Aug 19, 2019  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

Academic Calendar



Fall Semester 2019

August 7 (W) Tuition Due: Registered Students
August 21 (W) Priority Application Deadline (Degree and Non-degree Students)
August 21-23 (W-F) ECC Closed
August 26 (M) Campus Closed 8:00 - 10:15 a.m. for College Inservice
August 26-27 (M-T) ECC Closed
August 28 (W) Semester Begins
September 2 (M) No classes. Campus and ECC closed for Labor Day
September 18 (W) Last Day to Change Residency Status
October 9 (W) Last Day to Change Degree/Major
October 14 (M) Classes will meet: Columbus Day
November 1 (F) Registration Begins for Spring 2020: Sophomores
November 4 (M) Registration Begins for Spring 2020: Returning Students
November 11 (M) Registration Begins for Spring 2020: New Degree-Seeking Students
November 11 (M) Classes will meet: Veteran’s Day
November 18 (M) Registration Begins for Spring 2020: Running Start and New Non-degree Students
November 28-29 (Th-F)                                    No classes. Campus & ECC closed for Thanksgiving
December 2 (M) Graduation Applications Due for Spring 2020
December 16-19 (M-Th) Finals
December 19 (Th) Semester ends
Dec 24 - Jan 3 No classes. Campus & ECC closed for Semester Break
Fall Semester 2019                                  Block Dates                                                  End of 100% Refund          Last day to add classes without instructor’s permission End of 50% Refund (0% refund after this date) Last day to add classes with instructor’s permission Last day to drop classes without a “W” grade Last day to withdraw from classes or request/rescind an audit grade
Block A: 1st 8 weeks Aug 28-Oct 25 Sept 3 Sept 3 Sept 5 Sept 5 Sept 5 Oct 7
Block B: 2nd 8 weeks                   Oct 28-Dec 19 Oct 31 Oct 31 Nov 4 Nov 4 Nov 4 Dec 6
Block C: Full Semester Aug 28-Dec 19 Sept 5 Sept 5 Sept 18* Sept 18* Sept 18* Nov 14

* Financial Aid census date: last day to charge to financial aid in the FVCC Bookstore; last day to opt out of Inclusive Access books/access codes. 

Short classes run fewer than 8 weeks. Short classes that do not begin in the first week of Block A, B or C must be dropped by the next business day of the start of class in order to receive a 100% refund. No refund will apply after this day. A “W” grade will be recorded if dropping a class after the refund period. See the refund policy in the academic calendar for classes that do not begin in the first week of the semester and last 8 weeks or longer.

FVCC Bookstore:

  1)  Textbook Return period is through the end of 100% refund period (conditions apply - see website)

  2)  Textbook Buy Back period is two days before the end of the full semester through the last day of finals.

  3)  Textbook Rentals are due the last day of full semester finals.

Refund Information & Policy: www.fvcc.edu/refund

Bookstore Information: www.fvccbookstore.com

Billing and statement questions: Business Services Office (406) 756-3831

Assistance with course add, drop or withdrawal: Admissions & Registration (406) 756-3846


Spring Semester 2020

January 6 - 17 Interim Session
January 8 (W) Tuition Due: Registered Students
January 15 (W) Campus & ECC closed from 8:00-10:15 a.m. for College Inservice
January 17 (T) Priority Application Deadline (Degree and Non-degree Students)
January 20 (M) No classes. Campus & ECC closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day 
January 21 (T) Semester Begins
February 10 (M) Last Day to Change Residency Status
February 17 (M) No classes. Campus & ECC closed for Presidents Day 
March 2 (M) Registration Begins for Summer 2020: All Students: New, Returning, Running Start
March 3 (T) Last Day to Change Degree/Major
March 23-27 (M - F) No classes: Spring Break
April 1 (W) Registration Begins for Fall 2020: Sophomores
April 2 (Th) Registration Begins for Fall 2020: Returning Students
April 16 (Th) Registration Begins for Fall 2020: New Degree-Seeking Students
May 1 (F) Graduation Applications Due for Summer and Fall 2020
May 7 (Th) Registration Begins for Fall 2020: Running Start and New Non-degree Students
May 11-14 (M - Th) Finals
May 14 (Th) Semester Ends
May 15 (F) Commencement
Spring Semester 2020 Block Dates  End of 100% Refund Last day to add classes without instructor’s permission End of 50% Refund (0% refund after this date) Last day to add classes with instructor’s permission Last day to drop classes without a “W” grade Last day to withdraw from classes or request/rescind an audit grade
Block A: 1st 8 weeks                      Jan 21 - Mar 13                           Jan 24 Jan 24 Jan 28 Jan 28 Jan 28 Feb 28
Block B: 2nd 8 weeks Mar 16 - May 14 Mar 19 Mar 19 Mar 30 Mar 30 Mar 30 Apr 29
Block C: Full Semester Jan 21 - May 14 Jan 28 Jan 28 Feb 10* Feb 10* Feb 10* Apr 15

