Holiday & Academic Calendars| NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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Holiday Calendar

Jan. 2: New Year's Day Observed
(College closed)

Jan. 16: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
(College closed)

Feb. 20: President's Day/Daisy Gatson Bates Day
(College open)

March 19–26: Spring Break
(No classes, college open)

May 15 - August 5: Summer Efficiency Hours (NWACC closed Fridays & Saturdays)

May 29: Memorial Day
(College closed)

July 4: Independence Day
(College closed)

Sept. 4: Labor Day
(College closed)

Nov. 20–24: Thanksgiving Break
(No classes Nov. 20–24; College closed Nov. 23 & 24)

Dec. 21–Jan. 1: Christmas Break
(No classes; College closed Dec. 22–Jan. 1)


Academic / Course Calendar

Be sure to check the academic calendar to learn of important dates throughout each term such as the first and last day of classes and finals. Dates listed below, which are directly related to instruction, refer to the traditional academic year. Dates are subject to change.

General Dates When Class Registration Opens:

  • First Monday in April: Summer & fall semester class registration opens.
  • First Monday in November: Spring semester class registration opens.
  • View class registration resources and tips.