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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 January 2022.

January 1

  • 2021-22 and 2022-23 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) available online

January 2

  • Certification for Tuition Waiver Forms are due for Extended Winter 2022

January 5

  • Classes dropped for non-payment 11:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. for Spring 2022
  • Deadline to declare/update major for Extended Winter 2022

January 7

  • Student vaccination requirement takes effect to access on-campus classes and services.
  • Priority deadline for students to submit Maryland Dream Act paperwork to Office of Admissions

January 12

  • Classes dropped for non-payment 11:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. for Spring 2022

January 14

  • Last day to enroll in Spring 2022 Auto Pay Credit 3‐Payment Plan

January 17

  • MC CLOSED; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 18

  • Faculty return for Professional Days

January 19

  • Classes dropped for non-payment 11:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. for Spring 2022
  • Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver begins for Spring 2022

January 21

  • Classes end for Extended Winter Session 2022

January 24

  • Full-term (15-week) and 1st half of term (7-week) classes begin for Spring 2022. (Students must register for courses before they begin. More classes begin February 7 and March 28.)

January 26

  • Final grades due from faculty for Extended Winter 2022
  • Final grades available on MyMC for Extended Winter 2022

January 24–31

  • Check MyMC class schedule for YOUR specific deadlines for refund or to add, drop without a W, or change from audit/credit for Spring 2022

January 29–30

  •  Weekend classes begin for Spring 2022
February

Important student dates and deadlines for February 2022.

February 4

  • Deadline to declare/update major for Spring 2022
  • Deadline to submit Disability Waiver forms for Spring 2022

February 7

  • Late-starting (13-week) classes begin for Spring 2022

February 11

  • Deadline to submit Dream Act Affidavits for Spring 2022
  • Last day to enroll in Spring 2022 Auto Pay Credit 2-Payment Plan

February 15

  •  Graduation application deadline for Spring 2022
March

Important student dates and deadlines for March 2022. 

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 2022
  • Financial aid priority deadline for Fall 2022
  • Deadline to file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to qualify for Maryland state scholarships
  • Deadline for students requesting Foster Care Waivers to submit the FAFSA

March 7–12

  • Midterm exams held

March 13 

  • Classes end for 1st half of term (7-week) classes for Spring 2022

March 14–20

  • Spring recess for faculty and students; no classes

March 17–18

  • MC CLOSED; Spring break

March 28

  • Spring 2022 midterm grades due by 11:59 p.m.
  • 2nd half of term (7-week) classes begin for Spring 2022
April

Important student dates and deadlines for April 2022.

April 1–29

  • Pre-registration Academic Advising continues for Fall 2022. 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 2022
  • Nursing-Health Science application due for Fall 2022
  • Deadline to submit college transcripts for Summer 2022 evaluation
  • Deadline to submit FAFSA for Summer 2022 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 25

  • Priority Admissions Application Deadline for Summer I
May

Important student dates and deadlines for May 2022.

May 1

  • Deadline to request Disability Support Services for Summer I

May 9–15

  • Final exams for Spring 2022

May 15 

  • Classes end for full-term (15-week) and 2nd half of term (7-week) classes for Spring 2022  

May 16–19

  • Non-instructional duty days for faculty

May 16

  • Priority admissions application deadline for Midsummer Session

May 18 

  • Final grades due from faculty for Spring 2022

May 19

  • Senior citizen tuition waiver begins for Summer I

May 20 

  • Commencement
  • Admissions and Records, Counseling and Advising, Assessment Center and Financial Aid offices open at 2 p.m.
  • Official end of spring semester and academic year

May 23

  • Official beginning of summer sessions

May 30

  • MC CLOSED; Memorial Day holiday

May 31

  • Summer I session classes begin
June

Important student dates and deadlines for June 2022. 

June 20

  • Midsummer session classes begin
July

Important student dates and deadlines for July 2022. 

July 4

  • MC CLOSED; Independence Day holiday

July 11

  • Summer session II classes begin
August

Important student dates and deadlines for August 2022.

August 19

  • Official end of Summer Sessions

Credit Registration Dates for Upcoming Semesters

You must register for a class before it begins. Search the class schedules and register now

  • Online-only classes begin: Monday, December 20, 2021
  • Winter session classes end: January 21, 2022

Registration open now

  • Course offerings published online: Monday, October 11, 2021
  • Priority registration opens: Monday, October 25, 2021
  • General registration opens: Monday, November 1, 2021
  • Full term (15-week) classes and first half of term (7-week) classes begin:  Monday, January 24, 2022
  • Late-starting (13-week) classes begin: Monday, February 7, 2022
  • 2nd half of term (7-week) classes begin: Monday, March 28, 2022
  • End of spring semester: Friday, May 20, 2022
  • Course offerings published online: TBD
  • Registration opens: TBD
  • Summer session I classes begin: Tuesday, May 31, 2022
  • Midsummer session classes begin: Monday, June 20, 2022
  • Summer session II classes begin: Monday, July 11, 2022
  • Summer classes end: Friday, August 19, 2022

Noncredit (WDCE) Registration Dates

Our noncredit Workforce Development and Continuing Education courses run year-round with classes starting weekly. 

See WDCE course offerings and dates

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