Winter Intersession 2016

December 21, 2015 – January 15, 2016

Need to catch up on degree requirements? Want to lighten your Spring class load? Register for Winter Intersession today! Enjoy the flexibility of online classes; catch up on credits from the comfort of your home during Winter break.

Winter Intersession features 16- week online courses in a fast paced, 4- week period of study, helping you accelerate your education. Find the classes you want – choose from many in-demand courses, including Counseling and Personal Development, English, Food and Nutrition, Health Science, History, Math, and more.

Winter Intersession classes begin Monday, December 21th and end Friday, January 15th.

Information about Spring 2017 classes is also available.

The Advantages

The Benefits

  • Convenient and Accessible 24/7
  • Flexibility to Balance Work, Family and Other Demands
  • Same Transfer Value as Traditional Classes
  • Save Money - No Driving to Campus

Am I Ready?

A Successful Online Student will:

  • be able to communicate effectively in writing
  • be self-motivated, organized and self-disciplined
  • be willing to seek help and find solutions when problems arise
  • be willing to commit the same amount of time as they would in a traditional class
  • think critically and make informed decisions
  • have access to a reliable computer and internet connection
  • be willing to check email and class site daily
  • be computer literate with basic skills - attaching documents, using email, etc.

Keep in Mind

Remember that this session is only 28 days long! These classes are fast and furious and four times more accelerated than a regular semester. By focusing your efforts on a single Winter Intersession class, our data shows that you increase your chances of being successful. Obviously, the choice is yours and we're happy that you're considering Winter Intersession classes at Mesa Community College.

Helpful Resources

Enrollment Services

Hours of operation for Enrollment Services:

  • December 21–23: 8am – 6pm
  • December 24: 8am – 12pm
  • December 25 - January 3: closed
  • January 4–14: 8am – 7pm
  • January 15: 8am – 5pm
  • January 16: 9am – 2pm


Ask a Librarian 24/7 chat service

The Library building will be closed for renovations from December 18, 2015 through January 19, 2016. For public computer access and/or free wi-fi access, or additional resources, check out this site.


Online bookstore
(allow 1-2 days processing during holiday dates)

  • Open Monday through Thursday 8am – 7pm and Friday 8am – 4pm.
  • December 24: 9am – 12pm
  • December 25: Closed

The Bookstore will return to normal business hours January 4.

Technical Support

For the entire Winter Intersession you can receive 24/7 technical support for, Canvas, and SIS by calling 480-461-7217 and pressing 9.

If you require in person support, the HelpCenter on campus will be open:

  • December 21–23: 7am – 5pm*
  • January 4–8: 7am – 5pm
  • January 11–15: 7am – 7pm

*Email and voicemail will be monitored during the Winter Break