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:
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.
2017-2018 Adult Undergraduate Studies 7-Week Calendar
|Term||Start Date||End Date||Last Add Deadline||Drop Deadline||Withdraw Deadline|
|Fall I||Sept. 5, 2017||Oct. 19, 2017||Aug. 28, 2017||Sept. 15, 2017||Sept. 29, 2017|
|Fall II||Oct. 23, 2017||Dec. 14, 2017||Oct. 16, 2017||Nov. 3, 2017||Nov. 17, 2017|
|Winter||Jan. 2, 2018||Feb. 15, 2018||Dec. 25, 2017||Jan. 12, 2018||Jan. 26, 2018|
|Spring I||Feb. 19, 2018||April 5, 2018||Feb. 12, 2018||March 2, 2018||March 16, 2018|
|Spring II||April 9, 2018||May 24, 2018||April 2, 2018||April 20, 2018||May 4, 2018|
|Summer I||May 28, 2018||July 12, 2018||May 21, 2018||June 8, 2018||June 22, 2018|
|Summer II||July 16, 2018||Aug. 30, 2018||July 9, 2018||July 27, 2018||Aug. 10, 2018|
- The Fall II term includes a break during the week of Thanksgiving.
- The Spring I/Spring II terms do not break for the Carthage Spring Recess.
- Classes will not be held on Labor Day (Sept. 4, 2017), Memorial Day (May 28, 2018), or Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Classes will be rescheduled for the next day, and may occur in a different class location.
- “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 The student will still be billed for a class that has been withdrawn.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.