Academic Calendar

Fall 2021

August 16 (M) Reporting day for Faculty/Staff Awards Breakfast (office closed)
August 17 (T) Registration (8:00 am - 6:00 pm)
August 17 (T) Last Day for Online Course Registration
August 18 (W) Orientation for all new and returning students (Helena-West Helena) 
Nursing Orientation in Helena (All students admitted to the ADN Program.)
Nursing Orientation in DeWitt (All students admitted to the PN Program.)
August 19 (TH) Orientation for all new and returning students (All Campuses) 
August 23 (M) Day & evening classes begin, Fast Track 1 begins, Online classes begin.
August 30 (M) Last day for 100% refund
September 6 (M) Labor Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
September 8 (W) Last day to complete application file for current semester/Last day for 50% refund
October 13-14 (W & TH) Online Midterm Proctored Exams & Fast Track 1 Final Exams
October 15 (F) Midterm advisory grades due (4:00 pm)
October 19 (T) Online Midterm Advisory Grades due & Fast Track 2 begins
October 22 (F) Faculty/Staff In-Service (no day classes but evening and weekend classes meet)(offices closed)
November 1 (M) Last day to drop and receive a “W”
November 8 (M) Spring registration begins
November 22-26 (M-F) Faculty and students do not report (no classes, offices open Nov. 22-24)
November 25-26 (TH & F) Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
November 29 (M) Offices open, classes resume (8:00 am)
December 2 (TH) Last day to receive an “EW”
December 6, 7, 8 (M, T, W) Online Final Proctored Exams & Fast Track 2 Final Exams
December 9 (TH) Last day for classes
December 9 (TH) Online & Fast Track 2 Grades due
December 10 (F) Study Day (Faculty will be available in their offices from 8:30 am to noon)
December 13, 14, 15, 16 (M, T, W, TH) Day, evening, and night exams begin Monday, Dec.13
December 17 (F) Final grades due (12:00 noon)
December 21 (T) December Graduation (no commencement)
December 21 (T) Offices closed from 4:30 pm until 8:00 am on 1/4/22 (T)

Spring 2022

January 4 (T)

Offices open

January 10 (M)

Reporting day for faculty (8:00 am); Faculty/Staff In-Service

January 11 (T)

Registration (8:00 am - 6:00 pm) (Last Day for Online Course Registration)

January 12 (W)

Day & evening classes begin, Online & Fast Track 1 Classes begin

January 17 (M)

Martin Luther King Holiday (no classes, offices closed)

January 20 (TH)

Last day for 100% refund

January 31 (M)

Last day to complete appl. file for current semester/Last day for 50% refund

February 18 (F)

Faculty/Staff In-Service (no day classes but extended day & evening classes meet)

March 2-3 (W & TH)

Online Midterm Proctored Exams & Fast Track 1 Final Exams

March 10 (TH)

Midterm advisory grades due, Online Midterm grades due (4:00 pm) & Fast Track 2 begins

March 21-25 (M-F)

Spring Break

March 25 (F)

Spring Break Friday (no classes, offices closed)

March 28 (M)

Classes resume (8:00 am)

April 4 (M)

Last day to drop and receive a “W”

April 4 (M)

Summer & Fall registration begins

April 25 (M)

Last day to receive an “EW”

April 26, 27, 28 (T-TH)

Online & Fast Track 2 Final Proctored Exams

April 28 (TH)

Last day for classes

April 29 (F)

Study Day (Faculty will be available in their offices from 8:30 am to noon)

May 2, 3, 4, 5 (M-TH)

Day and evening exams begin Monday, May 2

May 6 (F)

Online & Fast Track 2 Grades Due

May 9 (M)

Final grades due (12:00 noon)

May 12 (TH)

Graduation Arkansas County at Grand Prairie Center (7:00 pm)

May 13 (F)

Graduation Phillips County at the Hendrix Fine Arts Center in Lily Peter Auditorium (7:00 pm)

May 30 (M)

Memorial Day Holiday (offices closed

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Fall 2021 Academic Calendar pdf 180 KB
2021-2022 Academic Calendar pdf 151 KB