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  Oct 22, 2017
 
2008-2009 Florida Community College at Jacksonville Catalog 
  
2008-2009 Florida Community College at Jacksonville Catalog

Academic Calendar


Florida Community College offers students a unique trimester academic calendar of three 16-week terms (fall, spring and summer). This trimester system gives students excellent flexibility and multiple options for scheduling classes. Classes are offered in 16, 12, 8 and 4 week sessions.

Fall Term 2008

Monday, Aug. 25 Classes begin: Sessions A4, A8, A12, A16.
Monday, Sept. 1 Labor Day Holiday — College closed.
Tuesday, Sept. 2 *Drop deadline for Sessions A4, A8, A12, A16 with refund.
Wednesday, Sept. 3 *Degree awarded reflects on transcript for summer 2008 graduates.
Friday, Sept. 5 *CLAST exam registration deadline.
Thursday, Sept. 11 *Final date to withdraw from Session A4 with grade of “W.”
Sunday, Sept. 21 Session A4 ends.
Monday, Sept. 22 Classes begin: Sessions B4, B8, B12.
Monday, Sept 29 *Drop deadline for Sessions B4, B8, B12 with refund.
Monday, Sept 29 *Final date to withdraw from Session A8 with grade of “W.”
Saturday, Oct. 4 *CLAST administered.
Thursday, Oct. 9 *Final date to withdraw from Session B4 with grade of “W.”
Monday, Oct. 13 *Spring 2009 priority registration begins for students with 45+ credit hours.
Tuesday, Oct. 14 *Spring 2009 priority registration begins for students with 30+ credit hours
Wednesday, Oct. 15 *Spring 2009 priority registration is open to all students.
Thursday, Oct. 16 *Final date to withdraw from Session A12 with grade of “W.”
Sunday, Oct. 19 Sessions A8, B4 end.
Monday, Oct. 20 Classes begin: Sessions C4, C8.
Monday, Oct. 27 *Drop deadline for Sessions C4, C8 with refund.
Monday, Oct. 27 *Final date to withdraw from Session B8 with grade of “W.”
Monday, Nov. 3 *Final date to withdraw from Session A16 with grade of “W.”
Thursday, Nov. 6 *Final date to withdraw from Session C4 with grade of “W.”
Tuesday, Nov. 11 Veteran’s Day Holiday Observed — College closed.
Thursday, Nov. 13 *Final date to withdraw from Session B12 with grade of “W.”
Sunday, Nov. 16 Sessions A12, B8, C4 end.
Monday, Nov. 17 Classes begin: Session D4.
Monday, Nov. 24 *Final date to withdraw from Session C8 with grade of “W.”
Monday, Nov. 24 *Drop deadline for Session D4 with refund.
Wednesday, Nov. 26–
Sunday, Nov. 30
Thanksgiving Holiday — College closed starting Wednesday at 5 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 4 *Final date to withdraw from Session D4 with grade of “W.”
Saturday, Dec. 6–
Friday, Dec. 12
Final examination period — Session A16.
Thursday, Dec. 11 Deadline to remove incomplete grade received in the fall term 2007.
Friday, Dec. 12 Last day of classes for fall term including Sessions A16, B12, C8, and D4.
Wednesday, Dec. 24–
Wednesday, Dec. 31
**Winter Break — College closed.

