Academic Calendar 2023-2024

Fall Semester 2023

March 15

Priority Registration Begins: Fall 2023

March 16

Current Student Registration Begins: Fall 2023

June 20-23

Cardinal Commit Sessions for New Students

June 26 New Student Registration Begins: Fall 2023

August 15, 16, 17, 18

Faculty duty days

August 16

Tuition Payment Deadline – courses removed for non-payment at 8:00 a.m.

August 20

Last day to remove all classes with full refund

August 21

First day of class: Full Term and Mini 1

August 21, 22, 23, 24, 25

Drop/Add Schedule Adjustment Period: Refund Policy Begins

August 31

Tuition Payment Deadline – courses removed for non-payment at 8:00 a.m.

August 31

Financial Aid Freeze/Census

August 31

Courses removed for non-attendance at 8:00 a.m.

September 4

Labor Day: College Closed

September 8

Local Professional Development (Fall Convocation Faculty/Staff)

September 22

60% attendance date: Fall Mini 1

September 28

Last day to withdraw: Mini 1

October 12

Final exams for Mini 1

October 13

First day of class: Mini 2

October 13, 16

Drop/Add Schedule Adjustment Period: Mini 2

October 20

Tuition Payment Deadline – Mini 2 courses removed for non-payment at 8:00 a.m.

October 20

Courses removed for non-attendance at 8:00 a.m. – Mini 2 

October 25

60% attendance date: Full Fall

October 25

Priority Registration Begins: Spring 2024

October 26

All other Registration Begins: Spring 2024

November 10

Veterans Day: College Closed

November 15

60% attendance date: Fall Mini 2

November 20, 21, 22

No Classes for Students

November 20, 21, 22

State/Local Professional Development (Faculty duty days)

November 23, 24

Thanksgiving: College Closed

November 27

Last day to withdraw: Full Fall & Mini 2

December 11, 12, 13, 14, 15

Final exams: Full Fall & Mini 2

December 18

Grades due @ 10am

December 18, 19, 20

Faculty duty days

December 19

Commencement @ 6pm: Gadsden State Cherokee

December 21

Duty day for non-instructional

December 22-January 2

Christmas Holidays: College Closed

Spring Semester 2024

October 25

Priority Registration Begins: Spring 2024

October 26

All Other Registration Begins: Spring 2024

January 3,4,5

Faculty duty days

January 4

Tuition Payment Deadline – courses removed non-payment at 8:00 a.m.

January 7

Last day to remove all classes with full refund

January 8

First day of class: Full Spring & Mini 1

January 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Drop/Add Schedule Adjustment Period: Refund Policy Begins

January 15

Martin Luther King Day: College Closed

January 18

Tuition Payment Deadline – courses removed for non-payment at 8:00 a.m.

January 18

Financial Aid Freeze/Census

January 18

Courses removed for non-attendance at 8:00 a.m.

February 9

60% attendance date: Spring Mini 1

January 26

Local Professional Development (Spring Convocation Faculty/Staff)

February 15

Last day to withdraw: Mini 1

February 29

Final exams for Mini I

March 1

First day of class: Mini 2

March 1,4

Drop/Add Schedule Adjustment Period: Mini 2

March 8

Tuition Payment Deadline – Mini 2 courses removed for non-payment at 8:00 a.m.

March 8

Courses Removed for non-attendance at 8:00 a.m. - Mini 2

March 13

60% attendance date: Full Spring

March 13

Priority Registration Begins: Summer 2024 & Fall 2024

March 14

All Other Registration Begins: Summer 2024

March 14

Current Student Registration Begins: Fall 2024

March 25-March 29

Spring Break

April 12

60% attendance date Spring Mini 2

April 15

Last day to withdraw: Full Spring & Mini 2

April 29, 30; May 1, 2, 3

Final exams: Full Spring & Mini 2

May 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Faculty duty days

May 7

Grades due @ 10 am

May 9

Commencement @ 6pm: Gadsden State Cherokee

 

Summer Semester 2024

March 13

Priority Registration Begins: Summer 2024 

March 14

All Other Registration Begins: Summer 2024

May 22

Tuition Payment Deadline – courses removed non-payment at 8:00 a.m.

May 23, 24 Faculty duty days

May 27

Memorial Day: College closed

May 28

Faculty duty day

May 28

Last day to remove all classes with full refund

May 29

First day of class: Full Summer & Summer 1

May 29, 30

Drop/Add Schedule Adjustment Period: Refund Policy Begins

June 10

Tuition Payment Deadline – courses removed non-payment at 8:00 a.m.

June 10

Courses removed for non-attendance at 8:00 a.m. - Full Summer & Summer 1

June 10  Financial Aid Freeze/Census
June 19  Juneteenth: College Closed

June 19

60% attendance date: Summer 1

June 21

Cardinal Commit Session for New Students - Cherokee Campus

June 22  Cardinal Commit Session for New Students - Gadsden Campus
June 25 Cardinal Commit Session for New Students - Ayers Campus

June 25

Last day to withdraw: Summer 1

June 26 Cardinal Commit Session for New Students - Gadsden Campus
June 27 New Student Registration Begins: Fall 2024

July 2

Final exams for Summer 1

July 3

First day of class: Summer 2

July 4

Independence Day: College Closed

July 3,5

Drop/Add Schedule Adjustment Period: Summer 2

July 10

Tuition Payment Deadline Summer 2 courses removed non-payment at 8:00 a.m.

July 10

Courses removed for non-attendance at 8:00 a.m. - Summer 2

July 11

60% attendance date: Full Summer

July 24

60% attendance date: Summer 2

July 31

Last day to withdraw: Full Summer & Summer 2

August 6,7

Final exams: Full Summer & Summer 2

August 8, 9

Faculty duty days

August 9

Grades due @ 10:00 am

Revised: October 18, 2023