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

March 1, Friday Priority Advising and Registration opens for currently enrolled students.
June 1, Saturday Last day for international students to apply for admissions.
July 15, Monday

Last day to make payment arrangements for students registered prior to July 1.

Priority deadline for Financial Aid

Last day for beginning Freshman to apply for admission.

August 1, Thursday

Absolute deadline for transfer, readmit, non-degree and visiting students to apply for admission.

Last day for students to change Program/Plan.

August 14-15, Wed.-Thur. Add/Drop and Registration continues for new and continuing students.
August 16, Friday Last day to make payment arrangements for students registered July 1 - August 16.
August 19, Monday Class work begins
August 19-21, Mon.-Wed.

Registration and Add/Drop continues.

  • Tuition is due at the time of Registration
August 21, Wednesday Last day to enter an organized class
August 23, Friday

Last day to reduce course 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).

August 28, Wednesday

Faculty confirm attendance and record no-shows.

September 2, Monday

Labor Day
Academic Holiday

September 6, Friday

Last day to file an application for a December credential.

September 17, Tuesday

Last day to reduce course load and receive a 50% refund.

October 1, Tuesday

Advising and Registration opens for Spring semester for currently enrolled students.

October 14, 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).

October 14-15, Mon.-Tue.

Fall Break
Academic Holidays

November 1, Friday

Advising and Registration opens for Spring semester for new students.

Nov. 27-Dec. 1, Wed.-Sun.

Thanksgiving Holiday
Academic Holidays

December 6, Friday

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

December 8, Sunday

End of class work

December 9-15, Mon.-Sun.

Final Examinations

December 15, Sunday

End of Semester

June 1, Saturday Last day for international students to apply for admissions.
September 1, Sunday Last day to apply for admission.
September 2, Monday

Labor Day
Academic Holiday

September 6, Friday

Last day to file an application for a December credential.

September 10-12, Tue.-Thur.

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

September 13, Friday

Last day to make payment arrangements for students registered on or before September 13.

September 16, Monday

Class work begins

September 16-20, Mon.-Fri.

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

September 17, Tuesday

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

Last date to utilize Peoplesoft Self-Service to add/drop and Register.

September 20, Friday

Last day to add a class with instructor permission.

Last day to reduce course 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 September 14.

September 25, Wednesday

Faculty confirm attendance and record no-shows.

October 1, Tuesday

Advising and Registration opens for Spring semester for currently enrolled students.

October 7, Monday

Last day to reduce course load and receive a 50% refund.

October 14-15, Mon.-Tue.

Fall Break
Academic Holidays

October 28, 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).

November 1, Friday

Advising and Registration opens for Spring semester for new students.

Nov. 27-Dec. 1, Wed.-Sun.

Thanksgiving Holiday
Academic Holidays

December 6, Friday

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

December 8, Sunday

End of class work

December 9-15, Mon.-Sun.

Final Examinations

December 15, Sunday

End of Semester

June 1, Saturday Last day for international students to apply for admissions.
July 15, Monday Last day for beginning Freshman to apply for admission.
August 1, Thursday

Last day to apply for Admission (Transfer, Readmit, Non-degree and Visiting).

Last day for students to change Program/Plan.

August 16, Friday

Last day to make payment arrangements for students who registered July 1-August 16.

August 19, Monday

Class work begins

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

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

August 19-21, Mon.-Wed.

Add/Drop and Registration continues for new continuing students

  • Tuition is due at the time of Registration
August 21, Wednesday

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

Last day to drop without a grade

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

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 August 16.

August 28, Wednesday

Faculty confirm attendance and record no-shows.

September 2, Monday

Labor Day
Academic Holiday

September 3, Tuesday

Last day to reduce course load and receive a 50% refund.

September 6, Friday

Last day to file an application for a December credential.

September 16, Monday

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

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

October 9, Wednesday

Last day for a student, at the instructor's discretion, to officially withdraw from an 8-week class and receive a grade of "W".

October 10-13, Thur.-Sun.

Final examinations

End of the First 8-Week session

October 9-10 and 16-18 Add/Drop and Registration continues for new continuing students.
October 15, Tuesday Last day to make payment arrangements for students who registered prior to October 16.
October 16, Wednesday

Class work begins

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

October 18, Friday

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

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 October 15.

October 23, Wednesday

Faculty confirm attendance and record no-shows.

October 30, Wednesday

Last day to reduce course load and receive a 50% refund.

November 13, Wednesday

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

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

Nov. 27-Dec. 1, Wed.-Sun.

Thanksgiving Holiday
Academic Holidays

December 6, Friday

Last day for a student, at the instructor's discretion, to officially withdraw from an 8-week class and receive a grade of "W".

December 8, Sunday

End of class work

December 9-15, Mon.-Sun.

Final Examinations

December 15, Sunday

End of the Second 8-week session

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 course 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).

