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De Anza Academy Summer 2024


FAQ's - Frequently Asked Questions - De Anza College Academy Summer Classes

What is the De Anza College Academy Summer Classes Program and where does it take place?
The "De Anza College Academy" is a fee-based not-for-credit enrichment program for kids and teens. Our exceptional instructors come from a variety of educational institutions across the Bay Area, including universities, colleges, public and private high schools and K-8 districts. Our credentialed instructors possess expertise and passion for their specific instructional area and substantial experience teaching and working with young students. Our program offers enjoyable hands-on and project based learning. All art classes offered in partnership with the De Anza College's Euphrat Museum.

This program is for students who are entering sixth to twelfth grade. Students are not assigned letter grades or school credit. Supplemental homework is assigned in some classes. Please check course descriptions for specific details pertaining to each class.

All summer academy classes offered by the De Anza community college division are not-for-credit fee based enrichment classes and are separate from any of the college's for credit class programs such as High School Dual Enrollment and the NonCredit courses.

Classes will meet this summer as shown below:
 - Online High School Program for Grades 9 to 12 - start Monday June 17 and end Friday July 26, 2024
 - Middle & High School Program for Grades 6 to 12 (in-person) - start Monday July 1 and end Friday July 26, 2024


There will no school on Thursday July 4 and Friday July 5 in observance of Independence Day Holiday
For the online program - there will be no classes held Wednesday June 19 in observance of Juneteenth

Online registration opens February 20 at 9 a.m.
Online registration closes: June 13 for online high school classes and June 27 for all middle school & high school in person classes (grades 6 to 12)

When you’re ready to enroll, follow the steps listed online to register. All student class registrations require a parent or guardian to complete the online waiver and information release form before completing the registration. Summer Academy classes are fee based and payment is due at the time of registration, once payment is successfully submitted, you will receive a class confirmation by email.
Students should enroll at the grade level they will enter in Fall 2024. For example, if your student is completing fifth grade in June 2024, they should be enrolled in sixth-grade level classes.

Virtual Classroom Information -  for all online high school summer classes scheduled for June and July, class meetings will take place online via ZOOM and CANVAS. Canvas and Zoom links can be accessed by logging into the Augusoft account, used to register your student, and clicking the “go to class” link that appears after each class listed in the current registrations tab. For more information on how to access the Augusoft/Canvas visit our: Accessing Augusoft/Canvas Virtual Classroom page. Contact if you need assistance accessing your class or account.

In Person Classroom Information - for classes held in person, classroom information will be posted in our webpages a week before the start of the program and on campus
the first day of classes.

Student Conduct Information:
Students must observe all classroom rules, follow online class etiquette expectations and adhere to Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board Policy 3250. Failure to follow these rules or engage in any form of bullying and harassment, whether in person or online, may result in removal from the program without a refund.

In grades 6-8, students will be supervised during morning, lunch breaks and passing periods. However, there is no supervision for students before or after the program. For safety and supervision reasons, students must be enrolled in consecutive class periods. Please send a snack with your student each day for morning and lunch breaks. Any parents coming to campus MUST check in at the administration office. Parents may not wait for their child outside the classroom or attend class with their child.

Students attending classes for grades 6-8 may not use their mobile phones while on the school site campus during class or recreational times. Mobile phones should always remain in student backpacks until classes have concluded for the day.

Students attending in-person classes for grades 9-12 on the De Anza College campus will be supervised during class time only. Parents may not attend class with their students. No food service is available on Fridays. De Anza College Academy is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Students should secure their belongings.

Class Confirmations
To ensure your student is in the correct class, please review the confirmation and transaction receipts emailed to you at the time of enrollment. You may also log in to the registration system with your chosen username and password at any time to check your current enrollment.
How Do I Report Student Absences?

Please email  to notify us when your student is unable to attend their online  or in-person class or classes, include the name of your student and the date(s) they will be will not be attending.


To drop a class or classes you may use the cancel option on the student's account dashboard of the Augusoft online registration system. Refunds are subject to service fees, and will be credited back to the original method of payment. Administrative drops due to disruptive and inappropriate student behavior will result in dismissal from the program without a refund.

In Person Classes for Middle School and High School:

  • Before June 30: $50 service fee per dropped class.
  • After June 30: No refunds will be issued*
High School Online Classes:
  • Before June 16: $35 service fee per dropped class.
  • After June 16: No refunds will be issued*
*All drop and refund requests for extenuating circumstances, received past final request deadlines, will be considered for a partial refund on an individual bases by the Dean of Community Education. Material and or lab fees are non refundable. 

Students may add classes to their schedule anytime before the deadline dates listed below. Please note: registration is based on availability, there are NO waiting lists for classes listed as FULL.
In Person Classes  - Middle and High School
  • Enroll through June 27: online via registration page for in-person classes.
  • July 1-3:  Students who are enrolled in the program may add classes by contacting staff in person at the Community Education office in LC 141.

Online Classes – High School 

  • Through June 13: You can add classes with available space online. Registration will be closed for adding classes from June 13-17.
  • June 17-18: Students who are enrolled in the program may add classes by emailing

Class change requests will be processed depending on seat availability and must be emailed to by the deadlines listed below. In person class change requests will be accepted June 20 to 22 for grades 6th to 9th at the student's registered school site (middle school only).

In-Person Classes – Middle and High School

  • Before June 27: No fee for course change requests.
  • June 28-30: Registration will be closed for changing classes until July 1.
  • July 1-3: Change classes in person at school site. A 10% fee per class applicable for course change requests.
  • No class changes will be processed after July 3.

Online Classes – High School

  • Before June 13: No fee for course change requests.
  • June 14-16: Registration will be closed for changing classes until June 20.
  • June 17-18: Change class requests via email. A 10% fee per class is applicable for course change requests.
  • No class changes will be processed after June 18.
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