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Academic Calendar

Refund Deadlines:

  • 100 percent refund: up to 7 percent of class calendar days
  • 50 percent refund: 8 to 12 percent of class calendar days

See the Registration Calendar for more details. Each student's individual schedule of classes will show exact refund dates for each course.

2019 - 2020 Academic Calendar

Board approved 11/16/2017

Fall Session 2019

Wednesday-Friday, August 14-15-16 All Faculty Return / Convocation Days
Monday, August 19 16-Week and 1st 8-Week Classes Begin
Monday, September 2 Legal Holiday (Labor Day) (No Classes)
Tuesday, September 10 12-Week Classes Begin
Thursday, September 26 Last Day to Withdraw - 1st 8-Week
Wednesday, October 9 End of 1st 8-Week Classes
Thursday, October 10 2nd 8-Week Classes Begin
Tuesday, October 15 In-Service Day/Professional Day (No Classes)
Sunday, November 10 Last Day to Withdraw - 16-Week
Saturday, November 16 Last Day to Withdraw - 12-Week
Tuesday, November 19 Last Day to Withdraw - 2nd 8-Week
Wednesday, November 27 College Open; No Classes
Thursday-Sunday, Nov. 28 to Dec. 1 Thanksgiving Recess
Saturday, December 7 End of 2nd 8-Week Classes
Saturday-Friday, December 7-13 Final Evaluations/Culminating Activities
Friday, December 13 End of 16-Week and 12-Week Classes

Final Exam Schedule (applicable only for Fall and Spring terms)

Spring Session 2020

Priority Registration: 30+ completed COD credit hours Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 at 8 a.m. or later (7 day period)
All Student Registration: All new and returning students with any number of completed COD credit hours Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 at 8 a.m. or later
Wednesday-Friday, January 15-17 In-Service Days/Professional Days (No Classes)
Saturday, January 18 16-Week and 1st 8-Week Classes Begin
Monday, January 20 Legal Holiday (M.L.King's Birthday) (No Classes)
Monday, February 10 12-Week Classes Begin
Thursday, February 27 Last Day to Withdraw - 1st 8-Week
Wednesday, March 11 End of 1st 8-Week Classes
Thursday, March 12 2nd 8-Week Classes Begin
Monday-Sunday, Mar. 30 to April 5 Spring Break (No Classes)
Friday, April 10 Last Day to Withdraw - 16-Week
Sunday, April 12 Easter (No Classes)
Friday, April 17 Last Day to Withdraw - 12-Week
Sunday, April 19 Last Day to Withdraw - 2nd 8-Week
Friday, May 8 End of 2nd 8-Week Classes
Saturday - Friday, May 9 - 15 Final Evaluations/Culminating Activities
Friday, May 15 End of 16-Week and 12 Week Classes
Friday, May 15 Commencement

Final Exam Schedule (applicable only for Fall and Spring terms)

Summer Session 2020

Priority Registration: 30+ completed COD credit hours Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 8 a.m. or later (7 day period)
All Student Registration: All new and returning students with any number of completed COD credit hours Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 8 a.m. or later
Monday, May 25 Legal Holiday (Memorial Day) (No Classes)
Tuesday, May 26 1st 5-Week and 10-Week Classes Begin
Monday, June 1 8-Week Classes Begin
Sunday, June 21 Last Day to Withdraw - 1st 5-Week
Monday, June 29 End of 1st 5-Week Classes
Tuesday, June 30 2nd 5-Week Classes Begin
Saturday. July 4 Legal Holiday (Independence Day) (No Classes)
Sunday, July 12 Last Day to Withdraw - 8-Week
Friday, July 17 Last Day to Withdraw - 10-Week
Sunday, July 26 Last Day to Withdraw - 2nd 5-Week
Sunday, July 26 End of 8-Week Classes
Monday, August 3 End of 10-Week and 2nd 5-Week Classes