For Academic Year 2017-18

Event Date/s
Fall 2017 Semester Instruction Begins  Aug. 14
 EOPS Lending Library available for EOPS students only: Monday - Friday 9AM - 4:30 PM (Limit of two books per students) Aug. 14
Pass/No Pass Option: Deadline to submit to Admissions and Records (must see an EOPS Counselor)                                                                       Sept. 15
1st Mandatory-EOPS Scheduled Counselor Appointment: Must be completed (Update/Review Ed Plan, Discuss Classes and/or Transcript & Placement Test) By the End of Sept.
Certificate or Graduation Application for End of Fall 2017: Accepted at Admissions & Records   (Complete form with EOPS Counselor) Aug. 28- Oct. 20
CSU Application Filing Period: Go to www.csumentor.edu to apply Oct. 1- Nov. 30
FAFSA Application: Students will be able to file a 2018-19 FAFSA as early as of Oct. 1, 2016 rather than Jan. 1, 2017. Oct. 1
Group 1 Registration - Spring 2018: Pick up Registration Pre Approval Form from EOPS counselor.  All EOPS Students who have completed less than 100 degree applicable units at Merced College and do not have 2 or more continuous semesters of probation at Merced College immediately prior to semester enrolling. Oct. 12
Fall 2017 Mid-Session Begins: Adds require instructor's signature starting the first day of the term Oct. 16
2nd Mandatory - EOPS Scheduled Counselor Appointment: Must be completed (Review Progress Report and Complete Spring 2017 Pre Approval) By the End of Oct.
UC Application Filing Period: Go to http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/how-to-apply/apply-online/index.html to apply Nov. 1-30
HOLIDAY:  Veterans Day (Campus Closed)                                                                            Nov. 10
Last Chance to Drop with a "W" on Transcript: Deadline for 18-Week Classes (in person) Must see an EOPS Counselor then see EOPS Staff to cancel appointments Nov. 17
HOLIDAY:  Thanksgiving Break (Campus Closed) Nov. 23-24
3rd Mandatory  EOPS Scheduled Counselor Appointment:  Must be completed (EOPS Exit Interview, End of Semester Review, Schedule Spring 2018 Book Service and 1st Counselor's Appointment for the following semester) By the End of Nov.
Final Exams Week December 11-15
Last Day of the Semester:  All three counseling contacts should be completed. Dec. 15
Spring 2018 Semester Instruction Begins Jan. 16
AA/AAS/AAT/AST Graduation and Certificate of Achievement Applications Accepted Jan. -March
Last Chance to Drop With No Entry on transcripts for 18  Feb.
1st Mandatory-EOPS Scheduled Counselor Appointment: Must be completed (Update/Review Ed Plan, Discuss Classes and/or Transcript & Placement Test) By the End of Feb.
Pass/No Pass Option: Deadline to submit to Admissions and Records (must see an EOPS Counselor) Feb.
HOLIDAY:  Lincoln's Holiday (Campus Closed) Feb. 16
HOLIDAY:  Washington's Holiday (Campus Closed) Feb. 19
Spring 2018 Mid-Session Begins: Adds require instructor's signature starting the first day of the term March
 Scholarship Applications: Available at the Financial Aid Office or online at http://www.mccd.edu/resources/financialaid/scholarships.html  March 1-31
2nd Mandatory - EOPS Scheduled Counselor Appointment: Must be completed (Review Progress Report and Complete Fall 2018 Pre Approval) By the End of March
HOLIDAY:  Good Friday (Campus Closed) March 30
Spring Break ( Some Student Services Avaliable) April 2-3
3rd Mandatory  EOPS Scheduled Counselor Appointment:  Must be completed (EOPS Exit Interview, End of Semester Review, Schedule Fall 2018 Book Service and 1st Fall Counselor's Appointment) April
Group 1 Registration - Fall 2015: Pick up Registration Pre Approval Form from EOPS counselor.  All EOPS Students who have completed less than 100 degree applicable units at Merced College and do not have 2 or more continuous semesters of probation at Merced College immediately prior to semester enrolling. April
EOPS Make-Up Counselor Appointment: Must be completed  (EOPS Semester Review, Schedule Fall 2018 Book Service and first Fall Counselor Appointments are set-up.) May 31
Final Exams Week May 21-25
Graduation May 25
End of Regular Spring 2017 Semester May 25
HOLIDAY: Memorial Day (Campus Closed) May 28
Summer 2018 Semester Begins June 4
Last Chance to Drop with No Entry on Transcripts: for 6-week Summer Classes June
Last Chance to Drop With No Entry on Transcripts: For 8-week Summer Classes June
 Pass/No Pass Option Deadline: For 6-Week Summer classes June
Pass/No Pass Option Deadline : For  8-week Summer classes June
HOLIDAY: INDEPENDENCE DAY (Campus Closed in observance) July 4
Last Day of Summer 6-week Semester: July
Last Chance to Drop With a "W": For 8-week classes July
Last Day of Summer 8-week Semester: July
   

Notes:

Priority Registration Group 1: All EOPS students who have completed less than 100 degree applicable units at Merced College prior to Spring 2015 semester and do not have 2 or more continuous semesters of probation at Merced College immediately prior to Spring 2015 semester.

Priority Registration Group 7: Any continuing EOPS students who have completed 100 or more degree applicable units or have 2 or more continuous semesters of probation at Merced College immediately prior to Spring 2015.

For more information about registration and priority groups, visit the Admissions & Records pages.