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2023-2024 Academic Calendar PDF for printing

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2023-2024 Academic Year - Dates and Events


SUMMER 2023:  June 13 - August 4

Date(s) Event
May 1 - June 11 Summer Registration
June 12 - August 3 8-Week Session
June 12 - July 6 First 4-Week Session
June 19 Holiday (Juneteenth)
July 4 Holiday (Independence Day)
July 10 - August 3 Second 4-Week Session
June 12 - July 20 First 6-Week Session
June 26 - August 3 Second 6-Week Session
August 10 8-Week Grade Deadline

 


FALL 2023: August 21 - December 16 (78 days*)

Date(s) Event
May 1 - August 20 Fall Registration
August 14 - August 18 Professional Development-Organizational Meetings
August 21 Semester Length/First 8-Week Classes Begin
August 21 - September 3 Add/Drop Period (full semester classes)
September 3 Last Day to Drop Full Semester Classes without a “W”
September 3 Last Day to Apply for Refund for Full Semester Classes
September 4 Holiday (Labor Day)
September 5 Census Day (full semester classes)
October 14 Last Day to Apply P/NP-1st 8-Week Session
October 14 First 8-Week Session Ends
October 16 Second 8-Week Session Begins
October 19 1st 8-Week Session grade deadline
November 10 - 11 Holiday (Veteran's Day)
November 12 Last Day to Drop Semester Length Classes (with “W”)
November 20 - 25 Thanksgiving Recess (for students)
November 23 - 25 Holiday (Thanksgiving)
December 16 Last Day to for Apply P/NP-2nd 8-Week Session
December 16 Last Day to apply P/NP (full semester classes)
December 16 End of Second 8-Week Session
December 16 Fall Semester Ends
December 17 - January 1   Winter Recess (for students)
December 21 Instructor Grade Deadline
December 22 - January 1 College and District Offices Closed

 

SPRING 2024: January 29 - May 25 (78 days*)

Date(s) Event
November 13 - January 28 Spring Registration
January 2 - January 27 Intersession 2024
January 15 Holiday (Martin Luther King Day)
January 22 - 26 Professional Development-Organizational Meetings
January 29 Semester Length/First 8-Week Classes Begin
January 29 - February 11 Add/Drop Period (full semester classes)
February 11 Last Day to Drop Full Semester Classes without a “W”
February 12 Census Day (full semester classes)
February 16 - 17 Holiday (Lincoln’s Birthday)
February 19 Holiday (Washington’s Birthday)
March 23 Last Day to Apply P/NP-1st 8-Week Session
March 23 First 8-Week Session Ends
March 25 - 30 Spring Recess (for students)
March 28 1st 8-Week Session Grade Deadline
March 29 - 30 Holiday (Spring Holiday)
April 1 Second 8-Week Classes Begins
April 28 Last Day to Drop Semester Length Classes (with “W”)
May 25 Last Day to Apply P/NP-1st 8-Week Session
May 25 Last Day to apply P/NP – Semester Length Classes
May 25 End of Second 8-Week Session
May 25 Spring Semester Ends
May 27 Holiday (Memorial Day)
May 29 Cuyamaca Graduation
May 30 Grossmont Graduation
May 30 Instructor Grade Deadline

 

SUMMER 2024: June 10 - August 1


Number of Instructional Days 

  M T W Th F Total
Fall 2023 15 16 16 16 15 78*
Spring 2023 15 16 16 16 15 78*

*The following nine Saturdays count as part of instructional year 
FA23: 10/28, 11/4, 11/18, 12/2, 12/9
SP24: 4/27 5/4, 5/11, 5/18 

 

Instructional and Development Days # of Days
Instructional Saturdays 9
Professional Development Days 10
Total 19
Total Instructional Days 175*

 

 