Spring Term 2009

Thursday, Jan. 1 New Year’s Day Holiday — College closed.
Monday, Jan. 5 Classes begin: Sessions A4, A8, A12, A16.
Monday, Jan. 5 *Degree awarded reflects on transcript for fall 2008 graduates.
Monday, Jan. 12 Drop Deadline for Sessions A4, A8, A12, A16 with refund.
Monday, Jan. 19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday — College closed.
Thursday, Jan. 22 *Final date to withdraw from Session A4 with grade of “W.”
Friday, Jan. 23 *CLAST registration deadline.
Sunday, Feb. 1 Session A4 ends.
Monday, Feb. 2 Classes begin: Sessions B4, B8, B12.
Monday, Feb. 9 *Drop deadline for Sessions B4, B8, B12 with refund.
Monday, Feb. 9 *Final date to withdraw from Session A8 with grade of “W.”
Monday, Feb. 16 President’s Day — College closed.
Thursday, Feb. 19 *Final date to withdraw from Session B4 with grade of “W.”
Saturday, Feb. 21 *CLAST administered.
Thursday, Feb. 26 *Final date to withdraw from Session A12 with grade of “W.”
Sunday, March 1 Sessions A8, B4 end.
Monday, March 2 Classes begin: Sessions C4, C8.
Monday, March 9 *Drop deadline for Sessions C4, C8 with refund.
Monday, March 9 *Summer 2009 priority registration begins for students with 45+ credit hours.
Tuesday, March 10 *Summer 2009 priority registration begins for students with 30+ credit hours.
Wednesday, March 11 *Summer 2009 priority registration is open to all students.
Thursday, March 12 *Final date to withdraw from Session B8 with grade of “W.”
Monday, March 16 *Final date to withdraw from Session A16 with grade of “W.”
Thursday, March 19 *Final date to withdraw from Session C4 with grade of “W.”
Thursday, March 26 *Final date to withdraw from Session B12 with grade of “W.”
Sunday, March 29 Sessions A12, B8, C4 end.
Monday, March 30–
Sunday, April 5
Spring Break — College closed.
Monday, April 6 Classes begin: Session D4.
Thursday, April 9 *Final date to withdraw from Session C8 with grade of “W.”
Friday, April 10–
Sunday, April 12
Good Friday and Easter Holiday — College closed.
Monday, April 13 Drop deadline for Session D4 with refund.
Monday, April 13 *Fall 2009 priority registration begins for students with 45+ credit hours.
Tuesday, April 14 *Fall 2009 priority registration begins for students with 30+ credit hours.
Wednesday, April 15 *Fall 2009 priority registration is open to all students.
Thursday, April 23 *Final date to withdraw from Session D4 with grade of “W.”
Saturday, April 25–
Friday, May 1
Final examination period — Session A16.
Thursday, April 30 Deadline to remove incomplete grade received in the spring term 2008.
Friday, May 1 Last day of classes for spring term including Sessions A16, B12, C8, and D4.
Saturday, May 9 Commencement and Graduation
Contact any campus Student Life and Leadership office for details.

Summer Term 2009

Monday, May 4 Classes begin: Session A4, A8, A12, A16.
Friday, May 8 *CLAST registration deadline.
Monday, May 11 *Drop deadline for Sessions A4, A8, A12, A16 with refund.
Tuesday, May 12 *Degree awarded reflects on transcript for spring 2009 graduates.
Thursday, May 21 *Final date to withdraw from Session A4 with grade of “W.”
Monday, May 25 Memorial Day Holiday — College closed.
Sunday, May 31 Session A4 ends.
Monday, June 1 Classes begin: Sessions B4, B8, B12.
Saturday, June 6 *CLAST administered.
Monday, June 8 *Drop deadline for Sessions B4, B8, B12 with refund.
Thursday, June 11 *Final date to withdraw from Session A8 with grade of “W.”
Thursday, June 18 *Final date to withdraw from Session B4 with grade of “W.”
Sunday, June 28 Sessions A8, B4 end.
Monday, June 29 Classes begin: Sessions C4, C8.
Monday, June 29 *Final date to withdraw from Session A12 with grade of “W.”
Friday, July 3 Independence Day Holiday Observed — College closed.
Saturday, July 4 Independence Day Holiday — College closed.
Monday, July 6 *Drop deadline for Sessions C4, C8 with refund.
Thursday, July 9 *Final date to withdraw from Session B8 with grade of “W.”
Thursday, July 16 *Final date to withdraw from Sessions A16 and C4 with grade of “W.”
Sunday, July 26 Sessions A12, B8, C4 end.
Monday, July 27 Classes begin: Session D4.
Monday, July 27 *Final date to withdraw from Session B12 with grade of “W.”
Monday, Aug. 3 *Drop deadline for Session D4 with refund.
Thursday, Aug. 6

*Final date to withdraw from Session C8 with grade of “W.”

Thursday, Aug. 13 *Final date to withdraw from Session D4 with grade of “W.”
Saturday, Aug. 15–
Friday, Aug. 21
Final examination period — Session A16.
Thursday, Aug. 20 Deadline to remove incomplete grade received in the summer term 2008.
Friday, Aug. 21 Last day of classes for summer term including Sessions A16, B12, C8, and D4.
* Dates subject to change; refer to term class schedule.
** Computer and network resources may be unavailable.


Revised April 7, 2009