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

December

Important student dates and deadlines for December 2019.

December 1

  • Spring 2020 form I-20 paperwork deadline for transfer students in the U.S.
  • Winter/spring priority admissions application deadline for students new to college
  • Winter 2019-2020 deadline to request disability support services
  • Spring 2020 deadline to request disability support services

December 16-22

  • Fall 2019 final week of classes; final exams 

December 18

  • Winter 2019-2020 senior citizen tuition waiver begins 

December 22

  • Official end of Fall 2019 semester 

December 23

  • Winter 2019-2020 online-only classes begin 
  • Official beginning of Spring 2020 semester

December 23 - January 1

  • MC CLOSED; Winter holidays

December 27

  • Fall 2019 final grades due from faculty by 11:59 p.m.
January

Important student dates and deadlines for January 2020.

January 1 

  • MC CLOSED; Winter holiday
  • 2019-20 and 2020-21 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available online

January 3

  • Certification for Tuition Waiver Forms are due for Winter 2020

January 6

  • Campus-based and short online classes begin for Winter 2020 
  • Late registration fee begins for Winter 2020 

January 8 

  • Classes dropped for non-payment 11:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. for Winter 2020

January 10

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

January 15

  • Classes dropped for non-payment 11:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. for Spring 2020

January 20 

  • MC CLOSED; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 21

  • Faculty return for Professional Days

January 22

  • Senior citizen tuition waiver begins for Spring 2020
  • Classes dropped for non-payment 11:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. for Spring 2020

January 24

  • Classes end for Winter 2020
  • Last day to enroll in Spring 2020 Auto Pay Credit 3-Pay Plan

January 27 

  • Classes begin for Spring 2020. Students must register for courses that have not started.

January 27-31

  • Check MyMC class schedule for your specific deadlines for refund or to add, drop without a W or change from audit/credit for Spring 2020

January 29

  • Final grades due from faculty for Winter 2020
  • Final grades available on MyMC for Winter 2020
  • Classes dropped for non-payment 11:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. for Spring 2020
February

Important student dates and deadlines for February 2020.

February 1 

  • Weekend classes begin for Spring 2020

February 3 

  • Offices of Admissions and Records and Financial Aid begin rotating evening hours. See hours of operation for more info.

February 5

  • Classes dropped for non-payment 11:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. for Spring 2020

February 7 

  • Deadline to declare/update major for Spring 2020
  • Deadline to submit disability waiver forms for Spring 2020

February 12

  • Classes dropped for non-payment 11:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. for Spring 2020

February 14

  • Deadline to submit Dream Act Affidavits for Spring 2020

February 15

  • Graduation application deadline for Spring 2020

February 19

  • Classes dropped for non-payment 11:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. for Spring 2020

February 21

  • Last day to enroll in Spring 2020 Auto Pay Credit 2-Pay Plan
March

Important student dates and deadlines for March 2020.

March 1-31

  • Financial aid academic plan appointments with counselors/departmental advisors for Summer and Fall appeals

March 1

  • Health Sciences Application Deadline for Fall 2020
  • Financial Aid Priority Deadline for Fall 2020
  • Deadline to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to qualify for Maryland State Scholarships
  • Students requesting foster care waivers must submit the FAFSA by this date
  • Students requesting disability waivers must submit FAFSA by this date

March 9-14

  • Midterm exams held

March 16-22

  • Spring recess for faculty and students; no classes

March 20

  • MC CLOSED; Spring break

March 27 

  • Spring midterm grades due
April

Important student dates and deadlines for April 2020.

April 1-30

  • Pre-registration academic advising continues for Fall 2020. Review your academic plan in Starfish and/or schedule an appointment with your faculty advisor and/or a counselor. 

April 1 

  • Check  MyMC class schedule for YOUR specific deadlines to drop with W for Spring 2020
  • Nursing-Health Science Application due for Fall 2020
  • Deadline to submit college transcripts for Summer 2020 evaluation
  • Deadline to submit FAFSA for Summer 2020 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 27 

  • Priority admissions application deadline for Summer I 2020
May

Important student dates and deadlines for May 2020.

May 1

  • Deadline to Request Disability Support Services for Summer I

May 11-17

  • Final exams for Spring 2020

May 15

  • Financial Aid Priority deadline for Fall 2020

May 18 

  • Priority Admissions Application Deadline for Midsummer 2020

May 18-22

  • Non-instructional Duty Days for Faculty

May 20 

  • Senior citizen tuition waiver begins for Summer I 2020

May 21

  • Final grades due from faculty for Spring 2020

May 22

  • Commencement
  • Admissions and Records, Counseling and Advising, Assessment Centers and Financial Aid open at 2 p.m.
  • Official end of Spring 2020 semester and academic year

May 26

  • Summer I session classes begin

Registration Dates for Upcoming Semesters

  • Course offerings published online (viewing only) starting Monday, September 30, 2019
  • Registration begins Monday, October 14, 2019
  • Online-only classes begin Monday, December 23, 2019
  • Campus-based and short-session online classes begin Monday, January 6, 2020
  • Course offerings published online (viewing only) starting Monday, October 14, 2019
  • Priority registration begins Monday, October 28, 2019
  • General registration begins Monday, November 4, 2019
  • Classes begin Monday, January 27, 2020 
Registration dates coming soon. 
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