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 30, 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.