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Archived Academic Calendar Dates

Published or Revised July 11, 2021

Below are archived dates from previous Paris Junior College academic calendars, listed by year / semester. Some sections are duplicated; they reflect changes to the academic dates that were approved by the PJC Board of Regents.

First Summer 2021 Term

May 27: Registration, all locations
May 31: Memorial Day Holiday
June 1: First class day
June 1-2: Late Registration, all locations
June 30: Last day to drop with a "W"
July 5: Independence Day holiday (Monday)
July 6-7: Final exams

May Mini-Term 2021

May 17: First class day
May 17: Late registration
May 31: Memorial Day Holiday
June 1: Last day to drop with a "W"
June 4: Final exams

Spring 2021 Semester

Jan. 4: Offices open (Monday)
Jan. 4: Faculty Return/Staff Development
Jan. 5: Greenville Late Registration
Jan. 6: Sulphur Springs Late Registration
Jan. 7: Paris Late Registration
Jan. 9: Saturday Late Registration - all locations, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Jan. 11: First class day Spring semester and 1st 8-Week Flex Term
Jan. 18: Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday
Feb. 18: Last day to drop with a "W" from 1st 8-Week Flex Term
March 1-4: Final Exams for 1st 8-Week Flex Term
March 8-12: Spring Break
March 15: Spring semester classes resume; 1st class day of 2nd 8-Week Flex Term
April 8: Last day to drop with a "W" from Spring semester
April 22: Last day to drop with a "W" from 2nd 8-Week Flex Term
May 3-6: Final exams for Spring semester & 2nd 8-Week Flex Term
May 7: Commencement

Winter Mini-Term 2021

Dec. 21, 2020: First class day
Jan. 4, 2021: Last day to drop with a "W"
Jan. 7, 2021: Final exams

Fall 2020 Semester 2.0

Note: This reflects a change of the semester start date from August 24 to Sept. 8 by action of the PJC Board of Regents as necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aug. 15: Late Saturday Registration - All Locations, 10 a.m.-noon
Aug. 18: Late Registration - Greenville Registration
Aug. 19: Late Registration - Sulphur Springs Registration
Aug. 20: Late Registration - Paris Registration
Aug. 31: Faculty Return / Staff Development
Sept. 7: Labor Day holiday
Sept. 8: First class day for Fall semester and 1st 8-Week Flex Term
Oct. 15: Last day to drop with a "W" for 1st 8-Week Flex Term
Oct. 26-27: Final Exams for 1st 8-Week Flex Term
Oct. 28: First day of 2nd 8-Week Flex Term classes
Oct. 28-29: Late Registration for 2nd 8-Week Flex Term
Nov. 19: Last day to drop with a "W" for Fall semester
Nov. 25: Thanksgiving Day holiday begins Residence Halls & Food Service Closed
Nov. 30: All Classes resume online (No face-to-face)**
Dec. 3: Last day to drop with a "W" for 2nd 8-Week Flex Term
Dec. 14-17: Final Exams
Dec. 18: Commencement, 7 p.m.
Dec. 18: Offices closed, 5 p.m.
** No students will return to campus after Thanksgiving Break. Face-to-face courses will resume online. Online and virtual video conferencing courses will continue as usual.

Fall 2020 Semester 1.0

Note: This duplicate Fall 2020 section was replaced due to the COVID-19 pandemic by action of the PJC Board of Regents.

