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2013–2014 Semesters and Sections

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2014–2015 Semesters and Sections

You may also download a PDF print version of the 2013-2014 academic calendar.


Fall Semester 2013

September | October | November | December | January | February

Fall Semester 2013
Event Date
Labor Day (College closed) September 2
Academic year begins/Fall convocation September 3
Classes begin September 4
Course drop/add period. To receive full refund for courses that begin September 4–10, courses must be dropped by 6:00 pm on September 11 September 4–10
Withdrawal period begins for full-semester courses September 12
Thirteen-week classes begin September 18
Last day for change of major in non-criteria programs September 20
Course audit forms due to Enrollment Services September 23
First NP/NS (No show) roster due by 12:00 noon September 25
Full refund for drop of thirteen-week classes by 6:00 pm September 25
Last day to withdraw with a W for Session I classes October 4
Columbus Day (College closed) October 14
Session I Finals Day for Saturday classes October 19
Session I Finals Day for Monday and Wednesday classes October 23
Session I Finals Day for Tuesday and Thursday classes October 24
Session II classes begin October 26
Session I grades due by 12:00 noon October 28
Priority deadline for applying for financial aid November 1
Full refund for drop of Session II classes November 4
Spring advising/Registration begins No later than November 4
Last day to withdraw with a W for Fall 2013 November 5
Second NP roster due by 11:59 pm November 5
Veterans Day observed (College closed) November 11
Thanksgiving recess begins 5:00 pm (No evening classes) November 27
Thanksgiving Day (College closed) November 28
No day or evening classes November 29–30
Last day to withdraw with a W for Session II classes December 2
Fall graduation petitions due to Registrar’s Office December 3
Last day of classes before final exams December 11
Final exam period for day and evening classes December 12–18
Session II Finals Day for Monday and Wednesday classes December 18
Session II Finals Day for Tuesday and Thursday classes December 17
Make-up day for final exams December 18
Fall semester officially ends December 18
Grades due December 19
College closed for energy conservation December 23–January 1
Christmas Holiday (College closed) December 25
Grades/GPA/Academic status posted in System Self-serve December 26
New Year’s Day (College closed) January 1
Fall degrees/certificates mailed By February 10

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Spring Semester 2014

January | February | March | April | May | July

Spring Semester 2014
Event Date
Martin Luther King Day (College closed) January 20
Winter Convocation January 21
Classes begin January 22
Course drop/add period. To receive a full refund for courses that begin January 22–28, courses must be dropped by 6:00 pm on January 29. January 22–28
Withdrawal period begins for full-semester courses January 30
Thirteen-week classes begin February 5
First NP/NS (No show) roster due by 12:00 noon February 12
Audit forms due to Enrollment Services February 14
Last day to withdraw with W for Session I classes February 14
Presidents Day (College closed) February 17
Last day for change of major non-criteria programs February 24
Session I Finals Day for Monday and Wednesday classes March 12
Session I Finals Day for Tuesday and Thursday classes March 13
Spring Break (No classes) March 16–23
Session I grades due by 11:59 pm March 20
Session II classes begin March 24
Last day to withdraw with W for Spring 2014 2014 March28
Second NP roster due by 12:00 noon March 28
Spring graduation petitions due to Registrar’s Office March 31
NECC Professional Day (No day classes; evening classes will meet) March 28
Priority deadline for applying for financial aid April 1
Summer and Fall advising/registration begins No later than April 7
Patriots Day (College closed) April 21
Last day to withdraw with W for Session II classes April 18
Last day of classes before final exams May 5
Finals period for day and evening classes May 6–12
Session II Finals Day for Monday and Wednesday classes May 12
Session II Finals Day for Tuesday and Thursday classes May 8
Make-up day for final exams (day classes) May 12
Spring semester officially ends May 12
Annual Awards Convocation May 13
Grades due May 14
Fifty-Second Annual Commencement May 17
Grades/GPA/Academic status posted to System Self-serve May 19
Memorial Day (College closed) May 26
Spring degrees/certificates mailed By July 14

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Summer Session I 2014

Session I runs from May 13 to June 13. Day classes meet Tuesday through Friday. Evening classes meet Tuesday through Thursday.

