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Fall 2018 Important Dates & Deadlines/Enrollment Dates

6 July 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 or Add card
August 31 F Last Day to Add Regular Session Classes in person with a Permission Number on Add Card
September 3 M  Labor Day – Holiday Observance
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 grade of  “W” 
September 3 M Last Day to Add Regular Session Classes online with an Instructor issued Permission Number
September 3 M Census Roster Due  ” Online and On Time”
September 7 F Last Day to File for PASS/NO PASS Grading Option 
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 with a grade of  “W”. All outstanding fees are due even if classes are dropped on this day.

*Extended to November 21st.     

In-person at the Admissions and Records Office.

Nov. 16 F Attendance Verification Day – Instructors Verify Enrollment and Submit Rosters “Online and On Time”
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
January 2 W Grade Roster/Rollbooks are due

NOTEThe following types of courses do not apply to the calendar above: three week, four week, dynamically dated, short-term, open–entry, and open exit courses. Please refer to your Faculty Center or Student Center for the deadline dates for census, refund, change of grading option and withdrawal deadlines.

***The state reporting Census Day is September  4th but ALL certified rosters are due online the day before.

 Dates are subject to change, see the online Academic Calendar for updated information.

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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