2023-2024 Academic Calendar

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Fall 2023

Date Activity
Aug. 14, 2023 Decision as to which classes to cancel for Fall 2023
Aug. 15, 2023 Fall Faculty Workshop Part I
Aug. 16, 2023 Springfield Showcase on Teaching Workshop
Aug. 17, 2023 Fall Faculty Workshop Part II
  Email Spring 2023 schedule to Div. Heads. Dept. Heads must notify Division Chairs of any schedule changes that need to be made
Aug. 18, 2023 Fall Senior Citizen registration
Aug. 20, 2023 Last day of Fall registration
Aug. 21, 2023 First day of Fall classes Full 16-weeks and First 8-weeks
Aug. 25, 2023 Last day of full 16- week and first 8 week block change of schedule period- 100% refund period
Aug. 26, 2023 - Sept. 1, 2023 75% refund period for first 8-week term
Aug. 26, 2023 - Sept. 1, 2023 75% refund period for full 16-week term
Aug. 29, 2023 Attendance Tracker due at 12:00 noon for First 8-weeks
  Transcripts with Summer degrees available
  Final changes to Spring 2023 schedules to Office of Academic Affairs
Sept. 1, 2023 Attendance Report due at 12:00 noon for Full 16-weeks term
Sept. 4, 2023 Labor Day (No Classes/Offices Closed)
Sept. 2, 2023 - Sept. 8, 2023 50% refund period for first 8-weeks
  Web opens at 8:00 a.m. for faculty entry of Fall mid-term grades for Frist 8-weeks
Sept. 9, 2023 - Sept. 18, 2023 25% refund period for first 8-weeks
Sept. 2, 2023 - Sept. 18, 2023 50% refund period for full 16-week term
Sept. 5, 2023 Web opens for final grades for first 8-weeks
Sept. 13, 2023 First 8-weeks Mid-term
Sept. 18, 2023 First 8-weeks Mid-term grades due at noon: viewable on web at 1pm
Sept. 19, 2023 - Oct. 18, 2023 25% refund period for full 16-week term
Sept. 19 2023 - Oct. 9, 2023 0% refund period for first 8-weeks
Sept. 25, 2023 Census Day (Day 25)
Oct. 2, 2023 Web opens at 8:00 a.m. for faculty entry of Fall mid-term grades for full 16-weeks
Oct. 9, 2023 Fall First 8-week Block: Last day to drop/withdraw
Oct. 11, 2023 Fall Mid-semester for 16-week term
Oct. 10, 2023 - Oct. 11, 2023 First 8 week block last day of classes/final exam period
Oct. 12, 2023  Fall Break (No classes/Offices Open)
Oct. 16, 2023 Web closes at 12:00 Noon to faculty entry of first 8-week final grades
Oct. 16, 2023 Second 8 week block classes begin
Oct. 16, 2023 Web closes at 12:00 Noon to faculty entry of Fall mid-term grades for full 16-week term
Oct. 16, 2023 Fall semester mid-term grades view able to students through the web at 1:00 p.m. for full 16-week term
  Summer and Fall 2023 Schedule proposal forms to Division Chairs from Office of Academic Affairs
Oct. 17, 2023 Fall first 8-weeks final grades view able to students through the web at 1:00 p.m.
Oct. 17, 2023 Fall first 8-week final reports emailed to students--D &F grade sheets only; pre-requisites not met dropped for second 8-weeks courses
Oct. 19, 2023 - Dec. 1, 2023 0% refund period for full 16-week term
Oct. 20, 2023 Last day of second 8-week block change of schedule period- 100% refund period
Oct. 21, 2023 - Oct. 27, 2023 75% refund period for second 8-weeks
Oct. 23, 2023 - Oct. 27, 2023 ASK Week
Oct. 28, 2023 - Nov. 2, 2023 50%r refund period for second 8-weeks
Oct. 24,  2023 Attendance Tracker due at noon for second 8-weeks
Oct. 30, 2023 Open Mid-term grading for second 8-weeks
Oct. 30, 2023 - Nov. 10, 2023 Registration for Special Populations for Spring 2023 (To be eligible for early registration, the student's account balance must be paid in full.)
Nov. 3, 2023 - Nov. 11, 2023 25% refund period for second 8-weeks
Nov. 8, 2023 Mid-term for second 8-weeks
Nov. 13, 2023 Mid-term grades due at noon for second 8-weeks; viewable one web at 1pm
Nov. 1, 2023 - Nov. 10, 2023 Concentrated Early Registration for current and readmitted students for Spring 2023 (To be eligible for early registration, the student's account balance must be paid in full.)
Nov. 11, 2023 - Dec. 6, 2023 0% refund period for second 8-weeks
Nov. 11, 2023 Spring 2023 regular registration begins
Nov. 20, 2023 - Nov. 21, 2023 Extra Given Day (No Classes/Offices Open)*
Nov. 22, 2023 - Nov 24, 2023 Thanksgiving (No Classes/Offices Closed)
Dec. 1, 2023 Fall Full 16-week Semester Classes: Last day to drop/withdraw
Nov. 27, 2023 Web opens at 8:00 a.m. for faculty entry of Fall final grades for full 16-week term & Second 8-weeks
Dec. 6, 2023 Fall Second 8-week Block: Last day to drop/withdraw
Dec. 7, 2023 Last day of Fall full 16-week semester and Second 8-week block classes
Dec. 11, 2023 - Dec. 14, 2023 Fall semester Final Exams Period for full 16-weeks & second 8-week classes
Dec. 18, 2023 Web closes at 8 a.m. to faculty entry of Fall final grades for full 16-weeks & second 8-weeks classes
  Summer and Fall 2024 schedule proposal forms complete and returned to the Registrar
Dec. 15, 2023 Last official day of Fall semester
Dec. 19, 2023 Fall final grades view able to students through the web at 1:00 p.m. for full 16-week & second 8-week classes
Dec. 19, 2023 Fall Semester final reports emailed to students--D &F grade sheets only
  Transcripts with Fall grades available
Dec. 21, 2023 - Dec. 22, 2023 Extra Given Days (Offices Closed)*
Dec. 25, 2023 Christmas Day (Offices Closed)
Dec. 26, 2023 - Dec. 29, 2023 Extra Given Days (Offices Closed)*
  Transcripts with Fall degrees available

