2017-2018 8-Week Sessions

Fall Semester | Spring Semester | Summer Semester

Fall 2017:
August 21 - December 8

1st 8 Weeks 2nd 8 Weeks
Classes begin Aug. 21 Oct. 16
Last day to drop a class and not be charged Aug. 24 Oct. 19
Last day to add classes Aug. 24 Oct. 19
Classes dropped by this date don't appear on the transcript Aug. 24 Oct. 19
Fee Payment Aug. 28 Oct. 23
Labor Day - College Closed Sep. 4 NA
Veteran's Day - College Closed NA Nov. 10
December graduation applications are due See 2nd 8 wks Nov. 13
Registration opens for spring semester See 2nd 8 wks Nov. 7-9
Thanksgiving Vacations - College Closed Nov. 23 See 2nd 8 wks Nov. 23-24
Last day to drop a class or withdraw from school Sep. 29 Nov. 24
Final exams Oct. 12-13 Dec. 7-8
Grades must be entered by 12:00 Noon Oct. 16 Dec. 11
Winter Recess - College Closed Dec. 25 & Jan. 2 Dec. 18 - Jan. 6 Dec. 18 - Jan. 6
“I” grades change to “F” Oct. 30 Dec. 26

Spring 2018:
January 8 - May 2

1st 8 Weeks 2nd 8 Weeks
Classes Begin Jan. 8 Mar. 19
First full day of classes Jan. 8 Mar. 19
Last day to drop a class and not be charged Jan. 11 Mar. 22
Last day to add classes Jan. 11 Mar. 22
Classes dropped by this date don't appear on the transcript Jan. 11 Mar. 22
Martin Luther King Day - College Closed Jan. 15 NA
Registration opens for summer and fall semesters NA Mar. 27-29
Fee Payment Jan. 18 Mar. 30
Holiday - College Closed on March 30 NA Mar. 30, Apr. 2
Last day to drop a class or withdraw from school Feb. 16 Apr. 27
President's Day -College Closed Feb. 19 NA
Final exams Mar. 1-2 May 9-10
May graduation applications are due Mar. 2 Mar. 2
Spring Break Mar. 12-16 NA
Graduation 3:00 PM Thatcher Hall Gym NA May 11
Grades must be entered by 12:00 Noon Mar. 5 May 14
2nd 8wk incompletes change to "F" NA May 29

Summer 2017

Regular 4W1 4W2  
Mar. 28 Mar. 28 Mar. 28 First day to register for summer session
Jun. 5 Jun. 5 Jul. 3 Summer classes begin
Jun. 8 Jun. 6 Jul. 4 Last day to drop a class & not be charged
Jun. 8 Jun. 6 Jul. 4 Last day to add a class
Jun. 8 Jun. 6 Jul. 4 Classes dropped by this date don't appear on transcripts
Jun. 12 Jun. 8 Jul. 7 Fee Payment
Jul. 4 Jul. 4 Jul. 4 Federal holiday, college closed
Jul. 14 Jun. 23 Jul. 22 Last day to drop a class
Jul. 14 Jun. 23 Jul. 22 Last day withdraw
Jul. 26-27 Jun. 29 Jul. 27 Final Exams
Jul. 31 Jul. 3 Jul. 31 Grades must be entered by 12:00 noon

"THE BEST PART ABOUT DCB IS THAT IT'S LIKE A SMALL COMMUNITY WHERE EVERYONE KNOWS EVERYONE AND IS VERY EASY TO GET AROUND."

Deanna