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.


2015-16 2016-17
Fall Term
Classes Begin Sept 14 Sept 12
Classes End Nov 25 Nov 23


Classes Begin Nov 30 Nov 28
Classes End Dec 18 Dec 16
Christmas Recess Begins Dec 21 Dec 19

Winter Term

Classes Begin Jan 4 Jan 3
Classes End Mar 16 Mar 15
Spring Break Begins Mar 16 Mar 15

Spring Term
Classes Begin Mar 28 Mar 27
Easter Weekend Begins Mar 25 Apr 14
Classes Resume Mar 28 Apr 17
Memorial Day Holiday May 30 May 29
Classes End June 8 June 7
Commencement June 11 June 10

Summer Term
Classes Begin June 13 June 12
Independence Day Holiday July 4 July 4
Classes End Aug 5 Aug 4

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