Spring 2024

Date Activity
Jan. 1, 2024 New Year's Day (Offices Closed)
Jan. 2, 2024 - Jan. 3, 2024 Extra Given Days (Offices Closed)*
Jan. 4, 2024 Offices re-open
Jan. 15, 2024 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (No Classes/Offices Closed)*
Jan. 19, 2024 Senior Citizen registration for Spring
Jan. 21, 2024 Spring registration ends
Jan. 22, 2024 Spring semester classes begin for full 16-week term and first 8-weeks
Jan. 22, 2024 - Jan. 26, 2024 Spring change of schedule period for full term & 1st 8 weeks- 100% refund period
Jan. 26, 2024 Last day of change of schedule period for the Spring semester for full 16-week term & first 8-weeks
Jan. 27, 2024 - Feb. 2, 2024 First 8-Weeks and full 16-week term 75% refund period
  Attendance Report for First 8-Weeks due at noon
  Transcripts with Fall degrees available
  E-mail Summer/Fall schedule to Division Chairs for proofing. Faculty must notify Division Chair of and schedule changes that need to be made
Feb. 2 , 2024 Attendance Report due at noon for full term
Feb. 3, 2024 - Feb. 8, 2024 First 8-Weeks 50% refund period
Feb. 3, 2024 - Feb. 16, 2024 Full 16-week term 50% refund period
Feb. 5, 2024 Web opens at 8:00 a.m. for faculty entry of Spring mid-term grades for First 8-weeks
Feb. 9, 2024 - Feb. 16, 2024 First 8-Weeks 25% refund period
  FINAL Summer and Fall schedule changes to Office of Academic Affairs
Feb. 14, 2024 Mid-Term for first 8-weeks
Feb. 17, 2024 - March 12, 2024 First 8-Weeks 0% refund period
Feb. 17, 2024 - March 25, 2024 Full 16-week term 25% refund period
Feb. 19, 2024 Presidents' Day (No Classes/Offices Closed)*
Feb. 20, 2024 Web closes at 12:00 Noon to faculty entry of mid-term grades for First 8-weeks; viewable at 1:00 p.m.
Feb. 26, 2024 Census Day
  Spring schedule proposal forms to Division Chairs from Office of Academic Affairs
March 4, 2024 Web opens at 8:00 a.m. for faculty entry of Spring mid-term grades for full term
March 4, 2024 Web opens at 8:00 am for Final Grades entry for first 8 weeks
March 12, 2024 Spring First 8-week Block: Last day to drop/withdraw
March 13, 2024 Spring mid-semester full 16-week term
March 13, 2024 - March 14, 2024 Spring first 8 week session finals
March 14, 2024 Last day of first 8-week block classes
March 16, 2024 - March 24, 2024 Spring Break (No Classes/Offices Open)
March 18, 2024 Web closes at 12 noon to faculty grade entry for first 8 week final grades
March 18, 2024 Web closes at 12 noon to faculty grade entry for full 16-week mid-term grades; viewable at 1pm
March 19, 2024 First 8-weeks final grades viewable to students through the web at 1:00 p.m.
March 19, 2024 Spring First 8-weeks final grades reports emailed to students--D & F grade sheets only
March 25, 2024 Spring second 8 week classes begin
March 26, 2024 - May 3, 2024 Full 16-week term 0% refund period
March 29, 2024 Spring Holiday (No Classes/Offices Closed)*
April 1, 2024 Spring 2023: Last day of second- 8-week block change of schedule period- 100% refund period
April 2, 2024 - April 8, 2024 Second 8-Weeks 75% refund period
April 3, 2024 Attendance Report for Second 8-Weeks due at noon
April 8, 2024 Web opens at 8:00 a.m. for faculty entry of Spring mid-term grades for Second 8-weeks
  ASK Week
April 9, 2024 - April 12, 2024 Second 8-Weeks 50% refund period
April 13, 2024 - April 22, 2024 Second 8-Weeks 25% refund period
  Registration for Special Populations for Summer 2023 and Fall 2023
  Summer and Fall 2021 Concentrated Early Registration for current and readmitted students
April 17, 2024 Second 8-week Mid- Term
  Summer and Fall 2021 regular registration begins
April 22, 2024 Web closes at 12:00 Noon to faculty entry of mid-term grades for Second 8-weeks; viewable at 1pm
April 23, 2024 Second 8-Weeks 0% refund period
May 3, 2024 Spring Full 16- week Semester: Last day to drop/withdraw
May 6, 2024 Web opens at 8:00 am for faculty entry of Spring 2023 final grades
May 7, 2024 Spring Second 8-week block: Last day to drop/withdraw
May 9, 2024 Last day of Spring classes for full and second 8-weeks
May 13, 2024 - May 16, 2024 Spring semester final examination period
May 17, 2024 Last official day of Spring semester
May 17, 2024 Commencement practive at the Civic Center (1:00 p.m.)
May 18, 2024 Commencement 10:00 a.m. West Plains Civic Center
May 20, 2024 Web closes at 12 noon to faculty grade entry of Spring final grades
May 21, 2024 Spring semester grades available on the web for student viewing at 1:00 p.m.
May 21, 2024 Spring semester final grades reports emailed to students--D & F grade sheets only
  Transcripts with Spring grades available
  Transcripts with Spring degrees available

