2016-2017 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 2016 Semester
Aug. 1 Monday Minimester classes begin
Aug. 3 Wednesday Last summer financial aid checks mailed
Aug. 11 Thursday Sedalia campus closes at noon for opening day of Missouri State Fair
Aug. 12 Friday Minimester classes end
Aug. 15-19 OTA final exams
Aug. 15 Monday Faculty returns to campus for fall semester
All campuses closed from 8-11 a.m. for all-college meeting
Aug. 19 Friday OTA classes end
Aug. 21 Sunday Residence Hall opens
Aug. 22 Monday Fall semester begins
First day for 100% refund for dropped 16-, first 8-week and OTA first 8-week classes
Aug. 23 Tuesday Enrollment closes for first 8- and OTA first 8-week classes in mySTAR
Aug. 24 Wednesday Enrollment closes for 16-week classes in mySTAR
First day to add 16-week classes with instructor signature
Only day to add first 8- and OTA first 8-week classes with instructor signature
Aug. 26 Friday Fall tuition and fees for all parts of term due by 11:59 p.m.
Last day to add 16-week classes with instructor signature
Last day for 100% refund on dropped 16-, first 8- and OTA first 8-week classes
Last day for 100% textbook refund or to terminate rental contract for any reason for 16- and first 8-week classes (need fall 2016 receipt; all sales final after deadline)
Aug. 29 Monday Attendance reporting opens for 16- and first 8-week classes
Aug. 31 Wednesday Last day to change first 8- and OTA first 8-week classes to audit
Sept. 1 Thursday Last day for 100% textbook refund or to terminate rental contract for dropped 16- and first 8-week classes
Last day to make charges to financial aid in Campus Store
Attendance reporting closes at noon for 16- and first 8-week classes
Sept. 5 Monday Labor Day – SFCC closed
Sept. 6 Tuesday 12-week classes begin
First day for 100% refund for 12-week classes
Sept. 7 Wednesday Enrollment closes for 12-week classes in mySTAR
Sept. 8 Thursday First day to add 12-week classes with instructor signature
Sept. 9 Friday Last day to add 12-week classes with instructor signature
Sept. 12 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-week classes (need proof of enrollment and fall 2016 receipt; all sales final after deadline)
Last day to change 16-week classes to audit
Sept. 13 Tuesday Attendance reporting opens for 12-week classes
Sept. 15 Thursday Attendance reporting closes at noon for 12-week classes
Financial aid checks mailed
Sept. 16 Friday OTA first 8-week classes midterm
Sept. 21 Wednesday Last day to change 12-week classes to audit
Sept. 27 Tuesday Career Day on Sedalia campus – day classes canceled; classes starting at 5 p.m. and later are in session
Sept. 29 Thursday Financial aid checks mailed
Oct. 5 Wednesday Second 8-week textbooks available online and in Campus Store and financial aid charging allowed
Oct. 6 Thursday Last day to drop first 8- and OTA first 8-week classes
Oct. 7 Friday Grade entry opens for OTA first 8-week classes
Oct. 11 Tuesday Grade entry opens for first 8-week classes
Oct. 12 Wednesday Financial aid checks mailed
Oct. 14 Friday OTA first 8-week classes end
Oct. 17 Monday Mid-semester fall textbook buyback and rental return
Spring schedule available to view in mySTAR
Grade entry closes at noon for OTA first 8-week classes
Oct. 18 Tuesday Last day mid-semester fall textbook buyback and rental return
First 8-week classes end
Oct. 19 Wednesday Second 8-week classes begin
First day for 100% refund for dropped second 8-week classes
Oct. 20 Thursday Enrollment closes for second 8-week classes in mySTAR
Oct. 21 Friday Grade entry closes at noon for first 8-week classes
Only day to add second 8-week classes with instructor signature
Oct. 24 Monday Enrollment opens for spring semester
Spring graduation application priority date
OTA second 8-week classes begin
First day 100% refund for dropped OTA second 8-week classes
Oct. 25 Tuesday Last day 100% refund for dropped second 8-week classes
Last day 100% refund for second 8-week textbooks and rental contracts in Campus Store (proof of enrollment and fall 2016 receipt required)
Last day to make charges to financial aid in Campus Store
Financial aid checks mailed
Enrollment closes for OTA second 8-week classes in mySTAR
Oct. 26 Wednesday Attendance reporting opens for second 8-week classes
Only day to add OTA second 8-week classes with instructor signature
Oct. 27 Thursday Attendance reporting closes at noon for second 8-week classes
Oct. 28 Friday Last day to change second 8-week classes to audit
Last day for 100% refund for dropped OTA second 8-week classes
Nov. 2 Wednesday Last day to change OTA second 8-week classes to audit
Nov. 10 Thursday Financial aid checks mailed
Nov. 11 Friday Last day to drop 12-week classes
SFCC-Whiteman AFB closed for Veterans Day
Nov. 18 Friday OTA second 8-week classes mid-term
Nov. 22 Tuesday All SFCC campuses close at 5 p.m. for Thanksgiving break
Last day to drop 16-week classes
Financial aid checks mailed
Residence Hall closes at 5 p.m.
Nov. 23-25 Thanksgiving break – all campuses closed
Nov. 27 Sunday Residence Hall opens
Nov. 28 Monday Grade entry opens for 12-week classes
Dec. 1 Thursday Spring housing assignments emailed to students
Dec. 2 Friday 12-week classes end
Dec. 5 Monday Grades for 12-week classes due by noon
Summer schedule available to view in mySTAR
Minimester textbooks available online and in Campus Store
Dec. 6 Tuesday Last day to drop second 8-week classes
Dec. 9 Friday Grade entry opens for 16-, second 8- and OTA second 8-week classes
Last day to drop OTA second 8-week classes
Last day to drop OTA second 8-week classes
Financial aid checks mailed
Exit exam due for December graduates
Dec. 12 Monday First day for fall textbook buyback and rental return in Campus Store
Practical Nursing and Associate Degree Nursing fall commencement, 2 p.m.
Enrollment closes for spring minimester
Enrollment opens for summer semester
Spring textbooks available online
Dec. 12-16 Finals as scheduled
Dec. 14 Wednesday Fall textbook buyback at SFCC-Lake of the Ozarks, noon to 6 p.m.
Dec. 15 Thursday Fall textbook buyback at SFCC-Clinton, noon to 6 p.m.
Dec. 16 Friday Semester ends for 16-, second 8- and OTA second 8-week classes
Fall textbook buyback at SFCC-Boonville, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Residence Hall closes
Dec. 19 Monday Last day for fall textbook and rental return in Campus Store, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (store closes at 1 p.m.)
Grade entry closes at noon for 16-, second 8- and OTA second 8-week classes
Minimester classes begin
First day for 100% refund for dropped minimester classes
Dec. 20 Tuesday Last day for 100% refund for dropped minimester classes
Only day for 100% refund for minimester textbooks or rentals for any reason
Financial aid checks mailed
Dec. 21 Wednesday SFCC closes at noon for winter break through Jan. 2
Attendance reporting opens for minimester classes
Grade entry opens for minimester classes
Last day to change minimester class to audit
Dec. 23 Friday Attendance reporting closes at noon for minimester classes
Dec. 28 Wednesday Last day to drop minimester classes
Dec. 30 Friday Minimester classes end