DCC Catalog 
  
    Jan 27, 2022  
DCC Catalog

2021-2022 Academic Calendar



Fall 2021

Advising by Appointment and Registration for Fall Semester April 1-August 20
Final Week for Fall 2021 Registration August 16-20
Last Day to Add a New Class(es) August 20
Faculty Planning and Preparation Days August 16-20
Classes Begin August 23
Swaps/Drops Only (Swaps cannot be processed without the approval of the instructor) August 23-27
Holiday No Classes (Labor Day) September 6
Last Day to Withdraw With Full Tuition Refund September 8
Mid-term Grades Posted October 18-22
Last Day to Withdraw Without Mitigating Circumstances (“W” Grade Issued) October 31
Holiday No Classes (Election Day) November 2
Institutional Effectiveness Day November 4
Advising by Appointment and Registration for Spring Semester Nov. 1-Dec. 10, 2021 and Jan. 3-7, 2022
No Classes - Faculty Research Day November 24
Holiday No Classes (Thanksgiving) November 25-26
Fall Graduation Application Deadline (no exceptions) December 3
Classes End December 10
Final Exams December 13-17
Faculty Planning and Preparation Days December 20-22
College Closed December 24-31
**Election Day Holiday is the make-up day for the previously scheduled October Faculty Planning and Preparation Day

Spring 2022

Advising by Appointment and Registration for Spring Semester Jan. 3-7, 2022
Final Week for Spring 2022 Registration January 3-7
Last Day to Add a New Class(es) January 7
Faculty Planning and Preparation Days January 3-7
Classes Begin January 10
Swaps/Drops Only (Swaps cannot be processed without the approval of the instructor) January 10-14
Holiday No Classes (Martin Luther King, Jr.) January 17
Last Day to Withdraw With Full Tuition Refund January 26
Spring Graduation Application Deadline (no exceptions) February 18
No Classes - Spring Break March 7-11
Mid-term Grades Posted March 14-18
Last Day to Withdraw Without Mitigating Circumstances (“W” Grade Issued) March 22
Advising by Appointment and Registration for Summer Session April 1-until Summer Semester Classes Begin
Advising by Appointment and Registration for Fall Session April 1-until Summer Fall Classes Begin
Institutional Effectiveness Day April 13
Classes End May 2
Exams May 3-6 May 9
Faculty Planning and Preparation Days May 10-13
Graduation Saturday, May 14

Summer 2022

  Full Session
(10 Weeks)
1st Session
(5 Weeks)
2nd Session
(5 Weeks)
Summer Graduation Application Deadline (no exceptions) February 18 February 18 February 18
Advising by Appointment April 1-May 20 April 1-May 20 April 1-June 27
Registration for Summer Session April 1-May 20 April 1-May 20 April 1-June 27
Final Week for Registration May 16-May 20 May 16-May 20 June 21-24;27
Last Day to Add Class(es) May 21 May 21 June 27
Classes Begin May 23 May 23 June 28
Swaps/Drops Only+ May 23-25 May 23-24 June 28-29
   +Swaps cannot be processed without the approval of the instructor June 20
Holiday No Classes (Memorial Day) May 30    
Holiday No Classes (Juneteenth Day) June 20 June 20 June 20
Last Day to Withdraw With Full Tuition Refund June 1 May 26 July 1
Holiday No Classes (Memorial Day)   May 30  
Last Day to Withdraw without Mitigating Circumstances^ July 3 June 12 July 18
   ^(“W” Grade Issued)  
Holiday No Classes (Independence Day) July 4   July 4
Classes End Aug 1 June 27 Aug 1

Fall 2022 Advising by Appointment and Registration: April 1, 2022 until Fall Semester Classes Begin

     
*Payment of Tuition: (A) Early registration: Students are expected to have all payment arrangements, including financial aid, finalized at least 30 calendar days prior to the first day of classes.
  (B) Standard registration: Students registering within 30 days of the first day of classes are expected to have all payment arrangements finalized, including financial aid, within seven calendar days of registration.
All students are expected to finalize tuition payment, including financial aid, with the appropriate DCC office prior to attending any class(es).
Failure to pay for classes, including with financial aid, can result in classes being removed from the student’s schedule.