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Academic Calendar

2019-2020 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2019
  • Saturday, Aug. 17 - Fall Semester Begins
  • Monday, Sep. 2 - Observance of Labor Day
  • Monday, Sep. 16 - Find a Class Opens for Spring
  • Monday, Sep. 30 - Spring 2020 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students
  • Monday, Oct. 7 - Spring 2020 Open Registration Begins
  • TBA - Application for December 2019 Graduation
  • Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature (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)
  • Monday, Nov. 11 - Observance of Veterans Day
  • Thursday - Sunday, Nov. 28 - Dec. 1 - Thanksgiving Holiday (Campus Closed)
  • Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted (Refer to the Important Deadlines for Students section of the student handbook to determine the last day for student initiated withdrawal)
  • Sunday, Dec. 8 - Last Day of Classes
  • Monday - Thursday, Dec. 9 - 12 - Final Exams (Classes meeting on Friday evening only, Saturday only or Sunday only will have final examinations during their last regular class meeting)
  • Friday, Dec. 13 - Mid-Year Recess Begins for Students
  • Friday, Dec. 13 - Fall Semester Ends (Last day of Faculty Accountability)
  • Wednesday - Wednesday, Dec. 25 - Jan. 1 - Mid-Year Recess (Campus Closed)
Spring Semester 2020
  • Wednesday, Jan. 1 - Observance of New Year’s Day
  • Saturday, Jan. 11 - Classes Begin
  • Monday, Jan. 20 - Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
  • Monday, Feb. 17 - Observance of Presidents' Day
  • Monday, Feb. 24 - Find a Class Opens for Summer/Fall 2020
  • Monday, March 2 - Summer/Fall 2020 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students
  • Application for May 2020 Graduation (For specific information concerning the last day to apply for graduation, individual class start dates, and final exams, consult the college of intended enrollment)
  • Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature (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)
  • Monday - Sunday, March 9 - 15 - Spring Break
  • Monday, March 16 - Summer/Fall 2020 Open Registration Begins
  • Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted (Refer to the Important Deadlines for Students section of the student handbook to determine the last day for student initiated withdrawal)
  • Sunday, May 3 - Last Day of Classes
  • Monday - Thursday, May 4 - 7 - Final Exams (Classes meeting on Friday evening only, Saturday only or Sunday only will have final examinations during their last regular class meeting)
  • Friday, May 8 - Commencement
  • Friday, May 8 - Spring Semester Ends (Last day of Faculty Accountability)
  • Friday, May 25 - Observance of Memorial Day
Summer Semester 2020
  • Tuesday, May 26 - Summer Semester Begins
  • Monday - Wednesday, June 29 - July 1 - Summer Break for Clock Hour Programs Only
  • Thursday, July 2 - Observance of Independence Day
  • Thursday, July 30 - Summer Semester Ends