Sep 18, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog

College Calendar 2019-2020


 
Online class - Courses which are taught online.  These courses do not observe traditional holiday closures; see course syllabus for schedule.
 
On-campus class - Courses that meet on campus for all or part of the term

2019 Summer Mini-Term Schedule

 
  April 2 – May 14 Registration for Summer Mini-Term classes
  May 15 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 22 First day to withdraw from Summer Mini-Term on-campus classes
  May 27 Memorial Day Holiday (On-campus classes will not meet; College offices CLOSED)
  May 28 Deadline to withdraw from Summer Mini-Term on-campus classes
  May 29 Last day and final examinations for Summer Mini-Term on-campus classes
  May 30 Grades for Summer Mini-Term classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM

2019 Summer Schedule

 
  April 2 Summer/Fall 2019 Registration begins for online classes
    Summer/Fall 2019 Registration begins for students currently enrolled in on-campus classes
  April 8 Registration for Summer/Fall 2019 begins (Returning students and new students who have seen an advisor can register through My.Hinds at any time.)
  May 15 Summer 2019 tuition due
  May 27 Memorial Day Holiday (On-campus classes will not meet; College offices CLOSED)
    Residence Halls open 1:00 PM
  June 2 Deadline to register for Summer term online classes
  June 3 First day for eight-week term and first four-week term on-campus classes
    First day for Summer term online classes
  June 3-4 Drop/Add period for Summer eight-week term and first four-week term on-campus classes
    Late Registration (Registration fee increases)
    Drop/Add & Late Registration period for Summer term online classes
  June 4 Deadline for Late Registration for eight-week term and first four-week term on-campus classes
  June 5 First day to withdraw from Summer term online classes
  June 13 First day to withdraw from first four-week term on-campus classes
  June 26 First day to withdraw from eight-week term on-campus classes
    Deadline to withdraw from first four-week term on-campus classes
  June 28 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 29 Residence halls open for second four-week term 1:00 PM
  July 1 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
  July 1-2 Drop/Add period for second four-week term on-campus classes
    Late Registration (Registration fee increases)
  July 2 Deadline for Late Registration for second four-week term on-campus classes
  July 3 Residence halls close at 4:00 PM
  July 4-5 Independence Day Holiday (On-campus classes will not meet; College offices CLOSED)
  July 10 Deadline to apply for Summer Graduation
  July 12 Deadline to withdraw from Summer term online classes
  July 15 First day to withdraw from second four-week term on-campus classes
  July 26 Last day for full term online classes
  July 29 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 30 Last day for eight-week term and second four-week term on-campus classes
    Residence halls close at 4:00 PM
  July 31 Grades for eight-week term and second four-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
  August 2 Summer 2019 Graduation (Clyde Muse Center on the Rankin Campus)

