College Calendar

Parkland College has a number of programs and services on its campus that are designed to support your academic growth and intellectual engagement. Our goal is to make the challenge of college exciting, yet manageable, for you. 

Academic Calendar
  • Early registration for continuing students: October 24 - October 31
  • Open registration begins: November 1
  • Last day to register for classes that begin the week of January 10 : January 9
  • Full-semester and first 8-week classes begin: January 10
  • Deadline to request auditing a class: first week of the class session
  • Last day to register for classes that begin the week of January 31: January 30
  • 13-week classes begin: January 31
  • Withdrawal deadline for first 8-week classes: February 24
  • Last day to petition for spring graduation if participating in commencement: March 4
  • Last day to petition for spring graduation if not participating in commencement: April 1
  • Deadline to request Credit/No Credit: No later than midterm of the class session
  • Last day to register for classes that begin the week of March 7: March 6
  • Second 8-week (midterm) classes begin: March 7
  • Last day to withdraw with a W: April 29
  • Final examinations: May 6-12
  • Commencement: May 12
  • Campus holidays and closures:
    • January 17 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day (college closed)
    • February 24 - Professional Development Day
    • March 12-20 - Spring vacation
    • March 18 - Spring holiday (college closed)
Drop and Withdrawal Deadlines
Final Exams Schedule

If your first class meeting during the week is:

The final exam will be held:

Monday at 7 am

8-10 am, Tuesday, May 10

Monday at 8 am

8-10 am, Monday, May 9

Monday at 9 am

8-10 am, Wednesday, May 11

Monday at 10 am

8-10 am, Thursday, May 12

Monday at 11 am

11 am-1 pm, Monday, May 9

Monday at 12 noon

11 am-1 pm, Wednesday, May 11

Monday at 1 pm

11 am-1 pm, Tuesday, May 10

Monday at 2 pm

2-4 pm, Tuesday, May 10

Monday at 3 pm or 4 pm

2-4 pm, Monday,  May 9

Tuesday at 7 am

8-10 am, Monday, May 9

Tuesday at 8 am

8-10 am, Tuesday, May 10

Tuesday at 9 am or 10 am

8-10 am, Friday, May 6

Tuesday at 11 am

11 am-1 pm, Thursday, May 12

Tuesday at 12 noon

11 am-1 pm, Friday, May 6

Tuesday at 1 pm

2-4 pm, Wednesday, May 11

Tuesday at 2 pm

2-4 pm, Thursday, May 12

Tuesday at 3 pm

2-4 pm, Wednesday, May 11

Tuesday at 4 pm

2-4 pm, Thursday, May 12

Any day class after Tuesday

2-4 pm, Friday, May 6

All evening finals (5 p.m. or later) will be at the regular class time.

If your evening class is held on
(first meeting of the week):

The final exam will be held:

Monday

Monday, May 9

Tuesday

Tuesday, May 10

Wednesday

Wednesday, May 11

Thursday

Thursday, May 12

Graduation Information

Last day to petition for spring graduation to participate in commencement: March 11

Last day to order cap and gown: April 4

Pick up pre-ordered cap and gown: May 9-10

Commencement: May 12

Registration Dates
  • Early registration for continuing students: October 24-October 31
  • Open registration begins: November 1
  • Last day to register for classes that begin the week of January 10: January 9
  • Last day to register for classes that begin the week of January 31: January 30
  • Last day to register for classes that begin the week of March 7: March 6
Tuition and Financial Aid
Important financial deadlines:
  • December 14 - First day bookstore vouchers are issued
  • February 11 - Last day to use bookstore vouchers
  • February 18 - First financial aid refunds are mailed/deposited
  • March 17 - Mid-term second refunds are mailed/deposited
Spring Semester 2022 Deadlines
For classes that begin the week of January 10:
  • December 13 - Tuition deadline
  • January 9 - Last day to register
  • January 16 - Last day to drop with no record and 100% refund
For classes that begin the week of January 31:
  • January 10 - Tuition deadline
  • January 30 - Last day to register
  • February 6 - Last day to drop with no record and 100% refund
For classes that begin the week of March 7:
  • February 14 - Tuition deadline
  • March 6 - Last day to register
  • March 13 - Last day to drop with no record and 100% refund

Summer 2022 Semester

Academic Calendar
  • Registration for continuing students: March 21-27
  • Open registration begins: March 28
  • Last day to register for classes that begin the week of May 16: May 15
  • Deadline to request auditing a class: first week of the class session
  • Last day to register for classes that begin the week of June 6: June 5
  • Deadline to request Credit/No Credit: no later than midterm of the class session
  • Last day to register for classes that being the week of July 5: July 4
  • Last day to petition for summer graduation: July 15
  • Campus holidays and closures:
    • Memorial Day (college closed): May 30
    • Independence Day observed (college closed): July 4
    • All college offices closed on Fridays from June 10-July 29