Summer 2024

Date Activity
  Transcripts with Spring grades available
May 27, 2024 Memorial Day (Offices Closed)
June 3, 2024 Decision as to which classes to cancel for Summer 2023
June 7, 2024 Summer Senior Citizen registration for regular session
June 6, 2024 Summer regular registration ends
June 10, 2024 Summer 8-week and first 4-week sessions begin
June 10, 2024 - Jue 14, 2024 Summer session change of schedule period for full 8-week- 100% refund period
June 10, 2024 Summer session change of schedule period for first 4-week- 100% refund period
June 11, 2024 - June 12, 2024 First 4-weeks 75% refund period
June 13, 2024 Attendance Report due at noon for first 4-weeks
June 13, 2024 - June 14, 2024 First 4-weeks 50% refund period
June 15, 2024 - June 24, 2024 Full 8-weeks 75% refund period
June 15, 2024 - June 24, 2024 First 4-weeks 25% refund period
  Spring schedule proposal forms to Division Chairs from Office of Academic Affairs
June 18, 2024 Attendance Report due at noon for full 8-week term
June 19, 2024 Juneteenth National Independence Day (Offices Closed)
June 26, 2024 Summer session Census Day
June 25, 2024 - June 28, 2024 Full 8-weeks 50% refund period
June 25, 2024 - July 2, 2024 First 4-weeks 0% refund period
June 24, 2024 Web opens at 8:00 a.m. for faculty entry of first 4-week session grades
June 29, 2024- July 9, 2024 Full 8-weeks 25% refund period
July 2, 2024 Summer First 4-week Block: Last day to drop/withdraw
July 5, 2024 Last day of Summer first 4-week session
July 2, 2024 - July 3, 2024  Final Exam in Summer first 4-week session classes
July 10, 2024 - July 30, 2024 Full 8-weeks 0% refund period
July 7, 2024 Last day to enroll in Summer second 4-week session
July 8, 2024 Web closes at 12 Noon for faculty entry of Summer first 4-week final grades
July 8, 2024 First day of Summer second 4-week session
July 8, 2024 Summer change of schedule period and 100% refund period for second 4-week course
July 9, 2024 Summer final grade report viewable to the students through the web at 1:00 p.m. for First 4-weeks
July 9, 2024 Summer first 4-week Block: D & F emails sent to students
July 9, 2024 - July 10, 2024 Second 4-weeks 75% refund period
July 11, 2024 Attendance Report due at noon for second 4-weeks
July 11, 2024 - July 12, 2024 Second 4-weeks 50% refund period
July 13, 2024 - July 19, 2024 Second 4-weeks 25% refund period
July 20, 2024 - July 31, 2024 Second 4-weeks 0% refund period
July 22, 2024 Web opens at 8:00 a.m. for faculty entry of Summer 2nd 4 week & 8 week session grades
July 30, 2024 Summer Full 8-week Session Block: Last day to drop/withdraw
July 31, 2024 Summer Full Second 4-week Block: Last day to drop/withdraw
July 31, 2024 Last day of Summer classes
July 31, 2024 - Aug. 1, 2024 Summer Final Exam Period
Aug. 2, 2024 Last official day of the Summer session
Aug. 5, 2024 Web closes at 12:00 Noon to faculty entry of Summer final grades
Aug. 6, 2024 Summer final grades viewable to students through the web at 1:00 p.m.
Aug. 6, 2024 Summer final grade reports mailed to students--D & F grade sheets only
  Transcripts with Summer grades available
  Email Spring 2024 schedule to Div. Heads. Dept. Heads must notify Division Chairs of any schedule changes that need to be made
  First Day of Fall 2024 classes
  Transcripts with Summer degrees available