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 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)
Spring 2018
October 9, 2017 Open Registration Begins for All Students
January 13, 2018 Classes Begin *
(including 5-Week Session #1 & 8-Week Session #1)
January 15, 2018 Observance of M. L. King Birthday (campus closed)
January 27, 2018 14-Week Session Classes Begin *
February 17, 2018 5-Week Session #2 & 10-Week Session #2 Classes Begin *
February 19, 2018 Observance of Presidents' Day (campus closed)
+ Last Day for Withdrawal Without Instructor's Signature
March 19, 2018 8-Week Session #2 Classes Begin *
March 12-18, 2018 Spring Break (campus closed March 15-18)
March 31, 2018 5-Week Session #3 Classes Begin *
April 6, 2018 Deadline to Apply for Spring Graduation (First Friday in April)
++ Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted With Instructor's Signature
May 4, 2018 Last Day of Regular Classes
May 7-11, 2018 Final Exams (See Final Exam Calendar)
May 11, 2018 Commencement
May 11, 2018 Spring Semester Ends
May 28, 2018 Observance of Memorial Day (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.