Spring 2017: Academic Dates & Deadlines

WHEN TO APPLY and REGISTER

Get Your Date to Register
Learn how completing priority enrollment steps impacts your date to register for classes. Not sure what kind of student you are? Check here.

Log in to MyPortal to get your registration date about two weeks before the registration period begins.
 

February 1, 2017 :: Apply for admission if you are a new student to Foothill College or a returning former student.

January 31, 2017 :: Last day for international students to apply.

February 6, 2017 :: View schedule of classes.

April 10, 2017 :: Spring Quarter Begins

May 22, 2017 :: Second Spring Classes Begin

COURSE REGISTRATION DATES BASED ON PRIORITY ENROLLMENT

In accordance with new state and local regulations, students will be assigned registration dates in the following order. You may register from your start date through April 9.

NOTE: Second Spring Classes (May 22-June 30) will be available for registration starting April 24 through May 21.

IMPORTANT

  • 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.

March 1 - April 9: 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.
March 2 - April 9: Continuing students who have selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate; and have declared an academic major.

March 6 - April 9: 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 6 - April 9: 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 7 - April 9: Transfer students (from any other college) and returning students (who have completed one term at Foothil College) who have selected an educational goal of transfer, degree or certificate; and declared an academic major.
March 8 - April 9All 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.
March 13 - April 9: Concurrently-enrolled high school students who are freshman, sophomores, juniors or seniors or meet other criteria to attend Foothill College.
Reminder: Payment in full is required at the time of registration and when adding subsequent classes. You may enroll in an installment payment plan via your MyPortal account.
Drop for nonpayment on cumulative fee balances of $100 or more will occur on March 22 and March 29.

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.

IMPORTANT DATES and ADD/DROP DEADLINES

  • 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 10: First day of Spring Quarter 2017
Sunday, April 23: Last day to add 12-week, quarter-length classes. Add date is enforced.

Sunday, April 23: 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 23: Last day to drop 12-week, quarter-length classes with no record of grade. Drop date is enforced.
Monday, April 24: Registration for 6-week Second Spring classes begins.
Friday, May 5: 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.
Monday, May 22: Second Spring classes begin.
Saturday-Monday, May 27-29: Memorial Day Weekend (no classes)
Thursday, June 1: Deadline to petition for Spring Quarter degree or graduation.
Friday, June 2: Last day to drop with a "W." Withdraw date is enforced.

Monday-Friday, June 26-30: Final exams
Friday, June 30: Last day of Spring 2017 Quarter
Friday, June 30: Commencement Ceremony
Monday, July 3: First day of Summer Session. Note: Early Session start date still TBD.


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