2016 - 2017 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Academic Calendar for 2007 - 2008


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Mini-semesters, flexible-entry classes, and other alternative schedules along with their final exam dates may be offered between or during regular semesters by some of the Dallas County Community Colleges. Please contact individual colleges for class and registration schedules.

Fall Semester, 2007

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.

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)Grades due in Registrar's Office by 10 a.m.
December 21 (F)College Buildings and Offices close for the Holidays at end of workday

Winter Term, 2007 - 2008

Contact Colleges for availability and schedules.

Spring Semester, 2008

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 7 (M)Faculty Reports
January 14 (M)Classes Begin
January 21 (M)Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday
January 28 (M)12th Class Day
February 21 (R)Conference Day, Faculty, Administrators and Professional Support Staff
February 22 (F) Faculty Professional Development (TCCTA)
March 10 (M) Spring Break Begins
March 14 (F)Spring Holiday for All Employees
March 17 (M)Classes Resume
March 21 (F)Holiday Begins
March 24 (M)Classes Resume
April 10 (R)Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of "W"
May 5-8 (M-R)Final Exams
May 8 (R)Semester Ends
May 3-11 (S-U) Graduation Weeks--ceremony dates may vary at the colleges.
May 12 (M)Grades are due in Registrar's Office by 10 a.m.

May Term, 2008

Contact Colleges for availability and schedules.

** Summer Sessions, 2008 Dallas County Community Colleges' summer sessions may vary.   Please see your college's class schedule for updated times, dates and locations.

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.



First Summer Session: ** See notice above. (Based on a 5 day class week with classes meeting on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Fridays)

May 26 (M)Memorial Day Holiday
June 9 (M)Classes Begin
June 11 (W)3rd Class Day
June 26 (R)Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of "W"
July 3 (R)Final Exams/Summer Session I Ends
July 4 (F)Fourth of July Holiday
July 7 (M)Grades due in Registrar's Office by 10 a.m.

Second Summer Session: (Based on a 4 day class week with 1st and 2nd Friday)

July 9 (W)Classes Begin
July 11 (F)Class Day (1st Friday class meeting)
July 12 (S)4th Class Day
July 18 (F)Class Day (2nd Friday class meeting)
July 31 (R)Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of "W"
August 7 (R)Final Exams
August 7 (R)Summer Session II Ends
August 11 (M)Grades due in Registrar's Office by 10 a.m.

Calendar Calculations

Fall Semester, 2007

MWF - 43 meetings at 55 minutes each and final exam at 110 minutes (2475 total minutes)
MW and TR - 29 meetings at 80 minutes each and final exam 110 minutes (2430 total minutes)

Spring Semester, 2008

MWF - 42 meetings at 55 minutes each and final exam at 110 minutes (2420 total minutes)
MW and TR - 29 meetings at 80 minutes each and final exam at 110 minutes (2430 total minutes)

Summer Session I, 2008

18 class meetings + exam equivalent to 1 class meeting = 19 total class meetings.
(class minutes will be extended to meet 2400 class minute requirements)

Summer Session II, 2008

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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