2018-2019 Academic Dates & Deadlines

Notes: Information is subject to change at any time. OTA stands for Occupational Therapy Assistant.

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Date Day Fall 2018 Semester
July 23-Aug. 1 Minimester books available online or in Campus Store; financial aid charging allowed
July 24 Tuesday Minimester enrollment closes at 11:59 p.m
July 31 Tuesday Minimester classes begin
July 31-
Aug. 1
100% refund for dropped minimester classes
Aug. 1 Wednesday Last day for 100% book and rental refunds for minimester classes for any reason
Last day 100% refund for dropped minimester classes
Last day to change minimester classes to audit
Aug. 2 Thursday Attendance reporting opens for minimester classes
Aug. 2-3 Campus Store closed
Aug. 3 Friday Attendance reporting closes at noon for minimester classes
Aug. 6 Monday Grade entry opens for minimester classes
Aug. 6-31 Books available online and in Campus Store for 16- and first 8-week classes; financial aid charging allowed
Aug. 9 Thursday Sedalia campus closes at noon for opening day of Missouri State Fair
Campus Store closes at 11:30 a.m.
Last day to drop minimester classes (no refunds)
Aug. 13 Monday Minimester classes end
Aug. 15 Wednesday Faculty returns to campus for fall semester
Grade entry closes at noon for minimester classes
Aug. 18 Saturday Campus Store opens 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Aug. 19 Sunday Enrollment closes at 11:59 p.m. for 16-, first 8- and OTA first 8-week classes
Residence Hall opens at 10 a.m.
Aug. 20 Monday Fall semester begins for 16-, first 8- and OTA first 8-week classes
Aug. 20-24 100% refund for dropped 16-, first 8- and OTA first 8-week classes
Aug. 24 Friday Fall tuition and fees for all parts of term due by 11:59 p.m.
Last day for 100% refund for dropped 16-, first 8- and OTA first 8-week classes
Last day for 100% for fall housing
Last day for 100% textbook refund or to terminate rental contract for any reason for 16- and first 8-week classes (need fall 2018 receipt; all sales final after deadline)
Aug. 27 Monday Attendance reporting opens for 16 -and first 8-week classes
Aug. 29 Wednesday Attendance reporting closes at noon for 16- and first 8-week classes
Last day to change first 8- and OTA first 8-week classes to audit
Aug. 30 Thursday Last day for 100% refund or to terminate rental contract for dropped classes (need fall 2018 receipt, proof of enrollment; all sales final after deadline)
Sept. 1-19 Books available online or in Campus Store for 12-week classes; financial aid charging allowed
Sept. 3 Monday Labor Day – SFCC closed
Enrollment closes at 11:59 p.m. for 12-week classes
Sept. 4 Tuesday 12-week classes begin
Sept. 4-10 100% refund for dropped 12-week classes
Sept. 10 Monday Last day for 100% refund for dropped 12-week classes
Last day for 100% refund for textbooks or to terminate rental contract for 12-classes (need proof of enrollment and fall 2018 receipt; all sales final after deadline)
Last day to change 16-week classes to audit
Sept. 11 Tuesday Attendance reporting opens for 12-week classes
Sept. 12 Wednesday Financial aid checks mailed
Sept. 13 Thursday Attendance reporting closes at noon for 12-week classes
Sept. 14 Friday SFCC offices closed 12:30-5 p.m. for all-college meeting; classes in session; Campus Store closed noon to 5 p.m. 
OTA first 8-week classes midterm
Sept. 19 Wednesday Last day to change 12-week classes to audit
Sept. 25 Tuesday Career Day on Sedalia campus – Campus closed and day classes canceled; classes starting at 5 p.m. and later are in session
Sept. 27 Thursday Financial aid checks mailed
Oct. 3-31 Second 8-week textbooks available online or in Campus Store and financial aid charging allowed
