North Central College - Naperville, IL


Academic Year Calendar and Class Scheduling

North Central College is on a 3-term system during the academic year. Each term is 10 weeks long with 3 days of final examinations in the 11th week. Some classes are also offered during D-Term in December and during the summer. Day classes typically meet on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for 1 hour and 10 minutes or on Tuesdays and Thursdays for 1 hour and 50 minutes. Evening classes typically meet two nights a week for 1 hour and 50 minutes or in a "jumbo" format which meets one night a week for 4 hours.


2014-15 2015-16
Fall Term
Classes Begin Sept 15 Sept 14
Classes End Nov 26 Nov 25


Classes Begin Dec 1 Nov 30
Classes End Dec 19 Dec 18
Christmas Recess Begins Dec 22 Dec 21

Winter Term

Classes Begin Jan 5 Jan 4
Classes End Mar 18 Mar 16
Spring Break Begins Mar 18 Mar 16

Spring Term
Classes Begin Mar 30 Mar 28
Easter Weekend Begins Apr 3 Mar 25
Classes Resume Apr 6 Mar 28
Memorial Day Holiday May 25 May 30
Classes End June 10 June 8
Commencement June 13 June 11

Summer Term
Classes Begin June 15 June 13
Independence Day Holiday July 3 July 4
Classes End Aug 7 Aug 5

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