Oct 23, 2019  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 
  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020

Academic Calendar


The Academic Calendar reflects major dates and events in the college community. Deadlines for all student record transactions are specified for regular 16-week semester courses (8-week semester courses in the summer). Deadlines for alternative calendar courses (late-starting, online, self-paced and short-term courses) are posted in the schedule of credit classes and available in the Registrar’s Office.

Summer 2019

Summer 2019 Priority Registration Mon., April 15
  SFCC students who are New Mexico residents, have earned more than 30 credit hours taken at SFCC and have declared a degree
Summer 2019 Registration for NM residents begins Tues., April 16
  Payment arrangements are due by 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 14  
After Wed., May 16, payment is due upon registration.  
Memorial Day - college closed Mon., May 27
Open Registration - open to all  Fri., May 24
Deadline to submit a petition to graduate for Summer 2019 Fri., June 28
Independence Day - college closed Thur., July 4

Eight-Week Session

Credit classes begin Mon., June 3
Schedule changes (drop/add) Mon.-Tues., June 3-4
Deadline to drop without a grade and obtain a refund Fri., June 14
Deadline to change audit/credit status Fri., June 28
Deadline to withdraw from class(es)  Fri., July 5
Final examinations Mon.-Sat., July 22-27
Session ends Sat., July 27
Final grades due to Registrar’s Office by 5 p.m. Mon., July 29

First Four-Week Session

Credit classes begin Mon., June 3
Schedule changes (drop/add) Mon.-Tues., June 3-4
Deadline to drop without a grade and obtain a refund Wed., June 5
Deadline to change audit/credit status Fri., June 14
Deadline to withdraw from class(es) Wed., June 21
Final examinations Mon.-Fri., June 24-29
Session ends Sat., June 29
Final grades due to Registrar’s Office by 5 p.m. Mon., July 1

Second Four-Week Session

Credit classes begin Mon., July 1
Schedule changes (drop/add) Mon.-Tues., July 1-2
Independence Day - college closed Thur., July 4
Deadline to drop without a grade and obtain a refund Wed., July 3
Deadline to change audit/credit status Fri., July 12
Deadline to withdraw from class(es) Fri., July 19
Final examinations Mon.-Sat., July 22-27
Session ends Sat., July 27
Final grades due to Registrar’s Office by 5 p.m. Mon., July 29

Registration and payment options are available at www.sfcc.edu 24/7, including weekends and holidays.

Failure to arrange payment by the deadline could result in losing your place in class.

Fall 2019

Fall 2019 Priority Registration Mon., April 22
  SFCC students who are New Mexico residents, have earned more than 30 credit hours taken at SFCC and have declared a degree
Fall 2019 Registration begins for NM residents Tues., April 23
  Payment arrangements are due by 4:30 p.m. on August 13.  
After August 13, payment is due upon registration.   
 
Open Registration - open to all Fri., Aug. 9
Full-time faculty return Thurs., Aug. 8
Convocation (services available at 10 a.m. Thurs., Aug. 8
Classes begin Mon., Aug. 19
Schedule changes (drop/add)  
  (16-week courses) Mon.-Tues., Aug. 19-20
Deadline to submit a petition for residency for tuition purposes  Fri., Aug. 23
Deadline to drop first 8-week course(s) without a grade and obtain a refund Fri., Aug. 30
Labor Day - college closed  
  Sat. classes are in session Mon., Sept. 2
Deadline to drop without a grade and obtain a refund (16-week courses) Fri., Sept. 6
Deadline to submit a Petition to Graduate for Fall 2019 Fri., Sept. 6
Deadline to change audit/credit status (16-week courses) Fri., Oct. 11
Midterm examinations Mon.-Sat., Oct. 8-13
Midterm grades due to Registrar’s Office by 5 p.m. Mon., Oct. 14
Deadline to register for second 8-week courses Tues., Oct. 15
Faculty and staff in-service   
  (no services available - college closed) Fri., Oct. 18
Deadline to withdraw from class(es) (16-week courses) Fri., Oct. 25
Deadline to drop second 8-week courses without a grade and obtain a refund  
Deadline to submit a Petition to Graduate to walk in Commencement Ceremony  Fri., Nov. 1
Spring 2020 Priority Registration  Mon., Nov. 11
SFCC students who are New Mexico residents, have earned more than 30 credit hours taken at SFCC and have declared a degree
 
