Academic Calendar


Date Event
Spring 2019  
Start-Up January 18
Martin Luther King Day January 21
Classes Begin January 22
Presidents' Day Break February 18-23, 2019
Spring Break April 1-6, 2019
Last Day of Classes May 11, 2019
Final Exams May 13-16, 2019
Commencement May 18, 2019
Summer 2019  
First Day of First Five-Week Summer Session May 28, 2019
Last Day of First Five-Week Summer Session  July 1, 2019
First Day of Second Five-Week Summer Session July 8, 2019
Last Day of Second Five-Week Summer Session August 5, 2019
Fall 2019  
Start-Up August 16, 2019
First Day of Classes August 19, 2019
Labor Day Holiday September 2, 2019
Break Week October 14-19, 2019
Thanksgiving Break November 25-29, 2019
Final Exams

December 9-14, 2019 

Winter Term Starts December 16, 2019
Spring 2020  
Start-Up January 17, 2020
Martin Luther King Day January 20, 2020
First Day, Spring 2020 January 21, 2020
Break Week February 17-21, 2020
Break Week April 6-10, 2020
Finals Week May 11-15, 2020
Commencement May 16, 2020

Day and evening summer sessions of varying lengths are offered throughout the summer. Specific information is available from the Educational Planning Center . The campus buildings are open for student use Monday through Friday from 6 am until 11 pm. On weekends and College holidays, buildings are open only for scheduled classes or events.

College Closings

If the college closes due to inclement weather or other emergency, an announcement will be posted on this website and released to local radio and television stations. To avoid overloading campus phone lines, please check online or tune in to a media station in your area for information.

Text Alert Service

Students can sign up to receive text messages about college closings and emergencies on campus: Text "CCCST" to 64600. Faculty and staff are also encouraged to sign up to receive text messages. Contact the Communications Office ( or 962-9109) for information.