2024-2025 Academic Year - Dates and Events


 
SUMMER 2024:  June 10 - August 1

Date(s) Event
April 29 - June 9 Summer Registration
June 10 - August 1 8-week Session
June 10 - July 3 First 4-week Session
June 19 Holiday (Juneteenth)
July 4 Holiday (Independence Day)
July 8 - August 1 Second 4-week Session
June 10 - July 18 First 6-week Session
June 24 - August 1 Second 6-week Session
August 8 8-week Grade Deadline

 

 
FALL 2024:  August 19 - December 16 (79 days*)

Date(s) Event
April 12 Application Deadline (for registration appointment time)
April 29 - August 18 Fall Registration
August 12 - 16 Professional Development-Organizational Meetings
August 19 Semester Length/First 8-Week Classes Begin
August 19 - September 1 Add/Drop Period (full semester classes)
September 1 Last Day to Drop Full Semester Classes without a “W”
September 1 Last Day to Apply for Refund for Full Semester Classes
September 2 Holiday (Labor Day)
September 3 Census Day (full semester classes)
September 17 National Voter Registration Day
October 11 Last Day to Apply for Fall 2024 Degree/Certificate
October 12  Last Day to Apply for P/NP-1st 8-Week Session
October 12 First 8-Week Session Ends
October 14 Second 8-Week Session Begins
October 17 1st 8-Week Session Grade Deadline
November 5 US Presidential Election
November 9  Last Day to Drop Semester Length Classes (with “W”)
November 11 Holiday (Veterans Day)
November 25 - 27 No Classes, Thanksgiving Recess (for students)
November 28 & 29* Holiday (Thanksgiving)
December 16 Last Day to Apply for P/NP-Second 8-Week Session
December 16 Last Day to Apply for P/NP-Semester Length Classes
December 16 End of Second 8-Week Session and Semester Length Classes
December 16 Fall Semester Ends
December 17 - February 2 Winter Recess (for students)
December 20 Instructor Grade Deadline
December 24 - January 1* College and District Offices Closed
*No classes on Saturday after the Friday holiday

 

 
SPRING 2025: February 3 - June 2 (78 days*)

Date(s) Event
October 25 Application Deadline (for registration appointment time)
November 12 - February 2 Spring Registration
January 6 - February 1 Intersession 2025
January 20 Holiday (Martin Luther King Day)
January 27 - 31 Professional Development-Organizational Meetings
February 3 Semester Length/First 8-Week Classes Begin
February 3  - February 16 Add/Drop Period (full semester classes)
February 14* Holiday (Lincoln’s Birthday)
February 16 Last Day to Drop Full Semester Classes without a “W”
February 16 Last Day to Apply for Refund for Full Semester Classes
February 17 Holiday (Washington’s Birthday)
February 18 Census Day (full semester classes)
March 7 Last Day to Apply for Spring 2025 Degree/Certificate
March 29  Last Day to Apply for P/NP-1st 8-Week Session
March 29 First 8-Week Session Ends
March 31 - April 3 No Classes, Spring Recess (for students)
April 3 1st 8-Week Session Grade Deadline
April 4* Holiday (Spring Recess)
April 7 Second 8-Week Classes Begins
May 3 Last Day to Drop Semester Length Classes (with “W”)
May 26 Holiday (Memorial Day)
June 2  Last Day to Apply for P/NP-2nd 8-Week Session
June 2  Last Day to Apply for P/NP – Semester Length Classes
June 2 End of Second 8-Week Session and Semester Length Classes
June 2 Spring Semester Ends
June 4 Grossmont Graduation
June 5 Cuyamaca Graduation
June 6 Instructor Grade Deadline
*No classes on Saturday after the Friday holiday

SUMMER 2025 (tentative): June 9 – August 2



Number of Instructional Days 

*The following eight Saturdays count as part of instructional year 
FA24: 10/26, 11/2, 11/16, 12/7
SP25: 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17 
  M T W Th F Total
Fall 2024 15 16 16 16 16 79*
Spring 2025 15 16 16 16 15 78*

 

Total Instructional Days 175*
Instructional and Development Days # of Days
Instructional Saturdays   8
Professional Development Days 10
Total  18