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   Admin. of Justice - AA
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   Admin. of Justice -
      AAS - BAS Track
   Administrative Information
      Services - AAS

   Advertising Design - AAS
   AGEC-A - Cert
   AGEC-B - Cert
   AGEC-S - Cert
   Agribusiness - AA
   Agriculture - AA
   Anthropology - AA
   Art - AA
   Art Education - AA
   Automotive Parts
      Specialist - Cert

   Automotive Service
      Technology - AAS
   Automotive Technician - Cert
   Basic Peace Officer
      Academy - Cert

   Biological Science - AS
   Bookkeeping - Cert
   Business - AAS
   Business Admin. - ABus
   Business Education - AA
   Business Programming/
       Database Support - Cert
   Chemistry - AS
   CNC Machining - Cert
   Computer Assisted Design & 
      Drafting Technology - AAS
   Computer Assisted Design & 
      Drafting Tech. I - Cert
   Computer Assisted Design & 
      Drafting Tech. II - Cert
   Computer Information
      Specialist - AAS
   Computer Information
      Systems - ABus
  
Computer Systems &
      Applications AAS
   Computer Technology - AAS
      - BAS Track
   Early Childhood Edu. - AAS
   Early Childhood Edu. - Cert
   Early Childhood Dev. -
      Family Child Care - Cert

   Early Childhood Dev. -
      Infant/Toddler - Cert
   Early Childhood Dev. -
      Preschool - Cert
   Education-Elementary - AA
   Education-Secondary - AA  
   Emergency Medical Tech. -
      Basic - Cert

   Emergency Medical Tech. -
      Intermediate - Cert

   Emergency Medical Tech. -
      Paramedic - Cert

   English - AA
   Forestry - AA
   General Studies - AGS
   Geology - AS
   Health & Phys. Ed. - AA
   History - AA
   Home Health Aide - Cert
   Laboratory Assistant - Cert
   Languages - AA
   Law Enforcement Office 
      Assistant - Cert
   Law Enforcement
      Technology - Cert

   Liberal Studies - AA
   Licensed Practical Nurse
      - Cert

   Machine Shop Tech. - AAS
   Machine Technology - Cert
   Mathematics - AA
   Mathematics - AS
   Media Communications
      - Cert

   Medical Assistant - Cert
   Medical Transcription - Cert
   Music - AA
   Nursing - AAS
   Nursing Assistant - Cert
   Office Assistant - Cert
   Paramedicine - AAS
   Patient Care Tech. - Cert
   Physics - AS
   Political Science - AA
   Pre-Chiropractic
      Medicine - AS

   Pre-Engineering - AS
   Pre-Law - AA
   Pre-Medical Science - AS
   Pre-Nursing - AS
   Pre-Optometry - AS
   Pre-Pharmacy - AA
   Pre-Physical Therapy - AA
   Programming - Cert
   Psychology - AA
   Small Business Mgmt - AAS
   Small Business
      Proprietor - Cert

   Small Computer
      Networking - Cert

   Sociology - AA
   Technology Education - AA
   Tech-Prep Administrative
      Information Services - AAS

   Tech-Prep CAD & Drafting
      Tech - AAS

   Theatre and Cinematic
      Arts - AA

   Web Master - Cert
   Wildlife Biology - AS
   Word Processing Specialist -
      Cert
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   Administrative Information
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   Commercial Drivers License
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   Education
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      Students with Disabilities
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Chronological Listing
of Catalog Changes

   Through 08/02
   09/02 to 11/03
   12/03 to 01/04
   02/04 to 04/04

 

Academic Calendar

Spring 2004
Summer 2004

Fall 2004
Spring 2005
Summer 2005

Fall 2005
Spring 2006
Summer 2006

Fall 2006
Spring 2007
Summer 2007

 

Spring Semester 2004
 

February 18, 2003

Registration and drop/add begins for Fall 2003 and Spring 2004 semesters

December 1, 2003

Suggested postmark to meet tuition and fee payment deadline

December 15, 2003

Tuition and fee payments due (classes will be cancelled for students with unpaid tuition and fees)

January 1

New Year's Holiday

January 4

Thatcher Campus residence halls and food service facilities open at noon

January 5

Financial aid and scholarship checks available

January 5-6

Thatcher Campus faculty advising (appointment suggested – check curriculum pages for advisor contact information)

January 6 Greenlee County in-person registration at Morenci High School-EAC Office, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

January 7

Classes begin

January 16

Last day to register, add classes, withdraw without record, or receive refund for semester-length courses

January 19

Martin Luther King, Jr./Civil Rights Day Holiday

February 16

Presidents Day Holiday

February 20

Graduation Petitions due

March 8-12

Spring Break (Thatcher Campus and Graham County sites only)

(Thatcher Campus food service facilities close March 5 at 6 p.m.  Residence Halls close March 6 at 7 a.m.  Food service and halls reopen March 14 at 5 p.m.)

