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Academic Calendar

Important Dates

Our academic calendar will tell you everything you need to know about deadlines, registration timetables, tuition due dates, holidays, special events, vacations, and the beginning and end of each semester. Additionally, the document contains information regarding refunds, withdraw (W) grades, audit grades, and late registration. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the calendar.

Academic Calendars

Academic events for all HCC campuses, including Fort Campbell

  • January 2
    • New Year's Day (KCTCS HOliday - celebrated)
    • Winter Session End
  • January 9
    • Spring I: First 8 - week classes begin (8WI)
    • Hopkinsville 16-week classes begin (I)
  • January 16
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (KCTCS holiday)
  • February 5
    • Midterm: Spring I First 8-week classes
  • February 10
    • Last day to file an application for a May credential
  • Febraury 20
    • President's Day (KCTCS holiday)
  • Febrauary 24
    • Spring I First 8-week classes: Last day to withdraw, instructor's discreation, to receive a grade of W
  • March 5
    • Spring I: First 8-week classes end
  • March 6
    • Midterm: 16-week classes
  • March 6-11
    • Spring Break (academic holiday)
  • March 7
    • Grades posted by noon ofr first 8-week classes
  • March 13
    • Spring II: Second 8-week classes begin (8W2)
  • April 7
    • Good Friday (half day observance KCTCS holiday)
  • April 9
    • Mid-term Spring II Second 8-week classes
  • April 28
    • Last day to withdraw, instructor's discreation, to receive a grade of W
  • May 1-6
    • Hopkinsville: Final exam week for 16-week classes
  • May 5
    • Commencement
  • May 7
    • Spring II: Second 8-week classes end
    • End of Spring Semester
  • May 9
    • Grades posted by noon for spring semester classes
  • May 10
    • End of Term Processing
    • Summer 8-week classes begin (TBA)
    • Hopkinsville: Summer I 5-week classes begin (TBA)
  • May 29
    • Memorial Day (KCTCS holiday)
  • June 9
    • Last day to file an application for an August degree
    • Midterm: Summer I 5-week classes (TBA)
  • June 19
    • Juneteenth (KCTCS holiday)
    • Midterm: Summer 9-week classes (TBA)
    • Hopkinsville: Summer I 5-week classes end (TBA)
  • July 4
    • Independence Day (KCTCS holiday)
  • July 5
    • Hopkinsville: Summer II 4-week classes begin (M09)
  • July 17
    • Summer 8-week classes end
  • July 18
    • Midterm: Summer II 4-week classes
  • August 5
    • Hopkinsville: Summer II 4-week classes end
  • August 15
    • Fall I: First 8-week classes begin (M03)
    • Hopkinsville: 16-week classes begin (I)
  • September 5
    • Labor Day (KCTCS holiday)
  • September 9
    • Last day to file an application for a December degree
  • September 12
    • Midterm: Fall I First 8-week classes
  • September 30
    • Fall I First 8-week classes: Last day to withdraw, instructor's discreation, to receive a grade of W
  • October 9
    • Fall I First 8-week classes end
  • October 10
    • Columbus Day (Fort Campbell campus closed)
    • Mid-term: 16-week classes
  • October 10-15
    • Fall Break (academic holiday)
  • October 11
    • Grades posted by noon for first 8-week classes
  • October 17
    • Fall II: Second 8-week classes begin (M04?)
  • November 11
    • Veterans Day (Fort Campbell campus closed)
  • November 14
    • Midterm: Second 8-week classes
  • November 23
    • Academic Holiday (no classes)
  • November 24-25
    • Thanksgiving (KCTCS holiday)
  • December 2
    • Last day to withdraw, instructor's discreation, to receive a grade of W
    • Hopkinsville: 16-week classes end
  • December 5-10
    • Hopkinsville: Final exam week for 16-week classes
  • December 11
    • Fall II: Second 8-week classes end
    • End of Fall Semester
    • Winter session classes begin
  • December 13
    • Grades posted by noon for fall semester classes
  • December 14
    • End of Term Processing
  • December 19-30
    • Institutional Closing
  • January 3
    • New Year's Day (KCTCS HOliday - celebrated)
  • January 9
    • Winter Session End
  • January 10
    • Spring I: First 8 - week classes begin (MO2)
    • Hopkinsville 16-week classes begin (I)
  • January 17
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (KCTCS holiday)
  • February 6
    • Midterm: Spring I First 8-week classes
  • February 11
    • Last day to file an application for a May credential
  • Febraury 21
    • President's Day (KCTCS holiday)
  • Febrauary 25
    • Spring I First 8-week classes: Last day to withdraw, instructor's discreation, to receive a grade of W
  • March 6
    • Spring I: First 8-week classes end
  • March 7
    • Midterm: 16-week classes
  • March 7-12
    • Spring Break (academic holiday)
  • March 8
    • Grades posted by noon ofr first 8-week classes
  • March 14
    • Spring II: Second 8-week classes begin (8W2)
  • April 10
    • Mid-term Spring II Second 8-week classes
  • April 15
    • Good Friday (half day observance - KCTCS holiday)
  • April 29
