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Important Dates and Deadlines by Quarter Term
Winter 2017

Winter 2017 || Spring 2017 || Summer 2017 || Fall 2017 || Year at a Glance: 2016-2017

Winter Quarter 2017 Academic Dates and Deadlines

Note: 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.

Oct. 1 :: Application for admission open

Oct. 31, 2016 :: Last day for international students to apply 

Nov. 1 :: View schedule of classes


In accordance with new state and local regulations, students will be assigned registration dates in the following order. Dates to register will be available in MyPortal on Nov. 6. You may register from your start date through Jan. 8.

New Students:
See steps that must be completed to receive priority enrollment for winter.

Nov. 16-17::
Veterans, Foster Youth, DSPS, EOPS and CalWorks students who have completed orientation, assessment and an educational plan.

Nov. 18::

Student-Athletes who have

Nov. 21-22 ::
Continuing students who have Nov. 23 ::
New college students who have Nov. 28 ::
New college students who have Nov. 29 :: Returning and new transfer students who have Nov. 30-
Dec. 1 
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 Dec. 8 ::
Concurrently enrolled high school students

Reminder :: Payment in full is required at the time of registration and when adding subsequent classes. You may enroll in an installment payment plan via your MyPortal account.

Wednesdays, Dec. 7 and 14 :: Drop for nonpayment on cumulative fee balances of $100 or more will occur on dates listed.

Monday, Jan. 9 :: First day of Winter Quarter 2017.

Saturday, Jan. 21 :: Last day to add quarter-length classes. Add date is enforced.

Sunday, Jan. 22 :: Last day to drop for a full refund or credit  (quarter-length classes)Drop date is enforced.

Sunday, Jan. 22 :: Last day to drop a class with no record of grade. Drop date is enforced.

Friday, Feb. 3 :: Last day to request pass/no pass grade. Request date is enforced.

Friday, March 3 :: Last day to drop with a "W." Withdraw date is enforced.

Monday, Jan. 16 :: Holiday: Observance of Martin Luther King's Birthday

Friday-Monday, Feb. 17-20 :: Holiday: Presidents' Day Weekend (no classes)

March 27-31:: Final Exams

Friday, March 31 :: Last day to file for a winter degree or certificate.

Friday, March 31 :: Last day of Winter Quarter
Monday, April 10 :: First day of Spring Quarter