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Academic Calendar

Please Note: Dates are subject to change. The most up-to-date calendar information can be found at Maricopa County Community College District Academic Calendars.

All dates are subject to the most recent 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.

2021-2022 Academic Calendar

Summer Semester - 2021

Note: Subject to the 2021-2022 Catalog

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

  • Tues June 1  Summer Semester Begins
  • Tues-Wed Jun 1-2  Schedule Adjustments
  • Mon Jul 5  Observance of Independence Day (Campus Closed)
  • Thur Aug 5  Summer Semester Ends

Fall Semester - 2021

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

  • Fri Aug 13  First Day of Faculty Accountability
  • Sat Aug 21  Classes Begin
  • Mon Sep 6  Observance of Labor Day
  • Mon Sep 20  Find a Class Opens for Spring
  • Mon Oct 4  Spring 2022 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students
  • Sat Oct 9  Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature +
  • Mon Oct 11  Student Withdrawal with Instructor’s Signature Begins ++
  • Mon Oct 11  Spring 2022 Open Registration Begins 
  • Mon Oct 11  Application for December 2021 Graduation *
  • Thu Nov 11  Observance of Veterans Day
  • Thu-Sun Nov 25-28  Thanksgiving Holiday (Campus Closed)
  • Mon Dec 6  Tuition Due for Spring 2022 Semester
  • Sun Dec 12  Last Day of Classes
  • Mon-Thu Dec 13-16  Final Exams **
  • Fri Dec 17  Mid-Year Recess Begins for Students
  • Fri Dec 17  Fall Semester Ends (Last day of Faculty Accountability)
  • Sat-Sun Dec 25-Jan 2  Mid-Year Recess (Campus Closed)

Spring Semester – 2022

  • Mon Jan 3  Employees Return
  • Mon Jan 10  First day of Faculty Accountability
  • Wed Jan 12  Clock Hour Student Classes Begin
  • Sat Jan 15  Classes Begin
  • Mon Jan 17  Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Mon Feb 21  Observance of Presidents' Day
  • Tue Feb 22  Find a Class Opens for Summer/Fall 2022
  • Sat + Mar 5  Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature
  • Mon ++ Mar 7  Student Withdrawal with Instructor’s Signature Begins
  • Mon Mar 7  Summer/Fall 2022 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students
    Application for May 2022 Graduation *
  • Mon-Sun Mar 14-20  Spring Break
  • Mon Mar 21  Summer/Fall 2022 Open Registration Begins
  • Mon May 2  Tuition Due for Summer 2022 Semester
  • Sun May 8  Last Day of Classes
  • Mon-Thu** May 9-12 Final Exams
  • Fri May 13 Commencement
  • Fri May 13 Spring Semester Ends (Last day of Faculty Accountability)
  • Mon May 30 Observance of Memorial Day

Summer Semester – 2022

Note: Subject to the 2022-2023 Catalog

  • Tues May 31  Summer Semester Begins
  • Mon Jul 4  Observance of Independence Day
  • Mon-Sat Jul 4-9  Summer Break for Clock Hour Programs Only
  • Mon Aug 1  Tuition Due for Fall 2022 Semester
  • Thu Aug 4  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.