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Spring 2023 Term - Academic Calendars

Academic calendars for the Spring term are available below. Two main semesters exist within the Spring term, the Full Semester and the Second Start Semester. The Technical Block Schedule is provided for courses with varying course dates but are considered part of the Full Semester. 

Click on the link below to be redirected to the academic calendar specific to the session identified:

Important Notes:

Full Semester

October 24 - 25:

  • Priority registration period for veterans and active duty military.

October 26 - January 17:

  • Open registration period.

January 9:

  • Faculty report to campuses.

January 16:

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday; NTCC campuses closed.

January 18: 

  • First day of Full Semester classes.

January 18 - January 23:

  • Add/Drop Course Period
    • Considered as late registration first time registrants during this period. 

February 6:

  • Last day to drop a course without a "W" grade.

February 7 - March 31:

  • Withdrawal Period: Course drops during this period are considered a "withdrawal" and are documented on the student record as a "W" grade.

February 20:

  • Lundi Gras Student Holiday; NTCC campuses open

February 21:

  • Mardi Gras Holiday; NTCC campuses closed

March 10:

  • Last day to remove incomplete ("I") grades from prior semester
  • Mid-semester grades due (3:00pm)
  • Spring graduation application deadline

March 27 - March 31:

  • Advising Week

March 31:

  • Last day to withdraw from classes

April 7:

  • Easter Holiday; NTCC campuses closed

April 10 - April 14:

  • Spring Break Holiday; NTCC campuses open

May 5:

  • Final day of instruction for courses with a final examination

May 8:

  • Graduating students grade deadline

May 8 - 12:

May 12:

  • Final day of instruction for courses without a final examination

May 15:

  • Final grades due (9:00 am)
  • Degree audit forms due (9:00 am)

May 15:

  • Commencement Ceremony (6:00 pm University Center in Hammond, LA)

Technical Block Schedule

The Technical Block Schedule is provided for courses with varying course dates but are considered part of the Full Semester. Full Semester calendar dates apply to all Technical Block parts of terms and courses when alternate dates are not provided on specific calendars. Calendars for individual parts of term within the Technical Block Schedule are provided below.

Second Start Semester / Academic 8 Week

The Second Start Semester is part of the term but does not follow the full semester calendar. The academic calendar for the Second Start Semester is listed below: 

Academic Final Exam Schedule

The final exam schedule for academic and general education courses applies to all academic courses regardless of campus location. Students should confirm the final exam schedule and location for each course with faculty as there may be some approved exceptions to the schedule. Expand the section below to view the schedule.

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