Refund, Withdrawal and Financial Aid Dates

When does your class begin? Check the important due dates.

Register early for the best course selection. Students may not register for credit courses once they have started. The deadline to register for a class is 11:59 p.m. the day before the first official class meeting. Registration for a class on the date it starts must be done in person or by phone, and must be completed before the class start time.

Spring 2017

October 3, 2016 Credit schedule available online.
November 14-16, 2016 Spring priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
November 17, 2016 Open registration for Spring 2017 for returning students.
January 16, 2017 College closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
January 17, 2017 16-week classes begin this week
January 23, 2017 Last day to drop for 100% refund for 16 week classes
February 1, 2017 First financial aid disbursement date for Spring 2017.
February 20, 2017 College closed in observance of Lincoln's Birthday
March 20-26, 2017 Spring Break - Classes not in session
April 14, 2017 Campus closed for Reading Day
April 23, 2017 Last day to withdraw from 16-week classes
May 15-19, 2017 Final exam week
May 20, 2017 Commencement
October 3, 2016 Credit schedule available online.
November 14-16, 2016 Spring priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
November 17, 2016 Open registration for Spring 2017 for returning students.
January 16, 2017 College closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
January 17, 2017 First 8-week classes begin this week
January 23, 2017 Last day to drop for 100% refund for first 8-week classes
February 1, 2017 First financial aid disbursement date for Spring 2017.
February 20, 2017 College closed in observance of Lincoln's Birthday
February 26, 2017 Last day to withdraw from first 8-week classes
March 12, 2017 First 8-week classes end
October 3, 2016 Credit schedule available online.
November 14-16, 2016 Spring priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
November 17, 2016 Open registration for Spring 2017 for returning students.
January 16, 2017 College closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
February 1, 2017 First financial aid disbursement date for Spring 2017.
March 13, 2017 Second 8-week classes begin
March 19, 2017 Last day to drop for 100% refund for second 8-week classes.
March 20-26, 2017 Spring Break - Classes not in session
April 14, 2017 Campus closed for Reading Day
April 30, 2017 Last day to withdraw from second 8-week classes.
May 14, 2017 Second 8-week term ends.
October 3, 2016 Credit schedule available online.
November 14-16, 2016 Spring priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
November 17, 2016 Open registration for Spring 2017 for returning students.
January 16, 2017 College closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
January 17, 2017 First 13-week classes begin this week.
January 23, 2017 Last day to drop for 100% refund for first 13-week classes.
February 1, 2017 First financial aid disbursement date for Spring 2017.
February 20, 2017 College closed in observance of Lincoln's Birthday
March 20-26, 2017 Spring Break - Classes not in session
April 2, 2017 Last day to withdraw from first 13-week classes.
April 14, 2017 Campus closed for Reading Day
April 23, 2017 First 13-week classes end.
October 3, 2016 Credit schedule available online.
November 14-16, 2016 Spring priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
November 17, 2016 Open registration for Spring 2017 for returning students.
January 16, 2017 College closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
February 1, 2017 First financial aid disbursement date for Spring 2017.
February 13, 2017 Second 13-week classes begin this week.
February 19, 2017 Last day to drop for 100% refund for second 13-week classes.
February 20, 2017 College closed in observance of Lincoln's Birthday
March 20-26, 2017 Spring Break - Classes not in session
April 14, 2017 Campus closed for Reading Day
April 30, 2017 Last day to withdraw from second 13-week classes.
May 19, 2017 Second 13-week term ends.

