Spring 2021 Dates & Deadlines
Spring Quarter 2021 runs April 5–June 25. Registration begins Feb. 22.
Apply & Register for Spring Quarter
Feb. 1, 2021: Apply for admission if you are a new student to Foothill College or a returning former student.
Jan. 31, 2021: Last day for international students to apply.
Feb. 1, 2021: View schedule of classes.
Feb. 22, 2021: Priority registration begins.
April 5, 2021: Spring Quarter begins.
May 17, 2021: Second Spring begins.
Course Registration Dates Based on Priority Enrollment
NEW STUDENTS: All steps must have been completed to receive priority registration for spring Quarter.
CONTINUING STUDENTS: You must have enrolled during winter quarter to qualify for the best date for spring quarter.
In accordance with new state and local regulations, students will be assigned registration dates in the following order.
Priority registration is set up for First-Time college students with a goal of obtaining their first degree or certificate. You will not be able to receive priority higher than Group 6 if you've previously attended college or a university and/or received a degree.
You may register from your start date through April 4.
|Feb. 22–April 4: Veterans, Foster Youth, DSPS, EOPS and CalWorks students who have completed orientation, assessment and an educational plan; have selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate; and have declared an academic major. *exceptions apply*|
|Feb. 24–April 4: Athletes who have selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate; and have declared an academic major and have an updated education plan.|
|Feb. 25–April 4: Continuing students who have selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate; updated education plan and have declared an academic major.|
|Feb. 26–April 4: New, fully matriculated college students who have completed orientation, assessment and an educational plan; selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate; and declared an academic major.|
|March 1–April 4: New, non-matriculated college students who have selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate; and declared an academic major BUT have not completed assessment, orientation or an educational plan.|
|March 2–April 4: Transfer students (from any other college) and returning students (who have completed one term at Foothill College) who have selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate; and declared an academic major.|
|March 3–April 4: All other college students, including continuing students, who have not declared a major or who have not selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate; who have completed more than 100 degree-applicable units; who hold a degree; and/or had two terms on academic probation.|
|March 8–April 4: Dually-enrolled high school students who are freshman, sophomores, juniors or seniors or meet other criteria to attend Foothill College.|
Paying Your Fees
March 24: Drop for nonpayment on cumulative fee balances of $250 or more will occur by end of day.
Adding Classes After the Quarter Begins
- You can add a class with an instructor's add code/permission during the first two weeks of the quarter only.
- When you add classes, you must pay all fees at the time of registration.
- You will not be permitted to submit add codes after the end of the second week. Plan accordingly.
- Note: Deadlines listed below are for standard 12-week classes.
- Please View Your Class Schedule inside MyPortal for add/drop deadlines for your non-standard length classes.
- All deadlines are enforced.
|Monday, April 5: First day of Spring Quarter 2021|
|Friday, April 16: Last day to add 12-week, quarter-length classes. Add date is enforced.|
|Sunday, April 18: Last day to drop for a full refund or credit (for 12-weeks, quarter-length classes). Last day to drop for a refund/credit for all other classes is listed inside MyPortal, on the Students Tab under 'View Your Class Schedule. Drop date is enforced.|
|Sunday, April 18: Last day to drop 12-week, quarter-length classes with no record of grade. Drop date is enforced.|
|Friday, April 30: Last day to request pass/no pass grade. Request date is enforced. You may complete the form online before the term begins. Once the term begins, you must submit the completed form to the Admissions & Records Office. Download the form via your MyPortal.fhda.edu account.|
|Wedneday, May 12 at 5 p.m.: Deadline to petition for spring associate degree to be included in Commencement 2021 printed program. See more graduation information.|
|Friday, May 28: Last day to drop with a "W." Withdraw date is enforced.|
|Friday, May 28: Last day to petition for spring associate degree or certificate. (Please note May 12 deadline above for participation in commencement ceremony.)|
|Saturday-Monday, May 29-31: Memorial Day Weekend (college closed)|
|Monday-Friday, June 21-25: Final exams|
|Friday, June 25: Last day of spring Quarter|
|Friday, June 25: Commencement Ceremony|
|Monday, June 28: First day of Summer Session|
|Tuesday, July 6: View spring grades in MyPortal|
Get Your Date to Register
Log in to MyPortal about two weeks before the registration period begins to get your date.
Admissions and Records
Student Services Building 8100, Room 8101
Academic Dates & Deadlines