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Fall 2020 Important Dates & Deadlines/Enrollment Dates

5 February 2020

The dates for the Fall 2020 semester.

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Date Day Description
August 10 M  Drop for nonpayment of Tuition and Enrollment Fees
August 24 M Day and Evening Instruction Begins
August 29 S Saturday Instruction Begins
August 30 Su Last Day to Add without a Permission Number or Add card
September 4 F Last Day to Add Regular Session Classes in person with a Permission Number on Add Card
September 7 M  Labor Day – Holiday Observance
September 7 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>>>2020 Fall Refund Drop Deadline Schedule.
September 7 M Last Day to Drop Regular Session Classes Without a  “W”  Appearing on Transcripts
September 7 M Last Day to Add Regular Session Classes online with an Instructor issued Permission Number
September 7 M Census Roster Due  ” Online and On Time”
September 8 T Census Day
September 11 F Last Day to File for PASS/NO PASS Grading Option for Regular Session Classes
October 9 F Last Day to File Petitions for AA, AS, or ADT  Degree/Certificate 
October 20 T Professional Day – No Instruction
Nov. 11                                       W Veteran’s Day – Holiday Observance
Nov. 20 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.
Nov. 20 F Attendance Verification Day – Instructors Verify Enrollment and Submit Rosters “Online and On Time”
Nov. 26 – 29   Th-Su     Thanksgiving – Holiday Observance
December 12 S Saturday Instruction Ends
Dec. 13-18    Su-F Final Examinations
December 18 F Fall Semester Ends
January 4 M Final Grade Due

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

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

Fall 2020 Priority Enrollment Dates:

Your  enrollment appointment date will be noted on your PASSPORT  Student Center  (under “Enrollment dates”) on or after March 16, 2020.

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Student Group Registration Dates
April 06, 2020
DSPS- Disabled Students Program & Services
EOPS- Extended Opportunity Program & Services
Foster Youth
Student Ambassadors April  13, 2020
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  (COUN 200A)
Alameda Promise- All
Oakland Promise- All
Berkeley Promise- All
Persist Program (Berkeley City College)
Puente Program- Merritt College
Umoja Program- All


Matriculating Students April  15, 2020
Exempt Students 
ASTI and Gateway to College
Open Enrollment

Loss of Priority

April 17, 2020
High School Students April 17, 2020

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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