Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

The dates listed below which are directly related to instruction refer to the traditional academic year. Some courses may be offered over time periods for which these dates are not applicable. Most dates are based on the Maricopa County Community College District Academic Calendar and are subject to change without notice.

*Please note that all Online classes start on a Monday.


Summer Semester 2016


May 31, 2016
 

July 4, 2016
Observance of Independence Day

August 4, 2016
Summer Semester Ends

Fall Semester 2016


August,20, 2016
Classes Begin

September 5, 2016

Observance of Labor Day

 

October 3, 2016

Spring 2017 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students

 

October 10, 2016
Spring 2017 Open Registration Begins

*

Application for December 2016 Graduation*

 

+

Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature

 

November 11, 2016

Observance of Veterans Day

 

November 24-27, 2016
Thanksgiving Holiday

++
Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted

December 11, 2016
Last Day of Classes

December 12-15, 2016
**Final Exams

December 16, 2016
Mid-Year Recess Begins for Students

December 16, 2016
Fall Semester Ends [Last day of Faculty Accountability]

 
Mid-Year Recess (Campus Closed) December 25 through January 1

Spring Semester 2017


Saturday, January 14
Classes Begin

Monday, January 16
Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Monday, February 20
Observance of Presidents' Day

Monday, March 6
Fall 2017 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students

*
Application for May 2017 Graduation*

+
Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature

Monday, March 13-19
Spring Break

Monday, March 20
Fall 2017 Open Registration Begins

++
Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted

Sunday, May 7
Last Day of Classes

Monday-Thursday, May 8-11
**Final Exams

Friday, May 12
Commencement

Friday, May 12
Spring Semester Ends

Monday, May 29
Observance of Memorial Day

* For specific information concerning registration dates, class start dates, application for graduation dates, and final exam dates, consult the class schedule for the college of intended enrollment.

** Classes meeting on Friday evening only, Saturday only or Sunday only will have final examinations during their last regular class meeting.

+ See your student schedule in my.maricopa.edu for the Last Day to Withdraw without an Instructor Signature for each class in which you are enrolled.

++Refer to the Important Deadlines for Students to determine the Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal will be accepted.