**Final exams will be held during the last class meeting

Drop and Withdrawal Deadlines

Early Sessions: 3-12 weeks in length

Middle Sessions: 6-8 weeks in length

Late sessions: 3-4 weeks in length

Registration Dates
  • Registration for continuing students: March 21
  • Open registration begins: March 28
  • Last day to register for classes that begin the week of May 16: May 15
  • Last day to register for classes that begin the week of June 6: June 5
  • Last day to register for classes that begin the week of July 5: July 4
Tuition and Financial Aid

Important financial deadlines:

  • May 9-First day bookstore vouchers are issued
  • June 16-Last day to use bookstore vouchers
  • June 23-First financial aid refunds are mailed/deposited
  • July 21-Midterm second refunds are mailed/deposited
  • July 22-Last day to request student loan for summer

    For classes that begin the week of May 16:

    • April 25-Tuition due
    • May 15-Last day to register
    • May 22-Last day to drop with no record and 100% refund

    For classes that begin the week of June 6:

    • May 16-Tuition due
    • June 5-Last day to register
    • June 12-Last day to drop with no record and 100% refund

    For classes that being the week of July 5:

    • June 13-Tuition due
    • July 4-Last day to register
    • July 10-Last day to drop with no record and 100% refund


    Fall 2022 Semester

    Academic Calendar
    • Early registration for continuing students: March 28
    • Open registration begins: April 4
    • Last day to register for classes that begin the week of August 22: August 21
    • Full-semester and first 8-week classes begin: August 22
    • Deadline to request auditing a class: first week of the class session
    • Last day to register for classes that begin the week of September 12: September 11
    • 13-week classes begin: September 12
    • Withdrawal deadline for those classes ending the week of October 10: October 7
    • Deadline to petition for fall graduation: November 4
    • Deadline to request Credit/No Credit/ No later than midterm of the class session
    • Second 8-week (midterm) classes begin: October 17
    • Withdrawal deadline for those classes ending the week of December 5: December 2
    • Last day of classes: December 9
    • Final examinations: December 12-16
      • Campus holidays and closures:
        • Labor Day (college closed): September 5
        • Thanksgiving recess (begins at 5pm November 23; college closed): November 23-27
        • Winter break (college closed): December 23-January 2
    Drop and Withdrawal Deadlines
    Final Exams Schedule

    If your first class meeting during the week is:

    The final exam will be held:

    Monday at 7 am

    8-10 am, Tuesday, December 13

    Monday at 8 am

    8-10 am, Monday, December 12

    Monday at 9 am

    8-10 am, Wednesday, December 14

    Monday at 10 am

    8-10 am, Thursday, December 15

    Monday at 11 am

    11 am-1 pm, Monday, December 12

    Monday at 12 noon

    11 am-1 pm, Wednesday, December 14

    Monday at 1 pm

    11 am-1 pm, Tuesday, December 13

    Monday at 2 pm

    2-4 pm, Tuesday, December 13

    Monday at 3 pm or 4 pm

    2-4 pm, Monday,  December 12

    Tuesday at 7 am

    8-10 am, Monday, December 12

    Tuesday at 8 am

    8-10 am, Tuesday, December 13

    Tuesday at 9 am or 10 am

    8-10 am, Friday, December 16

    Tuesday at 11 am

    11 am-1 pm, Thursday, December 15

    Tuesday at 12 noon

    11 am-1 pm, Friday, December 16

    Tuesday at 1 pm

    2-4 pm, Wednesday, December 14

    Tuesday at 2 pm

    2-4 pm, Thursday, December 15

    Tuesday at 3 pm

    2-4 pm, Wednesday, December 14

    Tuesday at 4 pm

    2-4 pm, Thursday, December 15

    Any day class after Tuesday

    2-4 pm, Friday, December 16

    All evening finals (5 p.m. or later) will be at the regular class time.

    If your evening class is held on
    (first meeting of the week):

    The final exam will be held:

    Monday

    Monday, December 12

    Tuesday

    Tuesday, December 13

    Wednesday

    Wednesday, December 14

    Thursday

    Thursday, December 15

    Graduation Information

    Last day to petition for fall graduation: November 4

    Registration Dates
    • Registration for continuing students: March 28
    • Open registration begins: April 4
    • Last day to register for classes that begin the week of August 22: August 21
    • Last day to register for classes that begin the week of September 12: September 11
    • Last day to register for classes that begin the week of October 17: October 16
    Tuition and Financial Aid

    Important financial deadlines:

    • August 2-First day bookstore vouchers are issued
    • September 23-Last day to use bookstore vouchers
    • September 30-First financial aid refunds are mailed/deposited
    • October 28-Midterm second refunds are mailed/deposited (Fall Only Loans)
    • November 28-Last day to request student loan for fall

      For classes that begin the week of August 22:

      • August 1-Tuition due
      • August 21-Last day to register
      • August 28-Last day to drop with no record and 100% refund

      For classes that begin the week of September 12:

      • August 22-Tuition due
      • September 11-Last day to register
      • September 18-Last day to drop with no record and 100% refund

      For classes that being the week of October 17:

      • September 26-Tuition due
      • October 16-Last day to register
      • October 23-Last day to drop with no record and 100% refund