Summer Session I 2014
Event Date
First five week classes begin May 13
Memorial Day observed (College closed) May 26
Last day to withdraw with a W May 30
Session I Finals Day for evening classes June 12
Session I Finals Day for day classes June 13
Grades due by 12:00 noon June 18

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Summer Session II 2014

Session I runs from May 17 to July 26. Classes meet for ten Saturdays.

Summer Session II 2014
Event Date
Saturday classes begin May 17
No classes May 24
Last day to withdraw with a W June 27
Independence Day (College closed) July 4
Session II Finals Day July 26
Grades due by 12:00 noon July 29

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ESL Summer Session 2014

The ESL Session runs from May 19 to July 31. Classes meet Monday through Thursday.

ESL Summer Session 2014
Event Date
Classes Begin May 19
Memorial Day observed (College closed) May 26
Last Day to withdraw with a W July 1
Independence Day (College closed) July 4
ESL Summer Session Finals Day July 31
Grades Due by 12:00 noon August 5

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Summer Session III 2014

Session III runs from June 16 to August 7. Classes meet day and evening on Monday/Wednesday, day and evening on Tuesday/Thursday, and day and evening on Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday.

Summer Session III 2014
Event Date
Session III classes begin June 16
Independence Day (College closed) July 4
Last day to withdraw with a W July 17
Session III Finals Day for Monday/Wednesday classes August 6
Session III Finals Day for Tuesday/Thursday classes August 7
Session III Finals Day for Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday classes August 7
Grades Due by 12:00 noon August 12

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Additional Information

A student may register for a course at any time prior to the first class meeting only.

Refunds: For information contact the Bursar’s Office, Haverhill campus, (978) 556-3895.

Academic Policies: For information about academic policies, refer to the College Catalog or the NECC website.

Class rosters are available electronically through faculty self-service during the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. The registrar will notify faculty electronically regarding rosters, NP rosters, and final roster submission and due dates.

Final grade rosters must be submitted through the faculty web on-line product. Final Grades must be submitted by 12:00 noon on December 19 in the Fall and May 14 in the Spring.

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Fall Semester 2014

September | October | November | December | January | February

Fall Semester 2014
Event Date
Labor Day (College closed) September 1
Academic year begins/Fall convocation September 2
Classes begin September 3
Course drop/add period. To receive full refund for courses that begin September 3–9, courses must be dropped by 6:00 pm on September 10 September 3–9
Courses must be dropped by 6:00 PM September 10
Withdrawal period begins for full-semester courses September 11
Thirteen-week classes begin September 17
First NP/NS (No show) roster due by 12:00 noon September 18
Last day for change of major in non-criteria programs September 19
Course audit forms due to Enrollment Services September 22
Full refund for drop of thirteen-week classes by 6:00 pm September 24
Last day to withdraw with a W for Session I classes October 2
Columbus Day (College closed) October 13
Session I Finals Day for Saturday classes October 18
Session I Finals Day for Monday and Wednesday classes October 22
Session I Finals Day for Tuesday and Thursday classes October 23
Session II classes begin October 25
Session I grades due by 12:00 noon October 28
Priority deadline for applying for financial aid November 1
Full refund for drop of Session II classes November 3
Spring advising/Registration begins No later than November 3
Last day to withdraw with a W for Fall 2013 November 4
Second NP roster due by 11:59 pm November 4
Veterans Day observed (College closed) November 11
Last day to withdraw with a W for Session II November 24
Thanksgiving recess begins 5:00 pm (No evening classes) November 26
Thanksgiving Day (College closed) November 27
No day or evening classes November 28–29
Last day of classes before final exams December 10
Fall Graduation Petitions due to the registrar December 11
Final exam period for day and evening classes December 11–17
Session II Finals Day for Tuesday and Thursday classes December 16
Session II Finals Day for Monday and Wednesday classes December 17
Make-up day for final exams December 17
Fall semester officially ends December 17
Grades due December 19
College closed for energy conservation December 24–January 2
Christmas Holiday (College closed) December 25
Grades/GPA/Academic status posted in System Self-serve December 23
New Year’s Day (College closed) January 1
Fall degrees/certificates mailed By February 10