March 15

Registration and drop/add begins for Fall 2004 and Spring 2005 semesters

To Be Determined

Spring Break - Greenlee County

April 1

Sophomore Qualifying Exam (for graduating sophomores)

April 16

Last day to withdraw with a "W" for semester-length courses

May 3-6

Final Exams

(Thatcher Campus food service facilities close May 6 at 6 p.m.  Residence Halls close May 7 at 7 a.m.)

May 7

Commencement Ceremony - 7:30 p.m.

 

 

Summer Terms 2004

First Term

 

December 2, 2003

Registration and drop/add begins for Summer Terms

May 14

Suggested postmark to meet tuition and fee payment deadline

May 28

Tuition and fee payments due (classes will be cancelled for students with unpaid tuition and fees)

May 31 Memorial Day Holiday

June 1

Classes begin

June 2

Last day to register, add classes, withdraw without record, or receive refund for first summer term courses

  Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" is the last day of classes

June 28-July 2

Final Exams

Second Term

 

December 2, 2003

Registration and drop/add begins for Summer Terms

June 18 Suggested postmark to meet tuition and fee payment deadline

July 2

Tuition and fee payments due (classes will be cancelled for students with unpaid tuition and fees)

July 5 Independence Day Holiday

July 6

Classes begin

July 7 Last day to register, add classes, withdraw without record, or receive refund for second summer term courses
  Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" is the last day of classes

Aug 2-6

Final Exams

 

Fall Semester 2004
 

March 15

Registration and drop/add begins for Fall 2004 and Spring 2005 semesters

July 15

Suggested postmark to meet tuition and fee payment deadline

August 2

Tuition and fee payments due (classes will be cancelled for students with unpaid tuition and fees)

August 18 Greenlee County in-person registration at Morenci High School-EAC Office, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

August 18-20

Thatcher Campus faculty advising (appointment suggested – check curriculum pages for advisor contact information)

August 19 Thatcher Campus residence halls and food service facilities open at noon

August 19

Financial aid and scholarship checks available

August 23

Classes begin

September 1 Last day to register, add classes, withdraw without record, or receive refund for semester-length courses

September 6

Labor Day Holiday

October 8

Fair Day Holiday (Graham County locations only)

October 29

Last day for students to withdraw with a "W" for semester-length courses

November 23 Sophomore Qualifying Exam (for graduating sophomores)

November 25-26

Thanksgiving Holiday

(Thatcher Campus food service facilities close November 24 at 6 p.m.  Residence Halls close November 25 at 7 a.m.  Food service and halls reopen November 28 at 5 p.m.)

November 30

Summer 2005 registration begins

December 10

Last day for instructors to withdraw students with a "W" for semester-length courses

December 13-16

Final Exams

(Thatcher Campus food service facilities close December 16 at 6 p.m.  Residence Halls close December 17 at 7 a.m.  Food service and halls reopen January 9 at noon)

December 24-31

Christmas Holiday - All offices closed

 

 

Spring Semester 2005
 

March 15, 2004

Registration and drop/add begins for Fall 2004 and Spring 2005 semesters

December 1, 2004

Suggested postmark to meet tuition and fee payment deadline

December 15, 2004

Tuition and fee payments due (classes will be cancelled for students with unpaid tuition and fees)

January 3

New Year's Holiday

January 9

Thatcher Campus residence halls and food service facilities open at noon

January 10

Financial aid and scholarship checks available

January 10-11

Thatcher Campus faculty advising (appointment suggested – check curriculum pages for advisor contact information)

January 11 Greenlee County in-person registration at Morenci High School-EAC Office, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

January 12

Classes begin

January 17

Martin Luther King, Jr./Civil Rights Day Holiday

January 21

Last day to register, add classes, withdraw without record, or receive refund for semester-length courses

February 21

Presidents Day Holiday

February 25

Graduation Petitions due

March 7-11

Spring Break (Thatcher Campus and Graham County sites only)

(Thatcher Campus food service facilities close March 4 at 6 p.m.  Residence Halls close March 5 at 7 a.m.  Food service and halls reopen March 13 at 5 p.m.)

March 15

Registration and drop/add begins for Fall 2005 and Spring 2006 semesters

To Be Determined

Spring Break - Greenlee County

March 25

Last day for students to withdraw with a "W" for semester-length courses

March 31

Sophomore Qualifying Exam (for graduating sophomores)

May 6

Last day for instructors to withdraw students with a "W" for semester-length courses

May 9-12

Final Exams

(Thatcher Campus food service facilities close May 12 at 6 p.m.  Residence Halls close May 13 at 7 a.m.)

