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January

Jan. 6 (Saturday) Student Services offices open on Saturday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Jan. 9 (Tuesday) Classes begin: 16-week, 8 week mini-term: Registration only with instructor and/or departmental approval.
Jan. 12 (Friday) 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.
Jan. 13-15 Holiday - Martin Luther King Day
Jan. 16 (Tuesday) 16-week 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.
Jan. 20 (Saturday) Weekend classes begin.

February

Feb. 9 (Friday) 8-week mini-term. Last day to withdraw from courses with a “W” grade; register for institutional credit-by-exam.
Feb. 12 (Monday) 12-week mini-term begins: Registration only with instructor and/or departmental approval.
Feb. 15 (Thursday) 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. 17-19 Holiday - President’s Day

March

Mar. 1 (Thursday) Employee Retreat. There will be no classes even though the college will be open.
Mar. 5 (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. 7 (Wednesday) 8-week second mini-term begins. Registration only with instructor and/or departmental approval.
Mar. 13 (Tuesday) 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. 21 (Wednesday) 16 week classes: Last day withdraw from courses with a “W” grade; register for institutional credit-by-exam. 
Mar. 26 (Monday) Last day to apply for graduation so that name appears in commencement program.
Mar. 30 – Apr. 1 (Friday – Sunday) Holiday – Spring Recess

April

Apr. 5 (Thursday) 12-week mini-term: Last day to withdraw from courses with a “W” grade; register for institutional credit-by-exam. 
Apr. 9 (Monday) Priority registration for Fall 2018 begins.
Apr. 10 (Tuesday) 8-week second mini term: Last day to withdraw from courses with a “W” grade; register for institutional credit-by-exam. 
Apr. 11 (Wednesday) Open registration for Fall 2018 begins.
Apr. 27 (Friday)          Last day of classes.
Apr. 28 – May 4 (Saturday-Friday) Final exams: regular weekday and evening classes.

May

May 5 (Saturday) Commencement Ceremony
May 7 (Monday) View final course grades

May

May 14 (Monday) Classes begin: 12-week, 6-week mini-term: Registration only with instructor and/or departmental approval.
May 16 First 6-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.
May 17 (Thursday) 12-week 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.
May 19 (Saturday) Weekend classes begin. Student Services offices open on Saturday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.
May 26-28(Saturday-Monday) Holiday - Memorial Day

June

June 7 (Thursday) First 6-week mini-term. Last day to withdraw from courses with a “W” grade; register for institutional credit-by-exam.
June 25 (Monday) 6-week second mini-term begins. Registration only with instructor and/or departmental approval.
June 27 (Wednesday) 6 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.

July

July 3 (Tuesday) 12 week classes: Last day withdraw from courses with a “W” grade; register for institutional credit-by-exam
July 4 (Wednesday) Holiday - Independence Day
July 19 (Thursday) 6-week mini-term. Last day to withdraw from courses with a “W” grade; register for institutional credit-by-exam.
July 27 (Friday) Last day of classes.
July 28 – Aug. 3 (Saturday-Friday) Final exams: regular weekday and evening classes.
August
Aug. 6 (Monday)   View final course grades

April

Apr. 9 (Monday)

Priority registration for Fall 2018 begins.

Apr. 11 (Wednesday)

Open registration for Fall 2018 begins.

August

Aug. 4 (Saturday)

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

Aug. 11 (Saturday)

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

Aug. 18 (Saturday)

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

Aug. 25 (Saturday)

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

Aug. 27 (Monday)

Classes begin: 16-week, 8-week mini-term: Registration only with instructor and/or departmental approval.

Aug. 30 (Thursday)

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.

Aug. 31 (Friday)

16-week 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

Sept. 1-3 (Saturday-Monday)

Holiday - Labor Day

Sept. 8 (Saturday)

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

Sept. 8 (Saturday)

Weekend classes begin.

Sept. 10 (Monday)

Priority registration for Spring term 2019 begins.

Sept. 12 (Wednesday)

Open registration for Spring term 2019 begins.

Sept. 12 (Wednesday)

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.

Sept. 24 (Monday)

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

Sept. 27 (Thursday)

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.

Sept. 28 (Friday)

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

October

Oct. 24 (Wednesday)

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

Oct. 29 (Monday)

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.         

November

Nov. 5 (Monday)

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

Nov. 6 (Tuesday)

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

Nov. 10-12 (Saturday - Monday)

Holiday – Veterans Day

Nov. 13 (Tuesday)

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

Nov. 22-25 (Thursday - Sunday)

Holiday – Thanksgiving

Nov. 28 (Wednesday)

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

December

Dec. 14 (Friday) Last day of classes.
Dec. 15- Dec. 21 (Saturday - Friday) Final exams. Regular weekday and evening classes.
Dec. 24 - Jan. 7 Winter Recess. The college will be closed for winter recess. The college will be open on Thursday January 3, 2019 from 8 am to 7 pm and Friday January 4, 2019 from 8:00am to 4:30pm.
Dec. 26 (Wednesday) View final course grades.