2013 - 2014 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Academic Calendar for 2012 - 2013


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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, 2012

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
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)Last day for faculty to submit grades electronically through eConnect to the Registrar's Office
December 21 (F)College buildings and offices close for the holidays at end of workday

Winter Term, 2012 - 2013

Contact Colleges for availability and schedules

Spring Semester, 2013

January 1 (T)Holiday
January 2 (W)College Buildings and Offices Open
January 14 (M)Faculty Reports
January 21 (M)Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday
January 22 (T)Classes Begin
February 4 (M)12th Class Day
February 28 (R)Employee Development Day- day and evening classes will not meet.
March 1 (F)Day of Service- Friday day classes will not meet. Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday classes will meet.
March 4 (M) Classes Resume
March 18-22 (M-F)Spring Break- College buildings & offices will be closed for the week.
March 25 (M)Classes Resume
March 29 (F)Holiday Begins
April 1 (M)Classes Resume
April 18 (R)Last Day to Withdraw
May 13-16 (M-R)Final Exams
May 16 (R)Semester Ends
May 20 (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 depending on space available.

May Term, 2013

Contact Colleges for availability and schedules

General Summer Sessions - 2013 DCC Colleges' summer sessions may vary. Please see your college's class schedule for updated times, dates and locations.



First Summer Session:
(Based on Summer Session I that includes classes meeting on the following Fridays - June 7, 14, and 21 as class days)

May 27 (M)Memorial Day Holiday
June 5 (W)Classes Begin
June 8 (S)4th Class Day
June 26 (W)Last Day to Withdraw
July 3 (W)Final Exams/Summer Session I Ends
July 4 (R)Fourth of July Employee Holiday
July 8 (M)Last day for faculty to submit grades electronically through eConnect to the Registrar's Office

Second Summer Session:
(Based on Summer Session II that does not have classes meeting on Fridays)

July 9 (T)Classes Begin
July 12 (F)4th Class Day
August 1 (R)Last Day to Withdraw
August 8 (R)Final Exams
August 8 (R)Summer Session II Ends
August 12 (M)Last day for faculty to submit grades electronically through eConnect to the Registrar's Office

Calendar Calculations

Fall Semester, 2012

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, 2013

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, 2013

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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