Aug 18, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Calendar 2017-2018


Online class - MS Virtual Community College courses taught online
(Online courses will not observe traditional holiday closures; see online syllabus for schedule)
On-campus class - Class that meets on campus for all or part of the term

2017 Summer Mini-Term Schedule

 
  April 4 – May 9 Registration for Summer Mini-Term classes
  May 10 First day for Summer Mini-Term on-campus classes
    Late Registration for on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
  Deadline to Drop/Add Summer Mini-Term on-campus classes
  May 15 First day to withdraw from Summer Mini-Term on-campus classes
  May 22 Deadline to withdraw from Summer Mini-Term on-campus classes
  May 23 Last day and final examinations for Summer Mini-Term on-campus classes
  May 24 Grades for Summer Mini-Term classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
  May 29 Memorial Day Holiday (On-campus classes will not meet; College offices CLOSED)

2017 Summer Schedule

 
  April 4 Summer/Fall 2017 Registration begins for online classes
    Summer/Fall 2017 Registration begins for students currently enrolled in on-campus classes
  April 10 Registration for Summer/Fall 2017 begins (Returning students and new students who have seen an advisor can register through My.Hinds at any time.)
  May 29 Memorial Day Holiday (On-campus classes will not meet; College offices CLOSED)
    Residence Halls open 1:00 PM
    Deadline to register for Summer term online classes
  May 30 First day for eight-week term and first four-week term on-campus classes
    First day for Summer term online classes
  May 30-31 Drop/Add period for eight-week term and first four-week term on-campus classes
    Late Registration (Registration fee increases)
    Drop/Add period for Summer term online classes
  May 31 Deadline for Late Registration for eight-week term and first four-week term on-campus classes
  June 1 First day to withdraw from Summer term online classes
  June 9 First day to withdraw from first four-week term on-campus classes
  June 22 Deadline to withdraw from first four-week term on-campus classes
    First day to withdraw from eight-week term on-campus classes
  June 26 Last day of first four-week term on-campus classes
    Deadline to register for second four-week term on-campus classes without added fees
  June 27 Residence halls open for second four-week term 1:00 PM
    Grades for first four-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
    First day of second four-week term on-campus classes
  June 27-28 Drop/Add period for second four-week term on-campus classes
    Late Registration (Registration fee increases)
  June 28 Deadline for Late Registration for second four-week term on-campus classes
  July 3 Residence halls close at 4:00 PM
  July 4 Independence Day Holiday (On-campus classes will not meet; College offices CLOSED)
    Residence halls open at 4:00 PM
  July 5 Deadline to apply for Summer Graduation
  July 7 Deadline to withdraw from Summer term online classes
  July 10 First day to withdraw from second four-week term on-campus classes
  July 21 Last day for full term online classes
July 24 Deadline to withdraw from eight-week term and second four-week term on-campus classes
    Grades for Summer term online classes must be submitted
  July 25 Last day for eight-week term and second four-week term on-campus classes
    Residence halls close at 4:00 PM
  July 26 Grades for eight-week term and second four-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
  July 28 Summer 2017 Graduation

