Dec 13, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Undergraduate Academic Calendar


The academic calendar at North Central College consists of two 16-week semesters, a three-week May Term, a 10-week summer session. Students take an average of 16 credit hours per semester. May Term may be devoted to special study opportunities, such as study away courses, in-depth research or community engaged learning experiences.

Click here for detailed calendars by semester.  

  2019–2020 2020–2021
Fall Semester      
Classes Begin August 19 August 24
Labor Day Holiday September 2 September 7
Fall Break - College Offices Open October 14–15 October 15–16
Thanksgiving Holiday - College Offices Open Nov. 27, 2019 November 27–29 November 25–27
Classes End December 4 December 9
Reading Day December 5 *
Final Examinations December 6, 9–11 December 10–11, 14–15
Holiday Break Begins December 12 December 16

Spring Semester       
Classes Begin January 6 January 11
MLK Holiday - No Morning Classes January 20 January 18
Spring Break - College Offices Open March 2–6 March 15–19
Classes Resume March 9 March 22
Good Friday Holiday - No Afternoon Classes April 10 April 2
Honor's Day - No Classes April 17 April 22
Classes End April 22 April 30
Reading Day April 23 *
Final Examinations April 24, 27–29 May 3–6
Commencement May 3 May 9

Summer        
May Term Classes Begin May 4 May 10
May Term Classes End May 22 May 28
Memorial Day Holiday May 25 May 31
Summer Session Classes Begin May 26 June 1
Independence Day Holiday July 3 July 5
Summer Session Classes End July 31 August 6

 Click here for detailed calendars by semester.  

*Reading days will no longer be part of the academic calendar starting in 2020-2021.