2013 - 2014 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Academic Calendar for 2008 - 2009


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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 Dallas County Community Colleges. 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 Semester, 2008

August 18 (M)Faculty Reports
August 25 (M)Classes Begin
September 1 (M)Labor Day Holiday
September 8 (M)12th Class Day
November 13 (R)Last Day to Withdraw
November 27 (R)Thanksgiving Holidays Begin
December 1 (M)Classes Resume
December 8-11 (M-R)Final Exams
December 11 (R)Semester Ends
December 15 (M)Last Day for Faculty to Submit Grades Electronically through eConnect to the Registrar's Office
December 24 (W)College Buildings and Offices close for the Holidays at end of workday

Winter Term, 2008 - 2009

Contact Colleges for availability and schedules.

Spring Semester, 2009

January 1 (R)Holiday
January 2 (F)College Buildings and Offices Open
January 12 (M)Faculty Reports
January 19 (M)Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday
January 20 (T)Classes Begin
February 2 (M)12th Class Day
February 19 (R)Conference Day, Faculty, Administrators and Professional Support Staff
February 20 (F) Faculty Professional Development (TCCTA). Friday classes Will Not Meet. Saturday and Sunday Classes Will Meet.
March 16 (M) Spring Break Begins
March 20 (F)Spring Holiday for All Employees
March 23 (M)Classes Resume
April 10 (F)Holiday Begins
April 13 (M)Classes Resume
April 16 (R)Last Day to Withdraw
May 11-14 (M-R)Final Exams
May 14 (R)Semester Ends
May 2-17 (S-U) Graduation Weeks--ceremony dates may vary at the colleges.
May 18 (M)Last Day for Faculty to Submit Grades Electronically through eConnect to the Registrar's Office.

May Term, 2009

Contact Colleges for availability and schedules.

** Summer Sessions, 2009 Dallas County Community Colleges' summer sessions may vary.   Please see your college's class schedule for updated times, dates and locations.



First Summer Session:
(Based on a 4 day class week with 1st and 2nd Friday as class days)
** See notice above.


May 25 (M)Memorial Day Holiday
June 3 (W)Classes Begin
June 5 (F)Class Day Classes Begin (1st Friday class meeting)
June 6 (S) 9 (T)4th Class Day
June 12 (F)Class Day (2nd Friday Class meeting)
June 19 (F)Class Day (3rd Friday Class meeting)
June 25 (R)Last Day to Withdraw
June 26 (F)Class Day (4th Friday Class meeting)
July 2 (R)Final Exams/Summer Session I Ends

July 3 (F)Fourth of July Employee Holiday

July 6 (M)Last Day for Faculty to Submit Grades Electronically through eConnect to the Registrar's Office.

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

July 7 (T)Classes Begin
July 10 (F)Class Day (1st Friday class meeting)
July 10 (F)4th Class Day
July 30 (R)Last Day to Withdraw
August 6 (R)Final Exams
August 6 (R)Summer Session II Ends
August 10 (M)Last Day for Faculty to Submit Grades Electronically through eConnect to the Registrar's Office.

Calendar Calculations

Fall Semester, 2008

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, 2009

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 Sessions, 2009

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.


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