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Academic Calendar

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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 Colleges of Dallas County Community College District. 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 Academic Semester 2014

August 18 (M)
August 21-22 (R-F)
August 25(M)
September  1 (M)
September  8 (M)
November 13 (R)
November 27 (R)
December 1 (M)
December 8-11 (M-R)
December 11 (R)
December 15 (M)

December 24 (W)

Faculty Reports
eCampus Maintenance Window
Classes Begin
Labor Day Holiday
12th Class Day
Last Day to Withdraw
Thanksgiving Holidays Begin
Classes Resume
Final Exams
Semester Ends
Last Day for faculty to submit grades electronically through eConnect to the Registrar’s Office.
College buildings & offices close for the holidays at end of workday.

A Mini-mester may be scheduled during December 12, 2014 through January 11, 2015. Contact Colleges for Availability and Schedules.

An Academic Spring Session for Financial Aid Purposes is December 12, 2014 through May 14, 2015. See Financial Aid for more information.

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Spring Academic Semester, 2015

January 2 (F)
January 12 (M)
January 19 (M)
January 20 (T)
February 2 (M)
February 19 (R)
February 20 (F)

February 23 (M)
March 9-13 (M-F)
March 16 (M)
April 3 (F)
April 6 (M)
April 16 (R)
May 11 – 14 (M-R)
May 14 (R)
May 18 (M)

May Graduation

College buildings & offices open
Faculty Reports
MLK Day Holiday
Classes Begin
12th Class Day
Conference Day- day and evening classes will not meet
Professional Development Day- Friday day classes will not meet. Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday classes will meet.
Classes Resume
Spring Break- College buildings & offices will be closed for the week.
Classes Resume
Holiday
Classes Resume
Last Day to Withdraw
Final Exams
Semester Ends
Last Day for faculty to submit grades electronically through eConnect to the Registrar’s Office.
Ceremony dates may vary at the colleges depending on space available.

A Mini-mester may be scheduled during May 15, 2015 through June 3, 2015. Contact Colleges for Availability and Schedules.

An Academic Summer Session for Financial Aid Purposes is May 15, 2015 through August 6, 2015.  See Financial Aid for more information.

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Summer Academic Semester, 2015
Summer I

May 25 (M)
June 8 (M)
June (11) (R)
July 2 (R)
July 3 (F)
July 6 (M)
July 9 (R)
July 10 (F)

Memorial Day Holiday
Classes Begin
4th Class Day
Last Day to Withdraw
Fourth of July Holiday
Classes Resume
Final Exams/Summer I Ends
Last Day for faculty to submit grades electronically through eConnect to the Registrar’s Office.

Summer II

July 13 (M)
July 16 (R)
August 6 (R)
August 13 (R)
August 14 (F)

August 20-21 (R-F)

Classes Begin
4th Class Day
Last Day to Withdraw
Final Exams/Summer II Ends
Last Day for faculty to submit grades electronically through eConnect to the Registrar’s Office.
eCampus Maintenance Window

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Calendar Calculations

Fall Semester, 2014

 

MWF            -      43 meetings at 55 minutes each and final exam at 110                
                            minutes (2475 total minutes)

MW & TR    -      29 meetings at 80 minutes each and final exam 110 minutes
                           (2430 total minutes)

 

 

Spring Semester, 2015

 

MWF            -       42 meetings at 55 minutes each and final exam at 110
                             minutes (2420 total minutes)

MW & TR   -        29 meetings at 80 minutes each and final exam at 110                   
                            minutes (2430 total minutes)

 

 

 

Summer Sessions, 2015

 

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.