturday, October 16- Friday, December 3
Thanksgiving Holiday- College Closed Wednesday 5pm-Sunday, November 24-28
Last day to withdraw from classes Friday, December 3
Classes End Saturday, December 11
Reading Day Monday, December 13
Examination Period Monday-Saturday, December 13-18
Final Grades Due Tuesday, December 21, noon
Incomplete Deadline Friday, May 20, 2022

* Tuition/fee due date for Mid-Fall only students.


Accelerated Fall I 2021

Tuition/Fee Date* Tuesday, August 17
Classes Begin Monday, August 30
Last day for tuition/fee refund Thursday, September 2
Last day to add classes Thursday, September 2
Last day for 50% tuition/fee refund Thursday, September 9
Last day to drop classes Thursday, September 9
Withdrawal period - a W will appear on transcript. No refunds. Friday, September 10-Tuesday, October 12
Last day to withdraw from classes Tuesday, October 12
Fall Break – No classes held Monday-Tuesday, October 11-12
Classes End Monday, October 18
Examination Period Tuesday-Wednesday, October 19-20
Final Grades Due Friday, October 22, 12 noon
Incomplete Deadline Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Accelerated Fall II 2021

Tuition/Fee Date** Monday, September 20
Classes Begin Monday, October 25
Last day for tuition/fee refund Thursday, October 28
Last day to add classes Thursday, October 28
Last day for 50% tuition/fee refund Thursday, November 4
Last day to drop classes Thursday, November 4
Withdrawal period - a W will appear on transcript. No refunds. Friday, November 5- Tuesday, December 7
Thanksgiving Holiday – College Closed 5pm Wednesday-Sunday, November 24-28
Last day to withdraw from classes Tuesday, December 7
Classes End Saturday, December 11
Examination Period (Monday for Monday evening classes only) Monday-Saturday, December 13-18
Final Grades Due Tuesday, December 21, noon
Incomplete Deadline Friday, May 20, 2022

**Tuition/fee due date for Accelerated Fall II only students.

  • For important dates regarding classes that run on a non-standard schedule, contact the Records Office.

Download a PDF version of the 2021 - 2022 Academic Calendar:

View important dates and events on the College's Main Events Calendar.