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. 

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: the end of the first week of the class
  • 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

    Spring 2023 Semester

    Academic Calendar
    • Early registration for continuing students: October 24 – October 30
    • Open registration begins: October 31
    • Last day to register for classes that begin the week of January 9 : January 8
    • Full-semester and first 8-week classes begin: January 9
    • Deadline to request auditing a class: first week of the class session
    • Last day to register for classes that begin the week of January 30: January 29
    • 13-week classes begin: January 30
    • Withdrawal deadline for first 8-week classes: February 24
    • Last day to petition for spring graduation: March 10
    • Deadline to request Credit/No Credit: first week of the class session
    • Last day to register for classes that begin the week of March 6: March 5
    • Second 8-week (midterm) classes begin: March 6
    • Last day to withdraw with a W: April 28
    • Final examinations: May 5 – 11
    • Commencement: May 11
    • Campus holidays and closures:
      • January 16 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day (college closed)
      • February 23 - Professional Development Day (no day or evening classes)
      • March 11 – 19 - Spring vacation
      • March 17 - 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 9

    Monday at 8 am

    8-10 am, Monday, May 8

    Monday at 9 am

    8-10 am, Wednesday, May 10

    Monday at 10 am

    8-10 am, Thursday, May 11

    Monday at 11 am

    11 am-1 pm, Monday, May 8

    Monday at 12 noon

    11 am-1 pm, Wednesday, May 10

    Monday at 1 pm

    11 am-1 pm, Tuesday, May 9

    Monday at 2 pm

    2-4 pm, Tuesday, May 9

    Monday at 3 pm or 4 pm

    2-4 pm, Monday,  May 8

    Tuesday at 7 am

    8-10 am, Monday, May 8

    Tuesday at 8 am

    8-10 am, Tuesday, May 9

    Tuesday at 9 am or 10 am

    8-10 am, Friday, May 5

    Tuesday at 11 am

    11 am-1 pm, Thursday, May 11

    Tuesday at 12 noon

    11 am-1 pm, Friday, May 5

    Tuesday at 1 pm

    2-4 pm, Wednesday, May 10

    Tuesday at 2 pm

    2-4 pm, Thursday, May 11

    Tuesday at 3 pm

    2-4 pm, Wednesday, May 10

    Tuesday at 4 pm

    2-4 pm, Thursday, May 11

    Any day class after Tuesday

    2-4 pm, Friday, May 5

    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 8

    Tuesday

    Tuesday, May 9

    Wednesday

    Wednesday, May 10

    Thursday

    Thursday, May 11

    Graduation Information

    Last day to petition for spring graduation: March 10

    Commencement: May 11

    Registration Dates
    • Early registration for continuing students: October 24
    • Open registration begins: October 31
    • Last day to register for classes that begin the week of January 9: January 8
    • Last day to register for classes that begin the week of January 30: January 29
    • Last day to register for classes that begin the week of March 6: March 5
    Tuition and Financial Aid
    Important financial deadlines:
    • December 13 - First day bookstore vouchers are issued
    • February 10 - Last day to use bookstore vouchers
    • February 17 - First financial aid refunds are mailed/deposited
    • March 16 - Mid-term second refunds are mailed/deposited
    Spring Semester 2023 Deadlines
    For classes that begin the week of January 9:
    • December 12 - Tuition deadline
    • January 8 - Last day to register
    • January 15 - Last day to drop with no record and 100% refund
    For classes that begin the week of January 30:
    • January 9 - Tuition deadline
    • January 29 - Last day to register
    • February 5 - Last day to drop with no record and 100% refund
    For classes that begin the week of March 6:
    • February 13 - Tuition deadline
    • March 5 - Last day to register
    • March 12 - Last day to drop with no record and 100% refund