Academic Calendar - Important Dates by Term


    Fall 2017    Winter 2018    Spring 2018     Summer 2018


FALL TERM, 2017

May 15 New Student Advising appointments open for Fall 2017
May 22 - May 26
Registration begins for current priority degree-seeking students
July 12
Advising and registration begins for new or readmitted degree-seeking students

August 15

For students planning to receive Financial Aid for Fall term, priority consideration will be given to those students who complete their Financial Aid requirements by August 15

September 1 & 
September 4
Labor Day - College is closed

September 6  

Registration begins for non-degree seeking students

September 20, 6pm Fall term admission application deadline

September 22

Bobcat orientation

September 22, 5pm

Last day of automatic enrollment from existing waitlists for full-term classes. Last day to add to a waitlist for full-term classes. Courses not spanning full term will have different deadlines.
September 25

Classes begin

October 6, 5pm

Tuition due and end of refund period. Courses not spanning full term will have different deadlines. See listing for short-term class refund and drop deadlines.

October 9

Late charges applied for unpaid fall term tuition.

October 9

Late registration fees begin

November 9, 5pm

Last day to drop full-term classes with no grade on transcript. Last day to change to/from audit or add classes. Courses not spanning full term will have different deadlines. See listing for short-term class refund and drop deadlines. 

November 9, 5pm
COCC payment plan due.
November 10 Veterans' Day, College is closed
November 13

Beginning date for required instructor approval to drop classes. Instructor approval may be given online or on the add/drop form (student must follow up with Enrollment Services to complete the drop). A grade of "W" will show on transcript. Courses not spanning full term will have different deadlines. See listing for short-term class refund and drop deadlines.

November 23 & 24
Thanksgiving Holiday, College is closed

December 6, 6pm

Last day to withdraw from classes. Instructor's approval is required (either online or signature on the drop form) and a grade of "W" will show on transcript. Courses not spanning full term will have different deadlines. See listing for short-term class refund and drop deadlines.

December 11 - December 15  

Finals week

December 17
Fall term ends

December 21

Fall term grades posted online

December 25 - December 29 Winter break, College is closed
 January 1 New Year’s Day, College is closed. 



WINTER TERM, 2018 

November 13 - 17          
Registration begins for current priority degree-seeking students

December 1                     

For students planning to receive Financial Aid for Winter term, priority consideration will be given to those students who complete their Financial Aid requirements by December 1

December 11                  
Registration begins for new or readmitted  degree-seeking students

December 20

Registration begins for non-degree seeking students

January 3, 6pm Winter term admission application deadline

January 5                      

Bobcat orientation

January 5, 5pm

Last day of automatic enrollment from existing waitlists for full-term classes. Last day to add to a waitlist for full-term classes. Courses not spanning full term will have different deadlines.
January 8

Classes begin

January 13

Last day to begin attendance in a new class

January 15

Martin Luther King, Jr Day, College is closed

January 19, 5pm

Tuition due and end of refund period. Courses not spanning full term will have different deadlines. See listing for short-term class refund and drop deadlines.

January 22                      

Late charges applied for unpaid winter term tuition.

January 22                 

Late registration fees begin

February 23, 5pm

Last day to drop full-term classes with no grade on transcript. Last day to change to/from audit or add classes. Courses not spanning full term will have different deadlines. See listing for short-term class refund and drop deadlines. 

February 23, 5pm
COCC payment plan due.
February 26                                    

Beginning date for required instructor approval to drop classes. Instructor approval may be given online or on the add/drop form (student must follow up with Enrollment Services to complete the drop). A grade of "W" will show on transcript. Courses not spanning full term will have different deadlines. See listing for short-term class refund and drop deadlines.

March 14, 6pm

Last day to withdraw from classes. Instructor's approval is required (either online or signature on the drop form) and a grade of "W" will show on transcript. Courses not spanning full term will have different deadlines. See listing for short-term class refund and drop deadlines.

