Jul 21, 2024  
SFCC Catalog 2023-2024 
    
SFCC Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar


The Academic Calendar reflects major dates and events in the college community. Last days for all student record transactions are specified for regular 16-week semester, 1st 8-week and 2nd 8-week class sessions. Last days for alternative calendar courses (late-starting, online, self-paced, and short-term courses) are available in the Registrar’s Office.

SUMMER 2023

Priority Registration Mon., April 10
  New Mexico residents (students who physically reside in New Mexico, have earned more than 30 credit hours, and declared a degree)
Registration begins - open registration for all students Tues., April 11
  Payment or payment arrangements are due by 5 p.m. on the first day of the Summer Semester, Mon., June 5, 2023
   
Memorial Day - college closed Mon., May 29
Last day to petition to graduate summer 2023 Fri., June 23

8-Week Session

Credit classes begin Mon., June 5
Last day to add a class  Tues., June 6
Last day to drop without a grade and obtain a refund Fri., June 16
Juneteenth Day - college closed Mon. June 19
Last day to change audit/credit status Fri., June 30
Independence Day - college closed Tues., July 4
Last day to withdraw from classes Fri., July 14
Final examinations Mon.-Sat., July 24- 29
End of session Sat., July 29
Final grades due to Registrar’s Office by 5 p.m. Mon., July 31

First 4-Week Session

Credit classes begin Mon., June 5
Last day to add classes Tues., June 6
Last day to drop without a grade and obtain a refund Wed., June 9
Last day to change audit/credit status Fri., June 16
Last day to withdraw from classes Fri., June 23
Final examinations Mon.-Sat., June 26-July 1
End of session Sat., July, 1
Final grades due to Registrar’s Office by 5 p.m. Tues., July 3

Second 4-Week Session

Classes begin Mon., July 3
Independence Day - college closed Tues., July 4
Last day to add classes Wed., July 5
Last day to drop without a grade and obtain a refund Fri., July 7
Last day to change audit/credit status Fri., July 14
Last day to withdraw from classes Fri., July 21
Final examinations Mon.-Sat., July, 24-29
End of session Sat., July 30
Final grades due to Registrar’s Office by 5 p.m. Mon., Aug. 1

Registration and payment options are available at www.sfcc.edu 24/7, including after-hours, weekendsand holidays.

FALL 2023

*Priority Registration Mon., April 17
           New Mexico residents (students who physically reside in New Mexico, have earned more than 30 credit hoursand declared a degree)  
Registration begins - open to all students Tues., April 18
           Payment arrangements are due by 5 p.m. on the first day of the Fall Semester, Mon., Aug. 21, 2023.  
Full-time faculty return (limited services available 8 to 10 a.m.) Thurs., Aug. 10
Convocation (services available beginning at 10 a.m. Thurs., Aug. 10
Petition for residency for tuition purposes due Fri., Sept. 1

16-Week Session

 
Classes begin Mon., Aug. 21
Last day to add classes Tues., Aug. 22
Labor Day - college closed (Saturday, Sept. 2 classes are in session) Mon., Sept. 4
Last day to drop without a grade and obtain a refund  Fri., Sept. 8
Priority deadline to Petition to Graduate Fall 2023 Fri., Sept. 8
Midterm examinations Mon.-Sat., Oct. 9-14
Last day to change audit/credit status  Fri., Oct. 13
Midterm grades due to Registrar’s Office by 5 p.m. Mon., Oct. 16
Professional Development (no services available) - college closed Fri., Oct. 20
Last day to withdraw from classes (10th week of term) Fri., Oct. 27
Last day to Petition to Graduate Fall 2023 Fri., Nov. 3
*Priority Registration for Spring 2024 Mon., Nov. 6
Registration for Spring 2024 Tues., Nov. 7
Thanksgiving Break - college closed Wedn.,-Sun., Nov. 22-26 
Final examinations Mon.-Sat., Dec. 4-9
End of Session Sat., Dec. 9
Final grades due to Registrar’s Office by 5 p.m. Mon., Dec. 11
Winter Break - college closed Mon., Dec. 18-Mon., Jan. 1
SFCC opens  Tues., Jan. 2

First 8-Week Session

 
Classes begin Mon., Aug. 21
Last day to add classes Tues., Aug. 22
Last day to drop without a grade and obtain a refund  Fri., Sept. 1
Labor Day - college closed (Saturday, Sept. 2 classes are in session) Mon., Sept. 4
Priority deadline to Petition to Graduate Fall 2023 Fri., Sept. 8
Last day to change audit/credit status Fri., Sept. 15
Last day to withdraw from class(es) Fri., Sept. 22
Final examinations (during last week of class) Mon.-Fri., Oct. 9-13
End of Session Fri., Oct. 13
Final Grades due to Registrar’s Office by 5 p.m. Mon., Oct. 16

