Academic Calendar

Summer Semester: May 6 – August 29, 2019

Mandatory College Readiness Online Seminar (CROS) for New LearnersApril 8 – May 3, 2019
Semester Start DateMay 6, 2019
New Learner OrientationMay 6, 2019
Last Day to Add/Drop Courses (by 5:00 pm Mountain Time)May 17, 2019
College is Closed for Memorial DayMay 27, 2019
College is Closed for Independence DayJuly 4, 2019
Semester End DateAugust 23, 2019
Commencement Ceremony – Summer 2019 GraduatesSeptember 6, 2019

Fall Semester: September 2 – December 20, 2019

Mandatory College Readiness Online Seminar (CROS) for New LearnersAugust 5 – August 30, 2019
Semester Start DateSeptember 2, 2019
College is Closed for Labor DaySeptember 2, 2019
New Learner OrientationSeptember 3, 2019
Last Day to Add/Drop Courses (by 5:00 pm Mountain Time)September 13, 2019
Constitution DaySeptember 17, 2019
College is Closed for ThanksgivingNovember 28 – November 29, 2019
Semester End DateDecember 20, 2019
Commencement Ceremony – Fall 2019 GraduatesJanuary 3, 2019

Spring Semester: January 6 – April 24, 2020

Mandatory College Readiness Online Seminar (CROS) for New LearnersNovember 25 – December 20, 2019
Semester Start DateJanuary 6, 20220
New Learner OrientationJanuary 6, 2020
Last Day to Add/Drop Courses (by 5:00 pm Mountain Time)January 17, 2020
College is Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. DayJanuary 20, 2020
College is Closed for Presidents’ DayFebruary 17, 2020
Semester End DateApril 24, 2020
Commencement Ceremony – Spring 2020 GraduatesMay 15, 2020

Summer Semester: May 4 – August 21, 2020

Mandatory College Readiness Online Seminar (CROS) for New LearnersApril 6 – May 1, 2020
Semester Start DateMay 4, 2020
New Learner OrientationMay 4, 2020
Last Day to Add/Drop Courses (by 5:00 pm Mountain Time)May 15, 2020
College is Closed for Memorial DayMay 25, 2020
College is Closed for Independence DayJuly 4, 2020
Semester End DateAugust 21, 2020
Commencement Ceremony – Summer 2020 GraduatesSeptember 11, 2020

Fall Semester: August 31 – December 18, 2020

Mandatory College Readiness Online Seminar (CROS) for New LearnersAugust 3 – August 28, 2020
Semester Start DateAugust 31, 2020
New Learner OrientationAugust 31, 2020
College is Closed for Memorial DaySeptember 7, 2020
Last Day to Add/Drop Courses (by 5:00 pm Mountain Time)September 11, 2020
Constitution DaySeptember 17, 2020
College is Closed for ThanksgivingNovember 26 – November 27, 2020
Semester End DateDecember 18, 2020
Commencement Ceremony – Fall 2020 GraduatesJanuary 15, 2020

Spring Semester: January 4 – April 23, 2021

Mandatory College Readiness Online Seminar (CROS) for New LearnersNovember 30 – December 24, 2020
Semester Start DateJanuary 4, 2021
New Learner OrientationJanuary 4, 2021
Last Day to Add/Drop Courses (by 5:00 pm Mountain Time)January 15, 2021
College is Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. DayJanuary 18, 2021
College is Closed for Presidents’ DayFebruary 15, 2021
Semester End DateApril 23, 2021
Commencement Ceremony – Spring 2021 GraduatesMay 14, 2021

Summer Semester: May 3 – August 20, 2021

Mandatory College Readiness Online Seminar (CROS) for New LearnersApril 5 – April 30, 2021
Semester Start DateMay 3, 2021
New Learner OrientationMay 3, 2021
Last Day to Add/Drop Courses (by 5:00 pm Mountain Time)May 14, 2021
College is Closed for Memorial DayMay 31, 2021
College is Closed for Independence DayJuly 4, 2021
Semester End DateAugust 20, 2021
Commencement Ceremony – Summer 2021 GraduatesSeptember 10, 2021

