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    Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
   
 
  Oct 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog

Academic Calendar


Fall Semester, 2017

April 3 Monday Alumni Foundation Scholarship application deadline; financial aid priority deadline
June 30 Friday Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Appeals Priority deadline
August 14 Monday New Personnel Orientation
August 15 Tuesday Fall Convocation /MGCCC Planning
August 16 Wednesday Campus Workshops
August 17 Thursday Residence Hall check-in for students with housing assignments10:00 a.m.-5:00 pm.
August 17-18 Thursday-Friday Registration (Notice: This is the final registration for full semester and first-term classes, there will be no late registration period)
August 21 Monday All Classes begin (includes online)*
September 4 Monday Labor Day holiday (classes that meet on Monday nights only will make-up on Friday, September 8th)
September 29 Friday Second payment of total fees due in the Business Office
October 9-10 Monday-Tuesday Columbus Day holidays (All offices closed; Residence Halls remain open)
October 12-13 Thursday-Friday Final exams for first term classes
October 16 Monday Midterm grades due for full term courses
October 16 Monday Second term classes begin, Includes MSVCC Online courses
October 31 Tuesday Final payment of total fees due in the Business Office
November 1 Wednesday Fall 2017 Degree/Diploma application deadline; Spring semester Health Sciences Division application deadline (Practical and Associates Degree Nursing Programs)
November 6 Monday Priority Registration begins for Spring 2018
November 7 Tuesday Residence hall room-reclaim begins
November 17 Friday Residence halls close 3:00 p.m.
November 20-24 Monday-Friday Thanksgiving holidays
November 26 Sunday Residence halls re-open 3:00 p.m.
December 1 Friday MSVCC (online) courses end*
December 11-15 Monday-Friday Final examinations for full term courses and second term courses
December 14 Thursday Residence halls close 3:00 p.m.
December 15 Friday Begin Christmas holidays after exams; Offices close 5:00 p.m.
     

Fall Semester 2017 Refund and Withdrawal Schedule

Term Last day to withdraw
with a "W" grade
Last day for 100% refund Last day for 90% refund

Full Term October 27 August 20 September 5
1st 8 week term September 15 August 20 August 28
2nd 8 week term November 10 October 15 October 23
MSVCC (online) Full Term November 5 August 20 September 4
MSVCC (online) August 8 week term September 30 August 20 August 28
MSVCC (online) October 8 week term November 25 October 15 October 23
MSVCC (online) August 4 week term September 9 August 20 August 24
MSVCC (online) September 4 week term October 7 September 17 September 17
MSVCC (online) October 4 week term November 4 October 15 October 19
MSVCC (online) November 4 week term December 2 November 12 November 16

* MSVCC (online) dates subject to change

Spring Semester, 2018

October 31 Tuesday Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeals Priority deadline
January 8 Monday Employees return to work
January 11 Thursday Residence hall check in for students with housing assignments 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m
January 11-12 Thursday-Friday Registration (Notice: This is the final registration for full semester and first term classes, there will be no late registration period)
January 15 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday
January 16 Tuesday All classes begin including MSVCC online
February 12-13 Monday-Tuesday Mardi Gras holidays; Residence Halls remain open Full term Monday night only classes will make-up on Friday, February 16th and full term Tuesday night only classes will make up on Friday, February 23rd.( First term course make up dates will be made up at the discretion of the local dean). Residence halls remain open.
February 28 Wednesday Second payment of total fees due in the Business Office
March 8-9 Thursday-Friday Final exams for first term classes
March 9 Friday Midterm grades due for full term courses
March 9 Friday Residence halls close 3:00 p.m.
March 12 Monday MSVCC (online courses) second term begins
March 12-16 Monday-Friday Spring holidays
March 18 Sunday Residence Halls re-open 3:00 p.m.
March 19 Monday Second term classes begin
March 29 Thursday Final payment of total fees due in the Business Office
March 30 Friday Good Friday holiday; (residence halls remain open)
April 2 Monday Spring 2018 Degree/Diploma application deadline
Summer semester Health Sciences Division Application Deadline (Radiologic Technology)
April 9 Monday Priority registration begins for Summer & Fall 2018
April 27 Friday MSVCC (online) courses end*
April 30-May 4 Monday-Friday Final examinations for full term courses and second term courses
May 3 Thursday Residence halls close at 3:00 p.m.
May 10 Thursday Graduation – Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center
May 15 Tuesday Summer Semester Health Sciences Division Application Deadline: LPN to RN Transitional Option and Hybrid Option

 Spring Semester 2018 Refund and Withdrawal Schedule

Term Last day to withdraw
with a "W" grade
Last day for 100% refund Last day for 90% refund

Full Term March 23 January 15 January 30
1st 8 week term February 9 January 15 January 23
2nd 8 week term April 13 March 18 March 26
MSVCC (online) April 2 January 15 January 30
MSVCC (online) January 8 week term February 24 January 15 January 23
MSVCC (online) March 8 week term April 21 March 11 March 19
MSVCC (online) January 4 week term February 3 January 15 January 19
MSVCC (online) February 4 week term March 3 February 11 February 15
MSVCC (online) March 4 week term March 31 March 11 March 15
MSVCC (online) April 4 week term April 28 April 8 April 12

* MSVCC (online) dates subject to change.

