Student Dates and Deadlines

Montgomery College is an open admission institution, and you can apply at any time. See below for important dates and deadlines related to admissions, registration, financial aid, payment, advising, and more. 

Important Student Dates and Deadlines by Month
January

Important student dates and deadlines for the month of January.

January 1
2017-18 and 2018-19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available online 
MC CLOSED; Winter Holiday 

January 2
Campus-based and short online classes begin for Winter Session
Late Registration fee begins for Winter Session

January 3 
Classes dropped for non-payment 11:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. for Winter 2018 

January 5
Certification for Tuition Waiver Forms are due for Winter 2018 

January 8 
Schedule Change Fee begins for Winter 2018 

January 10 
Classes dropped for non-payment 11:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. for Spring 2018

January 12 
Priority deadline for students to submit Maryland Dream Act paperwork to Office of Admissions

January 15
MC CLOSED; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday

January 16
Financial Aid Book Credit available for use in MC Campus Stores
Faculty return for Professional Days 

January 17 
Classes dropped for non-payment 11:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. for Spring 2018 
Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver begins for Spring 2018 

January 18 
Classes end for Winter Session

January 20 
Admissions and Records, Counseling & Advising, Financial Aid, Welcome Centers, Assessment Centers, and cashiers open 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

January 22
Classes begin for Spring 2018

January 22-26
Check MyMC class schedule for YOUR specific deadlines for refund or to add, drop without a W, or change from audit/credit for Spring 2018 

January 23
Final grades due from faculty for Winter 2018 
Final grades available in MyMC for Winter 2018 

January 24
Classes dropped for non-payment 11:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. for Spring 2018

January 27
Weekend classes begin for Spring 2018 

January 29 
Schedule Change Fee begins for Spring 2018 

January 31
Classes dropped for non-payment 11:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. for Spring 2018

February 

Important student dates and deadlines for the month of February. 

February 2
Deadline to declare/change program of study for Spring 2018

February 5
Admissions & Records and Financial Aid begin rotating evening hours. See hours of operation for more info. 

February 7
Classes dropped for non-payment 11:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. for Spring 2018

February 9 
Last day to use Financial Aid Book Credit 
Deadline to submit Disability Waiver forms for Spring 2018 
Deadline to submit Dream Act Affidavits for Spring 2018 

February 14
Classes dropped for non-payment 11:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. for Spring 2018

February 15
First financial aid disbursement date for Spring 2018. After Thursday 02/1/2018, Spring 2018 disbursements are scheduled to run weekly on Thursdays through 05/17/18. 
Graduation Application Deadline for Spring 2018 

February 22
Financial aid first loan disbursement

March

Important student dates and deadlines for the month of March.

March 1-31 
Financial aid academic plan appointments with counselors/departmental advisors for Summer and Fall Appeals
Preregistration academic advising begins for Summer 2018 and Fall 2018. Review your academic plan in Starfish and/or schedule an appointment with your faculty advisor and/or a counselor. 

March 1 
Health Sciences Application Deadline for Fall 2018 
Deadline to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to quality for Maryland State Scholarships
Students requesting Foster Care Waivers MUST submit the FAFSA by this date

March 5-10
Midterm exams held 

March 12-18
Spring Recess for faculty and students; no classes 

March 15-16
MC CLOSED; Spring Break 

March 19
Summer 2018 class schedule available for viewing only

March 23
Spring midterm grades due 

April

Important student dates and deadlines for the month of April.

April 1-30
Preregistration academic advising continues for Fall 2018. Review your academic plan in Starfish and/or schedule an appointment with your faculty advisor and/or a counselor. 

April 1
Nursing - Health Science Application due for Fall 2018
Deadline to submit college transcripts for Summer 2018 evaluation
Deadline to submit FAFSA for Summer 2018 for Disability Waivers
Priority deadline for students interested in changing status (B-1, B-2) to F1. Check with international coordinators for specific information. 

April 2
Registration begins for Summer 2018

April 6
Financial Aid SAP appeal deadline for Summer 2018 and Fall 2018
Financial Aid SAP appeal deadline for Certificate Students only-Spring 2018

April 2 
Check MyMC class schedule for YOUR specific deadlines to drop with W for Spring 2018 

April 6
Financial Aid SAP appeal deadline for Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 
Financial Aid SAP appeal deadline for certificate students only for Spring 2018

April 9
Fall 2018 class schedule available for viewing only

April 23
Priority registration begins for Fall 2018 

April 27
Priority admissions application deadline for Summer I 2018

April 30
General registration begins for Fall 2018

May

Important student dates and deadlines for the month of May.

May 1
Deadline to request Disability Support Services for Summer I 2018

May 4
Last day to request financial aid loans for Spring 2018

May 7-13 
Final exams for Spring 2018

May 15
Financial aid priority deadline for Fall 2018
Students requesting a disability waiver MUST submit the FAFSA by this date

May 14-18
Non-instructional duty days

May 16
Final grades due from faculty for Spring 2018

May 18
Commencement
Official end of Spring 2018 semester and Academic Year
Admissions and Records, Counseling and Advising, Assessment Center, and Financial Aid Offices open at 2 p.m.

May 19
Priority admissions application deadline for Midsummer 2018

May 23
Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver begins for Summer I 2018

May 28
MC CLOSED; Memorial Day holiday

May 29
Classes begin for Summer I 2018

Registration Dates for Upcoming Semesters
Course offerings published online (viewing only) starting September 25, 2017
Registration begins Monday, October 9, 2017
Classes begin Monday, December 18, 2017
Course offerings published online (viewing only) starting October 9, 2017
Priority Registration begins Monday, October 23, 2017
General Registration begins Monday, October 30, 2017
Classes begin Monday, January 22, 2018
Course offerings published online (viewing only) starting March 19, 2018
Registration begins Monday, April 2, 2018
Classes begin Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Course offerings published online (viewing only) starting April 9, 2018
Priority Registration begins Monday, April 23, 2018
General Registration begins Monday, April 30, 2018
Course offerings published online (viewing only) starting September 24, 2018
Registration begins Monday, October 8, 2018
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