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SUMMER SEMESTER 2014

Instruction begins May 19, June 16, June 30, and July 14. Instruction ends no later than August 7.
Classes begin and end on different dates within the 12-week summer term. Start and end dates, registration periods, final exam schedules, and add/drop/withdrawal dates and/or rules for each class are published in the Parkland class schedule and on my.parkland.edu.
  • Early registration for continuing students March 31-April 6
  • Open registration begins April 7
  • Memorial Day (college closed) May 26
  • College offices closed on Fridays June 20-August 8
  • Independence Day (college closed) July 3
  • Deadline for summer graduation application July 16

New registration and payment policies in effect Fall 2014.
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FALL SEMESTER 2014
 
Instruction begins August 18
  • Early registration for continuing students April 7-13
    Open registration April 14-August 12
    Last day for registered students to pay for reserved classes (students will be dropped from classes for failure to meet this deadline) July 29
  • For classes that begin the week of August 18
    Last day to register August 12
    Last day for students who registered after July 29 to pay for reserved classes (students will be dropped from classes for failure to meet this deadline) August 12
    Cancellation of classes for insufficient enrollment August 14
    Instruction begins week of August 18
    Last day to drop with no record and 100% refund August 24
  • For classes that begin the week of September 8
    Last day to register for classes September 2
    Last day for students who registered after August 12 to pay for reserved classes (students will be dropped from classes for failure to meet this deadline September 2
    Cancellation of classes for insufficient enrollment September 4
    Instruction begins week of September 8
    Last day to drop with no record and 100% refund September 14
  • For classes that begin the week of October 13
    Last day to register for classes October 7
    Last day for students who registered after September 2 to pay for reserved classes (students will be dropped from classes for failure to meet this deadline) October 7
    Cancellation of classes for insufficient enrollment October 9
    Instruction begins week of October 13
    Last day to drop with no record and 100% refund October 19
  • Deadline to petition for fall graduation November 4
  • Last day to withdraw from classes ending the week of December 1 November 26
    For all class sessions, the last day to withdraw is the final business day before the last week of instruction
  • Last day of instruction December 5
  • Final examinations December 8-12
    Grades due by 11:59 p.m. for classes ending the week of December 1 December 15
  • Campus holidays and closures
    Faculty and Staff Development (offices closed 8-10 a.m.) August 11
    Labor Day (college closed) September 1
    Thanksgiving vacation (begins at 5 p.m.) November 26
    Thanksgiving recess (college closed) November 27-30
    Winter break (college closed) December 24-January 4

SPRING SEMESTER 2015

Instruction begins January 12
  • Early registration for continuing students October 27-November 2
    Open registration begins November 3
    Last day for registered students to pay for reserved classes (students will be dropped from classes for failure to meet this deadline) December 16
  • For classes that begin the week of January 12
    Last day to register for classes January 6
    Last day for students who registered after December 16 to pay for reserved classes (students will be dropped from classes for failure to meet this deadline) January 6
    Cancellation of classes for insufficient enrollment January 8
    Instruction begins week of January 12
    Last day to drop with no record and 100% refund January 18
  • For classes that begin the week of February 2
    Last day to register for classes January 27
    Last day for students who registered after January 6 to pay for reserved classes (students will be dropped from classes for failure to meet this deadline) January 27
    Cancellation of classes for insufficient enrollment January 29
    Instruction begins week of February 2
    Last day to drop with no record and 100% refund February 8
  • For classes that begin the week of March 9
    Last day to register for classes March 3
    Last day for students who registered after January 27 to pay for reserved classes (students will be dropped from classes for failure to meet this deadline) March 3
    Cancellation of classes for insufficient enrollment March 5
    Instruction begins week of March 9
    Last day to drop with no record and 100% refund March 15
  • Deadline to petition for spring graduation to participate in commencement March 3
    Deadline to petition for spring graduation not participating in commencement April 7
  • Last day to withdraw from classes ending the week of May 4. May 1
    For all class sessions, the last day to withdraw is the final business day before the last week of instruction
  • Last day of instruction May 7
  • Final examinations May 8-14
    Grades due by 11:59 p.m. for classes ending the week of May 4. May 18
  • Commencement May 14
  • Campus holidays and closures
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day (college closed) January 19
    Professional Development Day (no day or night classes) February 26
    Spring vacation March 21-29
    Spring holiday (college closed) March 27

TENTATIVE SUMMER SESSION 2015 (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

Instruction begins May 18, June 15, June 29, and July 13. Instruction ends no later than August 6.
Classes begin and end on different dates within the 12-week summer term. Start and end dates, registration periods, final exam schedules, and add/drop/withdrawal dates and/or rules for each class are published in the Parkland class schedule and on my.parkland.edu.
  • Early registration for continuing students March 30-April 5 
    Open registration begins April 6
    Deadline for summer graduation application July 24
  • Campus holidays and closures
    Memorial Day (college closed) May 25
    Independence Day (college closed) July 2
    College offices closed on Fridays June 19-August 7
 
TENTATIVE FALL SEMESTER 2015 (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
 
Instruction begins August 24
  • Early registration for continuing students April 6-12
    Open registration April 13-August 18
    Last day for registered students to pay for reserved classes (students will be dropped from classes for failure to meet this deadline) August 4
  • For classes that begin the week of August 24
    Last day to register for classes August 18
    Last day for students who registered after July 29 to pay for reserved classes (students will be dropped from classes for failure to meet this deadline) August 18
    Cancellation of classes for insufficient enrollment August 20
    Instruction begins week of August 24
    Last day to drop with no record and 100% refund August 30
  • For classes that begin the week of September 14
    Last day to register for classes September 8
    Last day for students who registered after August 18 to pay for reserved classes (students will be dropped from classes for failure to meet this deadline September 8
    Cancellation of classes for insufficient enrollment September 10
    Instruction begins week of September 14
    Last day to drop with no record and 100% refund September 20
  • For classes that begin the week of October 19
    Last day to register for classes October 13
    Last day for students who registered after September 8 to pay for reserved classes (students will be dropped from classes for failure to meet this deadline) October 13
    Cancellation of classes for insufficient enrollment October 15
    Instruction begins week of October 19
    Last day to drop with no record and 100% refund October 25
  • Deadline to petition for fall graduation November 13
  • Last day to withdraw from classes ending the week of November 30 December 4
    For all class sessions, the last day to withdraw is the final business day before the last week of instruction
  • Last day of instruction December 11
  • Final examinations December 14-18
    Grades due by 11:59 p.m. for classes ending November 30 December 21
  • Campus holidays and closures
    Faculty and Staff Development (offices closed 8-10 a.m.) August 17
    Labor Day (college closed) September 7
    Thanksgiving vacation (begins at 5 p.m.) November 25
    Thanksgiving recess (college closed) November 26-29
    Winter break (college closed) December 24-January 3
 

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