May 31, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog

College Calendar 2020-2021


2020 Summer Mini-Term Schedule

 
  April 7 – May 12 Registration for Summer Mini-Term classes
  May 13 First day for Mini-Term on-campus classes
    Late Registration for Mini-Term on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
    Last Day to Add/Drop  Mini-Term on-campus classes
  May 19 First day to withdraw from Mini-Term on-campus classes
  May 25 Memorial Day Holiday (on-campus classes will not meet; College offices closed)
  May 26 Last day to withdraw from Mini-Term on-campus classes
  May 27 Last day and final examinations for Mini-Term on-campus classes
  May 28 Grades for Mini-Term classes must be submitted by 10:00 a.m.

2020 Summer Schedule

 
  April 7 Summer/Fall 2019 Registration begins for online classes
    Summer/Fall 2019 Registration begins for students currently enrolled in on-campus classes
  April 13 Registration for Summer/Fall 2019 begins (Returning students and new students who have seen an advisor can register through My.Hinds.)
  May 25 Memorial Day Holiday (on-campus classes will not meet; College offices closed)
  May 29 Residence Halls open for eight-week and first four-week term 1:00-4:00 p.m.
  June 1 First day for eight-week term and first four-week term on-campus classes
    First day for eight-week and first four-week term online classes
    Add/Drop period for first four-week term online classes
    Late registration period for first four-week term online classes (Registration fee increases)
  June 1-2 Add/Drop period for eight-week and first four-week term on-campus classes
    Late Registration for eight-week and first four-week term on-campus classes  (Registration fee increases)
    Add/Drop period for 8-week term online classes
  June 2 Last day for late Registration for eight-week term and first four-week term on-campus classes
    First day to withdraw from first four-week term online classes
  June 3 First day to withdraw from eight-week term online classes
  June 12 First day to withdraw from first four-week term on-campus classes
  June 19 Last day to withdraw from first four-week 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
    Residence halls open for second four-week term for new students 1:00-5:00 p.m.
  June 29 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 a.m.
    Add/Drop period for second four-week term online classes
    Last day to register for second four-week term online classes
    Late Registration period for second four-week term online classes (Registration fee increases)
    Grades for first four-week term online classes must be submitted by 10:00 a.m.
    First day of class for second four-week term online classes
    First day to withdraw from eight-week term on-campus classes
  June 29-30 Add/Drop 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 Last day to register for second four-week term on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
    First day to withdraw from second four-week term online classes
  July 2 Deadline to apply for Summer Graduation for students who plan to walk in the ceremony
  July 3 Independence Day Holiday (online classes will not be affected; on-campus classes will not meet; College offices closed
  July 10 Last day to withdraw from eight-week term online classes
  July 14 First day to withdraw from second four-week term on-campus classes
  July 17 Last day to withdraw from second four-week term online classes
  July 22 Last day to withdraw from eight-week term on-campus classes
  July 24 Last day for eight-week and second four-week term online classes
    Deadline to withdraw from second four-week term on-campus classes
  July 27 Grades for eight-week and second four-week term online classes must be submitted by 10:00 a.m.
    End of eight-week term and second four-week term on-campus classes
    Residence halls close at 4:00 p.m.
  July 28 Grades for eight-week and second four-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 a.m.
  July 30 Summer 2020 Graduation - Clyde Muse Center on the Rankin Campus

