Important COVID-19 Dates/Info

Due to the seriousness of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) global pandemic, beginning March 16, Curriculum Students will have a two week break (this replaces the April 13-16 Student Break). Curriculum classes will resume on March 30 in a primarily online environment. During this time, the College will remain open and provide ongoing student support services to students, prospective students, and employees.

NEW IMPORTANT DATES:
March 16 – 28: Student Break for curriculum students (including CCP classes);
March 30: Curriculum classes will resume in a primarily online environment;
April 10: Holiday for Good Friday;
April 13-16: This is no longer a Student Break.

IMPORTANT NOTES:
• Watch for updates from your instructor(s), via your PCC Student Email, or Blackboard regarding your assignments, due dates, and other important PCC news.
• The College will continue to operate on a regular schedule.
• PCC Child Development Center will operate on a regular schedule.
• Cosmetology will be closed to the public until further notice.
• Clinical and Work based learning sites (for healthcare and other students) will continue until our partners notify us otherwise.
• Computer lab availability for students:
    * Students will need to schedule time for lab use (a system will be in place by March 30).
    * Labs for technical areas (welding, industrial systems, cosmetology, etc.) may require scheduled work times (a system will be in place by March 30).
    * Staff will ensure that “social distancing” is taken into consideration and allow computer use 6 feet apart
    * Staff will be assigned to various computer labs based on need.
    * Regular cleaning and sanitizing will occur based on the assistance of the scheduling system.
• The Canteen may or may not be staffed during this time (an update will be provided).
• Cleaning staff will adhere to NC Division of Public Health guidelines for cleaning during the pandemic.

EVENTS:
• All PCC hosted group activities (workshops, events, etc.) will be cancelled for the months of March and April.
• Registration will begin March 16 for Summer and Fall.
    *  You can still register online (via Webadvisor), by phone at (336) 322-2159, or by email (to your advisor).

TRAVEL:
• If you have travelled to states with a high number of reported cases or have been exposed to a presumptive COVID 19 case we ask that you:
    * Not visit PCC’s campus locations;
    * Inform your instructor
    * Self-quarantine for 14 days;
    * Report any COVID-19 symptoms to your local Health Department.

Piedmont Community College officials will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation. Please check your email, PCC’s website at www.piedmontcc.edu, or PCC’s Facebook page for updates.



 

Academic Calendar

Update - March 5 and 6 have been added to the Academic calendar for classes missed on February 20 and 21

Spring Semester 2020

January 1 New Years Day (College Closed)
January 2 Curriculum Faculty Return
January 6-7 Late Registration and Advising
January 8 Classes Begin
January 20 Holiday (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
March 5 - 7 Student Break (March 5 & 6 now in session for missed Feb. 20 & 21 classes - updated 2/26/20)
March 9 First Day After Class Break
March 16 - March 28: Student Break - Due to COVID-19
March 16 - April 30 Summer and Fall Registration / Faculty Advising
April 10 Holiday (Good Friday/Easter) (Changed due to COVID-19

May 4 - 9
Final Exams
May 9 Last Day of Classes
May 15 Graduation
   

 

Summer Semester 2020

March 16-April 30 Summer and Fall Registration/Faculty Advising
May 20-21 Late Registration
May 27 Classes Begin
July 1-4 Student Break (Independence Day)
July 6 First Class Day After Break
July 20-21 Fall Registration - Extended Hours (until 6:30 p.m.)
July 20-25 Final Exams
July 25 Last Day of Classes
   

 

Fall Semester 2020

July 20-21 Fall Registration - Extended Hours (until 6:30 p.m.)
August 3 Curriculum Faculty Return
August 4 Convocation and Professional Development (PCC Closed)
August 12-13 Late Registration and Advising - Extended Hours
August 17 Classes Begin
September 7 Holiday (Labor Day)
October 13-14 Fall Break for Students
October 15 First Class Day After Break
November 11 Holiday (Veterans Day)
November 24-28 Student Holiday (Thanksgiving)
November 30 First Class Day After Break
October 19-November 30 Spring Registration/Faculty Advising
December 10-16 Final Exams
December 16 Fall Classes End
December 24, 2020 - January 1, 2021 College Closed for Winter Break

 

Spring Semester 2021

January 1 New Years Day (College Closed)
January 4 Curriculum Faculty Return
January 4-5 Late Registration and Advising
January 6 Classes Begin
January 18 Holiday (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
March 4-6 Student Break
March 8 First Day After Class Break
March 15 - April 30

April 2-8
Summer and Fall Registration / Faculty Advising

Student Holiday (Easter)

May 3-8
Final Exams
May 8 Last Day of Classes
May 14 Graduation
   

Adopted by the PCC Board of Trustees April 18, 2017; Revised May 1, 2018; Revised February 21, 2019; Updated February 19, 2020