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    Community College of Baltimore County
   
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2015-16 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College Academic Calendars



Energy Conservation Dates:

  • Labor Day - After the close of classes and events on Friday, September 4 through early morning of Tuesday, September 8.
  • Thanksgiving - After offices close on Tuesday, November 24 through early morning on Monday, November 30.
  • Winter Recess - After offices close Wednesday, December 23 through early morning of Monday, January 4.
Fall - FULL TERM 2015
Last day to drop classes with 100% refund   * August 30, Sunday
Fall semester classes begin August 31, Monday
Last day for schedule adjustments September 4, Friday
Labor Day - After the close of classes and events on Friday, September 4 through early morning of Tuesday, September 8.  
Labor Day (College closed) No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled September 7, Monday
Saturday and/or Sunday classes begin September 12-13, Saturday-Sunday
Submit graduation application and pay fee for December 2015 completion *** September 15, Tuesday 
Last day to drop classes with 50% refund OR change to audit with “AU” on Transcript September 18, Friday
Progress Grades (due by faculty) ** October 9, Friday
Last day to withdraw with “W” on transcript November 6, Friday 
Thanksgiving - After offices close on Tuesday, November 24 through early morning on Monday, November 30.  
No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled November 25, Wednesday
Thanksgiving Holiday (College closed) No credit/continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled November 26-27, Thursday–Friday
No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled November 28-29, Saturday–Sunday
Last day of classes for Fall semester December 11, Friday
Fall semester final examinations December 12-18, Saturday-Friday
Final grades entered in SIMON by faculty by 4:30 p.m. December 21, Monday
Grades available to students in SIMON ** December 23, Wednesday
Winter Recess - After offices close Wednesday, December 23 through early morning of Monday, January 4. Dec 24, 2015-Jan 3, 2016, Thurs-Sun
Winter recess (College closed) No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled  
College reopens January 4, Monday
Last day to complete an “I” grade March 4, 2016, Friday 
   
Fall - First 7-Week Session 2015
Last day to drop classes with 100% refund   * August 30, Sunday
Fall semester classes begin August 31, Monday
Last day for schedule adjustments September 2, Wednesday
Labor Day (College closed) No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled September 7, Monday
Last day to drop classes with 50% refund OR change to audit with “AU” on Transcript September 9, Wednesday 
Saturday and/or Sunday classes begin September 12-13, Saturday-Sunday
Progress Grades (faculty inform students) September 18, Friday
Last day to withdraw with “W”  on transcript October 2, Friday 
Last day of classes for Fall 1st 7-Week session October 18, Sunday
Final grades entered in SIMON by faculty by 4:30 p.m. October 20 Tuesday
Grades available to students in SIMON ** October 27, Tuesday
Last day to complete an “I” grade March 4, 2016, Friday 
   
Fall - Second 7-Week Session 2015
Last day to drop classes with 100% refund   * October 20, Tuesday 
Fall 2nd 7-Week classes begin October 21, Wednesday
Last day for schedule adjustments  October 23, Friday
Last day to drop classes with 50% refund OR change to audit with “AU” on Transcript November 2, Monday 
Progress Grades (faculty inform students) November 6, Friday
Last day to withdraw with “W” on transcript November 24, Tuesday 
No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled November 25, Wednesday
Thanksgiving Holiday (College closed) No credit/continuing educ. (non-credit) classes scheduled November 26-27, Thursday–Friday
No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled November 28-29, Saturday–Sunday
Last day of classes for Fall 2nd 7-Week session December 11, Friday
Final grades entered in SIMON by faculty by 4:30 p.m. December 14, Monday
Grades available to students in SIMON ** December 21, Monday
Winter recess (College closed) No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled Dec 24, 2015-Jan 3, 2016, Thurs-Sun
College reopens January 4, Monday
Last day to complete an “I” grade March 4, 2016, Friday 
   
Fall 12-Week Late Start Session 2015
Last day to drop classes with 100% refund   * September 13, Sunday
Fall 12-Week Late-Start classes begin September 14, Monday
Submit graduation application and pay fee for December 2015 completion *** September 15, Tuesday 
Last day for schedule adjustments  September 16, Wednesday
Last day to drop classes with 50% refund OR change to audit with “AU” on Transcript October 2, Friday
Progress Grades (due by faculty) ** October 19, Monday
Last day to withdraw with “W” on transcript November 13, Friday
No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled November 25, Wednesday
Thanksgiving Holiday (College closed) No credit/continuing educ. (non-credit) classes scheduled November 26-27, Thursday–Friday
No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled November 28-29, Saturday–Sunday
Last day of classes for Fall 12-Week Late-Start session December 11, Friday
Fall semester final examinations December 12-18, Saturday-Friday
Final grades entered in SIMON by faculty by 4:30 p.m. December 21, Friday
Grades available to students in SIMON ** December 22, Tuesday
Winter recess (College closed) No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled Dec 24, 2015-Jan 3, 2016, Thurs-Sun
College reopens January 4, Monday
Last day to complete an “I” grade March 4, 2016, Friday 
 

