Academic Calendar

Fall 2016 | Winter 2017 | Spring 2017


Bookmark this page for important dates and deadlines throughout the academic year. To download the Instructional Calendar (only), click here.

Fall Quarter, 2016

MAY 11 Student advising day - current/continuing students
MAY 16 Summer/Fall quarter registration begins - continuing students
MAY 18 Summer/Fall quarter registration begins - new & re-entry students
MAY 19 Summer/Fall quarter registration begins - ABE/ESL/GED students
JULY 1 Deadline to have a complete financial aid file to receive funding on the first day of Fall quarter
JULY 6 2nd Summer quarter STEPP payment due
AUGUST 11 Summer Quarter 2016 ends
AUGUST 12 NO CLASSES - WORK DAY FOR FACULTY
AUGUST 15

Fall quarter tuition due (students registering after 8/15, tuition is due within 5 business days)

1st Fall quarter STEPP payment due

AUGUST 30 Fall textbooks & supplies available in the bookstore
SEPTEMBER 5 HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) - LABOR DAY
SEPTEMBER 12-16 NO CLASSES - WORK DAYS FOR FACULTY
SEPTEMBER 13-16 New student orientations
SEPTEMBER 15 2nd Fall quarter STEPP payment due
SEPTEMBER 18 Last day to enroll in STEPP with three payment option
SEPTEMBER 19 FALL QUARTER 2016 CLASSES BEGIN
SEPTEMBER 19-30

To ADD or DROP professional/technical classes - requires instructor and adviser signature on add/drop form

To ADD academic/general education classes- requires instructor signature on add/drop form

To DROP academic/general education classes - requires adviser signature only

To ADD an overloaded/full class - requires instructor and dean signatures on add/drop form

To ADD or DROP ABE/ESL/GED classes - does not require a signature

All tuition and fee are due the next business day

SEPTEMBER 23 Last day to withdraw from classes with 100% refund
SEPTEMBER 24 Last day for refund on Fall quarter books at the bookstore
SEPTEMBER 26 First day to withdraw from classes with 50% refund
SEPTEMBER 30

Last day to withdraw from classes without "W" grade on transcript

Last day to ADD/DROP classes

Last day to change to/from Audit grade at enrollment services

OCTOBER 3 First day to withdraw from classes with a "W" grade on transcript
OCTOBER 7 Last day to withdraw from classes with 50% refund
OCTOBER 14 3rd Fall quarter STEPP payment due
OCTOBER 26 Student advising day - current/continuing students
OCTOBER 31

Winter quarter registration begins - continuing students

Deadline to have a complete financial aid file to receive funding on the first day of Winter quarter 2016

NOVEMBER 2

Winter quarter registration begins - new & re-entry students

NOVEMBER 7

Winter quarter registration begins - ABE/ESL/GED students

First day students receiving financial aid may withdraw from all classes and not owe repayment of funding, except loans

NOVEMBER 9 Last day to withdraw from classes, "W" grade posted on transcript
NOVEMBER 10 NO CLASSES - MANDATORY MEETING DAY FOR FACULTY
NOVEMBER 11 HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) - VETERANS DAY
NOVEMBER 24-25 HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) - THANKSGIVING
DECEMBER 2 Instructor briefcase opens for faculty grading. https://www.ctc.edu/~renton/wts/ibc/
DECEMBER 8 Winter textbooks & supplies available in the bookstore
DECEMBER 7-8 Textbook buyback in the bookstore
DECEMBER 9 FALL QUARTER 2016 ENDS
DECEMBER 12-13 NO CLASSES - WORK DAY FOR FACULTY
DECEMBER 14 All grades submitted online by noon
DECEMBER 15 Fall quarter 2016 grades available to access and view: : http://www.ctc.edu/~renton/wts/kiosk/index.html
DECEMBER 26 HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) - WINTER HOLIDAY
JANUARY 2 HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) - NEW YEARS HOLIDAY

Winter Quarter, 2017

OCTOBER 26 Student advising day - current/continuing students
OCTOBER 31

Winter quarter registration begins - continuing students

Deadline to have a complete financial aid file to receive funding on the first day of quarter

NOVEMBER 2 Winter quarter registration begins - new & re-entry students
NOVEMBER 7 Winter quarter registration begins - ABE/ESL/GED students
First day students receiving financial aid may withdraw from all classes and not owe repayment of funding, except loans
NOVEMBER 1 Deadline to have a complete financial aid file to receive funding on the first day of Winter quarter
NOVEMBER 11 HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) – VETERANS DAY
NOVEMBER 24-25 HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) – THANKSGIVING
DECEMBER 8 Winter textbooks & supplies available in the bookstore
DECEMBER 9 FALL QUARTER 2016 ENDS
DECEMBER 9

Winter quarter tuition due (Students registering after 12/9 tuition is due within 5 business days)

1st Winter quarter STEPP payment due

DECEMBER 12-13 NO CLASSES - WORK DAYS FOR FACULTY
DECEMBER 12-13 New student orientations
DECEMBER 26 HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) - WINTER HOLIDAY
JANUARY 2 HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) – NEW YEARS HOLIDAY
JANUARY 3 WINTER QUARTER 2017 CLASSES BEGIN
JANUARY 3-17

