Dec 11, 2018  
2018-2019 College Catalog 
    
2018-2019 College Catalog

Academic Calendar


Fall Semester 2018

April 2 Monday Alumni Foundation Scholarship application deadline; financial aid priority deadline
August 13 Monday New Personnel Orientation
August 14 Tuesday Fall Convocation
August 15 Wednesday Campus Workshops
August 16 Thursday Residence Hall check-in for students with housing assignments10:00 a.m.-5:00 pm.
August 16-17 Thursday-Friday Registration (Notice: This is the final registration for full semester and first-term classes, there will be no late registration period)
August 20 Monday Full term and 1st term classes begin including MSVCC online
September 3 Monday Labor Day holiday (classes that meet on Monday nights only will make-up on Friday, September 7th)
September 28 Friday Second payment of total fees due in the Business Office
October 8-9 Monday-Tuesday Columbus Day holidays (All offices closed; Residence Halls remain open)
October 15-16 Monday-Tuesday Final exams for first term classes
October 17 Wednesday Second term classes begin, Midterm grades due for full term courses
October 31 Wednesday Final payment of total fees due in the Business Office
November 1 Thursday Fall 2018 Degree/Diploma application deadline; Spring semester Health Sciences Division application deadline (Practical and Associates Degree Nursing Programs)
November 5 Monday Priority Registration begins for Spring 2019
November 6 Tuesday Residence hall room-reclaim begins
November 16 Friday Residence halls close 3:00 p.m.
November 19-23 Monday-Friday Thanksgiving holidays
November 25 Sunday Residence halls re-open 3:00 p.m.
November 30 Friday MSVCC (online) courses end*
December 10-14 Monday-Friday Final examinations for full term courses and second term courses
December 13 Thursday Residence halls close 3:00 p.m.
December 14 Friday Begin Christmas holidays after exams; Offices close 5:00 p.m.
     

Fall 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 October 29 August 17 Septemeber 4
1st 8 week term September 14 August 17 August 27
2nd 8 week term November 9 October 16 October 22
MSVCC (online) Full Term November 4 August 19 September 3
MSVCC (online) August 8 week term September 29 August 19 August 27
MSVCC (online) October 8 week term November 24 October 14 October 22
MSVCC (online) August 4 week term September 8 August 19 August 23
MSVCC (online) September 4 week term October 6 September 16 September 20
MSVCC (online) October 4 week term November 3 October 14 October 18
MSVCC (online) November 4 week term December 1 November 11 November 15

* MSVCC (online) dates subject to change

Spring Semester 2019

January 7 Monday Employees return to work
January 10 Thursday Residence hall check in for students with housing assignments 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m
January 10-11 Thursday-Friday Registration (Notice: This is the final registration for full semester and first term classes, there will be no late registration period)
January 14 Monday Full term and 1st term classes begin
January 21 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday
January 22 Tuesday MSVCC (online) full term courses begin
February 28 Thursday Second payment of total fees due in the Business Office
March 4-5 Monday-Tuesday Mardi Gras holidays; Residence Halls remain open Full term Monday night only classes will make-up on Friday, March 8 and full term Tuesday night only classes will make up on Friday, February 15.( First term course make up dates will be made up at the discretion of the local dean). Residence halls remain open.
March 6-7 Wednesday-Thursday Final exams for first term classes
March 8 Friday Second term classes begin
Midterm grades due for full term courses
March 18 Monday MSVCC (online courses) second term begins
March 22 Friday Financial Aid Satisfactory Progress appeals priority deadline
March 22 Friday Residence halls close 3:00 p.m.
March 25-29 Monday-Friday Spring holidays
March 31 Sunday Residence Halls re-open 3:00 p.m.
April 1 Monday Final payment of total fees due in the Business Office
April 1 Monday Spring 2019 Degree/Diploma application deadline
Summer semester Health Sciences Division Application Deadline (Radiologic Technology)
April 1 Monday Fall 2019 Foundation Scholarship Application Deadline
April 8 Monday Priority registration begins for Summer & Fall 2019
April 9 Tuesday Residence Hall Room Reclaim
April 19 Friday Good Friday holiday (residence halls remain open)
April 29-May 3 Monday-Friday Final examinations for full term courses and second term courses
May 2 Thursday Residence halls close at 3:00 p.m.
May 3 Friday MSVCC (online) courses end*
May 9 Thursday Graduation – Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center
May 15 Wednesday Summer Semester Health Sciences Division Application Deadline: LPN to RN Transitional Program (traditional and hybrid tracks)

 Spring Semester 2019 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 21 January 11 January 28
1st 8 week term February 7 January 11 January 22
2nd 8 week term April 12 March 12 March 18
MSVCC (online) April 8 January 21 February 5
MSVCC (online) January 8 week term March 2 January 21 January 29
MSVCC (online) March 8 week term April 27 March 17 March 25
MSVCC (online) January 4 week term February 9 January 21 January 25
MSVCC (online) February 4 week term March 9 February 17 February 21
MSVCC (online) March 4 week term April 6 March 17 March 21
MSVCC (online) April 4 week term May 4 April 14 April 18

* MSVCC (online) dates subject to change.

Summer Semesters 2019

May 23-24 Thursday-Friday Summer 2019 Express Registration
May 27 Monday Memorial Day holiday (Make-up dates will be scheduled at the discretion of the local dean)
May 28 Tuesday Summer 2019 Classes Begin
June 3 Monday MSVCC (online) courses start
June 27 Thursday Final Payment of total fees due in the Business Office
June 27 Thursday Final Term Examinations
June 28 Friday Final Registration Second Term
June 28 Friday Last day to complete the FAFSA for summer financial aid
Summer 2019 Degree/Credential application deadline
July1-5 Monday-Friday Summer Break
July 8 Monday Fall Semester Health Sciences Division Application Deadlines (EMT/EMS-Paramedic, Practical and Associate Degree Nursing, Medical Assisting, Medical Laboratory Technology, Physical Therapy Assistant and Surgical Technology)
July 8 Monday Second Term Begins
July 26 Friday MSVCC (online) courses end
July 29 - August 1 Monday-Thursday Final Examinations will be given during the last class meeting

Summer Semester 2019 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 12 May 27 June 4
1st Term June 14 May 27 May 30
2nd Term July 24 July 8 July 10
MSVCC (online) Full Term July 17 June 2 June 10
MSVCC (online) 1st Term June 21 June 2 June 6
MSVCC (online) 2nd Term July 19 June 30 July 4

* 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 2018 • All Campuses

Date Exam Time Class Time  

Saturday, December 8 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Saturday morning classes  
Monday, December 10 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 11 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 12 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 13 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 14 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 2019 • All Campuses

Date Exam Time Class Time  

Saturday, April 27 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Saturday morning classes  
Monday, April 29 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, April 30 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 1 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 2 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 3 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.