* Financial Aid census date: last day to charge to financial aid in the FVCC Bookstore; last day to opt out of Inclusive Access books/access codes. 

Short classes run fewer than 8 weeks. Short classes that do not begin in the first week of Block A, B or C must be dropped by the next business day of the start of class in order to receive a 100% refund. No refund will apply after this day. A “W” grade will be recorded if dropping a class after the refund period. See the refund policy in the academic calendar for classes that do not begin in the first week of the semester and last 8 weeks or longer.

FVCC Bookstore:

  1)  Textbook Return period is through the end of 100% refund period (conditions apply - see website)

  2)  Textbook Buy Back period is two days before the end of the full semester through the last day of finals.

  3)  Textbook Rentals are due the last day of full-semester finals.

Refund Information & Policy: www.fvcc.edu/refund

Bookstore Information: www.fvccbookstore.com

Billing and statement questions: Business Services Office (406) 756-3831

Assistance with course add, drop or withdrawal: Admissions & Registration (406) 756-3846


Summer Semester 2020

May 15 (F) Tuition Due: Registered Students
May 19 (T) Priority Application Deadline (Degree and Non-degree Students)
May 25 (M) No Classes. Campus and ECC closed for Memorial Day Holiday
May 26 (T) Semester Begins
June 9 (T) Last Day to Change Residency Status
June 22 (M) Last Day to Change Degree/Major
July 3 (Th) No Classes. Campus and ECC closed for Fourth of July
July 31 (F) Semester Ends
Summer Semester 2020 Block Dates End of 100% refund Last day to add classes w/o instructor’s permission End of 50% refund (0% refund after this date) Last day to add classes with instructor’s permission Last day to drop classes w/o a “W” grade Last day to withdraw from classes or request/rescind an audit grade
Block A: 1st 5 weeks May 26-Jun 26                                  May 29 May 29 Jun 2 Jun 2 Jun 2 Jun 18
Block B: 2nd 5 weeks Jun 29-Jul 31 Jul 2 Jul 2 Jul 7 Jul 7 Jul 7 Jul 23
Block C: Full Semester May 26- Jul 31 Jun 2 Jun 2 Jun 9* Jun 9* Jun 9* Jul 14

* Financial Aid census date: last day to charge to financial aid in the FVCC Bookstore; last day to opt out of Inclusive Access books/access codes. 

Short classes run fewer than 8 weeks. Short classes that do not begin in the first week of Block A, B or C must be dropped by the next business day of the start of class in order to receive a 100% refund. No refund will apply after this day. A “W” grade will be recorded if dropping a class after the refund period. See the refund policy in the academic calendar for classes that do not begin in the first week of the semester and last 8 weeks or longer.

FVCC Bookstore:

  1)  Textbook Return period is through the end of 100% refund period (conditions apply - see website)

  2)  Textbook Buy Back period is two days before the end of the full semester through the last day of finals.

  3)  Textbook Rentals are due the last day of full semester finals.

Refund Information & Policy: www.fvcc.edu/refund

Bookstore Information: www.fvccbookstore.com

Billing and statement questions: Business Services Office (406) 756-3831

Assistance with course add, drop or withdrawal: Admissions & Registration (406) 756-3846