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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog Archived Catalog

Academic Calendar


Fall Semester 2023

August 2 (W) Tuition Due: Registered Students
August 21 (M) Priority Application Deadline (Degree and Non-Degree Students)
August 24 (Th) Campus Closed 8:00 - 11:00 a.m. for College Inservice
August 28 (M) Fall Semester Begins:  Session A (first 8 week) and Session C (full semester)
September 4 (M) No Classes: Campus Closed for Labor Day Holiday
September 18 (M) Last Day to Change Residency Status
October 9 (M) Last Day to Change Degree/Major
October 9 (M) Classes Will Meet: Columbus Day
October 13 (F) Experience FVCC Day
October 18 (W) Session A Ends
October 19 (Th) Session B Begins (second 8 weeks)
November 1 (W) Registration Begins for Spring 2024: Sophomores
November 2 (Th) Registration Begins for Spring 2024: Returning Students
November 9 (Th) Registration Begins for Spring 2024: New Degree-Seeking Students 
November 10 (F) Classes Will Meet: Veteran’s Day Observed
November 10 (F) Experience FVCC Day
November 13 (M) Registration Begins for Spring 2024: Running Start and New Non-Degree Students
November 23, 24 (Th, F) No Classes: Campus Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
December 1 (Th) Priority Deadline for Submitting Spring 2024 Graduation Applications
December 8 (F) Honors Conference
December 8 (F) Session B Ends
December 11 (M) No Classes: Faculty Advising / Student Study Day
December 12-15 (T-F)                                    Session C Finals
December 15 (Th) Fall Semester Ends
Dec 25 - Jan 2 (M-F, M-T) Campus Closed: Semester Break
Fall Semester 2023                                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 Aug 28 - Oct 18 Aug 31 Aug 31 Sept 5 Sept 5 Sept 5 Oct 5
Session B: 2nd 8 weeks                   Oct 19 - Dec 8 Oct 24 Oct 24 Oct 26 Oct 26 Oct 26 Nov 29
Session C: Full Semester Aug 28 - Dec 15 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 that run fewer than 8 weeks and do not begin in the first week of Session 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.

Classes that run 8 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 of the start of class in order to receive a 100% refund and by the 6th business day in order to receive 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 finals week.

  3)  Textbook rentals are due in the Kalispell bookstore the week after finals.

Refund Information & Policy

Bookstore Information

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

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

Spring Semester 2024

January 3 (W) Tuition Due: Registered Students
January 9 (T) Priority Application Deadline (Degree and Non-Degree Students)
January 10 (W) Campus Closed from 8:00-11:00 a.m. for College Inservice
January 15 (M) No Classes: Campus Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday
January 16 (T) Spring Semester Begins: Session A (first 8 weeks) and Session C (full semester)
February 5 (M) Last Day to Change Residency Status
February 19 (M) No Classes: Campus Closed for Presidents Day Holiday
February 29 (Th) Last Day to Change Degree/Major
March 1 (F) Registration Begins for Summer 2024. All Students: New, Returning, Running Start
March 6 (W) Session A Ends
March 7 (Th) Session B Begins (second 8 weeks)
March 25-29 (M - F) No Classes: Spring Break
April 1 (M) Registration Begins for Fall 2024: Sophomores
April 2 (T) Registration Begins for Fall 2024: Returning Students
April 5 (F) Experience FVCC Day
April 12 (F) Registration Begins for Fall 2024: New Degree-Seeking Students
May 2 (Th) Priority Deadline for Submitting Summer 2024 and Fall 2024 Graduation Applications
May 3 (F) Registration Begins for Fall 2024: Running Start and New Non-Degree Students
May 3 (F) Honors Conference
May 5 (F) Session B Ends
May 6-9 (M - Th) Session C Finals
May 9 (Th) Spring Semester Ends
May 10 (F) Commencement
Spring Semester 2024 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 16 - Mar 6                          Jan 19 Jan 19 Jan 23 Jan 23 Jan 23 Feb 23
Session B: 2nd 8 weeks Mar 7 - May 2 Mar 12 Mar 12 Mar 14 Mar 14 Mar 14 Apr 22
Session C: Full Semester Jan 16 - May 9 Jan 23 Jan 23 Feb 5* Feb 5 Feb 5 Apr 10 (with spring break)

*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 that run fewer than 8 weeks and do not begin in the first week of Session 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.

Classes that run 8 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 of the start of class in order to receive a 100% refund and by the 6th business day in order to receive 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 finals week.

  3)  Textbook rentals are due in the Kalispell bookstore the week after finals.

Refund Information & Policy

Bookstore Information

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

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


Summer Semester 2024

May 3 (F) Tuition Due: Registered Students
May 13 (M) Priority deadline to apply for Admission (Degree and Non-degree students)
May 20 (M) Summer Semester begins: Session A (first 5 weeks) and Session C (full semester)
May 27 (M) No Classes: Campus Closed for Memorial Day Holiday
June 4 (T) Last Day to Change Residency Status
June 17 (M) Last Day to Change Degree/Major
June 21 (F) Session A Ends
June 24 (M) Session B Begins (second 5 weeks)
July 4 (Th) No Classes: Campus Closed for Fourth of July Holiday
July 26 (F) Last Day of Summer Semester: Sessions B and C End
Summer Semester 2024 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 5 weeks May 20 - Jun 21                                 May 23 May 23 May 28 May 28 May 28 Jun 13
Session B: 2nd 5 weeks Jun 24 - Jul 26 Jun 27 Jun 27 Jul 1 Jul 1 Jul 1 Jul 18
Full Semester May 20 - Jul 26 May 28 May 28 Jun 4* Jun 4 Jun 4 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 that run fewer than 8 weeks and do not begin in the first week of Session 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.

Classes that run 8 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 of the start of class in order to receive a 100% refund and by the 6th business day in order to receive 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 finals week.

  3)  Textbook rentals are due in the Kalispell bookstore the week after finals.

Refund Information & Policy

Bookstore Information

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

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