Academic Calendar

2020-2021

  • Fall
    • Fall 2020: Aug 24-Dec 13

      Standard Sessions   

      16 Weeks:  Aug. 24, 2020 - Dec 13, 2020
      12 Weeks:  Sept. 21, 2020 – Dec. 13, 2020
      First 8 Weeks: Aug. 24, 2020 – Oct. 18, 2020
      Second 8 Weeks: Oct. 19, 2020 – Dec. 13, 2020

      New students who complete the admissions process no later than two weeks prior to the start of registration have the best selection of advising, assessment, and course availability. Admissions applications are continuously accepted at Austin Community College. 

      Fall Semester Payment Deadline for Registration Between May 11-August 10; Payment due daily after August 10.
      View tuition deadline information here >

      Event Date(s)
      Fall semester registration for current and former ACC students June 8 (Mon.) – Aug. 23 (Sun.)
      Fall semester registration for new ACC students June 15 (Mon..) – Aug. 23 (Sun.)
      Fall Semester Payment Deadline for Registration Between May 11-August 10; Payment due daily after August 10 Aug. 10 (Mon.)
      Faculty returns Aug. 17 (Mon.)
      Last day to drop courses to receive 100 percent refund for fall 16-week and first 8-week sessions Aug. 23 (Sun.)
      Fall semester 16-week and first 8-week sessions begin Aug. 24 (Mon.)
      Schedule changes (adds/drops) for fall 16-week and first 8-week sessions Aug. 24 (Mon.) – Aug. 25 (Tues.)
      Senior citizen (tuition exempt) registration for fall 16-week and first 8-week sessions on a space available basis Aug. 24 (Mon.) – Aug. 25 (Tues.)
      Registration for audit status for fall 16-week and first 8-week sessions on a space available basis Aug. 25 (Tues.)
      Registration continues for fall sessions that have not yet started Aug. 26 (Wed.)
      Last day to request 70 percent refund for fall first 8-week session Sept. 2 (Wed.)
      Last day to request 25 percent refund for fall first 8-week session; no refund after this date Sept. 4 (Fri.)
      Labor Day Holiday (College closed) Sept. 7 (Mon.)
      Last day to set up a fall installment payment plan Sept. 9 (Wed.)
      Last day to request 70 percent refund for fall 16-week session Sept. 14 (Mon.)
      Fall 12-week session registration ends  Sept. 20 (Sun.)
      Last day to drop courses to receive 100 percent refund for fall 12-week session Sept. 20 (Sun.)
      Last day to request 25 percent refund for fall 16-week session; no refund after this date Sept. 21 (Mon.)
      Fall 12-week session begins Sept. 21 (Mon.)
      Schedule changes (add/drops) for fall 12-week session  Sept. 21 (Mon.) – Sept. 22 (Tues.)
      Senior citizen (tuition exempt) registration for fall 12-week session on space available basis Sept. 21 (Mon.) – Sept. 22 (Tues.)
      Registration for audit status for fall 12-week session on a space available basis Sept. 22 (Tues.)
      Registration continues for fall sessions that have not yet started Sept. 23 (Wed.)
      Fall installment payment plan - Payment 2 of 3 Sept. 25 (Fri.)
      General Assembly/Professional Development Day Sept. 25 (Fri.)
      Fall graduation application deadline Oct. 2 (Fri.)
      Last day to request 70 percent refund for fall 12-week session Oct. 6 (Tues.)
      Last day to request 25 percent refund for fall 12-week session; no refund after this date Oct. 9 (Fri.)
      Last day to withdraw from fall first 8-week session Oct. 12 (Mon.)
      Priority date for filing financial aid application for spring 2021 Oct. 15 (Thurs.)
      Fall first 8-week session ends Oct. 18 (Sun.)
      Fall second 8-week session registration ends Oct. 18 (Sun.)
      Last day to drop courses to receive 100 percent refund for fall second 8-week session Oct. 18 (Sun.)
      Fall second 8-week session begins Oct. 19 (Mon.)
      Schedule changes (adds/drops) for fall second 8-week session Oct. 19 (Mon.) – Oct. 20 (Tues.)
      Senior citizen (tuition exempt) registration for fall second 8-week session on a space available basis Oct. 19 (Mon.) – Oct. 20 (Tues.)
      Registration for audit status for fall second 8-week session on a space available basis Oct. 20 (Tues.)
      Registration continues for fall sessions that have not yet started  Oct. 21 (Wed.)
      Fall installment payment plan - Payment 3 of 3 Oct. 23 (Fri.)
      Spring semester registration for current and former ACC students.
      (Registration will be open through the holidays)
      Oct. 26 (Mon.) – Jan. 18 (Mon.)
      Last day to request 70 percent refund for fall second 8-week session Oct. 28 (Wed.)
      Last day to request 25 percent refund for fall second 8-week session; no refund after this date Oct. 30 (Fri.)
      Spring semester registration for new ACC students.
      (Registration will be open through the holidays)
      Nov 2 (Mon.) – Jan. 18 (Mon.)
      Last day to withdraw from fall semester 16- and 12-week sessions Nov. 19 (Thurs.)
      Last day to convert incomplete grades from Spring & Summer 2020 semester Nov. 19 (Thurs.)
      Thanksgiving Holiday (College closed) Nov. 26 (Thurs.) – Nov. 27 (Fri.)
      (College closed)  Nov. 28 (Sat.) – Nov. 29 (Sun.)
      Last day to withdraw from fall second 8-week session Dec. 7 (Mon.)
      Fall graduation Dec. 11 (Fri)
      Fall semester ends Dec. 13 (Sun.)
      Offices close at 5 p.m. for winter break Dec. 22 (Tues.)
      Winter Break Holiday. No classes. (College closed) Dec. 23 (Wed.) – Jan. 1 (Fri.)
      (College closed) Dec. 26 (Sat.) – Dec. 27 (Sun.)
      (College closed)  Jan. 2 (Sat.) – Jan. 3 (Sun.)
  • Spring
    • Spring 2021: Jan 19-May 16

