Spring 2018

Spring 2018

Academic Calendar

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Important Academic Dates
Classes run: January 16, 2018 – May 7, 2018
Calendar Date Calendar Item
January 2 College open
January 8 Academic Appeals 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
January 8 New Student Orientation/Family & Friends – 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
January 8 Adult Student Orientation – 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
January 10 Late registration – 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
January 11 Late registration – SNOW DATE – 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
January 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day – NO CLASSES – COLLEGE CLOSED
January 16 First day of Spring 2018 classes
January 22 Last day to add classes
February 5 Last day to drop Spring 2018 classes
February 6 Census Date
February 19 President’s Day – NO CLASSES – COLLEGE CLOSED
February 20 Incomplete grades due from Fall 2017
March 5 Matriculated students make appointments to register for Summer & Fall 2018
March 10 – 16 Spring Break – NO CLASSES – COLLEGE OPEN
March 19 Matriculated students begin registration for Summer & Fall 2018
April 2 Non-matriculated students begin registration for Summer & Fall 2018
April 3 Last day to withdraw from Spring 2018 classes
April 30 Student Leadership Awards Ceremony – 7:00 p.m.
May 7 Last day of classes
May 8 Exam day
May 9 Exam day
May 10 Grades due by 5 PM
May 10 Open registration Summer & Fall 2018 – 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
May 11 Nurses Pinning – 2:00 p.m.
May 12 Graduation – 10:00 a.m.


NOTE: For those who register 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 as early as possible for the Spring 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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