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Academic Calendar for 2010 - 2011


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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 or online at www.dcccd.edu for course information, class schedules, and registration times.

Fall Semester, 2010

August 16 (M)Faculty Reports
August 23 (M)Classes Begin
September 4 (S)12th Class Day
September 6 (M)Labor Day Holiday
November 11 (R)Last Day to Withdraw
November 25 (R)Thanksgiving Holidays Begin
November 29 (M)Classes Resume
December 6-9 (M-R)Final Exams
December 9 (R)Semester Ends
December 13 (M)Last day for faculty to submit grades electronically through eConnect to the Registrar's Office
December 23 (R)College buildings and offices close for the holidays at end of workday

Winter Term, 2010 - 2011

Contact Colleges for availability and schedules

Spring Semester, 2011

January 3 (M)College Buildings and Offices Open
January 10 (M)Faculty Reports
January 17 (M)Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday
January 18 (T)Classes Begin
January 31 (M)12th Class Day
February 17 (R)Employee Development Day-day and evening classes will not meet
February 18 (F)Day of Service. Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday classes will meet.
February 21 (M) Classes Resume
March 14 (M) Spring Break Begins
March 18 (F)Spring Holiday for All Employees
March 21 (M)Classes Resume
April 14 (R)Last Day to Withdraw
April 22 (F)Holiday Begins
April 25 (M)Classes Resume
May 9-12 (M-R)Final Exams
May 12 (R)Semester Ends
May 16 (M)Last Day for faculty to submit grades electronically through eConnect to the Registrar's Office

May Graduation Ceremony dates may vary at the colleges occurring on or prior to the last day of final exams.
May Term, 2011

Contact Colleges for availability and schedules

General Summer Sessions - 2011 DCC 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 Friday as class day)

May 30 (M)Memorial Day Holiday
June 6 (M)Classes Begin
June 9 (R)4th Class Day
June 10 (F)Class Day (1st Friday class meeting)
June 30 (R)Last Day to Withdraw
July 4 (M)Fourth of July Employee Holiday
July 7 (R)Final Exams/Summer Session I Ends
July 11 (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 12 (T)Classes Begin
July 15 (F)Class Day (1st Friday class meeting)
July 15 (F)4th Class Day
August 4 (R)Last Day to Withdraw
August 11 (R)Final Exams
August 11 (R)Summer Session II Ends
August 15 (M)Last day for faculty to submit grades electronically through eConnect to the Registrar's Office

Calendar Calculations

Fall Semester, 2010

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, 2011

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, 2011

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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