Fall Semester 2019
September 10, 2019 – Application period begins
September 15, 2019 – Residency Reclassification Determination Deadline
May 6, 2019 – Registration period begins
August 23, 2019 – Mandatory Flex Day
August 26, 2019 – Fall Semester – First Day of Instruction
September 2, 2019 – Labor Day (Holiday) No Classes
October 21, 2019 – Second 8-week classes begin
November 11, 2019 – Veterans Day (Holiday) No Classes
November 28- December 1, 2019 – Thanksgiving Week (Holiday) No Classes
December 14, 2019 – Last day of Fall Session
Winter Intersession and Spring Semester 2020
January 2, 2020 – January 24, 2020 – Winter Intersession
January 20, 2020 – Martin Luther King Jr. (Holiday)
January 27, 2020 – Spring Semester – First Day of Instruction
February 14, 2020 – Lincoln’s Day (Holiday)
February 17, 2020 – Washington’s Day (Holiday)
February 20, 2020 – Mandatory Flex Day
March 23 – 29, 2020 – Spring Break (Holiday) No Classes
March 30, 2020 – Second 8-week Spring classes begin
May 23, 2020 – Last Day of Spring Semester
Summer Semester 2020
June 8, 2020 – First Day of Instruction
July 3, 2020 – Independence Day (Holiday) No Classes
August 14, 2020 – Last Day of Summer Session
Non-Payment Drop Policy
Non-Payment Drop Schedule: Winter Intersession/ Spring 2020
November 14, 2019 (2:00 p.m.): For registration between October 28 and November 3
December 5, 2019 (2:00 p.m.): For registration between November 4 and November 24
December 12, 2019 (2:00 p.m.): For registration between November 25 and December 8
January 16, 2020 (2:00 p.m.): For registration between December 9 and January 5
January 23, 2020 (2:00 p.m.): For registration between January 6 and January 20
January 24, 2020 (2:00 p.m.): For registration between January 21 and January 23
Any registration that occurs on January 24th or later will not be dropped for non-payment. Students that enroll are responsible for paying their fees or withdrawing from classes prior to the refund deadline to cancel fees
All dates and hours of operation are subject to change without notice.
Deadlines for refunds, fee cancellations, registration, and withdrawals are different for each course.
For specific course deadlines, please refer to one of the following:
Student Class Program/Web Schedule Bill (Available via MyGWC)
Short term classes (any course other than 16wk which would include Winter Intersession Courses and Summer Courses)
- 10% of the course – Last day to drop for a refund
- 20% of the course – Last day to drop and not receive a “W”
- 75% of the course – Last day to drop a course and receive a “W”
Students must officially withdraw from classes either online or in person by the specific deadline for each class. Refer to the Student Class Program/Web Schedule Bill on the Student tab of the MyGWC portal page as drop dates may vary from class to class. It is the student’s responsibility to officially withdraw from classes and to verify all withdrawals by printing the Student Class Program.
For all sessions
- If a holiday falls on Friday, then Saturday and Sunday classes will not meet.
- If a holiday falls on Monday, then Saturday and Sunday classes will meet.
- If a holiday falls on Monday and Friday, Saturday and Sunday classes will not meet.
- Final exams are held during regular class meeting time during the last week of the semester.
College reserves the right to cancel classes. All classes offered are based upon sufficient enrollment to economically warrant them. Classes may be cancelled as a result of low enrollment, State legislation, and financial considerations. When classes are cancelled due to low enrollment, every attempt will be made to help students adjust their academic schedules