Maricopa Emergency Management System Alert

  FALL 2020 SEMESTER AND COVID-19 UPDATE: The EMCC campus is open to EMCC employees, students attending on-campus classes, or those with an appointment. All student support services are available online. Students are encouraged to contact their instructors for additional information.

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 2020
March 16, 2020 Open Registration Begins for All Students
August 22, 2020 Classes Begin
September 7, 2020 Observance of Labor Day (campus closed)
October 5, 2020 Priority Registration Begins
October 12, 2020 Deadline to Apply for December 2020 Graduation*
  Open Registration Begins for All Students
October 19, 2020 8-Week Session #2 Classes Begin*
November 11, 2020 Observance of Veterans Day (Campus Closed)
November 26-29, 2020 Thanksgiving Holiday (Campus Closed)
December 13, 2020 Last Day of Regular Classes
December 14-18, 2020 Final Exams (See Final Exam Calendar)
December 18, 2020 Fall Semester Ends
December 24, 2020 - January 3, 2021 Mid-Year Recess (Campus Closed)
Spring 2021
October 12, 2020 Open Registration Begins for All Students
January 16, 2021 Classes Begin*
(including 8-Week Session #1)
January 18, 2021 Observance of M. L. King Birthday (campus closed)
February 15, 2021 Observance of Presidents' Day (campus closed)
March 6, 2021 Last Day for Withdrawal Without Instructor's Signature
March 15, 2021 Open Registration for Summer/Fall 2021 Begins
March 15-21, 2021 Spring Break (campus closed March 18-21)
March 22, 2021 8-Week Session #2 Classes Begin*
April 2, 2021 Deadline to Apply for Spring Graduation (First Friday in April)
++ Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted With Instructor's Signature
May 9, 2021 Last Day of Regular Classes
May 10-14, 2021 Final Exams (See Final Exam Calendar)
May 14, 2021 Commencement
May 14, 2021 Spring Semester Ends
May 31, 2021 Observance of Memorial Day (campus closed)
Summer 2021
March 15, 2021 Open Registration Begins for All Students
May 31, 2021 Observance of Memorial Day (campus closed)
June 1, 2021

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

July 5, 2021 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 6, 2021 Second 5-week Classes Begin
August 5, 2021 Last Day of Regular Classes

* For specific information concerning registration dates, class start dates, application for graduation dates, and final exam dates, consult your class schedule.

+ Log in to your Student Center account to see 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.