Key Dates and Deadlines

Flowers at the PCCC main entrance

Below is a summary of key semester dates and deadlines for the current and next two semesters.
For more information, see the complete Academic Calendar  or call 973-684-6800, Academic Calendar or call 973-684-6400 for assistance.

 
TBA = To Be Announced

 

FALL 2017 15-Week
17/FA
12 week
17/F12     
Winter Session
18/WT
Classes Begin August 30 Sept 20 Dec 20
Labor Day Wknd - no classes Sept 2, 3, 4    
Last Day to Drop Without Academic Penalty Sept 13 Oct 2 Dec 23
Last Day for Automatic Withdrawal Oct 24 Oct 24 Dec 31
Last Day to Withdraw with Faculty Permission Nov 21 Nov 24 Jan 6
Thanksgiving Recess (no classes) Nov 22-26 Nov 22-26  
Classes Resume Nov 27 Nov 27  
Final Examinations Dec 12-18 Dec 12-18 Jan 12
SPRING 2018 15-Week
18/SP
12 WEEK
18/S12
M.L. King, Jr. Day Jan 15  
Classes Begin Jan 17 Feb 7
Last Day to Drop wthout Academic Penalty Jan 31 Feb 19
Spring Recess (No Classes) Mar 12-18 Mar 12-18
Classes Resume (Monday) Mar 19 Mar 19
Easter (No classes) Mar 31/Apr 1 Mar 31/Apr 1
Last Day for Automatic Withdrawal March 20 March 20
Last Day to Withdraw with Faculty Permission Apr 17 Apr 17
Final Examination May 2-8 May 2-8
Commencement Activities May 14-21  
SUMMER SESSION I 2018
 
18/SU1
 
18/SU2
DE & ELS only
18/SU3
 
Classes Begin May 22        June 18 July 9       
Memorial Day - No Classes May 28    
Last Day to Drop Without Academic Penalty May 29 June 21 July 11
Last Day for Automatic Withdrawal June 11 July 12 July 25
Last Day to Withdraw with Faculty Permission June 20 July 23 Aug 6
Last Day of Classes June 28 August 8 Aug 14
Indpendence Day Observed July 4