Academic Calendar


Date Event
Fall 2018  
Aug.17 Fall Start-Up
Aug. 20 Classes Begin
Sept. 3 Labor Day, No Classes
Oct. 8-13 Columbus Day Break
Nov. 19-24 Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 8 Last Day of Classes
Dec. 10-15 Final Exams
Spring 2019  
Jan. 18 Spring Start-Up
Jan. 21 Martin Luther King Day
Jan. 22 Classes Begin
Feb. 18-23 Presidents' Day Break
April 1-6 Spring Break
May 11 Last Day of Classes
May 13-16 Final Exams

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.