Spring 2020 Registration for NM residents begins Tues., Nov. 12
Thanksgiving Break - college closed Thurs.-Sun., Nov. 28 - Dec. 1
Final examinations Mon.-Sat., Dec. 2-7
Commencement Rehearsal (it is strongly encouraged for graduates to attend) 3:30 p.m. - Fitness Education Center Thur., Dec 5
Last day faculty advisors are on campus Fri., Dec. 6
Semester ends Sat., Dec. 7
Fall Commencement Sat., Dec. 7
Final grades due to Registrar’s Office by 5 p.m. Mon., Dec. 9
Winter Break - college closed Mon., Dec. 23-Sun. Jan 5
SFCC opens Mon., Jan. 6

Spring 2020

Spring 2020 Priority Registration  Mon., Nov. 11
  SFCC students who are New Mexico residents, have earned more than 30 credit hours taken at SFCC and have declared a degree
Spring 2020 Registration for NM residents begins Tues., Nov. 12
  Payment arrangements are due by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 8.   
After January 8, payment is due upon registration.   
 
Open Registration - open to all Fri., Jan. 10
Full-time faculty return Thurs., Jan. 9
Spring Convocation for faculty and staff (services available at 10 a.m.)  Thurs., Jan. 9
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day - college closed -  No classes in session Mon., Jan. 20
Credit classes begin Tues., Jan. 21
Schedule changes (drop/add) Tues.-Wed., Jan. 21-22
Deadline to submit a petition for resident for tuition purposes Fri., Jan 24
Deadline to drop first 8-week course(s) without grade and obtain refund Fri., jan 31
Deadline to submit a Petition to Graduate for Spring 2020 Fri., Feb. 7
Deadline to drop without a grade and obtain a refund (16-week courses) Fri., Feb. 7
Faculty and staff in-service - (no services available - college closed) Fri., March 6
Deadline to change audit/credit status (16-week courses) Fri., March 6
Midterm examinations Mon.-Sat., March 9-14
Midterm grades due to Registrar’s Office by 5 p.m. Mon., March 16
Spring Break (week nine of semester) - college closed Mon.-Sun., March 16-22
Last day to register for second 8-week courses Tues., March 24
Deadline to drop for second 8-week course(s) without a grade and obtain a refund Fri., March 27
Deadline to submit petition to graduate to walk in Commencement Ceremony Fri., April 3
Deadline to withdraw from class(es) (16-week courses) Thur., April 9
Spring Holiday - college closed Fri.-Sun., April 10-12

Summer 2020 Priority Registration 

SFCC students who are New Mexico residents, have earned more than 30 credit hours taken at SFCC and have declared a degree
Mon., April 13
Summer 2020 Registration for NM residents begins Tues., April 14

Fall 2020 Priority Registration

SFCC students who are New Mexico residents, have earned more than 30 credit hours taken at SFCC and have declared a degree
Mon., April 20
Fall 2020 Registration for NM residents begins Tues., April 21
Open Registration begins - open to all  
Final examinations Mon.-Sat., May 11-16
Commencement Rehearsal (graduates are strongly encouraged to attend) 3:30 p.m. - Fitness Education Center Thur., May 14
Last day that faculty advisors are on campus Fri., May 15
Semester ends Sat., May 16
Commencement Sat., May 16
Final grades due to Registrar’s office by 5 p.m. Mon., May 18
Memorial Day - college closed May 25

Late registration into courses that have started is not permitted after the first week of the semester. This does not apply to courses that have not yet started - only courses that are already underway.

NOTE: The college academic calendar does not reflect transaction deadlines for alternate scheduled course offerings.