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Continuing Studies

7-Week Program

Adult Undergraduate Studies courses are designed specifically for busy adults who want to attend Carthage on a part-time basis. Carthage’s Adult Undergraduate Studies offers two programs:

7-Week Program

This program offers courses in the evening in seven-week terms, with seven terms per year. Students can start in any term. Most classes meet for three hours, one night a week, and contain structured learning outside of class. Financial aid, scholarships and grants are available. Students work with their academic advisors to select classes each term. 

2020-21 Adult Undergraduate Studies 7-Week Calendar

Term Start Date End Date Last Add Deadline Drop Deadline Withdraw Deadline
Fall I Sept. 2, 2020 Oct. 20, 2020 Aug. 26, 2020 Sept. 15, 2020 Sept. 29, 2020
Fall II Oct. 21, 2020 Dec. 10, 2020 Oct. 14, 2020 Nov. 3, 2020 Nov. 17, 2020
Spring I Jan. 12, 2021 March 1, 2021 Jan. 5, 2021 Jan. 25, 2021 Feb. 8, 2021
Spring II March 2, 2021 April 19, 2021 Feb. 23, 2021 March 15, 2021 March 29, 2021
May-term April 27, 2021 May 19, 2021 April 20, 2021 May 3, 2021 May 10, 2021
Summer I May 24, 2021 July 8, 2021 May 17, 2021 June 4, 2021 June 18, 2021
Summer II July 12, 2021 Aug. 26, 2021 July 5, 2021 July 23, 2021 Aug. 6, 2021

Important Notes:

  • For Fall I, classes held Sept. 2-9 will be remote, and there will be in-person classes beginning Monday, Sept. 12.
  • For Fall II, classes will be delivered remotely beginning Monday, Nov. 30.
  • Wednesday and Thursday classes in the Fall II term will not meet during the week of Thanksgiving.
  • May-term is a 3.5 week term with classes meeting two times per week, either Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday.
  • Classes will not be held on Easter Monday, Memorial Day or Independence Day. Classes will be rescheduled for the next day, and may occur in a different class location.

 

2021-22 Adult Undergraduate Studies 7-Week Calendar

Term Start Date End Date Last Add Deadline Drop Deadline Withdraw Deadline
Fall I Sept. 7, 2021 Oct. 25, 2021 Aug. 31, 2021 Sept. 20, 2021 Oct. 4, 2021
Fall II Oct. 26, 2021 Dec. 16, 2021 Oct. 19, 2021 Nov. 8, 2021 Nov. 22, 2021
J-Term Jan. 6, 2022 Jan. 31, 2022 Dec. 30, 2021 Jan. 12, 2022 Jan. 19, 2022
Spring I Feb. 2, 2022 March 29, 2022 Jan. 26, 2022 Feb. 15, 2022 March 1, 2022
Spring II March 30, 2022 May 17, 2022 March 23, 2022 April 12, 2022 April 26, 2022
Summer I May 23, 2022 July 7, 2022 May 16, 2022 June 3, 2022 June 17, 2022
Summer II July 11, 2022 Aug. 25, 2022 July 4, 2022 July 22, 2022 Aug. 5, 2022 

Important Notes:

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday classes in the Fall II term will not meet during the week of Thanksgiving.
  • J-term is a 3.5 week term with classes meeting two times per week, either Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday.
  • Spring break will be observed Monday, March 14-Friday, March 18.
  • Classes will not be held on Labor Day, Easter Monday, Memorial Day or Independence Day. Classes will be rescheduled for the next day, and may occur in a different class location.

Please note:

  • “Last Add Deadline” refers to the last day for online registration. After this date, a student must gain permission from the faculty member and registrar’s office to enroll in the course.
  • “Drop Deadline” refers to the last day a student may drop a class without penalty.
  • If a student withdraws from a class between the “Drop Deadline” and the “Withdraw Deadline”, the class will remain on the student’s transcript as a ‘W’ but will not be factored into the student’s GPA. The student will still be billed for a class that has been withdrawn.

Part-time Semester Program

This program offers courses in the traditional daytime format in 14-week terms, with four terms per year.