Dates and Deadlines by Quarter

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.

  • Fall 2018

    Fall 2018

    February 1
    Application for admission open
    July 3
    View schedule of classes.
    July 9
    Registration opens based on Priority Registration group
    July 9
    Group 1 registration opens.
    July 11
    Group 2 registration opens
    July 12
    Group 3 registration opens
    July 13
    Group 4 registration opens
    July 14
    Group 5 registration opens
    July 15
    Group 6 registration opens
    July 16
    Group 7 registration opens
    July 23
    Group 8 registration opens
    August 22
    Drop for nonpayment on cumulative fee balances of $100 or more.
    September 24
    First day of Fall Quarter
    November 16
    Last day to drop with a "W"
    December 10-14
    Final Exams
    December 14
    Last Day of Fall Quarter
  • Winter 2019

    Winter 2019

    October 1
    Application for Winter 2019 Admission Open
    November 1
    View Schedule of Classes for Winter 2019
    November 13
    Registration for Winter Opens Based on Priority Registration Group
    November 13
    Group 1 registration opens for winter
    November 15
    Group 2 registration opens for winter
    November 16
    Group 3 registration opens for winter
    November 17
    Group 4 registration opens for winter
    November 18
    Group 5 registration opens for winter
    November 19
    Group 6 registration opens for winter
    November 20
    Group 7 registration opens for winter
    November 26
    Group 8 registration opens for winter
    January 7
    First Day of Winter Quarter
    March 1
    Last Day to Drop with a "W"
    March 25-29
    Final Exams
    March 29
    Last day to file for a winter degree or certificate
    March 29
    Last Day of Winter Quarter
  • Spring 2019

    Spring 2019

    February 1
    Application for admission open
    February 15
    View schedule of classes
    February 25
    Registration opens based on Priority Registration group
    February 25
    Group 1 registration opens
    February 27
    Group 2 registration opens
    February 28
    Group 3 registration opens
    March 1
    Group 4 registration opens
    March 2
    Group 5 registration opens
    March 3
    Group 6 registration opens
    March 4
    Group 7 registration opens
    March 11
    Group 8 registration opens
    April 8
    First day of spring quarter
    May 1
    Last day to drop classes with a "W"
    June 24-28
    Final exams
    June 28
    Last day of spring quarter
  • Summer 2018

    Summer 2018

    Important

    All add/drop and other important dates for summer are by course section. Please view your class schedule in MyPortal for deadlines for your summer classes. All deadlines are enforced.

    Final Exams

    Final Exams are on the last day of your class.

    Last Day of Summer Session

    See individual class schedule.

    February 1
    Application for admission open
    May 15
    View schedule of classes.
    May 21
    Registration opens based on Priority Registration group
    May 21
    Group 1 registration opens
    May 23
    Group 2 registration opens
    May 24
    Group 3 registration opens
    May 25
    Group 4 registration opens
    May 26
    Group 5 registration opens
    May 27
    Group 6 registration opens
    May 28
    Group 7 registration opens
    June 4
    Group 8 registration opens
    June 20
    Drop for nonpayment on cumulative fee balances of $100 or more.
    July 2
    First day of Summer Session
    July 4
    Independence Day - Campus Closed
    August 31
    Labor Day Weekend Holiday - Campus Closed
    September 3
    Labor Day - Campus Closed
    September 21
    Last day to file for a summer degree or certificate
    September 24
    First day of Fall Quarter

Priority Registration Groups

In accordance with new state and local regulations, students will be assigned registration dates in the following order. You may register from your start date through the end of the add/drop period.

Important Information

All steps must be completed to receive priority enrollment. Please allow time after completing all steps for your record to be updated.

Group 1
Veterans, Foster Youth, DSPS, EOPS and CalWorks students who have
  • completed orientation, assessment and an educational plan
Group 2
Student athletes who have
  • Selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate
  • Declared a major and have not been on probation for two consecutive terms
    (If first admit quarter is summer 2014 or later, student will be considered a first-time college student and must have completed assessment, passed orientation and completed an educational plan.)
Group 3
Continuing students who have
  • Selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate
  • Declared a major and have not been on probation for two consecutive terms
  • Completed orientation, assessment and an educational plan
Group 4
New college students who have
  • Completed assessment, orientation and an educational plan
  • Selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate
  • Declared a major
Group 5
New college students who have 
  • Selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate
  • Declared a major and have not been on probation for two consecutive terms
  • But have NOT completed assessment, orientation or an educational plan
Group 6
Returning students and new transfer students who have
  • Selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate
  • Declared a major
Group 7
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
Group 8
Concurrently enrolled high school students