Mini-semesters, flexible-entry classes, and other alternative schedules along with their withdrawal and final exam dates may be offered between or during regular semesters by some of the Colleges of Dallas County Community College District. Students should register as early as possible. By registering early, students may take full advantage of academic advisement and may have more course options available. Please check with the colleges for course information, class schedules, and registration times.
Fall Academic Semester 2014
August 18 (M)
December 24 (W)
A Mini-mester may be scheduled during December 12, 2014 through January 11, 2015. Contact Colleges for Availability and Schedules.
An Academic Spring Session for Financial Aid Purposes is December 12, 2014 through May 14, 2015. See Financial Aid for more information.
Spring Academic Semester, 2015
January 2 (F)
February 23 (M)
College buildings & offices open
A Mini-mester may be scheduled during May 15, 2015 through June 3, 2015. Contact Colleges for Availability and Schedules.
An Academic Summer Session for Financial Aid Purposes is May 15, 2015 through August 6, 2015. See Financial Aid for more information.
Summer Academic Semester, 2015
May 25 (M)
July 6 (M)
Memorial Day Holiday
Summer II: (Summer II includes classes meeting on the following Friday-July 10 as class day.)
July 7 (T)
August 20-21 (R-F)
Fall Semester, 2014
MWF - 43 meetings at 55 minutes each and final exam at 110
MW & TR - 29 meetings at 80 minutes each and final exam 110 minutes
Spring Semester, 2015
MWF - 42 meetings at 55 minutes each and final exam at 110
MW & TR - 29 meetings at 80 minutes each and final exam at 110
Summer Sessions, 2015
19 class meetings + exam equivalent to 1 class meeting = 20 total class meetings.
20 class meetings X 120 minutes = 2400 class minutes.
Calendar calculations for all other classes are the responsibility of the college.