Academic Calendar

Fall 2017 | Winter 2018 | Spring 2018


Bookmark this page for important dates and deadlines throughout the academic year. To download the Instructional Calendar (only), click here.

Fall Quarter, 2017

MAY 17 Student advising day - current/continuing students
MAY 19 Summer/Fall quarter registration begins - veterans
MAY 22 Summer/Fall quarter registration begins - continuing students
MAY 24 Summer/Fall quarter registration begins - new & re-entry students
JULY 3 Deadline to have a complete financial aid file to receive funding on the first day of Fall quarter
AUG. 15

Fall quarter tuition due (students registering after 8/15 have five business days to pay)

1st Fall Quarter STEPP payment due

SEPT. 4 HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) - LABOR DAY
SEPT. 5 Fall textbooks & supplies available in the bookstore
SEPT. 12-15 New student orientations
SEPT. 15 2nd Fall quarter STEPP payment due
SEPT. 18 FALL QUARTER 2017 CLASSES BEGIN
SEPT. 18-29

To add or drop professional/technical classes - requires instructor & adviser signature on add/drop form

To add academic/general education classes - requires instructor signature on add/drop form

To drop academic/general education classes - requires adviser signature only

To add or drop professional/technical classes - requires instructor & dean signatures on add/drop form

To add or drop ABE/ESL/GED classes - no signature required

*All tuition and fees are due the next business day

SEPT. 22

Last day to withdraw from classes with 100% refund

Last day to enroll in STEPP with three payment option

SEPT. 23 Last day for refund on Fall quarter books at the bookstore
SEPT. 25 First day to withdraw from classes with 50% refund
SEPT. 29

Last day to withdraw from classes without "W" grade on transcript

Last day to add/drop classes

Last day to change to/from audit grade at enrollment services

OCT. 2 First day to withdraw from classes with "W" grade on transcript
OCT. 6 Last day to withdraw from classes with 50% refund
OCT. 16 3rd Fall quarter STEPP payment due
OCT. 25 Student advising day - current/continuing students
OCT. 30 Winter quarter registration begins - veterans
OCT. 31 Winter quarter registration begins - continuing students
NOV. 1 Deadline to have a complete financial aid file to receive funding on the first day of Winter quarter 2017
NOV. 2 Winter quarter registration begins - new and re-entry students
NOV. 7

Only day students receiving financial aid may withdraw from all classes and not owe repayment of grants

Loans will still need to be repaid in accordance with the loan terms

NOV. 7 Last day to withdraw from classes, "W" grade posted on transcript
NOV. 8 NO CLASSES - MANDATORY MEETING DAY FOR FACULTY
NOV. 10-11 HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) - IN OBSERVANCE OF VETERANS DAY
NOV. 23-25 HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) - IN OBSERVANCE OF THANKSGIVING
DEC. 1 Instructor briefcase opens for faculty grading: access https://www.ctc.edu/~renton/wts/ibc/
DEC. 7 Winter textbooks & supplies available in the bookstore
DEC. 7-8 Textbook buyback in the bookstore
DEC. 8

FALL QUARTER 2017 ENDS

Winter quarter tuition due (students registering after 12/8 tuition is due within five business days)

1st Winter quarter STEPP payment due

DEC. 11 - 13 NO CLASSES - WORK DAY FOR FACULTY
DEC. 13 All grades submitted online by noon
DEC. 14 Fall quarter 2017 grades available to access and view: http://www.ctc.edu/~renton/wts/kiosk/index.html
DEC. 23-25 HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) - IN OBSERVANCE OF WINTER HOLIDAYS
DEC. 30, 2017 - JAN. 1, 2018 HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) - IN OBSERVANCE OF NEW YEARS DAY

Winter Quarter, 2018

OCTOBER 25 Student advising day - current/continuing students
OCTOBER 30

Winter quarter registration begins - veterans

OCTOBER 31 Winter quarter registration begins - continuing students
NOVEMBER 1 Deadline to have a complete financial aid file to receive funding on the first day of winter quarter 2018
NOVEMBER 2 Winter quarter registration begins - new & re-entry students
NOVEMBER 7 Last day to withdraw from classes, W grade posted on transcript
DECEMBER 7 Winter textbooks & supplies available in the bookstore
DECEMBER 8

Winter quarter tuition due (Students registering after 12/8 tuition is due within 5 business days)

1st Winter quarter STEPP payment due

DECEMBER 11-12 New student orientations
DEC. 30, 2017 - JAN. 1, 2018 HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) - IN OBSERVANCE OF NEW YEARS DAY
JANUARY 3 WINTER QUARTER 2017 CLASSES BEGIN
JANUARY 3-17

To ADD or DROP professional/technical classes - requires instructor & adviser signature on add/drop form

To DROP academic/general classes - requires adviser signature only

To ADD an overloaded/full class - requires instructor & dean signatures on add/drop form