Approved by Senior Staff: 10-28-14

Shared with BOT: (11-12-14)

NOTE: WINTER RECESS - verified with BCPS 2015-2016 calendar (approved 6-10-14)

*  Drop, add, or withdraw from a course either: 

• In-Person Monday-Thursday by 7:00 p.m. or Friday by 4:00 p.m.


or 

• In SIMON by 11:30 p.m. the day before the semester or session begins.

**  Grades are available in SIMON approximately five days after the date grades are submitted by all faculty.

***  Submit the graduation application before the submission date to allow CCBC time to notify you of any outstanding graduation requirements.

If the due date falls on a weekend or holiday, submit the application by Friday at 4:00 p.m.

RO 11-19-14, 11-29-14

 

Winter Session - Mini Session 2016
Winter Recess (College closed) No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled Dec 24, 2015-Jan 3, 2016, Thurs-Sun
Last day to drop classes with 100% refund   * January 3, Sunday
College offices reopen January 4, Monday 
Winter Mini Session classes begin January 4, Monday 
Last day for schedule adjustments  January 5, Tuesday
Last day to drop classes with 50% refund OR change to audit with “AU” on Transcript January 6, Wednesday
Progress Grades (faculty inform students) January 8, Friday
Last day to withdraw with “W” on transcript January 12, Tuesday
Winter Mini Session ends January 15, Friday
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (College closed) No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled January 18, Monday 
Final grades entered in SIMON by faculty by 4:30 p.m. January 19, Tuesday 
Grades available to students in SIMON ** January 22, Friday
Last day to complete an “I” grade March 4, Friday 
Submit  graduation application and pay fee for May 2016 completion *** March 15, Tuesday
   
Winter Session - Full Term 2016
Winter Recess - After offices close on  Wednesday, December 23 through early morning of Monday, January 4.  
Winter Recess (College closed) No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled Dec 24, 2015-Jan 3, 2016, Thurs-Sun
Last day to drop classes with 100% refund   * January 3, Sunday
College offices reopen January 4, Monday
Winter Full Term classes begin January 4, Monday
Last day for schedule adjustments  January 5, Tuesday
Last day to drop classes with 50% refund OR change to audit with “AU” on Transcript January, 8, Friday
Progress Grades (faculty inform students) January 11, Monday
Last day to withdraw with “W” on transcript January 15, Friday
Martin Luther King, Jr. - After close of evening classes on Friday, January 15 through early morning of Tuesday, January 19.  
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (College closed) No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled January 18, Monday 
Winter Full Term ends  January 22, Friday
Final grades entered in SIMON by faculty by 4:30 p.m. January 25, Monday
Grades available to students in SIMON ** January 29, Friday
Last day to complete an “I” grade March 4, Friday
Submit graduation application and pay fee for May 2016 completion *** March 15, Tuesday
 

Approved by Senior Staff: 10-28-14

Shared with BOT: (11-12-14)

NOTE: WINTER RECESS - BCPS 2015-2016 calendar verified - (approved 6-10-14)

*  Drop, add, or withdraw from a course either:

 • In-Person Monday-Thursday by 7:00 p.m. or Friday by 4:00 p.m.

or

  • In SIMON by 11:30 p.m. the day before the semester or session begins.

**  Grades are available in SIMON approximately five days after the date grades are submitted by all faculty.

***  Submit the graduation application before the submission date to allow CCBC time to notify you of any outstanding graduation requirements.

If the due date falls on a weekend or holiday, submit the application by Friday at 4:00 p.m.

RO 11-19-14, 11-29-14

 

Spring Semester - Full Term 2016
Last day to drop classes with 100% refund   * January 31, Sunday
Spring semester classes begin February 1, Monday
Last day for schedule adjustments  February 5, Friday
Saturday and/or Sunday classes begin February 6-7 Saturday-Sunday 
Last day to drop classes with 50% refund OR change to audit with “AU” on Transcript February 19, Friday
Progress Grades (due by faculty) ** March 14, Monday
Submit graduation application and pay fee for May 2016 completion *** March 15, Tuesday
Spring Recess - After college closes on Thursday, March 24 through early morning on Monday, April 4.  
Spring recess (College closed) No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled March 25-April 1, Friday-Friday
No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled  April 2-3, Saturday-Sunday
College reopens, classes resume April 4, Monday
Last day to withdraw with “W” on transcript  April 11, Monday
Submit graduation application and pay fee for August 2016 completion *** May 15, Sunday 
Last day of classes for Spring semester May 15, Sunday 
Spring semester final examinations May 16 - 22, Monday-Sunday
Final grades entered in SIMON by faculty  by 4:30 p.m. May 25, Wednesday
Memorial Day - After college closes on Friday, May 27 through early morning on Tuesday, May 31  
Memorial Day (College closed ) No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled May 30, Monday 
Grades available to students in SIMON ** May 31, Tuesday
CCBC Commencement  June 4, Saturday
Last day to complete an “I” grade October 7, Friday 

