|Fall Semester 2021|
|August 26||Residency Determination date|
|August 27||Regular Classes Begin (16-Week and 8-Week Classes)|
|September 6||Labor Day (Campus Closed)|
|October 25||Second 8-Week Classes Begin|
|November 11||Holiday-Veterans Day (Campus Closed)|
|November 15||Filing Deadline for Fall Graduation|
|November 25-28||Thanksgiving Break (Campus Closed)|
|December 18||Last Day of Fall Semester|
|December 20 - January 2||Winter Break (Campus Closed)|
|January 3||First Day of Instruction|
|January 17||Martin Luther King Day (Campus Closed)|
|January 28||Last Day of Intersession|
|Spring Semester 2022|
|January 30||Residency Determination Date|
|January 31||Regular Classes Begin (16 and 8-Week Classes)|
|February 18||Lincoln's Day (Campus Closed)|
|February 21||Washington's Day (Campus Closed)|
|March 28 - April 3||Spring Recess (Campus Closed April 1)|
|April 4||Second Eight-Week Classes Begin|
|April 15||Filing Deadline for Spring Graduation|
|May 28||Last Day of Spring Semester|
|May 31||Memorial Day (Campus Closed)|
All dates and hours of operation are subject to change without notice.
Deadlines for refunds, fee cancellations, registration, and withdrawals are different for each course.
For specific course deadlines, please refer to one of the following:
Student Class Program/Web Schedule Bill (Available via MyCoastPortal)
Academic Calendar – Available online at www.goldenwestcollege.edu/academic-calendar
If a holiday falls on Friday, Saturday and Sunday classes will not meet. If a holiday falls on Monday, Saturday and Sunday classes will meet. Final examinations are held during regular class meeting times during the last week of the semester.
The College reserves the right to cancel classes. All classes offered are based upon minimum enrollment requirements. Classes may be cancelled as a result of low enrollment, State legislation, and financial considerations. If classes are cancelled due to low enrollment, instructional offices will communicate with the student and provide alternative options.
Election Dates 2021-2022
STATEWIDE DIRECT PRIMARY ELECTION - JUNE 7, 2022
- By Mail, postmark by May 23, 2022
- You can “conditionally” register and vote at your county elections office after the 15-day voter registration deadline.
Vote-by-Mail Ballot Request
Must arrive by May 31, 2022
Completed Ballots, Including Vote-by-Mail Ballots
- Personally delivered ballots: Must be delivered by close of polls on June 7, 2022
- Mailed ballots: Must be postmarked on or before June 7, 2022, and received by your county elections office no later than June 10, 2022.
All dates can be verified online at the Secretary of State or Orange County Election Office.
All voter and election information can be verified online at the California Secretary of State and Orange County Election Office websites.