Fall 2017

Fall 2017

Academic Calendar

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Important Academic Dates
Classes run: September 5, 2017 – December 18, 2017
Calendar Date Calendar Item
May 11 Open registration Summer & Fall 2017 – 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
June 21 Zone Registration – 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
August 3 Academic Appeals – 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
August 8 Zone Registration – 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
August 16 Zone Registration – 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
August 18 Academic Appeals – 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
August 23 Adult Student Orientation – 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
August 24 Zone Registration – 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
August 25 New Student Orientation/Family and Friends – 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
August 29 Late registration – 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
September 4 Labor Day – NO CLASSES – COLLEGE CLOSED
September 5 First day of Fall 2017 classes
September 11 Last day to add classes
September 25 Last day to drop Fall 2017 classes
September 26 Census Date
October 9 Columbus Day – CLASSES HELD – COLLEGE OPEN
October 16 Matriculated students make appointments to Register Spring 2018
October 19 Incomplete grades due from Summer 2017
October 23 Matriculated students begin to register for Spring 2018
November 6 Non-matriculated students begin registration for Spring 2018
November 10 Veterans Day (Observed) – CLASSES HELD – COLLEGE OPEN
November 14 Last day to withdraw from Fall 2017 classes
November 22 – 24 Thanksgiving – NO CLASSES – COLLEGE CLOSED
December 18 Last day of classes
December 19 Exam day
December 20 Exam day
December 21 Grades due by 5:00 p.m.
December 24, 2017 – January 1, 2018 COLLEGE CLOSED

NOTE: For those who register on or after the payment due date, payment is due at the time of registration.

DROP/ADD/WITHDRAWAL: Contact the Office of Records and Registration for add/drop and withdrawal dates for courses less than 15 weeks in length or for which start or end dates are other than the listed semester start and end dates.

PHONE IN REGISTRATION

Phone-in registration is available only to part-time non-matriculated students with payment by MasterCard, Visa or American Express at the time of registration. All new students must submit a Certificate of Resident to the Bursar’s Office within three (3) days or be charged non-resident (double) tuition. Immunization records may also be required. To register by phone, please call the registration office between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at (518) 828-4181, ext. 5514.

CERTIFICATE OF RESIDENCE

The county of legal residence for a NEW YORK STATE resident attending a community college contributes to the College a portion of the College’s cost for providing services to the student. The basis for assessing counties for this funding is the Certificate of Residence.

To qualify for in-state tuition, a student must submit a Certificate of Residence annually. Failure to submit a Certificate of Residence will result in the student being billed out-of-state tuition charges. Residents of Columbia and Greene Counties can show proof of residency at the Bursar’s Office to complete the process for a Certificate of Residence, but in some instances may be required to go to their County Treasurer’s Office.

To qualify as a New York State resident, a student must currently live in New York State and have lived within the state continuously for a period of at least one year. A student must also be a U.S. citizen, a permanent resident or have valid immigrant status.

New York State residents who have lived in more than one county during the past six months must submit a Certificate of Residence for each county in which they have resided.

Please contact the Bursar’s Office at ext. 3338 for special procedures or any questions you may have.

FINANCIAL AID

C-GCC participates in a variety of federal, state and institutionally funded financial aid programs. All full and part time students are encouraged to apply. For the Fall and Spring semesters, financial aid forms must be filed online at http://www.fafsa.gov. Obtain student and parent personal identification numbers (PINs) to sign electronically at http://www.pin.ed.gov. The FAFSA as well as the CGCC Financial Aid Form (found in the forms section of our website or available at the Financial Aid Office), should be filed by March 1 for the Fall term. Eligibility for financial aid will be determined when the aid office has received all required documents from the student. No tuition deferments will be granted unless the student has completed the entire financial aid process. Please note that student loans cannot be processed without first filing for financial aid.

Changing your schedule, i.e. dropping, withdrawing, or repeating courses could affect your financial aid eligibility. Please consult the financial aid section of the college catalog for more detailed financial aid information.

C-GCC Refund Policy

Each student is responsible for completing the appropriate paperwork to be eligible for a refund. Tuition and fees are 100% refundable prior to the first day of classes only. For more information, please see our Refund Policy.

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