Jul 17, 2024  
Dallas College Catalog 2024-2025 
  
Dallas College Catalog 2024-2025

Academic Calendar for 2023 - 2024



Mini-semesters, flexible-entry classes and other alternative schedules along with their withdrawals and final exam dates may be offered between or during regular semesters. [View Credit Class Schedules.]

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.

Registration and class schedule information are available online at https://www.dallascollege.edu.

Fall Academic Semester 2023 and Eight-Week Sessions 

Fall 2023 16-Week Semester (Aug. 21 - Dec. 7)

For financial aid purposes, the Fall semester is August 22, 2023 through December 7, 2023. See Financial Aid for more information.

August 14 (Monday) Faculty Reports
August 18 (Friday) District Conference Day
August 21 (Monday) Classes Begin
September 2 (Saturday) 12th Class Day (Certification Date)
September 4 (Monday) Labor Day Holiday
September 5 (Tuesday) Classes Resume
November 9 (Thursday) Last Day to Withdraw (for 16-week classes only)
November 23-24 (Thursday and Friday) Thanksgiving Holiday
November 27 (Monday) Classes Resume
December 4-7 (Monday thru Thursday) Final Exams (Final Exam Schedule of Faculty)
December 7 (Thursday) Semester Ends
December 11 (Monday) Last day of eConnect electronic grade submission.
December 27 (Friday) Campus buildings and offices will be closed for the holidays at end of workday.

First Eight-Week Fall Session (Aug. 21 - Oct. 12)

August 14 (Monday) Faculty Reports
August 18 (Friday) District Conference Day
August 21 (Monday) Classes Begin
August 26 (Saturday) 6th Class Day (Certification Date)
September 4 (Monday) Labor Day Holiday
September 5 (Tuesday) Classes Resume
September 28 (Thursday) Last Day to Withdraw (for First Eight-Week classes only)
October 9-12 (Monday thru Thursday) Final Exams
October 12 (Thursday) Session Ends
October 16 (Sunday) Last day for eConnect electronic grade submission.

Second Eight-Week Fall Session (Oct. 16 - Dec. 7)

October 16 (Monday) Classes Begin
October 21 (Saturday) 6th Class Day (Certification Date)
November 22 (Wednesday) Last Day to Withdraw (for Second Eight-Week classes only)
November 23-24 (Thursday and Friday) Thanksgiving Holiday
November 27 (Monday) Classes Resume
December 4-7 (Monday thru Thursday) Final Exams (Final Exam Schedule for Faculty)
December 7 (Thursday) Session Ends
December 11 (Monday) Last day for eConnect electronic grade submission.
December 22 (Friday) Campus buildings and offices will be closed for the holidays at end of workday.

Winter-Term (Dec. 8 - Jan. 5)

December 8 (Friday) Classes Begin
December 11 (Monday) Certification Date
December 25 -January 1 (Monday thru Monday) Winter Holiday
January 2 (Tuesday) Classes Resume
January 4 (Thursday) Last Day to Withdraw (for Winter-Term only)
January 5 (Friday) Final Exams/Sessions Ends
January 9 (Tuesday) Last day for eConnect electronic grade submission.

Spring 2024 Academic Semester and Eight-Week Sessions

Spring 2024 16-Week Semester (Jan. 16 - May 9)

For financial aid purposes, the Spring semester is January 16, 2024 through May 9, 2024. See Financial Aid for more information.

January 2 (Tuesday) Campus buildings and offices open
January 8 (Monday) Faculty Reports
January 15 (Monday) Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Holiday
January 16 (Tuesday) Classes Begin
January 29 (Monday) 12th Class Day (Certification Date)
February 29-March 1 (Thursday and Friday) Professional Development Days – Thursday and Friday day classes will not meet. Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday classes will meet.
March 4 (Monday) Classes Resume
March 11-15 (Monday thru Friday) Spring Break - Campus buildings and offices will be closed for the week.
March 18 (Monday) Classes Resume
March 29 (Friday) Spring Holiday
April 12 (Friday) Last Day to Withdraw
May 6-9 (Monday thru Thursday) Final Exams (Final Exam Schedule for Faculty)
May 9 (Thursday) Semester Ends
May 13 (Monday) Last Day for eConnect electronic grade submission.
May 9-11 (Thursday thru Saturday) Graduation at the Curtis Culwell Center.

