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  CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19):

Fall 2020 Update:

  • Due to the escalation of COVID-19 cases, our in-person instruction and services plans may be modified to continue to protect the health and safety of our communities. Learn more here.
  • Spring classes start January 16. Learn more here about how to apply and register for classes.
  • Services will continue to be offered remotely via phone, email, and online.
  • Mail and delivery services are still being accepted at our Pecos and Williams campuses. Please follow posted signage for receiving.
  • Please follow these guidelines to report COVID-19 Diagnosis or Exposure.

 

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.


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

 

Tue

May 26

Summer Semester Begins

Mon-Wed

Jun 29-Jul 1

Summer Break for Clock Hour Programs Only

Thur

July 2

Observance of Independence Day

Thur

July 30

Summer Semester Ends


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

 

Fri

Aug 14

First Day of Faculty Accountability

Sat

Aug 22

Classes Begin

Mon

Sep 7

Observance of Labor Day

Mon

Sep 21

Find a Class Opens for Spring

Mon

Oct 5

Spring 2021 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students

Sat+

Oct 10

Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature

Mon++

Oct 12

Student Withdrawal with Instructors Signature Begins

Mon

Oct 12

Spring 2021 Open Registration Begins

*

 

Application for December 2020 Graduation

Wed

Nov 11

Observance of Veterans Day

Thur-Sun

Nov 26-29

Thanksgiving Holiday (Campus Closed)

Sun

Dec 13

Last Day of Classes

Mon-Thur**

Dec 14-17

Final Exams

Fri

Dec 18

Mid-Year Recess Begins for Students

Fri

Dec 18

Fall Semester Ends (Last day of Faculty Accountability)

Fri-Sun

Dec 25-Jan 3

Mid-Year Recess (Campus Closed)


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

 

Fri

Jan 1

Observance of New Year’s Day

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

Mon

Feb 15

Observance of Presidents' Day

Tue

Feb 16

Find a Class Opens for Summer/Fall 2021

Mon

Mar 1

Summer/Fall 2021 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students

*

 

Application for May 2021 Graduation

Sat+

Mar 6

Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature

Mon++

Mar 8

Student Withdrawal with Instructors Signature Begins

Mon-Sun Mar 15-21 Spring Break for Students and Faculty

Thu-Fri

Mar 18-19

Spring Break for Employees (Campus Closed)

Mon

Mar 15

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

Spring Semester Ends (Last day of Faculty Accountability)

Mon

May 31

Observance of Memorial Day


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

 

Tues

Jun 1

Summer Semester Begins

Mon-Thur

Jun 28-Jul 1

Summer Break for Clock Hour Programs Only

Mon

Jul 5

Observance of Independence Day

Thur Aug 5 Summer Semester Ends

Fri

Aug 13

First Day of Faculty Accountability


* 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).