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Academic Calendar

Get your personal calendar ready. It’s time to add some important dates. Below you’ll find our academic calendar for the year.


Maricopa County Community College District 2020-2021 Academic Calendar

Dates are subject to change*. The most up to date calendar information can be found at https://district.maricopa.edu/regulations/admin-regs/section-2/academic-calendars

Please note: CGCC may modify this calendar to meet special needs. While these dates refer to our traditional academic year, there are some courses that may have a different calendar. Check out the MCCCD Academic Calendar for additional information.


SPRING SEMESTER – 2021 Note: Subject to the 2020-2021 Catalog

 

Fri

Jan 1

Observance of New Year’s Day (Campus Closed)

Mon

Jan 11

First day of Faculty Accountability

Mon

Jan 11

Clock Hour Student Classes Begin

Sat

Jan 16

Classes Begin

Mon

Jan 18

Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (Campus Closed)

Mon

Feb 15

Observance of Presidents' Day (Campus Closed)

Sat+

Mar 6

Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature

Mon++

Mar 8

Student Withdrawal with Instructors Signature Begins

Mon-Sun

Mar 15-28 Spring Break for Students and Faculty
*Extended 7 days due to network outage

Thur-Sun

Mar 18-21 Spring Break for Employees (Campus Closed)

Tue

Mar 29 Find a Class Opens for Summer/Fall 2021

Mon

Apr 5 Summer/Fall 2021 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students

*

  Application for May 2021 Graduation

Mon

April 12 Summer/Fall 2021 Open Registration Begins

Sun

May 9

Last Day of Classes

Mon-Thur**

May 10-13

Final Exams

Thur-Fri

May 13 or 14

Commencement

Fri

May 14-21

Spring Semester Ends (Last day of Faculty Accountability)
*Some classes extended 7 days due to network outage in March

Mon

May 31

Observance of Memorial Day (Campus Closed)


SUMMER SEMESTER – 2021 Note: Subject to the 2021-2022 Catalog

 

Mon

Apr 26

Tuition Due for Summer 2021 Semester

Tues

Jun 1

Summer Semester Begins

Mon

Jul 5

Observance of Independence Day (Campus Closed)

Mon-Sat

Jul 5-10

Summer Break for Clock Hour Programs Only

Mon

Aug 2

Tuition Due for Fall 2021 Semester

Thu

Aug 5 Summer Semester Ends

FALL SEMESTER – 2021 

 

Fri

Aug 13

First Day of Faculty Accountability

Sat

Aug 21

Classes Begin

Mon

Sep 6

Observance of Labor Day (Campus Closed)

Mon

Sep 20

Find a Class Opens for Spring

Mon

Oct 4

Spring 2021 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students

Sat+

Oct 9

Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature

Mon++

Oct 11

Student Withdrawal with Instructors Signature Begins

Mon

Oct 11

Spring 2021 Open Registration Begins

*

 

Application for December 2020 Graduation

Thur

Nov 11

Observance of Veterans Day (Campus Closed)

Thur-Sun

Nov 25-28

Thanksgiving Holiday (Campus Closed)

Mon

Dec 6 Tuition Due for Spring 2022 Semester

Sun

Dec 12

Last Day of Classes

Mon-Thur**

Dec 13-16

Final Exams

Fri

Dec 17

Mid-Year Recess Begins for Students

Fri

Dec 17

Fall Semester Ends (Last day of Faculty Accountability)

Fri-Sun

Dec 25-Jan 2

Mid-Year Recess (Campus Closed)


SPRING SEMESTER – 2022 

 

Mon

Jan 3

Employees Return

Mon

Jan 10

First day of Faculty Accountability

Wed

Jan 12

Clock Hour Student Classes Begin

Sat

Jan 15

Classes Begin

Mon

Jan 17

Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (Campus Closed)

Mon

Feb 21

Observance of Presidents' Day (Campus Closed)

Tue

Feb 22

Find a Class Opens for Summer/Fall 2022

Sat+

Mar 5

Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature

Mon++

Mar 7

Student Withdrawal with Instructors Signature Begins

Mon

Mar 7 Summer/Fall 2022 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students

*

  Application for May 2022 Graduation

Mon-Sun

Mar 14-20 Spring Break 

Mon

Mar 21

Summer/Fall 2022 Open Registration Begins

Mon

May 2 Tuition Due for Summer 2022 Semester

Sun

May 8

Last Day of Classes

Mon-Thur**

May 9-12

Final Exams

Fri

May 13

Commencement

Fri

May 13

Spring Semester Ends (Last day of Faculty Accountability)

Mon

May 30

Observance of Memorial Day (Campus Closed)


SUMMER SEMESTER – 2022 Note: Subject to the 2022-2023 Catalog

 

Tues

May 31

Summer Semester Begins

Mon

Jul 4 Observance of Independence Day (Campus Closed)

Mon-Sat

Jul 4-9

Summer Break for Clock Hour Programs Only

Mon

Aug 1

Tuition Due for Fall 2022 Semester

Thu

Aug 4 Summer Semester Ends

* For specific information concerning the last day to apply for graduation, individual class start dates, and final exams, consult the college of enrollment.

** Any classes meeting on Friday, Saturday or Sunday will have final examinations during their regular class time.

+ Through the 7th week, student may initiate an official withdrawal from course(s) without instructor signature (see Appendix S-7 in Catalog Common Pages).

++ After the 7th week, student must initiate an official withdrawal request from instructor and obtain their signature (see Appendix S-7 in Catalog Common Pages).