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Important Dates

**All dates are subject to change**

Expand each month below to view important enrollment dates & deadlines for students.

January 2021

MonthDayDate/Event
January1-3Winter Recess – College Closed
January4Winter Intersession classes begin

Add/Drop day for Winter Intersession classes (financial penalty may apply)
January9-15Open Enrollment Advisement & Registration for New/Readmit/Transfer/Current students
Advisement & Registration Assistance available during the following dates/times:
-Saturday, January 9, 2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
-Tuesday, January 12, 2021 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
-Wednesday, January 13, 2021 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
-Thursday, January 14, 2021 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
-Friday, January 15, 2021 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
January14Senior Scholar registration for Spring in Registration & Records Office (A201)
January18Martin Luther King Jr. Day – College Closed

Last day to withdraw from college and drop ALL Spring classes with 100% refund – Online through Banner Web only; modular courses differ in deadlines; see chart in tab above.
January19Winter Intersession final grades available on Banner Web after 5:00 pm

Instruction begins for Spring classes – Withdraw penalties begin

Access Starfish: Your Academic Success Portal by logging into Blackboard Learn and clicking "Starfish Login". Sign up for Starfish text alerts in your profile and view your personal Success Network to see who is in your corner this semester!
January19-22Spring Add/Drop period (financial liability may apply)
Advisement assistance available by contacting the Student Resource Center at (716) 614-6290.
January
February
19-
5
CRISIS! Missing classes during the first three weeks
Talk to your instructors, academic advisor, or the Student Resource Center (716) 614-6290.

Attendance Recorded
Faculty must report student attendance - especially during these weeks. Failure to attend class(es) may result in a final grade of a W/withdrawal or X/withdrawal from college. This may also reduce your financial aid and leave you with a bill.
January
May
19-
7
Student Life kicks off a semester filled with both virtual and in-person events.
Check the college website for a full list of activities.
January22Last day to add a Spring course on Banner Web

Last day to elect to audit a class for Spring
January25Last day to add/drop MONDAY ONLY Spring classes in Registration & Records Office (A-201) – modular courses differ in deadlines; see chart in tab above
January 29Bookstore Return Dates
Return books with receipt for full refund by 01/29/21. Return dropped course books for full refund with receipt and proof of schedule change by 02/19/21. Use of Financial Aid at the bookstore ends on Friday 02/19/21.


February 2021

MonthDayDate/Event
February8Last day to drop a Spring class on Banner Web with no academic record (financial penalty may apply; modular courses differ in deadlines)

Contact the Student Resource Center at (716) 614-6290 or Registration & Records Office (716) 614-6250 for questions.
February9W (withdrawal) grades begin for Spring (modular courses differ in deadlines)
February15President's Day - College Closed
February 22Summer & Fall course offerings viewable on Banner Web
Late February-
Early March
TBD Grad Fair
Prep for graduation. NCCC and NFCI students can participate in a virtual event to assist with the graduation process.

Watch for more information on dates to come soon!


March 2021

MonthDayDate/Event
March1-5Academic Deficiency E-Mail Notification
Students in danger of failing a course may receive a warning e-mail from Academic Affairs via Starfish. Follow suggestions given in the e-mail and consult with your instructor(s) and advisor.
March2All Purpose Day – No classes day or evening
March5DSS Scholarship Deadline
Distinguished Student Scholarship deadline for the Fall 2021 semester for incoming Niagara County High School graduates.
Week of March7First Federal PELL/Loan Refunds Issued
Refund checks will be mailed to the address on file.
March 19Scholarship Deadline (Fall 2021 awards)
To apply for the many NCCC scholarships available, visit the Scholarship webpage.
March22Summer & Fall registration for current students begins
Register before new students!! Schedule an appointment with your advisor to plan courses and register for next semester. This is mandatory to register – don’t miss it!!
Click here for more information!


