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.

Fall 2019
March 18, 2019 Open Registration Begins for All Students
August 17, 2019

Classes Begin *
(including 5-Week Session #1 & 8-Week Session #1)

September 2, 2019 Observance of Labor Day (campus closed)
+ Last Day for Withdrawal Without Instructor's Signature
September 23, 2019 5-Week Session #2 & 10-Week Session #2 Classes Begin *
October 14, 2019 8-Week Session #2 Classes Begin *
October 28, 2019 5-Week Session #3 Classes Begin *
November 1, 2019 Deadline to Apply for Fall Graduation (First Friday in Nov.)
November 11, 2019 Observance of Veterans' Day (campus closed)
November 28-December 1, 2019 Thanksgiving Holiday (campus closed)
++ Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted With Instructor's Signature
December 6, 2019 Last Day of Regular Classes
December 9-12, 2019 Final Exams (See Final Exam Calendar)
December 12, 2019 Fall Semester Ends
Dec. 16, 2019- Jan. 10, 2020

Winter Intersession Classes for 2019* (see Spring 2020 term offerings)

Dec. 25, 2019- Jan. 1, 2020 Winter Break (campus closed)
Spring 2020
October 14, 2019 Open Registration Begins for All Students
January 11, 2020 Classes Begin *
(including 5-Week Session #1 & 8-Week Session #1)
January 20, 2020 Observance of M. L. King Birthday (campus closed)
January 27, 2020 14-Week Session Classes Begin *
February 18, 2020 5-Week Session #2 & 10-Week Session #2 Classes Begin *
February 17, 2020 Observance of Presidents' Day (campus closed)
+ Last Day for Withdrawal Without Instructor's Signature
March 16, 2020 8-Week Session #2 Classes Begin *
March 9-15, 2020 Spring Break (campus closed March 12-15)
March 30, 2020 5-Week Session #3 Classes Begin *
April 3, 2020 Deadline to Apply for Spring Graduation (First Friday in April)
++ Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted With Instructor's Signature
May 1, 2020 Last Day of Regular Classes
May 4-8, 2020 Final Exams (See Final Exam Calendar)
May 8, 2020 Commencement
May 8, 2020 Spring Semester Ends
May 25, 2020 Observance of Memorial Day (campus closed)
Summer 2020
March 15, 2020 Open Registration Begins for All Students
May 26, 2020

Classes Begin *
(First 5-week, 8-week evening, and 10-week)

May 25, 2020 Observance of Memorial Day (campus closed)
June 29, 2020 Second 5-week Classes Begin
July 2, 2020 Observance of Independence Day (campus closed)
+ Last Day for Withdrawal Without Instructor's Signature
++ Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted With Instructor's Signature
July 30, 2020 Last Day of Regular Classes

  * 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.

+ 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.