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spring 2021

course add/drop and refund dates: scroll down

2021 spring semester
offices re-open after winter break january 4
official registration days, for those not already registered for spring jan. 7,8,11,12
iccoc on-line courses begin monday, january 11
face to face and virtual classes begin january 13
initial tuition and fee payment wednesday, january 13
holiday, no classes, offices closed monday, january 18
from this day forward students must contact records office to add or drop a course thursday, january 21
and from january 21 forward, students must have permission from faculty to add a class.
financial aid census date, 4:00 p.m. friday, january 22
last day to register or change registration (full term course) tuesday, january 26
last day to apply for spring graduation friday, january 29
no classes, employee professional development day friday, february 19
iccoc midterm grades due monday, march 1
midterm grades due tuesday, march 16
last day to add an independent study course delivered through the success center wednesday, march 17
spring break, offices open monday-friday march 15-19
holiday, no classes, offices closed friday, april 2
no classes, offices open monday, april 5
last day to initiate a complete withdrawal from college monday, april 26
iccoc online courses end sunday, may 2
iccoc final grades due monday, may 3
final exams begin (exam schedule is online) monday, may 10
last day of term/commencement, estherville, 3 p.m. friday, may 14
grades due from faculty, noon monday, may 17
grades available online wednesday, may 19
summer term classes begin--full-term monday, may 24

course add/drop dates and refund policy

full term iowa lakes courses
start / end date: jan 13 - may 14
last day to add: tuesday, january 26
last day to drop: thursday., april 22
last day full refund:  wedesday, january 27
last day to initiate complete withdrawal: monday, april 26
winterim online courses (4 weeks)
start / end date: dec 23, 2020-jan 22, 2021
last day to add: monday, december 21
last day to drop: wednesday, january 6
last day full refund:  tuesday, december 24
16 week online courses
start / end date: jan 11 - may 2
last day to add: thursday, january 14
last day to drop:  tuesday, april 6
last day full refund: monday, january 25
12 week online courses
start / end date: feb 8 - may 2
last day to add: tuesday, february 9
last day to drop:  thursday, march 25
last day full refund: tuesday, february 16
8 week online courses session i
start / end date: jan 11 - mar 7
last day to add: tuesday, january 12
last day to drop:  monday, february 15
last day full refund: friday, january 15
8 week online courses session ii
start / end date: mar 8 - may 2
last day to add: monday, march 8
last day to drop:  monday, april 12
last day full refund: thursday, march 11

refund policy

full term/16 week courses: first 10 class days of semester: 100% refund. after day 10, no refund.
8 week courses: first 5 class days of the 8 week term: 100% refund. after day 5, no refund
less than 8 weeks: first day of class: 100% refund. after first day, no refund.

note: courses dropped after the full refund period will be assigned a “w” withdrawal grade on the official transcript.

this calendar is subject to change. fast track, and other special course schedules differ; beginning dates and refund dates vary. some exceptions are noted above under calendar. fast track  course drops are cancelled with refund only before second class meeting starts. a student who registers but later is unable to attend must notify the college before the last date to cancel the course(s) or program to avoid charges and/or grades.

census date: students who receive financial aid need to lock in their status as either full or part-time on this date: (01/22/21)

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