Fall Semester 2020

August 24 INSTRUCTION BEGINS
September 7 Holiday (Labor Day)
September 7 Last Day to Add Full-Semester Class
Last Day to Drop from Full-Semester Class without Receiving a "W"
Last Day to Drop from Full-Semester Class and Receive a Refund
September 8 Census Date
September 18 Deadline to Initiate Credit By Examination (Challenge)
September 25 Last Day to Request Pass/No Pass Grading for Full-Semester Class
October 1 Last Day to Request December 2020 Degree or Certificate
November 2 Last Day to Withdraw from Full-Semester Class and Receive a “W”
November 11 Holiday (Veterans Day)
November 26-28 Holiday (Thanksgiving)
December 12 Semester Ends
December 22-January 1 Campus Closed

Spring Semester 2021

January 18 Holiday (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
January 25 INSTRUCTION BEGINS
February 7 Last Day to Add Full-Semester Class
Last Day to Drop from Full-Semester Class without Receiving a “W”
Last Day to Drop from Full-Semester Class and Receive a Refund
February 8 Census Date
February 11 Deadline to Initiate Credit By Examination (Challenge)
February 12-15 Holiday (Presidents' Weekend)
March 1 Last Day to Request May and/or August 2021 Degree or Certificate
March 1 Last Day to Request Pass/No Pass Grading for Full-Semester Class
March 29 - April 3 Spring Break
April 16 Last Day to Withdraw from Full-Semester Class and Receive a “W”
May 20 Commencement—Nevada County Campus
May 21 Commencement—Rocklin Campus
May 22 Semester Ends
May 31 Holiday (Memorial Day)

Summer 2021

June 14 INSTRUCTION BEGINS
July 4-5 Holiday (Independence Day)
August 7 End of Summer Classes

This calendar is subject to change.

Each short-term or fast-track class has its own add, drop, withdrawal, refund, and pass/no pass grading deadlines. Contact a campus Admissions and Records office or check the Sierra College website for registration information.

Reference: Sierra College Board Policies/Administrative Procedures Chapter 4.