Sierra Nevada College offers degree programs in more than 14 different fields, as well as continuing education programs, an acclaimed Summer Workshop Program and numerous courses at various program centers in Nevada. Sierra Nevada College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).

The Office of the Registrar is committed to serving students, faculty and staff. The answers to many common questions can be found on our FAQs page, and the sidebar links will provide you with additional helpful information about our programs and policies. Please stop by our office in David Hall, 2nd floor on the Lake Campus if you need assistance, we are open Monday through Friday from 8:30am – 5pm.


Undergraduate Academic Calendar

FALL 2014
2014/15 FASFA Available for Filing January 1, 2014
Faculty returns August 11, 2014
Housing facilities open for new students August 11, 2014
Orientation week August 11-17, 2014
Advising and Registration for new students August 13-14, 2014
Wilderness & Tahoe Orientation August 13 -17, 2014
Registration non pursuing degree/non-credit students August 15, 2014
Semester Official Start August 18, 2014
Instruction begins for on ground courses full term/Tuition Due August 18, 2014
Instruction begins 8 week on ground module 1 August 18, 2014
Last day to drop with 100% for full term courses* August 24, 2014
ODP Module A August 19, 2014 - September 28, 2014
Labor Day (College closed) September 1, 2014
Last day to withdraw from module 1 without academic penalty September 18, 2014
Junior English Proficiency Test September 25 and 26, 2014
ODP Module B September 30, 2014 - November 9, 2014
Instruction ends 8 week on ground module 1 October 10, 2014
Instruction begins 8 week on ground module 2 October 13, 2014
Midterm grades filed with Registrar October 17, 2014
Last day to change grade status or withdraw from a course without academic penalty full time courses October 27, 2014
Advising for Spring 2015 term October 27, 2014 - November 7, 2014
Nevada Day recess (College closed) October 31, 2014
Veterans Day (College closed on ground courses) November 11, 2014
ODP Module C November 11, 2014 - December 21, 2014
May and August 2015 graduation petitions due November 12, 2014
Registration for returning students for Spring term November 12 - 14, 2014
Contingency/Weather Make Up Day November 15, 2014
Last day to withdraw from module 2 without academic penalty November 18, 2014
Thanksgiving Break (no classes) November 24, 2014 - November 28, 2014
Thanksgiving Holiday (College Closed) November 26 - 28, 2014
Instruction ends 8 week on ground module 2 December 5, 2014
Prepare for Finals/No Scheduled Class Monday December 8, 2014
Final exam week Tuesday December 9 - Saturday 13, 2014
Instruction ends for 16 week ground courses December 14, 2014
Semester Official Ends December 14, 2014
Final grades filed with Registrar December 17, 2014
Administrative Offices Closed December 22, 2014-January 4, 2015
January 2015 Intersession (2 weeks)
Instruction begins January 5, 2015
Last day to change grade status or withdraw from a course without academic penalty full time courses January 12, 2015
Instruction ends January 18, 2015
*Drop/Withdrawal and Refund Policy
Full-term courses courses (courses 10 weeks or more) that are dropped before or during the first week of the term, all tuition and refundable fees are refunded. Short-term courses (courses less than 10 weeks) that are dropped on or before the first day of instruction receive 100% refund. During the withdrawal period, tuition is refunded a pro rata amount based on the time attended up to 60% of the term.
SPRING 2015
2014/15 FASFA Available for Filing January 1, 2014
Administrative Offices Open January 5, 2015
Faculty returns January 12, 2015
ODP Module A January 13, 2015 - February 22, 2015
Housing facilities open for New on ground Students January 14, 2015
Orientation week January 14-16, 2015
Advising and Registration for new students January 15-16, 2015
Registration non pursuing degree/non-credit students January 16, 2015
Martin Luther King Day (College closed) January 19, 2015
Semester Official Start January 19, 2015
Instruction begins for on ground courses/Tuition Due January 20, 2015
Instruction begins 8 week on ground module 1 January 20, 2015
Last day to drop with 100% for full term courses * January 26, 2015
President’s Day (College closed) February 16, 2015
Last day to withdraw from module 1 without academic penalty February 21, 2015
ODP Module B February 24, 2015 - April 5, 2015
Junior English Proficiency Test February 26 & 27, 2015
Contingency/Weather Make Up Day March 7, 2015
Midterms March 9-13, 2015
Instruction ends 8 week on ground module 1 March 15, 2015
Spring Break March 16-20, 2015
Midterm grades filed with Registrar March 18, 2015
Instruction begins 8 week on ground module 2 March 30, 2015
Advising for Summer and Fall terms March 30, 2015 - April 10, 2015
Last day to change grade status or withdraw from a course without academic penalty full time courses March 30, 2015
ODP Module C April 7, 2015 - May 17, 2015
December graduation petitions due April 13, 2015
Registration for returning students Summer/Fall April 13-15, 2015
Contingency/Weather Make Up Day April 18, 2015
Last day to withdraw from module 2 without academic penalty April 27, 2015
Prepare for Finals/No Scheduled Classes Wednesday, May 6 -Thursday, May 7, 2015
Final exam week Friday, May 8, Saturday May 9, Monday, May 11 - Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Commencement May 16, 2015
Instruction ends 8 week on ground module 2 May 17, 2015
Instruction ends for 16 week ground courses May 17, 2015
Semester Official end May 17, 2015
Final grades filed with Registrar May 20, 2015
*Drop/Withdrawal and Refund Policy
Full-term courses courses (courses 10 weeks or more) that are dropped before or during the first week of the term, all tuition and refundable fees are refunded. Short-term courses (courses less than 10 weeks) that are dropped on or before the first day of instruction receive 100% refund. During the withdrawal period, tuition is refunded a pro rata amount based on the time attended up to 60% of the term.
SUMMER 2015
2014/15 FASFA Available for Filing January 1, 2014
Registration for non pursuing degree/non-credit students and dual enrollment May 18, 2015
Semester Official Start May 19, 2015
Instruction begins/Tuition Due May 19, 2015
ODP Module A May 19, 2015 - June 29, 2015
Memorial Day (College closed for onground courses) May 25, 2015
ODP Module B July 1, 2015 - August 19, 2015
Independence Day observed (College closed for onground courses) July 3, 2015
Last day to change grade status or withdraw from a course without academic penalty See Refund Policy
Semester ends August 9, 2015
Faculty report back for Fall August 10, 2015
Instruction begins for Fall 2015 August 17, 2015
*Withdrawal and Refund Policy
Full-term courses courses (courses 10 weeks or more) that are dropped before or during the first week of the term, all tuition and refundable fees are refunded. Short-term courses (courses less than 10 weeks) that are dropped on or before the first day of instruction receive 100% refund. During the withdrawal period, tuition is refunded a pro rata amount based on the time attended up to 60% of the term.
Final grades for Summer 2015
Final grades for Summer 2014 are due to the Registrar's office 5 days after the end of the course.