Academic Calendar

2022-2023 Important Dates


Priority Permits Posted

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

Schedule Available Online

Estimated dates.

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

Catalog Available Online

Estimated dates.

  • Summer 2022: March 15, 2022
  • Fall 2022: March 15, 2022
  • 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 21 to 27, 2022
  • Thanksgiving Recess: November 24 to 27, 2022
  • Winter Recess: December 23, 2022, to January 2, 2023

Continuing Student Registration

  • Summer 2022: April 4, 2022
  • Fall 2022: April 4, 2022
  • Spring 2023: November 7, 2022

Open Registration

  • Summer 2022: April 11, 2022
  • Fall 2022: April 11, 2022
  • Spring 2023: November 14, 2022

Waitlist

Final run date.

  • Summer 2022: May 25, 2022
  • Fall 2022: August 10, 2022
  • Spring 2023: January 6, 2023

Semester Start Date

  • Summer 2022: June 6, 2022
  • 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 2022: June 29, 2022
  • Fall 2022: October 14, 2022
  • 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 2022: May 24, 2022
  • Fall 2022: August 9, 2022
  • Spring 2023: January 5, 2023

Payment Plans for Late Enrollees

The last day 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 made available through the dates below to accommodate students who enroll in late starting classes.
  • Summer 2022: June 27, 2022
  • Fall 2022: September 26, 2022
  • 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 2022: June 23, 2022
  • Fall 2022: September 9, 2022
  • 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 you have your financial aid file 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

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 processing of financial aid will occur after this date for the 2020-2022 award year.

  • Summer 2022: May 17, 2023
  • Fall 2022: May 17, 2023
  • Spring 2023: May 17, 2023

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 2022: July 14, 2022
  • Fall 2022: October 28, 2022
  • Spring 2023: March 24, 2023

Grades

Grades are due by 4 pm.

  • Summer 2022: August 8, 2022
  • Fall 2022: December 19, 2022
  • Spring 2023: May 22, 2023

ECC reserves the right to change these dates.