For Academic Year 2020-21

Event Date/s
Fall 2020 Semester Instruction Begins  Aug. 17
 EOPS Lending Library available for EOPS students only: Limit of two items per students Aug. 19
Pass/No Pass Option: Deadline to submit to Admissions and Records (must see an EOPS Counselor)                                                                       Sept. 13
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. 24- Oct. 16
CSU Application Filing Period: Go to www.csumentor.edu to apply.  Has been extended to December 15th for CSU Stanislaus and Fresno State Oct. 1- Nov. 30
FAFSA Application: Students will be able to file a 2021-22 FAFSA as early as of Oct. 1, 2020 Oct. 1
Group 1 Registration - Spring 2021: Meet with your EOPS counselor before this date to plan your next semester classes.  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. 14
Fall 2020 Mid-Session Begins: Adds require instructor's signature starting the first day of the term Oct. 19
2nd Mandatory EOPS Scheduled Counselor Appointment: Must be completed (Review Progress Report) By the End of Oct.
EOPS/CARE/CalWORKs Advisory Committee Meeting TBD
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. 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. 15
HOLIDAY:  Thanksgiving Break (Campus Closed) Nov. 26-27
3rd Mandatory  EOPS Scheduled Counselor Appointment:  Must be completed (EOPS Exit Interview, End of Semester Review, Schedule Spring 2021 Book Service and 1st Counselor's Appointment for the following semester) By the End of Nov.
Final Exams Week December 14 - 18
Last Day of the Semester:  All three counseling contacts should be completed. Dec. 18
Spring 2021 Semester Instruction Begins Jan. 11
EOPS Book Services Workshops Jan. 4
 EOPS Lending Library available for EOPS students only: Limit of two items per students Jan. 11
AA/AAS/AAT/AST Graduation and Certificate of Achievement Applications Accepted Jan. 25 - March 19
Last Chance to Drop With No Entry on transcripts for 18  Jan. 29
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. 12
HOLIDAY:  Lincoln's Holiday (Campus Closed) Feb. 12
HOLIDAY:  Washington's Holiday (Campus Closed) Feb. 15
Spring 2020 Mid-Session Begins: Adds require instructor's signature starting the first day of the term March 15
 Scholarship Applications: Available at the Financial Aid Office or online at https://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 2021 Pre Approval of classes) By the End of March
EOPS/CARE/CalWORKs Advisory Committee Meeting March
HOLIDAY:  Good Friday (Campus Closed) April 2
Spring Break ( Some Student Services Avaliable) April 5-9
3rd Mandatory  EOPS Scheduled Counselor Appointment:  Must be completed (EOPS Exit Interview, End of Semester Review, Schedule Fall 2021 Book Service and 1st Fall Counselor's Appointment) By the End of April
Group 1 Registration - Fall 2021: Meet with your EOPS counselor before this date to plan your next semester classes.  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. TBD
EOPS Make-Up Counselor Appointment: Must be completed by May 31st (EOPS Semester Review, Schedule Fall 2021 Book Service and first Fall Counselor Appointments are set-up.) May 31
Final Exams Week May 17-21
Graduation May 21
End of Regular Spring 2021 Semester May 21
HOLIDAY: Memorial Day (Campus Closed) May 31
Summer 2021 Session 1  (5/24/21 to 6/17/21) May 24
Last Chance to Drop with No Entry on Transcripts June
Pass/No Pass Option Deadline May 29
Summer 2021 Session 2  (6/21/21 to 7/29/21) June 21
Last Chance to Drop With No Entry on Transcripts June 25
 Pass/No Pass Option Deadline: For 6-Week Summer classes June 30
Summer 2021 Session 3 (6/21/21 to 8/5/21) June 21
Pass/No Pass Option Deadline : For  7-week Summer classes June 21
HOLIDAY: INDEPENDENCE DAY (Campus Closed in observance) July 3
Last Chance to Drop With a "W": For 7-week classes July
Last Day of Summer 7-week Semester: Aug. 5
   

Notes:

Priority Registration Group 1: All EOPS students who have completed less than 100 degree applicable units at Merced College prior to Spring 2019 semester and do not have 2 or more continuous semesters of probation at Merced College immediately prior to Spring 2019 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 2019.

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