Academic Calendar

2019-2020

  • Fall
    • Fall 2019: Aug 26-Dec 15

      Standard Sessions   

      16 Weeks:  Aug. 26, 2019 – Dec. 15, 2019
      12 Weeks:  Sept. 23, 2019 – Dec. 15, 2019
      First 8 Weeks: Aug. 26, 2019 – Oct. 20, 2019
      Second 8 Weeks: Oct. 21, 2019 – Dec. 15, 2019

      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 2019 tuition payment deadlines are listed below. Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 tuition payment deadlines are currently TBA. This Academic Calendar and the ACC website will be updated when spring and summer 2020 payment deadlines are determined.  Please also see the Tuition Deadlines website for additional details.

      Event Date(s)
      Fall semester registration for current and former ACC students May 13 (Mon.) – Aug. 25 (Sun.)
      Fall semester registration for new ACC students May 28 (Tues.) – Aug. 25 (Sun.)
      Payment deadline by 7:00 p.m. for all fall registration through August 7.
      Students will be disenrolled at the close of the business day for non-payment
      Aug. 7 (Wed.)
      Payment deadline by 7:00 p.m. for all fall registration through August 14.
      Students will be disenrolled at the close of the business day for non-payment
      Aug. 14 (Wed.)
      Faculty returns Aug. 19 (Mon.)
      Payment deadline by 7:00 p.m. for all fall registration through August 21.
      Students will be disenrolled at the close of the business day for non-payment
      Aug. 21 (Wed.)
      Last day to drop courses to receive 100 percent refund for fall 16-week and first 8-week sessions Aug. 25 (Sun.)
      Fall semester 16-week and first 8-week sessions begin Aug. 26 (Mon.)
      Schedule changes (adds/drops) for fall 16-week and first 8-week sessions Aug. 26 (Mon.) – Aug. 27 (Tues.)
      Senior citizen (tuition exempt) registration for fall 16-week and first 8-week sessions on a space available basis Aug. 26 (Mon.) – Aug. 27 (Tues.)
      Registration for audit status for fall 16-week and first 8-week sessions on a space available basis Aug. 27 (Tues.)
      Payment deadline by 7:00 p.m. for fall session schedule changes through August 27.
      Students will be disenrolled at the close of the business day for non-payment
      Aug. 27 (Tues.)
      Last day to set up a fall installment payment plan by 7:00 p.m. Aug. 27 (Tues.)
      Registration continues for fall sessions that have not yet started Aug. 28 (Wed.)
      Labor Day Holiday (College closed) Sept. 2 (Mon.)
      Last day to request 70 percent refund for fall first 8-week session Sept. 5 (Thurs.)
      General Assembly/Professional Development Day Sept. 6 (Fri.)
      Last day to request 25 percent refund for fall first 8-week session; no refund after this date Sept. 9 (Mon.)
      Last day to request 70 percent refund for fall 16-week session Sept. 16 (Mon.)
      Payment deadline by 7:00 p.m. for fall 12-week session starting September 23
      Students will be disenrolled at the end of the business day for non-payment
      Sept. 18 (Wed.)
      Fall 12-week session registration ends  Sept. 22 (Sun.)
      Last day to drop courses to receive 100 percent refund for fall 12-week session Sept. 22 (Sun.)
      Last day to request 25 percent refund for fall 16-week session; no refund after this date Sept. 23 (Mon.)
      Fall 12-week session begins Sept. 23 (Mon.)
      Schedule changes (add/drops) for fall 12-week session  Sept. 23 (Mon.) – Sept. 24 (Tues.)
