College Schedule and Hours of Operation

The 2023 winter holiday schedule and hours can be found below. Please note that some offices have limited hours or are closed for holidays during the winter holidays.

Winter Term Schedule




Winter Term Begins*



Last Day to Add a Winter Term Course by 4PM



Last Day to Withdraw (“W”) from a Winter Term Course by 4PM




Last Day of Winter Term Classes / Winter Term Grades Due by 4PM

*There is no refund for winter courses once the course begins. Course(s) must be dropped prior to the first day to receive a refund. 

Winter Holiday Hours

Catawba College will be closed for the Winter Holiday beginning at noon on Friday, December 15, 2023 and will reopen on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.

Please note that the following offices MAY BE CLOSED OR HAVE LIMITED HOURS during the Holiday Break. Limited office hours will be posted here when available.

Admissions - 704.637.4402

  • December 15: 8am-12pm
  • December 18 - January 1: CLOSED
  • Reopening January 2nd at 8am

Athletics - 704.637.4474

  • December 15: 8am-12pm
  • December 16-January 1: CLOSED, with the following exception:
    • Athletics staff will be on campus on Dec. 16 and 19.  
  • For assistance during the holiday break, please contact Michelle Caddigan at  

Finance Office - 704.637.4284

  • December 15: 8am-12pm
  • December 16-January 1: CLOSED

Development - 704.637.4394

  • December 18-22: 10am-2pm
  • December 28-29: 10am-2pm
  • If you need assistance outside of these hours, please call 704.224.8840.

Financial Aid Office - 704.637.4416

  • December 16-January 1: CLOSED
  • Please contact us at during the dates above.   

Human Resources - 704.637.4227

  • December 15-January 1: CLOSED
  • Reopening January 2
  • We will be reachable via email, and will be checking email periodically, as we are still processing payrolls during that time. Please contact us at during the dates above.

Information Technology (IT)
The IT Help Desk will be closed during Winter Break. If there is a service interruption to a mission-critical technology resource, call the help desk at 704.637.4666 and choose option 6 to page on-call IT personnel. All other issues should be submitted to the IT service request system (Footprints) by e-mailing/texting or submitting a ticket at These service requests will be handled when the College reopens on January 3.

Library -

  • December 11-15: REMOTE (please contact during these dates)
  • December 15: 8:00am-12:00pm (REMOTE)
  • December 16-January 1: CLOSED
  • Reopening January 2 at 9:00am 

Mail Services - 704.637.4382

  • December 18-22 (M-F): 10:00am-2:00pm
  • December 27-29(W-F): 10:00am-2:00pm
  • There will be no mail/package delivery during Winter break; you may drive up to the back of the mailroom for mail/packages.

Registrar's Office - 704.637.4411

  • December 14: 9am-12pm (ON CAMPUS)
  • December 15: 9am-12pm (REMOTE)
  • December 18 - January 1: CLOSED
  • January 2: Normal business hours resume
  • We will be checking email sporadically for time critical messages and/or emergencies only. Please anticipate a delayed response.