Academic Calendar

Porterville College Academic Calendar

Students may view their registration appointments by logging into “My BanWeb” two weeks prior to the start of Priority Registration.
You are encouraged to follow the Educational Plan developed with your counselor.
You can call the Counseling Center to make an appointment with a counselor or stop by the Student Services Department.

FALL 2013 – (August 24 – December 14) 
August 22-23 Flex days
August 24 Saturday classes begin for fall
August 26 Regular Fall instruction begins
September 2 Labor Day holiday - Campus closed
September 6 10% date-Last day to drop semester-length courses and qualify for a refund
September 9 Last day to enroll in and add semester-length classes for the Fall.
Last day to drop semester length courses and not have it appear on the transcript.
Deadline for changing to Pass/No pass OR letter grade options.
Census processed at Midnight of September 8th.
November 1 60% - Last day to drop semester-length course without a letter penalty and receive a “W”
November 11 Veterans Day Holiday - Campus closed
November 13 Priority registration begins for spring 2014 for continuing students
November 28-29 Thanksgiving Holidays - Campus closed
December 3 Open Registration begins for spring 2014 for returning and new students
December 9-14 Final exams for fall
December 14 End of fall semester
Dec 16-Jan 17 Winter recess
SPRING 2014 – (January 21 - May 16)
January 17 Flex Day
January 18 Saturday classes begin
January 21 Regular Spring instruction begins
January 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday - Campus closed
January 31 10% date-Last day to drop semester-length courses and qualify for a refund
February 3 Last day to enroll in and add semester-length classes for the Spring.
Last day to drop semester length courses and not have it appear on the transcript.
Deadline for changing to Pass/No pass OR letter grade options.
Census processed at Midnight of February 2.
February 14 Lincoln Day Holiday - Campus closed
February 17 Washington Day Holiday - Campus closed
March 28 60% -Last day to drop semester-length course without a letter Penalty and receive a “W”
April 14-19 Spring Recess
April 18 Spring holiday - Campus closed
April 9 Priority registration begins for summer/fall 2014 for continuing students
April 23 Open Registration begins for summer/fall 2014 for returning and new students
May 12-16 Final exams
May 16 Commencement
May 16 End of spring semester
May 26 Memorial Day holiday - Campus closed
*In courses other than semester length, the Office of Admissions and Records or the instructor should be consulted regarding drop, withdrawal and refund deadlines. 

For short term courses, grades are due the Thursday following the end day of the course.
For courses that are other than semester length, see instructor or Admissions Office for appropriate 10%, 30% and 60% drop dates.