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Fall 2021
Dates subject to change.

Aug. 1: Payment plan signed or full fall payment made
Aug. 13: Residence halls open for new students
Aug. 14: Residence halls open for returning students (11 a.m.)
Aug. 15: Last day to add/drop on the portal; Convocation Banquet (6 p.m.)
Aug. 16: Semester begins; Online Fall Module 1 classes begin; charge for Add/Drops begins
Aug. 17: Community Volunteer Expo (4-6 p.m.)
Aug. 21: blOCC Party
Aug. 22: Last day for 100% refund of fees (Mod 1 Online)
Aug. 23: Last day to register or add a course; last day for dropping without showing on transcript; last day to change to audit status; last day for 100% refund of fees (residential)
Aug. 29: Last day for 75% refund of fees (Mod 1 online)
Aug. 30: Last day for 90% refund of fees (residential)
Sept. 1: Payment #1 due
Sept. 5: Last day for 50% refund of fees (Mod 1 online)
Sept. 6: Labor Day—no residential classes—offices closed
Sept. 7: Last day for 75% refund of fees (residential)
Sept. 19: Last day to drop a course (Mod 1 online)
Sept. 24-25: Getaway (grades 6-8)
Sept. 27: Last day for 60% refund of fees (residential)
Oct. 1: Payment #2 due
Oct. 4: Last day for 25% refund of fees (residential)
Oct. 11: Online Fall Module 2 classes begin
Oct. 11-12: Fall Break—no residential classes—offices closed
Oct. 17: Last day for 100% refund of fees (Mod 2 online)
Oct. 18: Online Module 1 grades due
Oct. 24: Last day for 75% refund (Mod 2 Online)
Oct. 25, 2021-Jan. 17, 2022: Registration open for spring semester
Oct. 25: Last day for dropping a course (residential); last day for withdrawing from school (residential)
Oct. 31: Last day for 50% refund (Mod 2 Online)
Nov. 1: Payment #3 due; Institutional & Memorial Grant application deadline for spring (must also have FAFSA in to be considered for I&M Grant)
Nov. 1-3: Global Awareness Week
Nov. 5-6: The Event (grades 9-12)
Nov. 14: Last day to drop (no refund)
Nov. 18-21: International Conference on Missions (Richmond, VA)
Nov. 20-28: Thanksgiving break (Residence halls close Sat., Nov. 20, 10 a.m.; reopen Sat., Nov. 27, 2 p.m.)
Dec. 1: Payment #4 due
Dec. 2-5: Christmas musical
Dec. 3: Last class day
Dec. 6-9: Final exams
Dec. 9: Fall semester closes (Residence halls close Fri., Dec. 10, 10 a.m.)
Dec. 10, 2021-Jan. 16, 2022: Christmas Break
Dec. 13: Online Fall Module 2 grades due
Dec. 14: Grades due (9 a.m.)

Download 2021-2022 calendar here.



Chad Ragsdale: Executive Vice President of Academics/Academic Dean

Lisa Witte: Director of Academic Operations



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