      Standard Sessions    
      16 Weeks: Jan. 19, 2021 – May 16, 2021
      12 Weeks: Feb. 15, 2021 – May 16, 2021
      First 8 Weeks: Jan. 19, 2021 – Mar. 16, 2021
      Second 8 Weeks: Mar. 22, 2021 – May 16, 2021

      New students who complete the admissions process no later than two weeks prior to the start of registration have the best selection of advising, assessment, and course availability. Admissions applications are continuously accepted at Austin Community College.   

      Spring Semester Payment Deadline for Registration Between October 12-January 4; Payment due daily after January 4.
      View tuition deadline information here >

      Event Date(s)
      All college offices open at 8 a.m. Jan. 4 (Mon.)
      Spring Semester Payment Deadline for Registration Between October 12-January 4; Payment due daily after January 4 Jan. 4 (Mon.)
      Faculty returns Jan. 11 (Mon.)
      Last day to drop courses to receive 100 percent refund for spring 16-week and first 8-week sessions Jan. 18 (Mon.)
      Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday (College closed) Jan. 18 (Mon.)
      Spring 16-week and first 8-week sessions begin Jan. 19 (Tues.)
      Schedule changes (adds/drops) for spring 16-week and first 8-week sessions Jan. 19 (Tues.) – Jan. 20 (Wed.)
      Senior citizen (tuition exempt) registration for spring 16-week and first 8-week sessions on space available basis Jan. 19 (Tues.) – Jan. 20 (Wed.)
      Registration for audit status for spring 16-week and first 8-week sessions on a space available basis Jan. 20 (Wed.)
      Registration continues for spring sessions that have not yet started Jan. 21 (Thurs.)
      Last day to request 70 percent refund for spring first 8-week session Jan. 28 (Thurs.)
      Last day to set up a spring installment payment plan Jan. 29 (Fri.)
      Last day to request 25 percent refund for spring first 8-week session; no refund after this date Feb. 1 (Mon.)
      Last day to request 70 percent refund for spring 16-week session Feb. 8 (Mon.)
      Spring 12-week session registration ends Feb. 14 (Sun.)
      Last day to drop courses to receive 100 percent refund for spring 12-week session Feb. 14 (Sun.)
      Spring 12-week session begins Feb. 15 (Mon.)
      Last day to request 25 percent refund for spring 16-week session; no refund after this date Feb. 15 (Mon.)
      Schedule changes (adds/drops) for spring 12-week session Feb. 15 (Mon.) – Feb. 16 (Tues.)
      Senior citizen registration (tuition exempt) for spring 12-week session on a space available basis. Feb. 15 (Mon.) – Feb. 16 (Tues.)
      Registration for audit status for spring 12-week session on a space available basis Feb. 16 (Tues.)
      Registration continues for spring sessions that have not yet started Feb. 17 (Wed.)
      Spring installment payment plan - Payment 2 of 3 Feb. 19 (Fri.)
      Priority date for filing financial aid application for Summer 2021 Mar. 1 (Mon.)  
      Last day to request 70 percent refund for spring 12-week session Mar. 2 (Tues.)
      Last day to request 25 percent refund for spring 12-week session; no refund after this date Mar. 5 (Fri.)
      Last day to withdraw from the spring first 8-week session Mar. 8 (Mon.)
      Spring first 8-week session ends Mar. 14 (Sun.)
      Spring Break Holiday. No classes. College closed Mar. 15 (Mon.) – Mar. 19 (Fri.)
      (College closed) Mar. 20 (Sat.) – Mar. 21 (Sun.)
      Spring second 8-week session registration ends Mar. 21 (Sun.)
      Last day to drop courses to receive 100 percent refund for spring second 8-week session Mar. 21 (Sun.)
      Spring second 8-week session begins Mar. 22 (Mon.)
      Schedule changes (adds/drops) for spring second 8-week session Mar. 22 (Mon.) – Mar. 23 (Tues.)
      Senior citizen registration (tuition exempt) for spring second 8-week session on a space available basis Mar. 22 (Mon.) – Mar. 23 (Tues.)
      Registration for audit status for spring second 8-week session on a space available basis Mar. 23 (Tues.)
      Spring registration continues for sessions that have not yet started Mar. 24 (Wed.)
      Spring installment payment plan - Payment 3 of 3 Mar. 26 (Fri.)
      Spring graduation application deadline Mar. 26 (Fri.)
      Last day for 70 percent refund for spring second 8-week session Mar. 31 (Wed.)
      Priority date for filing financial aid application for fall 2021 Apr. 1 (Thurs.)
      Last day for 25 percent refund for spring second 8-week session. No refund after this date Apr. 2 (Fri.)
      (College closed) Apr. 4 (Sun.)
      Summer semester registration for current and former ACC students May 4 (Mon.) – May 31 (Mon.)
      Summer semester registration for new ACC students May 4 (Mon.) – May 31 (Sun.)
      Last day to withdraw from spring semester 16- and 12-week sessions Apr. 26 (Mon.)
      Last day to convert incomplete grades from fall 2020 semester Apr. 26 (Mon.)
      Last day to withdraw from the spring second 8-week session May 10 (Mon.)
      Spring graduation May 14 (Fri.)
      Spring semester ends May 16 (Sun.)
  • Summer
    • Summer 2021: June 1-Aug 9

