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Academic Calendar

Fall 2016
First Day of Instruction - 16 Week and 1st 8 week ClassesMonday, August 29, 2016
Labor Day (holiday) CAMPUS CLOSEDMonday, September 5, 2016
Second Eight Week Classes Begin Monday, October 24, 2016
Veteran’s Day (holiday) CAMPUS CLOSEDFriday, November 11, 2016
Thanksgiving (holidays) CAMPUS CLOSED Thursday, November 24, 2016
- Sunday, November 27, 2016
Last Day of the Semester Sunday, December 18, 2016

Winter Break * CAMPUS CLOSED

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
-  Mon​day, January 2, 2017

​Winter Intersession 2017

​First Day of Instruction​Tuesday,  January 3, 2017
​Martin Luther King (holiday) Campus Closed​Monday, January 16, 2017

​Last Day of Intersession

​Friday, January 27, 2017

​Spring 2017

​First Day of Instruction - 16 Week and 1st 8 week Classes​Monday January 30 2017
​Lincoln's Day (holiday) Campus Closed​Friday, February 17, 2017
​Washington’s Day (holiday)  CAMPUS CLOSED​Monday, February 20, 2017
Spring Recess (holidays) NO CLASSES
 Campus Administrative Offices Open on Monday-Thursday
Campus Closed on Friday
​Monday, March 27, 2017-
Sunday, April 2, 2017
Second Eight Week Classes Begin ​Monday, April 3, 2017
​Last Day of Semester​Sunday, May 28, 2017

​Memorial Day (holiday) CAMPUS CLOSED


​Monday, May 29, 2017

Summer 2017
First Day of Instruction ​Monday,  June 12, 2017
​Independence Day Holiday​Monday, July 4, 2017
​Last Day of Instruction​Friday, August 18, 2017


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.