2016-2017 Academic Calendar

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Undergraduate Day Program

Fall Semester 2016

August 22 Registration for new students
August 23 Registration for returning students
August 24 Fall classes begin
August 31 Last day to Drop/Add a course
September 1

Census date for reporting
Roster verification begins

September 5 Labor Day; college closed
September 8 Roster verification ends at 9:00am
October 13-14 Fall break; no classes; college open
October 19 Midterm grades due by 9:00am
October 24 Assessment Day
October 31 Last day to withdraw from a course without academic penalty
October 31-November 4 Advising for Spring semester, May interim, and Summer term
November 7 Pre-registration for 2017 Spring, 2017 May Interim, and 2017 Summer begins
November 23-25 Thanksgiving Holiday begins; College closed
November 28 Pre-registration for 2017 Spring, 2017 May interim, and 2017 Summer ends
December 9 Reading Day
December 10-14 Final Exams
December 16 All grades due by 9:00am
December 17 Winter Commencement: 8:00am

January Term 2017

January 3

Classes begin
Last day to drop/add a course

January 4 Census date for reporting
Roster verification begins
January 5 Roster verification due by 9:00am
January 9 Last day to withdraw from a course without academic penalty
January 13 Classes end
January 16 Grades due by 9:00am

Spring Semester 2017

January 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. — Day of Service
January 17 Spring classes begin
January 24 Last day to drop/add a course
January 25 Roster verification begins
January 27 Census date for reporting
February 1 Roster verification due by 9:00am
March 6-10 Spring Break; no classes; college open
March 14 Midterm grades due by 9:00am
March 29 Last day to withdraw from a course without academic penalty
April 3 Advising for Fall semester and January Term
April 10 Pre-registration for 2017 Fall semester and 2018 January Term begins
April 14 Good Friday; college closed
April 24 Pre-registration for 2017 Fall semester and 2018 January Term ends
May 5 Reading Day
May 6-10

Final Exams

May 11 Senior grades due by 9:00am
May 15 All grades due by 9:00am
May 13 Spring Commencement—8:00am

May Interim 2017

May 22

Classes begin
Last day to drop/add a course

May 23 Census date for reporting
Roster verification begins
May 25 Roster verification due by 9:00am
May 29 Last day to withdraw from a course without academic penalty
June 2 Classes end
June 6 Grades due by 9:00am
 

Summer Term 2017

June 7

Classes begin

June 12 Last day to drop/add a course
June 13 Census date for reporting
Roster verification begins
June 16 Roster verification due by 9:00am
July 4 Independence Day; college closed
July 5 Last day to withdraw from a course without academic penalty
July 19 Classes end
July 21 Grades due by 12:00pm

 

Adult Degree Program

Fall Term I, 2016

August 22

Florence, Marion, and MTC classes begin

August 23 Hartsville classes begin
August 24 NETC classes begin
August 29 Last day to drop/add a course
August 30

Census date for reporting
Roster verification begins

September 5 Labor Day; college closed
September 6 Roster verification due by 9:00am
September 21 Last day to withdraw from a course without academic penalty
October 10 Classes end
October 12 Grades due by 9:00am

Fall Term II, 2016

October 15

Saturday labs begin

October 17 Florence, Marion, and MTC classes begin
October 18 Hartsville classes begin
October 19 NETC classes begin
October 21

Last day to drop/add a course

October 22 Census date for reporting
Roster verification begins
October 31 Roster verification due by 9:00am
November 7-28 Pre-registration for 2017 Spring, 2017 May Interim, and 2017 Summer
November 21 Last day to withdraw from a course without academic penalty
November 23-25 Thanksgiving holiday begins; college closed
December 13 Classes end
December 16 Grades due by 9:00am
December 17 8:00am—Winter Commencement

Spring Term III, 2017

January 11

Florence, Marion, and NETC classes begin

January 12 Hartsville classes begin
January 16

MTC classes begin
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; college open

January 18 Last day to drop/add a course
January 19

Census date for reporting
Roster verification begins

January 26 Roster verification due by 9:00am
February 15 Last day to withdraw from a course without academic penalty
March 6 Classes end
March 8 Grades due by 9:00am

Spring Term IV, 2017

March 13

Florence, Marion, and MTC classes begin

March 14 Hartsville classes begin
March 15 NETC classes begin
March 20 Last day to drop/add a course
March 21

Census date for reporting
Roster verification begins

March 28 Roster verification due by 9:00am
April 10 Pre-registration for 2017 Fall semester and 2018 January Term begins
April 14 Good Friday; college closed
April 17 Last day to withdraw from a course without academic penalty
May 5 Classes end
May 10 Senior grades due by 9:00am
May 15 All grades due by 9:00am
May 13 8:00am—Spring Commencement

