Academic Calendar

Last Revision: 01/24/2020
Calendar subject to change based on College needs and priorities.

Fall 2019

Month Date Day Activity Time
August 26 M Community College Semester Begins
Convocation 9:30 am
Chairs and Directors Meeting 11:30 am
Department Meetings 1:00 pm
Open Advising 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Adjunct Faculty Welcome Back 5:30 pm
Last Day to Drop with 100% tuition refund in person by 7:00 pm, online prior to midnight
August 27 T Classes begin for Fall 2019 Semester
August 27, 28 T, W Add/Drop (see College Add policy) 10:00 am – 1:00 pm / 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
August 29 R Senior Citizen Registration 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Aug.-Sept. 31-2 Sa-M Labor Day – College Closed
September 9 M Last Day for 50% Tuition Refund in person by 5:00 pm
September 16 M Freeze Date (common freeze date)
September 30 M Last Day to Change to Audit
October 14 M Columbus Day – College open/Classes held
October 21 M Mid-term Grades due On-Line
October 22 T Reading Day – No classes/College open
October 21-24 M-R Advising Week for Spring 2020 by appointment
November 1 F Registration begins for Winter ’19 & Spring ’20 – Credit
Application deadline for December graduation
November 11 M Veteran’s Day Observed – College open/Classes held
November 18 M Last Day to Withdraw in person by 5:00 pm
November 27-Dec.1 W-Su Thanksgiving Recess – No classes
November 28 R Thanksgiving Holiday – College Closed
December 2 M Registration begins for Spring 2020 Non-Credit Classes
December 8 S Last Day of Classes
December 9-15 M-S Final Exams Week – Follow Class Meeting Time Schedule
December 18 W Final Grades due Online by 12:00 Noon (through Faculty Service)
December 23 M Semester Ends for CC
December 25 W Christmas Holiday – College Closed
December 27 F Final Fall grades available for viewing at myCommNet

Fall 2019 Notes

Classes begin Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Adding a Course Policy

  • A student may enroll for 2 and 3 day a week fourteen week courses if the class has not met more than twice.
  • A student may enroll for 1 day a week fourteen week courses if the class has not met more than once.
  • A student may enroll for abbreviated session courses, if the class has not met more than once.
  • A student may enroll in on-line and hybrid courses no later than seven days after the 1st day of a fourteen week semester and no more than two days after the 1st day of an abbreviated semester’s courses have begun.

Last Day to Add a Course

2 and 3 day a week fourteen-week courses – Before the class meets for the third time.

Tuesday and Thursday courses September 2
Monday and Wednesday courses September 9

1 day a week fourteen-week courses – Before the class meets for the second time.

Thursday courses September 4
Friday courses September 5
Saturday courses September 7
Monday courses September 9
Tuesday courses September 3
Wednesday courses September 4
Online Courses August 27 (full semester courses)

 Last Class and Final Exam

Class Days Last Class    Final Exam
Thursday only   Dec 5    Dec 12
Tuesday/Thursday classes   Dec 5    Dec 10 or 12
Tuesday only   Dec 3    Dec 10
Wednesday only   Dec 4    Dec 11
Friday only*   Dec 5    Dec 13
Saturday only*   Dec 7    Dec 14
Monday only   Dec 2    Dec 9
Monday/Wednesday classes   Dec 4    Dec 9 or 11
  • Monday/Wednesday classes two days per week meet 27 times plus a final exam
  • Tuesday/Thursday classes two days per week classes meet 28 times plus a final exam date.
  • One day per week classes meet 14 times plus a final exam date.*
  • Three day per week embedded English and mathematics courses meet 42 times plus a final exam.

*There are only 13 meeting dates plus a final exam date for Monday only classes and Saturday only classes. Class meeting times to be adjusted accordingly.

Winter 2019

Month Date Day Activity Time
November 1, 2019 F Registration begins for Winter 2019
December 25 W Holiday – College closed
December 27 F Last day to register in person by close of business
Last day to drop in person with 100% tuition refund by close of business
December 29 S Last day to register online prior to midnight
Last day to drop online with 100% tuition refund prior to midnight
December 30 M First day of classes
December 31 T No Classes
January 1, 2020 W Holiday – College closed
January 3 F Last day to change to audit
January 11 Sa Super Saturday Registration 10:00am – 2:00pm
January 13 M Last day to withdraw
January 16 R Last day of classes
January 17 F Final Exams
January 18 S Grades due online by 12:00 noon
January 20 M Holiday – College closed
January 21 T Grades available for viewing
January 22 W Classes begin for Spring 2020 Semester

