Desert Learning Academy

        School Code # 050034

 Important Senior Dates/Deadlines

This is an open document so additional events will be added.9/19/2017 updated

Work Permits, Application fee waivers: See Ms. Gunderson DLA Campus

Picture Retake  9 am December 4 DLA Palm Springs


1-  UC Admission Application opens, closes November 30 


9   Registration for SAT October 7 test (see link for details)

13   Senior College Planning Help(resume, letters of application ec..)

         9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. DHS DLA Mr. Wheaton/Ms. Valenzuela

15     Senior College Planning Help 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

         Ms. Valenzuela Rm 512 PSDLA

22    Registration Deadline for ACT October 28 test

October  “College Kick Off Month”


Common Application (Great tool for storing your college essay)

UC Applications

CSU Apply

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Free Application for federal scholarships (FAFSA)

Worksheet of required tax information for FAFSA Please come Oct. 16 with this filled out.

CSS Financial Aid



Scholly  $ One free trial




Schools that don’t require testing

Other Helpful Sites

Finding the right college

NCAA Requirements

Interest Inventory Survey

1-  FAFSA application opens km

5  Deadline to register for November 4 SAT Test

6 Quarter 1 ends  hgg(minimum of 3 courses completed)

    College of Desert

    Available CoD Courses of Study

7    SAT Test Date

11 College Voc-Tech Night Indio Fairgrounds 5:30-8:00 pm

12 Coachella Valley Regional College & Career Fair, Ballroom-Aqua Caliente                Resort, Rancho Mirage 5 p.m.-8 p.m.


 UC Admission Application August to November 30

2. Deadline for SAT  December 2 Test

3  Deadline for ACT December 9 Test

4  SAT Test

6 Monday  Senior FAFSA-Scholarship-College Application Workshop 1-3 pm. Room 512 DLA PS Campus

Thanksgiving Break November 20-24 Campuses Closed

30 Cal State and UC Application deadline


2  SAT Test

4 Picture Retake Day

9  ACT Test

11  Deadline dual Enrollment Applications College of Desert for Semester2

15  Quarter 2 Semester 1 (minimum of 6 courses completed)oks


1 Most College Applications Due

12 Deadline for Feb. 10 ACT Test


10  ACT  Testd

Senior Cap and Gown Meeting

20  Senior Meeting with COD 1 pm Room 511


1  COD PLEDGE / EDGE Program  Applications Due

2  Cal Grant and FAFSA Due

9  Deadline for ACT Test April 14

9 Senior Field Trip COD for placement exams

Bus transportation will be provided from DHS and PS


State Exam Senior Science Test


Senior Day Trip  Senior Lunch/ASB

4  Deadline for June 9 ACT Test

7  AP Exam 8 a.m.  Chemistry, Spanish, Literature and Culture Noon Psychology

8  AP Exam 8 a.m.  Seminar, Spanish Language and Culture Noon: Art History, Physics 1;Algebra Based

9 AP Exam  English Literature and Composition

10 AP Exam  8 a.m. US Govt. and Politics Noon: Chineses Language and Culture, Environmental Science

14 Ap Exam 8 a.m. Biology, Music Theory Noon: Physics C: Mechanics  2 pm Physics:C Electrical  and Magnetism

14  ACT Test

15 AP Exam 8 a.m. Calculus AB, Calculus BC Noon Computer Science A, French Language and Culture

16 AP Exam  8 a.m. English Language and Composition Noon Italian Language and Culture, Macroeconomics

17 AP Exam  8 a.m.Comparative Government and Politics, World History, Noon Statistics

18 AP Exam 8 a.m. Human Geography, Microeconomics, Noon European History, Latin

25 Final Grade Check


June 5   5:00 pm  Graduation  PSHS Theater 

(No tickets required so bring the whole family and friends)

June 2022  

College Graduation