Dates and Deadlines by Quarter

Deadlines listed below are for standard 12-week classes. Please View Your Class Schedule inside MyPortal for add/drop deadlines for your non-standard length classes. All deadlines are enforced.

  • Fall 2020

    Fall 2020

    Fall Quarter Classes Will Be Mostly Online

    Some classes may have an on-campus component. Be sure to check the class schedule and footnotes for details on how the class will be taught, including whether online classes will have regularly scheduled meeting times, some scheduled meetings, or no regularly scheduled meetings, with students completing weekly assignments on their own time.

     
    February 1
    Application for admission open
    July 8
    View schedule of classes for fall 2020
    July 13
    Registration opens based on Priority Registration group
    July 13
    Group 1 registration opens
    July 15
    Group 2 registration opens
    July 16
    Group 3 registration opens
    July 17
    Group 4 registration opens
    July 20
    Group 5 registration opens
    July 21
    Group 6 registration opens
    July 22
    Group 7 registration opens
    July 27
    Group 8 registration opens
    August 26
    Drop for nonpayment on cumulative fee balances of $250 or more
    September 2
    Drop for nonpayment on cumulative fee balances of $250 or more
    September 7
    Labor Day holiday: Campus closed
    September 21
    First day of fall quarter
    October 3
    Last day to add classes
    October 4
    Last day to drop classes without a W
    October 16
    Last day to request "Pass/No Pass" for 12-week classes
    November 11
    Veterans Day holiday: Campus closed (corrected date)
    November 13
    Last day to drop classes with "W"
    November 26-29
    Thanksgiving holiday: Campus closed
    December 1
    Last day to file for fall degree or certificate
    December 8-11
    Final exams
  • Winter 2021

    Winter 2021

    October 1
    Application for admission open
    October 25
    View schedule of classes for winter 2021
    November 16
    Registration opens based on Priority Registration group
    November 16
    Group 1 registration opens
    November 18
    Group 2 registration opens
    November 19
    Group 3 registration opens
    November 20
    Group 4 registration opens
    November 23
    Group 5 registration opens
    November 24
    Group 6 registration opens
    November 25
    Group 7 registration opens
    November 30
    Group 8 registration opens
    January 4
    First day of winter quarter
    January 18
    Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - Campus Closed
    February 12-15
    Presidents' Holiday - Campus Closed
    February 26
    Last day to drop classes with "W"
    March 1
    Last day to file for winter degree or certificate
    March 22-26
    Final exams
    March 26
    Last day of winter quarter
  • Spring 2021

    Spring 2021

    February 1
    Application for admission open
    February 1
    View schedule of classes
    March 1
    Registration opens based on Priority Registration group
    March 1
    Group 1 registration opens
    March 3
    Group 2 registration opens
    March 4
    Group 3 registration opens
    March 5
    Group 4 registration opens
    March 8
    Group 5 registration opens
    March 9
    Group 6 registration opens
    March 10
    Group 7 registration opens
    March 15
    Group 8 registration opens
    April 5
    First day of spring quarter classes
    May 28
    Last day to drop classes with a "W"
    May 29-31
    Memorial Day Weekend - Campus Closed
    June 21-25
    Final exams
    June 25
    Graduation
  • Summer 2020

    Summer 2020

    Important

    All add/drop and other important dates for summer are by course section. Please view your class schedule in MyPortal for deadlines for your summer classes. All deadlines are enforced.

    Final Exams

    Final Exams are the last day of your class.

    Class Listings

    Check the footnotes in the summer class listings for important information about your classes

    February 1
    Application for admission open
    May 1
    View schedule of classes
    May 18
    Registration opens based on Priority Registration group
    May 18
    Group 1 registration opens
    May 20
    Group 2 registration opens
    May 21
    Group 3 registration opens
    May 22
    Group 4 registration opens
    May 23
    Group 5 registration opens
    May 24
    Group 6 registration opens
    May 25
    Group 7 registration opens
    June 1
    Group 8 registration opens
    June 29
    First day of Summer Session
    July 3
    Independence Day holiday: Campus closed
    September 1
    Last day to file for summer degree or certificate
    September 7
    Labor Day holiday: Campus closed
    September 9
    Last day to request "Pass/No Pass" for full-length classes

Priority Registration Groups

In accordance with new state and local regulations, students will be assigned registration dates in the following order. You may register from your start date through the end of the add/drop period.

Important Information

All steps must be completed to receive priority enrollment. Please allow time after completing all steps for your record to be updated.

Group 1
Veterans, Foster Youth, DSPS, EOPS and CalWorks students who have
  • completed orientation, assessment and an educational plan
Group 2
Student athletes who have
  • Selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate
  • Declared a major and have not been on probation for two consecutive terms
    (If first admit quarter is summer 2014 or later, student will be considered a first-time college student and must have completed assessment, passed orientation and completed an educational plan.)
Group 3
Continuing students who have
  • Selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate
  • Declared a major and have not been on probation for two consecutive terms
  • Completed orientation, assessment and an educational plan
Group 4
New college students who have
  • Completed assessment, orientation and an educational plan
  • Selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate
  • Declared a major
Group 5
New college students who have 
  • Selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate
  • Declared a major and have not been on probation for two consecutive terms
  • But have NOT completed assessment, orientation or an educational plan
Group 6
Returning students and new transfer students who have
  • Selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate
  • Declared a major
Group 7
All other college students
  • including continuing students who have NOT declared a major or who have NOT selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate
Group 8
Dual or concurrently enrolled high school students
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