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March

Mar. 6 (Monday) Registration begins: Summer Term (12 weeks), Summer Term (1st 6 weeks) and Summer Term (2nd 6 weeks)

May

May 8 (Monday) Classes begin for Summer (12 weeks), Summer (1st 6 weeks): Registration only with instructor and/or departmental approval.
May 11 (Thursday) Summer (1st 6 weeks): Last day to drop with refund; change courses without financial penalty; register, add a course or change sections with instructor and/or department approval; change from audit status to credit status or from credit status to audit status.
May 11 (Thursday) Summer (12 weeks): Last day to drop with refund; change courses without financial penalty; register, add a course or change sections with instructor and/or department approval; change from audit status to credit status or from credit status to audit status.
May 13 (Saturday) Student services offices open on Saturday from 8:00am to 12:00pm
May 27-29 (Saturday-Monday) Memorial Day: Summer (12 weeks) and Summer (1st 6 weeks) only

June

Jun 1 (Thursday) Summer Term (1st 6 weeks): Last day to withdraw from courses with a “W” grade; register for institutional credit-by-exam.
June 16 (Friday) Summer Term (1st 6 weeks): Last day of classes
Jun. 19 (Monday) Classes begin for Summer Term (2nd 6 weeks): Registration only with instructor and/or departmental approval.
June 19 (Monday) Summer (2nd 6 weeks): Registration only with instructor and/or departmental approval
June 19 (Monday) Summer (2nd 6 weeks): Classes begin
June 19 (Monday) Summer (1st 6 weeks): View final course grades (https://mymdc.mdc.edu/)
June 21 (Wednesday) Summer (2nd 6 weeks): Last day to drop with refund; change courses without financial penalty; register, add a course or change sections with instructor and/or department approval; change from audit status to credit status or from credit status to audit status.
June 27 (Tuesday) Summer (12 weeks): Last day to withdraw with a “W” grade; register for institutional credit-by-exam.

July

July 4 (Tuesday) Independence Day: Summer Term (12 weeks) and Summer Term (2nd 6 weeks) only
July 13 (Thursday) Summer (2nd 6 weeks): Last day to withdraw with a “W” grade; register for institutional credit-by-exam.
July 28 (Friday) Last day of classes: Summer (12 weeks) and Summer (2nd 6 weeks)

August

July 31 (Monday) View final course grades: Summer (12 Weeks) and Summer (2nd 6 Weeks)

May

May 15, 2017 (Monday) Registration begins, Fall Term

August

August 26 (Saturday) Student Services offices open on Saturday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
August 28 (Monday) Classes begin: 16 week, 8 week mini-term: Registration only with instructor and /or departmental approval.

September

September 1 (Friday)

16-week classes, 8 week mini-term. Last day to drop with refund; change courses without financial penalty; register, add a course or change sections with instructor and/or department approval; change from audit status to credit status or from credit status to audit status.

September 2-4 (Saturday-Monday)  Holiday – Labor Day
September 8  (Friday) Weekend classes begin.
September 9 (Saturday)

Student Services offices open on Saturday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

September 11 (Monday)

Weekend classes: Last day to drop with refund; change courses without financial penalty; register, add a course or change sections with instructor and/or department approval; change from audit status to credit status or from credit status to audit status.

September 29 (Friday)

8-week mini-term. Last day to withdraw from courses with a “W” grade; register for institutional credit-by-exam.

October

October 2 (Monday) 12-week mini-term begins: Registration only with instructor and/or departmental approval.
October 9 (Monday)

12-week mini-term: Last day to drop with refund; change courses without financial penalty; register, add a course or change sections with instructor and/or department approval; change from audit status to credit status or from credit status to audit status.

October 25 (Wednesday)

8-week mini-term begins: Registration only with instructor and/or departmental approval.

October 27 (Friday)

Weekend classes: Last day to withdraw from courses with a “W” grade; register for institutional credit-by-exam.

November

November 1 (Wednesday) 8-week min term: Last day to drop with refund; change courses without financial penalty; register, add a course or change sections with instructor and/or department approval; change from audit status to credit status or from credit status to audit status.
November 7 (Tuesday)

16 week classes: Last day withdraw from courses with a “W” grade; register for institutional credit-by-exam. 

November 10-12 (Friday- Sunday) Holiday – Veterans Day
November 20 (Monday) 12-week mini-term: Last day to withdraw from courses with a “W” grade; register for institutional credit-by-exam. 
November 23-26 (Thursday-Sunday) Holiday – Thanksgiving
November 27 (Monday)

8-week mini-term: Last day to withdraw from courses with a “W” grade; register for institutional credit-by-exam. 

December

December 15 (Friday)          Last day of classes.
December 18-22 (Monday-Friday) Final exams: regular weekday and evening classes.
December 23 (Saturday)

Student Services offices open on Saturday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.

December 24- January 5

The College will be closed for winter recess. The College will be open on 1/4/2018 from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm and 1/5/2018 from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Dec. 26 (Tuesday) View final course grades

January

Jan. 4 (Wednesday) Classes begin: 16-week, 8-week mini-term: Registration only with instructor and/or departmental approval.
Jan. 7 (Saturday) Weekend classes begin.
Jan. 10 (Tuesday) 16-week classes / 8-week first mini-term: Last day to drop with refund; change courses without financial penalty; register, add a course or change sections with instructor and/or department approval; change from audit status to credit status or from credit status to audit status.

February

Feb. 6 (Monday) 8-week mini-term: Last day to withdraw from courses with a “W” grade; register for institutional credit-by-exam.
Feb. 6 (Monday) 12-week mini-term begins: Registration only with instructor and/or departmental approval.
Feb. 10 (Friday) 12-week mini-term: Last day to drop with refund; change courses without financial penalty; register, add a course or change sections with instructor and/or department approval; change from audit status to credit status or from credit status to audit status.
Feb. 16 (Thursday) Employee Retreat. There will be no classes even though the college will be open.

March

Mar. 6 (Monday) Summer Priority registration begins, log in to your MYMDC account to register.
Classes begin: 8-week second mini-term: Registration only with instructor and/or departmental approval.
Mar. 10 (Friday) 8-week second mini-term: Last day to drop with refund; change courses without financial penalty; register, add a course or change sections with instructor and/or department approval; change from audit status to credit status or from credit status to audit status.
Mar. 16 (Thursday) 16 week classes: Last day to withdraw from courses with a “W” grade; register for institutional credit-by-exam.
Mar. 20 (Monday) Last day to apply for graduation so that name appears in commencement program.
Mar. 24 (Friday) 12-week mini-term: Last day to withdraw from courses with a “W” grade; register for institutional credit-by-exam.

April

Apr. 6 (Thursday) 8-week second mini-term: Last day to withdraw from courses with a “W” grade; register for institutional credit-by-exam.
Apr. 14-16 (Friday) Holiday - Spring Recess
Apr. 21 (Friday) Last day of classes.
Apr. 24-28 (Monday-Friday) Final exams: regular weekday and evening classes.
Apr. 29 (Saturday) Commencement Ceremony.

May

May 1 (Monday) View final course grades