Academic Catalogs


Date Event
Fall 2023 Calendar
August 25, 2023 Semester Begins
August 25, 2023 Mandatory Flex Day for faculty and staff
August 28, 2023 First Day of Instruction
September 4, 2023 Holiday — Labor Day
September 11, 2023 Applications accepted for Spring 2023 Semester, including 2023 Winter Intersession
October 23, 2023 Beginning of second 8-week classes
November 10, 2023 Holiday — Veterans’ Day
November 23 – November 26, 2023 Holiday — Thanksgiving
December 16, 2023 Last day of Fall Semester
December 18, 2023 – January 1, 2024 Winter Break
Spring 2024 Calendar
January 2, 2024 First day of Winter Intersession
January 15, 2024 Holiday — Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 29, 2024 Last day of Winter Intersession
January 29, 2024 Semester Begins
January 29, 2024 First Day of Instruction
February 16, 2024 Holiday— Lincoln’s Day
February 19, 2024 Holiday— Washington’s Day
February 22, 2024 Mandatory Flex Day for faculty and staff
March 25 – 31, 2024 Spring Break
April 1, 2024 Beginning of Second 8-Week Classes
May 25, 2024 Last day of Spring Semester
May 27, 2024 Holiday—Memorial Day

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 MyCoast)
  • Dates to Remember – Available online
  • Academic Calendar – Available online
  • Contact the Answer Center at (714) 432-5072

If a holiday falls on Friday, then Saturday and Sunday classes will not meet. If a holiday falls on Monday, then Saturday and Sunday classes will meet.

Final examinations are held during regular class meeting times during the last week of the semester.

Election Dates 2023-2024 

Presidential Primary Election – March 5, 2024

Voter Registration

  • Online or postmarked by February 20, 2024
  • All California active voters will receive a vote-by-mail ballot for the March 5, 2024, Presidential Primary Election.
  • You can “conditionally" register and vote at your county elections office after the 15-day voter registration deadline.

Completed Ballots, Including Vote-by-Mail Ballots

  • Personally delivered ballots: Must be delivered no later than the "Close of polls" time of 8:00pm on March 5, 2024.  
  • Mailed ballots: Must be postmarked on or before March 5, 2024, and received by your county elections office no later than 7 days after Election Day on March 12, 2024. 

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.