Second 8-Week Session

 
Classes begin Mon., Oct. 16
Last day to add classes Tues., Oct. 17
Professional Development (no services available) - college closed Fri., Oct. 20
Last day to drop without a grade and obtain a refund  Fri., Oct. 27
Last day to Petition to Graduate Fall 2023 Fri., Nov. 3
*Priority Registration for Spring 2023 begins Mon., Nov. 6
Registration for Spring 2023 Tues., Nov. 7
Last day to change audit/credit status Fri., Nov. 10
Last day to withdraw from class(es) Tues., Nov. 17
Thanksgiving Break - college closed Wed.-Sun., Nov. 22-26
Final examinations (during last week of class) Mon. - Sat., Dec. 4-9
End of Session Sat., Dec. 9
Final Grades due to Registrar’s Office by 5 p.m. Mon., Dec. 11

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

 

 

SPRING 2024

Priority Registration  Mon., Nov. 6
  New Mexico residents (students who physically reside in New Mexico, have earned more than 30 credit hours, and declared a degree)
Registration begins - open registration for all students Tues., Nov. 7
  Payment or payment arrangements are due by 5 p.m. on the first day of classes for the Spring semester, Tues., Jan. 16, 2024  
   
Full-time faculty return (limited services available 8 to 10 a.m.) Thurs., Jan. 4
Convocation-Spring meeting (services available beginning at 10 a.m.)  Thurs., Jan. 4
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day - college closed  Mon., Jan. 15
Last day for petition for residency for tuition purposes Fri., Jan. 26

16-Week Session

 
Credit classes begin Tues., Jan. 16
Last day to add classes Wed., Jan. 17
Priority deadline to Petition to Graduate Spring 2024 Fri., Feb. 2
Last day to drop without a grade and obtain a refund Fri., Feb. 2
Professional Development (no services available) - college closed Fri., March 1
Last day to change audit/credit status Fri., March 8
Midterm examinations Mon.-Sat., March 4-9
Midterm grades due to Registrar’s Office by 5 p.m. Mon. March 11
Last day to withdraw from classes (10th week of term) Fri., March 22
Last day to petition to graduate to walk in Commencement Ceremony Fri., March 22
Spring Break - college closed   Mon. - Sun., March 25-31
Spring Holiday Observed - college closed  Mon., April 1
*Priority Registration for Summer 2024 begins Mon., April 8
Registration for Summer 2024 begins - open for all students Tues., April 9
*Priority Registration for Fall 2024 begins Mon., April 15
Registration for Fall 2024 begins - open to all students Tues., April 16
Final examinations (during last week of class) Mon. - Sat., May 6-11
Commencement Rehearsal (strongly encouraged) 3:30 p.m., Fitness Center - (TENTATIVE) Thurs., May 9
Spring Commencement - 10 a.m. Sat., May 11
End of Session Sat., May 11
Final grades due to Registrar’s Office by 5 p.m. Mon., May 13

First 8-Week Session

 
Classes begin Tues., Jan. 16
Last day to add classes Wed., Jan. 17
Last day to drop classes without grade and obtain refund Fri., Jan. 26
Priority deadline to Petition to Graduate Spring 2023 Fri., Feb. 2
Last day to change audit/credit classes Fri., Feb. 9
Last day to withdraw from classes Fri., Feb. 16
Professional Development (no services available) - college closed Fri., March 1
Final examinations (during last week of classes) Mon. -Sat., March 4-9
End of Session Sat., March 9
Final grades due to Registrar’s Office by 5 p.m. Mon., March 11

Second 8-Week Session

 
Classes begin Mon., March 11
Last day to add classes Tues., March 12
Last day to drop classes without a grade and obtain refund Fri., March 22
Last day to Petition to Graduate and participate in Commencement Ceremony Fri., March 22
Spring Break - college closed Mon. - Sun., March 25-31
Spring Holiday Observed - college closed Mon., April 1
*Priority Registration for Summer 2024 begins Mon., April 8
Registration for Summer 2024 begins - open for all students Tues., April 9
Last day to change audit/credit classes Fri., April 12
*Priority Registration for Fall 2024 begins Mon., April 15
Registration for Fall 2024 begins - open to all students Tues., April 16
Last day to withdraw from classes Fri., April 19
Final examinations (during last week of class) Mon. - Sat., May 6 - 11
Commencement Rehearsal (strongly encouraged) 3:30 p.m., Fitness Education Center - (TENTATIVE) Thurs., May 9
Spring Commencement - 10 a.m. Sat., May 11
End of Session Sat., May 11
Final grades due to Registrar’s Office by 5 p.m Mon., May 13

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