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 2018
March 19, 2018 Open Registration Begins for All Students
August 18, 2018

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

September 3, 2018 Observance of Labor Day (campus closed)
+ Last Day for Withdrawal Without Instructor's Signature
September 24, 2018 5-Week Session #2 & 10-Week Session #2 Classes Begin *
October 15, 2018 8-Week Session #2 Classes Begin *
October 29, 2018 5-Week Session #3 Classes Begin *
November 2, 2018 Deadline to Apply for Fall Graduation (First Friday in Nov.)
November 12, 2018 Observance of Veterans' Day (campus closed)
November 22-25, 2018 Thanksgiving Holiday (campus closed)
++ Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted With Instructor's Signature
December 7, 2018 Last Day of Regular Classes
December 10-14, 2018 Final Exams (See Final Exam Calendar)
December 17, 2018 Mid-Year Recess Begins for Students &
Fall Semester Ends
Dec. 17, 2018- Jan. 11, 2019

Winter Intersession Classes for 2018* (see Spring 2019 term offerings)

Dec. 25, 2018- Jan. 1, 2019 Winter Break (campus closed)
Spring 2019
October 8, 2018 Open Registration Begins for All Students
January 12, 2019 Classes Begin *
(including 5-Week Session #1 & 8-Week Session #1)
January 21, 2019 Observance of M. L. King Birthday (campus closed)
January 28, 2019 14-Week Session Classes Begin *
February 19, 2019 5-Week Session #2 & 10-Week Session #2 Classes Begin *
February 18, 2019 Observance of Presidents' Day (campus closed)
+ Last Day for Withdrawal Without Instructor's Signature
March 18, 2019 8-Week Session #2 Classes Begin *
March 11-17, 2019 Spring Break (campus closed March 14-17)
April 1, 2019 5-Week Session #3 Classes Begin *
April 5, 2019 Deadline to Apply for Spring Graduation (First Friday in April)
++ Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted With Instructor's Signature
May 4, 2019 Last Day of Regular Classes
May 6-9, 2019 Final Exams (See Final Exam Calendar)
May 10, 2019 Commencement
May 10, 2019 Spring Semester Ends
May 27, 2019 Observance of Memorial Day (campus closed)
Summer 2019
March 18, 2019 Open Registration Begins for All Students
May 28, 2019

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

May 27, 2019 Observance of Memorial Day (campus closed)
July 1, 2019 Second 5-week Classes Begin
July 4, 2019 Observance of Independence Day (campus closed)
+ Last Day for Withdrawal Without Instructor's Signature
++ Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted With Instructor's Signature
August 1, 2019 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.