Mar 04, 2024  
2023-24 Catalog 
    
2023-24 Catalog

Academic Calendars


 

Official 2023-24 Official 2024-25 Proposed 2025-26

Summer

Classes begin June 26 June 24 June 23
Independence Day Holiday July 4 July 4 July 4
Final exams Aug. 16-17 Aug. 14-15 Aug. 13-14
End of eight-week session (credit classes) Aug. 17 Aug. 15 Aug. 14
End of 10-week session (pre-college classes) Aug. 31 Aug. 29 Aug. 28
       

Fall

Faculty orientation Sept. 19-22 Sept. 17-20 Sept. 16-19
Classes begin Sept. 25 Sept. 23 Sept. 22
Last day to withdraw and not post on permanent transcript Oct. 6 Oct. 4 Oct. 3
Professional faculty day (no classes) Oct. 20 Oct. 18 Oct. 17
Veterans’ Day Holiday Nov. 10 Nov. 11 Nov. 11
Thanksgiving Day Holiday* Nov. 23-24 Nov. 28-29 Nov. 27-28
Last day to withdraw officially Nov. 17 Nov. 15 Nov. 14
Last day of classroom instruction Dec. 11 Dec. 9 Dec. 8
Final exams Dec. 12-15 Dec. 10-13 Dec. 9-12
Faculty day Dec. 18 Dec. 16 Dec. 15
  *Classes that begin at 4:30 p.m. or later do not meet the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.
   

Winter

Classes begin Jan. 8 Jan. 6 Jan. 5
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Jan. 15 Jan. 20 Jan. 19
Last day to withdraw and not post on permanent transcript Jan. 22 Jan. 17 Jan. 16
President’s Day Holiday Feb. 19 Feb. 17 Feb. 16
Last day to withdraw Mar. 1 Feb. 28 Feb. 27
Last day of classroom instruction Mar. 18 Mar. 17 Mar. 16
Final exams Mar. 19-22 Mar. 18-21 Mar. 17-20
Faculty day Mar. 25 Mar. 24 Mar. 23
       

Spring

Classes begin April 1 Mar. 31 Mar. 30
Last day to withdraw and not post on permanent transcript April 12 April 11 April 10
Professional Development Day (no classes) May 3 May 2 May 1
Memorial Day Holiday May 27 May 26 May 25
Last day to withdraw officially May 24 May 23 May 22
Last day of classroom instruction June 7 June 6 June 5
Final exams June 10-13 June 9-12 June 8-11
Commencement June 13 June 12 June 11
Faculty day June 14 June 13 June 12
Juneteenth Holiday June 19 June 19 June 19

 

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.