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 course load 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 3, Friday Last day for a student, at the instructor's discretion, to officially withdraw from a class and receive a grade of "W".
May 5, 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 course load 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 course load 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 arrangements.
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 course load 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).

Last 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 course load 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 3, Friday Last day for a student, at the instructor's discretion, to officially withdraw from a class and receive a grade of "W".
May 5, 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

February 14, Thursday

Last day to enter an organized class with instructor permission

Last day to reduce course load or 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 course load 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 3, Friday Last day for a student, at the instructor's discretion, to officially withdraw from a class and receive a grade of "W".
May 5, Sunday End of class work.
May 6-12, Mon.-Sun. Final Examinations
May 12, Sunday End of the semester.
May 1, Wednesday

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

Last day to apply for admission

May 16, Thursday

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 May 16.

May 16 and 20-22, Thur. and Mon.-Wed.

Add/Drop and Registration for new and continuing students

May 20, Monday

Class work begins

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 24, Friday

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

May 27, Monday

Memorial Day (Academic Holiday)

May 30, Thursday

Faculty to confirm attendance and record no-shows

June 3, Monday

Last day for students, at their discretion, to withdraw from a 4-week class and receive a grade of W

Last day to change grading option (credit to audit)

Last day for students to change Program Plan

June 14, Friday

End of class work

Last day for students, at the instructor’s discretion, to withdraw from a 4-week class and receive a grade of W

June 17, Monday Final Examinations - End of session
May 1, Wednesday

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

Last day to apply for admission

May 16, Thursday

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

May 16 and 20-22, Thur. and Mon.-Wed.

Add/Drop and Registration for new and continuing students

May 20, Monday Class work begins
May 21, Tuesday

Last day to enter an organized class without permission

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

May 22, Wednesday

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, Monday Memorial Day (Academic Holiday)
May 30, Thursday

Faculty to confirm attendance and record no-shows

May 31, Friday

Last day to reduce class load and receive 50% refund

June 1, Saturday Last day for students to change Program Plan
June 10, Monday

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, Monday Last day to apply for an August credential
June 26, Wednesday

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, Thur.-Fri. Final Examinations
June 28, Friday End of session
May 1, Wednesday

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

Last day to apply for admission

May 16, Thursday Last day to make payment arrangements for students who registered on or before May 16.
May 16, Thur., and 20-22 Mon.-Wed. Add/Drop and Registration for new and continuing students
May 20, Monday Class work begins
May 21, Tuesday

Last day to enter an organized class without permission

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

May 22, Wednesday

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, Monday Memorial Day (Academic Holiday)
May 30, Thursday

Faculty to confirm attendance and record no-shows

June 1, Saturday Last day for students to change Program Plan
June 4, Tuesday

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

June 17, Monday

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, Friday Last day to apply for an August credential
July 4, Thursday Independence Day (Academic Holiday)
July 12, Friday

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, Monday Final Examinations - End of session
June 1, Saturday

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, Friday Last day to apply for an August credential
June 27 and July 1-3, Thur. and Mon.-Wed.

Add/Drop and Registration for new and continuing students

June 27, Thursday

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, Monday

Class work begins

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 registered after June 27.

July 4, Thursday Independence Day observed (Academic Holiday)
July 8, Monday

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

July 10, Wednesday

Faculty to confirm attendance and record no-shows

July 15, Monday

Last day for students, at their discretion, to withdraw from a 4-week class and receive a grade of W

Last day to change grading option (credit to audit)

July 26, Friday

End of class work

Last day for students, at the instructor’s discretion, to officially withdraw from course and receive a grade of W

July 29, Monday Final Examinations - End of session
June 1, Saturday

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, Thursday

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

June 27 and July 1-3, Thur. and Mon.-Wed. Add/Drop and Registration for new and continuing students 
June 21, Friday Last day to apply for an August credential
July 1, Monday Class work begins
July 2, Tuesday

Last day to enter an organized class without permission

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

July 3, Wednesday   

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, Thursday Independence Day observed (Academic Holiday)
July 10, Wednesday

Faculty to confirm attendance and record no-shows

July 12, Friday

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

July 15, Monday

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, Wednesday  

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, Thursday   Final Examinations - End of session
 
June 1, Saturday

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 admissions

June 14, Friday Last day to make payment arrangements for students who registered on or before June 14
June 17, Monday

Classes Begin

Last day to enter a class without instructor permission

Last day to utilize PeopleSoft’s self-service to add/drop/register

June 20, Thursday

Last day to enter an organized class without instructor permission

Last day to reduce course 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 June 14

June 21, Friday Last day to file application for an August credential
June 26, Wednesday Faculty confirm attendance and record no-shows
July 1, Monday Last day to reduce course load and receive a 50% refund
July 4, Thursday

Independence Day-Academic Holiday

July 15, 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)

August 7, Wednesday

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

August 8, Thursday

Final examination

End of session

2018