April 2021

MonthDayDate/Event
April1Financial Aid On-Time Deadline
All students should file a FAFSA by this date to secure funds for Fall classes. Don’t delay! Applications filed after this date may not show up as processed aid on your bill.
April2Good Friday - College Closed
April5Summer & Fall registration begins for READMIT (returning) students
Click here for more information!
April12Summer & Fall registration begins for non-degree seeking (non-matriculated) students
Click here for more information!
April14Summer & Fall registration begins for NEW & TRANSFER students
Click here for more information!
April19Deadline for Spring S/U (satisfactory/Unsatisfactory) or W (withdrawal) grades (modular courses differ in deadlines; see Modular Class Dates tab at top of this page)
Decision Day! Should a course be dropped to get a “W” grade or is the course salvageable? See your instructor. Don’t wait until the last day! Dropping a course may negatively affect progress toward your degree – talk with your advisor. Dropping a course may also affect your eligibility for Financial Aid – speak to someone in the Financial Aid Office.
Contact the Student Resource Center at 716-614-6290 or Registration & Records Office at 716-614-6250.

Last day to withdraw from all Spring classes, X grades on transcript - (modular courses differ in deadlines; see Modular Class Dates tab at top of this page)
Withdrawing from all classes results in “X” grades and may affect your Financial Aid and academic standing.
Contact your Student Resource Center Academic Coach at 716-614-6290 or Registration & Records Office at 716-614-6250. You may withdraw from the College online through the Withdrawal from College form.
April 30Graduation Application Deadline
Log into Banner Web. Under “Student Records” select “Apply for Graduation”. You cannot graduate without completing this application! If you are earning a degree and a certificate or more than one degree, be sure to apply for BOTH!


May 2021

MonthDayDate/Event
May3-7Final Week of Spring Classes
Last chance to show what you know! Final exams to be held during regular scheduled class times.
May6Summer Tuition Due
Deadline to pay your bill if you are registered for Summer 2021 courses.
May8Commencement ceremony for Fall (Dec) 2020, Winter (Jan) 2021, potential Spring (May) 2021, & potential Summer (Aug) 2021 graduates

Congratulations graduates!!!
May10Spring Final Grades Posted
Grades available on Banner Web after 4 pm.
May23Last day to drop Summer Full Term (12 wk) & Session I (6 wk) class(es) on Banner Web with 100% refund (modular courses differ in deadlines - see Modular Class Dates tab at top of page)
May24Summer Full Term (12 wk) & Summer Session I (6 wk) classes begin
Excellent opportunity to make up classes or to reduce course load for future semesters.

Add/Drop period for Summer Full Term (12 wk) & Session I (6 wk) on Banner Web (financial liability may apply)

Non-Matriculated registration ends for Summer Session I (6 wk.) & Full Term (12 wk.)
May25Transfer Tuesday
Online information session for incoming students transferring to NCCC from another institution.
Click here for more information!
May31Memorial Day – College Closed


June 2021

MonthDayDate/Event
June1Last day to drop a Summer Session I (6 wk) class on Banner Web with no academic record (financial liability may apply; modular courses differ in deadlines - see Modular Class Dates tab at top of page)
June3W (withdrawal) grades begin for Summer Session I (6 wk) (modular courses differ in deadlines; see Modular Class Dates tab at top of page)
June9Last day to drop a Summer Full Term (12 wk) class on Banner Web with no academic record (financial liability may apply; modular courses differ in deadlines-see Modular Class Dates tab at top of page)
June10Fall Billing Opens – View bill online in Banner Web

W (withdrawal) grades begin for Summer Full Term (12 wk) (modular courses differ in deadlines - see Modular Class Dates tab at top of page)
June28Deadline for Summer Session I (6 wk) S/U (satisfactory/Unsatisfactory) or W (withdrawal) grades (modular courses differ in deadlines - see Modular Class Dates tab at top of this page)
Decision Day! Should a course be dropped to get a “W” grade or is the course salvageable? See your instructor. Don’t wait until the last day! Dropping a course may negatively affect progress toward your degree – talk with your advisor. Dropping a course may also affect your eligibility for Financial Aid – speak to someone in the Financial Aid Office.
Contact the Student Resource Center at 716-614-6290 or Registration & Records Office at 716-614-6250.
June29Transfer Tuesday
Online information session for incoming students transferring to NCCC from another institution.
Click here for more information!


