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2012-2013 Academic Calendar

Fall | Spring | May | Summer | Calculations

Mini-semesters, flexible-entry classes, and other alternative schedules along with their withdrawal and final exam dates may be offered between or during regular semesters by some of the Dallas County Community Colleges. Students should register as early as possible.  By registering early, students may take full advantage of academic advisement and may have more course options available. Please check with the colleges for course information, class schedules, and registration times.

Fall Semester, 2012

August 20 (M)Faculty Reports
August 27 (M)Classes Begin
September 3 (M)Labor Day Holiday
September 10 (M)12th Class Day
November 15 (R )Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of "W"
November 22 (R)Thanksgiving Holidays Begin
November 26 (M)Classes Resume
December 10-13 (M-R)Final Exams
December 13 (R)Semester Ends
December 17 (M)Last Day for Faculty to Submit Grades Electronically through eConnect to the Registrar’s Office
December 21 (F)College Buildings and Offices close for the Holidays at end of workday

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Winter Term, 2012/2013

Classes starting December 14 - See the class's schedule for details


Spring Semester, 2013

Note: Students should register as early as possible. By registering early, students may take full advantage of academic advisement and may have more course options available. Check the colleges for registration times.

January 1 (T)Holiday
January 2 (W)College Buildings and Offices Open
January 14 (M)Faculty Reports
January 21 (M)Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday
January 22 (T)Classes Begin
February 4 (M)12th Class Day
February 21 (R)Employee Development Day-day and evening classes will not meet.
February 22 (F)Day of Service- Friday day classes will not meet. Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday classes will meet. 
February 25 (M)Classes Resume
March 18-22 (M-F)Spring Break-College buildings & offices will be closed for the week.
March 25 (M)Classes Resume
March 29 (F)Holiday Begins
April 1 (M)Classes Resume
April 18 (R)Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of "W"
May 13 – 16 (M-R)Final Exams
May 16 (R)Semester Ends
May 11 (S)Eastfield Graduation 4:30 p.m. Curtis Culwell Center in Garland TX
May 20 (M)Last Day for Faculty to Submit Grades Electronically through eConnect to the Registrar’s Office.

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May Term, 2013

May 20 (M)Classes Begin

** Summer Sessions, 2013

DCCCD Colleges’ summer sessions may vary.
Please see your college’s class schedule for updated times, dates and locations.

** See notice above; First Summer Session:
(Based on summer session I that includes classes meeting on the following Fridays- June 7, 14, and 21 as class days.)

May 27 (M)Memorial Day Holiday
June 5 (W)Classes Begin
June 8 (S)4th Class Day
June 26 (W)Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of "W"
July 3 (W)Final Exams / Summer Session I Ends
July 4 (R)Fourth of July Employee Holiday
July 8 (M)Last Day for Faculty to Submit Grades Electronically through eConnect to the Registrar’s Office.

** See notice above; Second Summer Session:
(Based on summer session II that includes class meeting on the following Friday – July 12.)

July 9 (T)Classes Begin
July 12 (F)4th Class Day
August 1 (R)Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of "W"
August 8 (R)Final Exams
August 8 (R)Summer Session II Ends
August 12 (M)Last Day for Faculty to Submit Grades Electronically through eConnect to the Registrar’s Office.

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Calendar Calculations

Fall Semester, 2012

MWF43 meetings at 55 minutes each and final exam at 110 minutes
(2475 total minutes)
MW & TR29 meetings at 80 minutes each and final exam 110 minutes
(2430 total minutes)

Spring Semester, 2013

MWF42 meetings at 55 minutes each and final exam at 110 minutes
(2420 total minutes)
MW & TR29 meetings at 80 minutes each and final exam at 110 minutes
(2430 total minutes)

Summer Sessions, 2013

19 class meetings + exam equivalent to 1 class meeting = 20 total class meetings.

20 class meetings x 120 minutes = 2400 class minutes

Calendar calculations for all other classes are the responsibility of the college.

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