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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 Approved Tentative Tentative
2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17  2017-18
Fall Semester
New Student Orientation (Clinical) Aug 12-13 Aug 11-12 Aug 17-18 Aug 15-16 Aug 14-15
New Student Orientation (Non-Clinical) Aug 15 Aug 14 Aug 20 Aug 18 Aug 17
Full Fall Classes & Fall I Classes Begin Aug 19 Aug 18 Aug 24 Aug 22 Aug 21
Registration/Drop Add Ends Aug 23 Aug 22 Aug 28 Aug 26 Aug 25
Holiday – College Closed Sep 2 Sep 1 Sep 7 Sep 5 Sep 4
Fall I Midterm Sep 11 Sep 10 Sep 16 Sep 14 Sep 13
Last Day to Withdraw – Fall I Sep 20 Sep 19 Sep 25 Sep 23 Sep 22
Fall I Classes Ends Oct 4 Oct 3 Oct 9 Oct 7 Oct 6
Fall I Final Exams Oct 7-9 Oct 6-8 Oct 12-14 Oct 10-12 Oct 9-10
Fall Break - No Classes Oct 14-15 Oct 13-14 Oct 19-20 Oct 17-18 Oct 16-17
Full Fall Midterm Oct 16 Oct 15 Oct 21 Oct 19 Oct 18
Fall II Classes Begin Oct 16 Oct 15 Oct 21 Oct 19 Oct 18
Last Day to Withdraw – Full Fall Nov 8 Nov 7 Nov 13 Nov 11 Nov 10
Fall II Midterm Nov 13 Nov 12 Nov 18 Nov 16 Nov 15
Holiday – No Classes (class optional day Fall 2012) Nov 27 Nov 26 Nov 25 Nov 23 Nov 22
Holiday – College Closed Nov 28-29 Nov 27-28 Nov 26-27 Nov 24-25 Nov 23-24
Last Day to Withdraw – Fall II Nov 25 Nov 24 Nov 30 Nov 28 Nov 27
Full Fall & Fall II Classes End Dec 6 Dec 5 Dec 11 Dec 9 Dec 8
Full Fall & Fall II Final Exams Dec 9-13 Dec 8-12 Dec 14-18 Dec 12-16 Dec 11-15
Fall Commencement Dec 13 Dec 12 Dec 18 Dec 16 Dec 15
Holiday – College Closed Dec 25 Dec 25-26 Dec 25 Dec 26 Dec 25
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Approved Tentative Tentative Tentative
2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17  
Spring Semester
Holiday – College Closed Dec 31-Jan 1 Jan 1-2 Jan 1 Jan 2 Jan 1
New Student Orientation (Clinical & Non-Clinical) Jan 2-3 Jan 5-6 Jan 4-5 Jan 4-5 Jan 3-4
Full Spring Classes & Spring I Classes Begin Jan 6 Jan 12 Jan 11 Jan 9 Jan 8
Registration/Drop Add Ends Jan 10 Jan 16 Jan 15 Jan 13 Jan 12
Holiday – No Classes Jan 20 Jan 19 Jan 18 Jan 16  Jan 15
Spring I Midterm Jan 29 Feb 4 Feb 3 Feb 1 Jan 31
Last Day to Withdraw – Spring I Feb 7 Feb 13 Feb 12 Feb 10 Feb 9
Spring I Classes Ends Feb 21 Feb 27 Feb 26 Feb 24 Feb 23
Spring I Final Exams Feb 24-26 Mar 2-4 Feb 29-Mar 2 Feb 27-Mar 1 Feb 26-28
Spring Break – No Classes Mar 3-7 Mar 9-13 Mar 7-11 Mar 6-10 Mar 5-9
Full Spring Midterm Mar 5 Mar 11 Mar 9 Mar 8 Mar 7
Spring II Classes Begin Mar 10 Mar 16 Mar 14 Mar 13 Mar 12
Last Day to Withdraw – Full Spring Mar 28 Apr 6 Apr 4 Apr 3 Apr 2
Spring II Midterm Apr 2 Apr 8 Apr 6 Apr 5 Apr 4
Holiday – College Closed Apr 18 Apr 3 Mar 25 Apr 14 Mar 30
Last Day to Withdraw – Spring II Apr 14 Apr 17 Apr 15 Apr 17 Apr 16
Full Spring & Spring II Classes End Apr 25 May 1 Apr 29 Apr 28 Apr 27
Full Spring & Spring II Final Exams Apr 28-May 2 May 4-8 May 2-6 May 1-5 Apr 30-May 4
Spring Commencement May 2 May 8 May 6 May 5 May 4
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Approved Tentative Tentative Tentative
2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17  
Summer Semester
New Student Orientation (Clinical & Non-Clinical) May 12-13 May 18-19 May 16-17 May 15-16 May 14-15
Full Summer & Seven-Week Classes Begin May 19 May 26 May 24 May 23 May 21
Registration/Drop Add Ends May 23 May 29 May 27 May 26 May 25
Holiday – College Closed May 26 May 25 May 23 May 22 May 28
Seven-Week Midterm Jun 11 Jun 17 Jun 15 Jun 14 Jun 13
Full Summer Midterm Jun 18 Jun 24 Jun 22 Jun 21 Jun 20
Last Day to Withdraw – Seven-Week Classes Jun 20 Jun 26 Jun 24 Jun 23 Jun 22
Holiday – College Closed Jul 4 Jul 3 Jul 4 Jul 4 Jul 4
Seven-Week Classes End Jul 3 Jul 10 Jul 8 Jul 7 Jul 6
Last Day to Withdraw – Full Summer Jul 9 Jul 15 Jul 13 Jul 12 Jul 11
Seven-Week Classes Final Exams Jul 7-9 Jul 13-15 Jul 11-13 Jul 10-12 Jul 9-11
Full Summer Classes End Jul 25 Aug 3 Aug 1 Jul 31 Jul 30
Full Summer Final Exams Jul 28-Aug 1 Aug 4-7 Aug 2-5 Aug 1-4 Jul 31-Aug 3
Program Completion & Awards Ceremony Aug 1 Aug 7 Aug 5 Aug 4 Aug 3
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Last Updated: 5/16/12

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