quinebaug valley community college

Academic Calendar

Fall 2020 Academic Calendar

August 7          Tuition Due Date
August 25        Last day to drop a course and receive a 100% tuition refund (fees are non-refundable)
August 25        Senior Citizen Registration Day
August 26        First day of full semester classes
August 26        1st 7-week classes begin (see below for important dates)
September 7   Labor Day – college closed, no classes
September 8   Last day to add a course
September 8   Last day to drop a course and receive a 50% tuition refund (fees are non-refundable)
September 22 Last day to place a course on Audit Status
September 28 Late start classes begin (see below for important dates)
October 12       Columbus Day – college open, classes in session
October 14       2nd 7-week classes begin (see below for important dates)
November   1   Fall 2020 graduation application due date
November 11   Veterans Day Observed – college open, classes in session
November 16   Last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of “W” or to place a course on Pass/Fail
November 25  College open, no classes
November 26 – 29   Thanksgiving Recess – college closed, no classes
December   7    Last Day of classes
December  8     Reading Day*
December   9-15  Final Exams

*Please note:  Additions to the calendar may be made.
*Reading Days are to be used by students as study days and/or as optional make-up class time at the discretion of faculty members.

Fall 2020 dates for 7-week and Late Start Classes

1st 7-week term:
Dates of term: Aug. 26 – Oct. 16
Last day to drop a course and receive a 100% tuition refund (fees are non-refundable): Aug. 25
Last day to add a course: Aug. 25
Last day to drop a course and receive a 50% tuition refund (fees are non-refundable): Sep. 8
Last day to put a course on Audit Status: Sep. 22
Last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of “W” or to place a course on Pass/Fail: Sep. 30

2nd 7-week term:
Dates of term: Oct. 14 – Dec. 15
Last day to drop a course and receive a 100% tuition refund (fees are non-refundable): Oct. 13
Last day to add a course: Oct. 13
Last day to drop a course and receive a 50% tuition refund (fees are non-refundable): Oct. 27
Last day to put a course on Audit Status: Nov. 10
Last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of “W” or to place a course on Pass/Fail: Nov. 30

Late Start:
Dates of term: Sep. 28 – Dec. 15
Last day to drop a course and receive a 100% tuition refund (fees are non-refundable): Sep. 27
Last day to add a course: Sep. 27
Last day to drop a course and receive a 50% tuition refund (fees are non-refundable): Oct. 11
Last day to put a course on Audit Status: Oct. 25
Last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of “W” or to place a course on Pass/Fail: Nov. 6