Academic Calendar

Fall 2015

Registration – Hancock August 5
Registration – Forrest County Center August 6 – 7
Faculty Return August 10
Professional Development August 10 – 12
Registration at All Locations August 13 & 14
Day and Night Classes Begin August 17
Last Day to Drop & Add Classes August 21
Labor Day Holiday (Night Classes DO meet) September 7
Short - term 1 Campuses Classes End October 6
Short - term 2 Campuses Classes Begin October 7
Progress Grades Due October 9
Columbus Day Holiday (Night classes DO meet) October 12
Registration for Spring Begins November 2
Last Night for Night Classes November 9 – 12
Night Class Finals November 16 – 19
Thanksgiving Holiday November 23 – November 27
Last Day of T/R Classes December 3
Last Day of MWF & MW Class December 7
Day Class Final Exams December 8 – 11
Final Grades Due December 14 at 9 a.m.
Last Day for Staff/Christmas Holiday begins at 4p.m. December 16

Online – Fall 2015

Early Registration for Online Classes Begins April 7
Full- Term (15 weeks) Online Classes (OC)
Online Classes (OC) Begin August 24
Add/Drop Ends August 25 at 4 p.m.
Last Day to Withdraw November 6 by 4 p.m.
Last Day to Cut November 16 by 4 p.m.
Last Day of Classes December 4
Grades Due December 7 by 8 a.m.
1st 8 week Online Classes
1st 8 wk Online Classes (OC) Begin August 24
1st 8 wk OC Add/Drop Ends August 25 at 4 p.m.
1st 8 wk OC Last Day to Withdraw October 2 by 4 p.m.
1st 8 wk OC Last Day to Cut October 12 by 4 p.m.
1st 8 wk OC Last Day of Classes October 16
1st 8 wk OC Grades Due October 19 by 8 a.m.
September (4 weeks) Online Classes
SEPT04 OC Registration Ends September 18
SEPT04 Online Classes Begin September 21
SEPT04 OC Add/Drop Period September 21 at 4 p.m.
SEPT04 OC Last Day to Withdraw October 9 by 4 p.m.
SEPT04 OC Last Day to Cut October 12 by 4 p.m.
SEPT04 OC Last Day of Classes October 16
SEPT04 Grades Due October 19 by 8 a.m.
2nd 8 week Online Classes
2nd 8 wk OC Registration Ends October 16 at 4 p.m.
2nd 8 wk Online Classes Begin October 19
2nd 8 wk OC Add/Drop Ends October 20 at 4 p.m.
2nd 8 wk OC Last Day to Withdraw November 27 by 4 p.m.
2nd 8 wk OC Last Day to Cut December 7 by 4 p.m.
2nd 8 wk OC Last Day of Classes December 11
2nd 8 wk Grades Due December 14 by 8 a.m.

Winter 2015

Classes Meet (Only one week , so classes must meet all day with a lunch break)
Mon, December 14 – Fri, December 18
8 a.m. – 10 a.m.; 10:15 – 12 p.m.; 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.; 2:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Final Exams Sat, December 19
Final Grades Due by Noon Mon, December 21

Spring 2016

Staff Return January 4
Faculty Return January 4
Professional Development January 5
Registration – Forrest County Center January 6
Registration – Hancock January 7
Registration – Poplarville January 8
Day & Night Classes Begin January 11
Last Day to Drop & Add Classes January 15
MLK Day Holiday (Night classes DO meet) January 18
Mardi Gras Holiday (Night classes DO NOT meet) February 8 – 9
Short - term 1 Campuses Classes End March 4
Short - term 2 Campuses Classes Begin March 7
Progress Grades Due March 11
Spring Break March 14 – 18
Good Friday Holiday March 25
Begin Summer 2016 & Fall 2016 Registration April 4
Last Night for Night Classes April 18 – 21
Night Class Final Exams April 25 – 28
Last Day of TR Classes April 28
Last Day for MWF & MW Classes May 2
Final Exams May 3 – 6
Final Grades Due May 9 by 9 a.m.
Graduation May 13

Online – Spring 2016

Early Registration for Online Classes Begins November 3
Full - Term (15 weeks) Online Classes (OC)
Online Classes (OC) Begin January 19
Add/Drop Ends January 20 at 4 p.m.
Last Day to Withdraw April 2 by 4 p.m.
Last Day to Cut April 18 by 4 p.m.
Last Day of Classes April 29
Grades Due May 2 by 8 a.m.
1st 8 week Online Classes
1st 8 wk Online Classes (OC) Begin January 19
1st 8 wk OC Add/Drop Ends January 20 at 4 p.m.
1st 8 wk OC Last Day to Withdraw February 26 by 4 p.m.
1st 8 wk OC Last Day to Cut March 7 by 4 p.m.
1st 8 wk OC Last Day of Classes March 11
1st 8 wk OC Grades Due March 14 by 8 a.m.
February (4 weeks) Online Classes
FEB04 OC Registration Ends February 12
FEB04 OC Begin February 15
FEB04 OC Add/Drop Ends February 15 at 4 p.m.
FEB04 OC Last Day to Withdraw March 4 by 4 p.m.
FEB04 OC Last Day to Cut March 7 by 4 p.m.
FEB04 OC Last Day of Classes March 11
FEB04 Grades Due March 14 by 8 a.m.
2nd 8 week Online Classes
2nd 8 wk OC Registration Ends March 11 at 4 p.m.
2nd 8 wk Online Classes Begin March 14
2nd 8 wk OC Add/Drop Ends March 15 at 4 p.m.
2nd 8 wk OC Last Day to Withdraw April 22 by 4 p.m.
2nd 8 wk OC Last Day to Cut May 2 by 4 p.m.
2nd 8 wk OC Last Day of Classes May 6
2nd 8 wk Grades Due May 9 by 8 a.m.
April (4 weeks) Online Classes
APR04 OC Registration Ends April 8
APR04 Online Classes Begin April 11
APR04 OC Add/Drop Ends April 11 at 4 p.m.
APR04 OC Last Day to Withdraw April 29
APR04 OC Last Day to Cut May 2 by 4 p.m.
APR04 OC Last Day of Classes May 6
APR04 Grades Due May 9 by 8 a.m.

Summer 2016

Registration for Summer Classes (All Locations) May 16 – 20
Summer Night Classes Begin May 23
Memorial Day Holiday (Night classes DO meet) May 30
First Term Day Classes Begin June 6
Last Day to Add/Drop First Term Day Classes June 7
Registration for Second Term Day Classes June 6 – 30
Independence Day Holiday (Night classes DO meet) July 4
First Term Day Class Finals July 5
Second Term Day Classes Begin July 6
Last Day to Add/Drop Second Term Day Classes July 7
Second Term Day Class Finals August 3
Night Class Final Exams August 1 – 4
Final Grades Due August 5 by Noon

Online – Summer 2016

Early Registration for Online Classes Begins April 5
Full - Term (8 weeks) Online Classes (OC)
Online Classes (OC) Begin May 31
Add/Drop Ends June 1 at 4 p.m.
Last Day to Withdraw July 8 by 4 p.m.
Last Day to Cut July 18 by 4 p.m.
Last Day of Classes July 22
Grades Due July 25 by 8 a.m.