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College Catalog: Academic Calendar: Fall Term 2019

Priority Registration for Current Students For Fall 2019 Begins Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Open Registration Monday, April 22 – August 5, 2019
Priority Deadline for Fall 2019 Financial Aid Saturday, June 1, 2019
Payment of tuition/fees deadline Monday, August 5, 2019
Extended Hours for Advising, Registration and Placement Testing. Includes “Advising Day” on Friday, with faculty Monday, August 12 – Saturday, August 17, 2019
New FT Faculty Orientation Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Academic Year Begins Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Full Time Faculty Return Wednesday, August 14, 2019*
Faculty Days (College Open) Friday, August 16 – Monday, August 19, 2019
Advising Day Friday, August 16
PDCCC All College Meeting and In-Service Thursday, August 15, 2019
Adjunct Faculty Orientation Thursday, August 15, 2019
New Student Orientation Friday, August 16, 2019
Advisory Committee Meetings Monday, August 19, 2019
Classes Begin Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Labor Day Holiday, College Closed, No Classes Monday, September 2, 2019
Application for December 2019 Graduation due* Saturday, October 5, 2019
Advising Week: Priority Registration for Current Students For Spring 2020 Begins Monday, October 21 – Friday, October 25, 2019
Tuesday before Thanksgiving, no classes, college open, Faculty Day Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Wednesday before Thanksgiving, no classes, college closes at noon, Faculty Day Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Thanksgiving Break, No Classes, College Closed Thursday, November 28 – Sunday, December 1, 2019
Exams End Monday, December 16, 2019
Conferral of Fall 2019 Degrees and Certificates by Registrar’s Office** Friday, December 20, 2019
Faculty Days, College Open Monday, December 16 – Monday, December 23
Advising Day Wednesday, December 18
Holiday, College Closed Tuesday, December 24, 2019 – Wednesday, January 1, 2020
College Reopens Thursday, January 2, 2020

**PDCCC confers degrees and certificates in December, May, and August. The College holds one Commencement Ceremony in May.

16-Week Session (August 20 – December 16)

Includes Exams

113 days (12 in August; 29 in September, 31 in October; 24 in November, and 17 in December, excludes Labor Day, 6 days for Thanksgiving)

Classes Begin Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Last Day to Add/Change Classes Monday, August 26, 2019
Last Day to Drop for a Refund Friday, September 6, 2019
Last Day to Drop with a Grade of “W” Friday, October 25, 2019
Classes End Monday, December 16, 2019
Exams Tuesday, December 10 – Monday, December 16, 2019
Grades Due Tuesday, December 17, 2019

8W1: August 20 – October 14, includes exams, 55 days
8W2: October 15 – December 16, includes exams, 57 days
5W1: August 26 – September 20, includes exams, 35 days
5W2: October 1 – November 4, includes exams, 34 days
5W3: November 5 – December 13, includes exams, 32 days

8-Week and 5-Week Sessions (Exams Included)

  8W1 8W2 5W1 5W2 5W3
Classes Begin Tues 8/20 Tues 10/15 Mon 8/26 Tues 10/1 Tues 11/5
Last Day to Add/Change Classes Thurs 8/22 Thurs 10/17 Wed 8/28 Thurs 10/3 Thurs 11/7
Last Day to Drop for a Refund Wed 8/28 Tues 10/22 Fri 8/30 Sat 10/5 Sat 11/9
Last Day to Drop with a Grade of “W” Sat 9/21 Sun 11/17 Sun 9/15 Mon 10/21 Wed 11/20
Classes End Mon 10/7 Sat 12/7 Mon 9/30 Mon 11/4 Fri 12/13
Exams 10/8 – 10/14 12/9 – 12/16 Last Class Last Class Last Class
Grades Due Mon 10/14 Tues 12/17 Tues 10/1 Tues 11/5 Mon 12/16