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 Approved Tentative Tentative Tentative
2018-19 2019-20* 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23
Fall Semester
New Student Orientation (Clinical) Aug 13-14 Aug 26-27 Aug 17-18 Aug 16-17 Aug 15-16
New Student Orientation (Non-Clinical) Aug 16 Aug 26 Aug 20 Aug 19 Aug 18
MLS Classes Begin   Aug 28       
Full Fall Classes & Fall I Classes Begin Aug 20 Sep 3 Aug 24

Aug 23

Aug 22
Registration/Drop Add Ends Aug 24 Sep 6 Aug 28 Aug 27 Aug 26
Holiday – College Closed Sep 3 Sep 2 Sep 7 Sep 6 Sep 5
Fall I Midterm Sep 12 Sep 25 Sep 16 Sep 15 Sep 14
Last Day to Withdraw – Fall I Sep 29 Oct 7 Oct 3 Oct 2 Oct 1
Fall I Classes Ends Oct 5 Oct 15 Oct 9 Oct 8 Oct 7
Fall I Final Exams Oct 8-12 Oct 16-18 Oct 12-16 Oct 11-15 Oct 10-14
Fall Break - No Classes Oct 15-16 N/A Oct 19-20 Oct 18-19 Oct 17-18
Full Fall Midterm Oct 17 Oct 22 Oct 21 Oct 20 Oct 19
Fall II Classes Begin Oct 17 Oct 22 Oct 21 Oct 20 Oct 19
Last Day to Withdraw – Full Fall Nov 15 Nov 14 Nov 19 Nov 18 Nov 17
Fall II Midterm Nov 14 Nov 18 Nov 18 Nov 17 Nov 16
Holiday – No Classes  Nov 21 Nov 27 Nov 25 Nov 24 Nov 23
Holiday – College Closed Nov 22-23 Nov 28-29 Nov 26-27 Nov 25-26 Nov 24-25
Last Day to Withdraw – Fall II Nov 29 Dec 2 Nov 24 Nov 23 Nov 22
Full Fall Classes End Dec 7 Dec 6 Dec 4 Dec 3 Dec 2
Full Fall Final Exams Dec 10-14 Dec 9-13 Dec 7-10 Dec 6-9 Dec 5-8
Fall II Classes End Dec 7 Dec 10 Dec 4 Dec 3 Dec 2
Fall II Classes End Dec 10-14 Dec 11-13 Dec 7-10 Dec 6-9 Dec 5-8
Fall Commencement Dec 14 Dec 17 Dec 11 Dec 10 Dec 9
Holiday – College Closed Dec 24-25 Dec 25 Dec 25 Dec 24 Dec 26
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Approved Approved Tentative Tentative Tentative
2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23
Spring Semester
Holiday – College Closed Dec 31-Jan 1 Jan 1 Jan 1 Dec 31 Jan 2
New Student Orientation (Clinical & Non-Clinical) Jan 3-4 Jan 6-7 Jan 6-7 Jan 5-6 Jan 4-5
Full Spring Classes & Spring I Classes Begin Jan 7 Jan 13 Jan 11 Jan 10 Jan 9
Registration/Drop Add Ends Jan 11 Jan 17 Jan 15 Jan 14 Jan 13
Holiday – No Classes Jan 21 Jan 20 Jan 18 Jan 17 Jan 16
Spring I Midterm Jan 30 Feb 5 Feb 3 Feb 2 Feb 1
Last Day to Withdraw – Spring I Feb 16 Feb 22 Feb 20 Feb 19 Feb 18
Spring I Classes Ends Feb 22 Feb 28 Feb 26 Feb 25 Feb 24
Spring I Final Exams Feb 25-Mar 1 Mar 2-6 Mar 1-5 Feb 28-Mar 4 Feb 27-Mar 3
Spring Break – No Classes Mar 4-8 Mar 9-13 Mar 8-12 Mar 7-11 Mar 6-10
Full Spring Midterm Mar 6 Mar 11 Mar 10 Mar 9 Mar 8
Spring II Classes Begin Mar 11 Mar 12 Mar 15 Mar 14 Mar 13
Last Day to Withdraw – Full Spring Apr 6 Apr 11 Apr 10 Apr 9 Apr 8
Spring II Midterm Apr 3 Apr 8 Apr 7 Apr 6 Apr 5
Holiday – College Closed Apr 19 Apr 10 Apr 2 Apr 15 Apr 7
Last Day to Withdraw – Spring II Apr 20 Apr 25 Apr 24 Apr 23 Apr 22
Full Spring & Spring II Classes End Apr 26 May 1 Apr 30 Apr 29 Apr 28
Full Spring & Spring II Final Exams Apr 29-May 2 May 4-7 May 3-6 May 2-5 May 1-4
Spring Commencement May 3 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:3/26/2019

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