July 2021

MonthDayDate/Event
July5Fourth of July Observed – College Closed
July6Instruction ends for Summer Session I (6 wk)
July8Summer Session I Final Grades posted in Banner Web after 4 pm
July11Last day to drop Summer Session II (6 wk) class(es) on Banner Web with 100% refund (modular courses differ in deadlines - see Modular Class Dates tab at top of page)
July12Instruction begins for Summer Session II (6 wk)

Last day to Add/Drop for Summer Session II (6 wk)

Non-Matriculated registration ends for Summer Session II (6 wk)
July19Last day to drop a Summer Session II (6 wk) class on Banner Web with no academic record (financial liability may apply; modular courses differ in deadlines - see Modular Class Dates tab at top of page)
July20W (withdrawal) grades begin for Summer Session II (6 wk) (modular courses differ in deadlines - see Modular Class Dates tab at top of page)
July22Fall Tuition Payment Due Date - If registration occurs after the published due date, payment will be due at time of registration
July27Transfer Tuesday
Online information session for incoming students transferring to NCCC from another institution.
Click here for more information!


August 2021

MonthDayDate/Event
August3Last day to elect S/U/W/X for Summer Full Term (12 wk)
August 12Last day to elect S/U/W/X for Summer Session II (6 wk)
August13Deadline to submit graduation application for Summer graduates
August19Instruction ends for Summer Session II (6 wk) and Summer Full Term (12 wk) classes
August 23Summer II & Full Term Final Grades posted on Banner Web after 4 pm
August29Last day to drop Fall class(es) on Banner Web only with 100% refund (offices closed; modular courses differ in deadlines - see Modular Class Dates tab at top of page)
August30Fall classes begin - Be sure to check your schedule in Banner Web to make sure room locations or modalities have not changed.
August30-31Fall Add/Drop period
Students can add or drop classes on their schedule anytime online in Banner Web until 9:59 PM on September 2nd (financial liability may apply
Advisement assistance available through the Student Resource Center (A-144) for students who want to speak with an advisor before changing their schedule.


September 2021

MonthDayDate/Event
September1-2Fall Add/Drop period
Students can add or drop classes on their schedule anytime online in Banner Web until 9:59 PM on September 2nd (financial liability may apply)
Advisement assistance available through the Student Resource Center (A-144) for students who want to speak with an advisor before changing their schedule.
September2Non-Matriculated student registration ends for Fall
September6Labor Day – College Closed
September19Last day to drop a Fall class with no academic record (financial liability may apply)
September20W (Withdrawal) grades begin for Fall - modular courses differ in deadlines (see Modular Class Charts tab above)


October 2021

MonthDayDate/Event
October11Columbus Day – College Closed


November 2021

MonthDayDeadline/Event
November11Veteran's Day - College Closed
November25-26Thanksgiving break - College Closed
November29Deadline for Fall S/U (satisfactory/Unsatisfactory) or W (withdrawal) grades (modular courses differ in deadlines)
Decision Day! Should a course be dropped to get a “W” grade or is the course salvageable? See your instructor. Don’t wait until the last day! Dropping a course may negatively affect progress toward your degree – talk with your advisor. Dropping a course may also affect your eligibility for Financial Aid – speak to someone in the Financial Aid Office. NOTE: Module class deadlines are different.
Contact the Student Resource Center at 716-614-6290 or Registration & Records Office at 716-614-6250.

Last day to withdraw from all Fall classes, X grades on transcript
Withdrawing from all classes results in “X” grades and may affect your Financial Aid and academic standing. NOTE: Module class deadlines are different.
Contact your Student Resource Center Academic Coach at 716-614-6290 or Registration & Records Office at 716-614-6250.

All forms can be found here


December 2021

MonthDayDate/Event
December10Fall (December) Graduation Application Submission Deadline - Apply online in Banner Web
December13-18Last week of classes for Fall. Final exams to be held during regular scheduled class times
December20Fall final grades available on Banner Web after 4:00 pm

View the modular class chart deadlines below for Spring 2021, Summer 2021, & Fall 2021.

  • A modular course is a course that is not a full-term course (a course that both starts and ends on the first and last day of classes).
    Example: A 5-week modular course that runs on September 9 and ends on October 13.

*If a last day to drop falls on a weekend or holiday, students are only able to drop online through Banner Web, not in-person.

Tuition Refund/Liability Schedule

Grade Explanations

Click on the links below for more information on these grade options.