2019 Fall Semester Schedule

 
  April 2, 2019 Fall 2019 semester Registration begins for students currently enrolled in on-campus classes
    Fall 2019 semester Registration begins for online classes
  April 8 Registration for Fall 2019 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 1 Fall 2019 tuition due
  August 13 District Faculty Convocation
  August 15 Residence halls open for new students
  August 16 Residence halls open for returning students
    Residence hall orientation for new first-time residents
    New full-time faculty orientation
  August 18 Deadline to register for full-term, first eight-week, and first four-week term on-campus classes without added fees
  August 19 First day for full-term, first eight-week term, and first four-week term on-campus classes
    Drop/Add period for first four-week term on-campus classes
  August 19-20 Drop/Add period for first eight-week term on-campus classes
    Late Registration for first eight-week term on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
  August 19-23 Drop/Add period for full-term on-campus classes
    Late Registration for full-term on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
  August 23 Deadline for Late Registration for full-term on-campus classes
  August 26 First day for full-term, first eight-week term, and first four-week term online classes
    Drop/Add period for first four-week term online classes
  August 26-27 Drop/Add & Late Registration period for full-term and first eight-week term online classes; Late registration for full term and first either week term on-line classes(Registration fee increases)
  August 27 First day to withdraw from first four-week term online classes
    Deadline to register for full-term and first eight-week term online classes
  August 28 First day to withdraw from full-term and first eight-week term online classes
  August 30 First day to withdraw from first four-week term on-campus classes
  September 2 Labor Day Holiday (On-campus classes will not meet; online classes not affected; College offices CLOSED)
  September 3 First day for first six-week term on-campus classes
  September 3-4 Drop/Add period for first six-week term on-campus classes
  September 11 Last day to withdraw from first four-week term on-campus classes
  September 13 End of first four-week term on-campus classes
    Last day to withdraw from first four-week term online classes
    First day to withdraw from first eight-week term on-campus classes
  September 16 First day for second four-week term on-campus classes
    Drop/Add period for second four-week term on-campus classes
    First day to withdraw from first six-week term on-campus classes
    Grades for first four-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
  September 20 End of first four-week term online classes
    Priority Deadline to apply for Fall Graduation
  September 23 Grades for the first four-week term online classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
    First day for second four-week term online classes
    Drop/Add a class for second four-week term online classes
  September 24 First day to withdraw from second four-week term online classes
  September 27 First day to withdraw from second four-week term on-campus classes
  October 3 Deadline to withdraw from first eight-week term on-campus classes
  October 4 Deadline to withdraw from first eight-week term online classes
  October 9 First day to withdraw from full-term on-campus classes
    Last day to withdraw from second four-week term on-campus classes
    End of first eight-week term on-campus classes
    Deadline to register for second eight-week term on-campus classes without added fees
  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
    Last day to withdraw from first six-week term on-campus classes
  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 End of second four-week term and mid-term for full-term on-campus classes
    Last day to withdraw from second four-week term online classes
    Deadline for late registration for second eight-week term on-campus classes
  October 13 End of first six-week term on-campus classes
  October 14 Fall Break (on-campus classes will not meet; campus closed; online courses are not affected)
  October 15 First day for third four-week term on-campus classes
    Drop/Add period for third four-week term on-campus classes
    First day for second six-week term on-campus classes
    Grades for the second four-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
  October 15-16 Drop/Add period for second six-week term on-campus classes
  October 18 End of the first eight-week term and second four-week term online classes
  October 21 Grades for the first eight-week term and second four-week term online classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
    First day of classes for second eight-week term and third four-week term online classes
    Drop/Add period for the third four-week term online classes
  October 21-22 Drop/Add period for second eight-week term online classes
    Late Registration for second eight-week term online classes (Registration fee increases)
  October 22 Deadline to register for second eight-week term online classes
    First day to withdraw from the third four-week term online classes
  October 23 First day to withdraw from second eight-week term online classes
  October 28 First day to withdraw from third four-week term on-campus classes
    First day to withdraw from second six-week term on-campus classes
  November 5 Spring 2020 semester Registration begins for students currently enrolled in on-campus classes
    Spring 2020 semester Registration begins for online classes
  November 6 First day to withdraw from second eight-week term on-campus classes
    Last day to withdraw from third four-week term on-campus classes
  November 8 Deadline to withdraw from full term online classes
    End of the third four-week term on-campus classes
    Last day to withdraw from the third four-week term online classes
  November 11 First day for fourth four-week term on-campus classes
    Drop/Add period for fourth four-week term on-campus classes
    Grades for third four-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
    Registration for Spring semester (Returning students and new students who have seen an advisor can register through My.Hinds
  November 15 End of the third four-week term online classes
    Deadline to apply for Fall Graduation for students who plan to walk in the ceremony
  November 18 Grades for third four-week online classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
    First day for fourth four-week term online classes
    Drop/Add period for fourth four-week term online classes
  November 19 First day to withdraw from fourth four-week term online classes
  November 20 Deadline to withdraw from full-term on-campus classes
  November 21 Last day to withdraw from second six-week term on-campus classes
  November 22 First day to withdraw from fourth four-week term on-campus classes
    Residence halls close at 4:00 PM for Thanksgiving Holidays
  November 24 End of the second six-week term on-campus classes
  November 25-29 Thanksgiving Holidays (on-campus classes will not meet)
  November 29 Deadline to withdraw from second eight-week term online classes
  December 1 Residence halls open at 4:00 PM
  December 2 Grades for second six-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
  December 3 Deadline to withdraw from second eight-week term on-campus classes
  December 6 End of full-term online classes
    Last day to withdraw from fourth four-week term online classes
  December 9 Grades for full-term online classes must be submitted
    Last day of Fall full-term and second eight-week term on-campus classes
    Final Examinations for Monday night on-campus classes
  December 10 Grades for second eight-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
  December 11 Last day to withdraw from fourth four-week term on-campus classes
  December 10-13 Final Examinations for on-campus classes
  December 13 End of second eight-week and fourth four-week term online classes
    Residence halls close at 4:00 PM
    End of fourth four-week term on-campus classes
  December 16 Grades for second eight-week and fourth four-week term online classes must be submitted
    Grades for full-term and fourth four-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
  December 18-19 Fall 2019 Graduation (Clyde Muse Center on the Rankin Campus)

