Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

* orientation, registration, book buyback dates subject to change

Summer 2020

Monday May 11 Beginning of Aviation Summer session
Thursday May 21 Summer Orientation - Afternoon
Monday May 25 Memorial Day - College Closed
Tuesday May 26 Beginning of first 5-week session and 10-week sessions
Tuesday June 2 Part 1 of AlcoholEDU, Sexual Assault Prevention, and Transit due (first 5-wk, 6-wk, 10-wk sessions)
Monday June 22 Start of 6-week Session
Friday June 26 End of first 5-week session
Monday June 29 Beginning of second 5-week session
Monday-Tuesday June 29-30 Bookstore Closed for Inventory
Friday July 3 Part 2 of AlcoholEDU, Sexual Assault Prevention, and Transit due (first 5-wk, 6-wk sessions)
Friday July 3 Independence Day (observed) - College Closed
Saturday July 4 Independence Day
Monday July 6 Part 1 of AlcoholEDU, Sexual Assault Prevention, and Transit due (second 5-wk session)
Friday July 31 End of 10-week, second 5-week, and 6 week sessions
Tuesday August 4 Part 2 of AlcoholEDU, Sexual Assault Prevention, and Transit due (second 5-wk, 10-wk sessions)
Friday August 7 End of Aviation Summer Session

Fall 2020

Monday April 6 Registration Begins for Current Students
Friday May 1 Registration Begins for New Students
Monday July 27 Priority Application Date
Friday August 10

Students registered on or before this day who have not paid/finalized their bill will be dropped from classes at the end of the day and fees may be applied.

Application deadline for fall semester

Tuesday August 12

Orientation - Airport Campus

Wednesday August 13

Orientation - Donaldson Campus

Thursday August 14 Orientation - Donaldson Campus
Monday August 17 Fall Semester Starts, First Block Classes Begin

Tuesday

August 18 Students registered on or before this day who have not paid/finalized their bill will be dropped from classes at the end of the day and fees may be applied.
Wednesday August 19

Last day to add classes through MyHC – An add form, instructor approval, and a $10 processing fee will be required after today.

Students registered on or after this day will be assessed a $40 late fee.
Friday August 21 Last day to drop First Block Classes without record and receive a refund.
Wednesday August 26 Last day to add classes - An add form, instructor approval, and $10 processing fee are required.
Tuesday September 1 Second Deferred Payment Due
Friday September 4 15th class day - Last day to drop full semester courses online without a grade of "W" and receive a refund. Students registered on or before this day who have not paid/finalized their bill will be withdrawn from classes at the end of the day and fees may be applied.
Monday September 7 Labor Day – No Classes, College Closed
Friday September 11 Last day to drop First Block Classes; grade recorded will be a "W".
Monday September 21 Start of Second Block of Classes
Thursday September 24

Last day to drop first half only classes; grade reflected will be a "W"

Friday September 28

Last day to drop Second Block Classes without record and receive a refund

Wednesday September 30

AlcoholEdu and Sexual Assault Prevention part 1 due for fall admitted students

Thursday October 1 Third deferred payment due
Monday October 5

First half semester classes end

Tuesday October 6 Second Half Semester Classes Start
Wednesday  October 7 Midterm grades posted to MyHC
Thursday October 15 Last day to drop second Block Classes; grade recorded will be a "W".
Monday October 19 Registration for spring/summer semester begins for current students
Wednesday October 21 End of Second Block Classes
Thursday October 22 Start of Third Block Classes
Wednesday October 28 Last day to drop Third Block Classes without record and receive a refund
Monday November 2 Final deferred payment plan due; Graduation applications for spring and summer 2021 graduates
Tuesday November 3 Election Day – No Classes, College Closed
Wednesday November 11 Veteran’s Day – No Classes, College Closed
Wednesday November 4 Last day to drop classes; grade reflected will be a “W”
Monday November 16 Last day to drop second half only classes; grade reflected will be a "W"
Thursday November 19 Last day to drop Third Block Classes; grade recorded will be a "W".
Wednesday November 25 Last day of Fall Semester
Thursday - Friday November 26-27 Thanksgiving Break – No Classes, College Closed
Tuesday December 1

Fall Grades Due

Friday

December 4

Fall Grades Posted to MyHC

November 26 - January 10

Semester Break

Friday 

December 25

Christmas Day - College Closed

Friday

January 1, 2021

New Year's Day - College Closed

Spring 2021

Tuesday December 1, 2020 Registration Begins for New Students
Friday December 11, 2020 Priority Application Date
Thursday December 31, 2020

Students registered on or before this day who have not paid/finalized their bill will be dropped from classes at the end of the day and fees may be applied.

Monday January 11, 2021

Spring Semester Classes Begin

First Block Classes Begin
Tuesday January 12 Students registered on or before this day who have not paid/finalized their bill will be dropped from classes at the end of the day and fees may be applied.
Wednesday January 13

Last day to add classes through MyHC – An add form, instructor approval, and a $10 processing fee will be required after today.

Students registered on or after this day will be assessed a $40 late fee.
Friday January 15 Last day to drop First Block Classes without record and receive a refund
Monday January 18 Martin Luther King Day – College Closed
Thurdsay January 21 Last day to add classes – An add form, instructor approval, and $10 processing fee are required.
Monday February 1

15th class day – Last day to drop full semester courses online without a grade of “W” and receive a refund. Students registered on or before this day who have not paid/finalized their bill will be withdrawn from classes at the end of the day and fees may be applied.

Second deferred payment due
Tuesday February 9 Last day to drop First Block Classes; grade recorded will be a “W"
Monday February 15 President’s Day – No Classes, College Closed
Tuesday February 16 End of First Block
Wednesday February 17 Start of Second Block Classes
Tuesday February 23

Last day to drop first half class with a W

Last day to drop Second Block Classes without record and receive a refund
Friday February 26 AlcoholEdu and Sexual Assault Prevention part 1 due for fall admitted students
Monday March 1 Third deferred payment due
Thursday March 4 First half semester classes end
Friday March 5 Helena College Day – No Classes, College Open
Monday March 8 Midterm grades posted to MyHC
Monday-Friday March 8-12 Spring Break – No Classes, College Open
Monday March 15 Second half semester classes start
Wednesday March 24 Last day to drop Second Block Classes; grade recorded will be a “W”
Wednesday March 31 End of Second Block Classes
Thursday April 1 Final deferred payment plan due
Monday April 5 Registration for fall 2021 semester begins for current students
Wednesday April 7 Last day to drop Third Block Classes without record and receive a refund
Thursday April 15 Last day to drop classes; grade reflected will be a “W”
Monday April 26 Last day to drop second half only classes; grade reflected will be a “W”
Wednesday April 28 Last day to drop Third Block Classes; grade recorded will be a “W”
Monday May 3

Graduation applications are due for fall 2021 graduates

New student registration begins for fall 2021
Wednesday May 5

Last day of Spring Semester

End of Third Block Classes
Saturday May 8

Graduation

Wednesday May 12 Spring grades posted to MyHC
Helena College Chat