Academic Calendar

The academic calendars below will tell you everything you need to know about deadlines, registration timetables, tuition due dates, holidays, special events, vacations, and the beginning and end of each semester.

Official Bluegrass Community and Technical College curricula, policy, and procedure are contained in the 2018-2019 Bluegrass Community and Technical College Catalog or the 2018-2019 KCTCS Catalog.

BCTC will follow all published deadlines and exceptions cannot be made. The College reserves the right to change course offerings and to cancel any course not selected by a sufficient number of students at the time offered.

Note: dates in these calendar are subject to change.

2019

December 1, Saturday

Last day to apply for admission.

Last day for students to change Program Plan.

January 9-10, Wed.-Thurs. Add/Drop and Registration continues for new students and continuing students.
January 11, Friday Last day to make tuition payment arrangements.
January 14, Monday Class work begins.
January 14-18, Mon.-Fri.

Add/Drop and Registration continues for new and continuing students.

Tuition is due at the time of registration.

January 16, Wednesday

Last day to add/enter an organized class without instructor's permission.

Last day to utilize Peoplesoft Self-Service to add/drop/register.

January 18, Friday

Last day to reduce courseload or cancel registration for a full refund of fees.

Last day to drop without a grade.

Last day to change grading option (letter grade to pass/fail; pass/fail to letter grade; audit to credit).

January 21, Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Academic Holiday
January 24, Thursday Faculty confirm attendance and record no-shows.
February 8, Friday Last day to file an application for a May credential.
February 12, Tuesday Last day to reduce courseload and receive a 50% refund.
February 18, Monday President's Day
Academic Holiday
March 1, Friday Priority Advising & Registration opens for Summer and Fall semesters for currently enrolled students.
March 11, Monday

Last day for students, at their discretion, to withdraw from a 16-week class and receive a grade of "W".

Last day to change grading option (credit to audit).

March 11-17, Mon.-Sun. Spring Break
Academic Holidays
April 1, Monday Priority Advising & Registration opens for Summer and Fall semesters for new students.
April 19, Friday

Good Friday (one half day)
Academic Holidays

April 20-21, Sat.-Sun. Good Friday
Academic Holidays
May 4, Friday Last day for a student, at the instructor's discretion, to officially withdraw from a class and receive a grade of "W".
May 6, Sunday End of class work.
May 6-12, Mon.-Sun. Final Examinations
May 12, Sunday End of the Semester.
December 1, Saturday Priority deadline for admission
January 9-10, Wed.-Thurs. Add/Drop and registration continues for new and continuing students
January 11, Friday Last day to make tuition payment arrangements
January 14, Monday

Class work begins.

Last day to enter an organized class without instructor permission.

January 14-16, Mon.-Wed.

Add/Drop and Registration continues for new and continuing students.

Tuition due at the time of registration.

January 16, Wednesday

Last day to enter an organized class with instructor permission.

Last day to reduce courseload or cancel registration for a full refund of tuition.

Last day to drop without a grade.

Last day to change grading option (letter grade to pass/fail; pass/fail to letter grade; audit to credit).

January 21, Monday Martin Luther King Day
Academic Holiday
January 24, Thursday Faculty confirm attendance and record no-shows.
January 29, Tuesday Last day to reduce courseload and receive a 50% refund of tuition.
February 8, Friday Last day to file an application for a May credential.
February 11, Monday

Last day for students, at their discretion, to withdraw from an 8-week class and receive a grade of "W".

Last day to change grading option (credit to audit).

February 18, Monday President's Day
Academic Holiday
March 5, Tuesday

Last day for a student, at the instructor's discretion, to officially withdraw from a class and receive a grade of "W".

End of class work.

March 6-10, Wed.-Sun.

Final examinations.

End of session.

March 15, Friday Last day to make tuition payment arrengements.
March 18, Monday

Class work begins.

Last day to enter a course without instructor's permission.

March 21, Thursday

Last day to enter an organized class with instructor's permission.

Last day to reduce courseload or cancel registration for a full refund.

Last day to drop without a grade.

Last day to change grading option (letter grade to pass/fail; pass/fail to letter grade; audit to credit).

