Refund, Withdrawal and Financial Aid Dates

When does your class begin? Check the important due dates.

Register early for the best course selection. Students may not register for credit courses once they have started. The deadline to register for a class is 11:59 p.m. the day before the first official class meeting. Registration for a class on the date it starts must be done in person or by phone, and must be completed before the class start time.

Fall 2018

April 16-18, 2018 Fall priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
April 19, 2018 Open registration for Fall 2018 for returning students.
August 20, 2018 16-week classes begin this week
August 27, 2018 Last day to drop for 100% refund for 16 week classes
September 3, 2018 College closed in observance of Labor Day
September 5, 2018 First day of Financial Aid disbursement
November 19, 2018 Last day to withdraw from 16-week classes
November 21-25, 2018 College closed for Thanksgiving Break
December 10-14, 2018 Final exam week
April 16-18, 2018 Fall priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
April 19, 2018 Open registration for Fall2018 for returning students.
August 20, 2018 First 8-week classes begin this week
August 27, 2018 Last day to drop for 100% refund for first 8-week classes
September 3, 2018 College closed in observance of Labor Day
September 5, 2018 First day of Financial Aid disbursement
October 1, 2018 Last day to withdraw from first 8-week classes
October 14, 2018 First 8-week classes end
April 16-18, 2018 Fall priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
April 19, 2018 Open registration for Fall 2018 for returning students.
October 15, 2018 Second 8-week classes begin
October 22, 2018 Last day to drop for 100% refund for second 8-week classes.
November 21-25, 2018 College closed for Thanksgiving Break
November 26, 2018 Last day to withdraw from second 8-week classes.
December 9, 2018 Second 8-week term ends.
April 16-18, 2018 Fall priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
April 19, 2018 Open registration for Fall 2018 for returning students.
August 20, 2018 First 13-week classes begin this week.
August 27, 2018 Last day to drop for 100% refund for first 13-week classes.
September 3, 2018 College closed in observance of Labor Day
September 5, 2018 First day of Financial Aid disbursement
October 29, 2018 Last day to withdraw from first 13-week classes.
November 18, 2018 First 13-week classes end.
April 16-18, 2018 Fall priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
April 19, 2018 Open registration for Fall 2018 for returning students.
September 17, 2018 Second 13-week classes begin this week.
September 24, 2018 Last day to drop for 100% refund for second 13-week classes.
November 21-25, 2018 College closed for Thanksgiving Break
November 26, 2018 Last day to withdraw from second 13-week classes.
December 14, 2018 Second 13-week term ends.

Spring 2019

November 12-14, 2018 Spring priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
November 15, 2018 Open registration for Spring 2019 for returning students.
January 14, 2019 16-week classes begin this week
January 21, 2019 College closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. birthday
January 22, 2019 Last day to drop for 100% refund for 16 week classes
January 30, 2019 First day of Financial Aid disbursement
February 12, 2019 College closed in observance of Lincoln's birthday
March 25-31, 2019 Spring Break - Classes not in session
April 19, 2019 College closed in observance of Reading Day
April 22, 2019 Last day to withdraw from 16-week classes
May 13-17, 2019 Final exam week
November 12-14, 2018 Spring priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
November 15, 2018 Open registration for Spring 2019 for returning students.
January 14, 2019 First 8-week classes begin this week
January 21, 2019 College closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. birthday
January 22, 2019 Last day to drop for 100% refund for first 8-week classes
January 30, 2019 First day of Financial Aid disbursement
February 12, 2019 College closed in observance of Lincoln's birthday
February 25, 2019 Last day to withdraw from first 8-week classes
March 10, 2019 First 8-week classes end
November 12-14, 2018 Spring priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
November 15, 2018 Open registration for Spring 2018 for returning students.
March 11, 2019 Second 8-week classes begin
March 18, 2019 Last day to drop for 100% refund for second 8-week classes.
March 25-31, 2019 Spring Break - Classes not in session
April 19, 2019 College closed in observance of Reading Day
April 29, 2019 Last day to withdraw from second 8-week classes.
May 12, 2019 Second 8-week term ends.
November 12-14, 2018 Spring priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
November 15, 2018 Open registration for Spring 2018 for returning students.
January 14, 2019 First 13-week classes begin this week.
January 21, 2019 College closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. birthday
January 22, 2019 Last day to drop for 100% refund for first 13-week classes.
January 30, 2019 First day of Financial Aid disbursement
February 12, 2019 College closed in observance of Lincoln's birthday
March 25-31, 2019 Spring Break - Classes not in session
April 1, 2019 Last day to withdraw from first 13-week classes.
April 19, 2019 College closed in observance of Reading Day
April 21, 2019 First 13-week classes end.
November 12-14, 2018 Spring priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
November 15, 2018 Open registration for Spring 2018 for returning students.
February 11, 2019 Second 13-week classes begin this week.
February 18, 2019 Last day to drop for 100% refund for second 13-week classes.
March 25-31, 2019 Spring Break - Classes not in session
April 19, 2019 College closed in observance of Reading Day
April 29, 2019 Last day to withdraw from second 13-week classes.
May 17, 2019 Second 13-week term ends.