Academic Calendar

2022-2023 Important Dates


Priority Permits Posted

  • Summer 2023: March 1, 2023
  • Fall 2023: March 1, 2023
  • Spring 2023: October 1, 2022

Schedule Available Online

Estimated dates.

  • Summer 2023: March 8, 2023
  • Fall 2022: March 8, 2023
  • Spring 2023: October 15, 2022

Catalog Available Online

Estimated dates.

  • Summer 2023: March 15, 2023
  • Fall 2023: March 15, 2023
  • Spring 2023: March 15, 2022

Board of Trustees Academic Scholarship Priority Date

  • Fall 2022: July 1, 2022
  • Spring 2023: November 1, 2022

Holiday Breaks

  • Spring Recess: March 25 to 31, 2023
  • Thanksgiving Recess: November 24 to 27, 2022
  • Winter Recess: December 23, 2022, to January 3, 2023

Continuing Student Registration

  • Summer 2023: April 10, 2023
  • Fall 2023: April 10, 2023
  • Spring 2023: November 7, 2022

Open Registration

  • Summer 2022: April 17, 2023
  • Fall 2023: April 17, 2023
  • Spring 2023: November 14, 2022

Waitlist

Final run date.

  • Summer 2023: May 24, 2023
  • Fall 2022: August 9, 2023
  • Spring 2023: January 6, 2023

Semester Start Date

  • Summer 2022: June 5, 2023
  • Fall 2022: August 22, 2022
  • Spring 2023: January 17, 2023

Registration Billing Statements

Books

The first day that students can charge books to financial aid.

  • Summer 2022: May 23, 2022
  • Fall 2022: August 8, 2022
  • Spring 2023: January 4, 2023

The last day that students can charge books to financial aid.

  • Summer 2023: July 7, 2023
  • Fall 2023: October 20, 2023
  • Spring 2023: March 10, 2023

Tuition Payment Due Date

7 pm CST must pay all tuition to avoid being dropped for non-payment. The system begins processing drops at 7 pm exactly.

  • Summer 2023: May 23, 2023
  • Fall 2023: August 8, 2023
  • Spring 2023: January 5, 2023

Payment Plans for Late Enrollees

The last day a plan is available.

  1. If you register on or after the tuition due date for the semester, your payment is due the next calendar day before 7 pm. Payment plans are available through the dates below to accommodate students who enroll in late starting classes.
  • Summer 2023: June 26, 2023
  • Fall 2023: September 25, 2023
  • Spring 2023: February 21, 2023

Refund Checks

Students who do not have financial aid can call 847-214-7380 to request a refund sooner. After the date is listed, refunds are mailed weekly on Fridays (Thursdays in the summer semester).

  • Summer 2023: June 22, 2023
  • Fall 2023: September 8, 2023
  • Spring 2023: February 3, 2023

Drop Dates by Semester

Last day to academically withdraw from classes.

FAFSA Priority Date

The priority date for submitting FAFSA & required paperwork to ECC. If your financial aid file is completed by this date, your financial aid will be processed by the tuition due date, and you will not need to set up a payment plan.

  • Summer 2022: April 1, 2022
  • Fall 2022: July 1, 2022
  • Spring 2023: November 1, 2022

Financial Aid Deadline (2023-2024)

To receive financial aid, and if otherwise eligible, your financial aid file must be complete, and all required and requested paperwork must be submitted on or before this date. No updates, changes, or financial aid processing will occur after this date for the 2020-2022 award year.

  • Summer 2023: May 15, 2024
  • Fall 2023: May 15, 2024
  • Spring 2023: May 17, 2024

Financial Aid Excess Checks

Financial aid money left over from your financial aid package for eligible students. Loan students must be in 6 credit hours. Checks will be mailed on the dates below and must be cashed within 90 days. ECC is required to send all uncashed checks back to the Department of Education.

  • Summer 2023: July 20, 2023
  • Fall 2023: November 3, 2023
  • Spring 2023: March 24, 2023

Graduation

Grades

Grades are due by 4 pm.

  • Summer 2023: August 14, 2023
  • Fall 2023: December 18, 2023
  • Spring 2023: May 22, 2023

ECC reserves the right to change these dates.