Lasy day to pay tuition.

March 11-17, Mon.-Sun. Spring Break
Academic Holidays
March 27, Wednesday Faculty confirm attendance and record no-shows.
April 1, Monday Last day to reduce courseload and receive a 50% refund of tuition.
April 15, Monday

Last day for students, at their discretion, to withdraw and receive a grade of "W".

Last day to change grading option (credit to audit).

April 19, Friday Good Friday (one half day)
Academic Holidays
April 20-21, Sat.-Sun. Good Friday
Academic Holidays
May 4, Friday Last day for a student, at the instructor's discretion, to officially withdraw from a class and receive a grade of "W".
May 6, Sunday End of class work.
May 6-12, Mon.-Sun. Final Examinations
May 12, Sunday End of the Semester

 

February 1, Friday Priority deadline for admission
February 8, Friday

Last day to make tuition payment arrangements

Last day to file an application for a May Credential

February 11, Monday Class work begins
February 11-14, Mon.-Thurs.

Add/Drop and Registration continues for new and continuing students.

Tuition due at time of registration.

February 12, Tuesday

Last day to enter an organized class without instructor permission

Feburary 14, Thursday

Last day to enter an organized class with instructor permission

Last day to reduce course loador cancel registration for a full refund of tuition.
Last day to make tuition payment arrangements.

Last day to drop without a grade.

Last day to change grading option (letter grade to pass/fail; pass/fail to letter grade; audit to credit).

February 18, Monday President's Day
Academic Holiday
February 21, Thursday Faculty confirm attendance and record no-shows.
March 1, Friday Priority Advising & Registration opens for Summer and Fall semesters for currently enrolled students
March 5, Tuesday Last day to reduce a courseload and receive a 50% refund
March 11-17, Mon.-Sun. Spring Break
Academic Holidays
March 25, Monday

Last day for students, at their discretion, to withdraw from a 12-week class and receive a grade of "W".

Last day to change grading option (credit to audit).

April 19, Friday Good Friday (one-half day)
Academic Holiday
April 20-21, Sat.-Sun.

Good Friday
Academic Holidays

May 4, Friday Last day for a student, at the instructor's discretion, to officially withdraw from a class and receive a grade of "W".
May 6, Sunday End of class work.
May 6-12, Mon.-Sun. Final Examinations
May 12, Sunday End of the semester.
May 1

Last day for international students to apply for admission (visiting students ONLY)

-Last day to apply for admission

May 16

Last day to make payment arrangements for students who registered on or before May 16.

May 16, 20-22

Add/Drop and Registration for new and continuing students
May 20 Class work begins
May 21

-Last day to enter an organized class without permission

- Last day to utilize Peoplesoft Self-service to

add/drop/register
May 22

- Last day to add a class with permission (selected classes only)

- Last day to reduce class load or cancel registration for a full refund of fees

- Last day to drop without a grade

- Last day to change grading option (letter grade to pass/fail; pass/fail to letter grade; audit to credit)

- Last day to make payment arrangements for students registered after May 16.

May 27 Memorial Day (Academic Holiday)
May 30

Faculty to confirm attendance and record no-shows

June 1 Last day for students to change Program Plan
June 4

Last day to reduce class load and receive a 50% refund

June 17

Last day for students, at their discretion, to officially withdraw from a class and receive a grade of W.

  • Last day to change grading option

(credit to audit)

June 21 Last day to apply for an August credential
July 4 Independence Day (Academic Holiday)
July 12

End of class work

- Last day for students, at the instructor’s discretion, to withdraw from an 8-week class and receive a grade of W

July 15 Final Examinations - End of session
May 1

Last day for international students to apply for admission (visiting students ONLY)

-Last day to apply for admission

May 16

Last day to make payment arrangements for students who registered on or before May 16.

May 16, 20-22

Add/Drop and Registration for new and continuing students

May 20 Class work begins
May 21

- Last day to enter an organized class without permission

- Last day to utilize Peoplesoft Self-service to add/drop/register

May 22

- Last day to enter an organized class with

permission

- Last day to reduce class load or cancel

registration for a full refund of fees

- Last day to drop without a grade

- Last day to change grading option (letter grade to pass/fail; pass/fail to letter grade; audit to credit)

- Last day to make payment arrangements for students who registered after May 16.

