Sep 25, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 College Catalog

Academic Calendar


Fall Semester 2022

March 31 Thursday Financial aid priority deadline / MS HELP Grant Application Deadline
April 1 Friday Gulf Coast STEM and Foundation & Alumni Scholarship Application Priority Deadline
August 8-12 Monday-Friday Open Enrollment
August 9 Tuesday Staff Convocation
August 12 Friday New Personnel Orientation
August 15 Monday Fall Faculty Convocation
August 16 Tuesday Campus Workshops; Residence Hall check-in for students with housing assignments 10:00 a.m.-5:00 pm.
August 17 Wednesday Advising/Registration - All faculty return (Notice: This is the final registration for full semester and first-term classes)
August 18 Thursday All full term and 1st term face-to-face classes begin
August 22 Monday MSVCC Online Classes Begin
September 5 Monday Labor Day holiday (classes that meet on Monday nights only will make-up on Friday, September 9)
September 12 Monday Fall 13-week courses start
September 15 Thursday 2022-23 Mississippi State Aid application deadline (MTAG, MESG, etc.)
October 1 Saturday 2023-24 Mississippi State Aid application opens (MTAG, MESG, etc.)
October 10-11 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 12-14 Wednesday-Friday Midterm Exams for full term classes
October 13-14 Thursday-Friday Final exams for first term classes. Midterm grades due for full term courses.
October 17 Monday Priority Registration begins for Spring 2023 (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)
November 1 Tuesday Fall 2022 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 2022 Gala Scholarship Application deadline
Residence hall room-reclaim begins for Spring 2023
November 18 Friday Residence halls close 3:00 p.m.
November 21-25 Monday-Friday Thanksgiving holidays
November 27 Sunday Residence halls re-open 3:00 p.m.
December 8-14 Thursday-Wednesday Final examinations for full term courses and second term courses
December 13 Tuesday Residence halls close 3:00 p.m.
December 16 Friday Begin Christmas holidays; All offices close at 5:00 p.m.
     

Fall 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 October 27 August 17 September 1
1st 8 week term September 22 August 17 August 25
2nd 8 week term November 21 October 16 October 24
September 13-Week Term November 7 September 11 September 24
MSVCC (online) Full Term November 4 August 21 September 5
MSVCC (online) September 13 week term November 7 September 11 September 24
MSVCC (online) August 8 week term September 30 August 21 August 29
MSVCC (online) October 8 week term November 25 October 16 October 24
MSVCC (online) August 4 week term September 9 August 21 August 25
MSVCC (online) September 4 week term October 7 September 18 September 22
MSVCC (online) October 4 week term November 4 October 16 October 20
MSVCC (online) November 4 week term December 2 November 13 November 17

* MSVCC (online) dates subject to change

Spring Semester 2023

December 19-January 10 Monday-Tuesday (3 weeks) Merrymester
January 2 Monday Employees return to work
January 2-6 Monday-Friday Spring Campus Meetings
Open Enrollment (Notice: This is the final registration for full semester and first term classes.)
January 9 Monday Residence Halls check in for students with housing assignments 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m
January 11 Wednesday Full term and 1st term face-to-face classes begin
January 16 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday
January 17 Tuesday MSVCC Online classes begin
February 6 Monday Spring 13-week courses begin
February 20-21 Monday-Tuesday Mardi Gras holidays; Full term Monday night only classes will make-up on Friday, February 24 and full term Tuesday night classes will make up on Friday, March 3.
(First term course make up dates will be made up at the discretion of the local dean). Residence halls remain open.
March 1-3 Wednesday-Friday Midterm Exams
March 2-3 Tuesday-Wednesday 1st Term Final Exams
March 3 Friday Midterm grades due for full term courses
March 6 Monday Priority Registration begins for Summer & Fall 2023 (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 7 Tuesday Residence Hall Room Reclaim begins for Fall 2023
March 17 Friday Residence halls close 3:00 p.m.
March 20-24 Monday-Friday Spring holidays
March 26 Sunday Residence Halls re-open 3:00 p.m.
March 31 Friday MS Help Grant Application Deadline
April 1 Saturday Spring 2023 Degree/Diploma application deadline
Summer semester School of Nursing and Health Professions Application Deadline (Radiologic Technology)
Gulf Coast STEM and Foundation & Alumni Scholarship application Priority deadline
April 7 Friday Good Friday holiday (residence halls remain open)
May 1-5 Monday-Friday Final examinations for full term courses, second term courses and Spring 13-week courses
May 4 Thursday Residence halls close at 3:00 p.m.
May 11 Thursday Graduation – Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center
May 13 Saturday Summer Semester School of Nursing and Health Professions Deadline (Health Care Assistant, LPN to RN Traditional and Hybrid Options, and Surgical Technology Programs)

 Spring Semester 2023 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 22 January 10 January 25
1st 8 week term February 15 January 10 January 18
2nd 8 week term April 10 March 5 March 13
13-Week term April 3 February 5 February 18
MSVCC (online) April 1 January 17 February 1
MSVCC (online) 13 week term April 14   February 19
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 2023

May 8 Monday Maymester
May 26 Friday Summer 2023 Registration
May 29 Monday Memorial Day holiday (Monday night only classes will make-up on Friday, June 9)
May 30 Tuesday All full-term and 1st term face to face and MSVCC online classes begin
June 26 Monday 2nd term MSVCC online classes begin
June 30 Friday 1st term final exams; Registration for 2nd term
Last day to complete the FAFSA for summer financial aid
July 1 Friday Summer 2023 Degree/Diploma application deadline
Fall 2023 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 2023 Gala Scholarship Application deadline
July 3-7 Monday-Friday Summer Break
July 10 Monday 2nd term face to face begins
July 31-August 4 Monday-Friday Full-term final exams (given during the last class meeting)
August 4 Friday 2nd term final exams

Summer Semester 2023 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 11 May 29 June 6
1st Term June 20 May 29 June 2
2nd Term July 31 July 9 July 13
Maymester term May 22 May 8 May 12
MSVCC (online) Full Term July 8 May 30 July 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 2022 • All Campuses

Date Exam Time Class Time  

Thursday, December 8 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 9 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 10 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Saturday morning classes  
Monday, 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
Tuesday, December 13 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 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 2023 • All Campuses

Date Exam Time Class Time  

Saturday, April 29 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Saturday morning classes  
Monday, May 1 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 2 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 3 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 4 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 5 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.