Jul 17, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 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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  2024–2025 2025–2026
Fall Semester       
Classes Begin August 21 August 20
Labor Day - (College Closed) September 2 September 1
Last Day of Session I classes October 11 October 10
Fall Break - No Classes; College Offices Open October 14–15 October 13–14
First Day of Session II classes October 16 October 15
Thanksgiving Break - (College Closed) November 27–29 November 26–28
Classes End December 6 December 5
Final Examinations December 9–12 December 8–11
Holiday Break Begins December 13 December 12

Spring Semester       
Classes Begin January 6 January 5
MLK Holiday - No Classes; College Offices Open January 20 January 19
Last Day of Session I classes February 26 February 25
First Day of Session II classes February 27 February 26
Spring Break - No Classes; College Offices Open March 10–14 March 9–13
Classes Resume March 17 March 16
Good Friday Holiday - (College Closed) April 18 April 3
Honor’s Day  - No Classes; College Offices Open April 15 April 16
Classes End April 25 April 24
Final Examinations April 28–May 1 April 27–April 30
Commencement May 4 May 3

Summer 2025      
May Term Classes Begin May 5 May 4
May Term Classes End May 23 May 22
Memorial Day Holiday May 26 May 25
Summer Session and Summer I Classes Begin May 27 May 26
Juneteenth Holiday June 19 June 19
Summer I Classes End June 27 June 26
Summer II Classes Begin June 30 June 29
Independence Day Holiday July 4 July 3
Summer Session and Summer II Classes End August 1 July 31

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