Academic Calendars


 

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

Text Non-Payment Drop Policy

Non-Payment Drop Schedule: Fall  2019
June 13th, 2019 (2:00 p.m.): For registration between May 6th and May 19th
June 20th, 2019 (2:00 p.m.): For registration between May 20th and June 2nd
June 27th, 2019 (2:00 p.m.): For registration between June 3rd and June 16th
August 8th, 2019 (2:00 p.m.): For registration between June 17th and July 28th
August 15th, 2019 (2:00 p.m.): For registration between July 29th and August 11th
August 22nd, 2019 (2:00 p.m.): For registration between August 12th and August 18th
August 23rd, 2019 (2:00 p.m.): For registration between August 19th and August 22nd

Any registration that occurs on August 23rd 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.

Class Cancellation

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