*Spring is FREE for California Residents who:
1. Complete the FAFSA or Dream Act Application
2. Enroll in 6 units
Dates to Remember
- Dec 9 – Last Day to File for PASS/NO PASS Grading Option for Regular Session Classes.
- Dec 10 – 16 – Final Examinations.
- Dec 16 – Saturday Instruction Ends/Fall Semester Ends.
- Jan 4 – Fall Grades due.
- Jan 8 – Drop for Nonpayment of Tuition and Enrollment Fees.
- Jan 15 – Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday – Holiday Observance.
- Jan 22 – Day and Evening Instruction Begins.
- Jan 27 – Saturday Instruction Begins Last Day to Add without Permission Number or Add Card
- Fab 2 – Last Day to Add Regular Session Classes in person with a Permission Number on Add Card. 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. Last Day to Drop Regular Session
- Feb 4 – Classes Without a “W” Appearing on Transcripts. Last Day to Add Regular Session Classes online with an instructor-issued Permission Number. Census Due – Instructors Verify Enrollment in Classes
- Feb 16-19 – F-M President’s Birthday – Holiday Observance.
- More info.
Our Mission Statement
Merritt College puts students first. Through our rich educational programs, we foster a culture of equity and inclusion that empowers students to achieve their greatest potential and make meaningful contributions to their respective communities and our global society.
Believing that it is our obligation to our students to confront societal racism and discrimination, we commit to the intentional and relentless application of equity and social justice as we cultivate academic excellence, self-determination, and informed civic engagement.
Merritt College Core Values
- Student Access and Success – We provide rigorous and engaging in-person and remote learning experiences that support the academic and personal achievements of our students, as well as advances in retention, persistence, and completion.
- Equity – We commit to supporting all of our students with the instruction, guidance, and resources that they need to achieve their educational goals.
- Inclusion – We encourage every member of the campus community to adopt our shared commitment to providing exceptional learning experiences, and to contribute to the ongoing success of the College through participatory governance.
- Diversity – We honor and respect the broad spectrum of backgrounds, experiences, languages, values, and cultures reflected by our campus community.
- Social Justice – We strive to create a student-centered learning environment that supports equal opportunity and systemic change.