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Academic Calendar

Fall 2018

First Day of the Semester

Mandatory Flex Day


First Day of Instruction - 16 Week and 1st 8 week Classes

Friday August 24

Friday August 24


Monday, August 27

Labor Day (holiday) CAMPUS CLOSED Monday, September 3

First Day of Instruction - Second Eight Week Classes 

Monday, October 22
Veteran’s Day (holiday) CAMPUS CLOSED​Monday, November 12
Thanksgiving (holidays) CAMPUS CLOSEDThursday, November 22
- Sunday, November 25
Last Day of the Semester
 Friday, December 14


Intersession 2019

Winter Break * CAMPUS CLOSED


Wednesday ,December 19, 2018 though Tuesday, January 1, 2019

​First Day of Instruction Wednesday,  January 2
​Martin Luther King (holiday) CAMPUS CLOSEDMonday, January 21
Last Day of Instruction
Friday, January 25


Spring 2019

First Day of Instruction - 16 Week and 1st 8 week Classes​Monday, January 28
​Faculty and Staff Professional Development Day (FLEX) NO CLASSES
​Thursday, February 21
​Lincoln's Day (holiday) CAMPUS CLOSED
Friday, February 15
​Washington’s Day (holiday)  CAMPUS CLOSEDMonday, February 18
Spring Recess (holidays) NO CLASSES
Campus Administrative Offices Open on Monday-Thursday
Campus Closed on Friday
Monday, March 25, 2019-
Sunday, March 31, 2019

First Day of Instruction - ​​Second Eight Week Classes 

Monday, April 1
​Last Day of SemesterSaturday, May 25
​Memorial Day (holiday) CAMPUS CLOSEDMonday, May 27



Summer 2019

First Day of InstructionMonday,  June 10
​Independence Day HolidayThursday, July 4
​Last Day of InstructionFriday, August 16

All dates and hours of operation are subject to change without notice.

Deadlines for refunds, fee cancellations, registration, and withdrawals are different for each course.
For specific course deadlines, please refer to one of the following:
  • Student Class Program (Available via MyOCC - web schedule bill)
  • Academic Calendar in the class schedule
  • Deadlines and Dates to Remember on the Enrollment Center page
  • Contact the Answer Center at (714) 432-5072
If a holiday falls on Friday, then Saturday and Sunday classes will not meet. If a holiday falls on Monday, then Saturday and Sunday classes will meet.

Final examinations are held during regular class meeting times during the last week of the semester.