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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.

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

Summer Semester - 2016
NOTE: SUBJECT TO THE 2016-2017 CATALOG 

Mon, March 21 Summer 2016 Open Registration Begins for All Students
Tues, May 31 Summer Classes Begin
Mon, Jul 4 Observance of Independence Day, Campus Closed
Thur, Aug 4

Summer Session Ends

   

Fall SEMESTER - 2016
NOTE: SUBJECT TO THE 2016-2017 CATALOG 

 Mon, Mar 7 Fall 2016 Priority Registration
 Mon, Mar 21 Fall 2016 Open Registration Begins for All Students
Sat, Aug 20 Fall Classes Begin
Mon, Sep 5 Observance of Labor Day, Campus Closed
Mon, Oct 3 Spring 2017 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students
Mon, Oct 10 Spring 2017 Open Registration Begins
* Application for December 2016 Graduation
+

Last Day for Withdrawal Without Instructor's Signature

Fri, Nov 11

Observance of Veteran's Day, Campus Closed

Thur-Sun, Nov 24-27 Thanksgiving Holiday, Campus Closed
++ Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted With Instructor's Signature
Sun, Dec 11 Last Day of Regular Classes
Mon-Thu, Dec 12-15 Final exams**  PDF Final Exam Schedule
Fri, Dec 16 Mid-Year Recess Begins for Students
Fri, Dec 16 Fall Semester Ends. 
Dec 25-Jan 1 Winter Break, Campus Closed

SPRING SEMESTER - 2017
NOTE: SUBJECT TO THE 2016-2017 CATALOG 

  Spring 2017 Open Registration Begins for All Students
Sat, Jan 14 Spring Classes Begin
Mon, Jan 16 Observance of ML King Birthday, Campus Closed
Mon, Feb 20 Observance of President's Day,  Campus Closed
+

Last Day for Withdrawal Without Instructor's Signature

*

Deadline to Apply for May 2017 Graduation

Mon-Sun Mar 13-19 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 7 Last Day of Regular Classes
Mon-Thu, May 8-11 Final exams**  PDF 
Fri, May 12 Commencement
Fri, May 12 Spring Semester Ends. 
Mon May 29 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.