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Fall 2018 Important Dates & Deadlines/Enrollment Dates

6 March 2018

The dates for the Fall 2018 semester are August 20, 2018 to December 14, 2018.

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Date Day Description
August 20 M Day and Evening Instruction Begins
August 25 S Saturday Instruction Begins
August 26 Su Last Day to Add without a Permission Number
August 31 F Last Day to Add Regular Session Classes in person with a Permission Number on Add Card
September 3 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>>>2018 Fall Refund Drop Deadline Schedule.
September 3 M Last Day to Drop Regular Session Classes Without a “W” Appearing on Transcripts.
September 3 M Last Day to Add Regular Session Classes with an Instructor issued Permission Number
September 3 M  Labor Day – Holiday Observance
September 3 M Census Roster Due 
September 3 T Census Day
September 7 F Last Day to File for PASS/NO PASS Grading Option for Regular Session Classes 
October 19 F Last Day to File Petitions for AA, AS, or ADT  Degree/Certificate 
October 25 Th Professional Day – No Instruction
Nov. 12                                       M Veteran’s Day – Holiday Observance
Nov. 16 F 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. 16 F Attendance Verification Day – Instructors Verify Enrollment
Nov. 22 – 25   Th-Su     Thanksgiving – Holiday Observance
December 8     S Saturday Instruction Ends
Dec. 9-14    Su-F Final Examinations
December 14 F Fall Semester Ends

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

***Dates are subject to change.

Fall 2018 Priority Enrollment Dates:

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Student Group Registration Dates

April 09, 2018

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

April  11, 2018


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 12 –

April 26, 2018      

Alameda Science Tech Institution Friday,

April 27, 2018

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

April  30, 2018

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

May 07, 2018

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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