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.

Spring 2017
October 10, 2016 Open Registration Begins for All Students
January 14, 2017 Classes Begin *
(including 5-Week Session #1 & 8-Week Session #1)
January 16, 2017 Observance of M. L. King Birthday (campus closed)
January 30, 2017 14-Week Session Classes Begin *
February 21, 2017 5-Week Session #2 & 10-Week Session #2 Classes Begin *
February 20, 2017 Observance of Presidents' Day (campus closed)
+ Last Day for Withdrawal Without Instructor's Signature
March 20, 2017 8-Week Session #2 Classes Begin *
March 13-19, 2017 Spring Break (campus closed March 16-19)
April 3, 2017 5-Week Session #3 Classes Begin *
April 7, 2017 Deadline to Apply for Spring Graduation (First Friday in April)
++ Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted With Instructor's Signature
May 5, 2017 Last Day of Regular Classes
May 8-11, 2017 Final Exams (See Final Exam Calendar)
May 12, 2017 Commencement
May 12, 2017 Spring Semester Ends
May 29, 2017 Observance of Memorial Day (campus closed)
Summer 2017
March 20, 2017 Open Registration Begins for All Students
April 7, 2017 Deadline to Apply for Summer Graduation (First Friday in April)
May 29, 2017 Observance of Memorial Day (campus closed)
May 30, 2017 First 5-Week (Day) & 8-Week (Evening) Classes Begin
June 29, 2017 First 5-Week Session Ends
July 3, 2017 Second 5-Week Classes Begin
July 4, 2017 Observance of Independence Day (campus closed)
July 20, 2017 8-Week Session Ends
August 3, 2017 Summer Semester Ends
  Final Exams will be held during the last Summer class meeting.
  Summer Hours of Operation may include campus closure on Fridays.
Fall 2017
March 20, 2017 Open Registration Begins for All Students
August 19, 2017

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

September 4, 2017 Observance of Labor Day (campus closed)
+ Last Day for Withdrawal Without Instructor's Signature
September 25, 2017 5-Week Session #2 & 10-Week Session #2 Classes Begin *
October 14, 2017 8-Week Session #2 Classes Begin *
October 30, 2017 5-Week Session #3 Classes Begin *
November 3, 2017 Deadline to Apply for Fall Graduation (First Friday in Nov.)
November 10, 2017 Observance of Veterans' Day (campus closed)
November 23-26, 2017 Thanksgiving Holiday (campus closed)
++ Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted With Instructor's Signature
December 8, 2017 Last Day of Regular Classes
December 11-14, 2017 Final Exams (See Final Exam Calendar)
December 18, 2017 Mid-Year Recess Begins for Students &
Fall Semester Ends
Dec. 18, 2016- Jan. 12, 2018

Winter Intersession Classes for 2017* (see Spring 2018 term offerings)

Dec. 24, 2016- Jan. 1, 2018 Winter Break (campus closed)

  * 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.