Oct 23, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Academic Calendar


Fall Semester 2020

August 5 (W) Tuition Due: Registered Students
August 17 (M) Priority Application Deadline (Degree and Non-Degree Students)
August 18 (T) Campus Closed 8:00 - 10:15 a.m. for College Inservice
August 24 (M) Session A Begins; Session C Begins
September 7 (M) No Classes: Campus Closed for Labor Day Holiday
September 14 (M) Last Day to Change Residency Status
October 2 (F) Session A Ends
October 5 (W) Last Day to Change Degree/Major
October 12 (M) Classes Will Meet: Columbus Day; Session B Begins
October 19 (M) Registration Begins for Spring 2021: Sophomores
October 20 (T) Registration Begins for Spring 2021: Returning Students
October 28 (W) Registration Begins for Spring 2021: New Degree-Seeking Students
November 2 (M) Registration Begins for Spring 2021: Running Start and New Non-Degree Students
November 11 (W) Classes Will Meet: Veteran’s Day 
November 20 (F) Session B Ends; Session C Ends
November 23-25 Session C Finals
November 23 (M) Session D Begins  (online or remote delivery only)
November 25 (W) Priority Graduation Application Deadline for Spring 2021
November 26-27 (Th-F)                                    No Classes: Campus Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
December 17 (Th) Session D Ends
Dec 24 - Jan 1 Campus Closed: Semester Break
Fall Semester 2020                                 Session 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
Session A: 1st 6 weeks Aug 24-Oct 2 Aug 27 Aug 27 Aug 31 Aug 31 Aug 31 Sept 22
Session B: 2nd 6 weeks                   Oct 12-Nov 20 Oct 15 Oct 15 Oct 19 Oct 19 Oct 19 Nov 9
Session C: 14 weeks Aug 24-Nov 25 Aug 31 Aug 31 Sept 14* Sept 14* Sept 14* Nov 2
Session D: (Online or Remote Only) Nov 23-Dec 17 Nov 30 Nov 30 Dec 2 Dec 2 Dec 2 Dec 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 are those that run fewer than eight weeks. Short classes that do not begin in the first week of Session A, B, or Full Semester must be dropped by the next business day after 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. 

Classes that run eight weeks or longer and do not begin in the first week of Session A, B, or Full Semester must be dropped by the 4th business day after the start of class in order to receive a 100% refund and by the 6th business day in order to receive a 50% refund. No refund will apply after this day. A “W” grade will be recorded if dropping a class after the refund period. 

FVCC Bookstore:

  1)  Textbooks can be returned through the end of the 100% refund period (conditions apply - see website).

  2)  Textbook buyback begins two days before the end of the Full Semester and ends the last day of finals.

  3)  Textbook Rentals are due in the Kalispell bookstore the last day of the 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 2021

January 4-15 (M-F) Interim Session
January 6 (W) Tuition Due: Registered Students
January 13 (W) Campus Closed from 8:00-10:15 a.m. for College Inservice
January 15 (F) Priority Application Deadline (Degree and Non-Degree Students)
January 18 (M) No Classes: Campus Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday
January 19 (T) First Day of Spring Semester Classes:  Full Semester and First 8-week Session (Session A)
February 8 (M) Last Day to Change Residency Status
February 15 (M) No Classes: Campus Closed for Presidents Day Holiday
March 1 (M) Registration Begins for Summer 2021: All Students: New, Returning, Running Start
March 2 (T) Last Day to Change Degree/Major
March 12 (F) End of First 8-week Session (Session A)
March 15 (M) Start of Second 8-week Session (Session B)
April 1 (Th) Registration Begins for Fall 2021: Sophomores
April 2 (F) Registration Begins for Fall 2021: Returning Students
April 16 (F) Registration Begins for Fall 2021: New Degree-Seeking Students
May 3 (M) Priority Deadline for Submitting Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 Graduation Applications
May 4 (T) Registration Begins for Fall 2021: Running Start and New Non-Degree Students
May 3-6 (M - Th) Finals
May 6 (Th) Last Day of Spring Semester: Full Semester and Second 8-week Session (Session B)
May 7 (F) Commencement (tentative)
Spring Semester 2021 Session 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
Session A: 1st 8 weeks                      Jan 19 - Mar 12                           Jan 22 Jan 22 Jan 26 Jan 26 Jan 26 Feb 26
Session B: 2nd 8 weeks Mar 15 - May 6 Mar 18 Mar 18 Mar 22 Mar 22 Mar 22 Apr 21
Session C: Full Semester Jan 19 - May 6 Jan 26 Jan 26 Feb 8* Feb 8* Feb 8* Apr 7

*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 are those that run fewer than eight weeks. Short classes that do not begin in the first week of Session A, B, or C must be dropped by the next business day after 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. 

Classes that run eight weeks or longer and do not begin in the first week of Session A, B, or C must be dropped by the 4th business day after the start of class in order to receive a 100% refund and by the 6th business day in order to receive a 50% refund. No refund will apply after this day. A “W” grade will be recorded if dropping a class after the refund period. 

FVCC Bookstore:

  1)  Textbooks can be returned through the end of the 100% refund period (conditions apply - see website).

  2)  Textbook buyback begins two days before the end of the Full Semester and ends the last day of finals.

  3)  Textbook Rentals are due in the Kalispell bookstore the last day of the 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 2021 TENTATIVE

May 14 (F) Tuition Due: Registered Students
May 18 (T) Priority Application Deadline (Degree and Non-Degree Students)
May 24 (T) First Day of Summer Semester Classes:  Full Semester and First 4-week Session (Session A)
May 31 (M) No Classes: Campus Closed for Memorial Day Holiday
June 8 (T) Last Day to Change Residency Status
June 18 (F) Session A Ends
June 21 (M) Last Day to Change Degree/Major
June 28 (M) Session B Begins
July 5 (M) No Classes: Campus Closed for Fourth of July Holiday
July 23 (F) Full Semester and Session B End
Summer Semester 2021 Session 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
Session A: 1st 4 weeks May 24-Jun 18                                  May 27 May 27 Jun 1* Jun 1 Jun 1 Jun 8
Session B: 2nd 4 weeks Jun 28-Jul 23 Jul 1 Jul 1 Jul 6* Jul 6 Jul 6 Jul 16
Session C: Full Semester May 24- Jul 23 Jun 1 Jun 1 Jun 8* Jun 8 Jun 8 Jul 9

*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 are those that run fewer than eight weeks. Short classes that do not begin in the first week of Session A, B, or Full Semester must be dropped by the next business day after 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. 

Classes that run eight weeks or longer and do not begin in the first week of Session A, B, or Full Semester must be dropped by the 4th business day after the start of class in order to receive a 100% refund and by the 6th business day in order to receive a 50% refund. No refund will apply after this day. A “W” grade will be recorded if dropping a class after the refund period. 

FVCC Bookstore:

  1)  Textbooks can be returned through the end of the 100% refund period (conditions apply - see website).

  2)  Textbook buyback begins two days before the end of the Full Semester and ends the last day of finals.

  3)  Textbook Rentals are due in the Kalispell bookstore the last day of the 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