Fall 2020 Academic Calendar


Application Deadline (for appointment time) June 11
Registration June 29 - August 16
Last Day to Pay for Registration Refer to Class Schedule
Professional Development - Organizational Meetings August 10 - 14
Regular Day & Evening Classes Begin August 17
Program Adjustment August 17 - August 30
Last Day to Drop without "W" (semester length classes) August 30
Last Day to Apply for Refund (semester length classes) August 30
Census Day (semester length classes) August 31
Holiday (Labor Day) September 7*
Last Day to Apply for P/NP (semester length classes) September 18
Last Day to Apply for Fall 2020 Degree/Certificate October 9
End of First 8-Week Session October 10
Second 8 - Week Session Begins October 12
First 8-Week - Instructor Grade Deadline October 15
Last Day to Drop Semester Length Classes November 8
Holiday (Veterans' Day Observed) November 11 (Wednesday)*
Holiday (Thanksgiving) November 26, 27, 28*
End of Second 8-Week Session December 7
Final Examinations December 8 - 14
Close of Fall Semester December 14
Winter Recess December 15 - January 31
Instructor Grade Deadline December 18
College and District Offices Closed December 24 - January 3*



































* College and District Offices Closed


Short-term class dates


Election Dates

Voter Registration:

September 22, 2020 — National Voter Registration Day (fourth Tuesday of September)
October 19, 2020 — Last day to register to vote online, by mail, or in person

  • Online: 15 days before Election Day
  • By Mail: Postmarked 15 days before Election Day
  • In Person: 15 days before Election Day. You can also “conditionally” register and vote at your county elections office after the 15-day voter registration deadline.

November 3, 2020 — General Election:

Early voting:

October 24, 2020 — Select Vote Centers open
October 27, 2020 — California Vote-By-Mail Ballot Application must arrive
October 31, 2020 — Additional Vote Centers open

Completed Ballots:
November 3, 2020 — Mailed ballots must be postmarked on or before Nov. 3, 2020. Personally delivered ballots: Must be delivered by close of polls on November 3, 2020.


All dates can be verified online at the Secretary of State or county election office.

All voter and election information can be verified online at the California Secretary of State and San Diego County Election Office websites.

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