To ADD or DROP professional/technical classes - requires instructor signature on add/drop form

To DROP academic/general classes - requires adviser signature only

To ADD an overloaded/full class - requires instructor & dean signatures on add/drop form

To ADD or DROP ABE/ESL/GED classes - does not require a signature

All tuition and fees are due the next business day

JANUARY 6 Last day to withdraw from classes with 100% refund
JANUARY 7 Last day for refund on Winter quarter books at the bookstore
JANUARY 9

First day to withdraw from classes with 50% refund

2nd Winter quarter STEPP payment due

JANUARY 16 HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) - MLK HOLIDAY
JANUARY 17

Last day to withdraw from classes without "W" grade on transcript

Last day to ADD/DROP classes

Last day to change to/from Audit grade at enrollment services

Last day to enroll in STEPP with three payment option

JANUARY 18 First day to withdraw from classes with "W" grade on transcript
JANUARY 20 Last day to withdraw from classes with 50% refund
FEBRUARY 1 Deadline to have a complete financial aid file to receive funding on the first day of Spring quarter 2017
FEBRUARY 9 3rd Winter quarter STEPP payment due
FEBRUARY 15 Student advising day - current/continuing students
FEBRUARY 20 HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) - PRESIDENT'S DAY
FEBRUARY 21 Spring quarter registration begins - continuing students
FEBRUARY 23 Spring quarter registration begins - new & re-entry students
FEBRUARY 24 Spring quarter registration begins - ABE/ESL/GED students
MARCH 17 Instructor briefcase opens for faculty grading:

https://www.ctc.edu/~renton/wts/ibc/

MARCH 22-23 Textbook buyback in the bookstore
MARCH 23 Textbooks & supplies available in the bookstore
MARCH 24 WINTER QUARTER 2017 ENDS
MARCH 27-31 NO CLASSES - NON-WORK DAY FOR FACULTY
MARCH 29 All grades submitted online by noon
MARCH 30 Winter quarter 2017 grades available to access and view: http://www.ctc.edu/~renton/wts/kiosk/index.html

Spring Quarter, 2017

FEBRUARY 1 Deadline to have a complete financial aid file to receive funding on the first day of Spring quarter 2017
FEBRUARY 15 Student advising day - current/continuing students
FEBRUARY 20 HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) - PRESIDENT'S DAY
FEBRUARY 21 Spring quarter registration begins - continuing students
FEBRUARY 23 Spring quarter registration begins - new & re-entry students
FEBRUARY 24 Spring quarter registration begins - ABE/ESL/GED students
MARCH 1 Spring quarter tuition due
MARCH 23 Spring textbooks & supplies available in the bookstore
MARCH 22-23 Textbook buyback in the bookstore
MARCH 24 WINTER QUARTER 2017 ENDS
MARCH 27-31 NO CLASSES - SPRING BREAK
APRIL 4 SPRING QUARTER 2017 CLASSES BEGIN
APRIL 3-14

To ADD or DROP Professional/Technical classes - Requires INSTRUCTOR & ADVISOR signature on add/drop form

To ADD Academic/General Education classes - Requires INSTRUCTOR signature on add/drop form

To DROP Academic/General Education classes - Requires ADVISOR signature only

To ADD an overloaded/full class – Requires INSTRUCTOR & DEAN signatures on add/drop form

TO ADD OR DROP ABE/ESL/GED CLASSES – DOES NOT REQUIRE A SIGNATURE.

*All tuition and fees are due the next business day

APRIL 3 2nd Spring quarter STEPP payment due
APRIL 7 Last day to withdraw from classes with 100% refund
APRIL 8 Last day for refunds on textbook purchases
APRIL 10 First day to withdraw from classes with 50% refund
APRIL 14

Last day to enroll in STEPP with three payment option

Last day to ADD/DROP a class

Last day to withdraw from classes without a "W" grade on transcript

APRIL 17

First day to withdraw from classes will post "W" grade on transcript

APRIL 21 Last day to withdraw from classes with 50% refund
MAY 1 3rd Spring quarter STEPP payment due
MAY 17 Student advising day - current/continuing students
MAY 19 First day students receiving financial aid may withdraw from all classes and not owe repayment of funding, except loans
MAY 23 Last day to withdraw from classes with "W" grade posted on transcript
MAY 26 NO CLASSES - MANDATORY FACULTY MEETING DAY
MAY 29 HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) - MEMORIAL DAY
JUNE 15 Instructor briefcase opens for Spring quarter faculty grading
JUNE 21 Summer textbooks & supplies available in the bookstore
JUNE 21-22 Textbook buyback in the bookstore
JUNE 22 SPRING QUARTER 2017 ENDS
JUNE 22 Commencement
JUNE 23-28 NO CLASSES - WORK DAYS FOR FACULTY
JUNE 28 All grades submitted online by noon
JUNE 29 Spring quarter 2017 grades available to access and view: http://www.ctc.edu/~renton/wts/kiosk/index.html