May 13

Commencement Ceremony - 7:30 p.m.

 

 

Summer Terms 2005

First Term

 

November 30, 2004

Registration and drop/add begins for Summer Terms

May 13

Suggested postmark to meet tuition and fee payment deadline

May 27

Tuition and fee payments due (classes will be cancelled for students with unpaid tuition and fees)

May 30 Memorial Day Holiday

May 31

Classes begin

June 1

Last day to register, add classes, withdraw without record, or receive refund for first summer term courses

  Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" is the last day of classes

June 27-July 1

Final Exams

Second Term

 

November 30, 2004

Registration and drop/add begins for Summer Terms

June 17 Suggested postmark to meet tuition and fee payment deadline

July 1

Tuition and fee payments due (classes will be cancelled for students with unpaid tuition and fees)

July 4 Independence Day Holiday

July 5

Classes begin

July 6 Last day to register, add classes, withdraw without record, or receive refund for second summer term courses
  Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" is the last day of classes

Aug 1-5

Final Exams

 

Fall Semester 2005
 

March 14

Registration and drop/add begins for Fall 2005 and Spring 2006 semesters

July 15

Suggested postmark to meet tuition and fee payment deadline

August 1

Tuition and fee payments due (classes will be cancelled for students with unpaid tuition and fees)

August 17 Greenlee County in-person registration at Morenci High School-EAC Office, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

August 17-19

Thatcher Campus faculty advising (appointment suggested – check curriculum pages for advisor contact information)

August 18 Thatcher Campus residence halls and food service facilities open at noon

August 18

Financial aid and scholarship checks available

August 22

Classes begin

August 31 Last day to register, add classes, withdraw without record, or receive refund for semester-length courses

September 5

Labor Day Holiday

October 7

Fair Day Holiday (Graham County locations only)

October 28

Last day for students to withdraw with a "W" for semester-length courses

November 22 Sophomore Qualifying Exam (for graduating sophomores)

November 24-25

Thanksgiving Holiday

(Thatcher Campus food service facilities close November 23 at 6 p.m.  Residence Halls close November 24 at 7 a.m.  Food service and halls reopen November 27 at 5 p.m.)

November 29

Summer 2006 registration begins

December 9

Last day for instructors to withdraw students with a "W" for semester-length courses

December 12-15

Final Exams

(Thatcher Campus food service facilities close December 15 at 6 p.m.  Residence Halls close December 16 at 7 a.m.  Food service and halls reopen January 8 at noon)

December 23-30

Christmas Holiday - All offices closed

 

 

Spring Semester 2006
 

March 14, 2005

Registration and drop/add begins for Fall 2005 and Spring 2006 semesters

December 1, 2005

Suggested postmark to meet tuition and fee payment deadline

December 15, 2005

Tuition and fee payments due (classes will be cancelled for students with unpaid tuition and fees)

January 2

New Year's Holiday

January 8

Thatcher Campus residence halls and food service facilities open at noon

January 9

Financial aid and scholarship checks available

January 9-10

Thatcher Campus faculty advising (appointment suggested – check curriculum pages for advisor contact information)

January 10 Greenlee County in-person registration at Morenci High School-EAC Office, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

January 11

Classes begin

January 16

Martin Luther King, Jr./Civil Rights Day Holiday

January 20

Last day to register, add classes, withdraw without record, or receive refund for semester-length courses

February 20

Presidents Day Holiday

February 24

Graduation Petitions due

March 6-10

Spring Break (Thatcher Campus and Graham County sites only)

(Thatcher Campus food service facilities close March 3 at 6 p.m.  Residence Halls close March 4 at 7 a.m.  Food service and halls reopen March 12 at 5 p.m.)

March 13

Registration and drop/add begins for Fall 2006 and Spring 2007 semesters

To Be Determined

Spring Break - Greenlee County

March 24

Last day for students to withdraw with a "W" for semester-length courses

March 30

Sophomore Qualifying Exam (for graduating sophomores)

May 5

Last day for instructors to withdraw students with a "W" for semester-length courses

May 8-11

Final Exams

(Thatcher Campus food service facilities close May 11 at 6 p.m.  Residence Halls close May 12 at 7 a.m.)

May 12

Commencement Ceremony - 7:30 p.m.