2020 Spring Semester Schedule

 
  January 7 District Faculty/Staff Convocation
  January 9 Residence halls open for new students
  January 10 Residence halls open for returning students
    Residence hall orientation for new first-time residents
  January 13 First day for full-term, first eight-week & first four-week term on-campus classes
    Drop/Add period for first four-week term on-campus classes
    First day for full-term, first eight-week term, and first four-week term online classes
    Drop/Add period for first four-week term online classes
    Deadline to register for full-term and first eight-week term on-campus classes without added fees
  January 13-14 Drop/Add period for first eight-week term on-campus classes
    Late Registration for first eight-week term on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
    Drop/Add period for full-term and first eight-week term online classes
    Late registration for full-term and first eight-week term online classes (Registration fee increases)
  January 13-17 Drop/Add period for full-term on-campus classes
    Late Registration for full-term on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
  January 14 Deadline to register for full-term and first eight-week term online classes
    First day to withdraw from first four-week term online classes
  January 15 First day to withdraw from full-term and first eight-week term online classes
  January 17 Deadline for Late Registration for full-term on-campus classes
  January 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (campus closed and online classes will not be affected)
  January 27 First day to withdraw from first four-week term on-campus classes
    First day for first six-week term on-campus classes
  January 27-28 Drop/Add period for first six-week term on-campus classes
  January 31 Last day to withdraw from first four-week term online classes
  February 4 First day to withdraw from first eight-week term on-campus classes
  February 5 Last day to withdraw from first four-week term on-campus classes
  February 7 End of first four-week term on-campus classes
    End of first four-week term online classes
  February 10 First day for second four-week term on-campus classes
    First day to withdraw from first six-week term on-campus classes
    Drop/Add period for second four-week term on-campus classes
    Grades for first four-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
    First day for second four-week term online classes
    Drop/Add period for second four-week term online classes
    Grades for first four-week term online classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
  February 11 First day to withdraw from second four-week term online classes
  February 21 Priority Deadline to apply for Spring Graduation
    Deadline to withdraw from first eight-week term online classes
    First day to withdraw from second four-week term on-campus classes
  February 27 Deadline to withdraw from first eight-week term on-campus classes
  February 28 Last day to withdraw from second four-week term online classes
  March 4 First day to withdraw from full-term on-campus classes
    End of first eight-week term and mid-term for full-term on-campus classes
    Last day to withdraw from second four-week 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 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 & Late Registration period for second eight-week term on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
  March 6 End of the second four-week term on-campus classes
    Residence halls close at 4:00 PM for Spring Break
    End of first eight-week term & second four-week term online classes
  March 8 Last day to withdraw from first six-week term on-campus classes
    End of first six-week term on-campus classes
  March 9 First day for second eight-week term & third four-week term online classes
    Drop/Add period for third four-week term online classes
    Grades for first eight-week term online classes must be submitted
    Grades for second four-week term and first six-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
  March 9-10 Drop/Add & Late Registration period for second eight-week term online classes (Registration fee increases)
  March 9-13 Spring Break (On-campus classes will not meet)
  March 10 Deadline to register for second eight-week term online classes
    First day to withdraw from third four-week term online classes
  March 11 First day to withdraw from second eight-week term online classes
  March 15 Residence halls open at 4:00 PM
  March 16 First day for third four-week term & second six-week term on-campus classes
    Drop/Add period for third four-week term on-campus classes
  March 16-17 Drop/Add period for second six-week term on-campus classes
  March 27 First day to withdraw from third four-week term on-campus classes
    Deadline to withdraw from full-term online classes
    Last day to withdraw from the third four-week term online classes
  March 31 First day to withdraw from second six-week term on-campus classes
  April 3 End of third four-week term online classes
  April 6 First day for fourth four-week term online classes
    Drop/Add period for fourth four-week term online classes
    Grades for third four-week term online classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
  April 7 Registration for Summer/Fall 2020 begins for online classes 
    Registration for Summer/Fall 2020 begins for students currently enrolled in on-campus classes
    First day to withdraw from second eight-week term on-campus classes
    Last day to withdraw from third four-week term on-campus classes
    First day to withdraw from fourth four-week term online classes
  April 9 End of third four-week term on-campus classes
    Deadline to apply for Spring Graduation for students who plan to walk in the ceremony
  April 10 Easter Holiday (campus closed and online classes will not be affected)
  April 13 Registration for Summer/Fall 2020 semester (Returning students and new students who have seen an advisor can register through My.Hinds at any time.)
    First day of classes for fourth four-week term on-campus classes
    Drop/Add period for fourth four-week term on-campus classes
    Grades for third four-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
  April 17 Deadline to withdraw from second eight-week term online classes
  April 22 Deadline to withdraw from full-term on-campus classes
  April 23 Last day to withdraw from second six-week term on-campus classes
  April 24 First day to withdraw from fourth four-week term on-campus classes
    End of full-term online classes
    Last day to withdraw from fourth four-week term online classes
  April 26 End of second six-week term on-campus classes
  April 27 Grades for full-term online classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
    Grades for second six-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
  April 28 Deadline to withdraw from second eight-week term on-campus classes
  May 1 End of second eight-week term & fourth four-week term online classes
  May 4 End of Spring full-term & second eight-week term on-campus classes
    Final examinations for Monday night on-campus classes
    Grades for second eight-week term online classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
  May 5-8 Final Examinations for on-campus classes
  May 6 Last day to withdraw from fourth four-week term on-campus classes
  May 8 End of fourth four-week term on-campus classes
    Residence halls close at 4:00 PM
  May 11 Grades for full-term, second eight-week, & fourth four-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
  May 13-14 Spring 2020 Graduation (Clyde Muse Center on the Rankin Campus)
  May 16 Spring 2020 Graduation (J.D. Boyd Gymnasium on the Utica Campus)
  May 25 Memorial Day Holiday (campus closed; On-campus classes will not meet)

