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    Mississippi College
   
 
  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 2017-2018

Academic Calendar



One Hundred Ninety Second Session 2017-2018

Fall Semester 2017

August 19, Saturday Residence halls open for new freshmen and transfers
   
August 19, Sunday, 2:00 p.m. Residence halls open for returning students
   
August 21, Monday Orientation / Registration for new undergraduate students; Registration of night students (4-6 pm)
   
August 21, Monday

NIGHT CLASSES, ADP SESSION I CLASSES, ONLINE 8-WEEK SESSION I CLASSES AND  3-5 CR HR DAY CLASSES SCHEDULED ONCE A WEEK MEET

   
August 22, Tuesday SCIENCE LABS MEET
   
August 22, Tuesday NIGHT CLASSES AND 3-5 CR HR DAY CLASSES SCHEDULED ONCE A WEEK MEET
   
August 22, Tuesday MC7/7-week online courses: Last Day to Drop Fall 7-week 1 Session Course with 100% Tuition Only Refund
   
August 23, Wednesday Last day to Enroll or Add an ADP Session I or Online 8-week Session I Class
   
August 23, Wednesday DAY CLASSES BEGIN
   
August 25, Friday, 4:30 pm Residence Hall Withdrawal Deadline (100% refund of campus housing charges)
   
August 29, Tuesday, 5:00 p.m. LAST DAY TO ADD OR ENROLL IN A FULL SEMESTER CLASS (Traditional or Online)
   
August 29, Tuesday LAST DAY TO DROP AN ADP SESSION I OR ONLINE 8-WEEK SESSION I CLASS with 100% TUITION ONLY Refund
   
August 31, Thursday LAST DAY TO DROP A FULL SEMESTER CLASS WITH 100% TUITION ONLY REFUND
   
September 1, Friday Priority Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for December 2017 Graduation
   
September 4, Monday Labor Day Holiday, No Day or Night Classes Meet; Offices Closed
   
September 22, Friday Last Day To Drop an ADP Session I or Online 8-Week Session I class (No Tuition Refund)
   
September 25, Monday MC7/7-week online courses: Last Day to Drop Fall 7-week 1 Session Course - No Tuition Refund
   
October 6, Friday MC7/7-week online course: Last Day of Class for Fall 7-week 1 Session
   
October 4, Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m., Anderson Hall Writing Proficiency Exam
   
October 9-10, Monday - Tuesday Fall Break; No Day or Night Classes
   
October 11, Wednesday Mid-term
   
October 11, Wednesday MC7/7-week online courses: Grades due for Fall 7-week 1
   
October 12, Thursday MC7/7-week online courses: Registration Deadline/Last Day to ADD Fall 7-week 2 classes
   
October 16, Monday Last Class Meeting and Exam for Session I ADP, Online 8-Week Session I Classes End/Exams Close
   
October 16, Monday MC7/7-week online courses: Fall 7-week 2 Classes Begin
   
October 17, Tuesday MC7/7-week online courses: Last Day to Drop Fall 7-week 2 Session Course with 100% Tuition Only Refund
   
October 19, Thursday, 10:00 a.m. Grads due for ADP Session 1
   
October 19, Thursday Classes Begin for ADP Session II and Online 8-Week Session II
   
October 21, Saturday Homecoming
   
October 23, Monday Last day to Enroll in or Add ADP Session II and Online 8-week Session II Classes
   
October 26, Thursday Last Day to Drop an ADP Session II or Online 8-week Session II Class with 100% TUITION ONLY Refund
   
October 27, Friday LAST DAY TO DROP A FULL SEMESTER CLASS (No refund)
   
October 30, Monday

Registration begins for Spring 2018 Semester - Currently enrolled students

   
November 3, Friday Participation deadline for ALL Degree Applications for December 2017 Graduation
  (In order to participate in December 2017 Commencement, candidates MUST apply by this deadline)
   
November 13, Monday Registration Begins for Spring 2018 Semester - Re-admitted and New Graduate Students
   
November 17, Friday

MC7/7-week online courses: Last Day to Drop Fall 7-week 2 Session Course - No Tuition Refund

   
November 21-26, Tuesday Night (begins 5:00 p.m.) through Sunday Thanksgiving Holiday
(Day classes meet on Tuesday; night classes do not meet; residence halls close at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, & reopen at 2 p.m. on Sunday)
 
November 27, Monday Last Day To Drop an ADP Session II or Online 8-Week Session II Class (No Refund)
 
November 27, Monday Classes resume
   
December 1, Friday MC7/7-week online courses: Last day of class for Fall 7-week 2 classes
   
December 4-6, Monday - Wednesday Dead Days
   
December 6, Wednesday Last day of Day classes; Night exams begin
   
December 7, Thursday Study Day
   
December 8-13, Friday, Saturday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Final Exams
(Residence Halls close Thursday, Dec. 14, at 9:00 AM for all except graduating students; close for graduating students Saturday, Dec. 15, at 9:00 AM)
   
December 11, Monday Last Class Meeting/Exams for ADP Session II Classes, Online 8-Week Session II Classes End/Exams Close
   
December 14, Thursday, 10:00 a.m. Grades Due
   
December 15, Friday Graduation

Spring Semester 2018

January 4, Thursday, 2:00 p.m Residence Halls Open
   
January 4, Thursday MC7/7-week online courses: Registration Deadline/Last day to ADD 7-week 1 classes
   
January 5, Friday Orientation / Advising for new undergraduate students
   
January 8, Monday Day, Night, ADP Session I and Online 8-Week Session I Classes Begin
   
January 8, Monday MC7/7-week online courses: Spring 7-week 1 classes begin
   
January 9, Tuesday MC7/7-week online course: Last day to Drop Spring 7-week 1 Session Classes with 100% Tuition only refund
   