Summer Term V, 2017

May 22

Florence, Marion, and MTC classes begin

May 23 Hartsville classes begin
May 24 NETC classes begin
May 29

Last day to drop/add a course
Memorial Day; college closed

May 30

Census date for reporting
Roster verification begins

June 6 Roster verification due by 9:00am
June 26 Last day to withdraw from a course without academic penalty
July 4 Independence Day; college closed
July 18 Classes end
July 21 Grades due by 9:00am

 

Graduate Program

Summer Term 1, 2016

June 27

Classes begin

June 30 Last day to drop/add a course
July 1 Census date for reporting
Roster verification begins
July 4 Independence Day; college closed
July 7

Roster verification due by 9:00am

July 22 Last day to withdraw from a course without academic penalty
August 7 Classes end
August 12 Grades due by 12:00pm

Fall Term 2, 2016

August 8

Classes begin

August 11 Last day to drop/add a course
August 12 Census date for reporting
Roster verification begins
August 17 Roster verification due by 9:00am
September 2

Last day to withdraw from a course without academic penalty

September 5 Labor Day; college closed
September 18 Classes end
September 23 Grades due by 12:00pm

Fall Term 3, 2016

September 19

Classes begin

September 22 Last day to drop/add a course
September 23 Census date for reporting
Roster verification begins
September 28 Roster verification due by 9:00am
October 14

Last day to withdraw from a course without academic penalty

October 30 Classes end
November 4 Grades due by 12:00pm

Fall Term 4, 2016

October 31

Classes begin

November 3 Last day to drop/add a course
November 4 Census date for reporting
Roster verification begins
November 9 Roster verification due by 9:00am
November 23-25 Thanksgiving holiday begins; college closed
November 28

Last day to withdraw from a course without academic penalty

December 11 Classes end
December 16 Grades due by 12:00pm
December 17 8:00am Winter Commencement

Spring Term 5, 2017

January 3

Classes begin

January 6 Last day to drop/add a course
January 7 Census date for reporting
Roster verification begins
January 11 Roster verification due by 9:00am
January 27

Last day to withdraw from a course without academic penalty

February 12 Classes end
February 17 Grades due by 12:00pm

Spring Term 6, 2017

February 13

Classes begin

February 16 Last day to drop/add a course
February 17 Census date for reporting
Roster verification begins
February 22 Roster verification due by 9:00am
March 10

Last day to withdraw from a course without academic penalty

March 26 Classes end
March 31 Grades due by 12:00pm

Spring Term 7, 2017

March 27

Classes begin

March 30 Last day to drop/add a course
March 31 Census date for reporting
April 1 Roster verification begins
April 5

Roster verification due by 9:00am

April 21 Last day to withdraw from a course without academic penalty
May 7 Classes end 
May 10 Grades due by 12:00pm
May 13 8:00am—Spring Commencement

Summer Term 8, 2017

May 15

Classes begin

May 18 Last day to drop/add a course
May 19 Census date for reporting
Roster verification begins
May 24 Roster verification due by 9:00am
May 29

Memorial Day; college closed

June 9 Last day to withdraw from a course without academic penalty
June 25 Classes end 
June 30 Grades due by 12:00pm

 

Registration

This is the process performed in Webadvisor were a student reserves a seat and adds their name to the roster of a section of a course.

Semester Hour

This is the unit of measure for credits at Coker College. A course may have a value of 1-4 semester hours.

Dropping a Course/ Drop/Add Period

First week of the traditional semester
Students may “add” courses to his/her schedule with no record or academic penalty
Students may “drop” courses from his/her schedule with no record or academic penalty
Student can drop course in their Webadvisor using the title “Register or Drop Sections”.

Withdrawal from Course/ Withdrawal Period

Weeks 2 through 10 of the traditional semester
Student may “withdraw” from courses from his/her schedule with no academic penalty. However, there will be a W record next to the class to indicate that the student was “withdrawn” from the class.

Day Course

A course that meets for the full 16 week semester and is scheduled from 8am to 5pm.

J-Term Course

A 2 week course and is typically a study away courses

May Interim Course

A 4 week course and is typically a study away course

Term I Course

A course that meets for the first 8 weeks of the semester and is schedule from 5:30 to 10:30 pm or listed as online.

Term II Course

A course that meets for the second 8 weeks of the semester and is schedule from 5:30 to 10:30 pm or listed as online.

Term III Course

A course that meets for the first 8 weeks of the semester and is schedule from 5:30 to 10:30 pm or listed as online.

Term IV Course

A course that meets for the second 8 weeks of the semester and is schedule from 5:30 to 10:30 pm or listed as online.

Term V Course

A course that meets for the first 8 weeks of the semester and is schedule from 5:30 to 10:30 pm or listed as online.