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Spring Semester 2015

January | February | March | April | May | July

Spring Semester 2015
Event Date
Martin Luther King Day (College closed) January 19
Winter Convocation January 20
Classes begin January 21
Course drop/add period. To receive a full refund for courses that begin January 21–27, courses must be dropped by 6:00 pm on January 28. January 21–27
Withdrawal period begins for full-semester courses January 29
Thirteen-week classes begin February 4
First NP/NS (No show) roster due by 12:00 noon February 5
Audit forms due to Enrollment Services February 9
Last day to withdraw with W for Session I classes February 14
Presidents Day (College closed) February 16
Last day for change of major non-criteria programs February 23
Session I Finals Day for Monday and Wednesday classes March 11
Session I Finals Day for Tuesday and Thursday classes March 12
Session I Finals Day for Saturday classes March 14
Spring Break (No classes) March 15–22
Session I grades due by 11:59 pm March 18
Session II classes begin March 23
NECC Professional Day (No day classes, evening classes will meet) March 27
Last day to withdraw with W for Spring 2015 March 30
Second NP roster due by 12:00 noon March 30
Spring graduation petitions due to Registrar’s Office March 31
Priority deadline for applying for financial aid April 1
Summer and Fall advising/registration begins No later than April 6
Patriots Day (College closed) April 20
Last day to withdraw with W for Session II classes April 21
Last day of classes before final exams May 4
Finals period for day and evening classes May 5–11
Session II Finals Day for Tuesday and Thursday classes May 7
Session II Finals Day for Monday and Wednesday classes May 11
Make-up day for final exams (day classes) May 11
Spring semester officially ends May 11
Annual Awards Convocation May 12
Grades due May 13
Fifty-Third Annual Commencement May 16
Grades/GPA/Academic status posted to System Self-serve May 18
Memorial Day (College closed) May 25
Spring degrees/certificates mailed By July 13

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Summer Session I 2015

Session I runs from May 12 to June 12. Day classes meet Tuesday through Friday. Evening classes meet Tuesday through Thursday.

Summer Session I 2015
Event Date
First five week classes begin May 12
Memorial Day observed (College closed) May 25
Last day to withdraw with a W May 29
Session I Finals Day for evening classes June 11
Session I Finals Day for day classes June 12
Grades due by 12:00 noon June 17

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Summer Session II 2015

Session I runs from May 16 to July 26. Classes meet for ten Saturdays.

Summer Session II 2015
Event Date
Saturday classes begin May 16
No classes May 23
Last day to withdraw with a W June 26
Independence Day (College closed) July 3-4
Session II Finals Day July 25
Grades due by 12:00 noon July 28

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ESL Summer Session 2015

The ESL Session runs from May 18 to July 31. Classes meet Monday through Thursday.

ESL Summer Session 2015
Event Date
Classes Begin May 18
Memorial Day observed (College closed) May 25
Last Day to withdraw with a W June 30
July 4 Holiday Observed (College closed) July 3
ESL Summer Session Finals Day July 30
Grades Due by 12:00 noon August 4

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Summer Session III 2015

Session III runs from June 15 to August 6. Classes meet day and evening on Monday/Wednesday, day and evening on Tuesday/Thursday, and day and evening on Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday.

Summer Session III 2015
Event Date
Session III classes begin June 15
Independence Day Observed (College closed) July 3
Last day to withdraw with a W July 16
Session III Finals Day for Monday/Wednesday classes August 5
Session III Finals Day for Tuesday/Thursday classes August 6
Session III Finals Day for Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday classes August 6
Grades Due by 12:00 noon August 11

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Additional Information

A student may register for a course at any time prior to the first class meeting only.

Refunds: For information contact the Bursar’s Office, Haverhill campus, (978) 556-3895.

Academic Policies: For information about academic policies, refer to the College Catalog or the NECC website.

Class rosters are available electronically through faculty self-service during the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. The registrar will notify faculty electronically regarding rosters, NP rosters, and final roster submission and due dates.

Final grade rosters must be submitted through the faculty web on-line product. Final Grades must be submitted by 12:00 noon on December 18 in the Fall and May 13 in the Spring. Summer final grade rosters are due as listed in the schedules above.

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