      Senior citizen (tuition exempt) registration for fall 12-week session on space available basis Sept. 23 (Mon.) – Sept. 24 (Tues.)
      Registration for audit status for fall 12-week session on a space available basis Sept. 24 (Tues.)
      Payment deadline by 7:00 p.m. fall 12-week session schedule changes.
      Students will be disenrolled at the close of the business day for non-payment
      Sept. 24 (Tues.)
      Registration continues for fall sessions that have not yet started Sept. 25 (Wed.)
      1st Payment – Fall installment payment plan Sept. 25 (Wed.)
      December graduation application deadline Oct. 4 (Fri.)
      Last day to request 70 percent refund for fall 12-week session Oct. 8 (Tues.)
      Last day to request 25 percent refund for fall 12-week session; no refund after this date Oct 11 (Fri.)
      Last day to withdraw from fall first 8-week session Oct. 14 (Mon.)
      Spring semester registration for current and former ACC students.
      (Registration will be open through the holidays)
      Oct. 14 (Mon.) – Jan. 20 (Mon.)
      Priority date for filing financial aid application for spring 2020 Oct. 15 (Tues.)
      Payment deadline by 7:00 p.m. for fall second 8-week session starting October 21.
      Students will be disenrolled at the end of the business day for non-payment
      Oct. 16 (Wed.)
      Fall first 8-week session ends Oct. 20 (Sun.)
      Fall second 8-week session registration ends Oct. 20 (Sun.)
      Last day to drop courses to receive 100 percent refund for fall second 8-week session Oct. 20 (Sun.)
      Fall second 8-week session begins Oct. 21 (Mon.)
      Schedule changes (adds/drops) for fall second 8-week session Oct. 21 (Mon.) – Oct. 22 (Tues.)
      Senior citizen (tuition exempt) registration for fall second 8-week session on a space available basis Oct. 21 (Mon.) – Oct. 22 (Tues.)
      Registration for audit status for fall second 8-week session on a space available basis Oct. 22 (Tues.)
      Payment deadline by 7:00 p.m. for fall second 8-week session schedule changes.
      Students will be disenrolled at the end of the business day for non-payment
      Oct. 22 (Tues.)
      Registration continues for fall sessions that have not yet started  Oct. 23 (Wed.)
      Final Payment – Fall installment payment plan  Oct. 23 (Wed.)
      Spring semester registration for new ACC students.
      (Registration will be open through the holidays)
      Oct. 28 (Mon.) – Jan. 20 (Mon.)
      Last day to request 70 percent refund for fall second 8-week session Oct. 30 (Wed.)
      Last day to request 25 percent refund for fall second 8-week session; no refund after this date Nov. 1 (Fri.)
      Last day to withdraw from fall semester 16- and 12-week sessions Nov. 21 (Thurs.)
      Last day to convert incomplete grades from Summer 2019 semester Nov. 21 (Thurs.)
      Thanksgiving Holiday  Nov. 28 (Thurs.) – Nov. 29 (Fri.)
      (College closed)  Nov. 30 (Sat.) – Dec. 1 (Sun.)
      Last day to withdraw from fall second 8-week session Dec. 9 (Mon.)
      Fall graduation Dec. 13 (Fri)
      Fall semester ends Dec. 15 (Sun.)
      Offices close at 5 p.m. for winter break Dec. 20 (Fri.)
      (College closed)  Dec. 21 (Sat.) – Dec. 22 (Sun.)
      Winter Break Holiday. No classes. (College closed) Dec. 23 (Mon.) – Jan. 1 (Wed.)
      (College closed) Dec. 28 (Sat.) – Dec. 29 (Sun.)
  • Spring
    • Spring 2020: Jan 21-May 17

