For Academic Year 2016-17

Event Date/s
Fall 2016 Semester Instruction Begins  Aug. 15
Pass/No Pass Option: Deadline to submit to Admissions and Records (must see an EOPS Counselor)                                                                       Sept. 16
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 2016: Accepted at Admissions & Records   (Complete form with EOPS Counselor) Aug. 29- Oct. 21
CSU Application Filing Period: Go to www.csumentor.edu to apply Oct. 1- Nov. 30
FAFSA Application: Students will be able to file a 2017-18 FAFSA as early as of Oct. 1, 2016 rather than Jan. 1, 2017. Oct. 1
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. Oct. 12
Fall 2016 Mid-Session Begins: Adds require instructor's signature starting the first day of the term Oct. 17
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 FilingPeriod: Go to http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/how-to-apply/apply-online/index.html to apply Nov. 1-30
HOLIDAY:  Veterans Day (Campus Closed)                                                                            Nov. 11
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. 18
HOLIDAY:  Thanksgiving Break (Campus Closed) Nov. 24-25
3rd Mandatory  EOPS Scheduled Counselor Appointment:  Must be completed (EOPS Exit Interview, End of Semester Review, Schedule Spring 2016 Book Service and 1st Spring Counselor's Appointment) By the End of Nov.
Final Exams Week December 12-16
Last Day of the Semester:  All three counseling contacts should be completed. Dec. 16
Spring 2017 Semester Instruction Begins Jan.
AA/AAS/AAT/AST Graduation and Certificate of Achievement Applications Accepted Jan. 30-March 24
Last Chance to Drop With No Entry on trancsripts for 18  Feb. 3
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. 16
HOLIDAY:  Lincoln's Holiday (Campus Closed) Feb. 17
HOLIDAY:  Washingston's Holiday (Campus Closed) Feb. 20
Spring 2017 Mid-Session Begins: Adds require instructor's signature starting the first day of the term March 20
 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 2017 Pre Approval) By the End of March
HOLIDAY:  Good Friday (Campus Closed) April 14
Spring Break ( Some Student Services Avaliable) April 17-19
3rd Mandatory  EOPS Scheduled Counselor Appointment:  Must be completed (EOPS Exit Interview, End of Semester Review, Schedule Fall 2017 Book Service and 1st Fall Counselor's Appointment) April 28
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 2017 Book Service and first Fall Counselor Appointments are set-up.) May 31
Final Exams Week May 22-25
Graduation May 26
End of Regular Spring 2017 Semester May 26
HOLIDAY: Memorial Day (Campus Closed) May 29
Summer 2017 Semester Begins June
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.