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FAQ

  1. Who Can Participate? All students are welcome regardless of the school or district they currently attend.
  2. What Grade-Level is my student? Students should enroll at the grade level they will enter in Fall 2020. For example, if your student is completing fifth grade in June 2020, she or he should enroll in sixth-grade level classes.
  3. Consecutive Classes:
    Grades 1-9: If you want your student to remain on the school site for more than one class period, you should enroll her or him in classes that are held consecutively. Students should be picked up immediately after their last class of the day.

    Grades 9-12 (De Anza site): Students may select classes in any combination. Please be advised that students will be supervised during class time only.
  4. Medical Releases: All student class registrations require a parent or guardian to complete the emergency medical release and information form before completing
 the registration. Click HERE to learn how to register.
  5. Parent Visits and Pick-Ups: Any parents, guardians or other visitors coming on to the elementary and middle school campuses must check in at the administration office. Parents and guardians may not wait for their child outside the classroom or attend class with their student.
  6. Breaks and Lunch: Please send a snack with your student each day for morning and lunch breaks, as food service is not available at most campuses.  If your students’ classes are located on the De Anza College campus, Dining Services will be open limited hours during the summer, Monday - Thursday.
  7. Student Absences: For grades 1-9, please email attendance@deanza.edu to report absences. School phone numbers may be found at the De Anza College Academy website a few days prior to the start of the program.

    For all camps and grades 9-12 classes held on the De Anza College campus, please email attendance@deanza.edu or call the Community Education office at 408.864.8817.

Adding a Class

Below are deadlines for adding classes. Once your child is enrolled in the correct class and school site, please review your confirmation and transaction receipts sent to your e-mail. You may also login to the registration system with your chosen username and password at any time. 

Grades 1-9

  • Through June 8: Add classes online or in person at the De Anza College Community Education office.
  • June 9 to 14: Registration will be closed for adding classes until June 15.
  • June 15 to 17: Add available classes in person at your registered school site only.
  • No class adds will be processed after June 17.

Grades 9-12

  • Through July 6: Add classes online or in person at the De Anza College Community Education office.
  • July 7 to 12: Registration will be closed for adding classes until July 13.
  • July 13 to 15: Add available classes in person at the De Anza College Community Education office only.
  • No class adds will be processed after July 15.

One-Week Camps (beginning June 22 and June 29)

  • Add camp online or in person at the De Anza College Community Education office before the camp’s start date.
  • During the first day of any camp, you may register in person at the De Anza College Community Education office if space is available.

Course Changes

Class change requests will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis, depending on class availability. Class change requests must be emailed to: communityeducation@deanza.edu by the dates listed below. In-person requests accepted June 15-16 for grades 1-9, or July 13-15 for grades 9-12 (De Anza site), at your registered school site.

Grades 1-9

  • Before May 15: No fee for course change requests.
  • May 16 -June 8: A 10% fee will be retained for all course change requests.
  • June 9 to 14: Registration will be closed for changing classes until June 15.
  • June 15 to 17:  A 25% fee will be retained for all course change requests.
  • No class changes will be processed after June 17.

Grades 9-12

  • Before May 15: No fee for course change requests.
  • May 16 - June 1: A 5% fee will be retained for all course change requests.
  • June 2- July 6: A 10% fee will be retained for all course change requests.
  • July 6 to 12: Registration will be closed for changing classes until July 13.
  • July 13 to 15: A 25% fee will be retained for all course change requests. 
  • No class changes will be processed after July 15.

Dropping Classes & Refunds

Dropping classes and refund requests must be submitted by email to: communityeducation@deanza.edu.

Grades 1-9

  • Before May 15: No fee for dropped course requests
  • May 16 - June 8 : Drop and refund requests will be considered for a 50% refund, on an individual basis for extenuating circumstances, by the dean of Community Education. Exception: For courses added after the refund deadline has passed, refund requests made within 48 hours of registration will be honored for a 25% service fee per dropped class.
  • After June 8: No refunds will be issued.

Grades 9-12

  • Before May 15: No fee for dropped courses.
  • May 16 -June 12: 25% service fee per dropped class
  • June 13 -July 6: Drop and refund requests will be considered for a 50% refund, on an individual basis for extenuating circumstances, by the dean of Community Education.  Materials fees and lab fees are non-refundable. Exception: For courses added after the refund deadline has passed, refund requests made within 48 hours of registration will be honored for a 25% service fee per dropped class.
  • After July 6: No refunds will be issued.

Tech Camps

  • Ten or more business days before the start of the camp: $150 service fee per dropped camp. 
  • Nine or fewer business days before the start of the camp: Drop and refund requests will be considered for a 50% refund, on an individual basis, by the dean of Community Education. Materials fees and lab fees are non-refundable.

Student Conduct and Supervision

  • Students must observe all school rules while on campus. Failure to follow rules may result in removal from the program. In addition, disruptive and inappropriate student behavior will not be tolerated and will result in dismissal from the program without a refund. 
  • Students will be supervised during breaks; however, there is no supervision for students before or after the program.
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