Spring 2021 Important Dates & Deadlines/Enrollment Dates

1 February 2021

The dates for the Spring 2021 semester are January 11, 2021 to May 28, 2021.

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Date Day Description
January 11 M Drop for nonpayment of Tuition and Enrollment Fees
January 18 M Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday – Holiday Observance
January 25 M Day and Evening Instruction Begins
January 30 S Saturday Instruction Begins
January 31 Su Last Day to Add without a Permission Number or Add Card
February 7 Su 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>>>Refund Drop Deadline Schedule.
February 7 Su Last Day to Drop Regular Session Classes Without a “W” Appearing on Transcripts.
February 7 Su Census Roster Due – Instructors Verify Enrollment in Classes
February 7 Su Last Day to Add Regular Session Classes in person with a Permission Number on Add Card
February 12-15 F-M President’s Birthday– Holiday Observance
March 12 F Last Day to File Petitions for AA/ AS Degree/Certificate 
March 18 Th Professional Day – No Instruction
 March 29- April 4                                 M-Su  Spring Recess
March 31 W Cesar Chavez – Holiday Observance
April 30 F Last Day to Withdraw from Regular Session Classes and Receive a “W”. All outstanding fees are due even if classes are dropped on this day.
April 30 F Attendance Verification Day – Instructors Verify Enrollment
May 7 F Last Day to File for PASS/NO PASS  Grading Option for Regular Session Classes
May 19 W    Malcolm X’s Birthday– Holiday Observance
May 22 S Saturday Instruction Ends
May 23-28   Su-F Final Examinations
May 28 F Spring Semester Ends
May 31 M Memorial Day– Holiday Observance
June 4 F Grade Roster/Rollbooks are Due

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

Saturday classes begin January 30 and meet every Saturday except February 13th and April 3rd.  Saturday classes end May 22nd.

***Dates are subject to change.

Spring 2021 Priority Enrollment Dates:

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

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Student Group Registration Dates
Mon, Nov 16, 2020
DSPS- Disabled Students Program & Services
EOPS- Extended Opportunity Program & Services
Foster Youth
Student Ambassadors Mon,Nov 23, 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
Alameda Promise- All
Oakland Promise- All
Berkeley Promise- All
Persist Program- Berkeley City College
Puente Program- Merritt College
Puente Program- Laney College
Puente Program- College of Alameda
ACCESO- College of Alameda
Umoja Program- All


Matriculating Students Wed,Nov 25, 2020
Exempt Students 
Alameda Science Tech Institution 
Gateway to College
Open Enrollment Mon,Nov 30, 2020
Loss of Priority  Mon,Nov 30, 2020
High School Students Mon,Nov 30, 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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