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Academic Calendar

2018 Fall Semester
Faculty staff in-service Friday, August 17
Orientation day for New Students Monday, August 20
ICCOC on-line courses begin Monday, August 20
Initial tuition and fee payment due Monday, August 20
Day and evening classes begin Tuesday, Aug. 21
Last day students can add/drop a course online via WebAdvisor (after this date must contact Records office) Monday, Aug. 27
Starting August 28 faculty permission must be obtained to add a class
Financial Aid Census Date, 4:00 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30
Last day to register or change registration (Full Term Course) Friday, Aug. 31
Holiday, no classes, offices closed Monday, September 3
Last day to apply for fall graduation Friday, Sept 7
ICCOC Midterm grades due Monday, Oct. 8
No classes, offices open Friday, Oct. 12
Midterm grades turned in by faculty Sunday, Oct. 14
No classes, offices open Wed. Nov. 21
Holiday No Classes, offices closed Thurs-Fri Nov 22-23
Last day to initiate a complete withdrawal from college Friday, Nov. 30
Regular class day, evening final exams begin at 4:30 pm Thurs, Dec. 6
Daytime final exams begin (exam schedule is online) Friday, Dec 7
ICCOC online courses end Friday, Dec 7
ICCOC Final grades due Monday, Dec. 10
Last day of fall semester Friday Dec. 14
Grades due from faculty, noon Friday Dec. 14
Grades available online Monday, Dec.17
Spring commencement 7 pm. Friday, May 10, 2019
   

Course Add/Drop Dates and Refund Policy

Full Term Iowa Lakes Courses
Start / End Date: Aug. 21 - Dec. 14
Last day to add: Aug. 31
Last day full refund: Sept. 4
Last day to withdraw, (no refund): Nov 14
Last day to initiate Complete Withdrawal: Friday, Nov. 30
   
ICCOC Online Courses - 16 week online courses
Start / End Date: Aug. 20 - Dec. 7
Last day to add: Aug. 23
Last day full refund: Aug. 31
Last day to withdraw, (no refund): Nov. 7
   
ICCOC Online Courses- 12 week online courses
Start / End Date: Sept. 17 - Dec. 7
Last day to add: Sept. 18
Last day full refund: Sept. 25
Last day to withdraw, (no refund): Nov. 16
   
ICCOC Online Courses- 8 week online courses Session I
Start / End Date: Aug. 20 - Oct. 12
Last day to add: Aug. 21
Last day full refund: Aug. 24
Last day to withdraw, (no refund): Oct. 1
   
ICCOC Online Courses- 8 week online courses Session II
Start / End Date: Oct. 15-Dec. 7
Last day to add: Oct. 16
Last day full refund: Oct. 19
Last day to withdraw, (no refund): Nov. 18

Refund Policy

Full Term/16 week courses: First 10 class days of semester 100% refund After day 10—no refund
8 week courses: First 5 class days of the 8 week term-100% refund After day 5—no refund
Less than 8 weeks: First day of class – 100% refund After first day, no refund

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. Fast Track, and other special course schedules differ; beginning dates and refund dates vary. Some exceptions are noted above under Calendar. Fast Track  course 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 either full or part-time on this date: (08/30/18)

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