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Dear Counselor Education Students,

As you make plans for the spring semester, there are some key dates and tasks that you need to focus upon depending on where you are in your plan of study. Any forms mentioned in the key dates are located on our program website ( on the student page.

We hope you have a great break and a good start to the spring semester!

Dr. Whiting & Dr. Royal

Spring 2021

January 10

Online open house for prospective students - 7:30pm

January 11

First day of classes

January 12

School of Education Faculty Meeting (tentative)

January 12

Webinar @ 1pm - info at

January 13

Graduation forms for May graduates must be typed and sent to your adviser by 5pm.  Follow the instructions on our website regarding the forms.

January 15

Drop/Add period ends at 4:00 pm.  Classes dropped for all students without payment arrangements.

January 15

Field Site Supervisor Orientation for all fall Practicum and Internship site supervisors at 3:00 pm.

January 18

Martin Luther King, Jr Day Observance, No Classes

January 19

First day for a student to initiate a withdrawal from a class (grade of WC) 

January 24

CSI Test Preparation Workshop - Deadline to register is January 17.

January 26

Departmental Faculty Meeting - 10am

January 29

2nd Annual Spring (Virtual) Career Institute 8:45am-12pm

February 3

SOE Graduate Council Meeting - 12pm

February 9

School of Education Faculty Meeting (tentative)

February 9

Webinar at 1pm

February 12

Last day to withdraw from the university with a prorated tuition and fee adjustment

February 21

Online open house for prospective students - 7:30pm

February 22

Special request for placement due to Dr. Blount (if attempting to use your place of work as placement)

February 22-26

Prospective student interviews for fall 2021 admission

February 23

Departmental Faculty Meeting - 10am

February 24-27

NC Counseling Association Annual Conference (Virtual)

February 25

Field Placement - Special Request Committee Meeting

March 1-5

Mid-Program Portfolio Review for students applying for Practicum in the summer or fall. Students must complete the Mid-Program Portfolio Review before they can be placed in Practicum. The review will consist of an oral examination of the student’s work.. During this 15-minute review, the faculty and student will discuss the student’s field placement plans. To sign up for the review go to

March 3

SOE Graduate Council Meeting - 12pm

March 5

Last day for graduate students to withdraw from a class with a WC.

March 9

School of Education Faculty Meeting (tentative)

March 10-12

Group Residency (section OL1)

March 15

Registration for summer and fall 2021 begins.

Faculty to submit textbook orders to bookstore for summer and fall courses.

March 15

Deadline for graduating students to clear grades of Incomplete.

March 15-26

CPCE Testing Window

March 16

Webinar at 1pm

March 17-19

Group Residency (section OL2)

March 21

Online open house for prospective students - 7:30pm

March 23

Departmental Faculty Meeting - 10am

March 24-26

Group Residency (section OL3)

March 26

General NCCU Faculty Meeting

April 2

Good Friday Observance, no classes

April 5-9

Final Defense (Mock Interview) Dates for Spring and Summer 2021 applicants for graduation. Sign up for the defense/interview at

April 5-30

American Counseling Association’s (month-long) Virtual Conference

April 7

SOE Graduate Council Meeting - 12pm

April 8

Chi Sigma Iota Induction Ceremony - 6:00pm

April 9

Honors Convocation, McDougald-McLendon Arena

April 9

MOAs for Summer 2021 placement due to Dr. Blount by 5pm

April 13

School of Education Faculty Meeting (tentative)

April 16

Last day to submit theses/projects

April 18

Online open house for prospective students - 7:30pm

April 20

Last day of classes for graduating students

April 27

Final grades for graduating students due in Banner by 5pm

April 27

Last day of classes for all students

April 27

Departmental Faculty Meeting - 10am

April 30

All grades due in Banner by 5pm

May 6

May (and Summer) graduate Exit Interview at 3:00 pm. All surveys should be completed so graduates can be cleared at this meeting. Surveys can be found at  Meeting may held via WebEX.

May 6

Commencement rehearsal  /  6pm for graduate students

May 7

Graduate Commencement Ceremony  /  8am

May 8

Baccalaureate (Undergraduate) Commencement Ceremony

July 9

MOAs for Fall 2021 placement due to Dr. Blount by 5pm

NOTE: Dates for the NCE have not yet been provided by CCE.  The testing window for the NCE will be announced when available.

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