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
November

Important student dates and deadlines for the month of November. 

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

November 4
Saturday Testing: Rockville Assessment Center opens from 9:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

November 6
Fall financial aid academic plans due back to Financial Aid-Certificate Students Only - SAP Appeals
Spring financial aid academic plans due back to Financial Aid - SAP Appeals

November 11
Saturday Testing: Germantown Assessment Center opens from 9:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

November 18
Saturday Testing: Takoma Park/Silver Spring Assessment Center opens from 9:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

November 22
Admissions and Records, Counseling and Advising, Assessment Centers and Financial Aid close at 5 p.m.
No classes; non-instructional duty day

November 23-26
MC CLOSED; Thanksgiving

December

Important student dates and deadlines for the month of December.

December 1
Last day to request fall only loans through Financial Aid 
Spring deadline to request disability support services
Spring form I-20 paperwork deadline for transfer students in the U.S.
Winter deadline to request disability support services
Winter/spring priority admissions application deadline for students new to college

December 9
Saturday Testing - MIDTERMS: All Assessment Centers open from 9:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

December 11-15
MIDTERMS - All Assessment Centers OPEN: Monday-Thursday 8:30.a.m. to 6:45 p.m. / Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

December 11-17 
Fall 2017 final week of classes- exams

December 13
Winter senior citizen tuition waiver begins

December 16
Saturday Testing - MIDTERMS: All Assessment Centers open from 9:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

December 17
Official end of Fall Semester

December 18
Official beginning of Spring Semester 
Winter Session Online only classes begin

December 20 
Fall final grades due from faculty by 11:59 p.m.

December 23-January 1
MC CLOSED; winter holidays

December 31
Spring priority deadline for submitting an MC Foundation Scholarship Application

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 beings 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 

January 16
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 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 
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
Graduation Application Deadline for Spring 2018 

March

Important student dates and deadlines for the month of March.

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 1-31 
Financial aid academic plan appointments with counselors/departmental advisors for Summer and Fall Appeals 

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 23
Spring midterm grades due 

April

Important student dates and deadlines for the month of April.

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

April 27
Priority admissions application deadline for Summer I

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

 updated 9/18/2017

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