Summer Semesters, 2018

March 30 Friday Financial Aid Satisfactory Progress appeals priority deadline
June 28 Thursday Last day to complete the FAFSA for summer financial aid
June 29 Friday Summer 2018 Degree/Diploma application deadline
July 19 Monday Fall Semester Health Sciences Division Application Deadlines; EMT/EMS-Paramedic, Health Information Systems, Practical and Associate Degree Nursing, Medical Assisting, Medical Laboratory Technology and Surgical Technology

Online Classes Summer Term - Review the College Class Schedules for Class Start Dates

First Session Summer Term • Day Class Schedule

May 25 Friday Registration
May 28 Monday Memorial Day holiday (Make-up dates will be scheduled at the discretion of the local dean)
May 29 Tuesday Classes begin
June 28 Thursday Final Examinations; first session ends

Second Session Summer Term • Day Class Schedule

June 29 Friday Registration
July 2-6 Monday-Friday Summer Break
July 9 Monday Classes begin
August 2 Thursday Final Examinations; second session ends

Full Summer Term • Class Schedule

May 25 Friday Registration
May 28 Monday Memorial Day holiday (Monday night classes will make-up on Friday, June 9) (Make-up dates will be scheduled at the discretion of the local dean)
May 29 Tuesday Classes begin
July 2-6 Monday-Friday Summer Break
July 30-August 3 Monday-Friday Final Examinations will be given during the last class meeting

Summer Semester 2018 Refund and Withdrawal Schedule 

Term Last day to withdraw
with a "W" grade
Last day for 100% refund Last day for 90% refund

Full Term July 13 May 28 June 5
1st Term June 15 May 28 May 31
2nd Term July 25 July 8 July 11
MSVCC (online) Full Term July 6 May 28 June 5
MSVCC (online) 1st Term June 15 May 28 June 1
MSVCC (online) 2nd Term July 20 June 24 June 28

* The refund deadline and last day to receive a "W" for short term, weekend and online classes vary.
Please contact the Admissions Office for questions regarding those dates

Semester Testing Schedule

Fall Semester, 2017 • All Campuses

Date Exam Time Class Time  

Saturday, December 9 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Saturday morning classes  
Monday, December 11 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m.-8:53 a.m. MWF
  10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m.-10:53 a.m. MWF
  1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m.-11:53 a.m. MWF
  3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.-3:53 p.m. MWF
Tuesday, December 12 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m.-9:20 a.m. TT
  10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m 9:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m. TT
  1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m 2:00 p.m.-2:53 p.m. MWF
  3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m.-3:50 p.m. TT
  4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.-5:20 p.m. TT
Wednesday, December 13 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m.-9:53 a.m. MWF
  10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m.-12:53 p.m. MWF
  1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.-1:53 p.m. MWF
  4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.-5:20 p.m. MW
Thursday, December 14 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m.-12:20 p.m. TT
  10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.-2:20 p.m. TT
    1:30 p.m.-2:50 p.m. TT
  3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.-4:20 p.m. TT
  4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m.-6:20 p.m. TT
Friday, December 15 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Other classes  
       

Evening class exams will be the last meeting of the semester during exam week.
Exams in all flexibly scheduled courses will be given during the last class meeting.

Spring Semester, 2018 • All Campuses

Date Exam Time Class Time  

Saturday, April 28 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Saturday morning classes  
Monday, April 30 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m.-8:53 a.m. MWF
  10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m.-10:53 a.m. MWF
  1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m.-11:53 a.m. MWF
  3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.-3:53 p.m. MWF
Tuesday, May 1 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m.-9:20 a.m. TT
  10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 9:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m. TT
  1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m.-2:53 p.m. MWF
  3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m.-3:50 p.m. TT
  4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.-5:20 p.m. TT
Wednesday, May 2 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m.-9:53 a.m. MWF
  10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m.-12:53 p.m. MWF
  1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.-1:53 p.m. MWF
  4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.-5:20 p.m. MW
Thursday, May 3 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m.-12:20 p.m. TT
  10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.-2:20 p.m. TT
    1:30 p.m.-2:50 p.m. TT
  3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.-4:20 p.m. TT
  4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m.-6:20 p.m. TT
Friday, May 4 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Other classes  

Evening class exams will be the last meeting of the semester during exam week.
Exams in all flexibly scheduled courses will be given during the last class meeting.