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2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Academic Catalog

Academic Calendar


Fall Semester 2024

August 2 (F) Tuition Due: Registered Students
August 19 (M) Priority Application Deadline (Degree and Non-Degree Students)
August 22 (Th) Campus Closed 8:00 - 11:00 a.m. for College Inservice
August 23 (F) New Student Orientation 3:00-6:00 p.m.
August 26 (M) Fall Semester Begins:  Session A (first 8 week) and Session C (full semester)
September 2 (M) No Classes: Campus Closed for Labor Day Holiday
September 16 (M) Last Day to Change Residency Status
October 7 (M) Last Day to Change Degree/Major
October 11 (F) Experience FVCC Day
October 14 (M) Classes Will Meet: Columbus Day
October 16 (W) Session A Ends
October 17 (Th) Session B Begins (second 8 weeks)
November 1 (F) Registration Begins for Spring 2025: Sophomores
November 4 (M) Registration Begins for Spring 2025: Returning Students
November 11 (M) Registration Begins for Spring 2025: New Degree-Seeking Students 
November 11 (M) Classes Will Meet: Veteran’s Day Observed
November 18 (W) Registration Begins for Spring 2025: Running Start and New Non-Degree Students
November 28, 29 (Th, F) No Classes: Campus Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
December 2 (M) Priority Deadline for Submitting Spring 2025 Graduation Applications
December 6 (F) Scholar’s Conference
December 6 (F) Session B Ends
December 9 (M) No Classes: Faculty Advising / Student Study Day
December 10-13 (T-F)                                    Session C Finals
December 13 (F) Fall Semester Ends
Dec 24 - Jan 3 (T-F, M-F) Campus Closed: Semester Break
Fall 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 Aug 26 - Oct 16 Aug 29 Aug 29 Sept 3 Sept 3 Sept 3 Oct 3
Session B: 2nd 8 weeks                   Oct 17 - Dec 6 Oct 22 Oct 22 Oct 24 Oct 24 Oct 24 Nov 25
Session C: Full Semester Aug 26 - Dec 13 Sept 3 Sept 3 Sept 16* Sept 16 Sept 16 Nov 12

*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. Last day for Running Start Students to drop classes and receive a 100% refund.

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 purchased for classes can be returned for full refund within two weeks of purchase.

  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

Bookstore Information

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

Assistance with course add, drop or withdrawal: Admissions & Registration (406) 756-3366

Spring Semester 2025

January 6 (M) Tuition Due: Registered Students
January 14 (T) Priority Application Deadline (Degree and Non-Degree Students)
January 16 (Th) Campus Closed from 8:00-11:00 a.m. for College Inservice
January 20 (M) No Classes: Campus Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday
January 21 (T) Spring Semester Begins: Session A (first 8 weeks) and Session C (full semester)
February 10 (M) Last Day to Change Residency Status
February 17 (M) No Classes: Campus Closed for Presidents Day Holiday
March 3 (M) Last Day to Change Degree/Major
March 3 (M) Registration Begins for Summer 2025. All Students: New, Returning, Running Start
March 7 (F) Experience FVCC Day
March 12 (W) Session A ends
March 13 (Th) Session B begins (second 8 weeks)
March 24-28 (M - F) No Classes: Spring Break
April 1 (T) Registration Begins for Fall 2025: Sophomores
April 2 (W) Registration Begins for Fall 2025: Returning Students
April 4 (F) Experience FVCC Day
April 16 (W) Registration Begins for Fall 2025: New Degree-Seeking Students
May 1 (Th) Priority Deadline for Submitting Summer 2025 and Fall 2025 Graduation Applications
May 7 (W) Registration Begins for Fall 2025: Running Start and New Non-Degree Students
May 9 (F) Scholar’s Conference
May 9 (F) Session B Ends
May 12-15 (M - Th) Session C Finals
May 15 (Th) Spring Semester Ends
May 16 (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 21 - Mar 12                         Jan 24 Jan 24 Jan 28 Jan 28 Jan 28 Feb 28
Session B: 2nd 8 weeks Mar 13 - May 9 Mar 18 Mar 18 Mar 20 Mar 20 Mar 20 Apr 28
Session C: Full Semester Jan 21 - May 15 Jan 28 Jan 28 Feb 10* Feb 10 Feb 10 Apr 16

*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. Last day for Running Start Students to drop classes and receive a 100% refund.

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 purchased for classes can be returned for full refund within two weeks of purchase.

  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

Bookstore Information

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

Assistance with course add, drop or withdrawal: Admissions & Registration (406) 756-3366


Summer Semester 2025

May 5 (M) Tuition Due: Registered Students
May 20 (T) Priority deadline to apply for Admission (Degree and Non-degree students)
May 26 (M) No classes; Campus Closed: Memorial Day Holiday
May 27 (T) Summer Semester begins: Session A (first 5 weeks) and Session C (full semester)
June 10 (T) Last Day to Change Residency Status
June 24 (T) Last Day to Change Degree/Major for Summer Term
June 27 (F) Session A Ends
June 30 (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 27 - Jun 27                                May 30 May 30 Jun 3 Jun 3 Jun 3 Jun 19
Session B: 2nd 5 weeks Jun 30 - Jul 31 Jul 3 Jul 3 Jul 8 Jul 8 Jul 8 Jul 24
Full Semester May 27 - Jul 31 Jun 3 Jun 3 Jun 10* Jun 10 Jun 10 Jul 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. Last day for Running Start Students to drop classes and receive a 100% refund.

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 purchased for classes can be returned for full refund within two weeks of purchase.

  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

Bookstore Information

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

Assistance with course add, drop or withdrawal: Admissions & Registration (406) 756-3366