Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

Dates are subject to change. The most up-to-date calendar information can be found on the Maricopa County Community College District Academic Calendars website.

All dates are subject to the 2023-2024 Catalog unless otherwise specified. Colleges/Centers may modify start dates to meet special needs. The dates listed below which are directly related to instruction refer to the traditional academic year. Some courses may be offered over periods for which these dates are not applicable.

Please refer to your syllabus or contact your instructor if you have questions about the Final Exam Schedule.

Fall 2023

Aug 9 Tuition Due for Fall 2023 Semester
Aug 19 Fall Semester Begins
Sep 4 Labor Day - Campus Closed
Sep 18 Find a Class Opens for Spring 2024
Oct 2 Spring 2024 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students
Oct 7+ Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature
Oct 9++ Student Withdrawal with Instructor’s Signature Begins
Oct 9 Spring 2024 Open Registration Begins
Nov 10 Observance of Veterans Day - Campus Closed
Nov 23-26 Thanksgiving Day Holiday - Campus Closed
Dec 10 Last Day of Regular Classes
Dec 11 - 15* Final Exams Week
Dec 15 Fall Semester Ends
Dec 23 - Jan 1 Winter Break - Campus Closed


* Classes meeting on Friday evening only, Saturday only or Sunday only will have final examinations during their last regular class meeting.

+ See your student schedule in your Student Center for the Last Day to Withdraw without an Instructor's Signature for each class in which you are enrolled.

++ Refer to the Important Deadlines for Students section of the Student Handbook to determine the last day for student-initiated withdrawal.