Summer 2015 Academic Calendar
Iowa Lakes operates on the semester system. The academic year for liberal arts programs consists of two semesters, 16 weeks each. The first semester begins in August/September and the second semester begins in January. There is also an eight week summer session. The academic year for vocational and technical students normally consists of two semesters plus a summer term.
|2015 SPRING SEMESTER|
|Last day of term/COMMENCEMENT, Estherville, 7 p.m.||Friday, May 15|
|Grades due from faculty, noon||Monday, May 18|
|Grades available online||Tuesday, May 19|
|Summer term classes begin--full-term||Tuesday, May 26|
|2015 SUMMER SEMESTER|
|Summer face to face Career Tech classes begin||as scheduled**or Tuesday, May 26|
|First session, liberal arts and evening classes begin||Tuesday, May 26|
|ICCOC online courses begin||Tuesday, May 26|
|Last day to add/drop a course online via WebAdvisor||Friday, May 29|
|Last day to register or change registration (Full Term Course)||Friday, May 29|
|Last day to apply for summer graduation||Friday. June 5|
|Last day to add an Independent Study Course delivered through the Success Center||Tuesday, June 9|
|Last day of first session||Thursday, June 25|
|Second session classes begin||Tuesday, June 30|
|HOLIDAY, No Classes, Offices Closed||Friday, July 3|
|Last day to initiate a complete withdrawal from college||Friday, July 24|
|Last day of evening courses||Friday, July 31|
|Last day of A&S regular summer term and second session||Friday, July 31|
|Last day of Career and Technical Education programs*||Friday, July 31|
|COMMENCEMENT, Emmetsburg, 7 p.m.||Friday, July 31|
|Grades due from faculty for face to face course, 4:00 p.m.||Monday, August 3|
|Grades available online||Tuesday, August 4|
|Grades from Online Second 8 week and 4 week term ending 08/02/15||Wednesday, Aug. 5|
|SUMMER COURSE ADD/DROP DATES AND REFUND POLICY|
|Face-to-Face||ICCOC Online Courses
|Full Term||1st Session||2nd Session||1st 8-week Session||2nd 8-week Session||4-week Term|
|Start - End Date:||May 26-July 31||May 26-June 25||June 30-July 31||May 26-July 20||June 8-Aug 2||July 6-Aug 2|
|Last day to add||May 29||May 27||July 1||May 27||June 9||June 29|
|Last day to drop||July 15||June 17||July 22||July 8||July 20||July 7|
|Last day to initiate a Complete Withdrawal||July 24|
|Refund on course drops:|
|Last day refund||June 8||May 27||July 1||May 30||June 12||July 7|
Note: Courses dropped after the full refund period will be assigned a “W” withdrawal grade on the official transcript.
This calendar is subject to change.
Ed to Go and other special course schedules differ; beginning dates and refund dates vary. Some exceptions are noted above under “Dates to Remember”.
Compressed: (Fastrack or less than 8 week term) drops are cancelled with refund only before second class meeting starts.
A student who registers but later is unable to attend must notify the college before the last date to cancel the course(s) or program to avoid charges and/or grades.
CENSUS DATE: Students who receive financial aid need to lock in their status as full or part time on this date: 06/05/15