2020 Fall Semester Schedule

 
  April 7, 2019 Fall 2020 semester registration begins for students currently enrolled in on-campus classes
    Fall 2020 semester registration begins for online classes
  April 13 Registration for Fall 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.)
  August 11 District Faculty Convocation
    New full time faculty orientation
  August 13 Residence halls open for new students
  August 14 Residence halls open for returning students
  August 16 Last day to register for full-term, first eight-week, and first four-week term on-campus classes without added fees
  August 17 First day for full-term, first eight-week term, and first four-week term on-campus classes
    Add/Drop period for first four-week term on-campus classes
  August 17-21 Add/Drop period for first eight-week term on-campus classes
    Late Registration for first eight-week term on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
    Add/Drop period for full-term on-campus classes
    Late Registration for full-term on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
  August 21 Last day for Late Registration for full-term and 1st eight week on-campus classes
  August 24 First day for full-term, first eight-week term, and first four-week term online classes
    Add/Drop period for first four-week term online classes
  August 24-25 Add/Drop period for full-term and first eight-week term
Late registration for full term and first eight week term online classes (Registration fee increases)
  August 26 First day to withdraw from full term and first eight-week term online classes.
  August 28 First day to withdraw from first four-week term on-campus classes
  September 7 Labor Day Holiday (online classes will not be affected; on-campus classes will not meet, College offices closed)
  September 9 Last day to withdraw from the first four-week term on-campus classes
  September 11 End of the 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 14 First day for second four-week term on-campus classes
    Add/Drop period for second four-week term on-campus classes
    Grades for first four-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 a.m.
  September 18 End of first four-week term online classes
    Priority Deadline to apply for Fall Graduation
  September 21 Grades for the first four-week term online classes must be submitted by 10:00 a.m.
    First day for second four-week term online classes
    Add/Drop period for second four-week term online classes
  September 22 First day to withdraw from second four-week term online classes
  September 25 First day to withdraw from second four-week term on-campus classes
  October 1 Last day to withdraw from first eight-week term on-campus classes
  October 2 Last day to withdraw from first eight-week term online classes
  October 7 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
    Last day to register for second eight-week term on-campus classes without added fees
    Mid-term for full term on-campus classes
  October 8 First day of classes 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 a.m.
  October 8-14 Add/Drop period for second eight-week term on-campus classes
    Late Registration for second eight-week term on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
  October 9 End of second four-week term
    Last day to withdraw from second four-week term online classes
    Last day for late registration for second eight-week term on-campus classes
  October 12 Fall Break (online classes will not be affected; on-campus classes will not meet and college offices are closed)
  October 13 First day for third four-week term on-campus classes
    Add/Drop period for third four-week term on-campus classes
    Grades for the second four-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 a.m.
  October 16 End of the first eight-week term and second four-week term online classes
  October 19 Grades for the first eight-week term and second four-week term online classes must be submitted by 10:00 a.m.
    First day of second eight-week term and third four-week term online classes
    Add/Drop period for the third four-week term online classes
  October 19-20 Add/Drop period for second eight-week term online classes
    Late Registration for second eight-week term online classes (Registration fee increases)
  October 20 Last day to register for second eight-week term online classes
    First day to withdraw from the third four-week term online classes
  October 21 First day to withdraw from second eight-week term online classes
  October 26 First day to withdraw from third four-week term on-campus classes
  November 3 Spring 2021 semester Registration begins for students currently enrolled in on-campus classes
    Spring 2021 semester Registration begins for online classes
  November 4 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 6 Last day 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 9 First day for fourth four-week term on-campus classes
    Add/Drop period for fourth four-week term on-campus classes
    Grades for third four-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 a.m.
    Registration for Spring semester (Returning students and new students who have seen an advisor can register through My.Hinds)
  November 13 End of the third four-week term online classes
    Last day to apply for Fall Graduation for students who plan to walk in the ceremony
  November 16 Grades for third four-week online classes must be submitted by 10:00 a.m.
    First day for fourth four-week term online classes
    Add/Drop period for fourth four-week term online classes
  November 17 First day to withdraw from fourth four-week term online classes
  November 18 Last day to withdraw from full-term on-campus classes
  November 20 First day to withdraw from fourth four-week term on-campus classes
    Residence halls close at 4:00 p.m. for Thanksgiving Holidays
  November 23-27 Thanksgiving Holidays (online classes will not be affected; on-campus classes will not meet)
  November 27 Last day to withdraw from second eight-week term online classes
  November 29 Residence halls open at 4:00 p.m.
  December 1 Last day to withdraw from second eight-week term on-campus classes
  December 4 End of full-term online classes
    Last day to withdraw from fourth four-week term online classes
  December 7 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 8 Grades for second eight-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 a.m.
  December 8-11 Final Examinations for on-campus classes
  December 9 Last day to withdraw from fourth four-week term on-campus classes
  December 11 End of second eight-week  and fourth four-week term online classes
    End of fourth four-week term on-campus classes
    Residence halls close at 4:00 p.m.
  December 14 Grades for second eight-week and fourth four-week term online classes must be submitted by 10:00 a.m.
    Grades for full-term and fourth four-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 a.m.
  December 16-17 Fall 2020 Graduation - the Clyde Muse Center on the Rankin Campus

