FALL 2021 Semester
August 23 – Day and Evening Instruction Begins
August 28 – Saturday Instruction Begins
August 29 – Last Day to Add without a Permission Number or Add Card
September 3 – Last Day to Add Regular Session Classes in person with an Instructor issued Permission Number on Add Card
September 6 – Labor Day – Holiday Observance
September 6 – Last Day to Drop Regular Session Classes and Receive A Refund
Note: Short-term and open-entry classes must be dropped within 10% of the first class meeting to receive a refund. >>>Refund Drop Deadline Schedule.
September 6 – Last Day to Drop Regular Session Classes Without a “W” Appearing on Transcripts
September 6 – Last Day to Add Regular Session Classes online with an Instructor issued permission number
September 6 – Census Roster Due “Online and On Time” (for faculty)
September 10 – Last Day to File for PASS/NO PASS Grading Option for Regular Session Classes
October 8 – Last Day to File Petitions for AA, AS, or ADT Degree/Certificate
October 20 – Professional Day – No Instruction
November 11 – Veteran’s Day – Holiday Observance
November 19 – Last Day to Withdraw from Regular Session Classes and Receive a “W”. All outstanding fees are due even if classes are dropped on this day.
November 19 – Attendance Verification Day – Instructors Verify Enrollment and Submit Rosters “Online and On Time” (for faculty)
November 25 – 28 – Thanksgiving – Holiday Observance
December 11 – Saturday Instruction Ends
December 12 -17 – Final Examinations (see link for Final Exam Schedule)
December 17 – Fall Semester Ends
January 3 – Final Grades Due
Dates are subject to change, see the online Academic Calendar www.peralta.edu for updated information.