 

 

Summer Terms 2006

First Term

 

November 29, 2005

Registration and drop/add begins for Summer Terms

May 15

Suggested postmark to meet tuition and fee payment deadline

May 26

Tuition and fee payments due (classes will be cancelled for students with unpaid tuition and fees)

May 29 Memorial Day Holiday

May 30

Classes begin

May 31

Last day to register, add classes, withdraw without record, or receive refund for first summer term courses

  Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" is the last day of classes

June 26- 30

Final Exams

Second Term

 

November 29, 2005

Registration and drop/add begins for Summer Terms

June 19 Suggested postmark to meet tuition and fee payment deadline

June 30

Tuition and fee payments due (classes will be cancelled for students with unpaid tuition and fees)

July 3

Classes begin

July 4 Independence Day Holiday
July 5 Last day to register, add classes, withdraw without record, or receive refund for second summer term courses
  Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" is the last day of classes

July 31-Aug 4

Final Exams

 

Fall Semester 2006
 

March 13

Registration and drop/add begins for Fall 2006 and Spring 2007 semesters

July 15

Suggested postmark to meet tuition and fee payment deadline

August 1

Tuition and fee payments due (classes will be cancelled for students with unpaid tuition and fees)

August 16 Greenlee County in-person registration at Morenci High School-EAC Office, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

August 16-18

Thatcher Campus faculty advising (appointment suggested – check curriculum pages for advisor contact information)

August 17 Thatcher Campus residence halls and food service facilities open at noon

August 17

Financial aid and scholarship checks available

August 21

Classes begin

August 30 Last day to register, add classes, withdraw without record, or receive refund for semester-length courses

September 4

Labor Day Holiday

October 6

Fair Day Holiday (Graham County locations only)

October 27

Last day for students to withdraw with a "W" for semester-length courses

November 21 Sophomore Qualifying Exam (for graduating sophomores)

November 23-24

Thanksgiving Holiday

(Thatcher Campus food service facilities close November 22 at 6 p.m.  Residence Halls close November 23 at 7 a.m.  Food service and halls reopen November 26 at 5 p.m.)

November 28

Summer 2007 registration begins

December 8

Last day for instructors to withdraw students with a "W" for semester-length courses

December 11-14

Final Exams

(Thatcher Campus food service facilities close December 14 at 6 p.m.  Residence Halls close December 15 at 7 a.m.  Food service and halls reopen January 7 at noon)

December 22-29

Christmas Holiday - All offices closed

 

 

Spring Semester 2007
 

March 13, 2006

Registration and drop/add begins for Fall 2006 and Spring 2007 semesters

December 1, 2006

Suggested postmark to meet tuition and fee payment deadline

December 15, 2006

Tuition and fee payments due (classes will be cancelled for students with unpaid tuition and fees)

January 1

New Year's Holiday

January 7

Thatcher Campus residence halls and food service facilities open at noon

January 8

Financial aid and scholarship checks available

January 8-9

Thatcher Campus faculty advising (appointment suggested – check curriculum pages for advisor contact information)

January 9 Greenlee County in-person registration at Morenci High School-EAC Office, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

January 10

Classes begin

January 15

Martin Luther King, Jr./Civil Rights Day Holiday

January 19

Last day to register, add classes, withdraw without record, or receive refund for semester-length courses

February 19

Presidents Day Holiday

February 23

Graduation Petitions due

March 5-9

Spring Break (Thatcher Campus and Graham County sites only)

(Thatcher Campus food service facilities close March 2 at 6 p.m.  Residence Halls close March 3 at 7 a.m.  Food service and halls reopen March 11 at 5 p.m.)

March 12

Registration and drop/add begins for Fall 2007 and Spring 2008 semesters

To Be Determined

Spring Break - Greenlee County

March 23

Last day for students to withdraw with a "W" for semester-length courses

March 29

Sophomore Qualifying Exam (for graduating sophomores)

May 4

Last day for instructors to withdraw students with a "W" for semester-length courses

May 7-10

Final Exams

(Thatcher Campus food service facilities close May 10 at 6 p.m.  Residence Halls close May 11 at 7 a.m.)

May 11

Commencement Ceremony - 7:30 p.m.

 

 

Summer Terms 2007

First Term

 

November 28, 2006

Registration and drop/add begins for Summer Terms

May 14

Suggested postmark to meet tuition and fee payment deadline

May 25

Tuition and fee payments due (classes will be cancelled for students with unpaid tuition and fees)

May 28 Memorial Day Holiday

May 29

Classes begin

May 30

Last day to register, add classes, withdraw without record, or receive refund for first summer term courses

  Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" is the last day of classes

June 25-29

Final Exams

Second Term

 

November 28, 2006

Registration and drop/add begins for Summer Terms

June 18 Suggested postmark to meet tuition and fee payment deadline

June 29

Tuition and fee payments due (classes will be cancelled for students with unpaid tuition and fees)

July 2

Classes begin

July 3 Last day to register, add classes, withdraw without record, or receive refund for second summer term courses
July 4 Independence Day Holiday
  Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" is the last day of classes

July 30-Aug 3

Final Exams