2021 Spring Semester Schedule

 
  January 5 District Faculty/Staff Convocation
  January 7 Residence halls open for new students
  January 8 Residence halls open for returning students
  January 10 Last day to register for full-term, first eight-week and first four-week term on-campus classes without added fees
  January 11 First day of full-term, first eight-week term, and first four-week term on-campus classes
    Add/Drop period for first four-week term on-campus classes
  January 11-15 Add/Drop period for full term and first eight-week term on-campus classes
    Late Registration for full term and first eight-week term on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
  January 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (online classes will not be affected; on-campus classes will not meet; college offices closed)
  January 19 First day of full term, first eight-week term, and first four-week term online classes
    Add/Drop period for first four-week term online classes
  January 19-20 Add/Drop period for full term and first eight-week term online classes
    Late registration period for full term and first eight-week term online classes (Registration fee increases)
  January 20 First day to withdraw from the first four-week term online classes
    Last day to register for full term and first eight-week term online classes
  January 21 First day to withdraw from full-term and first eight-week term online classes
  January 25 First day to withdraw from first four-week term on-campus classes
  February 3 Last day to withdraw from the first four-week term on-campus classes
  February 5 Last day to withdraw from first four-week term online classes
    First day to withdraw from first eight-week term on-campus classes
    End of first four-week term on-campus classes
  February 8 First day of second four-week term on-campus classes
    Add/Drop period for the second four-week term on-campus classes
    Grades for first four-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 a.m.
  February 12 End of the first four-week term online classes
  February 15 First day second four-week term online classes
    Add/Drop period for the second four-week term online classes
    Grades for first four-week term online classes must be submitted by 10:00 a.m.
  February 16 First day to withdraw from second four-week term online classes
  February 19 Priority Deadline to apply for Spring Graduation
  February 25 Last day to withdraw from first eight-week term online classes
    First day to withdraw from second four-week term on-campus classes
    Last day to withdraw from first eight-week term on-campus classes
  March 3 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
  March 4 Grades for first eight-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 a.m.
    First day for second eight-week term on-campus classes
  March 4-10 Add/Drop period for second eight-week term on-campus classes
    Late registration period for second eight-week term on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
  March 5 Last day to withdraw from the second four-week term online classes
    Last day of the second four-week term on-campus classes
  March 7 Last day to register for second eight-week term on-campus classes without added fees
  March 8 First day for third four-week term on-campus classes
    Add/Drop period for the third four-week term on-campus classes
  March 8-9 Add/Drop period for second eight-week term online classes
  March 12 End of the first eight-week term and second four-week term online classes
    Residence Halls close at 4 p.m. for Spring Break
  March 15 First day of online classes for the second eight-week term and third four-week term
    Add/Drop period for third four-week term online classes
    Grades for first eight-week term online classes must be submitted by 10 a.m.
  March 15-16 Late registration period for second eight-week term online classes (Registration fee increases)
  March 15-19 Spring Break (online classes will not be affected; on-campus classes will not meet)
  March 16 Last day to register for second eight-week term online classes
    First day to withdraw from third four-week term online classes
  March 17 First day to withdraw from second eight-week term online classes
  March 21 Residence halls open at 4:00 p.m.
  March 26 First day to withdraw from the third four-week term on-campus classes
  April 2 Last day to withdraw from full term online classes
    Last day to withdraw from third four-week term online classes
    Easter Holiday (online classes will not be affected; on-campus classes will not meet, College offices closed)
  April 6 Registration for Summer/Fall 2021 begins for online classes 
    Registration for Summer/Fall 2021 begins for students currently enrolled in on-campus classes
    Last day to withdraw from third four-week term on-campus classes
  April 7 First day to withdraw from second eight-week term on-campus classes
  April 9 End of third four-week term on-campus classes
    End of third four-week term online classes
    Last day to apply for Spring Graduation for students who plan to walk in the ceremony
  April 12 First day of classes for the fourth four-week term online classes
    Add/Drop period for the fourth four-week term online classes
    Grades for third four-week term online classes due by 10:00 a.m.
    First day of classes for the fourth four-week term on-campus classes
    Add/Drop period for the fourth four-week term on-campus classes
    Grades for third four-week term on-campuses classes must be submitted by 10:00 a.m.
  April 13 Registration for Summer/Fall terms (Returning students and new students who have seen an advisor can register through My.Hinds)
    First day to withdraw from the fourth four-week term online classes
  April 21 Last day to withdraw from full-term on-campus classes
  April 23 Last day to withdraw from second eight-week term online classes
    First day to withdraw from the fourth four-week term on-campus classes
  April 27 Last day to withdraw from second eight-week term on-campus classes
  April 30 End of full term online classes
    Last day to withdraw from the fourth four-week term online classes
  May 3 End of full term and second eight-week term on-campus classes
    Final examinations for Monday night on-campus classes
    Grades for full term online classes must be submitted by 10:00 a.m.
  May 4-7 Final Examinations for on-campus classes
  May 5 Last day to withdraw from fourth four-week term on-campus classes
  May 7 End of fourth four-week term on-campus classes
    End of the second eight-week term and fourth four-week term online classes
    Residence halls close at 4:00 p.m.
  May 10 Grades for full-term, second eight-week, and fourth four-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 a.m.
    Grades for the second eight-week term online classes must be submitted by 10:00 a.m.
  May 12-13 Spring 2021 Graduation - the Clyde Muse Center on the Rankin Campus
  May 15 Spring 2021 Graduation - the J.D. Boyd Gymnasium on the Utica Campus

