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2020-2021 Academic Calendar

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 Summer Session 2020 


 Fall 2020: Traditional Semester

Important Info

DATES

Session Period

Aug 31 – Dec 20

  • Aug 31: Weekday classes begin 
  • Sep 5: Saturday classes begin 
Applications Accepted Beginning Now
FINALS (see finals schedule) Dec 14 – 20
Special Registration Hours:
Aug 31 – Sep 12
Mon - Thur: 8:30am - 7:00pm
Fri:               8:30am - 5:00pm
Sat, Sep 5 & 12: 9:00am - 1:00pm
CAMPUS CLOSED

Sept 7:   Labor Day 

Nov 11: Veterans Day

Nov 26–27: Thanksgiving

Non-Instruction Days: Nov 28-29, Dec 21-23, Dec 26-29

Holiday: Dec 24, 25, 30, 31 & Jan 1

 

Registration Begins

Dates

PRIORITY (Tier 1):* 
Calworks, DSPS, EOPS, Foster Youth, Active Duty/Veterans 

June 8
PRIORITY (Tier 2):*
Athletes, Promise, Completion
June 11
Continuing & New Students - Fully Matriculated*
June 15

(How to find your registration date - video)

Students Who Have NOT Fully Matriculated / Lost Priority 
June 26

(How to find your registration date - video)

High School - K-12 special admits
July 1

(How to find your registration date - video)

Open Enrollment
July 1

(How to find your registration date - video)

Residency Determination Date Aug 30

*Matriculation activities cutoff for Priority Registration is April 10, 2020.

 

Last Day To

Dates

Recency Petitions Continuous

Third Attempt Petitions**

N/A

Prerequisite Clearance/Challenge Petitions Aug 14

Add/Audit Traditional Classes

Online for full term classes:  Aug 30

With a Permission # from the instructor: Sept 13
File Pass / No Pass Sept 13

Drop classes with refund/no fee owed

Drop classes w/o a W

Drop classes w/a W

 

Find dates in your Student Portal...how to video (go to minute 2:45)

GRADUATION PETITION ACCEPTED

Jul 1 – Nov 13

NOTE: Short-term courses and other accelerated program classes have different deadlines. Please check with your instructor.

 
**Thir​d Course Repeat/Fourth Attempt Filing Period: 

Fourth Attempt Petitions will only be accepted for spring/fall semesters only.

  • Spring semester filing period:  Oct 1 – Dec 20
  • Fall semester filing period:  April 1 – Jun 1

 

The calendar below 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.

Fall 2020: 8 Week 

Session #1

Session #2

Session Period Aug 31 – Oct 25 Oct 26 - Dec 20
Applications Accepted Now Now

Last Day To

Dates

Dates

Recency Petitions Continuous Continuous
Third Course Repeat Petitions** N/A N/A
Prerequisite Clearance/Challenge Petitions Aug 14 Oct 9
Add / Audit Classes

Online: Aug 30

In-person: Sept 4

Online: Oct 25

In-person: Oct 30

Drop classes with refund/no fee owed

Drop classes w/o a W

Drop classes w/a W

Find dates in your Student Portal...how to video (go to minute 2:45)  Find dates in your Student Portal...how to video (go to minute 2:45)
CAMPUS CLOSED

Sept 7: Labor Day

Nov 11: Veterans Day

Nov 26 - 29: Thanksgiving

Non-Instruction Days  (College Open): Dec 21 - 23, 26 - 29

Holiday: Dec 24-25, 30-31 & Jan 1

 

**Third Course Repeat/Fourth Attempt Filing Period: 

Fourth Attempt Petitions will only be accepted for spring/fall semesters only.

