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.
*Please note that all Online classes start on a Monday.
SPRING SEMESTER – 2019
Note: Subject to the 2018-2019 Catalog
Jan 1 Observance of New Year’s Day
Jan 2 Employees Return
Jan 7-11 Faculty Accountability Begins
Jan 12 Classes Begin
Jan 21 Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Feb 18 Observance of Presidents' Day
Feb 25 - 45th Day
Mar 11-17 Spring Break for Students
Mar 14-15 Spring Break for Employees (Campus Closed)
May 5 Last Day of Classes
May 6-9 Final Exams**
May 10 Commencement
May 10 Spring Semester Ends (Last day of Faculty Accountability)
SUMMER SEMESTER – 2019
Note: Subject to the 2019-2020 Catalog
May 27 Observance of Memorial Day
May 28 Summer Semester Begins
Jul 4 Observance of Independence Day
July 1-3 Summer Break for Clock Hour Programs
Aug 1 Summer Session Ends
August 9 Faculty Accountability Begins
August 17 Classes Begin
FALL SEMESTER – 2019
Sat Aug 17 Classes Begin
Mon Sep 2 Observance of Labor Day
Mon Sep 16 Find a Class Opens for Spring
Mon Sep 30 Spring 2020 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students
Mon Oct 7 Spring 2020 Open Registration Begins
Mon Nov 11 Observance of Veterans Day
Thur-Sun Nov 28-Dec 1 Thanksgiving Holiday (Campus Closed)
Sun Dec 8 Last Day of Classes
Mon-Thur Dec 9-12 Final Exams**
Fri Dec 13 Mid-Year Recess Begins for Students
Fri Dec 13 Fall Semester Ends (Last day of Faculty Accountability)
Wed-Wed Dec 25-Jan 1 Mid-Year Recess (Campus Closed)
* 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.