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JCCC academic calendar of fall 2020 semester dates and deadlines, including the start of credit classes and College holidays.

2020 Fall Semester Dates and Deadlines


18 Fall schedule of classes becomes available on the web.


15-17 Fall pre-enrollment begins at 8 a.m. for students who have applied for graduation or are required to enroll in a developmental education course. Career program students are also eligible to enroll at this time (excludes Liberal Arts, General Sciences, General Studies and non-degree seeking students).

17 Open enrollment for fall begins on the web at 9 p.m.

19 Enrollment for fall CNA courses (AVHO 102) begins at 8 a.m. (please check the schedule of classes to determine if CNA courses will be available this fall).


17 New and readmit students are encouraged to apply for admission by this date to ensure enrollment by the start of the semester.


3 Staff on 10-month contract return.

17 Staff on 9-month contract return.

17-21 Professional Development Days for faculty.

18 Payment deadline – 6 p.m. 

All students enrolling prior to this deadline must pay tuition and fees by 6 p.m. or risk being dropped from classes.  Enrollment will be closed from 6 to 9 p.m. for drop for nonpayment processing. Payment is due on the date of enrollment for students adding classes after 9 p.m. on August 18th. 

18 Web enrollment reopens at 9 p.m.

21 Credit enrollment for students eligible for the 60+ tuition rate begins at 8 a.m.

24 First day of fall semester.

24-25 Late registration: after these dates, students must be enrolled in a course no later than the first day the course meets.

31 Last day to drop a full-semester course and receive a 100 percent refund.


7 Labor Day holiday.  College closed.

21 Last day to drop a full-semester course without a withdrawal “W” on the student’s permanent record. Deadline is 11 p.m. for drops completed on the web.


15 Application deadline for fall graduation.


16 Last day to request a pass/fail grade option or to withdraw with a "W" from a full-semester course.

25 Classes not in session. College offices closed.

26-27 Thanksgiving Day holiday. College closed.

28 Saturday classes will not meet.

29 Sunday classes will not meet.


1 Deadline for faculty to submit grade changes for “I” grades assigned in spring or summer.

7 Stop Day.  College offices open.  Final exams for Monday evening classes only.

8-14 Scheduled final exams for students. See Fall 2020 final exam schedule (PDF).

12 Saturday classes end.

13 Sunday classes end.

14-18 In-Service Days.  College offices open. 

14 Last day of fall semester.

15 Grades entered online by professors by 5 p.m.

17 Grades available to students by noon on the web.

18 Last day for staff on 9 and 10-month contract.

24-Jan. 1 Winter break. College closed.