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
September

Important student dates and deadlines for the month of 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 7
Last date to declare/update major for Fall 2018

September 10 
Last book credits posted; may be used in MC Bookstore on Monday, September 14
Admissions & Records and Financial Aid offices begin rotating evening hours. See Hours of operation for more. 
Financial aid appointments are suspended through October 15. Customer service assistance is available during regular hours.

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 

September 27
First financial aid disbursement date for Fall 2018

October

Important student dates and deadlines for the month of October. 

Important student dates and deadlines for the month of October. 

October 1-31
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) appointments available with academic counselors

October 1
Graduation application deadline for Fall 2018 
2019-2020 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 4
First loan disbursement date for Fall 2018

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 8-13
Fall midterm exams

October 22
Priority registration opens for Spring 2019
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. 

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 9
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) appeal deadline for Spring 2019
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) appeal deadline for Fall 2018 (certificate students only)

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. 

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 7
Last day to request loans for Fall 2018

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

Classes begin Monday, August 27, 2018
Registration available for late-starting classes through October 17, 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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