      Standard Sessions    
      10 Weeks: June 1, 2021 – Aug. 8, 2021
      9 Weeks:  June 1, 2021 – August 1, 2021
      First 5 Weeks: June 1, 2021 – July 3, 2021
      Second 5 Weeks: July 6, 2021 – Aug. 8, 2021

      New students who complete the admissions process no later than two weeks prior to the start of registration have the best selection of advising, assessment, and course availability. Admissions applications are continuously accepted at Austin Community College.   

      Summer Semester Payment Deadline for Registration between April 5-May 17; Payment due daily after May 17.
      View tuition deadline information here >

      Event Date(s)
      Summer Semester Payment Deadline for Registration between April 5-May 17; Payment due daily after May 17 May 17 (Mon.)
      Memorial Day Holiday (College closed) May 31 (Mon.)
      Summer first 5-week, 9-week, and 10-week session registration ends May 31 (Mon.)
      Last day to drop courses to receive 100 percent refund for Summer first 5-week, 9-week, and 10-week sessions May 31 (Mon.)
      Summer first 5-week, 9-week, and 10-week sessions begin June 1 (Tues.)
      Schedule changes (adds/drops) for Summer first 5-week, 9- and 10-week sessions June 1 (Tues.) – June 2 (Wed.)
      Senior citizen (tuition exempt) registration for Summer semester on a space available basis for Summer first 5-week, 9- and 10-week sessions June 1 (Tues.) – June 2 (Wed.)
      Registration for audit status for Summer first 5-week, 9-week, and 10-week sessions on a space available basis June 2 (Wed.)
      Summer registration continues for sessions that have not yet started June 3 (Thurs.)
      Last day to request 70 percent refund for Summer first 5-week session June 7 (Mon.)
      Last day to request 25 percent refund for Summer first 5-week session; no refund after this date June 8 (Tues.)
      Last day to request 70 percent refund for Summer 9-week and 10-week sessions June 11 (Fri.)
      Last day to set up a summer installment payment plan June 11 (Fri.)
      Last day to request 25 percent refund for Summer 9-week session; no refund after this date June 15 (Tues.)
      Last day to request 25 percent refund for Summer 10-week session; no refund after this date June 16 (Wed.)
      Last day to withdraw from Summer first 5-week session June 28 (Mon.) 
      Summer installment payment plan - Payment 2 of 2 July 2 (Fri.)
      Summer first 5-week session ends July 3 (Sat.)
      (College closed) July 4 (Sun.)
      Independence Day Observed (Holiday, College closed) July 5 (Mon.)
      Summer second 5-week session registration ends July 5 (Mon.)
      Last day to drop courses to receive 100 percent refund for Summer second 5-week session July 5 (Mon.)
      Summer second 5-week session begins July 6 (Tues.)
      Schedule changes (adds/drops) for Summer second 5-week session July 6 (Tues.) – July 7 (Wed.)
      Senior citizen registration (tuition exempt) for Summer second 5-week session on a space available basis July 6 (Tues.) – July 7 (Wed.)
      Registration for audit status for Summer second 5-week on a space available basis July 7 (Wed.)
      Registration continues for Summer sessions that have not yet started July 8 (Thurs.)
      Summer graduation application deadline July 9 (Fri.)
      Last day to request 70 percent refund for Summer second 5-week session July 12 (Mon.)
      Last day to request 25 percent refund for Summer second 5-week session; no refund after this date July 13 (Tues.)
      Last day to withdraw from Summer 9-week session July 19 (Mon.)
      Last day to withdraw from Summer 10-week session July 26 (Mon.)
      Last day to convert incomplete grades from spring 2021 Semester July 26 (Mon.)
      Summer 9-week session ends Aug. 1 (Sun.)
      Last day to withdraw from Summer second 5-week session Aug. 2 (Mon.)
      Summer 10-and second 5-week sessions end Aug. 8 (Sun.)
      Summer semester ends Aug. 8 (Sun.)