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
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 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 25
Admissions and Records closed all day for mandatory training

May 28
MC CLOSED; Memorial Day holiday

May 29
Classes begin for Summer I 2018

June

Important student dates and deadlines for the month of June.

June 1-30 
Priority academic advising/counseling for new students and recent MCPS graduates

June 1
Graduation application deadline for Summer 2018
Fall application deadline for new F-1 applicants for a Form I-20 (outside of the U.S. or planning to change status) for Fall 2018
Last date to declare/update major (POS) for Summer I 2018
Admissions application priority deadline for Summer II
Dream Act applications due for Summer I 2018
Certification for Tuition Waiver forms due for Summer I 2018 

June 11
Admissions and Records closed all day for a conference

June 13
Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver begins for Midsummer 2018

June 18
Classes begin for Midsummer 2018 
Schedule change fee begins for Midsummer 2018 
Check MyMC class schedule for YOUR specific deadlines to drop with W for Summer I 2018

June 28
Most Summer Session I classes end (check your schedule for YOUR specific course end dates)

June 30
MyMC system unavailable from 5 p.m. June 30 til 9 a.m. July 1 

July

Important student dates and deadlines for the month of July. 

July 1
Deadline to submit transcripts for evaluation of transfer credits for Fall 2018
Priority deadline for Fall 2018 Dream Act applications 

July 3
Final grades due for Summer 1 2018

July 3-31
Priority academic advising/counseling for new students and continuing students

July 4
MC CLOSED; Independence Day holiday 
Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver begins for Summer II 2018 registration

July 9 
Classes begin for Summer II 2018 

July 10
Late registration fee begins for Summer II 2018
Check MyMC class schedule for YOUR specific deadlines for refund or to add, drop without a W, or change from audit/credit for Summer II 2018
Last day to enroll in an Auto Pay Credit-Summer II 2018 Plan

July 12
Change of Schedule fee begins for Summer II 2018 

July 13
Dream Act applications due for Summer II 2018
Certification for Tuition Waiver forms due for Summer II 2018
Last date to declare/update major (POS) for Summer II 2018

July 24-30
Check MyMC class schedule for YOUR specific deadlines to drop with W for Summer II 2018

August

Important student dates and deadlines for the month of August. 

August 1
Health Sciences Application Deadline for Spring 2019
Admissions Application Priority Deadline for Fall 2018
F-1 Transfer Application Deadline for Fall 2018
Deadline to apply to transfer an I-20 from inside the U.S. for Fall 2018
Dream Act 2018-2019 paperwork due for returning students
Check MyMC Class Schedule for YOUR specific deadlines to drop with W for Summer II 2018

August 8
Classes dropped for nonpayment 11:30 p.m. - 6 a.m. for Fall 2018 

August 9
Most Summer Session II classes end (check your schedule for YOUR specific course end dates)

August 15
Classes dropped for nonpayment 11:30 p.m. - 6 a.m. for Fall 2018

August 16
Last day to take the Accuplacer ESL test for classes that begin August 28

August 17
Official end of Summer Sessions

August 19
Last day to take the Accuplacer test for classes that begin August 28

August 20
Official beginning of academic year 

August 22
Final grades due from faculty for Midsummer and Summer II 2018 classes
Final grades available on MyMC for Midsummer and Summer II 2018 classes
Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver begins for Fall 2018 registration
Classes dropped for nonpayment 11:30 p.m. - 6:00 a.m. for Fall 2018

August 25
Admissions and Records, Counseling and Advising, Cashier, and Financial Aid offices open 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. on all campuses
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Assessment Center open 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

August 27
Classes begin for Fall 2018. Students must register by 11:59 p.m. on the day before the class is scheduled to start. Check class schedules for start dates.
Late registration fee begins for Fall 2018
Last day to enter into a 3-pay installment payment plan for Fall 2018 
Last day to enroll in the auto-pay 3-pay installment plan for Fall 2018 

August 28-31
Check MyMC class schedule for YOUR specific deadlines for a refund or to add, drop without a W, or change from audit/credit for Fall 2018

August 29
Classes dropped for nonpayment 11:30 p.m. - 6:00 a.m. for Fall 2018

September

Important student dates and deadlines for the month of September.

