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Academic Calendar

Phoenix College may modify start dates in order to meet special needs. Dates listed which are directly related to instruction refer to the traditional academic year. Some courses may be offered over time periods for which these dates are not applicable. See the MCCCD Academic Calendar for official information.

Summer Semester - 2015
NOTE: SUBJECT TO THE 2015-2016 CATALOG 

Mon, March 23 Summer 2015 Open Registration Begins for All Students
Tues, May 26 Summer Classes Begin
Thur, July 2 Observance of Independence Day, Campus Closed
Thur, July 30

Summer Session Ends

   

Fall SEMESTER - 2015
NOTE: SUBJECT TO THE 2015-2016 CATALOG 

 Mon, Mar 9 Fall 2015 Priority Registration
 Mon, Mar 23 Fall 2015 Open Registration Begins for All Students
Sat, Aug 22 Fall Classes Begin
Mon, Sep 7 Observance of Labor Day, Campus Closed
* Application for December 2015 Graduation
+

Last Day for Withdrawal Without Instructor's Signature

Wed, Nov 11

Observance of Veteran's Day, Campus Closed

Thur-Sun, Nov 26-29 Thanksgiving Holiday, Campus Closed
++ Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted With Instructor's Signature
Sun, Dec 13 Last Day of Regular Classes
Mon-Thu, Dec 14-17 Final exams**  PDF Final Exam Schedule
Fri, Dec 18 Mid-Year Recess Begins for Students
Fri, Dec 18 Fall Semester Ends. 
Fri-Fri, Dec 25-Jan 1 Winter Break, Campus Closed

SPRING SEMESTER - 2016
NOTE: SUBJECT TO THE 2015-2016 CATALOG 

  Spring 2016 Open Registration Begins for All Students
Sat, Jan 16 Spring Classes Begin
Mon, Jan 18 Observance of ML King Birthday, Campus Closed
Mon, Feb 15 Observance of President's Day,  Campus Closed
+

Last Day for Withdrawal Without Instructor's Signature

*

Deadline to Apply for May 2015 Graduation

Mon-Sun Mar 14-20 Spring Break - campus offices will be open M-T-W and closed on Th - F
++ Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted With Instructor's Signature
Sun, May 8 Last Day of Regular Classes
Mon-Thu, May 9-12 Final exams**  PDF Final Exam Schedule
Fri, May 13 Commencement
Fri, May 13 Spring Semester Ends. 
Mon May 30 Observance of Memorial Day, Campus Closed

* For specific information concerning registration dates, class start dates, application for graduation dates, and final exam dates, consult the class schedule for the college of intended enrollment.
** 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 my.maricopa.edu for the Last Day to Withdraw without an Instructor Signature for each class in which you are enrolled.
++ Refer to the Important Deadlines for Students to determine the Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal will be accepted.