Academic Calendar

Spring 2018 | Summer 2018 | Fall 2018


Bookmark this page for important dates and deadlines throughout the academic year. To download the Instructional Calendar (only), click here: 2017-2018 or 2018-2019.

Spring Quarter, 2018

FEBRUARY 1 Deadline to have a complete financial aid file to receive funding on the first day of Spring quarter 2018
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 2018 ENDS
JUNE 21 Commencement
JUNE 22-27 NO CLASSES - WORK DAYS FOR FACULTY
JUNE 27 All grades submitted online by noon
JUNE 28 Spring quarter 2018 grades available to access and view: http://www.ctc.edu/~renton/wts/kiosk/index.html

Summer Quarter, 2018

MAY 1, 2018 Deadline to have a complete Financial Aid file to receive funding on the first day of Summer Quarter

MAY 9, 2018

Student Advising Day - Current/Continuing Students

MAY 11, 2018

Summer/Fall Quarter registration begins - Veterans

MAY 14, 2018

Summer/Fall Quarter registration begins - Continuing Students

MAY 16, 2018

Summer/Fall Quarter registration begins - New & Re-Entry Students

MAY 23, 2018

NO CLASSES – WORK DAY FOR FACULTY

MAY 28, 2018

HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) – MEMORIAL DAY

JUNE 8, 2018

Summer Quarter Tuition Due

1st SUMMER QTR STEPP (Student Tuition Easy Pay Plan) - Payment Due

JUNE 21, 2018

Summer textbooks & supplies available in the Bookstore

JUNE 21-22, 2018

Textbook buyback in the Bookstore

JUNE 21, 2018

SPRING QUARTER 2018 ENDS

JUNE 21, 2018

COMMENCEMENT (SHOWARE CENTER – KENT, WA)

JUNE 22-JULY 4, 2018

NO CLASSES

JUNE 25-27, 2018

NO CLASSES – WORK DAY FOR FACULTY

JULY 2, 2018

Deadline to have a complete Financial Aid file to receive funding on the first day of Fall Quarter

JULY 4, 2018

HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) – INDEPENDENCE DAY

JULY 5, 2018

SUMMER QUARTER 2018 CLASSES BEGIN

JULY 5-12, 2018

To ADD or DROP Professional/Technical classes - Requires INSTRUCTOR & ADVISOR 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 ADVISOR signature only

To ADD an overloaded/full class – 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

JULY 5, 2018

Final Summer Quarter STEPP (Student Tuition Easy Pay Plan) Payment Due

JULY 9, 2018

Last day to withdraw from classes with 100% refund

Last day for refund on Summer Quarter books at the Bookstore

JULY 10, 2018

First day to withdraw from classes with 50% refund

JULY 12, 2018

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

JULY 13, 2018

First day to withdraw from classes will post “W” grade on transcript

JULY 24, 2018

Last day to withdraw from classes with 50% refund.

AUGUST 1, 2018

Last day to withdraw from classes with “W” grade posted on transcript

AUGUST 6, 2018

Instructor Briefcase opens for Summer Quarter faculty grading

AUGUST 10-13, 2018

Textbook buyback in the Bookstore

AUGUST 13, 2018

SUMMER QUARTER 2018 ENDS (Some classes have later end dates.)

AUGUST 14, 2018

NO CLASSES - WORK DAY FOR FACULTY

AUGUST 16, 2018

All grades submitted online by NOON

AUGUST 17, 2018

Summer Quarter 2018 grades available to access and view: http://www.ctc.edu/~renton/wts/kiosk/index.html

Fall Quarter, 2018

MAY 9, 2018

Student Advising Day - Current/Continuing Students

MAY 11, 2018

Summer/Fall Quarter registration begins - Veterans

MAY 14, 2018

Summer/Fall Quarter registration begins - Continuing Students

MAY 16, 2018

Summer/Fall Quarter registration begins - New & Re-Entry Students

JULY 2, 2018

Deadline to have a complete Financial Aid file to receive funding on the first day of Fall Quarter

AUGUST 17, 2018

Fall quarter tuition due (Students registering after 8/17, tuition is due within 5 business days)

1st fall quarter STEPP (Student Tuition Easy Pay Plan) - Payment Due

SEPTEMBER 3, 2018

HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) – LABOR DAY

SEPTEMBER 4, 2018

Fall textbooks & supplies available in the Bookstore

SEPTEMBER 11-14, 2018

New Student Orientations

SEPTEMBER 14, 2018

2nd fall quarter STEPP (Student Tuition Easy Pay Plan) - Payment Due

SEPTEMBER 17, 2018

FALL QUARTER 2018 CLASSES BEGIN

SEPTEMBER 17-28, 2018

To ADD or DROP Professional/Technical classes - Requires INSTRUCTOR & ADVISOR 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 ADVISOR signature only

To ADD an overloaded/full class – 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

SEPTEMBER 21, 2018

Last day to withdraw from classes with 100% refund

Last day for refund on fall quarter books at the Bookstore

SEPTEMBER 24, 2018

First day to withdraw from classes with 50% refund

SEPTEMBER 28, 2018

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

OCTOBER 1, 2018

First day to withdraw from classes with “W” grade on transcript

OCTOBER 5, 2018

Last day to withdraw from classes with 50% refund

OCTOBER 12, 2018

Final fall quarter STEPP (Student Tuition Easy Pay Plan) - Payment Due

OCTOBER 24, 2018

Student Advising Day - Current/Continuing Students

OCTOBER 26, 2018

Winter Quarter registration begins - Veterans

OCTOBER 29, 2018

Winter Quarter registration begins - Continuing Students

OCTOBER 31, 2018

Winter Quarter registration begins - New & Re-Entry Students

OCTOBER 31, 2018

Deadline to have a complete Financial Aid file to receive funding on the first day of Winter Quarter 2018

NOVEMBER 2, 2018

Last day to withdraw from classes, “W” grade posted on transcript

NOVEMBER 6, 2018

NO CLASSES – MANDATORY MEETING DAY FOR FACULTY

NOVEMBER 12, 2018 HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) - VETERAN’S DAY
NOVEMBER 22-23, 2018 HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) - THANKSGIVING

NOVEMBER 30, 2018

Instructor Briefcase opens for Faculty grading: access https://www.ctc.edu/~renton/wts/ibc/

DECEMBER 6, 2018

Winter textbooks & supplies available in the Bookstore

DECEMBER 6-7, 2018

Textbook buyback in the Bookstore

DECEMBER 7, 2018

FALL QUARTER 2018 ENDS

Winter Quarter Tuition Due (Students registering after 12/8, tuition is due within 5 business days)

1st Winter QTR STEPP (Student Tuition Easy Pay Plan) - Payment Due

DECEMBER 10 - 12, 2018

NO CLASSES – WORK DAY FOR FACULTY

DECEMBER 12, 2018

All grades submitted online by NOON

DECEMBER 13, 2018

Fall Quarter 2018 Grades available to access and view: http://www.ctc.edu/~renton/wts/kiosk/index.html

DECEMBER 13 – 31, 2018

NO CLASSES – WINTER BREAK

DECEMBER 25, 2018

HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) – WINTER HOLIDAY

JANUARY 1, 2019

HOLIDAY (CAMPUS CLOSED) – NEW YEARS HOLIDAY