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§ 55701. College and Academic Year.

5 CA ADC § 55701Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

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Title 5. Education
Division 6. California Community Colleges
Chapter 6. Curriculum and Instruction
Subchapter 8. Academic Calendar
Article 1. 175-Day Minimum Academic Calendar
5 CCR § 55701
§ 55701. College and Academic Year.
(a) The “college year” begins on the first day of July and ends on the last day of June. The “academic year” means that portion of the college year during which the community college is maintained, which period shall include not less than 175 days of instruction as defined by section 58120. The academic year does not include summer or other intersessions.
(b) Under no circumstances may a district adopt an academic calendar which results in provision of less than 32 weeks of instruction (inclusive of days of final examination) during the primary terms of each academic year. Nor may a district adopt an academic calendar which would result in fewer hours of instruction per unit of credit awarded than permitted pursuant to section 55002.5.


Note: Authority cited: Sections 66700 and 70901, Education Code. Reference: Section 70901, Education Code.
1. New section filed 5-15-93; operative 6-4-93 (Register 93, No. 25).
2. Amendment filed 7-17-2007; operative 8-16-2007. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Education Code section 70901.5 (Register 2007, No. 35).
This database is current through 5/17/24 Register 2024, No. 20.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 5, § 55701, 5 CA ADC § 55701
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