Below is the five-year academic calendar for Carolinas College of Health Sciences. Dates subject to change.

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Fall Semester | Spring Semester | Summer Semester

Approved Tentative Tentative Tentative
2019-20* 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23
Fall Semester
New Student Orientation (All New Students) Aug 26 Aug 17-18 Aug 16-17 Aug 15-16
New Student Orientation (Clinical Programs - Aug 27 Aug 20 Aug 19 Aug 18
Radiologic Technology, Radiation Therapy,        
Medical Laboratory Science)        
New Student Orientation (Nursing) Aug 28      
MLS Classes Begin Aug 28      
Full Fall Classes & Fall I Classes Begin Sep 3 Aug 24

Aug 23

Aug 22
Registration/Drop Add Ends Sep 6 Aug 28 Aug 27 Aug 26
Holiday – College Closed Sep 2 Sep 7 Sep 6 Sep 5
Fall I Midterm Sep 25 Sep 16 Sep 15 Sep 14
Last Day to Withdraw – Fall I Oct 7 Oct 3 Oct 2 Oct 1
Fall I Classes Ends Oct 15 Oct 9 Oct 8 Oct 7
Fall I Final Exams Oct 16-18 Oct 12-16 Oct 11-15 Oct 10-14
Fall Break - No Classes N/A Oct 19-20 Oct 18-19 Oct 17-18
Full Fall Midterm Oct 22 Oct 21 Oct 20 Oct 19
Fall II Classes Begin Oct 22 Oct 21 Oct 20 Oct 19
Last Day to Withdraw – Full Fall Nov 14 Nov 19 Nov 18 Nov 17
Fall II Midterm Nov 18 Nov 18 Nov 17 Nov 16
Holiday – No Classes  Nov 27 Nov 25 Nov 24 Nov 23
Holiday – College Closed Nov 28-29 Nov 26-27 Nov 25-26 Nov 24-25
Last Day to Withdraw – Fall II Dec 2 Nov 24 Nov 23 Nov 22
Full Fall Classes End Dec 6 Dec 4 Dec 3 Dec 2
Full Fall Final Exams Dec 9-13 Dec 7-10 Dec 6-9 Dec 5-8
Fall II Classes End Dec 10 Dec 4 Dec 3 Dec 2
Fall II Classes End Dec 11-13 Dec 7-10 Dec 6-9 Dec 5-8
Fall Commencement Dec 17 Dec 11 Dec 10 Dec 9
Holiday – College Closed Dec 25 Dec 25 Dec 24 Dec 26
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Approved Tentative Tentative Tentative
2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23
Spring Semester
Holiday – College Closed Jan 1 Jan 1 Dec 31 Jan 2
New Student Orientation (Clinical & Non-Clinical) Jan 6-7 Jan 6-7 Jan 5-6 Jan 4-5
Full Spring Classes & Spring I Classes Begin Jan 13 Jan 11 Jan 10 Jan 9
Registration/Drop Add Ends Jan 17 Jan 15 Jan 14 Jan 13
Holiday – No Classes Jan 20 Jan 18 Jan 17 Jan 16
Spring I Midterm Feb 5 Feb 3 Feb 2 Feb 1
Last Day to Withdraw – Spring I Feb 22 Feb 20 Feb 19 Feb 18
Spring I Classes Ends Feb 28 Feb 26 Feb 25 Feb 24
Spring I Final Exams Mar 2-6 Mar 1-5 Feb 28-Mar 4 Feb 27-Mar 3
Spring Break – No Classes Mar 9-13 Mar 8-12 Mar 7-11 Mar 6-10
Full Spring Midterm Mar 11 Mar 10 Mar 9 Mar 8
Spring II Classes Begin Mar 16 Mar 15 Mar 14 Mar 13
Last Day to Withdraw – Full Spring Apr 11 Apr 10 Apr 9 Apr 8
Spring II Midterm Apr 8 Apr 7 Apr 6 Apr 5
Holiday – College Closed Apr 10 Apr 2 Apr 15 Apr 7
Last Day to Withdraw – Spring II Apr 25 Apr 24 Apr 23 Apr 22
Full Spring & Spring II Classes End May 1 Apr 30 Apr 29 Apr 28
Full Spring & Spring II Final Exams May 4-7 May 3-6 May 2-5 May 1-4
Spring Commencement May 8 May 7 May 6 May 5
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Approved Approved Tentative Tentative Tentative
2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23
Summer Semester
New Student Orientation (Clinical & Non-Clinical) May 13-14 May 18-19 May 17-18 May 16-17 May 15-16
Full Summer & Seven-Week Classes Begin May 20 May 26 May 24 May 23 May 22
Registration/Drop Add Ends May 24 May 29 May 28 May 27 May 26
Holiday – College Closed May 27 May 25 May 31 May 30 May 29
Seven-Week Midterm Jun 12 Jun 17 Jun 16 Jun 15 Jun 14
Full Summer Midterm Jun 19 Jun 24 Jun 23 Jun 22 Jun 21
Last Day to Withdraw – Seven-Week Classes Jun 29 Jul 4 Jul 3 Jul 2 Jul 1
Holiday – College Closed Jul 4-5 Jul 3 Jul 5 Jul 4 Jul 4
Seven-Week Classes End Jul 3 Jul 10 Jul 9 Jul 8 Jul 7
Last Day to Withdraw – Full Summer Jul 14 Jul 20 Jul 18 Jul 17 Jul 16
Seven-Week Classes Final Exams Jul 8-12 Jul 13-17 Jul 12-16 Jul 11-15 Jul 10-14
Full Summer Classes End Jul 26 Jul 31 Jul 30 Jul 29 Jul 28
Full Summer Final Exams Jul 29-Aug 1 Aug 3-Aug 6 Aug 2-5 Aug 1-4 Jul 31-Aug
Program Completion & Awards Ceremony Aug 2 Aug 7 Aug 6 Aug 5 Aug 4
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*Revised for the Fall 2019 academic calendar only due to the upcoming campus relocation. 

Last Updated:6/10/2019

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