2021 Summer Mini-Term Schedule

 
  April 6 – May 11 Registration for Mini-Term classes
  May 12 First day for Mini-Term on-campus classes
    Late Registration for Mini-Term on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
    Last day to Add/Drop Mini-Term on-campus classes
  May 18 First day to withdraw from Mini-Term on-campus classes
  May 24 Last day to withdraw from Mini-Term on-campus classes
  May 27 Last day and final examinations for Mini-Term on-campus classes
  May 28 Grades for Mini-Term classes must be submitted by 10:00 a.m.
     

2021 Summer Schedule

 *Summer online class dates are tentative
  April 6 *Registration for Summer/Fall 2021 begins for online classes
    Registration for Summer/Fall 2021 terms begin for students currently enrolled in on-campus classes
  April 13 Registration for Summer/Fall 2021 begins (Returning students and new students who have seen an advisor can register through My.Hinds.)
  May 28 Residence Halls open for full-term and first four-week term for new students 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  June 1 First day for eight-week and first four-week term on-campus classes
    *First day for eight-week and first four-week term online classes
    *Add/Drop period for first four-week term online classes
    *Late Registration period for first four-week term online classes (Registration fee increases)
  June 1-2 Add/Drop period for eight-week term and first four-week term on-campus classes
    Late Registration period for eight-week term and first four-week term on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
    *Add/Drop period for eight-week term online classes
  June 2 Last day for late registration for eight-week term and first four-week term on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
    *First day to withdraw from first four-week term online classes
  June 3 *First day to withdraw from eight-week term online classes
  June 15 First day to withdraw from first four-week term on-campus classes
  June 18 *Last day to withdraw from first four-week term online classes
  June 25 Last day to withdraw from first four-week term on-campus classes
    *End of first four-week term online classes
  June 28 End of first four-week term on-campus classes
    Residence halls open for second four-week term for new students from 1:00-5:00 p.m.
    Last day to register for second four-week term on-campus classes without added fees
    *Add/Drop period for second four-week term online classes
    *First day of second four-week term online classes
    *Late registration period for the second four-week term online classes (Registration fee increases)
    *Grades for first four-week term online classes must be submitted by 10:00 a.m.
  June 29 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 a.m.
    *First day to withdraw from second four-week term online classes
  June 29-30 Add/Drop period for second four-week term on-campus classes
    Late Registration period for second four-week term on-campus classes (Registration fee increases)
  July 2 Last day to apply for Summer Graduation for students who plan to walk in the ceremony
  July 5 Independence Day Holiday (online classes will not be affected; on-campus classes will not meet; College offices closed)
  July 9 *Last day to withdraw from eight-week term online classes
  July 14 First day to withdraw from second four-week term on-campus classes
  July 16 *Last day to withdraw from second four-week term online classes
  July 22 Last day to withdraw from eight-week term on-campus classes
  July 23 *Last day for full term and second four-week term online classes
  July 26 Last day to withdraw from second four-week term on-campus classes
    *Grades for full term and second four-week term online classes must be submitted by 10:00 a.m.
  July 27 End of eight-week term and second four-week term on-campus classes
    Residence halls close at 4:00 p.m.
  July 28 Grades for eight-week term and second four-week term on-campus classes must be submitted by 10:00 a.m.
  July 30 Summer 2021 Graduation - Clyde Muse Center on the Rankin Campus