2017 Fall Semester Schedule

 
  April 4, 2017 Fall 2017 semester Registration begins for students currently enrolled in on-campus classes
    Fall 2017 semester Registration begins for online classes
  April 10 Registration for Fall 2017 semester full-term, first, and second eight-week term classes (Returning students and new students who have seen an advisor can register through My.Hinds at any time)
  August 8 District Faculty Convocation
  August 10 Residence halls open for new students
  August 11 Residence halls open for returning students
    Residence hall orientation for new first-time residents
    New full-time faculty orientation
    Deadline to register for full-term and first eight-week term on-campus classes without added fees
  August 14 First day for full-term and first eight-week term on-campus classes
  August 14-15 Drop/Add period for first eight-week term on-campus classes
    Late Registration for first eight-week on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
  August 14-18 Drop/Add period for full-term on-campus classes
    Late Registration for full-term on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
  August 18 Deadline for Late Registration for full-term on-campus classes
  August 20 Deadline to register for full-term and first eight-week term online classes
  August 21 First day for full-term and first eight-week term online classes
  August 21-22 Drop/Add and Late Registration period for full-term and first eight-week term online classes (Registration fee increases)
  August 23 First day to withdraw from full-term and first eight-week term online classes
  September 1 First day to withdraw from first eight-week term on-campus classes
  September 4 Labor Day Holiday (On-campus classes will not meet; College offices CLOSED)
  September 22 Priority Deadline to apply for Fall Graduation
  September 25 Midterm grades due for first eight-week term online classes
  September 29 Deadline to withdraw from first eight-week term online classes
  October 3 Deadline to withdraw from first eight-week term on-campus classes
    First day to withdraw from full-term on-campus classes
  October 6 End of first eight-week term and mid-term for full-term on-campus classes
    Deadline to register for second eight-week term on-campus classes without added fees
  October 9 Fall Break (on-campus classes will not meet)
  October 10 First day for second eight-week term on-campus classes
    Grades for first eight-week term and mid-term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
  October 10-11 Drop/Add period for second eight-week term on-campus classes
    Late Registration for second eight-week term on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
  October 11 Deadline for Late Registration for second eight-week term on-campus classes
  October 13 Last day for first eight-week term online classes
  October 15 Deadline to register for second eight-week term online classes
  October 16 Grades for first eight-week term online classes must be submitted
    First day for second eight-week term online classes
  October 16-17 Drop/Add period for second eight-week term online classes
    Late Registration for second eight-week term online classes (Registration fee increases)
  October 18 First day to withdraw from second eight-week term online classes
  November 3 Deadline to withdraw from full-term online classes
    Deadline to apply for Fall Graduation
  November 7 Spring 2018 semester Registration begins for online classes
    Spring 2018 semester Registration begins for students currently enrolled in on-campus classes
    First day to withdraw from second eight-week term on-campus classes
  November 13 Registration for Spring 2018 semester full-term, first, and second eight-week term classes (Returning students and new students who have seen an advisor can register through My.Hinds at any time)
    Midterm grades due for second eight-week term online classes
  November 17 Residence halls close at 4:00 PM for Thanksgiving Holidays
  November 20-24 Thanksgiving Holidays (On-campus classes will not meet)
  November 24 Deadline to withdraw from second eight-week term online classes
  November 26 Residence halls open at 4:00 PM
  November 27 Classes resume after Thanksgiving Holidays
  November 29 Deadline to withdraw from full-term and second eight-week term on-campus classes
  December 1 Last day for full-term online classes
  December 4 Grades for full-term online classes must be submitted
  December 6 Last day of Fall full-term and second eight-week term on-campus classes
    Final Examinations for Wednesday night on-campus classes
December 7-9; 11-12 Final Examinations for on-campus classes
  December 8 Last day for second eight-week term online classes
  December 11 Grades for second eight-week term online classes must be submitted
  December 12 Residence halls close at 4:00 PM
  December 13 Grades for full-term and second eight-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
  December 15 Fall 2017 Graduation (Clyde Muse Center on the Rankin Campus)

2018 Spring Semester Schedule

 
  January 2, 2018 Campus meetings as scheduled
  January 4 Residence halls open for new students
  January 5 Residence halls open for returning students
    Residence hall orientation for new first-time residents
    Deadline to register for full-term and first eight-week term on-campus classes without added fees
  January 8 First day for full-term and first eight-week term on-campus classes
  January 8-9 Drop/Add period for first eight-week term on-campus classes
    Late Registration for first eight-week term on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
  January 8-12 Drop/Add period for full-term on-campus classes
    Late Registration for full-term on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
  January 12 Deadline for Late Registration for full-term on-campus classes
    Deadline to Drop/Add full-term on-campus classes
  January 15 Deadline to register for full-term and first eight-week term online classes
    Heritage Day Holiday (on-campus classes will not meet)
  January 16 First day for full-term and first eight-week term online classes
  January 16-17 Drop/Add and Late Registration period for full-term and first eight-week term online classes (Registration fee increases)
  January 18 First day to withdraw from full-term and first eight-week term online classes
  January 29 First day to withdraw from first eight-week term on-campus classes
  February 12 Midterm grades due for first eight-week online classes
  February 16 Priority Deadline to apply for Spring Graduation
  February 23 Deadline to withdraw from first eight-week term online classes
  February 27 Deadline to withdraw from first eight-week term on-campus classes
    First day to withdraw from full-term on-campus classes
  March 2 End of first eight-week term and mid-term for full-term on-campus classes
    Deadline to register for second eight-week term on-campus classes without added fees
  March 5 Grades for first eight-week term and mid-term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
    First day for second eight-week term on-campus classes
  March 5-6 Drop/Add and Late Registration period for second eight-week term on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
  March 9 Residence halls close at 4:00 PM for Spring Break
    Last day for first eight-week term online classes
  March 11 Deadline to register for second eight-week term online classes
  March 12 Grades for first eight-week term online campus classes must be submitted
    First day for second eight-week term online classes
    Midterm grades due for full-term online classes
  March 12-13 Drop/Add and Late Registration period for second eight-week term online classes
  March 12-16 Spring Break (On-campus classes will not meet; College offices OPEN)
  March 14 First day to withdraw from second eight-week term online classes
  March 18 Residence halls open at 4:00 PM
  March 30 Deadline to withdraw from full-term online classes
    Easter Holiday (On-campus classes will not meet; College offices CLOSED)
  April 2 First day to withdraw from second eight-week term on-campus classes
  April 3 Registration for Summer/Fall 2018 begins for online classes 
    Registration for Summer/Fall 2018 begins for students currently enrolled in on-campus classes
  April 6 Deadline to apply for Spring Graduation
  April 9 Registration for Fall 2018 semester full-term, first, and second eight-week term classes (Returning students and new students who have seen an advisor can register through My.Hinds at any time.)
  April 20 Deadline to withdraw from second eight-week term online classes
  April 25 Deadline to withdraw from full-term or second eight-week term on-campus classes
  April 27 Last day for full-term online classes
  April 30 Grades for full-term online classes must be submitted
  May 2 Last Day of full-term and second eight-week term on-campus classes
    Final Examinations for Wednesday night on-campus classes
  May 4 Last day for second eight-week term online classes
  May 7 Grades for second eight-week term online classes must be submitted
May 3-5; 7-8 Final Examinations for on-campus classes
  May 8 Residence halls close at 4:00 PM
  May 9 Grades for full-term and second eight-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
  May 10-11 Spring Graduation (Clyde Muse Center on the Rankin Campus)
  May 13 Spring Graduation (J.D. Boyd Gymnasium on the Utica Campus)
  May 28 Memorial Day Holiday (On-campus classes will not meet; College offices CLOSED)

