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.


2013-14 2014-15
Fall Term
Classes Begin Sept 16 Sept 15
Classes End Nov 27 Nov 26


Classes Begin Dec 2 Dec 1
Classes End Dec 20 Dec 19
Christmas Recess Begins Dec 23 Dec 22

Winter Term

Classes Begin Jan 6 Jan 5
Classes End Mar 19 Mar 18
Spring Break Begins Mar 19 Mar 18

Spring Term
Classes Begin Mar 31 Mar 30
Easter Weekend Begins Apr 18 Apr 3
Classes Resume Apr 21 Apr 6
Memorial Day Holiday May 26 May 25
Classes End June 11 June 10
Commencement June 14 June 13

Summer Term
Classes Begin June 16 June 15
Independence Day Holiday July 4 July 3
Classes End Aug 8 Aug 7

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