Apr 18, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate 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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  2023–2024 2024–2025
Fall Semester       
Classes Begin August 23 August 21
Labor Day - (College Closed) September 4 September 2
Last Day of Session I classes October 13 October 11
Fall Break - No Classes; College Offices Open October 16–17 October 14–15
First Day of Session II classes October 18 October 16
Thanksgiving Break - No Classes; College Offices Close at Noon November 22 November 27
Thanksgiving Break - No Classes, College Offices Closed November 23–24 November 28–29
Classes End December 8 December 6
Final Examinations December 11–14 December 9–12
Holiday Break Begins December 15 December 13

Spring Semester       
Classes Begin January 8 January 6
MLK Holiday - No Classes; College Offices Open January 15 January 20
Last Day of Session I classes February 28 February 26
First Day of Session II classes February 29 February 27
Spring Break - College Offices Open March 11–15 March 10–14
Classes Resume March 18 March 17
Good Friday Holiday - No Classes; College Offices Closed March 29 April 18
Honor’s Day  - No Classes April 18 April 10
Classes End April 26 April 25
Final Examinations April 29–May 2 April 28–May 1
Commencement May 5 May 4

Summer 2024      
May Term Classes Begin May 6 May 5
May Term Classes End May 24 May 23
Memorial Day Holiday May 27 May 26
Summer Session and Summer I Classes Begin May 28 May 27
Juneteenth Holiday June 19 June 19
Summer I Classes End June 28 June 27
Summer II Classes Begin July 1 June 30
Independence Day Holiday - Offices Closed July 4-5 July 4
Summer Session and Summer II Classes End August 2 August 1

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