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.

Spring 2018

November 13-15, 2017 Spring priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
November 16, 2017 Open registration for Spring 2018 for returning students.
January 15, 2018 College closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday
January 16, 2018 16-week classes begin this week
January 22, 2018 Last day to drop for 100% refund for 16 week classes
January 31, 2018 First day of Financial Aid disbursement
February 12, 2018 College closed in observance of Lincoln's birthday
March 26 - April 1, 2018 Spring Break - Classes not in session
March 30, 2018 College closed for Reading Day
April 23, 2018 Last day to withdraw from 16-week classes
May 14-18, 2018 Final exam week
November 13-15, 2017 Spring priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
November 16, 2017 Open registration for Spring 2018 for returning students.
January 15, 2018 College closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday
January 16, 2018 First 8-week classes begin this week
January 22, 2018 Last day to drop for 100% refund for first 8-week classes
January 31, 2018 First day of Financial Aid disbursement
February 12, 2018 College closed in observance of Lincoln's birthday
February 26, 2018 Last day to withdraw from first 8-week classes
March 11, 2018 First 8-week classes end
November 13-15, 2017 Spring priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
November 16, 2017 Open registration for Spring 2018 for returning students.
March 12, 2018 Second 8-week classes begin
March 19, 2018 Last day to drop for 100% refund for second 8-week classes.
March 26 - April 1, 2018 Spring Break - Classes not in session
March 30, 2018 College closed for Reading Day
April 23, 2018 Last day to withdraw from second 8-week classes.
May 13, 2018 Second 8-week term ends.
November 13-15, 2017 Spring priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
November 16, 2017 Open registration for Spring 2018 for returning students.
January 15, 2018 College closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday
January 16, 2018 First 13-week classes begin this week.
January 22, 2018 Last day to drop for 100% refund for first 13-week classes.
January 31, 2018 First day of Financial Aid disbursement
February 12, 2018 College closed in observance of Lincoln's birthday
March 26 - April 1, 2018 Spring Break - Classes not in session
March 30, 2018 College closed for Reading Day
April 2, 2018 Last day to withdraw from first 13-week classes.
April 22, 2018 First 13-week classes end.
November 13-15, 2017 Spring priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
November 16, 2017 Open registration for Spring 2018 for returning students.
February 13, 2018 Second 13-week classes begin this week.
February 19, 2018 Last day to drop for 100% refund for second 13-week classes.
March 26 - April 1, 2018 Spring Break - Classes not in session
March 30, 2018 College closed for Reading Day
April 30, 2018 Last day to withdraw from second 13-week classes.
May 18, 2018 Second 13-week term ends.

Summer 2018

February 26-28, 2018 Summer priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
March 1, 2018 Open registration for Summer 2018 for returning students.
May 21, 2018 12-week classes begin this week
May 28, 2018 College closed in observance of Memorial Day
May 29, 2018 Last day to drop for 100% refund for 12 week classes
June 13, 2018 First day of Financial Aid disbursement
July 4, 2018 College closed in observance of Independence Day
July 23, 2018 Last day to withdraw from 12-week classes
August 10, 2018 Semester ends.
February 26-28, 2018 Summer priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
March 1, 2018 Open registration for Summer 2018 for returning students.
May 21, 2018 First 8-week classes begin this week
May 28, 2018 College closed in observance of Memorial Day
May 29, 2018 Last day to drop for 100% refund for first 8-week classes
June 13, 2018 First day of Financial Aid disbursement
July 2, 2018 Last day to withdraw from first 8-week classes
July 4, 2018 College closed in observance of Independence Day
July 15, 2018 First 8-week classes end
February 26-28, 2018 Summer priority registration begins. Check your Harper email for additional information.
March 1, 2018 Open registration for Summer 2018 for returning students.
June 4, 2018 Second 8-week classes begin
June 11, 2018 Last day to drop for 100% refund for second 8-week classes.
June 13, 2018 First day of Financial Aid disbursement
July 4, 2018 College closed in observance of Independence Day
July 16, 2018 Last day to withdraw from second 8-week classes
July 29, 2018 Second 8-week term ends.
February 26-28, 2018 Summer priority registration begins.  Check your Harper email for additional information.
March 1, 2018 Open registration for Summer 2018 for returning students.
May 21, 2018 5-week classes begin this week.
May 25, 2018 Last day to drop for 100% refund for 5-week classes.
May 28, 2018 College closed in observance of Memorial Day
June 13, 2018 First day of Financial Aid disbursement
June 18, 2018 Last day to withdraw from 5-week classes
June 18, 2018 5-week classes end

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
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
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
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.