May 27 Memorial Day (Academic Holiday)
May 30

Faculty to confirm attendance and record no-shows

May 31

Last day to reduce class load and receive 50% refund

June 1 Last day for students to change Program Plan
June 10

-Last day for students, at their discretion, to withdraw from a 6-week class and receive a grade of W

- Last day to change grading option (credit to audit)

June 24 -Last day to apply for an August credential
June 26

End of class work

- Last day for students, at the instructor’s discretion, to withdraw from a 6-week class and receive a grade of W

June 27-28 Final Examinations
June 28   End of session
May 1

-Last day for international students to apply for admission (visiting students ONLY)

-Last day to apply for admission

May 16  
May 16, 20-22  
May 20 Class work begins
May 21

-Last day to enter an organized class without permission

-Last day to utilize Peoplesoft Self-service to add/drop/register

May 22

- Last day to add a class with permission (selected classes only)

- Last day to reduce class load or cancel registration for a full refund of fees

- Last day to drop without a grade

- Last day to change grading option (letter grade to pass/fail; pass/fail to letter grade; audit to credit)

- Last day to make payment arrangements for students registered after May 16.

May 27 Memorial Day (Academic Holiday)
May 30

Faculty to confirm attendance and record no-shows

June 1 Last day for students to change Program Plan
June 4

Last day to reduce class load and receive a 50% refund

June 17

- Last day for students, at their discretion, to officially withdraw from a class and receive a grade of W.

  • Last day to change grading option

(credit to audit)

June 21 Last day to apply for an August credential
July 4 Independence Day (Academic Holiday)
July 12

End of class work

- Last day for students, at the instructor’s discretion, to withdraw from an 8-week class and receive a grade of W

July 15 Final Examinations - End of session
June 1

- Last day for students to change Program Plan

- Last day for international student to apply for admission (visiting students ONLY)

-Last day to apply for admission

June 21 Last day to apply for an August credential
June 27,  July 1

Add/Drop and Registration for new and continuing students

June 27

- Last day to enter an organized class without

permission

- Last day to utilize Peoplesoft Self-service to add/drop/register

- Last day to make payment arrangements for students who registered on or before June 27.

July 1 Class work begins
July 4 Independence Day observed (Academic Holiday)
July 8

Last day to reduce class load and receive a 50% refund

July 10

Faculty to confirm attendance and record no-shows

July 15

- Last day for students, at their discretion, to withdraw from a 6-week class and receive a grade of W

- Last day to change grading option (credit to audit)

August 7

End of class work

- Last day for students, at the instructor’s discretion, to withdraw from a 6-week class and receive a grade of W

August 8 Final Examinations - End of session
June 1

- Last day for students to change Program Plan

- Last day for international students to apply for admission (visiting students ONLY)

- Last day to apply for admission

June 27

Last day to make payment arrangements for students who registered on or before June 27.

June 27, July 1-3 June 27 & July 1-3 
June 21 Last day to apply for an August credential
July 1 Class work begins
July 2

- Last day to enter an organized class without permission

- Last day to utilize Peoplesoft Self-service to add/drop/register

July 3   

- Last day to add a class with permission (selected classes only)

- Last day to make payment arrangements for students who registered after June 27.

- Last day to reduce class load or cancel registration for a full refund of fees

- Last day to drop without a grade

- Last day to change grading option (letter grade to pass/fail; pass/fail to letter grade; audit to credit)

July 4 Independence Day observed (Academic Holiday)
July 10

Faculty to confirm attendance and record no-shows

July 12

Last day to reduce class load and receive a 50% refund

July 15

- Last day for students, at their discretion, to withdraw from a 6-week class and receive a grade of W

- Last day to change grading option (credit to audit)

August 7   

- End of class work

- Last day for students, at the instructor’s discretion, to withdraw from a 6-week class and receive a grade of W

August 8   Final Examinations - End of session

2018