Summer 2017

December 16, 2016 Credit schedule available online.
February 21-23, 2017 Summer priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
February 24, 2017 Open registration for Summer 2017
May 22, 2017 12-week classes begin this week
May 28, 2017 Last day to drop for 100% refund for 12-week classes
May 29, 2017 College closed in observance of Memorial Day
June 14, 2017 First financial aid disbursement date for Summer 2017.
July 4, 2017 College closed in observance of Independence Day
July 23, 2017 Last day to withdraw from 12-week classes
August 11, 2017 12-week semester ends
December 16, 2016 Credit schedule available online.
February 21-23, 2017 Summer priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
February 24, 2017 Open registration for Summer 2017
May 22, 2017 First 8-week classes begin this week
May 28, 2017 Last day to drop for 100% refund for first 8-week classes
May 29, 2017 College closed in observance of Memorial Day
June 14, 2017 First financial aid disbursement date for Summer 2017.
July 2, 2017 Last day to withdraw from first 8-week classes
July 4, 2017 College closed in observance of Independence Day
July 16, 2017 First 8-week classes end
December 16, 2016 Credit schedule available online.
February 21-23, 2017 Summer priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
February 24, 2017 Open registration for Summer 2017
June 5, 2017 Second 8-week classes begin
June 11, 2017 Last day to drop for 100% refund for second 8-week classes.
June 14, 2017 First financial aid disbursement date for Summer 2017.
July 4, 2017 College closed in observance of Independence Day
July 16, 2017 Last day to withdraw from second 8-week classes.
July 30, 2017 Second 8-week term ends.
December 16, 2016 Credit schedule available online.
February 21-23, 2017 Summer priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
February 24, 2017 Open registration for Summer 2017
May 22, 2017 First 5-week classes begin this week
May 24, 2017 Last day to drop for 100% refund for first 5-week classes
May 29, 2017 College closed in observance of Memorial Day
June 14, 2017 First financial aid disbursement date for Summer 2017.
June 18, 2017 Last day to withdraw from first 5-week classes
June 25, 2017 First 5-week classes end
December 16, 2016 Credit schedule available online.
February 21-23, 2017 Summer priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
February 24, 2017 Open registration for Summer 2017
July 10, 2017 Second 5-week classes begin this week.
July 12, 2017 Last day to drop for 100% refund for second 5-week classes.
August 6, 2017 Last day to withdraw from second 5-week classes.
August 11, 2017 Second 5-week term ends.

Fall 2017

April 17-19, 2017 Fall priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
April 20, 2017 Open registration for Fall 2017 for returning students.
August 21, 2017 16-week classes begin this week
August 28, 2017 Last day to drop for 100% refund for 16 week classes
September 4, 2017 College closed in observance of Labor Day
November 20, 2017 Last day to withdraw from 16-week classes
November 22-26, 2017 Campus closed for Thanksgiving Break
December 11-15, 2017 Final exam week
April 17-19, 2017 Fall priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
April 20, 2017 Open registration for Fall 2017 for returning students.
August 21, 2017 First 8-week classes begin this week
August 28, 2017 Last day to drop for 100% refund for first 8-week classes
September 4, 2017 College closed in observance of Labor Day
October 2, 2017 Last day to withdraw from first 8-week classes
October 15, 2017 First 8-week classes end
April 17-19, 2017 Fall priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
April 20, 2017 Open registration for Fall 2017 for returning students.
October 16, 2017 Second 8-week classes begin
October 23, 2017 Last day to drop for 100% refund for second 8-week classes.
November 22-26, 2017 Campus closed for Thanksgiving Break
November 27, 2017 Last day to withdraw from second 8-week classes.
December 10, 2017 Second 8-week term ends.
April 17-19, 2017 Fall priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
April 20, 2017 Open registration for Fall 2017 for returning students.
August 21, 2017 First 13-week classes begin this week.
August 28, 2017 Last day to drop for 100% refund for first 13-week classes.
September 4, 2017 College closed in observance of Labor Day
October 30, 2017 Last day to withdraw from first 13-week classes.
November 19, 2017 First 13-week classes end.
April 17-19, 2017 Fall priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
April 20, 2017 Open registration for Fall 2017 for returning students.
September 18, 2017 Second 13-week classes begin this week.
September 25, 2017 Last day to drop for 100% refund for second 13-week classes.
November 22-26, 2017 Campus closed for Thanksgiving Break
November 27, 2017 Last day to withdraw from second 13-week classes.
December 15, 2017 Second 13-week term ends.