2018 Summer Mini-Term Schedule

 
  April 3 – May 8 Registration for Summer Mini-Term classes
  May 9 First day for Summer Mini-Term on-campus classes
    Late Registration for on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
  Deadline to Drop/Add Summer Mini-Term on-campus classes
  May 14 First day to withdraw from Summer Mini-Term on-campus classes
  May 21 Deadline to withdraw from Summer Mini-Term on-campus classes
  May 22 Last day and final examinations for Summer Mini-Term on-campus classes
  May 23 Grades for Summer Mini-Term classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
  May 28 Memorial Day Holiday (On-campus classes will not meet; College offices CLOSED)

2018 Summer Schedule

 *Summer online class dates are tentative
  April 3 *Registration for Summer/Fall 2018 begins for online classes
  April 9 Registration for Summer/Fall 2018 begins (Returning students and new students who have seen an advisor can register through My.Hinds at any time)
  May 28 Memorial Day Holiday (On-campus classes will not meet; College offices CLOSED)
    Residence halls open 1:00 PM
    *Deadline to register for Summer term online classes
  May 29 First day for eight-week term and first four-week term on-campus classes
    *First day for Summer term online classes
  May 29-30 Drop/Add period for Summer eight-week term and first four-week term on-campus classes
    Late Registration (Registration fee increases)
    *Drop/Add and Late Registration period for Summer term online classes
  May 30 Deadline for Late Registration for eight-week term and first four-week term on-campus classes
  May 31 *First day to withdraw from Summer term online classes
  June 8 First day to withdraw from first four-week term on-campus classes
  June 21 Deadline to withdraw from first four-week term on-campus classes
    First day to withdraw from eight-week term on-campus classes
  June 25 Last day of first four-week term on-campus classes
    Deadline to register for second four-week term on-campus classes without added fees
    Residence halls open for second four-week term 1:00 PM
  June 26 First day of second four-week term on-campus classes
    Grades for first four-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
  June 26-27 Drop/Add period for second four-week term on-campus classes
    Late Registration (Registration fee increases)
  June 27 Deadline for Late Registration for second four-week term on-campus classes
  July 2 *Midterm grades due for Summer eight-week term online classes
    Midterm grades due for Summer eight-week term on-campus classes
  July 3 Deadline to apply for Summer Graduation
  July 4 Independence Day Holiday (On-campus classes will not meet; College offices CLOSED)
  July 6 *Deadline to withdraw from Summer term online classes
  July 9 First day to withdraw from second four-week term on-campus classes
  July 20 Last day for full-term online classes
  July 23 Deadline to withdraw from eight-week term and second four-week term on-campus classes
    *Grades for Summer term online classes must be submitted
  July 24 Last day for eight-week term and second four-week term on-campus classes
    Residence halls close at 4:00 PM
  July 25 Grades for eight-week term and second four-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
  July 27 Summer 2018 Graduation (Clyde Muse Center on the Rankin Campus)