Fall Semester: August 30 – December 17, 2021

Mandatory College Readiness Online Seminar (CROS) for New LearnersAugust 2 – August 27, 2021
Semester Start DateAugust 30, 2021
New Learner OrientationAugust 30, 2021
College is Closed for Labor DaySeptember 6, 2021
Last Day to Add/Drop Courses (by 5:00 pm Mountain Time)September 10, 2021
Constitution DaySeptember 17, 2021
College is Closed for ThanksgivingNovember 25 – November 26, 2021
Semester End DateDecember 17, 2021
Commencement Ceremony – Fall 2021 GraduatesJanuary 14, 2022

Spring Semester: January 3 – April 22, 2022

Mandatory College Readiness Online Seminar (CROS) for New LearnersNovember 29 – December 24, 2021
Semester Start DateJanuary 3, 2022
New Learner OrientationJanuary 3, 2022
Last Day to Add/Drop Courses (by 5:00 pm Mountain Time)January 14, 2022
College is Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. DayJanuary 17, 2022
College is Closed for Presidents’ DayFebruary 21, 2022
Semester End DateApril 22, 2022
Commencement Ceremony – Spring 2022 GraduatesMay 13, 2022

Summer Semester: May 2 – August 19, 2022

Mandatory College Readiness Online Seminar (CROS) for New LearnersApril 4 – April 29, 2022
Semester Start DateMay 2, 2022
New Learner OrientationMay 2, 2022
Last Day to Add/Drop Courses (by 5:00 pm Mountain Time)May 13, 2022
College is Closed for Memorial DayMay 30, 2022
College is Closed for Independence DayJuly 4, 2022
Semester End DateAugust 19, 2022
Commencement Ceremony – Summer 2022 GraduatesSeptember 9, 2022

Fall Semester: August 29 – December 16, 2022

Mandatory College Readiness Online Seminar (CROS) for New LearnersAugust 1 – August 26, 2022
Semester Start DateAugust 29, 2022
New Learner OrientationAugust 29, 2022
College is Closed for Labor DaySeptember 5, 2022
Last Day to Add/Drop Courses (by 5:00 pm Mountain Time)September 9, 2022
Constitution DaySeptember 17, 2022
College is Closed for ThanksgivingNovember 24 – November 25, 2022
Semester End DateDecember 16, 2022
Commencement Ceremony – Fall 2022 GraduatesJanuary 13, 2023

Spring Semester: January 2 – April 21, 2023

Mandatory College Readiness Online Seminar (CROS) for New LearnersNovember 28 – December 23, 2022
Semester Start DateJanuary 2, 2023
New Learner OrientationJanuary 2, 2023
Last Day to Add/Drop Courses (by 5:00 pm Mountain Time)January 13, 2023
College is Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. DayJanuary 16, 2023
College is Closed for Presidents’ DayFebruary 20, 2023
Semester End DateApril 21, 2023
Commencement Ceremony – Spring 2023 GraduatesMay 12, 2023

Summer Semester: May 1 – August 18, 2023

Mandatory College Readiness Online Seminar (CROS) for New LearnersApril 3 – April 28, 2023
Semester Start DateMay 1, 2023
New Learner OrientationMay 1, 2023
Last Day to Add/Drop Courses (by 5:00 pm Mountain Time)May 12, 2023
College is Closed for Memorial DayMay 29, 2023
College is Closed for Independence DayJuly 4, 2023
Semester End DateAugust 18, 2023
Commencement Ceremony – Summer 2023 GraduatesSeptember 8, 2023

Fall Semester: August 28 – December 15, 2023

Mandatory College Readiness Online Seminar (CROS) for New LearnersJuly 31 – August 25, 2023
Semester Start DateAugust 28, 2023
New Learner OrientationAugust 28, 2023
College is Closed for Labor DaySeptember 4, 2023
Last Day to Add/Drop Courses (by 5:00 pm Mountain Time)September 8, 2023
Constitution DaySeptember 17, 2023
College is Closed for ThanksgivingNovember 23 – November 24, 2023
Semester End DateDecember 15, 2023
Commencement Ceremony – Fall 2023 GraduatesJanuary 12, 2024

Observed Public Holidays

The College is closed in observance of the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Presidents’ Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

The College is closed from Christmas Day to New Year’s Day every year.

DDC Areas may observe other state or local holidays. Contact DDC Areas Managers or Lead Faculty for
details.

Experiential learning activities may be scheduled during the observed holidays.

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