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 – 2019
Sat Aug 17 Classes Begin
Mon Sep 2 Observance of Labor Day
Mon Sep 16 Find a Class Opens for Spring
Mon Sep 30 Spring 2020 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students
Mon Oct 7 Spring 2020 Open Registration Begins
Mon Nov 11 Observance of Veterans Day
Thur-Sun Nov 28-Dec 1 Thanksgiving Holiday (Campus Closed)
Sun Dec 8 Last Day of Classes
Mon-Thur Dec 9-12 Final Exams**
Fri Dec 13 Mid-Year Recess Begins for Students
Fri Dec 13 Fall Semester Ends (Last day of Faculty Accountability)
Wed-Wed Dec 25-Jan 1 Mid-Year Recess (Campus Closed)
SPRING SEMESTER – 2020
Wed Jan 1 Observance of New Year’s Day
Sat Jan 11 Classes Begin
Mon Jan 20 Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Mon Feb 17 Observance of Presidents' Day
Mon Feb 18 Find a Class Opens for Summer/Fall 2020
Mon Mar 2 Summer/Fall 2020 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students
Mon-Sun Mar 9-15 Spring Break
Mon Mar 16 Summer/Fall 2020 Open Registration Begins
Sun May 3 Last Day of Classes
Mon-Thur May 4-7 Final Exams**
Fri May 8 Commencement
Fri May 8 Spring Semester Ends (Last day of Faculty Accountability)
Mon May 25 Observance of Memorial Day
SUMMER SEMESTER – 2020
Tue May 26 Summer Semester Begins
Mon-Wed Jun 29-Jul 1 Summer Break for Clock Hour Programs Only
Thur Jul 2 Observance of Independence Day for Employees
Thur Jul 30 Summer Semester Ends
* For specific information concerning the last day to apply for graduation, individual class start dates, and final exams, consult 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 section of the student handbook to determine the last day for student initiated withdrawal.