Mar 19, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Catalog

Academic Calendars


 

Official 2018-19 Official 2019-20 Proposed 2020-21

Summer

Classes begin June 25 June 24 June 22
Independence Day Holiday July 4 July 4 July 3
End of eight-week session (credit classes) Aug. 16 Aug. 15 Aug. 13
End of 10-week session (pre-college classes) Aug. 30 Aug. 29 Aug. 27
Final exams - Last scheduled class time -
   

Fall

Faculty orientation Sept. 18-21 Sept. 17-20 Sept. 15-18
Classes begin Sept. 24 Sept. 23 Sept. 21
Last day to withdraw and not post on permanent transcript Oct. 15 Oct. 11 Oct. 9
Professional faculty day (no classes) Oct. 19 Oct. 18 Oct. 16
Veterans’ Day Holiday Nov. 12 Nov. 11 Nov. 11
Thanksgiving Day Holiday* Nov. 22-23 Nov. 28-29 Nov. 26-27
Last day to withdraw officially Nov. 16 Nov. 15 Nov. 13
Last day of classroom instruction Dec. 10 Dec. 9 Dec. 7
Final exams Dec. 11-14 Dec. 10-13 Dec. 8-11
Faculty day Dec. 11 Dec. 16 Dec. 14
  *Classes that begin at 4:30 p.m. or later do not meet the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.
   

Winter

Classes begin Jan. 7 Jan. 6 Jan. 4
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Jan. 21 Jan. 20 Jan. 18
Last day to withdraw and not post on permanent transcript Jan. 28 Jan. 27 Jan. 25
President’s Day Holiday Feb. 18 Feb. 17 Feb. 15
Last day to withdraw Mar. 1 Feb. 28 Feb. 26
Last day of classroom instruction Mar. 18 Mar. 16 Mar. 15
Final exams Mar. 19-22 Mar. 17-20 Mar. 16-19
Faculty day Mar. 25 Mar. 23 Mar. 22
       

Spring

Classes begin April 1 March 30 Mar. 29
Last day to withdraw and not post on permanent transcript April 19 April 17 April 16
Memorial Day Holiday May 27 May 25 May 31
Last day to withdraw officially May 24 May 22 May 21
Last day of classroom instruction June 7 June 5 June 4
Final exams June 10-13 June 8-11 June 7-10
Commencement June 13 June 11 June 10
Faculty day June 14 June 12 June 11
       

 

School Closure Information

Hazardous weather, floods or unexpected emergencies may force school to close. Major local radio and television stations begin broadcasting emergency schedules or school closure information at 6 a.m. A report of school schedule changes due to adverse weather conditions and other emergency situations is also available at the Public Schools Emergency Communications System Web site (www.flashalert.net) or by calling Highline College at (206) 878-3710.