Aug. 14: Staff Development
Aug. 15: Late Saturday Registration - All Locations, 10 a.m.-noon
Aug. 18: Late Registration - Greenville Registration
Aug. 19: Late Registration - Sulphur Springs Registration
Aug. 20: Late Registration - Paris Registration
Aug. 24: First class day for Fall semester and 1st 8-Week Flex Term
Sept. 7: Labor Day holiday
Oct. 1: Last day to drop with a "W" for 1st 8-Week Flex Term
Oct. 12-15: Final Exams for 1st 8-Week Flex Term
Oct. 19: First day of 2nd 8-Week Flex Term classes
Oct. 19: Late Registration for 2nd 8-Week Flex Term
Nov. 12: Last day to drop with a "W" for Fall semester
Nov. 24: Last day to drop with a "W" for 2nd 8-Week Flex Term
Nov. 25: Thanksgiving Day holiday begins Residence Halls & Food Service Closed
Nov. 30: Classes resume
Dec. 7-10: Final Exams
Dec. 11: Commencement, 7 p.m.
Dec. 18: Offices closed, 5 p.m.

Second Summer 2020 Term

July 6: Registration, all locations
July 8: First class day
July 8-9: Late Registration, all locations
July 29: Last day to drop with a "W"
Aug. 12-13: Final exams

Summer 2020 Extended Term

May 28: Registration, all locations
June 1: First class day
June 1-2: Late Registration, all locations
July 3: Independence Day holiday (Friday)
July 30: Last day to drop with a "W"
Aug. 12-13: Final exams

First Summer 2020 Term

May 28: Registration, all locations
June 1: First class day
June 1-2: Late Registration, all locations
June 30: Last day to drop with a "W"
July 3: Independence Day holiday (Friday)
July 6-7: Final exams

Summer 2020 Long Term

Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, classes from this semester were included in the Summer 2020 Extended Term.
May 18: First class day
May 18-19: Late Registration, all locations
July 3: Independence Day holiday (Friday)
July 23: Last day to drop with a "W"
Aug. 12-13: Final exams

May Mini-Term 2020

May 18: First class day
May 18-19: Late registration
May 25: Memorial Day Holiday
June 1: Last day to drop with a "W"
June 5: Final exams

Spring 2020 Semester

Jan. 2: Offices open (Thursday)
Jan. 4: Saturday Late Registration - all locations, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Jan. 6: Faculty Return/Staff Development
Jan. 7: Greenville Late Registration
Jan. 8: Sulphur Springs Late Registration
Jan. 9: Paris Late Registration
Jan. 13: First class day Spring semester and 1st 8-Week Flex Term
Jan. 20: Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday
Feb. 20: Last day to drop with a "W" from 1st 8-Week Flex Term
March 2-5: Final Exams for 1st 8-Week Flex Term
March 9-13: Spring Break
March 16: Spring semester classes resume; 1st class day of 2nd 8-Week Flex Term
April 9: Last day to drop with a "W" from Spring semester
April 23: Last day to drop with a "W" from 2nd 8-Week Flex Term
May 11-14: Final exams for Spring semester & 2nd 8-Week Flex Term
May 15: Commencement cancelled due to COVID-19 - it will be held when it is safe to be scheduled.

Winter Mini-Term 2019

Dec. 16, 2019: First class day
Dec. 30, 2019: Last day to drop with a "W"
Jan. 3, 2020: Final exams

Fall 2019 Semester

Aug. 10: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday Registration, all locations
Aug. 16: Staff Development
Aug. 17: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday Registration, all locations
Aug. 20: Late Registration - Greenville Registration
Aug. 21: Late Registration - Sulphur Springs Registration
Aug. 22: Late Registration - Paris Registration
Aug. 26: First class day for Fall semester and 1st 8-Week Flex Term
Sept. 2: Labor Day holiday
Oct. 14-17: Final Exams for 1st 8-Week Flex Term
Oct. 21: First day of 2nd 8-Week Flex Term classes
Oct. 21-22: Late Registration for 2nd 8-Week Flex Term
Nov. 14: Last day to drop with a "W" for Fall semester
Nov. 26: Last day to drop with a "W" for 2nd 8-Week Flex Term
Nov. 27: Thanksgiving Day holiday begins Residence Halls & Food Service Closed
Dec. 2: Classes resume
Dec. 9-12: Final Exams
Dec. 13: Commencement, 7 p.m.
Dec. 17: Offices closed, 5 p.m.