12 class meetings plus a Final Exam day

Spring 2020

Month Date Day Activity Time
November 1, 2019 F Registration begins for Spring ’20 – Credit
December 9 M Priority Advisement 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm / 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
December 10 T Priority Advisement 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm / 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
January 1, 2020 W Holiday – College Closed
January 2 R Tuition Balance Due Payment Plan Dates
January 7 T Onsite Registration 10:00 am  – 1:00 pm
January 8 W Onsite Registration 3:00 pm  – 6:00 pm
January 9 R Onsite Registration 2:00 – 5:00 pm
January 14 T Onsite Registration 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
January 15 W Onsite Registration 2:00 – 5:00 pm
January 16 R New Student Orientation 10:00 am
Onsite Registration 3:00 – 6:00 pm
January 20 M Martin Luther King Day – College Closed
January 21 T Community College Semester Begins
Convocation 9:30 am
Chairs and Directors Meeting 11:30 am
Department Meetings 1:00 pm
Onsite Registration 4 pm – 7 pm
Last Day to Drop with 100% tuition refund in person by 7:00 pm, online prior to midnight
January 22 W Classes begin for Spring 2020 Semester
January 22, 23 W,R Add/Drop Advising (see College Add policy) 10:00 am – 1:00 pm/3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
January 24 F Senior Citizen Registration 9:00 am – 11:00 am
February 4 T Last Day for 50% Tuition Refund in person by 5:00 pm
February 5 W All College Meeting 2:30-4:00 PM
February 12 W Freeze Date (common freeze date)
February 14-17 F-M Lincoln’s and Washington’s Birthdays – College Closed
February 24 M Last Day to Change to Audit
March 2 M Registration begins for Summer ’20 – Credit
Registration begins for Summer ’20 – Non-Credit
March 16-22 M-Su Spring Recess – No Classes
March 22 Su Mid-term Grades due Online through faculty Self-Service
March 23-26 M-R Advising Week for Fall 2020 by appointment
April 1 W Registration begins for Fall ’20 – Credit
April 3 F Application deadline for graduation
April 10-12 F-Su Good Friday/Easter Sunday – College Closed
April 13 W Last Day to Withdraw for 10-week classes
April 20 M Last Day to Withdraw in person by 5:00 pm
May 7 R Reading Day – no classes
May 10 Su Last Day of Classes
May 11-17 M-S Final Exams Week follow class meeting time schedule
May 20 W Final Grades due Online by 12:00 Noon (through Faculty Service)
May 21 R Commencement ***3rd Thursday****
May 25 M Memorial Day – College Closed
May 26 T Final grades available for viewing at myCommNet
June 1 M Semester Ends for CC

Spring 2020 Academic Calendar Notes

classes begin Thursday, January 22

 Adding a Course Policy

  • A student may enroll for 2 and 3 day a week fourteen week courses if the class has not met more than twice.
  • A student may enroll for 1 day a week fourteen week courses if the class has not met more than once.
  • A student may enroll for abbreviated session courses, if the class has not met more than once.
  • A student may enroll in on-line and hybrid courses no later than seven days after the st day of a fourteen week semester and no more than two days after the 1stday of an abbreviated semester’s courses have begun.

Spring 2020 – Last Day to Add a Course

2 and 3 day a week fourteen -week courses – Before the class meets for the third time.

Tuesday and Thursday courses January 30, 2020
Monday and Wednesday courses February 3, 2020

1 day a week fourteen-week courses – Before the class meets for the second time.

Thursday courses January 30, 2020
Friday courses January 31, 2020
Saturday courses February 1, 2020
Monday courses February 3, 2020
Tuesday courses February 4, 2020
Wednesday courses January 29, 2019
Online Courses January 29 (full semester courses)
ENG 109 courses TBA

 

Last Class and Final Exam

Class Meeting Days Last Class Final Exam Notes
Thursday only May 7 May 14 5/7 is a Reading Day
Tuesday/Thursday classes May 7 May 14 5/7 is a Reading Day
Tuesday only May 5 May 12
Wednesday only May 6 May 13
Friday only* May 8 May 15
Saturday only* May 9 May 16
Monday only May 4 May 11
Monday/Wednesday classes May 6 May 13

Note:
M/W, classes meet twice a week 27 times plus a final exam date.
T/R, classes meet 28 times plus a final exam date.
One day per week classes meet 14 times* plus a final exam date.*
Three day per week embedded English and mathematics courses meet 42 times plus a final exam.

* There are only 13 meeting dates plus a final exam date for Monday, Friday and Saturday only classes. Class meeting times to be adjusted accordingly.