Spring 2021Full TermN1
Nursing
Mod 13Mod 23Mod 33Mod 15Mod 25Mod 35Mod 17Mod 27Mod 19
Mod 110
Mod 210
Class Start/End Dates1/19/21-
5/7/21
1/19/21-
5/7/21
1/19/21-
2/8/21
2/9/21-
3/3/21
3/4/21-
3/24/21
1/19/21-
2/23/21
2/24/21-
3/31/21
4/1/21-
5/6/21
1/19/21-
3/15/21
3/16/21-
5/7/21
2/1/21-
5/7/21
1/19/21-
3/31/21
2/25/21-
5/7/21
Last Day to Drop without Financial Penalty*1/18/21*1/18/21*1/18/21*2/8/213/3/211/18/21*2/23/213/31/211/18/21*3/15/211/31/21*1/18/21*2/24/21
Last Day to Drop (course will not appear on schedule nor transcript)2/8/212/8/211/22/212/12/213/7/21*1/25/213/2/214/7/211/28/213/25/212/18/212/1/213/10/21
Last Day for S/U/W grades4/19/214/19/212/5/212/26/213/22/212/17/213/25/214/30/213/3/214/28/214/19/213/19/214/26/21
Last Day for X grade4/19/214/19/212/5/212/26/213/22/212/17/213/25/214/30/213/3/214/28/214/19/213/19/214/26/21

*If a last day to drop falls on a weekend or holiday, students are only able to drop online through Banner Web, not in-person.

Summer 2021Full Term
(12 weeks)
Summer Session I
(6 weeks)
Summer Session II
(6 weeks)
Mod 116Mod 208Mod 408Mod 508Mod 416
Class Start/End Dates5/24/21 -
8/19/21
5/24/21 -
7/6/21
7/12/21 -
8/19/21
5/24/21-
6/21/21
6/8/21 -
6/21/21
7/12/21 -
7/22/21
7/26/21 -
8/5/21
7/26/21 -
8/19/21
Last Day to Drop without Financial Penalty*5/23/21*5/23/21*7/11/21*5/23/21*6/7/217/11/21*7/25/21*7/25/21*
Last Day to Drop (course will not appear on schedule nor transcript)6/9/216/1/217/19/215/26/216/9/217/13/217/27/217/28/21
Last Day for S/U/W grades8/3/216/28/218/12/216/15/216/17/217/21/218/4/218/17/21
Last Day for X grade8/3/216/28/218/12/216/15/216/17/217/21/218/4/218/17/21

*If a last day to drop falls on a weekend or holiday, students are only able to drop online through Banner Web, not in-person.

Fall 2021Full TermN1
Nursing
Mod 13Mod 23Mod 33Mod 15Mod 25Mod 35Mod 17Mod 27Mod 19Mod 110Mod 210
Class Start/End Dates8/30/21 -
12/18/21
8/30/21 -
12/18/21
8/30/21 -
9/20/21
9/21/21 -
10/12/21
10/13/21 -
11/2/21
8/30/21 -
10/4/21
10/5/21 -
11/9/21
11/10/21 -
12/18/21
8/30/21 -
10/22/21
10/25/21 -
12/18/21
9/13/21 -
12/18/21
8/30/21 -
11/9/21
10/5/21 -
12/18/21
Last Day to Drop without Financial Penalty*8/29/21*8/29/21*8/29/21*9/20/2110/12/218/29/21*10/4/2111/9/218/29/21*10/24/21*9/12/21*8/29/21*10/4/21
Last Day to Drop (course will not appear on schedule nor transcript)9/19/21*9/19/21*9/2/219/24/2110/16/21*9/5/21*10/11/2111/16/219/8/2111/3/219/30/219/12/21*10/18/21
Last Day for S/U/W grades11/29/2111/29/219/16/2110/8/2111/1/219/28/2111/3/2112/9/2110/12/2112/7/2111/29/2110/28/2112/3/21
Last Day for X grade11/29/2111/29/219/16/2110/8/2111/1/219/28/2111/3/2112/9/2110/12/2112/7/2111/29/2110/28/2112/3/21

*If a last day to drop falls on a weekend or holiday, students are only able to drop online through Banner Web, not in-person.

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