Jul 22, 2018  
2015-16 Catalog 
    
2015-16 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendars


 

Official 2015-16 Official 2016-17 Proposed 2017-18

 

Summer

Classes begin June 22 June 27 June 26
Independence Day Holiday July 3 July 4 July 4
End of eight-week session (credit classes) Aug. 13 Aug. 18 Aug. 17
End of 10-week session (pre-college classes) Aug. 27 Sept. 1 Aug. 31
Final exams - Last scheduled class time -
   

Fall

Faculty orientation Sept. 22-25 Sept. 20-23 Sept. 19-22
Classes begin Sept. 28 Sept. 26 Sept. 25
Last day to withdraw and not post on permanent transcript Oct. 19 Oct. 17 Oct. 16
Professional faculty day (no classes) Oct. 16 Oct. 14 Oct. 20
Veterans’ Day Holiday Nov. 11 Nov. 11 Nov. 10
Thanksgiving Day Holiday* Nov. 26-27 Nov. 24-25 Nov. 23-24
Last day to withdraw officially Nov. 20 Nov. 18 Nov. 17
Last day of classroom instruction Dec. 14 Dec. 12 Dec. 11
Final exams Dec. 15-18 Dec. 13-16 Dec. 12-15
Faculty day Dec. 21 Dec. 19 Dec. 18
  *Classes that begin at 4:30 p.m. or later do not meet the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.
   

Winter

Classes begin Jan. 11 Jan. 9 Jan. 8
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Jan. 18 Jan. 16 Jan. 15
Last day to withdraw and not post on permanent transcript Feb. 1 Jan. 30 Jan. 29
President’s Day Holiday Feb. 15 Feb. 20 Feb. 19
Last day to withdraw Mar. 4 Mar. 10 Mar. 9
Last day of classroom instruction Mar. 21 Mar. 20 Mar. 19
Final exams Mar. 22-25 Mar. 21-24 Mar. 20-23
Faculty day Mar. 28 Mar. 27 Mar. 26
       

Spring

Classes begin April 4 April 3 April 2
Last day to withdraw and not post on permanent transcript April 22 April 21 April 20
Memorial Day Holiday May 30 May 29 May 28
Last day to withdraw officially May 27 May 26 May 25
Last day of classroom instruction June 10 June 9 June 8
Final exams June 13-16 June 12-15 June 11-14
Commencement June 16 June 15 June 14
Faculty day June 17 June 16 June 15
       

 

School Closure Information

Hazardous weather, floods or unexpected emergencies may force school to close. Major local radio and television stations begin broadcasting emergency schedules or school closure information at 6 a.m. A report of school schedule changes due to adverse weather conditions and other emergency situations is also available at the Public Schools Emergency Communications System Web site (www.flashalert.net) or by calling Highline College at (206) 878-3710.