Oct. 4 Thursday Last day to drop first 8- and OTA first 8-week classes (no refunds)
Oct. 5 Friday Grade entry opens for OTA first 8-week classes
Oct. 9 Tuesday Grade entry opens for first 8-week classes
Oct. 10 Wednesday Financial aid checks mailed
Oct. 12 Friday OTA first 8-week classes end
Oct. 15 Monday Grade entry closes at noon for OTA first 8-week classes
Oct. 16 Tuesday First 8-week classes end
Enrollment closes at 11:59 p.m. for second 8-week classes
Oct. 17 Wednesday Second 8-week classes begin
Oct. 17-23 100% refund for dropped second 8-week classes
Oct. 19 Friday Grade entry closes at noon for first 8-week classes
Oct. 21 Sunday OTA enrollment closes at 11:59 p.m. for OTA second 8-week classes
Oct. 22 Monday OTA second 8-week classes begin
Oct. 22-26 100% refund for dropped OTA second 8-week classes
Oct. 23 Tuesday Last day 100% for dropped second 8-week classes
Last day 100% refund for second 8- and OTA 8-week textbooks and rental contracts in Campus Store (proof of enrollment and fall 2018 receipt required; all sales final after deadline)
Spring schedule available in mySTAR
Oct. 24 Wednesday Financial aid checks mailed
Attendance reporting opens for second 8-week classes
Oct. 26 Friday Attendance reporting closes at noon for second 8-week classes
Last day for 100% refund for dropped OTA second 8-week classes
Last day to change second 8-week classes to audit
Oct. 30 Tuesday Enrollment opens for spring semester
Oct. 31 Wednesday Last day to change OTA second 8-week classes to audit
Nov. 7 Wednesday Financial aid checks mailed
Nov. 9 Friday Last day to drop 12-week classes (no refunds)
Nov. 12 Monday SFCC-Whiteman AFB closed for Veterans Day
Nov. 14 Wednesday Financial aid checks mailed
Nov. 15 Thursday Spring graduation application priority date
Nov. 16 Friday OTA second 8-week classes mid-term
Nov. 20 Tuesday SFCC closes at 5 p.m. for Thanksgiving break
Last day to drop 16-week classes (no refunds)
Residence Hall closes at 5 p.m.
Nov. 21-23 Thanksgiving break – SFCC closed
Nov. 25 Sunday Residence Hall opens at 1 p.m.
Nov. 26 Monday Grade entry opens for 12-week classes
Nov. 30 Friday 12-week classes end
Dec. 3 Monday Grade entry closes at noon for 12-week classes
Dec. 4 Tuesday Last day to drop second 8-week classes (no refunds)
Dec. 5 Wednesday Financial aid checks mailed
Dec. 7 Friday Grade entry opens for 16-, second 8- and OTA second 8-week classes
Dec. 10 Monday Practical Nursing and Associate Degree Nursing fall commencement, 2 p.m.
Dec. 10-14 Finals as scheduled for 16- and second 8-week classes
Dec. 10-13 Fall textbook buyback and rental return in Campus Store, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Dec. 12 Wednesday Fall textbook buyback and rental return at SFCC-Lake of the Ozarks, noon to 5 p.m.
Dec. 13 Thursday Fall textbook buyback and rental return at SFCC-Boonville, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Fall textbook buyback and rental return at SFCC-Clinton, noon to 5 p.m.
Dec. 14 Friday Semester ends for 16-, second 8- and OTA second 8-week classes
Fall textbook buyback and rental return in Campus Store, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Residence Hall closes 5 p.m.
Dec. 17 Monday Last day for fall textbook and rental return in Campus Store, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (store closes at 3 p.m.)
Students notified of spring housing assignments
Grade entry closes at noon for 16-, second 8- and OTA second 8-week classes
Dec. 19 Wednesday Winter break – SFCC closes at noon through Jan. 1
Financial aid checks mailed
Dec. 20 Thursday Attendance reporting closes at noon for minimester classes

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