Academic Calendar

  • The Academic Calendar is subject to change. For the most current version, view the online Academic Calendar from the college's website (cpcc.edu).
  • Advisement week and registration dates for each term are announced on the Admissions, Registration & Records website.
  • Corporate and Continuing Education registration is ongoing throughout every term through Customer Service and Registration for Corporate and Continuing Education at 704.330.4223.
  • Central Piedmont is closed on the holidays listed below.
  • For additional information, contact the Central Piedmont Information Call Center at 704.330.2722.

Spring Semester 2020

Classes Begin Monday, Jan. 13
First Short Session Monday, Jan. 13 - Friday, March 6
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Monday, Jan. 20
Spring Break (Central Piedmont Open) Monday, March 9 - Sunday, March 15
Second Short Session Monday, March 16 - Tuesday, May 12
Spring Holidays Friday, April 10 - Sunday, April 12
Semester Ends Tuesday, May 12
Graduation Thursday, May 14

Summer Term 2020 (8 weeks)

Classes Begin Wednesday, May 20
Memorial Day Holiday Monday, May 25
Independence Day Holiday Friday, July 3
Term Ends Thursday, July 16

Fall Semester 2020

Classes Begin Monday, Aug. 10
First Short Session Monday, Aug. 10 - Friday, Oct. 9
Central Piedmont Closed Saturday, Aug. 22 - Friday, Aug. 28
Labor Day Holiday Monday, Sept. 7
Fall Break Monday, Oct. 12 - Tuesday, Oct. 13
Second Short Session Wednesday, Oct. 14 - Friday, Dec. 11
Thanksgiving Holiday Thursday, Nov. 26 - Sunday, Nov. 29
Semester Ends Friday, Dec. 11
Winter Holidays Saturday, Dec. 12 - Sunday, Jan. 10

Spring Semester 2021

Classes Begin Monday, Jan. 11
First Short Session Monday, Jan. 11 - Friday, March 5
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Monday, Jan. 18
Spring Break (Central Piedmont Open) Monday, March 8 - Sunday, March 12
Second Short Session Monday, March 15 - Tuesday, May 11
Spring Holidays Friday, April 2 - Sunday, April 4
Semester Ends Tuesday, May 11
Graduation Thursday, May 13

Summer Term 2021 (8 weeks)

Full Summer Term Monday, May 17 - Tuesday, July 13
First Summer 4-week session Monday, May 17 - Monday, June 14
Second Summer 4-week session Tuesday, June 15 - Tuesday, July 13
Memorial Day Holiday Monday, May 31
Independence Day Holiday Monday, July 5