Important Dates

Fall 2019: Traditional Semester

Session Period

Aug 26 – Dec 15, 2019

Weekday classes begin week of Aug 26
Saturday classes begin Aug 31

M-F Classes Begin Aug 26
Sat Classes Begin Aug 31
Special Registration Hours
(August 19 – Sept 23, 2019):
  • Mon – Thur: 8:30am – 7:00pm
  • Fri: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Sat Aug 24 & 31: 9:00am – 1:00pm
Applications Accepted Beginning Starting Apr 10
Finals Dec 9 – Dec 15 (See Finals Schedule)

Registration Begins

PRIORITY (Tier 1)*:
EOP&S, DSPS, Veterans, Foster Care Youth, CalWorks
Apr 29
PRIORITY (Tier 2)*:
Athletes, Promise, Completion
May 2
Continuing & New Students – Fully Matriculated* May 6
Students Who Have NOT Fully Matriculated / Lost Priority May 20
High School – K-12 special admits May 28
Open Enrollment May 28
*Matriculation activities cutoff for Priority Registration is April 12, 2019
Residency Determination Date Aug 25

Last Day To/For

Recency Petitions Aug 15
Third Attempt Petitions Aug 9 – Oct 24
Prerequisite Clearance/Challenge Petitions Aug 9 – Oct 24
Add/Audit Traditional Classes

Online:  Aug 25

With a Permission # from the instructor: Sept 16

File Pass / No Pass Sept 16
Drop classes with a refund/no fee owed &
​Drop classes without/with a W
Find date in your Student Portal

  • Select ACADEMICS MENU then CLASS SCHEDULE.
  • Click the “i” icon to the right of your class, which will bring up a page with dates. 
Graduation Petition Accepted Aug 26 to Dec 13
NOTE: Short-term courses and other accelerated program classes have different deadlines. Please check with your instructor.

Fall 2019: 8 Week Semester

Session 1 Session 2
This calendar is for classes that meet 4 days per week. If your class is not scheduled for 4 days per week, check with the instructor for the deadline dates.
Session Period Aug 26 – Oct 20 Oct 21 – Dec 15
Applications Accepted Year Round Year Round

Last Day To/For

Recency Petitions Jun 24 – Aug 9 Sept 30 – Oct 18
Third Course Repeat Petitions Jun 24 – Aug 9 Sept 30 – Oct 18
Prerequisite Clearance/Challenge Aug 16 Jan 25
Add/Audit Classes

Online: Aug 25

In-person: Sept 5

Online: Oct 20

In-person: Oct 25

Drop classes with a refund/no fee owed & Drop classes without/with a W Find date in your Student Portal

  • Select ACADEMICS MENU then CLASS SCHEDULE.
  • Click the “i” icon to the right of your class, which will bring up a page with dates. 

Fall 2019: Holidays
Non-Instructional/Campus Closed

Labor Day Sept 2
Veterans Day Nov 11
Thanksgiving Nov 28 – 31
Non-Instruction Days (College Open) Dec 16 – 23, 26 – 29
Winter Holiday Dec 24, 25, 30, 31 & Jan 1

Summer 2019: General Semester

Session Periods
  • Jun 10 – Jul 14
  • Jun10 – Jul 21
  • Jun 10 – Aug 4
  • Jul 15 – Aug 18
Special Registration Hours
(June 3 – 14, 2019):
  • Mon – Thur: 8:30am – 7:00pm
  • Fri: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Applications Accepted Beginning Starting Mar 20
Finals Last Day of Class

Registration Begins

PRIORITY (Tier 1)*:
EOP&S, DSPS, Veterans, Foster Care Youth, CalWorks
Apr 8
PRIORITY (Tier 2)*:
Athletes, Promise, Completion
Apr 11
Continuing & New Students – Fully Matriculated* Apr 15
Students Who Have NOT Fully Matriculated / Lost Priority Apr 29
High School – K-12 special admits Starts May 6
Open Enrollment Starts May 6
*Matriculation activities cutoff for Priority Registration is April 22, 2019​
Residency Determination Date Jun 9

Last Day To/For

Recency Petitions Dec 3 – Jan 18
Third Attempt Petitions Dec 3 – Jan 18
Prerequisite Clearance/Challenge Petitions Jan 25, 2019
Add/Audit Traditional Classes Online:  Feb 3
File Pass / No Pass Feb 14
Drop classes with a refund/no fee owed &
Drop classes without/with a W
Find date in your Student Portal

  • Select ACADEMICS MENU then CLASS SCHEDULE.
  • Click the “i” icon to the right of your class, which will bring up a page with dates. 
Graduation Petition Accepted Dec 10 – Apr 19
NOTE: Short-term courses and other accelerated program classes have different deadlines. Please check with your instructor.

Summer 2019: Multiple Session Deadlines

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4
If your class is not scheduled per one of the categories below, check with the instructor for the deadline dates.​
Session Period JUN 10 –
JUL 14Online Only
JUN 10 –
JUL 21MTWTh Only
JUN 10 –
AUG 4MTWTh Only
JUL 15 –
AUG 18Online Only
Applications Accepted Starting Mar 20 Starting Mar 20 Starting Mar 20 Starting Mar 20

Last Day To/For

Prerequisite Clearance/Challenge May 24 May 24 May 24 May 24
Third Course Repeat Petitions May 20 – 31 May 20 – 31 May 20 – 31 May 20 – 31
Add/Audit Classes

Online: Jun 9

In-person: Jun 15

Online: Jun 9

In-person: Jun 16

Online: Jun 9

In-person: Jun 15

Online: Jul 14

In-person: Jul 20

Drop classes with a refund/no fee owed & Drop classes without/with a W Find date in your Student Portal

  • Select ACADEMICS MENU then CLASS SCHEDULE.
  • Click the “i” icon to the right of your class, which will bring up a page with dates. 

