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Jan. 9, 2023

Quick Notes for the Week of Jan. 9


This Thursday: A Special Event Honoring Dr. King

Judge LaDoris CordellThe Black Faculty, Staff and Administrators Network (BFSA) invites the De Anza College community to a special event this Thursday, Jan. 12, honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and featuring retired Judge LaDoris Hazzard Cordell as guest speaker.

Judge Cordell was the first Black judge of the Santa Clara County Superior Court and the first Black woman to serve as a Superior Court judge in Northern California. Since graduating from Stanford Law School in 1974, she has devoted her career in the law to promoting greater access and equal justice for people of color and low-income individuals. She is also an author, artist, vocalist and pianist.

For more information about this event, please visit the BFSA website or contact Melinda Hughes at

EventsUpcoming Events

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DatesDates and Deadlines

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (no classes, offices closed) – Jan. 16
  • Last day to add classes – Jan. 21
  • Last day to drop classes without a W – Jan. 22
  • Presidents' Holiday (no classes, offices closed) – Feb. 17-20
  • Last day to drop classes with a W – March 3

Visit the Academic Calendar page to see more important dates and deadlines by quarter.

COVID-19 Vax and Booster Required

You must provide proof of vaccination AND a booster before coming to campus. Face masks are strongly recommended on campus, and may be required in some offices or by individual instructors in their classrooms. For more information, see

Free PCR Testing on Campus for Students and Employees

Free PCR testing is available two days a week during fall quarter, outside the Campus Center near the Student Health Services entrance on the lower level. No appointment is needed but one-time preregistration is required.

  • Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Monday, Jan. 30, will be the last day for on-campus PCR testing
  • Students and employees can still pick up free antigen tests, while supplies last, from Health Services during their in-person hours

Visit the Health Services COVID-19 information page for additional details.

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