Academic Calendar 2020-21

Fall 2020 Term

Semesters: Fall, Fall 8-Week 1, Fall 8-Week 2

Date Event
July 1 Financial aid priority deadline fall 2020 term
August 4 - 10 TDCJ summer final exam period
August 10 Five day college schedule (Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) resumes
August 12 Division chairs return
August 14 Summer graduation ceremony TBD (See TVCC website for information)
August 14 New TVCC employee/faculty orientation
August 14 (3 p.m.) Last day to pay tuition/fees fall 3 p.m.; pay-as-you-go registration continues
August 14 (3 p.m.) Last day to pay tuition/fees fall 8-week 1 3 p.m., pay-as-you-go registration continues
August 17 TVCC faculty return
August 19 Residential hall operations resume; Campus dining services resume
August 19 Last day to register fall/fall 8-week 1
August 20 TVCC faculty/staff in-service (Athens campus)
August 24 Fall/8-week 1 classes begin
August 24 Registration fall 8-week 2 continues
August 26 Last day of schedule changes/adding course fall/fall 8-week 1; 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
August 31 Official fall 8-week 1 census date
Students reinstated after the official census must pay a $100 reinstatement fee
September 7 Labor day holiday
September 9 Official fall census date
Students reinstated after the official census must pay a $100 reinstatement fee
September 18 Learning day (Athens campus)
October 2 Last day to drop fall 8-week 1 course and receive a grade of “W”
October 15-16 Final exams fall 8-week 1
October 16 (3 p.m.) Last day to pay tuition and fees fall 8-week 2; 3 p.m., pay as you go registration continues
October 16 Last day to make application for fall graduation; advising offices and MyCardinalConnect
October 19-20 Fall break
October 21 Fall 8-week 1 grades due in MyCardinalConnect by noon
October 23 Last day to register fall 8-week 2
October 26 Fall 8-week 2 begins
October 27 Last day of schedule changes/adding course fall 8-week 2; 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
October 29 Foundation scholarship dinner
November 1 Financial aid priority deadline for spring 2021 term
November 2 Official fall 8-week 2 census date
Students reinstated after the official census must pay a $100 reinstatement fee
November 9 Wintermester 2020/spring 2021 term registration opens for current students
November 16 Wintermester 2020, spring 2021 term registration opens for new students
November 24 Last day to drop fall courses and receive a grade of “W”
November 24 Last day to drop fall 8-week 2 course and receive a grade of “W”
November 24 Thanksgiving holidays begin after evening classes; Campus dining closes; limited residential hall operations begin
November 25-27 Thanksgiving holidays
November 29 Residential halls open
November 30 Classes resume after Thanksgiving holidays
December 8-14 Final exams fall & fall 8-week 2 (see final exam schedule)
December 11 (3 p.m.) Last day to pay tuition/fees * Wintermester* 3 p.m., pay as you go registration continues
December 14 Residential halls close (except for graduates); Campus dining closes
December 15 Fall/fall 8-week 2 grades due in MyCardnialConnect by Noon
December graduation ceremony - date and time TBD (refer to TVCC website for dates and details)
December 15 Last day to register Wintermester
December 16 Wintermester classes begin
December 17 Last day of schedule changes/adding course Wintermester; 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
December 18 Official Wintermester census date
Students reinstated after the official census must pay a $100 reinstatement fee
Holiday break begins at Noon

Wintermester 2020 Term

Semester: Mini Wintermester

Date Event
November 9 Wintermester 2020, spring 2021 term registration opens for current students
November 16 Wintermester 2020, spring 2021 term registration opens for new students
December 11 (3 p.m.) Last day to pay tuition/fees for Wintermester 3 p.m., pay-as-you-go registration continues
December 15 Last day to register for Wintermester
December 16 Wintermester classes begin
December 17 Last day of schedule changes/adding course Wintermester; 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
December 18 Official Wintermester census date
Students reinstated after the official census must pay a $100 reinstatement fee
January 4 Last day to drop Wintermester course and receive a grade of “W”
January 7-8 Final exams Wintermester
January 11 Wintermester grades due in MyCardinalConnect by noon

