Harper College will be closed on Monday, January 18, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Academic Calendar

202021 Academic Year

Fall Semester 2020 (August 24 to December 18, 2020)
Tuesday, November 3 Election Day (College Closed)
Nov. 25–Nov. 29
Thanksgiving Holiday (College Closed)
Dec. 14–18
Final Exam Week**
Spring Semester 2021 (January 19 to May 21, 2021)
Wednesday, Jan. 13 Full-time Faculty Report
Monday, Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (College Closed)
Tuesday, Jan. 19 Semester Begins*
Friday, Feb. 12 Lincoln’s Day Observed (College Closed)
Thursday, March 18  Professional Development Day (classes not in session)
Mar. 22–28
Spring Break (classes not in session)
Monday, Mar. 29 Classes Resume
Friday, Apr. 2 Reading Day
May 17–21
Final Exam Week**
Saturday, May 22 Graduation
Summer Session 2021 (May 24 to August 6, 2021)
Monday, May 24 Session Begins*
Monday, May 31 Memorial Day (College Closed)
Monday, July 5 Independence Day Observed (College Closed)


*Most course offerings begin this week. However, there are many other classes starting at a later date. For more information, please refer to the class schedule at www.harpercollege.edu

**Most classes will have final exams administered this week; however, 8-week sections and other short-term/early-start classes are not included.

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