Summer 2019: Holidays
Non-Instructional/Campus Closed

Independence Day Jul 4

Spring 2019: Traditional Semester

Session Period

February 4 – June 3, 2019

Weekday classes begin week of  Feb 4
Saturday classes begin Feb 9

M-F Classes Begin Feb 4
Sat Classes Begin Feb 9
Special Registration Hours
(January 28 – February 14, 2019):
  • Mon – Thur: 8:30am – 7:00pm
  • Fri: 8:30am – 2:00pm
  • Sat (Feb 2 & 9): 9:00am – 1:00pm
Applications Accepted Beginning Now
Finals May 28 – Jun 3
(See Spring 2019 Final Exam Schedule)

Registration Begins

PRIORITY (Tier 1)*:
EOP&S, DSPS, Veterans, Foster Care Youth, CalWorks
Nov 13
PRIORITY (Tier 2)*:
Athletes, Promise, Completion
Nov 15
Continuing & New Students – Fully Matriculated* Starts Nov 19
Students Who Have NOT Fully Matriculated / Lost Priority Starts Dec 7
High School – K-12 special admits Starts Dec 14
Open Enrollment Starts Dec 15
*Matriculation activities cutoff for Priority Registration is October 26, 2018​
Residency Determination Date Feb 3

Last Day To/For

Recency Petitions Dec 3 – Jan 18
Third Attempt Petitions Dec 3 – Jan 18
Prerequisite Clearance/Challenge Petitions Jan 25, 2019
Add/Audit Traditional Classes Online:  Feb 3
File Pass / No Pass Feb 14
Drop classes with a refund/no fee owed &
Drop classes without/with a W
Find date in your Student Portal

  • Select ACADEMICS MENU then CLASS SCHEDULE.
  • Click the “i” icon to the right of your class, which will bring up a page with dates. 
Graduation Petition Accepted Dec 10 – Apr 19
NOTE: Short-term courses and other accelerated program classes have different deadlines. Please check with your instructor.

Spring 2019: 8 Week Semester

Session 1 Session 2
This calendar is for classes that meet 4 days per week. If your class is not scheduled for 4 days per week, check with the instructor for the deadline dates.
Session Period Feb 4 – Mar 27 Apr 8 – Jun 2
Applications Accepted Year Round Year Round

Last Day To/For

Recency Petitions Dec 3 – Jan 18 Mar 18 – Mar  29
Third Course Repeat Petitions Dec 3 – Jan 18 Mar 18 – Mar  29
Prerequisite Clearance/Challenge Jan 25 Jan 25
Add/Audit Classes

Online: Feb 3

In-person: Feb 11

Online: Apr 7

In-person: Apr 15

Drop classes with a refund/no fee owed & Drop classes without/with a W Find date in your Student Portal

  • Select ACADEMICS MENU then CLASS SCHEDULE.
  • Click the “i” icon to the right of your class, which will bring up a page with dates. 

Spring 2019: Holidays
Non-Instructional/Campus Closed

Presidents’ Day Feb 15 – Feb 18
Non-Instruction Days (College Open) Mar 28
Cesar Chavez Day Apr 1
Spring Break (College Open) Mar 29 – Apr 5
Memorial Day May 27

Winter 2019: Traditional Semester

Session Period Jan 2, 2019 – Feb 3, 2019
Special Registration Hours: N/A
Applications Accepted Beginning Now
Finals Last day of class

Registration Begins

PRIORITY (Tier 1)*:
EOP&S, DSPS, Veterans, Foster Care Youth, CalWorks
Oct 22
PRIORITY (Tier 2)*:
Athletes, Promise, Completion
Oct 25
Continuing & New Students – Fully Matriculated* Starts Oct 29
Students Who Have NOT Fully Matriculated / Lost Priority Starts Nov 13
High School – K-12 special admits Starts Nov 19
Open Enrollment Starts Nov 20
*Matriculation activities cutoff for Priority Registration is October 8, 2018​
Residency Determination Date Jan 1

Last Day To/For

Recency Petitions Dec 3 – 18
Third Attempt Petitions Dec 3 – 18
Prerequisite Clearance/Challenge Petitions Dec 7, 2018
Add/Audit Traditional Classes

Online: Jan 1

With a Permission # from the instructor:  Jan 5

Drop classes with a refund/no fee owed &
Drop classes without/with a W
Find date in your Student Portal

  • Select ACADEMICS MENU then CLASS SCHEDULE.
  • Click the “i” icon to the right of your class, which will bring up a page with dates. 
Graduation Petition Accepted Dec 10 – Feb 4
NOTE: ACT, Weekend courses and other accelerated program classes have different deadlines. Please check with your instructor.

Winter 2019: Holidays
Non-Instructional/Campus Closed

Winter Holiday Dec 24, 25, 28; Dec 31, Jan 1, 2019
MLK Day Jan 21