Dec 08, 2021  
2021-2022 College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 College Catalog

Academic Calendar


Fall Semester 2021

March 31 Wednesday Financial aid priority deadline
April 1 Thursday Foundation & Alumni Scholarship Application Priority Deadline
August 9-13 Monday-Friday Open Enrollment
August 10 Tuesday Staff Convocation
August 13 Friday New Personnel Orientation
August 16 Monday Fall Faculty Convocation
August 17 Tuesday Campus Workshops; Residence Hall check-in for students with housing assignments 10:00 a.m.-5:00 pm.
August 18 Wednesday Advising/Registration (Notice: This is the final registration for full semester and first-term classes)
August 19 Thursday Full term and 1st term face-to-face classes begin
August 23 Monday MSVCC Online full term classes begin
September 6 Monday Labor Day holiday (classes that meet on Monday nights only will make-up on Friday, September 10th)
September 15 Wednesday 2021-22 Mississippi State Aid application deadline (MTAG, MESG, etc.)
September 20 Monday Fall 13-week courses start
September 29 Wednesday Second payment of total fees due
October 1 Friday 2022-23 Mississippi State Aid application opens (MTAG, MESG, etc.)
October 11-12 Monday-Tuesday Columbus Day holidays; Night class make up dates will be made up at the discretion of the local dean. (All offices closed; Residence Halls remain open)
October 13-15 Wednesday-Friday Midterm Exams for full term classes
October 14-15 Thursday-Friday Final exams for first term classes. Midterm grades due for full term courses.
October 18 Monday Priority Registration begins for Spring 2022 (Faculty use scheduled class time to register students; evening class still meets instructional time).
Second term face-to-face classes begin (see eLearning calendar for online classes)
October 19 Tuesday Residence hall room-reclaim begins for Spring 2022
October 29 Tuesday Final payment of total fees due
November 1 Monday Fall 2021 Degree/Diploma application deadline; Spring semester School of Nursing and Health Professions application deadline (Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Health Care Assistant, Practical Nursing and Associates Degree Nursing Programs)
Spring 2021 Gala Scholarship Application deadline
November 19 Friday Residence halls close 3:00 p.m.
November 22-26 Monday-Friday Thanksgiving holidays
November 28 Sunday Residence halls re-open 3:00 p.m.
December 9-15 Thursday-Wednesday Final examinations for full term courses and second term courses
December 14 Tuesday Residence halls close 3:00 p.m.
December 16 Thursday Tentative Graduation - Location TBD
December 17 Friday Begin Christmas holidays; All offices close at 5:00 p.m.
     

Fall Semester 2021 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 28 August 18 September 2
1st 8 week term September 23 August 18 August 27
2nd 8 week term November 22 October 17 October 25
September 13-Week Term November 15 September 19 October 2
MSVCC (online) Full Term November 5 August 22 September 6
MSVCC (online) September 13 week term November 24 September 19 October 2
MSVCC (online) August 8 week term October 1 August 22 August 30
MSVCC (online) October 8 week term November 26 October 17 October 25
MSVCC (online) August 4 week term September 10 August 22 August 26
MSVCC (online) September 4 week term October 8 September 19 September 23
MSVCC (online) October 4 week term November 5 October 17 October 21
MSVCC (online) November 4 week term December 3 November 14 November 18

