Make Up Dates

UPDATE (5/19/20):

Click here for the latest CARES-Act Funding information.


UPDATE (5/6/20):

PCC's 2020 Commencement program has been rescheduled for December 18, 2020 and will be held at the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex. Click here for additional information. However, other activities are taking place to celebrate PCC Students, including:

* May 12, 3 p.m.: Drive Thru Nursing Celebration (watch live at
* May 15, 12 p.m.: Honors Convocation Announcement (watch live at
* May 19, 11 a.m.: Alumnus of the Year Announcement (watch live at
* May 21, 5 p.m.: Drive Thru Graduate Celebration (watch live at

UPDATE (3/20)

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.

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.

• 3-30-20: Due to the shelter-in-place ruling, computer labs will not be open. We are working on alternatives. Watch here for details.

• Watch for updates from your instructor(s), via your PCC Student Email, or Blackboard regarding your assignments, due dates, and other important PCC news.
• PCC Child Development Center will operate on a regular schedule.
• Cosmetology will be closed to the public until further notice.
• Cleaning staff will adhere to NC Division of Public Health guidelines for cleaning during the pandemic.

• 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).

• 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, or PCC’s Facebook page for updates.


Academic Calendar



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