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2008 Fall Semester Calendar

Fall Semester (September 3, 2008 - December 21, 2008)
Fall Semester Begins

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Last Day to Obtain &
Use Add Codes

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Last day to obtain & use add codes for closed classes (unless class is open entry or late-start.)

Last Day to Drop
with a Refund

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Students must drop semester-long courses no later than Wed., Sept. 17 and file a Request for Refund form no later than Wed., Oct. 1, 2008. Short-term courses must be dropped before 10% of the course meetings have passed. For one- or two-day courses, this date will occur before the start of the course.

Fees, minus a $10 processing fee, will be refunded when semester-long courses are officially dropped by the refund date. Refunds are not automatic, even when a class is cancelled.

"NRS" Deadline

Friday, October 3, 2008

"No Record Shown". Semester-long courses dropped by this date do not appear on the student's permanent record. The "NRS" deadline for a short-term course is 30% of the class meetings.

Deadline for
Grading Option

Friday, October 3, 2008

Last day to select the Cr/NC/Letter Grade option for designated,
semester-long courses.

Fall Graduation
Petitions Due

Monday, October 13, 2008

See a counselor to complete a petition to graduate at the end of the fall semester.

Veteran's Day Holiday

Monday, November 10, 2008

No day or evening classes.

"W" Deadline

Friday, November 21, 2008

Semester-long courses dropped by this date appear on the student's permanent record with a notation of "W" for withdrawn. The "W" deadline for a short-term course is 75% of the course meetings.

Thanksgiving Holiday

Thursday, November 27, 2008 - Sunday, November 30, 2008

No day, evening classes, or weekend classes

Transferring Students

Monday, December 15, 2008

Students transferring to a CSU or UC campus in the spring should request an official transcript to be sent at the end of the semester and GE or IGETC certification from the Admissions and Records Office by this date.

Final Exams

Monday, December 15, 2008 - Sunday, December 21, 2008

Last Day of Semester

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Final Grades

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Grades available online at Gavilan Self-Service Banner

Official Transcripts Available

Monday, January 26, 2009

Unofficial transcripts available online at Gavilan Self-Service Banner

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Last modified: November 12, 2008
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