      Standard Sessions    
      16 Weeks: Jan. 21, 2020 – May 17, 2020
      12 Weeks: Feb. 17, 2020 – May 17, 2020
      First 8 Weeks: Jan. 21, 2020 – Mar. 15, 2020
      Second 8 Weeks: Mar. 23, 2020 – May 17, 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.   

      View tuition deadline information here >

      Event Date(s)
      Spring semester registration for current and former ACC students Oct. 14 (Mon.) – Jan. 20 (Mon.)
      Spring semester registration for new ACC students Oct. 28 (Tues.) – Jan. 20 (Mon.)
      All college offices open at 8 a.m. Jan. 2 (Thurs.)
      Faculty returns Jan. 13 (Mon.)
      Last day to drop courses to receive 100 percent refund for spring 16-week and first 8-week sessions Jan. 20 (Mon.)
      Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday (College closed) Jan. 20 (Mon.)
      Spring 16-week and first 8-week sessions begin Jan. 21 (Tues.)
      Schedule changes (adds/drops) for spring 16-week and first 8-week sessions Jan. 21 (Tues.) – Jan. 22 (Wed.)
      Senior citizen (tuition exempt) registration for spring 16-week and first 8-week sessions on space available basis Jan. 21 (Tues.) – Jan. 22 (Wed.)
      Registration for audit status for spring 16-week and first 8-week sessions on a space available basis Jan. 22 (Wed.)
      Last day to set up a spring installment payment plan by 7:00 p.m. Jan. 22 (Wed.)
      Registration continues for spring sessions that have not yet started Jan. 23 (Thurs.)
      Last day to request 70 percent refund for spring first 8-week session Jan. 30 (Thurs.)
      Last day to request 25 percent refund for spring first 8-week session; no refund after this date Feb. 3 (Mon.)
      Last day to request 70 percent refund for spring 16-week session Feb. 10 (Mon.)
      Spring 12-week session registration ends Feb. 16 (Sun.)
      Last day to drop courses to receive 100 percent refund for spring 12-week session Feb. 16 (Sun.)
      Spring 12-week session begins Feb. 17 (Mon.)
      Last day to request 25 percent refund for spring 16-week session; no refund after this date Feb. 17 (Mon.)
      Schedule changes (adds/drops) for spring 12-week session Feb. 17 (Mon.) – Feb. 18 (Tues.)
      Senior citizen registration (tuition exempt) for spring 12-week session on a space available basis. Feb. 17 (Mon.) – Feb. 18 (Tues.)
      Registration for audit status for spring 12-week session on a space available basis Feb. 18 (Tues.)
      Registration continues for spring sessions that have not yet started Feb. 19 (Wed.)
      1st Payment – Spring installment payment plan Feb. 19 (Wed.)
      Priority date for filing financial aid application for Summer 2020 Mar. 1 (Sun.)  
      Last day to request 70 percent refund for spring 12-week session Mar. 3 (Tues.)
      Last day to request 25 percent refund for spring 12-week session; no refund after this date Mar. 6 (Fri.)
      Last day to withdraw from the spring first 8-week session Mar. 9 (Mon.)
      Spring first 8-week session ends Mar. 15 (Sun.)
      Spring Break Holiday. No classes. College closed Mar. 16 (Mon.) – Mar. 20 (Fri.)
      (College closed) Mar. 21 (Sat.) – Mar. 22 (Sun.)
      Spring second 8-week session registration ends Mar. 22 (Sun.)
      Last day to drop courses to receive 100 percent refund for spring second 8-week session Mar. 22 (Sun.)
      Spring second 8-week session begins Mar. 23 (Mon.)
      Schedule changes (adds/drops) for spring second 8-week session Mar. 23 (Mon.) – Mar. 24 (Tues.)
      Senior citizen registration (tuition exempt) for spring second 8-week session on a space available basis Mar. 23 (Mon.) – Mar. 24 (Tues.)
      Registration for audit status for spring second 8-week session on a space available basis Mar. 24 (Tues.)
      Spring registration continues for sessions that have not yet started Mar. 25 (Wed.)
      Final Payment – Spring installment payment plan Mar. 25 (Wed.)
      May graduation application deadline Mar. 27 (Fri.)
      Priority date for filing financial aid application for fall 2020 Apr. 1 (Wed.)
      Last day for 70 percent refund for spring second 8-week session Apr. 1 (Wed.)
      Last day for 25 percent refund for spring second 8-week session. No refund after this date Apr. 3 (Fri.)
      Summer semester registration for current and former ACC students Apr. 6 (Mon.) – May 31 (Sun.)
      (College closed) Apr. 12 (Sun.)
      Summer semester registration for new ACC students Apr. 20 (Mon.) – May 31 (Sun.)
      Last day to withdraw from spring semester 16- and 12-week sessions Apr. 27 (Mon.)
      Last day to convert incomplete grades from fall 2019 semester Apr. 27 (Mon.)
      Last day to withdraw students from the spring second 8-week session May 11 (Mon.)
      Spring graduation May 15 (Fri.)
      Spring semester ends May 17 (Sun.)
  • Summer
    • Summer 2020: June 1-Aug 9

