Dates and Deadlines

Important Class Dates

Fall semester 2016

  • April 19 (T) Registration begins for continuing students
  • April 25 (M) Registration begins for new students 
  • August 22 (M) Faculty reports
  • August 26 (F) District Conference Day, most offices closed
  • August 29 (M) First day of fall semester; classes begin
  • September 5 (M) Labor Day holiday
  • September 12 (M) 12th day of class
  • November 17 (R) Last day to withdraw from a class
  • November 24 (R) Thanksgiving holiday begins; campus closed
  • November 28 (M) Classes resume
  • December 12-15 (M-R) Final exams
  • December 15 (R) Semester ends
  • December 19 (M) Last day for faculty to submit grades electronically through eConnect to the Registrar's Office
  • December 23 (F) College buildings and offices close for the holidays at end of workday
  • December 27-28 (T-W) eCampus maintenance time

Spring semester 2017

  • November 22 (T) Registration begins for continuing students
  • November 28 (M) Registration begins for new students
  • January 3 (T) College buildings and offices re-open following winter holiday
  • January 4 (W) Tuition due for all students who registered on or before January 4. From this date forward, tuition is due at the time students register. Students who do not pay tuition on time will be de-registered
  • January 9 (M) Faculty reports
  • January 16 (M) Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday
  • January 17 (T) First day of spring semester; classes begin
  • January 30 (M) 12th day of class
  • February 23-23 (R-F) Professional development day for faculty. No classes will take place. Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday classes will meet.
  • March 13-17 (M-F) Spring break - college buildings and offices closed
  • April 12 (W) Last day to withdraw from a class
  • April 14 (F) Holiday
  • May 8-11 (M-R) Final exams
  • May 11 (R) Semester ends
  • May 15 (M) Last day for faculty to submit grades electronically through eConnect to the Registrar's Office
DCCCD Academic Calendar

Financial Aid Deadlines

  • Fall - Apply by May 1; documentation complete by June 29.
  • Spring - Apply by October 1; documentation complete by October 26.
  • Summer - Apply by March 1; documentation complete by March 29.
More Information on Financial Aid deadlines
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​Office Hours
Admissions, Registration, and Advising

(Check special registration hours)

Central Campus

MTWR 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
F 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


North & South Campuses
MTWR 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
F 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.