Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2018

Important Notes and Additional Information for the 2018-2019 Academic Year
Fall Semester 2018
Event Date
Labor Day (College closed) September 3
Academic year begins/Fall convocation September 4
Classes begin September 5
Course drop/add period (to receive full refund for courses that begin September 5-11, courses must be dropped by 6:00 pm on September 12) September 5-11
Courses must be dropped by 6:00 pm September 12
Withdrawal period begins for full-semester courses September 13
Thirteen-week classes begin September 19
First NP/NS (No show) roster due by 12:00 pm September 20
Last day for change of major in non-criteria programs September 21
Course audit forms due to Enrollment Services September 24
Full refund for drop of thirteen-week classes by 6:00 pm September 24
Last day to withdraw with a "W" for Session I classes October 4
Columbus Day (College closed) October 8
Session I Finals Day for Saturday classes October 20
Session I Finals Day for Monday and Wednesday classes October 24
Session I Finals Day for Tuesday and Thursday classes October 25
Assessment Day (no day classes) October 26
Session II classes begin October 27
Session I grades due by 12:00 pm October 30
Full refund for drop of Session II classes no later than November 2
Spring/Winter Intersession Advising/Registration begins
November 5
Second NP roster due by 11:59 pm November 5
Last day to withdraw with a "W" for Fall 2018 November 5
Veterans Day observed (College closed) November 12
Thanksgiving recess begins 5:00 pm (No evening classes) November 21
Thanksgiving Day (College closed) November 22
No day or evening classes November 23-24
Last day to withdraw with a "W" for Session II November 26
Last day of classes before final exams December 11
Final exam period for day and evening classes December 12-18
Session II Finals for Monday and Wednesday classes December 17
Session II Finals for Tuesday and Thursday classes December 18
Fall semester officially ends  December 18
Make up day for final exams December 19
Grades due  December 20
Fall Graduation Petitions due to Registrar's Office December 21
College closed for energy conservation December 24 –January 2
Christmas Holiday (College closed) December 25
Grades/GPA/Academic status posted in System Self-serve December 26
New Year’s Day (College closed) January 1
Fall degrees/certificates mailed by February 8

Spring Semester 2019

Important Notes and Additional Information for the 2018-2019 Academic Year
Spring Semester 2019
Event Date
Winter Intersession 2019
January 2-25
Martin Luther King Day (College closed) January 21
Winter Convocation January 22
Classes begin January 23
Course drop/add period (to receive a full refund for courses that begin January 23-29, courses must be dropped by 6:00 pm on January 30) January 23-29
Courses must be dropped by 6:00 pm for full refund January 30
Withdrawal period begins for full-semester courses January 31
Thirteen-week classes begin February 6
First NP/NS (No show) roster due by 12:00 pm February 7
 Last day for change of major non-criteria programs February 8
Audit forms due to Enrollment Services February 11
President's Day (College closed) February 18
Last day to withdraw with "W" for Session I classes  February 22
Session I Finals for Monday and Wednesday classes March 13
Session I Finals for Tuesday and Thursday classes March 14
Session I Finals for Saturday classes March 16
Spring Break (No classes) March 17-24
Session I grades due by 12:00 pm March 20
Session II classes begin March 25
NECC Professional Day (No day classes, evening classes will meet) March 29
Spring graduation petitions due to Registrar’s Office March 29
Summer and Fall advising/registration begins  April 1
Priority deadline for applying for Financial Aid  April 2
Second NP roster due by 12:00 pm April 5
Last day to withdraw with "W" for Spring 2019  April 5
Patriots Day (College closed) April 15
Last day to withdraw with "W" for Session II classes April 19
Last day of classes before final exams May 6
Finals period for day and evening classes May 7-13
Session II Finals for Monday and Wednesday classes May 8
Session II Finals for Tuesday and Thursday classes May 9
Make-up day for final exams (day classes) May 13
Spring semester officially ends May 13
Annual Awards Convocation May 14
Grades due by 12:00 pm May 15
Fifty-Seventh Annual Commencement May 18
Grades/GPA/Academic status posted to System Self-serve May 20
Memorial Day (College closed) May 27
Spring degrees/certificates mailed by by July 8

Summer Semester 2019

 Important Notes and Additional Information for the 2018-2019 Academic Year
Summer Session I 2019
Classes meet for 6 weeks
Tuesday, May 14 - Friday, June 21
 
Event Date
Session I classes begin May 14
Memorial Day (College closed) May 27
Last Day to Withdraw with "W" May 31
Finals Period Day and Evening Classes June 17-21
*Grades due by 12:00 pm June 24

Summer Session II 2019  
Classes meet for 6 weeks
Monday, June 24 - Friday, August 2
Event Date 
Session II classes begin June 24
Independence Day (College Closed) July 4
Last Day to Withdraw with "W" July 17
Finals Period for Day and Evening Classes July 29-August 2
*Grades due by 12:00 pm August 6

Summer Session III 2019
Classes meet for 12 weeks
Tuesday, May 14 - Friday, August 2

Event Date
Session III classes begin May 14
Memorial Day (College Closed) May 27
Independence Day (College Closed) July 4 
Last Day to Withdraw with "W" June 28 
Finals Period for Day and Evening Classes July 29-August 2 
*Grades due by 12:00 pm August 6

Important Notes and Additional Information for the 2018-2019 Academic Year

A student may register for a course at any time prior to the first class meeting only.

Refunds: For information contact the Bursar’s Office, Haverhill campus, (978) 556-3900.

Review NECC Academic Policies and Procedures

Class rosters are available electronically through faculty self-service during the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. The registrar will notify faculty electronically regarding rosters, NP rosters, and final roster submission and due dates.

Final grade rosters must be submitted through the faculty web online product. Grades MUST BE submitted by noon December 20, 2018 for the Fall, and May 15, 2019 for the Spring.

Summer Final Grades MUST BE submitted by 12:00 noon as noted in the Summer Academic Calendar.