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Academic Calendar

Posted By NECC Editor On March 13, 2014 @ 1:45 pm In | Comments Disabled

2014–2015 Semesters and Sections

You may also download a PDF print version of the 2014-2015 academic calendar.


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 2014 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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