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Academic Calendar

Important Dates and Deadlines by Quarter Term
Winter 2016

Winter 2016 || Spring 2016 || Summer 2016 || Fall 2015 || Year at a Glance: 2015-2016

Winter Quarter 2016 Academic Dates and Deadlines

Note: Deadlines listed below are for standard 12-week classes. Please View Your Class Schedule inside MyPortal for add/drop deadlines for your non-standard length classes. All deadlines are enforced.


Oct. 12 :: Application for admission open


Oct. 31, 2015 :: Last day for international students to apply 


Oct. 29 :: View schedule of classes


In accordance with new state and local regulations, students will be assigned registration dates in the following order. You may register from your start date through Jan. 4.

IMPORTANT
New Students:
See steps that must be completed to receive priority enrollment for winter. Continuing Students: You must be enrolled in 12+ units in fall quarter to qualify for the best enrollment dates for winter quarter. Be sure not to drop below full-time to obtain priority enrollment.

Nov. 17-18 ::
Veterans, Foster Youth, DSPS, EOPS and CalWorks students who have completed orientation, assessment and an educational plan.

Nov. 19-20 ::
Continuing students who have
  • Enrolled in 12 units in most recent term (excluding summer)
  • Selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate
  • Declared a major and have not been on probation for two consecutive terms
Nov. 23 ::
New college students who have
  • Completed assessment, orientation and an educational plan
  • Selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate
  • Declared a major
Nov. 24-25 ::
Continuing students who have
  • Enrolled in fewer than 12 units in most recent term of enrollment (excluding summer)
  • Selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate
  • Declared a major and have not been on probation for two consecutive terms
Nov. 30 ::
New college students who have
  • Selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate
  • Declared a major

    BUT have not completed assessment, orientation or an educational plan
Dec. 1 :: Returning students who have
  • Enrolled in 12 or more units in last completed term
  • Selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate
  • Declared a major and have not been on probation for two consecutive terms
Dec. 2 ::
New transfer students from any other college who have
  • Selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate
  • Declared a major
Dec. 3-4 ::
All other college students, including continuing students who have not declared a major or who have not selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate

Dec. 10 ::
Concurrently enrolled high school students


Reminder :: Payment in full is required at the time of registration and when adding subsequent classes. You may enroll in an installment payment plan via your MyPortal account.


Thursdays, Dec. 10 and 17:: Drop for nonpayment on cumulative fee balances of $100 or more will occur on dates listed.


Monday, Jan. 4 :: First day of Winter Quarter 2016.

Saturday, Jan. 16 :: Last day to add quarter-length classes. Add date is enforced.

Sunday, Jan. 17 :: Last day to drop for a full refund or credit  (quarter-length classes)Drop date is enforced.

Monday, Jan. 18 :: Last day to drop a class with no record of grade. Drop date is enforced.

Friday, Jan. 29 :: Last day to request pass/no pass grade. Request date is enforced.

Friday, Feb. 26 :: Last day to drop with a "W." Withdraw date is enforced.

Monday, Jan. 18 :: Holiday: Observance of Martin Luther King's Birthday

Friday, Feb. 12 :: Holiday: Observance of Abraham Lincoln's Birthday

Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 13-14 :: Holiday: Presidents' Day Weekend (no classes)

Monday,  Feb. 15 :: Holiday: Observance of George Washington's Birthday

March 19-25 :: Final Exams

Friday, March 25 :: Last day to file for a winter degree or certificate.

Friday, March 25 :: Last day of Winter Quarter
Monday, April 4 :: First day of Spring QuarterRow of students


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Last Updated: 8/25/15