quinebaug valley community college

Academic Calendars 20 – 21

This calendar is subject to change. Please check back periodically for changes.

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)
October 15       Registration for the Winter 2020 and Spring 2020 semesters begin
November   1   Fall 2020 graduation application due date
November 11   Veterans Day Observed – college open, classes in session
November 16   Last day 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  7     Last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of “W”
December  8     Reading Day*
December 9-15  Final Exams
December 23     Fall 2020 Application for Credit/No Credit (Pass/Fail) Option opens via myCommNet**

*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.
**Or until a credential is awarded, whichever date is earlier.

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 place a course on Pass/Fail: Nov. 30
Last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of “W”: Dec.7

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 place a course on Pass/Fail: Nov. 6
Last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of “W”: Dec. 7

January
1                 New Year’s Day – college closed
3                 Last day to add a course and/or drop a course online and receive a 100% tuition refund (fees are non-refundable)
4                 First day of classes
8                 Last day to elect the Credit/No Credit (Pass/Fail) Option for Fall 2020 courses via myCommNet**
10               Last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of “W” or to put a course on Audit or Pass/Fail
15               Last day of classes

**Or until a credential is awarded, whichever date is earlier.

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Spring 2021 Academic Calendar

January
Jan. 2: Tuition Due Date
Jan. 8: Last day to elect the Credit/No Credit (Pass/Fail) Option for Fall 2020 courses via myCommNet**
Jan. 18: Martin Luther King Jr. Day – college closed
Jan. 21: Last day to drop a course and receive a 100% tuition refund (fees are non-refundable)
Jan. 21: In person Senior Citizen Registration Day
Jan. 22: First day of full semester classes
Jan. 22: 1st 7-week classes begin (see below for important dates)
Jan. 29: Last day to add a full semester course

February
Feb. 4: Last day to drop a course and receive a 50% tuition refund (fees are non-refundable)
Feb. 12: -14 Presidents’ Recess – no credit classes
Feb. 15: President’s Day – no classes, college closed
Feb. 18: Last day to place a course on Audit status
Feb. 22: Late Start classes begin (see below for important dates)

March
Mar. 15-21: Spring Recess – no credit classes, college open
Mar. 23: 2nd 7-week classes begin (see below for important dates)

April
Apr. 1: Spring 2021 graduation application due date
Apr. 1: Last day to resolve incompletes from Fall 2020 semester
Apr. 2: Day of Reflection – no classes, college closed
Apr. 9: Last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of “W” or to place a course on Pass/Fail

May
May 10: Last Day of classes
May 11-17: Final Exams
May 30: Memorial Day – college closed

*Please note – Additions and/or changes to the calendar may be made.
**Or until a credential is awarded, whichever date is earlier.

Spring 2021 dates for 7-week and Late Start Classes

1st 7-week term:
Dates of term: Jan. 22 – Mar. 14
Last day to drop a course and receive a 100% tuition refund (fees are non-refundable): Jan. 21
Last day to add a course: Jan. 21
Last day to drop a course and receive a 50% tuition refund (fees are non-refundable): Feb. 4
Last day to put a course on Audit status: Feb. 18
Last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of “W” or to place a course on Pass/Fail: Feb. 26

2nd 7-week term:
Dates of term: Mar. 22-May 17
Last day to drop a course and receive a 100% tuition refund (fees are non-refundable): Mar. 21
Last day to add a course: Mar. 21
Last day to drop a course and receive a 50% tuition refund (fees are non-refundable): Apr. 4
Last day to put a course on Audit status: Apr. 19
Last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of “W” or to place a course on Pass/Fail: Apr. 23

Late Start term:
Dates of term: Feb. 22 – May 17
Last day to drop a course and receive a 100% tuition refund (fees are non-refundable): Feb. 21
Last day to add a course: Feb. 21
Last day to drop a course and receive a 50% tuition refund (fees are non-refundable): Mar. 2
Last day to put a course on Audit status: Mar. 8
Last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of “W” or to place a course on Pass/Fail: Apr. 1

Dates are still being determined
10/13/20

Dates are still being determined.
10/13/20