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.


Fall Semester 2017


Saturday, Aug 19
Classes Begin
Monday, Sep 4
Observance of Labor Day
Monday, Oct 2
Spring 2018 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students
Monday, Oct 9
Spring 2018 Open Registration Begins
November 3, 2017
Deadline to apply for Fall Graduation
+
Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature
Friday, Nov 10
Observance of Veterans Day
Thursday - Sunday, Nov 23-26
Thanksgiving Holiday
++
Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted
Sunday, Dec 10
Last Day of Classes
Monday - Thursday, Dec 11-14
Final Exams**
Friday, Dec 15
Mid-Year Recess Begins for Students
Friday, Dec 15
Fall Semester Ends [Last day of Faculty Accountability]
Mid-Year Recess
Campus Closed Dec 25 through Jan 1

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

* 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.