      Standard Sessions    
      10 Weeks: June 1, 2020 – Aug. 9, 2020
      9 Weeks:  June 1, 2020 – August 2, 2020
      First 5 Weeks: June 1, 2020 – July 5, 2020
      Second 5 Weeks: July 6, 2020 – Aug. 9, 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.   

      View tuition deadline information here >

      Event Date(s)
      Summer semester registration for current and former ACC students Apr. 6 (Mon.) – May 31 (Sun.)
      Summer semester registration for new ACC students Apr. 20 (Tues.) – May 31 (Sun.)
      Memorial Day Holiday (College closed) May 25 (Mon.)
      Summer first 5-week, 9-week, and 11-week session registration ends May 31 (Sun.)
      Last day to drop courses to receive 100 percent refund for Summer first 5-week, 9-week, and 10-week sessions May 31 (Sun.)
      Summer first 5-week, 9-week, and 10-week sessions begin June 1 (Mon.)
      Schedule changes (adds/drops) for Summer first 5-week, 9- and 10-week sessions June 1 (Mon.) – June 2 (Tues.)
      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 (Mon.) – June 2 (Tues.)
      Registration for audit status for Summer first 5-week, 9-week, and 10-week sessions on a space available basis June 2 (Tues.)
      Last day to set up a summer installment payment plan by 7:00 p.m. June 2 (Tues.)
      Summer registration continues for sessions that have not yet started June 3 (Wed.)
      Last day to request 70 percent refund for Summer first 5-week session June 5 (Fri.)
      Last day to request 25 percent refund for Summer first 5-week session; no refund after this date June 8 (Mon.)
      Last day to request 70 percent refund for Summer 9-week and 10-week sessions June 11 (Thurs.)
      Last day to request 25 percent refund for Summer 9-week session; no refund after this date June 15 (Mon.)
      Last day to request 25 percent refund for Summer 10-week session; no refund after this date June 16 (Tues.)
      Last day to withdraw from Summer first 5-week session June 26 (Fri.)
      Payment – Summer installment payment plan July 1 (Wed.)
      Independence Day Holiday. (College closed) July 3 (Fri.)
      Summer first 5-week session ends July 5 (Sun.)
      Summer second 5-week session registration ends July 5 (Sun.)
      Last day to drop courses to receive 100 percent refund for Summer second 5-week session July 5 (Sun.)
      Summer second 5-week session begins July 6 (Mon.)
      Schedule changes (adds/drops) for Summer second 5-week session July 6 (Mon.) – July 7 (Tues.)
      Senior citizen registration (tuition exempt) for Summer second 5-week session on a space available basis July 6 (Mon.) – July 7 (Tues.)
      Registration for audit status for Summer second 5-week on a space available basis July 7 (Tues.)
      Registration continues for Summer sessions that have not yet started July 8 (Wed.)
      August graduation application deadline July 10 (Fri.)
      Last day to request 70 percent refund for Summer second 5-week session July 10 (Fri.)
      Last day to request 25 percent refund for Summer second 5-week session; no refund after this date July 13 (Mon.)
      Last day to withdraw from Summer 9-week session July 20 (Mon.)
      Last day to withdraw from Summer 10-week session July 27 (Mon.)
      Last day to convert incomplete grades from spring 2020 semester July 27 (Mon.)
      Summer 9-week session ends Aug. 2 (Sun.)
      Last day to withdraw from Summer second 5-week session Aug. 3 (Mon.)
      Summer 10-and second 5-week sessions end Aug. 9 (Sun.)
      Summer semester ends Aug. 9 (Sun.)