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.


SPRING SEMESTER – 2018


Monday, Jan 1
New Year’s Day
Saturday, Jan 13
Classes Begin
Monday, Jan 15
Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Monday, Feb 19
Observance of Presidents' Day
Monday, Mar 5
Fall 2018 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students
April 6, 2018
Deadline to apply for Spring Graduation
+
Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature
Monday-Sunday, March 12-18
Spring Break
Monday, Mar 19
Fall 2018 Open Registration Begins
++
Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted
Sunday, May 6
Last Day of Classes
Monday-Thursday, May 7-10
Final Exams**
Friday, May 11
Commencement
Friday, May 11
Spring Semester Ends [Last day of Faculty Accountability]
Monday, May 28
Observance of Memorial Day

SUMMER SEMESTER – 2018

Tues May 29
Summer Semester
Wed July 4
Observance of Independence Day
May 29 - Jun 28
1st 5 week session
May 29 - Jul 19
8 week session
Jul 2 - Aug 2
2nd 5 week session
May 29 - Jul 19
Online Classes
Thur Aug 2
Summer Semester Ends


FALL SEMESTER – 2018


Sat Aug 18
Classes Begin
Mon, Sep 3
Observance of Labor Day
Mon, Oct 1
Spring 2019 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students
Mon, Oct 8
Spring 2019 Open Registration Begins
*
Application for December 2018 Graduation
+
Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature
Mon Nov 12
Observance of Veterans Day
Thur-Sun Nov 22-25
Thanksgiving Holiday (Campus Closed)
++
Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted
Sun Dec 9
Last Day of Classes
Mon-Thur Dec 10-13
Final Exams**
Fri Dec 14
Mid-Year Recess Begins for Students
Fri Dec 14
Fall Semester Ends (Last day of Faculty Accountability)
Tue-Tue Dec 25-Jan 1
Mid-Year Recess (Campus Closed)for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature

* 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.