Oct 28, 2021  
ARCHIVED 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
ARCHIVED 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Undergraduate Academic Calendar


The academic calendar at North Central College consists of two 16-week semesters, a three-week May Term, a 10-week summer session. Students take an average of 16 credit hours per semester. May Term may be devoted to special study opportunities, such as study away courses, in-depth research or community engaged learning experiences.

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  2020–2021 2021–2022
Fall Semester      
Classes Begin August 24 August 25
Labor Day - (College Closed) September 7 September 6
Last Day of Session I classes October 8 October 15
Fall Break - No Classes; College Offices Open October 9 October 18–19
First Day of Session II classes October 12 October 20
Thanksgiving Break - No Classes; College Offices Close Noon Wednesday November 25 27 November 24–26
Classes End November 24 December 10
Reading Day November 30 N/A
Final Examinations December 1–4 December 13–16
Holiday Break Begins December 5 December 17

Spring Semester      
Classes Begin January 25 January 10
MLK Holiday - No Classes; College Offices Open N/A January 17
Last Day of Session I classes March 11 March 2
First Day of Session II classes March 15 March 3
Spring Break - College Offices Open March 12 March 14–18
Classes Resume March 15 March 21
Good Friday Holiday - No Afternoon Classes April 2 April 15
Honor's Day - No Classes April 22 April 21
Classes End April 30 April 29
Final Examinations May 3–6 May 2–5
Commencement May 8–9 May 8

Summer      
May Term Classes Begin May 10 May 9
May Term Classes End May 28 May 27
Memorial Day Holiday May 31 May 30
Summer Session Classes Begin June 1 May 31
Independence Day Holiday July 5 July 4
Summer Session Classes End August 6 August 5

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