 

 
Spring - First 7 Week Session 2016
Last day to drop classes with 100% refund   * January 31, Sunday
Spring 1st 7-Week classes begin February 1, Monday
Last day for schedule adjustments  February 3, Wednesday 
Last day to drop classes with 50% refund OR change to audit with “AU” on Transcript February 10, Wednesday
Progress Grades (faculty inform students) February 19, Friday
Last day to withdraw with “W” on transcript March 4, Friday
Submit graduation application and pay fee for May 2016 completion *** March 15, Tuesday
Last day of classes for Spring 1st 7-Week session March 19, Saturday
Final grades entered in SIMON by faculty by 4:30 p.m. March 22, Tuesday
Grades available to students in SIMON ** March 24, Thursday
Last day to complete an “I” grade October 7, Friday 

 

 
Spring Second 7-Week Session 2016
Last day to drop classes with 100% refund   * March 20, Sunday
Spring 2nd 7-Week classes begin March 21, Monday
Last day for schedule adjustments  March 23, Wednesday 
Spring recess (College closed) No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled March 25-April 1, Friday-Friday
No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled  April 2-3, Saturday-Sunday
College reopens April 4, Monday
Last day to drop classes with 50% refund OR change to audit with “AU” on Transcript April 8, Friday
Progress Grades (faculty inform students)  April 12, Tuesday
Last day to withdraw with “W” on transcript April 29, Friday 
Submit graduation application and pay fee for August 2016 completion *** May 15, Sunday 
Last day of classes for Spring 2nd 7-Week session May 15, Sunday 
Final grades entered in SIMON by faculty by 4:30 p.m. May 17, Tuesday
Grades available to students in SIMON ** May 20, Friday
Memorial Day (College closed ) No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled May 30, Monday 
Last day to complete an “I” grade October 7, Friday 

 

 
Spring 12-Week Late Start Session 2016
Last day to drop classes with 100% refund   * February 14, Sunday
Spring 12-Week Late-Start classes begin February 15, Monday
Last day for schedule adjustments  February 17, Wednesday
Last day to drop classes with 50% refund OR change to audit with “AU” on Transcript March 4, Friday
Progress Grades (due by faculty) ** March 21, Monday 
Spring recess (College closed) No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled March 25-April 1, Friday-Friday
No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled  April 2-3, Saturday-Sunday
College reopens, classes resume April 4, Monday
Last day to withdraw with “W” on transcript April 15,  Friday 
Submit graduation application and pay fee for August 2016 completion *** May 15, Sunday 
Last day of classes for Spring 12-Week Late-Start May 15, Sunday 
Spring semester final examinations May 16 - 22, Monday-Sunday
Final grades entered in SIMON by faculty by 4:30 p.m. May 25, Wednesday
Memorial Day (College closed ) No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled May 30, Monday 
Grades available to students in SIMON ** May 31, Tuesday
CCBC Commencement  June 4, Saturday
Last day to complete an “I” grade October 7, Friday 
 

 

Approved by Senior Staff: 10-28-14

Shared with BOT: (11-12-14)

NOTE: SPRING RECESS - BCPS 2015-2016 calendar verified - (approved 6-10-14)

*   Drop, add, or withdraw from a course either:

  • In-Person Monday-Thursday by 7:00 p.m. or Friday by 4:00 p.m.

or

 • In SIMON by 11:30 p.m. the day before the semester or session begins.

**  Grades are available in SIMON approximately five days after the date grades are submitted by all faculty.

*** Submit the graduation application before the submission date to allow CCBC time to notify you of any outstanding graduation requirements.

If the due date falls on a weekend or holiday, submit the application by Friday at 4:00 p.m.

