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    Sep 27, 2020  
2015-16 Gaston College Student Handbook 

Academic Calendar 2015-16


Fall Semester 2015

August 20 Last Registration Day-Fall (6 am online/8 am - 6 pm in person)/Payment Due
August 24 First Day of Fall Classes
September 2 Last Day to Drop Classes with a 75% Refund or Audit Fall Semester
September 7 College Closed: Holiday
September 22 Financial Aid Checks Mailed
October 12-13 Faculty/Student Break (College Closes at 4 pm)
October 29 Spring Advising/Registration - Returning Students Begins
November 11 Last day to Petition for Spring 2016 Graduation
November 12 Spring Advising/Registration - New Students Begins
November 19 Last Day to Withdraw-Fall Semester
November 25 Faculty/Student Break (College Closes at 1 pm)
November 26-27 College Closed: Holiday
December 14-18 Final Exam Week/December 18 Last Day of Term
December 16 Pay Tuition & Fees for Spring Semester by 5 pm
December 21 Grades Due
December 21-22 Faculty/Student Break (College Closes at 3 pm on 12/22/15)
December 23-31 College Closed: Holiday

Spring Semester 2016

January 1 College Closed: Holiday
January 4-6 Faculty Break
January 4-8 Student Break
January 7 Last Registration Day-Spring (6 am online/8 am - 6 pm in person)/Payment Due
January 11 First Day of Spring Classes
January 18 College Closed: Holiday
January 21 Last Day to Drop Classes with a 75% Refund or Audit for Spring Semester
February 9 Financial Aid Checks Mailed
February 10 Last Day to Petition for Spring Commencement Ceremony for Summer Graduates
February 11 Student Break/Professional Development Day
February 22-23 Faculty/Student Break (College Closes at 4pm)
March 25-28 College Closed: Holiday
March 29-April 1 Faculty/Student Break (College Closes at 4pm)
April 13 Last Day to Withdraw Spring Semester & Last Day to Petition for Summer Graduation
April 26-May 18 Advising & Registration for Summer & Fall: Returning Students Begins
May 3-May 18 Summer Advising/Registration - New Students Begins
May 6-12 Final Exam Week/May 12 Last Day of Term
May 12 Pay Tuition & Fees for Summer Semester by 5 pm
May 13 Graduation, Bojangles' Coliseum 4 pm/Grades Due
May 16-19 Faculty/Student Break
May 16 Start Summer Flex Schedule - Monday-Thursday, 8 am-6 pm
May 17 University Visiting Student Day

Summer Semester 2016

May 18 Last Registration Day - Summer (online 6 am/8 am - 6 pm in person)/Payment Due
May 23 First Day of First 5-week and 10-week Session Classes
May 26 Last Day to Drop Classes with a 75% Refund or Audit - First and Full Sessions
May 30 College Closed: Holiday
June 9 Last Day to Withdraw - First Session
June 13 First day of 7-week Session Classes
June 16 Last day to drop 7-week Session with 75% refund
June 21 Last day to Withdraw 7-week Session
June 22 Financial Aid Checks Mailed
June 23 Last Day of First 5-week Session Classes
June 27 First Day of Second 5-week Session Classes
June 30 Last Day to Drop Classes with a 75% Refund or Audit - Second Session
July 4 College Closed: Holiday
July 5-7 Faculty/Student Break
July 12 Fall Advising/Registration - New Students Begins
July 14 Last Day to Petition for Fall Graduation
July 21 Last Day to Withdraw - 10-week Session/Second 5-week Session
August 4 Last Day of Summer Term/Fall Payment Due
August 8 Grades Due
August 8-17 Faculty/Student Break
August 15 End Summer Flex Schedule (Return to Regular Schedule 8/15)
August 18-19 Student break

All dates on the Gaston College Calendar are subject to change.