Summer 2020

SUMMER SESSION I 5 Week – Day and Evening Sessions – MTWR
May 25 M Memorial Day- College Closed
May 26 T Last Day for 100% tuition refund in person 5 PM or online prior to midnight
May 27 W Classes Begin
June 3 W Last Day to Audit
June 18 R Last Day to Withdraw
June 24 W Last Day of Classes
June 25 R Final Exams
June 29 M Final Grades due online by 12:00 noon
SUMMER SESSION II 10 Week – Day and Evening Sessions – M/W; T/R
May 25 M Memorial Day- College Closed
May 26 T Last Day for 100% tuition refund in person 5 PM or online prior to midnight
May 27 W Classes Begin – 1st M/W class
May 28 R 1st T/R class
June 11 R Last Day to Audit
July 3 F Holiday-College Closed
July 14 T Last Day to Withdraw
July 22 W Last Day for M/W Classes
July 27 M Final Exams for M/W Classes
July 23 R Last Day for T/R Classes
July 28 T Final Exams for T/R Classes
August 3 M Final grades due online by 12:00 noon
SUMMER SESSION III 5 Week – Day and Evening Sessions – MTWR
June 30 T Last Day for 100% tuition refund in person 5 PM or online prior to midnight
July 1 W Classes Begin
July 3 F Holiday – College Closed
July 8 W Last Day to Audit
July 23 R Last Day to Withdraw
July 29 W Last Day of Classes
July 30 R Final Exams
August 3 M Final Grades due online by 12:00 noon

Notes

Summer Sessions I and III
Classes meet 17 Times (4 days a week) plus a final for 5 weeks.

Summer Session II
Classes meet 17 Times (2 days a week) plus a final for 10 weeks.

All Sessions
15 minute breaks built into classes meeting 2 hrs and 30 minutes or longer.
Calendar subject to change based on College needs and priorities.

Fall 2020

Month Date Day Activity Time
March 23-26 M-R Advising Week for Fall 2020 by appointment
April 1 W Registration begins for Fall ’20 – Credit Classes
May 6 W New Student Success Workshops begin
July 8 W Onsite Registration 2:00 pm  – 5:00 pm
July 13 M Onsite Registration 9:00 am  – 12:00 pm
July 21 T Onsite Registration 3:00 pm  – 6:00 pm
July 28 T Onsite Registration 3:00 pm  – 6:00 pm
August 3 M Registration begins for Fall ’20 – Non-Credit Classes
August 4 T Onsite Registration 3:00 pm  – 6:00 pm
August 5 W Fall Tuition Balance Due http://norwalk.edu/dept/businessoffice/
August 5 W Onsite Registration 10:00 am- 1:00 pm
August 11 T Onsite Registration 9:00 am- 12:00 pm
August 12 W Onsite Registration 3:00 pm- 6:00 pm
August 18 T New Student Orientation 4:00 pm
Onsite Registration 10:00 am- 1:00 pm
August 19 W New Student Orientation 12:30 pm
August 20 R Onsite Registration 3:00 pm- 6:00 pm
New Student Orientation 9:30 am
August 24 M Onsite Registration 9:00 am  – 12:00 pm
August 25 T Community College Semester Begins
Convocation 9:30 am
Chairs and Directors Meeting 11:30 am
Department Meetings 1:00 pm
Onsite Registration 4 pm – 7 pm
Adjunct Faculty Welcome Back 6:00 pm
Last Day to Drop with 100% tuition refund in person by 7:00 pm, online prior to midnight
August 26 W Classes begin for Fall 2020 Semester
August 26, 27 W, R Add/Drop (see College Add policy) 10:00 am – 1:00 pm / 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
August 28 F Senior Citizen Registration 9:00 am – 11:00 am
September 5-7 Sa-M Labor Day – College Closed
September 8 T Last Day for 50% Tuition Refund in person by 5:00 pm
September TBA Freeze Date (common freeze date)
September 28 M Last Day to Change to Audit
October 12 M Columbus Day – College open/Classes held
October 19 M Mid-term Grades due On-Line
October 19-22 M-R Advising Week for Spring 2021 by appointment
November 2 M Registration begins for Winter ’20 & Spring ’21 – Credit
November 6 F Application deadline for December graduation
November 11 W Veteran’s Day Observed – College open/Classes held
November 16 M Last Day to Withdraw in person by 5:00 pm, online prior to midnight
November 25-29 W-Su Thanksgiving Recess – No classes
November 26 R Thanksgiving Holiday – College Closed
December 1 T Registration begins for Spring 2021 Non-Credit Classes
December 7 M Last Day of Classes
December 8 T Reading Day – No classes/College open
December 9-15 W-T Final Exams Week – Follow Class Meeting Time Schedule
December 18 F Final Grades due Online by 12:00 Noon (through Faculty Service)
December 23 W Semester Ends for CC
December 25 F Christmas Holiday – College Closed
December 28 M Final Fall grades available for viewing at myCommNet