RO 11-19-14, 11-29-14 - Revised 2nd-7-wk & 12-wk 6-9-15

 

 

Summer - First 5-Week Session 2016
Last day to drop classes with 100% refund   * June 5, Sunday
First 5-Week Summer session begins June 6, Monday
Last day for schedule adjustments  June 8, Wednesday
Last day to drop classes with 50% refund OR change to audit with “AU” on Transcript June 10, Friday
Progress Grades (faculty inform students) June 15, Wednesday
Independence Day - After the college closes on Saturday, July 2 through early morning of Tuesday, July 5.  
Independence Day (College closed) No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled July 4, Monday
Last day to withdraw with “W” on transcript* July 5, Tuesday
First 5-Week Summer session ends  July 9, Saturday
Final grades entered in SIMON by faculty by 4:30 p.m. July 12, Tuesday
Grades available to students in SIMON ** July 18, Monday
Submit graduation application and pay fee for December 2016 completion *** September 15, Thursday
Last day to complete an “I” grade October 7, Friday

 

 
Summer - 6-Week Session 2016
Last day to drop classes with 100% refund   * June 5, Sunday
First 6-Week Summer session begins June 6, Monday
Last day for schedule adjustments  June 8, Wednesday
Last day to drop classes with 50% refund OR change to audit with “AU” on Transcript June 14, Tuesday 
Progress Grades (faculty inform students) June 22, Wednesday
Independence Day - After the college closes on Saturday, July 2 through early morning of Tuesday, July 5.  
Independence Day (College closed) No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled July 4, Monday
Last day to withdraw with “W” on transcript July 5, Tuesday
First 6-Week Summer session ends  July 16, Saturday
Final grades entered in SIMON by faculty by 4:30 p.m. July 18, Monday
Grades available to students in SIMON ** July 20, Wednesday
Submit graduation application and pay fee for December 2016 completion *** September 15, Thursday
Last day to complete an “I” grade October 7, Friday

 

 
Summer - 7-Week Session 2016
Last day to drop classes with 100% refund   * June 12, Sunday
7-Week Summer session begins June 13, Monday
Last day for schedule adjustments  June 15, Wednesday
Last day to drop classes with 50% refund OR change to audit with “AU” on Transcript June 22, Wednesday
Independence Day - After the college closes on Saturday, July 2 through early morning of Tuesday, July 5.  
Independence Day (College closed) No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled July 4, Monday
Progress Grades (faculty inform students) July 5, Tuesday
Last day to withdraw with “W”  on transcript July 15, Friday
7-Week Summer session ends July 30, Saturday
Final grades entered in SIMON by faculty by 4:30 p.m. August 2,Tuesday
Grades available to students in SIMON ** August 4, Thursday
Submit graduation application and pay fee for December 2016 completion *** September 15, Thursday
Last day to complete an “I” grade October 7, Friday
   
Summer -10-Week Session 2016
Last day to drop classes with 100% refund   * June 5, Sunday
10-Week Summer session begins June 6, Monday
Last day for schedule adjustments June 8, Wednesday
Last day to drop classes with 50% refund OR change to audit with “AU” on Transcript June 17, Friday 
Independence Day - After the college closes on Saturday, July 2 through early morning of Tuesday, July 5.  
Independence Day (College closed) No credit or continuing education (non-credit) classes scheduled July 4, Monday
Progress Grades (faculty inform students) July 5, Tuesday
Last day to withdraw with “W” on transcript July 22, Friday
10-Week Summer session ends August 13, Saturday
Final grades entered in SIMON by faculty by 4:30 p.m. August 15, Monday
Grades available to students in SIMON ** August 17, Wednesday
Submit graduation application and pay fee for December 2016 completion *** September 15, Thursday
Last day to  complete and “I” grade October 7, Friday
   
Summer II - Second 5-Week Session 2016
Last day to drop classes with 100% refund   * July 17, Sunday
Second 5-Week Summer session begins July 18, Monday
Last day for schedule adjustments  July 20, Wednesday
Last day to drop classes with 50% refund OR change to audit with “AU” on Transcript July 25, Monday 
Progress Grades (faculty inform students) August 1, Monday
Last day to withdraw with “W” on transcript August 9, Tuesday
Second 5-Week Summer session ends August 20, Saturday
Final grades entered in SIMON by faculty by 4:30 p.m. August 22, Monday
Grades available to students in SIMON ** August 26, Friday
Submit graduation application and pay fee for December 2016 completion *** September 15, Thursday
Last day to complete an “I” grade October 7, Friday
   

*   Drop, add, or withdraw from a course either:

• In-Person Monday-Thursday by 7:00 p.m. or Friday by 4:00 p.m.

or

• In SIMON by 11:30 p.m. the day before the semester or session begins.

**  Grades are available in SIMON approximately five days after the date grades are submitted by all faculty.

*** Submit the graduation application before the submission date to allow CCBC time to notify you of any outstanding graduation requirements.

If the due date falls on a weekend or holiday, submit the application by Friday at 4:00 p.m.

RO 11-19-14, 11-29-14

Approved by Senior Staff: 10-28-14

Shared with BOT: (11-12-14)