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Academic Calendar

Spring Semester - 2016

Saturday, January 16th

Classes Begin

Monday, January 18th

Observance of ML King Birthday (Campus Closed)

Monday, February 15th

Observance of Presidents' Day

*

Application for May 2016 Graduation*

+

Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature

Monday-Sunday, March 14-20

Spring Break

Sunday May 8th

Last Day of Regular Classes

Monday-Thursday, May 9-12

**Final Exams

Friday, May 13th

Commencement

Friday, May 13th

Spring Semester Ends

Monday, May 30th

Observance of Memorial Day (campus closed)

Summer Semester - 2016

Tuesday, May 31st

Summer Semester Begins

Monday, July 4th

Observance of Independence Day (campus closed)

Thursday, August 4th

Summer Semester Ends

FALL SEMESTER - 2016

Saturday, August 20th

Classes Begin

Monday, September 5th

Observance of Labor Day

Monday, October 3rd

Spring 2017 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students

Monday, October 10th

Spring 2017 Open Registration Begins

*

Application for December 2016 Graduation*

+

Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature

Friday, November 11th

Observance of Veterans Day

Thursday-Sunday, November 24-27

Thanksgiving Holiday

++

Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted

Sunday, December 11th

Last Day of Classes

Monday-Thursday, December 12-15

**Final Exams

Friday, December 16th

Mid-Year Recess Begins for Students

Friday, December 16th

Fall Semester Ends [Last day of Faculty Accountability]

December 25th, through January 1st

Mid-Year Recess

SPRING SEMESTER - 2017

Saturday, January 14th

Classes Begin

Monday, January 16th

Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Monday, February 20th

Observance of Presidents' Day

Monday, March 6th

Fall 2017 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students

*

Application for May 2017 Graduation*

+

Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature

Monday-Sunday, March 13-19

Spring Break

Monday, March 20th

Fall 2017 Open Registration Begins

++

Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted

Sunday, May 7th

Last Day of Classes

Monday-Thursday, May 8-11

**Final Exams

Friday, May 12th

Commencement

Friday, May 12th

Spring Semester Ends

Monday, May 29th

Observance of Memorial Day

*  For specific information concerning the last day to apply for graduation, individual class start dates, and final exams, consult the college of intended enrollment.

 

** Classes meeting on Friday evening only, Saturday only or Sunday only will have final examinations during their last regular class meeting.

 

+  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 section of the student handbook to determine the last day for student initiated withdrawal.