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    Jun 18, 2018  
2017-2018 Gaston College Student Handbook 
    
2017-2018 Gaston College Student Handbook

Academic Calendar 2017-18


 

Fall Semester 2017

August 17 Last Registration Day-Fall (6:00 am online/8:00 am - 6:00 pm in person)/Payment Due 6 pm
August 21 First Day of Fall Classes
August 30 Last Day to Drop Classes with a 75% Refund or Audit - Fall Semester
September 4 College Closed: Holiday
September 19 Financial Aid Checks Mailed
October 16-17 Faculty/Student Break (College closes at 4 pm)
October 26 Spring Advising/Registration - Returning Students Begins
November 9 Spring Advising/Registration - New Students Begins
November 10 Last day to Petition for Spring 2018 Graduation
November 22 Faculty/Student Break (College closes at 1 pm)
November 23-24 College Closed: Holiday
December 11-15 Final Exam Week/December 15 Last Day of Term
December 14 Pay Tuition & Fees for Spring Semester by 5 pm
December 18 Grades Due at Noon
December 18-19 Faculty/Student Break (College closes at 3 pm on 12/19/17)
December 20-31 College Closed: Holiday
  For withdrawal deadlines, consult your class syllabus or contact Records at 704.922.6232

Spring Semester 2018

January 1 College Closed: Holiday
January 2-3 Faculty/Student Break
January 2-5 Student Break
January 4 Last Registration Day-Spring (6:00 am online/8:00 am - 6:00 pm in person)/Payment Due 6 pm
January 8 First Day of Spring Classes
January 15 College Closed: Holiday
January 18 Last Day to Drop Classes with a 75% Refund or Audit - Spring Semester
February 9 Financial Aid Checks Mailed
February 12 Last Day to Petition for Spring Commencement Ceremony for Summer Graduates
February 26-27 Faculty/Student Break (College closes at 4pm)
February 28 Student Break/Professional Development Day
March 29 Faculty/Student Break (College closes at 4pm)
March 30-April 2 College Closed: Holiday
April 3-6 Faculty/Student Break (College closes at 4pm)
April 19 Last Day to Petition for Summer Graduation
April 24 Advising & Registration for Summer & Fall: Returning Students Begins
May 2 Summer Advising/Registration - New Students Begins
May 7-11 Final Exam Week/May 11 Last Day of Term
May 10 Pay Tuition & Fees for Summer Semester by 5 pm
May 11 Graduation, Bojangles Arena 4 pm
May 14 Grades Due at Noon
May 14-17 Faculty/Student Break
May 14 Start Summer Flex Schedule - Monday-Thursday, 8 am-6 pm
May 15 University Visiting Student Day
  For withdrawal deadlines, consult your class syllabus or contact Records at 704.922.6232

Summer Semester 2018

May 16 Last Registration Day-Summer (6:00 am online/8:00 am - 6:00 pm in person)/Payment Due 6 pm
May 21 First Day of First 5-week and 10-week Session Classes
May 24 Last Day to Drop Classes with a 75% Refund or Audit - First 5-week and 10-week Session Classes
May 28 College Closed: Holiday
June 11 First Day 7-week Session classes
June 14 Last Day to Drop Classes with a 75% Refund or Audit - 7-week Session Classes
June 21 Financial Aid Checks Mailed
June 21 Last Day of First 5-week Session Classes
June 25 First Day of Second 5-week Session Classes
June 28 Last Day to Drop Classes with a 75% Refund or Audit - Second 5-week Session Classes
July 2-3 Faculty/Student Break
July 4 College Closed: Holiday
July 5 Faculty/Student Break
July 10 Fall Advising/Registration - New Students Begins
July 12 Last Day to Petition for Fall Graduation
August 2 Last Day of Summer Term/Fall Payment Due by 5 pm
August 6 Grades Due at Noon
August 6-15 Faculty/Student Break
August 10 End Summer Flex Schedule (Return to Regular Schedule 8/13)
August 16-17 Student break
  For withdrawal deadlines, consult your class syllabus or contact Records at 704.922.6232

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