March 19 - 23 

Finals week

March 25                  
Winter term ends

March 29

Winter term grades posted online




SPRING TERM, 2018 

February 26 - March 2                            
Registration begins for current priority degree-seeking students

March 1                     

For students planning to receive Financial Aid for Springl term, priority consideration will be given to those students who complete their Financial Aid requirements by March 1

March 19                                    
Registration begins for new or readmitted  degree-seeking students

March 28

Registration begins for non-degree seeking students

March 28, 6pm Spring term admission application deadline

March 30                                            

Bobcat orientation

March 30, 5pm

Last day of automatic enrollment from existing waitlists for full-term classes. Last day to add to a waitlist for full-term classes. Courses not spanning full term will have different deadlines.
April 2

Classes begin

April 6

Last day to begin attendance in a new class

April 13, 5pm

Tuition due and end of refund period. Courses not spanning full term will have different deadlines. See listing for short-term class refund and drop deadlines.

April 16                             

Late charges applied for unpaid spring term tuition.

April 16                                   

Late registration fees begin

May 18, 5pm

Last day to drop full-term classes with no grade on transcript. Last day to change to/from audit or add classes. Courses not spanning full term will have different deadlines. See listing for short-term class refund and drop deadlines. 

May 18, 5pm
COCC payment plan due.
May 21         

Beginning date for required instructor approval to drop classes. Instructor approval may be given online or on the add/drop form (student must follow up with Enrollment Services to complete the drop). A grade of "W" will show on transcript. Courses not spanning full term will have different deadlines. See listing for short-term class refund and drop deadlines.

June 6, 6pm

Last day to withdraw from classes. Instructor's approval is required (either online or signature on the drop form) and a grade of "W" will show on transcript. Courses not spanning full term will have different deadlines. See listing for short-term class refund and drop deadlines.

June 11 - 15

Finals week

June 16                         
Commencement on Mazama Field  (see: driving directions)
June 17  Spring term ends

June 21              

Spring term grades posted online




SUMMER TERM, 2018 

April 23 to 27 

Registration begins for current priority degree-seeking students

May 7 

Registration begins for new or readmitted degree-seeking students

June 1

For students planning to receive Financial Aid for summer term, priority consideration will be given to those students who complete their Financial Aid requirements by June 1.

June 6

Registration begins for non-degree seeking students

June 20, 6 p.m. Summer term application deadline

June 22 

Bobcat orientation

June 22, 5 p.m.

Last day of automatic enrollment from existing waitlists for full-term classes. Last day to add to a waitlist for full-term classes. Courses not spanning full term will have different deadlines. 

June 25

Classes begin

June 29 Last day to begin attendance in a new class
July 4 Independence Day, College is closed
 July 6, 1.p.m. Tuition due and end of refund period. Courses not spanning full term will have different deadlines. Courses not spanning full term will have different deadlines.

July 9 

Late charges applied for unpaid summer term tuition.

July 9

Late registration fees begin

August 10, 1 p.m.

Last day to drop full-term classes with no grade on transcript. Last day to change to/from audit or add classes. Courses not spanning full term will have different deadlines.

August 10, 1 p.m. COCC payment plan due

August 13

Beginning date for required instructor approval to drop classes. Instructor approval may be given online or on the add/drop form (student must follow up with Enrollment Services to complete the drop). A grade of "W" will show on transcript. Courses not spanning full term will have different deadlines. 

August 22, 6 p.m.

Last day to withdraw from classes. Instructor's approval is required (either online or signature on the drop form) and a grade of "W" will show on transcript. Courses not spanning full term will have different deadlines. 

September 2

Summer term ends

September 6

Summer term grades posted online


*Courses not spanning full term will have different deadlines. For short-term classes, login to your " Bobcat Web Account" account and navigate to your "Student Schedule" on the "Registration" webpage for deadlines to drop and receive a tuition refund.






Last updated: 9/25/2017

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