* MSVCC (online) dates subject to change

Spring Semester 2022

December 17-January 12 Friday-Wednesday (3 weeks) Merrymester
January 3 Monday Employees return to work
January 3-7 Monday-Friday Open Enrollment
January 4-7 Tuesday-Friday Spring Campus Meetings
January 10 Monday Residence hall check in for students with housing assignments 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m
January 12 Wednesday Full term and 1st term face-to-face classes begin
January 17 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday
January 18 Tuesday MSVCC Online classes begin
February 7 Monday Mardimester begins (Spring 13-week courses)
February 28-March 1 Monday-Tuesday Mardi Gras holidays; Full term Monday night only classes will make-up on Friday, March 4 and full term Tuesday night classes will make up on Friday, March 11.( First term course make up dates will be made up at the discretion of the local dean). Residence halls remain open.
March 2-4 Wednesday-Friday Midterm Exams
March 3-4 Thursday-Friday Final exams for first term classes
March 4 Friday Midterm grades due for full term courses
March 7 Monday Priority Registration begins for Summer & Fall 2022 (Faculty use scheduled class times to register students; evening class still meets for instructional time)
Second term face-to-face classes begin (see eLearning calendar for MSVCC online classes)
March 8 Tuesday Residence Hall Room Reclaim begins for Fall 2022
March 18 Friday Residence halls close 3:00 p.m.
March 21-25 Monday-Friday Spring holidays
March 27 Sunday Residence Halls re-open 3:00 p.m.
April 1 Friday Spring 2022 Degree/Diploma application deadline
Summer semester School of Nursing and Health Professions Application Deadline (Radiologic Technology)
Foundation & Alumni Scholarship application Priority deadline
April 15 Friday Good Friday holiday (residence halls remain open)
May 2-6 Monday-Friday Final examinations for full term courses, second term courses and Mardimester courses
May 5 Thursday Residence halls close at 3:00 p.m.
May 12 Thursday Graduation – Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center
May 16 Monday Summer Semester School of Nursing and Health Professions Deadline (Health Care Assistant, LPN to RN Traditional and Hybrid Options, LPN, EMSP, RT to RN Traditional and Hybrid Options, and Surgical Technology Programs)

 Spring Semester 2022 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 28 January 17 February 1
1st 8 week term February 21 January 17 January 25
2nd 8 week term April 18 March 13 March 21
Mardimester term      
MSVCC (online) April 1 January 17 February 1
MSVCC (online) January 8 week term February 25 January 17 January 25
MSVCC (online) March 8 week term April 22 March 13 March 21
MSVCC (online) January 4 week term February 4 January 17 January 21
MSVCC (online) February 4 week term March 4 February 13 February 17
MSVCC (online) March 4 week term April 1 March 13 March 17
MSVCC (online) April 4 week term April 29 April 10 April 14

* MSVCC (online) dates subject to change.

Summer Semesters 2022

May 9 Monday Maymester
May 27 Friday Summer 2022 Registration
May 30 Monday Memorial Day holiday (Monday night only classes will make-up on Friday, June 10)
May 31 Tuesday All full-term and 1st term face to face and MSVCC online classes begin
June 27 Monday 2nd term MSVCC online classes begin
June 28 Tuesday Final Payment of total fees due
Last day to complete the FAFSA for summer financial aid
July 1 Friday Fall 2022 Semester School of Nursing and Health Professions Application Deadline (EMT/EMS-Paramedic, Health Care Assistant, Practical Nursing, Associate Degree Nursing, Medical Assisting, Medical Laboratory Technology and Respiratory Care Technology Programs)
Fall 2022 Gala Scholarship Application deadline
July 1 Friday 1st term final exams; Registration for 2nd term
July 4-8 Monday-Friday Summer Break
July 11 Monday 2nd term face to face begins
August 1-5 Monday-Friday Full-term final examinations (given during the last class meeting)
August 5 Friday 2nd term final examinations

Summer Semester 2021 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 30 June 7
1st Term June 21 May 30 June 2
2nd Term August 1 July 10 July 13
Maymester term      
MSVCC (online) Full Term July 8 May 30 June 7
MSVCC (online) 1st Term June 17 May 30 June 3
MSVCC (online) 2nd Term July 15 June 26 June 30

* 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 2021 • All Campuses

Date Exam Time Class Time  

Thursday, December 9 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m.-9:20 a.m. TR
  10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m 9:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m. TR
  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. TR
  4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.-5:20 p.m. TR
Friday, 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
Saturday, December 11 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Saturday morning classes  
Monday, 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
Tuesday, December 14 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m.-12:20 p.m. TR
  10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.-2:20 p.m. TR
    1:30 p.m.-2:50 p.m. TR
  3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.-4:20 p.m. TR
  4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m.-6:20 p.m. TR
Wednesday, 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 2022 • All Campuses

Date Exam Time Class Time  

Saturday, April 30 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Saturday morning classes  
Monday, May 2 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 3 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m.-9:20 a.m. TR
  10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 9:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m. TR
  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. TR
  4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.-5:20 p.m. TR
Wednesday, May 4 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 5 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m.-12:20 p.m. TR
  10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.-2:20 p.m. TR
    1:30 p.m.-2:50 p.m. TR
  3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.-4:20 p.m. TR
  4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m.-6:20 p.m. TR
Friday, May 6 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.