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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.


FALL SEMESTER – 2021 

 

Mon

Aug 2

Tuition Due for Fall 2021 Semester

Thur

Aug 5

Summer 2021 Semester Ends

Fri

Aug 13

First Day of Faculty Accountability

Sat

Aug 21

Fall Semester Begins

Mon

Sep 6

Observance of Labor Day (Campus Closed)

Fri

Oct 1

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Opens for Fall 2022

Sat

Oct 9

Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Approval +

Mon

Oct 11

Student Withdrawal with Instructors Signature Begins
Application for December 2021 Graduation Due **

Mon

Oct 27

Find a Class Opens for Spring 2022

Mon

Nov 8

Spring 2022 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students

Thur

Nov 11

Observance of Veterans Day (Campus Closed)

Mon

Nov 15

Spring 2022 Open Registration Begins

Thur-Fri

Nov 25-26

Observance of Thanksgiving (Campus Closed)

Mon

Dec 6 Spring 2022 Tuition Due - Make Payment Arrangements

Sun

Dec 12

Last Day of Fall 2021 Classes

Mon-Thur

Dec 13-16

Fall 2021 Final Exams **

Fri

Dec 17

Fall 2021 Semester Ends
Winter Break Begins for Students

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

Spring Semester Begins

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 ++
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 5-9

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).