    • Last day to withdraw, instructor's discreation, to receive a grade of W
  • May 2-7
    • Hopkinsville: Final exam week for 16-week classes
  • May 6
    • Commencement
  • May 8
    • Spring II: Second 8-week classes end
    • End of Spring Semester
  • May 10
    • Grades posted by noon for spring semester classes
  • May 11
    • End of Term Processing
  • May 23
    • Summer 8-week classes begin (TBA)
    • Hopkinsville: Summer I 5-week classes begin (TBA)
  • May 30
    • Memorial Day (KCTCS holiday)
  • June 10
    • Last day to file an application for an August degree
  • June 13
    • Midterm: Summer I 6-week classes
  • June 19
    • Midterm: Summer 8-week classes
  • June 20
    • Juneteenth (KCTCS holiday)
  • June 30
    • Hopkinsville: Summer I 6-week classes end (TBA)
  • July 5
    • Independence Day (KCTCS holiday)
  • July 6
    • Hopkinsville: Summer II 4-week classes begin (M09)
  • July 18
    • Summer 8-week classes end
  • July 19
    • Midterm: Summer II 4-week classes
  • August 6
    • Hopkinsville: Summer II 4-week classes end
  • August 16
    • Fall I: First 8-week classes begin (M03)
    • Hopkinsville: 16-week classes begin (I)
  • September 6
    • Labor Day (KCTCS holiday)
  • September 10
    • Last day to file an application for a December degree
  • September 13
    • Midterm: Fall I First 8-week classes
  • October 1
    • Fall I First 8-week classes: Last day to withdraw, instructor's discreation, to receive a grade of W
  • October 10
    • Fall I First 8-week classes end
  • October 11
    • Columbus Day (Fort Campbell campus closed)
    • Mid-term: 16-week classes
  • October 11-16
    • Fall Break (academic holiday)
  • October 12
    • Grades posted by noon for first 8-week classes
  • October 18
    • Fall II: Second 8-week classes begin (M04?)
  • November 11
    • Veterans Day (Fort Campbell campus closed)
  • November 13
    • Midterm: Second 8-week classes
  • November 24
    • Academic Holiday (no classes)
  • November 25-26
    • Thanksgiving (KCTCS holiday)
  • December 3
    • Last day to withdraw, instructor's discreation, to receive a grade of W
  • December 5
    • Hopkinsville: 16-week classes end
  • December 6-11
    • Hopkinsville: Final exam week for 16-week classes
  • December 10
    • Fall Commencement
  • December 12
    • Fall II: Second 8-week classes end
    • End of Fall Semester
  • December 13
    • Winter session classes begin
  • December 14
    • Grades posted by noon for fall semester classes
  • December 15
    • End of Term Processing
  • December 20-31
    • Institutional Closing
  • December 27
    • Midterm: Winter session
  • January 1
    • New Year's Day (KCTCS HOliday - celebrated)
    • Winter Session End
  • January 2-3 Institutional Closing
  • January 13
    • Spring I: First 8 - week classes begin
    • Hopkinsville 8-week classes begin
    • Hopkinsville 16-week classes begin
  • January 20
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (KCTCS holiday)
  • February 7
    • Last day to file an application for a May credential
  • February 10
    • Mid-term: First 8-week classes
  • Febraury 17
    • President's Day (KCTCS holiday)
  • March 8
    • Fort Campbell: First 8-week classes end
    • Hopkinsville: First 8-week classes end
  • March 9
    • Midterm: 16-week classes
  • March 9-14
    • Spring Break (academic holiday)
  • March 10
    • Grades posted by noon ofr first 8-week classes
  • March 16
    • Fort Campbell: Second 8-week classes begin
    • Hopkinsville: Second 8-week classes begin
  • April 10
    • Good Friday (half day observance KCTCS holiday)
  • April 13
    • Mid-term Spring II Second 8-week classes
  • May 3
    • Hopkinsville: 16-week classes end
  • May 1-6
    • Hopkinsville: Final exam week for 16-week classes
  • May 8
    • Commencement
  • May 10
    • Fort Campbell: Spring II: Second 8-week classes end
    • Hopkinsville: Second 8-week classes end
    • End of Spring Semester
  • May 12
    • Grades posted by noon for spring semester classes
  • May 13
    • End of Term Processing
  • May 25
    • Memorial Day (KCTCS holiday)
  • May 26
    • Fort Campbell: Summer 8-week classes begin
    • Hopkinsville: Summer 8-week classes begin
    • Hopkinsville: Summer I 5-week classes begin
  • June 1
    • Last day to file an application for an August degree
    • Midterm: Summer I 5-week classes (TBA)
  • June 12
    • Midterm: Summer 5-week classes
  • June 22
    • Midterm: Summer 8-week classes
  • June 28
    • Hopkinsville: Summer I 5-week classes end

Refund Informaiton

In order to receive a tuition refund a student must officially withdraw within the refund period specified within this policy. Refunds for sessions different from those listed below are prorated according to the session in proportion to the traditional 16-Week session. A session is defined as an enrollment period within an academic term. An academic term (fall, spring, or summer) may have a number of sessions running concurrently — 16, 8, 4-Week. For more detailed information see the Refunds section of the Course Catalog.