Carolinas HealthCare System

Important Academic Dates

The following calendars provide all the necessary information for admissions, start dates and academic semesters for Carolinas College of Health Sciences.

Hard-copy for download Five-Year Academic Calendar (PDF)

Fall Semester | Spring Semester | Summer Semester

Approved Approved Tentative Tentative Tentative
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Fall Semester
New Student Orientation (Clinical) Aug 13-14 Aug 12-13 Aug 11-12 Aug 17-18 Aug 15-16
New Student Orientation (Non-Clinical) Aug 16 Aug 15 Aug 14 Aug 20 Aug 18
Full Fall Classes & Fall I Classes Begin Aug 20 Aug 19 Aug 18 Aug 24 Aug 22
Registration/Drop Add Ends Aug 24 Aug 23 Aug 22 Aug 28 Aug 26
Holiday – College Closed Sep 3 Sep 2 Sep 1 Sep 7 Sep 5
No On-Site Classes (online or offsite only Fall 2012) Sep 4-7
Fall I Midterm Sep 12 Sep 11 Sep 10 Sep 16 Sep 14
Last Day to Withdraw – Fall I Sep 21 Sep 20 Sep 19 Sep 25 Sep 23
Fall I Classes Ends Oct 9 Oct 4 Oct 3 Oct 9 Oct 7
Fall I Final Exams Oct 10-12 Oct 7-9 Oct 6-8 Oct 12-14 Oct 10-12
Fall Break – No Classes (class optional days Fall 2012) Oct 15-16 Oct 14-15 Oct 13-14 Oct 19-20 Oct 17-18
Full Fall Midterm Oct 17 Oct 16 Oct 15 Oct 21 Oct 19
Fall II Classes Begin Oct 17 Oct 16 Oct 15 Oct 21 Oct 19
Last Day to Withdraw – Full Fall Nov 9 Nov 8 Nov 7 Nov 13 Nov 11
Fall II Midterm Nov 14 Nov 13 Nov 12 Nov 18 Nov 16
Holiday – No Classes (class optional day Fall 2012) Nov 21 Nov 27 Nov 26 Nov 25 Nov 23
Holiday – College Closed Nov 22-23 Nov 28-29 Nov 27-28 Nov 26-27 Nov 24-25
Last Day to Withdraw – Fall II Nov 26 Nov 25 Nov 24 Nov 30 Nov 28
Full Fall & Fall II Classes End Dec 7 Dec 6 Dec 5 Dec 11 Dec 9
Full Fall & Fall II Final Exams Dec 10-14 Dec 9-13 Dec 8-12 Dec 14-18 Dec 12-16
Fall Commencement Dec 14 Dec 13 Dec 12 Dec 18 Dec 16
Holiday – College Closed Dec 24-25 Dec 25 Dec 25-26 Dec 25 Dec 26
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Approved Approved Tentative Tentative Tentative
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Spring Semester
Holiday – College Closed Dec 31-Jan 1 Dec 31-Jan 1 Jan 1-2 Jan 1 Jan 2
New Student Orientation (Clinical & Non-Clinical) Jan 3-4 Jan 2-3 Jan 5-6 Jan 4-5 Jan 4-5
Full Spring Classes & Spring I Classes Begin Jan 7 Jan 6 Jan 12 Jan 11 Jan 9
Registration/Drop Add Ends Jan 11 Jan 10 Jan 16 Jan 15 Jan 13
Holiday – No Classes Jan 21 Jan 20 Jan 19 Jan 18 Jan 16
Spring I Midterm Jan 30 Jan 29 Feb 4 Feb 3 Feb 1
Last Day to Withdraw – Spring I Feb 8 Feb 7 Feb 13 Feb 12 Feb 10
Spring I Classes Ends Feb 22 Feb 21 Feb 27 Feb 26 Feb 24
Spring I Final Exams Feb 25-27 Feb 24-26 Mar 2-4 Feb 29-Mar 2 Feb 27-Mar 1
Spring Break – No Classes Mar 4-8 Mar 3-7 Mar 9-13 Mar 7-11 Mar 6-10
Full Spring Midterm Mar 6 Mar 5 Mar 11 Mar 9 Mar 8
Spring II Classes Begin Mar 11 Mar 10 Mar 16 Mar 14 Mar 13
Last Day to Withdraw – Full Spring Mar 28 Mar 28 Apr 6 Apr 4 Apr 3
Spring II Midterm Apr 3 Apr 2 Apr 8 Apr 6 Apr 5
Holiday – College Closed Mar 29 Apr 18 Apr 3 Mar 25 Apr 14
Last Day to Withdraw – Spring II Apr 12 Apr 14 Apr 17 Apr 15 Apr 17
Full Spring & Spring II Classes End Apr 26 Apr 25 May 1 Apr 29 Apr 28
Full Spring & Spring II Final Exams Apr 29-May 3 Apr 28-May 2 May 4-8 May 2-6 May 1-5
Spring Commencement May 3 May 2 May 8 May 6 May 5
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Approved Approved Tentative Tentative Tentative
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Summer Semester
New Student Orientation (Clinical & Non-Clinical) May 13-14 May 12-13 May 18-19 May 16-17 May 15-16
Full Summer & Seven-Week Classes Begin May 20 May 19 May 26 May 24 May 23
Registration/Drop Add Ends May 24 May 23 May 29 May 27 May 26
Holiday – College Closed May 27 May 26 May 25 May 23 May 22
Seven-Week Midterm Jun 12 Jun 11 Jun 17 Jun 15 Jun 14
Full Summer Midterm Jun 19 Jun 18 Jun 24 Jun 22 Jun 21
Last Day to Withdraw – Seven-Week Classes Jun 21 Jun 20 Jun 26 Jun 24 Jun 23
Holiday – College Closed Jul 4-5 Jul 4 Jul 3 Jul 4 Jul 4
Seven-Week Classes End Jul 3 Jul 3 Jul 10 Jul 8 Jul 7
Last Day to Withdraw – Full Summer Jul 10 Jul 9 Jul 15 Jul 13 Jul 12
Seven-Week Classes Final Exams Jul 8-10 Jul 7-9 Jul 13-15 Jul 11-13 Jul 10-12
Full Summer Classes End Jul 26 Jul 25 Jul 31 Jul 29 Jul 28
Full Summer Final Exams Jul 29-Aug 2 Jul 28-Aug 1 Aug 3-7 Aug 1-5 Jul 31-Aug 4
Program Completion & Awards Ceremony Aug 2 Aug 1 Aug 7 Aug 5 Aug 4
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Last Updated: 5/16/12

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