2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
    Oct 21, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog

Academic Calendar



The Pellissippi State Academic Calendar is subject to change at any time prior to or during an academic term because of emergencies or causes beyond the reasonable control of the College, including severe weather, loss of utility services or orders by federal or state agencies. In addition to the full-term calendars listed below, Pellissippi State offers accelerated sessions during each of the fall, spring and summer semesters.

Visit the Academic Calendar for the current semester’s accelerated session dates, payment deadlines, registration days and other important dates.

 

Summer Session 2020/Full Term (8 Weeks)

Summer classes are offered May 11 through August 23, 2020. All summer sessions fall within these dates; however, not all summer sessions start and end on the same date. In addition to the 8-week session listed below, the College offers 4-week, 5-week and 10-week sessions during the summer. Visit the Academic Terms Calendar Grid (pdf) for details.

Registration Begins October 23, 2019
Priority Financial Aid Application Deadline (Missing the deadline will delay financial aid award and may prevent charging at Bookstore) April 1, 2020
Schedule Confirmation and Fee Deadline for Registration that Occurred on or before May 14 May 13
State Employee Waiver Registration Begins May 15
Application Deadline May 20
Bookstore Textbook Charge Period     May 20-28
Accuplacer Test Deadline May 21
Schedule Confirmation and Fee Deadline 2 May 22
100% Refund for Full-Term Courses Deadline May 22
Holiday, Memorial Day, College Closed May 25
Classes Begin Tuesday, May 26
Add Classes/Change to or from Audit - Last Day May 27
75% Refund Deadline June 2
Drop a Class Without a Grade of W - Deadline June 8
Waiver or Discount Forms Deadline June 8
25% Refund Deadline June 9
Financial Aid Refunds, Begin Releasing     June 12
Graduation Application Deadline for Summer 2020 Commencement
(Students who graduate in the summer may participate in the Fall Commencement Ceremony)
June 26
Deadline to Drop/Withdraw from Full-Term Courses with a W Grade July 1
Holiday, Independence Day, College Closed July 3-4
Classes End for Full-Term Courses July 22
Grades Due in Enrollment Services 4:30 p.m., July 24

Fall Semester 2020

In addition to the 15-week session listed below, the College offers 5-week, 7-week and 10-week sessions during the fall. Visit the Academic Terms Calendar Grid (pdf) for details. 

Registration Begins April 6, 2020
Priority Financial Aid Application Deadline
(Missing the deadline will delay financial aid award and may prevent charging at Bookstore)
July 1
Schedule Confirmation and Fee Deadline for Registration that Occurred on or before August 4  N/A
State Employee Waiver Registration Begins  August 6
New Faculty Report August 10
Schedule Confirmation and Fee Deadline 2 August 12
All Faculty Report August 12
Application Deadline August 14
Accuplacer Test Deadline  August 14
Bookstore Textbook Charge Period August 17-28
100% Refund Deadline  August 21
Classes Begin Monday, August 24
Add Classes/Change to or from Audit - Last Day August 26
Schedule Confirmation and Fee Deadline  September 1
75% Refund Deadline September 4
Waiver or Discount Forms Deadline September 4
Drop a Class Without a Grade of W - Deadline September 6
Holiday, Labor Day, College Closed September 7
Release of Financial Aid Refunds Begins September 14
25% Refund Deadline  September 18
Graduation Application Deadline for Fall 2020 Commencement
(Your name will not appear in the Fall Commencement ceremony program if you miss this deadline)
October 9
Saturday Classes will meet October 10
Fall Break October 12-13
I grades change to F for Spring and Summer October 16
Registration begins for Spring 2021 Begins October 21
Deadline to Drop/Withdraw from Full-Term Courses with a W Grade October 30
Classes do not meet November 25
Holiday, Thanksgiving, College Closed November 26-29
Last Day of Classes December 5
Final Exam Period December 7-10
Grades Due in Enrollment Services 4:30 p.m., December 11
Fall Commencement Ceremony Friday, December 11
 

Spring Semester 2021

In addition to the 15-week session listed below, the College offers 5-week, 7-week and 10-week sessions during the fall. Visit the Academic Terms Calendar Grid (pdf) for details.

Registration for Spring 2021 Begins October 21, 2020
Priority Financial Aid Application Deadline (Missing the deadline will delay financial aid award and may prevent charging at Bookstore) December 1
Schedule Confirmation and Fee Deadline for Registration that Occurred on or before January 5 January 5, 2021
State Employee Waiver Registration Begins January 7
Faculty Report - All     January 11
Bookstore Charge Period January 11-22
Application Deadline January 12
Accuplacer Test Deadline  January 13
100% Refund Deadline January 15
Holiday, Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday, College Closed January 18
Classes Begin January 19
Add Classes / Change to or From Audit - Last Day January 21
Schedule Confirmation and Fee Deadline 3 January 26
75% Refund Deadline February 1
Drop a class without “W” Deadline February 1
Waiver / Discount Forms Deadline  February 1
Financial Aid Refunds, Begin Releasing February 8
25% Refund Deadline February 12
“I” grades change to “F” for Fall March 5
Saturday Classes will meet March 13
Spring Break (Subject to change) March 15-21
Drop a class with “W” Deadline  March 26
Credit Classes Do Not Meet April 2-4
Graduation Application Deadline (Failure to meet this deadline means your name will not appear in the Commencement ceremony program) April 5
Registration Begins for Summer and Fall  April 5
Classes End  May 1
Final Exam Period - Full Term May 3-6
Grades Due in Enrollment Services before 4:30 p.m. May 7
Commencement Ceremony May 7

Summer Session 2021/Full Term (8 Weeks)

Summer classes are offered May 10 through August 20, 2021. All summer sessions fall within these dates; however, not all summer sessions start and end on the same date. In addition to the 8-week session listed below, the College offers 4-week, 5-week and 10-week sessions during the summer. Visit the Academic Terms Calendar Grid (pdf) for details.

Registration Begins for Summer and Fall April 5, 2021
Financial Aid Application - Priority Application Deadline (Missing the deadline will delay financial aid award and may prevent charging at Bookstore) April 17
Schedule Confirmation and Fee Deadline for Registration that Occurred on or Prior to May 11 May 11
State Employee Waiver Registration Begins May 13
Bookstore Textbook Charge Period May 25-June 4
Application Deadline     May 26
Accuplacer Test Deadline May 27
Schedule Confirmation and Fee Deadline 2 May 28
100% Refund for Full-Term Courses - Deadline  May 28
Holiday, Memorial Day, College Closed May 31
Classes Begin Tuesday, June 1
Add Classes/Change to or from Audit - Last Day June 2
75% Refund for Full-Term Courses - Deadline June 7
Waiver or Discount Forms Deadline     June 7
Drop a Class Without a Grade of W - Deadline  June 14
25% Refund for Full-Term Courses - Deadline June 14
Financial Aid Refunds, Begin Releasing June 18
Graduation Application Deadline for Summer 2021
(Students who graduate in the summer may participate in the Fall Commencement Ceremony)
June 25
Holiday, Independence Day, College Closed July 4-5
Deadline to Drop/Withdraw from Full-Term Courses with a W Grade July 8
Last Day of Classes for Full-Term Courses July 27
Grades Due in Enrollment Services 4:30 p.m., July 30