January 10, Wednesday Last Day to Enroll or Add an ADP Session I or Online 8-Week Session I Class
   
January 12, Friday Residence Hall Withdrawal Deadline (100% refund of campus housing charges)
   
January 12, Friday Priority Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for May 2017 Graduation
   
January 15, Monday Martin Luther King Holiday, No Day or Night Classes; Offices Closed
   
January 16, Tuesday, 5:00 p.m. Last Day To Enroll or Add a Full-Semester Class
   
January 16, Tuesday Last Day to Drop an ADP Session I or Online 8-Week 1 Session Class with 100% Tuition Only Refund
   
January 18, Thursday Last Day To Drop a Full-Semester Class with 100% Tuition Only Refund
   
February 8, Thursday MC7/7-week online courses: Last day to drop Spring 7-week 1 session class - No Tuition Refund 
   
February 9, Friday Last Day to Drop an ADP Session I or Online 8-Week Session I Class (No Tuition Refund)
   
February 23, Friday MC7/7-week online courses: Last day of Spring 7-week 1 classes
   
February 28, Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m., Anderson Hall Writing Proficiency Exam… MIDTERM
   
February 28, Wednesday MC7/7-week online courses: Spring 7-week 1 Grades Due
   
March 1, Thursday Last Class Meeting and Exam for Session I ADP, Online 8-Week Session I Classes End/Exams Close
   
March 1, Thursday MC7/7-week online courses: Registration deadline/Last day to ADD Spring 7-week 2 classes
   
March 5, Monday ADP Session II and Online 8-Week Session II Classes Begin
  MC7/7-week online courses: Spring 7-week 2 session classes begin
   
March 6, Tuesday MC7/7-week online courses: Last day to DROP Spring 7-week 2 classes with 100% tuition only refund
   
March 7, Wednesday, 10:00 Grades Due ADP 1
   
March 7, Wednesday Last Day to enroll or Add an ADP Session II or Online 8-Week
   
March 9-18, Monday through Sunday Spring Break
(Day classes meet on Friday, March 9. Residence halls close at 9:00 am on Saturday and reopen Sunday, March 18, 2:00 p.m.)
March 19, Monday Classes Resume
   
March 19, Monday Last Day to Drop an ADP Session II or Online 8-Week Session II Class with 100% Tuition Refund
   
March 23, Friday LAST DAY TO DROP A FULL-SEMESTER CLASS (No Tuition Refund)
   
March 23, Friday Participation Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for May 2018 Graduation
 (In order to participate in May 2018 Commencement, candidates MUST apply by this deadline)
   
April 2, Monday (No day classes; night classes will meet) Easter Holiday - Day classes do not meet; Night classes will meet; Offices Closed
   
April 5, Thursday MC7/7-week online courses: Last day to drop Spring 7-week 2 classes - No Tuition Refund
   
April 6, Friday Last Day to Drop an ADP Session II or Online 8-Week Session II Class (No Tuition Refund)
April 9, Monday Registration for Summer and Fall 2018 Semester Begins -Currently enrolled students
   
April 20, Friday MC7/7-week online courses: Last Day of Spring 7-week 2 classes
   
April 23, Monday Registration Begins for Summer and Fall 2018 Semesters for Readmitted Students and New Graduate Students
   
April 23-25, Monday-Wednesday Dead Days
   
April 25, Wednesday Last day of classes; night exams begin
   
April 26, Thursday Study Day
   
April 27-May 2, Friday, Saturday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Final exams
(Residence halls close Thursday, May 3, at 9 AM for all except graduating students; it will close for graduating students Saturday, May 5, at 5 PM)
   
April 30, Monday Last Class Meeting and Exam for Session II ADP
   
May 3, Thursday, 10:00 a.m. Grades Due
   
May 4-5, Friday and Saturday Graduate and Undergraduate May Graduations

Fall and Spring Administrative Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 pm.


2017 Summer Term (Tentative Dates)

May Term:
May 7-18, 2018
10-Week Session:
May 29-August 2, 2017

1st 5-Week Session:
May 29-June 28, 2017

2nd 5-Week Session: July 2-August 2, 2017

  Graduation - August 4, 2017
 
Check BANNER WEB Frequently for Schedule Changes
 

2018 - 2019 Tentative Calendar

(Note: this calendar is subject to change)

 Fall 2018

August 20, 2018 Classes begin (ADP I, Online Session I, and 3-5 credit hour classes)
August 22, 2018 First Full day of classes
September 3, 2018 Labor Day
October 8-9, 2018 Fall Break
October 27, 2018 Homecoming
November 22, 2018 Thanksgiving
December 14, 2018 Winter Commencement
   

Spring 2019

January 14, 2019 Classes Begin
January 21, 2019 MLK Holiday
March 11 - 15, 2019 Spring Break
April 21, 2019 Easter
May 10-11, 2019 Spring Commencement
May 27, 2019 Memorial Day
   
May 28, 2019 - August 1, 2019 Summer Term
August 3, 2019 Summer Commencement
   

2019 - 2020 Tentative Calendar 

Fall 2019

   
August 26, 2019 Classes Begin (ADP I, Online Session I, and 3-5 credit hour classes)
August 28, 2019 First full day of classes
September 2, 2019 Labor Day
TBD Fall Break
TBD Homecoming
November 28, 2019 Thanksgiving
December 20, 2019 Winter Commencement
   

Spring 2020 

   
January 13, 2020 Classes Begin
January 20, 2020 MLK Holiday
March 9 - 13, 2020 Spring Break
April 12, 2020 Easter
May 8-9, 2020 Spring Commencement
   
May 26, 2020 - July 30, 2020 Summer Term
August 1, 2020 Summer Commencement