2020 Summer Mini-Term Schedule

 
  April 7 – May 12 Registration for Summer Mini-Term classes
  May 13 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 19 First day to withdraw from Summer Mini-Term on-campus classes
  May 25 Memorial Day Holiday (campus closed; On-campus classes will not meet)
  May 26 Deadline to withdraw from Summer Mini-Term on-campus classes
  May 27 Last day and final examinations for Summer Mini-Term on-campus classes
  May 28 Grades for Summer Mini-Term classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
     

2020 Summer Schedule

 *Summer online class dates are tentative
  April 7 *Registration for Summer/Fall 2020 begins for online classes
    Registration for Summer/Fall terms begin for students currently enrolled in on-campus classes
  April 13?? Registration for Summer/Fall 2020 begins (Returning students and new students who have seen an advisor can register through My.Hinds at any time)
  May 25 Memorial Day Holiday (campus closed; On-campus classes will not meet)
  May 31 Residence Halls open for full-term & first four-week term for new students 1:00 - 4:00 PM
  June 1 First day for eight-week Summer term and first four-week term on-campus classes
    *First day for first four-week Summer term online classes
    *Drop/Add period for first four-week Summer term online classes
    *Deadline to register for Summer term online classes
    *Late Registration period for first four-week Summer term online classes (Registration fee increases)
    *First day for full-term eight-week online classes
  June 1-2 Drop/Add period for eight-week term and first four-week term on-campus classes
    Late Registration period for eight-week term & first four-week term on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
    *Drop/Add period for full-term online classes
  June 2 Deadline for Late Registration for eight-week term and first four-week term on-campus classes
    *First day to withdraw from first four-week Summer term online classes
  June 3 *First day to withdraw from eight-week Summer term online classes
  June 12 Last day to withdraw from first four-week term on-campus classes
  June 19 *Deadline to withdraw from first four-week Summer term online classes
  June 24 Last day to withdraw from first four-week term on-campus classes
  June 26 End of first four-week term on-campus classes
    *End of first four-week term online classes
  June 28 Residence halls open for second four-week term for new students from 1:00-5:00 PM
  June 29 *Deadline to register for second four-week Summer term online classes
    *Drop/Add & Late Registration period for second four-week Summer term online classes (Registration fee increases)
    *Grades for first four-week term online classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
    *First day for second four-week term online classes
    First day to withdraw from eight-week term on-campus classes
    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
  July 29-30 Drop/Add period for second four-week term on-campus classes
    Late Registration period for second four-week term on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
  June 30 *First day to withdraw from second four-week Summer term online classes
    Deadline to register for second four-week term on-campus classes without added fees
  July 2 Deadline to apply for Summer Graduation for students who plan to walk in the ceremony
  July 3 Independence Day Holiday (campus closed and online classes will not be affected)
  July 10 *Deadline to withdraw from eight-week Summer term online classes
  July 14 First day to withdraw from second four-week term on-campus classes
  July 17 *Deadline to withdraw from second four-week Summer term online classes
  July 22 Deadline to withdraw from eight-week term on-campus classes
  July 24 *Last day for full-term and second four-week term online classes
    Deadline to withdraw from second four-week term on-campus classes
  July 27 *Grades for full-term and second four-week term online classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
  July 28 End of eight-week term and second four-week term on-campus classes
    Residence halls close at 4:00 PM
  July 29 Grades for eight-week term and second four-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 AM
  July 31 Summer 2020 Graduation (Clyde Muse Center on the Rankin Campus)