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Fall 2017 Important Dates & Deadlines

14 April 2017

The dates for the Fall 2017 semester are August 21, 2017 to December 15, 2017.

Date Day Description
TBD                                                         Drop for Nonpayment of Tuition and Enrollment Fees
August 21 M Day and Evening Instruction Begins
August 26 S Saturday Instruction Begins
August 26  S Last Day to Add without a Permission Number or Add Card
September 1 F Last Day to Add Regular Session Classes in person with a Permission Number or Add Card
September 4 M Last Day to Drop Regular Session Classes and Receive A Refund
Note: Short-term and open-entry classes must be dropped within 10% of the first class meeting to receive a refund. >>>2017 Fall Refund Drop Deadline Schedule.
September 4  M Last Day to Drop Regular Session Classes Without a “W” Appearing on Transcripts.
September 4 M Last Day to Add Regular Session Classes online with with an Instructor issued Permission Number
September 4 M Census Due – Instructors Verify Enrollment in Classes
September 4 M Labor Day – Holiday Observance
September 8 F Last Day to File for PASS/NO PASS Grading Option for Regular Session Classes 
TBD  F Last Day to File Petition for the Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) 
October 20 F Last Day to File Petitions for AA or AS Degree/Certificate
 Nov. 10                                       F Veteran’s Day – Holiday Observance
 Nov. 15 W Last Day to Withdraw from Regular Session Classes and Receive a “W”. All outstanding fees are due even if classes are dropped on this day.
 Nov. 15 W Attendance Verification Day – Instructors Verify Enrollment
Nov. 24 – 27   Th-Su     Thanksgiving – Holiday Observance
December 9     S Saturday Instruction Ends
Dec. 10-15    Su-F  Final Examinations
December 15 F Fall Semester Ends
TBD T Grade Roster/Rollbooks are Due


NOTE:  Last day to drop without a “W” appearing on transcript may vary for Short-Term and Open-Entry, Open-Exit classes.

Saturday Instruction Begins August 26 and meet every Saturday except November 25. Saturday classes end  December 9. 


***Dates are subject to change.


Fall 2017 Priority Enrollment Dates:

Your  enrollment appointment date will be noted on your PASSPORT  Student Center  (under “Enrollment dates”) on or after April 10, 2017.


Student Group Registration Dates




April 24, 2017

DSPS- Disabled Students Program & Services
EOPS- Extended Opportunity Program & Services
Foster Youth
Alameda Promise- All  






April 26, 2017


Athletes- College of Alameda, Laney College, Merritt College
First Year Experience – College of Alameda (Men of Color), Berkeley City College & Merritt College
MESA -College of Alameda
New Matriculation Students -Completed Assessment, Orientation & Counseling, Taken COUN 200A)
Oakland Promise- All
Persist Program (Berkeley City College)
Puente Program- Merritt College
Umoja Program- All


Continuing Student Priority Enrollment (Registration appointments are assigned based on academic status and units completed).  

April 27 –

 May 11, 2017      

Alameda Science Tech Institution  



May 12, 2017

Gateway to College- Laney
Open enrollment for new & returning students  




May 15, 2017

No Priority Registration- Students with 100+ Units
No Priority Registration- Students on probation
High School Students Monday,

May 22, 2017


Note: Some students may not have enrollment appointments for the following reasons:

  • Placed on academic or progress probation or any combination thereof as defined in the Board Policies and District Administrative Procedure 4250 for two consecutive terms; or
  • Has earned one hundred (100) or more degree-applicable semester units at the district.

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