Academics

Academic Calendar

Please Note: Dates are subject to change. The most up to date calendar information can be found at on the Maricopa County Community College District Academic Calendars website. All dates are subject to the 2018-2019 Catalog unless otherwise specified. Colleges/Centers may modify start dates in order to meet special needs. 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.

2019-2020 Academic Calendar

Summer Semester - 2019

Registration — Consult the Summer Class Schedule for registration and drop/add information.

Tue May 28  Summer Semester Begins
Mon-Wed July 1-3  Summer Break for Clock Hour Programs Only
Thu Jul 4  Observance of Independence Day
Thu Aug 1  Summer Semester Ends

Fall Semester - 2019

Registration — Consult the Fall Class Schedule for registration and drop/add information.

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
Application for December 2019 Graduation *
Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature +
Mon Nov 11  Observance of Veterans Day
Thur-Sun Nov 28-Dec 1  Thanksgiving Holiday (Campus Closed)
Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted ++
Sun Dec 8  Last Day of Classes
Mon-Thu 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

Registration — Consult the Spring Class Schedule for registration and drop/add information.

Tue 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  Summer/Fall 2020 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students
Application for May 2020 Graduation *
Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature +
Mon-Sun Mar 9-15  Spring Break
Mon Mar 16  Summer/Fall 2020 Open Registration Begins
Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted ++
Sun May 3  Last Day of Classes
Mon-Thu May 4-7  Final Exams **
Fri May 8  Commencement
Fri May 8  Spring Semester Ends
Mon May 25  Observance of Memorial Day

Summer Semester - 2020

Note: Subject to the 2020-2021 Catalog

Registration — Consult the Summer Class Schedule for registration and drop/add information.

Tues 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
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.