To ADD or DROP ABE/ESL/GED classes - does not require a signature

All tuition and fees are due the next business day

JANUARY 5

Last day to withdraw from classes with 100% refund

Last day to enroll in STEPP with three payment option

JANUARY 6 Last day for refund on winter quarter books at the bookstore
JANUARY 8

First day to withdraw from classes with 50% refund

2nd Winter quarter STEPP payment due

JANUARY 15 HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) - MLK HOLIDAY
JANUARY 17

Last day to withdraw from classes without W grade on transcript

Last day to ADD/DROP classes

Last day to change to/from Audit grade at enrollment services

JANUARY 18 First day to withdraw from classes with W grade on transcript
JANUARY 22 Last day to withdraw from classes with 50% refund
FEBRUARY 1 Deadline to have a complete financial aid file to receive funding on the first day of spring quarter 2018
FEBRUARY 8 3rd Winter quarter STEPP payment due
FEBRUARY 14 Student advising day - current/continuing students
FEBRUARY 19 HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) - PRESIDENT'S DAY
FEBRUARY 20 Spring quarter registration begins - veterans
FEBRUARY 20

First day students receiving financial aid may withdraw from all classes and not owe repayment of grants

Loans will still need to be repaid in accordance with loan terms

FEBRUARY 21 Spring quarter registration begins - continuing students
FEBRUARY 23 Spring quarter begins - new & re-entry students
FEBRUARY 26 Last day to withdraw from classes, W grade posted on transcript
MARCH 16 Instructor briefcase opens for faculty grading:

https://www.ctc.edu/~renton/wts/ibc/

MARCH 22-23 Textbook buyback in the bookstore
MARCH 22 Textbooks & supplies available in the bookstore
MARCH 23 WINTER QUARTER 2018 ENDS
MARCH 26-30 NO CLASSES - SPRING BREAK
MARCH 28 All grades submitted online by noon
MARCH 29 Winter quarter 2018 grades available to access and view: http://www.ctc.edu/~renton/wts/kiosk/index.html

Spring Quarter, 2018

FEBRUARY 1 Deadline to have a complete financial aid file to receive funding on the first day of Spring quarter 2017
FEBRUARY 20 Spring quarter registration begins - Veterans
FEBRUARY 21 Spring quarter registration begins - continuing students
FEBRUARY 23 Spring quarter registration begins - new & re-entry students
MARCH 1

Spring quarter tuition due (Students registering after March 1, tuition due in five business days)

First Spring quarter STEPP payment due

MARCH 22 Spring Quarter textbooks & supplies available in the Bookstore
APRIL 2 New student orientation
APRIL 3 Spring Quarter classes begin
APRIL 3-16

To ADD or DROP Professional/Technical classes - Requires INSTRUCTOR & ADVISER signature on add/drop form

To ADD Academic/General Education classes - Requires INSTRUCTOR signature on add/drop form

To DROP Academic/General Education classes - Requires ADVISER signature only

To ADD an overloaded/full class – Requires INSTRUCTOR & DEAN signatures on add/drop form

TO ADD OR DROP ABE/ESL/GED CLASSES – DOES NOT REQUIRE A SIGNATURE.

*All tuition and fees are due the next business day

APRIL 2 Second Spring Quarter STEPP payment due
APRIL 6

Last day to withdraw from classes with 100% refund

Last day to enroll in STEPP with three payment option

APRIL 7 Last day for refunds on textbook purchases
APRIL 9 First day to withdraw frm classes with 50% refund
APRIL 16

Last day to change to/from Audit grade at Enrollment Services

Last day to add/drop a class

Last day to withdraw from classes without a "W" grade on transcript

APRIL 17 First day to withdraw from classes will post "W" grade on transcript
APRIL 20 Last day to withdraw from classes with 50% refund
MAY 1 Third Spring Quarter STEPP payment due
MAY 9 Student advising day - Current/Continuing students
MAY 21

First day students receiving financial aid may withdraw from all classes and not owe repayment of grants.

Loans still need to be repaid in accordance with loan terms.

MAY 24 Last day to withdraw from classes with "W" grade posted on transcript.
MAY 23 NO CLASSES - MANDATORY FACULTY MEETING DAY
MAY 28 HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) - MEMORIAL DAY
JUNE 15 Instructor briefcase opens fo Spring Quarter faculty grading
JUNE 21 Summer textbooks & supplies available in the Bookstore
JUNE 21-22 Textbook buyback in the Bookstore
JUNE 21 SPRING QUARTER ENDS
JUNE 15 Instructor briefcase opens for Spring quarter faculty grading
JUNE 21 Summer textbooks & supplies available in the bookstore
JUNE 21-22 Textbook buyback in the bookstore
JUNE 22 SPRING QUARTER 2017 ENDS
JUNE 22 Commencement
JUNE 22-27 NO CLASSES - WORK DAYS FOR FACULTY
JUNE 27 All grades submitted online by noon
JUNE 28 Spring quarter 2017 grades available to access and view: http://www.ctc.edu/~renton/wts/kiosk/index.html