Spring 2021 Term

Semesters: Spring, Spring 8-Week 1, Spring 8-Week 2

Date Event
January 4 12 month administrators & staff return
January 6 Division chairs return
January 8 (3 p.m.) Last day to pay tuition/fees spring 3 p.m., pay-as-you-go registration continues
January 8 (3 p.m.) Last day to pay tuition/fees spring 8-week 1 3 p.m., pay-as-you-go registration continues
January 11 Faculty return
January 11 Residential hall operations resume; Campus dining services resume
January 14 TVCC faculty/staff in-service (Athens Campus)
January 15 Last day to register spring/spring 8-week 1
January 18 MLK holiday
January 19 Spring/spring 8-week 1 classes begin
January 19 Registration spring 8-week 2 continues
January 20 Last day of schedule changes/add course spring/spring 8-week 1; 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
January 26 Official spring 8-week 1 census date
Students reinstated after the official census must pay a $100 reinstatement fee
February 3 Official spring census date
Students reinstated after the official census must pay a $100 reinstatement fee
February 5 Learning day (Athens campus)
February 26 Last day to drop spring 8-week 1 course and receive a grade of “W”
March 5 (3 p.m.) Last day to pay tuition/fees spring 8-week 2 3 p.m., pay-as-you-go registration continues
March 11-12 Final exam spring 8-week 1
March 12 Last day to register spring 8-week 2
March 12 Last day to make application for spring graduation; Advising Office/MyCardinalConnect
March 12 Spring break begins after evening classes; Residential halls close; Campus dining closes
March 15-19 Spring break
March 21 Residential halls open
March 22 Spring classes resume after spring break
March 22 Spring 8-week 2 classes begin
March 23 Last day of schedule changes/adding course for spring 8 week 2 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
March 24 Spring 8-week 1 grades due in MyCardinalConnect by noon
March 29 Official spring 8-week 2 census date
Students reinstated after the official census must pay a $100 reinstatement fee
April 1 Financial aid priority deadline for summer 2021 term
April 2 Easter holiday
April 9 Last day to drop spring courses and receive a grade of “W”
April 12 Summer 2021, fall 2021 term registration opens for current students
April 15 General and foundation scholarship application deadline for fall 2021 term
April 19 Summer 2021, fall 2021 term registration opens for new students
April 23 Last day to drop spring 8-week 2 course and receive a grade of “W”
April 24 TDCJ graduation ceremony
May 4-10 Final exams spring, spring 8 week 2 (see final exam schedule)
May 10 Residential halls close (except for graduates); Campus dining closes
May 11 Spring/spring 8-week 2 grades due in MyCardinalConnect by noon
Spring Associate Degree Nursing graduation ceremony - TBD (refer to TVCC website for date and details)
Spring Associate of Applied Science, Certificate and Associate of Arts graduation ceremony - TBD (refer to TVCC website for date and details)
May 17 Four-day college schedule begins; Business hours Mon - Thur 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Summer 2021 Term

Semesters: Nursing Transition, *All Summer*, Summer 6-Week 1, Summer 6-Week 2

Date Event
April 1 Financial aid priority deadline for summer 2021 term
April 12 Summer 2021, fall 2021 term registration opens for current students
April 19 Summer 2021, fall 2021 term registration opens for new students
May 7 (3 p.m.) Last day to pay tuition/fees nursing transition 13-week 3 p.m., pay-as-you-go registration continues
May 13 Last day to register nursing transition 13-week
May 14 Nursing transition 13-week classes begin
May 17 Last day of schedule changes/adding course nursing transition 13-week 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
May 17 Four-day college schedule begins; Business hours Mon - Thur 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
May 20 (3 p.m.) Last day to pay tuition/fees all summer/summer 6-week 1 3 p.m., pay-as-you-go registration continues
May 27 Last day to register all summer/summer 6-week 1
May 30 Residential halls open; Campus dining opens
May 31 Memorial Day holiday
June 1 All summer and summer 6-week 1 classes begin
June 2 Last day of schedule changes/adding course all summer/summer 6-week 1 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
June 7 Official nursing transition 13-week census date
Students reinstated after the official census must pay a $100 reinstatement fee
June 7 Official summer 6-week 1 census date
Students reinstated after the official census must pay a $100 reinstatement fee
June 21 Official all summer census date
Students reinstated after the official census must pay a $100 reinstatement fee
June 24 Last day to drop summer 6-week 1 course and receive a grade of “W
July 1 (3 p.m.) Last day to pay tuition and fees summer 6-week 2 3 p.m., pay-as-you-go registration continues
July 1 Financial aid priority deadline for fall 2021 term
July 1-5 Final exams summer 6-week 1
July 5 Residential halls close; Campus dining closes
July 6 Summer 6-week 1 grades due in MyCardinalConnect by noon
July 7 Last day to register summer 6-week 2
July 7 Residential halls open; Campus dining services resume
July 8 Last day to make application for summer graduation: Advising Office/MyCardinalConnect
July 8 Summer 6-week 2 classes begin
July 12 Last day of schedule changes/adding a course summer 6-week 2 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
July 14 Official summer 6-week 2 census date
Students reinstated after the official census must pay a $100 reinstatement fee
July 29 Last day to drop nursing transition 13-week course and receive a grade of “W”
July 29 Last day to drop all all summer/ summer 6-week 2 course and receive a grade of “W”
August 5-9 Final exams nursing transition 13-week, all summer, summer 6-week 2
August 9 Residential halls close (except for graduates); Campus dining closes
August 9 Five-day college schedule begins; Business hours Mon - Fri 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
August 10 All summer/summer 6-week 2, and nursing transition 13-week semester grades due in MyCardinalConnect by noon
Summer graduation ceremony TBD (refer to the TVCC website for date and details)
August 11 Division chairs return
August 13 New TVCC employee/faculty orientation
August 16 TVCC faculty return

Inclement Weather

If classes must be cancelled because of inclement weather, the cancellation notice will be available at www.tvcc.edu and the TVCC Alert system. You may register for the TVCC Alert system by following the instructions at: http://www.tvcc.edu/ITServices/TVCC-Alert/.