First Eight-Week Spring Session (Jan. 16 - March 7)

January 2 (Tuesday) Campus buildings and offices open
January 8 (Monday) Faculty Reports
January 15 (Monday) Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Holiday
January 16 (Tuesday) Classes Begin
January 22 (Monday) 6th Class Day (Certification Date)
February 21 (Wednesday) Last Day to Withdraw (for First Eight-Week Classes)
February 29-March 1 (Thursday and Friday) Professional Development Days – Thursday and Friday day classes will not meet. Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday classes will meet.
March 4 (Monday) Classes Resume
March 4-7 (Monday thru Thursday) Final Exams
March 7 (Thursday) Session Ends
March 11 (Monday) Last Day for eConnect electronic grade submission.

Second Eight-Week Spring Session (March 18 - May 9)

March 18 (Monday) Classes Begin
March 25 (Monday) 6th Class Day (Certification Date)
March 29 (Friday) Spring Holiday
April 1 (Monday) Classes Resume
April 26 (Friday) Last Day to Withdraw (for Second Eight-Week classes only)
May 6-9 (Monday thru Thursday) Final Exams (Final Exam Schedule for Faculty)
May 9 (Thursday) Session Ends
May 13 (Monday) Last Day for eConnect electronic grade submission.
May 9-11 (Thursday thru Saturday) Graduation at the Curtis Culwell Center.

May-Term and Summer 2024 Academic Semester and Session

May-Term (May 10 - May 31)

May 10 (Friday) Classes Begin
May 13 (Monday) Certification Day
May 27 (Monday) Memorial Day - Holiday
May 28 (Tuesday) Classes Resume
May 28 (Tuesday) Last Day to Withdraw
May 31 (Friday) Final Exams/Session Ends
June 4 (Tuesday) Last Day for eConnect electronic grade submission.

Summer 10-Week Session (June 3 - Aug. 8)

June 3 (Monday) Classes Begin
June 17 (Monday) Certification Date
July 4 (Thursday) Fourth of July - Holiday
July 5 (Friday) Classes Resume
July 18 (Thursday) Last Day to Withdraw
August 8  (Thursday) Final Exams/Session Ends
August 12 (Monday) Last Day for eConnect electronic grade submission.

Summer I (June 3 - July 5)

June 3 (Monday) Classes Begin
June 6 (Thursday) Certification Date
June 20 (Thursday) Last Day to Withdraw 
July 4 (Thursday) Fourth of July - Holiday
July 5 (Friday) Classes Resume
July 5 (Friday) Final Exams/Session Ends
July 9 (Tuesday) Last Day for eConnect electronic grade submission.

Summer II (July 8 - Aug. 8)

July 8 (Monday) Classes Begin
July 11 (Thursday) Certification Date
July 25 (Thursday) Last Day to Withdraw
August 8 (Thursday) Final Exams/Session Ends
August 12 (Monday) Last Day for eConnect electronic grade submission.

Other Important Dates

Drop Dates

Fall 2023 16-Week Semester November 9 (Thursday)
Fall 2023 First Eight-Week Session September 28 (Thursday)
Fall 2023 Second Eight-Week Session November 22 (Wednesday)
Winter-Term January 4 (Thursday)
Spring 2024 16-Week Semester April 12 (Friday)
Spring 2024 Second Eight-Week Session February 21 (Wednesday)
Spring 2024 First Eight-Week Session April 26 (Friday)
May-Term May 28 (Tuesday)
Summer I 2024 June 20 (Thursday)
Summer II 2024 July 23 (Tuesday)
Summer 10-Week Session 2024 July 18 (Thursday)

Student Progress Reporting (SPR)

Fall 2023 16-Week Semester 9/17/23 - 10/2/23 10/22/23 - 11/6/23
Fall 2023 First Eight-Week Session 9/10/23 - 9/25/23  
Fall 2023 Second Eight-Week Session 11/5/23 - 11/20/23  
Spring 2024 16-Week Semester 2/11/24 - 2/26/24 3/24/24 - 4/8/24
Spring 2024 First Eight-Week Session 2/4/24 - 2/19/24  
Spring 2024 Second Eight-Week Session 4/7/24 - 4/22/24  
Summer 10-Week Session 7/7/234- 7/22/24