September 1
Priority deadline for international students changing status (B-2 or F-2) to F-1 for Spring 2019.  See international coordinators for more information. 

September 3 
MC CLOSED; Labor Day holiday 

September 4
Late payment fee begins for Fall 2018 
$10 change of schedule fee begins for Fall 2018

September 5
Classes dropped for nonpayment 11:30 p.m. - 6:00 a.m. for Fall 2018

September 10 
Admissions & Records and Financial Aid offices begin rotating evening hours. See Hours of operation for more. 

September 12
Classes dropped for nonpayment 11:30 p.m. - 6:00 a.m. for Fall 2018

September 14 
Last day to enroll in the auto-pay 2-pay installment plan for Fall 2018 
Dream Act applications due for Fall 2018 
Disability Tuition Waiver forms due for Fall 2018 

September 15
Last day to use financial aid book credits at MC Campus Stores for Fall 2018 

September 21
Financial aid weekly disbursements begin for Fall 2018 

September 24
Winter 2019 class schedule available for viewing only 

October

Important student dates and deadlines for the month of October. 

October 1
Graduation application deadline for Fall 2018 
2018-2019 FAFSA is available online 
Deadline for new international students (F-1 and M-1) to apply for a form I-20 (outside the US or planning to change status) for Spring 2019

October 2-27
Financial aid academic plans reviewed by academic counselors and departmental advisors for Fall 2018 

October 8 
Registration opens for Winter 2019
Spring 2019 class schedule available for viewing only

October 9-14
Fall midterm exams

October 22
Priority registration opens for Spring 2019

October 23 
Midterm grades due for Fall 2018

October 29
General registration opens for Spring 2019

November

Important student dates and deadlines for the month of November. 

November 1
Deadline to submit transcript to MC for transfer credit evaluation for Spring 2019
Spring 2019 financial aid priority deadline for students who didn't apply for aid in the fall 

November 6
Fall financial aid academic plans due back to Financial Aid Office—certificate students only 
Spring financial aid academic plans due back to Financial Aid Office—SAP Appeals 

November 21
No classes; non-instructional duty day 
Admissions and Records, Counseling and Advising, Assessment Centers, and Financial Aid offices close at 5 p.m.

November 22-25
MC CLOSED; Thanksgiving

December

Important student dates and deadlines for the month of December. 

December 1
Priority admissions application deadline for students new to the College for Winter 2019 and Spring 2019
Deadline for form I-20 paperwork for transfer students in the US (international students) for Spring 2019 
Deadline to request Disability Support Services for for Winter 2019 and Spring 2019 
Last day to request Fall 2018 loans through financial aid 

December 10-16
Final exams for Fall 2018

December 12 
Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver begins for Winter 2019

December 16
Official end of Fall 2018 semester

December 17
Online-only classes begin for Winter 2019
Official beginning of Spring 2019 semester 

December 19
Final grades due from faculty by 11:59 p.m. for Fall 2018

December 22-January 1
MC CLOSED; winter holidays 

 

Registration Dates for Upcoming Semesters
Registration open now
Summer I classes begin Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Midsummer classes begin Monday, June 18, 2018
Summer II classes begin Monday, July 9, 2018
Registration open now
Classes begin Monday, August 27, 2018
Course offerings published online (viewing only) starting Monday, September 24, 2018
Registration begins Monday, October 8, 2018
Online-only classes begin Monday, December 17, 2018
Campus-based and short session classes begin Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Course offerings published online (viewing only) starting Monday, October 8, 2018
Priority registration begins Monday, October 22, 2018
General registration begins Monday, October 29, 2018
Classes begin Monday, January 22, 2019
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