  • Spring semester filing period:  Oct 1 – Dec 20
  • Fall semester filing period:  April 1 – Jun 1

 Winter Session 2021

Important Info

Date

Session Period January 4, 2021 - February 7, 2021
Application Accepted Beginning currently
Special Registration Hours Sat, Jan 9:  9am - 1pm   (LiveChat/Phone)
FINALS last day of class
CAMPUS CLOSED

MLK Day: Jan 18

 

Registration Begins

Date

PRIORITY (Tier 1): *
CalWorks, DSPS, EOPS, Foster Youth, Active Duty/Veterans 

October 19

PRIORITY (Tier 2):*
Athletes, College Promise, Completion

October 22

Continuing Students -Fully Matriculated*

October 26
(How to find your registration date - video)

Students who lost Priority Registration

November 9

(How to find your registration date - video)

High School - Special K-12 Admits

November 16

(How to find your registration date - video)

Open Enrollment Novemer 16
Residency Determination Date Jan 3, 2021

*Matriculation activities cutoff for Priority Registration is October 2, 2020

 

Last Day To

Date

Recency Petitions -
Third Course Repeat Petitions 4th Attempts are not allowed during Winter Sessions
Prerequisite Clearance/Challenge Petitions Dec 18, 2020
Add a Traditional Class
 

Enroll via the Student Portal (no Permission # needed):  Jan 4, 2021

With a Permission # from the instructor: Jan 6, 2021

File Pass / No Pass Jan 13, 202

Drop classes with a refund/no fee owed

Drop classes w/o a W

Drop classes w/a W

Find dates in your Student Portal
...how to video (go to minute 2:45)
GRADUATION PETITION ACCEPTED Grad petitions will NOT be accepted during the Winter Session

NOTE: ACT, Weekend courses and other accelerated program classes have different deadlines. Please check with your instructor.


Spring 2021: Traditional Semester

Important Info

Dates

Session Period

February 8, 2021 - June 7, 2021

Applications Accepted Beginning currently

Special Virtual Registration Hours:

 

Mon - Thur: 8:30am - 7:00pm

Fri:               8:30am - 2:00pm

Sat (Feb 6 & 20): 9:00am - 1:00pm

FINALS June 1 - June 7, 2021
CAMPUS CLOSED
Presidents' Weekend: Feb 12-15
Cesar Chavez Day: March 31
Non-Instruction Days (No Classes but College Open): April 2
Spring Break: April 3-9
Memorial Day: May 31

 

Registration Begins

Dates

PRIORITY (Tier 1): *
CalWorks, DSPS, EOPS, Foster Youth, Active Duty/Veterans
Novemer 9
PRIORITY (Tier 2): *
Athletes, College Promise, Completion
Novemer 12
Continuing Students -Fully Matriculated* Novemer 16 
(How to find your registration date - video)
Students lost Priority Registration December 2
(How to find your registration date - video)
High School - Special K-12 Admits December 7
(How to find your registration date - video)
Open Enrollment December 7
Residency Determination Date February 7, 2021

*Matriculation activities cutoff for Priority Registration is October 23, 2020
 

Last Day To

Dates

Recency/Third Attempt Petitions

Jan 22, 2021
Third Course Repeat Petitions Oct 1, 2020 - Dec 21, 2020

Prerequisite Clearance/Challenge Petitions

Jan 22, 2021

Add/Audit Traditional Classes

Enroll via the Student Portal (no Permission # needed):  Feb 7, 2021

With a Permission # from the instructor:  Feb 21, 2021
File Pass / No Pass Mar 5, 2021

Drop classes with a refund/no fee owed

Drop classes w/o a W

Drop classes w/a W

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GRADUATION PETITION ACCEPTED

Dec 9, 2020 - Apr 9, 2021

GRADUATION CEREMONY

TBD ...learn more

NOTE: Short-term courses and other accelerated program classes have different
deadlines. Please check with your instructor.

 

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.

Spring 2021: 8 Week 

Session #1

Session #2

Session Period Feb 8 - Apr 1, 2021 Apr 12 - June 2, 2021
Applications Accepted Year Round Year Round

Last Day To

Dates

Dates

Recency Petitions/ 
Third Attempt Petitions
Jan 22, 2021 Jan 22, 2021
Third Course Repeat Petitions Oct 1 - Dec 21, 2020  Oct 1 - Dec 21, 2020 
Prerequisite Clearance/Challenge Petitions Jan 22, 2021 Mar 26, 2021
Add / Audit Classes

ONLINE: TBD

With a Permission #
from the instructor
:  TBD

ONLINE: TBD

With a Permission #

from the instructor:  TBD

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CAMPUS CLOSED

Presidents' Weekend: Feb12-15

Cesar Chavez Day: March 31

Non-Instruction Days (No Classes but College Open): April 2

Spring Break: April 3-9

Memorial Day: May 31