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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.

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
September 6, 2017 First financial aid disbursement date for Fall 2017.
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
September 6, 2017 First financial aid disbursement date for Fall 2017.
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
September 6, 2017 First financial aid disbursement date for Fall 2017.
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.

Spring 2018

November 13-15, 2017 Spring priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
November 16, 2017 Open registration for Spring 2018 for returning students.
January 15, 2018 College closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday
January 16, 2018 16-week classes begin this week
January 22, 2018 Last day to drop for 100% refund for 16 week classes
February 12, 2018 College closed in observance of Lincoln's birthday
March 26 - April 1, 2018 Spring Break - Classes not in session
March 30, 2018 College closed for Reading Day
April 23, 2018 Last day to withdraw from 16-week classes
May 14-18, 2018 Final exam week
November 13-15, 2017 Spring priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
November 16, 2017 Open registration for Spring 2018 for returning students.
January 15, 2018 College closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday
January 16, 2018 First 8-week classes begin this week
January 22, 2018 Last day to drop for 100% refund for first 8-week classes
February 12, 2018 College closed in observance of Lincoln's birthday
February 26, 2018 Last day to withdraw from first 8-week classes
March 11, 2018 First 8-week classes end
November 13-15, 2017 Spring priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
November 16, 2017 Open registration for Spring 2018 for returning students.
March 12, 2018 Second 8-week classes begin
March 19, 2018 Last day to drop for 100% refund for second 8-week classes.
March 26 - April 1, 2018 Spring Break - Classes not in session
March 30, 2018 College closed for Reading Day
April 30, 2018 Last day to withdraw from second 8-week classes.
May 13, 2018 Second 8-week term ends.
November 13-15, 2017 Spring priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
November 16, 2017 Open registration for Spring 2018 for returning students.
January 15, 2018 College closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday
January 16, 2018 First 13-week classes begin this week.
January 22, 2018 Last day to drop for 100% refund for first 13-week classes.
February 12, 2018 College closed in observance of Lincoln's birthday
March 26 - April 1, 2018 Spring Break - Classes not in session
March 30, 2018 College closed for Reading Day
April 2, 2018 Last day to withdraw from first 13-week classes.
April 22, 2018 First 13-week classes end.
November 13-15, 2017 Spring priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
November 16, 2017 Open registration for Spring 2018 for returning students.
February 13, 2018 Second 13-week classes begin this week.
February 19, 2018 Last day to drop for 100% refund for second 13-week classes.
March 26 - April 1, 2018 Spring Break - Classes not in session
March 30, 2018 College closed for Reading Day
April 30, 2018 Last day to withdraw from second 13-week classes.
May 18, 2018 Second 13-week term ends.